Current Affairs Quiz: 24 September 2021

The day’s updated Current Affairs quizzes cover topics such as first-ever Himalayan Film Festival, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and oldest human footprints in North America among others. 

Created On: Sep 24, 2021 17:31 ISTModified On: Sep 27, 2021 10:57 IST
Current Affairs Quiz: 24 September 2021
Current Affairs Quiz: 24 September 2021

Current Affairs Quiz 24 September 2021: The Current Affairs Quiz section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise Current Affairs of the day at ease. The day’s updated Current Affairs quizzes cover topics such as first-ever Himalayan Film Festival, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and oldest human footprints in North America among others. 

1. Which company will become the first private one to manufacture a military aircraft in India?

a) TATA

b) Reliance

c) BrahMos Aerospace

d) Bharat Electronics

2. Which film opened the first-ever Himalayan Film Festival?

a) Uri

b) Shershaah

c) Bhuj

d) The Girl on the Train

3. Which nation always speaks first at the UN General Assembly?

a) US

b) UK

c) France

d) Brazil

4. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus belongs to which nation?

a) Ethiopia 

b) Egypt

c) Ireland 

d) Armenia 

5. The oldest human footprints in North America have been discovered in which nation?

a) New Mexico

b) Canada

c) Alaska

d) United States

6. Packaged food will be trans-fat-free by which year in India, as per India's food regulator FSSAI?

a) 2022

b) 2023

c) 2024

d) 2025

7. Union Defence Ministry has placed an order to procure how many MBT Arjun Mk 1A for the Indian Army?

a) 50

b) 100

c) 118

d) 125

Answers

1. (a) TATA

India on September 24, 2021 signed a contract worth Rs 20,000 crore with Airbus Defence and Space of Spain to procure 56 C-295 military transport aircraft. The project is the first of its kind as it will be the first time that a military aircraft will be wholly manufactured in India by a private company, Tata Advanced Systems (TASL).

2. (b) Shershaah

Sidharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani starrer Shershaah, a movie based on the life of Capt Vikram Batra, was the opening film of the first-ever Himalayan Film Festival. The 5-day festival will provide a unique opportunity to the local filmmakers to showcase their stories on a wider platform.

3. (d) Brazil

Since the 10th UN General Assembly (UNGA) in 1995, Brazil has been addressing the Assembly as the first speaker, followed by the United States (US). After the first two speeches by Brazil and then the US, the order of speakers is not fixed. This tradition is not based on alphabetical order.

4. (a) Ethiopia 

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is an Ethiopian biologist and public health researcher who has been serving as the Director-General of the World Health Organization since 2017. He has been nominated for a second term by Germany and France. 

5. (a) New Mexico

The oldest human footprints in North America have been discovered in new scientific research conducted by archaeologists in New Mexico. The research conducted at the White Sands national park in New Mexico estimated that the footprints were between 21,000 and 23,000 years old. 

6. (a) 2022

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has mandated to reduce the limit of industrially produced trans-fat to less than 2 percent. The step has been taken to make the country free from the industrially produced trans fate by the year 2022, a year ahead of the World Health Organisation guidelines.

7. (c) 118

The Union Ministry of Defence placed an order on September 23, 2021 to procure 118 Main Battle Tanks Arjun Mk 1A for the Indian Army at a cost of Rs 7,523 crores. The development is expected to give a further boost to the ‘Make in India’ initiative.

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