Weekly Current Affairs MCQs Questions from 27 August to 2 September 2023 for competitive exams.
Weekly Current Affairs MCQs : 27 August to 2 September 2023
Q.: Who is heading the committee established by the central government to explore the possibilities of conducting simultaneous Lok Sabha and assembly elections in India?
a) Prime Minister Narendra Modi
b) Ram Nath Kovind
c) Amit Shah
d) Rahul Gandhi
Q.: Who has been appointed as the first woman CEO and Chairperson of the Railway Board?
a) Rekha Sinha
b) Sunita Sharma
c) Ananya Patel
d) Jaya Verma Sinha
Q.: Dr. R Ravi Kannan has been honored with the Ramon Magsaysay Award 2023. In which field does he specialize ?
b) Surgical Oncology
Q.: Who has been elected as the next president of Singapore in September 2023 ?
a) Lee Hsien Loong
b) Tharman Shanmugaratnam
c) Goh Chok Tong
d) Kishore Mahbubani
Q.: Who is the current Parliamentary Affairs Minister ?
A) Pralhad Joshi
B) Narendra Modi
C) Amit Shah
D) Rajnath Singh
Q.: Which two football teams competed against each other in the Durand Cup final held on September 3, 2023?
A) Mohun Bagan and Mohammedan Sporting
B) East Bengal and Churchill Brothers
C) Mohun Bagan and East Bengal
D) Bengaluru FC and ATK Mohun Bagan
Q.: What is the name of the government-initiated invoice incentive scheme to bring a cultural and behavioural change in the general public to ask for a Bill as their right and entitlement ?
A) Bill Rewards Initiative
B) Mera Bill Mera Adhikaar
C) Fiscal Behavior Incentive
D) Invoice Culture Drive
Q.: What is the main objective of the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana?
a) Providing free education to poor households
b) Offering interest-free loans to women entrepreneurs
c) Provide deposit free LPG connections to women from poor households
d) Distributing free smartphones to rural communities
Q.: What is the main purpose of the Global India AI 2023 Conference?
a) Showcasing art and culture
b) Hosting sports events
c) Providing a platform for AI discussions
d) Focusing on space exploration
Q.: What is the key feature of the world’s first ethanol-fueled car launched by Nitin Gadkari?
a) It’s the fastest car ever built
b) It can run on multiple types of fuels simultaneously
c) It functions entirely on ethanol-based fuel
d) It’s a self-driving car
Q.: Which nations have been newly incorporated into the BRICS alliance?
a) Canada, Australia, Japan, Mexico, France
b) Argentina, Iran, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Ethiopia
c) United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland
d) South Korea, Turkey, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam
Q.: What makes the recent wildfire in northeastern Greece notable?
a) It has been burning for three days
b) It is the largest wildfire in EU history
c) It has been contained within a city
d) It has affected primarily urban areas
Q.: What is the purpose of the Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) instrument onboard Chandrayaan-3 Rover?
a) To study the Moon’s gravitational field
b) To capture high-resolution images of lunar craters
c) To analyze the composition of lunar soil using intense laser pulses
d) To search for signs of past water presence on the Moon
Q.: Which contestant won the Miss Diva Universe 2023 title?
a) Divita Rai
b) Trisha Shetty
c) Shweta Sharda
d) Sonal Kukreja
Q.: What is the name of India’s first space-based solar observatory ?
b) Solaris Mission
Q.: What is the primary objective of the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY)?
a) Providing free education to rural children
b) Enhancing agricultural productivity
c) Promoting digital entertainment services
d) Ensuring financial inclusion for all households
Q.: Which women’s visually impaired cricket team won the T-20 final of the IBSA World Games in Birmingham?
Q.: Which nation is the host of the multilateral exercise Bright Star-23 from 27 August to 16 September 2023 ?
a) Saudi Arabia
Q.: Who recently became India’s first-ever gold medallist at the World Athletics Championships?
a) Abhinav Bindra
b) P. T. Usha
c) Neeraj Chopra
d) Sushil Kumar
Q.: What is the B20 (Business 20)?
a) A global business competition
b) An international business conference
c) The official G20 dialogue forum with the business community
d) A financial organization of 20 countries
Q.: Who was declared the winner in Zimbabwe’s presidential elections?
a) Robert Mugabe
b) Nelson Chamisa
c) Emmerson Mnangagwa
d) Nelson Mandela