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Current Affairs MCQS of 27th September 2021
Q.1 Who is the head of the panel formed by the Education Ministry to develop new national curriculum frameworks (NCFs) for school, early childhood, teacher and adult education?
a. Pankaj Patel
b. Manjul Bhargava
c. K Kasturirangan
d. M. G. K. Menon
Q.2 Which city has been named as the venue for the FIH Hockey Men’s Junior World Cup 2021?
Q.3 The Antyodaya Diwas is observed on which day in India?
a. September 25
b. September 24
c. September 23
d. September 22
Q.4 The inaugural Himalayan Film Festival has been organised in which place?
Q.5 The world’s highest electric vehicle charging station has been inaugurated in which state?
d. Himachal Pradesh
Q.6 Who has released the book titled “Jungle Nama”?
a. Amitav Ghosh
b. Harpreet Sinha
c. Amisha Patel
d. Girish Khurana
Q.7 Shri G. Kishan Reddy laid the foundation stone for the development of Parshuram Kund in which state?
c. Madhya Pradesh
d. Arunachal Pradesh
Q.8 Who has launched a new space start-up called Privateer Space?
a. Richard Branson
b. Steve Wozniak
c. Elon Musk
d. Jeff Bezos
Q.9 Which country declared all transactions involving cryptocurrencies illegal?
Q.10 Which state has agreed with Wingsure, an insurtech venture spin-out of SRI International?
Q.1 c) The Union Ministry of Education has formed a 12-member committee to develop new national curriculum frameworks (NCFs) for school, early childhood, teacher and adult education. The NCFs serve as a guideline for syllabus, textbook and teaching practices for schools in India. The panel will be headed by K Kasturirangan, former chief of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and Chairperson of National Education Policy-2020 (NEP-2020) drafting committee.
Q.3 a) In India, the Antyodaya Diwas is observed every year on September 25, to mark the birth anniversary of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya.
Q.4 b) The Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Shri Anurag Thakur inaugurated the first edition of the Himalayan Film Festival, organised at Leh, in Ladakh from September 24 to 28, 2021. The five-days-long film festival has been organised by the administration of Union Territory of Ladakh in collaboration with the Directorate of Film Festivals (DIFF) and Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.
Q.5 d) The world’s highest electric vehicle charging station has been inaugurated in Kaza village of Lahaul and Spiti district in Himachal Pradesh on September 23, 2021. The electric vehicle charging station is set up at a height of 500 ft.
Q.6 a) Amitav Ghosh’s “Jungle Nama” has now been released as an audiobook with music and voice of US-based Ali Sethi.
Q.7 d) Shri G. Kishan Reddy lays the foundation stone for the development of Parshuram Kund in Arunachal Pradesh.
Q.8 b) Apple’s co-creator Steve Wozniak has launched a new space start-up called Privateer Space, bringing potential competition to a field dominated by billionaires Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson.
Q.10 b) The Telangana Government has agreed with Wingsure, an insurtech venture spin-out of SRI International.