Current Affairs Quiz : February 3, 2023
1.Which is the first district to register 10,000 new MSMEs?
2.Naba Kishore Das, who was shot dead recently, was the Health Minister of which state?
[B] Uttar Pradesh
[D] West Bengal
3.Which city recently hosted the ‘Military Literature Festival’?
[D] New Delhi
4.A rare low-altitude basalt plateau in the Western Ghats has been discovered in which state?
5.Which city is the host of the first G20 International Financial Architecture Working Group meeting?
1) B [Ernakulam]
Ernakulam in Kerala has been named as the first district to achieve registration of 10,000 new MSMEs.
This will help boost the contribution of MSMEs by generating new jobs and diversifying India’s GDP. The availability of highly skilled Human Resources and the good industrial infrastructure are among the key reasons for its excellent communication and networking systems.
2) C [Odisha]
Odisha’s Health Minister Naba Kishore Das died after being shot by a policeman. He died after he was shot by a policeman at Gandhi Chhak in Brajrajnagar area of Jharsuguda district, where he had gone to attend an event.
The shooter was identified as Gopal Das, who was posted in the Gandhi Chowk police outpost of. He had earlier served the Minister in the capacity of his personal security officer.
3) B [Patiala]
Patiala’s first Military Literature Festival recently concluded in the city of Patiala, Punjab. The Brave Heart Ride Motorcycle Rally was flagged off.
During the Patiala Military Literature Festival concluding day, Black Elephant Division of Indian Army Major paid tributes to the martyrs by offering floral garlands at War Memorial complex Cenotaph of Patiala State Forces and Black Elephant.
4) D [Maharashtra]
Scientists at the Agharkar Research Institute (ARI) in Pune have found a rare low-altitude basalt plateau in the Western Ghats.
This new plateau found by ARI team in Thane, Maharashtra could hold clues to how plant species globally survive climate change.
5) C [Chandigarh]
The first G20 International Financial Architecture Working Group meeting under the G20 Indian Presidency was hosted in Chandigarh.
International Financial Architecture Working Group focuses on strengthening the international financial architecture. It also aims to address multiple challenges faced by vulnerable countries.