Daily Current Affair MCQs 23-February-2023

Current affairs mcqs 23 February, 2023 HD-3385 ,Girish Chandra Murmu ,Hybrid Rocket ,Tilottama Sen ,Seattle ,Rajiv Raghuvanshi.


HD-3385 ​​developed by Indian Council of Agricultural Research is a variety of?

a) Rice

b) Millet

c) Maize

d) Wheat

Ans: D – Wheat

  • The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has developed a new variety of wheat called HD-3385.
  • This new variety can face the challenges of climate change and rising heat.
  • This new variety is suitable for early sowing.

  • It can survive the wrath of heat and its crop can be harvested before the end of March.

Who among the following has been elected as the external auditor of the International Labor Organisation?

a) Rajeev Raghuvanshi

b) Narayana Murthy

c) Alok Kumar

d) Girish Chandra Murmu

Ans: D – Girish Chandra Murmu

  • Comptroller and Auditor General Girish Chandra Murmu has been selected as the external auditor of the Geneva-based International Labor Organization for a period of four years from 2024 to 2027.

  • The appointment reflects recognition of the CAG's professionalism, high standards, global audit experience and its credibility among the international community.

India's first hybrid rocket was launched from which place?

a) Madurai

b) Chengalpattu

c) Paradip

d) Trivandrum

Ans: B – Chengalpattu

  • India's first hybrid sounding rocket has been successfully launched from Pattipulam village in Chengalpattu district of Tamil Nadu.
  • Martin Foundation in association with Dr APJ Abdul Kalam International Foundation and Space Zone India launched the Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Satellite Launch Vehicle Mission- 2023.

  • 5,000 students were involved in this project.

Which medal has been won by Tilottama Sen in the women's 10m air rifle at the ISSF World Cup 2023?

a) Gold

b) Silver

c) Bronze

d) None of these

Ans: C – Bronze

  • Tilottama Sen has won the bronze medal in the women's 10m air rifle at the ISSF World Cup 2023 in Cairo, Egypt.

  • Great Britain's Seonaid McIntosh won the gold and Switzerland's Olympic champion Nina Christen won the silver.

Which has become the first city in America to ban caste discrimination?

a) California

b) New York

c) Seattle

d) Washington

Ans: C – Seattle

  • Seattle becomes the first US city to pass an explicit ban on race-based discrimination.

  • The Seattle City Council passed an ordinance adding race to the list of protected classes in the city's municipal code, along with groups such as race, religion and gender identity.

Who has been appointed as the new Drug Controller General of India?

a) Rajeev Raghuvanshi

b) Amit Kumar

c) Jagdish Singh

d) Arun Gupta

Ans: A – Rajeev Raghuvanshi

  • Rajiv Raghuvanshi has been appointed as the new Drug Controller General of India.
  • Rajeev Singh Raghuvanshi is a former Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission Secretary-cum-Scientific Director.

  • He will succeed Dr. PBN Prasad.

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