Current Affairs Quiz 25th October 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

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Q.1. India’s 1st State government owned Wildlife DNA testing analysis laboratory has been inaugurated in ____________.

भारत की पहली राज्य सरकार के स्वामित्व वाली वन्यजीव डीएनए परीक्षण विश्लेषण प्रयोगशाला का उद्घाटन ________ में किया गया है।

(a) Bhopal / भोपाल

(b) Madurai / मदुरै

(c) Coimbatore / कोयम्बटूर

(d) Gorakhpur / गोरखपुर

(e) Nagpur / नागपुर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(e)

Exp. India’s 1st State Government-owned Wildlife DNA testing analysis lab inaugurated in Nagpur

Uddhav Thackeray, Chief Minister of Maharashtra, inaugurated India’s 1st State government owned Wildlife DNA testing analysis laboratory at Regional Forensic Science Laboratory (RFSL) in Nagpur, Maharashtra.

On the occasion he also launched 3 FastTrack DNA testing units in Mumbai & Pune under the Nirbhaya scheme.

Q.2. Devusinh Chauhan chaired the 7th Meeting of BRICS Communications Ministers 2021. What is the theme of the 13th BRICS Summit, which is being hosted by India in 2021?

देवुसिंह चौहान ने ब्रिक्स संचार मंत्रियों की 7वीं बैठक 2021 की अध्यक्षता की। 13वें ब्रिक्स शिखर सम्मेलन का विषय क्या है, जिसकी मेजबानी 2021 में भारत कर रहा है?

(a) BRICS: Economic Growth for an Innovative Future

(b) BRICS: collaboration for inclusive growth and shared prosperity in the 4th Industrial Revolution

(c) Stronger Partnership for a Brighter Future

(d) BRICS@15: Intra-BRICS Cooperation for Continuity, Consolidation and Consensus

(e) Building Responsive, Inclusive and Collective Solutions

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(d)

Exp. 7th Meeting of BRICS Communications Ministers 2021 chaired by Devusinh Chauhan

Minister of State (MoS) Devusinh Chauhan chaired the 7th meeting of BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) Communications Ministers 2021 through video conferencing on October 22, 2021.

India’s efforts of extending optical fibers to all six lakh villages of India to bridge the digital divide between urban and rural areas were highlighted during the meeting.

2021 Host– India

Theme 2021– ‘BRICS @ 15: Intra-BRICS Cooperation for Continuity, Consolidation and Consensus’

Q.3. RBI has introduced a revised Regulatory Framework for Non-Banking Finance Companies (NBFCs) named SBR. What does R stand for in SBR?

RBI ने SBR नाम से गैरबैंकिंग वित्त कंपनियों (NBFC) के लिए एक संशोधित नियामक ढांचा पेश किया है। SBR में R का क्या अर्थ है?

(a) Regulation

(b) Real

(c) Reserve

(d) Reimburse

(e) Render

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(a)

Exp. RBI introduced a revised Regulatory Framework for NBFCs – Scale Based Regulation’ (SBR)

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has introduced a revised regulatory framework for Non-Banking Finance Companies (NBFCs) named ‘Scale Based Regulation’ (SBR) to regulate the NBFCs based on their size, activity, complexity, and interconnectedness within the financial sector.

All the guidelines over SBR would come into effect from October 01, 2022, whereas the instructions related to the ceiling on IPO (Initial Public Offer) funding would come into effect from April 01, 2022.

Under the SBR framework, NBFCs are categorised into 4 layers as Base Layer (NBFC-BL), Middle Layer (NBFC-ML), Upper Layer (NBFC-UL), and a possible Top Layer (NBFC-TL) based on the size, activity, etc.

Q.4. Which Small Finance Bank has recently launched QR Sound box for payment alerts?

किस स्माल फाइनेंस बैंक ने हाल ही में भुगतान अलर्ट के लिए QR साउंड बॉक्स लॉन्च किया है?

(a) Jana Small Finance Bank / जना लघु वित्त बैंक

(b) Suryoday Small Finance Bank / सूर्योदय लघु वित्त बैंक

(c) AU Small Finance Bank / ए यु लघु वित्त बैंक

(d) Equitas Small Finance Bank / इक्विटास लघु वित्त बैंक

(e) Ujjivan Small Finance Bank / उज्जीवन लघु वित्त बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(c)

Exp. AU Small Finance Bank launched QR Sound box for payment alerts

India’s Largest Small Finance Bank AU Small Finance Bank has launched QR (Quick Response) Code Sound Box to boost its digital payments, while making it the first bank to launch such a product.

The QR Sound Box will help small merchants to run their operations smoothly without the hassle of reading SMS every time when a customer makes a payment.

It will be made available in five languages – Hindi, English, Punjabi, Guajarati and Marathi.

Q.5. Who has been appointed as the new Managing Director and Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of rating agency ICRA?

रेटिंग एजेंसी ICRA के नए प्रबंध निदेशक और समूह मुख्य कार्यकारी अधिकारी (CEO) के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Kris Gopalakrishnan / क्रिश गोपालकृष्णन

(b) K P Krishnan / के पी कृष्णन

(c) Ramnath Krishnan / रामनाथ कृष्णन

(d) Satishwar Balakrishnan / सतीश्वर बालाकृष्णन

(e) Susanta Kar / सुशांत कर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(c)

Exp. Ramnath Krishnan appointed as ICRA’s MD and Group CEO

Ramnath Krishnan has been appointed as the new Managing Director and Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of rating agency ICRA.

He replaced N Sivaraman, who resigned with immediate effect citing personal reasons on October 23, 2021.

Gurgaon based ICRA is a unit owned by global rating agency Moody’s Corporation.

Q.6. Who among the following has been honored with the 51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award?

निम्नलिखित में से किसे 51वें दादा साहब फाल्के पुरस्कार से सम्मानित किया गया है?

(a) Amitabh Bachchan / अमिताभ बच्चन

(b) Dharmendra / धर्मेंद्र

(c) Raj Kapoor / राज कपूर

(d) Rajinikanth / रजनीकांत

(e) Dilip Kumar / दिलीप कुमार

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(d)

Exp. Rajinikanth honored with 51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award

Actor Rajinikanth was honored with the prestigious 51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award at the 67th National Film Awards ceremony, for his contribution as an actor, producer and screenwriter.

He received the prestigious award from Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu for his stupendous contribution to Indian cinema.

Instituted in 1969, the award is the highest honour for an artist in Indian cinema.

Q.7. Who among the following has become 1st Indian to be selected for Joseph A. Cushman Award 2022?

निम्नलिखित में से कौन जोसेफ ए कुशमैन अवार्ड 2022 के लिए चुने जाने वाले पहले भारतीय बन गए हैं?

(a) Nageshwar Reddy / नागेश्वर रेड्डी

(b) Iqbal Singh Lalpura / इकबाल सिंह लालपुरा

(c) Alejandro Prieto / एलेजांद्रो प्रीतो

(d) Basant Misra / बसंत मिश्रा

(e) Rajiv Nigam / राजीव निगम

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(e)

Exp. Rajiv Nigam became 1st Indian to be selected for Joseph A. Cushman Award 2022

The Cushman Foundation for Foraminiferal Research selected Dr Rajiv Nigam, Former Chief Scientist, Council of Scientific & Industrial Research-National Institute of Oceanography (CSIR-NIO), Goa as the recipient of 2022 Joseph A. Cushman Award for Excellence in Foraminiferal Research, the highest honour of the Cushman Foundation.

He became the first Indian to be selected for this lifetime achievement award.

He was selected as the recipient of the Joseph A. Cushman Award (JA Cushman Award) for his research work on foraminifera (microfossil).

Q.8. World Development Information Day is held on ____________ every year.

विश्व विकास सूचना दिवस प्रत्येक वर्ष ____________ को आयोजित किया जाता है।

(a) 24 October / 24 अक्टूबर

(b) 25 September / 25 सितम्बर

(c) 26 October / 26 अक्टूबर

(d) 27 September / 27 सितम्बर

(e) 28 October / 28 अक्टूबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(a)

Exp. October 24: World Development Information Day

The United Nations celebrates World Development Information Day every year on October 24.

The UN General Assembly in 1972 established the World Development Information Day to direct people’s attention toward developmental problems and the need to strengthen international cooperation to solve them.

The main aim of this day is to propagate information and mobilise public opinion in order to draw their attention and create awareness of the problems surrounding development, promoting efforts in the field of international cooperation for growth and development.

Q.9. What was the theme for World Development Information Day 2021?

विश्व विकास सूचना दिवस 2021 की थीम क्या थी?

(a) Information and Communications Technologies — New Solutions to Development Challenges

(b) Action for Sustainable Development Goal

(c) To end poverty

(d) Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being

(e) To end hunger and improve sustainable agriculture

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(b)

Exp. October 24: World Development Information Day

The United Nations celebrates World Development Information Day every year on October 24.

The UN General Assembly in 1972 established the World Development Information Day to direct people’s attention toward developmental problems and the need to strengthen international cooperation to solve them.

The main aim of this day is to propagate information and mobilise public opinion in order to draw their attention and create awareness of the problems surrounding development, promoting efforts in the field of international cooperation for growth and development.

Theme 2021: Action for Sustainable Development Goal

Q.10. International Day of Diplomats is celebrated on ____________ every year.

अंतरराष्ट्रीय राजनयिक दिवस हर साल _________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 24 October / 24 अक्टूबर

(b) 25 October / 25 अक्टूबर

(c) 26 October / 26 अक्टूबर

(d) 27 October / 27 अक्टूबर

(e) 28 October / 28 अक्टूबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(a)

Exp. 24 October: International Day of Diplomats

The International Day of Diplomats is celebrated on 24 October every year. The day aims to commemorate the contributions made by diplomats in shaping the world since ancient times and in making our planet a better place.

The first International Day of Diplomats was celebrated in Brasília on 24 October 2017.

The day was proposed by Indian poet-diplomat Abhay K and saw participation from the diplomats of Bangladesh, France, Ghana, Israel, Italy, Mexico, South Africa and Turkey.

Q.11. “Writing for My Life” is an anthology of which of the following author?

राइटिंग फॉर माई लाइफनिम्नलिखित में से किस लेखक का संकलन है?

(a) Roald Dahl / रोआल्ड डाल

(b) Ruskin Bond / रस्किन बांड

(c) Geraldine Van Bueren / गेराल्डिन वैन ब्यूरेन

(d) JK Rowling / जे के रोवलींग

(e) Angelina Jolie / एंजेलीना जोली

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(b)

Exp. Anthology of Ruskin Bond titled “Writing for My Life” released

“Writing for My Life”, an anthology of author Ruskin Bond has been released. It contains some of the most exemplary stories, essays, poems and memories of Ruskin Bond.

This anthology has been released 25 years after the first anthology of Bond titled, “The Best of Ruskin Bond”.

The selections for this anthology have been made by Bond himself and his editor Premanka Goswami. His first novel is The Room on the Roof.

Q.12. Name the indigenously-designed High-speed Expendable Aerial Target (HEAT) whose flight testing has been successfully conducted by DRDO recently from Odisha test range.

स्वदेशी रूप से डिज़ाइन किए गए हाईस्पीड एक्सपेंडेबल एरियल टारगेट (HEAT) का नाम बताइए, जिसका उड़ान परीक्षण DRDO द्वारा हाल ही में ओडिशा परीक्षण रेंज से सफलतापूर्वक किया गया है।

(a) AARAMBH / आरम्भ

(b) ADVITIYA / अद्वितीय

(c) AMBAR / अम्बर

(d) ABHYAS / अभ्यास

(e) AGNI / अग्नि

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(d)

Exp. DRDO successfully tested Abhyas high-speed expendable aerial target

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) conducted the successful flight test of the indigenously-designed Abhyas – High-speed Expendable Aerial Target (HEAT) from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) in Chandipur, off the coast of Bay of Bengal in Odisha.

ABHYAS is designed and developed by DRDO’s Aeronautical Development Establishment (ADE), Bengaluru.

The aircraft is equipped with MEMS-based Inertial Navigation System (INS) for navigation along with the Flight Control Computer (FCC) for guidance and control.

Q.13. Which F1 racer has won the 2021 US Grand Prix title?

किस F1 रेसर ने 2021 यूएस ग्रां प्री का खिताब जीता है?

(a) Sebastian Vettel / सेबस्टियन वेटेल

(b) Charles Leclerc / चार्ल्स लेक्लेर

(c) Max Verstappen / मैक्स वेरस्टैपेन

(d) Lewis Hamilton / लुईस हैमिल्टन

(e) Esteban Ocon / एस्टेबन ओकोन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(c)

Exp. Max Verstappen won US Grand prix title 2021

Denmark’s formula one racing driver Max Verstappen won the 2021 US Grand Prix title.

This is his eighth title of the season. Verstappen and Red Bull won on a track where Hamilton and Mercedes have been dominant for years.

The victory doubled Verstappen’s lead over Hamilton to 12 points in the standings with five races remaining and could prove to be a pivotal win in this classic championship battle.

Q.14. Who has won the Men’s’ Singles title of Denmark Badminton Open 2021?

डेनमार्क बैडमिंटन ओपन 2021 का पुरुष एकल खिताब किसने जीता है?

(a) Viktor Axelsen / विक्टर एक्सेलसेन

(b) Anders Antonsen / एंडर्स एंटोनसेन

(c) Dominic Thiem / डोमिनिक थिएम

(d) Alexander Zverev / अलेक्जेंडर ज्वेरेव

(e) Pancho Gonzales / पंचो गोंजाल्स

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(a)

Exp. Viktor Axelsen and Akane Yamaguchi won Denmark Open 2021

Danish Olympic champion Viktor Axelsen won the Mens’ single 2021 Denmark Open Badminton held at the Odense Sports Park, Denmark.

He defeated world number one Kento Momota of Japan.

Akane Yamaguchi of Japan won her second title in women’s category defeating An Se-young (South Korea).

Q.15. Who among the following has won Women’s Singles title in Badminton at Denmark Open 2021?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने डेनमार्क ओपन 2021 में बैडमिंटन का महिला एकल खिताब जीता है?

(a) Sofia Kenin / सोफिया केनीन

(b) Victoria Azarenka / विक्टोरिया अजारेंका

(c) Nozomi Okuhara / नोज़ोमी ओकुहारा

(d) Carolina Marin / कैरोलिना मरीन

(e) Akane Yamaguchi / अकाने यामागुचि

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(e)

Exp. Viktor Axelsen and Akane Yamaguchi won Denmark Open 2021

Danish Olympic champion Viktor Axelsen won the Mens’ single 2021 Denmark Open Badminton held at the Odense Sports Park, Denmark.

He defeated world number one Kento Momota of Japan.

Akane Yamaguchi of Japan won her second title in women’s category defeating An Se-young (South Korea).

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