Current Affairs Quiz 25th & 26th September 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

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Q.1. Who has been elected as the chairman of Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) for the year 2021-2022?

वर्ष 2021-2022 के लिए ऑडिट ब्यूरो ऑफ सर्कुलेशन (एबीसी) के अध्यक्ष के रूप में किसे चुना गया है?

(a) Alka Nangia Arora / अलका नांगिया अरोड़ा

(b) Charanjit Singh Channi / चरणजीत सिंह चन्नी

(c) K Rajaraman / के राजारामन

(d) Debabrata Mukherjee / देवव्रत मुखर्जी

(e) V R Chaudhari / वी आर चौधरी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(d)

Exp. Debabrata Mukherjee elected chairman of Audit Bureau of Circulations

Debabrata Mukherjee, who is currently serving as Chief Marketing Officer at the United Breweries Group, has been elected as the chairman of Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) for the year 2021-2022 on 24th Sept.

Debabrata Mukherjee is responsible for managing local and global brands like Kingfisher, Ultra, Heineken and Amstel. He has a wide range of professional experience in general management, marketing and sales operations, business strategy and innovation.

Q.2. Name the Cyclonic Storm which has recently affected the state of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh.

उस चक्रवाती तूफान का नाम बताइए जिसने हाल ही में ओडिशा और आंध्र प्रदेश राज्य को प्रभावित किया है।

(a) Amphan / अम्फान

(b) Gati / गति

(c) Gulab / गुलाब

(d) Prabhanjan / प्रभंजन

(e) Ambud/ अम्बुद

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(c)

Exp. Cyclonic Storm ‘Gulab’ hit Odisha and AP

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a red alert for Odisha and Andhra Pradesh after the ‘Cyclone Gulab’ made landfall over Northwest and adjoining West-central Bay of Bengal on 26th Sept.

During the landfall, the wind speed could hover between 90 kmph and 100 kmph. Barring that period, the velocity on Sunday is expected to be limited to 70 kmph. Four-five districts will receive heavy rainfall.

Q.3. Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York. What was the theme of the General Debate for year 2021?

प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी ने न्यूयॉर्क में संयुक्त राष्ट्र महासभा के 76वें सत्र को संबोधित किया। वर्ष 2021 के लिए इस सामान्य बहस का विषय क्या था?

(a) The Future We Want, the UN We Need: Reaffirming our Collective Commitment to Multilateralism

(b) Building Resilience through hope to recover from COVID-19, rebuild sustainably, respond to the needs of the planet, respect the rights of people, and revitalise the United Nations

(c) Knowing Where We Are, and Where We Need to Be, on SDG & Climate Action

(d) Making the United Nations Relevant to All People: Global Leadership and Shared Responsibilities for Peaceful, Equitable, and Sustainable Societies

(e) Focusing on People: Striving for Peace and a Decent Life for All on a Sustainable Planet

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(b)

Exp. PM Modi to address 76th session UNGA in New York

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to address 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on September 25, 2021.

PM Modi reached New York after holding his first bilateral meeting with US President Joe Biden on September 24. He also attended his first in-person Quad summit, hosted by Joe Biden.

Theme for General Debate for year 2021 is “Building Resilience through hope to recover from Covid-19, rebuild sustainably, respond to the needs of the planet, respect the rights of people, and revitalise the United Nations”.

Q.4. Who among the following has launched a new space start-up called Privateer Space?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने प्राइवेटर स्पेस नामक एक नया स्पेस स्टार्ट-अप लॉन्च किया है?

(a) Steve Wozniak / स्टीव वोज़्निएक

(b) Elon Musk / एलोन मस्क

(c) Jeff Bezos / जेफ बेजोस

(d) Richard Branson / रिचर्ड ब्रैनसन

(e) Steve Jobs / स्टीव जॉब्स

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(a)

Exp. Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak launches space start-up Privateer

Apple’s co-creator Steve Wozniak has launched a new space start-up called Privateer Space, bringing potential competition to a field dominated by billionaires Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson.

Privateer will be represented at the Advanced Maui Optical and Space Surveillance Technologies Conference, scheduled to run from September 14-17 in Hawaii.

Q.5. Who has been appointed as WHO Ambassador for Global Health Financing?

ग्लोबल हेल्थ फाइनेंसिंग के लिए डब्ल्यूएचओ के राजदूत के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Yerry Mina / यरी मीना

(b) Gordon Brown / गॉर्डन ब्राउन

(c) M. Nethra / एम नेत्रा

(d) Khushi Chindaliya / ख़ुशी चिंदलिया

(e) Ashok Michael Pinto / अशोक माइकल पिंटो

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(b)

Exp. Gordon Brown appointed WHO Ambassador for Global Health Financing

The WHO announced the appointment of The Rt Hon Gordon Brown, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, as WHO Ambassador for Global Health Financing.

He is widely credited with preventing a second Great Depression through his stewardship of the 2009 London G20 summit. He mobilized world leaders to commit an additional $1.1 trillion to restore credit, growth and jobs.

Q.6. Ministry of Defence will procure 118 Main Battle Tanks, MBTs Arjun Mk-1A for the Indian Army. MBTs Arjun Mk-1A has been designed and developed by which of the following organization?

रक्षा मंत्रालय भारतीय सेना के लिए 118 मुख्य युद्धक टैंक, एमबीटी अर्जुन एमके-1ए खरीदेगा। MBTs अर्जुन Mk-1A को निम्नलिखित में से किस संगठन द्वारा डिजाइन और विकसित किया गया है?

(a) Combat Vehicles Research and Development Establishment (CVRDE) / लड़ाकू वाहन अनुसंधान और विकास प्रतिष्ठान

(b) Defence Avionics Research Establishment (DARE) / रक्षा एवियोनिक्स अनुसंधान प्रतिष्ठान

(c) Defence Electronics Application Laboratory (DEAL) / रक्षा इलेक्ट्रॉनिक्स अनुप्रयोग प्रयोगशाला

(d) Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) / हिंदुस्तान एयरोनॉटिक्स लिमिटेड

(e) Defence Research & Development Laboratory (DRDL) / रक्षा अनुसंधान एवं विकास प्रयोगशाला

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(a)

Exp. Defence ministry places order for 118 Arjun Mk-1A tanks

Ministry of Defence will procure 118 Main Battle Tanks, MBTs Arjun Mk-1A for the Indian Army. The order was worth Rs 7,523 crore with Heavy Vehicles Factory, Avadi to sharpen the army’s combat edge. It will support the Make in India initiative in the defence sector and it will help in achieving the goal of Aatmanirbhar Bharat.

Arjun Tank has been part of the Indian Army for the last 15 years. It has been designed and developed by Combat Vehicles Research and Development Establishment (CVRDE). It will be manufactured at the government’s Heavy Vehicles Factory in Chennai.

Q.7. From 26 to 29 September, Indian Army have organized “Bijoya Sanskritik Mahotsav” in which of the following city, to mark the golden jubilee of the India-Pak war 1971?

26 से 29 सितंबर तक, भारतीय सेना ने भारत-पाक युद्ध 1971 की स्वर्ण जयंती को चिह्नित करने के लिए निम्नलिखित में से किस शहर में “बिजॉय सांस्कृतिक महोत्सव” का आयोजन किया है?

(a) Mumbai / मुंबई

(b) New Delhi / नई दिल्ली

(c) Hyderabad / हैदराबाद

(d) Bengaluru / बेंगलुरु

(e) Kolkata / कोलकाता

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(e)

Exp. India Army to organise ‘Bijoya Sanskritik Mahotsav’ in Kolkata

Indian Army will organize “Bijoya Sanskritik Mahotsav” from 26 to 29 September in Kolkata. This Mahotsav will be observed to mark the golden jubilee of the India-Pak war 1971.

Various cultural programs including a film screening, theatre plays, musical concerts, and band performances will be conducted during this event.

Q.8. Who is the author of the book titled “The Fractured Himalaya”?

“द फ्रैक्चर्ड हिमालय” नामक पुस्तक के लेखक कौन हैं?

(a) Arundhati Roy / अरुंधति रॉय

(b) Nirupama Rao / निरुपमा राव

(c) Konsam Himalaya Singh / कोनसम हिमालय सिंह

(d) Chetan Bhagat / चेतन भगत

(e) Shashi Tharoor / शशि थरूर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(b)

Exp. A book title “The Fractured Himalaya” authored by former Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao

A book titled “The Fractured Himalaya: How the Past Shadows the Present in India-China Relations”, authored by Nirupama Rao.

Understanding this complex panorama yields lessons for all of us who seek a wider perspective on China and its profile in the Indo-Pacific.

Q.9. World Pharmacist Day is observed globally on _____ every year.

विश्व फार्मासिस्ट दिवस हर साल _____ को विश्व स्तर पर मनाया जाता है।

(a) 24 September / 24 सितंबर

(b) 25 September / 25 सितंबर

(c) 26 September / 26 सितंबर

(d) 27 September / 27 सितंबर

(e) 28 September / 28 सितंबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(b)

Exp. 25 September: World Pharmacist Day

World Pharmacist Day is observed globally on 25th September every year. This day is celebrated to create awareness about the role of a pharmacist in improving health.

Q.10. What was the theme for World Pharmacist Day 2021?

विश्व फार्मासिस्ट दिवस 2021 के लिए विषय क्या था?

(a) Safe and effective medicines for all

(b) Transforming global health

(c) Pharmacy: Always trusted for your health

(d) From research to health care: Your pharmacist is at your service

(e) Pharmacists: Caring for you

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(c)

Exp. 25 September: World Pharmacist Day

World Pharmacist Day is observed globally on 25th September every year. This day is celebrated to create awareness about the role of a pharmacist in improving health.

Theme 2021:  “Pharmacy: Always trusted for your health“.

Q.11. World Environmental Health Day is observed globally on _______ every year.

विश्व पर्यावरण स्वास्थ्य दिवस हर साल _______ को विश्व स्तर पर मनाया जाता है।  

(a) 22 September / 22 सितंबर

(b) 23 September / 23 सितंबर

(c) 24 September / 24 सितंबर

(d) 25 September / 25 सितंबर

(e) 26 September / 26 सितंबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(e)

Exp. 26 September: World Environmental Health Day

World Environmental Health Day is observed on September 26. The day is marked so that people around the world are reminded about the importance and benefits of environmental health.

Q.12. What was the theme for World Environmental Health Day 2021?

विश्व पर्यावरण स्वास्थ्य दिवस 2021 के लिए विषय क्या था?

(a) Environmental health, a key public health intervention in disease pandemic prevention

(b) Climate Change Challenges, Time for Global Environmental Health to Act in Unison

(c) Global food safety and sustainability

(d) Prioritising Environmental Health for healthier communities in the global recovery

(e) Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(d)

Exp. 26 September: World Environmental Health Day

World Environmental Health Day is observed on September 26. The day is marked so that people around the world are reminded about the importance and benefits of environmental health.

Theme 2021:  ‘Prioritising Environmental Health for healthier communities in the global recovery.

Q.13. _________ is observed as World Rivers Day every year.

______ को हर साल विश्व नदी दिवस के रूप में मनाया जाता है।

(a) Fourth Sunday of September / सितंबर का चौथा रविवार

(b) Fourth Monday of September / सितंबर का चौथा सोमवार

(c) Fourth Tuesday of September / सितंबर का चौथा मंगलवार

(d) Fourth Wednesday of September / सितंबर का चौथा बुधवार

(e) Fourth Thursday of September / सितंबर का चौथा गुरुवार

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(a)

Exp. 26 September (Fourth Sunday): World Rivers Day

World Rivers Day is celebrated on the fourth Sunday of September. It’s a day to celebrate the world’s waterways.

World Rivers Day is a day when communities around the world come in solidarity to ensure that our rivers matter and having access to clean and flowing water matters. You can participate in clean up drives and also experience rivers by participating in water activities like kayaking, canoeing, river rafting etc.

Q.14. What was the theme for World Rivers Day 2021?

विश्व नदी दिवस 2021 की थीम क्या थी?

(a) Monitor Water

(b) Day of Action for Rivers

(c) Nature for Water

(d) Rights of Rivers

(e) Waterways in Our Communities

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(b)

Exp. 26 September (Fourth Sunday): World Rivers Day

World Rivers Day is celebrated on the fourth Sunday of September. It’s a day to celebrate the world’s waterways.

World Rivers Day is a day when communities around the world come in solidarity to ensure that our rivers matter and having access to clean and flowing water matters. You can participate in clean up drives and also experience rivers by participating in water activities like kayaking, canoeing, river rafting etc.

Theme 2021:  “Day of Action for Rivers”

Q.15. Kamla Bhasin passed away recently. She was a/an ___.

कमला भसीन का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह एक ___ थी।

(a) Women’s right Activist / महिला अधिकार सक्रियतावादी

(b) Author / लेखक

(c) Poet / कवि

(d) All of the above / ऊपर के सभी

(e) Both a & b / दोनों ए और बी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(d)

Exp. Feminist activist, poet and author Kamla Bhasin passes away at 75

Eminent women’s rights activist, poet and author Kamla Bhasin passed away on September 25. She was 75. This is a big setback for the women’s movement in India and the South Asian region.

Kamla is known for founding Sangat – A Feminist Network, in 2002 to work with disadvantaged women from rural and tribal communities by means of plays, songs, art etc. She also wrote many books on gender theory and feminism – such as Understanding Gender, What is Patriarchy – that have been translated into over 30 languages.

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