Current Affairs Quiz: October 15, 2021

Current Affairs 15 October 2021 Quiz

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  1. Recently India’s first Atal Community Innovation Center launched in which city?
    A) Jaipur
    B) Thiruvananthapuram
    C) Pune
    D) Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Atal Community Innovation Center was inaugurated at Vivekananda Global University, Jaipur, Jagatpura.
  2. Which state launched the “Chief Minister’s Health for All”. Door-to-door health screening?
    A) Assam
    B) Kerala
    C) Nagaland
    D) Manipur
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    In Manipur, Chief Minister N. Biren Singh launched the “Chief Minister’s Health for All”. Door-to-door health screening will be conducted across the State and Jan Aushadhi medicines will be provided to patients free of cost for primary health care under the scheme.
  3. Recently which country has been re-elected to the UN Human Rights Council for a record 6th term with an overwhelming majority?
    A) India
    B) Ukraine
    C) France
    D) China
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India has been re-elected to the UN Human Rights Council for a record 6th term with an overwhelming majority.
  4. What is the rank of India in in the Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index as per ERY?
    A) 2nd
    B) 4th
    C) 3rd
    D) 6th
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    India has retained the third rank in the Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index for the third consecutive years, released by consultancy firm EY.
  5. Which bank has tied up with Axis Securities to offer its customers investing services through a 3-in-1 account?
    A) Equitas SFB
    B) ESAF Bank
    C) Saraswat Bank
    D) Paytm Payments Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Saraswat Bank has tied up with Axis Securities to offer its customers investing services through a 3-in-1 account.
  6. Recently ADB Raised 2019–2030 Climate Finance Ambition to how much amount?
    A) $250 billion
    B) $50 billion
    C) $200 billion
    D) $100 billion
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) said it is elevating its ambition to deliver climate financing to its developing member countries by $20 billion to $100 billion from 2019–2030.
  7. Which bank has been authorised by the Reserve Bank of India for collection of direct and indirect taxes on behalf of the Central Board of Direct Taxes and the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs?
    A) PNB
    B) SBI
    C) IDBI Bank
    D) IndusInd Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    IndusInd Bank has been authorised by the Reserve Bank of India for collection of direct and indirect taxes on behalf of the Central Board of Direct Taxes and the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs.
  8. Recently which bank has launched Micro ATMs across the country?
    A) HDFC Bank
    B) Kotak Mahindra Bank
    C) ICICI Bank
    D) SBI
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd (KMBL) launch Micro ATMs across the country.
  9. Which organisation launched a digital version of the postal life insurance policy – ePLI bond, which subscribers can access through Digilocker?
    A) NABARD
    B) India Post
    C) SIDBI
    D) RBI
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Department of Posts launched a digital version of the postal life insurance policy – ePLI bond, which subscribers can access through Digilocker.
  10. Which bank announced a strategic partnership with Bengaluru-based insurtech company, Go Digit General Insurance, to provide an array of instant, easy-to-understand insurance products through the bank’s network of branches across India?
    A) Shivalik SFB
    B) ESAF
    C) Paytm Payments Bank
    D) SBI
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Shivalik Small Finance Bank announced a strategic partnership with Bengaluru-based insurtech company, Go Digit General Insurance, to provide an array of instant, easy-to-understand insurance products through the bank’s network of branches across India.
  11. Software Technology Parks of India (STPI), an organisation under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), AIC STPINEXT Initiatives (STPINEXT) have signed a tripartite non-financial MoU with which institute to strengthen startup ecosystem?
    A) IIT Jammu
    B) IIT KANPUR
    C) IIM Ahmedabad
    D) IIT Bombay
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Software Technology Parks of India (STPI), an organisation under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), AIC STPINEXT Initiatives (STPINEXT) have signed a tripartite non-financial MoU with SINE-IIT Bombay for fostering entrepreneurship and nurturing tech start-ups.
  12. Recently Government of India accorded the prestigious ‘Maharatna’ status to which organisation?
    A) PFC
    B) BHEL
    C) NTPC
    D) BEL
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Government of India accorded the prestigious ‘Maharatna’ status to state-owned Power Finance Corporation (PFC), thus giving PFC greater operational and financial autonomy,” the company said.
  13. Amy Hunter became the youngest player to score an ODI century.Which country does she play for?
    A) South Africa
    B) England
    C) Ireland
    D) Switzerland
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Ireland’s Amy Hunter became the youngest player to score an ODI century, striking an unbeaten 121 to take her side to a win against Zimbabwe on her 16th birthday, bettering the record previously held by India’s Mithali Raj.
  14. Who was appointed as chairman of World Steel Association?
    A) Sajjan Jindal
    B) Nitesh Sharma
    C) Anuj Singhal
    D) Mukesh Sinha
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    World Steel Association (WSA) has elected Sajjan Jindal, Chairman and Managing Director of JSW Steel Ltd, as Chairman for the year 2021-22.
  15. Who has been appointed as chief executive officer of the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana?
    A) Pawan Kumar
    B) Vipul Bansal
    C) Meera Mohanty
    D) Ritesh Chauhan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Senior bureaucrats Meera Mohanty and Ritesh Chauhan have been appointed as the joint secretary in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) and the chief executive officer of the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana respectively as part of a bureaucratic reshuffle effected by the Centre.
  16. Recently who has been appointed as independent director of OYO?
    A) Deepa Malik
    B) Smriti Mandhana
    C) Mitali Raj
    D) Akshata Rao
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Hospitality firm OYO said it has appointed Paralympian Deepa Malik as an independent director on the company’s board.
  17. Who has been appointed as new brand ambassador of Indian wearable brand Fire-Boltt?
    A) Virat Kohli
    B) Rishabh Pant
    C) MS Dhoni
    D) Rohit Sharma
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Indian wearable brand Fire-Boltt has named cricket captain Virat Kohli as its new brand ambassador.
  18. Who received CK Prahalad Award for Global Business Sustainability Leadership?
    A) Mukesh Ambani
    B) Laxmi Mittal
    C) Bill gates
    D) Satya Nadella
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indian American Satya Nadella, the Microsoft CEO, is among the corporate leaders to receive this year’s prestigious C K Prahlad award for Global Business Sustainability Leadership.
  19. Récently who launched MyParkings app in New Delhi?
    A) Nitin Gadkari
    B) Amit Shah
    C) Amitabh Kant
    D) Anurag Thakur
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur launched MyParkings app in New Delhi.
  20. Which department has launched the country’s first ‘One Health’ consortium?
    A) Department of Biotechnology
    B) Department of Health
    C) Département of Biology
    D) Département of Zoology
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Department of Biotechnology has launched the country’s first ‘One Health’ consortium.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

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

  2. Where is the HQ of Saraswat Bank?
    A) Pune
    B) Lucknow
    C) Chennai
    D) Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option D

  3. Where is the HQ of IndusInd Bank?
    A) Pune
    B) Mumbai
    C) NewDelhi
    D) Chennai
    View Answer
    Option A

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