Current Affairs Quiz 12th October 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 12th October 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. Which state’s traditional dye-painted figurative called Karuppur Kalamkari Paintings, and Kallakuruchi wood carvings have received the Geographical Indication (GI) tag recently?

किस राज्य की पारंपरिक डाई-पेंटेड आलंकारिक जिसे करुप्पुर कलमकारी पेंटिंग कहा जाता है, और कल्लाकुरुची लकड़ी की नक्काशी को हाल ही में भौगोलिक संकेत (जीआई) टैग प्राप्त हुआ है?

(a) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(b) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

(c) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(d) Odisha / ओडिशा

(e) Tamil Nadu / तमिल नाडू

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(e)

Exp. GI Tag for Karuppur kalamkari paintings, Kallakurichi wood carvings

The traditional dye-painted figurative called Karuppur Kalamkari Paintings, and Kallakuruchi wood carvings have received the Geographical Indication (GI) tag.

Kallakuruchi wood carvings is done using pens, palm stem, date trees, brushes made of bamboo stick and coconut tree stems. The Karuppur Kalamkari Paintings are done in Thanjavur region of Tamil Nadu. These are traditional dye-painted figurative and patterned clothes. They are made for temples like ceiling cloth, cylindrical hangings, umbrella covers and chariot covers.

Q.2. India has recently agreed to provide a USD 200 million Line of Credit support for development projects of which of the following country?

भारत ने हाल ही में निम्नलिखित में से किस देश की विकास परियोजनाओं के लिए 200 मिलियन अमरीकी डालर की ऋण सहायता प्रदान करने पर सहमति व्यक्त की है?

(a) Kazakhstan / कजाखस्तान

(b) Uzbekistan / उज्बेकिस्तान

(c) Tajikistan / ताजिकिस्तान

(d) Kyrgyzstan / किर्गिस्तान

(e) Azerbaijan / अज़रबैजान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(d)

Exp. India, Kyrgyz Republic agree on 200 million US Dollar Line of Credit to support development projects

India on 11th Oct agreed to provide a USD 200 million Line of Credit support for development projects in Kyrgyzstan, as External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar held “constructive” talks with the top Kyrgyz leadership to boost bilateral ties, including defence cooperation and discussed global issues like Afghanistan.

Jaishankar, who arrived here on Sunday as part of his four-day visit to Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and Armenia with an aim to further expand bilateral ties with the three Central Asian countries, called on Kyrgyz President Sadyr Japarov and discussed with him expanding economic between the two countries.

Q.3. International Energy Agency (IEA) has invited India to become its full-time member. Where is the headquarters of the International Energy Agency (IEA)?

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय ऊर्जा एजेंसी (IEA) ने भारत को अपना पूर्णकालिक सदस्य बनने के लिए आमंत्रित किया है। अंतर्राष्ट्रीय ऊर्जा एजेंसी (IEA) का मुख्यालय कहाँ है?

(a) New York, United States / न्यूयॉर्क, संयुक्त राज्य अमेरिका

(b) Paris, France / पेरिस, फ्रांस

(c) Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur / मलेशिया, कुआलालंपुर

(d) London, United Kingdom / लंदन, यूनाइटेड किंगडम

(e) Geneva, Switzerland / जिनेवा, स्विट्जरलैंड

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(b)

Exp. International Energy Agency (IEA) has invited India to become its full-time member.

This membership invitation was given in the light that, India is world’s third-largest energy consumer. If this proposal is accepted, it will require India to increase its strategic oil reserved to 90 days requirement.

IEA comprises of 30 member countries and eight associate nations. Four countries are seeking for a full membership namely, Colombia, Chile, Israel and Lithuania.

Headquarters location: Paris, France

Founded: 1974

Q.4. Which country has launched World’s First automated & driverless Self-Driving Train in the city of Hamburg?

किस देश ने हैम्बर्ग शहर में दुनिया की पहली स्वचालित और चालक रहित सेल्फ-ड्राइविंग ट्रेन लॉन्च की है?

(a) US / यू.एस.

(b) Germany / जर्मनी

(c) Russia / रूस

(d) Canada/ कनाडा

(e) Japan / जापान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(b)

Exp. Germany launches World’s First Self-Driving Train

German rail operator, Deutsche Bahn and industrial group, Siemens launched the first automated & driverless train of the world on October 11, 2021.The self-driving train was launched in the city of Hamburg.

This project is being developed by ‘Siemens and Deutsche Bahn’. It is being dubbed as “world first”. The project is part of a 60-million-euro modernisation of rapid urban rail system of Hamburg. These automated trains will offer a reliable service without laying a single kilometre of new track.

Q.5. Alexander Schellenberg has been appointed as the new Chancellor of which country?

अलेक्जेंडर स्केलेनबर्ग को किस देश का नया चांसलर नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Sweden / स्वीडन

(b) Norway / नॉर्वे

(c) Denmark / डेनमार्क

(d) Austria / ऑस्ट्रिया

(e) Switzerland / स्विट्ज़रलैंड

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(d)

Exp. Alexander Schellenberg appointed Austria’s new Chancellor

Alexander Schellenberg was elected as Austrian Chancellor after resignation of Sebastian Kurz.

Sebastian Kurz resigned because of his involvement in a corruption scandal. Apart from Alexander, Michael Linhardt joined in for the role of foreign minister. He was the former ambassador to France. Appointment of both the persons helped in ending the crisis within the Austrian government, Austrian People’s Party and Green Party Coalition.

Q.6. Who among the following has been appointed as the chairman of BharatPe?

निम्नलिखित में से किसे भारतपे के अध्यक्ष के रूप में नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Rajnish Kumar / रजनीश कुमार

(b) S S Mallikarjuna Rao / एस एस मल्लिकार्जुन राव

(c) A S Rajeev / ए एस राजीव

(d) Dinesh Kumar Khara / दिनेश कुमार खरा

(e) Hitendra Dave / हितेंद्र दावे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(a)

Exp. Former State Bank of India chief Rajnish Kumar joins BharatPe as chairman

Rajnish Kumar, former chief of State Bank of India, has joined the Board of BharatPe, a fintech firm, as chairman.

He will be involved in defining the company’s short-term and long-term strategies, and will so work closely with the other Board Members and CXOs on key business and regulatory initiatives.

BharatPe-Centrum Capital have received an in-principle nod from the Reserve Bank of India to set up a small finance bank which would take over ailing Punjab Maharashtra Bank.

Q.7. Name the Telugu filmmaker who has been chosen for the fourth Satyajit Ray Award for his overall contribution to Indian cinema.

उस तेलुगु फिल्म निर्माता का नाम बताइए जिसे भारतीय सिनेमा में उनके समग्र योगदान के लिए चौथे सत्यजीत रे पुरस्कार के लिए चुना गया है।

(a) Jagdish Bhagwati / जगदीश भगवती

(b) Bejawada Gopal / बेजवाड़ा गोपाल

(c) Nageshwar Reddy / नागेश्वर रेड्डी

(d) Suresh Mukund / सुरेश मुकुन्द

(e) Basant Misra / बसंत मिश्रा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(b)

Exp. Telugu Filmmaker B Gopal Chosen for Satyajit Ray Award

Well-known Telugu filmmaker B Gopal, alias Bejawada Gopal, has been chosen for the fourth Satyajit Ray Award for his overall contribution to Indian cinema. Gopal has directed 30 films Telugu films and two Hindi movies.

He was selected by a panel comprising Malayalam filmmaker Balu Kiriyath, music director Perumbavoor G Raveendranath and others.

Q.8. Name the Malayalam writer who has bagged the 45th Vayalar Ramavarma Memorial Literary Award for his book “Manthalirile 20 Communist Varshangal”.

उस मलयालम लेखक का नाम बताइए, जिसे अपनी पुस्तक “मंथलिरिले 20 कम्युनिस्ट वार्शंगल” के लिए 45 वां वायलर रामवर्मा स्मृति साहित्य पुरस्कार मिला है।

(a) Benyamin / बेन्यामिन

(b) Rizabawa / रिजाबावा

(c) Jayanthi / जयंती

(d) Sivan / सिवन

(e) Saranya Sasi / सरन्या शशि

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(a)

Exp. Malayalam writer Benyamin bags Vayalar Award

Malayalam writer Benyamin has bagged the 45th Vayalar Ramavarma Memorial Literary Award for his book “Manthalirile 20 Communist Varshangal”.

The prestigious award, instituted by the Vayalar Ramavarma Memorial Trust, comprises a cash prize of Rs 1 lakh, a sculpture designed by renowned sculptor Kanayi Kunhiraman and a citation. A political satire, the novel revolves around a nondescript village called Manthalir and the influence of religion and politics in its culture in two decades.

Q.9. On which day World Day Against the Death Penalty is observed?

मृत्यु दंड के खिलाफ विश्व दिवस किस दिन मनाया जाता है?

(a) 10 October / 10 अक्टूबर

(b) 12 October / 12 अक्टूबर

(c) 13 October / 13 अक्टूबर

(d) 14 October / 14 अक्टूबर

(e) 15 October / 15 अक्टूबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(a)

Exp. 10 October: World Day Against the Death Penalty

The World Day Against the Death Penalty is observed every year on 10 October. It is a day to advocate for the abolition of the death penalty and to raise awareness of the conditions and the circumstances which affect prisoners with death sentences.

Q.10. What was the theme for World Day Against the Death Penalty 2021?

मृत्यु दंड के खिलाफ विश्व दिवस 2021 की थीम क्या थी?

(a) Access to counsel – A matter of life or death

(b) Children, the unseen victims of death penalty

(c) Women Sentenced to Death: An Invisible Reality

(d) Living conditions on death row

(e) Conditions of Detention for People Sentenced to Death

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(c)

Exp. 10 October: World Day Against the Death Penalty

The World Day Against the Death Penalty is observed every year on 10 October. It is a day to advocate for the abolition of the death penalty and to raise awareness of the conditions and the circumstances which affect prisoners with death sentences.

Theme 2021: “Women Sentenced to Death: An Invisible Reality.”

Q.11. Abolhassan Banisadr passed away recently. He was the first president of which country?

अबोलहसन बनिसद्र का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह किस देश के पहले राष्ट्रपति थे?

(a) Afghanistan / अफगानिस्तान

(b) Iraq / इराक

(c) Pakistan / पाकिस्तान

(d) Bangladesh / बांग्लादेश

(e) Iran / ईरान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(e)

Exp. Abolhassan Banisadr first Iran’s president passes away

Abolhassan Banisadr, Iran’s first president after the country’s 1979 Islamic Revolution who fled Tehran after being impeached for challenging the growing power of clerics as the nation became a theocracy, died. He was 88.

He was elected president in 1980, Banisadr was impeached 16 months after taking office for challenging the growing power of clerics.

Q.12. What is the capital of Kyrgyzstan?

किर्गिस्तान की राजधानी क्या है?

(a) Nur-Sultan / नूर-सुल्तान

(b) Dushanbe / दुशांबे

(c) Bishkek / बिस्केक

(d) Tashkent / ताशकंद

(e) Ashgabat / अश्गाबात

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(c)

Exp. Capital: Bishkek

Currency: Kyrgyzstani som

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