15 january current affairs 2024 in English : MCQs

Today we will know the current affair of 15 January 2024 and on this day, 15 January, Indian Service Day is celebrated. Field Marshal K. M. Cariappa took command of the Indian Army from British Commander General Francis Butcher.

15 january current affairs 2024 Questions Answer 

1. Climate Summit, 2024 was organized by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India in _________.
(a)Mumbai, Maharashtra
(b) Bikaner, Rajasthan
(c) Thiruvananthapuram, Tamil Nadu
(d) Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

Answer -(a)Mumbai, Maharashtra

Explain: The objective of this event was to provide information about the efforts being made by the government for climate change and to develop new technologies to prevent climate change.

2. Where has ‘Besan Laddoo’ recently got the GI tag?
a. Jagannath Temple, Orissa
b. Varanasi
c. Ayodhya
d. Ujjain

Answer c. Ayodhya

3. Think tank _________ recently released the report listing the polluted cities of India?
(a) Center for Research on Energy and Clean
Air (CREA)
(b) National Pollution Control Ministry
(c) National Ministry of Urban Pollution
(d) None of this

Answer -(a)Center for Research on Energy and Clean Air (CREA)

Explain: According to this (CREA) report, the report was prepared after studying 227 cities with air quality data available for more than 75 percent of the days in 2023. India’s most polluted city is Burnihat in Meghalaya.

4. Crystal Award – given by which organization?
(a)World Economic Forum (WEF)
(b)World health organization (WHO)
(c)World Economic growth (WEG)
(d)None of this

Answer -(a)World Economic Forum (WEF)

Explain: The Crystal Award is given by the World Economic Forum to artists who have used their art to improve the condition of the world.

WEF has honored Diebendo Francis Kéré, Michelle Yeoh, Nile Rodgers with the Crystal Award -2024.

5. Which country recently launched the satellite Einstein Probe (EP)?
(a) NASA
(c) ISRO

Answer -(b)Chain

Explain: The purpose of the satellite is in the shape of a blooming lotus.
The purpose of this satellite, which is equipped with a wide-field X-ray telescope, is to gather predictive information about the atmosphere and study new astronomical phenomena.

The satellite Einstein Probe (EP) was launched on a Long March 2C rocket from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in China in January.

6. In which state is the International Camel Festival celebrated?
(a) Gujarat
(b) Rajasthan
(c) Uttar Pradesh
(d) none of these


Explain : Recently, International Camel Festival – 2024 was organized in Bikaner, Rajasthan. International Camel Festival is organized every year by the Rajasthan Tourism Department.

Major folk dances of Rajasthan like Kalbelia, Fire dance and other traditional festivals were organized during the festival.

7. Recently the Chief Minister of which state has launched Yuvanidhi Yojana for unemployed youth?
a. Uttar Pradesh
b. Karnataka
c. Delhi
d. Madhya Pradesh

Answer b. Karnataka

8. Where recently has India successfully tested indigenous high speed flying wing UAV in _________?
(b) Rajasthan
(c)Andhra Pradesh

Answer -(a)Karnataka

9. ‘Neev Literature Festival 2023’ was organized in _________?
(a) Bhopal
(b) Thiruvananthapuram
(c)New Delhi
(d) Bengaluru

Answer -(d)Bengaluru

10. Recently IMF has approved a loan of ________ million dollars to Pakistan under the relief package?
a. 700
b. 800
c. 900
d. 1000

Answer a. 700

11. Who has recently written a book titled ‘Inspirations for Graphic Design from India’?
a. Jaya Jaitley
b. Jaya Bachchan
c. Umashankar Rao
d. Narendra Modi

Answer a. Jaya Jaitley

12. By whom was the book titled An Uncommon Love: The Early Life of Sudha and Narayana Murthy written recently?
(a) Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
(b) Chitra Diwakar
(c) Banarasi Deshmukh
(d) Chitra Majumdar

Answer -(a) Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

13. Which South East Asian country has recently declared emergency?
(a)Papua New Guinea
(b) Myanmar
(c) Singapore
(d) None of this

Answer -(a)Papua New Guinea

Explain: More than 20 people died due to riots between police and protesters. Due to protests, Papua New Guinea Prime Minister James Marape declared a state of emergency in the country.

Police and public sector employees protested over salary cuts in the Southeast Asian country Papua New Guinea.

14. Dorji Tshering Lepcha was elected to Rajya Sabha from which state?
(b) Manipur
(c) Meghalaya
(d) Kolkata

Answer -(a)Sikkim

Explain: Dorji Tsering Lepcha has recently been elected unopposed as a member of the Rajya Sabha from Sikkim for the only seat of the Rajya Sabha.


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