CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ - 2021

Correct Answer : Option (A) :   National Legal Services Authority (NALSA)


Explanation : The National Commission for Women (NCW), along with the National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) on 30-10-2021 launched a pan-India Legal Awareness Program for Women titled "Empowerment of Women through Legal Awareness" to impart practical knowledge about legal rights and remedies provided under various women related laws, thereby making them fit to face the challenges in real-life situations, said a press release by Ministry of Women and Child Development.

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Published On : October 31, 2021

Correct Answer : Option (C) :   31st October


Explanation : The Rashtriya Ekta Diwas is observed every year in India on October 31 since 2014.The day is marked to commemorate the birth anniversary of the Iron Man of India, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. 2021 marks the 146th anniversary of the great leader.

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Published On : October 31, 2021

Correct Answer : Option (C) :   Understanding the Importance of Savings


Explanation : The theme of World Savings Day 2021 is “Understanding the Importance of Savings”.

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Published On : October 31, 2021

Correct Answer : Option (B) :   30th October


Explanation :

World Savings Day was established on October 30, 1924, during the first International Savings Bank Congress (World Society of Savings Banks) in Milan, Italy.
 
The word ‘thrift’ denotes a way of spending wisely. It is one of the most oldest days to be celebrated in the world.
 
World Thrift Day works as a strengthening factor on the financial status for any country, ultimately providing higher standards of living.
 
The theme of World Thrift Day 2021 is “Understanding the Importance of Savings”.

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Published On : October 31, 2021

Correct Answer : Option (D) :   Adapting cities for climate resilience


Explanation : 2021 Theme of (World Cities Day)WCD is Adapting cities for climate resilience

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Published On : October 31, 2021

Correct Answer : Option (A) :   31st October


Explanation :

The United Nations General Assembly has designated the 31st of October as World Cities Day. The Day is celebrated to promote the international community’s interest in global urbanization, push forward cooperation among countries in meeting opportunities and addressing challenges of urbanization, and contributing to sustainable urban development around the world.
 
History of World Cities Day : Urban October was launched by UN-Habitat in 2014 to emphasize the world’s urban challenges and engage the international community towards the New Urban Agenda. World Cities Day 2020 is the seventh global celebration since the day was launched on 31 October 2014 in Shanghai, China.

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Published On : October 31, 2021

Correct Answer : Option (B) :   Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel


Explanation : National Unity Day or Rashtriya Ekta Diwas is celebrated on October 31 every year. The Government of India introduced the day in 2014 to mark the birth anniversary of the Iron Man of India - Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. This year marks Patel's 146th birth anniversary.

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Published On : October 31, 2021

Correct Answer : Option (C) :   International Year of Fruits and Vegetables


Explanation : The Union Minister for Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Shri Narendra Singh Tomar addressed a National Conference on “International Year of Fruits and Vegetables” on October 29, 2021. The conference was organised by the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare in collaboration with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

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Published On : October 30, 2021

Correct Answer : Option (C) :   Maharashtra


Explanation : Maharashtra has become the first state in the country to release its own Wildlife Action plan (2021-30).

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Published On : October 30, 2021

Correct Answer : Option (D) :   R V Raveendran


Explanation : The Supreme Court has set up a three-member independent expert committee to investigate into allegations of using Israeli spyware ‘Pegasus’ for surveillance of Indian citizens. The expert committee will be led by former SC judge R V Raveendran. Other two member of the committee are Alok Joshi and Dr Sundeep Oberoi.

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Published On : October 30, 2021