Daily Current Affairs Quiz : May 26, 2023
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1. Which country has unveiled a Semiconductor Strategy to minimize its dependence on Asian production?
Correct Answer: C [UK]
The UK government has unveiled a new semiconductor strategy to minimize its dependence on Asian production of computer chips.
Under this strategy, the government will invest around 1.2 billion USD over the next decade into the semiconductor industry.
2. Which institution released the ‘World Health Statistics 2023’?
Correct Answer: C [WHO]
The World Health Organisation (WHO) recently released the World Health Statistics 2023. It is annual compilation of the latest available data on health and health-related indicators. The report has been published since 2005.
According to this report, the pandemic has caused some 20 million deaths and a total of 336.8 million life-years.
3. Vladivostok Port, which was seen in the news, is located in which country?
Correct Answer: B [Russia]
China has approved the Russian port of Vladivostok as a transit hub for transporting goods from its Jilin Province to the eastern regions of the country. This decision aims to reduce transportation costs and support the revitalization of Northeast China’s industrial base.
By using Vladivostok as a cross-border transit port, China aims to facilitate the movement of domestic trade goods and implement its national strategic plan.
4. The ‘Riverine Based Religious Tourism Circuit’ will connect seven significant religious sites located near which city?
Correct Answer: B [Guwahati]
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed recently for the creation of a ‘Riverine Based Religious Tourism Circuit.’
It will enable the establishment of a contemporary ferry service, following a ‘Hop On Hop Off’ model, that will connect seven significant religious sites located near Guwahati.
5. Which state launched the ‘Patch Reporting App’ to make the roads in state free of pot holes?
Correct Answer: A [Uttarakhand]
Patch Reporting App was launched recently by the Uttarakhand Chief Minister to make the roads free of potholes in the state.
It was developed by the state’s Public Works Department. This app allows any person to submit a detailed complaint by capturing pictures of potholes on the nearby roads.
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