Weekly Current Affairs MCQs Questions from 08 to 14 October 2023 for competitive exams.
Weekly Current Affairs MCQs : 08 to 14 October 2023
Q.: What is the primary purpose of the Global Hunger Index (GHI)?
a) To track global economic growth
b) To measure and track hunger on a global scale
c) To promote agricultural development
d) To calculate global poverty rates
Q.: In the 2023 GHI report, what is India’s ranking among the countries with sufficient data?
Q.: In which format will cricket be played in the 2028 Olympics?
a) Test format
b) One Day International (ODI) format
c) T20 format
d) T10 format
Q.: What is the increase in the Female Labor Force Participation Rate this year ?
a) 2 percentage points
b) 3 percentage points
c) 4.2 percentage points
d) 6 percentage points
Q.: What is the current Female Labor Force Participation Rate in India ?
a) 40 percent
b) 37 percent
c) 45 percent
d) 30 percent
Q.: What is the main objective of “Operation Ajay” launched by India?
a) To assist Indian citizens in the USA
b) To facilitate the return of Indian citizens from Israel
c) To support Indian citizens in the UK
d) To provide medical aid in Africa
Q.: When does the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) of India celebrate its Foundation Day?
a) Every year on December 31st
b) Annually on October 2nd
c) On October 12th
d) On the last Sunday of September
Q.: What is the primary objective of the NHRC in India?
a) To conduct elections
b) To promote and protect human rights
c) To regulate the media
d) To provide healthcare services
Q.: When is the 141st International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session scheduled to be held in Mumbai, India?
a) October 12 to October 14, 2023
b) October 14 to October 17, 2023
c) October 15 to October 17, 2023
d) October 14 to October 16, 2023
Q.: Who is the President of the International Olympic Committee ?
a) Thomas Bach
b) Vladimir Putin
c) Xi Jinping
d) Emmanuel Macron
Q.: What is the theme for the International Day of the Girl Child in the year 2023?
a. Empowering Girls for a Bright Future
b. Invest in Girls’ Rights- Our Leadership, Our Well-being
c. Girls United: A Path to Equality
d. Empowering the Next Generation of Women
Q.: What are the three critical and strategic minerals for which royalty rates were approved by the government on October 11, 2023?
a. Gold, Silver, and Platinum
b. Lithium, Niobium, and Rare Earth Elements (REEs)
c. Copper, Iron, and Aluminum
d. Diamond, Ruby, and Sapphire
Q.: What is the primary purpose of the autonomous body “Mera Yuva Bharat” (MY Bharat)?
a. Promoting sports and athletics among youth
b. Fostering cultural development in rural areas
c. Development of youth and youth-led development
d. Advancing environmental conservation initiatives
Q.: How many young individuals in India fall within the age group of 15-29 years, according to the provided information?
a. Approximately 20 crore
b. Around 30 crore
c. Approximately 40 crore
d. Nearly 50 crore
Q.: When is Mera Yuva Bharat scheduled to be dedicated to the nation?
a. On India’s Independence Day, August 15th
b. On New Year’s Day, January 1st
c. On the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, October 31st
d. On Youth Day, January 12th
Q.: What is ABHA?
A. A cooking app
B. A digital health account
C. A fitness tracker
D. A social media platform
Q.: How many Aadhaar Numbers can be linked to one mobile number for communication and authentication purposes?
Q.: What is the theme for World Mental Health Day in 2023 ?
A. “Happiness and Well-being”
B. “Mental Health Awareness”
C. “Mental health is a universal human right”
D. “Overcoming Depression”
Q.: Who is organizing the event “World Food India 2023 “?
A. United Nations
B. Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Government of India
C. World Food Organization
D. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
Q.: Who is “Vyommitra” in the context of the Gaganyaan mission?
A. The mission commander
B. The official spokesperson for ISRO
C. A female robot astronaut
D. A famous Indian astronaut
Q.: What is the historical origin of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?
A) A series of recent territorial disputes
B) Colonial actions dating back over a century
C) Religious tensions in the region
D) Economic conflicts in the Middle East
Q.: When will the counting of votes for the assembly elections in Mizoram, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Telangana take place?
a) 7th November
b) 3rd December
c) 30th November
d) 17th November
Q.: What is the purpose of the cVigil App ?
a) To count votes electronically
b) To monitor election rallies
c) To report electoral malpractice
d) To provide election results
Q.: What areas of bilateral cooperation were discussed during the talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan in October 2023?
a) Trade and investment only
b) Defense and maritime security only
c) Development partnership, higher education, and people-to-people ties only
d) Trade and investment, defense and maritime security, development partnership, higher education, and people-to-people ties
Q.: Who was awarded the 2023 Nobel Economics Prize for her research on women’s contribution to the labor market?
A) Claudia Goldin
B) Marie Curie
C) John Smith
D) Albert Einstein
Q.: What is the official name of the Nobel Prize in Economics?
A) The Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences
B) The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences
C) The Nobel Prize in Earth Studies
D) The Prize in Gender Economics
Q.: When did the Asian Games 2023 take place in Hangzhou, China?
A) September 22 to October 7, 2022
B) September 23 to October 8, 2023
C) August 15 to September 1, 2023
D) July 10 to August 25, 2022
Q.: How many medals did India win in total at the Asian Games 2023?
A) 84 medals
B) 107 medals
C) 100 medals
D) 121 medals
Q.: Which country led the overall medal tally at the Asian Games 2023?
D) South Korea
Q.: Which sport contributed the most medals for India at the Asian Games 2023?
Q.: What was India’s previous best medal tally at the Asian Games before the Asian Games 2023?
A) 50 medals
B) 70 medals
C) 90 medals
D) 110 medals
Q.: What is the name of India’s first solar roof cycling track inaugurated in Hyderabad?
Q: Where did the Indian Air Force celebrate its 91st anniversary on 8 October 2023?
a) New Delhi
Q.: What is the primary objective of the Gaganyaan mission?
a) To mine asteroids for valuable resources
b) To send robotic missions to Mars
c) To establish India’s capability for crewed spaceflight
d) To study the Earth’s magnetic field
Q.: How many astronauts are planned to be placed in the Crew Module during the Gaganyaan mission?