Current Affairs Quiz: October 6, 2021

Current Affairs 6 October 2021 Quiz

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  1. What amount has been sanctioned by the Karnataka Government to introduce integrated farming in all the gram panchayats by 2023?
    A) ₹7500 cr
    B) ₹5685 cr
    C) ₹7000 cr
    D) ₹7234 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Karnataka Agriculture minister B C Patil has informed that a sum of Rs. 7234 crore is sanctioned by the Government to introduce integrated farming in all the gram panchayats by 2023.
  2. Recently Government has extended the Credit Guarantee Scheme for Subordinate Debt upto which month and year?
    A) 30th March,2022
    B) 1st April,2022
    C) 31st March,2022
    D) 1st December,2022
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Government has extended the Credit Guarantee Scheme for Subordinate Debt upto 31st of March next year.
  3. Who will head the committee that has been formed by the government to investigate Pandora Papers Leak?
    A) Amitabh Kant
    B) Digvijay Singh
    C) Ankit Jain
    D) JB Mohapatra
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Government said that the cases pertaining to Pandora Papers will be investigated and appropriate action will be taken in such cases as per law.
  4. Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju inaugurated the country’s first “Sports Arbitration Centre of India” in which state?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Gujarat
    C) Punjab
    D) Kerala
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju inaugurated the country’s first “Sports Arbitration Centre of India” in Gujarat which will serve as an independent body to fast track disputes in the sports sector.
  5. As per report, Bank credit registered howmuch growth compared to last year during first quarter of current financial year?
    A) 5.1%
    B) 5.0%
    C) 5.5%
    D) 5.8%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    During the first quarter of the current financial year, Bank credit registered 5.8 percent growthcompared to last year. Personal loans accelerated to 14.8 percent on a year-on-year basis while bank credit to the industrial sector declined.
  6. How much amount of loan was approved by Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank for expansion of Chennai Metro Rail System?
    A) USD 100 million
    B) USD 345 million
    C) USD 400 million
    D) USD 356 million
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has approved a USD356.67 million loan to the Government of India to support the expansion of the Chennai metro rail system.
  7. Recently Indel Money has tied up with which bank for a gold loan co-lending partnership to offer gold loans at competitive rates?
    A) IndusInd Bank
    B) IDBI Bank
    C) Federal Bank
    D) SBI
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Indel Money has tied up with IndusInd Bank for a gold loan co-lending partnership to offer gold loans at competitive rates.
  8. Which became the first local credit rating company to be associated with the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), a United Nations-backed initiative that deals with ESG (Environment Social Governance) credit risk?
    A) Cred
    B) Stankey
    C) Crisil
    D) Acute Ratings and Research
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Acuité Ratings & Research became the first local credit rating company to be associated with the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), a United Nations-backed initiative that deals with ESG (Environment Social Governance) credit risk.
  9. Recently U GRO Capital has signed a co-lending agreement with which bank, on the occasion of the bank’s 58th Foundation Day?
    A) Ubi
    B) PNB
    C) Federal Bank
    D) IDBI Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    GRO Capital has signed a co-lending agreement with IDBI Bank, on the occasion of the bank’s 58th Foundation Day.
  10. Recently NTPC Renewable Energy Ltd (NTPC REL) has signed the first green term loan agreement of Rs 500 crore with which bank?
    A) Bank of India
    B) IDBI Bank
    C) SBI
    D) PNB
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    State-run power giant NTPC said its arm NTPC Renewable Energy Ltd (NTPC REL) has signed the first green term loan agreement of Rs 500 crore with Bank of India.
  11. Recently Government of Manipur have signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with which company to establish first of its kind center for Invention, Innovation, Incubation & Training (CIIIT) on Industrial Experiential Learning & Development at Manipur?
    A) Tata Tech
    B) Oswal Tech
    C) HCL
    D) TCS
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Tata Technologies and the Government of Manipur have signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) to establish first of its kind center for Invention, Innovation, Incubation & Training (CIIIT) on Industrial Experiential Learning & Development at Manipur.
  12. What was the gross GST revenue collected in the month of September 2021?
    A) ₹2.00 lakh cr
    B) ₹1.07 lakh cr
    C) ₹1.04 lakh cr
    D) ₹1.17 lakh cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The gross GST revenue collected in the month of September was 1,17,010 crore rupees,which included CGST component of 20,578 crore, SGST 26,767 crore and IGST component of 60,911 crore rupees.
  13. Which company has now acquired a 100% stake in Urja Money Pvt. Ltd., which provides a loan management system through its proprietary solution, CreditMate?
    A) Paytm
    B) Mobikwik
    C) Cred
    D) PayPal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Digital payments major, Paytm, has now acquired a 100% stake in Urja Money Pvt. Ltd., which provides a loan management system through its proprietary solution, CreditMate.
  14. Who clinched the gold medal in the women’s 25-metre air pistol event of the ISSF Junior World Championship in Lima, Peru?
    A) Naamya Kapoor
    B) Manu Bhaker
    C) Avantika Chaudhary
    D) Akanksha Chaturvedi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India’s 14-year-old shooter Naamya Kapoor clinched the gold medal in the women’s 25-metre air pistol event of the ISSF Junior World Championship in Lima, Peru.
  15. Who claimed their maiden Durand Cup football title 2021 recently?
    A) FC Tamil
    B) FC Kerala
    C) Mohammedan Sporting
    D) FC Goa
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    FC Goa claimed their maiden Durand Cup football title after a 1-0 win over Mohammedan Sporting in the final in Kolkata.
  16. Who has taken charge as Managing Director of Life Insurance Corporation of India?
    A) Mahesh Sharma
    B) Ravi Mishra
    C) Manju Sharma
    D) BC Patnaik
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    BC Patnaik has taken charge as Managing Director of Life Insurance Corporation of India.
  17. Who has been named Tunisia’s first female prime minister?
    A) Namma Bouden
    B) Tunis Femisia
    C) Jacimdia Arden
    D) Najla Bouden Romdhane
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Najla Bouden Romdhane has been named Tunisia’s first female prime minister, two months after President Kais Saied assumed executive authority, sacked the prime minister and suspended parliament
  18. Who was sworn in as Interim President of coastal West African country of Guinea?
    A) Mamady Doumbouya
    B) Alpha Conde
    C) Mamadou Sylla
    D) Kais Saied
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Colonel Mamady Doumbouya was sworn in as Interim President of coastal West African country of Guinea.
  19. Recently Abiy Ahmed was sworn in as new PM of which country?
    A) Zimbabwe
    B) Ukraine
    C) Kenya
    D) Ethiopia
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed sworn in for a second five-year term running a country in the grip of a nearly year-long war.
  20. Who has retained the top spot as the richest Indian in the Hurun India Rich List 2021?
    A) Mukesh Ambani
    B) Gautam Adani
    C) Shiv Nadar
    D) HP Hinduja
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Reliance Industries head Mukesh Ambani has retained the top spot as the richest Indian once again now his 10th year of enjoying the title, according to the Hurun India Rich List 2021published.
  21. Who won the 2021 Nobel prize in Medicine or Physiology?
    A) David Julius
    B) Ardem Patapoutian
    C) David Shorianf
    D) Both A and B
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Scientists who discovered how our bodies feel the warmth of the sun or the hug of a loved one have won the Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology .
  22. Who launched website www.indianrdc.mod.gov.in for Republic Day Celebrations – 2022?
    A) Ajay Kumar
    B) Amit Mitra
    C) Rajnath Singh
    D) Mukesh Jain
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Defence Secretary Dr Ajay Kumar launched a website for Republic Day Celebrations – 2022.
  23. Who is the author of book titled Kathmandu Dilemma: Resetting India-Nepal Ties”?
    A) Ranjit Rae
    B) Animesh Singh
    C) Mukesh Sharma
    D) Arundhati Roy
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The book titled “Kathmandu Dilemma: Resetting India-Nepal Ties” book by Former ambassador to Nepal, Ranjit Rae has been released recently.
  24. Every year,which month is observed as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to raise awareness about the impact of breast cancer?
    A) December
    B) November
    C) September
    D) October
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Every year, October is observed as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to raise awareness about the impact of breast cancer.
  25. What is the theme of this year’s World Space Week 2021?
    A) Save Space
    B) Renature the space
    C) Space the lights
    D) Women in Space
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    World Space Week is a week-long international celebration that starts from October 4 and ends on October 10, every year.
  26. When is World Habitat Day observed?
    A) October 4
    B) October 5
    C) October 6
    D) October 7
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    World Habitat Day is is observed on the first Monday of every October, annually. This year the event falls on October 4.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank?
    A) Beijing
    B) Manana
    C) Bangkok
    D) Rome
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of IndusInd Bank?
    A) NewDelhi
    B) Pune
    C) Bengaluru
    D) Nagpur
    View Answer
    Option B

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

  4. Where is the HQ of National Thermal Power Corporation?
    A) Lucknow
    B) Chennai
    C) NewDelhi
    D) Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C

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