33 MCQ on daily current affairs for social work students (6th December 2023)

 33 MCQ on daily current affairs for social work students (6th December 2023)


1. In a historic development, Captain Geetika Koul has been deployed at which location, marking a significant stride towards gender inclusivity in India’s armed forces?

  • a) Kargil
  • b) Siachen
  • c) LOC (Line of Control)
  • d) Aksai Chin
  • Answer: b. Siachen

2. Who was the first woman officer deployed at Siachen, breaking barriers in high-altitude warfare?

  • a) Captain Shiva Chouhan
  • b) Lieutenant Commander Prerna Deosthalee
  • c) Captain Geetika Koul
  • d) Prime Minister Narendra Modi
  • Answer: a. Captain Shiva Chouhan

3. What does the deployment of women officers at Siachen and Lieutenant Commander Prerna Deosthalee’s command appointment at INS Trinkat signify?

  • a) Increased participation in non-combat roles
  • b) A new chapter for women in the armed forces
  • c) Opportunities limited to peripheral roles
  • d) Male dominance in high-altitude warfare
  • Answer: b. A new chapter for women in the armed forces

4. In his Navy Day address, what did Prime Minister Narendra Modi emphasize regarding women in the armed forces?

  • a) Limited roles for women in the military
  • b) Expanding opportunities for women
  • c) Male dominance in leadership roles
  • d) Reduction of women's roles in combat
  • Answer: b. Expanding opportunities for women

5. What is the significance of Lieutenant Commander Prerna Deosthalee’s appointment as the commanding officer of INS Trinkat?

  • a) A traditional role for women in the navy
  • b) Recognition of women's capabilities in leadership roles
  • c) Temporary appointment for diversity promotion
  • d) Reduction of opportunities for male officers
  • Answer: b. Recognition of women's capabilities in leadership roles
  • 6. Why was Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh honored at the Red Sea International Film Festival?

    • a) For his singing talent
    • b) For his contributions to cinema
    • c) For his philanthropic work
    • d) For his fashion sense
    • Answer: b. For his contributions to cinema

    7. Who presented the prestigious accolade to Ranveer Singh at the Red Sea International Film Festival?

    • a) Johnny Depp
    • b) Yasir Al-Yasiri
    • c) Sharon Stone
    • d) Prime Minister Narendra Modi
    • Answer: c. Sharon Stone

    8. When did the Red Sea Film Festival commence, and when is it scheduled to conclude?

    • a) Started on November 30, concludes on December 31
    • b) Started on December 1, concludes on December 10
    • c) Started on November 30, concludes on December 9
    • d) Started on December 2, concludes on December 11
    • Answer: c. Started on November 30, concludes on December 9

    9. Which film marked the opening of the Red Sea Film Festival in 2023?

    • a) "HWJN"
    • b) "Bollywood Dreams"
    • c) "Red Sea Chronicles"
    • d) "Cinematic Waves"
    • Answer: a. "HWJN"

    10. What does the presence of luminaries like Johnny Depp at the Red Sea International Film Festival emphasize?

    • a) Focus on fashion trends
    • b) A platform for global film industry
    • c) Interest in political discussions
    • d) Promotion of local cinema
    • Answer: b. A platform for the global film industry
    • 11. Which award did Amazon India receive on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities?

      • a) International Business Excellence Award
      • b) National Award for Women Empowerment
      • c) National Award for Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities
      • d) Corporate Social Responsibility Award
      • Answer: c. National Award for Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities

      12. How much increase did Amazon India achieve in on-roll representations of Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) across its operations sites in India?

      • a) 5X
      • b) 10X
      • c) 8X
      • d) 15X
      • Answer: c. 8X

      13. What is one of the key initiatives undertaken by Amazon India to promote inclusivity in its workforce?

      • a) Expansion of international operations
      • b) Offering higher salaries to employees
      • c) Increase in off-roll representations
      • d) Significant increase in onsite representation of PWDs
      • Answer: d. Significant increase in onsite representation of PWDs

      14. In addition to central and state governments, which other entities has Amazon India collaborated with to provide employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities?

      • a) Private corporations
      • b) Educational institutions
      • c) International organizations
      • d) NGOs and national institutes
      • Answer: d. NGOs and national institutes

      15. When did Amazon India inaugurate its first online shopping platform in India?

      • a) June 5, 2012
      • b) June 5, 2013
      • c) June 5, 2014
      • d) June 5, 2015
      • Answer: b. June 5, 2013
      • 16. What is the primary purpose of the GIS application "Gram Manchitra" introduced by the Ministry of Panchayati Raj?

        • a) Entertainment platform for Gram Panchayats
        • b) Financial planning tool for Gram Panchayats
        • c) Empowering Gram Panchayats and improving spatial planning
        • d) Social media platform for Gram Panchayats
        • Answer: c. Empowering Gram Panchayats and improving spatial planning

        17. How does Gram Manchitra serve Gram Panchayats as a unified Geo-Spatial platform?

        • a) By providing entertainment features
        • b) By visualizing only agriculture-related projects
        • c) By offering a single platform for visualizing developmental works and aiding in decision-making
        • d) By focusing on financial planning
        • Answer: c. By offering a single platform for visualizing developmental works and aiding in decision-making

        18. What is the purpose of the mobile-based solution "mActionSoft" introduced by the Ministry?

        • a) Entertainment for Gram Panchayats
        • b) Capturing photos with Geo-Tags for projects producing assets
        • c) Financial management for Gram Panchayats
        • d) Social media engagement for Gram Panchayats
        • Answer: b. Capturing photos with Geo-Tags for projects producing assets
        • 19. What is the JT-60SA, and why is it significant?

          • a) A new type of aircraft
          • b) A space exploration satellite
          • c) An experimental nuclear fusion reactor, representing a collaborative effort between the EU and Japan
          • d) A revolutionary wind energy project
          • Answer: c. An experimental nuclear fusion reactor, representing a collaborative effort between the EU and Japan

          20. How does nuclear fusion differ from nuclear fission, and why is it considered revolutionary?

          • a) Fusion involves splitting atomic nuclei, and it's revolutionary due to its efficiency.
          • b) Fusion involves fusing atomic nuclei, and it's revolutionary due to its potential for abundant energy with minimal environmental impact.
          • c) Fission involves fusing atomic nuclei, and it's revolutionary due to its cost-effectiveness.
          • d) Fission involves splitting atomic nuclei, and it's revolutionary due to its simplicity.
          • Answer: b. Fusion involves fusing atomic nuclei, and it's revolutionary due to its potential for abundant energy with minimal environmental impact.

          21. What is the purpose of the JT-60SA reactor?

          • a) To generate wind energy
          • b) To study marine life
          • c) To serve as a precursor to the ITER project
          • d) To contain swirling plasma heated to high temperatures for nuclear fusion
          • Answer: d. To contain swirling plasma heated to high temperatures for nuclear fusion
          • 22. Why did India extend a $250 million Line of Credit to Kenya?

            • a) For the development of infrastructure
            • b) For the modernization of Kenya’s agricultural sector
            • c) For healthcare initiatives
            • d) For educational reforms
            • Answer: b. For the modernization of Kenya’s agricultural sector

            23. Who announced the Line of Credit for the modernization of Kenya’s agricultural sector?

            • a) Kenyan President William Samoei Ruto
            • b) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi
            • c) Indian High Commissioner Namgya C. Khampa
            • d) Both a and c
            • Answer: b. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi

            24. Which sectors did Prime Minister Narendra Modi emphasize for increased partnership between India and Kenya?

            • a) Agriculture, defense, counter-terrorism, and technology
            • b) Healthcare and education
            • c) Infrastructure and renewable energy
            • d) Trade and finance
            • Answer: a. Agriculture, defense, counter-terrorism, and technology
            • 25. What is the name of the biggest cave temple in India?

              • a) Kailasa Temple (Cave 16), Ellora Caves
              • b) Jama Masjid at Delhi
              • c) Motera Stadium or Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Stadium
              • d) Ramagundam in Telangana
              • Answer: a. Kailasa Temple (Cave 16), Ellora Caves

              26. Which is the tallest statue in India?

              • a) Golden Temple
              • b) Statue of Unity
              • c) Qutub Minar at Delhi
              • d) Buland Darwaza at Fatehpur Sikri
              • Answer: b. Statue of Unity

              27. What is the highest airport in India?

              • a) Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport in Leh
              • b) Bharat Ratna
              • c) Siachen Glacier
              • d) Tehri Dam
              • Answer: a. Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport in Leh

              28. Which river is the longest in India?

              • a) The Ganges
              • b) Yamuna
              • c) Narmada
              • d) Brahmaputra
              • Answer: a. The Ganges

              29. Which state has the longest coastline in India?

              • a) Gujarat
              • b) Maharashtra
              • c) Tamil Nadu
              • d) Andhra Pradesh
              • Answer: a. Gujarat
              • 30. What is the significance of December 4 in the context of International Cheetah Day?

                • a) It marks the birthday of Dr. Laurie Marker.
                • b) It is the date when the Cheetah Conservation Fund was established.
                • c) It is the birthday of Khayam, a cheetah raised by Dr. Laurie Marker.
                • d) It commemorates the first successful cheetah re-wilding project.
                • Answer: c. It is the birthday of Khayam, a cheetah raised by Dr. Laurie Marker.

                31. Who initiated the establishment of International Cheetah Day?

                • a) Khayam
                • b) Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF)
                • c) Dr. Laurie Marker
                • d) Wildlife Safari in Oregon
                • Answer: c. Dr. Laurie Marker

                32. What challenges do cheetahs face, as emphasized by International Cheetah Day?

                • a) Climate change
                • b) Habitat loss, human-wildlife conflict, poaching, and illegal wildlife trafficking
                • c) Predation by larger mammals
                • d) Lack of genetic diversity
                • Answer: b. Habitat loss, human-wildlife conflict, poaching, and illegal wildlife trafficking

                33. Why did Dr. Laurie Marker establish the Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) in Namibia?

                • a) To conduct research on cheetah genetics
                • b) To address farmer-cheetah conflicts and champion cheetah preservation
                • c) To establish a cheetah sanctuary
                • d) To promote eco-tourism in Namibia
                • Answer: b. To address farmer-cheetah conflicts and champion cheetah preservation


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