Current Affairs Quiz: October 29, 2021

Current Affairs 29 October 2021 Quiz

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  1. Which state has become the first state to release its own Wildlife Action Plan?
    A) Gujarat
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Punjab
    D) Uttrakhand
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Maharashtra became the first state to release its own Wildlife Action plan (2021-30). The new plan, which will be implemented over the next 10 years, recognises concerns about climate change impacts on wildlife, coastal ecosystems, marine biodiversity, flora and fauna
  2. Which state govt has launched an initiative for free breast cancer screening for 1 lakh women?
    A) West Bengal
    B) Kerela
    C) Goa
    D) Tamil Nadu
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Under the initiative ‘Swasth Mahila, Swasth Goa’, launched by international cricketing icon and humanitarian Yuvraj Singh’s YouWeCan Foundation in partnership with SBI foundation, state government, free breast cancer screening will be done for 1 lakh women in Goa
  3. Which corporation has collaborated with Global Partners to launch India’s first Skill Impact Bond?
    A) NSDC
    B) SEBI
    C) NABARD
    D) EXIM Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Sharing the vision of an ‘employment ready’ young India, the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) in collaboration with a coalition comprising HRH Prince Charles’s British Asian Trust, the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation (MSDF
  4. According to a report published by London & Partners and Dealroom.co, What is India’s rank in VC funding for climate tech globally?
    A) 7th
    B) 8th
    C) 9th
    D) 10th
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    India ranks at the ninth spot globally for climate tech investment, with the country’s climate tech businesses receiving US$ 1 billion in venture capital funding between 2016 and 2021
  5. Which Private sector bank has launched YES Family to fulfil every family member’s needs?
    A) AXIS Bank
    B) YES Bank
    C) ICICI Bank
    D) HDFC Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    In order to celebrate this festive season together, YES Bank has launched its YES Family proposition, which offers services and privileges for the family of an account holder
  6. SBI General Insurance collaborated with which digital payments app to offer health insurance?
    A) PayTm
    B) Google Pay
    C) PhonePe
    D) Amazon Pay
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    SBI General Insurance has announced a technological collaboration with the digital payments platform Google Pay.
  7. Meity has tied up with which company to boost app innovations by desi startups?
    A) Microsoft
    B) Apple
    C) Google
    D) Infosys
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    MeitY Startup Hub, an initiative of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) and Google has announced a partnership to launch a growth and development program called the Appscale Academy.
  8. All-rounder Ryan ten Doeschate retires from international cricket. He hails from which country?
    A) Brazil
    B) Netherlands
    C) South Africa
    D) Australia
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    etherlands 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 in Sharjah
  9. Which motor company has won India Green Energy Award?
    A) Maruti Suzuki India Ltd
    B) Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd
    C) Hero MotoCorp Ltd
    D) TVS Motor Company
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    TVS Motor Company, a reputed manufacturer of two-wheelers and three-wheelers in the world, has been recognised in the category ‘Outstanding Renewable Energy User’ at the Third Edition of India Green Energy Award 2020 by the Indian Federation of Green Energy (IFGE).

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of National Skill Development Corporation?
    A) NewDelhi
    B) Mumbai
    C) Pune
    D) Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of Yes Bank?
    A) Kolkata
    B) Pune
    C) Mumbai
    D) Chennai
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. What is the capital of Netherlands?
    A)Bristen
    B) Paris
    C) Harare
    D) Amsterdam
    View Answer
    Option D

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