Top Hindi Current Affairs Quiz: Jagran Josh is presenting Daily Current Affairs Quiz for the students and readers preparing for competitive exams. Today’s Current Affairs Quiz includes a compilation of exam-oriented questions related to – Ministry of Defence, Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi and Corona Virus.
1. By what percent, the central government has reduced the patent fee of educational institutions for the purpose of promoting research?
a. 50 percent
b. 80 percent
c. 40 percent
d. 20 percent
2. The Ministry of Defense has recently ordered how many Arjun Tank MK-1A Heavy Vehicle Factory Chennai for the Indian Army?
3. Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi has appointed who among the following as the new Chief Secretary of the state?
a. Pramod Tiwari
b. Mohan Agarwal
c. Anirudh Tiwari
d. Vimal Singh
4. Which actor has recently been honored by being appointed ‘Honorary Commander’ in the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom?
a. Daniel Craig
b. Pierce Brosnan
c. Shahrukh Khan
d. Jack Black
5. Who among the following has been appointed as the Chairman cum Managing Director (CMD) of National Small Industries Corporation Limited?
a. Sanjay Agarwal
b. Rahul Sachdeva
c. Mohan Agarwal
d. Alka Nangia Arora
6. Who among the following has become the first batsman to score 1000 runs against any one team of IPL?
a. Rishabh Pant
b. Shreyas Iyer
c. Rohit Sharma
d. Vijay Shankar
7. Recently the world’s highest electric vehicle charging station was inaugurated in Kaza of which state?
a. Madhya Pradesh
b. Himachal Pradesh
c. Uttar Pradesh
d. Arunachal Pradesh
8. According to the food agency of the United Nations, in which country 16 million people are “heading towards starvation”?
1. b. 80 percent
The central government has reduced the patent fee of educational institutions by up to 80 percent for the purpose of promoting research. This relief has been given in the patent filing to encourage innovation and creativity in the knowledge economy under the Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan. The government has also issued the notification of the Patent Revised Rules 2021.
2. a. 118
On 23 September 2021, the Ministry of Defense has ordered 118 battle tanks Arjun MK-1A for the Indian Army at Heavy Vehicle Factory Chennai. This order is worth Rs 7,523 crore. Mk-1A is the new variant of Arjun tank. It has been built with 72 new features and more indigenous equipment. It has given many additional features including fire power, mobility.
3. c. Anirudh Tiwari
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi has appointed Anirudh Tiwari, a 1990 batch IAS officer, as his Chief Secretary. Earlier, Anirudh Tiwari has worked as Additional Chief Secretary in the Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare and Food Processing. Anirudh Tiwari has been made the Chief Secretary in place of Vini Mahajan.
4. a. Daniel Craig
James Bond actor Daniel Craig has been honored by being appointed ‘Honorary Commander’ in the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom. Let us tell you that Daniel Craig’s new James Bond film No Time to Die is being released in Indian cinema on 30 September. Prior to No Time to Die, Daniel Craig played James Bond in Casino Royale, Quantum of Solace, Skyfall and Specter. James Bond is a fictional character created in 1953 by novelist Ian Fleming.
5. d. Alka Nangia Arora
Alka Nangia Arora has assumed the additional charge of the post of Chairman-cum-Managing Director (CMD) of National Small Industries Corporation Limited. He is working as Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME). It is an ISO 9001-2015 certified Government of India undertaking under the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME). It is working to promote, aid and promote the development of micro, small and medium enterprises in the country.
6. c. Rohit Sharma
Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma has achieved a special achievement. Rohit has become the first batsman to score 1000 runs against any one team in IPL. Rohit Sharma now has 1015 runs in 29 innings against Kolkata. During this his average has been 46.13. Apart from this, Rohit also completed his 100 fours against KKR. He is the first batsman to hit hundred fours against KKR.
7. b. Himachal Pradesh
The world’s highest electric charging station has been built at Kaza in Lahaul-Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh. The world’s tallest electric vehicle charging station was inaugurated to promote a sustainable environment. It is the world’s highest electric vehicle charging station at 500 feet in Kaza.
8. a. Yemen
According to David Beasley, the head of the UN food agency, 16 million people in Yemen are “moving towards starvation”. David Beasley also warned that food rations for millions of people in Yemen would be cut in October 2021 unless new funding reaches there. During a meeting on Yemen’s humanitarian crisis, he said donors from the US, Germany, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia helped. This funding helped avert the famine.