Daily Online Current Affairs Quiz:10 October 2021

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Daily Online General Knowledge|Current Affairs Quiz:Current Affairs gk questions with answers and detailed explanation in English.

 1. Which of the following has become the first Indian credit rating agency to sign with PRI, a UN-supported initiative for the integration of ESG factors with credit risk and rating criteria?
A. Acuite Ratings
B. CARE
C.CRISIL
D. ONICRA

Acuite Ratings


Note: PRI-Principles for Responsible Investment ESG- Environmental Social Governance.

 2. How much financial assistance has been approved by Asian Development Bank for Bangladesh for constructing the Dhaka Sylhet highway?
A.USD 500 million
B. USD 300 million
C.USD 600 million
D. USD 400 million

USD 400 million


 3. Which of the following space arm has announced its first 'demand driven' communication satellite mission as a part of Space reforms announced by the government in June 2020?
A. NASA
B. JAXA
C. Roscosos
D. New Space India

New Space India


Note: The Indian Space Research Organization's (ISRO) commercial arm, New Space India Limited (NSIL) announced its first 'demand-driven' communication satellite mission as part of space reforms announced by the government in June 2020.

As a part of this initiative, New Space India Limited is undertaking its first demand driven communication satellite mission named GSAT-25, a four-tonne class Ku-band satellite.

The entire satellite will be leased to Tata Sky for meeting their DTH application needs.

 4. World Mental Health Day is observed on.?
A. 10 October
B. 9 October
C.8 October
D. 7 October

10 October


Note: World Mental Health Day is observed on 10 October every year to raise awareness about the scale of suicide around the world and the role that each of us play to help in preventing it.

This day is organised by the World Federation foe Mental Health. It is also supported by WHO, the international Association for Suicide Prevention, and the United for Global Mental Health

Theme 2021: Mental health in an unequal world.

 5. Who is the author of the recently launched book " The Custodian of Trust"?
A. Rajnish Kumar
B. Shashi Taroor
C.Urjit Patel
D. Raghuram Rajan

Rajnish Kumar


Note: Rajnish Kumar is the former chairman of State Bank Of India(SBI)

 6. ISRO receives 'heaviest' Semi-Cryogenic Propellent Tank (SC120-LOX)from which of the following organization?
A. DRDO
B. HAL
C.NASA
D. JAXA

HAL


Note: In 2020, Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd had delivered the 'biggest' ever cryogenic liquid hydrogen tank (C32-LH2) much ahead of the contractual schedule. The tank is four meters in diameters and eight meter in length.

 7. Recently, near which border 200 Chinese Soldiers were stopped by Indian Army from entering Indian Territory?
A. Sikkim Border
B. Arunachal Border
C. Uttarakhand Border
D. Ladakh Border

Arunachal Border


Note: The Indian and Chinese troops engaged in yet another face-off last week in which 200 PLA(People's Liberation Army) soldiers were intercepted close to the Line of Actual Control(LAC) in Arunachal Pradesh.

 8. Which state has launched 'Mission Kavach Kundal' scheme?
A. Haryana
B. Maharashtra
C. Uttar Pradesh
D. Madhya Pradesh

Maharashtra


Note: Mission Kavach Kundal' scheme has launched with a target to administer 15 lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses daily from October 8-14.

 9. Which of the following acquire Air India by winning Rs. 18,000 crore bid?
A. Spice Jet
B. Tata Sons
C. Indigo
D. JetLite

Tata Sons


 10. Who is the first Indian woman to win silver medal in World Wrestling Championships?
A. Vinesh Phoghat
B. Sarita Mor
C. Divya Kakran
D. Anshu Malik

Anshu Malik


Note:19-year old Anshu Malik won silver in 57Kg category and Sarita mor won her bronze in 59kg category at the World Wrestling Championship.

Sushil Kumar (2010) is the lone world Champion wrestler till date.

 11. Nobel Peace Prize 2021 won by?
A. Abiy Ahmed
B. Maria Ressa
C.Dmitry Muratov
D. Both B and C

Both B and C


Note: The Nobel Peace Prize 2021 was awarded jointly to Maria Ressa and Dmitry Andreyevich Muratov "for their efforts to safeguard freedom of expression, which is a precondition for democracy and lasting peace."

Maria Ressa has co-founded 'Rappler' which is a Philippines' leading digital media company that's driven by uncompromising journalism.

Dmitry Muratov is one of the founders of the independent Russian newspaper 'Novaja Gazeta'.Novaja Gazeta is the most independent newspaper in Russia today, with a fundamentally critical attitude towards power.

 12. Which Country joined High Ambition Coalition for Nature and People?
A. India
B. Bangladesh
C. Russia
D. Sri Lanka

India


Note: India is the first of the BRICS bloc of major emerging economies (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and SOUTH Africa) to join the HAC.

High Ambition Coalition is a group of more than 70 countries encouraging the adoption of the global goal to protect 30x30.

The 30x30 target is a global target which aims to halt the increasing loss of species, and protect vital ecosystems that are the source of our economic security.

High Ambition Coalition for Nature and People, was initiated at the "one Planet Summit" in Paris in January 2021.

 13. RBI retained real GDP growth at what percent in 2021-2022?
A. 9.5 Percent
B. 5.9 Percent
C.6.9 Percent
D. 8.5 Percent

9.5 Percent


Note: The RBI Monetary Policy Committee has decided to keep the policy repo rate unchanged at 4.0 percent and reverse repo rate unchanged at 3.35 percent and Marginal Standing facility (MSF) rate and the Bank rate at 4.25 Percent.

 14. The 6th edition of "Ajeya Warrior" exercise between which countries?
A. UK and India
B. India and Bangladesh
C. India and Russia
D. India and Nepal

UK and India


Note: The exercise is part of an initiative to develop inter-operability and sharing expertise with friendly foreign nations.

 15. As per the recent announcement by UK govt. they will allow Indian who are vaccinated by Covishield from which date?
A. 10 October
B. 11 October
C.12 October
D. 13 October

10 October


Note: The UK announced that it will scrap COVID-19 quarantine travel rules for 47 countries, including India and said it would recognise the vaccine status of arrivals from more countries in the latest easing of restrictions.


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