31 October 2021 Current Affairs | Daily Current Affair

 

31 October 2021 Current Affairs | Daily Current Affair

31 October 2021 Current Affairs | Daily Current Affair
31 October 2021 Current Affairs | Daily Current Affair



Today we are providing you with the Current Affairs of 31st October 2021.
We will also post quizzes on our blog very soon so stay tuned with us
If you want to gain knowledge by reading the latest current affairs like this every day, then you can turn on the notification bell so that you will get the notification of new posts first.
Friends, there is a question for you at the end of this post.
Hope you will definitely give an answer in the comment box.
31st October 2021 Current Affairs.



1. Which of the following train has become the 1st Integrated Management Systems (IMS) certified train of Southern Railway?

a) Chennai-Mysore-Chennai-Shatabdi Express
b) Lucknow-Yesvantpur Express Special
c) Nizamuddin-Coimbatore Express Special
d) Korba-Yesvantpur Express
  • Chennai-Mysore-Chennai Shatabdi Express was given IMS certification recently and it has become the first Integrated Management Systems (IMS) certified train of the Southern Railway. It has also become the 1st Shatabdi train as well as the 2nd mail or express train of Indian Railways to receive this certification. 
  • The IMS certificate has been given for maintenance and better use of environment-friendly resources and travel comfort.


2. Which of the following states has topped the State Energy Efficiency Index (SEEI) 2020?

a) Maharashtra
b) Kerala
c) Karnataka
d) Rajasthan
  • Recently, Karnataka state has topped the State Energy Efficiency Index (SEEI) 2020. Rajasthan is on 2nd rank followed by Haryana on 3rd. Karnataka has scored 70 points out of 100 on the back of a number of initiatives to improve energy efficiency in the state. 
  • The Ministry of Power (MoP) has released the index ranking states on their performance across 68 indicators covering buildings, transport, agriculture, industry, municipalities, distribution companies (DISCOMs), and cross-sector initiatives.


3. The 14th edition of Urban Mobility India (UMI) Conference 2021 was held on October 29, 2021, under the aegis of ______.

a) Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
b) Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs
c) Ministry of Ayush
d) Ministry of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries
  • On October 29, 2021, the 14th edition of Urban Mobility India Conference 2021 was held through Video Conferencing under the aegis of  the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs.
  • The Conference was inaugurated by Shri Hardeep S. Puri, Union Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs & Petroleum and Natural Gas from New Delhi.


4. Which of the following bodies has released a comprehensive report titled “Health Insurance for India’s Missing Middle”, on October 29, 2021?

a) National Informatics centre
b) Election commission of India
c) NITI Aayog
d) Telecom Regulatory authority of India
  • On October 29, 2021, NITI Aayog has released a comprehensive report titled “Health Insurance for India’s Missing Middle”. 
  • The report mentions the gaps in health insurance coverage around the country and gives solutions to address the situation. The report stated that 30% of the Indian population do not have health insurance, and has termed them as the “missing middle”.


5. What is the name of India's first manned ocean mission launched in Chennai on 29th Oct 2021?

a) Samudram
b) Shweth-Samudra
c) Samudrayan
d) All of the above
  • India's first manned ocean mission "Samudrayan" was launched in Chennai on 29th Oct 2021. It was launched by Union Minister Jitendra Singh. 
  • With this, the nation joined an elite club of nations having such underwater vehicles for carrying out subsea activities.


6. Who of the following has become the Governor of RBI for a period of three years with effect from December 10, 2021?

a) Urjit Patel
b) NK Singh
c) Bimal Jalan
d) Shaktikanta Das
  • Shaktikanta Das has been reappointed as the Governor of the Reserve Bank of India ( RBI) for a further period of three years with effect from December 10, 2021, by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC). 
  • He assumed the charge as the 25th governor of RBI on December 12, 2018, for three years.


7. Who of the following has been appointed as Managing Director and CEO of J&K Bank for a period of three years from the date of taking charge or April 10, 2022?

a) Baldev Prakash
b) Subhash Kumar
c) Rajesh Kumar Chhibber
d) Sivasubramanian Ramann
  • Recently, the Reserve Bank of India has approved the appointment of Baldev Prakash as Managing Director and CEO of J&K Bank for a period of 3 years from the date of taking charge or April 10, 2022, whichever is earlier. 
  • Rajesh Kumar Chhibber is the current Chairman and Managing Director of J&K Bank. He assumed charge of the bank in June 2019.


8. Which of the following states has won the 74th senior National Aquatic Championships held in Bengaluru?

a) Tamil Nadu
b) Karnataka
c) Assam 
d) West Bengal
  • Karnataka has won the 74th senior National Aquatic Championships held in Bengaluru. With 17 gold, 10 silver and 9 bronze medals to their name, the Karnataka squad finished on top of the charts. 
  • It is Karnataka’s 30th overall championship title at the Senior Nationals event.


9. Which of the following states has emerged as the toppers in the recent study of Public Affairs Centre (PAC) on governance performance?

a) Tamil Nadu
b) Telangana
c) Kerala
d) All of the Above
  • In the recent study of the Public Affairs Centre (PAC) on governance performance, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, & Telangana have emerged as the toppers among 18 large states in governance performance. 
  • Telangana has replaced Andhra Pradesh at the 3rd spot as compared to the 2020 ranking. Jharkhand jumped from 15th to 9th place this year. In the index, Sikkim, Goa and Mizoram emerged as winners among the small states.


10. Which of the following is the parent organization of Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp, among other subsidiaries?

a) Feta
b) Meta
c) Beta
d) None of the Above
  • Meta Platforms, Inc. doing business as Meta is an American multinational technology company based in Menlo Park, California. It is the parent organization of Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp, among other subsidiaries. 
  • Facebook is now called ‘Meta’, the company announced at its Connect 2021 conference.


11. The recently launched Indigenously-built Indian Coast Guard Ship ‘Sarthak’ will be based at _____.

a) Visakhapatnam
b) Mormugao
c) Porbandar
d) Port Blair
  • On October 28, 2021, a new Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICGS) ‘Sarthak’ has been dedicated to the nation that will be based at Porbandar in Gujarat. It was commissioned at Goa by DG K Natarajan PVSM, PTM, TM Director General Indian Coast Guard. 
  • About the ICGS Sarthak : It is an indigenously built ship. It has been built to boost the maritime safety and security of India. It is 4th in the series of 5 Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) being built by Goa Shipyard Limited for the ICG. It was built at Goa Shipyard Ltd.


12. When is International Internet Day observed every year?

a) October 26
b) October 27
c) October 28
d) October 29
  • Every year, on October 29, ​International Internet Day is celebrated across the world to celebrate the usage of the internet for the 1st time. About the Day: The​ day marks the sending of the 1st electronic message which was transferred from one computer to another in 1969. The 1st International Internet Day was celebrated on October 29, 2005. 
  • On October 29, 1969, Charley Kline, a student programmer at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), transmitted the 1st-ever electronic message ‘LO’.

Friends, I hope that you must have got some new information and it will be useful for you in the future.
And you can contact us directly from our social profiles.

Thank you

Post a Comment

0 Comments