Today’s Current Affairs MCQs: 22th March 2024

1. When is World Water Day celebrated every year?

  1. 18th March
  2. 20th March
  3. 22nd March
  4. 23rd March

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Correct Answer: 22nd March

World Water Day is observed annually on 22 March to raise awareness about the importance of freshwater and advocate sustainable management of freshwater resources. It was recommended to be celebrated at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro in 1992. And then in 1993 the first World Water Day was celebrated.

2. Which bank has recently offered to contribute Rs 100 crore to NCG? 

  1. Axis Bank 
  2. Yes Bank
  3. ICICI Bank 
  4. BOB

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Correct Answer: Axis Bank 

In an effort to advance cancer care in India, Axis Bank in collaboration with Tata Memorial Center has pledged to make a significant contribution of Rs 100 crore to the National Cancer Association. This joint venture aims to promote research innovation and digital health in oncology over the next five years.

3. Who is the famous poet Prabha Verma, who was recently selected for Saraswati Samman for the year 2023, related to?

  1. Konkani
  2. Tamil
  3. Telugu
  4. Malayalam

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Correct Answer: Malayalam

Famous Malayalam poet Prabha Varma will be awarded Saraswati Samman for the year 2023. He will be given this honor for his poetry collection Rudra Satvikam and contribution to literature during 2013 and 2022. Under this, a citation, symbol of Maa Saraswati and Rs 15 lakh are given.

4. Recently in which state has ECI started Mission 414 campaign? 

  1. Himachal Pradesh 
  2. Odisha
  3. Rajasthan
  4. Andhra Pradesh

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Correct Answer: Himachal Pradesh

The Election Commission of India has launched a special campaign to ensure maximum voting at 414 polling stations in Himachal Pradesh, where less than 60 percent voting took place in the last Lok Sabha elections. By-elections will be held on June 1 on six assembly seats vacant after the disqualification of Congress MLAs.

5. Where was the first national speed breeding crop facility DBT Speedy Seeds inaugurated recently?

  1. Kanpur
  2. Surat 
  3. Mohali
  4. Patna

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Correct Answer: Mohali

Union Minister for Science and Technology, Dr. Reviewer Singh, for the first time inaugurated a first-of-its-kind National Speed Breeding Crop Facility at the premier National Institute of Agri-Food Biotechnology. This initiative is an inspiration of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to boost the income of farmers, ensure their economic protection and promote agriculture startups.

6. Who has been recently appointed as the Chairman of One Kotak by Kotak Bank?

  1. Kishore Makwana 
  2. Sanjay Kumar
  3. Jaideep Hansraj
  4. None of these

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Correct Answer: Jaideep Hansraj

 Kotak Mahindra Bank has appointed Jaideep Hansraj, current MD and CEO of Kotak Security, as Group President One Kotak with effect from April 1, 2024. The move marks a strategic shift towards optimizing the group’s financial group model and enhancing its client offering through collaborative efforts across subsidiaries.

7. On which planet has a huge volcano named Noctis been discovered recently?

  1. Venus
  2. Mars
  3. Jupiter
  4. Saturn

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Correct Answer: Mars

 During the 55th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference held in Texas, scientists at the SETI Institute reported the discovery of a giant volcano and a possible bed of buried glacier ice in the eastern part of the Tharsis Volcanic Province near the Martian equator. Is.

8. Which Indian athlete has recently broken the 16 year old national record in 10000 meters race in California?

  1. Parul Choudhary
  2. Surendra Singh
  3. Avinash Sable
  4. Gulveer Singh

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Correct Answer: Gulveer Singh

Asian Games bronze medalist athlete Gulveer Singh broke the 16year-old national record in the men’s 10,000 meters race by finishing second in his heat at The Ten Championships in San Juan Capistrano, California. The 25-year-old player broke Surendra Singh’s record of 27 minutes 41.81 seconds in the event in 2008.

9. Who has recently been declared by Nepal as its tourism capital? 

  1. Pokhara 
  2. Bharatpur
  3. Kathmandu
  4. Lalitpur

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Correct Answer: Pokhara 

The Nepal government declared Pokhara, a picturesque town in Gandaki province, as the tourism capital of the Himalayan nation. A special function was announced to be organized at Barahi Ghat located on the banks of Surmi Phewa Lake. Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda presided over the special program in which musical performances were given by experienced and popular singers.

10. Where has the Indian Army prepared the first Apache combat helicopter squadron recently?

  1. Kochi
  2. Jodhpur 
  3. Shillong
  4. Lucknow

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Correct Answer: Jodhpur 

Recently the Indian Army established the first Apache squadron in Jodhpur. In an important step towards strengthening India’s defense capability on the western border, the Indian Army has raised its first Apache helicopter squadron equipped with Apache AH-64 attack helicopters in Jodhpur

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