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Tnpsc Current Affairs in English – 22nd November 2023

1. Which state is the host of the ‘Global Fisheries Conference India 2023’?

A. Tamil Nadu

B. Gujarat 🗹

C. Maharashtra

D. Andhra Pradesh

  • The Global Fisheries Conference India 2023, a two-day major event, will be organized in Gujarat Science City in Ahmedabad. With the theme ‘Celebrating Fisheries and Aquaculture Wealth,’ the conference aims to unite key stakeholders on a single platform to engage in productive discussions, share market insights, and facilitate networking opportunities.

2. ‘LUPEx’ is the joint effort between the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and _?





  • LUPEx is the fourth moon mission to try a 90° landing with a 350 kg rover. The mission is a joint effort between the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and the Japanese space agency JAXA. LuPEx will land the rover on the dark side of the moon, which is rarely explored. The rover will explore a 1 km x 1 km area for about 100 Earth days. Chandrayaan-3 included a 30 kg rover.

3. The Dhillo festival, which was seen in the news, is celebrated in which state/UT?

A. Odisha

B. Goa 🗹

C. Telangana

D. Sikkim

  • Dhillo is an ecofeminist festival celebrated in the Western Ghats of Goa. The festival’s fervour is also felt in the forested villages of Joida in Karnataka. These villages are home to the Goan Kunbi community members, whose ancestors had migrated to Joida during the Portuguese era to escape persecution.

4. Article 163 and Article 200, which were seen in the news, is associated with which Constitutional position?

A. Governor 🗹

B. President

C. Vice President

D. Election Commissioner

  • Article 163 of the Constitution addresses the general powers of the Governor, whereas Article 200 specifically focuses on the grant of assent to Bills. The recent decision by Tamil Nadu’s Governor R N Ravi to withhold assent to 10 pending Bills has sparked new legal inquiries into the extent of the Governor’s powers. At least four states governed by the opposition, including Tamil Nadu approached the Supreme Court, seeking its involvement in clarifying the parameters of the Governor’s authority in the legislative process.

5. Kangaroo care, which was seen in the news, is associated with which field?

A. Defence

B. Childcare 🗹

C. Politics

D. Animal Welfare

  • Kangaroo care also known as skin-to-skin contact, involves holding a premature or low birth weight baby against the parent’s bare chest. This practice provides numerous benefits such as physical development, breastfeeding facilitation, and emotional attachment. World Prematurity Day is observed on 17 November each year to raise awareness of preterm birth and the concerns of preterm babies and their families worldwide.

6. Who are the recipients of the Indira Gandhi Peace Prize 2022?

A. IMA and Trained Nurses Association of India 🗹


C. Dr M Srinivas

D. Dr V Shanta

  • The Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development, 2022 was jointly awarded to the Indian Medical Association and the Trained Nurses Association of India. Former Vice- President Hamid Ansari presented the awards. Congress Parliamentary Party chairperson Sonia Gandhi heads the Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust.

7. Which state released an exclusive book on its snakes?

A. Himachal Pradesh 🗹

B. Madhya Pradesh

C. Assam

D. Kerala

  • Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu released a book on ‘Snakes of Himachal Pradesh’. It was compiled and edited by Principal of State Institute of Health and Family Welfare. The book contains the photographs of snakes found at different places in the state. The team caught snakes in forests with the permission of the wildlife wing of the Forest department, took their venom and DNA samples before leaving them back in the same habitat.

8. Which state is the host of 11th edition of International Tourism Mart?

A. Tamil Nadu

B. Meghalaya 🗹

C. Assam

D. West Bengal

  • The 11th edition of International Tourism Mart is being organized by the Union Tourism Ministry of India. It is held at Shillong, Meghalaya. The event will include an exclusive session dedicated to business meetings between local North Eastern stakeholders and domestic and international buyers. The eight North Eastern States would participate in this event.

9. Which actor was conferred with ‘Special Recognition for Contribution to Bharatiya Cinema’ at the IFFI festival?

A. Madhuri Dixit 🗹

B. Kamal Haasan

C. Rekha

D. Rajinikanth

  • Bollywood Actor Madhuri Dixit was bestowed with the ‘Special Recognition for Contribution to Bharatiya Cinema’ Award at the 54th International Film Festival of India. Over the course of a career that spans four decades, she has appeared in over 70 films.

10. Which country has won the ODI Cricket World Cup Title for the most time, as of 2023?

A. West Indies

B. Australia 🗹

C. India

D. England

  • Australia defeated India in the final at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad and clinched the ODI World Cup for the sixth time. India had 10 successive victories in the tournament and Virat Kohli won the Player of the Tournament Award.


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