Daily Current Affairs Quiz by Crack Adda
Daily Current Affairs 6th January 2023: Daily Current Affairs Update & Daily Quiz For Government Exams:
Daily Current Affairs Quiz 6th January 2023:
The Current Affairs Quiz section of Crack Adda aims to help aspirants to revise Current Affairs for 6th January at ease. The Current Affairs questions and answers cover topics such as Airtel Payments Bank, Crypto Wire, Losar Festival, Nippon India MF, Ramnath Goenka Award, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation, NEAT 3.0.
Q1. Name the world’s first company which has recently hit $3 trillion market cap.
Correct Answer- (a) Apple
Explanation: The stock market value of Apple Inc. hit $3 trillion (£2.2tn) briefly on January 03, 2022, becoming the world’s first company to do so.
Q2. Richard Leakey, who has passed away recently was a world-renowned conservationist and fossil hunter from which country?
(c) United Kingdom
Correct Answer- (d) Kenya
Explanation: World-renowned Kenyan politician, conservationist and fossil hunter Richard Leakey has passed away.
Q3. ONGC has roped in first ever female as the CMD of the company on an interim basis. Name the new interim CMD?
(a) Deepa Chadha
(b) Reena Jaitly
(c) Alka Mittal
(d) Manisha Pathak
Correct Answer- (c) Alka Mittal
Explanation: Alka Mittal, Director (HR), ONGC, has been given the additional charge as the new interim chairman and managing director (CMD) of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), the largest oil and gas producer in India.
Q4. Abdalla Hamdok has recently resigned as the Prime Minister of which country?
Correct Answer- (d) Sudan
Explanation: The Prime Minister of Sudan Abdalla Hamdok has announced his resignation on January 02, 2022.
Q5. Ministry of Education has recently announced a new initiative to provide the best-developed ed-tech solutions and courses to students on a single platform. What is the name of this solution?
(a) NIPUN 3.0
(b) PRAGATI 3.0
(c) SARTHAQ 3.0
(d) NEAT 3.0
Correct Answer- (d) NEAT 3.0
Explanation: The Union Minister of Education Shri Dharmendra Pradhan launched National Educational Alliance for Technology (NEAT 3.0), and regional language textbooks prescribed by AICTE, on January 03, 2022. NEAT 3.0 aims to provide the best-developed ed-tech solutions and courses to students on a single platform. It will be beneficial, especially among economically disadvantaged students.
Q6. Which state/UT has celebrated the traditional new year ‘Losar Festival’ of Tibetan Buddhists?
(c) Daman & Diu
(d) Jammu & Kashmir
Correct Answer- (a) Ladakh
Explanation: The Losar Festival in Ladakh is celebrated at the onset of the New Year in the traditional schedule of Tibetan Buddhism. It is celebrated by the Buddhist Community in the Ladakh region.
Q7. Reserve Bank of India has approved which Payments Bank for commencing international (Cross Border) remittance business under the Money Transfer Service Scheme (MTSS)?
(a) Paytm Payments Bank
(b) Airtel Payments Bank
(c) India Post Payments Bank
(d) Fino Payments Bank
Correct Answer- (d) Fino Payments Bank
Explanation: Reserve Bank of India has approved Fino Payments Bank for commencing international (Cross Border) remittance business under the Money Transfer Service Scheme (MTSS).
Q8. Which mutual fund has launched India’s first Auto Exchange Traded Fund (ETF)?
(a) ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund
(b) SBI Mutual Funds
(c) Axis Mutual Fund
(d) Nippon India Mutual
Correct Answer- (d) Nippon India Mutual
Explanation: Nippon Life India Asset Management Limited (NAM India), the asset manager of Nippon India Mutual Fund (NIMF) launched a New Fund Offer (NFO) for Nippon India Nifty Auto Exchange Traded Fund (ETF).
Q9. Who has won Ramnath Goenka Award in Photo journalism category?
(a) Adil Jussawala
(b) Zishaan A Latif
(c) Anita Desai
(d) Tamal Bandyopadhyay
Correct Answer- (b) Zishaan A Latif
Explanation: Zishaan A Latif won Ramnath Goenka Award in the Photo Journalism category. He won the award for his photo essay, The arduous struggle for inclusion in the NRC, which was published in The Caravan in October 2019.
Q10. Which of the following is India’s first crypto index that was launched by CryptoWire?
Correct Answer- (a) IC15
Explanation: CryptoWire, a global crypto super app which is a special business unit of TickerPlant, has announced the launch of India’s first index of Cryptocurrencies – IC15, which is a rule-based broad market index by market capitalisation.
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