Current Affairs Quiz : September 04 2021

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1.

Veteran Kashmiri separatist leader and former chief of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC), ______ passed away.

   A.) Azhar Bhat
   B.) Syed Ali Shah Geelani
   C.) Mukhtar Ahmed Waza
   D.) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq

Answer: Option 'B'

Syed Ali Shah Geelani

Veteran Kashmiri separatist leader and former chief of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC), Syed Ali Shah Geelani passed away.

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2.

Ramon Magsaysay Award 2021 awardee, Muhammad Amjad Saqib, a visionary who founded one of the largest microfinance institutions in _______, servicing millions of families.

   A.) Pakistan
   B.) Bangladesh
   C.) India
   D.) Nepal

Answer: Option 'A'

Pakistan

Muhammad Amjad Saqib, a visionary who founded one of the largest microfinance institutions in Pakistan, servicing millions of families.

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3.

What is the theme of World Coconut Day 2021?

   A.) A Healthy Wealthy Life with Coconut Amid COVID-19 Pandemic & Beyond
   B.) Coconut For Family Wellness Amid COVID-19 Pandemic & Beyond
   C.) Coconut Water
   D.) Building a Safe Inclusive Resilient and Sustainable Coconut Community Amid COVID-19 Pandemic & Beyond

Answer: Option 'D'

Building a Safe Inclusive Resilient and Sustainable Coconut Community Amid COVID-19 Pandemic & Beyond

The theme of World Coconut Day 2021 is ‘Building a Safe Inclusive Resilient and Sustainable Coconut Community Amid COVID-19 Pandemic & Beyond’.

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4.

Which of the following state cabinet has decided to remove the name of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi from the Orang National Park?

   A.) Mizoram
   B.) Assam
   C.) Himachal Pradesh
   D.) Uttarakhand

Answer: Option 'B'

Assam

The Assam cabinet has decided to remove the name of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi from the Orang National Park. Since the name Orang is associated with the sentiments of the Adivasi and tea-tribe community, the cabinet has decided to rename the Rajiv Gandhi Orang National Park as Orang National Park.x`

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5.

Which country has declared a state of emergency as the food crisis worsened after private banks ran out of foreign exchange to finance imports?

   A.) Sri Lanka
   B.) Bangladesh
   C.) Afghanistan
   D.) Myanmar

Answer: Option 'A'

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has declared a state of emergency as the food crisis worsened after private banks ran out of foreign exchange to finance imports. With the country suffering a hard-hitting economic crisis, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said he ordered emergency regulations to counter the hoarding of sugar, rice and other essential foods.

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6.

India’s economy grew by _________ during the April-June quarter of this financial year, as against a 24.4% contraction seen during the same period last year.

   A.) 10.1%
   B.) 26.1%
   C.) 12.1%
   D.) 20.1%

Answer: Option 'D'

20.1%

 India’s economy grew by 20.1% during the April-June quarter of this financial year, as against a 24.4% contraction seen during the same period last year. The massive growth seen in the first quarter has made India the fastest-growing major economy across the globe.

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7.

Zamboanga Sibugay-based fisherman and community environmentalist Roberto Ballon got the Ramon Magsaysay 2021. Zamboanga Sibugay is a province located in the_______________.

   A.) Philippines
   B.) Malaysia
   C.) Laos
   D.) Vietnam

Answer: Option 'A'

Philippines

Zamboanga Sibugay( Zamboanga Sibugay, officially the Province of Zamboanga Sibugay, is a province in the Philippines located in the Zamboanga Peninsula region in Mindanao)-based fisherman and community environmentalist Roberto Ballon among 2021 Ramon Magsaysay awardees The Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation announced this year’s five awardees in a virtual event.

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8.

Who has been appointed as the Chairman of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT)?

   A.) Kuldiep Singh
   B.) J B Mohapatra
   C.) Kamlesh Kumar Pant
   D.) T V Narendran

Answer: Option 'B'

J B Mohapatra

J.B. Mohapatra appointed CBDT chairman. He has been appointed the chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT).

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9.

What was the Revenue collected from Goods and Services Tax (GST) in August 2021?

   A.) Rs 1.23 lakh crore
   B.) Rs 1.12 lakh crore
   C.) Rs 1.10 lakh crore
   D.) Rs 1.37 lakh crore

Answer: Option 'B'

Rs 1.12 lakh crore

GST collections moderate to ?1.12 lakh crore in August. GST revenue remained above Rs 1 trillion-mark for the second straight month in August at over Rs 1.12 trillion, 30 per cent higher than the collection in the year-ago period.

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10.

Which country hosted the 8th Meeting of Agriculture Experts of BIMSTEC Countries recently?

   A.) Nepal
   B.) Sri Lanka
   C.) India
   D.) Pakistan

Answer: Option 'C'

India

India hosted the 8th Meeting of Agriculture Experts of Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) Countries through video conferencing. The meeting was chaired by Dr Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary, Department of Agricultural Research & Education & Director General of ICAR.

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