Current Affairs Quiz: October 5, 2021

Current Affairs 5 October 2021 Quiz

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  1. Which program was launched by Union Labour Minister Bhupender Yadav to enhance the employability of youth by imparting digital skills?
    A) DigiIndia
    B) DigiSaksham
    C) DigiBharat
    D) DigiNakul
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Labour and Employment Minister Bhupender Yadav launched DigiSaksham – a digital skills programme to enhance the employability of youth by imparting digital skills.
  2. Recently at which place World’s largest Khadi national flag was installed on occasion of Gandhi Jayanti?
    A) Ladakh
    B) Jammu
    C) Punjab
    D) Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    World’s largest Khadi national flag was installed at Leh in Ladakh on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti on October 2, 2021. It was inaugurated by Ladakh Lieutenant Governor RK Mathur.
  3. Recently Government has kept interest rates on the popular Public Provident Fund (PPF) at same.What is the rate of interest?
    A) 7.10%
    B) 6.85%
    C) 7.00%
    D) 7.20%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Government has kept interest rates on the popular Public Provident Fund (PPF) and other small saving schemes unchanged for the third quarter of current fiscal.
  4. Recently SV Sunil announced his retirement from which sports?
    A) Hockey
    B) Javelin
    C) Football
    D) Cricket
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Veteran India men’s hockey team striker SV Sunil announced his international retirement, ending a 14-year-long career during which he was a part of the 2014 Asian Games gold-winning side.
  5. Who has assumed charge of Chief of Integrated Defence Staff to the Chairman of Chiefs of Staff Committee (CISC)?
    A) Mahesh Singh Chaudhary
    B) AK Saxena
    C) Karambir Singh
    D) BR Krishna
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Air Marshal B.R. Krishna assumed charge of Chief of Integrated Defence Staff to the Chairman of Chiefs of Staff Committee (CISC).
  6. Who took over as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of CRISIL Ltd?
    A) Amish Mehta
    B) Ashu Suyosh
    C) Amit Banerjee
    D) Sunil Mehta
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Amish Mehta will take over as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of CRISIL Ltd, an S&P Global Company, effective October 1, 2021, CRISIL said.
  7. Who has launched a web portal – indianwetlands.in on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti?
    A) Nitin Gadkari
    B) Amit Shah
    C) Rajnath Singh
    D) Bhupender Singh Yadav
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav has launched a web portal – indianwetlands.in on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti and heralding the Iconic Week of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav of the Ministry. The portal is a single point access to all information relating to wetlands
  8. Recently Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah’s Nattu Kaka passed away.What was his real name?
    A) Ghanshyam Nayak
    B) YaduvendravSingh
    C) Shyam Meera Singh
    D) Somnath Banerjee
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Veteran actor Ghanshyam Nayak, fondly known for playing the role of Nattu Kaka in Sony SAB’s ‘Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah’ passed away in Mumbai. He was 77.
  9. Which state government named actor Kangana Ranaut as the brand ambassador of its ambitious ‘one district-one product’ programme?
    A) Punjab
    B) Bihar
    C) Haryana
    D) Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Uttar Pradesh government named actor Kangana Ranaut as the brand ambassador of its ambitious ‘one district-one product’ programme.
  10. When is National Wildlife Week observed?
    A) Oct 2-Oct 8
    B) Oct 1-Oct 7
    C) Oct 4-Oct 7
    D) Oct 5-Oct 10
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India observes Wildlife Week from October 2nd to October 8th every year with the aim of protecting India’s fauna.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

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

  2. Where is the HQ of Standard and Poor ?
    A) Paris
    B) Rome
    C) Washington
    D) NewYork
    View Answer
    Option D

  3. Where is the HQ of Food and Agriculture Organisation?
    A) Rome
    B) Paris
    C) Washington
    D) Geneva
    View Answer
    Option A

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