Current Affairs Quiz: September 26, 2021

Current Affairs 26 September 2021 Quiz

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  1. The World’s highest electric vehicle charging station was inaugurated recently in which state?
    A) Himachal Pradesh
    B) Jammu and Kashmir
    C) Punjab
    D) Uttarakhand
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Himachal Pradesh’s Kaza which is located in of Lahaul and Spiti district has got a unique distinction to its name as it now has the world’s highest electric vehicle(EV) charging station at 500 ft .
  2. Which state to set up a tea Park at Kamrup district’s Chhaygaon?
    A) Manipur
    B) Nagaland
    C) Assam
    D) Arunachal Pradesh
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Assam is setting up a tea Park at Chayygaon in Kamrup District.
  3. Which state government to set up electronic park in 250 acres near Jewar Airport?
    A) Bihar
    B) Haryana
    C) Uttarakhand
    D) Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Uttar Pradesh government will set up an electronic park in the Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (Yeida) area that is expected to attract an investment of ₹50,000 crore, according to Yeida CEO Arun Veer Singh.
  4. Recently Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana has completed how many years?
    A) 1
    B) 3
    C) 2
    D) 4
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana has completed three years.
  5. Recently Centre has notified Production Linked Incentive Scheme (PLI) for automobile and auto components.The scheme will be implemented over a period of how many years?
    A) 5
    B) 3
    C) 6
    D) 2
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Centre has notified Production Linked Incentive Scheme (PLI) for automobile and auto components.
  6. As per government data,how many households has been electrified across country so far under Saubhagya scheme?
    A) 60 lakhs
    B) 75 lakhs
    C) 78 lakhs
    D) 82 lakhs
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Government said that two crore 82 lakh households have been electrified so far under the Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana – Saubhagya.
  7. How much amount worth of capital expenditure projects was approved by Finance Ministry in eight states to give timely stimulus to economic recovery?
    A) ₹3015 cr
    B) ₹3528 cr
    C) ₹2456 cr
    D) ₹2903 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Finance Ministry has approved capital expenditure projects worth over two thousand 903 crore rupees in eight States. The capital will be provided to states under the scheme Special Assistance to States for Capital Expenditure for 2021-22 to give timely stimulus to economic recovery.
  8. Which institute of India stands among top 22 per cent in the 2022 QS Graduate Employability Rankings?
    A) IIT Bombay
    B) IIT Kanpur
    C) IIT Delhi
    D) IIT Jammu
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay stands among top 22 per cent in the 2022 QS Graduate Employability Rankings.
  9. Recently Bitcoin’s pseudonymous creator Satoshi Nakamoto’s first statue was unveiled in which country?
    A) Switzerland
    B) Denmark
    C) Hungary
    D) Finland
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Bitcoin’s pseudonymous creator Satoshi Nakamoto’s first statue was unveiledin a business park near the Danube river in Budapest, Hungary.
  10. Recently International Astronomical Union has named a crater on the South Pole of the Moon afteR whom?
    A) Matthew Henson
    B) Williamson K
    C) Matthew Hayden
    D) William Richards
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The International Astronomical Union has named a crater on the South Pole of the Moon after Matthew Henson, a Black man who became one of the first people to stand on top of the world.
  11. Which bank announced the launch of a new festive campaign, #UseBefikar, with MasterCard?
    A) RBL Bank
    B) HDFC Bank
    C) ICICI Bank
    D) IDBI Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    RBL Bank and Mastercard announced the launch of a new festive campaign, #UseBefikar, which rewards existing cardholders with exciting shopping offers and rewards.
  12. Which state government signed MoU with Wingsure for AI-driven personalised insurance and advisory services to farmers?
    A) Andhra Pradesh
    B) Telangana
    C) Odisha
    D) Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Telangana Government has entered into an agreement with Wingsure, an insurtech venture spin-out of SRI International.
  13. Recently India has signed a contract with Airbus Defence and Space Company of which country for acquisition of 56 C-295MW transport aircraft for the Indian Air Force?
    A) Denmark
    B) Switzerland
    C) Spain
    D) France
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    India has signed a contract with Airbus Defence and Space Company of Spain for acquisition of 56 C-295MW transport aircraft for the Indian Air Force. Defence Ministry signed the contract with Airbus Defence and Space. It also signed an Offset Contract with Airbus Defence and Space.
  14. According to a report by the UK’s Department of International Trade, India will become 3rd largest importer by which year?
    A) 2050
    B) 2040
    C) 2030
    D) 2035
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India could become the world’s third-largest importer by 2050, according to a report released by the UK’s Department of International Trade. With a 5.9 per cent share of global imports by 2050, the country will become the third-largest importer, following China and the United States.
  15. Which state was named the host of this year’s FIH men’s hockey Junior World Cup?
    A) Odisha
    B) TamilNadu
    C) Haryana
    D) WestBengal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Odisha was named the host of this year’s FIH men’s hockey Junior World Cup. The event will be staged at the Kalinga Stadium from November 24 to Dec. 5.
  16. Who won the Norway Chess Open 2021?
    A) Valentin Dragnev
    B) Dmitrij Kollars
    C) G Iniyan
    D) D Gukesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India’s D Gukesh won his second consecutive tournament of this month, the Norway Chess Open 2021 Masters section. Gukesh scored an unbeaten 8.5/10 and finished a full point ahead of the competition to win the tournament.
  17. Who has been elected to World Archery’s athletes’ committee for a four-year term?
    A) Tanmay Singh
    B) Shantanu Mukherjee
    C) Abhishek Verma
    D) Ashish Singh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    India’s three-time World Cup gold medal-winning compound archer Abhishek Verma has been elected to World Archery’s athletes’ committee for a four-year term.
  18. Who is the author of audiobook “Jungle Nama”?
    A) Abhishek Singh
    B) Surya Yadav
    C) Amitav Ghosh
    D) Abhijeet Banerjee
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Amitav Ghosh’s “Jungle Nama”, the verse adaptation of an episode from the legend of Bon Bibi, a tale popular in the villages of the Sundarbans, has now been released as an audiobookwith music and voice of US-based Ali Sethi. It was released by HarperCollins India.
  19. What is the theme of this year’s World Pharmacist Day 2021?
    A) Pharmacy-Always Trusted for your health
    B) Safe and effective medicines for all
    C) Pharmacist are your medicine experts
    D) Be safe and healthy
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    World Pharmacists Day is observed on September 25 each year to pay tributes to pharmacists for the role they play in improving global health.
  20. When is Antodaya Diwas observed?
    A) September 25
    B) September 26
    C) September 27
    D) September 28
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Antyodaya Diwas is observed every year on September 25. This day was given its national importance when Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in 2014, dedicated it in honour of late Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya to mark his birth anniversary.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of Hungary?
    A) Budapest
    B) Copenhagen
    C) Asuka
    D) Nairobi
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of RBL Bank?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Chennai
    C) Lucknow
    D) NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. Where is the HQ of MasterCard?
    A) NewYork
    B) Washington
    C) Rome
    D) Paris
    View Answer
    Option A

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