Current Affairs Questions & Answers 2022-2023

Q: ISRO has announced that India’s first Sun mission, Aditya-L1, is scheduled to take off from Sriharikota on

A: September 2, 2023 (to Lagrange Point L1)

Q: On 28 August 2023, India defeated which country to win the inaugural Women’s Asian Hockey 5s World Cup Qualifier?

A: – Thailand (7-2)

Q: Famous Chokuwa Rice or “Magic Rice” of which state gets the GI tag (August 2023)

A: – Assam

Q: To address the complex relationship between human mobility and climate change which declaration has been adopted by 48 African countries?

A: – Kampala Ministerial Declaration on Migration, Environment and Climate Change (KDMECC)

Q: The largest train route in India, covered by Vivek Express(Spanning 4154.1 km through 8 states) is from

A: – Kanyakumari to Dibrugarh (75 hours)

Q: On August 27, 2023, India officially handed over the B-20 (Business-20) Presidency to which country

A: – Brazil

Q: Name of the place on the moon where the Chandrayaan-1 probe struck impact on the moon’s surface

A: – Jawahar Point or Jawalar Sthal

Q: Who will be the first Indian Filmmaker to receive the International Directorate Award at the 51st International Emmy Awards Ceremony on November 2023 (August 2023)

A: – Ekta Kapoor

Q: Reserve Bank of India has launched which centralized web portal to help track unclaimed deposits in multiple banks. (August 17, 2023)

A: – UDGAM (Unclaimed Deposits Gateway to access Information)

Q: Where was India’s first medical technology expo, ‘India MedTech Expo 2023’ organized? (17-19 August 2023)

A: – Gandhinagar Gujarat

Q: At which place in Bihar, the 660 MW unit of NTPC Super Thermal Power Project was dedicated to the nation? (18 August 2023) 

A: – Barh

Q: Which state has announced the implementation of the Bhagwan Birsa Munda Jodaraste scheme to increase road connectivity in the tribal areas of the state? (18 August 2023)

A: – Maharashtra

Q: Where was the 9th Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) India Region Conference organized? (21-22 August 2023)

A: – Udaipur, Rajasthan

Q: Who won the ‘Entrepreneurship Challenge 2022- 2023? (18 Aug 2023)

A: – Ms. Ninna Lego

Q: Where was the G20 Trade and Investment Ministerial Meeting (TIMM) held? (24-25 August 2023)

A: – Jaipur, Rajasthan

Q: Which tulip garden in India has been recognized as the largest tulip garden in Asia by the World Book of Records in London (August 2023)

A: – Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden, Srinagar

Q: Who started the Bharat New Car Assessment Program (Bharat NCAP)? (22 August 2023)

A: – Union Road and Transport Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari

Q: The first airport in the Northeast to get a ‘Digi Yatra’ facility-(August 2023)

A: – Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, Guwahati Assam

Q: The Uttar Pradesh government has announced to setting up of a temple museum to showcase the architectural heritage and scientific aspects of Indian temples -(August 2023)

A: Ayodhya

Q: Which state has announced to bring a new education policy by scrapping the National Education Policy, 2020? (21 August 2023) 

A: – Karnataka

Q: The first country in the world to reach the south pole of the moon? (23 August 2023)

A: – India

Q: India became a country to reach the moon

A: 4th

Q: The other three countries are

A: – USA, Russia, and China

Q: When was Chandrayaan-3 launched?

A: – 14 July 2023

Q: Chandrayaan-3 was launched by which rocket?

A: – LVM 3 / M4

Q: Which grade was awarded to the University of Madras in the NAAC assessment? (August 2023)

A: – A+ +

Q: Fifth Tiger Reserve of Rajasthan- (22 August 2023)

A: – Dholpur – Karauli Tiger Reserve

Q: Which state has included sanitary workers in Ayushman Bharat Yojana? (22 August 2023)

A: – Himachal Pradesh

Q: Which Indian won the silver medal in the Singapore International Math Olympiad Challenge (SIMOC)? (August 2023)

A: – Raja Anirudh Sriram

Q: Where was the B20 Summit India 2023 organized? (25-27 August 2023)

A: – New Delhi

Q: The theme of the conference

A: – Responsible, Accelerated, Innovative, Sustainable, Equitable (RAISE) Business

Q: How many new countries were announced to be included in the BRICS block during the BRICS Summit 2023? (24 August 2023)

A: 6

Q: These 6 new countries are

A:  Argentina, Egypt, Ethiopia, Iran, Saudi Arabia, and UAE

Q: Where was the BRICS Summit 2023 held? (22-24 August 2023)

A: – Johannesburg, South Africa

Q: Who has released the ‘Nutrition Awareness Index 2023’? (August 2023)

A: Right to Protein Campaign

Q: Which state has topped the index?

A: – Punjab

Q: The bottom 3 States in the index

A: – Bihar < Andhra Pradesh < Rajasthan

Q: Which state has issued a notification to ban plastic water bottles? (23 August 2023)

A: – Assam

Q: Which country honored Prime Minister Narendra Modi with its National Award? The Grand Cross of the Order (25 August 2023)

A: – Greece

Q: The National Smart City Award 2022 was announced on -(25 August 2023)

A: Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

Q: Which city has won the National Smart City Award for 2022?

A: – Indore, Madhya Pradesh

Q: Second place

A: – Surat, Gujarat

Q: Third place

A: – Agra, Uttar Pradesh

Q: Which state topped the states category?

A: – Madhya Pradesh Tamil Nadu (2nd) Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh Jointly(3rd)

Q: Union Territories First Place

A: – Chandigarh

Q: Where was the first meeting of the newly constituted Joint Technical Team on the delimitation of the disputed border between China and Bhutan held? (August 2023)

A: – Beijing, China

Q: Who has been appointed as its brand ambassador by Infosys to promote its digital innovation? (24 August 2023)

A: – Inga Swiatek and Rafael Nadal

Q: Which state’s Chief Minister distributed land rights certificates to poor families living in slums of 5 metropolitan cities? (28 August 2023)

A: – Odisha

Q: Sixth census report on minor irrigation schemes released by (28 August 2023)

A: – Ministry of Jal Shakti

Q: Where was the 7th Assembly of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) held? (22-26 August 2023)

A: – Vancouver, Canada

Q: Who became the first woman to head the Indian mission in Pakistan? (August)

A: – Geetika Srivastava

Q: Where was India’s first solar rooftop cycling track setup? (August 2023)

A: – Hyderabad, Telangana

Q: Where was the world’s first 100 percent Ethanolfueled car launched?(29 August 2023)

A: – New Delhi

Q: Which state has constituted the Guru Gorakhnath Board to identify the problems of Jogi, Yogi, and Nath communities? (5 August 2023)

A: – Rajasthan

Q: Where was the 3-day G20 Forum be organized? (22- 24 August 2023)

A: – New Delhi

Q: Which state will set up animal birth control centers in all municipal corporations?

A: – Uttar Pradesh

Q: Where was the first phase of the country’s first Digital Science Park inaugurated? (1 August 2023)

A: – Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

Q: How many Indian products have been granted GI tags by the GeographicalIndications Registry located in Chennai? (August 2023)

A: – 7(Rajasthan-4, Goa-2 and Uttar Pradesh-1)

Q: GI Tags of Rajasthan are

A: – Udaipur Koftgari Metal Craft’, ‘Bikaner Kashidakari Craft’, ‘Jodhpur Bandhej Craft’, and ‘Bikaner Usta Kala Craft’

Q: Who was conferred with the Lokmanya Tilak National Award? (1 August, 2023)

A: – Prime Minister Narendra Modi,

Q: Where will the world’s largest museum ‘Yuge Yugeen Bharat’ be established?

A: – New Delhi

Q: First Indian city to join World Cities Culture Forum (July 2023)

A: – Bengaluru, Karnataka

Q: Who inaugurated ‘Unmesha’ – International Literature Festival and ‘Utkarsh’ – Festival of Folk and Tribal Performing Arts? (3 August, 2023)

A: – President, Smt Droupadi Murmu

Q: Which city hosted Unmesha’ and ‘Utkarsh’ events?

A: – Bhopal, (Madhya Pradesh)

Q: Which Indian-American has been designated as a Special Agent in the FBI? (31st July 2023)

A: – Shohini Sinha

Q: In which city was the Ministerial Conference on Women’s Empowerment under the G20 Indian Presidency organized? (2- 4 August, 2023)

A: – Gandhinagar, Gujarat

Q: India has received anti-tank Spike NLOS missiles from which country? (August 2023)

A: – Israel

Q: India’s CERT team has issued an alert about which ransomware? (July 2023)

A: – Akira

Q: Which Public Sector Enterprise has been given Navratna status by the Ministry of Finance? (August 3, 2023)

A: – ONGC Videsh Ltd

Q: Morgan Stanley has given which country the highest position in the list of emerging markets. (3 August 2023)

A: – India

Q: Which state has approved the country’s first hydrogen fuel-related industry? (29 July 2023)

A: – Jharkhand

Q: Which scheme has been announced by PM Narendra Modi for the artisans? (15 August 2023)

A: – ‘Vishwakarma Yojana’

Q: Where was the Youth 20 Summit-2023 organized? (17-20 August 2023)

A: – Varanasi

Q: Where was the first Traditional Medicine Global Summit organized? (17-18 August 2023)

A: – Gandhi Nagar Gujarat

Q: Where did Prime Minister Narendra Modi lay the foundation stone of the Sant Ravidas Temple? (12 August 2023)

A: – Bartuma, Madhya Pradesh

Q: What was the theme of this year’s Independence Day?

A: – Nation First, Always First

Q: The “Meri Maati Mera Desh” campaign to honor the martyrs of the nation is launched under which Ministry? (9 August, 2023)

A: –Ministry of Culture

Q: The Supreme Court of India has launched which online facility for visitors to generate electronic passes online to enter the premises of the Apex Court. (10 August 2023)

A: – SuSwagatam

Q: Where was the 2nd edition of India Startup Festival 2023 held? (10-12 August 2023)

A: – Bengaluru, Karnataka

Q: Indira Gandhi Smart Phone Scheme has been started by which state? (10 August 2023)

A: – Rajasthan

Q: Which station was inaugurated by Central Railway as the first “Pink Station” in Bhusaval Division?(August 2023)

A: – New Amravati station

Q: Where was a special initiative on ‘Skill Development and Entrepreneurship in the North-East’ inaugurated?(8 August 2023)

A: – New Delhi

Q: The Union Cabinet has approved how much rupees for broadband connectivity in villages under the BharatNet project-(4 August 2023)

A: – Rs 1.39 Lakh Crore

Q: Where was the 5th meeting of the India-Vietnam Joint Trade Sub-Commission (JTSC) held?(8 August 2023)

A: – New Delhi

Q: Which Indian city will host the fifth edition of the World Coffee Conference & Expo (WCC 2023)? (25 -28 September, 2023)

A: – Bengaluru

Q: The National Space Innovation Challenge (NSIC) 2023 was launched for students by-(11 August 2023)

A: – Atal Innovation Mission and NITI Aayog

Q: Where was India’s first Agricultural Data Exchange (Adex) and Agricultural Data Management Framework (ADMF) launched? (August 11, 2023)

A: – Hyderabad, Telangana

Q: Which city bus service has been approved by the cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi? (16 August 2023)

A: – PM-eBus service

Q: India made the first payment of crude oil in local currency to which gulf country? -(14 August 2023)

A: – United Arab Emirates

Q: Which state has topped the Fiscal Health Report ranking, based on the Revised Budget Estimates for the financial year 2022-23,? (August 2023)

A: – Maharashtra

Q: Where was the ‘One District One Product’ wall inaugurated at Saras Aajeevika Store? (12 August 2023)

A: – New Delhi

Q: Which products of Jammu and Kashmir have been given GI tags? (August 2023)

A: – Rajouri Chikri woodcraft and Mushqbudji rice

Q: Commonwealth Weightlifting Championship, 2023 has been organised at which place? (12-16 July, 2023)

A: – Greater Noida, U.P.

Q: How many medals have been won by Indian senior weightlifters?

A: – 20 (9 gold, 9 silver, 2 Bronze)

Q: ACC Men’s Emerging Team Asia Cup-2023 has been organized in which Country? (13-23 July, 2023)

A: – Sri Lanka

Q: According to All India Tiger Estimation -2022 (5th cycle) the number of tigers in India (29 July 2023)

A: – 3,682 in 2022 (2,967 in 2018)

Q: Which state has given the approval to set up the country’s first vertical university campus? (July,2023)

A: – Maharashtra

Q: Who has announced the opening of its first floating store in Dal Lake? (July, 2023)

A: – Amazon India

Q: Where did Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicate one lakh 25 thousand Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samriddhi Kendra to the nation? (27 July, 2023)

A: – Sikar, Rajasthan

Q: Who was honored with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions to the field of journalism? (July, 2023)

A: – Prem Prakash

Q: How many Railway Stations have been identified under the Amrit Bharat Station Scheme for their development till now?

A: – (August, 2023) 1309

Q: Who has become the second longest-serving Chief Minister in India leaving behind Jyoti Basu (West Bengal) (22 July, 2023)

A: – Naveen Patnaik (Odisha)

Q: Who became the first transgender person in Rajasthan to be issued a birth certificate in which the gender is recorded as transgender? (19 July, 2023)

A: – Noor Shekhawat

Q: Which state has become the first in the country to pass a bill that provides social security to gig workers? (July, 2023)

A: – Rajasthan

Q: Where was the foundation stone of 108 feet 108-foot-tall statue of Lord Shri Ram laid by HM Amit Shah? (23 July, 2023)

A: – Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh

Q: Which state to get the country’s 1st ‘Satellite Network Portal Site’?(19 July, 2023)

A: – Gujarat

Q: India secures which place in the Henley Passport Index,2023? (9 August, 2023)

A: – 85th

Q: 3rd Export Preparedness Index, 2022 was released by-(17 July, 2023)

A: – NITI Aayog

Q: Overall Rank of Rajasthan & Bihar

A: – 13th (score-54.80) & 22nd (score-41.06) respectively

Q: Which country hosted the 23rd Meeting of the Council of Heads of State of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) via video conference? (4 July,2023)

A: – India

Q: How many Indian-origin women feature in the Forbes 2023 list of America’s 100 Richest Self-Made Women? (1 June, 2023)

A: – 4

Q: The names of these women are?

A: – Jayshree Ullal, Neerja Sethi, Neha Narkhede and Indra Nooyi

Q: Who bagged the SKOCH Award under the theme “State of Governance India 2047” in the Gold category? (July, 2023)

A: – Jammu & Kashmir

Q: Which Differential Global Navigation Satellite System (DGNSS) has been launched to strengthen the maritime sector? (July 12, 2023)


Q: PM Narendra Modi was conferred with which highest honor of France? ( July 2023)

A: – Grand Cross of the Legion of Honour

Q: Who was sworn in as the new president of Nigeria on May 29, 2023?

A: – Bola Tinubu

Q: What is the theme of the 14th Clean Energy Ministerial and 8th Mission Innovation meeting?

A: – Advancing Clean Energy Together

Q: Which government ministry launched the website and logo for the CEM-14 / MI-8 meetings?

A: – Ministry of Power

Q: Which country is hosting the BRICS foreign ministers meeting in Cape Town(as of May 2023)?

A: – South Africa

Q: Which ministry is the nodal department for implementing the GOBARdhan scheme?

A: – Ministry of Jal Shakti

Q: Which country has won the bid to host the 2025 World Conservation Congress (WCC)?

A: – United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Q: Which scheme launched by PM Modi focuses on the conservation of existing Ramsar sites in India?

A: – Amrit Dharohar Yojana

Q: Under the MISHTI scheme, how many states and union territories will witness the development of mangrove cover?

A: – 11 states and 2 union territories

Q: Where was the third edition of the Khelo India University Games concluded?

A: – IIT BHU (Varanasi)

Q: Who signed the outline deal to build a lithium-ion cell factory in Gujarat, India(as of June 2023)?

A: – Tata Group

Q: What does the name Biparjoy mean in Bengali?

A: – Disaster

Q: According to the RBI’s Annual Report 2022-23, Which country was the largest contributor to Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in India in FY23?

A: – Singapore

Q: Who launched the ‘Sagar Samriddhi’ online dredging monitoring system?

A: – Minister of Ports, Shipping and Waterways

Q: How many Grand Slam titles has Novak Djokovic won after the French Open 2023 victory?

A: – 23

Q: World Day Against Child Labour, observed on June 12th, aims to inspire a global movement against child labor. The International Labour Organization initiated this event in 2002, turning it into an international occasion. What is the theme for World Day Against Child Labour 2023?

A: – “Social Justice for All. End Child Labour!”

Q: Australia won the World Test Championship 2021- 23. Who was awarded the Player of the Match in the World Test Championship Final?

A: – Travis Head

Q: Under which section of the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934, did the RBI cancel Equitas Holdings’ registration?

A: – Section 45-IA (6)

Q: According to the Community Spirit Index, which city has the highest score for “friendly staff” among the least friendly cities?

A: – Mumbai

Q: Which state topped the Best State category at the National Water Awards 2022?

A: – Madhya Pradesh

Q: Which district received the Best District award at the National Water Awards 2022?

A: – Ganjam District (Odisha)

Q: Which Village Panchayat received the Best Village Panchayat award at the National Water Awards?

A: – Jagannadhapuram Village Panchayat (Telangana)

Q: Who was conferred with the Gandhi Peace Prize for 2021?

A: – Gita Press

Q: Which media organization received the second-best award in the Media category at the National Water Awards?

A: – Akashvani, Guwahati

Q: Which company claimed the title of the most valuable private sector company in India according to Hurun India’s ‘2022 Burgundy Private Hurun India 500’ list?

A: – Reliance Industries Limited

Q: Who led the historic yoga session at the United Nations Headquarters to commemorate the 9th International Day of Yoga?

A: – Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Q: What was the theme highlighted by Prime Minister Modi on International Yoga Day?

A: – Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam

Q: Who has been awarded the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade for 2023?

A: – Salman Rushdie

Q: What is the name of the multinational peacekeeping joint exercise taking place in Mongolia?

A: – Ex Khaan Quest 2023

Q: According to the Randstad Employer Brand Research (REBR) 2023, which company emerged as India’s most attractive employer brand?

A: – Tata Power

Q: What is the objective of the Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Program (PMEGP)?

A: – To facilitate the establishment of micro-enterprises

Q: In which dimension does India lag behind in the Global Gender Gap Index?

A: – Economic Participation and Opportunity

Q: Which country holds the top position for gender equality in the world?

A: – Iceland

Q: What is the primary goal of the Artemis Accords?

A: – Promoting international cooperation in lunar missions

Q: In addition to signing the ArtemisAccords, what other collaboration has been agreed upon between NASA and ISRO?

A: – Joint mission to the International Space Station in 2024

Q: Who has been appointed as the president of the BRICS Chamber of Commerce and Industry Women’s Vertical (BRICS CCI WE)?

A: – Ruby Sinha

Q: On June 21, 2023, the Indian Naval Hydro-graphic Department celebrated World Hydrography Day (WHD). What is the theme for World Hydrography Day 2023?

A: – Hydrography – Underpinning the Digital Twin of the Ocean

Q: According to the Global Liveability Index 2023 report, which city has been ranked as the most livable city globally?

A: – Vienna

Q: Which region has shown notable progression in this year’s Global Liveability rankings, according to the report?

A: – Asia-Pacific

Q: What is the name of the collaborative platform launched between India and the United States in the defense sector?


Q: The Competition Commission of India (CCI) was founded in 2003 under the provisions of the Competition Act, of 2002. Which ministry does the CCI come under?

A: – Ministry of Corporate Affairs

Q: According to the Global Startup Ecosystem Report 2023, which city holds the top position in the global startup ecosystem rankings?

A: – Silicon Valley

Q: Which city secured the 20th position in the Global Startup Ecosystem Report 2023 (GSER 2023)?

A: – Bengaluru

Q: Which country secured the top position in the 2023 Global Competitiveness Index?

A: – Denmark

Q: Which country ranked last in the 2023 Global Competitiveness Index?

A: – Venezuela

Q: How many international awards has Prime Minister Narendra Modi received since 2014?

A: – 13

Q: What is the purpose of the Nandi portal launched by the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry, and Dairying?

A: – To streamline the regulatory approval process for veterinary drugs and vaccines

Q: Which sports event will Indonesia host as announced by FIFA?

A: – U-17 World Cup

Q: What theme of the 8th Global Pharmaceutical Quality Summit 2023?

A: – Patient Centricity: New Paradigm of Manufacturing and Quality

Q: Which Indian university secured the highest position in the Asia University Rankings 2023?

A: – Indian Institute of Science (IISc)

Q: Which country holds the first position in terms of the number of universities featured in the Asia University Rankings 2023?

A: – Japan

Q: Which state has been allocated the highest amount under the ‘Special Assistance to States for Capital Investment 2023-24’ scheme?

A: – Bihar

Q: Which app was launched to facilitate the geo-tagging of cluster projects and technology centers?

A: – GeoTagMSME

Q: How many Indian universities are included in the QS World University Rankings 2024?

A: – 45

Q: Which university is the only Asian institution to break into the top 10 of the QS World University Rankings 2024?

A: – National University of Singapore (NUS)

Q: For which novel did Priya A S receive the Sahitya Akademi Bal Sahitya Puraskar 2023?

A: – Perumazhayathe Kunjithalukal (The Children Who Never Withered)

Q: Who won the 2023 Paraguay presidential election?

A: – Santiago Pena

Q: Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar launches ‘Millets Experience Centre’ at Dilli Haat. Who established the Millets Experience Centre in New Delhi?

A: – National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Ltd. (NAFED)

Q: Which states have been identified as highly stressed states based on the debt/GSDP ratio as per the analysis?

A: – Bihar, Kerala, Punjab, Rajasthan, and West Bengal

Q: India to join international climate action in civil aviation from 2027. What is the name of the global market-based measure designed to offset international aviation CO2 emissions in order to stabilize the levels of such emissions?

A: – Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA)

Q: Which state has been ranked as the most innovative state in the National Manufacturing Innovation Survey (NMIS) 2021-22?

A: – Karnataka

Q: What is the Vivad se Vishwas scheme?

A: – A scheme to offer assistance to Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs)

Q: Who has launched the G20 TechSprint 2023?

A: – Both the Bank for International Settlements and the Reserve Bank of India

Q: Where is the Bank for International Settlements(BIS) headquartered?

A: – Basel, Switzerland

Q: India’s first International Multimodal Logistics Park is being built in _____.

A: – Jogighopa

Q: What is CU-Chayan?

A: – A new portal for faculty recruitment in Central Universities

Q: The first-ever border haat in Sylhet division along the India border was opened at Bholaganj in Companiganj upazila. How many border haats are currently operational between India and Bangladesh?

A: – 13

Q: To promote trade and commerce between India and Bangladesh, the Dawki land port was inaugurated by Union Minister Nityanand Rai. Where is the Dawki landport located?

A: – Meghalaya

Q: What is the name of the integrated training exercise being conducted in Arunachal Pradesh(as of May 2023)?

A: – Operation Buland Bharat

Q: What is the name of the introductory-level online training program launched by ISRO for post-graduate and final-year undergraduate students of physical sciences and technology?


Q: What is the name of the port that has been put into operation by India in Myanmar?

A: – Sittwe Port

Q: The Kaladan Multimodal Transit Transport initiative is a project aimed at developing a multimodal transport system to connect which two locations?

A: – Kolkata and Sittwe

Q: Which national park in India has been identified as the potential site for reintroducing cheetahs under Project Cheetah?

A: – Kuno National Park

Q: Where was the Petersberg Dialogue on Climate Change hosted in May 2023?

A: – Berlin, Germany

Q: The Learning Management Information System (LMIS) of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) called SAKSHAM was launched by the Union Health Secretary. What does SAKSHAM stand for?

A: – Stimulating Advanced Knowledge for Sustainable Health Management

Q: Which countries will benefit from Saudi Arabia’s new e-visa system?

A: – Jordan, UAE, Egypt, India, Bangladesh, the Philippines, and Indonesia

Q: The ‘Harit Sagar Guidelines – 2023’ launched by the Ministry of Ports, Shipping & Waterways aims to achieve _____.

A: – Zero Carbon Emission

Q: Which port received the award for the best absolute performance for the year 2022-23?

A: – Deendayal Port

Q: The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Startup Forum 2023 is organized by ____.

A: – Startup India

Q: What is the origin country of pox, a disease formerly known as monkeypox?

A: – Democratic Republic of the Congo

Q: Where will the GlobalAyurveda Festival 2023 be held?

A: – Thiruvananthapuram

Q: What is the theme of the Global Ayurveda Festival 2023?

A: – Emerging Challenges in Healthcare & A Resurgent Ayurveda

Q: What is the total number of Grandmasters in India after V. Prraneeth’s achievement?

A: – 82

Q: What is the theme for the 7th UN Global Road Safety Week?

A: – Sustainable Transport

Q: What is the ranking of the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways (MoPSW) in the Data Governance Quality Index (DGQI)?

A: – 2nd

Q: Who inaugurated the National Homoeopathic Convention ‘Homeocon 2023’ in Uttarakhand?

A: – Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami

Q: Who launched the UTSAH (Undertaking Transformative Strategies and Actions in Higher Education) Portal and the Professor of Practice (PoP) Portal?

A: – University Grants Commission (UGC)

Q: Which martial art will be featured in the 37th National Games 2023 for the first time?

A: – Gatka

Q: Who has been appointed as the US Ambassador at Large for Global Women’s Issues in the State Department?

A: – Geeta Rao Gupta

Q: Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) plans to set up an ethanol plant in which district of Himachal Pradesh?

A: – Una

Q: The Indian Navy’s submarine, Vaghsheer, has begun its sea trials. Vaghsheer is scheduled for delivery to the Indian Navy in early 2024 after completion of these trials. What is the class of the Vaghsheer submarine?

A: – Kalvari

Q: Which ministry is responsible for implementing the “Meri LiFE, Mera Swachh Seher” campaign?

A: – Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

Q: Which operation involved the evacuation of Indian nationals from Sudan in April 2023?

A: – Operation Kaveri

Q: Who is the first Saudi female astronaut to go to space?

A: – Rayyanah Barnawi

Q: Which cricketer is an investor in Garuda Aerospace and also serves as its brand ambassador?

A: – Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Q: Which state is hosting the third edition of ‘Khelo India’ University Games?

A: – Uttar Pradesh

Q: Which state in India has declared itself as the first fully e-governed state?

A: – Kerala

Q: What is the name of the initiative launched to enhance the capabilities of civil servants across various government organizations?

– Mission Karmayogi

Q: What is the name of the AI supercomputer located at C-DAC, Pune, which achieved a global ranking of 75th on the Top 500 Global Supercomputing List?


Q: Which organization has launched the Jugalbandi chatbot?

A: – Microsoft

Q: “Time Shelter” won the International Booker Prize. Who is the author of the novel “Time Shelter”?

A: – Georgi Gospodinov

Q: Which national symbol inspired the design of the Rajya Sabha in the new Parliament House?

A: – Lotus

Q: Under the SAMARTH Campaign, the Ministry of Rural Development aims to achieve digital transformation in how many Gram Panchayats?

A: – 50,000

Q: Which organization is organizing the first-ever Urban Climate Film Festival?

A: – National Institute of Urban Affairs

Q: Where was the Sudarshan Shakti Exercise 2023 conducted?

A: – Rajasthan and Punjab

Q: Which ministry is involved in the implementation of the IMPRINT India scheme?

A: – Ministry of Science and Technology

Q: Where will the COP28 conference take place?

A: – Dubai, UAE

Q: Who has been re-elected as the External Auditor of the World Health Organisation (WHO) for a four-year term from 2024 to 2027?

A: – Girish Chandra Murmu

Q: Which state has become the first state in India to have a 100% electrified railway network?

A: – Haryana

Q: Who launched the ‘SAGAR-SETU’ mobile app of the National Logistics Portal Marine?

A: – Union Minister for Shipping, Ports and Waterways Sarbananda Sonowal

Q:  Which airport has recently been ranked as the 9th busiest airport in the world?

A: – Indira Gandhi International Airport

Q: What is the name of the rice for which Bihar has received the GI tag?

A: – Marcha Rice

Q:  Who inaugurated Gaj Utsav in 2023 in India?

A: – President of India

Q: What are the recommendations of the Kirit Parikh panel on natural gas pricing?

A: – To increase the price of natural gas to incentivize exploration and production

Q: Which company won an award at the World Vaccine Congress 2023?

A: – Bharat Biotech

Q: Who is the winner of the International Prize in Statistics 2023?

A: – C.R. Rao

Q: Which two countries have gained as FPI destinations in FY23?

A: – Norway and Singapore

Q: Which country is the largest importer of gold in the world?

A: – India

Q: Who launched the ‘Tulsi Ghat Restoration Project’ in Uganda?

A: – S. Jaishankar

Q: Which city is home to India’s first 3D-printed post office?

A: – Bengaluru

Q: Which country ranks first in AI investment according to the CB Insights report?

A: – United States

Q: Who is launching the “Animal Pandemic Preparedness Initiative (APPI)” under the National One Health Mission?

A: – Union Ministry for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying

Q: Which country is set to host the maiden Global Buddhist meet?

A: – India

Q: Which city’s metro train has become the first in India to run under a river?

A: – Kolkata

Q: From where was the Bharat Gaurav Tourist train fagged off?

A: – New Delhi

Q: The first city in the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) region to be granted the rotating title of ‘Cultural & Tourism capital of SCO’ in

A: – Varanasi

Q: The Election Commission of India recognized Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) as a national party, which came into existence in

A: – October 2012

Q: Which only two Indians have been named in TIME 100: The Most Influential People of 2023 (in April, 2023)

A: – Shahrukh Khan & S.S. Rajamouli

Q: On April 10, 2023, Home Minister Amit Shah launched the vibrant village program from which place

A: – Kibithoo – a border village in the Anjaw district of Arunachal Pradesh

Q: On April 9, 2023, the Prime Minister of India launched the International Big Cats Alliance (IBCA) at

A: – Mysuru University in Mysuru, Karnataka

Q: On September 17, 2022, 8 Cheetahs were brought to India from Namibia to

A: – Kuno National Park, Madhya Pradesh

Q: The African Cheetah, with several subspecies occurring in different African countries, is listed as

A: – Vulnerable (VU) species in IUCN Red List

Q: Recently, the 17th Annual Summit of G-20 was held in Bali (Indonesia) under the Indonesian presidency under the theme

A: – ‘Recover Together, Recovery Stronger’

Q: India has assumed the charge of the G20 presidency and the 18th Summit (2023), which will be held in

A: – New Delhi, India

Q: The theme of India’s G20 Presidency – “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam” or “One Earth · One Family · One Future” – is drawn from the ancient Sanskrit text

A: – Maha Upanishad

Q: On February 24, 2023, the Kerala government launched a robotic scavenger and became the first state to use robotic scavengers to clean manholes, it is named as

A: – Bandicoot

Q: The theme of the Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas Convention, 2023 was

A: – “Diaspora: Reliable partners for India’s progress in Amrit Kaal”

Q: On 9 October 2022, Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of various projects (worth over Rs. 3900 crore) in which village and declared it as India’s first 24×7 solar-powered village

A: – Modhera, Gujarat

Q: First I2U2 Leaders’ Virtual Summit quadrilateral forum (virtually) was held recently for the first time; I2U2 stands for

A: – India, Israel, UAE, and USA

Q: Which country was named the world’s happiest country for the sixth year in a row in the World Happiness Report, 2023

A: – Finland

Q: In the World Happiness Report -2023 in the list of 137 countries, India was ranked at

A: – 126

Q: According to fresh data released by the Sweden-based Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), India was the world’s largest arms importer between 2018 and 2022 accounting for

A: – 11 percent of global imports

Q: The 11th International IP Index was released by the US Chambers of Commerce; among 55 leading global economies India was ranked at

A: – 42nd Rank

Q: The Theme of the Human Development Report 2021/22 was

A: – “Uncertain Times, Unsettled Lives: Shaping our Future in a Transforming World”

Q: This edition of Youth Summit is set to take place on 26th February 2023 in

A: – Bangalore.

Q: Which state tableau has won the top prize at the 74th Republic Day Parade

A: – Uttarakhand Tableau

Q: Name the author of the book “The Poverty Of Political Economy: How Economics Abandoned the Poor”

A: – Meghnad Desai

Q: The First State to Set up a Divyang department is

A: – Maharashtra

Q: On September 21, 2022, the USA lawmakers voted to ratify the Kigali Amendment, which is related to

A: – The Montreal Protocol

Q: Operation London Bridge (also known by its code phrase “London Bridge is down”) was known for

A: – Funeral plan for Queen Elizabeth II

Q: The UN 2023 Water Conference 2023 was held in

A: – New York, USA (March 22- 24, 2023)

Q: The Conference was co-hosted by the Governments of

A: – Tajikistan and the Netherlands

Q: The Chief Guest of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2023 was

A: – Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali, (President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana)

Q: Recently, who took oath as the new Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh on December 11, 2022

A: – Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu

Q: The coveted International eco-label “Blue Flag”, has been accorded to two new beaches of India

A: – Minicoy Thundi Beach and Kadmat Beach (Lakshadweep)

Q: First women elected to the 60-member Nagaland Assembly in recent election? (7 March, 2023)

A: – Hekani Jakhalu and Salhoutuono Kruse

Q: Who took oath as the Chief Minister of Tripura for the second term? (8 March, 2023)

A: – Manik Saha

Q: Where was the Youth Festival – India @ 2047 launched? (4 March 2023)

A: – IIT Ropar, Punjab

Q: How many Cities are targeted to become 3-Star Garbage Free by October 2024? (March,2023)

A: – 1000

Q: Which project was launched to green a 5 km buffer area around the Aravalli Hill Range in four states? (25 March 2023)

A: – Aravalli Green Wall Project

Q: The first India-Central Asia Culture Ministers’ meeting hosted by(3 April, 2023)

A: – Ministry of Culture, India

Q: How many women WASH Champions were conferred with the ‘Swachh Sujal Shakti Samman 2023’ by President Draupadi Murmu?(4 March 2023)

A: – 36

Q: Where was the Global Millets Conference organized? (18-19 March 2023)

A: – New Delhi

Q: Which city hosts the B20 meeting under India’s G20 presidency? (16 March 2023)

A: – Gangtok, Sikkim

Q: Where was the 2nd G20 Sustainable Finance Working Group (SFWG) meeting held under India’s G20 presidency? (21-23 March 2023)

A: – Udaipur, Rajasthan

Q: Top state (large and mid-sized category) in India Justice Report (IJR) 2022 overall ranking (April 2023)

A: – Karnataka (score-6.38)

Q: Which country has invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit as a guest at the annual Bastille Day parade in July?

A: – France

Q: Which country became the 31st member of NATO? (4 April, 2023)

A: – Finland(a Nordic country)

Q: On the occasion of Digital PaymentsAwareness Week (DPAW) Reserve Bank of India launched (6-12 March 2023)

A: – ‘Har Payment Digital’ mission

Q: Where was the ‘Semicon India Conference’ inaugurated? (18 February 2023)

A: – New Delhi

Q: Where was the largest 4-meter International Liquid Mirror Telescope inaugurated by Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh? (March, 2023)

A: – Devasthal, Uttarakhand

Q: First Indian state to pass the Right to Health Bill (21 March 2023)

A: – Rajasthan

Q: 10th edition of the annual bilateral maritime exercise SLINEX-23 held on (3 – 8 April 2023)

A: – Colombo, Sri Lanka

Q: Who becomes 1st woman to command a combat unit in the Indian Air Force? (7 March 2023)

A: – Shalija Dhami

Q: Who has been selected for the prestigious Sangeet Kalanidhi Award 2023? (19 March, 2023)

A: – Bombay Jayshree

Q: NMDChas appointed who masts brand ambassador?

A: – Nikhat Zareen

Q: India’s G-20 Sherpa inaugurates India’s first Model G-20 Summit. The India’s G-20 Sherpa was

A: – Amitabh Kant

Q: Which state government has launched a campaign, ‘Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan’ to make daughters of the underprivileged classes capable and self-reliant?

A: – Uttar Pradesh

Q: World Wetlands Day is celebrated annually on

A: – 2nd February

Q: Who was recently conferred a Lifetime Achievement Honour by the India-UK Achievers Honours?

A: – Dr. Manmohan Singh

Q: Who has been conferred with FIH’s President’s Award 2023?

A: – V. Karthikeyan Pandian

Q: Which country is to host football’s 2027 Asian Cup?

A: – Saudi Arabia

Q: Where will be the next edition of the Asian Football Cup hosted in 2023?

A: – Qatar

Q: Who launched the Visit India Year 2023 initiative?

A: –Minister of Tourism G.Kishan Reddy

Q: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the world’s first nano urea plant in 2022 at which place?

A: –Kalol, Gujarat

Q: Yaya Tso to be the first biodiversity heritage site located in which Union Territory?

A: – Ladakh

Q: Which Indian city becomes the first civic body to launch green bonds?

A: –Indore

Q: Deepak Chopra received the Golden Book Award 2023 for which book?

A: –The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success: A Practical Guide to Achieving Your Dreams

Q: ISRO-NASA combined satellite to be launched from India in September 2023


Q: Which university is declared the world’s first living heritage university by UNESCO?

A: –Visva-Bharati University

Q: Where were Lithium reserves found for the first time in India?

A: – Jammu & Kashmir

Q: Who received the UNESCO Peace Prize in Ivory Coast?

A: – Angela Merkel

Q: Where will India’s First Frozen Lake Marathon be hosted?

A: – Ladakh

Q: PM Modi Virtually Inaugurated Jal Jan Abhiyan in which state?

A: – Rajasthan

Q: Which film won the Best Film Award at the Dadasaheb Phalke Award 2023?

A: – The Kashmir Files

Q: Who was awarded the ‘Entrepreneur of the Year 2022’ title?

A: – Sajjan Jindal

Q: Which country hosted the first I2U2 Vice-Ministerial meeting to discuss investment opportunities?

A: – UAE

Q: Who won the 2023 Marconi Prize?

A: – Hari Balakrishnan

Q: Which year was announced as the “International Year of Millets”?

A: – 2023

Q: Which country becomes the first Asian nation and second in the world to launch hydrogen-powered Trains?

A: – China

Q: Which state has celebrated the Imoinu Eratpa festival?

A: – Manipur

Q: How many overseas Indians are awarded this year by the Indian government for the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Awards?

A: – 27

Q: The Ministry of Jal Shakti organized the “1st All India Annual State Ministers Conference on Water’’ with the theme “Water Vision@2047” in which city?

A: – Bhopal

Q: Which state has declared as the first state in the country to go fully digital in its banking service?

A: – Kerala

Q: What is the theme of the World Hindi Conference 2023?

A: – Hindi – Traditional Knowledge of Artificial Intelligence

Q: Which Indian song won the best song category in Golden Globe Awards 2023?

A: – Naatu Naatu

Q: Name the author of the book Jadunama, a book written by veteran writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar.

A: – Arvind Mandloi

Q: Uttar Pradesh emerged as the top destination for mobile gamers according to India Mobile Gaming Report 2022. Which states were the second and third states?

A: – Maharashtra and Rajasthan

Q: ISRO ‘Shukrayaan I’ mission to planet Venus reportedly shifted to

A: – 2031

Q: Which city was selected to host the WEF Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution?

A: – Hyderabad

Q: Which airport won the prestigious “Best Sustainable Greenfeld Airport” award?

A: – Manohar International Airport, Goa

Q: Which police station was awarded as the number one police station in the country?

A: – Aska Police Station, Odisha

Q: Who has become the 1st-ever Indian cricketer to have won the ICC Men’s T20 Cricketer of the Year award?

A: – Surya Kumar Yadav

Q: Which former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh received Padma Vibhusan recently?

A: – Mulayam Singh Yadav

Q: The Food Safety and Standard Authority of India (FSSAI) has approved which animal is a ‘food animal’ recently.

A: – Himalayan Yak

Q: Who has been awarded the Para Sports Person of the Year 2022?

A: – Avani Lekhara

Q: Who has won the Best Director Award at the New York Film Critics Circle?

A: – S.S. Rajamouli

Q: India’s first Dark Night Sky Reserve will be set up in which state/UT of India?

A: – Ladakh

Q: India’s first Gold ATM and the world’s first Real Time Gold ATM have launched in which city?

A: – Hyderabad

Q: Who unveiled the FIFA World Cup trophy in Qatar 2022?

A: – Deepika Padukone

Q: Which President has been named Time Magazine’s Person of the Year Award for 2022?

A: – Volodymyr Zelensky

Q: The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, organized an opening ceremony for the International Year of Millets 2023 in

A: – Rome, Italy

Q: Who has made a world record for making the fastest double century in a One Day International (ODI) against Bangladesh recently?

A: – Ishan Kishan

Q: Which player won the Golden Boot Award in the FIFA World Cup 2022?

A: – Kylian Mbappe

Q: In FIFA World Cup 2022, the Golden Ball Award goes to?

A: – Lionel Messi

Q: Who actress has been awarded PETA India’s 2022 Person of the Year title?

A: – Sonakshi Sinha

Q: Which legendary athlete has been nominated by Rajya Sabha Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar to the panel of vice-chairperson in the upper house of the Parliament?

A: – P.T. Usha

Q: Which country hosted the next football Club World Cup in February 2023?

A: – Morocco

Q: Recently, Anuradha Roy was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award, in 2022 for her novel.

A: – All the Lives We Never Lived

Q: Who breaks all the records and becomes the most expensive cricketer ever to be bought by any franchise of the Indian Premier League (IPL)?

A: – Sam Curran

Q: Who is the only Indian player in the top 25 in Forbes’ annual list of the highest-paid female athletes in the world?

A: – PV Sindhu

Q: The famous Losar festival, is celebrated in which state/UT of India?

A: – Ladakh

Q: Who has been awarded the Atal Samman Award?

A: – Prabhu Chandra Mishra

Q: Mawmluh Cave has become the first Indian Geoheritage Site to be recognized by UNESCO. It is located in

A: – Meghalaya

Q: Recently, Saudi Arabia won the bid to host the Winter Games for

A: – 2029

Q: Which state is hosting the three-day Civi lAir Navigation Services Organisation (CANSO) Conference 2022 from 1st to 3rd November 2022?

– Goa

Q: Falcon Heavy, the world’s most powerful active rocket was launched by which space technology companies?

A: – SpaceX

Q: Which word has been chosen as the Collins Dictionary’s word of the year?

A: – Permacrisis

Q: India Post Payments Bank has conducted India’s first Floating Financial Literacy Camp in

A: – Srinagar

Q: Who is the 1st voter of Independent India, who exercised his right to franchise for the 34th time for the Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections?

A: – Shyam Saran Negi

Q: Who has won the titles in the Open Men’s Asian Continental Chess Championship 2022?

– R. Praggnanandhaa

Q: UP government aims to make one of India’s largest pilgrimage centers, Mathura-Vrindavan a “net zero carbon emission” tourist destination by which year?

– 2041

Q: The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) has partnered with whom to promote energy efficiency financing for MSMEs in November 2022.


Q: What is the theme of India’s G20 presidency in 2023?

A: – Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam: One Earth, One Family, One Future

Q: India’s first private sector rocket Vikram-S, was developed by which space technology companies?

A: – Skyroot Aerospace

Q: Who has been awarded 31st Bihari Puraskar 2021 for her 2018 novel ‘Hum Yahan The’?

A: – Madhu Kankariya

Q: Who has been awarded 32nd Bihari Puraskar 2022 for his 2015 literary criticism book ‘Pachrang Chola Pahar Sakhi Ri’?

A: – Dr. Madhav Hada

Q: Which country will host the U-19 Men’s T-20 World Cup 2024?

A: – Sri Lanka

Q: United Nation’s Day of Eight Billion is celebrated on which day?

A: – 15 November 2022

Q: Satyajit Ray Lifetime Achievement Award was given to

A: – Carlos Saura

Q: Which group has launched a plan named ‘Global Shield’ at the 27th UN Climate Change Conference?

A: – G7

Q: What is the objective of the “In our LiFEtime” Campaign launched by India at COP 27?

A: –To encourage the youth to follow a sustainable lifestyle.

Q: What is the rank of India in the Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) 2023?

A: – 8th

Q: Cambridge Dictionary has declared which word as the Word of the Year 2022?

A: – Homer

Q: What is the name of the official mascot of the Qatar World Cup 2022?

A: – La’eeb

Q: Who was conferred the Gandhi Mandela Award 2022 by Himachal Pradesh Governor Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar?

A: – Dalai Lama

Q: What is the theme of SCO Summit 2023?


Q: Who was named as one of the five recipients of the U.N.’s highest environmental award ‘Champions of the Earth’ in November 2022?

A: – Purnima Devi Barman

Q: Which city becomes the first city in South Asia to top CDP’s climate action list?

A: – Mumbai

Q: Which has signed the longest gas supply deal with China in November 2022?

A: – Qatar

Q: Arittapatti village has been declared as the first Biodiversity Site of which state?

A: – Tamil Nadu

Q: The Indian government has invited which country’s President as the chief guest for the Republic Day parade 2023?

A: – Egypt

Q: Which state government has launched the AMLAN (Anemia Mukta Lakhya Abhiyan) program recently?

A: – Odisha

Q: Which city will host the first G20 Sherpa Meeting in India from 4 to 7 December?

A: – Udaipur

Q: Who has become the first female president of the Indian Olympic Association?

A: – P.T. Usha

Q: What is the maximum deposit limit for the Senior Citizen Savings Scheme will be enhanced from?

A: – 15 lakh to 30 lakh

Q: The outlay for Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana is being enhanced by 66% to over

A: – Rs. 79,000 cr

Q: What is the rate of tax for the Income tax slab between the income of Rs 3 Lakh to Rs 6 Lakh for the assessment year 2023-24?

A: – 5%

Q: The Finance Minister proposed to reduce the highest surcharge rate in the New tax regime from 37 percent to

A: – 25 percent

Q: In which year, did Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman replace the Budget briefcase with the traditional ‘Bahi Khata’ having the National Emblem?

A: – 2019

Q: How much fiscal deficit center Pegged for FY 2024

A: – 5.9 percent

Q: What is the budget allocated for the National Green Hydrogen Mission to shift the low-carbon economy and reduce reliance on fossil fuels?

A: – Rs 19,700 crore

Q: The Total Expenditure of the Union Budget 2023-24 is:

A: – 45.03 Lakh Crore

Q: The Total Receipt of The Union Budget 2023-24 is:

A: – 27.13 Lakh Crore

Q: The Fiscal Deficit of The Union Budget 2023-24 is:

A: – 17.87 Lakh Crore

Q: Total resources being transferred to the States in The Union Budget 2023-24 is:

A: – 17.98 Lakh Crore

Q: Which of the following has the highest share in the Proposed Expenditure from the Union Budget 2023-24?

A: – Interest Payment

Q: Which of the following has the least share in the Proposed Expenditure from the Union Budget 2023- 24

A: – Pensions

Q: National Data Governance Policy to be brought out in the Union Budget 2023-24 for

A: – Start-ups and academia

Q: PM-PRANAM Scheme to be launched to incentivize States and Union Territories to promote

A: – Alternative fertilizers and balanced use of chemical fertilizers

Q: In the new tax regime rebate limit of PersonalIncome Tax to be increased to

A: – 7 Lakh

Q: Which Scheme that was announced in the Union Budget 2023 includes skilled people who are engaged in various traditional and skilled professions?

A: – PM VIKAS (Pradhan Mantri Vishwakarma Kaushal Samman)

Q: By which year the government aims to produce 5 MMT of green hydrogen?

A: – 2030

Q: What is the new MSME scheme announced in the Union Budget 2023?

A: – Revamped credit guarantee scheme for MSMEs

Q: Which was the first budget that was a digital one?

A: – 2021-22

Q: Total number of LPG connections provided under Ujjwala scheme

A: – 9.6 crore

Q: Total number of bank accounts opened under PM Jan Dhan according to the Budget 2023-24

A: – 47.8 crore

Q: 500 new ‘waste to wealth’ plants under which scheme to be established for promoting circular economy at a total investment of Rs 10,000 crore?

A: – GOBARdhan (Galvanizing Organic Bio-Agro Resources Dhan) Scheme

Q: How many Skill India International Centres are to be set up across different States to skill the youth for international opportunities

A: – 30 Skill India International Centres

Q: The Economic Survey 2022-23 estimated India’s GDP growth

A: – 6.5 %

Q: Which government of India ministry won the best prize at the 74th Republic Day parade?

A: – Ministry of Tribal Affairs

Q: A 5-day ‘Jeevan Vidya Shivir’ was organized for the teachers of government schools of which state/UT?

Q: The 30th National Child Science Congress was organized in which city?

A: – Ahmedabad

Q: UNESCO has designated ‘Odesa’ a World Heritage in Danger site. It is situated in which country?

A: – Ukraine

Q: City which will be made the new capital of Andhra Pradesh.

A: – Visakhapatnam

Q: Which song has won the Song of the Year Award in Grammy Awards 2023?

A: – ‘Just like That’

Q: The First Youth20 inception meeting 2023 begins in which city?

A: – Guwahati

Q: Which state has the highest unemployment rate in India as of January 2023?

A: – Jammu and Kashmir

Q: Which country is the highest milk producer in the world contributing twenty-four percent of global milk production in the year 2021-22?

A: – India

Q: India is ranked in which place in the ICAO’s Aviation Safety Oversight Ranking?

– 55th

Q: Which city is going to host the World Government Summit 2023?

A: – Dubai

Q: Who launched ‘Digital Payments Utsav’?

A: – Ashwini Vaishnaw

Q: Which payment platform released a QR Code with a G20 theme to commemorate India’s presidency?

A: – Paytm

Q: Who joined as the team mentor of Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Women’s Premier League?

A: – Sania Mirza

Q: Which organization launched its second global hackathon – ‘HARBINGER 2023 – Innovation for Transformation’ with the theme ‘Inclusive Digital Services?

A: – Reserve Bank of India

Q: When was the first Divya Kala Mela organized?

A: – December 2022

Q: Where will be the World’s highest weather station rebuilt?

A: – Mount Everest

Q:  India’s First Agri Chatbot Ama KrushAI Launched in which state?

A: – Odisha

Q: The 18th World Security Congress Begins in which city?

A: – Jaipur

Q: Who won the Argentina Open title in 2023?

A: – Carlos Alcaraz

Q: Who became the first digital citizen of Bhutan?

A: – Prince Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck

Q: Which state became the first state to use robotic scavengers to clean manholes?

A:  –Kerala

Q: Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually inaugurated Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee National Institute of Water and Sanitation in

A: – Kolkata

Q: Who is the author of the book titled ‘Ambedkar: A Life’?

A: – Shashi Tharoor

Q: Which state of India has begun the International Kite Festival 2023?

A: – Gujarat

Q: Union Home Minister Amit Shah has recently unveiled a 120-foot-tall statue of a polo player in which

A: – Manipur

Q: On which date the first Plastic Overshoot Day was Marked

A: – July 28, 2023

Q: A nurse from Bihar, who was awarded the National Florence Nightingale Award, 2023 (June 22, 2023)

A: – Gayatri Kumari

Q: Where did the construction work of the “world’s largest Ramayana temple” start from June 20, 2023?

A: – In Bihar’s East Champaran district

Q: Sampoorna Kranti Divas is celebrated on?

A: – 5 June

Q: Where was the Thawe festival organized? (April 15-16, 2023)

A: – Gopalganj, Bihar

Q:  Which grand campaign was launched for the technical information of Kharif crops to the farmers and the information about the schemes run by the Agriculture Department in the Kharif season? (May 24, 2023)

A: – Kharif campaign

Q: When is Bihar Day celebrated?

A: – 22 March

Q: Bihar Day is being celebrated from which year?

A: – Year 2010

Q: The theme of Bihar Diwas, 2023 is

A: – “Yuva Shakti Bihar Ki Pragati”

Q: Who is the author of the book ‘Jeevan Gita: Bhagavadgita Mein Jyotish Vigyan (Set of Volume 1 & 2)’?

A: – Dr. Arun Kumar Jaiswal

Q: Who is the author of the book ‘Manvi (EkSangharsh Gatha)’?

A: – Dr. Vandana Vijayalakshmi

Q: Who is the author of the book ‘Rashtranayak Narendra Modi: Rashtravad se Samajvadki or’?

A: – Dr. Usha Vidyarthi

Q: Who took oath as the 41st Governor of Bihar? (February 17, 2023)

A: – Shri Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar

Q: In which city of Bihar, the L-20 summit under G-20, was organized? (June 22-23, 2023)

A: – Patna

Q: The first Municipal Corporation in the country to use Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC)? (May, 2023)

A: – Patna

Q: For the year 2020-21 and the year 2021-22, how many littérateurs were honored in the Hindi Sevi Samman and Award distribution ceremony? (July 31, 2023)

A: – 29

Q: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar requested to organize this program every year on which day?

A: – Every year on 14 September’ (National Hindi Day)

Q: How many stations of Bihar have been included under the Amrit Bharat Station Scheme? (February, 2023)

A: – 86

Q: Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for the redevelopment of 508 railway stations. How many stations of Bihar are included in this? (August 6, 2023)

A: – 49

Q: Where did Chief Minister Nitish Kumar unveil the life-size statue of Maharana Pratap? (January 19, 2023)

A: – Patna, Bihar

Q: Kajra Solar Power Plant (250 MW) is being set up in which district of Bihar?

A: – Lakhisarai

Q: Where is India’s largest statue of ‘Lord Buddha in the sleeping posture’ being constructed?

A: – Bodhgaya

Q: What will be the length and height of this statue?

A: – 100 feet and 30 feet respectively

Q: Where is Bihar’s first multi-modal logistics park being set up? (January 13, 2023)

A: – Fatuha, Patna

Q: Who has been made an icon by the Election Commission of India to make voters aware in Bihar?
(January, 2023)

A: – Maithili Thakur

Q: Where did the Dalai Lama lay the foundation stone of the ‘Center for the Study of Indo-Tibetan Thought’? (January, 2023)

A: – Bodh Gaya

Q: Which police station in Bihar has been declared the third-best police station in the country? (January, 2023)

A: – Women’s Police Station, Arwal

Q: Mohd. Jabir Ansari belongs to which state, who received a gold medal in the All India Inter-University Karate Competition? (January, 2023)

A: – Bihar (Patna University)

Q: In which district of Bihar, the second ‘Planetarium cum Science Museum’ of the state was opened? (January, 2023)

A: – Darbhanga

Q: Where was the 48th Junior National Kabaddi Girls Championship, 2022 held? (September 1, 2022)

A: – Patna