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Current Affairs MCQs of 28th September 2021
Q.1 Which world leader has been honoured with the SDG Progress award?
a. Sheikh Hasina
b. PM Yoshihide Suga
c. Scott Morrison
d. Jacinda Ardern
Q.2 Which nation always speaks first at the UN General Assembly?
Q.3 Which company will become the first private one to manufacture a military aircraft in India?
c. BrahMos Aerospace
d. Bharat Electronics
Q.4 In 2021, the Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana (“Saubhagya Scheme”) completed how many years on inception?
Q.5 The book titled “The Long Game: How the Chinese Negotiate with India” has been written by which author?
a. Raveesh Kumar
b. Vijay Gokhale
c. Harsh Vardhan Shringla
d. Navtej Sarna
Q.6 When is the World Environmental Health Day observed globally?
a. 23 September
b. 24 September
c. 25 September
d. 26 September
Q.7 Recently India signed pact for construction of 4000 social housing units in which country?
Q.8 Recently India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have formally launched negotiations on a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) to be signed by which year?
a. March 2022
b. April 2022
c. December 2021
d. November 2022
Q.9 Which state government approved the implementation of the Mukhyamantri Bagwani Bima Yojana (MBBY), an assurance-based scheme to compensate crop losses?
c. Uttar Pradesh
Q.10 Which city was named as UNESCO World Book Capital for 2023?
Q.1 a) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was conferred with the ‘SDG Progress Award’ by the UN-sponsored Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) for Bangladesh’s steady progress in achieving the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
Q.2 d) Since the 10th UN General Assembly (UNGA) in 1995, Brazil has been addressing the Assembly as the first speaker, followed by the United States (US). After the first two speeches by Brazil and then the US, the order of speakers is not fixed. This tradition is not based on alphabetical order.
Q.3 a) India on September 24, 2021 signed a contract worth Rs 20,000 crore with Airbus Defence and Space of Spain to procure 56 C-295 military transport aircraft. The project is the first of its kind as it will be the first time that a military aircraft will be wholly manufactured in India by a private company, Tata Advanced Systems (TASL).
Q.4 c) The Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana -“Saubhagya Scheme” has completed four years of successful implementation, on 25 September 2021.
Q.6 d) In 2011, the International Federation of Environmental Health (IFEH) declared to observe World Environmental Health Day on 26 September every year.
Q.7 d) EXIM Bank of India has concluded Agreements with Fahi Dhiriulhun Corporation Limited (FDC) of Maldives to extend Buyers Credit of around $228 million for the construction of 4000 Social Housing Units in Hulhumale’ Phase II.
Q.8 a) India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have formally launched negotiations on a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) that aims at expanding bilateral trade and investment between the two nations.
Q.9 d) The Haryana Cabinet approved the implementation of the Mukhyamantri Bagwani Bima Yojana (MBBY), an assurance-based scheme to compensate crop losses due to adverse weather and natural calamities for farmers growing horticulture crops.
Q.10 d) The Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, has named Accra (Ghana) as UNESCO World Book Capital for 2023, following the evaluation of the World Book Capital Advisory Committee.