Current Affairs Quiz 14th September 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 14th September 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. Nuakhai Juhar harvest festival is celebrated in which of the following state?

नुआखाई जुहर फसल उत्सव निम्नलिखित में से किस राज्य में मनाया जाता है?

(a) Arunachal Pradesh / अरुणाचल प्रदेश

(b) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(c) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(d) Odisha / ओडिशा

(e) Tamil Nadu / तमिल नाडू

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(d)

Exp. Nuakhai Juhar harvest festival celebrated in Odisha

Nuakhai Juhar, the agrarian festival of Western Odisha, was celebrated with religious fervour and tradition. It is celebrated 1 day after the celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi.

Nuakhai is a crop festival celebrated by people of Western Odisha and Southern Chhattisgarh, to welcome the new rice of the season. Nua means new and khai means food.

Q.2. Who has been named as the new Acting Chairperson of the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT)?

राष्ट्रीय कंपनी कानून अपीलीय न्यायाधिकरण (NCLAT) के नए कार्यवाहक अध्यक्ष के रूप में किसे नामित किया गया है?

(a) M Venugopal / एम वेणुगोपाल

(b) Sushil Chandra / सुशील चंद्र

(c) Arun Kumar Mishra / अरुण कुमार मिश्रा

(d) Suresh N Patel / सुरेश एन पटेल

(e) Deepak Das / दीपक दास

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(a)

Exp. Justice Venugopal appointed as acting Chairperson of NCLAT

Justice M. Venugopal has been named as the new Acting Chairperson of the appellate tribunal, National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT). This is the third time in a row that an Acting Chairperson is at the helm of the NCLAT, after the retirement of permanent Chairperson Justice S J . Mukhopadhaya on March 14, 2020.

The NCLAT was constituted under Section 410 of the Companies Act, 2013 for hearing appeals against the orders of the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT).

Q.3. Who has been appointed as the CEO of Vistara?

विस्तारा के सीईओ के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Noopur Chaturvedi / नूपुर चतुर्वेदी

(b) Vinod Kannan / विनोद कन्नन

(c) N Venudhar Reddy / एन वेणुधर रेड्डी

(d) P Sainath / पी साईनाथ

(e) Deepti Pillay Sivan / दीप्ति पिल्ले सिवान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(b)

Exp. Vistara’s Chief Commercial Officer Vinod Kannan to become CEO

Vinod Kannan, Vistara’s Chief Commercial Officer will succeed Leslie Thng as the CEO of the company.

Kannan will take charge from January 1, 2022, the company said in a statement. “Leslie Thng, Chief Executive Officer, will move on to take up a senior appointment with Singapore Airlines from 1st January 2022. The Board of the Company TATA SIA Airlines Limited has named Mr. Vinod Kannan to succeed Mr. Thng effective 1st January 2022.

Q.4. Who has been appointed as the vice president and managing director of Adobe India?

एडोब इंडिया के उपाध्यक्ष और प्रबंध निदेशक के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Arun Kumar Singh / अरुण कुमार सिंह

(b) Iqbal Singh Lalpura / इकबाल सिंह लालपुरा

(c) Prativa Mohapatra / प्रतिवा महापात्र

(d) G S Pannu / जी एस पन्नू

(e) Nirlep Singh Rai / निर्लेप सिंह राय

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(c)

Exp. Adobe appoints Prativa Mohapatra as India MD and VP

US tech giant Adobe has announced the appointment of Prativa Mohapatra as vice president and managing director for Adobe India.

Mohapatra will lead Adobe’s India business across Adobe Experience Cloud, Adobe Creative Cloud and Adobe Document Cloud, reporting to Simon Tate, Adobe’s president for the Asia Pacific (APAC).

Q.5. Who has been appointed as the new CEO of Yahoo?

याहू के नए सीईओ के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Jim Lanzone / जिम लैंज़ोन

(b) Zena Wooldridge / जेना वोल्ड्रिज

(c) Andy Jassy / एंडी जेसी

(d) Duarte Pacheco / डुटर्टे पाचेको

(e) Jane Fraser / जेन फ्रेजर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(a)

Exp. Yahoo Appoints Jim Lanzone as its new CEO

The web service provider, Yahoo has named Jim Lanzone as its new chief executive officer (CEO). He was currently serving as the CEO of the Dating app Tinder.

Jim Lanzone will replace Guru Gowrappan, to the post of Yahoo CEO. As for Tinder, Renate Nyborg has been appointed as the new CEO of the dating app to replace Lanzone.

Q.6. Who has won the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2021 for her novel ‘Piranesi’?

किसने अपने उपन्यास पिरानेसीके लिए फिक्शन 2021 के लिए महिला पुरस्कारजीता है?

(a) Shyamala Ganesh / श्यामला गणेश

(b) Susanna Clarke / सुज़ाना क्लार्क

(c) Maria Ressa / मारिया रसे

(d) Krithi Karanth / कृति कारंत

(e) Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted / शकुंतला हरकसिंह थिल्ड

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(b)

Exp. Susanna Clarke wins Women’s Prize for Fiction 2021

Author Susanna Clarke won the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2021 for her novel ‘Piranesi’. Novelist and Booker-winner Bernardine Evaristo chaired the Women’s Prize judging panel this year.

‘Piranesi’ is narrated by a man living in a labyrinthine, statue-filled house — alone except for a visitor known as the Other — that comprises his whole universe.

Q.7. Hindi Diwas is celebrated every year in India on __________________.

भारत में हर साल हिंदी दिवस __________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 11 September / 11 सितंबर

(b) 12 September / 12 सितंबर

(c) 13 September / 13 सितंबर

(d) 14 September / 14 सितंबर

(e) 15 September / 15 सितंबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(d)

Exp. 14th September: Hindi Diwas

India celebrates Hindi Diwas observed every year on September 14. National Hindi Divas or Hindi Day is observed to promote Hindi as the ‘Matra Bhasha’ or mother tongue of India.

The day is a celebration of the Hindi language and its cultural heritage and values among the people of the country and abroad.

Q.8. Which Indian frigate has conducted maritime partnership exercise with Sudanese Navy in Red Sea?

किस भारतीय युद्धपोत ने लाल सागर में सूडानी नौसेना के साथ समुद्री साझेदारी अभ्यास किया है?

(a) INS Kiltan / आईएनएस किल्टन

(b) INS Kavaratti / आईएनएस कवारत्ती

(c) INS Trikand / आईएनएस त्रिकांड

(d) INS Kamorta / आईएनएस कामोर्ता

(e) INS Tabar / आईएनएस तबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(e)

Exp. INS Tabar conducts maritime partnership exercise with Sudanese Navy in Red Sea

Indian Navy and Sudanese Navy carried out a bilateral maritime exercise in the Red Sea off the Sudanese coast on September 10. INS Tabar and two Sudanese Navy ships- Almazz and Nimer- participated in this maiden exercise with the Indian Navy.

The exercise involved multiple activities covering a wide range of naval operations. These included co-ordinated maneuvering, replenishment at sea drills, helo operations, operations for interdicting suspect vessels at sea and communication procedures.

Q.9. What is the currency of Sudan?

सूडान की मुद्रा क्या है?

(a) Lira / लीरा

(b) Pound / पौंड

(c) Rufiyaa / रूफिया

(d) Rial / रियाल

(e) Dinar / दीनार

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(b)

Exp. Capital: Khartoum

Currency: Sudanese pound

Q.10. Raja Parba festival is celebrated in which of the following state?

राजा परबा उत्सव निम्नलिखित में से किस राज्य में मनाया जाता है?

(a) Gujarat / गुजरात

(b) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(c) Odisha / ओडिशा

(d) Kerala / केरल

(e) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(c)

Exp. Raja Parba- Odisha’s Famous Festival

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