Daily Current Affairs Quiz 16 March 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 16 March 2023
Question 1. The World Consumer Rights Day celebrated on which date?
Answer – On 15 March
The purpose of celebrating World Consumer Rights Day is to increase global knowledge of consumer rights along with promoting consumer protection. This year the day was celebrate with the theme ‘Empowering consumers through clean energy transition’ to raise awareness about consumer empowerment. The day celebrated for the first time on March 15, 1983.
Question 2. Which became the first state in India to launch an insurance scheme for silk growers?
Answer – Uttarakhand
For the protection of silk growers, the Uttarakhand government has launched the country’s first silkworm insurance program. At present, the pilot phase of this program has been started. 200 sericulture growers from 5 blocks of four districts of the state namely Dehradun, Haridwar, Udham Singh Nagar, and Nainital received insurance under this programme. This insurance protects silk growers from the effects of climate change, water scarcity and other hazards.
Question 3. The International Day of Islamophobia celebrated on which date?
Answer – On 15 March
‘International Day of Islamophobia’ celebrated in more than 140 countries of the world. Pakistan and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation had passed a resolution to celebrate this day. The United Nations chose 15 March as the date of the day to mark the anniversary of the Christchurch mosque massacre.
Question 4. Through which rocket did SpaceX launch 40 OneWeb internet satellites?
Answer – Falcon 9
SpaceX launches 40 Internet satellites for OneWeb via Falcon 9 rocket. These satellites launched from the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station. The rocket’s first stage booster lowered back to the Florida spaceport. SpaceX made its 16th flight overall for the year.
Question 5. Which country became the first country in the world to import CO2 and store it under the sea?
Answer – Denmark
Recently Denmark inaugurated a project to store 1,800 meters of carbon dioxide under the North Sea. In this store, Denmark will bury CO2 imported from abroad. This CO2 cemetery is on the site of an old oil field. Carbon is injected to prevent the atmosphere from heating up.
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