Current Affairs Quiz: October 13, 2021

Current Affairs 13 October 2021 Quiz

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  1. Which country is set to host its largest naval exercise, Ex Milan?
    A) USA
    B) France
    C) UAE
    D) India
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India is set to host its largest naval exercise, Ex Milan, early next year for which 46 countrieshave been invited, a senior defence official said.
  2. Recently India and Nepal have signed how many agreements aimed at boosting cross-border train services?
    A) 2
    B) 3
    C) 5
    D) 4
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India and Nepal have signed two agreements aimed at boosting cross-border train services
  3. Who launched the Indian Space Association (ISpA), an industry body of government and private companies which aims to supplement the Centre’s efforts in commercial space exploration and space-based communication?
    A) K Sivan
    B) Narendra Modi
    C) Amit shah
    D) Jyotiaditya Scindia
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Indian Space Association (ISpA), an industry body of government and private companies which aims to supplement the Centre’s efforts in commercial space exploration and space-based communication.
  4. Which state government launched ‘Desh Ke Mentor’ Programme for career guidance?
    A) Maharashtra
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Delhi
    D) Kerala
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal launched a programme under which students of Delhi government schools will be provided guidance on career choices by citizens who are successful in their respective fields.
  5. Recently Railways has successfully operated which two long haul freight trains for the first time over South-Central Railway?
    A) Aks and Agni
    B) Garuda and Aks
    C) Pavan and Trishul
    D) Trishul and Garuda
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Railways has successfully operated two long haul freight trains Trishul and Garuda for the first time over South-Central Railway. Long haul trains, which are twice or multiple times longer than the normal composition of freight trains, provide a very effective solution to the problem of capacity constraints in critical sections.
  6. How much amount of line of credit was given by India for development projects in Kyrgyzstan?
    A) $200 million
    B) $250 million
    C) $300 million
    D) $450 million
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India agreed to a $200 million Line of Credit support for development projects in Kyrgyzstan, as External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar held “cordial and constructive” talks with his Kyrgyz counterpart Ruslan Kazakbaev on a wide range of bilateral and global issues, including Afghanistan.
  7. Recently Reliance New Energy Solar, a wholly owned subsidiary of Reliance Industries (RIL), has acquired REC Solar Holdings (REC Group) for how much amount?
    A) $650 million
    B) $550 million
    C) $400 million
    D) $771 million
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Mukesh Ambani-controlled Reliance New Energy Solar, a wholly owned subsidiary of Reliance Industries (RIL), has acquired REC Solar Holdings (REC Group) from China National Bluestar (Group) Co.
  8. Which company took over the responsibilities of the Jaipur International Airport from the Airports Authority of India (AAI)?
    A) Reliance
    B) Adani Group
    C) Tata Limited
    D) Bhel
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Adani Group took over the responsibilities of the Jaipur International Airport from the Airports Authority of India (AAI).
  9. What is the name of official mascot of the U-17 Women’s World Cup India?
    A) Chakr
    B) Lemu
    C) Aksa
    D) Ibha
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    World football body, FIFA unveiled the official mascot of the U-17 Women’s World Cup India 2022 “Ibha” an Asiatic lioness representing women power.
  10. Who won the Turkish Grand Prix 2021?
    A) Valtteri Bottas
    B) Sebastian Vettel
    C) Lewis Hamilton
    D) Mike Rosberg
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Valtteri Bottas has won the F1 Turkish Grand Prix 2021. This is his first title of this season.
  11. Recently who stepped down as chief economic adviser of India?
    A) Umesh Kori
    B) Mukesh Sinha
    C) Amitabh Kant
    D) KV Subramaniam
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    K V Subramanian stepped down as Chief Economic Adviser after a 3-year tenure. He said he has decided to return to academia.
  12. Who has bagged the 45th Vayalar Ramavarma Memorial Literary Award for his book “Manthalirile 20 Communist Varshangal”?
    A) Benyamin
    B) Shami Chatterjee
    C) Alok Nath
    D) Manju Nair
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Well-known Malayalam writer Benyamin has bagged the 45th Vayalar Ramavarma Memorial Literary Award for his book “Manthalirile 20 Communist Varshangal”.
  13. Recently the unique clove growing in the hills of which state got GI tag?
    A) TamilNadu
    B) Odisha
    C) Kerala
    D) Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The unique clove growing in the hills of Kanyakumari district in Tamil Nadu has been awarded a geographical indication (GI) as ‘Kanyakumari clove’.
  14. Who won thé won the Nobel Economics Prize for insights into the labour market and “natural experiments”?
    A) David Card
    B) Joshua Angrist
    C) Guido Imbens
    D) All of the above
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    U.S.based Canadian David Card, Israeli-American Joshua Angrist and Dutch-American Guido Imbens won the Nobel Economics Prize for insights into the labour market and “natural experiments”.
  15. Recently Nedumudi Venu passed away,He was related to which field?
    A) Actor
    B) Journalist
    C) Writer
    D) Sports
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Versatile Malayalam film actor Nedumudi Venu passed away after recovering from COVID-19.He was 73.
  16. Who is the author of book Quest for a Stable Afghanistan: A View from Ground Zero” ?
    A) Sujeet Sarkar
    B) Arundhati Roy
    C) Suman Singh
    D) Arun Gupta
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Thr book titled “Quest for a Stable Afghanistan: A View from Ground Zero” has been written by Sujeet Sarkar.
  17. What is the theme of this year’s International Day of girl Child 2021?
    A) Digital generation,our generation
    B) Girls empowerment
    C) M’y voice,our equal future
    D) Girlforce-Unstoppable
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Every year, International Day of the Girl Child is celebrated by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on October 11 to promote its pledge to promote the progress and safety of girls.
  18. When is World Arthritis Day observed?
    A) October 12
    B) October 14
    C) October 15
    D) October 17
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    World Arthritis Day, referred to as WAD, is a global awareness day held every year on 12 October.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of FIFA?
    A) Rome
    B) NewYork
    C) Paris
    D) Zurich
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. What is the currency of Kyrgyzstan?
    A) Dirham
    B) Som
    C) Rial
    D) Lira
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. What is the capital of Nepal?
    A) Lumen
    B) Katra
    C) Kathmandu
    D) Kathgodam
    View Answer
    Option C

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