4th January 2024 Current Affairs & MCQ

Sources for current affairs on 4th January 2024 include Indian Express, Times of India (TOI), The Hindu, Hindustan Times, and Mint.

1. Buxa Tiger Reserve
– Tiger spotted after 2 years.

2. Book – “Why Bharat Matters” by S. Jaishankar
– Author: S. Jaishankar.

3. ISRO’s Communication Satellite – GSAT-20
– Used SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket.

4. India’s GDP Growth Estimate
– Estimated at 6.7% by India Ratings and Research (Fitch Group company).

5. World Braille Day (January 4)
– Honors Louis Braille, creator of Braille for blind people.

6. France’s Digital Schengen Visas
– France becomes the first European country.
– Digital visa replaces sticker with a cryptographically signed barcode.

4th January 2024 Current Affairs MCQ

1. What significant event recently occurred in Buxa Tiger Reserve in West Bengal?
a) New tiger born
b) Tiger spotted after 2 years
c) Tiger relocation project started
d) Tiger adoption program initiated
Answer: b) Tiger spotted after 2 years

2. Who is the author of the book “Why Bharat Matters”?
a) Louis Braille
b) S. Jaishankar
c) Fitch Group
d) Ariane 5
Answer: b) S. Jaishankar

3. Which rocket was used by ISRO for launching the communication satellite GSAT-20?
a) Ariane 5
b) Falcon Heavy
c) Falcon 9
d) Soyuz
Answer: c) Falcon 9

4. What is the estimated GDP growth for India, according to India Ratings and Research, a Fitch Group company?
a) 5.5%
b) 6.7%
c) 8.2%
d) 7.5%
Answer: b) 6.7%

5. What is the significance of World Braille Day observed on January 4?
a) Louis Braille’s birthday
b) Invention of the printing press
c) Launch of Braille technology
d) Establishment of the first blind school
Answer: a) Louis Braille’s birthday

6. Which European country became the first to issue digital Schengen visas, replacing stickers with a cryptographically signed barcode?
a) Germany
b) Italy
c) France
d) Spain
Answer: c) France

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