Current Affairs Quiz: October 26, 2021

Current Affairs 26 October 2021 Quiz

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  1. What is the length of cross-border rail link handed over by India to Nepal?
    A) 34.6 km
    B) 34.7 km
    C) 34.8 km
    D) 34.9 km
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India has handed over 34.9 km long cross-border rail link to Nepal government, that connects Jayanagar in Bihar to Kurtha in Nepal.
  2. Which IIT has collaborated with Tata Power to work together on clean energy?
    A) IIT Mumbai
    B) IIT Delhi
    C) IIT Kolkata
    D) IIT Chennai
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Tata Power said it has inked a pact with IIT Delhi to work together on clean energy and other projects that can be transformed from research and development level to pilot stage.
  3. Where has PM Modi launched Pradhan Mantri Atmanirbhar Swasth Bharat Yojana (PMASBY)?
    A) Prayagraj
    B) Lucknow
    C) Varanasi
    D) Kanpur
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the Pradhan Mantri Atmanirbhar Swasth Bharat Yojana (PMASBY), a mega health infrastructure scheme worth over Rs 64,000 crore, at an event in his Parliamentary constituency Varanasi.
  4. According to UNEP, By which year Plastic pollution in aquatic systems may get tripled?
    A) 2025
    B) 2030
    C) 2035
    D) 2040
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    A new report by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has rung alarm bells: The amount of plastics in the oceans has been estimated to be around 75-199 million tonnes at present. Without meaningful action, emissions of plastic waste into aquatic ecosystems are projected to nearly triple by 2040
  5. Which Public sector bank has signed an MoU with Centre for Development of Advanced Computing to create comprehensive cyber security awareness?
    A) Bank Of India
    B) Union Bank of India
    C) Canara Bank
    D) Bank of Baroda
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Union Bank of India has entered into an MoU with Centre for Development of Advanced Computing, Hyderabad under which CDAC will assist it to impart cyber security awareness and education to customers and employees.
  6. For which organization RBI has issued draft directions to implement Basel III framework?
    A) SIDBI
    B) NABARD
    C) All India Financial Institutions (AIFIs)
    D) All of the above
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank came out with a comprehensive draft framework for implementing the Basel III capital adequacy norms for All India Financial Institutions (AIFIs), including Exim Bank, NABARD, National Housing Bank and SIDBI.
  7. Which small Finance Bank has launched sound box for payment alerts?
    A) Ujjivan Small Finance Bank
    B) A U Small Finance Bank
    C) Equitas Small Finance Bank.
    D) Capital Small Finance Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    AU Small Finance Bank unveiled a sound box that will provide instant voice-based payment alerts to merchant partners.
  8. Who has won the National Open Javelin Throw Championship?
    A) Neeraj Chopra
    B) Kishore Kumar Jena
    C) Annu Rani
    D) Shivpal Singh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Kishore Kumar Jena of Odisha won the National Open Javelin Throw Championships title with a best effort of 74.26m at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.
  9. Who has been appointed MD and group CEO of ICRA?
    A) Ramnath Krishnan
    B) C K Mishra
    C) Gopinath Krishnan
    D) A K Ahuja
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The rating agency announced the appointment of Ramnath Krishnan as managing director and group chief executive officer from 23 October 2021.
  10. Who has been selected as 2022 recipient of J.A. Cushman Award for Excellence in Foraminiferal Research?
    A) Rajiv Nigam
    B) Manoj Chauhan
    C) C D Krishnan
    D) None of the above
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Rajiv Nigam (Former Chief Scientist, CSIR-National Institute of Oceanography, Goa, India), Selected as 2022 recipient of J.A. Cushman Award for Excellence in Foraminiferal Research.
  11. Which country has launched classified space debris mitigation technology satellite?
    A) India
    B) France
    C) China
    D) Russia
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    China successfully launched a new satellite to test and verify space debris mitigation technologies.It was launched from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in southwest China’s Sichuan Province
  12. Where has India’s 1st state-owned Wildlife DNA lab been inaugurated?
    A) Chennai
    B) Nagpur
    C) Kolkata
    D) Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray inaugurated India’s first wildlife DNA testing lab in Nagpur.
  13. When does World Polio Day observed every year?
    A) October 21
    B) October 22
    C) October 23
    D) October 24
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    World Polio Day is observed on October 24 every year to raise awareness for polio vaccination and eradication of polio. 2021 theme for World Polio Day is “Delivering on a Promise.”

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation Limited (IRSDC)?
    A) NewDelhi
    B) Pune
    C) Allahabad
    D) Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of United Nation Environmental Programme?
    A) Nairobi
    B) Tokyo
    C) NewYork
    D) Washington
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. Where is the HQ of Union Bank of India?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Chennai
    C) Lucknow
    D) NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option A

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