CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ - 2021

Correct Answer : Option (B) :   Second Thursday of October


Explanation :

Every year, World Sight Day is observed on the second (2nd) Thursday of October month. the main purpose of this day is to draw attention to blindness and vision impairment.
 
* In 2021, the World Sight Day has been observed on 14th October 2021.
* it aims to bring global attention to impairment and blindness.
* The Theme 2021 for World Sight Day is ‘Love Your Eyes’.

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Published On : October 17, 2021

Correct Answer : Option (B) :   Love your eyes


Explanation : World Sight Day 2021 Theme : “Love your eyes

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Published On : October 17, 2021

Correct Answer : Option (C) :   17th October


Explanation :

Every year, International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is observed on 17th October across the world. the main purpose of this day is to raise awareness about the struggles of people living in poverty.
 
International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 2021 Theme :  The theme 2021 for International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 2021 is “Building Forward Together: Ending Persistent Poverty, Respecting all People and our Planet”.
 
International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 2021 History : 
* In 1987, The first International Day for the Eradication of Poverty was held in Paris, France.
* The General Assembly designated 17 October as the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty on 22nd December 1992.

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Published On : October 17, 2021

Correct Answer : Option (A) :   China and Russia


Explanation : China and Russia have participated in a joint naval exercise named “Joint Sea 2021”. the Joint Sea 2021 was started at Russia’s Peter the Great Gulf, in the Sea of Japan.

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Published On : October 17, 2021

Correct Answer : Option (D) :   Vijay C Daga


Explanation : The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), has constituted a four-member “high powered advisory committee on settlement orders and compounding of offences”.The Chairman of the committee will be Vijay C Daga, retired judge of High Court of Bombay.

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Published On : October 17, 2021

Correct Answer : Option (D) :   6th


Explanation : India has been re-elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for a sixth(6th) term on October 14, 2021 with overwhelming majority..The new three year term of India will be effective from January 2022 to December 2024.

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Published On : October 17, 2021

Correct Answer : Option (B) :   Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India


Explanation : Navrang Saini has been appointed as the interim Chairperson of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI), for a period of three months, or till the joining of a new incumbent to the post, or until further orders.

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Published On : October 17, 2021

Correct Answer : Option (C) :   37


Explanation : The National Security Guard (NSG) force, popularly known as Black Cats, observes its Raising Day on October 16, every year. The year 2021 marks the 37th anniversary of the establishment of the NSG.

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Published On : October 17, 2021

Correct Answer : Option (A) :   16th October


Explanation : World Anaesthesia Day is observed on 16th October each year. This day is celebrated to remember the first successful use of diethyl ether anaesthesia in the year 1846. Anaesthesia plays a very important role in setting a patient into brief unconsciousness and numbing the pain during surgical procedures and other painful medical procedures.

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Published On : October 16, 2021

Correct Answer : Option (C) :   16th October


Explanation :

World Food Day (WFD) is celebrated every year on 16th October across the globe to eradicate worldwide hunger from our lifetime. WFD also commemorates the date of the founding of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in 1945
 
World Food Day (WFD) 2021 Theme : “Safe food now for a healthy tomorrow”.
 
History : The main focus of this day is that food is a basic and fundamental human right. WFD commemorates the day in 1945 when the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) was founded.

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Published On : October 16, 2021