Daily Current Affairs Quiz 13 October 2021

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 13 October 2021

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 13 October 2021: This post contains Questions/Quiz based on the Current Affairs and Important News of 13 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. Who has been appointed as the new Chairman of the fintech startup BharatPe?
    A) Ashwini Kumar Tewari
    B) Anshula Kant
    C) Dinesh Kumar Khara
    D) Rajnish Kumar 
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The fintech startup, BharatPe has appointed former State Bank of India (SBI) Chairman Rajnish Kumar as the Chairman of its board, on October 12, 2021.
  2. The 2021 State of the Education Report (SOER) for India: “No Teacher, No Class”has been launched by which organisation?
    A) Microsoft India
    B) NITI Aayog
    C) UNESCO India
    D) Ministry of Education
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) launched the 2021 State of the Education Report (SOER) for India: “No Teacher, No Class”, on the occasion of World Teacher’s Day, on October 05, 2021.
  3. Which day of the year is marked as the International Day for Disaster Reduction?
    A) October 13
    B) October 10
    C) October 12
    D) October 11
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The United Nations International Day for Disaster Reduction is held annually on 13 October since 1989.
  4. Which state has launched the ‘Desh Ke Mentor’ programme, for its school children studying in Classes IX to XII?
    A) Maharashtra
    B) Delhi
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Rajasthan
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Delhi government has launched a mentorship programme called ‘Desh Ke Mentor’, for children studying in Classes IX to XII of state government schools. Under the ‘Desh Ke Mentor’ programme, students will be mentored by professionals and academicians from across the country for 10-15 minutes daily on issues ranging from career choices to teenage-related concerns.
  5. How many medals have been won by Indian Shooting team at the 2021 ISSF Junior World Championship?
    A) 43
    B) 31
    C) 52
    D) 28
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The 2021 International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Junior World Championship Rifle/Pistol/Shotgun was held at Lima in Peru from September 27 to October 10, 2021. The Indian shooters claimed a historic win with 43 medals to stand atop in the medal table. These included 17 Gold, 16 Silver and 10 Bronze medal.
  6. Nedumudi Venu, who has passed away recently, was a well known actor from which Indian film industry?
    A) Odia
    B) Bengali
    C) Marathi
    D) Malayalam
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Veteran Malayalam actor Kesavan Venugopal Nair, better known by his stage name Nedumudi Venu, has passed away. He was 73.
  7. PM Modi recently addressed the 28th Foundation Day programme of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) of India. Who is the Chairperson of the NHRC?
    A) Justice Indira Banerjee
    B) Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar
    C) Justice Arun Kumar Mishra
    D) Justice Vikramajit Sen
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi addressed the 28th NHRC Foundation Day programme, through video conferencing on October 12, 2021, in the presence of Union Home Minister Amit Shah and NHRC chairperson. Chairperson of NHRC is Justice Arun Kumar Mishra.
  8. The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has leased the Jaipur International Airport to Adani Group for how many years?
    A) 50 years
    B) 40 years
    C) 60 years
    D) 30 years
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Gautam Adani-led Adani Group took over the responsibilities of the Jaipur International Airport on October 11, 2021. The first flight after the take over was from Delhi to Jaipur. The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has leased the airport to Adani Group for a period of 50 years.
  9. What is the name of the official mascot for U-17 Women’s World Cup 2022?
    A) OYL
    B) IBHA
    C) LARRY
    D) DAFF
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The World football governing body, FIFA unveiled the official mascot of the U-17 Women’s World Cup India 2022 on October 11, 2021.The mascot named “IBHA” is an Asiatic lioness representing women power. It aims to inspire women and girls across the world to take the right decisions and reach their full potential.
  10. Sardar Balvinder Singh Nakai, who has passed away was the Chairman of which organistaion?
    A) IFFCO
    B) AMUL
    C) BHEL
    D) NALCO
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Chairman of Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO), Sardar Balvinder Singh Nakai , has passed away.
  11. What is the theme of the 2021 International Day for Disaster Reduction?
    A) Disaster risk governance
    B) Home Safe Home: Reducing Exposure, Reducing Displacement
    C) Substantially reduce disaster damage to critical infrastructure and disruption services by 2030
    D) International cooperation for developing countries to reduce their disaster risk and disaster losses
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Theme of 2021 International Day for Disaster Reduction is “International cooperation for developing countries to reduce their disaster risk and disaster losses”. 
  12. Which country will host the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in 2022?
    A) Japan
    B) Qatar
    C) India
    D) Italy
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The tournament will be the 7th edition of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup. It will be held in India from October 11-30, 2022.
  13. The name of the Cyclone Gulab, which hit many parts of India recently, was recommended by which country?
    A) Pakistan
    B) Nepal
    C) India
    D) Sri Lanka
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    Option A
    Explanation: Pakistan
  14. Manu Bhaker has recently won record breaking medals for India in a single Championship in which event?
    A) Archery
    B) Weightlifting
    C) Track & Field
    D) Shooting
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Manu Bhaker created a milestone record of becoming the first Indian shooter to win highest number of medals in a single edition of the ISSF Junior World Championships, with as many as five medals. These included 4 gold medals and a bronze.
  15. How many action points have been recommended in the 2021 State of the Education Report (SOER) for India: “No Teacher, No Class”?
    A) 5
    B) 10
    C) 18
    D) 20
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The report presented a set of ten action-oriented recommendations to address the challenges facing the teaching profession in India to help achieve the NEP 2020 vision and objective to ensure quality education for all in the country.

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