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Monday, October 18, 2021

DAILY GK QUIZ: 11 - 16 OCT 2021

 DAILY GK QUIZ: 11 - 16 OCT 2021

[Q] Name the organization that was recently launched by PM Narendra Modi to boost space technology & to act as an independent agency on space matters.

(a) Bharat Space Corporation

(b) One Web Private Limited

(c) Dhruva Space Association

(d) Indian Space Association

(e) Skyroot Aerospace Limited

[ANS] d


[Q] Which country recently signed two agreements worth USD 3.15 billion with India to boost cross-border train services?

(a) Sri Lanka

(b) Myanmar

(c) Bhutan

(d) Bangladesh

(e) Nepal

[ANS] e


[Q] India invited 46 Indian Ocean Region countries to participate in a Naval Exercise that is planned to be held at Visakhapatnam in February 2022. Name the Naval exercise.


(b) Samudra Shakti

(c) Ex Milan

(d) Malabar Exercise


[ANS] c


[Q] As per the 2021’s ‘Henley Passport Index (HPI)’, India was ranked at ______ place in Q4 of 2021 while _______ along with Singapore topped the ranking.

(a) 84; Japan

(b) 84; Germany

(c) 90; Japan

(d) 90; Germany

(e) 106; Japan

[ANS] c


[Q] Which organization recently recognised ‘Access to a Clean and Healthy Environment’ as a fundamental right?

(a) Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

(b) United Nation Human Rights Council (UNHRC)

(c) Global Alliance on Health and Pollution (GAHP)

(d) Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

(e) International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

[ANS] b


[Q] In October 2021, ‘Nobel Prize in Economics’ was given to ______ for his contributions to labour economics and Joshua D. Angrist & Guido W. Imbens for their contributions towards _________.

(a) Ragnar Frisch; Improvements to auction theory

(b) David Card; Analysis of causal relationships

(c) David Card; Improvements to auction theory

(d) Jan Tinbergen; Analysis of causal relationships

(e) Jan Tinbergen; Improvements to auction theory

[ANS] b


[Q] Who won 2021’s Turkish Grand Prix?

(a) Max Verstappen

(b) Lewis Hamilton

(c) Sergio Perez

(d) ValtteriBottas

(e) Charles Leclerc

[ANS] d


[Q] In India, which day has been dedicated as the National Postal Day?

(a) 10 October

(b) 09 October

(c) 08 October

(d) 11 October

(e) 12 October

[ANS] a


[Q] Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan, who has passed away recently was an atomic scientist, of which country?

(a) Pakistan

(b) Bangladesh

(c) Afghanistan

(d) Iran

(e) India

[ANS] a


[Q] When is the International Day of Girl Child observed?

(a) 09 October

(b) 12 October

(c) 11 October

(d) 08 October

(e) 10 October

[ANS] c


[Q] Bathukamma festival is celebrated in which state?

(a) Meghalaya

(b) Telangana

(c) Arunachal Pradesh

(d) Tripura

(e) Rajasthan

[ANS] b


[Q] The World Mental Health Day is celebrated on which day annually?

(a) 10 October

(b) Second Sunday of October

(c) Second Saturday of October

(d) 09 October

(e) 12 October

[ANS] a


[Q] The Ministry of Civil Aviation gave approval to SNV Aviation Pvt Ltd to operate commercial flights across India under which brand name?

(a) Arrive Safe

(b) Safe Escape

(c) Akasa Air

(d) Jet World

(e) Smart Wing

[ANS] c


[Q] Which country recently unveiled the world’s first automated driverless train?

(a) Japan

(b) China

(c) India

(d) Germany

(e) Singapore

[ANS] d


[Q] Asiatic Lioness named _________ , became the official mascot of the 7th edition of the ‘U17 Women’s World Cup’ which will be hosted by _________ in 2022.

(a) Hodori; Spain

(b) Ibha; Spain

(c) Ibha; India

(d) Hodori; India

(e) Miraitowa; México

[ANS] c


[Q] Name the personality who recently became the 1st Indian Women Cricketer to score a century in a pink-ball Test.

(a) Shafali Verma

(b) Smriti Mandhana

(c) Mithali Raj

(d) Harmanpreet Kaur

(e) Deepti Sharma

[ANS] b


[Q] Who authored the book titled ‘Lal Bahadur Shastri: Politics and Beyond’?

(a) Subramanian Swamy

(b) Sandeep Shastri

(c) Siddharth Shanghvi

(d) Sudha Murthy

(e) Pinarayi Vijayan

[ANS] b


[Q] Which day of the year is marked as the International Day for Disaster Reduction?

(a) October 13

(b) October 10

(c) October 12

(d) October 11

(e) October 14

[ANS] a


[Q] Alexander Schellenberg has been appointed as the new Chancellor of which country?

(a) Austria

(b) Norway

(c) Denmark

(d) Sweden

(e) Switzerland

[ANS] a


[Q] Who among the following has been appointed as the chairman of BharatPe?

(a) Hitendra Dave

(b) S S Mallikarjuna Rao

(c) A S Rajeev

(d) Dinesh Kumar Khara

(e) Rajnish Kumar

[ANS] e


[Q] Recently, the Reserve Bank of India has granted a banking licence to _____________.

(a) Janalakshmi Small Finance Bank

(b) A U Small Finance Bank

(c) Unity Small Finance Bank Ltd

(d) Ujjivan Small Finance Bank

(e) Capital Small Finance Bank

[ANS] c


[Q] In October 2021, the World Health Organisation launched its 1st ever Global roadmap on ‘Meningitis’, in which WHO targets to eliminate ‘Bacterial Meningitis’ by which year?

(a) 2025

(b) 2030

(c) 2035

(d) 2040

(e) 2050

[ANS] b


[Q] What is India’s rank in the 58th edition of ‘Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index 2021’ (RECAI) released by Ernst & Young Global Limited’s (EY)?

(a) 6th

(b) 2nd

(c) 9th

(d) 5th

(e) 3rd

[ANS] e


[Q] The Government of India has accorded which of these status to the Power Finance Corporation Ltd (PFC)?

(a) Navratna

(b) Miniratna

(c) Maharatna

(d) Bharatratna

(e) Yogratna

[ANS] c


[Q] What is the projected rate of GDP growth for the Indian economy in the financial year 2021-22 as per the IMF?

(a) 10.5%

(b) 8.5%

(c) 7.5%

(d) 9.5%

(e) 11.5%

[ANS] d


[Q] The International Standards Day is marked every year on which day worldwide?

(a) 12 October

(b) 14 October

(c) 13 October

(d) 11 October

(e) 15 October

[ANS] b


[Q] What is the theme of the World Standards Day 2021?

(a) Video standards create a global stage

(b) Standards for sustainable development goals – shared vision for a better world

(c) Protecting the planet with standards

(d) International Standards and the Fourth Industrial Revolution

(e) International Standards a global stage

[ANS] b


[Q] Which of the following has announced in October 2021 to launch micro ATMs across India?

(a) HDFC bank

(b) Yes bank

(c) Axis bank

(d) Kotak Mahindra bank

(e) IndusInd bank

[ANS] d



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