CURRENT AFFAIRS
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A)
Israel
B)
Croatia
C)
Norway
D)
United Kingdom

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Croatia

Note : The Embassy of India at Zagreb, organised the first International Conference on Yoga and Ayurveda in Croatia from October 03 to 05, 2021, with the support of the Ministry of AYUSH. As a part of this conference India and Croatia signed a Memorandum of Understanding for academic collaboration in India’s traditional medicine systems, especially in the field of Ayurveda.

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Published On : October 9, 2021
A)
IFSCA
B)
NPCI
C)
RBI
D)
NASSCOM

Correct Answer : Option (A) - IFSCA

Note : The International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA) has launched the global FinTech Hackathon Series ‘I-Sprint'21’ on October 07, 2021. The first Sprint of the series is “Sprint01: BankTech”, which focuses on FinTechs for the Banking sector. Sprint01: BankTech is organised jointly by IFSCA and GIFT city in collaboration with NITI Aayog.

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Published On : October 9, 2021
A)
3.2%
B)
3.7%
C)
4.0%
D)
4.5%%

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 4.0%

Note : The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Reserve Bank of India has announced that the policy repo rate under the Liquidity Adjustment Facility (LAF) will be kept unchanged at 4.0%.

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Published On : October 9, 2021
A)
80
B)
84
C)
87
D)
90

Correct Answer : Option (D) - 90

Note : India has been ranked at 90th position among 116 countries, on the Henley Passport Index, released for Q4 of 2021 on October 07, 2021. The index lists the world’s most travel-friendly passports. India’s position has dropped by six places, compared to last year (2020), during the same period, when it was placed at 84th spot.

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Published On : October 9, 2021
A)
BB-
B)
BBB
C)
BBB+
D)
BBB-

Correct Answer : Option (D) - BBB-

Note : Fitch Ratings has kept India’s sovereign rating unchanged at BBB- with a negative outlook owing to a rise in public debt ratio and uncertainty on debt trajectory. The rating remains unchanged from April this year. “Negative trigger (is) failure to reduce the fiscal deficit to a level consistent with putting government debt/GDP on a downward trajectory,” analysts at the agency said at the Global Sovereign Conference 07-10-2021.

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Published On : October 9, 2021
A)
World Vegan Day
B)
World Egg Day
C)
World Coffee Day
D)
World Banana Day

Correct Answer : Option (B) - World Egg Day

Note : The World Egg Day is celebrated worldwide on the ‘Second Friday of October’ month each year since 1996.In 2021, the day is being observed on October 08, 2021.The theme for 2021 World Egg Day is  “Eggs for all: Nature’s perfect package

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Published On : October 8, 2021
A)
PM CARES
B)
Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund (PMNRF)
C)
India Infrastructure Project Development Fund (IIPDF)
D)
None of the above

Correct Answer : Option (A) - PM CARES

Note : Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated 35 Pressure Swing Adsorption (PSA) Oxygen Plants to the nation on October 07, 2021 through video-conferencing, during an event at AIIMS Rishikesh, Uttarakhand. These 35 PSA Oxygen Plants have been established under PM CARES, across 35 States and Union Territories.

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Published On : October 8, 2021
A)
72
B)
85
C)
89
D)
91

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 89

Note :

Every year on 8 October, the country observes the Indian Air Force Day (IAF). The day is celebrated to raise awareness around the world about IAF as an organisation that works towards strengthening national security.
 
As a proud moment for India, this year marks 89 years since the IAF's foundation, because, on this day in 1932, the Air Force in India was officially recognised and raised as a supporting force of the Royal Air Force of the United Kingdom (UK).

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Published On : October 8, 2021
A)
Paradip Port Trust
B)
Deendayal Port Trust
C)
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust
D)
Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port Trust

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Paradip Port Trust

Note :

Shri P L Haranadh took over as chairman of Paradip Port Trust (PPT) and emphasised on making it the number one major port in the country, an official statement said.              
 
An Indian Railway Traffic Service (IRTS) officer of the 1994 batch, he has studied MSc and PhD from the Indian Agricultural Research Institute, Pusa, New Delhi, it added.

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Published On : October 8, 2021
A)
7.2%
B)
7.5%
C)
8.0%
D)
8.3%

Correct Answer : Option (D) - 8.3%

Note :

The World Bank has forecasted India's GDP growth for FY 2021-22 to be 8.3%, supported by plans for higher spending on health, rural development, infrastructure and a stronger-than-expected recovery in services.
 
India's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is expected to grow at 8.3%, as per World Bank's June 2021 Global Economic Prospects report, which was released on June 8, 2021

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Published On : October 8, 2021

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