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Current Affairs MCQs of 16 September 2021
- September 16, 2021
- Posted by: Maya
- Category: Current Affairs
Q.1 The first-ever in-person QUAD Leaders’ Summit is scheduled to be held in which country in September 2021?
a. United States
Q.2 Which among these days is celebrated as the International Day of Democracy every year?
a. 11 September
b. 12 September
c. 15 September
d. 13 September
Q.3 India has declared to institutionalise regular Defence Dialogue with which of these regions, on the sidelines of the biennial DefExpo military exhibition?
Q.4 Who is the author of the book “Human Rights and Terrorism in India”?
a. Shashi Tharoor
b. Nitin Gadkari
c. Subramanian Swamy
d. Jairam Ramesh
Q.5 Which nation will host the 2021 SCO Summit in a hybrid mode?
Q.6 Which state has declared encroachment of temple land as cognizable and non-bailable offence?
a. Tamil Nadu
Q.7 The Campaign titled Shoonya has been launched by which organisation to promote zero-pollution delivery vehicles?
a. NITI Aayog
d. IIT Madras
Q.8 India’s first CO2 capture plant, which extracts CO2 directly from the blast furnace gas has been launched by which company?
a. Tata Steel
c. Larsen and Toubro
Q.9 India is participating in the 6th Exercise PEACEFUL MISSION -2021, of SCO member states from September 13 to 25, 2021.Which country is hosting the exercise?
Q.10 The Government of India will host the first ever Global Buddhist Conference in November 2021 in which state?
b. Madhya Pradesh
Q.1 a) Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to attend the first-ever in-person QUAD ( Quadrilateral Security Dialogue) Leaders’ Summit at the White House, in Washington D.C. on September 24, 2021. Quad nation comprises India, Japan, the US and Australia.
Q.3 a) The Government of India has proposed to institutionalise the India-Africa Defence Dialogue, as a regular event, to be held on the sidelines of the biennial DefExpo military exhibition. The first India-Africa Defence Ministers Conclave (IADMC) was held at DefExpo in February 2020 in Lucknow.
Q.5 a) The 21st meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Council of Heads of State will be held on September 17, 2021, in Dushanbe, Tajikistan in a hybrid format. The President of Tajikistan H E Emomali Rahmon will chair the SCO Summit. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lead the Indian delegation and address the plenary session of the Summit virtually.
Q.6 a) The Tamil Nadu Assembly on September 13, 2021, passed a bill that makes the encroachment of properties belonging to religious institutions a cognizable and non-bailable offence.
Q.7 a) Government think tank Niti Aayog in collaboration with US-based Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) and RMI India, has launched a campaign named Shoonya on September 15, 2021, to promote zero-pollution delivery vehicles by working with consumers and industry.
Q.8 b) Tata Steel has commissioned India’s first carbon capture plant that extracts CO2 directly from the blast furnace gas, at its Jamshedpur Works on September 14, 2021. With this achievement, Tata Steel has become the country’s first steel company to adopt such a carbon capture technology.
Q.9 c) The Indian military contingent comprising of an all arms combined force of 200 personnel is participating in the Exercise PEACEFUL MISSION -2021, a Joint Counter Terrorism Exercise between Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) member states. The Exercise PEACEFUL MISSION- 2021 is being hosted by Russia in the Orenburg Region of South West Russia from September 13 to 25, 2021
Q.10 a) India is set to host the first-ever Global Buddhist Conference on November 19 and 20, 2021, in Nava Nalanda Mahavihara campus, in Nalanda, Bihar.