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April 2023, One Liner Current Affairs

April 2023, One Liner Current Affairs

1. Who has been appointed as the new Executive Director of the Reserve Bank of India? Neeraj Nigam
2. ISRO successfully tests reusable launch vehicles in collaboration with DRDO and which other organisation? Indian Air Force
3. Who has recently taken over as the Director General of Naval Operations? Atul Anand
4. Which Indian player recently completed his 5000 runs in IPL? Mahendra Singh Dhoni
5. Which bank recently opened its first branch for startups? Bank of Maharashtra
6. Who has been appointed as the new Managing Director by Suzuki Motorcycle India? Kenichi Umeda
7. The World Bank has cut India’s growth rate for FY2024 from 6.6% to how much? 6.30 Percent
8. Which African country is going to launch its first operational Earth observation satellite? Kenya
9. How many astronauts have NASA announced for its lunar mission ‘Artemis 2’? 04
10. Who took over as the 40th President of the FICCI Ladies Organization (FLO)? Sudha Shivkumar
11. Who announced the first quantum computing-based telecom network link in India? Ashwini Vaishnaw
12. What is the target of Swachhotsav 2023? To make 1000 cities 3-Star Garbage Free by October 2024
13. Who will be attending the Combined Commanders’ Conference on April 1? Prime Minister Modi
14. Which two companies have announced a partnership for co-lending? Axis Bank and Shriram Housing Finance
15. Which city is getting India’s 2nd largest cricket stadium? Jaipur
16. What is the name of the cultural centre that is set to open in Mumbai? Nita Ambani Cultural Centre
17. Which ministry has signed a deal worth over Rs 1,700 crore? Defence Ministry
18. Who has been re-appointed as the CEO and MD of Tata Power? Praveer Sinha
19. Which sports broadcasting company has signed Ranveer Singh as its brand ambassador? Star Sports
20. When is International Transgender Day of Visibility observed? 31st March
21. Who has become the most followed Twitter user? Elon Musk
22. When is World Backup Day observed? 31st March
23. Who has been appointed as the Vice-President of UAE? Sheikh Mansour
24. When is the International Day of Drug Checking observed? 31st March
25. What is the current value of India’s forex reserves? $578.78 billion
26. By how much did India’s forex reserves increase? $5.98 billion
27. What is the fiscal deficit till February 2023? Rs 14.5 lakh crore
28. What is India’s current account deficit as a percentage of GDP in Q3? 2.2%
29. Which organization releases data on India’s current account deficit? Reserve Bank of India
30. What is the target for India’s exports by 2030, as per the newly unveiled Foreign Trade Policy? USD 2 trillion
31. What is the target of the New India Literacy Programme? To cover 5 crore nonliterates in age group of 15 years and above
32. Which government body is responsible for implementing the New India Literacy Programme? National Literacy Mission Authority
33. Which state has become the first state in India to have 100% electrified railway network? Haryana
34. Which state’s tea has recently been granted a European Geographical Indication (GI) tag? Himachal Pradesh’s Kangra Tea
35. Which country failed to qualify directly for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023? Sri Lanka
36. When and where will the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 be held? 2023 in India
37. Who was Sarah Thomas? A novelist and short story writer
38. When was RBI Foundation Day observed in 2023? 1st April
39. How many members does NATO have after Finland’s approval? 31
40. Which other country has India recently allowed to trade in Indian rupee? Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Bhutan
41. Which government entity recently launched WhatsApp Banking Services to enable customers to access banking services on their mobile phones? India Post Payments Bank (IPPB)
42. With which telecom company is India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) working to deliver messages to its customers? Airtel
43. How many countries are currently part of the Trans-Pacific Partnership? 11
44. What is the name of the trading deal that Britain is set to join? Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
45. What is the GST revenue collection for the month of March 2023? Rs 1.60 lakh crore
46. Who is the current Chairperson of the GST Council in India? Nirmala Sitharaman
47. What is the current unemployment rate in India as of March 2023? 7.8%
48. What is the name of the bilateral maritime exercise between India and Sri Lanka that began in 2023? SLINEX
49. What is the name of the world’s first liquid hydrogen-powered ferry? MF Hydra
50. Who won the Australian Grand Prix in Formula 1 in the latest race? Max Verstappen
51. Who won the 2023 Miami Open Men’s Singles Title? Daniil Medvedev
52. Who has been appointed as the new Vice-Chief of Indian Navy? Sanjay Jasjit Singh
53. When is World Autism Awareness Day observed? 2nd April
54. When is Prevention of Blindness Week observed in 2023? 1st April to 7th April
55. How many places in Arunachal Pradesh have been ‘renamed’ by China? 11
56. Who is the current Prime Minister of Italy? Giorgia Meloni
57. How many transactions were processed by UPI in March 2023? 8.7 billion
58. What was the net IIP position of India at the end of December 2022? Positive $783 billion
59. What is PNGRB? Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board
60. How much is the cut in oil production announced by OPEC? 1 million barrels per day
61. What is Bastille Day? French National Day
62. What is the World Bank’s projection for India’s GDP growth in FY24? 6.3%
63. Who has been appointed as Executive Director of RBI? Neeraj Nigam
64. Who has become the first woman President of TiE Rajasthan? Sheenu Jhawar
65. What is the name of the fighter training exercise that the US and Indian Air Force are set to engage in? Cope India
66. Which two organizations have tied up for Digital Banking Partnership? Fino Payments Bank and Rajasthan Royals
67. What is the name of the rocket that will carry the crew to the Moon? SLS
68. Where was Bank of Maharashtra’s first dedicated Branch for Start-ups inaugurated? Pune
69. What is the theme of the International Day for Mine Awareness 2023? Mine Action Cannot Wait
70. What is the significance of India’s March GST collection of Rs 1.60 lakh crore? It is the second-highest GST collection ever recorded
71. What is a currency swap? The exchange of one currency for another currency at an agreedupon rate
72. Who launched the ‘SAGAR-SETU’ mobile app of National Logistics Portal Marine? Union Minister for Shipping, Ports and Waterways Sarbananda Sonowal
73. What is the objective of the “Golden License program”? To attract foreign direct investment in Bahrain
74. Where is the Bandipur Tiger Reserve located? Karnataka
75. When was Bandipur declared as a Project Tiger Reserve? 1973
76. What is the name of the new spy satellite launched by Israel? Ofek-13
77. Who is RS Sodhi? A professional with experience in the dairy industry
78. What is FICCI Ladies Organization (FLO)? A women’s business organization that supports and promotes entrepreneurship
79. What is the India Justice Report 2022? A report on the state of the Indian justice system
80. When was the CBI established? 1963
81. Which sport does Sanjita Chanu participate in? Weightlifting
82. Which of the goods from Varanasi received GI certification? Banarasi Paan
83. When is the International Day of Conscience observed? 5th April
84. How long must unclaimed deposits be inactive before they are transferred to the RBI’s DEAF? 10 year
85. What is Pincode, the new e-commerce app launched by PhonePe on the ONDC network? An e-commerce app
86. What is the current status of India in terms of solar manufacturing? India is the world’s third-largest solar manufacturer
87. What is the name of SpaceX’s spacecraft that is set to make its 1st test flight? Starship
88. What event has Peru withdrawn from hosting? FIFA U-17 World Cup 2023
89. What is the Legion d’Honneur? France’s highest civilian award
90. Which company recently test-fired an advanced fully 3D-printed cryogenic engine? Skyroot Aerospace
91. Who recently became the first female umpire to officiate a men’s T20I match? Kim Cotton
92. What is the repo rate as per the recent bimonthly RBI monetary policy announcement? 6.50%
93. Which Indian state topped the list of Geographical Indication (GI) tags in the fiscal year 2022-23? Kerala
94. How many Indian-origin women are featured in the “100 Most Influential Women in US Finance” list? 5
95. Which Ukrainian President has been decorated with Poland’s top award? Volodymyr Zelensky
96. Who has been appointed as the Warrant Officer of UK’s RAF? G. Subramaniam
97. Who has been re-elected as the UEFA president until 2027? Aleksander Ceferin
98. When is the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace observed? 6th April
99. What is the projected growth rate for global trade in 2023, according to the WTO? 1.7%
100.  Which UN body has India been elected to as a member in 2023? UN Statistical Commission
101.  What is the OIC? Organization for Islamic Cooperation
102.  What is the name of the joint military exercise conducted by the Andaman and Nicobar Command? KAVACH
103.  What is the importance of disclosing interest rates to borrowers? To ensure fairness and transparency in lending practices
104.  Who is the brand ambassador for the ‘Khel On, Trade On’ campaign? Robin Uthappa
105.  Who unveiled the statue of Lord Hanuman in Gujarat? Amit Shah
106.  Who has topped the 2023 TIME100 Reader Poll? Shah Rukh Khan
107.  Which airport has recently been ranked as the 9th busiest airport in the world? Indira Gandhi

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108.  What is the name of the rice for which Bihar has received the GI tag? Marcha Rice
109.  What is the highest civilian award in India, which was conferred upon Pandit Ravi Shankar? Bharat Ratna
110.  What is the product that has been granted the GI tag in Chhattisgarh? Nagri Dubraj rice variety
111.  Who has taken charge as the new President of National Rifle Association of India (NRAI)? Kalikesh Singh Deo
112.  Which organization is responsible for the FIFA Rankings? FIFA
113.  What is the theme for World Health Day 2023? Achieving Health for All
114.  Which institutions are covered by the RBI’s guidelines on outsourcing of IT services? Banks and NBFCs
115.  What does NBFC stand for? Non-Banking Finance Company
116.  What is the aim of SBI launching new current accounts and savings accounts in FY24? To attract more customers and deposits
117.  Who is the current chairman of SBI? Dinesh Kumar Khara
118.  What is the current rank of India in terms of the size of its economy? 5th
119.  Which factor are used to determine the size of a country’s economy? Gross Domestic Product (GDP)
120.  How many official languages are recognized by the Indian Constitution? 22
121.  What is the criteria for a political party to be recognized as a national party? The party should have at least 10% of the total votes polled in two or more states in Lok Sabha or Assembly elections.
122.  What is the name of the organization that India has signed an MoU with to enhance innovation for clean energy transition? International Energy Agency (IEA)
123.  Which two countries have gained as FPI destinations in FY23? Norway and Singapore
124.  Who inaugurated the Tulip Garden in Jammu? Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha
125.  Which two organizations have collaborated to develop a touchless biometric system? IIT-Bombay and UIDAI
126.  Who launched the State Energy Efficiency Index 2021-22 report? Power Minister R K Singh
127.  Which city is among the 19 cities with the best public transport in the world? Mumbai
128.  Who won the title at the World Chess Armageddon Asia and Oceania event? D Gukesh
129. What is the Food Conclave-2023 in Hyderabad? A conference on food processing and technology
130.  Which country is the largest importer of gold in the world? India
131.  What is the purpose of the loan provided by the Asian Development Bank to Tata Power Delhi Distribution? To support the company’s efforts towards improving electricity distribution in Delhi
132.  Which organization has lowered India’s GDP forecast for FY24 to 5.9%? International Monetary Fund (IMF)
133.  What is MPLADS? A scheme for the development of constituencies in India
134.  Which state has made the best utilization of MPLADS funds in FY23? Gujarat
135.  What is the name of the Bill banning online gambling in Tamil Nadu? Tamil Nadu Gambling (Prohibition) Bill, 2023
136.  Which country will conduct a joint air force exercise over the Mediterranean Sea? Greece and India
137.  Who was the person whose birth anniversary will be celebrated as ‘Swatantrya Veer Gaurav’ in Maharashtra? Vinayak Damodar Savarkar
138.  What is the Sanjeevani Project launched by Himachal Pradesh? A project to provide medical assistance to remote areas
139.  Who launched the ‘Tulsi Ghat Restoration Project’ in Uganda? S. Jaishankar
140.  Which High Court has Aparesh Kumar Singh been appointed as the Chief Justice of? Tripura High Court
141.  Which ministry is promoting Indian folk arts and culture abroad? Ministry of Culture
142.  Which Indian pharmaceutical company has entered into a licensing agreement with Novartis for a diabetes drug? Cipla
143.  What is H3N8 bird flu? A type of flu that affects both birds and humans
144.  What is UPI EMI? A feature that allows customers to pay for purchases in installments using UPI
145.  What are green deposits? Deposits made by banks in green technologies and projects
146.  How will RBI monitor green deposits? By requiring banks to submit quarterly reports on their green investments
147.  Which city is home to India’s first 3D-printed post office? Bengaluru
148. What is the International Conference on Defence Finance and Economics? A conference for defence industry professionals to network and discuss financial and economic issues
149.  What are the unique features of Vande Bharat Express? Automatic sliding doors, onboard WiFi, and GPS-based passenger information system
150.  What is retail inflation? Inflation in the prices of consumer goods and services
151.  What was the retail inflation rate in February? 6.44%
152.  How much is the credit agreement signed between HDFC Bank and ExportImport Bank of Korea for? $300 million
153.  What is the Export-Import Bank of Korea? A bank that supports Korean exports and imports
154.  What is the purpose of the cross-border bill payment service launched by Canara Bank and NPCI? To enable Indians in Oman to make bill payments in India.
155.  What is NPCI? National Payments Corporation of India
156.  Which country ranks first in AI investment according to the CB Insights report? United States
157.  According to the United Nations, what is the projected economic growth rate for India in 2023? 6.0%
158.  What was the employment rate in India in the March quarter? 36.9%
159.  What is the overall trend in India’s employment rate? Increasing
160.  What is the role of the Rat Czar in New York City? To oversee and coordinate efforts to control the rat population
161.  Who is the target audience of the HELP Program in Uttarakhand? Women, Youth, Senior citizens, Farmers
162.  What is Fasal? A private company that provides agricultural technology solutions
163.  What is the purpose of the Fasal-SBI tie-up? To provide farmers with easy access to loans
164.  Who is launching the “Animal Pandemic Preparedness Initiative (APPI)” under the National One Health Mission? The Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
165.  Which country has become the first to approve the Oxford malaria vaccine for children? Ghana
166.  What is NSE Indices? A private company that provides financial market indices
167. What is a REIT? A private company that provides financial market indices A type of investment vehicle that invests in real estate assets
168.  Which country is set to host the maiden Global Buddhist meet? India
169.  Which bank has launched its Coffee Table Book called “The Banker To Every Indian”? State Bank of India (SBI)
170.  Which city’s metro train has become the first in India to run under a river? Kolkata
171.  Who has won the ICC Player of the Month award for March 2023 in the men’s category? Shakib Al Hasan
172.  When is World Chagas Disease Day observed? 14th April
173.  What is the G20 MACS meeting in Varanasi? A summit for the 20 largest economies in the world to discuss economic and financial issues.
174.  What is the goal of the MAHARISHI Initiative? To promote mental and physical health through meditation.
175.  What is the goal of the NHAI’s initiative to enable FASTag based payments at forest entry points? To reduce the impact of vehicles on forest ecosystems.
176.  What is the Ambedkar Circuit? A circuit of tourist destinations in India associated with Dr. B.R. Ambedkar
177.  From where was the Bharat Gaurav Tourist train flagged off? New Delhi
178.  Who launched the railway projects and methanol plant in Assam? Prime Minister of India
179.  Where was the Ambedkar statue unveiled? Hyderabad
180.  Which organization has called for the trade pact between India and the EU? Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)
181.  When is Save the Elephant Day celebrated? 16 April
182.  What is ‘Vande Metro’? A new type of metro train developed by the Indian Railways
183.  Where was the 12th session of the India-Spain Joint Commission for Economic Cooperation held? New Delhi
184.  Who has been named in Time Magazine’s ‘100 Most Influential People’ list? Shah Rukh Khan and SS Rajamouli
185.  When is World Art Day observed? 15th April
186.  Which country has emerged as India’s biggest trading partner in FY23? USA
187.  Which country is not among the top five trading partners of India in FY23? UK
188.  Which organization is India set to chair the group on the reform of financial architecture? Commonwealth
189.  What is Assamese Gamosa? A traditional Assamese cloth used for various purposes
190. Which space agency launched the Juice mission to search for life on Jupiter’s moons? European Space Agency (ESA)
191. Which taxes are included in net direct tax collections? Income tax
192.  What are net direct tax collections? The amount of tax revenue collected directly from individuals and businesses
193.  Which bank has reintroduced the ‘Amrit Kalash’ retail term deposit scheme? ICICI Bank
194.  What is the benefit of investing in the ‘Amrit Kalash’ retail term deposit scheme? Higher interest rates
195.  Which organization is responsible for ensuring compliance with the International Flight Safety Standards in India? Directorate General of Civil Aviation
196.  Who inaugurated the Buzi Bridge in Mozambique? S. Jaishankar
197.  Who won the gold medal for India in the 2023 Asian Wrestling Championships? Aman Sehrawat
198.  Which country became a founding member of the International Big Cats Alliance? Nepal
199.  Which tyre brand has emerged as the ‘second strongest tyre brand in the world’? MRF
200.  When was World Hemophilia Day observed in 2023? 17th April
201.  What is the CBIC likely to introduce? A new system of publishing daily currency exchange rates
202.  What is the rank of UAE as an export destination for India? Second
203.  Which city has overtaken Sydney as Australia’s most populous city? Melbourne
204.  How many people live in Melbourne as of 2023? Approximately 5 million
205.  What is wholesale inflation? The rate at which the prices of goods and services increase in wholesale markets.
206.  What is Syria known as after recent reports? World’s largest ‘narcostate
207.  Who has been named in the task force to expand US-India university partnerships? An India-born Neeli Bendapudi
208.  What is a Rupee Vostro Account system? An account opened by a foreign bank in India to facilitate foreign transactions in Indian rupees
209.  Which type of transactions can be carried out using a Rupee Vostro Account system? Foreign transactions
210.  Which organization ruled against India regarding import duties on ICT products? World Trade Organization
211.  Where is India’s 16th Visa application center located? Kushtia
212.  Who inaugurated the Shar Nyima Tsho Sum Namyig Lhakhang in Arunachal Pradesh? The Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh
213.  Which state in India has adopted the Water Budget system? Kerala
214. Who has been appointed as the interim MD and CEO of Karnataka Bank? Sekhar Rao
215. What is the DRDO Industry Academia Centre of Excellence? A joint venture between DRDO and IIT Hyderabad
216.  What is the YUVA Portal launched by Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh? A portal for youth development
217.  What are the same-sex marriage pleas? Pleas for legal recognition of same-sex marriages
218.  Which city will host the India-Russia Business Dialogue 2023? New Delhi
219.  What is the name of the scheme launched by the government to bring marginalised rural women into SHGs network? Sangathan se Samriddhi
220.  What is Namami Gange? A government initiative to clean and rejuvenate the Ganga river
221.  What is the name of the scheme launched by the Tribal Affairs Minister for the development of marketing and logistics in the Northeast region? Tribal Development for PTP-NER
222.  What does PTP-NER stand for? Promotion of Tribal Products-Northeast Region
223.  What is a Mangrove Pitta bird? A bird species that lives in mangrove forests
224.  Who has been named as the Wisden T20I player of 2022? Harmanpreet Kaur
225.  Who is the author of the book ‘Sachin@50’- Celebrating A Maestro? Boria Majumdar
226.  Which fruit from Tamil Nadu has been granted the GI tag? Grapes
227.  Who has been selected for the Malcolm Adiseshiah Award 2023? Utsa Patnaik
228.  When is World Liver Day observed globally? 19 April
229.  What is the Federal Cross of Merit? Germany’s highest civilian award
230.  Who has been appointed as the CEO & MD of Tata Electronics? Randhir Thakur
231.  What is the occasion for the release of Rs 100 coin? Mann Ki Baat 100th episode
232.  Who was recently announced as the brand ambassador for JioCinema? Rohit Sharma
233.  What is the name of the Bill passed by the Tamil Nadu assembly allowing 12hour work days? Tamil Nadu Work Hours Extension Bill
234.  Which Indian state is on track to become the first state to have 100% EVs in government departments? Uttar Pradesh
235.  Who has been appointed as the National Technical Research Organisation (NTRO) chairman? Arun Sinha
236.  What is the role of the NTRO? To provide technical intelligence to security agencies
237.  Which company has recently signed up Virat Kohli as their brand influencer? HSBC
238.  Which city tops the list of world’s wealthiest cities in 2023? New York City
239.  Who is the first woman officer of the Indian Air Force (IAF) to receive a gallantry award? Wing Commander Deepika Misra
240.  Which country has become the biggest oil supplier to India? Russia
241. Which Indian states have resolved their long-standing border disputes with a landmark pact? Assam and Arunachal Pradesh
242. When is World Creativity and Innovation Day celebrated? 21st April
243. How much money is SBI seeking through the issuance of dollar bonds? $500 million
244.  What is the maturity period of the bonds that SBI is planning to issue? 7 years
245.  What is the date on which International Mother Earth Day is celebrated? 22nd April
246.  Which regulatory body imposed the penalty on the co-op banks? RBI
247.  What did the RBI announce regarding provisioning norms for urban cooperative banks? They have unified the provisioning norms for standard assets across all categories of UCBs
248.  What is the aim of harmonizing the provisioning norms for standard assets across all categories of UCBs? To simplify the regulatory framework for UCBs
249.  What is the uniform provisioning requirement for direct advances to agriculture and SME sectors that are standard for all categories of UCBs? 0.25%
251.  What is the unique celestial event set to occur in Bengaluru on April 25? Zero Shadow Day
252.  When does Zero Shadow Day occur? On the summer solstice
253.  What new feature was introduced on the eShram portal? Access to education opportunities for children of migrant workers
254.  What is the name of the village in Uttarakhand that has been recognized as the “first Indian village?” Mana
255.  What is the cause of the conflict in Sudan? A dispute over an internationally supported plan to establish a new civilian government
256.  What is Operation Kaveri? A rescue mission to evacuate Indians from Sudan
257.  Who has been appointed as the Chairman of the MMA-1 Federation? Mahavir Singh Phogat
258.  Which country are a part of the INSTC? India, Russia, and Iran
259.  What is the purpose of the National Technology Centre for Ports, Waterways & Coasts? To enable Make in India tech solutions for the sector
260.  What is the theme of World Malaria Day 2023? Time to deliver zero malaria: invest, innovate, implement
261.  Which state has become the first to develop a DNA database for unidentified bodies? Himachal Pradesh
262.  Which state has launched the ‘One Panchayat, One Playground’ initiative? Kerala
263.  Which state has topped the list in the first-ever waterbody census conducted in India? Uttar Pradesh
264.  What is the World Bank’s Logistic Performance Index? A measure of a country’s logistics performance
265. What is the Khongjom Day in Manipur? A tribute to the martyrs of the Anglo-Manipur War of 1891
266.  Where was the World Cup held where Jyothi Surekha Vennam won the gold medal? Guatemala City, Guatemala
267.  What is the PM Gati Shakti national master plan? A plan for the modernization and integration of India’s transportation network
268.  Who won the London Marathon? Daniel Kiptum
269.  What is the partnership between Canara Bank and Reserve Bank of India innovation hub? A partnership for the development of digital payment solutions in India
270.  What are digital payment solutions? Payment solutions that involve the use of digital platforms such as mobile apps and internet banking
271.  When is International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace observed? 24 April
272.  What is the Locked Shields cyber-defense exercise? An international cyberattack simulation exercise
273.  When is World Book and Copyright Day observed? 23 April
274.  Who has been appointed as the new CMD of BEML Limited? Shantanu Roy
275.  Who will develop 10,000 km of optic fibre cables across India by FY 2025? NHAI
276.  Which regulatory body imposed the penalty on the co-op banks? RBI
277.  What did the RBI announce regarding provisioning norms for urban cooperative banks? They have unified the provisioning norms for standard assets across all categories of UCBs
278.  What is the aim of harmonizing the provisioning norms for standard assets across all categories of UCBs? To simplify the regulatory framework for UCBs
279.  What is the uniform provisioning requirement for direct advances to agriculture and SME sectors that are standard for all categories of UCBs? 0.25%
280.  What is the unique celestial event set to occur in Bengaluru on April 25? Zero Shadow Day
281.  When does Zero Shadow Day occur? On the summer solstice
282.  What new feature was introduced on the eShram portal? Access to education opportunities for children of migrant workers
283.  What is the name of the village in Uttarakhand that has been recognized as the “first Indian village?” Mana
284.  What is Operation Kaveri? A rescue mission to evacuate Indians from Sudan
285. Who has been appointed as the Chairman of the MMA-1 Federation? Mahavir Singh Phogat
286. Which country are a part of the INSTC? India, Russia, and Iran
287.  What is the purpose of the National Technology Centre for Ports, Waterways & Coasts? To enable Make In India tech solutions for the sector
288.  What is the theme of World Malaria Day 2023? Time to deliver zero malaria: invest, innovate, implement
289.  What is the primary focus of SBI’s startup branches? Providing mentorship and guidance to startups
290.  Which city has SBI opened its fourth startup branch in India? Mumbai
291.  Jupiter, a neobanking startup, has obtained a non-banking finance company (NBFC) license from the RBI. What is a neobank? A bank that provides services exclusively through online or mobile platforms
292.  Is Payment Bank a type of NBFC? no
293.  What is the theme for the 2023 World Intellectual Property Day? Women and IP: Accelerating Innovation and Creativity
294.  Which country is the largest shareholder in the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)? China
295.  How will the new digital currency be backed by gold in Zimbabwe? The government will hold gold reserves to back the currency
296.  Which organization publishes the Index of Economic Freedom? Heritage Foundation
297.  Which country has consistently ranked first on the Index of Economic Freedom in recent years? Singapore
298.  Which Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) is planning to set up its first international campus in Tanzania? IIT Madras
299.   According to the SIPRI Report, what is India’s rank in global military expenditure in 2022? Fourth
300.  International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day is observed on April 26. In which year Chernobyl disaster occur? 1986
301.  Where is the Global Education & Training Exhibition (GETEX) taking place? Dubai, UAE
302.  The third in-person Quad Summit will be held in Australia. The Quad is a strategic grouping of four countries in the ____ region. Indo-Pacific
303.  What is the theme of the 6th Edition of One Earth One Health – Advantage Healthcare India 2023, inaugurated by PM Modi? One World, One Health
304.  Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the National Games in October 2023. Where will the inauguration ceremony of the National Games be held? Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Fatorda
305.  When was the first Asset Reconstruction Company (ARC) established in India? 2003
306.  How many Asset Reconstruction Companies (ARCs) are currently(as of April 2023) registered with the Reserve Bank of India? 28
307.  Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL) was in focus as the Indian Government upgraded its status to a ‘Navratna’ Central Public Sector Enterprise (CPSE) from a ‘Miniratna’ category. How many Navratna CPSEs are there in India (as of April 2023) ? 13
308. International Girls in ICT Day is an annual event celebrated on the fourth Thursday of April. What is the theme of International Girls in ICT Day 2023? Digital Skills for Life
309.  After a 64-year wait, members of the Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation personally presented the 1959 Ramon Magsaysay Award to the Dalai Lama at his residence.What is the Ramon Magsaysay Award? A prestigious award for public service in Asia
310.  What is recession? A period of economic contraction and declining output
311.  How does the government control inflation? By increasing interest rates
312.  What are TeLEOS-2 and Lumelite-4? Two Singaporean


313.  What is the primary use of PSLV? To launch spacecraft into orbit around the Earth
314.  What is Locked Shields? The world’s largest cyber defence exercise
315.  Which banks are integrated with the NOCS platform for transactions on the ONDC network(as of April 2023)? AU Small Finance Bank, Axis Bank, HDFC Bank, IDFC First Bank, and YES Bank.
316.  ____ is a digital token equivalent to a banknote and is legal tender or sovereign currency backed by the RBI. Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC)
317.  Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. receives Global Gold Award for CSR work. Who gave the award to PGCIL for their CSR work in Odisha? The Green Organization
318.  Who has been awarded the Immigrant Achievement Award in 2023 for their contributions to higher education in the US? Neeli Bendapudi
319.  What is the name of the device NASA used to detect carbon monoxide during the extraction of oxygen from lunar soil? MSolo
320.  What is the name of the upcoming NASA mission that will investigate the Moon’s South Pole for resources? Polar Resources Ice Mining Experiment-1
321.  Indian economy would expand near by 6% this fiscal year, IMF forecasts. What is the IMF’s Special Drawing Rights (SDR)? A reserve asset created by the IMF to supplement member countries’ official reserves.
322.  How is the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) responding to the recent increase in inflation? Increasing interest rates to curb inflation
323.  What is the current inflation rate in India as of April 2023? 5.66%
324.  What is the extra corpus support provided to the CGTMSE scheme in the FY 2023-24 Union Budget? 9,000 crores
325.  What is ‘Reflections’ launched by the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman? A collection of essays by the Finance Minister on India’s economy and policies.
326.  When is World Veterinary Day observed? 29th April
327.  Who revealed the book ‘Saurashtra-Tamil Sangamprashastih’? Prime Minister Narendra Modi
328. Which company has recently acquired Karaikal Port? Adani Group
329. Salim Durani, who passed away recently, was related to which field? Cricket
330.  With which country India is participating in the SLINEX-2023 Maritime Exercise? Sri Lanka
331.  Who has become the fastest Indian to take 50 wickets in IPL history? Khalil Ahmed
332.  Which country has become the 31st member of NATO? Finland
333.  Which product of Varanasi has recently been given GI tag? Banarasi Paan and

Banarasi Langda Mango

334.  Which Indian space start-up successfully tested a 3D-printed cryogenic engine? Skyroot Aerospace
335.  Which woman weightlifter has been banned for 4 years for failing a dope test? Sanjita Chanu
336.  Which state has topped the India Justice Report 2022? Karnataka
337.  Under the G20 Dialogue Forum, the B20 conference is being organized in which city? Kohima
338.  Who has topped the annual list of billionaires released by Forbes? Bernard Arnault
339.  Jagarnath Mahto, who recently passed away was the Education Minister of which state? Jharkhand
340.  Which country has been elected as a member of the Supreme Statistical Commission of the United Nations? India
341.  How many Indian cricketers have been awarded life membership by the Marylebone Cricket Club recently? 05
342.  Who has taken over as the President of the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI)? Kalikesh Narayan Singh Deo
343.  Which Indian American has taken over as the Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resource Affairs in the State Department? Richard Verma
344.  Which country has been removed from hosting the Men’s Under-17 FIFA World Cup? Peru
345.  Which Indian-American mathematician has been awarded the 2023 International Prize in Statistics? C. Radhakrishna Rao
346.  Which Indian has won the title of World Chess Armageddon Asia and Oceania event? D Gukesh
347.  President Draupadi Murmu inaugurated the ‘Bhoroxa’ (Trust) App launched, it is related to? Women’s Safety
348.  Which state has recently declared a public holiday on the birth anniversary of Mahatma Jyotiba Phule? Rajasthan
349.  According to the Tiger Census, how much population of tigers in India increase by the year 2022? 3167
350.  Which player holds the record for most hat tricks in T20 cricket? Rashid Khan
351.  When is World Homeopathy Day celebrated every year? 10 April
352.  Which political party has got the status of National Party recently? Aam Aadmi Party
353.  Who has been appointed as the Chief Investment Officer by LIC? Ratnakar Patnaik
354.  Who launched the first Dogri version of the Indian Constitution? Kiren Rijiju
355.  Who has become the fastest Indian to take 100 wickets in IPL? Harshal Patel
356.  Union Home Minister Amit Shah recently launched the ‘Vibrant Villages Programme’ in which state? Arunachal Pradesh
357.  Who has become the fastest batsman to score 6000 runs in IPL history? David Warner
358.  With whom did the Indian Navy sign an agreement to develop secure maritime communication? Raman Research Institute
359. Which state government has recently given OBC status to the transgender community? Madhya Pradesh
360.  Which state government has passed a bill to ban online gambling? Tamil Nadu
361.  Which country has recently launched an initiative to license crypto firms? El Salvador
362.  What is the name given to India’s first semi-high-speed regional rail service? RapidX
363.  Which Indian player won the silver medal in the 68 kg category in the Asian Wrestling Championships? Nisha Dahiya
364.  Where is the three-day International Conference on Defense Finance and Economics being organized? New Delhi
365.  which city was the first underwater metro train trial run in India? Kolkata
366.  According to the ADR report, who is the Chief Minister with the most assets in the country? Jagan Mohan Reddy
367.  How many total medals India has won in the Women’s Asian Wrestling Championship? 07
368.  Which company has recently been given the Miniratna Category-I status? Solar Energy

Corporation of India

369.  Who has been appointed as the next Chief Justice of Tripura High Court recently? Justice Aparesh Kumar Singh
370.  Who has won the ICC Men’s Player of the Month award for the month of March? Bengaluru Shakib Al Hassan
371.  In which city of India is the first 3D-printed post office being constructed?
372.  Which player holds the record for the fastest 100 wickets in IPL history? Kagiso Rabada
373.  The tallest Ambedkar statue in India has been unveiled in which state? Telangana
374.  In which city was the first AIIMS of North-East India inaugurated? Guwahati
375.  which country did External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar inaugurate the bridge built by India? Mozambique
376.  With which country has Bahrain resumed its diplomatic relations recently? Qatar
377.  India, Japan and France have launched a common platform for financial assistance to which country? Sri Lanka
378.  Which player won India’s first gold medal in the Asian Wrestling Championship 2023? Aman Sehrawat
379.  Who has become the first Indian to score a century in IPL 2023? Venkatesh Iyer
380.  Where is the 100th meeting of the G20 Working Group being held under the chairmanship of India? Varanasi
381.  In which city will the Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament be organized? Chennai
382.  In which country the Indian High Commission has started its 16th Visa Application Centre? Bangladesh
383.  Which country has recently shut down its last three nuclear reactors? Germany
384.  Which country has become India’s largest trading partner? USA
385.  Who has become the fastest batsman to score 4,000 runs in IPL? K L Rahul
386.  Apple company has launched its first store in India in which city? Mumbai
387.  Which Union Minister has started a campaign – ‘Prosperity through Organization’? Giriraj Singh
388.  Asian Development Bank has given how many million dollar loans to Bangladesh for flood rehabilitation? 230 Million
389.  In which city the meeting of the G20 Digital Economy Working Group was held? Hyderabad
390. Which automobile company has launched an online retail sales platform ‘Wheels on Web’? Toyota
391.  Who was appointed as the Acting Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh High Court? Justice Tarlok Singh Chauhan
392.  Who has become the first woman Air Force officer to receive the ‘Gallantry Award’? Deepika Mishra
393.  Who launched the world’s largest and most powerful rocket ‘Starship’ which resulted in massive failure? SpaceX
394.  Which Indian company has recently achieved a market capitalization of Rs 5 lakh crore? ITC Limited
395.  When is National Civil Services Day celebrated every year in India? 21 April
396.  Which state won the National Award for best implementation of ‘Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana’? Karnataka
397.  Who was the Deputy Prime Minister of Britain, who has recently resigned from his post? Dominic Raab
398.  HDFC Bank has appointed whom as Deputy Managing Director? Kaizad Bharucha
399.  How many crore rupees have been sanctioned under the ‘National Quantum Mission’? 6,000 Crore
400.  When is World Liver Day observed annually? 19 April
401.  Which Indian long jumper has qualified for the Asian Games? Shelly Singh
402.  Who is the first Indian woman cricketer to be named Wisden Cricketers of the Year? Harmanpreet Kaur
403.  How many crores of projects have been approved under the National Mission for Clean Ganga? 638 Crore
404.  Which Union Minister launched the ‘Youth Portal’ in New Delhi? Dr. Jitendra Singh
405.  Who has become the fourth batsman in the world to score 6000 runs in IPL? Rohit Sharma
406.  Who has been appointed as the military advisor in the National Security Council Secretariat? Sandeep Singh
407.  In which city the four-team Intercontinental Football Tournament will be organized? Bhubaneswar
408.  Which Indian-American has been appointed as the Deputy Under Secretary of Defence in the US? Radha Iyengar Plumb
409.  Partner Portal Mobile App has been launched by which ministry? Ministry of Agriculture
410.  Indian Army has tied up with which university to impart Chinese language training to military personnel? Tezpur University Assam
411.  Where is the 8th India-Thailand Defence Dialogue being organized? Bangkok
412.  How many US dollars has been announced by the US as the 36th security package for Ukraine? 325 Million Dollar
413.  Who took over as the Secretary of the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT)? Rajesh Kumar Singh
414.  The iconic Sydney Cricket Ground unveiled a gate named after which player? Sachin Tendulkar
415.  When is National Panchayati Raj Day celebrated every year? 24 April
416.  Which state has started the ‘One Panchayat One Play Ground’ project? Kerala
417.  Under Cope India 2023, in which state did the Air Force of India and America participate in a joint exercise? West Bengal
418.  At which ground will the final match of IPL 2023 be played? Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad
419.  Which country will host the third in-person Quad Summit? Australia
420. When is World Intellectual Property Day observed annually? 26 April
421.  Parkash Singh Badal passed away, he was the former Chief Minister of which state? Punjab
422.  India’s first water metro service was inaugurated in which state? Kerala
423.  Who has become the fastest pacer to take 200 wickets in T20 cricket? Shaheen Afridi
424.  Which country has recently honoured Ratan Tata with its highest civilian honour? Australia
425.  Which company has recently got the status of Navratna Central Public Sector Enterprise? Rail Vikas Nigam Limited
426.  Which US state has recognized Diwali as an official state holiday? Pennsylvania
427.  Who has recently been elected the President of the Cycling Federation of India? Pankaj Singh
428.  Who inaugurated the 6th edition of One Earth-One Health – Advantage Healthcare India 2023? Narendra Modi
429.  With which country did India announce making the ‘Net Zero’ Innovation Virtual Center? UK
430.  Where was the North Sea summit organized by European countries? Belgium
431.  Who was honoured with the Best Actress Award at the Filmfare Awards 2023? Alia Bhatt
432.  Dr N. Gopalakrishnan has passed away, he was associated with which field? Science
433.  The Union Cabinet has approved the establishment of how many new Nursing Colleges in the country? 157
434.  Who has become the second-fastest Asian batsman to score 12,000 runs in international cricket? Babar Azam
435.  How many medical device parks will be set up under the National Medical Device Policy? 04
436.  Which operation has been launched by the government to evacuate Indians from trouble-torn Sudan? Operation Kaveri
437.  PM Modi inaugurated how many FM transmitters to boost radio connectivity in the country? 91

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