Weekly Current Affairs Quiz – 21 to 27 September 2020

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Weekly Current Affairs Quiz

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Weekly Current Affairs Quiz

Question 1: Which international day is celebrated on September 27?

Question 2: Who has been elected as the president of the Indian Newspaper Society?

Question 3: Which Indian state has won the United Nations Award for Control of Non-Communicable Diseases?

Question 4: Which five states are allowed by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman to raise financial resources through Open Market Borrowings?

Question 5: The World Maritime Day 2020 was celebrated on which date under which theme?

Question 6: Which Legendary French singer recently died at 93?

Question 7: In which Indian states, the 10 Plastic Parks to be set up by the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers under Plastic Parks Scheme?

Question 8: Which legendary Indian Singer passed away at age of 74
at Chennai’s MGM Healthcare hospital?

Question 9: Which international day is observed on September 23?

Question 10: What is the name of the High speed Expendable Aerial Target (HEAT) vehicle tested successfully by DRDO?

Current Affairs Quiz Answers

Answer 1: World Tourism Day is celebrated every year on September 27. This year, the day was celebrated by the UNWTO (United Nations World Tourism Organization) under the theme “Year of Tourism and Rural Development”.

Answer 2: Adimoolam (Health and the Antiseptic publication) has been elected president of the Indian Newspaper Society. Adimoolam was elected president of the Indian Newspaper Society at the 81st annual general meeting of the Indian NewspaperSociety (INS).

Answer 3: Kerala has won the United Nation Interagency Task Force Award because of its outstanding performance in controlling non-communicable diseases related to Sustainable Development Goals.

Answer 4: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman has approved 5 states to raise additional financial resources of Rs 9,913 crores, the states are Karnataka, Tripura, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, and Goa.

Answer 5: The World Maritime Day is celebrated every year on September 24; This year the day was celebrated under the theme: ‘Sustainable Shipping for a Sustainable Planet.’

Answer 6: The legendary French actor and singer Juliette Gréco, whose career forded more than half a century, died at 93, from a stroke near St. Tropez in France.

Answer 7: The Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers to set up 10 plastic parks in the nation under the Plastic Park scheme. The parks are to be set up in Assam, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, and Uttarakhand.

Answer 8: Legendary singer SP Balasubrahmanyam died at 74, at MGM Healthcare hospital in Chennai, after being admitted to the hospital on 5th August for severe pneumonia caused due to the novel coronavirus.

Answer 9: On September 23 every year is celebrated as the International Day of Sign Languages by the United Nations. The first time the day was celebrated in the year 2018. This year, the day was celebrated under the theme “Sign Languages are for Everyone.”

 Answer 10: On 22nd September 2020, the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) conducted a successful flight test of ABHYAS- High speed Expendable Aerial Target (HEAT) vehicle in Odisha at Balasore test range.

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