Personality & Places Quizzes - Current Affair MCQs


In which Indian state, 19 new districts have been announced recently?

a) Maharashtra

b) Tamil Nadu

c) Madhya Pradesh

d) Rajasthan

Ans: D – Rajasthan

  • It has been announced to create 19 new districts in Rajasthan.
  • Along with this, three new divisions will also be created.
  • A budget provision of Rs 2,000 crore has also been announced to meet the needs of these new districts.

  • Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said that being the largest state of the country geographically, we have many districts in Rajasthan, where the distance of many areas from the district headquarters is more than 100 kilometers.

Ramshay Prasad Yadav has taken oath as the Vice President of which country?

a) India

b) Nepal

c) Bhutan

d) Malaysia

Ans: B - Nepal

  • Ramshay Prasad Yadav has taken oath as the Vice President of Nepal.
  • Nepal's President Ramchandra Paudel administered him the oath of office and secrecy at the President's Office Sheetal Niwas.

  • Ramshay Prasad Yadav has been the founder general secretary of Madheshi Jan Adhikar Manch and played an active role in the first Madhesh campaign in 2007.

AM Ahmadi has passed away recently, he was among the following?

a) Chief Justice

b) Politician

c) Historian

d) Painter

Ans: A - Chief Justice

  • AM Ahmadi, who was the Chief Justice of India from 1994 to 1997, has passed away.
  • He was the only Chief Justice of India who started from a very low rank to rise to the highest position of the Indian Judiciary.

  • He was awarded highly prestigious legal institutes like American Inn Lodge and Middle Temple Inn by Honorable Society of Middle Temple, London.

Recently in which state gold deposits have been found in three districts?

a) Haryana

b) Odisha

c) Rajasthan

d) Maharashtra

Ans: B - Odisha

  • Gold deposits have been found at various places in three districts of Odisha including Deogarh, Keonjhar and Mayurbhanj.

  • The State Directorate of Mines and Geology and the Geological Survey of India (GSI) conducted a preliminary survey and found the presence of gold deposits in Deogarh, Gopur, Ghazipur, Kusakala, Adal, Salikana, Dimirimunda and Adas area of ​​Kardanga area of ​​Keonjhar.

Where is the International Yoga Festival 2023 being organized?

a) Haridwar

b) Allahabad

c) Banaras

d) Rishikesh

Ans: D - Rishikesh

  • The International Yoga Festival 2023 is being organized by the Uttarakhand Tourism Development Council from March 1 to 7 on the banks of the Ganges in Rishikesh.

  • Visitors to the festival will be able to attend sessions led by Yogacharyas from revered yoga schools such as Isha Foundation, Kaivalyadhama, Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram and Art of Living.

In which Indian state two Australian universities will be set up?

a) Maharashtra

b) Haryana

c) Gujarat

d) Kerala

Ans: C - Gujarat

  • Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has announced that two Australian universities 'Wollongong and Deakin' will soon set up campuses in Gujarat's 'GIFT City'.

  • The partnership with Australia will provide access, affordability and quality of education for youth.

Recently Hekani Jakhalu has become the first woman MLA of which state?

a) Nagaland

b) Manipur

c) Sikkim

d) Mizoram

Ans: A - Nagaland

  • Hekani Jakhalu has become the first woman legislator of Nagaland.
  • Nagaland became a state in 1963 and has not had a woman legislator since then.

  • Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) candidate Hekani Jakhalu has won from Dimapur III constituency.

Where was the first meeting of the Governing Board of BIMSTEC Energy Center (BEC) held?

a) New Delhi

b) Hyderabad

c) Mumbai

d) Bengaluru

Ans: D – Bengaluru

  • India hosted the first meeting of the Governing Board of the BIMSTEC Energy Center (BEC) on February 27, 2023 at the Shangi-La Hotel in Bengaluru.
  • Shri Ajay Tiwari, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Gaming and Chairman, Governing Board of BEC welcomed the delegates from BIMSTEC member countries.
  • India's "Neighbourhood First" and "Act East" policies were outlined during this meeting.

  • BIMSTEC countries include Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Thailand.