Current Affairs Quiz: September 13, 2021

Current Affairs 13 September 2021 Quiz

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  1. Which state government declared its state as Disturbed Area upto six months with effect from 28th of August this year unless withdrawn earlier?
    A) Punjab
    B) Assam
    C) Haryana
    D) Delhi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Assam Government in exercise of powers conferred by Section 3 of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 has declared the entire State of Assam as Disturbed Area upto six months with effect from 28th of August this year unless withdrawn earlier.
  2. In which state is Nuakhai festival celebrated?
    A) Maharashtra
    B) Odisha
    C) Haryana
    D) Andhra Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    In Odisha, Nuakhai, an important agrarian festival in the State is being celebrated on September 11,2021. As per the customary practice, people offer the new grains of crops to the deities before their own consumption.
  3. The Finance Ministry released how much amount as 6th monthly installment of Post-Devolution Revenue Deficit grant to the states?
    A) Rs. 4,265 Crore
    B) Rs. 8,322 Crore
    C) Rs. 4,765 Crore
    D) Rs. 9,871 Crore
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Finance Ministry released the 6th monthly installment of Post-Devolution Revenue Deficit grant to the states worth nine thousand 871 crore rupees. A total of 59 thousand 226 crore rupees has been released to the states as Post-Devolution Revenue Deficit Grant in the current financial year.
  4. Government announced to release how much amount in the current Financial Year itself in order to disburse all pending export incentives due to exporters?
    A) Rs. 56,027 Crore
    B) Rs. 98,543 Crore
    C) Rs. 32,765 Crore
    D) Rs. 75,432 Crore
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Government has said that it will release 56 thousand 27 crore rupees in the current Financial Year itself in order to disburse all pending export incentives due to exporters.
  5. Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) extended last dates for filing of Income Tax Returns from which date to 31, December 2021?
    A) 30 July
    B) 30 September
    C) 30 June
    D) 30 May
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The due date of furnishing of Return of Income for the Assessment Year 2021-22, which was earlier extended to 30th September, has been further extended to the 31st of December.
  6. Indian Government in partnership with which country launched ‘Centre of Excellence on Offshore Wind’ as part of Green Strategic Partnership?
    A) UK
    B) Netherlands
    C) Italy
    D) Denmark
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    India, Denmark jointly launch ‘Centre of Excellence on Offshore Wind’ as part of Green Strategic Partnership
  7. To open more Ayush colleges in the country, the government increased the financial support from 9 crores to what amount?
    A) Rs. 22 Crore
    B) Rs. 70 Crore
    C) Rs. 75 Crore
    D) Rs. 68 Crore
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has said that the government has increased the financial support from nine crore to 70 crore rupees to ensure more Ayush colleges are opened across the country.
  8. Where did the Union Minister for Civil Aviation Jyotiraditya Scindia launched the Medicines from the Sky project to send medicines to Primary Health Care Centres using drones?
    A) Goa
    B) Telangana
    C) Odisha
    D) Karnataka
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Union Minister for Civil Aviation Jyotiraditya Scindia has launched the Medicines from the Sky project to send medicines to Primary Health Care Centres using drones. The project was launched at Vikarabad in Telangana.
  9. Where is the world’s largest plant designed to suck carbon dioxide out of the air and turning it into rock started running?
    A) Philippines
    B) Iceland
    C) Albania
    D) Cambodia
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The world’s largest plant designed to suck carbon dioxide out of the air and turning it into rock started running in Iceland.
  10. Coal India signed an MoU with which state government to strengthen the health infrastructure?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Jharkhand
    C) West Bengal
    D) Assam
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Coal India Ltd or the CIL (under the Ministry of Coal) signed an MoU with Department of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of Assam to strengthen the health infrastructure at Silchar Medical College & Hospital, Silchar, the only Medical College / Hospital in Barak Valley Region, Assam.
  11. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) suspended which country until the end of 2022 after it failed to send a team to the Tokyo Games?
    A) China
    B) Pakistan
    C) South Korea
    D) North Korea
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has suspended North Korea until the end of 2022 after it failed to send a team to the Tokyo Games. The suspension means the country will miss out on the Beijing Winter Games.
  12. Who took charge as the Chairman of National Commission for Minorities?
    A) Sardar Amrik Sukhdev
    B) Iqbal singh Rathore
    C) Iqbal Singh
    D) Mohd. Imran
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Sardar Iqbal Singh Lalpura took charge as the Chairman, National Commission for Minorities in the presence of Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi in New Delhi. Lalpura replaced the outgoing chairperson of the Commission Ghayorul Hasan.
  13. Vijay Rupani resigned as the chief minister of which state?
    A) Rajasthan
    B) Andhra Pradesh
    C) Gujarat
    D) Haryana
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani resigned from the post. Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel and party’s Gujarat in-Charge Bhupendra Yadav accompanied him.
  14. Aziz Akhannouch has been appointed as the prime minister of which country?
    A) Norway
    B) Portugal
    C) Chile
    D) Morocco
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    King Mohammed VI of Morocco has appointed Aziz Akhannouch of the liberal National Rally of Independents (RNI) party as Prime Minister and asked him to form a government.
  15. Najib Mikati has been appointed as the prime minister of which country?
    A) Egypt
    B) Lebanon
    C) Norway
    D) Cameron
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Najib Mikati – Lebanon’s richest man – becomes Prime Minister
  16. Which city topped the list of NewsOnAir Radio Live-Stream India Rankings?
    A) Pune
    B) Delhi
    C) Mumbai
    D) Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    All India Radio live-streams on NewsOnAir App have quite a following among the working population of Pune, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Mumbai and Kochi.
  17. A super typhoon threatening which of the following country?
    A) Portugal
    B) Kazakhstan
    C) Thailand
    D) Philippines
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    A super typhoon ‘Chanthu’ that rapidly formed in just 48 hours is threatening both the Philippines and Taiwan with destructive winds and torrential rains over the coming days.
  18. What is the theme of World Suicide Prevention Day 2021?
    A) 40 seconds of action
    B) Working Together To Prevent Suicide
    C) Take a minute, change a life.
    D) Creating Hope Through Action
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    World Suicide Prevention Day is observed on September 10 each year to promote worldwide action to prevent suicides. The World Suicide Prevention Day theme this year is – “Creating Hope Through Action”.

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