Current Affairs Questionnaire (19 September, 2021)

The 2021 Meeting of the SCO Council of Heads of State was held in which place?

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Answers With Explanation : (B) The 15th edition of Indo – Nepal Joint Military Training Exercise Surya Kiran will be held from September 20, 2021.

The Surya Kiran -XV is a Joint Military Training Exercise of Indian Army with which country?

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Answers With Explanation : (D) World Bamboo Day is observed every year on 18 September to raise awareness of the benefits of bamboo and to promote its use in everyday products.

Which day in the year is celebrated as the World Bamboo Day?

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Answers With Explanation : (D) The Pulitzer Prize-winning noted fiction writer, Jhumpa Lahiri, is set to launch her new book titled ‘Translating Myself and Others’, which will highlight her work as a translator.

Who is the author of the book ‘Translating Myself and Others’?

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Answers With Explanation : (B) In 2021, the day is being held on 18 September. The theme of International Coastal Clean-Up Day 2021: “Keep trash in the bin and not in the ocean”.

What is the theme of the International Coastal Cleanup Day 2021?

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Answers With Explanation : (D) The Indian delegation was led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who participated in the meeting via video-link and at Dushanbe, India was represented by External Affairs Minister, Dr S. Jaishankar.

Who was the representative of India in-person at the 21st Meeting of the SCO Council of Heads of State?

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Answers With Explanation : (C) The International Red Panda Day (IRPD) is celebrated every year on ‘Third Saturday of September’.

The International Red Panda Day is marked every year on which day?

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Answers With Explanation : (D) Alka Nangia Arora has been appointed as the Chairman cum Managing Director (CMD) of the National Small Industries Corporation Ltd. (NSIC).

Who has been appointed as the Chairman cum Managing Director (CMD) of the National Small Industries Corporation Ltd?

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Answers With Explanation : (D) Nagaland’s first and India’s 61st Software Technology Park of India (STPI) centre was inaugurated at Kohima. The inauguration of the STPI centre in Kohima is a fulfilment of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of creating a technology ecosystem in the northeast to create opportunities for future generations in the region.

India’s 61st Software Technology park centre opened in ________.

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Answers With Explanation : (A) International Equal Pay Day is celebrated on 18 September. The inaugural edition of the day was observed in the year 2020.

The International Equal Pay Day is observed annually on which day?

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Answers With Explanation : (A) The 21st Meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Council of Heads of State was held in hybrid format on September 17, 2021 in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. The meeting was held under the Chairmanship of President of Tajikistan, Emomali Rahmon.

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