Daily Current Affairs Quiz 1 November 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 1 November 2023
Question 1. Which footballer has been awarded the 2023 Ballon d’Or award?
Answer – Lionel Messi
Argentina’s legendary footballer Lionel Messi has created history by winning this year’s Ballon d’Or award. This star player had previously won this award in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2019 and 2021. Now by winning this award once again, he has become the player to win the Ballon d’Or award 8 times. The award is the most prestigious award given to an individual in football.
Question 2. In which state is Mera Houchongba festival celebrated?
Answer – Manipur
CM N Biren Singh gave a powerful message of unity and harmony at the Mera Houchongba ceremony held on 28 October 2023 in Imphal, Manipur. This festival of Manipur is celebrated during the month of ‘Mera’. This month falls in September or October. This festival holds religious and cultural importance for the people of the state. The word Houchongba means ‘to meet’.
Question 3. Which is the first state in India to establish hallmarking centers in all the districts?
Answer – Kerala
Recently Kerala has inaugurated a Hallmarking Center in Idukki district. With this, Kerala has become the first state in the country to establish hallmarking centers in all its districts. Now consumers can be assured of the quality and authenticity of gold jewelry from 14 districts of Kerala.
Question 4. When is National Unity Day celebrated?
Answer – 31 October
In India, National Unity Day is celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of the country’s first Home Minister, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. Sardar Patel’s 147th birth anniversary was celebrated in 2023. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, popularly known as the Iron Man, had worked to unite the princely states in building today’s diverse country India.
Question 5. In which state was a new species of mushroom discovered recently?
Answer – Kerala
Researchers at the Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanical Garden and Research Institute (JNTBGRI) in Kerala have identified a new species of Candolemyces albosquamosus in the Western Ghats. A mushroom called Candolemyces albosquamosus is found in the JNTBGRI campus. The genus of mushroom of this new species is Candoleomyces.