12 January 2024 Current affairs English MCQs

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 12 January 2024 Current affairs English

ISRO’s 100th satellite launch, 2018 ISRO launched its 100th satellite on 12 January. On this special occasion, 31 satellites were sent together

Q. 1 Which city won the Cleanliness Survey 2023?
(a) Indore

Answer -(a) Indore

Explain – Indore, Madhya Pradesh was given the cleanest city award for the 7th consecutive time. In the Swachhta Survekshan 2023, 4,416 urban local bodies, 61 cantonments and 88 Ganga cities were included in the total awards.

Important information about this survey :Swachh Survekshan is being conducted since 2016 and is the world’s largest urban cleanliness survey.

And cleanliness survey is conducted by the Ministry of Urban Housing and Urban Affairs.

Cleanest CapitalBhopal, Madhya Pradesh

Safai Mitra Award – Chandigarh (Safai Mitra Safe City)

clean state in 2023
2. Madhya Pradesh (No. 1 in 2022)
3. Chhattisgarh

Indore in Madhya Pradesh and Surat in Gujarat were given the cleanest city award in the Cleanliness Survey 2023.

Q. 2 When is ‘National Youth Day’ celebrated?
(a)12 January
(b)13 January
(c)14 January
(d)15 January

Answer –(a)12 January

Explain: ‘National Youth Day’ is celebrated on 12 January in honor of Swami Vivekananda.

In 1984, the Government of India declared 12 January as National Youth Day, National Youth Day was organized for the first time in 1985.  The objective of this program was to inspire the youth and create a better future for them.

Festival inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi

27th Youth Festival will be organized in Nashik, Maharashtra on National Youth Day.

Read > Swami Vivekananda Quotes 

Q. 3 At which of the following Indian airports will Wings India 2024, the international exhibition and conference, be held?
(a)Begumpet Airport
(b) Chennai Airport
(c) Delhi International Airport
(d) Rani Durgavati Airport

Answer (a)Begumpet Airport

Explain: Wings India 2024 will be organized by the Ministry of Civil Aviation (MOCA) in collaboration with the Airports Authority of India and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI).

Wings India 2024 – will be Asia’s largest commercial, general and business aviation event.


Q.4 What is the rank of Indian passport in Henley Passport Index 2024?
(a) 1st
(b) 2nd
(c) 80th
(d) 90th

Answer – (c) 80th

Explain : India’s rank in Henley Passport Index 2024 is 80.  People of India can travel visa free to only 62 countries with their passport.

What is meant by Henley Passport Index?

Henley Index decides the ranking of passports of all countries on the basis of how many countries the passport holders of that country can travel to without a free visa.

Henley Passport Index 2024
1 Frist Singapore and Japan
2nd no. South Korea, Finland and Sweden
3rd no.Austria, Denmark, Ireland and Netherlands

Q. 5 Ramlala Darshan Scheme has been started by which state government?
(a) Chhattisgarh
(c)Uttar Pradesh
(d) Madhya Pradesh

Answer -(a) Chhattisgarh

Explain: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Vishnudev Sai announced the launch of Ramlala Darshan Scheme during the cabinet meeting.

Under the Ramlala Darshan Scheme, every year about 20 thousand pilgrims will be taken on pilgrimage to see Ramlala.  This scheme is for people of 17 to 75 years of age and in the first phase of this scheme, people of 55 years of age will be taken on pilgrimage.

Q. 6 Multi-national exercise MILAN – 2024 was recently conducted by which Indian Army?
(a) Indian Air Navy
(b) Indian Army
(c) Army and Navy
(d) by all as appropriate

Answer -(a) Indian Air Navy

Explain: The 12th edition of the Indian Navy’s multilateral exercise MILAN 2024 will be organized in Visakhapatnam from 19 to 27 February 2024.

Q. 7 Which organization recently released ‘World Employment and Social Outlook’-2024?
(a) International Labor Organization (ILO)
(b) National labor organization

Answer -(a) International Labor Organization (ILO)
Explain – According to this report
The number of unemployed people will increase by 2 million in the year 2024, due to which the global unemployment rate will increase from 5.1 percent to 5.2 percent in 2024. ILO’s ‘World Employment and Social Outlook’-The number of unemployed has been estimated in 2024.

Q. 8 Which is the longest sea bridge in India?
(a)Atal Setu
(b) Adam’s Bridge
(c) Election River Bridge
(d) none of these

Answer -(a)Atal Setu

Explain: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate India’s longest sea bridge Atal Setu (‘Atal Bihari Vajpayee Sewri-Nhava Sheva Atal Setu) in Maharashtra on January 12.

The length of Atal Setu is approximately 21.800 kilometers, and it connects Mumbai to Navi Mumbai.

The name of this bridge was Mumbai Transharbor Link when the Prime Minister laid the foundation stone of this bridge in December 2016, after which the name was changed to Atal Setu (‘Atal Bihari Vajpayee Sewri-Nhava Sheva Atal Setu’) in honor of Atal Bihari.

Q. 9 Who has been appointed as India’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the World Trade Organization (WTO)
(a)Senthil Pandian
(b) Lokpal Pandian
(c) Mohammad Majumdar
(d) None of this

Answer -(a)Senthil Pandian

Explain: Senthil Pandian will replace the current Ambassador Brajendra Navneet. The tenure of Brajendra Navneet will be completed on 31 March 2024 after which Senthil Pandian will take charge.

Q. 10 National Human Trafficking Awareness Day is celebrated on,
(a)On 11 January
(b)07 January
(c)08 January
(d)12 January

Answer -(a)On 11th January

Explain : National Human Trafficking Awareness Day is celebrated on 11 January. Article 23 of the Indian Constitution deals with the prevention of human trafficking.

Which article of the Indian Constitution is related to the prevention of human trafficking?

11. Yogi government has prepared ‘__________’ for Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Pran-Pratishtha ceremony?
(a) action plan
(b) even plan
(c) Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Plane
(d) none of these

Answer -(a) Action Plan

There will be a ban on entry of common people into Ayodhya from January 20, 2024. Only those who are residents of Ayodhya or who have been invited by Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust for January 22 will get entry. Keeping in view the possibility of huge crowd after the ceremony, special security arrangements are being made from 27 January to 15 February.

12. Rhythm Sangwan has won _______ in the women’s 25m pistol event at the Asian Shooting Championship.
(a) Gold
(b) silver
(c) bronze
(d) None

Answer – (c) bronze

She has become the 16th shooter to achieve quota for Paris Olympics. This will be India’s biggest team ever for shooting in Olympics.

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