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 Q .
Who has been appointed as the ambassador of the Russian Film Festival in India?
A)
Imtiaz Ali
B)
Farhan Akhtar
C)
A. R. Rahman
D)
Sajid Nadiadwala

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Imtiaz Ali

Note : Director-producer Imtiaz Ali has been roped in as the ambassador of the Russian Film Festival in India. As part of the festival, ten notable Russian films of various genres are being premiered for Indian audiences on Disney+ Hotstar from 16 October 2021 to 27 November 2021. Russia and India are cooperating in the field of cinematography through the BRICS.

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Published On : October 22, 2021
 Q .
Which country has recently become the first to undertake shooting of a film in the International Space Station (ISS)?
A)
Spain
B)
India
C)
Japan
D)
Russia

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Russia

Note : 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.

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Published On : October 22, 2021
 Q .
Name the newly appointed President of Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWF) ?
A)
Naresh Sharma
B)
Sahdev Yadav
C)
Abraham Kaya Techi
D)
S.H. Anande Gowda

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Sahdev Yadav

Note : The Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has appointed veteran sports administrator Sahdev Yadav as the President. He has been appointed for a period of four-year term.

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Published On : October 22, 2021
 Q .
Sandra Mason has been elected as the first-ever president of which nation?
A)
Grenada
B)
Barbados
C)
St Lucia
D)
St Vincent and the Grenadines

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Barbados

Note : 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.

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Published On : October 22, 2021
 Q .
Georissa Mawsmaiensis, a new snail species have been discovered in a cave in which state?
A)
Manipur
B)
Nagaland
C)
Meghalaya
D)
Arunachal Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Meghalaya

Note : A new micro snail species has been found from deep inside a limestone cave at Mawsmai Village in the East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya. The news was shared by the scientists who discovered the species on October 21, 2021

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Published On : October 22, 2021
 Q .
When Police Commemoration Day is observed?
A)
21st October
B)
22nd October
C)
23rd October
D)
24th October

Correct Answer : Option (A) - 21st October

Note :

National Police Commemoration Day is observed every year on 21st October, across India.
 
* On 21st October 1959, 20 Indian soldiers were attacked by the Chinese troops in Ladakh, while the altercation between the troops claimed the lives of ten policemen. Seven other troops who were imprisoned managed to escape from the Chinese troops.
 
* On 28th November 1959, the Chinese troops handed over the dead bodies of the martyred troops to India, while their cremation was held with full dignity and Police honors at the Hot springs in Ladakh. And since then, October 21st is celebrated as National Police Commemoration Day.

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Published On : October 21, 2021
 Q .
Which tech giant has launched a new programme to empower AI startups in India?
A)
Dell
B)
Apple
C)
Google
D)
Microsoft

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Microsoft

Note :

Tech giant Microsoft on October 20, 2021, launched a new initiative Microsoft AI Innovate for nurturing and scaling startups that have been leveraging Artificial Intelligence (AI) in India.
 
The 10-week programme by Microsoft will support the startups in India leveraging Artificial Intelligence technologies, helping them scale the operations, build industry expertise and drive innovation in the country.
 
Microsoft India President Anant Maheshwari said in a virtual event, “AI is increasingly transitioning from artificial intelligence into the augmented intelligence that ensures faster, efficient, and more targeted experience for everyone.”

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Published On : October 21, 2021
 Q .
Which nation's meteorological agency has raised its alert level for Mount Aso volcano to 3 on a scale of 5, after it began erupting on October 20?
A)
Japan
B)
China
C)
North Korea
D)
South Korea

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Japan

Note : Mount Aso, located on the main Southern Island of Kyushu in Japan, began erupting on October 20, 2021, spewing volcanic ash upto 3,500 meters into the sky. The Meteorological Agency of Japan has raised the alert level for the volcano to 3 on a scale of 5 and has warned people of risk of large falling rocks and pyroclastic flows within a radius of about 1 km around the Mountain’s Nakadake Crater.

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Published On : October 21, 2021
 Q .
Which company has launched the NTS platform for tokenisation of cards?
A)
RBI
B)
NPCI
C)
SBI
D)
ICICI Bank

Correct Answer : Option (B) - NPCI

Note : The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has launched NPCI Tokenization system (NTS) to further enhance the safety of customers and provide a seamless shopping experience to consumers. The NPCI Tokenization System (NTS) will support the tokenisation of RuPay cards, to provide an alternate for storing card details with merchants.

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Published On : October 21, 2021
 Q .
Who among the following is planning to launch a new social media platform -Truth Social?
A)
Boris Johnson
B)
Kim Jong-un
C)
Donald Trump
D)
Vladimir Putin

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Donald Trump

Note : 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."

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Published On : October 21, 2021