Stay sharp on current events! Answer these ten questions covering international relations, economics, and recent headlines to test your knowledge of today’s news.

Instructions: Read each question carefully and choose the answer you believe is most correct.

1. Which country recently announced plans for a $1 billion initial public offering (IPO)? a) China b) India (**Answer**) c) Japan d) South Korea

2. What is the name of the controversial act in India that recently had rules announced? a) Goods and Services Tax (GST) b) Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) (**Answer**) c) National Register of Citizens (NRC) d) Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB)

3. Which international sporting event is expected to begin accepting athletes from Russia and Belarus under a neutral flag? a) Tokyo Olympics 2020 (already happened) b) Beijing Winter Olympics 2022 (already happened) c) Paris Olympics 2024 (**Answer**) d) Milan-Cortina Winter Olympics 2026

4. What is the name of the Indian Air Force light combat aircraft that recently experienced an accident? a) Sukhoi Su-30MKI b) Tejas (**Answer**) c) Mirage 2000 d) MiG-29

5. Who is the new Chief Minister of Haryana, India, following the resignation of Manohar Lal Khattar? a) Ashok Gehlot b) Yogi Adityanath c) Nayab Singh Saini (**Answer**) d) Arvind Kejriwal

6. Ed Sheeran, the famous singer, was recently spotted in which Indian city? a) Delhi b) Mumbai (**Answer**) c) Chennai d) Kolkata

7. What global organization raised concerns about the “growing politicization of sport” regarding the exclusion of some athletes? a) FIFA (Football) b) ICC (Cricket) c) IOC (International Olympic Committee) (**Answer**) d) FIBA (Basketball)

8. Which state in India is facing a potential water ban due to the ongoing water crisis? a) Maharashtra b) Karnataka c) Andhra Pradesh d) Tamil Nadu e) **All of the above** (Water scarcity is a concern across multiple states in India)

9. What is the deadline for applying for Apprentice positions with the Central Bank of India (as of March 12, 2024)? a) Applications are closed. b) March 15, 2024 c) March 20, 2024 d) March 27, 2024 (**Answer**)

10. Who is the captain of the Indian cricket team who recently expressed opposition to the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA)? a) Virat Kohli b) Rohit Sharma (**Answer**) c) Jasprit Bumrah d) KL Rahul

Answer Key:

  1. (b) India
  2. (b) Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA)
  3. (c) Paris Olympics 2024
  4. (b) Tejas
  5. (c) Nayab Singh Saini
  6. (b) Mumbai
  7. (c) IOC (International Olympic Committee)
  8. (e) All of the above
  9. (d) March 27, 2024
  10. (b) Rohit Sharma

Good luck and keep following the news!

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