Current Affairs Quiz: September 27, 2021

Current Affairs 27 September 2021 Quiz

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  1. Recently India signed pact for construction of 4000 social housing units in which country?
    A) Switzerland
    B) Denmark
    C) Philippines
    D) Maldives
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    EXIM Bank of India has concluded Agreements with Fahi Dhiriulhun Corporation Limited (FDC) of Maldives to extend Buyers Credit of around $228 million for the construction of 4000 Social Housing Units in Hulhumale’ Phase II.
  2. As per annual Global Startup Ecosystem Report 2021,which Indian city maintained its first position in the Emerging Ecosystems ranking outperforming other fast-growing ecosystems in areas of funding, performance, marke research and talent?
    A) Mumbai
    B) NewDelhi
    C) Bengaluru
    D) Lucknow
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    London, Mumbai and Bangalore have featured among the world’s top startup hubs, according to a comprehensive ranking of international startup hubs compiled by Startup Genome for its annual Global Startup Ecosystem Report 2021.
  3. Recently India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have formally launched negotiations on a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) to be signed by which year?
    A) March 2022
    B) April 2022
    C) December 2021
    D) November 2022
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have formally launched negotiations on a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) that aims at expanding bilateral trade and investment between the two nations.
  4. Which state government approved the implementation of the Mukhyamantri Bagwani Bima Yojana (MBBY), an assurance-based scheme to compensate crop losses?
    A) Bihar
    B) Punjab
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Haryana
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Haryana Cabinet approved the implementation of the Mukhyamantri Bagwani Bima Yojana (MBBY), an assurance-based scheme to compensate crop losses due to adverse weather and natural calamities for farmers growing horticulture crops.
  5. Which city was named as UNESCO World Book Capital for 2023?
    A) Nairobi
    B) Asuka
    C) Budapest
    D) Accra
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, has named Accra (Ghana) as UNESCO World Book Capital for 2023, following the evaluation of the World Book Capital Advisory Committee.
  6. As per RBI data,bank deposit grew by how much percent in FY21?
    A) 10.00%
    B) 10.70%
    C) 11.05%
    D) 11.90%
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Bank deposits grew by 11.9 per cent on a year-on-year basis during the financial year 2020-21 compared to 8.8 per cent in the previous year on the back of high growth in current account and savings account (CASA) deposits, the RBI data showed.
  7. Who won the Norway Chess 2021 tournament?
    A) Alireza Firouzja
    B) Richard Rapport
    C) Magnus Carlson
    D) William Richard
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    GM Magnus Carlsen received the Norway Chess event for the third time in a row, and the fourth in whole. Like within the first half of the event, the world champion received the armageddon sport towards world title challenger GM Ian Nepomniachtchi, who got here fourth.
  8. Which was announced as the winner in the “Best Use of Digital Technology” category at the CIPS Excellence in Procurement Awards 2021 (CIPS Awards)?
    A) NASSCOM
    B) EASE
    C) eNAM
    D) GeM
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Government e Marketplace (GeM) was announced as the winner in the “Best Use of Digital Technology” category at the CIPS Excellence in Procurement Awards 2021 (CIPS Awards).
  9. Recently NHPC’s 510 MW Teesta-V Power Station located in which state was conferred with IHA Blue Planet Prize?
    A) Nagaland
    B) Sikkim
    C) Assam
    D) TamilNadu
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    NHPC’s 510 MW Teesta-V Power Station located in the Himalayan State of Sikkim has been conferred with the prestigious Blue Planet Prize by International Hydropower Association (IHA), a London based non-profit membership association operating in 120 countries.
  10. The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) will set up a training centre in which state for its Idea Development, Evaluation and Application (IDEA) Lab initiative?
    A) Bihar
    B) Punjab
    C) Haryana
    D) Uttarakhand
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) will set up a training centre in Haryana soon for its Idea Development, Evaluation and Application (IDEA) Lab initiative, its member-secretary has said.
  11. Recently Eminent women’s rights activist, poet and author passed away,Name her?
    A) Kamla Bhasin
    B) Nirmala Singh
    C) Akanksha Chaturvedi
    D) Zoya Akhtar
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Eminent women’s rights activist, poet and author Kamla Bhasin passed away. She was 75.
  12. Who is the author of book titled “The Fractured Himalaya: How the Past Shadows the Present in India-China Relations”?
    A) Antara Singh
    B) Sumantra Banerjee
    C) Arundhati Roy
    D) Nirupama Rao
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The book titled “The Fractured Himalaya: How the Past Shadows the Present in India-China Relations”, written by Nirupama Rao has been released recently.
  13. Who is the author of book titled “The Long Game: How the Chinese Negotiate with India”?
    A) Vijay Ghokle
    B) Karambir Singh
    C) Ankush Lamba
    D) Digvijay Singh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The book titled “The Long Game: How the Chinese Negotiate with India” authored by Vijay Gokhale has been released recently .

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

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

  2. Where is the HQ of National Hydroelectric Power Corporation?
    A) NewDelhi
    B) Kanpur
    C) Faridabad
    D) Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. What is the currency of Ghana?
    A) Cedi
    B) Dirham
    C) Lira
    D) Rial
    View Answer
    Option A

  4. What is the capital of Norway?
    A) Oslo
    B) Accra
    C) Copenhagen
    D) Nairobi
    View Answer
    Option A

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