Current Affairs Quiz 15th September 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 15th September 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. Which state government has launched the “Millet Mission”?

किस राज्य सरकार ने बाजरा मिशनशुरू किया है?

(a) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(b) Jharkhand / झारखंड

(c) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(d) Chhattisgarh / छत्तीसगढ़

(e) Maharashtra / महाराष्ट्र

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(d)

Exp. Chhattisgarh launches ‘Millet Mission’

Chhattisgarh government launched the “Millet Mission” on September 14, 2021 with the objective of making the state a millet hub of India. On the occasion of launch of the mission, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel noted that state will soon become the millet hub of India.

Aim: Millet Mission initiative was launched with the aim of giving the farmers right price for small cereal crops and to provide them input assistance, procurement arrangements and processing. This mission also seeks to ensure that the farmers get benefit from the expertise of experts.

Q.2. India’s largest open-air fernery has been inaugurated in which state?

भारत की सबसे बड़ी ओपनएयर फ़र्नरी का उद्घाटन किस राज्य में किया गया है?

(a) Telangana / तेलंगाना

(b) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(c) Uttarakhand / उत्तराखंड

(d) Assam / असम

(e) Odisha / ओडिशा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(c)

Exp. India’s largest open air fernery opened in Uttarakhand

India’s largest open-air fernery has been inaugurated in Ranikhet of Uttarakhand. The new centre will serve the dual objective of ‘conservation of fern species as well as ‘create awareness about their ecological role and promote further research.

The fernery is home to a large number of fern species, some of which are endemic to the state, some hold medicinal value while some are threatened species that demand care and conservation.

Q.3. Which institute has launched its “Project Udaan” on the occasion of Hindi Diwas?

हिंदी दिवस के अवसर पर किस संस्थान ने अपना प्रोजेक्ट उड़ानलॉन्च किया है?

(a) IISc- Bengaluru / IISc- बेंगलुरु

(b) IIT-Bombay / IIT-बॉम्बे

(c) IIT- Delhi / IIT- दिल्ली

(d) IIT-Madras / IIT- मद्रास

(e) IIT-Guwahati/ IIT-गुवाहाटी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(b)

Exp. IIT-Bombay launches ‘Project Udaan’

IIT-Bombay launched its “Project Udaan” on the occasion of Hindi Diwas on September 14, 2021. Project Udaan was launched with the aim of breaking the language barrier that many students face while joining the institutes of higher education.

Project Udaan enables the translation of textbooks and other study material of the engineering and other streams from English to Hindi & other Indian Languages. It helps in translating engineering textbooks and learning materials in one-sixth the time as compared to manual tasking. This machine translation will be aided by human effort.

Q.4. Who has been appointed as the chairperson of the Indian National Space Promotion Authorization Centre (In-SPACe)?

भारतीय राष्ट्रीय अंतरिक्ष संवर्धन प्राधिकरण केंद्र (इनस्पेस) के अध्यक्ष के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Pawan Kumar Goenka / पवन कुमार गोयनका

(b) Susanna Clarke / सुज़ाना क्लार्क

(c) Prativa Mohapatra / प्रतिवा महापात्र

(d) M Venugopal / एम वेणुगोपाल

(e) Vinod Kannan / विनोद कन्नन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(a)

Exp. Pawan Goenka appointed chairperson of In-SPACe

Former managing director of Mahindra & Mahindra Pawan Kumar Goenka has been appointed as the chairperson of the Indian National Space Promotion Authorization Centre (In-SPACe). During his R&D tenure in M&M, he led the development of the Scorpio SUV.

IN-SPACe functions as an independent nodal agency under the Department of Space, Government of India.

Q.5. Who has been conferred with the Swami Brahmanand Award 2021?

स्वामी ब्रह्मानंद पुरस्कार 2021 से किसे सम्मानित किया गया है?

(a) Nageshwar Reddy / नागेश्वर रेड्डी

(b) Suresh Mukund / सुरेश मुकुन्द

(c) Shaji N M / शाजी एन एम

(d) Anand Kumar / आनंद कुमार

(e) Thomas Vijayan / थॉमस विजयन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(d)

Exp. Super 30 founder Anand Kumar conferred with Swami Brahmanand Award 2021

Mathematician Anand Kumar was conferred with the Swami Brahmanand Award 2021 for his contribution in the field of education through his ‘Super 30’ initiative, which prepares underprivileged students for the IIT entrance exam.

Super 30′ is a coaching programme of Kumar’s Patna-based Ramanujan School of Mathematics. It has been instituted in the name of Swami Brahmananda, a freedom fighter, former MP and a saint known for his sacrifices and his contribution in the field of education.

Q.6. On which date Engineer’s Day is celebrated in India every year?

भारत में हर साल किस तारीख को अभियंता दिवस मनाया जाता है?

(a) 14 September / 14 सितंबर

(b) 15 September / 15 सितंबर

(c) 16 September / 16 सितंबर

(d) 17 September / 17 सितंबर

(e) 18 September / 18 सितंबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(b)

Exp. 15 September: Engineer’s Day (India)

Engineers Day 2021 would be celebrated on September 15, across the country to mark the birthday of Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya. His contributions to the field of engineering and education are significant. Since 1968, India has celebrated Engineers day on this day every year.

  1. Visvesvaraya, the man with high principles, played a crucial role in constructing dams, reservoirs and hydro-power projects in India. His high architect projects include the Krishna Raja Sagar dam in Karnataka and the flood protection system of Hyderabad.

Q.7. International Day of Democracy is celebrated on ___________________ every year.

लोकतंत्र का अंतर्राष्ट्रीय दिवस प्रत्येक वर्ष ___________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 12 September / 12 सितंबर

(b) 13 September / 13 सितंबर

(c) 14 September / 14 सितंबर

(d) 15 September / 15 सितंबर

(e) 16 September / 16 सितंबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(d)

Exp. 15 September: International Day of Democracy

September 15 is celebrated as International Day of Democracy after being established in 2007 through a resolution passed by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). In the words of the United Nations, “International Day of Democracy provides an opportunity to review the state of democracy in the world.

Democracy is as much a process as a goal, and only with the full participation of the international community, can the ideal of democracy be made into a reality.”

Q.8. What is the theme for International Day of Democracy 2021?

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय लोकतंत्र दिवस 2021 की थीम क्या है?

(a) COVID-19: A Spotlight on Democracy

(b) Participation

(c) Democracy under strain: Solutions for a changing world

(d) Democracy 2030

(e) Strengthening democratic resilience in the face of future crises

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(e)

Exp. 15 September: International Day of Democracy

September 15 is celebrated as International Day of Democracy after being established in 2007 through a resolution passed by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). In the words of the United Nations, “International Day of Democracy provides an opportunity to review the state of democracy in the world.

Democracy is as much a process as a goal, and only with the full participation of the international community, can the ideal of democracy be made into a reality.”

The theme for 2021 International Day of Democracy is “Strengthening democratic resilience in the face of future crises”.

Q.9. Who has been named the ICC Men’s player of the month for August?

अगस्त के लिए ICC मेन्स प्लेयर ऑफ़ द मंथ किसे चुना गया है?

(a) Joe Root / जो रूट

(b) Rohit Sharma / रोहित शर्मा

(c) Babar Azam / बाबर आज़म

(d) Shakib Al Hasan / शाकिब अल हसन

(e) Devon Conway / डेवोन कॉनवे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(a)

Exp. Joe Root and Eimear Richardson named ICC Players of the Month for August

England Test skipper Joe Root and Ireland’s Eimear Richardson have been voted as the winners of the ICC Players of the Month for August 2021.

Root was voted the ICC Men’s Player of the Month for August for his consistent performances in the Test series against India that was part of the next cycle of the ICC World Test Championship (WTC).

Q.10. Who among the following has been named ICC Women’s player of the month for August?

निम्नलिखित में से किसे अगस्त माह की ICC महिला खिलाड़ी चुना गया है?

(a) Sophie Ecclestone / सोफी एक्लेस्टोन

(b) Kathryn Bryce / कैथरीन ब्राइस

(c) Stafanie Taylor / स्टेफनी टेलर

(d) Eimear Richardson / एमियर रिचर्डसन

(e) Lizelle Lee / लिज़ेल ली

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(d)

Exp. Joe Root and Eimear Richardson named ICC Players of the Month for August

England Test skipper Joe Root and Ireland’s Eimear Richardson have been voted as the winners of the ICC Players of the Month for August 2021.

Root was voted the ICC Men’s Player of the Month for August for his consistent performances in the Test series against India that was part of the next cycle of the ICC World Test Championship (WTC).

Q.11. Sri Lanka pace veteran Lasith Malinga has announced retirement from all forms of cricket. He is the leading wicket taker with _________ wickets in international T20s.

श्रीलंका के तेज गेंदबाज लसिथ मलिंगा ने क्रिकेट के सभी प्रारूपों से संन्यास की घोषणा कर दी है। वह अंतरराष्ट्रीय टी20 में _________ विकेट के साथ अग्रणी विकेट लेने वाले गेंदबाज हैं।

(a) 109

(b) 108

(c) 107

(d) 106

(e) 105

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(c)

Exp. Lanka fast bowler Malinga announces retirement from all forms of cricket

Sri Lanka pace veteran Lasith Malinga, who terrorised the world’s best batsmen with his toe-crushing yorkers delivered from a low and sling-arm action, on 14th Sept announced his retirement from all forms of cricket.

The 38-year-old, who was captain of Sri Lanka’s 2014 T20 World Cup winning team, posted a message on his social media account announcing his decision. He picked up 107 wickets in 84 T20 Internationals, 338 scalps in 226 ODIs and 101 wickets in 30 Tests.

The leading wicket-taker of all time in international T20s is Sri Lanka’s Lasith Malinga.

Q.12. Which of the following Wildlife Sanctuary is NOT in the Uttarakhand state?

निम्नलिखित में से कौन सा वन्यजीव अभयारण्य उत्तराखंड राज्य में नहीं है?

(a) Nandhaur Wildlife Sanctuary / नंधौर वन्यजीव अभयारण्य

(b) Kedarnath Wild Life Sanctuary / केदारनाथ वन्यजीव अभयारण्य

(c) Sonanadi Wildlife Sanctuary / सोनानदी वन्यजीव अभयारण्य

(d) Ballabhpur Wildlife Sanctuary / बल्लभपुर वन्यजीव अभयारण्य

(e) Askot Musk Deer Sanctuary / अस्कॉट मस्क डियर सैंक्चुअरी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(d)

Exp. Ballabhpur Wildlife Sanctuary is located near Bolpur Santiniketan in Bolpur subdivision of Birbhum District in the Indian state of West Bengal.

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