Current Affairs 22nd September 2021 Quiz
Here is the Current Affairs Quiz of 22nd September covering the following topics Headlines: International Day of Peace, Samudra Shakti, Emmy award, 3rd State Food Safety Index 2021, Global Innovation Index 2021, Shanghai Cooperation Organisation.
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 IBPS PO/Clerk Mains, SBI PO Mains and SEBI Grade A Prelims, we are providing you Current Affairs Quiz of 22nd September 2021 covering the following topics Headlines: International Day of Peace, Samudra Shakti, Emmy award, 3rd State Food Safety Index 2021, Global Innovation Index 2021, Shanghai Cooperation Organisation.
Q1. When is the International Day of Peace commemorated annually?
(a) 20 September
(b) 22 September
(c) 21 September
(d) 19 September
(e) 23 September
Q2. HDFC has tied up with Paytm to issue co-branded credit card from October 2021. The credit cards will be based on which platform?
(a) American Express
Q3. What is the rank of India in the Global Innovation Index 2021?
Q4. The International Week of the Deaf (IWD) is being observed in which week of the month of September 2021?
(a) September 21 to 27
(b) September 20 to 26
(c) September 15 to 21
(d) September 14 to 20
(e) September 13 to 19
Q5. Which programme has won the outstanding drama series at the 2021 Emmy Award?
(a) Mare of Easttown
(b) The Crown
(c) Ted Lasso
(e) The Queen’s Gambit
Q6. Which country has become the 9th member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation?
Q7. Which country has topped the Global Innovation Index 2021?
(e) United States of America
Q8. Who is the author of book ‘The Three Khans: And the Emergence of New India’?
(a) Kaveree Bamzai
(b) Ravish Kumar
(c) Barkha Dutt
(d) Shekhar Gupta
(e) Neha Dixit
Q9. Jimmy Greaves passed away recently. He was a profession footballer of _______________.
Q10. Padma Shri awardee Thanu Padmanabhan passed away recently. He was a/an _________________.
(d) Radio Astronomer
Q11. What is the theme of World Alzheimer Day 2021?
(a) Let’s talk about dementia
(b) Know Dementia, Know Alzheimer’s
(c) Every 3 Seconds
(d) Remember Me
(e) Dementia: Can we reduce the risk?
Q12. Indian & Indonesian Navy participate in 3rd edition of __________.
(e) Samudra Shakti
Q13. The Global Innovation Index is released annually by which organisation?
(a) World Economic Forum
(b) International Monetary Fund
(c) World Intellectual Property Organization
(d) United Nations Development Programme
(e) World Bank
Q14. CISF official _____ became the “fastest Indian” to summit two peaks located in Africa and Russia.
(a) Jyoti Pandey
(b) Rashmi Manral
(c) Vaishali Singh
(d) Geeta Samota
(e) Sonam Sharma
Q15. What is the theme of International Day of Peace 2021?
(a) Climate Action for Peace
(b) Shaping Peace Together
(c) Recovering Better for an Equitable and Sustainable World
(d) Right to Peace
(e) Partnerships for Peace – Dignity for All
Sol. The International Day of Peace (or World Peace Day) is observed annually on 21 September, as a period to observe 24 hours of non-violence and cease-fire and to spread awareness and preach peace and harmony all across the globe.
Sol. HDFC Bank has announced its partnership with leading payments company Paytm, to offer co-branded credit cards on the Visa platform to businesspersons, millennials and merchants.
Sol. India has been ranked at 46th place in the Global Innovation Index 2021 released by World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).
Sol. Every year, the full week ending on the last Sunday of September is observed as the International Week of the Deaf (IWD). In 2021, IWD is being observed from September 20 to 26, 2021.
Sol. The Crown has won the outstanding drama series at the 2021 Emmy Award.
Sol. Iran was officially admitted as a full member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) on 18th Sept. The decision to admit Iran as a full member was declared in the 21th summit of the SCO leaders in Dushanbe, Tajikistan.
Sol. Switzerland, Sweden, the U.S., and the U.K. and Republic of Korea are ranked among the top 5 respectively.
Sol. A book has titled “The Three Khans: And the Emergence of New India” authored by Kaveree Bamzai.
Sol. Jimmy Greaves, one of England’s most prolific strikers and Tottenham Hotspur’s record goalscorer, has died at the age of 81.
Sol. Renowned Theoretical physicist and cosmologist Professor Thanu Padmanabhan passed away.
Sol. The theme for World Alzheimer Day 2021 is “Know Dementia, Know Alzheimer’s”. World Alzheimer’s Day is observed globally on September 21 every year. The day aims to raise awareness about the stigma that runs around Alzheimer disease and related dementia.
Sol. The 3rd edition of Bilateral Exercise ‘Samudra Shakti’ is scheduled from September 20 to Sep 22. Indian Naval Ships Shivalik and Kadmatt had already arrived in Jakarta, Indonesia in the preparedness of this one of a kind exercise aimed at improving bilateral ties between India and Indonesia.
Sol. The Global Innovation Index 2021 released by World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). The Global Innovation Index 2021 captures the innovation ecosystem performance of 132 economies and tracks the most recent global innovation trends.
Sol. CISF official Geeta Samota became the “fastest Indian” to summit two peaks located in Africa and Russia. Earlier this month, Sub Inspector Geeta Samota had scaled Mount Elbrus in Russia, the highest peak in Europe. While Mt Elbrus (5,642 mts) is in Russia, the Kilimanjaro peak (5,895 mts) is located in Tanzania and is Africa’s highest peak.
Sol. The 2021 theme for the International Day of Peace is “Recovering Better for an Equitable and Sustainable World.”
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