Q1. Union Minister of Education and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan, along with which state government has launched 124 PM-Shri schools in the state?
(b) Himachal Pradesh
(d) Madhya Pradesh
Q2. Indian Para athletes created history by winning the most medals in the Asian Para Games. Who won the gold medal in the 50-meter rifles SH-1 event in the Asian Para Games?
(a) Ajay Sinha
(b) Rahul Kumar
(c) Siddharth Babu
(d) Amit Anand
(e) None of the above
Q3. Who was appointed Slovakia’s prime minister for the fourth time, after pledging in his election campaign to end military support for Ukraine and criticizing sanctions on Russia?
(a) Eduard Chmelár
(b) Andrej Danko
(c) Peter Pellegrini
(d) Robert Fico
(e) None of these
Q4. Which edition of India Mobile Congress was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2023?
Q5. SARAS Mela is an initiative by the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana-National Rural Livelihoods Mission of the Ministry of Rural Development to bring the rural women Self Help Group members, where was the national level ‘Saras Livelihood Fair’ 2023 organized?
Q6. The Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPRD) will conduct a 5G Hackathon VIMARSH 2023 to address the challenges faced by Law Enforcement Agencies. The Hackathon was organized by which ministry?
(a) Ministry of Home Affairs
(b) Ministry of Finance
(c) Ministry of Education
(d) Ministry of Defence
(e) Ministry of cooperation
Q7. Recently, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated which edition of the National Games at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Goa?
Q8. Union Minister for Tribal Affairs, Arjun Munda, and Chief Minister of Gujarat, Bhupendra Patel have inaugurated the Aadi Mahotsav at Ahmedabad. What is the theme of this festival?
(a) Marketing Development
(b) Tribal Culture
(c) Van Dhan Vikas Kendras
(d) Celebration of Tribal Entrepreneurship, Crafts, Culture and Commerce
(e) Business and Marketing Development
Q9. Recently, Dhordo has been bestowed with the title ‘Best Tourism Village’ by the United Nations World, which of the following countries has announced free visas for Indians to boost tourism?
(a) Sri Lanka
(e) None of the above
Q10. As per a news report, which bank has partnered with National E-Governance Services Limited to issue its inaugural electronic Bank Guarantee through its platform?
(a) HDFC Bank
(b) Axis Bank
(c) Kotak Mahindra Bank
(d) Yes Bank
(e) ICICI Bank
Sol. Union Minister of Education and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan, along with Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, launched 124 PM-Shri schools in the state.
These schools have been designed with smart classrooms and information and communication technology (ICT) laboratories.
PM-Shri School Scheme is a central government scheme.
Sol. Siddharth Babu won the gold medal in the 50-meter rifles SH-1 event in the Asian Para Games. Indian Para athletes created history by winning the most medals in the Asian Para Games.
India had earlier won 72 medals in the 2018 Asian Para Games.
Sol. Leftist leader Robert Fico was appointed Slovakia’s prime minister for the fourth time, after pledging in his election campaign to end military support for Ukraine and criticising sanctions on Russia.
President Zuzana Caputova appointed Fico and his cabinet after his SMER-SSD party won the Sept.
Sol. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 7th Edition of India Mobile Congress 2023 on 27 October 2023.
During the event, Akash Ambani introduced Reliance Jio’s groundbreaking initiative – Space Fibre, India’s first satellite-based giga fibre service capable of delivering internet speeds of up to 1 Gbps.
This innovation is set to transform high-speed broadband services in previously inaccessible areas of India. Furthermore, the Jio Bharat device, offering 4G services, was on display at the Jio pavilion.
Sol. A national-level Saras Aajeevika Mela 2023 will begin 26th Oct 2023 in Gurugram, Haryana.
The 17-day fair, which is being held at Leisure Valley Ground, Gurugram will continue till 11th of next month. Around 800 women of Self-Help Groups from 28 States will display their varied range of products like handicrafts, handlooms and natural food items from rural areas across the country at the fair.
Sol. The Hackathon was organized by the Ministry of Home Affairs.
The Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPRD) will conduct a 5G Hackathon VIMARSH 2023 to address the challenges faced by Law Enforcement Agencies.
Nine Problem Statements have been formulated to conduct a Hackathon with students and startups.
Sol. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the 37th National Games at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Goa.
India is advancing in various domains and setting unprecedented benchmarks today. From Khelo India to TOPS (Target Olympic Podium Scheme), the government has created a new ecosystem to support players in the country.
National Games is reflection of Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat. The Prime Minister also appreciated the preparation for the National Games by the Goa government.
Moga is the official mascot for the 2023 National Games of India
Sol. The theme of this festival is Celebration of Tribal Entrepreneurship, Crafts, Culture and Commerce.
The Aadi Mahotsav is a 10-day mega event which is being organized by the TRIFED (Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India, Union Ministry of Tribal Affairs), at the Ahmedabad Haat, Vastrapur, Ahmedabad.
The Aadi Mahotsav features the exhibition-cum-sale of tribal handicrafts, art, paintings, fabric, jewellery, cuisine and much more through 100 stalls. More than 200 tribal artisans and artists from across the country are participating in the festival
Sol. Sri Lanka waived the visa fees for Indians and tourists from six other countries, as part of its efforts to boost tourist arrivals and help rebuild the island nation’s battered economy following last year’s financial crash.
India has remained Sri Lanka’s top source market for many years. This year, over 2 lakh Indian tourists — constituting 20 percent of the total tourist arrivals — have visited the island nation until September.
Sol. Kotak Mahindra Bank has partnered with National E-Governance Services Limited to issue its inaugural electronic Bank Guarantee through its platform.
This collaboration is poised to usher in the era of digital trade, effectively eliminating the traditional paper-based issuance of Bank Guarantees.
The digital transformation encompasses the issuance, modifications, closures, digital stamping, and signing processes, resulting in a significant reduction in the guaranteed turnaround time (TAT).