Current Affairs Quiz: October 21, 2019

Current Affairs 21 October 2019 Quiz

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  1. Recently the king of which country Willem Alexander visited India?
    A)Thailand
    B)England
    C)Hungary
    D)Netherlands
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The King of The Netherlands Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima arrived in India for a five-day state visit. The royal couple will attend the inaugural session of 25th Technology Summit in New Delhi. The Netherlands is the partner country for this summit.

  2. Recently which ministry inaugurated an e-portal and a YouTube channel of Rashtriya Centre for Cultural Resources and Training (CCRT) to promote Indian culture?
    A)Ministry of Human Resource Development
    B)Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers
    C)Ministry of Defence
    D)Ministry of Culture
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Union Minister of State for Culture, Prahlad Singh Patel, will inaugurate an e-portal and a YouTube channel of Rashtriya Centre for Cultural Resources and Training (CCRT) to promote Indian culture.

  3. The 1st edition of Asia Health-2019 conference was held in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Chennai
    D)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The 1st edition of Asia Health-2019 conference with the theme ‘Serving the World’s Fastest Growing Region through Healthcare Convergence’, organized jointly by the National Health Authority and CII (Confederation of Indian Industry) held in New Delhi with the aim to bring multiple stakeholders together to discuss the future of Health.

  4. The exercise IMNEX 19 recently held between India and which other country?
    A)Myanmar
    B)Thailand
    C)SriLanka
    D)Russia
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The opening ceremony of the second edition of ‘India Myanmar Naval Exercise’ IMNEX-2019 was conducted onboard INS Ranvijay in Visakhapatnam.

  5. The Sudarshan Chakra Vahini War exercise begins in which city?
    A)Jaisalmer
    B)Surat
    C)Chennai
    D)Kanpur
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Two-day long manoeuvres by Sudarshan Chakra Vahini of Indian Army Started at Jaisalmer, field firing range in Rajasthan.

  6. Recently 2nd edition of the Indo-French knowledge summit 2019 held in which city?
    A)Bron
    B)Mumbai
    C)Lyon
    D)NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    In order to promote higher education, research and innovation, a two-day 2nd edition of the Indo-French Knowledge Summit 2019, organised by the Embassy of France in India in association with the Ministry of Science and Technology and the HRD(Human Resource Development)Ministry, held at the University of Lyon, France.

  7. Recently which country has been removed from the list of Financial Action Task Force (FATF) for money laundering?
    A)SriLanka
    B)Nepal
    C)Pakistan
    D)Afghanistan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Sri Lanka has been removed from the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) list of countries at risk for money laundering.

  8. Recently which organisation released the 2019 edition of Global Tuberculosis(TB) report?
    A)UNESCO
    B)UNICEF
    C)WHO
    D)FAO
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The World Health Organisation(WHO) has released the 2019 edition of Global Tuberculosis(TB) report. The aim of the report was to provide data on TB (mycobacterium Tuberculosis) assessments and the progress in prevention and diagnosis of the disease in all regional and country level.

  9. As per Finance Ministry, businesses with an annual turnover of how much amount will have to mandatorily offer electronic mode of payments to their customers from 1 November?
    A)₹50 cr
    B)₹75 cr
    C)₹15 cr
    D)₹25 cr
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    In a move that may boost digital payments, businesses with an annual turnover of more than ₹50 crore will have to mandatorily offer electronic mode of payments to their customers from 1 November, the finance ministry said on Friday.

  10. The 2019 World Deaf tennis championship is being held in which country?
    A)Israel
    B)England
    C)Netherlands
    D)Turkey
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Unseeded Prithvi Sekhar beat third seed Jaroslav Smedek of the Czech Republic 6-4, 6-3 in the men’s final of the World Deaf tennis championship in Antalya, Turkey.Indian bowlers, particularly the spinners, came out with a stupendous bowling performance as the Women in Blue defeated South Africa in a low-scoring thriller and clinched the three-match ODI series 3-0.

  11. Who topped the list in the world’s highest-paid female athletes by Forbes?
    A)Caroline Marine
    B)Serena Williams
    C)PV Sindhu
    D)Venus Williams
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    India’s badminton star P. V. Sindhu is the only athlete from the country to be named among the world’s highest-paid female athletes by Forbes, a list topped by tennis great Serena Willams.

  12. Who was elected as new chairman of Indian Banks’ Association(IBA)?
    A)PV Bharathi
    B)NK Singh
    C)Sunil Arora
    D)Rajnish Kumar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The chairman of State Bank of India(SBI) Rajnish Kumar was appointed as the new chairman of Indian Banks’ Association(IBA). He succeeds Sunil Mehta, the former Managing Director(MD) & Chief Executive Officer(CEO) of Punjab National Bank(PNB).

  13. Who was honoured with the ‘Most Eminent Senior Citizen Award’?
    A)Sunil Awasthi
    B)NK Bhargav
    C)K Parasaran
    D)VC Chaturvedi
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Vice President Venkaiah Naidu presented the ‘Most Eminent Senior Citizen Award’ to former Attorney General K Parasaran.

  14. Who was bestowed with honorary doctorate (Doctor of Letters) by the Dr MGR Educational and Research Institute?
    A)Edappadi K Palaniswami
    B)Sarbanda Sonowal
    C)Yogi Adityanath
    D)Ranjan Gogoi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Edappadi K Palaniswami has bestowed an honorary doctorate (Doctor of Letters) by the Dr MGR Educational and Research Institute in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

  15. Recently KB Siddhaiah has passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Director
    B)Painter
    C)Writer
    D)Actor
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Senior Kannada writer KB Siddhaiah has passed away. His car crashed while heading to his farm near Suganahalli-Kenkere, Hobli recently. The driver of the car died on the spot. Siddhaiah suffered a severe hemorrhage and infected his lungs.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Netherlands?
    A)Won
    B)Peso
    C)Euro
    D)dollar
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. What is the currency of Turkey?
    A)Won
    B)Lira
    C)Rand
    D)Krone
    View Answer
    Option B

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