Current Affairs 26th September 2020 Quiz
Here is the Current Affairs Quiz of 26th September 2020 covering the following topics: SafePay, World Pharmacist Day, Fit India Dialogue, Moksha Kalash Yojana-2020, Paris Climate Agreement.
The Current Affairs section constitutes a major part of General Awareness section in a competitive examination and plays an instrumental role. To supplement your preparation for the General Awareness Section of the upcoming exams like SBI Clerk Mains, RBI Assistant Mains and SEBI Grade A Prelims, we are providing you Current Affairs Quiz of 26th September 2020 covering the following topics: SafePay, World Pharmacist Day, Fit India Dialogue, Moksha Kalash Yojana-2020, Paris Climate Agreement.
Q1. SafePay, a contactless debit card-based payment facility, will be launched by which bank?
(a) Canara Bank
(b) IDFC First Bank
(c) State Bank of India
(d) HDFC Bank
(e) Axis Bank
Q2. World Pharmacist Day is observed annually on which day?
(a) 23 September
(b) 24 September
(c) 25 September
(d) 26 September
(e) 27 September
Q3. PM Modi recently addressed the virtual Fit India Dialogue, which was organised to commemorate the ____ anniversary of Fit India Movement
Q4. Legendary cricketer and coach Dean Jones who has passed away was from which country?
(c) New Zealand
(d) West Indies
(e) South Africa
Q5. Which state has launched the Moksha Kalash Yojana-2020?
(b) Madhya Pradesh
Q6. Name the country which is going to co-host the global climate summit along with United Nations on December 12 to mark the fifth anniversary of the signing of Paris Climate Agreement?
(b) United Kingdom
(c) United States
Q7. The Mukhyamantrir Grammya Paribahan Achoni scheme has been launched by which state?
(a) West Bengal
Q8. The United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 26) is slated to be held in which city?
Q9. What is the theme of World Pharmacist Day 2020?
(a) From research to health care: Your pharmacist is at your service
(b) Pharmacists: Your medicines experts
(c) Transforming global health
(d) Safe and effective medicines for all
(e) Pharmacists: Caring for you
Q10. The Ministry of _____________________ and NITI Aayog will organize a summit on Artificial Intelligence (AI), RAISE 2020- ‘Responsible AI for Social Empowerment 2020′.
(a) Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
(b) Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
(c) Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers
(d) Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology
(e) Ministry of Law and Justice
Q11. Who among the following has been appointed as new Prime Minister of Somalia?
(a) Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed
(b) Mohamed Hussein Roble
(c) Hassan Ali Khaire
(d) Omar Sharmarke
(e) Abdi Farah Shirdon
Q12. Name the bollywood actor, who recently appointed as brand ambassador of Acer India.
(a) Sonu Sood
(b) Akshay Kumar
(c) Salman Khan
(d) Hrithik Roshan
(e) Vicky Kaushal
Q13. Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) has appointed ___________ as its new Managing Director from immediate effect.
(a) Pallab Jyoti konwar
(b) S Gopal
(c) Naresh Sahai
(d) Rajeev Sharma
(e) Rajat Sud
Q14. The 51st edition of International Film Festival of India postponed to January ___________.
Q15. The National Medicinal Plants Board (NMPB), Ministry of AYUSH has signed an MoU with the major AYUSH and Herbal industry bodies to promote medicinal plant cultivation. Name the present Minister of State (I/C) of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH).
(a) Arjun Munda
(b) Thaawar Chand Gehlot
(c) Subrahmanyam Jaishankar
(d) Shripad Yesso Naik
(e) Smriti Zubin Irani
Sol. IDFC First Bank will launch a contactless debit card-based payment facility, SafePay. It will allow transactions up to Rs 20,000 per day.
Sol. The World Pharmacist Day is observed on September 25 annually to create awareness about the role of a pharmacist in improving health.
Sol. Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with fitness experts, citizens and influencers from across the country during a nation-wide online Fit India Dialogue on 24 September 2020, to mark the one-year anniversary of Fit India Movement. PM Modi also launched the ‘Fit India Age Appropriate Fitness Protocols’ during the event.
Sol. Former Australia cricket commentator, coach and legendary batsman Dean Jones has passed away.
Sol. The Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Shri Ashok Gehlot has approved the Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation’s scheme called ‘Moksha Kalash Yojana-2020’.
Sol. The United Kingdom and the United Nations are going to co-organise a global climate summit on December 12 to mark the fifth anniversary of the signing of the Paris Climate Agreement in 2015.
Sol. The Chief Minister of Assam Sarbananda Sonowal launched the Mukhyamantrir Grammya Paribahan Achoni of the state transport department on 23 September 2020.
Sol. The summit will increase the momentum ahead of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 26) to be held in Glasgow, Scotland in November 2021.
Sol. This year’s theme is “Transforming global health“. The organization announces a different theme every year so that associations and individuals in the pharmaceutical industry can organize national campaigns or local projects to showcase their outstanding work in helping improve the health of people around the world.
Sol. The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) and NITI Aayog will organize a summit on Artificial Intelligence (AI), RAISE 2020- ‘Responsible AI for Social Empowerment 2020′ from October 5-9, 2020.
Sol. President of Somalia, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has appointed Mohamed Hussein Roble as the new Prime Minister of Somalia.
Sol. A leading Personal Computer(PC) brand, Acer India has appointed actor Sonu Sood as its brand ambassador.
Sol. A Joint Venture(JV) of Public Sector Undertakings, under the Ministry of Power, Government of India, Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) has appointed Rajat Sud as its new Managing Director from immediate effect.
Sol. The 51st Edition of the International Film Festival of India, IFFI will be held from 16th to 24th January, next year in Goa.
Sol. Minister of State (I/C) of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH): Shripad Yesso Naik.
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