Daily Current Affairs Quiz : May 19, 2023
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1. Which is the first Indian city to adopt the localization of the UN-mandated SDGs?
Correct Answer: C [Bhopal]
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minster Shivraj Singh Chouhan launched the ‘Agenda for Action: Sustainable Urban Transformation’ in Bhopal.
This makes Bhopal the first city in India to adopt the localization of the UN-mandated Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
2. ‘E-retrofitment’, which was seen in the news, is associated with which field?
[B] Electric Mobility
Correct Answer: B [Electric Mobility]
E-retrofitment is the process of converting a conventional vehicle into an EV by replacing internal combustion engine with the electric powertrain.
It is expected play a major role in India’s transition to electric mobility. The Indian government has set an ambitious target of 30 per cent sales penetration of electric passenger cars by 2030.
3. Which cyclone has hit Myanmar and is one of the strongest storms to hit the region this century?
[A] Cyclone Mocha
[B] Cyclone Myan
[C] Cyclone Mira
[D] Cyclone Moto
Correct Answer: A [Cyclone Mocha]
Cyclone Mocha was formed over the southeast Bay of Bengal on May 11. It is expected to be the second strongest cyclone to hit Myanmar in a decade.
Cyclone Mocha was one of the strongest storms to make landfall in the region this century. The military have announced over 20 deaths nationwide.
4. Which institution launched the ‘100 Days 100 Pays’ campaign?
Correct Answer: A [RBI]
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has announced the launch of the ‘100 Days 100 Pays’ campaign by banks recently.
It aims to trace and settle top 100 unclaimed deposits of every bank in every district of the country within 100 days. An unclaimed deposit is one which does not see any activity like the infusion of funds, withdrawal from the depositor for 10 years or more.
5. Which city is the host of the 5th Edition of Global Ayurveda Festival?
Correct Answer: B [Thiruvananthapuram]
The 5th Edition of Global Ayurveda Festival will be held in Thiruvananthapuram from District 1 to 5 this year.
The event will focus on highlighting the huge potential provided by Ayurveda in solving the health challenges of the present world. It is aimed at setting a platform for global networking of Ayurveda practitioners and stakeholders.
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