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 Q .
Which state government manages the Mullaperiyar dam?
A)
Kerala
B)
Tamil Nadu
C)
Karnataka
D)
Andhra Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Tamil Nadu

Note : The Mullaperiyar dam, located in Kerala’s Idukki district, is managed by the Tamil Nadu government.  The dam is over a century old, as it was constructed by the British in 1895 on the Periyar River in the Idukki district of Kerala to meet the water requirements of Madurai in Tamil Nadu.

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Published On : October 29, 2021
 Q .
How many members are there in the Economic Advisory Council to the PM (EAC-PM)?
A)
3
B)
5
C)
7
D)
10

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 7

Note :

The government has reconstituted the seven-member Economic Advisory Council to the PM for a period of two years after its term came to an end last month. Rakesh Mohan, Poonam Gupta and TT Ram Mohan have been appointed as part-time members of the reconstituted EAC-PM while V Anantha Nageswaran has been dropped.
 
Bibek Debroy continues to be the chairman of the Council. The other part-time members of the Council include Sajid Chenoy, Neelkanth Mishra and Nilesh Shah.

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Published On : October 29, 2021
 Q .
Anita Anand is an Indian-origin politician who has been appointed as the Defence Minister of which country?
A)
Australia
B)
Mexico
C)
Germany
D)
Canada

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Canada

Note :

Anita Anand, Indian-Origin Canadian politician, on October 26, 2021, was announced to be the new Defence Minister of Canada. The decision was taken in a cabinet reshuffle by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, a month after his liberal party returned to power in snap polls and amid the calls for the major military reforms.
 
The 54-year old Anita Anand will replace a long time Defence Minister of India-Origin Harjit Sajjan, who has been under criticism for his handling of military sexual misconduct. Sajjan has been appointed as a Minister of International Development Agency.
 
The new Cabinet of Canada maintains the gender balance and has 39 members, up one person from before the election. The new Cabinet was sworn in at the Rideau Hall in Ottawa.

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Published On : October 29, 2021
 Q .
Which state has launched the Go-Green scheme
A)
Gujarat
B)
Kerala
C)
Karnataka
D)
Andhra Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Gujarat

Note :

Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel has launched ‘Go-Green’ scheme and its portal to provide electric two wheelers at subsidized rates to the construction and industrial workers of the state. The objective of this scheme is to reduce fuel bills and also curb vehicular pollution.
 
Workers in the organized sector, such as an industrial worker, will receive a subsidy of 30% at the cost of the vehicle or Rupee. 30,000, Whichever is less, on purchase of battery operated two wheelers. For workers in the construction sector, 50% subsidies or Rupee. 30,000, Whichever is less, on purchase of battery operated two wheelers.

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Published On : October 29, 2021
 Q .
ICGS Sarthak is the new Offshore Patrol Vessels dedicated to the nation to boost maritime safety and security of India. The OPV has been developed by which company?
A)
Goa Shipyard Limited
B)
Hindustan Shipyard
C)
Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders
D)
Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Goa Shipyard Limited

Note : A new Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICGS) ‘Sarthak’ has been dedicated to the nation on October 28, 2021. It will be based at Porbandar in Gujarat. ICGS Sarthak is fourth in the series of five Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) being built by Goa Shipyard Limited for the ICG, to boost maritime safety and security of India.

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Published On : October 29, 2021
 Q .
PM Narendra Modi attended which edition of the annual ASEAN-India Summit in 2021?
A)
17th
B)
18th
C)
19th
D)
20th

Correct Answer : Option (B) - 18th

Note : Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi attended the 18th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)-India Summit virtually on October 28, 2021. This was the 9th ASEAN-India Summit attended by PM Modi.

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Published On : October 29, 2021
 Q .
Who has been reappointed as the RBI Governor?
A)
Urjit Patel
B)
Raghuram rajan
C)
Shaktikanta Das
D)
M. Rajeshwar Rao

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Shaktikanta Das

Note :

Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikanta Das has been reappointed to the post for a term of three years. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved his reappointment for a period of three years beyond December 10, 2021 or until further orders, whichever is earlier.

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Published On : October 29, 2021
 Q .
Which city is hosting the 16th G20 Summit?
A)
Paris
B)
London
C)
Stockholm
D)
Rome

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Rome

Note : Prime Minister Modi has gone to Italy to attend the 16th G20 Summit which is scheduled to be held in Rome on October 30-31, 2021. He will pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his first day of arrival in Rome and will also call on Pope Francis in the Vatican during his two-day visit.

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Published On : October 29, 2021
 Q .
Who has been appointed as the Chairperson of the Economic Advisory Council to the PM (EAC-PM)?
A)
Bibek Debroy
B)
Viral Acharya
C)
Kaushik Basu
D)
Arvind Subramanian

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Bibek Debroy

Note : Central Government has reconstituted the Economic Advisory Council to the PM (EAC-PM). Bibek Debroy continues to be the Chairman of the Council.

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Published On : October 29, 2021
 Q .
When is the International Animation Day observed annually?
A)
29th October
B)
28th October
C)
27th October
D)
26th October

Correct Answer : Option (B) - 28th October

Note : The International Animation Day is observed every year on October 28 to celebrate the art of animation and also recognise the artists, scientists and technicians behind animation. The day was created in 2002 by ASIFA, an International Animated Film Association, a member of UNESCO.

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Published On : October 28, 2021