Daily Current Affairs Quiz by Crack Adda
Daily Current Affairs 17th January 2023: Daily Current Affairs Update & Daily Quiz For Government Exams:
Daily Current Affairs Quiz 17th January 2023:
The Current Affairs Quiz section of Crack Adda aims to help aspirants to revise Current Affairs for the 17th of January at ease. The Current Affairs questions and answers cover topics such as:
- Indian Army Day
- The Critics Choice Awards 2023
- “Global Risk Report 2023”
- The first Constitution Literate District of India
- Miss Universe 2023
- DotFEST Festival
- Google paid tribute Olympian
- Survey on dietary supplements
- Prithvi II
- Swadesh Darshan 2.0 Scheme
Q1. When is Indian Army Day celebrated?
(a) 12 January
(b) 15 January
(c) 18 January
(d) 13 January
Correct Answer- (b) 15 January
Explanation: The nation celebrated the 75th Army Day on January 15, 2023. The Army Chief stated at the 75th Army Day festivities in Bengaluru that the army is ready to deal with any situation around India’s borders. He emphasized that a robust defense posture and the usage of anti-drone technology have served as a deterrent to cross-border terrorism and insurgency. He also said that steps will be taken to combat targeted killings in Jammu and Kashmir
Q2. Which movie won the Critics Choice Awards 2023 for Best Foreign Language Film?
(a) All Quiet on the Western Front
(b) Argentina 1985
(d) Decision to Leave
Correct Answer- (c) RRR
Explanation: The 28th Critics Choice Honors was conducted on January 16, 2023, IST, and SS Rajamouli’s RRR won two awards, making India proud once again. RRR won Best Song for Naatu Naatu and Best Foreign Language Film. In addition, RRR received nominations for Best Director, Best Picture, and Best Visual Effects. The film had already won a Golden Globe for Best Song with the song Naatu Naatu, despite opposition from Rihanna’s Lift Me Up.
Q3. Which institution has released the “Global Risk Report 2023”?
(a) World Bank
(b) International Monetary Fund
(c) Asian Development Bank
(d) World Economic Forum
Correct Answer- (d) World Economic Forum
Explanation: The World Economic Forum published the Global Risks Report 2023. (WEF). According to the research, the two most serious hazards confronting the globe in the next decade are a failure to reduce climate change and a failure to adapt to climate change. They are followed by ‘natural calamities and extreme weather occurrences’ and ‘biodiversity loss and ecosystem collapse.
Q4. Which district of Kerala has been considered the first Constitution Literate District of India?
Correct Answer- (b) Kollam
Explanation: Kerala’s Kollam district has been declared the first constitution-literate district of India. The chief minister declared Kollam to be India’s first constitution-literate district, saying that constitutional ideals must be integrated into our daily lives and government in order to attain comprehensive constitutional literacy. As part of the initiative, about 16.3 lakh persons over the age of ten in the area have been taught various elements of the Constitution.
Q5. Who has won the “Miss Universe 2023” title?
(a) Amanda Dudamel
(b) Divita Rai
(c) Andrina Martinez
(d) R’Bonney Gabriel
Correct Answer- (d) R’Bonney Gabriel
Explanation: R’Bonney Gabriel of the United States was crowned Miss Universe 2022 on January 15, 2023. Divita Rai of India, who finished in the top 16, was unable to advance in the beauty contest held in New Orleans. Venezuela and the Dominican Republic were the other two countries in the top three.
Q6. Google paid a special tribute to which Indian Olympian through its Doodle recently?
(a) Maharaj Krishna Koshik
(b) Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav
(c) Major Dhyan Chand
(d) Milkha Singh
Correct Answer- (b) Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav
Explanation: On January 15, 2023, Google Doodle paid tribute to Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav, independent India’s first individual Olympic medalist, as the wrestler celebrated his 97th birthday. Jadhav, a bantamweight wrestler, earned bronze in Helsinki in 1952 after losing in the sixth round against Japanese Shohachi Ishii. In addition, the wrestler competed in the 1948 Olympics. However, because of his lack of expertise on the mat, he may finish sixth
Q7. DotFEST Festival has been organized in which Indian state?
(b) Arunachal Pradesh
(d) Madhya Pradesh
Correct Answer- (a) Odisha
Explanation: The second edition of ‘Dot Fest,’ a part of city festivals commemorating the FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup 2023, will be held in Odisha from January 15 to 29, 2023, with a slew of activities including Bollywood superstars and international storytellers. As part of the festival, six main festivals and activities will be held, including Bhubaneswar live, an international cuisine festival, the story-telling festival BhuFesto, Ekamra walks, a night flea market, and the ‘Sebe-O-Ebe’ picture show.
Q8. Which institution recently released the ‘Survey on dietary supplements’?
(c) NITI Aayog
(d) Union Health Ministry
Correct Answer: (b) FSSAI
Explanation: The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) recently released a survey on dietary supplements.
Q9. What Is the name of the short-range ballistic missile which was recently test-launched by India?
(a) Prithvi II
(b) Agni V
(c) Vikas II
(d) Bhim I
Correct Answer: (a) Prithvi II
Explanation: Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully carried out a training launch of a Short-Range Ballistic Missile, Prithvi-II from Integrated Test Range.
Q10. ‘Kumarakom and Beypore’, which were selected under the Swadesh Darshan 2.0 Scheme, are located in which state?
(a) Tamil Nadu
Correct Answer: (b) Kerala
Explanation: Kumarakom in Kottayam and Beypore in Kozhikode from Kerala have been selected for development under the Swadesh Darshan 2.0 Scheme.
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