Weekly Current Affairs Quiz – 18 to 24 October 2021

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Current affairs is a part of every competitive exam like SSC, IBPS, UPSC, and others. To score well in this section of the exam, Opennaukri’s weekly current affairs quiz is prepared to give a boost to your preparation. To test your current affairs knowledge, give a try to current affairs October 2021 quiz for the week and share your score with us via comments.

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Weekly Current Affairs Quiz – Questions

Question 1: Which three countries have been recently added to the FATF grey list?

Turkey, Mali and Jordan have been added to the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) ‘Grey List’. Mauritius and Botswana have been taken off the FAFT Grey list. FAFT president Marcus Pleyer stated it during a virtual press conference from Paris. As per FAFT ‘Afghanistan is a concern’.

Question 2: When is World Iodine Deficiency Day observed?

World Iodine Deficiency Day is observed every year on 21 October. The day is celebrated to make people aware about role of iodine in human health. The day is also known as Global Iodine Deficiency Disorders Prevention Day.

Question 3: The 14th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) has been won by which team?

The MS Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings has won its 4th IPL title after winning the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) against Eoin Morgan-led Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by 27 runs on October 15, 2021.

Question 4: Who has been honored with the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, European Union’s top Human Rights award?

Anti-corruption campaigner, Imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been honored with the European Union’s highest award for human rights-Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought.

Question 5: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami has announced that  Pantnagar Industrial Area would be named after whom?

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami has announced that Pantnagar Industrial Area will be named after former Chief Minister Late. Narayan Dutt Tiwari. He also stated that Mr. Narayan Dutt Tiwari contributed for the all-round development of the state.

Question 6: By which state government the scheme ‘Mera Ghar Mere Naam’ was launched on 17 October 2021?

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi has launched the ‘Mera Ghar Mere Naam’ scheme on October 17, 2021. Under this scheme, ownership rights will be given to those living in houses within the red line of cities (land which is part of village settlement) and in villages.

Question 7: At which position India has been ranked in the Global Food Security Index (GFSI) 2021?

India has been ranked at the 71st position out of 113 countries in the Global Food Security Index (GFSI) 2021. India held the position with a score of 57.2 points. The GFS Index is a global report that was released for this year on October 19, 2021 by The Economist Impact and Corteva Agriscience.

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