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A)
Xi Jinping
B)
Vladimir Putin
C)
PM Narendra Modi
D)
Jair Bolsanaro

Correct Answer : Option (C) - PM Narendra Modi

Note : 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’.

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Published On : September 9, 2021
A)
October 1st
B)
October 4th
C)
October 6th
D)
October 8th

Correct Answer : Option (B) - October 4th

Note : 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.

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Published On : September 9, 2021
A)
Gujarat
B)
Uttar Pradesh
C)
Karnataka
D)
Rajasthan

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Rajasthan

Note :

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.

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Published On : September 9, 2021
A)
September 8th
B)
September 7th
C)
September 6th
D)
September 5th

Correct Answer : Option (A) - September 8th

Note : International Literacy Day is observed every year on September 8th since 1967 to raise awareness about the significance of literacy as a matter of individual rights and dignity. The International Literacy Day 2021 theme is “Literacy for a human-centered recovery: Narrowing the digital divide”.

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Published On : September 8, 2021
A)
Uttarakhand
B)
Haryana
C)
Uttar Pradesh
D)
Madhya Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Uttarakhand

Note : Uttarakhand Governor Baby Rani Maurya submitted her resignation to President Ram Nath Kovind on September 8, 2021. She had succeeded Krishan Kant Paul to become the only second woman to serve as the Governor of Uttarakhand in August 2018, after Margaret Alva who was the first in 2009.

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Published On : September 8, 2021
A)
Sirajuddin Haqqani
B)
Mullah Mohammad Yaqoob
C)
Mullah Hasan Akhund
D)
Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Mullah Hasan Akhund

Note : Mullah Hasan Akhund has been named the acting Prime Minister, while Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, the group’s co-founder,  has been named as the deputy Prime Minister. Akhund, the lesser-known Taliban leader is also on the UN terror list. 

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Published On : September 8, 2021
A)
Zabhiullah Mujahid
B)
Sirajuddin Haqqani
C)
Mullah Hasan Akhund
D)
Sheikh Mawlawi Noorullah

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Sirajuddin Haqqani

Note : The new hardline Taliban government led by Mullah Hasan Akhund includes an all-male cabinet, one of whom is on the FBI's most-wanted list with a $10 million bounty on his head. The man on the FBI's most wanted list is Sirajuddin Haqqani, who has been named as the interior minister of the new caretaker government of Afghanistan. Haqqani is the son of the founder of the Haqqani network, which has been designated as a “terrorist” organisation by the United States.

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Published On : September 8, 2021
A)
Harsh Vardhan
B)
Mansukh Mandaviya
C)
Faggan Singh Kulaste
D)
Bharati Pravin Pawar

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Bharati Pravin Pawar

Note : The Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Dr. Bharati Pravin Pawar represented India at the World Health Organization- South East Asia Regional Office (WHO-SEARO) through video-conference on September 07, 2021. This is the 74th Session of the WHO Regional Committee, for South-East Asia, organised from September 6 – September 10, 2021.

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Published On : September 8, 2021
A)
T Saminathan
B)
Rajesh Aggarwal
C)
V Ramakrishna Gupta
D)
Arun Kumar Singh

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Arun Kumar Singh

Note : The Central government has approved the appointment of Arun Kumar Singh as the full-time Chairman and Managing Director of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL).

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Published On : September 8, 2021
A)
Health Secretary
B)
Finance Secretary
C)
Economic Secretary
D)
Agricultural Secretary

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Health Secretary

Note : Former Union health secretary Keshav Desiraju has passed away, due to “acute coronary syndrome”. He was 66.

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Published On : September 8, 2021