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January 2023, One Liner Current Affairs

January 2023, One Liner Current Affairs

454.Who has been appointed as the new Director General of DGCA?Vikram Dev Dutt

1. Cristiano Ronaldo has recently joined which club? Al Nassr
2. In which state of India did the first IVF unit for animals start? Gujarat
3. Who took oath as the 39th President of Brazil? Lula da Silva
4. Who has been appointed as the new chairman and CEO of the railway board? Anil Kumar Lahoti
5. The incubation Centre at the National Research Development Corporation has been inaugurated in which city? New Delhi
6. Which Department under the ‘Ministry of Finance notifies changes in rates on small savings schemes? Department of Economic Affairs
7. Which nation recently adopted Euro as its currency? Croatia
8. Who has been appointed as the state icon for Bihar by the Election Commission of India? Maithili Thakur
9. How many people will be awarded the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Awards this year? 27
10. Which country took over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union for the first six months of 2023? Sweden
11. When is the birth anniversary of the first female teacher in Modern India, Savitri Bai Phule celebrated? 3 January
12. The ‘Dhanu Yatra’ festival, the largest open-air theatre festival began in which state recently? Odisha
13. Which state government has launched an initiative for the conservation of the Nilgiri Tahr at a cost of Rs 25.14 crore? Tamil Nadu
14. Who has been named as one of the top talents of Europe in Biology by prestigious European Molecular Biology Organisation (EMBO)? Mahima Swamy
15. Election Commission has proposed introduction of ‘remote voting’ for who? Domestic Migrants
16. Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari inaugurated Zuari bridge in which state/UT of India? Goa
17. The Uttar Pradesh government has appointed IPS officer _______ as the new Noida Police chief, making her the first woman officer to head a Police Commissionerate in the state. Laxmi Singh
18. India’s April-November fiscal deficit widens on-year to ____ of FY23. 58.9%
19. In 2022, _______ anniversary of indigenously developed payment application BHIM. 6th
20. Which state information commission worst performing in RTI responsiveness? Punjab
21. Which state police has received the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) 2022 Award for the ‘Nijaat’ campaign? Chhattisgarh
22. Who has inaugurated Mega Dairy at Mandya in Karnataka recently? Amit Shah
23. According to the Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation, India’s first underwater metro service, the East-West Metro Corridor project is expected to be completed by which date? December 2023
24. Ajay Kumar Srivastava has been appointed as Managing Director and CEO of which bank? Indian Overseas Bank
25. Who has won India’s first-ever Silver medal in the FIDE World Blitz Chess Championships in Almaty, Kazakhstan? Koneru Humpy
26. Which state has clinched the title by defeating Odisha 6-5 in the Khelo India Youth Games 2022 Men’s Under-18 qualifier title in Bhubaneswar? Madhya Pradesh
27. The Reserve Bank of India’s Medium-term Strategy Framework for the period 2023-2025, named _____________________ was launched by Shri Shaktikanta Das. UTKARSH 2. 0
28. Which banks has partnered with SBI Card to launch co-brand credit cards for its customers? Punjab & Sind Bank
29. Bangladesh launched its first metro rail service in the capital Dhaka in December 2022, which country funded the metro rail project? Japan
30. Which state has won the Khelo India Youth Games 2022 women’s Under 18 Qualifiers after defeating Madhya Pradesh 2-0 in the final at Bhubaneswar? Haryana
31. Who becomes becomes first person ever to lose $200 billion? Elon Musk
32. Which year announced as the “International Year of millets”? 2023
33. India and ______ exchange lists of nuclear assets and Prison inmates. Pakistan
34. Who was sworn in as Brazil’s president in the capital of Brasilia to assume office for the third time? Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva
35. How much GST collections collected in December 2022? Rs 1.49 lakh cr
36. This year which edition of Dhaka Literary Festival organised in Bangladesh? 10th
37. Union Home and Cooperation Minister Amit Shah has laid the foundation stone of the Central Detective Training Institute (CDTI) at which state recently? Karnataka
38. Global Family Day is celebrated every year on which day? 1 January
39. The volume of Unified Payments Interface (UPI) transactions touched a record 7.82 billion in December 2022, amounting to ______. Rs 12.82 trillion
40. Recently, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) recommended Dexa as a selection criteria. What is Dexa? Bone density scan
41. Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually inaugurated Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee National Institute of Water and Sanitation in ________. Kolkata
42. Which armed force has celebrated ‘Jashn-e-Chillai-Kalan’ with students in Srinagar? CRPF
43. Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) Headquarters in New Delhi has marked the 65th Foundation Day of the Organisation, which is celebrated on ________ every year. 1st January
44. Name the author of the book “Breaking Barriers: the Story of a Dalit Chief Secretary”. Kaki Madhava Rao
45. Which country has switched to the euro and entered Europe’s passport-free zone – two important milestones for the country after joining the European Union (EU) nearly a decade ago? Croatia
46. Election Commission’s launches ‘Mission-929’ to take voter turnout in _______ to over 90. Tripura
47. According to the Coffee Board of India, the total export of coffee from India rose by how much percent to 4 lakh tonnes in 2022? 1.66 %
48. India’s unemployment rate in December 2022 has been increased to a 16-month high at how much percent from 8% in November 2022? 8.30%
49. Who has inaugurated the 108th Indian Science Congress through video conferencing? Narendra Modi
50. Hydrogen blended PNG project starts operation at which state? Gujarat
51. ___________ becomes the first country in Asia and second in the world to launch Hydrogen powered Train. China
52. Which company has topped profit making public sector enterprises in 2021-22? ONGC
53. Which bank is partnering with Microsoft in the next phase of its digital transformation journey? HDFC Bank
54. How many electric buses were launched in Delhi with support under the FAME India Phase II scheme of the Ministry of Heavy Industries? 50
55. Defence minister Rajnath Singh has inaugurated the Siyom bridge. This bridge inaugrated in which state? Arunachal Pradesh
56. Who becomes the 1st women officer to be operationally deployed in Siachen? Captain Shiva Chauhan
57. The Defence Ministry has started the process for the procurement of 100 more _______ tracked self-propelled howitzers which are built in India by Larsen & Toubro (L&T) using technology transferred from South Korean defence major Hanwha Defence. K9-Vajra
58. World Braille Day, marked on _______, emphasises the significance of Braille as a form of communication for the partially sighted and blind. The United Nations has been commemorating the day since 2019. January 4
59. Which ministry has proposed to ban advertisements of online betting sites on social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram and YouTube, as per draft rules for online gaming released? Ministry of Electronics and IT
60. Which state has launched CM’s Sukhashray Sahayata Kosh? Himachal Pradesh
61. President Droupadi Murmu inaugurated Samvidhan Udyan at Raj Bhavan in ___________. Rajasthan
62. Which state has launched two programme named ‘Didir Suraksha Kawach’ and ‘Didir Doot’, ahead of the 2023 panchayat polls? West Bengal
63. Which state has celebrated the Imoinu Eratpa festival? Manipur
64. Who has assumed the charge as the Secretary General of the Asian Pacific Postal Union (APPU)? Dr. Vinay Prakash Singh
65. Folk singer Maithili Thakur has been appointed as the state icon for which state by the Election Commission? Bihar
66. Who has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Bank of Singapore? Jason Moo
67. Which IIT has collaborated with the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) to develop Advanced Defence Technologies? IIT Madras
68. Sumitra Sen passed away recently at the age of 89. Who was she? Singer
69. Which organizations/ministry has launched the Inflation Expectations Survey of Households (IESH) which will provide useful inputs for monetary policy? Reserve Bank of India
70. How many overseas Indian are awarded this year by the Indian government for the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Awards? 27
71. Which state won the UN-Habitat’s World Habitat Awards 2023 for Jaga Mission? Odisha
72. _________ is all set to be the next Speaker of the Himachal Pradesh Assembly. Kuldeep Singh Pathania
73. Who has been selected for Odakuzhal Award 2022 for his collection of short stories titled Pranavayu? Ambikasuthan Mangad
74. Which state government to provide free rice for one year under the State Food Security Scheme? Odisha
75. President Murmu inaugurates the 18th National Jamboree of the Bharat Scouts and Guides in ______. Rajasthan
76. Union Cabinet approves naming of Mopa airport in Goa after __________. Manohar Parrikar
77. The Union Government has approved the National Green Hydrogen Mission with an initial outlay of how many rupees? 19,744 crore
78. The government of India has constituted 17 member High Powered Committee (HPC) to protect Ladakh culture, language & employment under the Chairmanship of __________. Nityanand Rai
79. Bandhan Bank has launched its ‘Jahaan Bandhan, Wahaan Trust’ campaign. Who is the brand ambassador of this campaign? Sourav Ganguly
80. Who is the author of the book titled ‘Ambedkar: A Life’? Shashi Tharoor
81. Ministry of Jal Shakti organized “1st All India Annual State Ministers Conference on Water’’ with the theme “Water Vision@2047” in which city? Bhopal
82. The World Day of War Orphans is observed on ________ every year with an aim to raise awareness about children orphaned in wars. January 6
83. Which state has inaugurated the Palm leaf Manuscript Museum with modern audio-visual technology at the renovated Central Archives? Kerala
84. Who became the first bowler to take a hat-trick in the opening over at Ranji Trophy history? Jaydev Unadkat
85. Australia’s _______ has become the first female cricketer to have a statue cast in her honour, a bronze sculpture of the trailblazing former captain unveiled outside Sydney Cricket Ground.  Belinda Clark
86. Who is the author of the book ‘Human Anatomy’? Dr. AK Dwivedi
87. Who has been named India’s 79th Grandmaster? Pranesh M
88. The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has signed a partnership with the _______ for the upcoming FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup 2023 Bhubaneswar-Rourkela, which will kick-off later this month. JSW Group
89. ISRO and ________ join hands to give Indian space tech ecosystem a boost. Microsoft
90. ________ approves world’s first vaccine for declining honey bees United States
91. Who has been elected as Chairman of the All India Gem and Jewellery Domestic Council (GJC)? Saiyam Mehra
92. Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar has inaugurated the three-day ‘North East Krishi Kumbha-2023’ in which state? Meghalaya
93. How many monuments out of 3,693 centrally protected monuments of India have gone missing, as per the report of the Ministry of Culture? 50
94. Which city police has won the ‘Best Police Unit’ award for 2021? Nagpur Police
95. Who has been conferred with Assam State’s highest civilian award ‘Assam Baibhav’ for his contribution in cancer treatment? Dr. Tapan Saikia
96. The book, “Revolutionaries: The Other Story of How India Won Its Freedom,” is authored by whom? Sanjeev Sanyal
97. Who has been appointed as the Secretary General of the Asia Pacific Postal Union (APPU) in January 2023? Vinaya Prakash Singh
98. The first-of-its-kind inclusive festival in India, ‘Purple Fest: Celebrating Diversity’ took place in which state of India? Goa
99. Who become the first online bond platform provider to receive a debt brokerage license from Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)? GoldenPi
100. The Reserve Bank of India gave its approval to SBI Funds Management Ltd to acquire up to ___________________ stake in Equitas Small Finance Bank through the schemes of SBI Mutual Fund. 9.99%
101. Cirium issued a list of the top-performing global airports of 2022 in which ________ International Airport won the 2nd rank. Bangalore Kempegowda International Airport
102. Which edition of the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas is being organized in Indore in partnership with the Government of Madhya Pradesh? 17th
103.  Which state government has begun caste surveys in different parts of the State? Bihar
104. A Military Tattoo and Tribal Dance Festival – Aadi Shaurya – Parv Parakram Ka, will be held at which city on January 23 & 24, 2023? New Delhi
105. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will issue Sovereign Green Bonds of how much rupees in two tranches on January 25 and February 9? 8000 crore
106.  Who has been elected as the Speaker of the US House of Representatives? Kevin McCarthy
107.  According to the Public Enterprises Survey 2021-22 released in January 2023, who has been ranked 1st in the Services Sector? Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd.
108.  President of India Droupadi Murmu, laid the foundation stone of 1000 MW Bikaner Solar Power Project at Jaipur, Rajasthan. The project is implemented by _______________. SJVN Limited
109.  Squadron leader Avani Chaturvedi, the first female fighter pilot in the Indian Air Force (IAF), is scheduled to participate in the inaugural air exercise Veer Guardian, the exercise is set to take place in which country? Japan
110.  Who was awarded the “Award for Global Leadership” in recognition of his lifetime of service to the legal profession in India and around the world by Harvard Law School Center on the Legal Profession (HLS CLP)? DY Chandrachud
111.  India’s first-ever coal gasification plant is set to start urea production in 2024, the plant is located in which state/UT? Odisha
112.  India deployed a women-only platoon of peacekeepers to the UN Mission in Abyei, who was the UN’s first Police Adviser from India? Kiran Bedi
113.  ICICI Prudential Life Insurance has announced the launch of its ‘360° Financial Protection with ICICI Prudential Life Insurance’ digital-first campaign featuring cricketer ________. Suryakumar Yadav
114.  Which state has declared as the first state in the country to go fully digital in its banking service? Kerala
115.  Who has been appointed as the new Managing Director and CEO of Paytm Payments Bank? Surinder Chawla
116.  Which state of India has began the International Kite Festival 2023? Gujarat
117.  Which company has launched low-smoke Superior Kerosene Oil (SKO) for the Indian Army in Jammu? Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited
118.  Union Home Minister Amit Shah has recently unveiled a 120 feet tall statue of a polo player in which state? Manipur
119.  Which state celebrated the traditional Cherchera festival at Dudhadhari Math in the state? Chhattisgarh
120.  Sania Mirza has announced her retirement recently. She was related to which sport? Tennis
121.  Which university has won the ‘Overall Championship’ at the 36th Inter University South Zone Youth Festival in Tirupati? University of Kerala
122. Who has released the book titled ‘Chief Minister’s Diary No. 1’? Ranjan Gogoi
123.  PM Narendra Modi inaugurated the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas convention in Indore, who was the chief guest of the convention? Mohamed Irfaan Ali
124.  In January 2022, who won the first Dr Patangrao Kadam Memorial Award? Adar Poonwalla
125.  World Hindi Day or Vishwa Hindi Diwas is celebrated on ________ every year to promote awareness about the language across the world. 10th January
126.  What is the theme of World Hindi Conference 2023? Hindi – Traditional Knowledge to Artificial Intelligence
127.  This year, which country host World Hindi Conference 2023? Fiji
128.  Journalist ________ has released his latest book “Roller Coaster: An Affair with Banking”. Tamal Bandyopadhyay
129.  Who has defeated America’s Sebastian Korda in a nerve-wracking final to win the Adelaide International men’s singles title? Novak Djokovic
130.  ‘Hockey Wali Sarpanch’ inks pact with ________ to strengthen farmers in Rajasthan’s village. NABARD
131.  DPIIT to organize Startup India Innovation Week from _________. 10th to 16th January 2023
132.  Who has been honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the opening ceremony of the 15th edition of the Jaipur International Film Festival (JIFF)? Aparna Sen
133.  The Khelo India Senior Women National Kho Kho league is set to take place in which state from 10 to 13 January 2023? Punjab
134.  Who has become the fastest player to reach 1,500 runs in T20 International cricket in terms of balls faced? Suryakumar Yadav
135.  Who has been appointed as the head of Meta’s global business group in India? Vikas Purohit
136.  The RBI released a list of six credit rating agencies, and has advised banks to use them for risk weighting their claims about capital adequacy, which credit rating agency was NOT named in the list? Brickwork Ratings India Private Limited
137.  Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) approved the appointment of who for the post of Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) of Electronics Corporation of India Ltd (ECIL)? Anurag Kumar
138.  BCCI in India has signed Kewal Kiran Clothing Ltd, maker of Killer jeans, as the official sponsor of the Indian cricket team, replacing which? MPL
139.  Which Indian song won the best song category in Golden Globe Awards 2023? Naatu Naatu
140.  National Human Trafficking Awareness Day is observed every year in the United States on ______. 11th January
141.  Which flagship initiative of government has won the Platinum Award in the Digital Empowerment of Citizens Category in Digital India Awards 2022 held in New Delhi? e-NAM
142.  Who Indian women cricketer has signed by Herbalife Nutrition India Private Limited as sponsored sports athlete? Smriti Mandhana
143.  Which bank enters into revised pact with Max Financial Services for acquiring additional 7% stake in Max Life? Axis Bank
144.  What is the theme for National Science Day 2023? Global Science for Global Wellbeing
145.  Which financial services company gets in-principle nod from RBI to operate as online payment aggregator? BharatPe
146.  Who has been appointed as new prime minister of Gabon? Daniel Ona Ondo
147. The defence ministry approved three procurement proposals, including that of Helina anti-tank guided missiles, at a total cost of ________________. Rs 4,276 cr
148.  The book, “Jadunama” authored by Arvind Mandloi was launched in January 2023, the book is written on who? Javed Akhtar
149.  Hugo Lloris announced his retirement from International football in January 2023, he played for which national team? France
150.  Which state governments has passed a bill to provide women of the state the legal right of 30% reservation in public services and posts? Uttarakhand
151.  Who has been appointed as NASA‘s new chief technologist? AC Charania
152.  National Youth Day is celebrated every year on January 12 to mark the birth anniversary of _______. Swami Vivekananda
153.  What is the theme of National Youth Festival 2023? Developed Youth – Developed India
154.  Ministry of Road Transport & Highways, Government of India is observing the Road Safety Week from ________, under “Swachhata Pakhwada”, to propagate the cause of safer roads for all. 11th to 17th January 2023
155.  Which state host this year National Youth Festival 2023? Karnataka
156.  Which country is all set to be taught Punjabi in public schools? Australia
157.  Name the author of the book Jadunama, a book written on veteran writerlyricist Javed Akhtar. Arvind Mandloi
158.  _________ has launched a new metaverse product to tie in with its hosting of the Men’s World Cup. Hockey India
159.  Name the former and last King of Greece who ruled Greece before the country became a republic in 1974 passed away. Constantine II
160.  World Bank predicts India’s economic growth to slow to ______ in FY23. 6.9%
161.  Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, a member of the British royal family, has released his memoir titled “________”. Spare
162.  Ashleigh Gardner has won the ICC Women’s Player of the Month award for December 2022. From which country does he belong? Australia
163.  The Union Cabinet approved a ______________incentive scheme to promote Rupay debit card and low-value BHIM-UPI transactions (person-to-merchant) in FY23. Rs. 2,600-crore
164.  Union Minister Shri Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated the School of Logistics, Waterways and Communication in which city of India? Agartala
165.  Who received the ICC Men’s Player of the Month award for December? Harry Brook
166.  Who has officially launched the book titled “Braving A Viral Storm: India’s Covid19 Vaccine Story” in New Delhi? Mansukh Mandaviya
167.  Former India cricket team captain _______ and drone market Garuda Aerospace have launched a a surveillance drone named ‘Droni.’ Mahendra Singh Dhoni
168.  Home Minister Amit Shah has released a book titled “Revolutionaries- The Other Story of How India Won Its Freedom” at a function in New Delhi. Who author the book? Sanjeev Sanyal
169.  Which bank has launched e-Bank Guarantee (e-BG) facility in association with National e-Governance Services Limited (NeSL)? SBI
170.  IT giant Cognizant has announced ________ as its new Chief Executive Officer, replacing the outgoing Brian Humphries, effective immediately. Ravi Kumar
171.  India’s retail inflation eased to ________ per cent in December on an annual basis as against 5.88 per cent in November, 2022. 5.72
172. Which state tourism board signs MoUs with chapters of eight countries of Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO)? Madhya Pradesh
173.  Who takes charge as first woman Chief Secretary of Telangana? Santhi Kumari
174.  Grand cultural program ‘Sur Sarita-Symphony of Ganga’ organised in _______. Varanasi
175.  Alibaba sells which company stake worth $125 million via block deal recently? Paytm
176.  Which country creates new ministry for indigenous peoples? Brazil
177.  Who was named as the president of the COP28 climate conference? Sultan al-Jaber
178.  The National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) approved the merger of multiplex operators PVR with which? INOX
179.  OneWeb successfully launched and deployed 40 satellites onboard a SpaceX launcher, OneWeb is backed by which telecom companies? Bharti Airtel
180.  The Armed Forces Veterans Day is celebrated on ________ since 1953, the First Indian Commander in Chief (C-in-C) of Indian Army- Field Marshal KM Cariappa, who led Indian Forces to Victory in the 1947 war, had formally retired from the Services. 14th January
181.  Indian army day 2023 is celebrated on 15th January 2023 and it mark the ______ anniversary of the Indian army day. 75th
182.  Men’s Hockey World Cup, 2023 has began with a spectacular opening ceremony at the picturesque Barabati Stadium in Cuttack, _______. Odisha
183.  Which state celebrates Mongeet festival? Assam
184.  Where is India’s First Centre of Excellence in Online Gaming to be set up? Shillong
185.  India’s forex reserves declined by USD 1.268 billion, falling to USD _______ billion for the week ended January 6 561.583
186.  The ‘Saharsh’ was launched in 40 schools of the state on a pilot basis in August last year. This year, it will be extended to all government and aided schools in which state? Tripura
187.  Which government has recently implemented a policy for blindness control with the objective of ‘Right to Sight’? Rajasthan
188.  Rajnath Singh recently launched ________ Alpine Challenge to promote tourism in border areas. Soul to steel
189.  Which union minister recently launched Geospatial Hackathon to promote Innovation and Start-Ups in India’s Geospatial ecosystem? Jitendra Singh
190.  Star Indian batter Virat Kohli became the _______-highest run-scorer in history of ODI cricket recently. Fifth
191.  Regional carrier Flybig has recently started flight service from Itanagar to ________. Guwahati
192.  In Cricket, India scripted history by defeating ________ by the largest ever margin of 317 runs in the third and final ODI in Thiruvananthpuram, Kerala. Sri Lanka
193.  Who will be the first woman officer to be posted on a foreign assignment at the Border Roads Organisation (BRO)? Surbhi Jakhmola
194.  Who became the fifth-highest run-scorer in history of ODI cricket, overtaking Sri Lankan legend Mahela Jayawardene to enter into top-five? Virat Kohli
195.  Which Indian movie bagged two awards in 28th Critics Choice Awards? RRR
196.  Who has been crowned Miss Universe 2022 at a ceremony held in New Orleans, Mexico? R’Bonney Gabriel
197.  A Credit Default Swap is a _________. Financial swap arrangement
198. National Urban Technology Mission Launched by Which Ministry? Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs
199.  Who has stakes in IDBI Bank along with the Central Govt? LIC
200.  Who releases the report titled “Survival of the Richest: The India Supplement”? Oxfam India
201.  Who has been appointed as the new Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Chief Economist? Clare Lombardelli
202.  What is the theme for the 53rd edition of the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting being held in Davos, Switzerland? Cooperation in a Fragmented World
203.  When did Prime Minister Narendra Modi announce the establishment of National Startup Day on January 16? 2022
204.  Which edition of The Global Risks Report 2023 was released by World Economic Forum recently? 18th
205.  Uttar Pradesh emerged as the top destination for mobile gamers according to India Mobile Gaming Report 2022. Which were the second and third states? Maharashtra and Rajasthan
206.  The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced that Viacom 18 have grabbed the media rights for the upcoming Women’s IPL for a whopping ________. Rs 951 crore
207.  Who won the Malaysia Open Super 1000 women’s singles titles? Akane Yamaguchi
208.  _________ have won the Spanish Super Cup for the first time since the competition was revamped and moved to Saudi Arabia with a 3-1 victory over Real Madrid. Barcelona
209.  ISRO ‘Shukrayaan I’ mission to planet Venus reportedly shifted to ________. 2031
210.  According to the Ministry of Defence, the 21st edition of “Varuna” the bilateral naval exercise between India and ______ commenced on the western seaboard. France
211.  Which country population has dropped by 850K, declining for the first time since the Great Famine of 1961? China
212.  United Nations Security Council (UNSC) listed Pakistan-based terrorist _________ as a global terrorist. Abdul Rehman Makki
213.  Merchandise exports shrank _______ per cent in December 2022 from a year before to $34.5 billion. 12.2
214.  Who won the Malaysia Open Super 1000 men’s singles titles? Viktor Axelsen
215.  Warehousing Development Regulatory Authority (WDRA) has signed a memorandum of understanding with _________ to help farmers in getting low interest rate loans. State Bank of India
216.  Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh has informed that by which year the entire country will be covered by the Doppler weather radar network to predict extreme weather events more accurately? 2025
217.  Recently, India has announced the donation of 12,500 doses of pentavalent vaccines to which country? Cuba
218.  Who has received the first-ever Federal Bank Literary Award 2022 for his autobiography ‘Oranweshananthinte Katha’? K Venu
219.  Indian Scientists have first identified and reported the solitary waves in the magnetosphere of which planet with the help of high-resolution electric field data recorded by a Nasa spacecraft? Mars
220.  Which payment banks has received final approval from the Reserve Bank of India to operate as a Bharat Bill Payment Operating Unit? Paytm Payment Bank
221. The Ministry of Minority Affairs (MoMA) has discontinued the scheme of interest subsidy on education loans for overseas studies named Padho Pardesh, which bank was the designated nodal bank of the scheme? Canara bank
222.  The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said any person looking to acquire more than __________________ stake in a bank will need prior approval from the regulator. 5 per cent
223.  The Indian district of ________ has become the country’s first constitution literate district. Lucknow
224.  Who was appointed as the Deputy National Security Adviser in National Security Council Secretariat for a period of two years. Pankaj Kumar Singh
225.  India, ______ explore co-op in biotech, AI & quantum tech & oceanography. Russia
226.  Govt declares ________ as ‘Free Area’ for purposes of Prevention and Control of Infectious and Contagious Diseases in Animals Act, 2009. J&K
227.  LHS 475 b is a- Exoplanet
228.  Current Budgeted Fiscal Deficit of Govt of India is- Rs 16.61 lakh crore
229.  Which is not Sri Lanka’s main bilateral creditor? Singapore
230.  With which state Gogoro and Belrise signed $2.5 bn agreement on Batteryswapping Infra-? Maharashtra
231.  Think- 20 meeting under the G-20 has begun in which city of India? Bhopal
232.  Which has reclaimed the top spot as the world’s most valuable brand despite its brand value falling 15 per cent this year from $350.3 billion to $299.3 billion? Amazon
233.  Google pilots ‘Soundpod by Google Pay’ for _________ in India. UPI payments
234.  Which city was selected to host WEF Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution? Hyderabad
235.  Which is the first Indian UT to completely shift to e-governance mod? J&K
236.  Which edition of National Disaster Response Force day is celebrated on January 19, 2023 by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF)? 18th
237.  Name the world oldest person, who passed away recently. Lord Williams
238.  _________ ended his 22-year playing career, with his legacy secure as one of South Africa’s all-time cricketing greats. Hashim Amla
239.  Geovanis Uwase has been suspended by ICC from bowling in international cricket with immediate effect after her action was found illegal at Under-19 Women’s T20 World Cup. She belongs to which country? Rwanda
240.  Recently Jacinda Ardern has resigned his post of Prime Minister. She belongs to which country? New Zealand
241.  Which bank decided to accept Rs 9,718 crore at a coupon rate of 7.70% payable annually for a tenor of 15 years? SBI
242.  According to world bank, which South Asian country has weakest economy? Pakistan
243.  Bharti Airtel to invest Rs 2,000 crore to set up hyperscale data centre in ___________. Hyderabad
244.  WEF launches initiative to unlock _______ trillion a year for climate and nature. $3 trillion
245.  Which bank has been awarded with the Best Bank award by Business TodayKPMG (BT-KPMG Best banks survey)? Tamilnad Mercantile Bank Limited
246.  The National Council of Education Research and Training (NCERT) has notified India’s first National Assessment Regulator ‘PARAKH’ recently. What is the meaning of the second ‘A’ in ‘PARAKH’? Analysis
247.  Who has become the youngest and the first LGBTQ woman of color to take the oath of Oakland City Council in the US state of California? Janani Ramachandran
248. Who has recently broken MS Dhoni’s record of hitting the most sixes in ODIs in India? Rohit Sharma
249. Who recently announced plans to expand its Girls4Tech STEM education in India, to reach 100,000 additional female students by 2024? Mastercard program
250.  NASA-JAXA Geotail Studied about Earth’s Protective bubble in: Magnetosphere
251.  Indian captain _______ has shattered a long-standing record held by MS Dhoni to become India’s most prolific six-hitter in the history of ODI cricket. Rohit Sharma
252.  Which airport won the prestigious “Best Sustainable Greenfield Airport” award? Goa Manohar International Airport
253.  Who has won the ISA Award for Service to Humanity, a top civilian award of Bahrain? Dr Sanduk Ruit
254.  _________ made history by becoming the first Indian-American politician to be elected as the lieutenant governor of the US state of Maryland. Aruna Miller
255.  Which bank has become India’s first public sector bank to launch credit cards for its fixed deposit customers? Punjab National Bank
256.  An EY report said, the Indian Economy is very likely to hit the $26 trillion mark by year ______. 2047
257.  Who has overtaken the likes of Satya Nadella of Microsoft and Google’s Sundar Pichai to be ranked No.1 among Indians and second globally on the Brand Guardianship Index 2023? Mukesh Ambani
258.  Renowned Assamese poet Nilamani Phukan passes away. In which year he honoured 56th Jnanpith award? 2021
259.  India has extended a concessional USD ________ million Line of Credit for developing sporting infrastructure in the Maldives. 40 million
260.  India is currently participating in an international tourism trade fair. International Tourism Fair FITUR 2023 held in? Madrid
261.  India’s first School of Logistics, Waterways, and Communication has launched in which state? Tripura
262.  Who has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Vedanta’s Cairn Oil & Gas? Nick Walker
263.  Who has defeated Aditya Mehta by 9-6 to win the final of the ‘Baulkline’ NSCI All India Snooker Open 2023? Laxman Rawat
264.  Who has been ranked second on Brand Finance’s annual report on the world’s top CEOs for the year 2023? Mukesh Ambani
265.  Indian Navy is all set to commission the fifth diesel-electric Scorpene named as INS ___________ on January 23. Vagir
266.  National AIDS Control Organisation forms Largest Human Red Ribbon Chain in ____________ to create awareness on AIDS. Bhubaneswar
267.  The first of its kind joint Exercise Cyclone-I, being held in the deserts of Rajasthan, is Between India and ______. Egypt
268.  Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) was signed between the Indian Ports Association (IPA) and Research & Information System for Developing Countries (RIS) for setting up a Centre for ___________. Maritime Economy and Connectivity
269.  Who has been selected for appointment as Director in the National Health Authority (Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission)? Praveen Sharma
270.  Tata Boeing Aerospace Limited (TBAL) delivered the first fuselage for six AH-64 Apache attack __________ ordered by the Indian Army. Helicopters
271. Which company recently joined India’s decacorn club after raising $350 mn from General Atlantic? PhonePe
272. Who was recently appointed as next Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA)? Vikram Dev Dutt
273.  UNESCO has decided to dedicate the 2023 International Day of Education to Afghan girls and women. When is the day observed? January 24
274.  Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti or Netaji Jayanti is a national event celebrated in India as Parakram Diwas on ________. January 23
275.  Prime Minister Narendra Modi participate in a ceremony to name ______ largest unnamed islands of Andaman & Nicobar Islands. 21
276.  A book titled “India’s Knowledge Supremacy: The New Dawn” Written by international Indian expat, ________ has released globally. Dr Ashwin Fernandes
277.  The Himachal Pradesh government intends to make the state as the first Green Energy State by the end of 2025
278.  Who inaugurated the first STEM innovation and learning center in Chennai? American India Foundation
279.  Who won the women’s singles final in the India Open Badminton Championship? An Seyoung
280.  In which state ‘International Craft Summit’ has been inaugurated? Odisha
281.  Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann launched the ______ project to rejuvenate education in government schools and ensure the holistic development of students in Punjab. School of Eminence
282.  Which historic site of Assam has been nominated for the UNESCO World Heritage Site? Charaideo Maidam
283.  Where was India’s first STEM Innovation and Learning Center inaugurated? Chennai
284.  Brazil and _______ aim for greater economic integration, including the development of a common currency. Argentina
285.  How many Maidams have been explored in India? 90
286.  Which State/UTs government is going to host its maiden SARAS Fair 2023 from 4 to 14 February 2023? Jammu and Kashmir
287.  Who has been awarded “the most distinguished scientist of the year 2022” at the Indian Achievers Award at Vigyan Bhawan? R Vishnu Prassad
288.  The United Nations General Assembly has proclaimed _______ as International Day of Education. 24 January
289.  What is the theme of International Day of Education 2023? To invest in people, prioritize education
290.  On _______, the nation celebrates National Girl Child Day. This day was established in 2008 by the Ministry of Women and Child Development. 24 January
291.  Who won the India Open title in January 2023? Viktor Axelsen
292.  Which government has declared a medical emergency in the Yanomami territory, reports of children dying of malnutrition and other diseases caused by illegal gold mining? Brazil
293.  The Atal Pension Yojana (APY) crossed 10 million for the first time in a calendar year in 2022, The scheme is available to any citizen of India with Age ____________Years. 18-40
294.  Which police station was awarded as the number one police station in the country? Aska Police Station, Odisha
295.  Amidst the ongoing standoff with China, the Indian Air Force is going to conduct ______ exercise in Northeast India. PRALAY
296. Who is the CEO of the National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Health Providers(NABH)? Atul Kochhar
297. Which constitutional body is hosting the 2nd International Conference on ‘Use of Technology and Elections Integrity’? Election Commission of India (ECI)
298.  Who initiated the ‘Summit for Democracy’? President of the United States
299.  Which Indian cricketer include in ICC Men’s T20I Team of the Year 2022? Virat Kohli
300.  Which Indian cricketer include in ICC Women’s T20I Team of the Year 2022? Smriti Mandhana
301.  Who has been awarded the Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia Lifetime Achievement Award? Dr. Prabha Atre
302.  U-Win was launched for which purpose? To digitise India’s Universal Immunisation Programme
303.  Election Commission of India is celebrating _______ National Voters’ Day on 25th January 2023. 13th
304.  What is the theme of National Voters Day 2023? Nothing Like Voting, I Vote for Sure
305.  Which song from India nominated for this year’s Oscar? Naatu Naatu
306.  _________ most followed international sports federation on social media International Cricket Council
307.  UT’s Administrator, Banwari Lal Purohit inaugurates North India’s largest floating Solar project in _______. Chandigarh
308.  Tata Trusts named _________, as its CEO and Aparna Uppaluri, as chief operating officer. Siddharth Sharma
309.  The SwipeUp platform is launched by which bank- AU Small Finance Bank
310.  Which is not in the top 3 nations in expanding organic forming in the year 2020- Brazil
311.  Where will be India Energy Week 2023 hosted? Bengaluru
312.  _______, MeitY’s CSC Academy to train 10,000 women in cyber security. Oppo
313.  The _____ programme aims to raise awareness among citizens to stay safe in an online world. Cyber Sangini
314.  When is the Statehood Day of Himachal Pradesh Celebrated? 25th January
315.  Uttar Pradesh Celebrated its Foundation on _______. 24th January
316.  Which railway station has been awarded the ‘Green Railway Station Certification with the highest rating of Platinum’? Visakhapatnam Railway Station
317. Who has been nominated as a special envoy for human rights in North Korea by US President Joe Biden? Julie Turner
318.  Who has been appointed as the new CEO of JP Morgan Chase & Co (India)? Prabdev Singh
319. The Union Ministry of Home Affairs has announced how many names for Padma Vibhushan on 25 January 2023? 6
320. India celebrated its 74th Republic day on 26th January 2023. For the first time, women were a part of which contingents? BSF’s Camel Contingent
321. The Indian Railways has introduced ‘Ideal Train Profile’ to maximise the capacity utilisation & revenue generation in reserved mail express trains. How many railway zones are there in India? 19
322. Who has become the 1st-ever Indian cricketer to have won the ICC Men’s T20 Cricketer of the Year award? Surya Kumar Yadav
323. The United Nations pared down India’s growth forecast by 20 basis points to 5.8 per cent for 2023 calendar year, its growth forecast for 2023-2024 is ______________. 6%
324. International Customs Day is observed every year on January 26, the theme for 2023 is _________. Nurturing the next generation: promoting a culture of knowledge-sharing and professional pride in Customs
325.  Every year, International Holocaust Remembrance Day is observed on ________ to reflect on the atrocities inflicted by Adolf Hitler, which resulted in the deaths of an estimated six million Jews. January 27
326. What is the theme of International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2023? Home and Belonging
327.  Who among the eminent personalities received Padma Vibhushan? Zakir Hussain
328.  Which former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh received Padma Vibhusan recently? Mulayam Singh Yadav
329. Who received the Padma Shree Award in the field of Trade and Industry? Rakesh Radheshyam Jhunjhunwala
330.  ___ pioneered the wide use of ORS (Oral Rehydration Solution) which is estimated to have saved more than 5 crore lives. Dilip Mahalanabis
331. Which state has celebrated the 3rd edition of the annual Orange Festival 2023? Nagaland
332.  Which ministry has organized the 6-day mega event “Bharat Parv” at Red Fort lawns? Ministry of Tourism
333. The European Space Agency’s Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer (JUICE) will be launched from the agency’s spaceport in French Guiana in which year? April 2023
334.  Which company said it is investing USD 10 billion in OpenAI, whose artificial intelligence tool ChatGPT? Microsoft
335. Union Health Minister Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya unveiled world’s first intranasal COVID-19 vaccine in New Delhi developed by Bharat Biotech International Limited, the vaccine was named as ________. iNNCOVACC
336. _______ Provides Tap Water to 11 Crore Rural Households. Jal Jeevan Mission
337. US Military raid in _______ killed a key regional leader of the Islamic State group, Bilal al-Sudani. Somalia
338. What is the theme of 2023 Data Privacy Day? Think Privacy First
339. Who took charge as General Manager of Central Railway recently? Naresh Lalwani
340. ________ has launched a massive outreach programme in all districts through revamped ‘Nidhi Aapke Nikat’ programme for expanding its presence across the country. EPFO
341.  The Central government has renamed the Mughal Gardens in New Delhi’s Rashtrapati Bhavan as ‘Amrit Udyan’. The Mughal Gardens was designed in which year? 1917
342.  Luminous Power Technologies has announced its plan to build the country’s first green energy-based solar panel manufacturing factory in which state? Uttarakhand
343.  Woxsen University has launched Project Aspiration to empower adolescent girls of standards IX-XII of Model Schools and Junior Colleges of in which state? Telangana
344.  Who has inaugurated National Logistics Portal (Marine)? Sarbananda Sonowal
345. The government will hand over how many monuments to the private sector for their upkeep under the Monument Mitra Scheme, announced by the Ministry of Culture? 1000
346.  Which country has announced the introduction of the Debbie Hockley Medal to honor the outstanding female cricketer? New Zealand
347.  Who has won the women’s singles title by defeating Elena Rybakina in the Australian Open 2023? Arina Sabalenka
348.  Who has won the men’s singles title by defeating Stefanos Tsitsipas in the Australian Open 2023? N. Djokovic
349.  Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE) Ltd. has signed an MoU with Rolls Royce Solutions of Germany to locally manufacture_________. Marine diesel engines
350.  Which team beat Belgium 5-4 in the penalty shootout to win the FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup 2023? Germany
351.  On January 30, 2023, India observed Martyrs’ Day or Shaheed Diwas to pay tribute to all the freedom fighters who sacrificed their lives for the country. The day is also marked as the death anniversary of the _______. Mahatma Gandhi
352.  World Leprosy Day (WLD) is celebrated on the last Sunday of January. In 2023, World Leprosy Day is observed on _______. 29 January
353.  World Neglected Tropical Diseases Day (World NTD Day) is observed on _______ every year to raise awareness about neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) as a critical public health challenge so that we can progress towards their elimination. January 30
354.  Which team beat England in the first-ever ICC U-19 Women’s T20 World Cup final in Potchefstroom, South Africa? India
355.  What is the theme of of World Leprosy Day 2023? To live is to help to live’
356.  Which bank is not added to the domestic systematically important bank list issued by RBI? PNB
357.   In which state will President Draupadi Murmu inaugurate the 18th National Scout and Guide Jamboree? Rajasthan
358.  Which player has recently become the fastest bowler in India? Umran Malik
359.  Which sportsperson won both the World Rapid and World Blitz chess titles? Magnus Carlsen
360.   which state does NTPC has started India’s first green hydrogen blending operation? Gujarat
361.  Who is the first female officer to be appointed in the Siachen Battlefield? Shiva Chouhan
362.  Who has been appointed as the new managing director of LG Electronics India Pvt Ltd? Hong Ju Jeon
363.   In which state did Chief Minister’s Residential Land Rights Scheme start? Madhya Pradesh
364.  As per the CMIE’s latest report, which state recorded the highest unemployment rate in December 2022? Haryana
365.  Which country inaugurated the Pokhara Regional International Airport (PRIA), with the support of China? Nepal
366.  Mohamed Irfaan Ali, a recipient of the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award, is the President of which country? Guyana
367.  For which mission did Odisha win the UN-Habitat’s World Habitat Awards 2023? Jaga Mission
368.  Which Australian player broke the record of the highest test centuries owned by Sir Donald Bradman? Steve Smith
369. In which state did Union Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw launch high-speed 5G telecom services? Odisha
370.  The 17th Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas (PBD) will be held in which city? Indore
371.  ‘Bailey Suspension Bridge’ has been inaugurated in which state/UT? Jammu and Kashmir
372.  In which city/region will India deploy the largest platoon of women peacekeepers in the UN mission? Abyei
373.  The former captain of the women’s Australian cricket team, Belinda Clark bronze statue is unveiled in which stadium? Sydney Cricket Ground
374.  Sunil Babu, who died recently, belongs to which field? Film Industry
375.  In which city does Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh inaugurate National Genome Editing & Training Centre? Punjab
376.  All International passengers will have to undergo mandatory quarantine for how many days as per the latest government guidelines? 7 days
377.  Which country is facing unrest due to a sudden spike in fuel prices? Kazakhstan
378.  India’s first unique ‘Rock’ museum has been inaugurated in which city? Hyderabad
379.  Which country is ranked at the top of ICC World Test Championship Points Table 2021-23? Australia
380.  Which two tourist areas have been declared as strategic areas in Jammu and Kashmir? Gulmarg, Sonamarg
381.  ICC has decided to impose an in-match penalty for slow over-rate in which cricket format? T20
382.  Who will captain India in the ICC Women’s World Cup 2022? Mithali Raj
383.  In which city did The first ‘Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion’ meeting of the G20 begin?


384.  In how many districts did Pradhan Mantri National Apprenticeship Mela, PMNAM is being conducted? 242
385.  What’s the name of the first Kashmiri Jhanpith awardee who died recently? Rehman Rahi
386.  Which Indian athlete has won the under-15 British open squash title recently? Anahat Singh
387.  Which Indian state has become the first fully digital banking state? Kerala
388.  For many rupees, RBI will issue the Sovereign Green Bonds? 16,000 crore
389.  World Hindi Day is celebrated on which day? 10 January
390.  75th Army Day will be organized in which city this year? Bangalore
391.  In which state will PM Modi inaugurate the 26th National Youth Festival on January 12, 2023? Karnataka
392.  The famous footballer Gareth Frank Bale who took retirement from football belongs to which country? Wales
393.  Name the France football team’s captain, who took retirement from the game recently. Hugo Lloris
394.  Who has been appointed as the new MD and CEO of Paytm bank? Surinder Chawla
395.  Dwaine Pretorius, who took retirement from cricket recently belongs to which country? South Africa
396.   In which city did the 83rd All India Presiding Officers conference open? Jaipur
397.  In which state did DRDO carry out the successful test launch of the short-range ballistic missile Prithvi II? Odisha
398.  Which Indian public sector bank got the approval from RBI to hold special rupee Vostro accounts of three banks from Sri Lanka? Indian Bank
399. Who is the composer of the Golden Globe Award-winning song “Naato Naato” from the movie RRR? MM Keeravani
400.  Who has been awarded the ICC Men’s Player of the Month for December 2022? Harry Brook
401.  Which is the most polluted city in India according to the CPCB report? Delhi
402.  Ashleigh Gardner, the ICC Women’s Player of the Month for December 2022, belongs to which country? Australia
403.  The Grand cultural event Sur Sarita-Symphony of Ganga will be held in which city? Varanasi
404.  National Youth Day is celebrated to commemorate whose birth anniversary? Swami Vivekananda
405.  ‘Kumarakom and Beypore’, which were selected under the Swadesh Darshan 2.0 Scheme, are located in which state? Kerala
406.  India’s first 5G-enabled drone has been developed by which company? IG Drones
407.  Where does India stand in the Henley Passport Index for 2023? 85
408.  Who has been selected as the new Chief Technologist of NASA? AC Charania
409.  In which city did Union Minister Sonowal and Tripura CM inaugurate the School of Logistics, Waterways, and Communication? Agartala
410.   which city will Tata Power set up India’s 1st solar plant for housing society? Mumbai
411.  What is the expected economic growth of India in 2023-24 according to the World Bank’s Global Economic Prospects Report? 6.6 %
412.  Year of Enterprises’ Project is a flagship scheme of which Indian state? Kerala
413.  Singer Lisa Marie Persley who died recently belongs to which country? U.S.A
414.  PM Modi flags off World’s Longest River Cruise, Ganga Vilas, in which city will the cruise conclude? Dibrugarh
415.  Who has been appointed as the new CEO of the IT company Cognizant? Ravi Kumar
416.  Shanti Kumari has been appointed as the new chief secretary of which state? Telangana
417.  When is Indian Army Day celebrated? 15 January
418.  Which movie won the Critics Choice Awards 2023 for Best Foreign Language Film? RRR
419.  Which institution has released the “Global Risk Report 2023”? World Economic Forum
420.  Which district of Kerala has been considered the first Constitution Literate District of India? Kollam
421.  Who has won the “Miss Universe 2023” title? R’Bonney Gabriel
422.  Google paid a special tribute to which Indian Olympian through its Doodle recently? Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav
423.  Dot Fest Festival has been organized in which Indian state? Odisha
424.  What is the name of the 21st edition of the Naval Exercise between India and France? Varuna
425.  The first district for the deployment of innovative 5G use cases, Vidisha is located in which state? Madhya Pradesh
426.  Who has been appointed as the new Ambassador of India to the Republic of Armenia? Nilakshi Saha Sinha
427.  Which country will introduce its stamp with Jawaharlal Nehru’s portrait on its 75th Independence Day? Srilanka
428.  Which public sector bank partnered with ‘Garuda Aerospace’ under the Kisan Pushpak Scheme? Union Bank of India
429.  What is the theme of the World Economic Forum 2023? Cooperation in a Fragmented World
430. Which company bagged the Women’s IPL media rights recently? Viacom18
431.  In which city did PM Modi inaugurate the 2nd phase of Saansad Khel Mahakumbh? Basti
432.  Which institution released the ‘Rural Health Statistics report’? Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
433.  Who has been appointed as the deputy NSA of India? Pankaj Kumar Singh
434.  Sibi George has been concurrently accredited as the next ambassador to which country? Marshall Island
435.  In which state is the Korwa Ordnance factory situated where the production of Kalashnikov AK-203 assault rifles began? Uttar Pradesh
436.  In which city did the first G20 Health Working Group under India’s G20 presidency begin? Thiruvananthapuram
437.  Which Indian-American has been awarded the Martin Luther King Grand Parade Special award? Krishna Vavilala
438.   In which did the 3rd meeting of the Steering Committee of the Ken-Betwa link project held state/UT? Delhi
439.  India’s first 3x platform wind turbine generators (WTG) have been installed in which state? Karnataka
440.  Which state recently revived the Old Pension Scheme (OPS) for government employees, after Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, and Punjab? Himachal Pradesh
441.  Who is the Prime Minister of New Zealand, who gave the resignation recently? Jacinda Kate Laurell Ardern
442.  Who is the youngest batsman to hit double centuries in one-day international cricket? Shubman Gill
443.  Badara Alieu Joof was the vice-president of which country, who died in India? Gambia
444.   Which company announced the second phase of the Girls4Tech STEM education program in India? Mastercard
445.  Who won Bahrain’s ISA award for Service to Humanity? Dr. Sanduk Ruit
446.  Which company signed an MoU with the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy for setting the annual performance target for the year 2022-23? Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited(IREDA)
447.  Who has been appointed as the director of the National Health Authority? Praveen Sharma
448.  When will the first Global Tourism Investor’s Summit be held under the G-20 Presidency of India? 10-12 April 2023
449.  Which India-born British man won the “Freedom of the city of London” award? Manish Tiwari
450.  Which company will launch the IPTV services over Railwire from 26 January 2023? RailTel
451.  In which state did the Business 20 inception meeting is being held? Gujarat
452.  What is the name of the fifth Kalvari class submarine inducted into the Indian Navy? INS Vagir
453.  Parakram Diwas is celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of which freedom fighter? Neta Subhas Chandra Bose
455.  How many tableaus will be represented in the 74th Independence Day parade? 23
456.  With whose support did Hindustan Unilever launch a plastic waste management initiative? UNDP
457.  How many islands of Andaman and Nicobar islands have been named after the Paramveer Chakra awardees? 21
458.  When is International Education Day celebrated? 24 January
459.  Who will be the chief guest at the 74th Republic Day function of India? Abdel Fattah El-Sisi
460.  The Indian Army launched a joint training exercise Cyclone-1 with which country? Egypt
461.  Who has won the India Open 2023 Male Singles title in the badminton championship recently? Kunlavut Vitidsarn
462.  How many students have been awarded the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar? 11
463.  India’s first Made In India mobile operating system “BharOS” has been successfully tested in which IIT institution? IIT Madras
464.  What is the theme of National Voters’ Day this year? “Nothing like voting, I vote for Sure”
465.  The first India Stack Developer Conference will be held in which state/UT? New Delhi
466.  Which Indian movie has been nominated for the Best Documentary Short in Oscar Awards 2023? The Elephant Whisperers
467.  Who has been sworn in as the 41st Prime Minister of New Zealand? Chris Hipkins
468.  Which Ministry is going to organize Six-day mega event Bharat Parv at Red Fort in Delhi? Union Tourism Ministry
469.  How many personnel have been awarded the Fire Service, Home Guard, and Civil Defence Medal on Republic Day 2023? 47
470.  Prasar Bharti has recently signed an MoU to facilitate content exchange between national media authorities of which country? Egypt
471.  Who has been appointed as the new General Manager of Central Railway? Naresh Lalwani
472.  What is the name of the World’s first intranasal COVID-19 vaccine? iNNCOVACC
473.  Which Indian poet has been elected as the corresponding member of the Academy of Letters of Brazil? Abhay K
474.  Which Indian-American has been nominated for appointment to the grade of Air Force Brigadier General? Raja J Chari
475.  How many people have been selected for Padma Vibhusan award 2023? 06
476.  Who has been selected for the ICC Men’s Cricketer of the year 2022? Babar Azam
477.  For the Aditya L1 project of ISRO, who has made the Visible Line Emission Coronagraph payload? Indian Institute of Astrophysics
478.  In which state will the next Khelo India Youth Games start? Madhya Pradesh
479.  India has signed an MoU with which country to introduce 12 cheetahs annually? South Africa
480. Who has won the Men’s Single Title of the Australian Open Championship 2023? Novak Djokovic
481.  What is the new name of Rashtrapati Bhavan’s Mughal garden? Amrit Udyan
482.  In the under-19 Women’s t20 World Cup 2023, the Indian team defeated which country to win the title? England
483.  Which country won the Men’s Hockey World Cup 2023 title? Germany
484.  Who has been appointed as the CEO of “Gujarat Maritime Cluster” by Gujarat Ports Infrastructure Company Limited? Madhvendra Singh
485.  Which state announced giving monthly allowance to unemployed youth from the next fiscal year? Chhattisgarh
486.  In which city did National Child Science Congress begin? Ahmedabad
487.  According to the IMF World Economic Outlook report, what is India’s growth rate in 2023? 6.1%
488.  Which state/UT’s tableau won the best tableau award for Republic Day 2023? Uttarakhand
489.  Who has been selected as the brand ambassador of NMDC recently? Nikhat Zareen
490.  Which Indian batsman has recently announced his retirement from cricket? Murali Vijay

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