Current Affairs Quiz: October 10, 2021

Current Affairs 10 October 2021 Quiz

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  1. By how much percentage rates of health packages have been increased under the revised HBP 2.2?
    A) 10%
    B) 20%
    C) 30%
    D) 40%
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Under the revised HBP 2.2, rates of health packages have been increased by 20 per cent to 400 per cent.The HBP 2.2 is expected to be rolled out from November, 2021.
  2. Textile Ministry has inked pact with which country’s GIZ to boost cooperation in sustainable cotton?
    A) New Zealand
    B) Switzerland
    C) Germany
    D) Australia
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The textiles ministry said it has signed a pact with Germany”s GIZ to increase the value addition from sustainable cotton production in India by focusing on sustainable cotton and strengthening downstream processing.
  3. Where will India and UK begin two-week military exercise?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Uttrakhand
    C) Ladakh
    D) Himachal Pradesh
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    India and the UK kickstarted a two-week military exercise at Chaubatia in Uttarakhand to further strengthen bilateral defence cooperation between the two countries, the Indian Army said.
  4. What is India’s rank on the Henley Passport Index?
    A) 82nd
    B) 86th
    C) 90th
    D) 92nd
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    India’s rank has slipped by six places from last year to 90 on the Henley Passport Index, which lists the world’s most travel-friendly passports
  5. How many people are expected globally to face a shortage of water by 2050 according to Un agency?
    A) 4 billion
    B) 5 billion
    C) 6 billion
    D) 8 billion
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    More than five billion people globally are expected to face a shortage of water by 2050, a United Nations (UN) agency report has warned.
  6. How much amount has been sanctioned by NABARD for construction of 24 bridges in Odisha?
    A) Rs 302 crore
    B) Rs 301 crore
    C) Rs 303 crore
    D) Rs 304 crore
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) said it has sanctioned an assistance of Rs 303 crore to the Odisha government for the construction of 24 bridges in the state.
  7. Which private sector bank has partnered with CredAvenue for portfolio management?
    A) Axis Bank
    B) Federal Bank
    C) RBL
    D) ICICI Bank
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Private sector lender Federal Bank said it has tied up with CredAvenue for portfolio management of its securitisation book and implemented CredPool, an institutional debt platform of CredAvenue.
  8. Which multinational financial services corporation has launched card-on-file (CoF) tokenization services in India?
    A) Visa
    B) Mastercard
    C) Rupay
    D) None of these
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Visa has launched card-on-file (CoF) tokenization services in India, in line with the recently issued Reserve Bank of India (RBI) guidelines.
  9. By how much percent Indian economy will grow in fiscal year 2021-22, according to World Bank?
    A) 8.1 per cent
    B) 8.5 per cent
    C) 8.2 per cent
    D) 8.3 per cent
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    India’s economy is expected to grow by 8.3 per cent in the fiscal year 2021-22, less than the previous projection early this year before the country was hit by the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Bank has said in its latest report
  10. What is India’s FY22 growth forecast according to Fitch?
    A) 9.5%
    B) 10%
    C) 8.7%
    D) 8.5%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Fitch Ratings slashed its FY22 growth forecast for India from 10% to 8.7%, citing the severe second COVID-19 wave, which it said would ‘delay rather than derail’ economic recovery.
  11. How much enterprise value has been quoted as the winning bidder for Air India by Tata Group?
    A) ₹15,000 crore
    B) ₹18,000 crore
    C) ₹19,000 crore
    D) ₹17,000 crore
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    After 68 years, Air India is all set to return to the Tata fold. Tata Sons subsidiary Talace Pvt Ltd emerged as the winning bidder for the debt-laden national carrier after quoting an enterprise value of ₹18,000 crore.
  12. Who has been appointed as first Director General of the Ordnance Directorate?
    A) ER Sheikh
    B) AK Mittal
    C) Ravindra Ahuja
    D) Mahendra Sharma
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Senior official ER Sheikh assumed charge as the first director general of the Ordnance Directorate, the newly-created entity to replace the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB).
  13. Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov have won Nobel Peace Prize 2021. From which country does Maria Ressa belongs?
    A) Russia
    B) Phillipines
    C) New Zealand
    D) Mauritius
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Nobel Peace Prize awarded to journalists Maria Ressa of Philippines and Dmitry Muratov of Russia for their fight for freedom of expression in their countries.
  14. Which RRB has bagged two PFRDA awards?
    A) Arunachal Pradesh Rural Bank
    B) Aryavart Bank
    C) Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank
    D) Chhattisgarh Rajya Gramin Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank (KVGB), sponsored by Canara Bank, has bagged two national awards (‘APY Big Believers’ and ‘Leadership capital’) for significant enrolment under the Atal Pension Yojana (APY) from the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA).
  15. NTCA has approved which state govt’s proposal to get a new Tiger Reserve?
    A) Bihar
    B) Chattisgarh
    C) Jharkhand
    D) Madhya Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) approved the Chhattisgarh government’s proposal to declare the combined areas of the Guru Ghasidas National Park and Tamor Pingla Wildlife Sanctuary as a Tiger Reserve

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of National Tiger conservation Authority?
    A) NewDelhi
    B) Mumbai
    C) Kolkata
    D) Pune
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited?
    A) Bengaluru
    B) Mumbai
    C) NewDelhi
    D) Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. Where is the HQ of World Bank?
    A) Washington
    B) Rome
    C) Geneva
    D) Paris
    View Answer
    Option A

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