Daily Current Affair MCQs 01-April-2023

Current affairs mcqs 1 April, 2023 NATO ,Space Design Lab ,Odisha ,Underwater Drone Test, Amritsar and Gatwick ,Joint Commanders Conference.


Which country has become the 31st NATO member?

a) Finland

b) Zambia

c) Sweden

d) Norway

Ans: A - Finland

  • After Turkey's approval, Finland has become the 31st NATO member.
  • All 30 current NATO members have now ratified Finland's joining.
  • Finland shares a long border of more than 1,300 kilometers with Russia, and was prompted by security problems following Russia's concerns over the uprising in Ukraine.

  • The secretary of NATO is Jens Stoltenberg.

In which of the following city India has inaugurated Space Design Lab for start-ups?

a) Jaipur

b) Ahmedabad

c) Mumbai

d) Bengaluru

Ans: B – Ahmedabad

  • India has inaugurated a state-of-the-art design laboratory in Ahmedabad.
  • It aims to enable space sector start-ups to rapidly convert their innovative ideas into implementable models.

  • In-Space Chairman Pawan Goenka said the In-Space Design Lab includes high-end analysis and simulation software for mission simulation, modeling, visualizing, payload and optimization of spacecraft, ground station and launch vehicle avionics.

Which state's foundation day is celebrated on 1st April?

a) Haryana

b) Chhattisgarh

c) Maharashtra

d) Odisha

Ans: D - Odisha

  • Odisha Foundation Day is celebrated every year on 1 April.
  • It is also called Utkal Divas.
  • Utkal Diwas is celebrated as the day when the state of Odisha got a separate political identity.
  • The state of Odisha was established on 1 April 1936.

  • Theme of 2023 - 'Celebrating the Heritage of Oriya Culture and Heritage'

Which country has recently claimed underwater drone test?

a) Russia

b) North Korea

c) China

d) Japan

Ans: B - North Korea

  • North Korea claims to have tested an underwater drone capable of carrying nuclear weapons.
  • A report by North Korea's official Central News Agency- KCNA states that this drone has been tested from 21 to 23 March.

  • This drone can create radioactive tsunami.

Direct international flight between Amritsar and Gatwick city of which country has been inaugurated recently?

a) England

b) Australia

c) France

d) Canada

Ans: A - England

  • Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia has inaugurated a direct international flight between Amritsar and the English city of Gatwick.
  • This flight between Amritsar and Gatwick will be operated by Air India.

  • This new service will benefit many Indian families living in both the countries.

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.

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