Daily Current Affair MCQs 01-March-2023

Current affairs mcqs 1 March, 2023 World Civil Defense Day ,BIMSTEC Energy ,Vishal Sharma ,GSMA ,Bola Tinubu ,Rajesh Malhotra.


On which date the World Civil Defense Day is observed?

a) March 1

b) March 2

c) March 3

d) March 4

Ans: A - March 1

  • World Civil Defense Day is celebrated every year on March 1.
  • The day is specially celebrated to raise awareness and draw attention to the importance of civil defense and prevention from accidents or disaster situations.

  • Theme of 2023 - 'Uniting the world's leading industry experts for the safety and security of future generations'

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.

Who has been named the Chief Executive Officer of GIL-Chemicals Business?

a) Ajay Banga

b) Rajeev Raghuvanshi

c) Ajay Kumar

d) Vishal Sharma

Ans: D - Vishal Sharma

  • Godrej Industries Limited has named Vishal Sharma as the chief executive officer of the chemicals business.
  • Prior to this, Vishal Sharma served as Senior Vice President for the India, Middle East and Africa (IMEA) region.

  • Vishal oversaw the Asia Pacific Industrial Division of Ecolab.

Which country has won the GSMA Government Leadership Award 2023?

a) India

b) America

c) Canada

d) Australia

Ans: B – India

  • India has won the GSMA Government Leadership Award.
  • India has been declared the winner at a function organized by the Mobile World Congress on February 27, 2023, in Barcelona.
  • The Global Mobile Communications Systems Association (GSMA), which represents over 750 mobile operators and 400 companies in the telecom ecosystem, recognizes one country every year.

  • India has been awarded the Government Leadership Award 2023 for implementing best practices in telecom policy and regulation.

Bola Tinubu has won the presidential election of which country?

a) Tunisia

b) Sudan

c) Nigeria

d) Kenya

Ans: C - Nigeria

  • Nigeria's ruling party candidate Bola Tinubu has been declared the winner of the presidential election.
  • He has been sworn in as the President of Africa's most populous country, Nigeria.

  • Prior to this he was the Governor of Lagos State.

Who among the following has taken over as the Principal Director General of PIB?

a) Rajeev Raghuvanshi

b) Rajesh Malhotra

c) Ajay Banga

d) Arun Gupta

Ans: B - Rajesh Malhotra

  • Senior Indian Information Service officer Rajesh Malhotra has assumed the charge of Principal Director General of Press Information Bureau.
  • He has replaced Satyendra Prakash.
  • Mr Malhotra, a 1989 batch officer, was earlier serving in the Ministry of Finance.

  • He has been associated with the Election Commission for 21 years as in-charge of media and communication.

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