Daily Online Current Affairs Quiz:06 October 2021

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1. Ghanashyam Nayak, who passed away recently was a veteran ___?
A. Actor
B. Music Director
C. Politician
D. Singer

Actor

Note: Veteran actor Ghanashyam Nayak, fondly known for playing the role of Nattu Kaka in Sony SAB's 'Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chshmah'.


2. In which state Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya launched an initiative "Make In India " to facilitate the delivery of COVID-19 vaccine through drones?
A. Manipur
B. Meghalaya
C. Sikkim
D. Assam

Manipur

Note: The use of drones will make easy to deliver the COVID-19 vaccines to tough and hard-to-reach terrains of the Northeast.

The Indian Council for Medical Research(ICMR) conducted an initial study in collaboration with the IIT Kanpur to test the capacity of drones to carry and transfer vaccines safely.

ICMR Director-General: Bairam Bhargava

ICMR Headquarters: New Delhi

 Manipur Governor: La. Ganesan

Manipur Chief Minister: N Biren Singh

Manipur Capital: Imphal

3. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Physics 2021 to whom?
A. Syukuro Manabe
B. Klaus Hasselmann
C. Giorgio Parisi
D. All of the above

All of the above

Note: Syukuro Manabe,Klaus Hasselmann, has been awarded for the Physical modelling of Earth's Climate, quantifying variability and reliably predicting global warming.

Giorgio Parisi has been awarded for the discovery of the interplay of disorder and fluctuations in Physical systems from atomic to planetary scales.


4. Who among the following won gold medal in Women's 25-metre Air pistol event of ISSF Junior World Championship in Lima, Peru?
A. Apurvi Chandela
B. Elavenil Valarivan
C.  Naamya Kapoor
D.  Heena Sidhu

Naamya Kapoor

Note:

Peru

Capital: Lima

Currency:Sol

Prime Minister: Guido Bellido

President: Pedro Castillo


5. What is the theme of 40th edition of India International Trade Fair 2021 which will be held in New Delhi?
A. Athmanirbhar Bharat
B. The Growing India
C. Ease of Doing Business
D. Flattening the curve

Athmanirbhar Bharat

Note: The 40th edition of India International Trade Fair 2021 which will be held in Pragati Maidan in New Delhi .

 The event is organized as a part of 'Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav' commemorating the 75th year of India's Independence.


6.World Habitat Day 2021 is observed on?
A. October 04
B. October 05
C. October 06
D. October 03

October 04

Note: Theme 2021: Accelerating urban action for a carbon-free world.

World Habitat Day observes first Monday of October every year.

World Habitat Day is commemorated every year worldwide to throw the light on the condition of our towns and cities, and on the basic right of all to adequate shelter.

7. Which country successfully test-fired the Zircon hypersonic cruise missile from nuclear submarine for first time?
A. Russia
B. India
C. Israel
D. Germany

Russia

Note: Zircon hypersonic missile has a range of 1,000 kilometres and can  travel nine times the speed of sound.

Russia

Capital: Moscow

Currency: Russian Ruble

President: Vladmir Putin

Prime MinisterMikhail Mishustin

8. The first consignment of GI tagged sweet dish Mihidana from which of the following state has been exported to Bahrain  ?
A. Uttar Pradesh
B. Jharkhand
C.  Haryana
D. West Bengal

 West Bengal

Note:  

Baharin King:Al Khalifa

Baharin Capital: Manama

Baharin Currency : Baharaini Dinar

West Bengal Governor: Jagdeep Dhankhar
West Bengal Chief Minister:Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Capital: Kolkata

9. In which city the three day Urban conclave named 'New Urban India: Transforming Urban Landscape' has been inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi?
A. Kanpur
B. Lucknow
C. Allahabad
D. Ahmedabad

Lucknow

Note: The three day Urban conclave is being organized in Lucknow as a part of 'Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav' celebrations.

PM Modi inaugurated and laid the foundation stones of 75 urban projects and schemes.

Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav is an initiative of the Government of India to celebrate and commemorate 75 years of progressive India and the glorious history of it’s people, culture and achievements.

Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav is an embodiment of all that is progressive about India’s socio-cultural, political and economic identity.

Uttar Pradesh Governor: Anandiben Patel

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister: Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Capital: Lucknow

10.Name the scientists who won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their work on sensing touch and temperature?
A. Benjamin List and David WC MacMillan.
B. Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young
C.David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian
D. Jeffrey C. Hall and Yoshiuri Ohsumi

David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian

Note: David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian share the award for identifying receptors that allow the body’s cells to sense temperature and touch.

Their findings have the potential to make the drugs that could use for pain treatments.

The Nobel Prize for chemistry has been awarded to Benjamin List and David WC MacMillanThey were cited for their work in developing a new way for building molecules known as “asymmetric organocatalysis.”

11.What is the theme of the world Teachers' Day 2021??
A. Young Teachers: The future of the Profession
B. The right to education means the right to a qualified teacher
C. 
Teachers at the Heart of Education Recovery
D. Teaching in Freedom, Empowering Teachers

Teachers at the Heart of Education Recovery

Note: World Teachers' Day observes on 5th October every year 

National Teachers' Day observes on 5th September every year.


12. New Secretary General of Indian Steel Association (ISA)?
A. Bhaskar Chatterjee
B. Amish Gupta
C. Alok Sahay
D. Sanjay Chaudhary

Alok Sahay

Note: Alok Sahay replaced Dr. Bhaskar Chatterjee.


13. Shakti Sinha, who passed away recently, served as the private secretary to which former Indian Prime Minister?
A.Atal Bihari Vajpayee
B. Manmohan Singh
C. H D Dewagowda
D. Inder Kumar Gujral

 Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Note: Presently, he was Director General of the International Buddhist Confederation and Honorary Director of Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Policy Research and International Studies, Gujarat.

Book written by Shakti Sinha : "Vajpayee: The Years That Changed India"


14. Sudarshan Bharat Parikarma is related to ?
A.CISF
B. CRPF
C. BSF
D. NSG

 NSG

Note:  Union Home Minister Amit Shah flagged off the all-India car rally 'Sudarshan Bharat Parikarma' of NSG from the Red Fort in Delhi.

NSG:- National Security Guard

NSG Director General: M A Ganapathy

Founded: 22 September 1986

Motto: Omnipresent Omnipotent Security

NSG is an elite counter-terrorism unit comes under Ministry of Home Affairs.

National Security Guards personnel are also referred to as "Black Cats".

15. Vice President Venkaiah Naidu recently inaugurated the 'Mahabahu Brahmaputra River Heritage Centre' in which of the following State recently?
A. Assam
B. Uttarakhand
C. Himachal Pradesh
D. Jharkhand

Assam

Note: The old Deputy Commissioner's bungalow a top the Barphukanar Tila in Panabazar, beside the Brahmaputra, has been converted into the heritage Centre by the State government.

The heritage centre is now home to antique articles, a collection of traditional fishing equipment, photographs and articles related to the history of Guwahati , river transport. The heritage will showcase the rich heritage of Assam. 

Assam Governor : Jagadish Mukhi

Assam Chief MinisterHimanta Biswa Sarma

Capital: Dispur


   


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