Current Affairs Quiz: September 22, 2021

Current Affairs 22 September 2021 Quiz

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  1. Which State/UT Police has recently organized ‘Pedal for Peace’ cycling event?
    A) Ladakh
    B) Himachal Pradesh
    C) J&K
    D) Uttrakhand
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Around 1,000 cyclists participated in a cycle race, ”Pedal for Peace”, organised by the Jammu and Kashmir Police.
  2. Which state has declared ‘Copper Mahseer’ locally named ‘Katley’ as the State fish?
    A) Manipur
    B) Sikkim
    C) Meghalaya
    D) Nagaland
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Sikkim government has declared ‘Copper Mahseer’ locally named ‘Katley’ as the State fish to highlight the importance of the fish and to give emphasis to its conservation measures, an official of the Fisheries department said.
  3. Which Ministry has launched Pan-India Special Campaign called “Ek Pahal Drive” for Justice Delivery at doorstep?
    A) Ministry of Law and Justice
    B) Ministry of labor and employment
    C) Ministry of health and family welfare
    D) Ministry of Education
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Ministry of Law and Justice has launched a Pan-India Special Campaign called “Ek Pahal Drive” for Justice Delivery at doorstep.
  4. What is India’s Rank according to Global Innovation Index (GII) 2021?
    A) 46th
    B) 47th
    C) 48th
    D) 50th
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India has improved its position on the Global Innovation Index (GII) 2021 prepared by the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO). India has been ranked 46th this year, marking an improvement from last year when it occupied the 48th position.
  5. Which UN organization has declared world’s first 5-country biosphere reserve in ‘Amazon of Europe’?
    A) UNDP
    B) UNESCO
    C) UNICEF
    D) UNWTO
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The UNESCO designated Mura-Drava-Danube (MDD) as the world’s first ‘five-country biosphere reserve’, according to a statement by the World Wide Fund (WWF) for Nature.
  6. When will World’s longest expressway between Delhi and Mumbai get completed?
    A) January 2022
    B) March 2022
    C) June 2023
    D) March 2023
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari announced that the Government is constructing the world’s longest highway, the Delhi-Mumbai Express highway. The work on the eight-lane Delhi-Mumbai Expressway, a 1,380 km road will be completed by March 2023
  7. Which country has become full member of Shanghai Cooperation Organization?
    A) Iran
    B) Iraq
    C) Afghanistan
    D) Tajikistan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Iran was officially admitted as a full member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO). The decision to admit Iran as a full member was declared in the 21st summit of the SCO leaders in Dushanbe, Tajikistan.
  8. Which private sector bank has tied up with Paytm to issue co-branded credit cards?
    A) Axis Bank
    B) HDFC Bank
    C) IndusInd Bank
    D) RBL
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    HDFC Bank will work with Paytm to offer co-branded credit cards on the Visa platform to businesspersons, millennials and others.
  9. Recently Harmilan Kaur Bains shattered the 19-year-old national record to win the 1500m title at Athletic National.She hails from which state?
    A) Punjab
    B) Arunachal Pradesh
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Haryana
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Punjab’s Harmilan Kaur Bains shattered the 19-year-old national record to win the 1500m titlewhile Delhi teenager Taranjeet Kaur triumphed against all odds to emerge the fastest in the 100m dash of the 60th National Open Athletics Championships in Warangal.
  10. What is the name of World’s First Cricket Exclusive NFT Marketplace which was launched recently?
    A) CRICKETCRAZY.IO
    B) Cricketmania
    C) CricketMamiax
    D) Cricketio
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Cricket Foundation, the Singapore-headquartered blockchain-based platform has roped in around 120 partners from the cricketing eco-system that includes former greats like Wasim Akram, VVS Laxman and Lance Klusener as they launched first NFT of its kind named “CricketCrazy.io”.
  11. Who has become India’s 70th and latest chess Grandmaster, achieving his third and final norm at a recent event in Hungary?
    A) R Raja Rithvik
    B) Ritwik Sinha
    C) Anjum Mishra
    D) Tanmay Bhatt
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    R Raja Rithvik has become India’s 70th and latest chess Grandmaster, achieving his third and final norm at a recent event in Hungary.
  12. Who won the Asian Snooker Championship 2021?
    A) Pankaj Advani
    B) Santosh Gupta
    C) Amir Sarkosh
    D) Amit Phgal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India’s Pankaj Advani won the Asian Snooker Championship 2021 by defeating Amir Sarkhosh in Doha, Qatar . He has won this title for a second consecutive time.
  13. Who has been appointed as brand ambassador of Fino Payments Bank?
    A) KK Menon
    B) Virat Kohli
    C) Rohit Sharma
    D) Pankaj Tripathi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Fino Payments Bank Limited (FPBL), a fintech for emerging Indian customers will now work with actor Pankaj Tripathi as its brand ambassador.
  14. Recently The 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony we’re held in which place?
    A) California
    B) NewYork
    C) Paris
    D) NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony was held, in Los Angeles, California. The award honoured the best in U.S. prime time television programming from June 1, 2020, until May 31, 2021, as chosen by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. The 73rd edition of the Television Academy’s top honours is being hosted by Cedric the Entertainer on CBS.
  15. Who have awarded Rajbhasha Gaurav & Rajbhasha Kirti Awards to Ministries, Departments, Undertakings who have done excellent work in the Official Language during the years 2018-19, 2019-20 and 2020-21?
    A) Amit Shah
    B) Rajnath Singh
    C) Narendra Modi
    D) Nitin Gadkari
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Union Minister of Home Affairs and Minister of Cooperation, Shri Amit Shah awarded Rajbhasha Gaurav & Rajbhasha Kirti Awards to Ministries, Departments, Undertakings who have done excellent work in the Official Language during the years 2018-19, 2019-20 and 2020-21.
  16. Who is the author of book Shining Sikh Youth of India’?
    A) Prabhleen Singh
    B) Vinay Mishra
    C) Ashish Mishra
    D) Vikas Dubey
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has released a book titled ‘Shining Sikh Youth of India’,authored by Dr Prabhleen Singh, administrative officer at the Punjabi University, Patiala.
  17. What is the theme of this year’s International Year of the Deaf 2021?
    A) Celebrating Thriving Deaf Communities
    B) Sign Languages for Rights for All
    C) With Sign Language,I am equal
    D) With Children Sign,I am equal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Every year, the full week ending on the last Sunday of September is observed as the International Week of the Deaf (IWD). In 2021, IWD is being observed from September 20 to 26, 2021.
  18. When is International Day of Peace observed?
    A) September 23
    B) September 22
    C) September 19
    D) September 21
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    September 21 is commemorated as the International Day of Peace world over.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is HQ of Fino Payments Bank?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Mumbai
    C) Chennai
    D) Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option B

  2. Where is the HQ of HDFC Bank?
    A) Mumbai
    B) New Delhi
    C) Pune
    D) Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. What is the currency of Iran?
    A) Dinar
    B) Riyal
    C) Rial
    D) Dirham
    View Answer
    Option C

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