Q1. The Indian Army showcased its exceptional military prowess on the international stage by securing which medal at the prestigious Cambrian Patrol Competition in 2023?
(d) Both a and b
(e) Both b and c
Q2. Which National Open Athletics Championships 2023 edition was held at Jamshedpur, Jharkhand?
Q3. Who was awarded the 2023 Sakharov Prize by the European Parliament?
(a) Malala Yousafzai
(b) Nelson Mandela
(c) Justyna Wydrzynska and Morena Herrera
(d) Vilma Nunez de Escorcia and Bishop Rolando Jose Alvarez Lagos
(e) Jina Mahsa Amini and the “Woman, Life, Freedom” movement
Q4. United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) announced the winners of the sixth edition of the International Standards for Accounting and Reporting (ISAR) Honours during the 8th World Investment Forum. Which Institution won this Award?
(a) Institute of Cost Accountant of India (ICAI)
(b) Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI)
(c) Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI)
(d) Institute of Audit Accountant of India (IAAI)
(e) None of the above
Q5. Who launched the activity-based web portal ‘Apna Chandrayaan’ on Mission Chandrayaan-3?
(a) Narendra Modi
(b) Dharmendra Pradhan
(c) S. Jaishankar
(d) S. Somnath
(e) None of the Above
Q6. Ayurveda Day, also known as National Ayurveda Day, is observed every year in India and worldwide on the occasion of the birthday of Dhanvantari, the Hindu god of medicine. How many countries were organized Ayurveda Day across the world?
Q7. Which of the following women police stations has become the first women-centric police station across the entire country to be conferred with the ISO 9001:2015 certificate?
(a) Rohini Mahila Thana
(b) Bhopal Mahila Thana
(c) Jaipur Mahila Thana
(d) Ghaziabad Mahila Thana
(e) Kanpur Mahila Thana
Q8. Recently, who chairs the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) that approved higher Minimum Support Prices (MSP) for Rabi crops for the 2024-25 season?
(a) Narendra Modi
(b) Amit Shah
(c) Nirmala Sitharamana
(d) Dharmendra Pradhan
(e) Piyush Goyal
Q9. Qualcomm has partnered with which company to produce wearable devices based on RISC-V technology, challenging the dominance of proprietary technologies by Arm Holdings?
(c) Map India
(e) Tata Consultancy Services
Q10. What is India’s rank among the 47 retirement income systems analyzed in the 15th Mercer CFA Institute Global Pension Index (MCGPI)?
Sol. The Indian Army secured a gold medal at the Cambrian Patrol Competition 2023.
The Indian Army’s 3/5 Gorkha Rifles (Frontier Force) has won a gold medal at the Cambrian Patrol Competition 2023 International Military Exercise in Wales, UK.
The competition included 111 teams, with 38 international teams, and involved navigating a challenging 60 km course in less than 48 hours.
Sol. The 62nd National Open Athletics Championships 2023 will be held at Jamshedpur, Jharkhand.
The Competition shall be organized in accordance with the Rules of World Athletics – Competition & Technical Rules 2022 Edition & Indian Athletics Manual.
Sol. Jina Mahsa Amini and the “Woman, Life, Freedom” movement were awarded the 2023 Sakharov Prize.
The Sakharov Prize is considered one of the most prestigious human rights awards in the world.
It aims to honor those who have made significant contributions to the fight for human rights, often in the face of oppression, censorship, or persecution.
Sol. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has been awarded ISAR Honours 2023 for its initiative on the sustainability reporting standards board.
Sol. Union Minister of Education and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan launched the web portal ‘Apna Chandrayaan’ in New Delhi.
Sol. This year ‘Ayurveda Day’ will be organized in 100 countries across the world.
To make this day a success, the Ministry of AYUSH will cooperate with all the ministries of the country.
Ayurveda Day, also known as National Ayurveda Day, is observed every year in India and worldwide on the occasion of the birthday of Dhanvantari, the Hindu god of medicine. The Puranas mentioned him as the god of Ayurveda.
Sol. Bhopal’s Mahila Thana became the country’s first to get ISO certification.
The Mahila thana (women police station) of Bhopal became the first women-centric police station across the entire country to be conferred with the ISO 9001:2015 certificate.
Bhopal Mahila Thana has been pulling out all the stops to curb women-related crimes. The Mahila thana has improved a lot on its part in registering grievances of the complainants, comforting them, and probing cases.
Sol. The CCEA, headed by the Prime Minister, plays a crucial role in approving policies related to economic affairs, including MSP for crops.
Sol. Qualcomm and Google. They teamed up to create wearable devices using RISC-V technology, aiming to challenge the proprietary technologies offered by Arm Holdings.
Sol. India’s rank in the MCGPI 2023 was 45 out of the 47 retirement income systems studied, as it improved from its 2022 ranking.