Current Affairs Quiz: September 15, 2021

Current Affairs 15 September 2021 Quiz

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  1. When is Hindi Diwas commemorated annually?
    A) September 11
    B) September 15
    C) September 12
    D) September 14
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    India celebrates Hindi Diwas, also known as Hindi Day, on September 14 every year to commemorate the adoption of Hindi in the Devanagari script as one of the official languages of the nation.
  2. When is International Day for South-South Cooperation observed?
    A) September 15
    B) September 12
    C) September 14
    D) September 9
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    International Day for South-South Cooperation is observed globally on 12th September every year.
  3. What is the theme for World First Aid Day 2021 celebrated on September 11, 2021?
    A) First Aid and Excluded People
    B) First aid saves lives
    C) First aid and road safety
    D) First Response to Road Crashes
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Every year, World First Aid Day is observed on the second Saturday of September to spread awareness on first aid and how it can prevent injuries and save lives in a critical situation. This year, World First Aid Day will be celebrated on September 11, 2021 across the globe. The theme for World First Aid Day 2021 is ‘First aid and road safety’.
  4. Which state government announced to commemorate the death anniversary of freedom fighter Subramania Bharati on September 11 as ‘Mahakavi’ Day?
    A) Odisha
    B) Goa
    C) Tamil Nadu
    D) Maharashtra
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    To commemorate the death anniversary of freedom fighter Subramania Bharati, Tamil Nadu government has declared September 11 as ‘Mahakavi’ Day.
  5. Who has authored the book titled ‘Human Rights and Terrorism in India’?
    A) Subramanian Swamy
    B) Sashi Tharoor
    C) Prashant Bhushan
    D) Jairam Ramesh
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    The book titled ‘Human Rights and Terrorism in India’ authored by BJP MP Subramanian Swamy has been released recently.
  6. Oscar Fernandes who passed away was related to which profession?
    A) Professor
    B) Journalism
    C) Politics
    D) Dance
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Veteran Congress leader and Rajya Sabha MP Oscar Fernandes passed away at a private hospital in Mangaluru. He was 80. Mr. Fernandes held the portfolios of Road Transport and Highways, Labour and Employment, Statistics and Programme Implementation and Overseas Affairs both as a Cabinet Minister and Minister of State.
  7. Which spacetech startup has become the first private company to formally sign up with ISRO to undertake multiple tests and access facilities at various ISRO centres?
    A) Skanda Aerospace
    B) Gowra Aerospace
    C) Collins Aerospace
    D) Skyroot Aerospace
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    A Hyderabad-based Space technology startup, Skyroot Aerospace has become the first private company to formally enter into an agreement with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). The Framework MoU will allow the company to undertake multiple tests and access facilities at various ISRO centres
  8. India launched its which first naval vessel that is capable of tracking nuclear missiles at a long range?
    A) IND Dhruv
    B) IND Vikrant
    C) IND Vishal
    D) IND Arjun
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    India is all ready to launch its first nuclear-missile tracking ship IND Dhruv. This will be India’s first naval vessel that is capable of tracking nuclear missiles at a long range. With the induction of INS Dhruv, India joins a select group of countries like the US, the UK, Russia, China and France to have such specialized vessels.
    It was built by the Hindustan Shipyard in collaboration with the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and the National Technical Research Organisation (NTRO), the nuclear missile tracking ship is likely to be commissioned by National Security Advisor Ajit Doval from Visakhapatnam.
  9. Who has become the first professional golfer in the world to receive the prestigious 10-year Dubai Golden Visa in recognition of his outstanding achievements in the sport?
    A) Nirmal Saini
    B) Jeev Milkha Singh
    C) Kudrat Singh
    D) Arjun Randhawa
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Star Indian golfer Jeev Milkha Singh has become the first professional golfer in the world to receive the prestigious 10-year Dubai Golden Visa in recognition of his outstanding achievements in the sport.
  10. For which of her novels, did English author Susanna Clarke win the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2021?
    A) The Night Circus
    B) Piranesi
    C) The Ladies of Grace Adieu and Other Stories
    D) Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell
    View Answer
    Option
    Explanation:

    English author Susanna Clarke has won the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2021 for her second novel ‘Piranesi’. The Women’s Prize for Fiction is one of the United Kingdom’s most prestigious literary prizes.
  11. Jim Lanzone has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of which of the following?
    A) Twitter
    B) Reddit
    C) LinkedIn
    D) Yahoo
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Yahoo has announced the appointment of Tinder Chief Executive Officer Jim Lanzone as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective September 27, 2021.
  12. Who has been appointed as the acting Chairperson of the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT)?
    A) Narendra Cheema
    B) Ashok Iqbal Singh
    C) M Venugopal
    D) S.J. Mukhopadhaya
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Justice M Venugopal has been appointed as the acting Chairperson of the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT).
  13. Who has been appointed the vice-chairman of the Gandhi Smriti and Darshan Samiti by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who chairs the society?
    A) Vijay Goel
    B) Anand Mishra
    C) Raman Verma
    D) Vipin Shekhawat
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Senior BJP leader and former Union minister Vijay Goel has been appointed the vice-chairman of the Gandhi Smriti and Darshan Samiti by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who chairs the society.
  14. Who has been designated as the chairperson of Indian National Space Promotion Authorization Centre (In-Space)?
    A) Vikram Rana
    B) Suresh Basu
    C) Pawan Kumar Goenka
    D) Mahinder Dhingra
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Former managing director of Mahindra & Mahindra Pawan Kumar Goenka has been designated as the chairperson of Indian National Space Promotion Authorization Centre (In-Space), the sectoral regulator for private players.
  15. Prativa Mohapatra has been appointed as the vice president and managing director of which organization?
    A) Amazon India
    B) Adobe India
    C) Facebook India
    D) Google India
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    US tech giant Adobe has announced the appointment of Prativa Mohapatra as vice president and managing director for Adobe India.
  16. Who is appointed as the brand ambassador of the Real estate company Piramal Realty, arm of the Piramal Group?
    A) Sachin Tendulkar
    B) Kapil Dev
    C) Virender Sehwag
    D) Rahul Dravid
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Real estate company Piramal Realty, arm of the Piramal Group, mentioned former captain of the Indian cricket team Rahul Dravid will be the brand ambassador for its portfolio of 4 residential and 1 commercial projects.
  17. Who won the Formula One Italian Grand Prix 2021?
    A) Charles Leclerc
    B) Daniel Ricciardo
    C) Charles Leclerc
    D) Valtteri Bottas
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Daniel Ricciardo has won the Formula One Italian Grand Prix 2021 title held at Autodromo Nazionale Monza track, Italy. This is the first victory for McLaren in 9 years.l
  18. Brendan Taylor who announced his retirement from international cricket hails from which country?
    A) Zimbabwe
    B) West Indies
    C) Australia
    D) South Africa
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Former Zimbabwe captain Brendan Taylor announced his retirement from international cricket and stated that his final match in the national colours will the ODI against Ireland.
  19. Which bank launched India’s first FASTag-based metro parking facility at Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC)?
    A) HDFC Bank
    B) ICICI Bank
    C) Paytm Payments Bank
    D) Jio Payments Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Digital payment and financial services firm Paytm plans to enable FASTag-based parking services across the country, after launching its first with the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC).
  20. Which bank partnered with SWIFT Global Payments Innovation (gpi) for online tracking of cross-border collections for businesses in India?
    A) DBS Bank
    B) Citi Bank
    C) Bank of America
    D) HSBC Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    DBS has launched real-time online tracking for cross-border collections for businesses in India in partnership with SWIFT Global Payments Innovation (gpi), the bank said.
  21. Where did Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurat Sardardham Bhavan?
    A) Bhopal
    B) Jalandhar
    C) Kochi
    D) Ahmedabad
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Sardardham Bhavan in Gujarat’s Ahmedabad and performed ‘bhoomi pujan’ of Sardardham Phase-II Kanya Chhatralaya (girls’ hostel) through video conferencing.
  22. Where was the country’s largest open-air fernery inaugurated?
    A) Hisar, Haryana
    B) Almora, Uttarakhand
    C) Ajmer, Rajasthan
    D) Bharuch, Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option
    Explanation:

    The country’s largest open air fernery was inaugurated at Ranikhet in Uttarakhand’s Almora district by well-known expert on ferns Nilambar Kunetha.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Adobe situated?
    A) Seattle
    B) Washington DC
    C) New York
    D) California
    View Answer
    Option D

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