Current Affairs Quiz: October 18, 2021

Current Affairs 18 October 2021 Quiz

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  1. With which country India signed MoU for Di-ammonium Phosphate fertiliser supply?
    A) Russia
    B) Israel
    C) China
    D) USA
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    To stablise prices of Di-ammonium Phosphate (DAP) fertiliser and reduce dependency on the countries like Jordan, Morroco, China, etc, India signed a long-term Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Russia on DAP fertiliser supply.
  2. Recently Petroleum Minister Hardeep Singh Puri and Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya launched the anthem on India’s Covid 19 vaccination.Who sang the song?
    A) Kailash Kher
    B) Ar Rehman
    C) Udit Narayan
    D) Sonu Nigam
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Petroleum Minister Hardeep Singh Puri and Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya launched the anthem on India’s Covid 19 vaccination.
  3. Which state government signed MoU with IISc for rail safety technology?
    A) Kerala
    B) TamilNadu
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    IISc-incubated startup L2MRail, Society for Innovation and Development (SID), and IISc have signed an MoUwith Kerala Rail aimed at enhancing rail safety, especially in risk-prone terrains.
  4. Vested Finance, a platform for investing in foreign stocks for Indians has tied up with which bank for facilitating forex transfers?
    A) SBM Bank
    B) HDFC Bank
    C) ICICI Bank
    D) IDBI Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Vested Finance, a platform for investing in foreign stocks for Indians has tied up with SBM Bank, the Indian subsidiary of State Bank of Mauritius for facilitating forex transfers.
  5. Recently which country sought a USD 500 million credit line from India to pay for its crude oil purchases?
    A) Nepal
    B) SriLanka
    C) Bhutan
    D) Myanmar
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    SriLanka has sought a USD 500 million credit line from India to pay for its crude oil purchases amid a severe foreign exchange crisis in the island nation.
  6. Which country Finished on Top with 43 Medals at Junior Shooting World Championship at Lima?
    A) China
    B) india
    C) Usa
    D) Pakistan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    India won a whopping 43 medals, including 17 gold, to finish on top of the pecking order in the just-concluded ISSF Junior World Championship at the Las Palmas Shooting range in Lima,Peru.India was followed by the US and Italy.
  7. Who has been given the additional charge as the Chairperson of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI)?
    A) Harsh Gupta
    B) Vijayveer Sidhu
    C) RiteshSharma
    D) Navrang Saini
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Navrang Saini has been given the additional charge as the Chairperson of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI).
  8. Which spacecraft was launched by NASA for the first space mission to study the Trojans Asteroids?
    A) Lucy
    B) Aura
    C) Octave
    D) Peso
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Nasa launched Lucy spacecraft, the first space mission to study the Trojans Asteroids. Lucy will journey for 12 years, observing one main belt asteroid and seven Trojan asteroids.
  9. Recently Veteran News Reader and News Editor passed away,Name him/her?
    A) Tanuja Chaturvedi
    B) Akanksha Sen
    C) Navneet Dhillon
    D) Jaya Balaji
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Veteran News Reader and News Editor Jaya Balaji passed away in Chennai. She was 75. She passed away after a massive heart attack.
  10. What is the theme of this year’s Global Handwashing Day 2021?
    A) Our Future is at Hand ‘ Let’s Move Forward Together
    B) Clean Hands for All
    C) Combat anti biotic resistance
    D) Our hands Our future
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Global Handwashing Day is observed every year on October 15 to raise the awareness and importance of handwashing with soap and water.
  11. When is International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction observed?
    A) October 18
    B) October 17
    C) October 15
    D) October 13
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction is observed on October 13, every year.
  12. What is the theme of this year’s World Sight Day 2021?
    A) Care your Eyes
    B) Less Stress Healthy eyes
    C) Keep your eyes healthy
    D) Love your eyes
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    World Sight Day is an annual day of awareness held on the second Thursday of October, to focus global attention on vision impairment, including blindness.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Russia?
    A) Ruble
    B) Peso
    C) Dollar
    D) Lira
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. What is the capital of Peru?
    A) Naptu
    B) Kima
    C) Octave
    D) Lima
    View Answer
    Option D

  3. Where is the HQ of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India?
    A) Lucknow
    B) Chennai
    C) Mumbai
    D) NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option D

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