Current Affairs Quiz: September 8, 2021

Current Affairs 8 September 2021 Quiz

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  1. When is International Day of Clean Air for blue skies observed?
    A) September 7
    B) September 3
    C) September 8
    D) September 5
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    September 7 is celebrated annually as the International Day of Clean Air for blue skies to address this very issue. ‘Healthy Air, Healthy Planet’ is the theme for this year’s observance of the International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies.
  2. When did the Ministry of Food Processing Industries observed ‘Food Processing Week’ 2021?
    A) 8 to 14 September
    B) 6 to 12 September
    C) 5 to 11 September
    D) 7 to 13 September
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    To commemorate 75 years of India’s independence, the Government of India is celebrating the ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.’ As a part of the celebration, the Ministry of Food Processing Industries is observing ‘Food Processing Week’ from 6th to 12th September 2021, under which, the Ministry is organizing various programs.
  3. With whom did Tamannaah Bhatia co-authored the book titled ‘Back to the Roots’?
    A) Prince Rujuta
    B) Ankur Warikoo
    C) Ranveer Allahbadia
    D) Luke Coutinho
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Actress Tamannaah Bhatia launched her book ‘Back to the Roots’. She has co-authored the book with celebrity lifestyle coach Luke Coutinho.
  4. Who has authored the book titled “Bullets Over Bombay: Satya and the Hindi Film Gangster”?
    A) Uday Bhatia
    B) Ravi Bhalla
    C) Mayank Saxena
    D) Keerat Singh
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    The book titled “Bullets Over Bombay: Satya and the Hindi Film Gangster” has been written by Uday Bhatia released recently.
  5. Jean-Pierre Adams, former footballer from which country passed away in September 2021?
    A) Australia
    B) Canada
    C) France
    D) Germany
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Former France defender Jean-Pierre Adams has died aged 73 after almost 40 years in a coma, his former club Nimes announced.
  6. Michael K Williams who passed away was related to which field?
    A) Actor
    B) Theatre Artist
    C) Singer
    D) Comedian
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    American actor, Michael K Williams, who portrayed the character Chalky White in Boardwalk Empire, passed away. He was 54.
  7. In which institute was the India’s first bio-brick based building inaugurated?
    A) IIT Kanpur
    B) IIT Roorkee
    C) IIT Delhi
    D) IIT Hyderabad
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    India’s first bio-brick based building was inaugurated at Indian Institute of Technology-Hyderabad (IIT-H) by Director B.S. Murty.
  8. Who has been awarded the Behler Turtle Conservation Award for bringing three critically endangered turtle conservation species back from the brink of extinction?
    A) Aadesh Pandey
    B) Rajbeer Khattar
    C) Shailendra Singh
    D) Mukul Roy
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Indian biologist Shailendra Singh has been awarded the Behler Turtle Conservation Award for bringing three critically endangered turtle conservation species back from the brink of extinction.
  9. Who from India has been elected to the board of the International Legal Assistance Consortium (ILAC) becoming second Asian to serve the board?
    A) Sidharth Saxena
    B) Prashant Kumar
    C) Kapil Mishra
    D) Vikrant Siani
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The International Legal Assistance Consortium has elected Advocate Prashant Kumar to its board of directors. Kumar, also president of the Bar Association of India, is the second Asian to serve on ILAC’s board.
  10. Who has been elected as the vice-president of the Asian Squash Federation (ASF) for a four-year term?
    A) Vijay Sharma
    B) Kamal Malikov
    C) Pullela Gopichand
    D) Cyrus Poncha
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Cyrus Poncha, secretary of Squash Rackets Federation of India (SRFI), was elected the vice-president of the Asian Squash Federation (ASF) for a four-year term at the 41st ASF AGM held virtually. David Mui of Hong Kong was elected unopposed for his second term as the president.
  11. Jasprit Bumrah broke the record of whom to become the fastest Indian pacer to reach 100 wickets in the longest format of the game?
    A) Kapil Dev
    B) Sachin Tendulkar
    C) Virat Kohli
    D) Saurabh Ganguly
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Jasprit Bumrah became the fastest Indian pacer to reach 100 wickets in the longest format of the game. Bumrah achieved the feat in the Test against England when he removed Ollie Pope for 2 in the second session of the final day. With Pope’s wicket, Bumrah broke former Indian skipper Kapil Dev’s recor
  12. Which state government signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the American Chamber of Commerce in India (Amcham India) to promote investment in the state as well as further increase the ease of doing business for US member companies?
    A) Jharkhand
    B) Punjab
    C) Bihar
    D) Rajasthan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Punjab government and the American Chamber of Commerce in India (Amcham India) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to promote investment in the state as well as further increase the ease of doing business for US member companies. The MoU was signed during the 29th annual general meeting of the Amcham India.
  13. Where did the bilateral exercise – AUSINDEX between Indian Navy and Royal Australian Navy held?
    A) Bay of Bengal
    B) Pacific Ocean
    C) Australia
    D) India
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The bilateral exercise – AUSINDEX between Indian Navy and Royal Australian Navy commenced in Australia.It will continue till 10th of this month.
  14. Where did the Tamil Nadu state government announced to set up India’s first Dugong Conservation Reserve?
    A) Palk Bay
    B) Point Calimere
    C) Gulf of Mannar
    D) Krusadai Island
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Tamil Nadu government announced plans to set up India’s first Dugong Conservation Reserve in the Palk Bay on the southeast coast of the state. The Marine Conservation Reserve will cover an area of 500km in Palk Bay.
  15. Which state government announced an 11 per cent hike in dearness allowance for its employees and pensioners with effect from 1st July?
    A) Assam
    B) Madya Pradesh
    C) Punjab
    D) Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Gujarat government has announced an 11 per cent hike in dearness allowance for its employees and pensioners with effect from 1st July. The new DA rate will be 28 per cent.The Central government had raised DA for its employees from 17 per cent to 28 per cent in July.
  16. Which state government launched COVID-19 Affected Livelihood Support Scheme to provide assistance to those who had been severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in the State?
    A) Manipur
    B) Sikkim
    C) Nagaland
    D) Arunachal Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh launched COVID-19 Affected Livelihood Support Scheme to provide assistance to those who had been severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in the State.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Asian Squash Federation situated?
    A) Colombo, Sri Lanka
    B) Jakarta, Indonesia
    C) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    D) Bangkok, Thailand
    View Answer
    Option C
  2. Where is the headquarters of Squash Rackets Federation of India located?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Delhi
    C) Chennai
    D) Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option C
  3. Where is the HQ of International Legal Assistance Consortium (ILAC) situated?
    A) Stockholm, Sweden
    B) Jakarta, Indonesia
    C) Beijing, China
    D) Amsterdam, Netherlands
    View Answer
    Option A

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