Current Affairs Quiz: October 20, 2021

Current Affairs 20 October 2021 Quiz

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  1. Which state signed MoU with Dubai government for development of real estate, industrial parks & super specialty hospitals in UT?
    A) Jammu and Kashmir
    B) Delhi
    C) Chandigarh
    D) Puducherry
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    In a historic move, Jammu and Kashmir administration and the Dubai Government have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for real estate development, industrial parks, super specialty hospital and various business enterprises in the Union Territory.
  2. Which state government launched ‘Mera Ghar Mere Naam’ scheme to give ownership rights to people living in houses within the ‘lal lakir’ of villages and cities?
    A) Punjab
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Haryana
    D) Bihar
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi launched ‘Mera Ghar Mere Naam’ scheme to give ownership rights to people living in houses within the ‘lal lakir’ of villages and cities.
  3. Recently which mountain in Andaman has been decided to be named Mount Manipur in tribute to freedom fighters?
    A) Mount Trilok
    B) Mount Harrier
    C) Mount K2
    D) Mount Harriet
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    As a tribute to the freedom fighters of Manipur, the Union government has decided to rename Mount Harriet, an island peak in Andaman and Nicobar islands. It will now be known as Mount Manipur. It was announced by Union home minister Amit Shah.
  4. Recently China holded “Joint Sea 2021” exercise with which country ?
    A) Russia
    B) India
    C) France
    D) Japan
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The China and Russia joint naval exercises “Joint Sea 2021” kicked off at Russia’s Peter the Great Gulf, in the Sea of Japan.
  5. Which country to host ‘Gen Next’ leaders from 75 democratic countries?
    A) USA
    B) France
    C) Russia
    D) India
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Chairman of Indian Council for Cultural Relations ICCR Dr Vinay Sahasrabuddhe has said that as part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, India will host young leaders from 75 democracies under the initiative Gen-Next Democratic Network.
  6. Recently which country has declared a state of emergency over crime wave?
    A) France
    B) Ukraine
    C) Kenya
    D) Ecuador
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Ecuador, the South American country, has declared a state of emergency over crime wave. Ecuador’s President Guillermo Lasso announced a 60-day state of emergency amidst a rise in violent drug crimes.
  7. Which bank has been penalised for violating norms related to delay in reporting of fraud by RBI for 1 crore?
    A) SBI
    B) Standard Chartered Bank
    C) DBS
    D) IDBI Bank
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India has imposed a monetary penalty of one crore rupees on the State Bank of India and 1.95 crore rupees on Standard Chartered Bank.
  8. Recently which bank has been authorised to collect taxes on behalf of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT)?
    A) Karur Vysya Bank
    B) IDBI Bank
    C) Paytm Payment Bank
    D) Standard Chartered Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India(RBI) has authorised Karur Vysya Bank to collect direct taxes on behalf of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT).
  9. Which company has introduced Life Saral Bachat Bima Plan, a savings and protection cover for the entire family?
    A) India First Life
    B) LIC
    C) IDBI Federal
    D) ICICI Prudential
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    IndiaFirst Life Insurance Company Limited (IndiaFirst Life), promoted by Bank of Baroda and Union Bank of India, has introduced IndiaFirst Life Saral Bachat Bima Plan, a savings and protection cover for the entire family.
  10. Which telecom operator has teamed up with L&T for trials of 5G-based smart city solutions?
    A) Vodafone Idea
    B) Airtel
    C) Jio
    D) BSNL
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Telecom operator Vodafone Idea (VIL) and smart world and communication business of engineering and construction conglomerate Larsen and Toubro (L&T) have joined hands for a pilot project to test 5G-based smart city solutions.
  11. Which state to host South Asian Cross Country Championship?
    A) TamilNadu
    B) Assam
    C) Nagaland
    D) Kerala
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Nagaland will host the South Asian Athletics Federation (SAAF) Cross Country Championshipin the state capital Kohima on January 15 next year.
  12. Who has won the La Nucia Open held in Spain?
    A) Iniyan Panneerselvam
    B) Elo Rusk
    C) Neo Vlamid
    D) Akshay Singh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Nineteen-year-old Indian Grandmaster Iniyan Panneerselvam has won the La Nucia Open held in Spain.
  13. Whi has been appointed as head coach of Team India?
    A) Saurav Ganguly
    B) MSdhoni
    C) Rahul Dravid
    D) VVS Laxman
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Former Indian batter Rahul Dravid has been appointed head coach of Team India, who will replace Ravishastry, who will lead after the 2021 edition of the T20 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates.
  14. Who was elected the president of the Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWLF)?
    A) Sahdev Yadav
    B) SH Gowda
    C) Naresh Yadav
    D) Sunil Singh Yadav
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Sahdev Yadav was elected the president of the Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWLF). Yadav, who held the post of secretary general, was elected unanimously.
  15. Which country’s agricultural waste recycling project was named among the winners of Prince William’s inaugural Earthshot Prize?
    A) UK
    B) China
    C) India
    D) France
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    A Delhi-based entrepreneur’s agricultural waste recycling project was named among the winners of Prince William’s inaugural Earthshot Prize, dubbed the “Eco Oscars”, at a gala ceremony in London.
  16. Which body launched the Geospatial Energy Map of India?
    A) NITI aayog
    B) NASSCOM
    C) GSI
    D) ISRO
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    NITI Aayog launched the Geospatial Energy Map of India. The map attempts to identify and locate all primary and secondary sources of energy and their transportation networks to provide a comprehensive view of energy production and distribution in a country.
  17. Which country has successfully launched its 1st solar exploration satellite into space from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center?
    A) China
    B) North Korea
    C) Japan
    D) Vietnam
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    China has successfully launched its 1st solar exploration satellite into space from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in northern Shanxi Province aboard a Long March-2D rocket.
  18. Who has launched Air Quality Early Warning System on the occasion of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav week?
    A) Jitendra Singh
    B) Amit Shah
    C) K sivan
    D) Narendra Modi
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Earth Sciences Minister Dr Jitendra Singh has launched Air Quality Early Warning System on the occasion of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav week.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of Eucador?
    A) Quito
    B) Nairobi
    C) Gabba
    D) Lima
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. What is the tagline of Karur Vysya Bank?
    A) Smart Way toBank
    B) Let make money simple
    C) Begin with us
    D) Good people to grow with
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. Where is the of International Weightlifting Federation?
    A) Lausanne
    B) Madrid
    C) Oslo
    D) Paris
    View Answer
    Option A

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