Current Affairs Quiz: September 5, 2021

Current Affairs 5 September 2021 Quiz

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  1. With which Nation India has recently signed an agreement for cooperation in development of air-launched UAV?
    A) Russia
    B) US
    C) China
    D) France
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    India and the US have signed an agreement for cooperation in the development of Air-Launched Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (ALUAV), in what is seen as a new step to further expand their bilateral defence and military cooperation.
  2. Which State has launched an e-ILP platform to regulate entry and exit?
    A) Nagaland
    B) Sikkim
    C) Manipur
    D) Assam
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh virtually launched the e-ILP platform for effective regulation of the Inner Line Permit (ILP) system in the state.
  3. Which state has announced black-necked crane as state bird and snow leopard as state animal?
    A) Jammu and Kashmir
    B) Ladakh
    C) Himachal Pradesh
    D) Uttarakhand
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Union Territory Government of Ladakh has announced snow leopard as its state animal and black-necked crane as state two years after it was carved out as a separate Union Territory (UT) from the erstwhile State of J&K.
  4. Who has inaugurated Rural Enterprises Acceleration Programme titled ‘Saath’ for Self Help Group (SHG) women?
    A) Nitin Gadkari
    B) Manoj Sinha
    C) Smriti Zubin Irani
    D) None of the above
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha launched Rural Enterprises Acceleration Programme titled ‘Saath’ for Self Help Group (SHG) women.
  5. Which Union Minister has inaugurated Nurti Garden at All India Institute of Ayurveda?
    A) Rajnath Singh
    B) Smriti Zubin Irani
    C) Nitin Gadkari
    D) None of these
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Union Minister for Women and Child Development (WCD) Smriti Zubin Irani inaugurated NUTRI GARDEN to mark the beginning of Poshan Maah – 2021 at All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA).
  6. How much amount has been allocated to each scheme for development of agriculture & horticulture by Arunachal Pradesh Government?
    A) 60 crore rupees
    B) 120 crores rupees
    C) 80 crore rupees
    D) 90 crore rupees
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Arunachal Pradesh government has launched two ambitious schemes, one in agriculture sector called ‘AtmaNirbhar Krishi Yojna’ and the other for horticulture named ‘AtmaNirbhar Bagwani Yojna’. A total amount of 120 crores rupees – 60 crore rupees for each scheme – has been allocated to the two concerned departments of Agriculture and Horticulture
  7. Which Ministry has launched AYUSH AAPKE DWAR campaign from more than 45 locations across country?
    A) Health Ministry
    B) Ayush Ministry
    C) Home Ministry
    D) Foreign Ministry
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Ayush Ministry has launched the campaign AYUSH AAPKE DWAR from more than 45 locations across the country.
  8. According to RBI, How much India’s holding of IMF’s special drawing rights has risen?
    A) USD 19.41 billion
    B) USD 13.66 billion
    C) USD 12.57 billion
    D) USD 17.86 billion
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank said India’s holding of IMF’s Special Drawing Rights (SDR) has gone up to SDR 13.66 billion which is equivalent to USD 19.41 billion as per exchange rate.
  9. Which Online Payment app has recently launched an interactive geospatial site ‘Pulse’ ?
    A) GPay
    B) PhonePe
    C) AmazonPay
    D) PayTm
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    PhonePe has launched the country’s first geospatial website ‘Pulse’ that will offer comprehensive data on digital payment trends.
  10. Which Private sector Bank has launched credit card in partnership with Visa?
    A) RBL
    B) Axis Bank
    C) Federal Bank
    D) ICICI Bank
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Federal Bank launched its credit card in association with Visa in a bid to to improve unsecured, high-yielding book and complete the suite of banking products it offers.
  11. How much amount of Line of credit has been extended to Maldives by EXIM Bank?
    A) USD 50 million
    B) USD 80 million
    C) USD 60 million
    D) USD 40 million
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Export-Import Bank of India [Exim Bank], on behalf of the Government of India, has extended a Line of Credit [LOC] of USD 40 million to the Government of the Republic of Maldives for the purpose of financing for development of sports infrastructure.
  12. When will rules for calculating taxable interest on PF contributions beyond specific limits come into effect?
    A) Nov 1, 2021
    B) Jan 1, 2022
    C) March 31st,2022
    D) April 1, 2022
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The rules released by the Ministry prescribes calculation of taxable interest relating to contribution towards EPF or GPF with prospective effect and that the threshold for contribution to avail non-taxable interest could go to ₹5 lakh, in case of government employee.
    Accordingly, new rules will come into effect from April 1, 2022.

  13. Which Nation has emerged as the largest startup ecosystem in the world?
    A) China
    B) India
    C) USA
    D) Japan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    India has emerged as the third largest startup ecosystem in the world after the US and China and the pace of growth is not showing any signs of slowing down.
  14. HDFC Life has acquired Exide Life Insurance in how much amount?
    A) Rs 6,689 crore
    B) Rs 6,587 crore
    C) Rs 6,687 crore
    D) Rs 6,487 crore
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    private sector life insurer HDFC Life announced it was acquiring a 100 per cent stake in Exide Industries-promoted Exide Life Insurance for Rs 6,687 crore, in a bid to enhance its proprietary channel.
  15. Who has been appointed as chairman and managing director (CMD) of disinvestment-owned steel company Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd (RINL)?
    A) Rajnish Kumar
    B) Atul Bhatt
    C) P K Rath
    D) None of the above
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Atul Bhatt has been appointed as chairman and managing director (CMD) of disinvestment-owned steel company Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd (RINL), according to an official notification.
  16. Which Corporation has appointed former SBI chairman Rajnish Kumar as independent director?
    A) RBL
    B) HSBC
    C) Standard Chartered Bank
    D) None of the above
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited (HSBC) said it has appointed former State Bank of India (SBI) chairman Rajnish Kumar as an independent non-executive director and a member of Audit Committee and Risk Committee of the Asian entity.
  17. Which NBFC has appointed Raul Rebello as its COO?
    A) Bajaj Finance Limited
    B) Cholamandalam Investment & Finance Company Limited
    C) Tata Capital Limited
    D) Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services Limited
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services Limited (also called MMFSL and Mahindra Finance), part of the Mahindra Group, appointed Raul Rebello as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO) with immediate effect.
  18. Which Co-operative Bank has appointed Ashish Singhal as new MD & CEO?
    A) Adarsh Co-operative Bank Ltd
    B) PMC Bank
    C) SVC Bank
    D) None of the above
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    SVC Bank has appointed Ashish Singhal as its new Managing Director & CEO. His appointment came into effect from September 1.
  19. Which company has won the Prestigious global ATD Best Award?
    A) Power Grid Corporation of India Limited
    B) Larsen & Toubro Technology Services
    C) Steel Authority of India
    D) None of the above
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Larsen & Toubro Technology Services has been awarded with the “Association for Talent Development (ATD) 2021 BEST Award”, securing the first rank from 71 organisations globally.

  20. Who has won the Bird Photographer of the Year (BPOTY) 2021?
    A) Ansel Adams
    B) Alejandro Prieto
    C) Jimmy Nelson
    D) Steve McCurry
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Mexican photographer Alejandro Prieto has emerged as the winner of the Bird Photographer of the Year (BPOTY) 2021.
  21. Which trainer Aircraft has recently successfully made its maiden flight?
    A) Cirrus SR20
    B) The Cessna Skyhawk
    C) Hansa New Generation
    D) None of these
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Hansa New Generation trainer aircraft designed and developed by CSIR-NAL in Bengaluru has successfully made its maiden flight.
  22. Jacques Rogge, former IOC president has been passed away. He hailed from which country?
    A) Belgium
    B) France
    C) Cyprus
    D) Nigeria
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Jacques Rogge, the Olympic sailor and orthopedic surgeon from Belgium who led the International Olympic Committee as president for 12 years, has died. He was 79.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of International Olympic Committee?
    A) Lausanne
    B) Paris
    C) Rome
    D) NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option A

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

  3. Where is the HQ of EXIM Bank?
    A) Chennai
    B) Mumbai
    C) NewDelhi
    D) Kanpur
    View Answer
    Option B

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