Daily Online Current Affairs Quiz:11 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. Nedumudi Venu who passed away at the age of 73 was a well-known?
A. Actor
B. Singer
C. Journalist
D. Director


Note: National Award-winning actor Nedumudi Venu died at the age of 73. Kesavan Venugopal, better known by his stage name Nedumudi Venu, was an Indian actor and screenwriter from Kerala, who predominantly worked in the Malayalam cinema.

He acted in more than 500 films, primarily in Malayalam and also in Tamil. He wrote screenplays and directed one film.

He was involved in art and music since his academic period. After graduation, he worked as a journalist in Kalakaumudi and as a teacher in a tutorial institute. He was a Mridangam player.

He won three National Film Awards and six Kerala State Film Awards for his various performances.

 2. International Day of the Girl Child observes on?
A. 8 October
B. 9 October
C. 10 October
D. 11 October

11 October

Note: The United Nations International Day of Girl Child is observes on October 11 ,every year.

Aim: To promote their empowerment and the fulfilment of their human rights.

 3. Name the Chief Economist Adviser of Government of India who has resigned from his post recently?
A. Araavind Subramanian
B. KV Subramaniam
C.Rajnish Kumar
D. Kaushik Babu

KV Subramaniam

Note: Inida's 17th Chief Economic Advisor, KV Subramaniam has decided to step down from the post after the completion of his three-year tenure. Subramaniam has returned to academia.

During his career, Subramaniam has also been a part of expert committees for the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) and the Reserve Bank of India(RBI)

 4. Which state government has announced to set up Anti Narcotics Cell in all the districts?
A. Punjab
B. Maharashtra
C. Goa
D. Haryana


Note:The Maharashtra Home Minister, Dilip Waise Patil has said that each district will be setting up an anti-national drug cell under the chairmanship of the Superintendent of Police to curb the growing menace of narcotics substances.

 5. What is the India's GDP growth rate in the financial year 2021 estimated by World Bank?
A. 8.3%
B. 7.3%
D. 10.3%


Note: India's economy, South Asia's largest , is expected to grow by 8.3% in the fiscal year 2021-22, aided by an increase in Public investment and incentives to boost manufacturing.

The World Bank said that increasing pace of vaccinations will determine India's economic prospects this year and beyond while leaving the growth projection for the country unchanged at 8.3% from its June forecast.

 6. Vallilatha Madathil Madhavan Nair has passed away recently at the age of 102 years was a well known?
A. Actor
B. Singer
D. Journalist


Note: India's oldest living former diplomat Vallilatha Madathil Madhavan Nair has passed away. He was popularly known as Ambassador VMM Nair.

He joined the elite Indian Civil Service in 1942. As a diplomat, he held various interesting positions in many countries representing India and had exciting and unforgettable experiences.

 7. Which Airline has become the first Airbus operator in the world to start Taxibot services with passengers on board?
A. Indigo
B. AirAsia
D. Air India


Note: AirAsia has become the first Airbus operator in the world to start Taxibot services with passengers on board. AirAsia India has announced the implementation of an Alternate Taxiing Solution, TaxiBot.

Delhi airport is the first in the world to introduce the Taxibot - an operationally efficient and environment-friendly advanced taxiing solution in 2019.

Taxiing- is the movement of an aircraft on the ground before take-off or after landing

 8. Indian Renewable Energy Ageny(IREDA) has entered into a MoU with North Eastern Electric Power Corporation(NEEPCO). Name the CMD of IREDA?
A. Vinod Kumar Singh
B. Pradip Kumar Das
C.Praveen Kumar
D. Chintan Shah

Pradip Kumar Das

Note:IREDA has signed an MoU with NEEPCO to assist in developing renewable projects and raising funds.

The MoU was signed between IREDA CMD Pradeep Kumar Das and NEEPCO CMD Vinod Kumar Singh.

 9. The name of Jim Corbett Tiger Reserve has been changed to?
A. Uttarakhand Tiger Reserve
B. Tiger's Home
C. Ramganga National Park
D. Paradise of Tigers

Ramganga National Park

Note: Jim Corbett National Park is a forested wildlife sanctuary in northern India’s Uttarakhand State. Rich in flora and fauna, it’s known for its Bengal tigers.

Jim Corbett National Park is the first Tiger conservation project in India, established in 1936(as national park)

Jim Corbett National Park is known as Paradise of Tigers in India. It is located in Nainital and Pauri District , Ramnagar Town in Uttarkhand.

 10. Which country's Prime Minister is recently on a visit to India?
A. Denmark
B. Sweden
C. Netherland
D. Norway


Note: Danish Prime Minister, Mette Frederiksen will visit India from October 9 to 11 during which both sides are expected to review the progress in implementation of the 'Green Strategic Partnership' established by the two countries last year.

Aim of the Green Partnership: to create a framework for significant expansion of cooperation in areas of renewable energy, environment, economy, climate change and science and technology.

Denmark Capital: Copenhagen

Denmark Currency: Danish krone

 11. National Postal day is observed on?
A. 8 October
B. 9 October
C.10 October
D. 11 October

10 October

Note: The National Postal day is observed to commemorate the role played by the Indian Postal department for the past 150 years.

Indian postal celebrated as an extension of World Postal day which is celebrated on 9th October.

The India post was founded in 1854 by Lord Dalhousie. It functions under the Ministry of Communications.

PIN in Pin code stands for Postal Index Number. The 6-digit PIN system was introduced by Shriram Bhikaji Velankar, an additional Secretary in the Union Ministry of Communications on 15 August 1972.

 12. Who recently launched "MyPortApp" for digital monitoring of port operation in Kolkata?
A. Sarbananda Sonowal
B. Mamata Banerjee
C. Jagdeep Dhankhar
D. None of these

Sarbananda Sonowal

Note: Union Minister for orts, shipping and waterways Sarbananda Sonowal launched a port mobile application called "MyPortApp" in Kolkata. The App is aimed to promote transparency and easy access to port-related information.

The App also has various information like vessel berthing, rake and Indent, rake receipt, container status, tariff, bills, Port holidays, etc. It can be accessed anywhere 24X7 and reach out directly to the port.

West Bengal Governor: Jagdeep Dhankhar

West Bengal Chief Minister: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Capital: Kolkata

 13. In which of the following states the world famous Mysore Dussehra festival been inaugurated recently?
A. Karnataka
B. Tamil Nadu
C.West Bengal
D. Maharashtra


Note: This will be 412th Dussehra Navratri festival that was started by the erstwhile Mysuru Kingdom in 1610 AD.

Mysore Dasara is the Nadahabba(State festival) of the state of Karnataka in India. It is a 10-day festival, starting with nine nights called Navaratri and the last day being Vijayadashami.

Karnataka Governor: Thawar Chand Gehlot

Karnataka Chief Minister: Basavaraj Bommai

Karnataka Capital: Bengaluru

 14. Which countries have planned to promote clean energy transformation in the power sector?
A. India and United Kingdom
B. Germany and France
C. France and Australia
D. India and USA

India and United Kingdom

Note: The Third UK-India Energy for Growth dialogue concluded with agreeing a new joint programme on smart power and renewable energy.

The smart power, renewable energy and storage programme will complement ongoing efforts to promote efficient power distribution, industrial energy efficiency, electric vehicles, solar and offshore wind generation and energy storage.

 15. As per the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, who ranks first in the list of $100 billion?
A. Elon Musk
B. Jeff Bezoz
C.Bernard Anault
D. Bill gates

Elon Musk

Note: According to the Bloomberg Billionaire Index, Tesla owner Elon Musk has stopped the $100 billion list, followed by former Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.

After this comes the number of Bernard Arnault, Bill Gates, Larry Page, Mark Zuckerberg. Mukesh Ambani is at 11th position in this list.


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