Current Affairs Gk Question – May 07, 2023

1. Which authority was established in 2009 under Section-3 of the Environment Protection Act, 1986, to clean up the Ganga River?

 Answer: National River Ganga Basin Authority (NRGBA).

2. Which of the following schemes is subsumed under the Gati Shakti initiative?

Answer: National Infrastructure Pipeline,Bharatmala,Sagarmala,UDAN.

3. How will project progress be monitored under the Gati Shakti initiative?

Answer: By a monitoring group under the Department of Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT).

4. Which organization recently released the ‘Currency and Finance’ report for the fiscal year 2022-23?

Answer: Reserve Bank of India (RBI).

5. What is CU-Chayan?

 Answer: A new portal for faculty recruitment in Central Universities.

6. The Ukrainian Defence Ministry faced online backlash after posting an offensive tweet depicting the Hindu Goddess Kali in a distorted manner. The tweet was later deleted and Deputy Foreign Minister Emine Dzhaparova issued an apology. Which country borders Ukraine to the east and northeast?

 Answer: Russia.

7. Which ports does APSEZ currently operate?

Answer: Mundra, Hazira, Dahej, and Dhamra in India, and Abbot Point in Australia.

8. What is the objective of the ‘Machines Can See 2023’ Summit?

 Answer: To discuss the future of AI and its potential in contributing to the UAE’s vision of creating the next Silicon Valley.

9. Who is the current ruler of the UAE?

 Answer: Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

10. When was the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) established?

 Answer: 2011

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