Current Affairs Quiz: September 19, 2021

Current Affairs 19 September 2021 Quiz

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  1. Recently ISRO and CBSE successfully launched the ATL Space Challenge 2021 for all school students across the country. When will World Space Week 2021 be observed?
    A) 15th sept to 21st sept
    B) 1st oct to 7th oct
    C) 4th oct to 10th oct
    D) 7th to 14th oct
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The ATL Space Challenge 2021 aligns with the World Space Week 2021 which is being observed from October 4-10 each year at the global level in order to celebrate the contributions of space science and technology.

  2. Where has Union Minister Devusinh Chauhan launches commemorative postal stamp in the honour of Rao Jaimal Rathore?

    A) Ladakh
    B) Jammu
    C) Leh
    D) Srinagar

    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    In the run up to the celebrations of 75th Azadi ka Amrit Mohatsav, Union Minister of State (MoS) for Communications, Devusinh Chauhan launched a commemorative postal stamp in the honour of Rao Jaimal Rathore on his 515th birth anniversary in Srinagar
  3. Which Union Minister has launched countrywide free Telemedicine Consultation cum drugs facility on the occasion of birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi?
    A) Arjun Munda
    B) Dr. Jitendra Singh
    C) Mansukh L Mandviya
    D) Amit Shah
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh launched countrywide free Telemedicine Consultation cum drugs facility on the occasion of birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
  4. What is the extended deadline for linking of PAN with Aadhaar?
    A) December 2021
    B) January 2022
    C) March 2022
    D) April 2022
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Government has extended the deadline for linking of PAN with Aadhaar by six months till March next year. Earlier, the time limit was 30th of this month
  5. How much amount has been released by Centre to 11 states for the Urban Local Bodies?
    A) Rs 2527 cr
    B) Rs 2627 cr
    C) Rs 2327 cr
    D) Rs 2427 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance released an amount of 2,427 crore rupees to 11 states for the Urban Local Bodies. The amount released is the 1st installment of tied grants for the year 2021-22
  6. Which Minister has recently launched ‘Uttar Pradesh Matra Bhumi Yojana’?
    A) Amit Shah
    B) Yogi Adityanath
    C) Narendra Modi
    D) Rajnath Singh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The CM of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath announced to launch of ‘Uttar Pradesh Matra Bhumi Yojana’to allows the direct participation of the common man in the development work of the state.
  7. Which North-Eastern State has launched MyMeG programme to mark International Democracy Day?
    A) Manipur
    B) Meghalaya
    C) Sikkim
    D) Nagaland
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    In a bid to bring the citizens of Meghalaya closer to governance by promoting participatory democracy, the state government unveiled MyMeG programme to mark International Democracy Day.
  8. Which Foreign Bank has launched solution for cross-border transactions?
    A) SBM Bank(India)
    B) HSBC Bank
    C) Deutsche Bank
    D) DBS Bank India ltd
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    HSBC India has launched a digital proposition aimed at simplifying cross-border transactions.
  9. Which UN Organization has inked pact with HDFC Bank and Greater Noida Authority for dry waste management facility?
    A) UNESCO
    B) UNDP
    C) UNICEF
    D) UNWTO
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), HDFC Bank and the Greater Noida Industrial Development Authority (GNIDA) inked a pact to set up a facility for to manage up to 300 metric tonnes of dry waste in the city every month.
  10. Which Online shopping company has launched Kisan Store for farmers?
    A) Amazon
    B) Flipkart
    C) Mnytra
    D) Ajio
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Amazon India has launched the Kisan (farmer) store that will make agri-inputs such as seeds, farm tools and accessories, available to buyers at competitive prices with the added convenience of delivery at their doorstep.
  11. Which Telecommunication company has joined hand with Celltick to deploy public alert and warning system in Andhra Pradesh?
    A) Reliance Jio
    B) Vodafone Idea
    C) Bharti Airtel
    D) None of the above
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Vodafone Idea (Vi) said it has joined hands with Celltick, a provider of cell broadcast-based products and public warning systems, to deploy an Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) for the Andhra Pradesh State Disaster Management Authority (APSDMA)
  12. Which IT firm has become first to cross the Rs 13 lakh crore market capitalization?
    A) RIL
    B) TCS
    C) WIPRO
    D) Infosys
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) became the second listed company and the first information technology (IT) firm to cross the Rs 13 lakh crore market capitalisation after the IT share hit a record high.
  13. Fossil has appointed Which Indian Bollywood actor as its newest celebrity brand ambassador in India?
    A) Alia Bhatt
    B) Kriti Sanon
    C) Deepika Padukone
    D) Kiara Advani
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The American watches and accessories firm, Fossil, has appointed Indian Bollywood actor Kriti Sanon as its newest celebrity brand ambassador in India.
  14. 12-yr-old Ayaan Shankta has won 2021 International Young Eco-Hero award. He is from which city?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Delhi
    C) Hyderabad
    D) Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option A
    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.
  15. Which state CM has announced Sirarakhong Chilli and Tamenglong Orange have now received the Geographical Index (GI) tag?
    A) Meghalaya
    B) Manipur
    C) Sikkim
    D) Nagaland
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Manipur Chief Minister, N. Biren Singh has announced that the famous Sirarakhong Chilli and Tamenglong Orange have now received the Geographical Index (GI) tag. He made the announcement while speaking at the inaugural function of the Van Dhan Vikas Kendra (VDVK) Mela, 2021, organised by the State Forest Department
  16. Which state has launched Senior Citizens National Helpline “Elderline” 14567?
    A) Haryana
    B) Uttrakhand
    C) J&K
    D) Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    In the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha launched the Senior Citizens National Helpline ”Elderline”-14567 in J&K, at Raj Bhavan, Jammu.
  17. Where has BHEL Commissioned India’s Largest Floating Solar Plant?
    A) Telangana
    B) Andhra Pradesh
    C) Karnataka
    D) Kerela
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    State-owned BHEL announced the commissioning of India’s largest floating solar photovoltaic plant in Andhra Pradesh.
  18. Who has authored book “Translating Myself and Others”?
    A) Arundhati Roy
    B) Jhumpa Lahiri
    C) Vikram Sampat
    D) Meenakshi Lekhi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Pulitzer Prize-winning noted fiction writer, Jhumpa Lahiri, is set to launch her new book titled ‘Translating Myself and Others’, which will highlight her work as a translator. The new book is planned to be out in Spring 2022.
  19. “Human Rights and Terrorism in India” book has been released by whom?
    A) Meenakshi Lekhi
    B) Subramanian Swamy
    C) Salman Rushdie
    D) Vikram Seth
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The book titled ‘Human Rights and Terrorism in India’ written by BJP MP Subramanian Swamy has been released recently.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Whereis the HQ of ISRO?
    A) Bengaluru
    B) New Delhi
    C) Pune
    D) Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of United Nations Development Programme?
    A) New York
    B) Paris
    C) Rome
    D) Washington
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. Where is the HQ of TCS?
    A) Lucknow
    B) Kolkata
    C) Chennai
    D) Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option D

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