Current Affairs For 7th September 2023


“The moment you’re ready to quit is usually the moment right before the miracle happens.” – Unknown


Q1.What recently achieved a new orbit during the second earth-bound manoeuvre of the Aditya L-1 mission?

1.Aditya L-1 mission

2.Aditya-L1 satellite

3. Earth’s orbit

4. Second earth-bound manoeuvre

Ans:-4)Second earth-bound manoeuvre

During the second earth-bound manoeuvre of the Aditya-L1 mission, the spacecraft Aditya-L1 successfully transitioned to a new orbit, marking a significant milestone in India’s space exploration endeavors.


Q2. Who won the women’s rapid title at the Tata Steel Chess India tournament?

  1. Judit Polgar
  2. Harika Dronavalli
  3. Divya Deshmukh
  4. Koneru Humpy

Ans:-3)Divya Deshmukh

Divya Deshmukh, a prodigious chess talent from India, demonstrated exceptional skill and determination by securing the women’s rapid title at the prestigious Tata Steel Chess India tournament. Her strategic prowess and dedication to the game have earned her recognition on the international chess stage.


Q3.Which program was launched by Dharmendra Pradhan?

  1. Malaviya Mission – Teachers Training Programme
  2. University Grants Commission Training Initiative
  3. Teachers Development Scheme
  4. Pradhan Mantri Teachers Training Mission

Ans:-1)Malaviya Mission – Teachers Training Programme

Dharmendra Pradhan, launched the Malaviya Mission – Teachers Training Programme, an initiative by the University Grants Commission, aimed at enhancing the quality of education by providing comprehensive training to teachers. This program is named after the eminent educationist Madan Mohan Malaviya.


Q4.Which initiative has India undertaken to bolster legal and judicial capabilities among SCO Member Countries?

  1. SCO Legal Advancement Program
  2. SCO Judicial Enhancement Scheme
  3. SCO Legal and Judicial Capacity Building
  4. SCO Legal Empowerment Initiative

Ans:-3)SCO Legal and Judicial Capacity Building

India is bolstering legal and judicial capacities in SCO member nations through extended support. This initiative aims to enhance the legal framework and judiciary systems within the SCO community for improved cooperation and mutual benefit.


Q5.Which action did Russian President Vladimir Putin take regarding the Black Sea Grain deal?

  1. Agreed to restore it
  2. Refused to restore it
  3. Postponed the decision
  4. Suggested negotiations for restoration

Ans:-2)Refused to restore it

Russian President Vladimir Putin has declined to reinstate the Black Sea Grain deal, which previously allowed limited grain exports. This decision may impact global grain markets, as Russia is a major exporter. Putin’s move is attributed to concerns about domestic food security amidst rising global prices.


Q6. The seventh and final stealth frigate of Project 17A, which was recently unveiled, is named ___________.

  1. Bharatgiri
  2. Sivagiri
  3. Mahendragiri
  4. Kailashgiri


The final stealth frigate of Project 17A, named Mahendragiri, was recently inaugurated at Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd. (MDL) in Mumbai. As part of Project 17A, four ships were built at MDL in Mumbai, and three at Garden Reach Ship Builders Limited (GRSE) in Kolkata.


Q7. Which city serves as the venue for the ‘International Aerospace Conference’?

  1. Pune
  2. Bengaluru
  3. Gwalior
  4. Hyderabad


The ‘International Aerospace Conference: Moving Towards Inclusive Global Value Chains’ was co-hosted by the Ministry of Civil Aviation and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh. This G20 endeavor in the aerospace domain falls under the priority of both G20 and B20, with a specific emphasis on cultivating all-encompassing global value chains for the advancement of global trade and investment. The primary objective is to bolster trade and investment ties among G20 nations.


Q8. On which date is ‘International Literacy Day’ celebrated?

  1. October 8
  2. September 8
  3. August 8
  4. July 8

Ans:-2)September 8

The Government of India has scheduled a literacy week from September 1st to 8th, 2023, in commemoration of International Literacy Day. On September 8, 2023, UNESCO will observe International Literacy Day with the theme ‘Promoting literacy for a world in transition: Building the foundation for sustainable and peaceful societies’.


Q9. Which state introduced the ‘Mukhyamantri Medhabi Chatra Protshan Yojana (MMCPY)’?

  1. West Bengal
  2. Odisha
  3. Karnataka
  4. Bihar


Odisha government has initiated the Mukhyamantri Medhabi Chatra Protsahan Yojana (MMCPY) to offer financial support to scheduled tribe (ST) and scheduled caste (SC) students pursuing higher education in medical and engineering fields. The scheme includes full reimbursement of course fees.


Q10. Who ranked first in the ‘Global Finance Central Banker Report Cards 2023’ among central bank Governors?

  1. India
  2. Sri Lanka
  3. USA
  4. US


Shaktikanta Das, the Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, has clinched the highest global ranking in the Global Finance Central Banker Report Cards 2023, receiving an ‘A+’. Among the three central bank governors awarded an ‘A+’, Das secured the top spot.