CURRENT AFFAIRS
DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS
A)
Disaster risk governance
B)
Home Safe Home: Reducing Exposure, Reducing Displacement
C)
Substantially reduce disaster damage to critical infrastructure and disruption services by 2030
D)
International cooperation for developing countries to reduce their disaster risk and disaster losses

Correct Answer : Option (D) - International cooperation for developing countries to reduce their disaster risk and disaster losses

Note : Theme of 2021 International Day for Disaster Reduction is “International cooperation for developing countries to reduce their disaster risk and disaster losses”.

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Published On : October 13, 2021
A)
5.9%
B)
6.4%
C)
7.1%
D)
9.3%

Correct Answer : Option (A) - 5.9%

Note : The International Monetary Fund(IMF) has lowered its global growth projection for 2021 slightly to 5.9%, while it has kept its projection for 2022 unchanged at 4.9%. The projection for 2021 is 0.1 percentage points lower than in the July forecast.

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A)
9.1%
B)
9.5%
C)
10.2%
D)
10.7%

Correct Answer : Option (B) - 9.5%

Note : Indian economy is expected to grow at 9.5% in 2021 and at 8.5% in 2022, as per the latest projections by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in its World Economic Outlook October 2021 released on October 12, 2021.

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A)
Delhi
B)
Maharashtra
C)
Madhya Pradesh
D)
Andhra Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Delhi

Note : The Delhi government has launched a mentorship programme called ‘Desh Ke Mentor’, for children studying in Classes IX to XII of state government schools. Under the ‘Desh Ke Mentor’ programme, students will be mentored by professionals and academicians from across the country for 10-15 minutes daily on issues ranging from career choices to teenage-related concerns.

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A)
NITI Aayog
B)
Microsoft India
C)
UNESCO India
D)
Ministry of Education

Correct Answer : Option (C) - UNESCO India

Note : The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) launched the 2021 State of the Education Report (SOER) for India: “No Teacher, No Class”, on the occasion of World Teacher’s Day, on October 05, 2021.

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A)
Justice Indira Banerjee
B)
Justice Arun Kumar Mishra
C)
Justice Vikramajit Sen
D)
Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Justice Arun Kumar Mishra

Note : Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi addressed the 28th NHRC Foundation Day programme, through video conferencing on October 12, 2021, in the presence of Union Home Minister Amit Shah and NHRC chairperson. Chairperson of NHRC is Justice Arun Kumar Mishra.

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A)
OYL
B)
DAFF
C)
IBHA
D)
LARRY

Correct Answer : Option (C) - IBHA

Note : The World football governing body, FIFA unveiled the official mascot of the U-17 Women’s World Cup India 2022 on October 11, 2021.The mascot named “IBHA” is an Asiatic lioness representing women power. It aims to inspire women and girls across the world to take the right decisions and reach their full potential.

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A)
BHEL
B)
IFFCO
C)
AMUL
D)
NALCO

Correct Answer : Option (B) - IFFCO

Note :

The Chairman of Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO), Sardar Balvinder Singh Nakai, has passed away 11th Oct 2021 evening. He was born on December 5, 1934. He was 87 years old.
 
Balvinder Singh Nakai was appointed as the new Chairman of IFFCO in May 2019. IFFCO is a multi-state cooperative society engaged in the business of manufacturing and marketing of fertilisers. Its headquarter is in New Delhi.

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A)
10
B)
15
C)
20
D)
25

Correct Answer : Option (A) - 10

Note : The report presented a set of ten(10) action-oriented recommendations to address the challenges facing the teaching profession in India to help achieve the NEP 2020 vision and objective to ensure quality education for all in the country.

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A)
Myntra
B)
Flipkart
C)
Alibaba
D)
Amazon

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Amazon

Note : Amazon India announced on October 12, 2021 that it will directly provide 20,000 digital devices to students from underprivileged communities in India to empower them for a brighter future.

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Published On : October 12, 2021