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A)
One
B)
Two
C)
Three
D)
Four

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Three

Note : The Supreme Court on October 27, 2021 ordered the constitution of a three-member expert committee to probe targeted surveillance of journalists, politicians using Pegasus spyware. The three-member committee will be headed by retired Supreme Court judge Justice RV Raveendran and the other two members include 1976 batch IPS officer Alok Joshi and Dr. Sundeep Oberoi.

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Published On : October 27, 2021
A)
Radio
B)
Internet
C)
Contact Lens
D)
Light bulb

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Contact Lens

Note : Google celebrated Otto Wichterle’s 108th birth anniversary with a doodle on October 27, 2021. Otto Wichterle, a Czech Chemist, is the man who invented the soft contact lenses.

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Published On : October 27, 2021
A)
31%
B)
35%
C)
42%
D)
49%

Correct Answer : Option (A) - 31%

Note : The dearness allowance for central government employees has been hiked from 28% to 31% of the basic pay. The 3 percent DA hike will be effective from July 1, 2021, informed the Finance Ministry. 

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Published On : October 27, 2021
A)
Kerala
B)
Delhi
C)
Telangana
D)
Tamil Nadu

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Delhi

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Delhi Government's 'Mukhya Mantri Teerth Yatra Yojana' for those aged 60 years and above, which was halted due to COVID-19 pandemic will be resumed, announced Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on October 27, 2021. Ayodhya has been added in Delhi Government's free pilgrimage scheme.

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Published On : October 27, 2021
A)
New Delhi
B)
Guwahati
C)
Hyderabad
D)
Nagpur

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Nagpur

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Uddhav Thackeray, Chief Minister of Maharashtra, inaugurated India’s 1st State government-owned Wildlife DNA testing analysis laboratory at Regional Forensic Science Laboratory (RFSL) in Nagpur, Maharashtra. On the occasion, he also launched 3 Fast Track DNA testing units in Mumbai & Pune under the Nirbhaya scheme.
 
At present, there are 2 Wildlife DNA testing laboratories at Dehradun & Hyderabad, which are fully owned by the Central Government, whereas the newly launched is the 1st in India to be owned by a state government. The labs will be exclusively dealing with cases registered under Protection of Children From Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012. The labs were developed at a cost of Rs 53 crore under Central Government’s Nirbhaya Scheme.

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Published On : October 27, 2021
A)
Paradip Port
B)
Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port
C)
Kandla Port
D)
Jawaharlal Nehru Port

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port

Note : The Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port (SPM) in Kolkata has become the first Major Indian Port to get a Radio over Internet Protocol (ROIP) System. The ROIP was inaugurated by Vinit Kumar, Chairman of SPM, on October 25, 2021. ROIP system is being introduced as a marine communication mode, for the first time in any Major Indian Port.

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Published On : October 27, 2021
A)
Connecting For Tomorrow
B)
Cooperation and Connectivity
C)
Investing Today and Transforming Tomorrow
D)
Mobilizing Finance for Infrastructure: Innovation and Collaboration

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Investing Today and Transforming Tomorrow

Note : The Union Minister of Finance & Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman participated in the 6th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) through video conference from New Delhi on October 26, 2021. The theme of the Annual Meeting of AIIB was “Investing Today and Transforming Tomorrow”. This year the meeting was jointly organized by AIIB in collaboration with the Government of United Arab Emirates (UAE).

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Published On : October 27, 2021
A)
$4.5 million
B)
$4.9 million
C)
$5.3 million
D)
$6.0 million

Correct Answer : Option (A) - $4.5 million

Note : The Government of India and the Asian Development Bank(ADB) have signed a $4.5 million Project Readiness Financing(PRF) loan on October 26, 2021, for the proposed Aizawl Sustainable Urban Transport Project.

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Published On : October 27, 2021
A)
Arabian Sea
B)
Indian Ocean
C)
Pacific Ocan
D)
None of the above

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Arabian Sea

Note : The Armed Forces of India and the United Kingdom (UK) are undertaking the sea phase of the maiden Tri-Service exercise ‘Konkan Shakti 2021’ off the Konkan coast in the Arabian Sea from 24th October 2021 to 27th October 2021.

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Published On : October 27, 2021
A)
US
B)
UK
C)
France
D)
Canada

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Canada

Note :

Indian-Origin Canadian politician, Anita Anand was appointed as the new Defence Minister of Canada on October 26, 2021. She replaces Canada's long-time serving Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan, who is also of Indian origin. 

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Published On : October 27, 2021