Weekly Current Affairs MCQs Questions from 17 to 23 September 2023 for competitive exams.
Weekly Current Affairs MCQs : 17 to 23 September 2023
Q.: In which city and country is the Asian Games in 2023 being held?
a) In Tokyo, Japan
b) In Hangzhou, China
c) In Beijing, China
d) In Mumbai, India
Q.: Which organized the International Lawyers Conference in New Delhi ?
a) United Nations
b) International Court of Justice
c) Bar Council of India
d) American Bar Association
Q.: Who is the Chief Minister of Goa?
a) Shri Sarbananda Sonowal
b) Shri Pramod Sawant
c) Shri Shripad Naik
d) Shri Rohan Khaunte
Q.: Which team did India displace to become the number 1 ranked team in ODI cricket?
d) South Africa
Q.: What is the primary purpose of Uttar Pradesh International Trade Show (UPITS) held in Greater Noida from 21 to 25 September 2023?
a) To promote local tourism
b) To showcase international products
c) To provide market opportunities for Uttar Pradesh products
d) To facilitate cultural exchanges
Q.: What is unique about SIMBEX in comparison to other naval exercises conducted by the Indian Navy?
a. It involves more countries.
b. It focuses exclusively on submarine warfare.
c. It is the longest-running naval exercise with a specific country.
d. It takes place annually in Singapore.
Q.: Which legislative bodies are covered by the Women’s Reservation Bill?
a. Lok Sabha, State Legislative Councils, and Municipal Corporations
b. Rajya Sabha, State Legislative Assemblies, and Panchayati Raj Institutions
c. Lok Sabha, State Legislative Assemblies, and Delhi Assembly
d. Gram Panchayats, Zila Parishads, and Municipalities
Q.: The award ceremony of ‘Rashtriya Vigyan Puraskar’ will be held on August 23 every year. What is the significance of that date?
a. National Mathematics Day.
b. National Environmental Day.
c. National Space Day.
d. National Innovation Day.
Q.: What is the theme of the official anthem for the Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023?
a) Cricket Fever
b) Jashn Bole
c) Dil Jashn Bole
d) Cricket Celebration
Q.: Who will co-host the IPACC alongside Chief of Indian Army Staff General Manoj Pande?
a) The Chief of Air Staff
b) The Chief of Naval Staff
c) Chief-of-Staff of the US Army General James C McConville
d) The Chief of the Indian Coast Guard
Q.: What was the trigger for the escalation in tensions between India and Canada?
a) A trade dispute
b) The assassination of Hardeep Singh Nijjar
c) A diplomatic visit
d) A cultural exchange program
Q.: What is the official name of the Women’s Reservation Bill?
a) Women’s Empowerment Bill
b) Gender Equality Bill
c) Nari Shakti Vandan Adhiniyam
d) Reservation for Women Act
Q.: What is the official UNESCO designation for Hoysala temples in Belur, Halebidu, and Somanathapur, Karnataka?
A) Hoysala Heritage Temples
B) Temples of Karnataka Excellence
C) Sacred Ensembles of the Hoysalas in Karnataka
D) Karnataka’s Ancient Temples
Q.: The old Parliament building in New Delhi officially renamed as ………………………………………?
A) Rajya Sabha Bhavan
B) Lok Sabha Sadan
C) Samvidhan Sadan
D) Old Sansad Sadan
Q.: Who is the Chairman of University Grant Commission (UGC) ?
A) M Jagadesh Kumar
B) Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank
C) Amit Khare
D) K Kasturirangan
Question: What is the primary objective of the Women’s Reservation Bill introduced in the Lok Sabha?
A) To increase the number of seats in Parliament
B) To provide one-third reservation for women in Parliament and state assemblies
C) To provide one-third reservation for women in government jobs
D) To provide one-third reservation for women in Panchayat
Q.: Who won the gold medal in the women’s 10-meter air rifle event at the ISSF World Cup 2023?
a) Elavenil Valarivan
b) Oceanne Muller
c) Deepali Deshpande
d) Nivetha Paramanantham
Q.: On which day of the Hindu calendar does Ganesh Chaturthi begin?
a) Fourth day (Chaturthi) of Shravana
b) Second day (Dwitiya) of Bhadrapada
c) Third day (Tritiya) of Kartika
d) Fourth day (Chaturthi) of Bhadrapada
Q.: Who founded Shantiniketan?
a) Jawaharlal Nehru
b) Mahatma Gandhi
c) Rabindranath Tagore
d) Sardar Patel
Q.: Who is the architect of the New Parliament Building?
a) Raj Pal Reval
b) Bimal Patel
c) Anupama S Kundoo
d) B V Doshi
Q.: Who was named the player of the series in the Asia Cup 2023?
a) Mohammed Siraj
b) Kuldeep Yadav
c) Ishan Kishan
d) Shubman Gill
Q.: Where is the International Convention and Expo Centre, Yashobhoomi located?
c) New Delhi
Q.: When will the regular business of the special session of parliament in the new building commence?
a) 18 September 2023
b) 19 September 2023
c) 20 September 2023
d) 21 September 2023