Daily Current Affairs Quiz 10 October 2021

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 10 October 2021

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 10 October 2021: This post contains Questions/Quiz based on the Current Affairs and Important News of 10 October 2021. These questions have been framed keeping in mind the pattern of banking and competitive exams and hence this current affairs quiz will be helpful for upcoming competitive exams. Give our online current affairs test every day to be prepared for all Current Affairs competitive exams

  1. In India, which day has been dedicated as the National Postal Day?
    A) 10 October
    B) 09 October
    C) 08 October
    D) 11 October
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    In India, the National Postal Day is celebrated annually on 10 October, as an extension of World Post Day, which is celebrated on 9 October. 
  2. What is the theme of the Fourth Cohort under Regulatory Sandbox, as per RBI?
    A) Retail Payments
    B) MEME Lending
    C) Cross Border Payments
    D) Prevention and Mitigation of Financial Frauds
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India has announced the theme for Fourth Cohort under Regulatory Sandbox. The theme is “Prevention and Mitigation of Financial Frauds”.
  3. Ajeya Warrior is an annual joint military exercise of Indian Army with which country?
    A) Nepal
    B) Israel
    C) United Kingdom
    D) Australia
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The 6th edition of the annual Joint Military Exercise AJEYA WARRIOR, between India and United Kingdom kick-started on October 08, 2021
  4. The World Day Against the Death Penalty is observed every year on which day?
    A) 11 October
    B) 10 October
    C) 09 October
    D) 08 October
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The World Day Against the Death Penalty is observed every year on 10 October. The theme for 2021 is “Women Sentenced to Death: An Invisible Reality.” 
  5. The greenfield Sindhudurg Airport has been inaugurated in which state under the UDAN Scheme?
    A) Maharashtra
    B) Gujarat
    C) Punjab
    D) Assam
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Union Minister of Civil Aviation, Shri Jyotiraditya M. Scindia, virtually inaugurated the greenfield Sindhudurg airport in Maharashtra recently, under the RCS-UDAN (Regional Connectivity Scheme – Ude Desh Ka Aam Naagrik) scheme of the Government of India.
  6. India has recently joined the High Ambition Coalition (HAC) for Nature and People, a grouping of over 70 countries, with the objective to adopt the global goal of protecting at least _____ percent of the world’s land and ocean by ___________
    A) 50%; 2050
    B) 20%; 2020
    C) 30%; 2030
    D) 25%; 2025
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    India officially joined the High Ambition Coalition (HAC) for Nature and People on October 07, 2021.HAC is a group of more than 70 countries encouraging the adoption of the global goal to protect at least 30 percent of the world’s land and ocean by 2030 (30×30 target).India is the first country from BRICS bloc (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) to join the HAC.
  7. What is the projected rate of GDP of Indian economy in the financial year 2022-23, as per RBI?
    A) 10.1%
    B) 8.5%
    C) 9.5%
    D) 7.8%
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India in its Monetary Policy Report – October 2021, has projected India’s GDP growth rate for 2022-23 (FY23) at 7.8%.
  8. The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has recently handed over the operational control of the Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport in Guwahati to which company?
    A) Adani Group
    B) Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation (KSIDC)
    C) Cochin International Airport (CIAL)

    D) National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF)
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has handed over the operational control of the Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport in Guwahati to Adani Group on October 08, 2021.
  9. The World Mental Health Day is celebrated on which day annually?
    A) Second Sunday of October
    B) 10 October
    C) Second Saturday of October
    D) 09 October
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    World Mental Health Day is observed every year on 10 October globally for global mental health education, awareness and advocacy against social stigma.
  10. In order to further strengthen bilateral relation with India, Mette Frederiksen is on 3 day visit to India. She is the Prime Minister of which country?
    A) Sweden
    B) Norway
    C) Denmark
    D) Singapore
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Prime Minister of Denmark Mette Frederiksen is on three days visit to India from October 9 to 11, 2021, to further strengthen and enhance the close and friendly ties between the two countries. On October 09, 2021, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a bilateral meeting with Danish PM, following which four MoUs were signed which aimed at boosting cooperation in green technologies and management of natural resources.
  11. The combined area of the Guru Ghasidas National Park and Tamor Pingla Wildlife Sanctuary has been declared as the new Tiger Reserve of India. In which state is the facility located?
    A) Himachal Pradesh
    B) Haryana
    C) Rajasthan
    D) Chhattisgarh
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The combined areas of the Guru Ghasidas National Park and Tamor Pingla Wildlife Sanctuary in Chhattisgarh has been declared as a Tiger Reserve by the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) on October 05, 2021.
  12. In 2021, the 6th edition of Exercise AJEYA WARRIOR is taking place in which place?
    A) Chaubatia
    B) Pithoragarh
    C) Ranikhet
    D) Dehradun
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The 6th edition of the annual Joint Military Exercise AJEYA WARRIOR, between India and United Kingdom kick-started on October 08, 2021 at Chaubatia, in the Indian state of Uttarakhand.
  13. What is the theme of the World Mental Health Day 2021?
    A) Move for mental health: Increased investment in mental health
    B) Mental health in an unequal world
    C) Mental Health Promotion and Suicide Prevention
    D) Young people and mental health in a changing world
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The theme for World Mental Health Day 2021 is ‘Mental health in an unequal world’.
  14. How many routes and airports are operational under the UDAN scheme till date?
    A) 290 routes and 52 airports
    B) 199 routes and 45 airports
    C) 225 routes and 70 airports
    D) 381 routes and 61 airports
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    381 routes and 61 airports including 5 heliports and 2 Water Aerodromes have become operationalized under the UDAN scheme.

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