Current Affairs Quiz – March 13 2023

Current Affairs Quiz – March 13 2023

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Current Affairs Quiz– March 13 2023

1. Yaoshang Festival belongs to which Indian state?
a) Nagaland
b) Sikkim
c) Manipur
d) Mizoram

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Answer c) Manipur.
Celebrated over five days during the full moon day of the Lamda month (February-March), Yaosang is one of the key festivals in Manipur.

2. Recently, who has got ‘Infrastructure Finance Company’ status from RBI?
a) Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency
b) Solar Energy Corporation Of India
c) Indian Railway Finance Corporation
d) Power Finance Corporation

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Answer a) Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has granted an ‘Infrastructure Finance Company (IFC)’ status to Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) today. It was earlier classified as ‘Investment and Credit Company (ICC)’.

3. Who has been appointed as interim chairman of LIC?
a) Sudeep Krishnan
b) Manoj Obli
c) Mukesh Vanti
d) Siddhartha Mohanty

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Answer d) Siddhartha Mohanty.
Mohanty currently serves as the CEO and MD of LIC Housing Finance. Beginning on February 1st, 2021, he will serve as the MD of Life Insurance Corporation (LIC).

4. Gyan Chaturvedi, has been chosen for the 32nd Vyas Samman award, is associated with___________.
a) Writer
b) Author
c) Musician
d) Lyricist

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Answer b) Author.
Dr. Chaturvedi’s Pagalkhana (mental hospital) was chosen for the prestigious Vyas Samman by a selection committee led by distinguished author Prof. Ramji Tiwari.

5. Which firm has named former Infosys President Mohit Joshi as MD and CEO?
a) HCL
b) TCS
c) Wipro
d) Tech mahindra

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Answer d) Tech Mahindra.
Gurnani, who was one of the longest-serving CEOs in the Indian IT industry, will be succeeded by Mohit Joshi.

6. Which vehicle manufacturer has launched an “All Women Production Line” with 100 per cent female employees at its Hosur plant in Tamil Nadu?
a) Ashok Leyland
b) Bharat Benz
c) Force Motors
d) Mahindra & Mahindra

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Answer a) Ashok Leyland .
Ashok Leyland Ltd. manufactures commercial vehicles and spare parts in India and Internationally. It was founded by Raghunandan Saran on September 7, 1948 and is headquartered in Chennai, India.

7. With which country India has conducted Maritime partnership Exercise – MPX?
a) Italy
b) USA
c) France
d) Japan

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Answer c)France.
Indian Navy’s indigenously built guided missile frigate, INS Sahyadri participated in a Maritime Partnership Exercise (MPX) with French Navy (FN) ships FS Dixmude, a Mistral Class Amphibious Assault Ship and FS La Fayette, a La Fayette Class Frigate, in the Arabian Sea. The partnership exercise was conducted on March 10-11.

8. PM Modi inaugurates world’s longest railway platform in which state?
a) Kerala
b) Tamil Nadu
c) Karnataka
d) Telangana

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Answer c) Karnataka.
Gorakhpur platform in Uttar Pradesh is the second longest at 1,366.33 meters, and Kollam Junction in Kerala has the third longest platform at 1,180.5 meters.

9. Movie “RRR” won oscar 2023 for which category?
a) Best Movie
b) Best Original Song
c) Best Dance
d) Best Cinematography

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Answer b) Best Original Song.
Oscars awards 2023: The 95th Academy Awards (Oscars 2023) have announced that RRR‘s “Naatu Naatu” won Best Original Song.

10. The Elephant Whisperers, won award at oscar 2023 in which category?
a) Best Documentary Short
b) Best Feature Film
c) Best Movie
d) None of these

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Answer a) Best Documentary Short.
The 41-minute short documentary, which was produced by Achin Jain and Guneet Monga and was directed by Kartiki Gonsalves, centres on a Tamil Nadu family who adopts two orphaned baby elephants from the Mudumalai Tiger Reserve.

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