Current Affairs Quiz: September 20, 2021

Current Affairs 20 September 2021 Quiz

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  1. With which country,India performed exercise Surya Kiran?
    A) Indonesia
    B) Thailand
    C) SriLanka
    D) Nepal
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The 15th edition of Indo-Nepal joint military exercise “Surya Kiran” will begin here on September 20.
  2. The World Economic Forum to host next annual meeting in which city?
    A) NewDelhi
    B) Davos
    C) Jakarta
    D) Beijing
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The World Economic Forum said its next annual meeting will be held in the Swiss ski resort town of Davos in January 2022, making it the first major in-person congregation of the world leaders in almost two years since the deadliest pandemic hit the world.
  3. Which bank partnered with IISc to set up AI-ML Centre in Bengaluru?
    A) PNB
    B) SBI
    C) Kotak Mahindra Bank
    D) IDBI Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd and the Indian Institute of Science announced a partnership to set up a state-of-the-art Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning (AI-ML) Centre at the IISc campus.
  4. Which organisation would discontinue the practice of issuing Doing Business reportfollowing an investigation prompted by internal reports of “data irregularities” in its 2018 and 2020 editions?
    A) World Bank
    B) World Economic Forum
    C) Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
    D) New Development Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The World Bank said it would discontinue the practice of issuing Doing Business reportfollowing an investigation prompted by internal reports of “data irregularities” in its 2018 and 2020 editions (released in 2017 and 2019, respectively) and possible “ethical matters” involving bank staff.
  5. Who has joined RBI Innovation Hub as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO)?
    A) Mukesh Ranjan
    B) Ritesh Singh
    C) Anmol Phangal
    D) Amit Saxena
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Global Deputy CTO of State Bank of India, Amit Saxena has joined RBI Innovation Hub as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO).
  6. Who has assumed the additional charge of the post of Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of National Small Industries Corporation Ltd (NSIC?
    A) Alka Nangia Arora
    B) Sameera Reddy
    C) Anushka Sen
    D) Mahesh Jain
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    1991-batch Indian Defence Accounts Service (IDAS) officer Alka Nangia Arora has assumed the additional charge of the post of Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of National Small Industries Corporation Ltd (NSIC). She interacted with senior officers of NSIC and took stock of the affairs of the corporation.
  7. Who has been appointed as the Ombudsman cum Ethics Officer by DDCA?
    A) Indu Malhotra
    B) Ashish Singh
    C) SS Verman
    D) SK Rajan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) appointed Justice Indu Malhotra, former judge of the Supreme Court of India, as the Ombudsman cum Ethics Officer. The decision was taken at the Annual General Meeting (AGM).
  8. Which bank has been recognised as the World’s Best Bank by Euromoney?
    A) Kotak Bank
    B) DBS Bank
    C) Citibank
    D) Royal Bank of Scotland
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    For the fourth consecutive year, DBS has been recognised as the World’s Best Bank,entrenching the bank’s position as an industry leader reshaping the future of banking.
  9. Recently India’s 61st Software Technology park centre opened in which state?
    A) Assam
    B) Nagaland
    C) Kerala
    D) Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Nagaland’s first and India’s 61st Software Technology Park of India (STPI) centre was y inaugurated at the state capital by Union Minister of State (MoS) for Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Electronics and IT Rajeev Chandrasekhar at the Directorate of Information Technology & Communication (DITC).
  10. When is International Red Panda Day observed this year?
    A) September 18
    B) September 19
    C) September 20
    D) September 21
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Every year, on the third Saturday of September, the International Red Panda Day is observed.This year, the day will be observed on September 18.
  11. What is the theme of this year’s International Coastal Cleanup day 2021?
    A) Engage people to remove trash
    B) Keep trash in the bin and not in the ocean
    C) Harnessing the power of people to trash
    D) Cleaning up trash
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The International Coastal Cleanup Day is traditionally held on the third Saturday in September. In 2021, the day is being held on 18 September.
  12. What Is the theme of this year’s International Equal Pay Day 2021?
    A) Equal pay
    B) What’s Your Pay gap
    C) Pay with Equal
    D) What’s up you paid
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The International Equal Pay Day (IEPD) is observed annually on September 18 with an objective to raise awareness to promote action towards achieving equal pay for work of equal value.
  13. When is World Bamboo day observed?
    A) September 19
    B) September 18
    C) September 20
    D) September 21
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Every year on 18 September, the World Bamboo Day is observed across the globe. The day is marked to raise awareness around the world for the conservation and promotion of the bamboo industry as well as of bamboo plantation.
  14. What is the theme of this year’s World Water Monitoring Day ?
    A) Safe Water
    B) Valuing Water
    C) Monitor the water
    D) Clean and Safe Water
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The World Water Monitoring Day is observed every year on September 18 since 2003 to increase public awareness and involvement in water monitoring and protecting water resources around the world.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Kotak Mahindra Bank?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Chennai
    C) New Delhi
    D) Pune
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of World Bank?
    A) Rome
    B) Washington DC
    C) New York
    D) Paris
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Where is the HQ of National Small Industries Corporation?
    A) Lucknow
    B) New Delhi
    C) Kolkata
    D) Chennai
    View Answer
    Option B

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