Current Affairs Quiz: September 10, 2021

Current Affairs 10 September 2021 Quiz

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  1. The programme Bujurgon ki Baat-Desh Ke Saath launched in New Delhi by Culture Minister G Kishan Reddy aims at enhancing the interaction between the youth and the elder older than how many years?
    A) 92 years
    B) 98 years
    C) 95 years
    D) 90 years
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Culture Minister G Kishan Reddy launched a programme Bujurgon ki Baat-Desh Ke Saath in New Delhi. The programme aims at enhancing the interaction between the youth and the elder people who are 95 years and above and have spent around 18 years in India before independence. The video of the interaction should preferably be kept below 60 seconds and can be uploaded at www.rashtragaan.in.
  2. Which state government rolled out ‘Vatan Prem Yojana’ for rural development encouraging donations from non-resident Indians (NRIs) with Gujarati origins?
    A) Haryana
    B) Himachal Pradesh
    C) Rajasthan
    D) Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Gujarat rolls out ‘Vatan Prem Yojana’ for rural development . Under this scheme, the State government looks to create development projects worth ₹1000 crore by December 2022.”
  3. Where has the Karnataka state government decided to set up a spices park?
    A) Chikkamagaluru
    B) Munnar
    C) Ooty
    D) Kodagu
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Karnataka government has decided to establish a Spices Park at Ambale in Chikkamagaluru district, and with this, a long-pending demand of Malnad region is set to be fulfilled.
  4. How much budgetary outlay has been announced by the Union Cabinet approving the production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme for textiles?
    A) Rs 11,091 crore
    B) Rs 10,683 crore
    C) Rs 10,477 crore
    D) Rs 11,276 crore
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Union Cabinet approved the production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme for textiles for a budgetary outlay of Rs 10,683 crore to boost domestic manufacturing of man-made fibres (MMF), garments, and technical textiles.
  5. Which state/UT government collaborated with Mswipe Technologies to launch WisePOSGo, a point of sales swiping machine that processes business payments for its merchant customers?
    A) Karnataka
    B) Jammu and Kashmir
    C) Delhi
    D) Madhya Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option
    Explanation:

    Private sector lender Karnataka Bank launched WisePOSGo, a point of sales swiping machine that processes business payments, in collaboration with Mswipe Technologies for its merchant customers.
  6. Which bank entered into a co-lending arrangement with MAS Financial Services for MSME loans?
    A) UCO Bank
    B) Bank of India
    C) Punjab and Sind Bank
    D) OBC Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    State-owned Bank of India (BOI) said it has entered into a co-lending arrangement with MAS Financial Services for MSME loans.The tie-up comes on the occasion of the bank’s 116th Foundation Day.
  7. Which bank signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC) to offer credit support to MSMEs across the country?
    A) Yes Bank
    B) Bandhan Bank
    C) Axis Bank
    D) HDFC Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    To strengthen its credit facility to MSMEs, HDFC Bank has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC) to offer credit support to MSMEs across the country.
  8. Which country launched the 24th Gaofen-series Earth-observation satellite in a bid to monitor environmental protection efforts and boost its natural resources surveillance?
    A) Germany
    B) France
    C) China
    D) Italy
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    China launched the 24th Gaofen-series Earth-observation satellite in a bid to monitor environmental protection efforts and boost its natural resources surveillance. The satellite was launched from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in Shanxi province on a Long March 4C carrier rocket.
  9. Which Indian airport won the prestigious awards of CII ‘National Energy Leader’ and ‘Excellent Energy Efficient Unit’ at the 22nd National Award ceremony for ‘Excellence in Energy Management’ organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) – Green Business Centre (GBC)?
    A) Delhi International Airport Limited
    B) Chennai International Airport
    C) Kempegowda International Airport
    D) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    GMR led Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) has won the prestigious awards of CII ‘National Energy Leader’ and ‘Excellent Energy Efficient Unit’ at the 22nd National Award ceremony for ‘Excellence in Energy Management’ organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) – Green Business Centre (GBC) during the 22nd edition of ‘Energy Efficiency Summit’, Virtual Conference & Exposition on Energy Efficiency held from 24 – 27 August 2021.
  10. Mullah Hasan Akhund has been named as the acting prime minister of which country?
    A) Pakistan
    B) Qatar
    C) Iran
    D) Afghanistan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Taliban group has announced its caretaker government in Afghanistan. The all-male interim cabinet will be headed by Mullah Hasan Akhund as acting Prime Minister. Reclusive Taliban chief Hibatullah Akhundzada will be the Supreme leader of the government.
  11. Baby Rani Maurya resigned from the post of governor of which state?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Bihar
    C) Uttarakhand
    D) Jharkhand
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Uttarakhand Governor Baby Rani Maurya has resigned from the Post.
  12. Who has been named as India’s Sherpa for the G20 summit?
    A) Piyush Goyal
    B) Dharmendra Pradhan
    C) Nitin Gadkari
    D) Prakash Javedkar
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal has been appointed as India’s Sherpa for the G20 which is an influential grouping that brings together the world’s major economies. The next G20 Summit is scheduled to take place from 30th to 31st of next month under Italian Presidency. India will be holding the G20 Presidency from 1st December 2022 and will convene the G20 Leaders’ Summit in 2023 for the first time.
  13. Manish Narwal won Gold in 2020 Tokyo Paralympic games in which sport?
    A) Badminton
    B) Shooting
    C) Javelin Throw
    D) High Jump
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Shooter Avani Lekhara was the flag bearer of Indian contingent at the closing ceremony. while Tek Chand was the flag bearer at the opening ceremony.
    Avani Lakhera, Shooting (Gold and Bronze)……………..Sumit Antil, Javelin Thrower, Gold…………………..Manish Narwal, Shooting, Gold………………Pramod Bhagat, Badminton, Gold…………………..Krishna Nagar, Badminton, Gold………………Bhavinaben Patel, Table Tennis, Silver………..Nishad Kumar, High Jump, Silver………….Yogesh Kathuniya, Discus Thrower, Silver………………Devendra Jhajharia, Javelin Thrower, Silver…………………..Mariyappan Thangavelu, Long Jump, Silver………….Singhraj Adhana, Shooter, Silver and Bronze…………..Praveen Kumar, High Jump, Silver…………Suhas Yathiraj, Badminton, Silver………..Sunder Singh Gurjar, Javelin Throw, Bronze…………Sharad Kumar, High jump, Bronze…………Harvinder Singh, Archery, Bronze……………Manoj Sarkar, Badminton, Bronze
  14. Indian government signed a 300 million dollar loan with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) as additional financing to scale up improvement of rural connectivity to help boost rural economy in which state?
    A) Jharkhand
    B) Odisha
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Goa
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Indian government and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) have signed a 300 million dollar loan as additional financing to scale up improvement of rural connectivity to help boost rural economy in Maharashtra.
  15. Which bank partnered with fintech player OneCard to launch a mobile-based credit card?
    A) SBM Bank
    B) Deutsche Bank
    C) HSBC Bank
    D) Barclays Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    SBM Bank said it has partnered with fintech player OneCard to launch a mobile-based credit card.
  16. India-based First Policy Insurance Brokers acquired which of the following to augment its market position?
    A) CoverMitra Insurance Brokers
    B) Navnit Insurance Brokers
    C) Urjita Insurance Brokers
    D) Amicus Insurance Brokers
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    India-based First Policy Insurance Brokers has completed the acquisition of Amicus Insurance Brokers in a bid to augment its market position.
  17. Which payments card provider partnered with Innoviti to develop a stored value debit card for payments without connectivity?
    A) Visa
    B) Mastercard
    C) SBI card
    D) Rupay Card
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Debit cardholders may soon be able to request their bank for a Visa card that allows them to store up to Rs 2,000 in the chip itself, enabling transactions to take place without connectivity. A proof of concept for the stored value card for offline payments has already been established by Visa in partnership with payment solutions firm Innoviti.
    The PoC has been executed in partnership with Yes Bank and Axis Bank. Stored value cards are different from prepaid cards where authorisation takes place on the network cloud.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of First Policy Insurance Brokers situated?
    A) Bhopal
    B) Kolkata
    C) Raipur
    D) Pune
    View Answer
    Option D
  2. Where is SBM Bank based?
    A) Mauritius
    B) USA
    C) UAE
    D) Saudi Arabia
    View Answer
    Option A

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