Current Affairs Quiz : September 15 2021

DigitalOcean Referral Badge DigitalOcean Referral Badge

1.

A type of insurance that is designed to provide insurance cover to couples or partners is known as?

   A.) Group Life Insurance
   B.) Joint Life Insurance
   C.) Future Life Insurance
   D.) Couple Life Insurance

Answer: Option 'B'

Joint Life Insurance

Joint Life Insurance is designed to provide insurance cover to couples or partners. In case of death of one insurer, the partner gets the sum assured. Whereas, Group life insurance is offered to a group like employees of a company.

DigitalOcean Referral Badge

2.

Which of the following is NOT correct with respect to ‘2021 US Open Tennis Championship’?

   A.) Russia’s Daniil Medvedev defeated Serbia’s Novak Djokovic in the finals of Men’s Singles.
   B.) Emma Raducanu from Britain won the Women’s Singles Title & became the youngest female to win a Grand Slam Title since Maria Sharapova.
   C.) Rajeev Ram (USA) & Joe Salisbury (Britain) pair won the Men’s Doubles Title.
   D.) All are correct.

Answer: Option 'D'

All are correct.

2021 US Open Tennis Championship: Russia’s Daniil Medvedev defeated Serbia’s Novak Djokovic in the finals of Men’s Singles. Emma Raducanu from Britain won the Women’s Singles Title & became the youngest female to win a Grand Slam Title since Maria Sharapova. Samantha Jane Stosur & Zhang Shuai (Australia – China) pair won the Women’s Doubles Title. Rajeev Ram (USA) & Joe Salisbury (Britain) pair won the Men’s Doubles Title.

DigitalOcean Referral Badge

3.

Who was recently (in Sept’ 21) appointed as the Chairman of National Commission of Minorities?

   A.) Ghayorul Hasan
   B.) Suneet Sharma
   C.) Sardar Iqbal Singh
   D.) Sandeep Aggarwal

Answer: Option 'C'

Sardar Iqbal Singh

Sardar Iqbal Singh Lalpura took charge as the Chairman of National Commission of Minorities (NCM) in the presence of Minister of Minority Affairs, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi.

DigitalOcean Referral Badge

4.

Which is the first bank in the Asia-Pacific region that partnered (in Sept’ 21) with ‘SWIFT Global Payments Innovation’ to launch real-time online tracking for cross-border collections for businesses in India?

   A.) RBL Bank
   B.) CSB Bank
   C.) DBS Bank
   D.) Axis Bank

Answer: Option 'C'

DBS Bank

DBS in partnership with Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications (SWIFT) Global Payments Innovation(gpi) launched real-time online tracking for cross-border collections for businesses in India.
i. DBS became the first bank in India and Asia-Pacific to offer this service to its clients.
ii. DBS was also the first bank in Asia to launch Outbound Payments with end-to-end tracking with SWIFT gpi.

DigitalOcean Referral Badge
    DigitalOcean Referral Badge DigitalOcean Referral Badge

5.

When was ‘World EV Day’ annually celebrated to mark the celebration of e-mobility?

   A.) 7th September
   B.) 9th September
   C.) 10th September
   D.) 11th September

Answer: Option 'B'

9th September

World EV Day is annually observed across the globe on 9th September to mark the celebration of e-mobility. The day is observed with special awareness campaigns aimed to globally educate people on the benefits of electric vehicles.
 

DigitalOcean Referral Badge

6.

In September 2021, Vijaybhai Ramniklalbhai Rupani, Chief Minister of __________ resigned from his office.

   A.) Madhya Pradesh
   B.) West Bengal
   C.) Gujarat
   D.) Kerala

Answer: Option 'C'

Gujarat

CM of Gujarat, Vijaybhai Ramniklalbhai Rupani submitted his resignation to the Gujarat Governor Acharya Devvrat. He is a member of the Gujarat Legislative Assembly representing Rajkot West.

DigitalOcean Referral Badge

7.

In September 2021, Central government enhanced the scope of the Transport and Marketing Assistance (TMA) Scheme by including __________ & also increased its rate of assistance by _______ for Air Transportation of Commodities.

   A.) Oil Products; 75%
   B.) Dairy products; 75%
   C.) Steel Products; 75%
   D.) Dairy products; 100%

Answer: Option 'D'

Dairy products; 100%

The Government of India enhanced the scope of the Transport and Marketing Assistance (TMA) for specified agriculture products schemes by including dairy products under its purview and increasing the rates of assistance.
i. The rates of assistance have been increased by 50% for exports by sea and 100% through the air.
 

DigitalOcean Referral Badge

8.

Which organization recently (in Sept’ 21) signed an MoU with The USA’s Hughes Network System to distribute Low Earth Orbit satellite service in India & US?

   A.) OneWeb
   B.) Telesat
   C.) Intelsat
   D.) SpaceX

Answer: Option 'A'

OneWeb

Bharti group backed OneWeb and US company Hughes Network System signed an MoU in a collectively hosted session at Satellite 2021 in Maryland,US for Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite service in US and India.
i. EchoStar, the parent company of Hughes, is an investor in OneWeb, building its initial constellation of 648 LEO Satellites.
 

DigitalOcean Referral Badge

9.

In September 2021, Paytm Money partnered with WealthDesk to launch a wealth & investment advisory marketplace on its platform named- ‘_____________’.

   A.) PayBaskets
   B.) StaTwig
   C.) WealthBaskets
   D.) iSTEM

Answer: Option 'C'

WealthBaskets

Paytm’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Paytm Money partnered with WealthDesk to launch a wealth & investment advisory marketplace on its platform named- ‘WealthBaskets’.

DigitalOcean Referral Badge
    DigitalOcean Referral Badge DigitalOcean Referral Badge

10.

In September 2021, ______ collaborated with India to launch ‘Strategic Clean Energy Partnership 2021’ & agreed to expand their partnership by adding ________ to the list of areas of cooperation as its 5th pillar.

   A.) USA; Emerging Fuels
   B.) UK; Oil and Gas
   C.) Russia; Emerging Fuels
   D.) USA; Oil and Gas

Answer: Option 'A'

USA; Emerging Fuels

India collaborated with & USA to launch ‘Strategic Clean Energy Partnership (SCEP) 2021’ & agreed to expand their energy partnership by adding the Emerging Fuels to the list of areas of cooperation as a 5th pillar.
i. An India-US Task Force on Biofuels will be set up to look after cooperation in the biofuels sector.
 

DigitalOcean Referral Badge

Current Affairs Quiz : September 15 2021 Download Pdf