Weekly Current Affairs Quiz – 25 to 31 October 2021

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With Opennaukri’s weekly current affairs quiz you give the much needed boost to your current affairs general knowledge. As general knowledge is an important section of competitions, you need to keep up with the current affairs. To help you prepare well for your next exam, we have compiled a weekly current affairs quiz to test your GK skills.

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Weekly Current Affairs Quiz – Questions and Answers

Question 1: Who has won the the 51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award?

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu conferred the 51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award to legendary actor Rajnikanth at the 67th National Film Awards ceremony held in Delhi. The actor has been honored with the award for his outstanding contribution to the world of Indian cinema.

Question 2: Facebook Inc. has changed its name to?

Facebook Inc. has renamed it to Meta Platforms Inc. (Meta) to emphasis on its commitment to developing its surround-yourself technology “Metaverse”. However, the social network will be called Facebook.

Question 3: Which Indian train has become the first IMS certified train of the Southern Railway?

The Chennai-Mysore-Chennai Shatabdi Express received the Integrated Management Systems (IMS) certification becoming the first IMS certified train of the Southern Railway. It has also become the first Shatabdi train and the second express train of the Indian Railways to get IMS certification.

Question 4: When is the National Unity Day or Rashtriya Ekta Diwas is celebrated in India?

India observes the National Unity Day or Rashtriya Ekta Diwas on 31 October annually to commemorate the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the first Deputy Prime Minister of India.

Question 5: The Indian Navy warship ‘Tushil’ has been recently launched in which country?

The 7th Indian Navy Frigate of P1135.6 class was launched at Yantar Shipyard, Kaliningrad, Russia, on October 28. The warship was formally named as Tushil during the ceremony. “Tushil” is a Sanskrit word that means Protector Shield.

Question 6: What is the name of India’s first manned ocean mission?

Union Minister of State Dr Jitendra Singh launched first manned ocean mission of India ‘Samudrayaan’ on October 29, 2021 at the National Institute of Ocean Technology, Chennai. The aim of the mission is to send men into the deep sea using a submersible vehicle MATSYA 6000 for deep-ocean exploration and rare minerals mining.

Question 7: Indian-Origin Anita Anand has been appointed as new Defence Minister of which country?

Indian-Origin Canadian lawyer and politician, Anita Anand who was first elected as the Member of Parliament for Oakville in the year 2019 has been appointed as the new Defence Minister of Canada on 26 October 2021. She is succeeding country’s long-serving Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan.

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