Daily Current Affairs Quiz : May 13-15, 2023
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1. Which institution released a report titled ‘Race to Net Zero’?
[C] UN ESCAP
Correct Answer: C [UN ESCAP]
Bangkok-based U.N. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) recently released a report titled “Race to Net Zero”.
According to this report, most of the countries in Asia-Pacific are “insufficiently prepared” to face extreme weather events and natural disasters.
2. Which country hosted the First China-Central Asia Summit?
Correct Answer: A [China]
The inaugural edition of the China-Central Asia summit will be hosted by Chinese President Xi Jinping. Leaders of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan are expected to take part in this summit. The 2022 China-Central Asia summit was held virtually.
3. Which state/UT launched the ‘Jaganannaku Chebudam programme’?
[A] Andhra Pradesh
[B] West Bengal
Correct Answer: A [Andhra Pradesh]
As part of the Jaganannaku Chebudam programme, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy launched a toll-free helpline number 1902.
It will provide quick and quality solutions for grievances regarding welfare schemes and government services. On sharing the grievance, a unique YSR (your service request) identity would be generated and regular updates would be shared.
4. ‘Project-SMART’, which was seen in the news, is associated with which Union Ministries?
[A] Ministry of Urban Affairs- Railways
[B] Ministry of Agriculture- Rural Development
[C] Ministry of MSME- Commerce and Industry
[D] Ministry of Cooperation- Jal Shakti
Correct Answer: A [Ministry of Urban Affairs- Railways]
Union Urban Affairs and Railways Ministries have signed an MoU with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) for ‘Station Area Development along Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail’ (Project-SMART).
The proposed project seeks to develop surrounding areas of Mumbai – Ahmedabad High Speed Railway (MAHSR) Stations.
5. Cyber Surakshit Bharat is the initiative of which institution/Union Ministry?
[A] NITI Aayog
[C] Ministry of Electronics and IT
[D] Ministry of Science and Technology
Correct Answer: C [Ministry of Electronics and IT]
The 36th CISO Deep-Dive training programme was organized by the National e-Governance Division (NeGD).
Cyber Surakshit Bharat is the initiative of Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY). It was conceptualised with the mission to spread awareness about cyber-crime and build capacities of Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs).
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