Current Affairs Quiz: 14 September 2021

 The day’s updated Current Affairs quizzes cover topics such as QUAD Summit 2021, UNGA General debate and bill seeking a permanent exemption from NEET among others. 

Created On: Sep 14, 2021 18:34 ISTModified On: Sep 15, 2021 10:54 IST

14 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 QUAD Summit 2021, UNGA General debate and bill seeking a permanent exemption from NEET among others. 

1. Which company's co-founder Gaurav Gupta has decided to step down?

a) Swiggy

b) Zomato

c) Flipkart 

d) Myntra 

2. Which state's assembly has passed a bill seeking a permanent exemption to the state from NEET?

a) Gujarat

b) Tamil Nadu 

c) Andhra Pradesh 

d) Kerala 

3. When is QUAD Summit 2021 scheduled to take place?

a) September 23rd

b) September 24th 

c) September 25th 

d) September 26th 

4. When will Prime Minister Narendra Modi address UNGA General Debate?

a) September 23rd 

b) September 25th

c) September 27th 

d) September 28th 

5. Which country has allowed International Atomic Energy Agency to replace memory cards of cameras monitoring its nuclear sites?

a) North Korea

b) Israel

c) Turkey 

d) Iran 

6. Rebeca Grynspan has taken charge as the first woman Secretary-General of which UN body?

a) UNDP

b) UNFPA

c) UNEP

d) UNCTAD

7. United States has pledged how much amount in aid to Afghanistan?

a) USD 64 million

b) USD 70 million

c) USD 58 million

d) USD 50 million

Answers

1. (b) Zomato 

Zomato co-founder Gaurav Gupta has decided to quit, just two months after the company posted a landmark initial public offering (IPO). Gupta, head of supply at Zomato, played a key role in driving up the company's sales in a highly competitive market. 

2. (b) Tamil Nadu 

Tamil Nadu assembly on September 14, 2021 passed a bill seeking a permanent exemption to the state from NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test). The anti-NEET bill was supported by all parties including (AIADMK) with the exemption of BJP. 

3. (b) September 24th 

US President Joe Biden will host the first-ever Quad (Quadrilateral Security Dialogue) leaders’ Summit at the White House on September 24. The meeting will be attended in-person by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Japan Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison.

4. (b) September 25th 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the General Debate of the high-level segment of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York on September 25, 2021. The UNGA General Debate theme for this year is ‘Building Resilience through hope to recover from COVID-19, rebuild sustainably, respond to the needs of the planet, respect the rights of people, and revitalise the United Nations’.

5. (d) Iran

Iran has allowed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to service monitoring cameras at Iranian nuclear sites after talks with IAEA chief Rafael Grossi in Tehran on September 13, 2021. The talks were held between Iran and IAEA chief to ease the standoff between Iran and the West.

6. (d) UNCTAD

Rebeca Grynspan has become the first woman to serve as the Secretary-General of UN trade and development body (UNCTAD). She will lead the organization in its quest to rebalance the global economy, boost resilience and ensure prosperity for all. 

7. (a) USD 64 million 

The United States on September 14, 2021 announced nearly USD 64 million in additional humanitarian assistance for the people of Afghanistan. The funding will flow through independent organisations such as UN agencies and NGOs and provide life-saving support directly to Afghans facing the effects of insecurity and conflict.

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