Current Affairs Quiz: September 28, 2021

Current Affairs 28 September 2021 Quiz

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  1. Recently Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission.It is being implemented in pilot phases in how many UTs?
    A) 6
    B) 3
    C) 2
    D) 4
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission, saying it had the potential to bring “revolutionary changes in our health facilities”.The mission is currently being implemented in the pilot phase in six Union Territories.
  2. The Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana -“Saubhagya Scheme” has completed how many years as on 25th September 2021?
    A) 2
    B) 4
    C) 3
    D) 5
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana -“Saubhagya Scheme” has completed four years of successful implementation, on 25 September 2021.
  3. Which organisation has signed an MoU with the Natural History Museum (NHM) London to work together to collect, study and conserve faunal specimens for science and to create and exchange associated data and images?
    A) The Cultural Art Institute
    B) International Science institute
    C) Botanical Survey of India
    D) Zoological Survey of India
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) has signed an MoU with the Natural History Museum (NHM) London to work together to collect, study and conserve faunal specimens for science and to create and exchange associated data and images.The MoU will be for five years.
  4. Who will head the committee to suggest ways for GST rate rationalisation, eliminate inverted duty structure?
    A) Ajit Pawar
    B) Basavaraj S Bommai
    C) Yogi Adityanath
    D) Nirmala Sitharaman
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    After four years of implementation, the Centre and States have initiated an exercise to rework the rates slab under the Goods and Services Tax (GST), with the formation of a Group of Ministers (GoM)
  5. Recently Indian Army organised ‘Bijoya Sanskritik Mahotsav’ from September 26 to 29 in which state?
    A) TamilNadu
    B) WestBengal
    C) Assam
    D) Uttarakhand
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Indian Army will organise ‘Bijoya Sanskritik Mahotsav’ from September 26 to 29 in Kolkata to mark 50 years of Bangladesh’s liberation following India’s victory over Pakistan in the 1971 war.
  6. Ministry of Civil Aviation has released an interactive digital airspace map for flying drone. It demarcates which zones across the country for the purpose of drones operation?
    A) Green,Yellow,Red
    B) Blue,Yellow.Green
    C) Black,Blue,Red
    D) Green,Blue,Pink
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Ministry of Civil Aviation has released an interactive digital airspace map for flying drone. The map demarcates green, yellow and red zones across the country for the purpose of drones operations.
  7. Recently World Health Organization (WHO) updated its air quality guidelines for the first time in how many years?
    A) 15
    B) 20
    C) 25
    D) 10
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The World Health Organization (WHO) updated its air quality guidelines for the first time in 15 years.
  8. Recently Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL partnered with which bank for fuel payments?
    A) SBI
    B) Axis Bank
    C) IDBI Bank
    D) ICICI Bank
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) is partnering with ICICI Bank, which will allow customers to use their ICICI Bank FASTag to pay for fuel and lubricants at HPCL retail outlets.
  9. Which organisation issued master circular on transfer of NPAs, securitisation of standard assets?
    A) RBI
    B) SEBI
    C) IRDA
    D) NABARD
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The RBI has effected major changes to the norms governing the transfer of bad loans and standard assets by lenders to bring in transparency in the process and to improve liquidity in the system, besides corporate governance.
  10. Recently Kerala Chief Minister inaugurated a new ‘Digital Hub’ at Technology Innovation Zone in which city?
    A) Kochi
    B) Thiruvananthapuram
    C) Bengaluru
    D) Mangalore
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Kerala Chief Minister inaugurated a new ‘Digital Hub’ at Technology Innovation Zone in Kochiby the Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM).
  11. Who won the F1 Russian Grand Prix 2021?
    A) Carlos Sainz Jr
    B) Mark Antonies
    C) Sebastian Vettel
    D) Lewis Hamilton
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Lewis Hamilton has won the F1 Russian Grand Prix 2021. This is his 100th Grand Prix win. It was Hamilton’s fifth win of the season and his first since the British Grand Prix in July.
  12. Who has become the first cricketer in IPL history to score 1,000 runs against 1 team?
    A) Suresh Raina
    B) MS Dhoni
    C) Faf Du Plessis
    D) Rohit Sharma
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma became the first batter to score 1000 runs against one team in the IPL when he crossed 18 in the match against the Kolkata Knight Riders. He reached the landmark with a boundary to fine leg off Varun Chakravarthy.
  13. Who was selected as the external auditor of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), a prestigious institution that promotes peaceful use of nuclear energy?
    A) GC Murmu
    B) Tanmay Singh
    C) Abhinay Banerjee
    D) M Mohapatra
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India’s Comptroller and Auditor General G C Murmu was selected as the external auditor of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), a prestigious institution that promotes peaceful use of nuclear energy.
  14. Recently who was appointed as global brand ambassador Of MasterCard?
    A) Virat Kohli
    B) MS Dhoni
    C) Chiristiano Ronaldo
    D) Magnus Carlsen
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Mastercard names world chess champion Magnus Carlsen global brand ambassador and announces partnership with Meltwater Champions Chess Tour as part of its Priceless Experiences launch for chess enthusiasts.
  15. Recently which state Sweet Cucumber got GI tag?
    A) Nagaland
    B) Kerala
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Haryana
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Nagaland’s “sweet cucumber” was awarded a geographical identification (GI) tag as an agricultural product under provisions of The Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act, 1999.
  16. Recently India signed pact for joint development of small satellite for which country?
    A) Indonesia
    B) SriLanka
    C) Nepal
    D) Bhutan
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Ministry of Information and Communications (MoIC) and Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) signed Implementing Arrangement (IA) to jointly develop a small satellite for Bhutan.
  17. When is World Environmental Health Day 2021 observed?
    A) September 28
    B) September 25
    C) September 22
    D) September 26
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Since 2011, September 26 is observed annually as World Environmental Health Day across the globe.
  18. What is the theme of this year’s World River Day 2021?
    A) Waterways in our communities
    B) Emphasis on waterways
    C) Lifelines of Planet
    D) Rivers are artillery of planet Earth
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Every year on the fourth Sunday of September, World River Day is observed to raise awareness regarding water bodies and to promote their conservation. This year, it falls on September 26.
  19. When is World Tourism Day observed?
    A) September 30
    B) September 29
    C) September 27
    D) September 28
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    World Tourism Day is celebrated every year on September 27.
  20. When is International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons Observed?
    A) September 27
    B) September 28
    C) September 26
    D) September 30
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons is observed on September 26.The aim of this day is to address one of humanity’s most difficult challenges: peace.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of World Health Organisation?
    A) Paris
    B) NewYork
    C) Geneva
    D) Rome
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. Where is the HQ of Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Chennai
    C) Lucknow
    D) NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. Where is the HQ of International Atomic Energy Agency?
    A) Vienna
    B) NewYork
    C) Paris
    D) Rome
    View Answer
    Option A

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