Current Affairs Quiz: October 21, 2021

Current Affairs 21 October 2021 Quiz

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  1. Where has PM Modi inaugurated Kushinagar International Airport?
    A) Uttrakhand
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Bihar
    D) Haryana
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Kushinagar International Airport in Uttar Pradesh, which will help connect key Buddhist pilgrimage sites.
  2. Which state has launched ‘Prashasan Gaon ke Sang’ Campaign?
    A) Haryana
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Rajasthan
    D) Bihar
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    To enable access to 22 departments of the local administration for people of the remotest villages in Rajasthan, the state government has launched a mega campaign ‘Prashasan Gaon ke Sang’.
  3. Which minister has flagged off ‘Modi Van’ to mark 20 years of PM Modi in public office?
    A) Rajnath Singh
    B) Amit Shah
    C) Nitin Gadkari
    D) Nirmala Sitharaman
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Union Home Minister Amit Shah flagged off ‘Modi Van’ under the ‘Seva hi Sangathan’ programme to mark Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 20 years in public life
  4. Where will 52nd International Film Festival of India to be held in hybrid format from November 20 to 28?
    A) Goa
    B) Chennai
    C) Mumbai
    D) Jaipur
    View Answer
    Option A
    • Explanation:
    The 52nd edition of the IFFI will be held in Goa from November 20 – 28. Considering the present COVID-19 situation, the 52nd IFFI will be held in a hybrid format.

  5. For how many days Centre has extended PMGKP insurance scheme for healthcare workers?
    A) 90days
    B) 120 days
    C) 150 Days
    D) 180Days
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Centre has extended the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package– PMGKP Insurance Scheme for Healthcare Workers fighting COVID-19 for a further period of 180 days so as to continue to provide the safety net to the dependents of health workers who are deputed to take care of COVID-19 patients.
  6. According to International Energy Agency(IEA), How much amount is required in clean energy investment to limit global warming?
    A) USD 1 trillion
    B) USD 2 trillion
    C) USD 3 trillion
    D) USD 4 trillion
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    An almost USD 4 trillion investment into clean energy is required to meet the Paris Agreement pledge to limit the global temperature increase to 1.5 degrees Celsius, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said in its World Energy Outlook 2021 report.
  7. What is India’rank in the 2021 Mercer CFS Global Pension Index survey?
    A) 38
    B) 40
    C) 42
    D) 43
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    India has ranked 40th out of 43 pension systems across the world in the 2021 Mercer CFS Global Pension Index survey.
  8. Which General Insurance company has launched RPAS insurance and distribution tie-up with TropoGo?
    A) Bajaj Allianz General Insurance company
    B) Acko General Insurance Ltd
    C) Tata AIG General Insurance Co. Ltd
    D) None of these
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Tata AIG General Insurance Co. Ltd announced the launch of Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) insurance, and distribution tie-up with TropoGo, a deep-tech startup.
  9. Which country has won Uber cup title after beating holders Japan in final?
    A) Australia
    B) New Zealand
    C) China
    D) India
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    China won the Uber Cup after coming from behind to beat holders Japan 3-1 in the final in Aarhus, Denmark.
  10. Which country has won 14th Thomas Cup title ?
    A) Denmark
    B) Indonesia
    C) China
    D) Phillipines
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Indonesia beat defending champion China to win a record-extending 14th Thomas Cup title at the Ceres Arena in Aarhus, Denmark
  11. Who became the the first Indian to compete in the sport at the Games, has won the Charlellville National Competition in Francein the individual women’s sabre event?
    A) Bhavani Devi
    B) Tanya Tyagi
    C) Babita Phogat
    D) Akanksha Chaturvedi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Fencer Bhavani Devi, who made history at the Tokyo Olympics by becoming the first Indian to compete in the sport at the Games, has won the Charlellville National Competition in Francein the individual women’s sabre event.
  12. Who took over as the chairman and managing director of the National Research Development Corporation?
    A) Taraknath Banerjee
    B) Amit Rastogi
    C) Priyank Mishra
    D) Amit Singh
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Retired commodore Amit Rastogi, after spending 34 years in Indian Navy, took over as the chairman and managing director of the National Research Development Corporation.
  13. Who has been roped in as brand ambassador of Coin DCX?
    A) Ayushmaan Khurrana
    B) Vicky Kaushal
    C) Shahrukh Khan
    D) Akshay Kumar
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Cryptocurrency exchange CoinDCX announced that it has signed actor Ayushmann Khuranaas the face for its latest campaign ‘Future Yahi Hain’.
  14. Who conferred the Assam Government’s biennial Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi Award for National Integration and National Contribution at a special function in Guwahati?
    A) Narendra Modi
    B) Venkaiah Naidu
    C) Amit Shah
    D) Rajnath Singh
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu conferred Assam Government’s biennial Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi Award for National Integration and National Contribution at a special function in Guwahati.
  15. Who is the author of book titled Sir Syed Ahmad Khan: Reason, Religion And Nation’?
    A) Arundhati Roy
    B) Shafey Kidwai
    C) Shasnak Singh
    D) Amit Banerjee
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The book titled ‘Sir Syed Ahmad Khan: Reason, Religion And Nation’ book by Sahitya Akademi awardee Professor Shafey Kidwai has been released recently.
  16. Who is theauthor of book titled “Veer Savarkar: The Man Who Could Have Prevented Partition”?
    A) Uday Mahurkar
    B) Chiryau Pandit
    C) Sameer Singh
    D) Both A and B
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has released the book titled “Veer Savarkar: The Man Who Could Have Prevented Partition”.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of Indonesia?
    A) Jakarta
    B) Nairobi
    C) Lisa
    D) Bangkok
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where si the HQ of National Reserch Development Corporation?
    A) NewDelhi
    B) Mumbai
    C) Chennai
    D) Pune
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. Where is the HQ of International Energy Agency?
    A) Paris
    B) Rome
    C) NewYork
    D) Washington
    View Answer
    Option A

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