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Current Affairs MCQs of 12 October 2021
Q.1 Who has won the FIH women’s Hockey Player of the Year award?
a. Savita Punia
b. Gurjit Kaur
c. Rani Rampal
d. Navjot Kaur
Q.2 Ajeya Warrior is an annual joint military exercise of Indian Army with which country?
c. United Kingdom
Q.3 The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has recently handed over the operational control of the Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport in Guwahati to which company?
a. Adani Group
b. Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation (KSIDC)
c. Cochin International Airport (CIAL)
d. National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF)
Q.4 The combined area of the Guru Ghasidas National Park and Tamor Pingla Wildlife Sanctuary has been declared as the new Tiger Reserve of India. In which state is the facility located?
a. Himachal Pradesh
Q.5 Recently Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has released the Multilingual Dementia Research and Assessment (MUDRA) Toolbox in how many Indian languages?
Q.6 In which country, Mahalaya festival will be celebrated?
Q.7 Which organisation has endorsed the first anti-malarial vaccine?
Q.8 Which became the1st scheduled private sector bank to collect direct, indirect taxes?
b. Kotak Mahindra Bank
d. HDFC Bank
Q.9 Recently famed white onion of which state got GI tag?
d. Uttar Pradesh
Q.10 Which state/Ut launched the ‘dust pollution control self-assessment portal’ for self-monitoring of compliance of dust control guidelines?
Q.1 b) Gurjit Kaur won the FIH Women’s Hockey Player of the Year at the International Hockey Federation’s (FIH) Hockey Stars Awards 2020-21. A total of 5 Indian Hockey players and two head coaches of both the Indian men’s and women’s Hockey teams each claimed the hockey awards across different categories.
Q.2 c) The 6th edition of the annual Joint Military Exercise AJEYA WARRIOR, between India and United Kingdom kick-started on October 08, 2021
Q.4 d) The combined areas of the Guru Ghasidas National Park and Tamor Pingla Wildlife Sanctuary in Chhattisgarh has been declared as a Tiger Reserve by the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) on October 05, 2021.
Q.5 b) Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has released the Multilingual Dementia Research and Assessment (MUDRA) Toolbox in five Indian languages – Hindi, Bengali, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam.
Q.6 d) Mahalaya festival was celebrated across Bangladesh with devotion and piety.
Q.7 b) a historic move, the World Health Organization (WHO) has endorsed the first anti-malarial vaccine.
Q.8 b) Kotak Mahindra Bank becomes 1st scheduled private sector bank to collect direct, indirect taxes. This will help KMBL customers to pay their direct and indirect taxes straight from KMBL’s mobile banking, net banking, or via branch banking network.
Q.9 a) The famed white onion of Alibag in Maharashtra’s Raigad district has earned itself a ‘Geographical Indication’, giving the crop a unique identity and wider markets, agriculture department officials said.
Q.10 a) Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai launched the ‘dust pollution control self-assessment portal’ for self-monitoring of compliance of dust control guidelines at construction and demolition sites in the capital. Senior officials said that monitoring of sites will start from November 1, through the portal, till October 29.