Current Affairs Quiz: October 24, 2021

Current Affairs 24 October 2021 Quiz

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  1. Which state government e-inaugurated the “Jashn-e-Zafraan”?
    A) TamilNadu
    B) Telangana
    C) Jammu and Kashmir
    D) Maharashtra
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha e-inaugurated the “Jashn-e-Zafraan”, Harvesting Saffron in presence of Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, Kailash Choudhury.
  2. How much amount of contract was signed by Defence Ministry with US for procurement of Arms for Indian Navy?
    A) ₹378 cr
    B) ₹401 cr
    C) ₹356 cr
    D) ₹423 cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Defence Ministry has signed a contract with the US Government under Foreign Military Sale (FMS) for procurement of MK 54 Torpedo and Expendable Chaff and Flares for the Indian Navy.
  3. Recently Textiles Ministry has issued notification for setting up of how many PM MITRA Parks?
    A) 6
    B) 7
    C) 8
    D) 9
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Textiles Ministry has issued notification for setting up of seven PM MITRA Parks.
  4. Which state government has announced the implementation of Mukhyamantri Ration Aapke Dwar Yojana in the state?
    A) Maharashtra
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Haryana
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Madhya Pradesh government has announced the implementation of Mukhyamantri Ration Aapke Dwar Yojana in the state from next month.
  5. Recently Centre has conceived a project to develop how many city forest across the country to increase the green cover in urban areas?
    A) 100
    B) 280
    C) 340
    D) 400
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Centre has conceived a project to develop 400 city forest across the country to increase the green cover in urban areas, said Union minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey.
  6. Which bank has tied up with Pine Labs to expand its point-of-sale (PoS) services to more merchants, especially retailers?
    A) IDBI Bank
    B) Kotak Mahindra Bank
    C) Axis Bank
    D) HDFC Bank
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Kotak Mahindra Bank has tied up with Pine Labs to expand its point-of-sale (PoS) services to more merchants, especially retailers.
  7. Recently IIFCL gets Reserve Bank’s approval to finance InVITs .How much amount will be invested by IIFCL?
    A) ₹5200 cr
    B) ₹4500 cr
    C) ₹2300 cr
    D) ₹4000 cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    State-owned India Infrastructure Finance Co. Ltd. (IIFCL) is set to finance infrastructure investment trusts (InVITs), adding a new funding avenue for infrastructure projects.
  8. Recently ITILITE, an all-in-one business travel and expense management platform, announced an exclusive tie-up with which bank to issue commercial credit cards to businesses in the country?
    A) ICICI Bank
    B) HDFC Bank
    C) SBI
    D) PNB
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    ITILITE, an all-in-one business travel and expense management platform, announced an exclusive tie-up with ICICI Bank to issue commercial credit cards to businesses in the country.
  9. Which company will build India’s largest green hydrogen plant in the next 12-14 months?
    A) GAIL
    B) NTPC
    C) DRDO
    D) BEML
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    GAIL (India) Ltd will build India’s largest green hydrogen plant in the next 12-14 months, as it looks to supplement its natural gas business with carbon-free fuel.
  10. Recently Indian space technology (spacetech) startups — Bellatrix Aerospace and Dhruva Space have each signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with which company even as they ramp up individual efforts to address the growing global demand for affordable access to space?
    A) L&T
    B) NTPC
    C) ISRO
    D) SpaceX
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Indian space technology (spacetech) startups — Bellatrix Aerospace and Dhruva Space — have each signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Larsen & Toubro Ltd. (L&T), even as they ramp up individual efforts to address the growing global demand for affordable access to space.
  11. Recently Ryan Ten Doeschate Retired From International Cricket.Which country does he played from?
    A) Scotland
    B) England
    C) Australia
    D) Netherlands
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Netherlands all-rounder Ryan ten Doeschate announced his retirement from international cricket after his side failed to qualify for the Super 12 stage of the T20 World Cup.
  12. What is the rank of India in the latest FIFA Rankings?
    A) 106th
    B) 107th
    C) 110th
    D) 112th
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India rise one spot to 106th, Belgium hold onto top position. India has also moved one spot ahead to the 106th position after the Sunil Chhetri-led side won the SAFF Championship. The Blue Tigers had defeated Nepal in the summit clash.
  13. Which actress has been roped in as brand ambassador of Adidas?
    A) Deepika Padukone
    B) Katrina kAif
    C) Disha Patani
    D) Kiara Advani
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Adidas said it has roped in Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone to endorse the German sportswear brand globally for women sports.
  14. Who has been appointed as the brand ambassador by the Chinese smartphone manufacturer, Realme?
    A) KL Rahul
    B) Virat Kohli
    C) MS dhoni
    D) Rohit Sharma
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Indian cricketer K L Rahul has been appointed as the brand ambassador by the Chinese smartphone manufacturer, Realme. He will endorse its smartphone category.
  15. Who has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) ?
    A) PK Garg
    B) Rahul Asthana
    C) Rajesh Rajagopalan
    D) P Narayan Singh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Sports Authority of India (SAI) appointed Commodore PK Garg as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) at the Mission Olympic Cell meeting
  16. Recently which Indian economist has decided to leave International Monetary Fund in Jan 2022?
    A) Gita Gopinath
    B) Sakshi Soni
    C) Akanksha Jain
    D) Samiksha Dwivedi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    International Monetary Fund (IMF) managing director Kristalina Georgieva has announced that Gita Gopinath, the Fund’s first female chief economist and director of the research department, intends to leave in January 2022 and return to Harvard University’s economics department as planned when her public service leave ends.
  17. Who will be awarded Satyajit Ray Lifetime Achievement Award at IFFI 2021?
    A) Martin Scorsese
    B) Istvan Szabo
    C) Both a and b
    D) Scottish Harrison
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Satyajit Ray Lifetime Achievement Award will be conferred on filmmakers Martin Scorsese and István Szabó at the 52nd edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI)being held in Goa from November 20 to 28 in a hybrid format, officials familiar with the matter said.
  18. Which state has has launched two web portal e-Munnetram and IT Nanban?
    A) TamilNadu
    B) Haryana
    C) Kerala
    D) Telangana
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin has launched two web portals that use Tamil computing software to ensure micro governance, ease of doing business and develop a competitive edge for the state’s IT and ITES sectors.
  19. Recently Former US President Donald Trump has announced plans to launch a new social media network.Name it?
    A) Social Us
    B) Swing Truth
    C) Meta
    D) Truth Social
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Former US President Donald Trump has announced plans to launch a new social media network, called TRUTH Social.
  20. Whivh Organisation conducted successful flight test of high-speed expendable aerial target drone, Abhyas?
    A) DRDO
    B) BHEL
    C) BEL
    D) NTPC
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    ABHYAS – the High-speed Expendable Aerial Target (HEAT) was successfully flight-tested by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) from the Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur .
  21. Recently Saranjeet Singh passed away.He was related to which sports?
    A) Cricket
    B) Baseball
    C) Hockey
    D) Football
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Former hockey international Saranjeet Singh passed away. He was 59
  22. Who is the author of book titled Actually… I Met Them: A Memoir”?
    A) Gulzar
    B) Sameer Singh
    C) Amit Banerjee
    D) Suman Rai
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Legendary Indian poet-lyricist-director Gulzar has come out with his new book title “Actually… I Met Them: A Memoir”. It was published by the publishing group Penguin Random House India.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of DRDO?
    A) NewDelhi
    B) Mumbai
    C) Chennai
    D) Pune
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of International Monetary Fund?
    A) Washington
    B) NewYork
    C) Paris
    D) Geneva
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. What is the currency of Netherlands?
    A) Euro
    B) Dollar
    C) Peso
    D) Dirham
    View Answer
    Option A

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