Daily Current Affairs Quiz 12 October 2021

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 12 October 2021

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 12 October 2021: This post contains Questions/Quiz based on the Current Affairs and Important News of 12 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. The FICCI has projected India’s GDP growth rate for 2021-22 at _________ percent in its latest Economic Outlook Survey
    A) 7.1%
    B) 8.6%
    C) 10.8%
    D) 9.1%
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The industry body FICCI has revised upward the growth forecast for the Indian economy in 2021-22 to 9.1%, based on the latest FICCI’s Economic Outlook Survey.
  2. Who has been appointed as the first Chairman of the newly set up Indian Space Association (ISpA)?
    A) Rajesh Tope
    B) Rahul Vatts
    C) Jayant Patil
    D) A.K. Bhatt
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Indian Space Association (ISpA) on October 11, 2021 via videoconferencing. The ISpA is a private industry body which will act as a premier industry body for space and satellite companies in the country. First Chairman – Jayant Patil, L&T-NxT Senior Executive Vice President for Defence
  3. Who is the author of the book  ‘The Custodian of Trust – A Banker’s Memoir’?
    A) Arundhati Bhattacharya
    B) Rajnish Kumar 
    C) Aditya Puri
    D) Dinesh Kumar Khara
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Former Chairman of the State Bank of India (SBI) Rajnish Kumar has come out with his memoir titled ‘The Custodian of Trust – A Banker’s Memoir’.
  4. Which state has recently got GI tag for Kanyakumari clove?
    A) Kerala
    B) Andhra Pradesh
    C) Karnataka
    D) Tamil Nadu
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The unique clove spice grown in the hills of Kanyakumari district in Tamil Nadu has been awarded a geographical indication (GI) as ‘Kanyakumari clove’.
  5. The Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) Report is released by which organisation?
    A) UNDP
    B) World Bank
    C) World Economic Forum
    D) International Monetary Fund
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The 2021 Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) Report was released on 7 October 2021. The report is produced jointly by UNDP and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI). 
  6. Name the winners of the 2021 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences!
    A) Paul Milgrom and Robert B. Wilson
    B) Michael Kremer, Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee
    C) David Card, Joshua D. Angrist and Guido W. Imbens
    D) Paul Michael Romer and Richard Thaler
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The 2021 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences has been awarded in two parts, the first half has been awarded to  David Card “for his empirical contributions to labour economics”. The second half has been awarded jointly to Joshua D. Angrist and Guido W. Imbens “for their methodological contributions to the analysis of causal relationships.”
  7. When is the World Arthritis Day observed?
    A) 11 October
    B) 12 October
    C) 10 October
    D) 09 October
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The World Arthritis Day is observed every year on October 12 to raise awareness about arthritis, an inflammatory condition which causes pain and stiffness in joints which can worsen with age. The World Arthritis Day theme 2021 is Don’t Delay, Connect Today: Time2Work..
  8. The floral festival Bathukamma is celebrated in which state of India?
    A) Odisha
    B) Tamil Nadu
    C) Kerala
    D) Telangana
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The famous Bathukamma floral festival celebration has begun in the state of Telangana and some parts of Andhra Pradesh.
  9. Who has been honoured with the Aryabhata Award for 2021 by Astronautical Society of India (ASI)?
    A) Dr G Satheesh Reddy
    B) K. Sivan
    C) A. S. Kiran Kumar
    D) G. Madhavan Nair
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Dr G Satheesh Reddy, Secretary DDR&D and Chairman DRDO, has been conferred the prestigious Aryabhata Award for 2021 on October 09, 2021, by Astronautical Society of India (ASI).
  10. Who is the winner of the fourth Satyajit Ray Award in 2021?
    A) Paruchuri Venkateswara Rao
    B) Jaya Prakash Reddy
    C) Bejawada Gopal
    D) Mukesh Rishi
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Well-known Telugu filmmaker Bejawada Gopal, has been named as the winner of the fourth Satyajit Ray Award for his overall contribution to the Indian cinema.The award is presented by the Satyajit Ray Film Society, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.

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