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Monthly Current Affairs Quiz: September 2021

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Question 1

Consider the following statements regarding the 21st Meeting of the Council of Heads of State of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO):

i. The meeting was chaired by the President of Russia.

ii. Sri Lanka became a full member of SCO.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Question 2

Which country hosted the 15th East Asia Summit Energy Ministers Meeting 2021?

Question 3

Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan presented Kaushalacharya Awards 2021 to how many skill trainers?

Question 4

How many Indian Projects have been selected to get the first ever Earthshot Prize 2021?

Question 5

Consider the following statements regarding the 15th Edition of Joint Military Training Exercise ‘Surya Kiran’.

i. It was held between India and Nepal.

ii. It was held at Pithoragarh in Uttarakhand.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 6

In September 2021, the World Bank has decided to discontinue which report?

Question 7

With which countries, the United States has recently announced a new trilateral security partnership for the Indo-Pacific region?

Question 8

When is International Day of Peace observed?

Question 9

Who took oath as the 16th Chief Minister of Punjab?

Question 10

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the Global Innovation Index 2021?

i. The index was released by the World Bank.

ii. India has climbed 2 spots and has been ranked 46th.

iii. Sweden has been ranked first.

Question 11

Consider the following statements regarding the 3rd State Food Safety Index.

i. The index was developed by NITI Aayog.

ii. Among the larger states, Gujarat was the top ranking state.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 12

Who is the head of the committee constituted by the Ministry of Defence for a comprehensive review of the National Cadet Corps (NCC)?

Question 13

Which country participated with India in the 3rd edition of Bilateral Maritime Exercise ‘Samudra Shakti’?

Question 14

Who was/were selected for the Sahitya Akademi Fellowship 2021?

Question 15

Narendra Giri who has passed away recently, was the president of which organisation?

Question 16

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the Blue Flag certification in India?

i. In September 2021, Kovalam beach in Tamil Nadu and Eden beach in Puducherry were awarded the Blue Flag certification.

ii. India now has 14 Blue Flag beaches.

iii. The certification is awarded by the Denmark-based non-profit Foundation for Environmental Education.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

Question 17

Who is the head of the National Steering Committee constituted by the Ministry of Education for the development of National Curriculum Frameworks?

Question 18

When is International Day of Sign Languages observed?

Question 19

Who has been appointed as the next Chief of the Air Staff?

Question 20

Which State/UT will organise the first edition of ‘The Himalayan Film Festival-2021’ (THFF)?

Question 21

Name the Prime Minister of Canada who has won a third term after winning the general election 2021.

Question 22

Who has been conferred with the SDG Progress Award by the UN sponsored Sustainable Development Solutions Network?

Question 23

Which of the following was conferred with the National Florence Nightingale Award 2020?

Question 24

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the BRICS Summit 2021?

i. It was the 13thBRICS Summit.

ii. Russian President Vladimir Putin chaired it.

iii. The summit adopted the BRICS Counter-Terrorism Action Plan.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

Question 25

Consider the following statements regarding the India Rankings 2021 instituted by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF):

i. Indian Institute of Technology, Madras has got 1st Position in Overall Category.

ii. Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru has topped the University Category.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Question 26

With reference to the recent appointment of new governors in states, which pair is not correctly matched?

Question 27

Where has been India's first Indigenously Designed High Ash Coal Gasification Based Methanol Production Plant set up?

Question 28

Who took charge as the Chairman of the National Commission for Minorities?

Question 29

Consider the following statements regarding the Swachh Survekshan Grameen 2021.

i. The Ministry of Rural Development launched it.

ii. It was launched under the Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen) Phase –II.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 30

India’s first Emergency Landing Facility for the Indian Air Force on National Highway has been inaugurated in which state?

Question 31

When is Hindi Diwas observed?

Question 32

In September 2021, Mullah Mohammad Hasan Akhund was appointed as the acting Prime Minister of which country?

Question 33

Who has been sworn in as the new Chief Minister of Gujarat?

Question 34

Consider the following statements regarding the US Open Tennis Championships 2021

i. Daniil Medvedev defeated Rafael Nadal to win the Men’s Singles trophy.

ii. Emma Raducanu has won the Women’s Singles trophy.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Question 35

In September 2021, India’s largest open-air fernery was inaugurated in which state?

Question 36

Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently inaugurated Sardardham Bhavan in which state?

Question 37

Which ministry has launched the 'Bujurgon ki Baat–Desh Ke Saath' program?

Question 38

Consider the following statements regarding the INS Dhruv.

i. It is India’s first satellite and nuclear missile tracking ship.

ii. It was built by the Hindustan Shipyard Ltd.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 39

When is the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer observed?

Question 40

Which organisation has been awarded the Africa Food Prize 2021?

Question 41

Who is the author of the book ‘Human Rights and Terrorism in India’?

Question 42

India has launched the “Climate Action and Finance Mobilization Dialogue (CAFMD)” with which country?

Question 43

Which country hosted the 6th edition of SCO Peaceful Mission Exercise 2021?

Question 44

Who has been appointed as the mentor of the Indian national team for the T20 World Cup 2021?

Question 45

Lasith Malinga has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket. He played for which country?

Question 46

Consider the following statements regarding the SIMBEX 2021

i. It was a maritime bilateral exercise between Sri Lanka and India.

ii. It was held in the southern fringes of the South China Sea.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 47

Which has released the ‘Atlas of Mortality and Economic Losses from Weather, Climate and Water Extremes (1970 – 2019)’ report?

Question 48

Which state has recently launched the e-ILP platform to regulate entry, exit and tracking of visitors?

Question 49

Which one is not the recipient of the Ramon Magsaysay Award 2021?

Question 50

Which of the following countries are the first new members of the New Development Bank (NDB)?

i. United Arab Emirates

ii. Uruguay

iii. Bhutan

iv. Bangladesh

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

Question 51

Consider the following statements regarding the Rajiv Gandhi Orang National Park.

i. The Assam Cabinet has recently decided to drop former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi’s name from the Orang National Park.

ii. It was upgraded to a national park in 1999 .

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 52

Which has released the ‘State of the World's Trees Report 2021’?

Question 53

Who has been appointed as the chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT)?

Question 54

Who has become the first Indian woman to win a Gold medal at the Paralympics Games?

Question 55

Indian para-athlete Sumit Antil has won Gold medal in which event at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics Games?

Question 56

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the Karbi Anglong Agreement?

i. It is a tripartite agreement among five insurgent groups of Arunachal Pradesh, the Centre and the State government.

ii. Rs. 1000 crores over five years will be given by the government to undertake specific projects for the development of Karbi areas.

iii. Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council is constituted under the Sixth Schedule of the Constitution of India.

Question 57

The INSPIRE Awards – MANAK is constituted / given by which Ministry?

Question 58

Which country has recently declared an economic emergency?

Question 59

The 12th edition of DefExpo will be held in which state?

Question 60

When is International Literacy Day observed?

Question 61

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the ‘Shikshak Parv 2021’?

i. The Ministry of Education is celebrating ‘Shikshak Parv 2021’ from September 5-14

ii. Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the inaugural conclave of ‘Shikshak Parv 2021’

iii. He also launched the 9 initiatives in the Education Sector on the occasion.

Question 62

In September 2021, Royal Australian Navy and Indian Navy conducted which edition of the bilateral exercise – ‘AUSINDEX’?

Question 63

In September 2021, the President of India presented the President’s Colour to which of the following?

Question 64

Which State/UTs has got its first pollen calendar?

Question 65

Which state government has announced to set up India’s first Dugong Conservation Reserve?

Question 66

In which city, Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Bhupender Yadav has inaugurated the first functional smog tower?

Question 67

On whose 125th Birth Anniversary, Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently released a special commemorative coin?

Question 68

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the First edition of North Eastern Region (NER) District SDG Index 2021–22?

i. NITI Aayog released it.

ii. It measures the performance of the districts of the 6 States.

iii. East Sikkim ranks first in the region.

Question 69

Name the exercise that was held in August 2021 among the Navies of India, the United States, Japan, and Australia off the coast of Guam in the Pacific Ocean.

Question 70

The 7th meeting of the BRICS Environment Ministerial was held under the chair of which country?

Question 71

When is National Sports Day observed?

Question 72

Which country has hosted the 25th edition of Exercise Malabar?

Question 73

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the “KAZIND-21”?

i. It was the 9th edition of the Indo- Kazakhstan Joint Training Exercise.

ii. It was conducted in India.

iii. It was between the Armies of India and Kazakhstan.

Question 74

When Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) was launched by the Government of India?

Question 75

Who hosted the inaugural meeting of IBSA (India-Brazil-South Africa) National Security Advisers?

Question 76

Who has been awarded Sahitya Akademi Awards 2020 in Odia Language?

Question 77

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the e-Shram Portal?

i. The Ministry of Labour and Employment launched it.

ii. It aims to register 38 crore Organised Workers.

Question 78

The web version of e-GOPALA application has been developed by which of the following?

Question 79

Which country hosted the 8th Meeting of Agriculture Experts of BIMSTEC Countries?

Question 80

Which has launched the Climate Crisis is a Child Rights Crisis: Introducing the Children’s Climate Risk Index?

Question 81

Which stadium has been named as ‘Neeraj Chopra Stadium’?

Question 82

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the POSHAN Abhiyaan?

i. It is Government of India’s flagship programme to improve nutritional outcomes for children, adolescent Girls, pregnant women and lactating mothers.

ii. It was launched on the occasion of International Women’s Day on 8 March, 2018.

iii. Every year, the month of August is celebrated as POSHAN Maah across the country.

Question 83

Which company has launched India’s first green hydrogen electrolyzer gigafactory at Bengaluru?

Question 84

INS Tabar took part in a Maritime Partnership Exercise with which country’s Navy ship 'Ezzadjer'?

Question 85

Who has been appointed as the new director general of Border Security Force (BSF)?

Question 86

Who has been appointed as the new director general of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)?

Question 87

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the Exercise ZAPAD 2021?

i. A 200 personnel contingent of the Indian Army participated in Exercise ZAPAD 2021.

ii. It is a multi-nation exercise being held at Nizhniy, Russia from 03 to 16 September 2021.

Question 88

Consider the following statements regarding the Union Territory (UT) of Ladakh.

i. Ladakh declared the Black-Necked Crane and Snow Leopard as its state bird and animal, respectively.

ii. The Black-Necked Crane was chosen as the state bird since it is only found in the eastern region of Ladakh.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 89

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC), under India's Presidency, adopted a resolution on Afghanistan. Name the resolution.

Question 90

Which of the following railway stations has been recently awarded 5-star ‘Eat Right Station’ certification?
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