Current Affairs Quiz: October 19, 2021

Current Affairs 19 October 2021 Quiz

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  1. With which country,India signs MoU on Collaboration in Coking coal sector signed?
    A) Russia
    B) Malaysia
    C) China
    D) France
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India has opened up yet another door in cooperation with its strategic energy partner Russia. Union Minister of Steel, Ram Chandra Prasad Singh, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Russia’s minister of energy Nikolay Shulginov, for collaboration in the mining and steel sectors, with special focus on coking coal.
  2. As per WHO report,which country contributed the biggest drop in detection of new cases in TB?
    A) China
    B) India
    C) Philippines
    D) Indonesia
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The world suffered huge reverses in progress towards tuberculosis (TB) elimination in 2020,thanks to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. And, India has been the worst-hit.
  3. Who will head the committee on settlement orders and compounding of offences that has been formed by SEBI?
    A) PK Malhotra
    B) NR Narayan
    C) PR Ramesh
    D) Vijay C Daga
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Capital markets regulator Sebi has constituted a four-member high powered advisory committee on settlement orders and compounding of offences.
  4. Recently which company collaborated with NASSCOM to enhance digital skills of their employees through Future Skills Prime?
    A) Wine Limited
    B) Sun Ecos Limited
    C) Mphasis Limited
    D) Sona BLW Forgings Limited
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Sona BLW Precision Forgings Limited (Sona Comstar), an automotive technology company, is collaborating with Future Skills Prime – a MeitY (Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology)-NASSCOM Digital Skilling Initiative to upskill its employees or workforce in cutting edge digital technologies with industry-relevant and government recognised curriculum-based courses.
  5. Which body has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Electronics and Computer Software Export Promotion Council (ESC) to create awareness about benefits of listing among ICT SMEs and Startups of the country?
    A) BMC
    B) SEBI
    C) NSE
    D) BSE
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    BSE, India’s premier exchange and the world’s fastest Stock Exchange with a speed of 6 microseconds, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Electronics and Computer Software Export Promotion Council (ESC) to create awareness about benefits of listing among ICT SMEs and Startups of the country.
  6. Which team won thé 2021 IPL Title?
    A) Sunrisers Hyderbad
    B) Royal Challengers Bangalore
    C) Kolkata Knight Riders
    D) Chennai Super Kings
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Chennai Super Kings beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 27 runs to win the 2021 Indian Premier League title at Dubai International Stadium.
  7. Recently Jonas Gahr Store has been sworn in as new PM of which country?
    A) Norway
    B) Seychelles
    C) Jordan
    D) France
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Jonas Gahr Store, the leader of Norway’s Labor Party, which won the elections in September, became the country’s new prime minister.
  8. Who has been appointed as new chairman of Karnataka Bank?
    A) PR Sundaram
    B) Pradeep Kumar Panja
    C) LV Prabhakar
    D) P Jayaraman Bhatt
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Karnataka Bank Ltd has received approval from the Reserve Bank of India to appoint Pradeep Kumar Panja, an Independent Director of the bank, as part-time non-executive Chairman with effect from November 14, for a period of three years.
  9. Recently who won the gold medal in the Exercise Cambrian Patrol 2021 held in UK?
    A) Indian Army
    B) Indian Air Force
    C) Indian Navy
    D) ITBP
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Indian Army won a gold medal at the Cambrian Patrol Exercise held in the UK while competing against 96 teams representing special forces and regiments from around the world.
  10. When is Raising Day of NSG is celebrated every year?
    A) October 16
    B) October 17
    C) October 15
    D) Octobrer 18
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Every year, the Raising Day of NSG is celebrated on Oct 16. This year marks the 37thanniversary of establishment of NSG, popularly known as Black Cats.
  11. When is International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is observed?
    A) October 20
    B) October 18
    C) October 16
    D) October 17
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Every year, October 17 is observed as the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. This day is a means to recognize and acknowledge the efforts and struggles that people, who are pushed to live in poverty, face.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of Norway?
    A) Oslo
    B) Birmingham
    C) Nairobi
    D) Lira
    View Answer
    Option A

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

  3. Where is the HQ OF UNICEF?
    A) Washington
    B) Paris
    C) NewYork
    D) Rome
    View Answer
    Option C

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