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Current Affairs MCQs of 25th September 2021
Q.1 Who is the author of the book ‘400 Days’?
a. Ravinder Singh
b. Chetan Bhagat
c. Amish Tripathi
d. Durjoy Datta
Q.2 The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) has announced to observe the National Pension System Diwas (NPS Diwas) on which day?
a. 01 October
b. 30 September
c. 31 December
d. 01 November
Q.3 Who has been conferred with the 2021 Global Goalkeeper Award by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation?
a. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka
b. Jacob Zuma
c. Phumzile van Damme
d. Baleka Mbete
Q.4 The National Service Scheme (NSS) Awards are conferred annually by which ministry?
a. Ministry of Education
b. Ministry of Home Affairs
c. Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports
d. Ministry of Corporate Affairs
Q.5 Which State/UT Police has recently organized ‘Pedal for Peace’ cycling event?
b. Himachal Pradesh
Q.6 Which UN organization has declared the world’s first 5-country biosphere reserve in ‘Amazon of Europe’?
Q.7 What is the name of World’s First Cricket Exclusive NFT Marketplace which was launched recently?
b. Cricket Mania
c. Cricket Maniax
Q.8 Which International Organization has appointed Former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown its ambassador?
Q.9 Who has been awarded Sahitya Akademi Award for 2020?
a. M Veerappa Moily
b. Arundhathi Subramaniam
c. Sri Hussain-ul-Haque
d. Both A and B
Q.10 Who has been appointed as next Chief of IAF?
a. Vivek Ram Chaudhari
b. R.K.S. Bhadauria
c. Laxman Singh Chauhan
d. None of these
Q.1 b) Chetan Bhagat will release his new novel titled ‘400 Days’ on October 08, 2021. He has released the cover for the same. It is the third novel in the Keshav-Saurabh series, after ‘The Girl in Room 105’ and ‘One Arranged Murder’.
Q.2 a) Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) will observe October 01, 2021 as the National Pension System Diwas (NPS Diwas).
Q.3 a) The 2021 Global Goalkeeper Award : Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, former United Nations under-secretary-general and executive director of UN Women.
Q.4 c) The NSS Award is conferred every year by the Department of Youth Affairs, Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, to recognize and reward outstanding contributions towards voluntary community service such as literacy and education, health, family welfare and nutrition, environment conservation, social service programmes, rescue and relief during calamities.
Q.5 c) Around 1,000 cyclists participated in a cycle race, ”Pedal for Peace”, organised by the Jammu and Kashmir Police.
Q.6 b) The UNESCO designated Mura-Drava-Danube (MDD) as the world’s first ‘five-country biosphere reserve’, according to a statement by the World Wide Fund (WWF) for Nature.
Q.7 a) Cricket Foundation, the Singapore-headquartered blockchain-based platform has roped in around 120 partners from the cricketing ecosystem that includes former greats like Wasim Akram, VVS Laxman and Lance Klusener as they launched first NFT of its kind named “CricketCrazy.io”.
Q.8 b) The World Health Organization (WHO) announced the appointment of Gordon Brown, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, as its ambassador for Global Health Financing.
Q.9 d) Politician-writer M Veerappa Moily and poet Arundhathi Subramaniam were among the 20 authors who received the Sahitya Akademi Award for 2020 at a ceremony.
Q.10 a) The government appointed Vice Chief of the Air Staff Air Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari as the next Chief of the Air Staff (CAS). The current CAS, Air Chief Marshal R.K.S. Bhadauria, is set to retire on September 30.