Current Affairs Gk Question – May 03, 2023

1. Who has been appointed as the Chief Justice of the Calcutta High Court?

Answer: Justice TS Sivagnanam.

2. The Centre for Policy Research (CPR), a think tank based in Delhi, has had its Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA) registration suspended by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) for 180 days. What is the FCRA?

 Answer: An act that regulates foreign contributions to NGOs in India

3. Which is India’s only tri-services command?

Answer: Andaman and Nicobar Command.

4. Maria Stepanova, a renowned Russian writer currently residing in Berlin, has been awarded the Leipzig Book Prize for European Understanding in 2023. Which organization sponsors the Leipzig Book Prize for European Understanding?

 Answer: The German Publishers and Booksellers Association.

5. Indian Naval Ships Satpura and Delhi on May 1st, 2023, led by RAdm Gurcharan Singh, the Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet, arrived in Singapore to participate in the inaugural ASEAN India Maritime Exercise (AIME-2023). Which of the following countries is NOT a member of ASEAN?

 Answer: Japan

6. According to the “UPI Monthly Product Statistics,” what was the percentage decline in the volume of UPI transactions in April 2023 compared to March 2023?

Answer: 7.96%.

7. Which organization is associated with the United Nations (UN) and is dedicated to developing safe and efficient international air transport for peaceful purposes?

 Answer: International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

8. India to join international climate action in civil aviation from 2027. What is the name of the global market-based measure designed to offset international aviation CO2 emissions in order to stabilize the levels of such emissions?

Answer: Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA).

9. National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) signed a supplementary joint venture agreement with the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) to develop nuclear power projects in the country. What is the installed nuclear power capacity of India as per the Central Electricity Authority data?

 Answer: 6,780 MW.

10. What is GBMDriver?

 Answer: A machine learning-based computational tool.

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