Q1. Name the Union Minister of Cooperation, who addressed the inaugural National Cooperative Conference recently in New Delhi.
(a) Rajnath Singh
(b) Nitin Gadkari
(c) Amit Shah
(d) Narendra Modi
Q2. When is the World Environmental Health Day observed globally?
(a) 23 September
(b) 24 September
(c) 25 September
(d) 26 September
Q3. What was the theme of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA)?
(a) The Future We Want, the UN We Need
(b) Effective responses to global crises
(c) Making the United Nations relevant to all people
(d) Building resilience through hope
Q4. Name the system launched by Supreme Court for transferring e-authenticated copies from courts to prisons.
Q5. What is the minimum ticket size set by RBI for the issuance of securitization notes?
(a) Rs 5 crore
(b) Rs 2 crore
(c) Rs 1 crore
(d) Rs 3 crore
Q6. Who is the winner of the 2021 Russian Grand Prix?
(a) Lewis Hamilton
(b) Max Verstappen
(c) Valtteri Bottas
(d) Sebastian Vettel
Q7. Which ministry recently presented Hunarbaaz Awards to 75 differently-abled candidates on Antyodaya Diwas?
(a) Ministry of Home Affairs
(b) Ministry of Road Transport and Highways
(c) Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports
(d) Ministry of Rural Development
Q8. The World Rivers Day is observed globally on _____________.
(a) Fourth Monday of September
(b) 26 September
(c) Fourth Sunday of September
(d) 25 September
Q9. What is the theme of the World Tourism Day 2021?
(a) Tourism and Jobs: a better future for all
(b) Tourism and Rural Development
(c) Tourism and the Digital Transformation
(d) Tourism for Inclusive Growth
Q10. Sweet Cucumber from _______ gets geographical identification tag.
(a) Uttar Pradesh
Q11. Who was unanimously elected chairman of the Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) for 2021-2022?
(a) Vinod Tripathi
(b) Gaurav Kumar
(c) Nikhil Sharma
(d) Debabrata Mukherjee
Q12. _______ has received the most votes among listed companies in India, leading to the bank being awarded the ‘Overall Most Outstanding Company in India.
(a) ICICI Bank
(b) HDFC Bank
(d) Yes Bank
Q13. What is the theme of World Rivers Day 2021?
(a) Better Water, Better Jobs
(b) Rivers in the Urban Context
(c) Nature for Water
(d) Waterways in our communities
Q14. Kamla Bhasin, who has passed away recently, was a well known author and poet, besides being ___________.
(a) Women’s rights activist
(c) Basketball player
Q15. The International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons is held every year on which day?
(a) 23 September
(b) 24 September
(c) 26 September
(d) 25 September
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Sol. The Union Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation, Amit Shah inaugurated and addressed the first-ever National Cooperative Conference (Sehkarita Sammelan) at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in New Delhi.
Sol. The International Federation of Environmental Health (IFEH) declared to observe World Environmental Health Day on 26 September every year.
Sol. The theme of 2021 UN General Assembly session was ‘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’.
Sol. Supreme Court of India has approved an electronic system named FASTER (Fast and Secured Transmission of Electronic Records). The FASTER system will be used for transferring e-authenticated copies from courts to prisons.
Sol. The Reserve Bank of India has issued guidelines regarding the Securitisation of Standard Assets. As per the guidelines of RBI, the minimum ticket size for the issuance of securitization notes will be Rs 1 crore.
Sol. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes-Great Britain), has won the F1 Russian Grand Prix 2021. This is his 100th Grand Prix win.
Sol. The National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRD&PR), Hyderabad under the auspices of the Ministry of Rural Development presented Hunarbaaz Awards to 75 differently-abled candidates from 15 states.
Sol. The World Rivers Day is celebrated every year on the “Fourth Sunday of September” since 2005, to raise global awareness of the need to support, protect and preserve the rivers around the world. In 2021, the World Rivers Day is being celebrated on 26 September. Theme for World Rivers Day 2021 is “Waterways in our communities”.
Sol. The theme for World Tourism Day 2021 is “Tourism for Inclusive Growth”. UNWTO has designated it as an opportunity to look beyond tourism statistics and acknowledge that, behind every number, there is a person.
Sol. Nagaland’s “sweet cucumber” was awarded a geographical identification (GI) tag as an agricultural product under provisions of The Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act, 1999.
Sol. The chief marketing officer of United Breweries, Debabrata Mukherjee, was unanimously elected chairman of the Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) for 2021-2022. Mukherjee, who has over 27 years of experience, was responsible for managing brands such as Kingfisher, Heineken and Amstel.
Sol. According to Asiamoney 2021 Poll, HDFC Bank has received the most votes among listed companies in India, leading to the bank being awarded the ‘Overall Most Outstanding Company in India.
Sol. The theme for World Rivers Day 2021 is “Waterways in our communities” with a specific emphasis on the need to conserve and repair urban waterways, which are frequently under stress.
Sol. Women’s rights activist and noted author, Kamla Bhasin, has passed away battling cancer. She started working on developmental issues in the 1970s and her work focused on gender, education, human development and the media.
Sol. The International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons (or Nuclear Abolition Day) is held every year on September 26 since 2014.