Current Affairs Quiz 13th October 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 13th October 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. Which UT government has launched “Desh ke Mentors” programme?

किस केंद्र शासित प्रदेश की सरकार ने देश के मेंटर्सकार्यक्रम शुरू किया है?

(a) Jammu and Kashmir / जम्मू और कश्मीर

(b) Delhi / दिल्ली

(c) Lakshadweep / लक्षद्वीप

(d) Puducherry / पुदुचेरी

(e) Ladakh / लद्दाख

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(b)

Exp. Delhi Govt’s ‘Desh Ke Mentor’ Programme

The Delhi government launched its “Desh ke Mentors” programme on October 11, 2021. This programme will be implemented across all the schools in Delhi.

This programme was launched with the aim of providing students with young mentors. Young mentors will guide the students from classes IX to XII in navigating their higher education as well as career path.

Q.2. The Central government has launched ‘MyPortApp’ in Kolkata for digital monitoring of port operation. Who is the minister responsible for Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways?

केंद्र सरकार ने पोर्ट संचालन की डिजिटल निगरानी के लिए कोलकाता में ‘MyPortApp’ लॉन्च किया है। बंदरगाह, जहाजरानी और जलमार्ग मंत्रालय के लिए जिम्मेदार मंत्री कौन है?

(a) Narayan Tatu Rane / नारायण तातु राणे

(b) Sarbananda Sonowal / सर्बानंद सोनोवाल

(c) Dharmendra Pradhan / धर्मेंद्र प्रधान

(d) Virendra Kumar / वीरेन्द्र कुमार

(e) Jyotiraditya M Scindia / ज्योतिरादित्य एम सिंधिया

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(b)

Exp. GoI launched ‘My Port App’ for digital monitoring of port operations

The Centre government has launched ‘MyPortApp’ in Kolkata for digital monitoring of port operation. It has been launched for promoting transparency and to provide port-related information.

The app has been launched for those port users who want to use various port services. It includes all facts about the port digitally. The app incorporates information related to Vessel Berthing, Rake & Indent, Rake Receipt, Container Status, Tariff, Bills, Port Holidays and can be accessed anywhere 24×7.

The minister responsible for Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways: Sarbananda Sonowal

Q.3. PM Narendra Modi has launched the Indian Space Association. Who has been appointed as the first Director General of the Indian Space Association (ISpA)?

पीएम नरेंद्र मोदी ने इंडियन स्पेस एसोसिएशन लॉन्च किया है। इंडियन स्पेस एसोसिएशन (भारतीय अंतरिक्ष संघ) (ISpA) के पहले महानिदेशक के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Narayan Tatu Rane / नारायण तातु राणे

(b) T V Narendran / टी वी नरेंद्रन

(c) V Raghunandan / वी रघुनंदन

(d) Anil Kumar Bhatt / अनिल कुमार भट्ट

(e) Jagannath Bidyadhar Mohapatra / जगन्नाथ विद्याधर महापात्र

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(d)

Exp. PM Narendra Modi launches Indian Space Association

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Indian Space Association (ISpA) via videoconferencing. Its founding members include Bharti Airtel, Larsen & Toubro, Nelco (Tata Group), OneWeb, Mapmyindia, Walchandnagar Industries and Ananth Technology Limited.

Other core members include Godrej, Hughes India, Azista-BST Aerospace Private Limited, BEL, Centum Electronics and Maxar India. The ISpA is a private industry body that will act as a premier industry body for space and satellite companies in the country.

Lieutenant General Anil Kumar Bhatt was made the first Director General of Indian Space Association inaugurated on October 11, 2021.

Q.4. PM Modi has participated in G20 Extraordinary Summit on Afghanistan. Which country hosted the G20 Extraordinary Leaders’ Summit?

पीएम मोदी ने अफगानिस्तान पर G20 असाधारण शिखर सम्मेलन में भाग लिया है। G20 असाधारण नेताओं के शिखर सम्मेलन की मेजबानी किस देश ने की?

(a) United States / संयुक्त राज्य अमेरिका

(b) UK / ब्रिटेन

(c) Germany / जर्मनी

(d) Japan / जापान

(e) Italy / इटली

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(e)

Exp. PM Modi participates in G20 Extraordinary Summit on Afghanistan hosted by Italy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will participate in the G20 Extraordinary Leaders’ Summit, which has been organised to discuss the situation in Afghanistan. The event, convened by the G20 Italian Presidency, will be held via videoconferencing on 13th Oct.

The agenda of the meeting will include a discussion on response to humanitarian needs and access to basic services and livelihood; security and the fight against terrorism; and mobility, migration and human rights.

Q.5. What is India’s GDP growth projected by IMF for 2021?

2021 के लिए IMF द्वारा अनुमानित भारत की GDP वृद्धि क्या है?

(a) 8.6%

(b) 9.5%

(c) 11.3%

(d) 10.3%

(e) 11.8%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(b)

Exp. Indian economy to grow at 9.5% in 2021, 8.5% in 2022: IMF

India’s economy, which contracted by 7.3 per cent due to the Covid-19 pandemic, is expected to grow by 9.5 per cent in 2021 and 8.5 per cent in 2022, according to latest projections released by the International Monetary Fund on 12th Oct.

According to the latest WEO update, released ahead of the annual meeting of the IMF and the World Bank, the world is expected to grow at 5.9 per cent in 2021 and 4.9 per cent in 2022.

Q.6. Who among the following has been appointed as advisor to Prime Minister Narendra Modi?

निम्नलिखित में से किसे प्रधान मंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी के सलाहकार के रूप में नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Amit Khare / अमित खरे

(b) Rajesh Bhushan / राजेश भूषण

(c) Ajay Kumar Bhalla / अजय कुमार भल्ला

(d) Ajay Seth / अजय सेठ

(e) T.V. Somanathan / टी वी सोमनाथन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(a)

Exp. Former IAS Amit Khare appointed as advisor to PM Modi

Former higher education secretary, Amit Khare, was appointed as advisor to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 12, 2021.

Amit Khare got retired from IAS position in the month of September 2021. He is a retired IAS officer of 1985 batch from Jharkhand cadre. He has been appointed as advisor to Prime Minister on contractual basis.

Q.7. Who has sworn in as new Chief Justice of Andhra Pradesh High Court?

आंध्र प्रदेश उच्च न्यायालय के नए मुख्य न्यायाधीश के रूप में किसने शपथ ली है?

(a) Sudhanshu Dhulia / सुधांशु धूलिया

(b) Sanjay Yadav / संजय यादव

(c) N V Ramana / एन वी रमना

(d) Rajesh Bindal / राजेश बिंदल

(e) Prashant Kumar Mishra / प्रशांत कुमार मिश्रा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(e)

Exp. Prashant Kumar Mishra Sworn In As New Chief Justice of Andhra Pradesh High Court

Justice Prashant Kumar Mishra was sworn in as the Chief Justice of Andhra Pradesh High Court in Vijayawada on 13th Oct. Governor Bishwa Bhusan Harichandan administered the oath of office to Justice Prashant Kumar in the presence of Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy and other ministers and judges of the high court.

Justice Prashant Kumar Mishra was born on August 29, 1964, in Raigarh, Chhattisgarh (then Madhya Pradesh). He did his BSc and LLB from Guru Ghasidas University, Bilaspur, and became a lawyer on September 4, 1987.

Q.8. Who has been roped in as the new brand ambassador of Fire-Boltt?

फायरबोल्ट के नए ब्रांड एंबेसडर के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Shah Rukh Khan / शाहरुख खान

(b) John Abraham / जॉन अब्राहम

(c) Virat Kohli / विराट कोहली

(d) Sonu Sood / सोनू सूद

(e) Amitabh Bachchan / अमिताभ बच्चन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(c)

Exp. Fire-Boltt ropes in Virat Kohli as new brand ambassador

Indian wearable brand Fire-Boltt has named cricket captain Virat Kohli as its new brand ambassador. The skipper will participate in different marketing, ad and endorsement campaigns of the home grown brand.

ire-Boltt is a wearable, gaming, and audio brand offering a bouquet of premium quality audio, fitness, and fashion products. The products by Fire-Boltt include smartwatches, bluetooth earphones, bluetooth headphones, true wireless earbuds, bluetooth speakers, sound bars, lifestyle shoes, among others.

Fire-Boltt had a few months earlier brought on board actor Vicky Kaushal as its first brand ambassador.

Q.9. World Arthritis Day is observed globally on ___________ every year.

विश्व गठिया दिवस हर साल ___________ को विश्व स्तर पर 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.9.(d)

Exp. 12 October: World Arthritis Day

The World Arthritis Day is observed every year on October 12 to raise awareness about arthritis, an inflammatory condition that causes pain and stiffness in joints that can worsen with age.

Q.10. What was the theme of World Arthritis Day 2021?

विश्व गठिया दिवस 2021 का विषय क्या था?

(a) Don’t Delay, Connect Today

(b) It’s in your hands, take action

(c) Don’t Delay, Connect Today: Time2Work

(d) AUTOimmune & AUTOinflammatory Arthritis

(e) Heal the joints

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(c)

Exp. 12 October: World Arthritis Day

The World Arthritis Day is observed every year on October 12 to raise awareness about arthritis, an inflammatory condition that causes pain and stiffness in joints that can worsen with age.

Theme 2021: Don’t Delay, Connect Today: Time2Work.

Q.11. How many member countries are there of International Monetary Fund (IMF)?

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय मुद्रा कोष (IMF) के कितने सदस्य देश हैं?

(a) 186

(b) 187

(c) 188

(d) 189

(e) 190

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(e)

Exp. IMF Membership: 190 countries.

Andorra: IMF’s 190th Member

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