Daily Current Affairs Quiz 29 September 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 29 September 2023
Question 1. Who has recently made his place in the India Book of Records for promoting cleanliness?
Answer – SP Singh
SP Singh, Principal of UPSRTC Model Driving Training and Research Institute, has made his place in the prestigious India Book of Records. This honor has been given to him for his innovative ‘Jhaadu Daan’ initiative in the nationwide Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, which is a testimony to his extraordinary contribution. In 2014, SP Singh launched the ‘Jhadu Daan’ initiative with the launch of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, the primary objective of which is to provide the necessary equipment to maintain cleanliness in various environments.
Question 2. When is World Heart Day celebrated?
Answer – 29 September
People all over the world celebrate World Heart Day on 29 September. The initiative aims to raise awareness about heart disease and promote preventive measures to combat cardiovascular diseases. The theme of World Heart Day in 2023 is “Use Heart, No Heart”, which emphasizes the use of emojis to express the importance of this day and the importance of heart knowledge. Nowadays emoji are a universal form of communication that transcends language barriers.
Question 3. Who is the father of the Green Revolution in India, who passed away recently?
Answer – MS Swaminathan
MS Swaminathan is called the father of the Green Revolution in India. Recently he died in Chennai at the age of 98. Swaminathan was the first person to recognize and accept a superior variety of wheat. Due to this there was a huge increase in wheat production in India. Swaminathan has been awarded Padmashree (1967), Padmabhushan (1972), Padmavibhushan (1989), Magsaysay Award (1971) and World Food Prize (1987).
Question 4. Which university has topped the World University Rankings 2024 released by Times Higher Education (THE)?
Answer – Oxford University
Times Higher Education (THE) has released the World University Rankings 2024, which includes 1904 universities from 108 countries. Oxford University of London is at the top position in this list. Then at second place is Harvard University of the United States and at third place is the University of Cambridge of the United Kingdom. 91 Indian universities have been ranked in THE World University Rankings 2024.
Question 5. When is International Awareness Day about Food Loss and Wastage observed?
Answer – 29 September
International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Wastage is observed on 29 September. The day prioritizes actions and innovations for the public and private sectors to reduce food loss. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) was established in 1945.
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