Today’s Current Affairs Question: 09 May, 2024 

Today’s Current Affairs Question: 09 May, 2024 

1. Recently “School on Wheels” initiative was launched by ?
(a) Manipur
(b) Manipur
(c) Meghalaya
(d) Maharashtra

Answer :(a) Manipur

Recently Manipur Governor Anusuiya Uikey launched the “School on Wheels” initiative. Objective – To provide education to students taking shelter in relief camps in the state in the wake of ethnic violence that has been going on for more than a year

2. Asian Under-22 Youth Boxing Championship was held in ?
(a) France Perish
(b) Astana, Kazakhstan
(c) Meghalaya, India
(d) None of these

Answer :(b) Astana, Kazakhstan

Asian Under-22 Youth Boxing Championship was held in Astana, Kazakhstan

India won a total of 43 medals of 12 gold, 14 silver and 17 bronze medals in both the categories (women and men) of this championship. First place in the championship – Kazakhstan – 48 medals, Second place – India – won 43 medals

3. Where was the Gagan Strike II exercise organized?
(a) Punjab
(b) Manipur
(c) Kerala
(d) Andhra Pradesh

Answer: (a) Punjab

Indian Army and Air Force organized Gagan Strike II exercise in Punjab. Apache and ALH, WSI helicopters participated in this exercise session.

Objective – To establish coordination between the Army and the Air Force in the sky

4. Recently in the news, ‘Pulitzer Award is given in which field?’
(a) Journalism
(b) Magazine and Music
(c) Literature
(d) All of above

Answer :(d) All of above
Pulitzer Award is given every year for contribution in the field of literature, journalism, magazine and music. Pulitzer Prize 2024 announced by Columbia University of America.

Recently Cristina Rivera Garza was awarded Pulitzer Prize 2024 for Autobiography in Literature category. Pulitzer Award started in 1917. Awarded by – Columbia University, America.

5. Recently Urdu writer Salam Vin Razzaq passed away. He is related to which state?
(a) Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
(b) Raigarh, Chhattisgarh
(c) Banaras
(d) None

Answer :(b) Raigarh, Chhattisgarh

Recently famous Urdu writer and educationist, Salam Vin Razzaq passed away at the age of 83. He was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award in the year 2004.

6. What is TRIPS Agreement?
(a) Related to WHO
(b) Related to WTO
(c) Related to WFO
(d) None of these

Answer :(b) Related to WTO

Recently the World Trade Organization (WTO) celebrated the 30th anniversary of the Agreement on “Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS). TRIPS is the full form of Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights
The TRIPS agreement evolved with the Uruguay round of negotiations of the “General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT)” WTO (World Trade Organization) was established under the Marrakesh Agreement

7. Recently in discussion ‘West Nile Fever is caused by what?
(a) Mosquito bites
(b) Dirty water
(c) Both
(d) None of these

Answer :(a) Mosquito bites
Recently the state of Kerala issued an alert after cases of West Nile Fever
Main species of West Nile Fever – Culex pipiens First This virus was first identified in 1937 in West Nile, Uganda

8. What is a tactical nuclear weapon?
(a) Non-strategic nuclear weapon
(b) Short-range weapon
(c) Capable of destroying a city
(d) All of above

Answer : (d) All of above

Recently Russia announced to conduct war exercises with tactical nuclear weapons. The Russian Defense Ministry has announced to conduct military exercises with tactical nuclear weapons.

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