Current affairs GK is an important section of competitive exams, it’s easy to score good in it as it involves no logic. Staying updated on current affairs is a great way to be exam ready. Give a try to this short current affairs quiz to test your knowledge and share your score with us via comments section.
We have included the important days celebrated in this week to help you level up your preparation. Let’s get started….
Weekly Current Affairs Quiz – Questions and Answers
Question 1: Vijay Rupani has resigned as the Chief Minister of which Indian state?
Answer 1: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has resigned from his post, ahead of the 2022 state assembly elections. He submitted his resignation letter to Governor Acharya Devvrat, on September 11, 2021 at the Raj Bhawan.
Question 2: When is the World First Aid Day observed?
Answer 2: World First Aid Day is observed every year on the second Saturday of September. This year the World First Aid Day was celebrated on September 11. The day is observed to promote the importance of first aid training in preventing injuries and saving lives.
Question 3: Who has been appointed as the new CEO of the Ujjivan Financial Services?
Answer 3: Sanjeev Barnwal has been appointed as the chief executive officer (CEO) of Ujjivan Financial Services, which is the holding company of Ujjivan Small Finance Bank.
Question 4: Which country has recently announced a new Green Visa?
Answer 4: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has launched Green Visa for foreign workers: The new category comes as a way to boost the economy of the country and reduce reliance on oil.
Question 5: What is the theme of the World First Aid Day 2021?
Answer 5: The theme for World First Aid Day 2021 is ‘First aid and road safety’, according to the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).
Question 6: What was the theme of the United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation 2021?
Answer 6: The United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation aims to raise people’s awareness of the UN’s efforts to work on technical cooperation among developing countries. Theme for 2021 was “South-South cooperation: solidarity in support of a more inclusive, resilient and sustainable future.”
Question 7: Who has been appointed as the new chief executive officer (CEO) of Yahoo?
Answer 7: Jim Lanzone has been named by web service provider, Yahoo, as its new chief executive officer (CEO) on September 10, 2021.
Important Days and Dates – 6 to 12 September 2021
7 September – Brazil Independence Day
Brazilian Independence Day is celebrated every year on September 7. Brazil got its independence from Portuguese on 7 September 1822.
8 September – World Physical Therapy Day
World Physical Therapy Day is celebrated on September 8 every year to raise awareness about the important contribution of physiotherapists to the society and in improving the well-being and health of the people.
8 September – International Literacy Day
International Literacy Day is celebrated every year on 8 September to spread awareness about the importance of literacy. The day was declared by UNESCO on 26 October 1966 at the 14th session of the General Conference of the UNESCO.
10 September – World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD)
World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) is observed annually on 10 September to spread awareness to prevent cases of suicide worldwide. This day is observed by the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP), co-sponsored by WHO.
11 September – World First Aid Day
The day is observed on the second Saturday of September and this year it was celebrated on 11 September. World First Aid Day aims to spread awareness among the public about importance of first aid.
11 September – 9/11 Remembrance Day
The year 2021 marked the 20th anniversary of National Day of Service and Remembrance, commonly known as 9/11 Day. The day is observed as a tribute to those killed and injured in terrorist attack on World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.