Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 27 September to 3 October 2021

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz

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Time to boost your current affairs general knowledge and score more in competitive exams. Opennaukri’s current affairs section aims to make you competition ready. It is important to stay update on the happening across the globe. So we have prepared a current affairs quiz to help you test your general knowledge, let’s get started….

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers

Question 1: What is the tagline of Union Minister for Panchayati Raj & Rural Development’s “People’s Plan Campaign 2021“?

On September 30, 2021, Giriraj Singh, Union Minister for Panchayati Raj & Rural Development, has launched “People’s Plan Campaign 2021 – Sabki Yojana Sabka Vikas”

Question 2: 7th G-20 Parliamentary Speakers Summit is to beheld in which country?

7th G20 Parliamentary Speakers Summit will be in Rome, Italy on 7-8 October 2021; Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh and Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla will participate in it.

Question 3: Who has become the brand ambassador of UP government’s ‘one district-one product’ (ODOP) scheme?

The ODOP programme of UP aims to make product-specific traditional industrial hubs in almost 75 districts of Uttar Pradesh. Bollywood actress Kangna Ranaut has been chosen as the brand ambassador for the ODOP Scheme.

Question 4: Which country’s President will retire from politics after his term ends in 2022?

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte recently announced that he will not run for vice president in 2022 after his presidential term ends in 2022 and will retire from politics.

Question 5: Which International Day was observed on October 2; the day that marks the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi?

October 2 is celebrated as Gandhi Jayanti marking the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, The United Nations observes October 2 as the International Day of NonViolence. 

Question 6: International Translation Day is observed on?

International Translation Day is observed every year on September 30. The day is celebrated to honor the work of Language specialists and their contributes in developing the international understanding.

Question 7: Who has recently taken the charge as vice-chief of IAF?

Air Marshal Sandeep Singh has recently taken charge as vice-chief of IAF succeeding Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari, who has became the 27th Chief of the Air Staff.

Question 8: When is National Voluntary Blood Donation Day is observed?

National Voluntary Blood Donation Day is observed on October 1 every year to spread awareness about Blood donation and promote voluntary Blood donation in the nation.

Question 9: Chacha Chaudhary has been declared as mascot for which central government programme?

Famous Indian comic book character Chacha Chaudhary has been declared as the mascot of the Union government’s ‘Namami Gange Programme’.

Question 10: When is International Day of Older Persons observed?

International Day of Older Persons is observed every year on October 1. This year the day was celebrated under the theme “Digital Equity for All Ages”.

Question 11: What is the name of Colombia’s Vice-President and Minister of Foreign Affairs, who recently visited India?

Vice President and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Colombia, Ms. Marta Lucia Ramirez visited India from 1st to 3rd October 2021. On her visit to India she was accompanied by Minister of Health and Social Protection Dr. Luiz Fernando Ruiz, representatives of educational institutions and private companies and government officials.

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