Current Affairs Quiz: September 6, 2021

Current Affairs 6 September 2021 Quiz

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  1. Where is the Maharashtra government going to set up ‘Bharat Ratna Rajiv Gandhi Science City’?
    A) Nanded
    B) Nashik
    C) Pune
    D) Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Maharashtra Cabinet has decided to set up a Science City in Pune. The complex will be known as ‘Bharat Ratna Rajiv Gandhi Science City’ in Pimpri- Chinchwad Municipal Corporation in Pune.
  2. Which country hosted the International Climate Summit (ICS) 2021?
    A) India
    B) Canada
    C) Russia
    D) China
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    India will host a key summit s part of the International Climate Summit (ICS) 2021, an initiative by the PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s environment committee. The ICS has partnered with Invest India for the event. The special focus of the summit will be on ‘Powering India’s Hydrogen Ecosystem’.
  3. With which of the following did the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) signed an MoU to create and enhance capacity building on integrated river basin management?
    A) Sankalchand Patel Institute of Research
    B) Swarnim Gujarat Sports University
    C) Birsa Munda tribal University
    D) South Asian Institute for Advanced Research and Development
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) and South Asian Institute for Advanced Research and Development (SAIARD) have signed an MoU to create and enhance capacity building on integrated river basin management, a statement said.
  4. Which neo bank joined the account aggregator network by eight major banks – State Bank of India, ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, IDFC First Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, HDFC Bank, IndusInd Bank, and Federal Bank – that will enable customers to easily access and share their financial data?
    A) Niyo
    B) Walrus
    C) Freo
    D) Fi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Eight major banks have joined the account aggregator network that will enable customers to easily access and share their financial data. These lenders include State Bank of India, ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, IDFC First Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, HDFC Bank, IndusInd Bank, and Federal Bank.
    Neo bank Fi has also joined the account aggregator network and is one of the first fintechs to join the ecosystem.
  5. Where the employer is not contributing in the provident fund, government has issued rules for calculating taxable interest on contribution beyond what amount?
    A) Rs 7 lakh
    B) Rs 4.5 lakh
    C) Rs 2.5 lakh
    D) Rs 5 lakh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Government has issued rules for calculating taxable interest on contribution to provident fund beyond Rs 2.5 lakh for cases where employer is contributing, and Rs 5 lakh where employer isn’t contributing.
  6. Which bank became the first Indian lender to list its $1 billion foreign currency additional tier-I (AI-1) bonds, priced at 3.7%, on the International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) of the Gujarat?
    A) Axis Bank
    B) HDFC Bank
    C) IDBI Bank
    D) IDFC FIRST Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    HDFC Bank became the first Indian lender to list its $1 billion foreign currency additional tier-I (AI-1) bonds, priced at 3.7%, on the International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) of the Gujarat.
  7. Nasscom Centre of Excellence for Internet of Things (CoE-IoT) signed an intent of cooperation with which country’s Artificial Intelligence Technology Innovation Research Centre for incubation support, mentorship and market access?
    A) Albania
    B) Morocco
    C) Cambodia
    D) Taiwan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Nasscom Centre of Excellence for Internet of Things (CoE-IoT) said it has signed an intent of cooperation with Taiwan-India Artificial Intelligence Technology Innovation Research Centre, Taiwan’s largest university and incubator of startups under the National Chung Cheng University.
  8. Where did the ASBC Asian Youth & Junior Boxing Championships 2021 held?
    A) Beijing
    B) Bangkok
    C) Dubai
    D) Singapore
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Indian boxers dominated the recently held ASBC Asian Youth & Junior Boxing Championships, claiming a total of 39 medals, a new high for the country at the 2021 ASBC Asian Youth & Junior Boxing Championships with 39 medals, including 14 gold, in Dubai.
  9. Burnaby, a city situated where declared September 5 as Gauri Lankesh Day, commemorating the slain activist’s life on her death anniversary?
    A) Canada
    B) UK
    C) Australia
    D) Italy
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Burnaby, a city in Canada, has declared September 5 as Gauri Lankesh Day, commemorating the slain activist’s life on her death anniversary.
  10. Who has compiled the book ‘Haryana Environment and Pollution Code’?
    A) Sidharth Sharma
    B) Dheera Khandelwal
    C) Subhash Bansal
    D) Vivek Ghai
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar released the book ‘Haryana Environment and Pollution Code’ compiled by former IAS officer and famous poet Dheera Khandelwal.
  11. Which university topped the list of the best 400 universities across the world according to World University Rankings 2022?
    A) California Institute of Technology
    B) Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    C) University of Oxford
    D) Harvard University
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Three Indian educational institutes have made it to the list of the best 400 universities across the world. Indian tally is led by the IISc Bangalore – a consistent first among Indian institutes. Globally, the University of Oxford tops the ranking for the sixth consecutive year. It was followed by California Institute of Technology and Harvard University
  12. Dr PPK Ramacharyulu appointed as secretary general in the Rajya Sabha succeeds whom?
    A) Desh Deepak Verma
    B) Rupal Kumar Singh
    C) Vimlesh Awasthi
    D) Surech Rana
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu appointed Dr PPK Ramacharyulu, working as Secretary in the Rajya Sabha Secretariat since 2018, to the highest office till further orders. He succeeds Desh Deepak Verma, who demitted office as SG after serving for four years.
  13. Who is appointed as the first woman Chairperson & Managing Director of state-owned engineering consultancy firm Engineers India Ltd (EIL)?
    A) Rohini Mehra
    B) Radhika Bachchan
    C) Vartika Shukla
    D) Himanshi Singhal
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    State-owned engineering consultancy firm Engineers India Ltd (EIL) announced Vartika Shukla has assumed charge as the first woman Chairperson & Managing Director of the company with effect from September 1,2021.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Engineers India Ltd situated?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Kolkata
    C) Mumbai
    D) Vadodara
    View Answer
    Option A
  2. Where is South Asian Institute for Advanced Research and Development (SAIRAD) situated?
    A) Chennai
    B) Kolkata
    C) Pune
    D) Warangal
    View Answer
    Option B

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