Daily Current Affairs Quiz : February 24-25, 2023
Published: February 25, 2023
1. The term ‘Corrupt Practice’ is defined in which act in India?
[A] Indian Penal Code
[B] Representation of People’s Act
[C] Code Of Criminal Procedure
[D] Indian Evidence Act
Correct Answer: B [Representation of People’s Act]
Issues concerning ‘corrupt practice’ is dealt with by Section 123 of the Representation of People’s Act, 1951.
Recently, the Supreme Court observed that no individual in India cast their votes based on the education qualifications of the candidate. Therefore, false information regarding the electoral candidate’s education qualifications cannot be considered as corrupt practice.
2. ‘New START Treaty’ which was seen in the news, is a treaty between which two countries?
[D] India-Sri Lanka
Correct Answer: B [USA-Russia]
The New START Treaty is the last remaining nuclear arms control treaty between the US and Russia. Russian President Vladimir Putin recently announced Russia’s intention to suspend the participation in this treaty.
The treaty caps the number of strategic nuclear warheads that the two countries can deploy. It was signed in 2010 between former US President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev.
3. ‘The Mukaab’ is a new development project, associated with which country?
[A] Saudi Arabia
Correct Answer: A [Saudi Arabia]
The Mukaab is a new development project that has been announced by Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince and Prime Minister Mohammed bin Salman.
The ambitious plan aims to build the largest inner-city building in the world named ‘The Mukaab’ in Riyadh, the country’s capital. It aims to develop the world’s largest modern downtown in Riyadh in line with Saudi Vision 2030.
4. ULTRASAT, is the first telescope mission of which country?
Correct Answer: B [Israel]
ULTRASAT, Israel’s first telescope mission, is set to be launched into a geostationary orbit in early 2026 through a partnership between NASA and the Israel Space Agency.
The ultra-violet observatory will focus on observing short-duration space events such as supernovae and the merging of neutron stars, utilizing its wide field of view to quickly capture ultraviolet light from such sources.
5. When is the ‘International Mother Language Day 2023’ observed?
[A] 18 February
[B] 21 February
[C] 24 February
[D] 27 February
Correct Answer: B [21 February]
February 21 is observed as the International Mother Language Day Its aim is to promote linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism across the world.
It was first announced by the UNESCO’s General Conference in 1999 and formally recognized by the UNGA in 2002. The year 2008 marked the International Year of Languages. The theme for 2023 is ‘Multilingual education – a necessity to transform education’.
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