Daily Current Affairs Quiz : May 25, 2023
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1. Navegaon Nagzira Tiger Reserve, which was seen in the news, is located in which state/UT?
Correct Answer: A [Maharashtra]
Navegaon Nagzira Tiger Reserve is situated in Maharashtra’s Gondia district. It is currently witnessing a slight surge in tiger population.
Two tigresses captured recently in Maharashtra’s Chandrapur by the forest department will be released into the Navegaon Nagzira Tiger Reserve (NNTR), as part of a tiger translocation programme.
2. Which state has recently commenced removal of dotted lands in the state from prohibited list?
[A] Andhra Pradesh
[B] Tamil Nadu
[D] Uttar Pradesh
Correct Answer: A [Andhra Pradesh]
A dotted land is a disputed land that does not have a clear ownership documents. The Andhra Pradesh government has recently commenced the removal of dotted lands in the state from prohibited list.
Over 2 lakh acres of the British-era dotted lands have been identified for permanent denotification.
3. Which country is set to manufacture generic variant of long-acting cabotegravir (CAB-LA) drug, used for HIV prevention?
[C] South Africa
Correct Answer: C [South Africa]
South Africa is set to manufacture a cost-effective and generic variant of the long-acting cabotegravir (CAB-LA) drug, used for HIV prevention, marking the first time the country produces this medication.
The move is significant as the majority of medicine production on the African continent is limited to only 38 countries, resulting in less than 40% of medicines being manufactured locally.
4. Which institution released the ‘Global Annual to Decadal Climate Update’?
Correct Answer: C [WMO]
According to a report by the WMO, global temperatures are predicted to reach record highs within the next five years, with at least one year becoming the warmest on record.
The report also highlights a 66% likelihood of the annual average near-surface global temperature exceeding 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels for at least one year between 2023 and 2027.
5. Which country is the host of the G-7 Summit in 2023?
[C] South Africa
Correct Answer: B [Japan]
The 49th G7 summit was recently held from 19 to 21 May 2023 in Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan.
The grouping issued a special “Hiroshima Vision Statement on Nuclear Disarmament”. The G-7 members issued a separate statement on Ukraine, hitting Russia with more sanctions.
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