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AFCAT 2 2023 Question Paper 27 August 2023 Shift 1 And Shift 2 [Fully Solved]

AFCAT 2 2023 Question Paper: On 27th August 2023, aspirants from all over the country geared up to attempt the AFCAT 2 2023 examination. Conducted by the Indian Air Force...

AFCAT 2 2023 Question Paper: On 27th August 2023, aspirants from all over the country geared up to attempt the AFCAT 2 2023 examination. Conducted by the Indian Air Force (IAF), the Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) remains a significant gateway for those eager to serve in the Flying Branch as well as the Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical) Branches.

AFCAT 2 2023 Question Paper 27th August Shift 1

1Who is known as Missile woman of India? Ans. Dr. Tessy Thomas She is an Indian scientist and Director General of Aeronautical Systems and the former Project Director for Agni-IV missile in Defence Research and Development Organisation. She is the first ever woman scientist to head a missile project in India. In 2018, she became the Director-General of Aeronautical Systems of DRDO. The Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award was given to Dr Tessy Thomas in recognition of her efforts to help India become independent in the field of missile technology.
2What is the motto of IAF? Ans. Touch the sky with glory
3Where carbon credit was first introduced? Ans- Kyoto Protocol (1992) introduced the concept of carbon credits as per which a country gets credits to reduce carbon emissions in the atmosphere. It was signed in 1997 in Kyoto, Japan.
4Dharma Guardian Exercise was held between which countries? Ans- Japan and India The exercise was held at Camp Imazu of Shiga province in Japan. Middle Army’s Infantry Regiment and the Garhwal Rifle regiment of the Indian Army participated in the exercise. The armies shared tactics and their best practices with each other.
5Samudra Shakti Exercise was held between which countries? Ans- Indonesia and India The successful completion of Exercise Samudra Shakti-23 illustrated the strong partnership between India and Indonesia and reaffirmed the commitment of both navies to promote peace and stability in the region through cooperative engagements.
6Which of the following is a tributary of Godavari river? Ans- The principal tributaries of the river are the Pravara, the Purna, the Manjra, the Penganga, the Wardha,the Wainganga the Pranhita (combined flow of Wainganga, Penganga, Wardha), the Indravati, the Maner and the Sabri.
7Which Aircraft was used by Surya Kiran team? Ans- HAWK MK 132 The “Surya Kiran” (Sun Rays) is the Indian Air Force aerobatic display team. The team consisted of nine BAe Hawk Mk132 aircraft from Bidar Air Base. The first aerobatic team in the Indian Air Force was first formed in 1982 on the occasion of the Air Force’s Golden Jubilee anniversary.
8Saint : meditation :: scientist : ?  Ans- Research
9Who was the first lady governor of India? Ans- Sarojini Naidu She was the first woman governor of Uttar Pradesh of free India from 15th August 1947 to 2nd March 1949. She was an active participant in the Indian Freedom Movement. She also took part in the Quit India Movement in 1942.
10What is the other name of T90 tank used by the Indian army? Ans- Bhishma
11Where is the National Centre for Earth Science Studies located? Ans- Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
12After which sportswoman for the first time a stadium has been named in India? Ans- Rani Rampal Indian women’s hockey team star Rani Rampal has become the first woman in the sport to have a stadium named after her, in Rae Bareli. The MCF Rae Bareli has renamed the hockey stadium as ‘Rani’s Girls Hockey Turf’.
13Yakshagana dance belongs to which state? Ans- Karnataka
14What is the Pollution control vessel of ICG known as? Ans- Samudra-class Pollution Control Vessel The Samudra-class Pollution Control Vessel is a class of three vessels built by the ABG Shipyard in Gujarat for Indian Coast Guard.
15Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Technology Park was launched in?  Ans- Bengaluru An Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Technology Park (ARTPARK) with seed money of Rs 230 crore were launched at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bengaluru, in March 2022.
16‘Ring of Fire’ is found in which ocean? Ans- Pacific Ocean The Ring of Fire is a region around much of the rim of the Pacific Ocean where many volcanic eruptions and earthquakes occur. The Ring of Fire is a horseshoe-shaped belt about 40,000 km long and up to about 500 km wide.
17World Creativity and Innovation Day is a global UN day celebrated on?  Ans-  April 21 World Creativity and Innovation Day is a global UN day celebrated on April 21 to raise awareness around the importance of creativity and innovation in problem solving with respect to advancing the United Nations sustainable development goals, also known as the “global goals”.
18Civil Services Day is celebrated on?  Ans- 21 April   National Civil Services Day was first celebrated on April 21, 2006. April 21 was chosen because it is on this day that the first Home Minister of Independent India, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, 1947 addressed the probationers of Administrative Services Officers at Metcalf House in Delhi.
19Who was the lady who was shot during quit India movement? Ans- Kanaklata Barua (22 December 1924 – 20 September 1942), also called Birbala and Shaheed (martyr), was an Indian independence activist and AISF leader who was shot dead by the Indian Imperial Police of the British Raj while leading a procession bearing the National Flag during the Quit India Movement of 1942.
20Ramosi movement is related to which region? Ans- Maharashtra The 1879 Ramosi Revolt was a peasant rebellion against the British government’s lack of anti-famine action. It was the first of Maharashtra’s revolutionary actions. Vasudev Balwant Phadke served as the leader of the uprising in the Satara area of Maharashtra.
21Automobiles is related to engineer as Hospital is related to?   Ans- Doctor
22Who is to be conferred Padma Vibhushan posthumously ? Ans. Dr Dilip Mahalanabis He saved millions of lives by promoting the use of Oral Rehydration Solution (ORS), will be conferred the Padma Vibhushan.
23Labrador: Dog; Nautilus:?  Ans- cephalopods Nautiluses are cephalopods—a kind of mollusk.
24Antonym of exhilarate  Ans- Depressing, boring
25Idiom of “off the beaten track”   Ans- An unusual route or destination, often isolated or unfrequented
26Idiom of “to jump on the bandwagon”  Ans- to join others in doing or supporting something fashionable or likely to be successful.
27Synonym of renegade   Ans- Traitor, deserter, rebel
28Parts of a country behind the coast or a river’s banks are known as? Ans- Hinterland

AFCAT 2 2023 Question Paper 27th August Shift 2

1What is the capital of Belarus? Ans. Minsk Minsk is the capital and the largest city of Belarus
2Who won the FIFA U20 World Cup 2023? Ans. Uruguay FIFA U20 World Cup 2023 culminated with Uruguay being crowned the champions of the tournament.
3Where did Indigo Rebellion take place in India? Ans. Bengal Indigo Rebellion (Neel Bidroho) took place in Bengal in 1859-60 and was a revolt by the farmers against British planters who had forced them to grow indigo under terms that were greatly unfavourable to the farmers.
4Where was Poorna Swaraj resolution passed? Ans. Lahore Session Indian National Congress, on 19 December 1929, passed the historic ‘Poorna Swaraj’ – (total independence) resolution – at its Lahore session. A public declaration was made on 26 January 1930 – a day which the Congress Party urged Indians to celebrate as ‘Independence Day’.
5Which place in India became the country’s first ‘carbon neutral panchayat’? Ans. Palli The nondescript hamlet of Palli in Jammu and Kashmir’s border district of Samba on Sunday became the country’s first ‘carbon neutral panchayat’ with Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi dedicating to the nation a 500 KV solar plant, installed in a record time of nearly three weeks.
6What was the theme for National Education Day 2023? Ans. Changing the course and transforming education For National Education Day 2023, the theme is “Changing the course and transforming education”. The main aim behind India celebrating National Education Day is the birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad.
7Who was the first viceroy of India after the revolt of 1857?   Ans- Lord Canning Lord Canning was the Governor General of India when the revolt of 1857 broke out. He was also the last governor general of India as after the revolt Company rule came to an end and Lord Canning became the First viceroy of India. His tenure lasted for four years between 1858 and 1862.
8Idiom – whip and spur Ans. With the utmost haste
9Shafali Verma is related to which sports? Ans- Cricket Shafali Verma is an Indian cricketer who plays for the India women’s national cricket team. In 2019, at the age of 15, she became the youngest cricketer to play in a Women’s Twenty20 International match for India.
10What is the theme of earth day 2023? Ans- “Invest in Our Planet”
11Which aircraft carrier was recently launched in India by the Indian Navy ? Ans. Carrier INS Vikrant An Indian-built light fighter was the first to land aboard and launch from the Indian Navy’s first domestically built aircraft carrier, the service announced this week. It was manufactured by Cochin Shipyard LTD (CSL)
12Where is the world’s first Palm leaf Manuscript Museum located?  Ans- Thiruvananthapuram
13Which fighter pilot’s nick name is JUMBO ? Ans-  Wing commander Karun Krishna ‘Jumbo’ Majumdar Because of his height and personality, Commander Karun got the nickname “Jumbo” as a Wing Commander.
14Which of the following is not a noble gas?   Ans- Nitrogen                           Any of the gaseous elements Helium, Neon, Argon, Krypton, Xenon, and Radon, occupying Group 0 (18) of the periodic table are noble gases as they are totally unreactive.
15Idiom: set Thames on fire   Ans- to cause a lot of excitement or strong feelings
16IMA is located in? Ans- Dehradun, Uttarakhand
17What is the theme of International Literacy Day 2023?   Ans- ‘Promoting literacy for a world in transition: Building the foundation for sustainable and peaceful societies’ UNESCO will celebrate International Literacy Day (ILD) on 8 September 2023 under the theme ‘Promoting literacy for a world in transition: Building the foundation for sustainable and peaceful societies’.
18Where is the HQ of International Civil Aviation Organisation located? Ans- Montreal, Canada
19Which is India’s first carbon neutral village? Ans. Bhiwandi taluka of Thane district Union Minister of State, Kapil Patil, recently announced the development of India’s first carbon-neutral village in Bhiwandi Taluka, located in Thane district.
20Is India a member of ramsar convention? Ans- Yes, India has 75 ramsar sites A Ramsar site is a wetland of international importance under the Ramsar Convention, which is also known as the ‘Convention on Wetlands’ — an intergovernmental environmental treaty established by UNESCO in 1971, and named after the city of Ramsar in Iran, where the convention was signed that year.
21Does India protect the wetlands by prohibiting tourism? Ans- No, India protects wetlands not by tourism but by land encroachment
22Menu : Restaurant :: ? : Library books newspapers journalscatalogue              Ans- catalogue
23temper: outburst :: knowledge: ?    Ans- Calm

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