1. Who among the following badminton pair made history by becoming the first Indian men’s doubles pair to win a gold medal at the Badminton Asia Championships?

1. Srikanth Kidambi, B.Sai Praneeth
2. Chirag Shetty, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy
3. Lakshya Sen, Srikanth Kidambi
4. Pranoy H.S., P. Kashyap
5. Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, B.Sai Praneeth

Option “2” is correct
Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty made history on April 30, becoming the first Indian men’s doubles pair to win a gold medal at the Badminton Asia Championships.
The Indian pair defeated the Malaysian duo of Ong Yew Sin and Teo Ee Yi in a thrilling three-game match that lasted for over an hour.
2. India’s Union Railway Minister, Ashwini Vaishnaw, has shared a timelapse video showcasing the construction of the Anji Khad Bridge, the country’s first cable-stayed rail bridge. Anji Khad Bridge is located in which state?

1. Arunachal Pradesh
2. Jammu & Kashmir
3. Sikkim
4. Uttarakhand
5. Kerala

Option “2” is correct
With a total of 96 cables spanning a length of 653km, the bridge is part of the challenging Udampur-Srinagar-Baramulla-Rail Link (USBRL) Project in the Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir.
3. On which day the world celebrates International Labour Day to society, emphasizing the importance of work and the strides made by the labour movement?

1. 1st May
2. 3rd May
3. 2nd May
4. 4th May
5. 5th May

Option “1” is correct
May 1st is a globally recognized holiday that acknowledges the accomplishments of the labour movement. It is commonly referred to as International Worker’s Day or May Day and is commemorated with a public holiday across more than 80 countries.
4. At the 100th episode of ‘Mann Ki Baat’, a book called ‘Collective Spirit, Concrete Action’ was launched. Who has written the book called ‘Collective Spirit, Concrete Action’?

1. Sushil Kumar
2. Rajiv Kumar
3. Gaurav Dwivedi
4. Shashi Shekhar Vempati
5. Pravin Purwar

Option “4” is correct
At the 100th episode of ‘Mann Ki Baat’, a book called ‘Collective Spirit, Concrete Action’ written by Shashi Shekhar Vempati, former CEO of Prasar Bharati (2017-2022) was launched.
The book was released during a day-long National Conclave on Mann Ki Baat @100, held in the national capital on April 26. According to the author, ‘Mann Ki Baat’ is a combination of the power of radio and the vision of a nation’s leader.
5. Who has inaugurated 91 FM transmitters in 18 states and two union territories with the aim of improving FM radio connectivity in border regions and aspirational districts?

1. Narendra Modi
2. Nirmala Sitharaman
3. Draupadi Murmu
4. Dr. Jitendra Singh
5. Rajnath Singh

Option “1” is correct
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently inaugurated 91 FM transmitters in 18 states and two union territories, aimed at improving FM radio connectivity in border regions and aspirational districts.
The move is expected to benefit an additional two crore people who did not have access to the medium before.
6. Who has been selected as the new chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission and secretary of the Department of Atomic Energy?

1. Dinesh Kumar Mittal
2. KN Vyas
3. Ajit Kumar Mohanty
4. Haresh Saniwal
5. D.G. Walia

Option “3” is correct
Ajit Kumar Mohanty, who is a well-known physicist and also serves as the director of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), has been selected as the new chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission and secretary of the Department of Atomic Energy.
This appointment means he will be responsible for overseeing India’s nuclear program and exploring the use of atomic power for non-military purposes. Mohanty will take over from K N Vyas.
7. Which country will participate in the International Civil Aviation Organisation’s (ICAO) Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA) and the Long-Term Aspirational Goals (LTAG) from 2027?

1. Switzerland
2. India
3. USA
4. Saudi Arabia
5. France

Option “2” is correct
India has announced that it will participate in the International Civil Aviation Organisation’s (ICAO) Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA) and the Long-Term Aspirational Goals (LTAG) from 2027.
The decision was made at a meeting of the Parliament’s Consultative Committee of the Ministry of Civil Aviation held in New Delhi and chaired by the Minister of Civil Aviation Jyotiraditya Scindia.
8. Which Indian Naval Ship has arrived in Singapore to participate in the inaugural ASEAN India Maritime Exercise (AIME-2023)?

1. INS Shivalik
2. INS Kolkata
3. INS Satpura
4. INS Virat
5. INS Talwar

Option “3” is correct
Indian Naval Ships Satpura and Delhi on May 1st, 2023, led by RAdm Gurcharan Singh, the Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet, arrived in Singapore to participate in the inaugural ASEAN India Maritime Exercise (AIME-2023).
9. The domestic GST revenues, including the import of services, rose 16% YoY in April. How much collection of India’s gross GST revenues for April 2023 has been registered?

1. ₹1.87 lakh crore
2. ₹1.19 lakh crore
3. ₹1.36 lakh crore
4. ₹1.48 lakh crore
5. ₹1.63 lakh crore

Option “1” is correct
India’s gross GST revenues for April 2023 reached a record high of ₹1,87,035 crore, which is a 12% increase from last year’s highest tax tally of ₹1.67 lakh crore for the same month. This article discusses the breakdown of the revenue collected and highlights the key factors contributing to the rise.
The domestic GST revenues, including the import of services, rose 16% YoY in April. Although the figures for goods import were not revealed, they had increased by 8% in March, according to the Finance Ministry.
10. The National Payments Corporation of India’s “UPI Monthly Product Statistics” reported a decline in the volume and value of UPI transactions in April 2023, following a peak in the previous month. In which year NPCI was incorporated?

1. 2016
2. 2004
3. 2015
4. 2012
5. 2008

Option “5” is correct
NPCI was incorporated in 2008.
The transaction volume declined 7.96% month-on-month (m-o-m) to 796.29 crore, while the transaction value declined 9.51% m-o-m to ₹12.71 lakh crore.

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