Current Affairs Quiz: September 11, 2021

Current Affairs 11 September2021 Quiz

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  1. India’s first ever Emergency Landing Field on National Highway has been inaugurated in which state?
    A) Uttarakhand
    B) Rajasthan
    C) Odisha
    D) Uttar Pradesh
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    Option B
    Defence minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated the Emergency Landing Facility for the Indian Air Force (IAF) on the Satta-Gandhav stretch of National Highway (NH) 925A along with Union road transport and highways minister Nitin Gadkari.
  2. Which ministry has constituted a Task Force and Expert Committee to prepare road map for Coal based Hydrogen Production?
    A) Ministry of Coal
    B) Ministry of Commerce and Industry
    C) Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
    D) Ministry of MSME
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    Option A
    The Ministry of Coal has constituted a Task Force and Expert Committee to Prepare Road Map for Coal based Hydrogen Production. On the other hand, the Expert Committee will be headed by Director General of the Federation of Indian Petroleum Industry, R.K. Malhotra.
  3. Which institution has retained the top spot overall among all institutes over India according to the Ministry of Education’s National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) Rankings 2021?
    A) IISc Bengaluru
    B) IIT Madras
    C) IIT Bombay
    D) IIT Delhi
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    Option B
    Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras retained the top spot among institutes all over India for the third consecutive year whereas the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bengaluru was the best among research institutions, according to the Ministry of Education’s National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) rankings.
  4. Which state/Union Territory has launched ‘Business Blasters’ Programme which aims at developing young entrepreneurs at the school level by providing students seed money to start a business?
    A) Chandigarh
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Haryana
    D) Delhi
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    Option D
    Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia launched the Delhi government’s ‘Business Blasters’ programme which aims at developing young entrepreneurs at the school-level by providing students seed money to start a business.
  5. All India Institute of Ayurveda signed an MoU with which University to appoint an Academic Chair in Ayurveda via virtual mode?
    A) Monash University, Melbourne
    B) The Australian National University, Canberra
    C) NICM Western Sydney University
    D) Curtin University, Perth
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    Option C
    The All India Institute of Ayurveda under the Ministry of Ayush signed an MoU with NICM Western Sydney University, Australia to appoint an Academic Chair in Ayurveda via virtual mode.
  6. Who has become the first country in the world to accept Bitcoin as legal tender?
    A) El Salvador
    B) Cuba
    C) Slovakia
    D) Ukraine
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    Option A
    El Salvador has become the first country in the world to accept Bitcoin as legal tender. Announcing the decision, the government of El Salvador claimed that the move will give many citizens of the country access to bank services for the first time.
  7. Which bank has been roped in by Karnataka Government to build digital infrastructure to support its Namma Shaale Nanna Koduge Programme?
    A) Equitas Small Finance Bank
    B) ESAF Small Finance Bank
    C) Ujjivan Small Finance Bank
    D) Jana Small Finance Bank
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    Option D
    Karnataka government has roped in Jana Small Finance Bank (Jana SFB) to build digital payment infrastructure to support its Namma Shaale Nanna Koduge (Our school, my contribution) initiative.The Namma Shaale Nanna Koduge software was launched to provide accessibility to donors who wish to donate money to government schools in Karnataka.
  8. Government of India and Asian Development Bank has signed an MoU of $112 Million loan to improve water supply infrastructure in which state?
    A) Uttarakhand
    B) Bihar
    C) Chhattisgarh
    D) Jharkhand
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    Option D
    The Government of India and Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed a $112 million loan to develop water supply infrastructure and strengthen capacities of urban local bodies (ULBs) for improved service delivery in four towns in the state of Jharkhand.

  9. Which bank has launched its one-stop digital banking platform named ‘bob World’?
    A) Bank of Maharashtra
    B) Bank of Baroda
    C) Bank of India
    D) Punjab National Bank
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    Option B
    Bank of Baroda launched its one-stop digital banking platform ‘bob World’. The application will provide “seamless, contactless and effortless” banking services under a single roof.
  10. Byju’s has acquired which of the following online exam preparation platform for an undisclosed amount?
    A) Testbook
    B) Adda247
    C) Wifistudy
    D) GradeUp
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    Option D
    Edtech giant Byju’s announced that it has acquired online exam preparation platform Gradeup for an undisclosed amount.
  11. Tata AIA Life Insurance has roped in which among the following athletes as its Brand Ambassador?
    A) Saikhom Mirabai Chanu
    B) P V Sindhu
    C) Neeraj Chopra
    D) Bajrang Punia
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    Option C

    Tata AIA Life Insurance announced the signing of a multi-year brand partnership with Indian athlete and Olympic gold medallist Neeraj Chopra, as its brand ambassador.
  12. Who has been reappointed as the MD and CEO of IDFC First Bank recently?
    A) Atul Kumar Goel
    B) V Vaidyanathan
    C) A S Rajeev
    D) Rajkiran Rai G.
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    Option B
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has granted its approval for the re-appointment of V. Vaidyanathan as the Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of IDFC FIRST Bank.
  13. Who has been appointed as the new Governor of Tamil Nadu?
    A) RN Ravi
    B) Banwarilal Purohit
    C) Baby Rani Maurya
    D) Gurmeet Singh
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    Option A
    The Centre’s interlocutor and retired IPS officer RN Ravi has been shifted from Nagaland to Tamil Nadu as its new governor.
  14. Who has been appointed as the new Governor of Uttarakhand?
    A) Gurmeet Singh
    B) Baby Rani Maurya
    C) Jagdish Mukhi
    D) Trivendra Singh Rawat
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    Option A
    Lieutenant General Gurmit Singh, who retired as the deputy chief of Army, was appointed the governor of Uttarakhand, a post which fell vacant after Baby Rani Maurya tendered her resignation.
    President Ram Nath Kovind also ordered shuffling of governors of some states which includes shifting Banwarilal Purohit from Tamil Nadu to Punjab. He was earlier holding additional charge of Punjab.
  15. Who has been appointed as the CMD of National Fertilizers Limited?
    A) Virendra Nath Datt
    B) Manoj Mishra
    C) Nirlep Singh Rai
    D) Dharam Pal
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    Option C
    Nirlep Singh Rai, director (technical), National Fertilizers Limited (NFL) has been appointed as chairman and managing director, National Fertilizers Limited.
  16. Which Workshop has bagged the 22nd National Award for Excellence in Energy Management from the Confederation of Indian Industry(CII)?
    A) Perambur Carriage Workshop, Perambur
    B) New Bongaigaon Workshop
    C) Rail Spring Karkhana Workshop, Gwalior
    D) Golden Rock Workshop, Trichy
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    Option D
    The Golden Rock Railway Workshop (GOC) has bagged the 22nd National Award for Excellence in Energy Management from the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for having adopted and implemented various energy conservation measures.
  17. Who became the highest goal scoring footballer in the International Football History with his 110th goal?
    A) Lionel Messi
    B) Sunil Chhetri
    C) Cristiano Ronaldo
    D) Ali Daei
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    Option C
    Cristiano Ronaldo became the highest-scoring man in the international football history with his 110th goal for Portugal.
  18. Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has inaugurated PRANA Portal to regulate air pollution in 132 cities of India. Who is the current Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change?
    A) Raj Kumar Singh
    B) Bhupender Yadav
    C) Narendra Singh Tomar
    D) Piyush Goyal
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    Option B
    PRANA- Portal for Registration of Air-Pollution in Non-Attainment cities.

    Union Minister of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change, Bhupender Yadav launched PRANA. PRANA meaning ‘Life’ in Sanskrit, is a portal for regulation of air pollution in 132 cities across the country.
  19. To commemorate 75 years of India’s Independence and to celebrate Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, Ministry of Food Processing is observing Food Processing Week from ____ to ____ September 2021.
    A) 1st to 7th September
    B) 4th to 10th September
    C) 6th to 12th September
    D) 8th to 14th September
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    Option C
    To commemorate 75 years of India’s independence, the Government of India is celebrating the ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.’ As a part of the celebration, the Ministry of Food Processing Industries is observing ‘Food Processing Week’ from 6th to 12th September 2021, under which, the Ministry is organizing various programs.
  20. Who has been appointed the new governor of Punjab?
    A) Banwarilal Purohit
    B) RN Ravi
    C) Manohar Lal Khattar
    D) Kalraj Mishra
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    Option A
    President Ram Nath Kovind also ordered shuffling of governors of some states which includes shifting Banwarilal Purohit from Tamil Nadu to Punjab. He was earlier holding additional charge of Punjab.
  21. Government has appointed 10 merchant bankers to manage the mega IPO of LIC. Which of the following is not one among them?
    A) SBI Capital Market
    B) Barclays Securities India Pvt Ltd.
    C) Goldman Sachs India Securities
    D) JP Morgan India
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    Option B
    The government has appointed 10 merchant bankers including Goldman Sachs (India) Securities, Citigroup Global Markets India, and Nomura Financial Advisory and Securities India to manage the mega initial public offering of country’s largest insurer LIC. Other selected bankers include SBI Capital Market, JM Financial, Axis Capital, BofA Securities, JP Morgan India, ICICI Securities, and Kotak Mahindra Capital Co Ltd, a circular on the divestment department website said.
  22. Which country has become the first in the world to vaccinate children from age Two against Covid-19?
    A) El Salvador
    B) Cuba
    C) Ukraine
    D) New Zealand
    View Answer
    Option B

    Cuba became the first country in the world to vaccinate children from the age of two against Covid-19, using home-grown jabs not recognized by the World Health Organization.
  23. _____ and Fiserv Inc, a leading global provider of payments and financial services technology, have entered into an agreement to launch the plug-and-play RuPay credit card stack ’ nFini ‘.
    A) NITI Aayog
    B) NPCI
    C) IRDAI
    D) Indian Banks Association
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    Option B

    The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) and Fiserv Inc, a leading global provider of payments and financial services technology, have entered into an agreement to launch the plug-and-play RuPay credit card stack, nFiNi.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the Headqaurter of IDFC First Bank located?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Chennai
    C) Mumbai
    D) Vadodara
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    Option C
  2. Where is the Headquarter of Jana Small Finance Bank located?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Gurugram
    C) Bengaluru
    D) Chennai
    View Answer
    Option C
  3. When was Life Insurance Corporation founded?
    A) 1 July 1955
    B) 1 April 1955
    C) 1 September 1956
    D) 1 August 1956
    View Answer
    Option C
    Headquarter- Mumbai, Chairman- M R Kumar

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