Current Affairs 27th August 2021 Quiz
Here is the Current Affairs Quiz of 27th August covering the following topics Headlines: Agri Sectoral Index GUAREX, International Dog Day, KAZIND-21, SAMRIDH programme, 11th BRICS NSA Virtual Meeting, ‘SUJALAM’ Campaign.
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 27th August 2021 covering the following topics Headlines: Agri Sectoral Index GUAREX, International Dog Day, KAZIND-21, SAMRIDH programme, 11th BRICS NSA Virtual Meeting, ‘SUJALAM’ Campaign.
Q1. The SAMRIDH programme has recently been launched by which ministry to boost the start-up ecosystem in India?
(a) Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology
(b) Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation
(c) Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
(d) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
(e) Ministry of Finance
Q2. Which Ministry has launched a ‘100 days campaign’ named SUJALAM?
(a) Ministry of Food Processing Industries
(b) Ministry of Jal Shakti
(c) Ministry of Road Transport and Highways
(d) Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports
(e) Ministry of Defence
Q3. India’s first green hydrogen electrolyzer manufacturing unit has been unveiled in which city?
Q4. The world’s largest and tallest observation wheel is set to be launched in which city?
(a) New York
Q5. The “12% Club” app has been launched by which fintech firm?
Q6. India recently hosted the 11th Meeting of the BRICS High Representatives Responsible for National Security. Name the National Security Advisor of India who chaired the meeting?
(a) Samant Goel
(b) Nripendra Misra
(c) Bipin Rawat
(d) Ajit Doval
(e) Dharmendra Pradhan
Q7. RBI has approved the appointment of Sandeep Bakhshi, as the MD & CEO of which bank?
(a) ICICI Bank
(b) HDFC Bank
(c) Kotak Mahindra Bank
(d) Yes Bank
(e) IDBI Bank
Q8. The India – Kazakhstan Joint Training Exercise, “KAZIND-21”, is which edition of the annual bilateral military exercise?
Q9. Which of the following middle east city established a specialised court to combat money laundering?
Q10. Which one of the following is India’s first sectoral index in the Agri commodities basket that recently launched by NCDEX?
Sol. Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology has launched the “Start-up Accelerators of MeitY for pRoduct Innovation, Development and growth (SAMRIDH)” programme. The programme was launched by Shri Ashwini Vaishnav, Union Minister MeitY.
Sol. Ministry of Jal Shakti has launched a ‘100 days campaign’ named SUJALAM to create more and more Open Defecation Free (ODF) Plus villages by undertaking waste water management at village level.
Sol. US-based Ohmium International has started India’s first green hydrogen electrolyzer manufacturing unit at Bengaluru, Karnataka. The factory will manufacture India-made Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) hydrogen electrolyzers.
Sol. The world’s largest and tallest observation wheel is set to be unveiled in Dubai, UAE on October 21, 2021. The observation wheel called as ‘Ain Dubai’, is 250 m (820 ft) in height, located at Bluewaters Island.
Sol. BharatPe has launched “12% Club” app that will allow consumers to invest and earn up to 12 percent annual interest or borrow at a similar rate.
Sol. The 11th Meeting of the BRICS High Representatives Responsible for National Security was held on August 24, 2021, via video conferencing. The National Security Advisor of India Ajit Doval hosted the meeting, since India is the chair for 2021 BRICS summit. The 15th BRICS Summit is scheduled to be held in September 2021.
Sol. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has approved the re-appointment of Sandeep Bakhshi as the MD & CEO of ICICI Bank.
Sol. The 5th edition of Indo- Kazakhstan Joint Training Exercise, “KAZIND-21” will be held from August 30 to September 11, 2021, at Training Node, Aisha Bibi, Kazakhstan.
Sol. Dubai Courts announced the establishment of a specialised court, focused on combating money laundering, within the Court of First Instance and Court of Appeal. This court ties into a string of initiatives aimed at reducing financial crimes and follows the recent establishment of the Executive Office of the Anti-Money Laundering & Countering the Financing of Terrorism.
Sol. India’s first sectoral index in the Agri commodities basket i.e. GUAREX was launched by the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange Limited (NCDEX).GUAREX is a price based sectoral index which tracks the movement in the futures contracts of guar gum refined splits and guar seed on a real-time basis.
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