Daily Current Affairs Quiz 16 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 16 October 2023
Question 1. When is International Rural Women’s Day celebrated?
Answer – 15 October
International Rural Women’s Day is celebrated every year on 15 October. The day highlights the vital role of rural women in ensuring the stability of rural families and communities, improving livelihoods and overall well-being. This day is celebrated as National Women Farmers Day in the country since 2016 by the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare. The theme of International Rural Women’s Day 2023 is ‘Rural Women Cultivating Good For All’.
Question 2. How many years have passed since the establishment of the Central Electricity Authority in 2023?
Answer – 50
‘Central Electricity Authority’, an organization under the Ministry of Power, Government of India, celebrated its 50th Foundation Day on 15 October this year. It provides technical and policy support to all other stakeholders in the power sector. The Central Electricity Authority was established in the year 1951 as a part-time body and was made a full-time body in the year 1975.
Question 3. When is World Food Day celebrated?
Answer – 16 October
Food Day is celebrated all over the world on 16 October. This day creates awareness to tackle the problem of hunger faced by the entire world population and to save people from malnutrition. It emphasizes better agricultural practices and equitable food distribution for access to nutritious food.
Question 4. Who recently took charge as the Director of Finance in IREDA?
Answer – Dr. Bijay Kumar Mohanty
Recently, Dr. Bijay Kumar Mohanty has taken charge as Director in Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited (IREDA). Dr BK Mohanty has over 25 years of experience in the Indian power sector. He will now continue to serve on this post for a period of next 5 years or until further orders.
Question 5. When is World Students Day celebrated?
Answer – 15 October
Students’ Day is celebrated every year on 15 October across the world. This day is dedicated to former President of India Dr. A.P.J. Marks the birth anniversary of Abdul Kalam. Kalam, popularly known as Missile Man, was born on 15 October 1931 in Rameshwaram, Tamil Nadu. The year 2023 World Students Day was celebrated with the theme of “FAIL: stands for First Attempt in Learning”.
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