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Current Affairs MCQs of 14 September 2021
- September 14, 2021
- Posted by: Maya
- Category: Current Affairs
Q.1 Who has been sworn in as the new Gujarat Chief Minister?
a. Bhupendra Patel
b. Nitin Patel
c. Parshottam Rupala
d. Praful Khoda Patel
Q.2 When is Hindi Diwas observed?
a. September 12th
b. September 13th
c. September 14th
d. September 15th
Q.3 Which Indian state has recently launched the initiative of ‘Medicine from the Sky’ to use drones for delivering drugs and vaccines?
a. Tamil Nadu
b. Madhya Pradesh
Q.4 What is the name given to India’s first ever satellite and nuclear-missile tracking ship?
a. INS Dhruv
b. INS Tez
c. INS Eklavya
d. INS Parvat
Q.5 India has jointly launched a ‘Centre of Excellence on Offshore Wind’ with which country?
Q.6 Which player has won the 2021 US Open women’s singles title?
a. Emma Raducanu
b. Leylah Fernandez
c. Naomi Osaka
d. Jodie Burrage
Q.7 RTS,S is the first vaccine developed to provide protection against
a. Tuberculosis (TB)
c. Bird flu
Q.8 Consider the following statements regarding the India Plastic Pact, recently seen in the news.
1 It is developed by the World-Wide Fund for Nature-India (WWF India) and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).
2.It aims to promote a circular system for plastics.
3.The pact has time-bound targets for reducing, innovating and re-imagining plastic packaging.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
a. 1, 2
b. 1, 3
c. 2, 3
d. 1, 2, 3
Q.9 Sinjar Mountains, sometimes seen in the news lies in which of the following countries?
a. Syria and Turkey
b. Iraq and Iran
c. Iraq and Syria
d. Iraq and Jordan
Q.10 The Earth observation satellite Gaofen-5 02, has been launched by which country?
c. United States
Q.2 c) Hindi Diwas is observed on September 14 to commemorate the adoption of Hindi as an official language of India.
Q.3 d) Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiradtiya Scindia has launched an initiative named ‘Medicine from the Sky’ in Telangana under which drugs and vaccines will be delivered using drones.
Q.4 a) India’s first nuclear-missile tracking ship, named INS Dhruv, has been commissioned from Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh, on September 10, 2021. The 10,00 tonnes satellite and ballistic missile tracking ship has been built by the Hindustan Shipyard Limited in collaboration with the DRDO and National Technical Research Organisation (NTRO).
Q.5 b) The Union Minister for Power and New and Renewable Energy, Shri R.K Singh and his Danish counterpart, Mr. Dan Jørgensen, Denmark Minister for Climate, Energy and Utilities, jointly launched ‘Centre of Excellence on Offshore Wind’, as part of the Green Strategic Partnership.
Q.6 a) In Tennis, Great Britain’s tennis player Emma Raducanu defeated Canada’s Leylah Annie Fernandez to win the 2021 US Open women’s singles final title, 6-4, 6-3, held at the Arthur Ashe Stadium, New York on September 12, 2021.
Q.7 b) First malaria vaccine (RTS,S)
According to a paper recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine, the study measured the efficacy of vaccination with or without chemoprevention (drugs). When the vaccine was used along with chemoprevention, efficacy went up to 70%, or over.
Q.9 c) Sinjar Mountains are a 100-kilometre-long mountain range that runs east to west, rising above the surrounding alluvial steppe plains in north-western Iraq. The western and lower segment of these mountains lies in Syria. These mountains are regarded as sacred by the Yazidis.
Q.10 a) China successfully launched a new Earth observation satellite Gaofen-5 02, into space aboard a Long March-4C rocket from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre in north China’s Shanxi Province.