Current Affairs Quiz For EMRS 2021

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Q1. Which of these days is observed as the World Polio Day?
(a) 24 October
(b) 23 October
(c) 22 October
(d) 21 October

Q2. _________ film ‘Koozhangal’ is India’s official entry to the Oscars 2022.
(a) Telugu
(b) Malayalam
(c) Tamil
(d) Bengali

Q3. Who among the following is recently appointed as Managing Director and Group CEO of ICRA?
(a) Ramnath Krishnan
(b) Neera Tanden
(c) R. K. Laxman
(d) Chanda Kocchar

Q4. Name the High-speed Expendable Aerial Target (HEAT), which was flight tested by DRDO recently.

Q5. Which day of the year is observed as the United Nations Day?
(a) 24 October
(b) 23 October
(c) 22 October
(d) 21 October

Q6. The Indian Navy has organised the Offshore Sailing Regatta at which place to commemorate the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations?
(a) Chennai to Puducherry
(b) Kochi to Goa
(c) Bengaluru to Goa
(d) Kochi to Chennai

Q7. Name the mobile app launched by the Election Commission of India (ECI) for digital mapping of all polling stations.
(a) Airavat
(b) Trisul
(c) Garuda
(d) Bhim

Q8. Which Indian state will host the South Asian Federation Cross Country Championships and 56th National Cross Country Championships in 2022?
(a) Goa
(b) Telangana
(c) Assam
(d) Nagaland

Q9. The anthology “Writing for My Life” has been released by which author?
(a) Salman Rushdie
(b) Chetan Bhagat
(c) Sudha Murty
(d) Ruskin Bond

Q10. What is the name given to the new satellite launched by China to test and verify space debris mitigation technologies?
(a) Shijian-21
(b) Haotian-21
(c) Tianzun-21
(d) Yanwang-21

Q11. Who among the following has been roped in as the global brand ambassador for Adidas women sports?
(a) Anushka Sharma
(b) Alia Bhatt
(c) Deepika Padukone
(d) Kangana Ranaut

Q12. Nuri is an indigenously developed launch vehicle/ rocket by which country?
(a) Turkey
(b) South Korea
(c) Iraq
(d) Israel

Q13. What is the rank of Indian football team in FIFA’s latest 2021 ranking?
(a) 102
(b) 104
(c) 106
(d) 108

Q14. What is the theme of the 2021 World Polio Day?
(a) Stories of Progress: Past and Present
(b) End Polio Now
(c) A win against Polio is a win for Global Health
(d) Delivering on a Promise

Q15. The year 2021 marks how many years of the foundation of UN Charter?
(a) 76
(b) 79
(c) 72
(d) 70


S1. Ans.(a)
Sol. The World Polio Day is celebrated annually on October 24, to raise awareness for polio vaccination and eradication of polio.

S2. Ans.(c)
Sol. Tamil film ‘Koozhangal’, has been announced as India’s official entry to the Oscars 2022. Shaji N. Karun, the Chairperson of the 15-member Selection Committee, set up by the Film Federation of India, made the announcement. ‘Koozhangal’ had also won the prestigious Tiger Award, the top honour at the 50th edition of the International Film Festival Rotterdam.

S3. Ans.(a)
Sol. Icra announced the appointment of Ramnath Krishnan as the company’s Managing Director and Group Chief Executive Officer.

S4. Ans.(b)
Sol. The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully flight-tested the High-speed Expendable Aerial Target (HEAT)- ABHYAS, from the Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur off the coast of Bay of Bengal in Odisha on October 22, 2021.
S5. Ans.(a)
Sol. Every year 24 October is celebrated as United Nations Day since 1948.

S6. Ans.(b)
Sol. The Indian Navy has organised an Offshore Sailing Regatta from Kochi to Goa, as a part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations, and above all, boost the spirit of adventure and ocean sailing among the Navy Personnel.

S7. Ans.(c)
Sol. The Election Commission of India (ECI) has launched the Garuda app for digital mapping of all polling stations, to ensure faster, smarter, transparent and timely completion of election work.

S8. Ans.(d)
Sol. The 2022 South Asian Federation Cross Country Championships is scheduled to be held in Kohima, Nagaland on January 15, 2022. Besides this, the 56th National Cross Country Championships will also be clubbed with the South Asian Federation Cross Country Championships.

S9. Ans.(d)
Sol. “Writing for My Life”, an anthology of author Ruskin Bond has been released. It contains some of the most exemplary stories, essays, poems and memories of Ruskin Bond.

S10. Ans.(a)
Sol. China successfully launched a new satellite named Shijian-21 on October 24, 2021.The satellite will be used to test and verify space debris mitigation technologies.

S11. Ans.(c)
Sol. German sportswear brand Adidas has roped in Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone as global ambassador for women sports. Deepika will represent adidas women globally.

S12. Ans.(b)
Sol. South Korea recently launched its first indigenously developed rocket, known as “Korean Satellite Launch Vehicle II” or “Nuri”.

S13. Ans.(c)
Sol. India has ranked 106th in the FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) Rankings 2021, the position of team India was increased to one spot.

S14. Ans.(d)
Sol. The Day was established by Rotary International to commemorate the birth of Jonas Salk, who led the first team to develop a vaccine against poliomyelitis. 2021 theme for World Polio Day is “Delivering on a Promise.”

S15. Ans.(a)
Sol. The year 2021 marks the 76th anniversary of the United Nations and its founding Charter.

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1.Which country became the second one in the world to administer over 100 crore COVID-19 doses on October 21, 2021?

a) US

b) India

c) Japan

d) Australia

2.Sandra Mason has been elected as the first-ever president of which nation?

a) St Lucia

b) St Vincent and the Grenadines

c) Grenada

d) Barbados

3.Who has won the EU's top Human Rights award- Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought?

a) Maria Ressa

b) Dmitry Muratov

c) Alexei Navalny

d) Ahmad Massoud 

4.Kushinagar International Airport is which state's third international airport?

a) Uttar Pradesh

b) Madhya Pradesh

c) Arunachal Pradesh 

d) Himachal Pradesh

5.Which country has been newly added to the FATF grey list?

a) Myanmar

b) Turkey

c) Bangladesh

d) Sri Lanka

6.Who will be honoured with the Satyajit Ray Lifetime Achievement Award at the 52nd IFFI?

a) Martin Scorsese, Istvan Szabo 

b) Christopher Nolan, Hayao Miyazaki

c) Sergio Leone, David Fincher

d) Quentin Tarantino, Lilly Wachowski

7.India has been ranked at which position in the Global Food Security Index (GFSI) 2021?

a) 87th

b) 84th

c) 71st

d) 69th

8.Who among the following is planning to launch a new social media platform -Truth Social?

a) Sudan

b) Somalia

c) Syria

d) Yemen

9.Which team has won the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League?

a) Chennai Super Kings 

b) Kolkata Knight Riders

c) Delhi Capitals 

d) Mumbai Indians 


1. (b) India 

India achieved the milestone of administering over 100 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses on October 21, 2021. The only other country to achieve the milestone of administering over a billion vaccine doses is China. It had crossed the mark of 100 crore doses in June 2021.

2. (d) Barbados

Sandra Mason was elected as the first-ever President of Barbados on October 20, 2021, with a two-thirds vote during a joint session of the country's House of Assembly and Senate. She will replace Britain's Queen Elizabeth II as head of state of Barbados.

3. (c) Alexei Navalny

Imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been awarded the European Union's highest award for human rights-Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. The Russian political leader was nominated for the award along with Afghan women and Bolivian political leader Jeanine Áñez, who had served as the interim president of the nation in 2019 after alleged electoral fraud by Evo Morales.

4. (a) Uttar Pradesh

Kushinagar International Airport is the third international airport in Uttar Pradesh after Lucknow and Varanasi. The airport was inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi on October 20, 2021.

5. (b) Turkey

In a major blow to the two nations, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) on October 21, 2021 placed Turkey on its grey list for failing to check terror financing and retained Pakistan as well. Overall, three countries were added to the grey list this time- Jordan, Mali and Turkey.

6. (a) Martin Scorsese, Istvan Szabo 

Renowned film directors Martin Scorsese and Istvan Szabo will be honoured with Satyajit Ray Lifetime Achievement Award at the 52nd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) to be held in Goa.

7. (c) 71st

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 Corteva Agriscience.

8. (a) Donald Trump

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."

9. (b) Somalia

As per the 2021 Global Hunger Index report, Somalia has the highest level of hunger. Somalia with a score of 50.8 points is facing extremely alarming levels of hunger.

10. (a) Chennai Super Kings

The MS Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings won the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League after defeating Eoin Morgan-led Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by 27 runs in IPL 2021 final on October 15, 2021. This is CSK's 4th IPL title.

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