Daily Current Affairs Quiz 12 August 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 12 August 2023
Question 1. When is International Youth Day celebrated?
Answer – 12 August
Youth Day is celebrated internationally on 12 August. Recognized by the United Nations (UN), this day inspires to address important issues affecting the youth population of the world. International Youth Day provides a platform through which the inherent qualities of youth can be acknowledged and respected.
Question 2. Which became the first bank in India to provide 24×7 video banking service?
Answer – AU Small Finance Bank
AU Small Finance Bank has launched round the clock (24×7) Video Banking service for its customers. It has become the first bank in India to do so. AU Bank’s facility is a virtual platform for face-to-face interaction. In this the customer can interact with the video banker anytime and anywhere through video call. The bank’s executive director Uttam Tibrewal told that AU’s video banking service for customers will be operational even on holidays and weekends.
Question 3. What is the new name of the state in the resolution approved by the Kerala Assembly?
Answer – Keralam
Recently, the Kerala Legislative Assembly has approved the proposal to change the name of the state to ‘Keralam’. The Kerala Legislative Assembly has passed a resolution as a significant step towards embracing the cultural and linguistic heritage. In this, he has requested the Central Government to change the name of the state from ‘Kerala’ to ‘Keralam’. ‘Keralam’ is derived from two Malayalam words – “ker” and “alam”, which together mean ‘the land of coconut trees’.
Question 4. When is World Elephant Day celebrated?
Answer – 12 August
World Elephant Day is celebrated every year on 12 August to raise awareness about the problems faced by elephants in the world. The day highlights and draws attention to issues such as the threatened biodiversity of elephants, ivory theft and human-elephant conflict. The day was founded in 2012 by HM Queen Sirikit, President of Patricia Sims.
Question 5. How much has RBI increased the limit of payment through UPI Lite offline?
Answer – Rs 500
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has increased the limit of one-time payment through offline mode to Rs 500. Earlier this limit was Rs 200. RBI has taken this step to increase the access and use of digital payments.
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