Current Affairs Quiz: 13 September 2021

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13 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 new Gujarat Chief Minister, Medicine from the Sky project, World Sepsis Day and Hindi Diwas Day among others. 

1. Who has been sworn in as the new Gujarat Chief Minister?

a) Bhupendra Patel 

b) Nitin Patel 

c) Parshottam Rupala

d) Praful Khoda Patel

2. Medicine from the Sky project has been launched in which state?

a) Gujarat

b) Telangana

c) Karnataka

d) Madhya Pradesh 

3. Aziz Akhannouch has been announced as the new Prime Minister of which nation?

a) Maldives

b) Morocco

c) Indonesia

d) Nigeria

4. When is World Sepsis Day?

a) September 11th

b) September 12th 

c) September 13th

d) September 14th 

5. When is Hindi Diwas observed?

a) September 12th

b) September 13th

c) September 14th 

d) September 15th 

6. World’s largest plant that can capture carbon dioxide directly from the air has started operating in which nation?

a) Ireland 

b) Sweden

c) Iceland 

d) Greenland

7. Who won US Open 2021 final?

a) Daniil Medvedev

b) Novak Djokovic

c) Alexander Zverev

d) Matteo Berrettini

Answers

1. (a) Bhupendra Patel 

Bhupendra Patel was sworn in as the 17th Chief Minister of Gujarat at 2.20 pm on September 13, 2021. This comes two days after Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani tendered his resignation from the top spot just months ahead of the state assembly elections.

2. (b) Telangana 

Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia launched the ‘Medicine from the Sky’ project in Vikarabad, Telangana along with Telangana IT Minister KT Rama Rao. The project will help deliver medicines and vaccines to remote areas with the help of drones. 

3. (b) Morocco

The King of Morocco Mohammed VI has appointed Aziz Akhannouch as the new Prime Minister of Morocco. He is the leader of the Liberal-National Rally of Independents (RNI). The news of the appointment of the new Prime Minister of Morocco was shared by the state-run broadcaster.

4. (c) September 13th 

World Sepsis is observed on September 13, 2021 to raise awareness about sepsis, which is a life-threatening medical emergency. Sepsis occurs when a person has an infection and the body’s response causes injury to its own tissues and organs. It reportedly affects about millions of patients across the world. 

5. (b) September 13th 

Hindi Diwas is observed on September 14 to commemorate the adoption of Hindi as an official language of India.

6. (c) Iceland 

The world’s largest plant that can capture carbon dioxide directly from the air and can deposit it underground started operating on September 8, 2021, in Iceland. The news was shared by the company behind the nascent green technology.

7. (a) Daniil Medvedev

Daniil Medvedev won his first Grand Slam trophy on September 12, 2021, after defeating World No. 1 Novak Djokovic with a 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 win in the 2021 US Open men’s singles final at the Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York. The match lasted for two hours and sixteen minutes.



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