Current Affairs Quiz: 9 September 2021

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Current Affairs Quiz 9 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 India’s 1st Emergency Landing Facility, Rajya Sabha bypolls and UNWTO ‘Best Tourism Village’ among others. 

1. India’s 1st Emergency Landing Facility was inaugurated on National Highway 925A stretch in which state?

a) Rajasthan 

b) Gujarat

c) Madhya Pradesh 

d) Uttar Pradesh 

2. Bypolls for six Rajya Sabha seats are scheduled to be held on which day?

a) September 28th

b) October 1st 

c) October 4th 

d) October 8th 

3. Kongthong village has been nominated as UNWTO ‘Best Tourism Village’. It is located in which state?

a) Arunachal Pradesh

b) Meghalaya

c) Manipur 

d) Mizoram 

4. Who chaired the 13th BRICS Summit virtually?

a) PM Narendra Modi

b) Vladimir Putin

c) Jair Bolsanaro

d) Xi Jinping

5. Who among the following has been left out of the Indian Squad for T20 World Cup 2021?

a) Shikhar Dhawan

b) Hardik Pandya

c) R Ashwin

d) Rishabh Pant

6. India’s first match in T20 World Cup 2021 will be against which team?

a) Australia

b) New Zealand 

c) Afghanistan 

d) Pakistan 

7. Which state government has decided to issue domicile certificates to the students studying outside the state?

a) Jharkhand 

b) Bihar 

c) Chhattisgarh 

d) Assam

Answers

1. (a) Rajasthan 

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Union Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on September 9, 2021, inaugurated the Emergency Landing Facility on the Satta-Gandhav stretch of National Highway (NH) 925A in Barmer in Rajasthan.

2. (c) October 4th 

The Election Commission of India announced on September 9, 2021 that by-polls for six Rajya Sabha seats from five states will be held on October 4, 2021. The Rajya Sabha bypolls will be held for six seats – one each in West Bengal, Assam, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh and two seats in Tamil Nadu. 

3. (b) Meghalaya 

Meghalaya’s Whistling village, Kongthong, has been nominated by the Ministry of Tourism for the UNWTO (World Tourism Organisation) ‘Best Tourism Villages’ award. Two other villages have also been nominated for UNWTO ‘Best Tourism Villages’ award- Ladhpura Khas in Madhya Pradesh and Pochampally in Telangana.

4. (a) PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Modi chaired the 13th BRICS Summit virtually on September 9, 2021. The theme for the BRICS Summit is ‘BRICS@15: Intra BRICS cooperation for continuity, consolidation, and consensus’.

5. (a) Shikhar Dhawan

The Indian squad for T20 World Cup 2021 has left out few key players including Shikhar Dhawan, who had captained India recently during its ODI & T20 tour of Sri Lanka and leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal and Sanju Samson. Shreyas Iyer and Shardul Thakur have also been left out of the main squad and kept in reserve. 

6. (d) Pakistan 

India will begin its campaign in the T20 World Cup against Pakistan on October 24, 2021. India will be in Group 2 in the Super 12 stage along with Pakistan, New Zealand, Afghanistan and two other teams after round 1.  

7. (c) Chhattisgarh 

Chhattisgarh government has decided to issue domicile certificates to the students studying outside the state. The decision was taken by the Chhattisgarh cabinet during a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on September 8, 2021. 



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