Daily Current Affairs Quiz : May 16, 2023
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1. India signed a mobility pact that will allow 42,000 Indians to work, with which country?
Correct Answer: B [Israel]
India and Israel have inked a mobility pact that will allow 42,000 Indian workers to work in Israel in the field of nursing and construction.
The agreement was signed during Israeli foreign minister’s visit to India. Both countries also signed a letter of intent to establish two Centers of Water Technology in India.
2. Which space agency has developed the ‘Aeolus Satellite’?
Correct Answer: D [ESA]
Aeolus Satellite is one of the most effective weather satellites developed by the ESA. It is currently on a trajectory to return to Earth’s atmosphere.
Aeolus, an Earth Explorer research mission, was designed to demonstrate new space technology. The 1360-kilogram satellite is on its way to crash on the planet.
3. Which state launched the ‘State Robotics Framework’?
[A] Tamil Nadu
[D] West Bengal
Correct Answer: B [Telangana]
The Telangana government has recently launched the State Robotics Framework. This is the first such framework in India.
It is aimed at creating a sustainable robotics ecosystem and to position the state as a leader in the field of robotics.
4. Which company has launched ‘Watsonx’ AI and data platform?
Correct Answer: A [IBM]
The IBM has launched Watsonx – an AI and data platform capable of enabling countries to integrate artificial intelligence in their business.
It can be used for automatically generating codes using natural language and deploy AI models for tasks such as chemical creation and climate change modelling.
5. Which is the first state to get India’s first pod taxi project?
[B] Uttar Pradesh
[C] West Bengal
Correct Answer: B [Uttar Pradesh]
The Yamuna Authority has approved India’s first pod tax project’s revamped Detailed Project Report (DPR) and Bid document.
Pod taxi is a fast and environmentally-friendly automated car capable of carrying travellers from one place to another. Uttar Pradesh is the first state to get pod taxi.
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