Daily Current Affairs Quiz 18 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 18 August 2023
Question 1. Which country is going to launch the world’s first 3D rocket?
Answer – India
Chennai-based private space company AgniKul Cosmos will soon launch the world’s first 3D rocket from Sriharikota. The name of this 3D rocket of Agnikul Cosmos is “Agnibaan Suborbital Technological Demonstrator”. The objective of this mission is to successfully deliver the rocket to the Earth’s Lower Earth Orbit. If this mission is successful, Agnikul will become the second private company in India to send rockets.
Question 2. When is World Humanitarian Day celebrated?
Answer – 19 August
With the aim of honoring humanitarians, ‘World Humanitarian Day’ is celebrated on 19th August all over the world. As an initiative, the day plays an important role in improving the lives of distressed tribes. This global initiative is led by the United Nations General Assembly. The theme of World Humanitarian Day 2023 is “No Matter What”.
Question 3. What is the name of the scheme proposed by the Central Government for skill development training for two crore women?
Answer – Lakhpati Didi
Skill development training will be given to two crore women under the ‘Lakhpati Didi’ scheme of the Central Government. On the occasion of Independence Day, PM Modi in his speech from Red Fort said that it is my dream to make two crore Lakhpati Didi in the villages. The objective of this scheme proposed by PM Modi is to encourage the women of the villages to start micro-enterprises.
Question 4. Recently who has been elected to the World Athletics Executive Board?
Answer – Adil Sumariwala
Adil Sumariwalla is the President of the Athletics Federation of India (AFI). Elections to the Executive Board of World Athletics were held on 16 August in Budapest, Hungary. Adil Sumariwalla was third in this election, as a result of which he has been elected as one of the four vice-presidents of World Athletics. He will serve a four-year term in this post. This is the highest position held by an Indian in the global track and field management organization.
Question 5. ‘India’s first village atlas’ belongs to which village?
Answer – Mayem
Recently Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant released the Biodiversity Atlas of Mayem village in North Goa. CM Sawant has termed it as “India’s first village atlas”. He told that this atlas tells the socio-cultural history of Mayem village, which dates back to 12th century.
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