Current Affairs Quiz: October 03, 2021

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  1. Which mobile application was launched by Maharashtra Minister Ajit Pawar designed to provide all citizen-centric facilities at a single click in pUne?
    A) Digital Baramati Umbrella
    B) Digital Pune
    C) Digital Umbrella Px
    D) Umbrella Baramati Pune
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar launched a mobile application designed to provide all citizen-centric facilities at a single click to residents of Baramati town in Pune district.
  2. Which state launched ‘Mukhyamantri Paryatan Udyog Sambal Yojana-2021’ to provide relief to the entrepreneurs of the tourism and hospitality sector affected by COVID-19 pandemic?
    A) Rajasthan
    B) Uttarakhand
    C) Bihar
    D) Haryana
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot launched ‘Mukhyamantri Paryatan Udyog Sambal Yojana-2021’ to provide relief to the entrepreneurs of the tourism and hospitality sector affected by COVID-19 pandemic.
  3. Recently said by Union Ministry Nitin Gadkari, Delhi to Be Free of Air, Water and Noise Pollution in how many years?
    A) 2
    B) 1
    C) 3
    D) 5
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The government will make the national capital free of air, water and noise pollution in the next three years, Union minister Nitin Gadkari said.
  4. Who chaired the 38th PRAGATI meeting, the ICT (Information and Communication Technology) based multi-modal platform for pro-active governance and timely implementation, involving Centre and State governments?
    A) Amit Shah
    B) Nitin Gadkari
    C) Narendra Modi
    D) Smriti Irani
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired the 38th PRAGATI meeting, the ICT (Information and Communication Technology) based multi-modal platform for pro-active governance and timely implementation, involving Centre and State governments.
  5. Which comic book character has been declared as the mascot of the government’s Namami Gange Programme ?
    A) Popeye
    B) Cinderella
    C) Sabu
    D) Chacha Chaudhary
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indian comic book character Chacha Chaudhary has been declared as the mascot of the government’s Namami Gange Programme with an aim of bringing behavioural change among children towards the Ganga and other rivers.
  6. Which state to celebrate Hornbiill Festival?
    A) Meghalaya
    B) Arunachal Pradesh
    C) Nagaland
    D) Assam
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    With decline in COVID-19 cases, the Nagaland government is gearing up to organise the Hornbill festival this year from December one.
  7. What is the rank of India on Digital Quality of Life index according to a global study by the British Virgin Islands-based cybersecurity company Surfshark?
    A) 59th
    B) 56th
    C) 51st
    D) 52nd
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India has ranked 59 among 110 countries in the Digital Quality of Life Index, according to a global study by the British Virgin Islands-based cybersecurity company Surfshark.
  8. Which bank become the official partner bank for the collection of offline and online treasury for the Integrated Financial and Human Resources Management System?
    A) IDBI Bank
    B) State Bank of India
    C) Punjab National Bank
    D) Indian Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Public sector Indian Bank said it has become the official partner bank for the collection of offline and online treasury for the Integrated Financial and Human Resources Management System.
  9. Recently which bank informed its customers that it will shut down its automated teller machines (ATMs) from October 1?
    A) Equitas Small FinanceBank
    B) Indian Overseas Bank
    C) Paytm Payments Bank
    D) Suryoday Small Finance Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Suryoday Small Finance Bank informed its customers that it will shut down its automated teller machines (ATMs).
  10. Recently which e commerce company launched its global computer science education initiative in India?
    A) Amazon
    B) Flipkart
    C) Myntra
    D) Nykaa
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    commerce major Amazon India announced the launch of Amazon Future Engineer, its global computer science education programme, in India.
  11. Which company launched its largest creator education and enablement programme in India to provide content creators on its platform?
    A) Google
    B) Amazon
    C) Facebook
    D) Yahoo
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Facebook launched its largest creator education and enablement programme in India to provide content creators on its platform and Instagram an opportunity to learn, earn and grow their communities.
  12. Recently The Indian men’s table tennis team signed off with a bronze medal in the Asian Championships after losing to which team?
    A) South Korea
    B) Kenya
    C) Australia
    D) South Africa
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Indian men’s table tennis team signed off with a bronze medal in the Asian Championships after losing to formidable South Korea 0-3 in the semifinals in Dubai, UAE.
  13. Recently Tokyo Olympic stars Rupinder Pal, Birendra Lakra retire from sports.They represented the country in which sport?
    A) Javelin
    B) Baseball
    C) Hockey
    D) Cricket
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Tokyo Olympic stars Rupinder Pal, Birendra Lakra retire from international hockey. The defenders who shone as India’s hockey team won bronze in the Tokyo Games in August, the first medal for the country after 41 years, ended their international career.
  14. Who won the gold medal in the women’s 10m air pistol event at the ISSF junior world championship?
    A) Avani Chaturvedi
    B) Esha Singh
    C) Swara Mishra
    D) Manu Bhaker
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Young Manu Bhaker fired her way to the gold medal in the women’s 10m air pistol event at the ISSF junior world championship,returning with a bang after the disappointment at Olympics.
  15. Recently Manny Pacquiao announces retirement from which sports?
    A) Boxing
    B) Cricket
    C) Football
    D) Hockey
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Boxing great Manny Pacquiao has announced his retirement from the sport as he shifts focus on becoming the next Philippines President after he accepted his political party’s nomination and declared that that he will run for the top job in the May 2022 elections.
  16. Who has been elected as chairman of Indian Society of Advertisers (ISA)?
    A) Sunil Kataria
    B) Ravi Bansal
    C) Taraknath Banerjee
    D) Sumit Nagal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The newly elected Executive Council of the Indian Society of Advertisers (ISA) has elected Sunil Kataria, Chief Executive Officer, India and SAARC, Godrej Consumer Products Limited as the Chairman of the ISA.
  17. Who has been appointed president of Automotive Skills Development Council (ASDC) ?
    A) Vinod Agarwal
    B) Nipun Sanghvi
    C) Akash Singh
    D) Biren Agarwal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Automotive Skills Development Council (ASDC) appointed automobile industry veteran Vinod Aggarwal as its president.
  18. Who has been appointed new MD of National Securities Depository Limited (NSDL)?
    A) Padmaja Chunduru
    B) GC Chaturvedi
    C) GV Nageshwar Rao
    D) Sunit Agarwal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The National Securities Depository Limited (NSDL) has appointed Padmaja Chunduru as its new managing director and chief executive officer. She will succeed GV Nageswara Rao.
  19. Who took charge as the new Vice Chief of the Indian Air Force?
    A) VR Chaudhary
    B) Sandeep Singh
    C) Akash Agarwal
    D) Karambir Singh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Air Marshal Sandeep Singh took charge as the new Vice Chief of the Indian Air Force.
  20. Which Environmental Organisation received the 2021 Right Livelihood Award for its “grassroots approach of empowering vulnerable communities to protect their livelihoods and claim their right to a clean environment.?
    A) LIFE
    B) Sulaj
    C) KIRAN
    D) SURYA
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Delhi-based environmental organisation Legal Initiative for Forest and Environment (LIFE) has received the 2021 Right Livelihood Award for its “grassroots approach of empowering vulnerable communities to protect their livelihoods and claim their right to a clean environment.” The award is known as Sweden’s alternative Nobel Prize.
  21. Recently England Roger Hunt passed away,He represented the country from which sports?
    A) Football
    B) Tennis
    C) Basketball
    D) Hockey
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    England’s World Cup-winning striker Roger Hunt died at the age of 83 following a long illness, his former club said.
  22. When is Gandhi Jayanti Observed?
    A) October 2
    B) October 3
    C) October 4
    D) October 5
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Every year, Gandhi Jayanti is marked and celebrated on 2 October to commemorate the birth anniversary of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

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

  2. Where is the of International Shooting Sports Federation?
    A) Munich
    B) Rome
    C) Vienna
    D) Frankfurt
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. Where is the HQ of Surayday Small Finance Bank?
    A) Mumbai
    B) NewDelhi
    C) Lucknow
    D) Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option A

  4. Where is the hqof Indian Bank?
    A) Kolkata
    B) NewDelhi
    C) Chennai
    D) Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C

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