Current Affairs Quiz: October 12, 2021

Current Affairs 12 October 2021 Quiz

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  1. Recently India’s power ministry has set a revised policy to use biomass pellets in coal-burning thermal power plants.The policy will come into effect on which month and year?
    A) October 2022
    B) December 2021
    C) March 2022
    D) April 20222
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India’s power ministry has set a revised policy to use biomass pellets in coal-burning thermal power plants, encouraging use of agricultural waste that is otherwise burnt by farmers, causing air pollution.
  2. India has signed agreement with which country for academic collaboration in Traditional Medicine Systems?
    A) Ukraine
    B) Armenia
    C) Croatia
    D) Azerbaijan
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    India and Croatia have signed an agreement for academic collaboration in traditional medicine systems, especially in the field of ayurveda, according to a statement.
  3. The Union Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying, Shri Parshottam Rupala, launched the River Ranching Programme in which state?
    A) TamilNadu
    B) Bihar
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Haryana
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Union Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying, Shri Parshottam Rupala, launched the River Ranching Programme at Brijghat, Garh Mukteshwar, Uttar Pradesh.
  4. Who was appointed as brand ambassador of CoinSwitch Kuber?
    A) Shahrukh Khan
    B) Amitabh Bachchan
    C) Katrina Kaif
    D) Ranveer Singh
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    India’s largest crypto exchange CoinSwitch Kuber announced that it has roped in Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh as its first brand ambassador.
  5. Recently Karuppur kalamkari paintings got GI tag.They hail from which state?
    A) TamilNadu
    B) Kerala
    C) Telangana
    D) Assam
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The traditional dye-painted figurative and patterned cloth called Karuppur kalamkari paintingsand the wood carvings of Kallakurichi have received geographical indication (GI) tags.
  6. Recently Union Minister for Ports, Shipping and Waterways Sarbananda Sonowal launched a port mobile application called ‘MyPortApp’ in which city?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Kolkata
    C) Chennai
    D) NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Union Minister for Ports, Shipping and Waterways Sarbananda Sonowal launched a port mobile application called ‘MyPortApp’ in Kolkata. The App is aimed at promoting transparency and easy access to port-related information.
  7. Recently Indian Naval Fast Attack Craft (In Fac) T80 decommissioned after how many years of service?
    A) 23
    B) 25
    C) 28
    D) 29
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Indian Naval Fast Attack Craft (IN FAC) T 80 was decommissioned at Naval Dockyard, Mumbai in an impressive yet poignant ceremony. Rear Admiral Krishna Swaminathan, AVSM, VSM, Chief of Staff, Western Naval Command, was the Chief Guest on the occasion.
  8. Who is the author of book titled “The Custodian of Trust: A Banker’s Memoir” ?
    A) Rakesh Sharma
    B) Dinesh Dixit
    C) LV Prabhakar
    D) Rajnish Kumar
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The book titled “The Custodian of Trust: A Banker’s Memoir” book by former SBI Chairman Rajnish Kumar has been released recently.
  9. Recently father of Pakistan’s clandestine nuclear programme passed away.Name him?
    A) A.Q. Khan
    B) Mohd Shahid
    C) Faizal Rahat
    D) Faizan Abdullah
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    A.Q. Khan, a scientist known as the father of Pakistan’s clandestine nuclear programme,passed away a brief illness. He was 85.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Croatia?
    A) Kuna
    B) Krone
    C) Lira
    D) Dirham
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of SBI?
    A) NewDelhi
    B) Lucknow
    C) Mumbai
    D) Chennai
    View Answer
    Option C

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