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A)
Naresh Sharma
B)
Sahdev Yadav
C)
Abraham Kaya Techi
D)
S.H. Anande Gowda

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Sahdev Yadav

Note : The Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has appointed veteran sports administrator Sahdev Yadav as the President. He has been appointed for a period of four-year term.

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Published On : October 22, 2021
A)
Grenada
B)
Barbados
C)
St Lucia
D)
St Vincent and the Grenadines

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Barbados

Note : Sandra Mason was elected as the first-ever President of Barbados on October 20, 2021, with a two-thirds vote during a joint session of the country's House of Assembly and Senate. She will replace Britain's Queen Elizabeth II as head of state of Barbados.

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Published On : October 22, 2021
A)
Manipur
B)
Nagaland
C)
Meghalaya
D)
Arunachal Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Meghalaya

Note : A new micro snail species has been found from deep inside a limestone cave at Mawsmai Village in the East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya. The news was shared by the scientists who discovered the species on October 21, 2021

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Published On : October 22, 2021
A)
21st October
B)
22nd October
C)
23rd October
D)
24th October

Correct Answer : Option (A) - 21st October

Note :

National Police Commemoration Day is observed every year on 21st October, across India.
 
* On 21st October 1959, 20 Indian soldiers were attacked by the Chinese troops in Ladakh, while the altercation between the troops claimed the lives of ten policemen. Seven other troops who were imprisoned managed to escape from the Chinese troops.
 
* On 28th November 1959, the Chinese troops handed over the dead bodies of the martyred troops to India, while their cremation was held with full dignity and Police honors at the Hot springs in Ladakh. And since then, October 21st is celebrated as National Police Commemoration Day.

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Published On : October 21, 2021
A)
Dell
B)
Apple
C)
Google
D)
Microsoft

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Microsoft

Note :

Tech giant Microsoft on October 20, 2021, launched a new initiative Microsoft AI Innovate for nurturing and scaling startups that have been leveraging Artificial Intelligence (AI) in India.
 
The 10-week programme by Microsoft will support the startups in India leveraging Artificial Intelligence technologies, helping them scale the operations, build industry expertise and drive innovation in the country.
 
Microsoft India President Anant Maheshwari said in a virtual event, “AI is increasingly transitioning from artificial intelligence into the augmented intelligence that ensures faster, efficient, and more targeted experience for everyone.”

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Published On : October 21, 2021
A)
Japan
B)
China
C)
North Korea
D)
South Korea

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Japan

Note : Mount Aso, located on the main Southern Island of Kyushu in Japan, began erupting on October 20, 2021, spewing volcanic ash upto 3,500 meters into the sky. The Meteorological Agency of Japan has raised the alert level for the volcano to 3 on a scale of 5 and has warned people of risk of large falling rocks and pyroclastic flows within a radius of about 1 km around the Mountain’s Nakadake Crater.

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Published On : October 21, 2021
A)
RBI
B)
NPCI
C)
SBI
D)
ICICI Bank

Correct Answer : Option (B) - NPCI

Note : The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has launched NPCI Tokenization system (NTS) to further enhance the safety of customers and provide a seamless shopping experience to consumers. The NPCI Tokenization System (NTS) will support the tokenisation of RuPay cards, to provide an alternate for storing card details with merchants.

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Published On : October 21, 2021
A)
Boris Johnson
B)
Kim Jong-un
C)
Donald Trump
D)
Vladimir Putin

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Donald Trump

Note : Former US President Donald Trump is planning to launch his own social media platform called 'TRUTH Social'. Trump said the social media group will form "a rival to the liberal media consortium."

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Published On : October 21, 2021
A)
US
B)
Ireland
C)
Australia
D)
Switzerland

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Ireland

Note :

The Global Food Security Index (GFSI) 2021 ranked India at 71st position out of 113 countries with a score of 57.2 points. India fared better than Pakistan (75th), Sri Lanka (77th), Nepal (79th), and Bangladesh (84th) however it lagged way behind China (34th). The GFS Index 2021 is a global report that was released on October 19, 2021, by The Economist Impact and Corteva Agriscience.
 
Ireland 84.0(1st), Australia (2nd), the UK (3rd), Finland (4th), Switzerland (5th), the Netherlands (6th), Canada (7th), Japan (8th), France (9th), and the US (9th) took the top ranks with scores between 84 to 79.1 points. France and the US shared the same rank with the same scores of 79.1 points.

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Published On : October 21, 2021
A)
NPCI
B)
FICCI
C)
NASSCOM
D)
Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)

Note : The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has organised an International Conference and Exhibition on Digital technologies, “Future Tech 2021 - a Journey of digital transformation to technology adoption and acceleration” from October 19 to 27, 2021.

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Published On : October 21, 2021