Current Affairs Quiz: September 7, 2021

Current Affairs 7 September 2021 Quiz

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  1. Which country has become the first Asian country to develop a plastics pact
    A) Thailand
    B) India
    C) Singapore
    D) UAE
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    India has become the first Asian country to develop a plastics pact, launching a ground-breaking new initiative to bring together leading businesses at a national level to make commitments for building a circular system for plastics. The India Plastics Pact (IPP) has launched as a collaboration between:WWF India and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).
  2. Where did the 28th edition of Singapore-India Maritime Bilateral Exercise SIMBEX held?
    A) Bay of Bengal
    B) North Atlantic
    C) Pacific Ocean
    D) South China Sea
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The three-day long 28th edition of Singapore-India Maritime Bilateral Exercise SIMBEX concluded in the South China Sea.
  3. In August 2021, Asian Development Bank approved loan of how much amount for a sustainable housing project for the urban poor in Tamil Nadu?
    A) $150 million
    B) $300 million
    C) $200 million
    D) $250 million
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Multilateral funding agency Asian Development Bank has approved a $150 million (about Rs 1,095 crore) loan for a sustainable housing project for the urban poor in Tamil Nadu.
  4. Which of the following has become a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), the world’s largest sustainability initiative?
    A) Sai Life Sciences
    B) Etico Life Sciences
    C) Suven Life Sciences
    D) Laxai Life Sciences
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Sai Life Sciences, a leading global Contract Research, Development & Manufacturing Organization (CRO/ CDMO), announced that it has become a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), the world’s largest sustainability initiative.
  5. Which company has received the final approval from the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) for its acquisition of Bharti Axa General Insurance?
    A) HDFC ERGO
    B) ICICI Lombard
    C) IFFCO Tokio
    D) Tata AIG
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    India’s largest private sector general insurer ICICI Lombard said that it has received the final nod from the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) for its acquisition of Bharti Axa General Insurance.
  6. Life Insurance Corporation of India picked up nearly 4 per cent equity shares of which bank through an open market?
    A) Yes Bank
    B) Canara Bank
    C) Bank of India
    D) IDBI Bank
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    State-owned Bank of India said LIC has picked up nearly 4 per cent equity shares of the bank through an open market Bank of India said.
  7. When is National Teachers’ Day celebrated?
    A) September 6
    B) September 1
    C) September 4
    D) September 5
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Every year on September 5, the country celebrates National Teachers’ Day to celebrate the teachers in our lives and express our gratitude for their guidance and influence.
  8. When is International Day of Charity celebrated?
    A) September 5
    B) September 4
    C) September 7
    D) September 6
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Mother Teresa’s death anniversary is observed as International Day of Charity on September 5 every year.
  9. Keshav Desiraju who passed away was former secretary in which ministry?
    A) Union Health Ministry
    B) Union Education Ministry
    C) Union Home Ministry
    D) Union Corporate Affairs Ministry
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Keshav Desiraju, former Union Health Secretary and the grandson of former President Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan passed away. He was 66.
  10. Who has written the memoir titled ‘A Rude Life: The Memoir’?
    A) Suhel Seth
    B) Rajdeep Sardesai
    C) Vir Sanghvi
    D) Shekhar Gupta
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    A memoir titled ‘A Rude Life: The Memoir’ has been written by Vir Sanghvi, one of India’s most recognised journalists. The book was published by Penguin Random House.
  11. Which of the following has been conferred with prestigious Dun & Bradstreet – Corporate Award 2021 in the category of Best Growth Performance-Power?
    A) Persistent Systems Limited
    B) SJVN
    C) Nestle India Limited
    D) Tata Steel
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    SJVN has been conferred with prestigious Dun & Bradstreet – Corporate Award 2021 in the category of Best Growth Performance-Power. The award has been presented in a virtual conference titled India’s Top 500 Companies 2021.
  12. Yoshihide Suga stepped down as which country’s Prime Minister amid increasing anger over his government’s handling of COVID-19?
    A) Australia
    B) China
    C) Russia
    D) Japan
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Yoshihide Suga will step down as Japanese Prime Minister amid increasing anger over his government’s handling of COVID-19.
  13. Who is appointed as the managing director (MD) of Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI)?
    A) Ashlesha Kumari
    B) Suman Sharma
    C) Kriti Bhandari
    D) Sunita Verma
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    The government has appointed Suman Sharma as the managing director (MD) of Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI), the renewable energy ministry said.
  14. Which bank roped in woman hockey player Rani Rampal and cricketer Smriti Mandhana as its brand ambassadors?
    A) Federal Bank
    B) State Bank of India
    C) Paytm Payments Bank
    D) Equitas Small Finance Bank
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Equitas Small Finance Bank said it has roped in woman hockey player Rani Rampal and cricketer Smriti Mandhana as its brand ambassadors.
  15. Who own the formula one Dutch Grand Prix 2021?
    A) Max Verstappen
    B) Lewis Hamilton
    C) Valtteri Bottas
    D) Sebastian Vettel
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Max Verstappen has won the formula one Dutch Grand Prix 2021. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes-Great Britain) came second while Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes-Finland) came third.

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