13th January 2024 Current Affairs & MCQ

Sources for current affairs on 13th January 2024 include Indian Express, Times of India (TOI), The Hindu, Hindustan Times, and Mint, PIB, All India Radio.

1. International Kite Festival-2024
– Location: Sabarmati Riverfront, Vallabh Sadan in Ahmedabad
– Dates: January 7th to 14th, 2024

2. RBI Deputy Governor Extension
– Michael D Patra received an extension as RBI Deputy Governor.

3. Indian Meteorological Department (IMD)
– Established on January 15, 1875
– First Incharge: H F Blanford

4. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Visit to Kalaram Temple
– Location: Panchvati area of Nashik City, Maharashtra
– Significance: Associated with the Ramayana; Lord Ram, Sita, and Lakshman’s exile site
– Temple built in 1792, funded by Sardar Rangarao Odhekar Peshwa

5. DRDO’s Successful Flight-Test of AKASH-NG Missile
– Defence Research and Development Organisation conducted a successful flight-test of the New Generation AKASH (AKASH-NG) missile.

6. Henley Passport Index 2024
– India’s passport secured the 80th rank in the latest Henley Passport Index.

7. National Surveillance Programme for Aquatic Animal Diseases (NSPAAD)
– Project under Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana
– Recently launched the ‘Report Fish Disease-App’ on Google Play Store.

13th January 2024 Current Affairs MCQ

1. Where is the International Kite Festival-2024 taking place?
A. Mumbai
B. Ahmedabad
C. Delhi
D. Jaipur
Answer: B. Ahmedabad

2. Who received an extension as RBI Deputy Governor?
A. Raghuram Rajan
B. Urjit Patel
C. Michael D Patra
D. Shaktikanta Das
Answer: C. Michael D Patra

3. When was the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) established?
A. January 7, 1875
B. January 15, 1875
C. January 1, 1900
D. February 14, 1922
Answer: B. January 15, 1875**

4. Which temple did Prime Minister Narendra Modi visit recently?
A. Somnath Temple
B. Kalaram Temple
C. Tirupati Balaji Temple
D. Golden Temple
Answer: B. Kalaram Temple

5. In which city is the Kalaram Temple located?
A. Varanasi
B. Nashik
C. Pune
D. Jaipur
Answer: B. Nashik

6. What is the significance of Panchvati in relation to the Kalaram Temple?
A. Five lakes
B. Five rivers
C. Five banyan trees
D. Five mountains
Answer: C. Five banyan trees

7. Which organization conducted a successful flight-test of the New Generation AKASH (AKASH-NG) missile?
A. ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation)
B. DRDO (Defence Research and Development Organisation)
C. HAL (Hindustan Aeronautics Limited)
D. BARC (Bhabha Atomic Research Centre)
Answer: B. DRDO

8. What is India’s rank in the Henley Passport Index 2024?
A. 50th
B. 80th
C. 100th
D. 120th
Answer: B. 80th

9. Under which scheme was the ‘Report Fish Disease-App’ launched on the Google Play Store?
A. Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
B. Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana
C. Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana
D. Digital India Campaign
Answer: C. Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana

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