Current Affairs Quiz: September 25, 2021

Current Affairs 25 September 2021 Quiz

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  1. What is the name of India’s first official framework for air quality forecast which has been accepted internationally?
    A) HUM
    B) SURYA
    C) SUJAL
    D) SAFAR
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    India’s first official framework for air quality forecast, SAFAR, has been acceptedinternationally with peer-reviewed Elsevier Journal publishing its findings, founder project director Dr Gufran Beig said.
  2. Which department has signed Memorandum of Understanding with Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to support India’s livestock sector?
    A) Department of Animal Husbandary and Dairying
    B) Department of Finance
    C) Department of Agriculture
    D) Department of Livestock Reforms
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying signed Memorandum of Understanding with Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to support India’s livestock sector.
  3. Which bank announced a tie-up with OneCard for a mobile-first credit card that targets the country’s young, tech-savvy population?
    A) SBI
    B) Union Bank of India
    C) IDBI Bank
    D) Federal Bank
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Federal Bank announced a tie-up with OneCard for a mobile-first credit card that targets the country’s young, tech-savvy population.
  4. Which application was launched by Flipkart to offer flexible earning opportunities to individuals, service agencies and technicians?
    A) Flipkart Xtra
    B) Flipkart Extras
    C) Flipkart Soyush
    D) Flipkart Flip
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Walmart-owned Flipkart said it is introducing a separate marketplace model ‘Flipkart Xtra’ to offer flexible earning opportunities to individuals, service agencies and technicians.
  5. Which company has topped the 2021 LinkedIn Top Startups India list ?
    A) Unacademy
    B) Udaan
    C) Cred
    D) Flipkart
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Learning platform Unacademy has topped the 2021 LinkedIn Top Startups India list followed by B2B e-commerce platform Udaan, and fintech firm CRED, as a predominantly remote reality during the pandemic accelerated digital transformation for firms and consumers alike.
  6. Recently at a board meeting,Zee Entertainment Enterprise decided to merge itself with which company?
    A) Sony Pictures
    B) V3S Pictures
    C) The Motions
    D) Shree Sai Pictures
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Zee Entertainment Enterprises (ZEEL) announced that its board of directors at a meeting held, unanimously provided an in-principle approval for the merger with Sony Pictures Networks India (SPNI). Shares of Zee surged more than 20% on the BSE in trade post the deal announcement.
  7. Who won gold in the 57kg category at the Men’s National Boxing Championships in Bellary?
    A) Sachin Kumar
    B) Lakshya Awasthi
    C) Deepak Kumar
    D) Rohit Mor
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Star boxers Shiva Thapa and Sanjeet booked their places for next month’s World Championships by winning gold medals in their respective weight categories at the Men’s National Boxing Championships in Bellary.
  8. Who won the IBSF 6-Red Snooker World Cup 2021?
    A) Babar Masih
    B) Pankaj Advani
    C) Rohit Sen
    D) Mohd Ansar
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Star Indian cueist Pankaj Advani grabbed his 24th world title when he triumphed at the IBSF 6-Red Snooker World Cup with a victory over Pakistan’s Babar Masih in the final.
  9. Recently who resigned as Naga peace talks interlocutor from the centre?
    A) Rajesh Verma
    B) Mani Sharma
    C) Shripas Naik
    D) RN Ravi
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    R N Ravi resigned as the Centre’s interlocutor for Naga peace talks after serving in the post for several years, during which he negotiated with key insurgent groups for signing of the Naga Peace Accord.
  10. Recently who has been appointed as Secretary in the Ministry of Civil Aviation?
    A) Rajiv Bansal
    B) Mohan Gupta
    C) Govind Mohan
    D) Anurag Jain
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Air India CMD Rajiv Bansal has been appointed as Secretary in the Ministry of Civil Aviation.Bansal will replace the current Aviation Secretary Pradeep Singh Kharola, who retires on 30 September.
  11. Who bagged the 2021 Global Goalkeeper Award by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation?
    A) Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka
    B) Fairooz Faizah Beether
    C) Jenifer Colpas
    D) Nicholas Madrin
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced its annual Goalkeepers ‘Global Goals Awards’ 2021, as part of its annual Goalkeepers campaign. Goalkeepers are the foundation’s campaign to accelerate progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (Global Goals).
  12. Recently former Commissioner of Delhi Police passed away,Name him?
    A) Karambir Singh
    B) Akshay Mathur
    C) Gajendra Singh
    D) Yudhvir Singh Dadwal
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Former Commissioner of Delhi Police, Yudhvir Singh Dadwal, has passed away here at his residence in Chhattarpur. He was 70.
  13. Recently former Hindi Newsreader of All India Radio Passed away,Name him?
    A) Priyank Tiwari
    B) Taraknath Banerjee
    C) Anil Singh
    D) Ramanuj Prasad Singh
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Former Hindi Newsreader of All India Radio Ramanuj Prasad Singh passed away in Gurugram. He was 86.
  14. Who is the author of novel 400 days?
    A) Sapna Banerjee
    B) Arundhati Roy
    C) Chetan Bhagat
    D) Aruna Singh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Chetan Bhagat will release his new novel titled ‘400 Days’ on October 08, 2021. He has released the cover for the same. It is the third novel in the Keshav-Saurabh series, after ‘The Girl in Room 105’ and ‘One Arranged Murder’.
  15. Wgat is the theme of this year’s World Rhino Day?
    A) Keep the five Alive
    B) Five rhino species forever
    C) Protect Rhinos
    D) Strength of Rhinos
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    World Rhino Day is celebrated on September 22 every year to create awareness about the five species of – black and white (in Africa), and greater one-horned, Sumatran and Javan (in Asia).
  16. When is InterNational Day of Sign Language observed?
    A) September 23
    B) September 22
    C) September 25
    D) September 26
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The International Day of Sign Languages is observed on September 23 every year. The day aims to raise awareness about the importance of sign languages “in the full realization of the human rights of people who are deaf”.
  17. Which day to be observed as NPS Diwas by PFRDA to promote retirement planning?
    A) September 27
    B) September 24
    C) October 1
    D) October 2
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) will observe 1 October as the National Pension System Diwas to promote pension and retirement planning. For this, the regulator has kickstarted a campaign under ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, said PFRDA.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of PFRDA?
    A) NewDelhi
    B) Kolkata
    C) Mumbai
    D) Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ ofFederal bank?
    A) Kochi
    B) Thiruvananthapuram
    C) Thrissur
    D) Aluva
    View Answer
    Option D

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

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