Current Affairs Quiz: September 21, 2021

Current Affairs 21 September 2021 Quiz

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  1. As per Union Tribal Minister Arjun Munda, his ministry would start Prdhan Mantri Adarsh Gram Yojna covering how many villages across the country?
    A) 36000
    B) 25000
    C) 36500
    D) 37000
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Union Tribal Affairs minister Arjun Munda said that his ministry would start Prdhan Mantri Adarsh Gram Yojna covering 36 thousand villages across the country.
  2. Who will head the committee that has been formed by the central government for better implementation of various welfare schemes meant for SC, ST, OBC, minorities and women?
    A) K Kasturirangan
    B) N Natarajan
    C) Rajnath Singh
    D) Amit Shah
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Centre has constituted a group of ministers (GoM) chaired by Rajnath Singh for better implementation of various welfare schemes meant for SC, ST, OBC, minorities and women.
  3. Recently IIFL Home Finance Limited has signed an agreement with which bank for co lending?
    A) PNB
    B) UBI
    C) IDBI
    D) BOB
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    IIFL Home Finance Ltd. (IIFLHFL) said it has signed an agreement with Punjab National Bank (PNB) for co-lending. It expects to grow its loan book by 25% with this association, IIFLHFL.
  4. Which company has launched loans against mutual funds and customers can avail quick and hassle-free loans ranging from Rs 5 lakh to Rs 2 crore?
    A) Bankbazaar
    B) Tata Capital
    C) ICICI Securities
    D) IDBI Federal
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Tata Capital Ltd has launched loans against mutual funds and customers can avail quick and hassle-free loans ranging from Rs 5 lakh to Rs 2 crore.
  5. Recently LIC launched which application for its development officers?
    A) Mitra
    B) Jeevan Sarah
    C) Ashish
    D) Pragati
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) has launched a new mobile app for exclusive use of its Development Officers.
  6. Recently NITI Aayog launched an initiative in partnership with which company to provide learning materials to schools?
    A) Byju
    B) AffairsCloud
    C) Edutap
    D) Edtech
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The NITI Aayog launched an initiative in partnership with edutech giant BYJU’S, under which students of Classes 6-12 in government schools across 112 ‘Aspirational Districts’ will get free access to the company’s “premium learning resources”.
  7. According to the depositories data, Foreign investors have pumped in over how much amount into the Indian capital market so far in September?
    A) 14500 cr
    B) 16000 cr
    C) 15000 cr
    D) 17000 cr
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Foreign investors have pumped in over 16,000 crore rupees into the Indian capital market so far in September.
  8. Recently which country has been barred from participating in the Winter Olympics in Beijing in 2022?
    A) Afghanistan
    B) North Korea
    C) South Korea
    D) Ukraine
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    North Korea has been barred from participating in the Winter Olympics in Beijing in 2022.
  9. Which Indian personality has been appointed by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres as a Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Advocate ahead of the start of the 76th UN General Assembly?
    A) Ankit Singh
    B) Kailash Satyarthi
    C) Arundhati Roy
    D) KK Menon
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Nobel Peace Laureate Kailash Satyarthi has been appointed by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres as a Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Advocate ahead of the start of the 76th UN General Assembly.
  10. Who has been appointed as new CM of Punjab?
    A) Charanjit Singh
    B) Amarinder Singh
    C) Bhupender Patel
    D) Satya Malik
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The new Chief Minister of Punjab Charanjit Singh Channi was sworn in at Raj Bhavan in Chandigarh. He became the 16th Chief Minister of the state. Governor Banwarilal Purohit administered him oath of office and secrecy.
  11. Which Indian cricketer has joined Hyperice as athlete-investor, global brand ambassador?
    A) Virat Kohli
    B) Rohit Sharma
    C) Ms Dhoni
    D) Ajinkya Rahane
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Hyperice said Indian cricketer Virat Kohli has partnered with the global wellness brand as an ‘athlete-investor’ and brand ambassador.
  12. Who has been appointed as brand ambassador of Japanese sports major, ASICS?
    A) Mirabai Chanu
    B) Mithali Raj
    C) Joshna Chinnapa
    D) Anjana Kushwaha
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Japanese sports major, ASICS has announced Indian squash player Joshna Chinappa as their new brand athlete.
  13. Recently which company has signed MOU to Use ISRO Facilities to Develop Launch Vehicle?
    A) Tesla
    B) SpaceX
    C) Inspace
    D) Agnikul Cosmos
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Department of Space has signed a framework MoU with space technology start-up Agnikul Cosmos for granting access to the facilities and expertise of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) in developing and testing systems and sub-systems of space launch vehicles.
  14. Which company launched first private flight with 4 amateurs on earth-circling trip?
    A) SpaceX
    B) Nasa
    C) ISRO
    D) Cnrs
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    SpaceX’s first private flight blasted off with two contest winners, a health care worker and their rich sponsor Jared Isaacman, a 38-year-old billionaire and philanthropist with pilot training .It was the first time a rocket streaked toward orbit with an all-amateur crew — no professional astronauts.
  15. Recently Eminent litterateur, social worker and former editor of Odia daily ‘The Samaja’ passed away.Name her?
    A) Manorama Mohapatra
    B) Anjali Sen
    C) Mridangam Seni
    D) Akanksha Chaturvedi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Eminent litterateur, social worker and former editor of Odia daily ‘The Samaja’ Manorama Mohapatra passed away. She was 87.
  16. Recently KM Roy passed away.He was related to which field?
    A) Journalist
    B) Actor
    C) Writer
    D) Sports
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Veteran journalist, columnist and former Editor of Mangalam daily, KM Roy passed away in Kochi. He was 82.
  17. Recently former Pm Casimir Oye Mba of which country passed away?
    A) South Africa
    B) Zimbabwe
    C) Ukraine
    D) Gabonon
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Gabon’s former Prime Minister Casimir Oye Mba died at the age of 79 after contracting coronavirus.
  18. Recently former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika of which country passed away?
    A) Algeria
    B) Austria
    C) Australia
    D) Afghanistan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Former Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has died at 84, the presidency said, more than two years after he stepped down under pressure from mass protests and the army.
  19. Recently Well-known theoretical physicist and cosmologist Professor passed away.Name him?
    A) Thanu Padmanabhan
    B) Shekhar Kapoor
    C) Mrityunjay Naik
    D) Nayak Sen
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Well-known theoretical physicist and cosmologist Professor Thanu Padmanabhan died from a massive cardiac arrest.He was 64.
  20. When is Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) day observed?
    A) September 15
    B) September 18
    C) September 20
    D) September 21
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The High Commission of India celebrated the 57th Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) day in Dhaka. ITEC day also observed in other countries.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of Algeria?
    A) Algiers
    B) Nairobi
    C) Aksu
    D) Ankusi
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. What is the tagline of PNB?
    A) The name you can bank upon
    B) India International Bank
    C) Let Make Money Simple
    D) Aao Sochein Bada
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. What is the capital of Armenia?
    A) Baku
    B) Yerevan
    C) Azerbaijan
    D) Thamas
    View Answer
    Option B

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