Current Affairs Quiz: 1 October 2021

The day’s updated Current Affairs quizzes cover topics such as Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement, Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, Venezuela's new currency among others. 

Created On: Oct 1, 2021 16:56 ISTModified On: Oct 3, 2021 14:07 IST
Current Affairs Quiz
Current Affairs Quiz

Current Affairs Quiz 1 October 2021: The Current Affairs Quiz section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise Current Affairs of the day at ease. The day’s updated Current Affairs quizzes cover topics such as Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement, Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, Venezuela's new currency among others. 

1. Which country has introduced a new currency with six fewer zeros?

a) Brazil

b) Venezuela

c) Colombia 

d) Mexico

2. Which country's Vice President is visiting India between October 1-4, 2021?

a) Colombia

b) Argentina

c) Brazil

d) South Africa

3. India has resumed negotiations for a Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement with the nation?

a) France

b) Russia

c) Australia

d) Japan 

4. Which country will be lifting its 18-month International border restrictions in November?

a) New Zealand

b) North Korea

c) United States

d) Australia

5. The central government has extended the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act in three districts of which state by another six months?

a) Sikkim

b) Goa 

c) Arunachal Pradesh

d) West Bengal 

6. Who has become the first Indian woman to score a Test hundred on Australian soil?

a) Smriti Mandhana

b) Harmanpreet Kaur

c) Mithali Raj

d) Shafali Verma

7. Sri Lanka has banned the import of organic fertilisers manufactured in which country?

a) China

b) Bangladesh

c) India

d) Japan

Answers

1. (b) Venezuela 

Venezuela on October 1, 2021 introduced a new currency with six fewer zeros. The highest denomination of the new currency will be 100 bolivars, as compared to the earlier higher denomination of 1 million bolivar. 

2. (a) Colombia

The Vice President and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Colombia, Marta Lucía Ramírez de Rincón is currently on a visit to India. Her visit is scheduled between October 1-4, 2021. She will be meeting Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu and Minister of External Affairs, Dr. S. Jaishankar and few other officials during the visit. 

3. (c) Australia 

India and Australia resumed negotiations of the Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA) during the 17th India-Australia Joint Ministerial Commission. Both the nations reiterated their commitment to sign a CECA by the end of 2022 including reaching an interim agreement by December 2021.

4. (d) Australia

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced on October 1, 2021 that an 18-month ban on Australians travelling abroad will be lifted from next month, easing one of the toughest COVID-19 restrictions imposed globally.

5. (c) Arunachal Pradesh 

The central government has extended the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act in three districts of Arunachal Pradesh and areas falling under two police stations bordering Assam by another six months and declared them as a disturbed area in the wake of continued activities of banned insurgent groups.

6. (a) Smriti Mandhana

Smriti Mandhana has become the first Indian woman to score a Test hundred on Australian soil. She achieved the feat while batting during India's first innings on the second day of the first pink-ball Test match against Australia at the Carrara Oval in Queensland. The cricketer scored 127 runs, which includes 22 fours and a six.

7. (a) China 

Sri Lanka has banned the import of organic fertilisers manufactured in China after the agriculture authorities in the country detected harmful bacteria in them for the second time.

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