Current Affairs 12 October 2021 Quiz
Here is the Current Affairs Quiz 12 October covering the following topics Doon Drone Mela, Satyajit Ray Award, Aryabhatta Award, Wyler Award, 6S Campaign.
NS current affairs is a major part of the section general awareness The section plays an important role in a competitive exam. To complement your preparation for the upcoming exams like IBPS PO/Clerk Mains, SBI PO Mains and General Awareness section of SEBI Grade A Prelims, we are providing you with Current Affairs Quiz. 12 October 2021 covering the following topics Doon Drone Mela, Satyajit Ray Award, Aryabhatta Award, Wyler Award, 6S Campaign.
Q1. Which day is dedicated as National Postal Day in India?
(a) 10 October
(b) 09 October
(c) 08 October
(d) 11 October
(e) 12 October
Question 2. Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) through its subsidiary Reliance New Energy Solar Limited (RNESL) has acquired what percent stake in Chinese-owned REC Group?
Q3. Which player has won the F1 Turkish Grand Prix 2021?
(a) Max Verstappen
(b) Sergio Perez
(c) Valtteri Bottas
(d) Lewis Hamilton
(e) C. Leclerc
Question 4. Dr Abdul Qadir Khan, who passed away recently, was the nuclear scientist of which country?
Question 5. When is International Girl Child Day celebrated?
(a) 09 October
(b) 12 October
(c) 11 October
(d) 08 October
(e) 10 October
Question 6. In which state Bathukamma festival is celebrated?
(c) Arunachal Pradesh
Question 7. FICCI has projected India’s GDP growth for FY22 at _________.
Question 8. World Mental Health Day is observed annually on which day?
(a) 10 October
(b) Second Sunday of October
(c) Second Saturday of October
(d) 09 October
(e) 12 October
Question 9. Which bank has launched the ‘6S campaign’ under the customer outreach programme?
(a) State Bank of India
(b) Union Bank of India
(c) Central Bank of India
(d) Allahabad Bank
(e) Punjab National Bank
Question 10. Which of the following Telugu filmmaker has been selected for the Satyajit Ray Award?
(A) SS Rajamouli
(b) Shekhar Kammula
(c) B Gopal
(d) Puri Jagannadhi
(e) Trivikram Srinivas
Question 11. Who among the following has been selected for the 45th Vayalar Ramavarma Smriti Sahitya Puraskar?
(a) P Narendranathi
(b) P Padmarajani
(c) CN Srikanthan Nair
(d) Annie Thayil
Q12. Abolhasan Banisadr, who passed away recently, belongs to which of the following country?
Question 13. The Union Civil Aviation Minister flagged off the Doon Drone Mela 2021 in which of the following states?
Question14. Who has been conferred with the prestigious Aryabhata Award by the Astronautical Society of India (ASI)?
(a) Anna Mani
(b) MS Swaminathan
(c) K Siwani
(d) Dr. G. Satheesh Reddy
(e) Rohini Godbole
Question15. 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
(e) 07 October
S1. Answer (A)
Sol. In India, National Postal Day is celebrated annually on 10 October as an extension of World Post Day, which is celebrated on 9 October.
S2. Answer (d)
Sol. Reliance New Energy Solar Limited (RNESL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), has acquired 100 per cent stake in Chinese state-owned solar power company REC Solar Holdings AS (REC Group).
S3. Answer (c)
Sol. Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes-Finland) has won the F1 Turkish Grand Prix 2021 held on October 10, 2021. This is his first title of this season.
S4. Answer (A)
Sol. Dr Abdul Qadir Khan, who is considered the “father of Pakistan’s atomic bomb”, has passed away, aged 85.
S5. Answer (c)
Sol. International Day of the Girl Child (also known as Day of the Girl Child and International Day of the Girl Child) is celebrated annually on 11 October since 2012.
S6. Answer (b)
Sol. The nine-day flower festival has begun in Telangana. The festival began with enthusiasm as women in Telangana were dressed in traditional clothes and took out colorful processions, the Bathukamma festival celebrated during Durga Navratri.
S7. Answer (d)
Sol. FICCI has forecast GDP growth at 9.1% for FY12. India’s GDP is expected to grow at 9.1 per cent in 2021-22, as economic recovery, after the second wave of the pandemic, is gaining ground.
S8. Answer (A)
Sol. World Mental Health Day is observed globally on 10 October every year for global mental health education, awareness and advocacy against social stigma.
S9. Answer (e)
Sol. Punjab National Bank (PNB) has launched ‘6S Campaign’ as part of its customer outreach program to extend financial services at concessional rates during the festive season.
S10. Answer (c)
Sol. Renowned Telugu filmmaker B Gopal aka Bejwada Gopal has been selected for the 4th Satyajit Ray Award for his overall contribution to Indian cinema. Established by the Satyajit Ray Film Society Kerala, a state-based organization, the award comprises a cash prize of Rs 10,000, a memento and plaque.
S11. Answer (e)
Sol. Renowned Malayalam author Benjamin has received the 45th Vayalar Ramavarma Memorial Literary Award for his book “Manthalirile 20 Communist Varshangal”.
S12. Answer (A)
Sol. Iran’s first president after the country’s 1979 Islamic Revolution, Abolhassan Banisadr, who fled Tehran after being impeached for challenging the growing power of clerics as the country became a theocracy, died.
S13. Answer (e)
Sol. The Union Civil Aviation Minister flagged off the Doon Drone Mela 2021 in Dehradun, Uttarakhand. The minister flagged off the event with a paragliding demonstration and also interacted with the drone companies that were showcasing their prototypes at the Doon Drone Fair.
S14. Answer (d)
Sol. Secretary DDR&D and Chairman DRDO Dr G Satheesh Reddy has been conferred with the prestigious Aryabhata Award by the Astronautical Society of India (ASI) for his outstanding lifelong contribution to the promotion of astronautics in India.
S15. Answer (b)
Sol. World Day Against the Death Penalty is observed every year on 10 October. The theme of 2021 is “Women Penalty: An Invisible Reality”.
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