Current Affairs, October 2023


1. ‘Dadasaheb Phalke Lifetime Achievement Award’ was recently conferred to which actor ? Ans – Waheeda Rehman
2. Who is the first Asian man to be nominated for International Tennis Ball of Fame ? Ans – Leander Paes
3. Which institute has been recently selected by PFRDA as the 11th fund manager to manage retirement savings under NPS ? Ans – DSP Pension Fund Managers
4. Which state has devised an ‘Action plan to curb paddy straw burning’ ? Ans – Punjabi
5. Which state is the host of ‘Pitra Paksha Mela’ event ? Ans – Bihar
6. Which country hosted the ‘Annual IAEA General Conference in 2023 ? Ans – Austria
7. As per recent data, states rejected what percent of land claims submitted by tribals under the Forest Right Act ? Ans – 40%
8. Frank Rubio, who was seen in the news, is associated with which profession ? Ans – Astronaut
9. As per a new report, made along with NITI Aayog, which state has the highest electricity demand in the country in July 2023 ?
Ans – Uttar Pradesh
10. Which Indian State/ UT has recently bannad the Conocarpus plant ? Ans – Gujarat
11. Simone Biles, who recently became world’s most decorated gymnast ever, is from which country ? Ans – United States
12. What is the Boma technique commonly used in wildlife conservation ? Ans – A method for capturing and relocating wild animals
13. Which Committee of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) decides the policy reporte ? Ans – Monetary Policy Committee
14. Which country’s hockey team clinched the Asian Games gold medal ? Ans – India
15. R21/Matix-M, which was recently approved, is the vaccine against which disease ? Ans – Malaria
16. Preserverance rover has recently captured ‘Dust devil’ in which planet ? And – Mars
17. Dandeli forest, which was seen in the news, is situated in which state ? Ans – Karnataka
18. Which country launched Europe’s first fully private rocket ‘Miura-1’ ? Ans – Spain
19. Prompt Corrective Action (PCA) framework, which was seen in the news, is associated with which institution ? Ans – RBI
20. ‘Namo Shetkari Mahasanman Nidhi Yojana’ is associated with which state/UT ? Ans – Maharashtra
21. Article 110 of the Indian Constitution pertains to which of the following ? Ans – Money Bill
22. Which country launched Europe’s first fully private rocket ‘Miura-1’ ? Ans – Spain
23. Which state has recently unveiled a statue of ‘Lachit Borphukan’ ? Ans – Assam
24. Central Institute for Research on Goatd (CIRG) is located in which state/UT ? Ans – Uttar Pradesh
25. What is the name of the National Cyber Security Exercise, organised by the National Security Council Secretary (NSCS) ? Ans – Bharat NCX 2023
26. Which country has introduced law called “Ebony Alert” aimed at giving priority to locating missing Black youth ? Ans – USA
27. Which state recently inaugurated its first building built using 3D printing technology named ‘Amaze -28″ ? Ans – Kerala
28. Kulasekarapattinam, associated with ISRO’s second spaceport, is located in which state ? Ans – Tamil Nadu
29. Which Union Ministry confere the National Intellectual Property awards in India ? Ans – Ministry of Commerce And Industry
30. Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) is a public sector undertaking (PSU) under which Union Ministry ? Ans – Ministry of Power
31. India resumed it’s passenger ferry service with which country, after a gap of nearly four decades ? Ans – Sri Lanka
32. Which Union Ministry is associated with the ‘IndiaAI report’ ?
Ans – Ministry of Electronic and information Technology
33. Christopher Luxon has been elected as the Prime Minister of which country ? Ans – New Zealand
34. Daniel Noboa has been elected as the President of which country ? Ans -Ecuador
35. Vizhinjam port, which was seen in the news, is located in which/UT ? Ans – Kerala
36. Oketz, which was seen in the news, is the Canine Unit of which Country’s military ? Ans – Israel
37. ‘Singing plasma Waves’ have been identified for the first time around which planet recently ? Ans – Mercury
38. The union Defence Ministry partnered with which ship building company for construction of a training ship for the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) ? Ans- Mazagaon Dock Shipbuilders
39. Which state government has launched ‘Mukhyamantri Gram Gaadi Yojna’ ? Ans – Jharkhand
40. Which ship-building company delivered INS Imphal, the third ship of project 15B – Class of stealth guided missile destroyers ? Ans – Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders
41. Which Country has abandoned decade old restriction on bonuses ? Ans – UK
42. Which neighbouring country has granted approval for the issuance of free visas to citizens of several countries including India ? Ans – Sri Lanka
43. ‘Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope’ is associated with which space agency ? Ans – NASA
44. The European Union (EU) and India conducted their first joint naval exercise in which place ? Ans – Gulf of Guinea
45. Which country leads the renewable electricity production across the world ? Ans – Australia
46. ‘Dragonfly rotorcraft lander’ is associated with which country ? Ans USA
47. ‘PM eBus Sewa scheme’, which was approved recently, aims to deploy how many e-buses ? Ans – 10000
48. Which day is celebrated to commemorate the 76th anniversary of the landing of India force in Kashmir ? Ans – Shaurya Diwas
49. ‘Malvinoxhosan biota’, which was seen in the news, is a group of _ ? Ans – Marine animals
50. Which element, rarer than platinum, has been discovered using NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) ? Ans – Tellurium

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