Current Affairs Quiz: October 7, 2021

Current Affairs 7 October 2021 Quiz

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  1. How much amount central govt has received from Coal India Limited as dividend in current FY?
    A) Rs. 1,426 crore
    B) Rs. 1,526 crore
    C) Rs. 1,436 crore
    D) Rs. 1,446 crore
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Government of India has received about Rs. 1,426 crore from Coal India Limited as dividend in this Financial year recently.
  2. Which country’s Tax Inspectors Without Borders (TIWB) programme launched in partnership with India?
    A) Maldives
    B) Seychelles
    C) Mauritius
    D) Phillipines
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Seychelles” Tax Inspectors Without Borders (TIWB) programme was launched in partnership with India, the Income-Tax Department said.
  3. Which Minister has launched i-Drone, ICMR’s drone-based vaccine delivery model in North East?
    A) Amit Shah
    B) Mansukh Mandaviya
    C) Narendra Modi
    D) Anurag Thakur
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya launched ICMR’s Drone Response and Outreach in North East (i-Drone). The delivery model is aimed at ensuring that life-saving vaccines reach everyone.
  4. Recently Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya releases a publication ‘The State of the World’s Children 2021’. It is flagship publication of which Organization?
    A) UNICEF
    B) UNESCO
    C) UNCTAD
    D) WHOA
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya released UNICEF’s global flagship publication – “The State of the World’s Children 2021; On My Mind: promoting, protecting and caring for children’s mental health” in New Delhi.
  5. Which state will ban packaged Mineral Water from 2022?
    A) Manipur
    B) Nagaland
    C) Assam
    D) Sikkim
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The state of Sikkim has decided to ban packaged mineral water from January 1, 2022.
  6. Which State/UT police has launched ‘Operation Sajag’?
    A) Chandigarh
    B) Delhi
    C) Haryana
    D) Punjab
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The northwest district police of Delhi has launched ‘Operation Sajag’ comprising area domination exercises and their special combings and intensive checking at pickets and arrested 116 criminals in the last two days, officials said.
  7. Which State’s CM has launched Mission Basundhara to streamline land-related work?
    A) Sikkim
    B) Manipur
    C) Assam
    D) Nagaland
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma launched ‘Mission Basundhara’ at a programme organised by the Revenue and Disaster Management department in Guwahati.
  8. How much amount of loan has been approved by World Bank for Tamil Nadu?
    A) USD 150 million
    B) USD 50 million
    C) USD 140 million
    D) USD 40 million
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The World Bank said its board of executive directors has approved a USD 150 million (about Rs 1,112 crore)program to support Tamil Nadu”s vision of making Chennai into a world-class city that is more green, livable, and resilient to climate change.
  9. Which PSB has collaborated with Indian Navy to launch NAV-eCash card?
    A) SBI
    B) PNB
    C) Canara Bank
    D) BOB
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    State Bank of India and Indian Navy launched SBI’s NAV-eCash card onboard the country’s largest naval aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya.
  10. With which companies NITI Aayog has tied up to set up a centre that supports innovation and collaboration?
    A) Flipkart and amazon
    B) Amazon and Intel
    C) Flipkart and Intel
    D) None of these
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Federal policy think-tank NITI Aayog said it has tied up with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Intel to set up a centre that supports innovation and collaboration among government agencies, start-ups, businesses and domain experts
  11. Who has won the “Meltwater Champions Chess Tour”?
    A) Koneru Humpy
    B) Magnus Carlsen
    C) Nihal Sarin
    D) Adhiban Baskaran
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen has won the inaugural Meltwater Champions Chess Tour, to claim the non-fungible token (NFT) trophy and $1,00,000 in the finals.
  12. Who has Smashed World Record on Way to Gold in Junior World Championship?
    A) Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar
    B) Vijay Kumar
    C) Jitu Rai
    D) Abhinav Bindra
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Young Indian shooter Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar smashed the world record in the final to win gold in the men’s 50m rifle 3 positions event at the ISSF junior world championships.
  13. CoinDCX has appointed which Indian Actor as brand ambassador?
    A) Varun Dhawan
    B) Amitabh Bachhan
    C) Sunil Shetty
    D) Siddharth Malhotra
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Crypto exchange, CoinDCX, has onboarded Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan as its first-ever brand ambassador.
  14. Who will head Elon Musk’s Starlink satellite broadband venture in India?
    A) Sanjay Bhargava
    B) Bhaskar Chatterjee
    C) Alok Sahay
    D) None of the these
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Indian Steel Association (ISA) announced that former executive director of state-owned SAIL, Alok Sahay has assumed office as its new Secretary-General and Executive Head from 1st October 2021, taking over from Bhaskar Chatterjee
  15. Who has been appointed as Secretary-General and Executive Head of Indian Steel Association?
    A) Bhaskar Chatterjee
    B) Alok Sahay
    C) Klaus Hasselmann
    D) None of these
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Indian Steel Association (ISA) announced that former executive director of state-owned SAIL, Alok Sahay has assumed office as its new Secretary-General and Executive Head from 1st October 2021.
  16. Syukuro Manabe, Klaus Hasselmann and Giorgio Parisi have been awarded with which Nobel Prize?
    A) Physics
    B) Economics
    C) Medicine
    D) Peace
    View Answer
    Option A
    • Explanation:
    The Nobel Prize for physics has been awarded to scientists from Japan, Germany and Italy. Syukuro Manabe, 90, and Klaus Hasselmann, 89, were cited for their work in “the physical modeling of Earth’s climate, quantifying variability and reliably predicting global warming”.
    • The second half of the prize was awarded to Giorgio Parisi, 73, for “the discovery of the interplay of disorder and fluctuations in physical systems from atomic to planetary scales.”

  17. Who has received 2021 Global Leadership Award?
    A) Mukesh Ambani
    B) Shiv Nadar
    C) Mallika Srinivasan
    D) Both Band C
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Prominent Indian industrialists Shiv Nadar and Mallika Srinivasan have been chosen by a top India-centric business advocacy group as the recipients of its 2021 Global Leadership Award.
  18. Who has become world’s richest person with a net worth of $213 billion?
    A) Jeff Bezos
    B) Elon Musk
    C) Mukesh Ambani
    D) None of these
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk, with a net worth of $213 billion has pipped Amazon’s Jeff Bezos to become world’s richest person again, according to Bloomberg Billionaires Index.
  19. Actor Arvind Trivedi has recently passed away. Whose role had he played in Hindu epic Ramayan?
    A) Kumbhkaran
    B) Rama
    C) Ravan
    D) Laxman
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Veteran actor Arvind Trivedi, best known for playing Raavan on the popular 1986 mythological show Ramayan, died following a heart attack. He was in his early 80s.
  20. Noted Cartoonist Yesudasan passes away at 83. He was from which city?
    A) Chennai
    B) Kochi
    C) Mumbai
    D) Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Noted Cartoonist Yesudasan passed away in Kochi. He was 83. Yesudasan was under treatment for Covid 19.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

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

  2. What is the capital of Seychelles?
    A) Berlin
    B) Maputo
    C) Victoria
    D) Krene
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. Where is the HQ of Indian Council of Medical Reserch?
    A) NewDelhi
    B) Mumbai
    C) Chennai
    D) Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option A

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