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 Q .
When is the World Teacher's Day observed globally?
A)
3rd October
B)
4th October
C)
5th October
D)
6th October

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 5th October

Note :

World Teachers day is commemorated on 5th October by UNESCO, also known as International Teachers Day is held annually on 5th October since 1994.
 
Highlights :
* The Theme for World Teachers Day 2021 is ‘Teachers at the heart of education recovery’.
* The World Teachers Day has been held every year to celebrate all the teachers worldwide since 1994.
* The world teachers day focuses on appreciating, assessing and improving the educators of the world.
* It also celebrates the adoption of the 1966 ILO/UNESCO Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers.
* World Teachers’ Day is held together with the International Labour Organization (ILO), UNICEF and Education International (EI).
* World Teachers’ Day celebrations will occur with the Joint ILO-UNESCO meeting, which will be from 4 to 8 October.

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Published On : October 5, 2021
 Q .
What is the theme of the 2021 International Teachers Day?
A)
Young teachers: The future of the profession
B)
Teachers: Leading in crisis, reimagining the future
C)
Teachers at the heart of education recovery
D)
The right to education means the right to a qualified teacher

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Teachers at the heart of education recovery

Note : The Theme for 2021 International Teachers Day is “Teachers at the heart of education recovery”.

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Published On : October 5, 2021
 Q .
Which day of the year is observed as "Ganga River Dolphin Day" in India?
A)
2nd October
B)
3rd October
C)
4th October
D)
5th October

Correct Answer : Option (D) - 5th October

Note : In India, the ‘Ganga River Dolphin Day’ is observed every year on 5th October, to raise awareness and encourage conservation of Ganga River Dolphins. It was on this day in 2010, that Ganga Dolphins were declared national aquatic animals. Then, in 2012, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and the Uttar Pradesh government jointly began the dolphin conservation campaign in the country.

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Published On : October 5, 2021
 Q .
Which team has won the Durand Cup 2021?
A)
FC Goa
B)
FC Army Red
C)
FC Bengaluru
D)
FC Mohammedan

Correct Answer : Option (A) - FC Goa

Note : FC Goa beat Mohammedan Sporting to win their maiden Durand Cup football title, 1-0, in the final, held at Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan, Kolkata on October 03, 2021.

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Published On : October 5, 2021
 Q .
Name the winner of the 2021 Nobel Prize for Medicine ?
A)
Mario Capecchi and Richard Axel
B)
David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian
C)
Harvey J. Alter and Michael W. Young
D)
William C. Campbell and Edvard Moser

Correct Answer : Option (B) - David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian

Note :

Two American scientists David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian have jointly won the 2021 Nobel Prize for Medicine on 04 October 2021, for their discoveries of receptors for temperature and touch.
 
* The two US-based scientists received the accolade for describing the mechanics of how humans perceive hot, cold, touch and pressure through nerve impulses.

* Julius is a professor at the University of California, San Francisco. Patapoutian is a professor at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at Scripps Research in La Jolla, California.

* "Our ability to sense heat, cold and touch is essential for survival and underpins our interaction with the world around us," the Nobel Assembly said in a statement announcing the prize.

* The discoveries will be vital to the development of treatments for chronic pain and other conditions, said Professor David Paterson, president of The Physiological Society in the United Kingdom...

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Published On : October 5, 2021
 Q .
Who has been appointed as the new Prime Minister of Japan, to succeed Yoshihide Suga?
A)
Nobuo Kishi
B)
Fumio Kishid
C)
Toshihiro Nikai
D)
Taku Yamamoto

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Fumio Kishid

Note : On October 04, 2021, the Parliament of Japan voted for former Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida to become the new Prime Minister of the country.The 64-year-old Kishida received 257 votes, from 249 parliament members to be sworn in as the 100th Prime Minister of the country.

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Published On : October 5, 2021
 Q .
The World Expo 2020 has been organised in Dubai. What is the theme of the expo?
A)
Culture and Education
B)
Live Green, Live Better
C)
Connecting Minds, Creating the Future
D)
Building The World of Tomorrow

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Connecting Minds, Creating the Future

Note : The World Expo 2020 has been organised at Dubai in the United Arab Emirates from 1 October 2021 to 31 March 2022. The main theme of the Dubai Expo 2020 is “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future

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Published On : October 5, 2021
 Q .
Name the Prime Minister of Ethiopia who has been elected for second five year term?
A)
Abiy Ahmed
B)
Meles Zenawi
C)
Jawar Mohammed
D)
Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Abiy Ahmed

Note :

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has been sworn in for a second five-year term (October 04, 2021) running a country in the grip of a nearly year-long war.
 
Abiy’s Prosperity Party was declared the winner of parliamentary elections earlier this year in a vote criticized and at times boycotted by opposition parties but described by some outside electoral observers as better run than those in the past.
 
The prime minister, the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize winner for restoring ties with neighboring Eritrea and for pursuing sweeping political reforms, now faces major challenges as war in the Tigray region spreads into other parts of the country, deadly ethnic violence continues and watchdogs warn that repressive government practices are on the return.

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Published On : October 5, 2021
 Q .
The World Animal Day is marked annually on______
A)
October 01
B)
October 02
C)
October 03
D)
October 04

Correct Answer : Option (D) - October 04

Note :

World Animal Welfare Day is observed all over the world every year on October 4. Animal Day is a global initiative for the welfare of animals and aims at raising awareness about their significant role in nature and for maintaining the ecological balance. For animal lovers, this day is much more prominent and gives them an opportunity to contribute towards the welfare of the animals in every way possible.
 
History of World Animal Day : 
Animal Day is observed every year on October 4. This particular date was chosen in honour of Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals. This international day of action for the welfare of animals falls on the feast day of Francis of Assisi.
 
The very first World Animal Day was commemorated on March 24, 1925, by Heinrich Zimmermann, at the Sports Palace in Berlin, Germany. He was a cynologist and animal protection activist. There were around 5,000 people who attended the celebration to lend support to the great cause.
 
World Animal Day Theme 2021 :
The announced theme for World Animal Day 2021 is “Forests and Livelihoods: Sustaining People and Plant”. Animal Day is celebrated in various countries around the world by organizing campaigns, contests, events, workshops, etc.

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Published On : October 4, 2021
 Q .
Najla Bouden Romdhane has been appointed as the first female Prime Minister of which country?
A)
Syria
B)
Turkey
C)
Tunisia
D)
Algeria

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Tunisia

Note :

Najla Bouden Romdhane has been appointed as the first female prime minister of Tunisia on September 29, 2021. 63-year-old Romdhane is a geology professor at the Tunis National School of Engineering.
 
Najla has served in the education ministry in 2011.
 
About Najla Bouden Romdhane :
* She is a Tunisian geologist and university professor and was born 29 June 1958.
* Najla has served in the education ministry in 2011.
* Now, she becomes the first female prime minister in the Arab world.
* She also received the Officer of the National Order of Merit of Tunisia (2016).

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Published On : October 4, 2021