Current Affairs Quiz 11th October 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 11th October 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. Name the long haul freight train, launched recently by Indian Railways, which is twice or multiple times longer than the normal composition of freight trains.

भारतीय रेलवे द्वारा हाल ही में शुरू की गई लंबी दूरी की मालगाड़ी का नाम बताइए, जो मालगाड़ियों की सामान्य संरचना से दोगुनी या कई गुना लंबी है।

(a) Trishul / त्रिशूल

(b) Garuda / गरुड़

(c) Vasuki / वासुकी

(d) Shesh Naag / शेष नाग

(e) Both a & b / दोनों ए और बी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(e)

Exp. Railways launch two long haul freight trains ‘Trishul’, ‘Garuda’

The Indian Railways has launched two long haul freight trains “Trishul” and “Garuda” — which are twice or multiple times longer than the normal composition of freight trains.

These long haul trains provide a very effective solution to the problem of capacity constraints in critical sections.

Trishul is South Central Railway (SCR)’s first long haul train comprising three freight trains, another similar train ‘Garuda’ on Friday from Raichur of Guntakal division to Manuguru of Secunderabad division.

Q.2. Who among the following has won the 2021 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने आर्थिक विज्ञान में 2021 का नोबेल पुरस्कार जीता है?

(a) David Card / डेविड कार्ड

(b) Joshua D Angrist / जोशुआ डी एंग्रिस्ट

(c) Guido W Imbens / गुइडो डब्ल्यू इम्बेन्स

(d) All of the above / उपरोक्त सभी

(e) Both a & b / दोनों ए और बी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(d)

Exp. Three US-based economists won 2021 Nobel Prize for economics

David Card, Joshua D Angrist, Guido W Imbens won the 2021 Nobel Prize in Economic Science.

The Nobel Committee awarded one half of the prize to David Card for his empirical contributions to labour economics and the other half jointly to Joshua D. Angrist and Guido W. Imbens for their methodological contributions to the analysis of causal relationships.

Q.3. International Day of the Girl Child is observed on ______________ every year.

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय बालिका दिवस हर साल ______________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 10 October / 10 अक्टूबर

(b) 11 October / 11 अक्टूबर

(c) 12 October / 12 अक्टूबर

(d) 13 October / 13 अक्टूबर

(e) 14 October / 14 अक्टूबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(b)

Exp. October 11: International Day of the Girl Child

Every year, October 11 is observed as the International Day of the Girl Child. The occasion marks the importance of adolescent girl children and attempts at identifying their power and potential by opening opportunities for them. It also aims at amplifying and empowering the voices of adolescent girls around the globe.

Q.4. What was the theme for International Day of the Girl Child 2021?

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय बालिका दिवस 2021 का विषय क्या था?

(a) My voice, our equal future

(b) EmPOWER Girls: Emergency response and resilience planning

(c) Digital Generation. Our Generation.

(d) Girls’ Progress = Goals’ Progress: What Counts for Girls

(e) The Power of the Adolescent Girl: Vision for 2030

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(c)

Exp. October 11: International Day of the Girl Child

Every year, October 11 is observed as the International Day of the Girl Child. The occasion marks the importance of adolescent girl children and attempts at identifying their power and potential by opening opportunities for them. It also aims at amplifying and empowering the voices of adolescent girls around the globe.

Theme 2021: “Digital Generation. Our Generation.”

Q.5. Indian Foreign Service (IFS) Day is celebrated on _______________ every year.

भारतीय विदेश सेवा (IFS) दिवस हर साल ___________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 9 October / 9 अक्टूबर

(b) 10 October / 10 अक्टूबर

(c) 11 October / 11 अक्टूबर

(d) 12 October / 12 अक्टूबर

(e) 13 October / 13 अक्टूबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(a)

Exp. 9th Oct: Indian Foreign Service Day

In India, the Indian Foreign Service (IFS) Day is celebrated on 9 October every year since 2011.

The day is marked to commemorate the day when the IFS was created by the Indian Cabinet on 9 October 1946. The service is entrusted to conduct diplomacy, to mark India presence in various International organisation and manage foreign relations of India.

Q.6. Who is the author of the book “The Custodian of Trust: A Banker’s Memoir”?

द कस्टोडियन ऑफ ट्रस्ट: ए बैंकर्स मेमोयरपुस्तक के लेखक कौन हैं?

(a) Ayaz Memon / अयाज मेमन

(b) Sanjay Baru / संजय बरू

(c) C K Garyali / सी के गैरयाली

(d) Rajnish Kumar / रजनीश कुमार

(e) Both a & b / दोनों ए और बी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(d)

Exp. The Custodian of Trust: A Banker’s Memoir Book by Rajnish Kumar

He was silently managing the crisis in India’s banking sector then. Now he shares these stories in his memoir.

Rajnish Kumar had an amazingly interesting journey in which he saw the many changes in India’s banking sector that greatly impacted the country and its economy. As the Chairman of SBI, Kumar recounts, his term was rather momentous as the period-from 2017 to 2020-during which he shouldered this responsibility was rather unique under any circumstances.

Q.7. Who among the following has won the Turkish Grand Prix 2021?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने तुर्की ग्रां प्री 2021 जीता है?

(a) Sergio Perez / सर्जियो पेरेज़

(b) Esteban Ocon / एस्तेबन ओकोन

(c) Max Verstappen / मैक्स वेरस्टैपेन

(d) Lewis Hamilton / लुईस हैमिल्टन

(e) Valtteri Bottas / वाल्टेरी बोटास

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(e)

Exp. Turkish Grand Prix 2021: Bottas notches up first win of the season

Valtteri Bottas ended his year-long drought with a dominant victory in Turkey on 10th Oct whereas an sad Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton completed fifth and  Red Bull’s Max Verstappen stand second position.

Red Bull teammate Sergio Perez completed third with Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc fourth and forward of seven-times World champion Hamilton.

Q.8. The second phase of the Malabar maritime exercise with the four Quad members – India, US, Japan and Australia, will take place in _______________________.

चार क्वाड सदस्यों भारत, अमेरिका, जापान और ऑस्ट्रेलिया के साथ मालाबार समुद्री अभ्यास का दूसरा चरण _______________ में होगा।

(a) Bay of Bengal / बंगाल की खाड़ी

(b) Sunda Strait / सुंडा जलडमरूमध्य

(c) Coast of Guam / गुआम के तट

(d) Arabian Sea / अरब सागर

(e) Indian Ocean / हिंद महासागर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(a)

Exp. Indian Navy To Participate In 2nd Phase Of Maritime Exercise Malabar From Oct 12-15

The second phase of the Malabar naval war gaming exercise with the four Quad members – India, US, Japan and Australia – will take place in the Bay of Bengal from October 12 till October 15.

The exercise is aimed at increasing coordination and inter-operability between the Naval units.

Q.9. Nedumudi Venu passed away recently. He was a/an ____________.

नेदुमुदी वेणु का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह एक ____________ थे।

(a) Astrophysicist / अस्त्रोफिजिसिस्ट

(b) Actor / अभिनेता

(c) Anchor / एंकर

(d) Cricketer / क्रिकेटर

(e) Lawyer / वकील

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(b)

Exp. National Award-winning actor Nedumudi Venu passes away at 73

National Award-winning actor Nedumudi Venu died at the age of 73. Nedumudi Venu won three National Film Awards, and six Kerala State Film Awards for his performances.

Nedumudi Venu began his career as a theatre artist with the plays of Kavalam Narayana Panicker. He made his debut in films with Thambu, directed by G Aravindan in 1978. Known for his work in Malayalam and Tamil movies, Venu acted in over 500 movies.

Q.10. Nobel Prize is awarded annually in how many categories?

नोबेल पुरस्कार प्रतिवर्ष कितनी श्रेणियों में प्रदान किया जाता है?

(a) 4

(b) 5

(c) 6

(d) 7

(e) 8

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(c)

Exp. Nobel Prize is conferred in six categories: physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature, peace, and economic sciences.

Q.11. Nobel Peace Prize is awarded by which of the following country?

नोबेल शांति पुरस्कार निम्नलिखित में से किस देश द्वारा प्रदान किया जाता है?

(a) Sweden / स्वीडन

(b) Norway / नॉर्वे

(c) Denmark / डेनमार्क

(d) Finland / फिनलैंड

(e) Austria / ऑस्ट्रिया

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(b)

Exp. Country:

Sweden (all prizes except the Peace Prize)

Norway (Peace Prize only)

Presented by:

Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (Physics, Chemistry and Economic Sciences

Nobel Assembly at the Karolinska Institute (Physiology or Medicine)

Swedish Academy (Literature)

Norwegian Nobel Committee (Peace)

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