Current Affairs Quiz: September 23, 2021

Current Affairs 23 September 2021 Quiz

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  1. Which state has topped among the larger states in FSSAI’s 3rd State Food Safety Index?
    A) Maharashtra
    B) Gujarat
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Rajasthan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    among the larger states, Gujarat was the top ranking state, followed by Kerala and Tamil Nadu. Among the smaller states, Goa stood first followed by Meghalaya and Manipur. Among UTs, Jammu and Kashmir, Andaman and Nicobar Islands and New Delhi secured top ranks.
  2. Who will chair the National Steering Committee for the development of National Curriculum Frameworks formed by Ministry of Education?
    A) Najma Akhtar
    B) Manjul Bhargava
    C) Dr K Kasturirangan
    D) T V Kattimani
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Ministry of Education formed the National Steering Committee for the development of National Curriculum Frameworks. The committee will be chaired by former Chairman of ISRO Dr K Kasturirangan.
  3. India and which other country has taken part in maritime exercise ‘Samudra Shakti’?
    A) Malaysia
    B) Indonesia
    C) Phillipines
    D) Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Indian Navy and the Indonesian Navy are taking part in a bilateral maritime exercise, known as ‘Samudra Shakti’. The two-day exercise is being held near to Sunda Strait from 20 to 22 September.
  4. Who has been appointed as next Chief of IAF?
    A) Vivek Ram Chaudhari
    B) R.K.S. Bhadauria
    C) Laxman Singh Chauhan
    D) None of these
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The government appointed Vice Chief of the Air Staff Air Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari as the next Chief of the Air Staff (CAS). The current CAS, Air Chief Marshal R.K.S. Bhadauria, is set to retire on September 30.
  5. Manika Sheokand was appointed as the Goodwill Ambassador of the Water Conservation Campaign for Which State Government?
    A) Punjab
    B) UP
    C) Haryana
    D) Uttrakhand
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    VLCC Femina Miss Grand India 2020 Manika Sheokand was appointed as the Goodwill Ambassador of the Water Conservation Campaign for the Haryana Government.
  6. Which company has appointed Former IAS Officer Rajiv Aggarwal As Head Of Public Policy?
    A) Amazon
    B) Apple
    C) Facebook
    D) Microsoft
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Facebook India said it has appointed ex-IAS officer and former Uber executive Rajiv Aggarwal as the Director of Public Policy.
  7. Which International Organization has appointed Former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown its ambassador?
    A) UNWTO
    B) WHO
    C) UNESCO
    D) IMF
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The World Health Organization (WHO) announced the appointment of Gordon Brown, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, as its ambassador for Global Health Financing.
  8. Who has become ‘Fastest Indian’ to Summit Two Peaks located in Africa and Russia?
    A) Seerapu Srikant
    B) Geeta Samota
    C) Nanda Khare
    D) Rupchand Hansda
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    CISF official Geeta Samota successfully scaled Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa. With this, the 31-year-old became the “fastest Indian” to summit two peaks located in Africa and Russia.
  9. Who has been awarded Sahitya Akademi Award for 2020?
    A) M Veerappa Moily
    B) Arundhathi Subramaniam
    C) Sri Hussain-ul-Haque
    D) Both A and B
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Politician-writer M Veerappa Moily and poet Arundhathi Subramaniam were among the 20 authors who received the Sahitya Akademi Award for 2020 at a ceremony.
  10. Who has been conferred with SDG Progress award for Bangladesh’s steady progress in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by the UN sponsored Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN)?
    A) Sheikh Hasina
    B) Altaf Siddiqui
    C) Farah Khan
    D) Farooq Hasan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been conferred with SDG Progress award for Bangladesh’s steady progress in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by the UN sponsored Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN).
  11. What are the total number of International Blue Flag beaches India has?
    A) 12
    B) 10
    C) 15
    D) 17
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Two more beaches in India have been awarded “Blue Flag” certification, an international eco-level tag, taking the total number of such beaches in the country to 10, the Environment Ministry said.
  12. Who has been conferred with National Florence Nightingale Award 2020?
    A) Suman Rao
    B) Akshata Arora
    C) SV Saraswati
    D) Akanksha Jain
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    President Ram Nath Kovind conferred the National Florence Nightingale Award 2020 to Deputy Director General of Military Nursing Service Brig S V Saraswati.
  13. Recently Jimmy Greaves passed away,He was related to which field?
    A) Cricket
    B) Football
    C) Tennis
    D) Baseball
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Jimmy Greaves, one of England’s most prolific strikers and Tottenham Hotspur’s record goalscorer, passed away. He was 81.
  14. Recently Former Bengal left-arm spinner and Mizoram U-19 head coach passed away.Name him?
    A) Kapil Kathpal
    B) Vivek Jha
    C) Ashraf Ali
    D) Murtaza Lodhgar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Former Bengal left-arm spinner and Mizoram U-19 head coach Murtaza Lodhgar died of cardiac arrest. He was 45.
  15. Who is the author of book The Three Khans: And the Emergence of New India”?
    A) Kaveri Bamzai
    B) SS Lodhi
    C) Viveshawara Sai
    D) SN Makhan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The book titled “The Three Khans: And the Emergence of New India” written by Kaveree Bamzai has been released recently.
  16. When is World Alzheimer’s Day Observed?
    A) September 23
    B) September 22
    C) September 20
    D) September 21
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    World Alzheimer’s day is observed on 21 September every year to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

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

  2. What is the capital of Indonesia?
    A) Zambia
    B) Jakarta
    C) Bangkok
    D) Baku
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Where is the HQ of Facebook?
    A) California
    B) New York
    C) Paris
    D) Washington DC
    View Answer
    Option A

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