Current Affairs Quiz 9th and 10th October 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

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Q.1. Which state government has launched a special Covid-19 vaccination drive named as Mission Kavach Kundal, with the target of inoculating 15 lakh people every day?

किस राज्य सरकार ने हर दिन 15 लाख लोगों को टीका लगाने के लक्ष्य के साथ मिशन कवच कुंडल नामक एक विशेष कोविड 19 टीकाकरण अभियान शुरू किया है?

(a) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(b) Jharkhand / झारखंड

(c) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(d) Chhattisgarh / छत्तीसगढ़

(e) Maharashtra / महाराष्ट्र

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(e)

Exp. Maharashtra Government launches ‘Mission Kavach Kundal’

The state government of Maharashtra has launched a special Covid-19 vaccination drive named as Mission Kavach Kundal, with the target of inoculating 15 lakh people every day.

The week-long drive has been organised from October 08 to October 14, 2021. The drive is in line with Centre’s target of reaching 100 crore vaccination mark till 15 October 2021.

Q.2. Bathukamma festival is celebrated in which state?

बथुकम्मा उत्सव किस राज्य में मनाया जाता है?

(a) Meghalaya / मेघालय

(b) Telangana / तेलंगाना

(c) Arunachal Pradesh / अरुणाचल प्रदेश

(d) Tripura / त्रिपुरा

(e) Rajasthan / राजस्थान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(b)

Exp. Bathukamma festival begins in Telangana

The nine day floral festival has begun in Telangana. The festival began with excitement as the women were dressed in traditional clothes and colourful processions were carried out in Telangana, the Bathukamma festival is celebrated during Durga Navratri.

Bathukamma festival begins on the day of Mahalaya Amavasya and the festival continues till nine days, ending on the day of Durgashtami.

Q.3. National Tiger Conservation Authority has approved which state government’s proposal to declare the combined areas of the Guru Ghasidas National Park & Tamor Pingla Wildlife Sanctuary as a Tiger Reserve?

राष्ट्रीय बाघ संरक्षण प्राधिकरण ने गुरु घासीदास राष्ट्रीय उद्यान और तमोर पिंगला वन्यजीव अभयारण्य के संयुक्त क्षेत्रों को टाइगर रिजर्व घोषित करने के किस राज्य सरकार के प्रस्ताव को मंजूरी दी है?

(a) Telangana / तेलंगाना

(b) Chhattisgarh / छत्तीसगढ

(c) Jammu & Kashmir / जम्मू & कश्मीर

(d) Himachal Pradesh / हिमाचल प्रदेश

(e) Assam / असम

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(b)

Exp. India’s Newest Tiger Reserve in Chhattisgarh

National Tiger Conservation Authority has approved the Chhattisgarh government’s proposal to declare the combined areas of the Guru Ghasidas National Park & Tamor Pingla Wildlife Sanctuary as a Tiger Reserve.

This is the 4th Tiger Reserve in Chhattisgarh (Udanti-Sitanadi, Achanakmar, Indravati).

Q.4. With which of the following company, SBI has extended the partnership for 5 years to drive innovation, enhance customer experience?

निम्नलिखित में से किस कंपनी के साथ, SBI ने नवाचार को बढ़ावा देने, ग्राहक अनुभव को बढ़ाने के लिए साझेदारी को 5 साल के लिए बढ़ा दिया है?

(a) Oracle / ओरेकल

(b) Infosys / इन्फोसिस

(c) Tata Consultancy Services / टाटा कंसल्टेंसी सर्विसेज

(d) Accenture / एक्सेंचर

(e) Wipro / विप्रो

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(c)

Exp. TCS, SBI extend partnership for 5 years to drive innovation, enhance customer experience

IT services, consulting and business solutions organisation Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has announced that its 20-year long partnership with India’s largest public lender – State Bank of India (SBI)—has been extended for five more years as SBI goes ahead with its next leg of growth based on technology, resilience and people.

The partnership between TCS and SBI started with the implementation of the TCS BaNCS core banking solution in 2001.

TCS will maintain and enhance SBI’s application estate which focuses on areas like core banking, trade finance, financial reporting and financial inclusion with added features and functionality as per the official contract.

Q.5. FICCI has projected India’s GDP growth for FY22 at _______________________.

FICCI ने FY22 के लिए _______________ पर भारत की GDP वृद्धि का अनुमान लगाया है।

(a) 7.0%

(b) 7.5%

(c) 8.6%

(d) 9.1%

(e) 10.5%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(d)

Exp. Ficci projects 9.1% GDP growth for FY22

India’s GDP is expected to grow at 9.1 per cent in 2021-22 as economic recovery, post the second wave of the pandemic, seems to be holding ground.

The survey was conducted in September 2021 and drew responses from leading economists representing the industry, banking and financial services sector.

Q.6. Reliance New Energy Solar has acquired Norwegian solar manufacturing company “REC Solar” for how much amount?

रिलायंस न्यू एनर्जी सोलर ने नॉर्वेजियन सोलर मैन्युफैक्चरिंग कंपनी आरईसी सोलरका अधिग्रहण कितनी राशि में किया है?

(a) $389 million / $ 389 मिलियन

(b) $402 million / $ 402 मिलियन

(c) $529 million / $ 529 मिलियन

(d) $685 million / $ 685 मिलियन

(e) $771 million / $ 771 मिलियन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(e)

Exp. Reliance New Energy Solar acquires REC Solar Holdings for $771 million

Reliance Industries formally announced the outright acquisition of Norwegian solar manufacturing company REC Solar for an enterprise value of $771 million.

Reliance, who made the deal through its wholly owned subsidiary Reliance New Energy Solar, will use REC’s advanced technologies and patents to build a 4 gigawatt (GW) manufacturing facility in Jamnagar, Gujarat as part of its ‘giga factories’. This unit will eventually be scaled up to 10 GW.

Q.7. Which bank has launched ‘6S Campaign’ under the customer outreach programme?

ग्राहक आउटरीच कार्यक्रम के तहत किस बैंक ने ‘6S अभियानशुरू किया है?

(a) State Bank of India / भारतीय स्टेट बैंक

(b) Punjab National Bank / पंजाब नेशनल बैंक

(c) Union Bank of India / यूनियन बैंक ऑफ इंडिया

(d) Central Bank of India / सेंट्रल बैंक ऑफ इंडिया

(e) Allahabad Bank / इलाहाबाद बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(b)

Exp. PNB launches ‘6S Campaign’ under customer outreach programme

Punjab National Bank (PNB) on 7th Oct launched ‘6S Campaign’ under customer outreach programme to extend financial services at concessional rate during the festival season.

The ‘6S Campaign’ encapsulates different schemes such as – Swabhiman, Samruddhi, Sampark and Shikhar, Sankalp and Swagat. The objective is to drive a special awareness campaign for the development of financial services in the country and to accelerate credit growth, improve penetration of social security schemes and drive digital banking push.

Q.8. World Postal Day or World Post Office Day is celebrated every year on _______________________.

विश्व डाक दिवस या विश्व डाकघर दिवस हर साल _______________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 7 October / 7 अक्टूबर

(b) 8 October / 8 अक्टूबर

(c) 9 October / 9 अक्टूबर

(d) 10 October / 10 अक्टूबर

(e) 11 October / 11 अक्टूबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(c)

Exp. October 9: World Postal Day

Every year, World Post Day is celebrated on October 9. This day marks the anniversary of the Universal Postal Union (UPU). This was established in 1874, the UPU was founded in Bern, the capital of Switzerland. Ever since its establishment, different countries started recognising World Post Day.

Q.9. What is the theme for World Postal Day 2021?

विश्व डाक दिवस 2021 की थीम क्या है?

(a) We Have Always Delivered

(b) Innovate to recover

(c) Best letter

(d) Innovation, Integration and Inclusion

(e) Imagine you are a letter travelling through time. What message do you wish to convey to your readers?

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(b)

Exp. October 9: World Postal Day

Every year, World Post Day is celebrated on October 9. This day marks the anniversary of the Universal Postal Union (UPU). This was established in 1874, the UPU was founded in Bern, the capital of Switzerland. Ever since its establishment, different countries started recognising World Post Day.

Theme 2021: “Innovate to recover”

Q.10. World Mental Health Day is observed every year on ___________________.

विश्व मानसिक स्वास्थ्य दिवस हर साल ___________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 7 October / 7 अक्टूबर

(b) 8 October / 8 अक्टूबर

(c) 9 October / 9 अक्टूबर

(d) 10 October / 10 अक्टूबर

(e) 11 October / 11 अक्टूबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(d)

Exp. October 10: World Mental Health Day

October 10 is commemorated as World Mental Health Day. World Mental Health Day strives to spread awareness, educate and reduce the stigma associated with mental health in society.

Q.11. What was the theme for World Mental Health Day 2021?

विश्व मानसिक स्वास्थ्य दिवस 2021 के लिए विषय क्या था?

(a) Mental health in the workplace

(b) Mental health for everyone

(c) Mental Health for All: Greater Investment – Greater Access

(d) Young people and mental health in a changing world

(e) Mental Health In An Unequal World

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(e)

Exp. October 10: World Mental Health Day

October 10 is commemorated as World Mental Health Day. World Mental Health Day strives to spread awareness, educate and reduce the stigma associated with mental health in society.

Theme 2021:  ‘Mental Health In An Unequal World’

Q.12. Every year, the World Migratory Day is celebrated on _____________.

हर साल, विश्व प्रवासी दिवस _____________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) Second Saturday of April / अप्रैल का दूसरा शनिवार

(b) Second Saturday of May / मई का दूसरा शनिवार

(c) Second Saturday of October / अक्टूबर का दूसरा शनिवार

(d) Second Saturday of December / दिसंबर का दूसरा शनिवार

(e) Both b & c / दोनों बी और सी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(e)

Exp. 09 October (Second Saturday of October): World Migratory Bird Day 2021

Every year, World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) is officially celebrated twice in a year since it started in 2006. Firstly it is held on the Second Saturday of May and again on the Second Saturday of October.

The day is observed to spread awareness for the need to conserve migratory birds and their habitats.

Q.13. What was the theme for World Migratory Bird Day 2021?

विश्व प्रवासी पक्षी दिवस 2021 के लिए विषय क्या था?

(a) Birds Connect Our World

(b) Protect Birds: Be the Solution to Plastic Pollution

(c) Unifying our Voices for Bird Conservation

(d) Sing, fly, Soar – Like a Bird!

(e) Destination Flyways: Migratory Birds and Tourism

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(d)

Exp. 09 October (Second Saturday of October) : World Migratory Bird Day 2021

Every year, World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) is officially celebrated twice in a year since it started in 2006. Firstly it is held on the Second Saturday of May and again on the Second Saturday of October.

The day is observed to spread awareness for the need to conserve migratory birds and their habitats.

Theme 2021:“Sing, Fly, Soar – Like a Bird!”

Q.14. With which country, India has begun 6th edition of military exercise “Ajeya Warrior” in Uttarakhand in October?

किस देश के साथ, भारत ने अक्टूबर में उत्तराखंड में सैन्य अभ्यास अजेय वारियरका छठा संस्करण शुरू किया है?

(a) Germany / जर्मनी

(b) Japan / जापान

(c) UK / ब्रिटेन

(d) USA / यू.एस.ए.

(e) Russia / रूस

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(c)

Exp. India, UK begin 6th edition of military exercise “Ajeya Warrior” in Uttarakhand

India and the UK kickstarted a two-week military exercise at Chaubatia in Uttarakhand to further strengthen bilateral defence cooperation between the two countries.

The 6th edition of the ”Ajeya Warrior” exercise is part of an initiative to develop interoperability and sharing of expertise with friendly foreign nations. The exercise will culminate on October 20.

Both armies would familiarise with each other’s weapons, equipment, tactics and procedures for carrying out joint military operations.

Q.15. Abdul Qadeer Khan, a nuclear physicist and metallurgical engineer passed away recently. He was from which country?

परमाणु भौतिक विज्ञानी और धातुकर्म इंजीनियर अब्दुल कादिर खान का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह किस देश से थे?

(a) Pakistan / पाकिस्तान

(b) Saudi Arabia / सऊदी अरब

(c) Bangladesh / बांग्लादेश

(d) Iran / ईरान

(e) Afghanistan / अफ़ग़ानिस्तान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(a)

Exp. Father of Pakistan’s nuclear bomb AQ Khan passes away

AQ Khan, a controversial scientist known as the father of Pakistan’s clandestine nuclear programme, passed away here on Sunday after a brief illness. He was 85.

The nuclear physicist was disgraced in 2004 when he was forced to accept responsibility for nuclear technology proliferation and was forced to live a life of official house arrest.

Q.16. Where is the headquarters of Universal Postal Union (UPU)?

यूनिवर्सल पोस्टल यूनियन (यूपीयू) का मुख्यालय कहाँ है?

(a) Cologny, Switzerland / कोलोन, स्विट्जरलैंड

(b) Geneva, Switzerland / जिनेवा, स्विट्जरलैंड

(c) Davos, Switzerland / दावोस, स्विट्जरलैंड

(d) Bern, Switzerland / बर्न, स्विट्जरलैंड

(e) Zürich, Switzerland / ज़्यूरिख़, स्विट्जरलैंड

Answer & Explanation
Ans.16.(d)

Exp. Headquarters: Bern, Switzerland

Head: Director-General; Masahiko Metoki

Founded: 9 October 1874

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