Current Affairs Quiz: September 14, 2021

Current Affairs 14 September 2021 Quiz

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  1. Which state government signed an MoU with the Indian Institute of Millet Research (IIMR), Hyderabad to launch ‘Millet Mission’ in the state to make it the millet hub of the country in the future?
    A) Kerala
    B) Telangana
    C) Chhattisgarh
    D) Bihar
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Bhupesh Baghel launched the ‘Millet Mission’ and said the state will become the millet hub of the country in the future. He signed the MoU between the Indian Institute of Millet Research (IIMR), Hyderabad
  2. Which Institute joined the Indian Air Force in their efforts to develop strong technologies in the field of Aerospace Technology?
    A) IIT Kanpur
    B) IIT Kozhikode
    C) IIT Delhi
    D) IIT Bombay
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur and the Indian Air Force have joined forces in their efforts to develop strong technologies in the field of Aerospace Technology, both academically and via research.
  3. Which state has become the first in the country to install off-grid solar pumps in the state?
    A) Himachal Pradesh
    B) Haryana
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Haryana has been adjudged first in the country in installation of off-grid solar pumps under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha Evam Utthan Mahaabhiyaan (PMKUSUM) with installation of 14,418 pumps against 15,000 sanctioned pumps for the year 2020-21.
  4. Union government is working to ensure that every household in the country has a piped water connection by which year?
    A) 2027
    B) 2025
    C) 2024
    D) 2023
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Union minister for Jal Shakti Gajendra Singh Shekhawat said under the Jal Jeevan Mission, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government is working to ensure that every household in the country has a piped water connection by 2024.
  5. Where is the 7 new Ekalavya Vidyalayas going to set up?
    A) Assam
    B) West Bengal
    C) Odisha
    D) Nagaland
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Centre has decided to set up 7 new Ekalavya Vidyalayas in Assam. Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said this after a meeting with Union Tribal Affairs minister Arjun Munda in Guwahati. Mr. Munda also presented the Van Dhan Award 2020-2021 to Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.
  6. In September 2021, where did President Ram Nath Kovind lay the foundation stone for setting up National Law University?
    A) Rajasthan
    B) Haryana
    C) Delhi
    D) Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    President Ram Nath Kovind laid the foundation stones for Uttar Pradesh National Law University and new building complex of Allahabad High Court in Prayagraj.
  7. India signed an agreement with which country on the recruitment of Indian citizens to work in that European country?
    A) Ethiopia
    B) Fiji
    C) Portugal
    D) Maldives
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Union Cabinet approved the signing of an agreement between India and Portugal on the recruitment of Indian citizens to work in that European country.
  8. Which e-commerce company tied up with Kuvera to offer wealth management services to 50 million customers in India?
    A) Snapdeal
    B) Nykaa
    C) Amazon
    D) Flipkart
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Global retail giant Amazon will offer wealth management services in India, a first for one of the world’s most valued companies. Its wholly owned subsidiary Amazon Pay has tied up with homegrown investment advisory services startup Kuvera to offer wealth management services to 50 million customers in India.
  9. Which of the following companies launched ‘Boost’, a new programme aimed at helping digital-first consumer brands to grow their business?
    A) Flipkart
    B) Paytm
    C) Reliance
    D) Myntra
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Walmart-owned Flipkart launched ‘Flipkart Boost’, a new programme aimed at helping digital-first consumer brands to grow their business.
  10. When is National Forest Martyrs Day observed?
    A) September 13
    B) September 9
    C) September 15
    D) September 11
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Every year on 11 September, National Forest Martyrs Day is marked and observed in the country.
  11. When is World Electric Vehicle Day observed?
    A) September 7
    B) September 9
    C) September 3
    D) September 5
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    World Electric Vehicle Day is observed on September 9 every year. The day marks the celebration of e-mobilit.
  12. Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited’s (BHEL) successfully demonstrated India’s first indigenously designed high ash coal gasification-based Methanol production plant at which of its centres?
    A) Hyderabad
    B) Mumbai
    C) Jhansi
    D) Haridwar
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited’s (BHEL) research and development centre at Hyderabad successfully demonstrated India’s first indigenously designed high ash coal gasification-based Methanol production plant.
  13. Who won the 2021 International Young Eco-Hero in recognition of his efforts to solve tough environmental problems?
    A) Sandeep Awasthi
    B) Ravi Mishra
    C) Ayaan Shankta
    D) Kishan Gaba
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    A 12-year-old environmental activist from Mumbai has been named as a 2021 International Young Eco-Hero in recognition of his efforts to solve tough environmental problems. Ayaan Shankta won the third place in the 8-14 age category for his project Conservation and Rehabilitation of Powai Lake.
  14. First-time legislator Bhupendra Patel took oath as which chief minister of Gujarat after CM Vijay Rupani resigned?
    A) 20th
    B) 14th
    C) 18th
    D) 17th
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    First-time legislator Bhupendra Patel took oath as the 17th chief minister of Gujarat a day after his name was announced for the top job by the BJP leadership.
  15. Who won the US Open men’s singles title?
    A) Daniil Medvedev
    B) Novak Djokovic
    C) Matteo Berrettini
    D) Stefanos Tsitsipas
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Daniil Medvedev of Russia lifted his first Grand Slam trophy after beating Novak Djokovic 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 in the US Open men’s singles final at the Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York.
  16. Who won the US Open women’s singles title?
    A) Sorana Cîrstea
    B) Emma Raducanu
    C) Coco Gauff
    D) Leylah Fernandez
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Emma Raducanu from Britain completed her historic run through the US Open by beating Leylah Fernandez
  17. Who gained the first position among women’s T20 batters as per latest ICC rankings?
    A) Mithali Raj
    B) Amy Satterthwaite
    C) Sophie Devine
    D) Shafali Verma
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Indian teen star Shafali Verma maintained her number one position among women’s T20 batters while New Zealand’s Sophie Devine is the new joint top-ranked all-rounder in the latest ICC rankings issued.

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