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Current Affairs 1 October 2021 Quiz

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  1. How much capital was infused into ECGC by the government to boost export sector?
    A) ₹3200 cr
    B) ₹3500 cr
    C) ₹4000 cr
    D) ₹4400 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Cabinet has approved 4,400 crore rupees investment in ECGC Ltd. (formerly known as Export Credit Guarantee Corporation of India Ltd.) in five years to provide support to exporters as well as banks.
  2. Recently Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) headed by Defence minister Rajnath Singh has approvedproposals of modernization and operational needs of the Indian Armed Forces amounting to how much amount?
    A) ₹16500 cr
    B) ₹14500 cr
    C) ₹12555 cr
    D) ₹13165 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) headed by Defence minister Rajnath Singh has approvedproposals of modernization and operational needs of the Indian Armed Forces amounting to 13,165 crore rupees.
  3. Recently Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually inaugurated the Central Institute of Petrochemicals Technology (CIPET) in which state?
    A) Rajasthan
    B) Bihar
    C) Assam
    D) TamilNadu
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually inaugurated the Central Institute of Petrochemicals Technology (CIPET) in Rajasthan’s Jaipur district.
  4. How much amount was infused by the government in National Export Insurance Account (NEIA) scheme?
    A) ₹1200 cr
    B) ₹1350 cr
    C) ₹1650 cr
    D) ₹1760 cr
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Cabinet has also approved continuation of the National Export Insurance Account (NEIA) scheme and infusion of 1,650 crore Grant-in-Aid over five years.
  5. Who will head the 7 member panel formed by the government to look into rate rationalisation, systems review?
    A) Manish Sisodia
    B) Ajit Pawar
    C) Amit Mitra
    D) Basavaraj Bommai
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The goods and services tax council secretariat notified the setting up of two GoM, one to look into the rate structure and another to look at systems reforms required to plug revenue leakages.
  6. Union Tourism Minister G Kishan Reddy laid the foundation stone for the developing Parshuram Kund in which state?
    A) TamilNadu
    B) Arunachal Pradesh
    C) Kerala
    D) Assam
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Union Tourism Minister G Kishan Reddy laid the foundation stone for the developing Parshuram Kund in Lohit district of Arunachal Pradesh.
  7. Recently The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has partnered with which bank to launch a contactless payments solutions RuPay On-the-Go?
    A) IDBI Bank
    B) Yes Bank
    C) SBI
    D) PNB
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has partnered with YES Bank to launch a contactless payments solutions RuPay On-the-Go.
  8. How much amount was approved by Asian Development Bank for Integrated Flood Management in India?
    A) $251 million
    B) $245 million
    C) $300 million
    D) $500 million
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $251 million loan for urban flood protection and management in the Chennai–Kosasthalaiyar river basin in India.
  9. Which company becomes India’s first platform to accept international remittances directly into digital wallet?
    A) Paytm
    B) Payzapp
    C) PayPal
    D) Mobikwik
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Paytm Payments Bank has forged a tie-up with Ria Money Transfer, a cross-border money transfer firm and a business segment of Euronet Worldwide, to help its 333 million customers receive money from their relatives abroad.
  10. Which insurance company has tied up with Department of Post for “Print to Post” solutions?
    A) NIACL
    B) LIC
    C) OICL
    D) NICL
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    LIfe Insurance Corporation of India (LiC) and Department of Post have entered into an agreement for “Print to Post” solutions.
  11. Which body has approved credit plan for rearing Himalayan yaks?
    A) NABARD
    B) NHB
    C) SIDBI
    D) Ministry of Animal Husbandry
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Two months after a scheme was worked out to insure them against the impact of climate change, the Himalayan yaks have now become bankable.
  12. Which IT company to enter into MoUs with Karnataka govt to help achieve NEP objective?
    A) Infosys
    B) TCS
    C) Wipro
    D) Siemens
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    For prioritising skill development among students as per National Education Policy (NEP-2020), Karnataka’s Department of Higher Education and the Information Technology (IT) major Infosys would enter into three memorandums of understanding (MoUs) soon, said Minister for Higher Education Dr CN Ashwatha Narayana.
  13. Which country has emerged as Dubai’s second biggest trading partner after China with the overall volume touching 38.5 billion dirham in the first half of 2021?
    A) France
    B) UK
    C) USA
    D) India
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    India has emerged as Dubai’s second biggest trading partner after China with the overall volume touching 38.5 billion dirham in the first half of 2021, according to official data released on September 26.
  14. The fifth edition of the Elite Women’s National Boxing Championships will be held in which state?
    A) Punjab
    B) Bihar
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Haryana
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The fifth edition of the Elite Women’s National Boxing Championships will be held at Hisar in Haryana between October 21-27. This event will also mark the return of Elite Women’s National Championships after a gap of more than one year due to Covid-19 pandemic.
  15. Recently ICC launched T20 World Cup anthem composed by whom?
    A) Amit Trivedi
    B) AR Rehman
    C) Vishal Bharadwaj
    D) Sonu Nigam
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The International Cricket Council (ICC) launched the T20 World Cup anthem along with a film featuring ‘avatars’ of India captain Virat Kohli and West Indies skipper Kieron Pollard among others.
  16. Fumio Kishida set to become new PM of which country?
    A) China
    B) North Korea
    C) South Africa
    D) Japan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Japan’s former Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida has won the ruling party’s leadership election, virtually ensuring that he will become the country’s next prime minister.
  17. Who has been appointed president of All India Management Association (AIMA)?
    A) CK Ranganathan
    B) Harsh Pati Singhaniya
    C) Rahul Sharma
    D) Govind Chintala
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    CK Ranganathan, chairman & managing director, CavinKare Pvt Ltd has been appointed president of All India Management Association (AIMA) for a period of one year till the National Management Convention is held in September 2022.
  18. Who has been awarded 2021 Yidan Prize for Education Development, a top global recognition in the field of education for her work in improving learning outcome in schools?
    A) Rukmini Banerji
    B) Eric Hanushek,
    C) Suman Bharat Singh
    D) Ritu Banerji
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Rukmini Banerji, chief executive officer of India’s Pratham Education Foundation, has been awarded 2021 Yidan Prize for Education Development, a top global recognition in the field of education for her work in improving learning outcome in schools.
  19. Binoy Kumar Saikia has bagged the prestigious Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award for his pioneering research on coal and energy.He is from. Which state?
    A) TamilNadu
    B) Arunachal Pradesh
    C) Nagaland
    D) Assam
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    After a gap of twenty years, a scientist from Assam has bagged the prestigious Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award for his pioneering research on coal and energy.
  20. Which organisation wins 2021 UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award?
    A) Jeel Albena Association for Humanitarian Development
    B)Mayerlin Vergara Association
    C) Din Homes Association
    D) Albert Jindala Organisation
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Jeel Albena Association for Humanitarian Development, a Yemeni humanitarian organization that has provided a lifeline to tens of thousands of people displaced by the country’s conflict, has won the 2021 UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award.
  21. How many varieties was launched by PM Modi to tackle climate change and malnutrition?
    A) 35
    B) 44
    C) 48
    D) 52
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated 35 crop varieties with special traits through video conference to the nation. He also dedicated the newly constructed campus of the National Institute of Biotic Stress Management Raipur to the nation. On the occasion, Prime Minister also distributed the Green Campus Award to Agricultural Universities.
  22. Who is the author of book Smart Villages: Bridging the Global Urban-Rural Divide”?
    A) Ramgopal Verma
    B) Sridhar Vembu
    C) Alex Riley
    D) Shantunu Mukherjee
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    A new book , titled ‘Smart Villages: Bridging the Global Urban-Rural Divide” by Zoho founder Sridhar Vembu has been released recently.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of UNHCR?
    A) Geneva
    B) Rome
    C) Paris
    D) Washington
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. What is the currency of Yemen?
    A) Peso
    B) Rial
    C) Dinar
    D) Rupee
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Where is the hq of ICC?
    A) Dubai
    B) Washington
    C) Doha
    D) NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option A

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