Daily Current Affairs Quiz 12 October 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 October 2023
Question 1. When is International Girl Child Day celebrated?
Answer – 11 October
Girl Child Day is celebrated globally on 11 October, which makes the society aware of the importance of daughters. Its objective is to focus on the challenges faced by women and the protection of their rights. This year’s International Day of the Girl was celebrated under the theme ‘Invest in Girls’ Rights: Our Leadership, Our Well-Being’.
Question 2. Where was the annual joint HADR exercise (Cyclone 2023) held?
Answer – Goa
The first edition of the Annual Joint HADR Exercise (AJHE) was conducted in the year 2015. Since then it is conducted every year by rotation by the Indian Army, Indian Navy (IN) and Indian Air Force (IAF). The previous edition of this exercise was conducted by the Indian Air Force in Agra. This year the exercise was conducted by the Indian Navy from 09 to 11 October in Goa.
Question 3. Which Chief Minister recently launched ‘Prayag Portal’?
Answer – Pushkar Singh Dhami
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami launched ‘Yuva Uttarakhand Mobile Application’ and ‘Prayag Portal’. This is an important step by the state government towards empowering the youth. This innovative app will provide valuable information about self-employment opportunities to the unemployed youth of the state. ‘Prayag Portal’ is dedicated to providing job information to the youth.
Question 4. Who became India’s richest person in Hurun List 2023?
Answer – Mukesh Ambani
According to the recently released 360 One Wealth Hurun India Rich List for the year 2023, Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani has achieved the title of the richest Indian. Ambani has achieved this position leaving behind Gautam Adani of Adani Group. Ambani’s wealth saw a growth of 2 per cent, while Gautam Adani’s wealth saw a 57 per cent decline.
Question 5. Who became the new chairman of Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI)?
Answer – Navneet Munot
Navneet Munot, managing director and CEO of HDFC Asset Management, has been elected as chairman by the Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI) during its recent board meeting. Munot has over 3 decades of experience in the financial services sector. He succeeds A Balasubramanian, managing director of Aditya Birla Sun Life Asset Management Company.
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