Daily Current Affairs Quiz : January 31, 2023
Published: January 31, 2023
1. What is the name of the first Indian space mission to observe the Sun?
Correct Answer: A [Aditya-L1]
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is aiming to launch the Aditya-L1 mission by June or July 2023.
Aditya-L1 is the first Indian space mission to observe the Sun and the solar corona. Scientists at the Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA), Bengaluru recently handed over one of the most challenging scientific payloads to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
2. Which state announced to give monthly allowance to unemployed youth from next financial year?
Correct Answer: C [Chhattisgarh]
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister, Bhupesh Baghel announced to give monthly allowance to unemployed youth from next financial year (2023-24).
Bhupesh Baghel also announced the formulation of a rural industry policy to boost the cottage industry-based rural economy. He also announced housing assistance scheme for labourers, scheme for women entrepreneurs.
3. Which city is the host of ‘National Child Science Congress’ in 2023?
Correct Answer: A [Ahmedabad]
The 30th National Child Science Congress began at Science City in Ahmedabad. Gujarat Council on Science and Technology (GUJCOST) and Gujarat Council of Science City are hosting the congress.
Over 1400 delegates including child scientists, teachers, evaluators, and government officials will attend the congress. As many as 850 students from across the country will showcase their projects.
4. Which state is undertaking the Caste-Based Survey (CBS) in India?
[B] Madhya Pradesh
[D] Arunachal Pradesh
Correct Answer: C [Bihar]
The first phase of the Caste-Based Survey (CBS) is completed in Bihar. The caste-based survey is being carried out in two stages.
The first phase was a household counting exercise, which has now been completed. The form for its next phase where information on people’s caste and socio-economic status will be collected, is being finalised.
5. US-based Hindenburg Research published a report accusing which business group for stock manipulation?
[A] Reliance Industries
[B] Adani Group
[C] ITC Limited
[D] Aditya Birla Group
Correct Answer: B [Adani Group]
A report recently published by Hindenburg Research has accused Adani Group of stock manipulation, improper use of tax havens and money laundering.
It has also raised concerns about the group’s mounting debts. The report has led to sharp erosion in the valuation of listed companies like Adani Enterprises, Adani Power, Adani Total Gas, Adani Transmission, Adani Ports & SEZ, Adani Green Energy and NDTV among others.
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