Current Affairs Quiz 18th and 19th September 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 18th and 19th September 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. PM Narendra Modi has virtually addressed 21st SCO Meeting. Which country is the chair of 21st Meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Council of Heads of State?

प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी ने SCO की 21वीं बैठक को वर्चुअली संबोधित किया है। शंघाई सहयोग संगठन (SCO) के राष्ट्राध्यक्षों की परिषद की 21वीं बैठक की अध्यक्षता कौन सा देश कर रहा है?

(a) Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan / बिश्केक, किर्गिस्तान

(b) Almaty, Kazakhstan / अलमाटी, कजाकिस्तान

(c) Tashkent, Uzbekistan / ताशकंद, उज्बेकिस्तान

(d) New Delhi, India / नई दिल्ली, भारत

(e) Dushanbe, Tajikistan / दुशान्बे, ताजिकिस्तान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(e)

Exp. PM Narendra Modi virtually addresses 21st SCO Meeting

The 21st Meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Council of Heads of State was held in hybrid format on September 17, 2021, in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. The meeting was held under the Chairmanship of the President of Tajikistan, Emomali Rahmon.

The Indian delegation was led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who participated in the meeting via video-link and at Dushanbe, India was represented by External Affairs Minister, Dr S. Jaishankar.

Q.2. Who has been appointed as Punjab’s new Chief Minister?

पंजाब के नए मुख्यमंत्री के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Charanjit Singh Channi / चरणजीत सिंह चन्नी

(b) Ambika Soni / अंबिका सोनी

(c) Amarinder Singh / अमरिंदर सिंह

(d) Navjot Singh Sidhu / नवजोत सिंह सिद्धू

(e) Sukhjinder Randhawa / सुखजिंदर रंधावा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(a)

Exp. Charanjit Singh Channi Punjab’s new Chief Minister

The Congress announced on 19th Sept that Charanjit Singh Channi has been elected as the leader of the Punjab Congress Legislative Party (CLP), paving the way for his appointment as the chief minister.

The development comes a day after Congress veteran Amarinder Singh resigned as chief minister amid a bitter power tussle with state Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu with less than five months to go for the Assembly polls.

Q.3. Name the chief minister of Punjab who resigned recently.

पंजाब के मुख्यमंत्री का नाम बताइए जिन्होंने हाल ही में इस्तीफा दे दिया।

(a) Banwarilal Purohit / बनवारीलाल पुरोहित

(b) Vijayendra Pal Singh Badnore / विजयेंद्र पाल सिंह बदनोर

(c) Sukhjinder Randhawa / सुखजिंदर रंधावा

(d) Kaptan Singh Solanki / कप्तान सिंह सोलंकी

(e) Amarinder Singh / अमरिंदर सिंह

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(e)

Exp. Amarinder Singh resigns as Punjab chief minister

Captain Amarinder Singh resigned as the Punjab chief minister on 17th Sept, amid the ongoing political tussle with Navjot Singh Sidhu who was recently appointed as the chief of the Congress’ Punjab unit.

The resignation comes less than five months before the Assembly elections in Punjab, and less than an hour before a legislature party (CLP) meeting called by the Congress party.

Q.4. Who has been appointed as the Chairman cum Managing Director (CMD) of the National Small Industries Corporation Ltd (NSIC)?

राष्ट्रीय लघु उद्योग निगम लिमिटेड (NSIC) के अध्यक्ष सह प्रबंध निदेशक (CMD) के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) M Venugopal / एम वेणुगोपाल

(b) Alka Nangia Arora / अलका नांगिया अरोड़ा

(c) Pawan Kumar Goenka / पवन कुमार गोयनका

(d) Rajeev Ram / राजीव राम

(e) Dorje Angchuk / दोर्जे अंगचुक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(b)

Exp. Alka Nangia Arora appoints as CMD of NSIC

Alka Nangia Arora has been appointed as the Chairman cum Managing Director (CMD) of the National Small Industries Corporation Ltd. (NSIC). She has taken the additional charge of the post on September 14, 2021.

She is a Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises. The National Small Industries Corporation Limited (NSIC) is a Mini Ratna company established in 1955.

Q.5. On which date World Bamboo Day is observed every year?

हर साल विश्व बांस दिवस किस तारीख को मनाया जाता है?

(a) 15 September / 15 सितंबर

(b) 16 September / 16 सितंबर

(c) 17 September / 17 सितंबर

(d) 18 September / 18 सितंबर

(e) 19 September / 19 सितंबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(d)

Exp. 18 September: World Bamboo Day

World Bamboo Day is observed every year on 18 September to raise awareness of the benefits of bamboo and to promote its use in everyday products.

Bamboos are used for various purposes mainly in East and Southeast Asia. Bamboo is a tall, tree-like grass of the family Poaceae.

Q.6. What was the theme for World Bamboo Day 2021?

विश्व बांस दिवस 2021 के लिए विषय क्या था?

(a) BAMBOO for a better future

(b) #PlantBamboo: It Is Time To Plant Bamboo

(c) Bamboo for sustainable development goals

(d) KEEP BAMBOO STRONG

(e) BAMBOO: the green gold

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(b)

Exp. 18 September: World Bamboo Day

World Bamboo Day is observed every year on 18 September to raise awareness of the benefits of bamboo and to promote its use in everyday products.

Bamboos are used for various purposes mainly in East and Southeast Asia. Bamboo is a tall, tree-like grass of the family Poaceae.

Theme 2021: ‘#PlantBamboo: It Is Time To Plant Bamboo’.

Q.7. World Water Monitoring Day is observed every year on _______________.

विश्व जल निगरानी दिवस _______________ को हर साल मनाया जाता है।

(a) 17 September / 17 सितंबर

(b) 18 September / 18 सितंबर

(c) 19 September / 19 सितंबर

(d) 20 September / 20 सितंबर

(e) 21 September / 21 सितंबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(b)

Exp. 18 September: World Water Monitoring Day

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.

This day is celebrated to increase public awareness and involvement in water monitoring and protecting water resources around the world.

Q.8. What was the theme for World Water Monitoring Day 2020?

विश्व जल निगरानी दिवस 2020 के लिए विषय क्या था?

(a) Monitor Water

(b) Solve Water

(c) Nature for Water

(d) Wastewater

(e) Valuing water

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(e)

Exp. 18 September: World Water Monitoring Day

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.

This day is celebrated to increase public awareness and involvement in water monitoring and protecting water resources around the world.

Theme 2021: valuing water.

Q.9. International Equal Pay Day is observed every year on _______________.

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय समान वेतन दिवस हर साल _______________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 17 September / 17 सितंबर

(b) 18 September / 18 सितंबर

(c) 19 September / 19 सितंबर

(d) 20 September / 20 सितंबर

(e) 21 September / 21 सितंबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(b)

Exp. 18 September: International Equal Pay Day

International Equal Pay Day is celebrated on 18 September. The inaugural edition of the day was observed in the year 2020.

The day aims to achieve equal pay for work of equal value and break the walls against all forms of discrimination, including discrimination against women and girls.

Q.10. Who is the author of the book ‘Translating Myself and Others’?

ट्रांसलेटिंग माईसेल्फ एंड अदरपुस्तक के लेखक कौन हैं?

(a) Amitav Ghosh / अमिताभ घोष

(b) Salman Rushdie / सलमान रुश्दी

(c) Avtar Singh Bhasin / अवतार सिंह भसीन

(d) Jhumpa Lahiri / झुम्पा लाहिड़ी

(e) Aditya Gupta / आदित्य गुप्ता

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(d)

Exp. Jhumpa Lahiri to launch her new book ‘Translating Myself and Others’

The Pulitzer Prize-winning noted fiction writer, Jhumpa Lahiri, is set to launch her new book titled ‘Translating Myself and Others’, which will highlight her work as a translator. The new book is planned to be out in Spring 2022.

It will be a collection of essays that reflect Lahiri’s experiences on the meaning of translation, translating her own writing, and writing across languages. The book will be published by Princeton University Press.

Q.11. Who among the following has won Norway Chess Open 2021 Masters section?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने नॉर्वे शतरंज ओपन 2021 मास्टर्स वर्ग जीता है?

(a) Audi Ameya / ऑडी अमेया

(b) Abhimanyu Mishra / अभिमन्यु मिश्रा

(c) Leon Mendonca / लियोन मेंडोंका

(d) Arjun Kalyan / अर्जुन कल्याण

(e) D Gukesh / डी गुकेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(e)

Exp. GM D. Gukesh of India won Norway Chess Open 2021

GM D Gukesh won his second consecutive tournament of this month, Norway Chess Open 2021 Masters section.

Gukesh scored an unbeaten 8.5/10, finished a full point ahead of the competition to win the tournament. Iniyan secured sole second position 7.5/10.

Q.12. Who among the following has won Asian Snooker Championship for second successive time?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने लगातार दूसरी बार एशियाई स्नूकर चैम्पियनशिप जीती है?

(a) Mark Selby / मार्क सेल्बी

(b) Aditya Mehta / आदित्य मेहता

(c) Pankaj Advani / पंकज आडवाणी

(d) Ronnie O’Sullivan / रॉनी ओ’सुल्लीवन

(e) Vidya Pillai / विद्या पिल्लै

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(c)

Exp. Pankaj Advani won Asian Snooker Championship for second successive time

India’s Pankaj Advani successfully defended the Asian Snooker Championship at the Al Messila, a luxury collection resort & spa, in Doha, Qatar on 17th Sept outplaying Amir Sarkhosh of Iran 6-3 (72-42, 72-0, 70-49, 41-66, 70-17, 30-68, 74-34, 12-50, 64-44) in the best of 11 frames final.

The 36-year-old triumphed in 2019 but in 2017 he was the runner-up. In 2019, Pankaj also became the only player who won the titles in all forms of billiards, snooker, 6Reds, and 10Reds competitions.

Q.13. Name the Indo-Nepal joint military exercise which has been held at Pithoragarh in Uttarakhand.

भारतनेपाल संयुक्त सैन्य अभ्यास का नाम बताइए जो उत्तराखंड के पिथौरागढ़ में आयोजित किया गया है।

(a) Surya Kiran / सूर्य किरण

(b) Hand In Hand / हैण्ड इन हैण्ड

(c) Sampriti / सम्पृति

(d) Mitra Shakti / मित्र शक्ति

(e) Garuda Shakti / गरुड़ शक्ति

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(a)

Exp. Indo-Nepal joint military exercise Surya Kiran-XV to begin at Pithoragarh

The 15th edition of Indo–Nepal Joint Military Training Exercise Surya Kiran will be held from September 20, 2021, at Pithoragarh in Uttarakhand.

The joint military training will help in improving bilateral relations and further strengthen the traditional friendship between the two nations.

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