Daily Online Current Affairs Quiz:24 September 2021

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Daily Online General Knowledge|Current Affairs Quiz:Current Affairs gk questions with answers and detailed explanation in English.

 1.Name the Indian who appointed as one of the 17 SDG(Sustainable Development Goals)Advocate by the UN Secretary General in 2021?
A.Kailash Satyarthi
B.Geeta Samota
C.Malavath Purna
D. Chhanda Gayen

Kailash Satyarthi

Note:The four newly appointed advocates are: Nobel Peace Laureate Kailash Satyarthi,STEM activist Valentina Munoz Rabanal, Microsoft President Brad Smith and K-pop superstars BLACKPINK(South Korean Girl Group)

2. Which of the following group of countries together called 'Baltic States' ?
A. Latvia, Armenia,Uruguay
B. Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania
C. Ukraine,Latwia,Albania
D. Estonia,Lithuania,Armenia

Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania

Note:Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, located on the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea. Formerly Russian provinces, they became independent countries after World War I and were incorporated into the USSR as constituent republics in 1940. They became independent again in 1991.

3. Which country asked its people to throw away Chinese phone?
 A. Lithuania
B.Estonia
C.Latvia
D. Albania

Lithuania

Note: Due to some privacy concerns, Lithuania asked people to throw away Chinese phones.

4. What is the latest estimated GDP growth rate of India as per ADB in 2021-2022 ?
A.      11%
B.      10%
C.      12%
D.      14%

10%

Note: ADB cut India's GDP forecast from 11% to 10%.

5.YES Bank has recently partnered with which payment network to offer the credit card to its customers?
 A. Visa
B. Rupay
C.Master Card
D. None

Visa

Note: The Visa co-branded cards comes with nine credit card variants covering all segments, consumer cards, business cards, and corporate cards across YES First, YES Premia, and YES Prosperity.

6.Name the Union Minister of Commerce and Industry,Textiles, Consumer Affairs and Public distribution,who has recently launched the NATIONAL Single Window System(NSWS) for Investors and Businesses ?
A. Piyush Goyal
B. Prakash Singh Badal
C. Rajnath Singh
D. Smriti Irani

Piyush Goyal

Note: NSWS to have solution for all at one click of the mouse through 'End to End' facilitation.

NSWS to bring Transparency, Accountability and Responsiveness in the ecosystem and all information will be available on a single dashboard.

Foreign and Indian Investors, Businesses and Start ups to benefit from the initiative.

7.Which Prime Minister has been honoured with the "SDG Progress Award" by the United Nations?
A.Sheikh Hasina
B.Sher Bahadur Deuba
C.Narendra Modi
D.A.R Belousov

Sheikh Hasina

Note: Sheikh Hasina is the Prime Minister of Bangladesh.

UN-sponsored Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) has conferred PM Sheikh Hasina with "SDG Progress Award" for Bangladesh's steady course in responding to the universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure peace and prosperity for all.

SDSN is founded in 2012

8.The official motto for 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics is____?
A. Together achieve Dreams
B.Together reach Heights
C.Together For a Shared Future
D.None of these

Together For a Shared Future

Note: Beijing is the first city to host both the Summer and Winter Olympics.

9.Who has recently announced that Asia's first Hybrid flying car will be used for medical emergencies?
A.Narendra Modi
B.Amit Shah
C.Rajnath Singh
D.Jyotiraditya Scindia

Jyotiraditya Scindia

Note: Mr. Scindia is the Civil Aviation Minister of India

10.Najib Mikati is the Prime Minister of which country?
A. Lebanon
B. Croatia
C. Sweden
D. Netherland

Lebanon

Note:Lebanon Capital-Beirut.

Lebanon Currency-Lebanese Pound

11.How many beaches in India are 'Blue Flag' certified?
A.11
B.9
C.8
D.10

10

Note: Foundation for Environment Education (FEE) in Denmark awarded the certification.

Recently, added two new beaches are: Kovalam beach in Kerala and Eden in Puducherry.

Blue Flag is a voluntary eco-label awarded to beaches, marinas and sustainable boating tourism operators. In order to qualify for the Blue Flag certificate, a series of strict environmental, educational, safety, and accessibility criteria must be met and maintained.

12.Which company has announced a strategic collaboration with Amazon Web Services(AWS) to develop Quantum Computing capabilities ?
A. TCS
B.Infosys
C. Wipro
D.None

Infosys

Note:Infosys CEO: Salil Parekh

Headquarters: Bengaluru

13.In order to improve export opportunities and increase production, which state government conducted Vanijya Utsav 2021 ?
A.Andhra Pradesh
B.Uttar Pradesh
C. Madhya Pradesh
D.Maharashtra

Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh Capital: Amaravati

Governor:Bishwabhusan Harichandan

Chief Minister: Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy

14.Name the international organization tightened global air pollution standards due to the emerging science in the past decade that increased impact of air pollution on health ?
A.UN
B. UNESCO
C.WHO
D.UNEDP

WHO

15. Uttar Pradesh government is building the first handicrafts park in?
A. Lucknow
B.Kanpur
C.Greater Noida
D.Agra

Greater Noida


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