Defence Quizzes - Current Affair MCQs


Where has the Joint Commanders Conference been organized?

a) New Delhi

b) Jaipur

c) Bhopal

d) Mumbai

Ans: C - Bhopal

  • The joint commanders' conference of the three wings of the army is being organized in the presence of Defense Minister Rajnath Singh in Bhopal, the capital of Madhya Pradesh.
  • Its main thrust is to advance the theater command format for national security, enhancing coordination between the three services and working together in the future.

  • The theme of the conference is – Ready, Resurgent and Relevant.

Recently Indian Air Force participated in Exercise Xinyu Maitri with Air Self-Defense Force of which country?

a) Russia

b) Japan

c) Canada

d) South Korea

Ans: B - Japan

  • The Indian Air Force (IAF) along with the Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) participated in Exercise SHINYUU Maitri.

  • Exercise SHINYU Maitri is being conducted on the sidelines of Indo-Japanese joint military exercise, Dharma Patron, which was held from 13 February 2023 to 02 March 2023 at Komatsu, Japan.

In which country will the Cobra Warrior exercise be organized?

a) India

b) America

c) Britain

d) Finland

Ans: C – Britain

  • The 'Cobra Warrior' exercise will be conducted from 6 March to 24 March 2023 at the Waddington Air Base of Britain's Royal Air Force.
  • This multilateral air exercise will see the participation of air forces from Finland, Sweden, South Africa, US and Singapore, UK and India with various fighter aircraft.

  • The Indian Air Force will participate in the exercise this year with five Mirage 2000 fighter jets, two C-17 Globemaster III and one IL-78 mid-air refueller aircraft.

Which country will organize Malabar multilateral naval exercise for the first time in the year 2023?

a) India

b) America

c) Australia

d) Japan

Ans: C – Australia

  • Australia will hold Malabar naval exercise for the first time in August.

  • The exercise includes participation from India, Australia, Japan and the United States.

Joint military exercise 'Dustalik' is being organized between India and which country?

a) Uzbekistan

b) Russia

c) Kyrgyzstan

d) Australia

Ans: A – Uzbekistan

  • The fourth edition of the joint military exercise 'Dustalik' of India and Uzbekistan is being conducted at Pithoragarh in Uttarakhand.
  • The fourteen days long joint exercise will focus on joint anti-terrorist operations in mountainous and semi-urban landscape.

  • 45-45 soldiers each from Uzbekistan and Indian Army are participating in this exercise.

Joint military exercise 'Dharma Guardian' is being organized between India and which country?

a) Japan

b) Russia

c) France

d) America

Ans: A – Japan

  • The fourth joint military exercise Dharma Guardian between India and Japan has started from 17 February 2023 at Camp Imazu in Shiga Prefecture, Japan.
  • This exercise will continue till the second of March 2023.
  • The exercise involves platoon level joint training on operations in jungle and semi-urban or urban areas.

  • This year, soldiers from the Garhwal Rifles Regiment of the Indian Army and the Middle Army of the Japan Ground Self Defense Force are participating in the exercise.

Where has the biggest aero show of Asia started?

a) Bangalore

b) New Delhi

c) Jodhpur

d) Chandigarh

Ans: A – Bengaluru

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 14th edition of Aero India 2023 at Yelahanka Air Force Station in Bengaluru.
  • This air show will be held from 13 to 17 February.
  • Its objective is to promote Make in India as well as to promote the domestic aero industry.

  • Asia's largest aero show will showcase the country's progress in design leadership, growth in the UAV sector, defense space and future technologies.

Where is the Indian Navy's biggest military exercise TROPEX 23 being held?

a) Indian Ocean

b) Bay of Bengal

c) Arabian Sea

d) Gulf of Khambhat

Ans: A – Indian Ocean

  • TROPEX, the flagship maritime exercise of the Indian Navy, is being conducted in the Indian Ocean region.
  • The three-month long exercise not only sees participation from all units of the Indian Navy but also from assets belonging to the Indian Army, Indian Air Force and Coast Guard.

  • The exercise is being conducted both in harbor and at sea in various phases covering various aspects of combat operations including live firing of weapons.