Current Affairs Quiz 15th October 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 15th October 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has recently announced an increase in its climate financing goals 2019-2030 for developing member countries (DMCs) by $20 billion to ________________.

एशियाई विकास बैंक (ADB) ने हाल ही में विकासशील सदस्य देशों (DMCs) के लिए अपने जलवायु वित्तपोषण लक्ष्यों को 2019-2030 में $20 बिलियन से बढ़ाकर _________ करने की घोषणा की है।

(a) $ 80 billion / $ 80 बिलियन

(b) $ 100 billion / $ 100 बिलियन

(c) $ 150 billion / $ 150 बिलियन

(d) $ 200 billion / $ 200 बिलियन

(e) $ 250 billion / $ 250 बिलियन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(b)

Exp. ADB Raises 2019–2030 Climate Financing Goal to $100 Billion

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has announced an increase in its climate financing goals 2019-2030 for developing member countries (DMCs) by $20 billion to $100 billion.

Earlier in 2018, ADB had announced an $80 billion goal for climate financing for developing countries in Asia during 2019-2030. The additional $20 billion in financing support will be used for climate mitigation efforts including low-carbon energy sources, climate adaptation projects and private sector projects.

Q.2. Which of the following has launched ‘Healthy Smile’ Mobile App?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने स्वस्थ मुस्कानमोबाइल ऐप लॉन्च किया है?

(a) All India Institute of Medical Science / अखिल भारतीय चिकित्सा संस्थान

(b) Indian Council of Medical Research / इंडियन काउंसिल ऑफ मेडिकल रिसर्च

(c) Council of Scientific and Industrial Research / वैज्ञानिक और औद्योगिक अनुसंधान परिषद

(d) Tata Institute of Fundamental Research / टाटा इंस्टीट्यूट ऑफ फंडामेंटल रिसर्च

(e) National Research Development Corporation / राष्ट्रीय अनुसंधान विकास निगम

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(a)

Exp. AIIMS launches ‘Healthy Smile’ Mobile App

A bilingual mobile application ‘Healthy Smile’ was launched by AIIMS in a bid to raise awareness on maintaining oral hygiene among children.

This app is an initiative of the Department of Paediatric and Preventive Dentistry, with the help of AIIMS intramural research grant. This initiative was launched with the aim of spreading awareness on maintaining oral hygiene among children right from infancy.

Q.3. India got re-elected to which organization for 2022-24 term on October 14, 2021 with the overwhelming majority in United Nations General Assembly (UNGA)?

भारत संयुक्त राष्ट्र महासभा (UNGA) में भारी बहुमत के साथ 14 अक्टूबर, 2021 को 2022-24 के कार्यकाल के लिए किस संगठन के लिए फिर से निर्वाचित हुआ?

(a) United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) / व्यापार और विकास पर संयुक्त राष्ट्र सम्मेलन

(b) United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) / संयुक्त राष्ट्र विकास कार्यक्रम

(c) United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) / संयुक्त राष्ट्र मानवाधिकार परिषद

(d) United Nations Security Council (UNSC) / संयुक्त राष्ट्र सुरक्षा परिषद

(e) United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) / संयुक्त राष्ट्र शैक्षिक, वैज्ञानिक और सांस्कृतिक संगठन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(c)

Exp. India re-elected to UN Human Rights Council for 2022-24

India got re-elected to the UN Human Rights Council for 2022-24 term on October 14, 2021 with the overwhelming majority in United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

India secured its selection by 184 votes in the 193-member assembly, wat ahead of the majority of 97. India’s current term was to end on December 31 2021. There were five vacant seats in Asia-Pacific States category namely Kazakhstan, Malaysia, India, Qatar and United Arab Emirates, for election for the term of 2022-2024.

Q.4. Who has been elected as the chairman of Indian Banks’ Association (IBA)?

भारतीय बैंक संघ (IBA) के अध्यक्ष के रूप में किसे चुना गया है?

(a) Atul Kumar Goel / अतुल कुमार गोयल

(b) Padmaja Chunduru / पद्मजा चुंदरू

(c) Pallav Mahapatra / पल्लव महापात्रा

(d) Dinesh Kumar Khara / दिनेश कुमार खरा

(e) Partha Pratim Sengupta / पार्थ प्रतिम सेनगुप्ता

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(a)

Exp. UCO Bank MD A K Goel elected new chairman of IBA

The Indian Banks’ Association (IBA) on 14th Oct elected UCO Bank Managing Director A K Goel as its chairman. Goel replaces Union Bank Managing Director and CEO Rajkiran Rai G as head of the banking sector association.

The Association elected SBI Chairman Dinesh Kumar Khara, Canara Bank MD L V Prabhakar and IDBI Bank MD Rakesh Sharma as deputy chairmen.

Q.5. Who among the following has been re-appointed as MD & CEO of Axis Bank?

निम्नलिखित में से किसे एक्सिस बैंक के एमडी और सीईओ के रूप में फिर से नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Matam Venkata Rao / मातम वेंकट राव

(b) Rakesh Makhija / राकेश मखीजा

(c) Amitabh Chaudhry / अमिताभ चौधरी

(d) Vinkesh Gulati / विंकेश गुलाटी

(e) Sameer Kumar Khare / समीर कुमार खरे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(c)

Exp. RBI clears re-appointment of Amitabh Chaudhry as MD & CEO of Axis Bank

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) approved the re-appointment of Mr Amitabh Chaudhry as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of leading private lender – Axis Bank for a period of three years.

The extended three-year term will be effective from January 1, 2022. ‘The Reserve Bank of India vide its letter dated October 14, 2021, has approved the re-appointment of Amitabh Chaudhry as the Managing Director & CEO of the Bank, w.e.f. January 01, 2022 till December 31, 2024.

MD & CEO: Amitabh Chaudhary

Chairperson: Shri Rakesh Makhija

Q.6. World Students Day every year is celebrated across the globe on ____________________.

विश्व छात्र दिवस हर साल ____________________ को  दुनिया भर में मनाया जाता है।

(a) 11 October / 11 अक्टूबर

(b) 12 October / 12 अक्टूबर

(c) 13 October / 13 अक्टूबर

(d) 14 October / 14 अक्टूबर

(e) 15 October / 15 अक्टूबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(e)

Exp. 15 October: World Students’ Day

World Students Day is observed every year by the United Nations on October 15 since 2010. The day is marked to celebrate former President of India Dr APJ Abdul Kalam’s contribution in the field of science and education.

Theme 2021:”Learning for people, planet, prosperity and peace”

Q.7. What was the theme for World Students Day 2021?

विश्व छात्र दिवस 2021 की थीम क्या थी?

(a) Learning for people, planet, prosperity and peace

(b) Importance of Social Responsibility

(c) Study, Serve, Celebrate

(d) Dreams transform into thoughts, thoughts result in action

(e) Students are the future

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(a)

Exp. 15 October: World Students’ Day

World Students Day is observed every year by the United Nations on October 15 since 2010. The day is marked to celebrate former President of India Dr APJ Abdul Kalam’s contribution in the field of science and education.

Theme 2021:”Learning for people, planet, prosperity and peace”

Q.8. On which date Global Handwashing Day is celebrated each year?

प्रत्येक वर्ष ग्लोबल हैंडवाशिंग डे किस तारीख को मनाया जाता है?

(a) 19 October / 19 अक्टूबर

(b) 18 October / 18 अक्टूबर

(c) 17 October / 17 अक्टूबर

(d) 16 October / 16 अक्टूबर

(e) 15 October / 15 अक्टूबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(e)

Exp. October 15: Global Handwashing Day

October 15 is Global Handwashing Day, a global advocacy day dedicated to increasing awareness and understanding about the importance of handwashing with soap as an effective and affordable way to prevent diseases and save lives.

Theme 2021: “Our Future is at Hand – Let’s Move Forward Together.”

Q.9. What was the theme for Global Handwashing Day 2021?

ग्लोबल हैंडवाशिंग डे 2021 के लिए विषय क्या था?

(a) Hand Hygiene for All

(b) Our hands, our future

(c) Clean hands – A recipe for health

(d) Our Future is at Hand – Let’s Move Forward Together

(e) Make Handwashing a Habit!

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(d)

Exp. October 15: Global Handwashing Day

October 15 is Global Handwashing Day, a global advocacy day dedicated to increasing awareness and understanding about the importance of handwashing with soap as an effective and affordable way to prevent diseases and save lives.

Theme 2021: “Our Future is at Hand – Let’s Move Forward Together.”

Q.10. International E-Waste Day is celebrated every year on _______________.

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय ईकचरा दिवस हर साल _______________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 13 October / 13 अक्टूबर

(b) 14 October / 14 अक्टूबर

(c) 15 October / 15 अक्टूबर

(d) 16 October / 16 अक्टूबर

(e) 17 October / 17 अक्टूबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(b)

Exp. 14 October: International E-Waste Day

The International E-Waste Day (IEWD) is celebrated on 14 October every year since 2018, to promote the correct disposal of e-waste throughout the world with the aim to increase re-use, recovery and recycling rates. 2021 is the fourth edition of the International E-Waste Day.

This year’s International E-Waste Day will focus on the crucial part each of us has in making circularity a reality for e-products.

Theme 2021:  “Consumer is the key to Circular Economy!”.

Q.11. What was the theme for International E-Waste Day 2021?

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय ईकचरा दिवस 2021 का विषय क्या था?

(a) E-Waste Management

(b) Solve Waste Management

(c) Consumer is the key to Circular Economy!

(d) E-Waste education

(e) Public awareness of e-waste

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(c)

Exp. 14 October: International E-Waste Day

The International E-Waste Day (IEWD) is celebrated on 14 October every year since 2018, to promote the correct disposal of e-waste throughout the world with the aim to increase re-use, recovery and recycling rates. 2021 is the fourth edition of the International E-Waste Day.

This year’s International E-Waste Day will focus on the crucial part each of us has in making circularity a reality for e-products.

Theme 2021:  “Consumer is the key to Circular Economy!”.

Q.12. Name the mega military exercise which has been conducted between India and the United States in Alaska from October 15, 2021.

उस मेगा सैन्य अभ्यास का नाम बताइए जो 15 अक्टूबर, 2021 से अलास्का में भारत और संयुक्त राज्य अमेरिका के बीच आयोजित किया गया है।

(a) Surya Kiran / सूर्य किरन

(b) Suraksha Kavach / सुरक्षा कवच

(c) Sampriti / सम्पृति

(d) Mitra Shakti / मित्र शक्ति

(e) Yudh Abhyas / युद्ध अभ्यास

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(e)

Exp. Exercise Yudh Abhyas 2021 start between India and the United States

India and the United States are set to start a 15-day mega military exercise in Alaska from October 15, 2021 in a bid to further deepen bilateral military cooperation between both the countries.

Year 2021 will mark the 17th edition of the exercise “Yudh Abhyas”. Exercise will be conducted at Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson in Alaska.

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