Current Affairs Quiz – April 13 & 14 2023

Current Affairs Quiz – April 13 & 14 2023

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Current Affairs Quiz– April 13 & 14 2023

1. Balikatan Drills between which among the following countries?
a) US and Philippines
b) US and India
c) India and Russia
d) Russia and Japan

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Answer a) US and Philippines.
The Balikatan drills are annual military exercises conducted between the United States and the Philippines. The name “Balikatan” is derived from the Tagalog word “shoulder-to-shoulder,” reflecting the strong partnership between the two countries.

2. Which private sector bank has signed a Master Inter Bank Credit Agreement with the Export-Import Bank of Korea, with a total value of US $300 million?
a) Axis
c) Equitas
d) None of these

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Answer b) HDFC
The signing ceremony took place in GIFT City, Gujarat, and aims to help HDFC Bank raise foreign currency funds, which will be used to support Korea-related businesses.

3. According to World’s ‘most criminal countries’ ranking, which country has topped in the list?
a) Venezuela
b) Syria
c) Jamaica
d) South Africa

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Answer a) Venezuela.
World of Statistics has shared the ranking of the world’s “most criminal countries”. On the list, Venezuela has been ranked top, followed by Papua New Guinea (2), Afghanistan (3), South Africa (4), Honduras (5), Trinidad (6), Guyana (7), Syria (8), Somalia (9) and Jamaica (10), respectively.

4. What is the rank for India in World’s ‘most criminal countries’ list?
a) 11
b) 23
c) 56
d) 77

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Answer d) 77.
India stood at 77 spots while the US and UK were ahead of India in the criminal ranking country. The USA was at 55th number and the UK at 65th rank, according to the World of Statistics. Turkey, Germany, and Japan were among the least criminal countries, ranking at 92nd, 100th, and 135th ranks.

5. Who has been appointed as new Chief Investment Officer of LIC?
a) Siva Raman K
b) PC Paikray
c) Ratnakar Patnaik
d) Tablesh Pandey

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Answer c) Ratnakar Patnaik
Additionally, PC Paikray has been named the new Chief Risk Officer, taking over from Tablesh Pandey on the same date. Patnaik, who has 32 years of experience in the industry, began his career at LIC as a Direct Recruit Officer in September 1990. This information was disclosed in a filing by the insurer.

6. Which metro has become India’s first metro train to run under river?
a) Delhi Metro
b) Mumbai Metro
c) Kolkata Metro
d) Chennai Metro

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Answer d) Chennai Metro
The metro rakes passed through an underwater tunnel beneath the Hooghly river, with the general manager, P Uday Kumar Reddy, traveling from Mahakaran to Howrah Maidan station in rake No. MR-612 at 11:55 am.

7. Who has received AIMA’s ‘Business Leader of the Decade’ award’?
a) Ratan Tata
b) Kumar Mangalam Birla
c) Mukesh Ambani
d) Shiv Nadar

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Answer b) Kumar Mangalam Birla
At the 13th Managing India Awards ceremony hosted by the All India Management Association (AIMA), Kumar Mangalam Birla, Chairman of Aditya Birla Group, was presented with the ‘Business Leader of the Decade Award’ for his contributions to the Indian industry in the last ten years.

8. Which country has become first country to approve Oxford malaria vaccine for children?
a) Ghana
b) Papau New Guinea
c) Somalia
d) Uruguay

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Answer a) Ghana
Ghana has made history by becoming the first country to approve a highly effective malaria vaccine developed by scientists at the University of Oxford in the UK.

9. World Chagas Disease Day is observed on_______________.
a) April 10
b) April 11
c) April 14
d) April 15

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Answer c) April 14
The theme for 2023 is Time to integrate Chagas disease into primary health care, so that universal care and surveillance start at the most decentralized level of the health system.

10. Which nation has become 1st nation in Europe to approve hands-free driving tech?
a) UK
b) US
c) Canada
d) Austria

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Answer a) UK
Ford’s BlueCruise technology which allows drivers to take their hands off the wheel while driving has received approval in the UK.


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