Daily Current Affairs Quiz 23 May 2023

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Daily Current Affairs Quiz

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 23 May 2023 : Important questions related to current affairs and their answers made available by this article for the students preparing for competitive exams. Through these questions, candidates can prepare well for the competitive exam and make it easier to get a government job.

Daily Current Affairs Quiz of 23 May 2023

Question 1. Who has recently become the world’s number one player in the javelin rankings?

Answer – Neeraj Chopra

India’s Neeraj Chopra has achieved the number one ranking in men’s javelin for the first time. Presently Neeraj is topping the list with 1455 marks. He is followed by Anderson Peters of Grenada in second place. Chopra reached the second position in this list on August 30, 2022. The Indian national record holder in men’s javelin throw had finished first in the season-opening Doha Diamond League on May 5 with a throw of 88.67m.

Question 2. When is the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula observed?

Answer – On 23 May

Obstetric fistula is a devastating childbirth injury that can cause lifelong physical and social problems for women. The purpose of celebrating this day is to prevent and treat this injury. Prolonged, obstructed labor, lack of access to medical care, and poverty and social factors lead to the condition of obstetric fistula.

Question 3. Which company has acquired the International Gemological Institute (IGI)?

Answer – Blackstone

Private equity major Blackstone has acquired IGI for an enterprise value of $525 million. The headquarters of the International Gemological Institute is located in Belgium. Most of its business and profits depend on India only. IGI Company has 29 laboratories and is a global leader in the independent certification of diamonds, gems and jewellery. IGI has 18 out of 29 laboratories located in India.

Question 4. For the patients of which disease the Union Health Ministry has announced the 75/25 initiative?

Answer – For high blood pressure-diabetic patients

The 75/25 initiative of the Union Health Ministry aims to screen 7.5 crore blood pressure patients by the year 2025. The initiative was announced by Dr VK Paul, Member, NITI Aayog, at the G20 co-branded event “Accelerating Prevention and Management of Hypertension and Diabetes” organized by the World Health Organization (WHO) on the occasion of World Hypertension Day .

Question 5. Under which program did the Ministry of Education and the World Bank organize a workshop on school-to-work transition?

Answer – Under the STARS program

To strengthen vocational education and work transition, the Ministry of Education recently organized a workshop on School-to-Work Transition under the STARS program with the World Bank. The workshop focused on strengthening ‘Vocational Education and School-to-Work Transition’, a key component of the STARS programme. It was led by Co-Chairman Mr. Sanjay Kumar, Secretary, School Education and Mr. Atul Kumar Tiwari, Secretary, Skill Development & Entrepreneurship.

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