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Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: Questions and Answers
Question 1: ‘Swadesh Darshan Awards’ has been constituted by which Union Ministry?
Swadesh Darshan Awards are constituted by the Ministry of Tourism, for acknowledging the efforts of states/ UTs. Under the ‘Swadesh Darshan’ scheme infrastructure related to tourism has been developed at about 500 tourist destinations. 76 projects has been sanctioned by the Ministry in 31 States / UTs of the country for over Rs.5500 Crore.
Question 2: ‘Roorkee Water Conclave’ has been organized by IIT Roorkee in collaboration with which institute?
The 2nd edition of the ‘Roorkee Water Conclave’ was inaugurated by Union Minister for Jal Shakti Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat at IIT, Roorkee, which is being organised by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee with the National Institute of Hydrology. It focused on the theme, ‘Water Security for Sustainable Development’.
Question 3: Between India and which country an annual Military Exercise ‘Dharma Guardian’ Exercise is conducted?
The annual Dharma Guardian exercise between India and Japan has commenced in Karnataka. The exercise started from February 27 and will end on March 10. In this military exercise, the Maratha Light Infantry regiment’s 15th battalion will participate for India. This military exercise is being conducted every year since 2018.
Question 4: In which country, the Yilan’ Crater, the largest impact crater on Earth, is discovered?
In Northeast China, a crescent-shaped crater called the ‘Yilan’ Crater has been discovered. It holds the record as the largest impact crater on the planet Earth which was formed in the last 100,000 years. As per a statement from the NASA Earth Observatory, before the year 2020, the only other impact crater discovered in China was found in Xiuyan, Liaoning. The Yilan crater, largest impact carter, measures about 1.85 kilometers.
Question 5: In ‘SWIFT’ financial messaging service, what does ‘S’ stand for?
SWIFT stands for the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication, a leading provider of secure financial messaging services in the world. Recently after Russian invasion in Ukraine, the US and European Union (EU) cut off Russian banks from the SWIFT platform.
Question 6: ‘Bhasha Certificate Selfie’ Campaign has been launched by which Union Ministry?
‘Bhasha Certificate Selfie’ has been launched by the Union Ministry of Education with an aim to promote Multilingualism and encourage cultural diversity. It also aims to promote Bhasha Sangam mobile app, which is developed jointly by Ministry of Education and MyGov India. Using the app, people can learn over 100 sentences of daily use in as many as 22 scheduled Indian languages. It encourages people to upload their selfie with the certificate.