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Current Affairs MCQ of 19th October 2021
Q.1 Who has been appointed as the Chairman of the World Steel Association (WSA) for 2021-22?
a. Soma Mondal
b. Gautam Adani
c. Nirupama Rao
d. Sajjan Jindal
Q.2 World Food Day is being observed on which date?
a. October 14
b. October 16
c. October 15
d. October 13
Q.3 India’s first Atal Community Innovation Center (ACIC) has been launched in which city?
Q.4 The Global Hunger Index (GHI) is released annually by which organization?
a. Institute for Economics & Peace (IEP), Australia
b. Cushman & Wakefield
c. Welthungerhilfe and Concern Worldwide
d. Transparency International
Q.5 Which company has launched an automated fuelling technology called UFill?
Q.6 What is the rank of India in the Global Hunger Index 2021?
Q.7 The ‘MyParkings’ app has been launched by which of these municipal corporations?
a. South Delhi Municipal Corporation
b. New Delhi Municipal Council
c. Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation
d. Agartala Municipal Corporation
Q.8 The first “Vishwakarma Vatika” at “Hunar Haat” has been set up in which place?
Q.9 Which player bagged the Orange Cap title at the 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL)?
a. Cheteshwar Pujara
b. Ruturaj Gaikwad
c. Ravindrasinh Jadeja
d. Bhagath Varma
Q.10 The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is being celebrated on which date?
a. October 16
b. October 17
c. October 15
d. October 18
Q.2 b) World Food Day (WFD) is celebrated every year on 16 October across the globe to eradicate worldwide hunger from our lifetime.
Q.3 a) India’s first Atal Community Innovation Center (ACIC) has been launched at Vivekananda Global University (VGU) in Jaipur.
Q.5 d) The Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) has launched an automated fuelling technology called “UFill”, to provide a swift, secure and smart experience to its customers at outlets by providing them with control of fuelling.
Q.6 b) India’s rank has dropped to the 101st position among 116 countries in the Global Hunger Index (GHI) 2021. In 2020, India was placed at 94th spot, out of 107 countries.
Q.7 a) The IoT technology-enabled app has been developed by Broadcast Engineering Consultants India Limited (BECIL) with South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) to digitize all authorized parking under SDMC municipal limits.
Q.8 c) The Government of India has decided to set up a “Vishwakarma Vatika” at every “Hunar Haats” to protect, preserve and promote India’s glorious legacy of centuries-old skills of artisans and craftsmen. The first such “Vishwakarma Vatika” has been set up in “Hunar Haat” at Rampur, Uttar Pradesh.