Current Affairs Quiz: October 22, 2021

Current Affairs 22 October 2021 Quiz

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  1. Recently DA for central government employees has been hiked by what percent?
    A) 3%
    B) 4%
    C) 2%
    D) 6%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Cabinet has approved release of an additional installment of Dearness Allowance, DA to Central Government employees and Dearness Relief to Pensioners.
  2. What is the rank of India on 2021 Global Food Security Index?
    A) 76th
    B) 71st
    C) 74th
    D) 80th
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Global Food Security Index (GFSI) 2021 ranked India at 71st position out of 113 countries with a score of 57.2 points.
  3. Receently Which countries have decided to launch a new quadrilateral economic forum with USA?
    A) India
    B) UaE
    C) Israel
    D) All of above
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India, Israel, United Arab Emirates and the United States have decided to launch a new quadrilateral economic forum
  4. Agri-fintech firm Dvara E-Dairy Solutions Pvt Ltd has entered into a partnership with Which bank to service small dairy farmers?
    A) IDBI Bank
    B) Equitas Small Finance Bank
    C) Paytm Payments Bank
    D) Jana Small Finance Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Agri-fintech firm Dvara E-Dairy Solutions Pvt Ltd has entered into a partnership with Jana Small Finance Bank (Jana SFB) to service small dairy farmers.
  5. How much amount of dedicated fund has been setup for providing credit guarantees to 10,000 farmer produce organisations (FPOs)?
    A) ₹2000 cr
    B) ₹1500 cr
    C) ₹1200 cr
    D) ₹ 1000 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) said a ₹ 1,000-crore dedicated fund for providing credit guarantees to 10,000 farmer produce organisations (FPOs)will be housed in “Credit Guarantee Fund Trust for FPOs” (CGFTFPO) under the trusteeship of NABSanrakshan Trustee Private Limited (NTPL).
  6. Which body announced the launch of Tokenization system (NTS) to support tokenisation of cards as an alternate to storing card details with merchants?
    A) NPCI
    B) RBI
    C) NSE
    D) BSE
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) announced the launch of NPCI Tokenization system (NTS) to support tokenisation of cards as an alternate to storing card details with merchants.
  7. Which company has topped Indian corporates in the World’s Best Employers rankings 2021 published by Forbes?
    A) Reliance
    B) HCL
    C) Mphasis
    D) Dell
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Reliance Industries Ltd, the country’s largest company by revenues, profits and market value, has topped Indian corporates in the World’s Best Employers rankings 2021 published by Forbes.
  8. Recently IMF slashed India’s potential GDP forecast to how much percent?
    A) 6%
    B) 7%
    C) 8%
    D) 10%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said it has pared down India’s potential growth forecast by 25 basis points to 6% due to the impact of the pandemic which hit investments and labour market badly.
  9. Which company has bought out Pune-based geospatial service provider GeoSpoc, for an undisclosed sum?
    A) Uber
    B) Ola
    C) Grofers
    D) Amazon
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Ride hailing company Ola has bought out Pune-based geospatial service provider GeoSpoc, for an undisclosed sum.
  10. Who has won the Julius Baer Challengers Chess Tour?
    A) Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa
    B) Christopher YOo
    C) Nick Reigns
    D) Amit Singh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Sixteen-year-old Indian Grandmaster Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa has won the Julius Baer Challengers Chess Tour finals after defeating Christopher Yoo of the USA.
  11. Receently cricketer James Pattison retired from sports.Which country does he played from?
    A) Australia
    B) South Africa
    C) NewZealand
    D) Namibia
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Australia fast bowler James Pattinson has announced his retirement from international cricket ahead of the upcoming Ashes series against England, Cricket Australia said.
  12. Recently who has been roped in as the ambassador of the Russian Film Festival in India?
    A) Pankaj Tripathi
    B) Radhey Shyam Lal
    C) Saurav Joshi
    D) Imtiaz Ali
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Director-producer Imtiaz Ali has been roped in as the ambassador of the Russian Film Festival in India.
  13. Who been appointed as chairman of mutual fund industry body Amfi?
    A) A Balasubramaniam
    B) Radhika Gupta
    C) Saurav Singh
    D) Sankar Joshi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Aditya Birla Sun Life AMC’s managing director and chief executive- A Balasubramanian has been appointed as chairman of mutual fund industry body Amfi, industry insiders said .
  14. Which country has elected its first ever president as it prepares to become a republic, removing Queen Elizabeth as head of state?
    A) Barbados
    B) Kenya
    C) Ukraine
    D) Zimbabwe
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Barbados has elected its first ever president as it prepares to become a republic, removing Queen Elizabeth as head of state.
  15. Recently who have won the prestigious Martial Arts Education Prize 2021 from the UNESCO International Centre for Martial Arts for their brave acts of service?
    A) Kung Fu Nuns
    B) Shyi Loo Nuns
    C) Lee See Hoing
    D) Martial Champs
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The world-renowned Kung Fu Nuns of the Drukpa order of Buddhism have won the prestigious Martial Arts Education Prize 2021 from the UNESCO International Centre for Martial Arts for their brave acts of service.
  16. Which country has launched its first homegrown rocket Nuri?
    A) South Africa
    B) Australia
    C) North Korea
    D) South Korea
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    South Korea has launched its first homegrown rocket, stepping up the country’s ambitions in space. The Korean Satellite Launch Vehicle II, known as Nuri, took off from Goheung, about 500km south of Seoul.
  17. Recently the first Black U.S. secretary of state passed away.Name him?
    A) Alex Riley
    B) Sebastian Vottres
    C) Nicolas Athem
    D) Colin Powell
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Colin Powell, the first Black U.S. secretary of state, a top military officer and a national security adviser, died at age 84 due to complications from COVID-19.
  18. Recently Bandula Warnapura passed away.He was the former test captain of which country?
    A) SriLanka
    B) India
    C) Kenya
    D) Scotland
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Sri Lanka’s first-ever Test cricket captain Bandula Warnapura died at the age of 68 at a city hospital.
  19. Who is the author of book titled The Stars in My Sky: Those Who Brightened My Film Journey”?
    A) Divya Dutta
    B) Disha Singh
    C) Kiran Kher
    D) Haniska Motwani
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    National Award-winning actress Divya Dutta will soon be releasing her second book “The Stars in My Sky: Those Who Brightened My Film Journey”, on October 25. The book, will be published by Penguin Random House India (PRHI).
  20. When is National Police Commemoration Day observed every year?
    A) October 21
    B) October 22
    C) October 23
    D) October 25
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    National Police Commemoration Day is observed on October 21 every year

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Israel?
    A) Shekel
    B) Dirham
    C) Lira
    D) Dollar
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of Jana Small Finance Bank?
    A) Bengaluru
    B) Mumbai
    C) NewDelhi
    D) Chennai
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. Where is the HQof nabard?
    A) NewDelhi
    B) Lucknow
    C)Chennai
    D) Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option D

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