Current Affairs Quiz 20th September 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 20th September 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. Which state’s Hathei chilli and Tamenglong mandarin orange has been given the Geographical Indication (GI) tag by the Geographical Indications Registry?

भौगोलिक संकेत रजिस्ट्री द्वारा किस राज्य के हाथेई मिर्च और तामेंगलोंग मैंडरिन नारंगी को भौगोलिक संकेत (GI) टैग दिया गया है?

(a) Uttarakhand / उत्तराखंड

(b) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(c) Nagaland / नागालैंड

(d) Manipur / मणिपुर

(e) Assam / असम

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(d)

Exp. Hathei chilli and Tamenglong orange of Manipur get GI tag

Hathei chilli, which is found in Manipur’s Ukrul district and is known for its unique flavour, and Tamenglong mandarin orange have been granted the Geographical Indication (GI) tag.

Confirming the news in a Facebook post, Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh wrote, “What a great start to the day for Manipur! I’m really happy to share that two products of Manipur viz Hathei Chilly and Tamenglong orange have been granted GI tag by Government of India.

Q.2. Which country has become the 9th member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation?

कौन सा देश शंघाई सहयोग संगठन का 9वां सदस्य बन गया है?

(a) Afghanistan / अफगानिस्तान

(b) Iraq / इराक

(c) Pakistan / पाकिस्तान

(d) Bangladesh / बांग्लादेश

(e) Iran / ईरान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(e)

Exp. Iran becomes 9th member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation

Iran was officially admitted as a full member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) on 18th Sept. The decision to admit Iran as a full member was declared in the 21th summit of the SCO leaders in Dushanbe, Tajikistan.

So far Iran was an observer member of the organization.

Q.3. Which of the following has launched a mobile app ‘Pragati’ for Development Officers?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने विकास अधिकारियों के लिए एक मोबाइल ऐप प्रगतिलॉन्च की है?

(a) New India Assurance Company Limited (NIACL) / न्यू इंडिया एश्योरेंस कंपनी लिमिटेड

(b) Reserve Bank of India (RBI) / भारतीय रिजर्व बैंक

(c) Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) / भारतीय जीवन बीमा निगम

(d) Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) / भारतीय प्रतिभूति और विनिमय बोर्ड

(e) Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) / भारतीय बीमा विनियामक और विकास प्राधिकरण

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(c)

Exp. LIC launches mobile app ‘Pragati’ for Development Officers

‘Pragati’ is a comprehensive mobile application which gives various information which are updated in near real-time about the performance of their agency force in critical areas of business performance like Premium collection, agency activisation, prospective MDRT / centurion agents etc., apart from monitoring their team on activities such as usage of agents mobile app and NACH validations. There is also a calculator to measure their cost ratio.

Q.4. Who has been appointed as the brand ambassador of Fino Payments Bank?

फिनो पेमेंट्स बैंक के ब्रांड एंबेसडर के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Pankaj Tripathi / पंकज त्रिपाठी

(b) Akshay Kumar / अक्षय कुमार

(c) Sonu Sood / सोनू सूद

(d) Jasprit Bumrah / जसप्रित बुमराह

(e) Rajkummar Rao / राजकुमार राव

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(a)

Exp. Fino Payments Bank appoints Pankaj Tripathi as brand ambassador

Fino Payments Bank (FPBL) has appointed Indian actor Pankaj Tripathi as its first brand ambassador, for a period of two-year.

Pankaj Tripathi will be the face of Fino Payments Bank’s marketing campaigns across various platforms, to promote its products and services.

Q.5. Who is the author of the book titled ‘Shining Sikh Youth of India’?

शाइनिंग सिख यूथ ऑफ इंडियानामक पुस्तक के लेखक कौन हैं?

(a) Avtar Singh Bhasin / अवतार सिंह भसीन

(b) Prabhleen Singh / प्रभलीन सिंह

(c) K J Alphons / के जे अल्फोंस

(d) Kushan Sarkar / कुषाण सरकार

(e) Boria Majumdar / बोरिया मजूमदार

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(b)

Exp. Rajnath Singh launches a book title ‘Shining Sikh Youth of India’

The Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has released a book titled ‘Shining Sikh Youth of India’ in New Delhi, as a part of the commemoration of the 400th birth anniversary of Guru Tegh Bahadur, the ninth Guru of Sikhs.

The book has been authored by Dr Prabhleen Singh, administrative officer at the Punjabi University, Patiala.

Q.6. Who among the following has become India’s 70th Chess Grandmaster?

निम्नलिखित में से कौन भारत का 70वां शतरंज ग्रैंडमास्टर बन गया है?

(a) G Akash / जी आकाश

(b) Leon Mendonca / लियोन मेंडोंका

(c) Raja Rithvik / राजा ऋत्विक

(d) Arjun Kalyan / अर्जुन कल्याण

(e) Audi Ameya / ऑडी अमेया

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(c)

Exp. India’s Raja Rithvik becomes 70th Grandmaster

India’s R Raja Rithvik became chess Grandmaster after he crossed the ELO Rating of 2500. The 17-year-old achieved this GM title in Vezerkepzo Grandmaster Chess Tournament at Budapest, Hungary.

He thus became the 70th Grandmaster from the country.

Q.7. Manorama Mohapatra passed away recently. She was a/an _____________.

मनोरमा महापात्रा का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह एक _________ थी।

(a) Litterateur / साहित्यकार

(b) Journalist / पत्रकार

(c) Social worker / सामाजिक कार्यकर्ता

(d) Editor / संपादक

(e) All of the above / उपरोक्त सभी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(e)

Exp. Odia litterateur and journalist Manorama Mohapatra passes away

Eminent Odia litterateur, social worker and journalist Manorama Mohapatra passed away. She was a former editor of Odia daily ‘The Samaja’.

She had won the Sahitya Academy Award in 1984, Soviet Nehru Award in 1988, Critic Circle of India Award in 1990, Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar Samman in 1991 and Rupambara Award in 1994.

Q.8. Padma Shri awardee Thanu Padmanabhan passed away recently. He was a/an _________________.

पद्म श्री पुरस्कार से सम्मानित थानु पद्मनाभन का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह एक _________ थे।

(a) Astrophysicist / अस्त्रोफिजिसिस्ट

(b) Cardiologist / कार्डियोलॉजिस्ट

(c) Paleontologist / पेलियोन्टोलॉजिस्ट

(d) Radio Astronomer / रेडियो एस्ट्रोनॉमर

(e) Cosmologist / कॉस्मोलॉजिस्ट 

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(a)

Exp. Renowned Padma Shri awardee astrophysicist Thanu Padmanabhan passes away

Renowned Theoretical physicist and cosmologist Professor Thanu Padmanabhan passed away on 18th Sept. He was 64.

A distinguished professor at the Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA), Prof Padmanabhan had authored over 300 research papers and several books, with important contributions in areas of gravitation, quantum gravity, and structure and formation of the universe.

Q.9. Who is the present secretary General of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)?

शंघाई सहयोग संगठन (SCO) के वर्तमान महासचिव कौन हैं?

(a) Audrey Azoulay / ऑड्रे अज़ोले

(b) António Guterres / एंटोनियो गुटेरेस

(c) Henrietta H Fore / हेनरीटा एच फोर

(d) Mohammed Barkindo / मोहम्मद बरकिंडो

(e) Vladimir Norov / व्लादिमीर नोरोव

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(e)

Exp. Headquarters: Beijing, China

Founded: 15 June 2001

Secretary General: Vladimir Norov

Q.10. Where is the Headquarter of Fino Payments Bank?

फिनो पेमेंट्स बैंक का मुख्यालय कहाँ है?

(a) Bengaluru / बेंगलुरु

(b) New Delhi / नई दिल्ली

(c) Hyderabad / हैदराबाद

(d) Mumbai / मुंबई

(e) Pune / पुणे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(d)

Exp. Headquarters location: Mumbai

Founded: 4 April 2017

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