Current Affairs Quiz - January, 2024

1. On which date, the ‘Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas’ observed in India?

[A] January 1
[B] January 9
[C] January 14
[D] January 21

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2. With which state, ‘Praja Palana Guarantee Darakasthu’ is related to?

[A] Andhra Pradesh
[B] Telangana
[C] Karnataka
[D] Tamil Nadu

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3. David Warner, who has retired from one-day international (ODI) and Test cricket, is a player from which country?

[A] Australia
[B] New Zealand
[C] England
[D] South Africa

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4. Which are the primary objects of study for the recently launched XPoSat (X-ray Polarimeter Satellite) by ISRO?

[A] exoplanets
[B] neutron stars and black holes
[C] distant stars and solar systems
[D] asteroids

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5. Which country has recently filed a case against Israel at the International Court of Justice accusing it of genocide?

[A] Egypt
[B] Qatar
[C] Iran
[D] South Africa

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6. What is the name of the scheme established by the Supreme Court of India to ensure the safety of witnesses facing threats?

[A] Safety Assurance Scheme
[B] Witness Protection Scheme
[C] Witness Security Programme
[D] Judicial Witness Guard

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7. What is the name of Radar that is being developed by India for the Sukhoi-30 MKI fighter jet fleet for advancements?

[A] Trinetra
[B] Virupaaksha
[C] Rohini
[D] Swati

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8. Which public sector space enterprise will launch India’s GSAT-20 satellite aboard a SpaceX rocket later in 2024?

[A] Indian Space Research Organisation
[B] Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
[C] NewSpace India Limited
[D] Antrix Corporation Limited

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9. Which company won the highest number of oil and gas blocks in the recent Open Acreage Licensing Policy (OALP) bidding round?

[A] ONGC
[B] OIL
[C] Reliance Industries Ltd
[D] Vedanta Ltd

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10. Recently, S Jaishankar, the External Affairs Minister of India, co-chaired the 7th meeting of the India-Nepal Joint Commission. In which year, India-Nepal Joint Commission was set up?

[A] 1985
[B] 1987
[C] 1995
[D] 1998

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