Today’s Current Affairs Question : 04 May, 2024

Today’s Current Affairs Question – Today is 04 May when Grammy Award was started.

1959 The prestigious Grammy Award in the field of music was started on this day. Earlier it was called Gramophone Award.

Question 1: Where was the India-Indonesia Joint Defense Cooperation Committee meeting held recently?
(a) 7th
(b) 6th
(c) 25th
(d) None of these

Answer : a) 7th

On May 3, the 7th India-Indonesia Joint Defense Cooperation Committee meeting was held in New Delhi.

The meeting was chaired by India’s Defense Secretary Shri Giridhar Aramane and Indonesia’s Defense Ministry Secretary General, Air Marshal Doni Ermawan Taufanto.

Question 2: Which is the most polluted city in the world?
(a) Delhi
(b) Kabul
(c) Kathmandu

Answer :(c) Kathmandu

According to IQAir, Kathmandu is the most polluted city in the world. This organization monitors the air quality of 101 cities around the world. New Delhi is at number two, Chiang Mai of Thailand is at third and Hanoi city of Vietnam is at fourth place.

Question 3: Which country ranked first in the World Press Freedom Index?
(a) Norway

Answer :(a) Norway

Recently on May 03, 2024, on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day (WPFD), the World Press Freedom Index – 2024 was released by ‘Reporters Without Borders’ (RSF). This was the 22nd edition of the World Press Freedom Index, which included a total of 180 countries.

India’s rank in the World Press Freedom Index – 2024 was 159. Which is 2 places higher than last year 2023 (161)

Question 4: Who has developed anti-submarine missile in India?
(a) DRDO
(b) ISRO
(c) both
(d) None of these

Answer :(a) DRDO

India successfully tested the anti-submarine missile developed by DRDO. The Indian Navy tested this system in Balasore, Odisha. This system works on the lightweight torpedo delivery principle. It has been designed and developed in India.

Question 5: When was the UNESCO Press Freedom Award established?
(a) 1997
(b) 1980
(c) 1986
(d) 1990

Answer : (a) 1997
This award is given to the person, organisation or institution that has made an outstanding contribution to the promotion of journalism anywhere in the world, even at the risk of life.

Recently UNESCO Press Freedom Prize – 2024 awarded to Palestinian journalist

Question 6: Recently the first copy of Raja Ravi Varma’s painting Indulekha will be unveiled in ______
(a) Kerala
(b) News Delhi
(c) Bhopal
(d) None

Answer :(a) Kerala

Recently the first copy of Raja Ravi Varma’s painting Indulekha will be unveiled in Kilimanoor Palace in Kerala. The painting depicts Indulekha, the heroine of O Chandra Menon’s first modern Malayalam novel published in 1889.

Question 7: Paul Auster was related to which field?
(a) Artists
(b) Penter
(c) Astrologer
(d) Writer

Answer : d) Writer

Paul Auster, who died recently, was a renowned writer. He is known as the father of American literary postmodernism. He has written many novels including ‘The New York Trilogy’ and ‘Moon Palace’.

Question 8: When was the International Cricket Council, which was in the news recently, established?
(a) 1909
(b) 1880
(c) 1980
(d) 2000

Answer : (a) 1909

Recently, the International Cricket Council has imposed a five-year ban on West Indies wicketkeeper batsman Devon Thomas. The reason for banning Devon Thomas is match fixing.

Question 9: Indian Institute of Astrophysics has been in news recently. When was it established?
(a) 1956
(b) 1971
(c) 1987
(d) None

Answer : (b) 1971

Recently Bangalore-based Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) captured a picture of the moon passing in front of the bright red star ‘Antares’. Antares, 10,000 times brighter than the Sun, is 700 times its diameter and 600 light years away.


Read… 06 May Current Affairs 2024 

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