Current Affairs Quiz: October 28, 2021

Current Affairs 28 October 2021 Quiz

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  1. Comptroller and Auditor General of India have signed a memorandum of understanding with which country to strengthen the audit process of public finance?
    A) Maldives
    B) Myanmar
    C) Nepal
    D) Bhutan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Comptroller and Auditor General of India and Auditor General of Maldives have signed a memorandum of understanding to strengthen the audit process of public finance. The MoU was signed by Girish Chandra Murmu, CAG of India and Hussain Niyazy, Auditor General of Maldives in Male.
  2. Who will be the chairperson of the National Steering Committee that has been formed to implement NIPUN Bharat Mission?
    A) Dharmendra Pradhan
    B) Narendra Modi
    C) Amit Shah
    D) Rajnath Singh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Union government has set up a National Steering Committee (NSC) for implementation of the NIPUN Bharat Mission. The Union Education Minister, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan will be the Chairperson of the NSC and Minister of State for Education, Smt. Annpurna Devi will be the Vice-Chairperson.
  3. Recently Which state launched a scheme to provide electric two-wheelers at subsidised rates to construction and industrial workers of the state?
    A) Haryana
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Gujarat
    D) Maharashtra
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel launched a scheme to provide electric two-wheelers at subsidised rates to construction and industrial workers of the state. He launched the ‘Go-Green’ scheme and its portal at a function held at Mahatma Mandir.
  4. Which country to host COP26 United Nations Climate Change Conference?
    A) Scotland
    B) UK
    C) France
    D) USA
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The UK will host the COP26 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland from October 31 to November 12.
  5. With which country,India conducted a trilateral exercise Konkan Shanti 21?
    A) Russia
    B) France
    C) USa
    D) UK
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The sea phase of the maiden bilateral tri-service exercise ‘Konkan Shakti 2021’ between the UK and Indian Armed Forces commenced off the Konkan coast in the Arabian Sea.
  6. How much amount of loan was signed between Indian and Asian Development Bank to support urban mobility in Mizoram?
    A) $5.2 million
    B) $4.8 million
    C) $3.0 million
    D) $4.5 million
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Centre and the Asian Development Bank signed a 4.5 million dollar project readiness financing PRF loan to support project preparation and design activities to improve urban mobility in Aizawl, the capital city of the northeastern state of Mizoram.
  7. Recently which bank crossed the market capitalisation of Hindustan Unilever to become the fifth largest company by market value?
    A) ICICI Bank
    B) HDFC Bank
    C) SBi
    D) PNB
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Private sector lender ICICI Bank crossed the market capitalisation of Hindustan Unilever to become the fifth largest company by market value.
  8. Which company has launched BeFit, a service provided through its ILTakeCare app?
    A) idbi Federal
    B) PNB Housing Finance
    C) HDFC Ergo
    D) ICICI Lombard
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    ICICI Lombard has launched BeFit, a service provided through its ILTakeCare app that gives customers benefits of complete OPD services—that is, doctor consultation, pharmacy, diagnostics services, etc.—on a cashless basis.
  9. Recently India Post Payments Bank has tied up with which bank to offer home loans to nearly 4.7 crore customers of IPPB?
    A) HDFC Bank
    B) ICICI Bank
    C) SBI
    D) PNB
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) has tied up with HDFC Limited, India’s premier housing finance company, to offer home loans to nearly 4.7 crore customers of IPPB.
  10. Indigo partenered with which bank for the launch of a co-branded credit card – Ka-ching – under the 6E Rewards program?
    A) Kotak a Mahindra Bank
    B) IDBI Bank
    C) HDFC bank
    D) SBI
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Kotak Mahindra Bank (KMBL) and IndiGo announced a strategic partnership for the launch of a co-branded credit card – Ka-ching – under the 6E Rewards program.
  11. Who won the Mens’ single 2021 Denmark Open Badminton?
    A) Takuro Hoki
    B) Sebastian Vettel
    C) Kento Momomo
    D) Viktor Axelsen
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Danish Olympic champion Viktor Axelsen won the Mens’ single 2021 Denmark Open Badminton held at the Odense Sports Park, Denmark. He defeated world number one Kento Momota of Japan.
  12. Recently world’s largest cricket bat, certified by Guinness World Records was unveiled in which city?
    A) Hyderabad
    B) Lucknow
    C) Pune
    D) Delhi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The world’s largest cricket bat, certified by Guinness World Records was unveiled in Hyderabad. The event was held on the eve of ICC Men’s T20 World Cup. The cricket bat was unveiled by the former caption of the Indian cricket team Mohammed Azharuddin. The bat was a tribute to the Indian cricket team from Pernod Ricard.
  13. Who has been sworn in as president of Uzbekistan?
    A) Floynt Bount
    B) Danish Siddiqui
    C) Scott Morrison
    D) Shavkat Mirziyoyev
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has been re-elected for a second five-year term, according to the preliminary results of a poll that Western observers criticised as uncompetitive despite recent political reforms.
  14. Who has been appointed as brand ambassador of SMB Neobank FloBiz?
    A) Salman Khan
    B) Shahrukh Khan
    C) Nawazuddin Siddiqui
    D) Manoj Bajpayee
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    FloBiz, a fast-growing neobank for Indian SMBs, announced its association with Padma Shri awardee actor Manoj Bajpayee.
  15. Which application was launched by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on innovation, entrepreneurship, science technology, research and skill for knowledge transformation?
    A) CUNSULT
    B) DHRUV
    C) SHAURYA
    D) CONSOLE
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari has launched knowledge App and platform CUNSULT. Emphasizing on innovation, entrepreneurship, science technology, research and skill for knowledge transformation, the minister said, conversion of knowledge into wealth is the future.
  16. In which city’s port,India’s first Radio over Internet Protocol system was inaugurated?
    A) Kolkata
    B) Chennai
    C) Surat
    D) Vadodara
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    In view of a much needed solution for providing effective long-range marine communications, the Radio over Internet Protocol (ROIP) System at Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port, Kolkatawas inaugurated.
  17. Recently Roh Tae-woo passed away.He was the former president of which country?
    A) South Korea
    B) North Korea
    C) Ukraine
    D) China
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    South Korean former president Roh Tae-woo, a decorated war veteran who played a pivotal but controversial role in the transition to democratic elections from rule by authoritarian leaders, has died. He was 88.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of South Korea?
    A) Seoul
    B) Busan
    C) Lira
    D) Bangkok
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. What is the capital of Uzbekistan?
    A) Gadreb
    B) Tashkent
    C) Baghdad
    D) Tehran
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. What is the capital of Denmark?
    A) Vistara
    B) Bosana
    C) Seoul
    D) Copenhagen
    View Answer
    Option D

  4. Where is the HQ of ICICI Bank?
    A) NewDelhi
    B) Mumbai
    C) Pune
    D) Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option B

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