Daily Current Affairs Quiz : March 11, 2023
Published: March 11, 2023
1. ‘TROPEX 2023’ is a major Operational level exercise conducted by which country?
Correct Answer: A [India]
Indian Navy’s major Operational level exercise TROPEX 2023 was recently conducted across the Indian Ocean Region culminated in the Arabian Sea.
The exercise recently culminated this week in the Arabian Sea. The overall exercise construct included Coastal Defence exercise Sea Vigil and the Amphibious Exercise AMPHEX. These exercises also witnessed significant participation from the Indian Army, the Indian Air Force, and the Coast Guard.
2. Centre has recently directed NAFED, NCCF for immediate intervention in market for purchase of which product?
[B] Red onion
Correct Answer: B [Red onion]
The Centre directs NAFED and National Consumers Cooperative Federation of India Limited (NCCF) to immediately intervene in the market for the purchase of Red Onion (Kharif).
The Price Stabilization Fund has been set up for the procurement and storage of onion as a buffer to keep the supply chain smooth during the lean seasons.
3. Which country has opened military service to women for the first time in 25 years?
[A] Sri Lanka
Correct Answer: B [Colombia]
Colombia has opened military service to women for the first time in 25 years. A cohort of 1,296 women have been enlisted in Colombia’s Army in the month of February.
Colombia has long had compulsory military service for men ages 18 to 24. The army relies heavily on the young recruits to staff bases, protect infrastructure, and carry out administrative tasks, while its professional soldiers confront drug trafficking gangs and rebel groups.
4. Which country introduced the ‘Illegal Migration Bill’?
Correct Answer: B [UK]
The UK’s Illegal Migration Bill, introduced by Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, aims to tackle the issue of illegal immigration by preventing thousands of migrants from crossing the English Channel on small boats.
The bill empowers the UK government to detain and deport anyone who arrives in the country illegally, with few exceptions. It allows the British Parliament to set a quota on the number of immigrants allowed in the country.
5. Mimeusemia ceylonica, rare moth species, has been spotted for the first time in India, in which state?
[B] Tamil Nadu
Correct Answer: B [Tamil Nadu]
Researchers spotted a Mimeusemia ceylonica, rare moth species for the first time in India in Kalakkad–Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve in Tamil Nadu after 127 years.
It was last recorded in Sri Lanka 127 years ago and the findings are based on moth surveys conducted twice a month since 2018. This is the first time this moth species is being recorded in India.
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