Current Affairs Quiz: September 3, 2021

Current Affairs 3 September 2021 Quiz

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  1. As per Ministry of Finance data,enrollments under Atal Pension Yojana crossed how much mark?
    A) 3.30 cr
    B) 3.50 cr
    C) 4.00 cr
    D) 4.50 cr
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The government has said that the total enrolments under Atal Pension Yojana (APY) has crossed the 3.30 crore mark till 25th of August, 2021. The Ministry of Finance said that more than 28 lakh subscribers were enrolled in APY in the first five months of current fiscal.
  2. Which state government has partnered with Marut Drones, to launch a drone-based afforestation project, named ‘Hara Bhara’?
    A) Odisha
    B) TamilNadu
    C) Telangana
    D) Andhra Pradesh
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Telangana government has partnered with Marut Drones, a Hyderabad-based drone technology startup, to launch a drone-based afforestation project, named ‘Hara Bhara’.
  3. Recently Indian Navy handed over two medical oxygen plants to which country?
    A) Bangladesh
    B) China
    C) Maldives
    D) Nepal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Indian Navy Offshore Patrol Vessel, INS Savitri delivered two Mobile Oxygen Plants (MOP) to the government of Bangladesh to support its effort to fight the COVID 19 pandemic.
  4. Recently India launched soft skills training programme for women entrepreneurs in which country?
    A) Bangladesh
    B) Maldives
    C) Nepal
    D) Indonesia
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The High Commission of India in association with the ICT Ministry of Bangladesh and Women & E-commerce and SilkOak global limited launched an year long soft skills training programme in Dhaka.
  5. As per finance ministry data,the GST collection for August 2021 fell to how much amount?
    A) ₹1.16 lakh cr
    B) ₹1.05 lakh cr
    C) ₹1.00 lakh cr
    D) ₹1.12 lakh cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Goods and Services Tax collection for the month of August fell to Rs 1,12,020 crore from Rs 1.16 lakh crore in July, data released by the finance ministry showed.
  6. How much amount of loan was extended by India to Africa to develop critical infrastructure required for the revival of Africa’s economies in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic?
    A) USD 500 million
    B) USD 80 million
    C) USD 95 million
    D) USD 100 million
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), the leading infrastructure solutions provider on the continent, has received a US$100 million credit line from the Export-Import Bank of India(India Exim Bank) to develop critical infrastructure required for the revival of Africa’s economies in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.
  7. Which country hosted the 8th Meeting of Agriculture Experts of Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) Countries virtually?
    A) Indonesia
    B) India
    C) SriLanka
    D) Pakistan
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    India hosted the 8th Meeting of Agriculture Experts of Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) Countries virtually. Dr Trilochan Mohapatra, Director General of Indian Council of Agricultural Research chaired the daylong meeting.
  8. Which country to partner with Bitt Inc to launch ‘eNaira’ digital currency?
    A) Netherlands
    B) Nigeria
    C) Qatar
    D) Austria
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Nigeria will work with Bitt Inc as a technical partner in its bid to launch its own cryptocurrency, the “eNaira“, the Central Bank said. eNaira is expected to be unveiled before the end of 2021.
  9. Which company partnered with Indian Mortgage Guarantee Corporation for mortgage guarantee-backed home loans?
    A) ICICI Housing
    B) National Housing Bank
    C) HDFC General Insurance
    D) Clix Housing Finance
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India Mortgage Guarantee Corporation (IMGC), India’s leading mortgage guarantee company, has announced its partnership with Clix Housing Finance Limited (Clix HFL) to offer innovative Mortgage Guarantee backed home loan products for salaried and non-salaried customers in the affordable housing segment.
  10. Which bank has tied up with BharatPe to expand its merchant acquiring business in the country?
    A) Axis Bank
    B) HDFC Bank
    C) idbi Bank
    D) ICICI Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Private sector lender Axis Bank has tied up with BharatPe to expand its merchant acquiring business in the country.
  11. Morgan Stanley maintained its estimate of India GDP growth at how much percent for FY22?
    A) 9.9%
    B) 11.2%
    C) 8.8%
    D) 10.5%
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Morgan Stanley maintained its estimate of India GDP growth at 10.5 per cent for FY2022versus the general consensus of 9.2 per cent.
  12. Whi has been roped in as the face of its ”Stay in Play” campaign for its latest product innovation designed to keep more menstruating women in sports?
    A) Mirabai Chanu
    B) Avani Swadesh
    C) Vinesh Phogat
    D) Vandana Katariya
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    German footwear and accessories major Adidas said it has roped in Tokyo Olympic Silver-medalist Mirabai Chanu as the face of its ”Stay in Play” campaign for its latest product innovation designed to keep more menstruating women in sports.
  13. Who has been appointed as the part-time chairman of the IDFC FIRST Bank Limited?
    A) Ss Mallikarjun
    B) Shanti Lal Singh
    C) PV Prabhakar
    D) Sanjeeb Chaudhuri
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has approved the appointment of Sanjeeb Chaudhuri as the part-time chairman of the IDFC FIRST Bank Limited.
  14. Basant Kumar Misra has received the ‘International Lifetime Achievement Award in Neurosurgery’ conferred by the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS).He hails from which state?
    A) Odisha
    B) Telangana
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Uttarakhand
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Odisha-born neurosurgeon Basant Kumar Misra has received the ‘International Lifetime Achievement Award in Neurosurgery’ conferred by the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS). He is the first Indian to get this honour.
  15. Which country gives every year Ramon Magsaysay Award to recipients?
    A) Austria
    B) Philippines
    C) Australia
    D) Netherlands
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    A Bangladeshi vaccine scientist and a microfinance pioneer from Pakistan were among the five recipients of this year’s Ramon Magsaysay Award — regarded as the Asian version of the Nobel Prize — announced.
  16. Which institute has developed the world’s first, state-of-the-art ‘Smart Bio-Filter’ that can make breathing fresh?
    A) IIM Ahmedabad
    B) IIT Ropar
    C) IIT Kanpur
    D) IISc Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    startup company of IIT Ropar, Urban Air Laboratory has claimed that it has developed the world’s first, state-of-the-art ‘Smart Bio-Filter’ that can make breathing fresh.
  17. Which application was developed by Ministry of Ayush which will help professionals to exercise and breath faster?
    A) Y Break
    B) U Break
    C) Y Start
    D) E Health
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Ayush Ministry has developed a yoga protocol that can integrate seamlessly with work routine and help professionals de-stress and refocus.
  18. When is World Coconut Day celebrated?
    A) September 6
    B) September 2
    C) September 3
    D) September 5
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Every year on September 2, the World Coconut Day is celebrated.
  19. Sidharth Shukla who passed away was related with which field?
    A) Director
    B) Poet
    C) Actor
    D) Singer
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Television actor and Bigg Boss 13 winner Sidharth Shukla has died of a heart attack. He was 40.
  20. Syed Ali Shah Geelani who passed away was related to which field?
    A) Politics
    B) Journalism
    C) Producer
    D) Poet
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    The patriarch of separatist politics in the Valley and hardline Hurriyat hawk, Syed Ali Shah Geelani, passed away at his residence in Srinagar. He was 92.
  21. Chandan Mitra who passed away was related to which of the following fields?
    A) Director
    B) Actor
    C) Journalist
    D) Poet
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Journalist and former Rajya Sabha member Chandan Mitra passed away. He was 65.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. When was Atal Pension Yojana launched?
    A) 2015
    B) 2017
    C) 2014
    D) 2019
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. What is the capital of Nigeria?
    A) Oman
    B) Abuja
    C) Lagos
    D) Ibadan
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Where is the HQ of Clix Housing Finance ?
    A) Mumbai
    B) NewDelhi
    C) Chennai
    D) Pune
    View Answer
    Option B

  4. What is the tagline of Axis Bank?
    A) Badhti ka Naam Zindagi
    B) Apna ka Bank
    C) Let Make money simple
    D) Aao Sochein bada
    View Answer
    Option A

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