Daily Current Affairs Quiz : February 23, 2023
Published: February 23, 2023
1. What is the name of the indigenous data link communication developed by the Indian Navy?
Correct Answer: A [Vayulink]
The Indian Air Force (IAF) has developed an indigenous data link communication named ‘Vayulink’. It uses the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) that is also known as NAVIC, to send radio communication to the base station when the signals are low.
The Vayulink system also prevents aircraft collision, provides better combat teaming and helps plan real-time basis.
2. As per the ‘Global Labour Resilience Index 2023’, labour market resilience is highest in which region?
[A] South Asia
[B] West and North Europe
[C] North America
Correct Answer: C [North America]
Whiteshield, a global strategy and public policy advisory firm, released its Global Labour Resilience Index (GLRI) 2023 during the World Government Summit.
The index is a first-of-its-kind measurement tool that assesses the capacity of an economy to limit fluctuations in employment and quickly rebound from setbacks. The report found the labour market resilience is highest in Western and Northern Europe. Countries in Europe and Asia are becoming more resilient, whereas resilience in North America is stagnating.
3. Amrutha Nagarothana Scheme is implemented in which state?
[C] Andhra Pradesh
Correct Answer: B [Karnataka]
Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai has announced ₹9,698 crore-worth projects in the State Budget 2023-23 for comprehensive development of Bengaluru city.
Under the Amrutha Nagarothana Scheme, works worth ₹6,000 crore are being implemented in Bengaluru. Development of 108 km of roads has been taken up under the high-density corridors scheme.
4. CERC has approved a proposal to start a spot market segment for which category of power?
[A] Expensive power
[B] Nuclear power
[C] Renewable Power
[D] Wholesale Power
Correct Answer: A [Expensive power]
India’s power regulator has approved a proposal to start a separate spot market segment for ‘expensive’ power, according to an order given to the Indian Energy Exchange (IEX).
The approval from the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), given to the country’s largest spot power market, is for electricity derived from costlier sources of imported coal and gas, as well as battery storage.
5. Israeli Aerospace Industries(IAI) signed MoU with which Indian organisation to form a joint venture related to Armed Forces?
Correct Answer: C [BEL]
Israeli Aerospace Industries (IAI) and India’s Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL), both owned by their respective Governments, entered into a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) to form a joint venture firm for extending product support services for Indian Armed Forces.
MRSAM is an advanced air and missile defence system that provides protection against a variety of aerial platforms. The MRSAM is used by the Indian Air Force, Indian Army, Indian Navy and Israeli Defence Forces.
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