Daily Current Affairs Quiz 30 October 2021

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Daily Current Affairs Quiz 30 October 2021

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 30 October 2021

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 30 October 2021: This post contains Questions/Quiz based on the Current Affairs and Important News of 30 October 2021. These questions have been framed keeping in mind the pattern of banking and competitive exams and hence this current affairs quiz will be helpful for upcoming competitive exams. Give our online current affairs test every day to be prepared for all Current Affairs competitive exams

  1. Which state has topped the State Energy Efficiency Index (SEEI) 2020?

    A) Tamil Nadu

    B) Madhya Pradesh

    C) Maharashtra

    D) Karnataka

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    Option D

    Explanation:Karnataka state has topped the State Energy Efficiency Index (SEEI) 2020. Rajasthan is on second rank followed by Haryana on third.

  2. Facebook Inc. has rebranded the company’s name. What is the new name of the social media network giant?

    A) Meta

    B) Zip

    C) Lisa

    D) Grep

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    Option A

    Explanation:Mark Zuckerberg-owned Facebook Inc has changed the corporate name of the world’s largest social media platform to “Meta” to “reflect its emphasis on building the metaverse vision”. However, the names of the flagship social network will remain the same. With the change in the name, ‘Meta Platforms, Inc. will henceforth be called as the parent organisation of Facebook and its subsidiaries (Instagram, Messenger, Whatsapp, Oculus, Workplace, etc.)

  3. Which Indian state has achieved the feat of becoming the first state of the country to have its own Wildlife Action plan (2021-30)?

    A) Rajasthan

    B) Gujarat

    C) Maharashtra

    D) Haryana

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    Option C

    Explanation:Maharashtra has become the first state in the country to release its own Wildlife Action plan (2021-30).

  4. The ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare is observing the year 2021 as __________ upon the recommendation of the UN-FAO

    A) International Year of Seeds

    B) International Year of Fertilisers

    C) International Year of Pulses and Cereals

    D) International Year of Fruits and Vegetables

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    Option D

    Explanation:The Union Minister for Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Shri Narendra Singh Tomar addressed a National Conference on “International Year of Fruits and Vegetables” on October 29, 2021. The conference was organised by the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare in collaboration with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

  5. Who has been named as the Chairperson of the three-member independent expert committee constituted to investigate into Israeli spyware ‘Pegasus’ snooping?

    A) K. C. Das Gupta

    B) RV Raveendran

    C) R. S. Bachawat

    D) P. Satyanarayana Raju

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    Option B

    Explanation: The Supreme Court has set up a three-member independent expert committee to investigate into allegations of using Israeli spyware ‘Pegasus’ for surveillance of Indian citizens. The expert committee will be led by former SC judge RV Raveendran. Other two member of the committee are Alok Joshi and Dr Sundeep Oberoi.

  6. The report titled “Health Insurance for India’s Missing Middle” highlights the gap in the health insurance coverage across the country. The report has been released by which body?

    A) ASSOCHAM

    B) Observer Research Foundation (ORF)

    C) NITI Aayog

    D) IRDAI

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    Option C

    Explanation:NITI Aayog has released a comprehensive report titled “Health Insurance for India’s Missing Middle”, on October 29, 2021. The report highlights the gaps in the health insurance coverage across the country and offers solutions to address the situation.

  7. Shaktikanta Das has been re-appointed as the Governor of the RBI for three more years by the ACC. Mr Das is the _____________ Governor of RBI

    A) 21st

    B) 25th

    C) 27th

    D) 22nd

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    Option B

    Explanation:The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the reappointment of Shaktikanta Das as the Governor of Reserve Bank of India ( RBI) for a further period of three years with effect from December 10, 2021. Mr. Das assumed the charge as the 25th governor of RBI on December 12, 2018 for three years.

  8. Union Minister Shri Hardeep S. Puri inaugurated the 14th edition of Urban Mobility India (UMI) Conference 2021 through video conferencing. What was the theme of the conference?

    A) Accessible and Liveable Cities

    B) Mobility for All

    C) Smart Cities

    D) Green Urban Mobility

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    Option B

    Explanation:The 14th edition of Urban Mobility India (UMI) Conference 2021 was held through video-conferencing on October 29, 2021. The conference was inaugurated by Union Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs & Petroleum and Natural Gas Shri Hardeep S. Puri from New Delhi. The theme of the day long Conference “Mobility for All”.

  9. Cricket player Ryan ten Doeschate has announced his retirement from international cricket for which country?

    A) South

    B) Zimbabwe

    C) Netherlands

    D) West Indides

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    Option

    Explanation:Netherlands all-rounder Ryan ten Doeschate has announced his retirement from international cricket on October 28, 2021. 

  10. The sixth edition of the National Formulary of India (NFI) was recently released by which of these ministries?

    A) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

    B) Ministry of Defence

    C) Ministry of Finance

    D) Ministry of Education

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    Option A

    Explanation:The Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya launched the 6th edition of National Formulary of India (NFI) on October 28, 2021. NFI is published by Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission (IPC), under Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

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