DISEASES
A)
South Africa
B)
France
C)
Japan
D)
United States

Correct Answer : Option (A) - South Africa

Note : South Africa has detected a new COVID-19 strain which carries an unusually large number of mutations and can be more infectious than Delta.

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A)
Karnataka
B)
Punjab
C)
Haryana
D)
Madhya Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Madhya Pradesh

Note : Six fully vaccinated people from Madhya Pradesh’s Indore district have been found infected with new Coronavirus variant AY.4.

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A)
Rajasthan
B)
Uttar Pradesh
C)
Madhya Pradesh
D)
Andhra Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Uttar Pradesh

Note : Uttar Pradesh has reported its first case of Zika Virus. The first patient of Zika Virus was detected in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh on 23rd October 2021 after a laboratory in Pune confirmed the infection on a 57-year old warrant officer of the Air Force Station.

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A)
60
B)
90
C)
120
D)
180

Correct Answer : Option (D) - 180

Note : Government has decided to extend the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package (PMGKP): Insurance Scheme for Health Care Workers Fighting COVID-19’ for a further period of 180 days with effect from October 21, 2021.The current period of the policy was to end on October 20, 2021.

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A)
USA
B)
UK
C)
India
D)
Japan

Correct Answer : Option (C) - India

Note : India achieved the milestone of administering over 100 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses on October 21, 2021. The only other country to achieve the milestone of administering over a billion vaccine doses is China. It had crossed the mark of 100 crore doses in June 2021.

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A)
China
B)
India
C)
UK
D)
USA

Correct Answer : Option (A) - China

Note : China was the first country to achieve the milestone of administering over 100 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses. It had crossed the one billion COVID vaccination mark in June 2021 itself. 

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A)
Chickenpox
B)
Covid-19
C)
Polio
D)
TB

Correct Answer : Option (D) - TB

Note : The World Health Organization (WHO) has published Global tuberculosis (TB) report 2021. the report analysis a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of the TB epidemic.

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A)
UK
B)
US
C)
France
D)
Canada

Correct Answer : Option (B) - US

Note : The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on September 18, 2021, authorized a single booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine Comirnaty for those aged 65 and older and adults at high risk of severe diseases or high-exposure jobs.

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A)
Delta
B)
Alpha
C)
Beta
D)
Gamma

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Delta

Note : Delta variant of COVID-19 is by far the world's most dominant variant, surpassing other variants of concern-alpha, beta and gamma, informed World Health Organization’s (WHO) technical lead Maria Van Kerkhove on September 22, 2021. 

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A)
Bats
B)
Birds
C)
Mosquitos
D)
Bacteria

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Mosquitos

Note : The West Nile Virus, originally from Africa, has now spread in Asia, Europe, and North America. The virus is mainly transmitted through mosquito bites and can lead to fatal neurological diseases in humans.

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