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Current Affairs MCQs of 22nd October 2021
Q.1 Which country has recently become the first to undertake shooting of a film in the International Space Station (ISS)?
b. South Korea
Q.2 Name the newly appointed President of Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWF) ?
a. Sahdev Yadav
b. S.H. Anande Gowda
c. Naresh Sharma
d. Abraham Kaya Techi
Q.3 Who among the following is planning to launch a new social media platform -Truth Social?
a. Donald Trump
b. Vladimir Putin
c. Boris Johnson
d. Kim Jong-un
Q.4 India has been ranked at which position in the Global Food Security Index (GFSI) 2021?
Q.5 Which country has topped the Global Food Security Index (GFSI) 2021?
Q.6 Who has been appointed as the new Chairman of Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI)?
a. Nilesh Shah
b. A Balasubramanian
c. Saurabh Nanavati
d. Ashutosh Bishnoi
Q.7 Kung Fu Nuns has won the Martial Arts Education Prize 2021. The award has been launched by which entity?
b. International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
Q.8 Which country has declared 60-day state of emergency due to rise in violent drug crimes?
d. El Salvador
Q.9 NABSanrakshan is a wholly owned subsidiary of which organisation?
Q.10 China has launched its first solar exploration satellite into space. What is the name of the satellite?
Q.1 c) A Russian film crew has scripted record by undertaking the first-ever motion picture shooting session in the International Space Station (ISS). The Russian film director Klim Shipenko and actress Yulia Peresild spent 12 days in the ISS for filming 30 minutes duration scenes for the film “The Challenge”. It took around 30 hours to record the material while in space.
Q.3 a) 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.”
Q.4 c) India has been ranked at the 71st position in the Global Food Security Index (GFSI) 2021. India was ranked 71st out of 113 countries with a score of 57.2 points. The GFS Index 2021 is a global report that was released on October 19, 2021 by The Economist Impact and Cortiva Agriscience.
Q.5 d) Ireland has topped the Global Food Security Index (GFSI) 2021 with an overall score of 84.0, followed by Australia at second position with a score of 81.3 and the United Kingdom at the third position with a score of 81.0. Finland has been ranked fourth, Switzerland fifth and the Netherlands has been ranked 6th.
Q.7 a) The well known Kung Fu Nuns of the Drukpa order of Buddhism has won the inaugural UNESCO’s Martial Arts Education Prize 2021, for their brave and heroic acts of service and championing of gender equality across the Himalayas.
Q.8 b) Ecuador’s President Guillermo Lasso has declared a 60-day state of emergency in the South American country on October 18, 2021, due to rise in violent drug crimes.
Q.9 b) The fund has been launched under the trusteeship of NABSanrakshan Trustee Pvt Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of NABARD.
Q.10 b) China has launched its first solar exploration satellite into space to study the violent and sudden physical processes behind solar flares. The 550 kg (121-pound) satellite named Xihe (Name of Sun God in Chinese mythology) was launched by the Long March-2D rocket.