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Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 20 September to 26 September 2021

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Weekly Current Affairs Quiz Hindi: Jagran Josh is presenting weekly current affairs quiz for students and readers preparing for competitive exams.

1. Who among the following has become the new Chief Minister of the state after the resignation of Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh?
a. Charanjit Singh Channi
b. Dr. Amar Singh
c. Ravneet Singh Bittu
d. Sukhbir Singh Badal

2. Who has been appointed as Director of Public Policy by Facebook India?
a. Manoj Agarwal
b. Rajiv Agrawal
c. Pramod Tripathi
d. Rahul Sachdeva

3. Which of the following will become the world’s third largest importing country by the year 2050?
a. Nepal
b. Pakistan
c. India
d. China

4. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has reduced its forecast for India’s GDP growth in 2021-22 to what percent?
a. 10 percent
b. 15 percent
c. 8 percent
d. 5 percent

5. Who among the following has been appointed as the Chairman cum Managing Director (CMD) of National Small Industries Corporation Limited?
a. Sanjay Agarwal
b. Rahul Sachdeva
c. Mohan Agrawal
d. Alka Nangia Arora

6. Who among the following has become the first batsman to score 1000 runs against any one team of IPL?
a. Rishabh Pant
b. Shreyas Iyer
c. Rohit Sharma
d. Vijay Shankar

7. Who has been appointed by the Taliban government as its new ambassador to Afghanistan?
a. Suhail Shaheen
b. mullash baradar
c. Mullah Hebatullah Akhundzada
d. Mullah Omar

8. World Alzheimer’s Day is celebrated on which of the following days?
a. March 12
b. July 15
c. September 21
d. February 18

9. India has come to which of the following positions in the Global Innovation Index 2021 ranking released by the World Intellectual Property Organization?
a.    25
b.    35
c.    46
d.    32

10. International Day of Peace is celebrated on which of the following days?
a. September 21
b. March 10
c. 12 April
d. May 25

answer-

1. a. Charanjit Singh Channi
Punjab has got its next Chief Minister in Charanjit Singh Channi. Channi was administered the oath of office by Governor Banwarilal Purohit at the Raj Bhavan. Charanjit Singh Channi belongs to the Ramdasiya Sikh community. On March 16, 2017, at the age of 47, he was made a cabinet minister in the government of Captain Amarinder Singh. Channi is the third time MLA from Chamkaur Sahib seat.

2. b. Rajiv Agrawal
Facebook India said it has appointed former IAS officer and former Uber executive Rajiv Agarwal as its director of public policy. He will succeed Ankhi Das, who quit in October last year after being embroiled in a controversy. In this role, Agarwal will work under Ajit Mohan, Vice President and Managing Director of Facebook India and will be part of the Indian leadership team.

3. c. India
India will become the world’s third largest importer by 2050. India will be just behind China and the US with a share of 5.9 per cent in global imports. China is a major driver of this economic transformation as it is expected to become the world’s largest economy by 2030. The report said that according to the current estimated ranking among world economies, India ranks eighth among the largest importing countries with an import share of 2.8 percent and is set to become the fourth largest importer by 2030.

4. a. 10 percent
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has slashed its forecast for India’s GDP growth in 2021-22 to 10 per cent, from 11 per cent earlier estimated. GDP growth slowed down because downside risks were dominating the economic outlook.

5. d. Alka Nangia Arora
Alka Nangia Arora has assumed the additional charge of the post of Chairman-cum-Managing Director (CMD) of National Small Industries Corporation Limited. He is working as Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME). It is an ISO 9001-2015 certified Government of India undertaking under the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME). It is working to promote, aid and promote the development of micro, small and medium enterprises in the country.

6. c. Rohit Sharma
Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma has achieved a special achievement. Rohit has become the first batsman to score 1000 runs against any one team in IPL. Rohit Sharma now has 1015 runs in 29 innings against Kolkata. During this his average has been 46.13. Apart from this, Rohit also completed his 100 fours against KKR. He is the first batsman to hit 100 fours against KKR.

7. a. Suhail Shaheen
The Taliban has announced the name of its Doha spokesman, Suhail Shaheen, as the UN ambassador to Afghanistan. Suhail Shaheen is the spokesman for the Taliban and represented the Taliban in Qatar peace talks.

8. c. September 21
World Alzheimer’s Day is celebrated every year on 21 September. This day is celebrated to spread awareness about Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. World Alzheimer’s Day is celebrated to spread awareness about the seriousness of the disease.

9. c. 46
India jumped two places in the Global Innovation Index (GII) released by the World Intellectual Property Organization. India has reached 46th place in 2021. According to the organization, India’s ranking has been increasing at a rapid pace since 2015. Where India’s GII was 81 in 2015, it has reached 46th position in 2021.

10. a. September 21
World Peace Day or International Day of Peace is celebrated every year on 21st September. The main purpose of celebrating this day is to promote peace between countries around the world and to end mutual disputes. The United Nations General Assembly first announced its celebration in the year 1981. After that it continued to be celebrated every year.

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