Daily GK Update - 3rd February 2024 Current Affairs

Daily GK Update - 3rd February 2024 Current Affairs
03-February 2024...........

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                     Current Affairs

                                               National Affairs

Indian Air Force is set to conduct Vayushakti-24 Exercise in Rajasthan.

  • A total of 120 Aircraft including 77 Fighter Jets are set to participate in Vayushakti-24 Exercise in Rajasthan.
  • The Vayushakti-24 exercise will take place at the Air to Ground Test Fire Range in Jaisalmer.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches Scheme for Drivers.

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched a scheme aimed at setting up 1,000 rest houses for truck drivers and cab drivers.
  • This scheme was announced by the PM during the Bharat Mobility Global Expo 2024.

Surajkund Mela was inaugurated by President of India Draupdi Murmu.

  • President Droupadi Murmu inaugurated the 37th Surajkund International Crafts Mela 2024 in Faridabad, Haryana.


Record-Breaking UPI Transactions Hit ₹18.4 Trillion in January

  • The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) reports a remarkable milestone in Unified Payment Interface (UPI) transactions for January, reaching a record ₹18.41 trillion.
  •  This marks a 52% increase in volume and a substantial 42% rise in value compared to the same month in the previous financial year.

                                      Important Days and Themes

World Cancer Day 2024- 3rd February

  • World Cancer Day aims to shed light on this critical issue, advocating for advances in research, prevention, and patient care.
  • The theme of World Cancer Day 2024 is “Close the Care Gap,".


Karnataka wins the Nagesh Trophy beating Andhra Pradesh.

  • Karnataka clinched the Nagesh Trophy, marking a significant milestone in the Men’s National T20 Cricket Tournament for the Blind 2023-24.


Test Your Knowledge

1. What major military exercise is the Indian Air Force conducting in Rajasthan? 

A) Agni Shakti 

B) Surya Astra 

C) Vayushakti-24 

D) Trishul Shakti 

Answer- Vayushakti-24

2. In which city was the 37th Surajkund International Crafts Mela inaugurated?

A) Delhi 

B) Jaipur 

C) Faridabad 

D) Agra

C) Faridabad

Answer- Faridabad

3. What percentage increase did UPI transactions experience in value compared to January 2023?

A) 20% 

B) 30% 

C) 42% 

D) 50%

C) 40%

Answer- 42%

4. What is the theme of World Cancer Day 2024?

A) Early detection saves lives 

B) Access to treatment for all 

C) Close the Care Gap 

D) Investing in cancer research

Answer- “Close the Care Gap,"

5. Which team won the Nagesh Trophy for Blind Cricket (2023-24)?

A) Tamil Nadu 

B) Maharashtra 

C) Karnataka 

D) Andhra Pradesh

Answer- Karnataka


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