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 Q .
Who has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT)?
A)
JB Mohapatra
B)
Anuja Sarangi
C)
K.M. Prasad
D)
Meera Swarup

Correct Answer : Option (A) - JB Mohapatra

Note : Senior bureaucrat JB Mohapatra, a 1985-batch Indian Revenue Service (Income Tax) office, has been appointed the Chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) with effect from September 01, 2021.

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Published On : September 3, 2021
 Q .
Which railway station has been awarded 5-Star ‘Eat Right Station’ certification by FSSAI?
A)
New Delhi
B)
Mumbai Central
C)
Chandigarh
D)
Chennai Central

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Chandigarh

Note : Indian Railways’ Chandigarh Railway Station has been awarded a 5- star 'Eat Right Station' certification by FSSAI for providing high-quality, nutritious food to passengers.

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Published On : September 3, 2021
 Q .
Which animal has been named as the state animal by the administration of the Union Territory of Ladakh?
A)
Jaguar
B)
Red panda
C)
Kashmir stag
D)
Snow leopard

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Snow leopard

Note : The Union Territory of Ladakh has declared snow leopard (Panther unica) as the new state animal and black-necked crane (Grus nicricollis) as the new state bird.

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Published On : September 3, 2021
 Q .
Name the winner of Bird Photographer of the Year (BPOTY) 2021?
A)
Maofeng Shen
B)
Alejandro Prieto
C)
Jonas Classon
D)
Felipe Foncueva

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Alejandro Prieto

Note : Mexican photographer Alejandro Prieto has emerged as the winner of the Bird Photographer of the Year (BPOTY) 2021.

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Published On : September 3, 2021
 Q .
Which nation signed a Project Agreement with India for Air-Launched Unmanned Aerial Vehicle?
A)
US
B)
Japan
C)
Russia
D)
Germany

Correct Answer : Option (A) - US

Note : The Union Ministry of Defence and US Department of Defence signed a Project Agreement (PA) on July 30, 2021 for Air-Launched Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (ALUAV) under the Joint Working Group Air Systems in the Defence Technology and Trade Initiative (DTTI).

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Published On : September 3, 2021
 Q .
Which three nations have been admitted as new members of New Development Bank?
A)
UAE, France, Australia
B)
Canada, UK, Australia
C)
UAE, Bangladesh, Uruguay
D)
Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh

Correct Answer : Option (C) - UAE, Bangladesh, Uruguay

Note : The New Development Bank (NDB) on September 2, 2021 admitted the United Arab Emirates, Uruguay and Bangladesh as its new members. The bank has been set up by all the nations that are part of the BRICS bloc.

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Published On : September 3, 2021
 Q .
Indian Army has signed a contract with a Bengaluru-based company for how many SkyStrikers?
A)
100
B)
75
C)
50
D)
25

Correct Answer : Option (A) - 100

Note : The Indian Army signed a contract worth Rs 100 crore with a Bengaluru-based company on September 1, 2021 to procure 100 drones called 'SkyStrikers' to give a major boost to India's arsenal.

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Published On : September 3, 2021
 Q .
What was the profession of Chandan Mitra who has passed away recently?
A)
Actor
B)
Author
C)
Banker
D)
Jounalist

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Jounalist

Note : Former Rajya Sabha MP and senior journalist Chandan Mitra has passed away . He was 65. Mitra was the Editor and Managing Director of The Pioneer newspaper in New Delhi.

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Published On : September 3, 2021
 Q .
Who has become the first Indian woman to win two medals at the Paralympics?
A)
Ekta Bhyan
B)
Avani Lekharan
C)
Bhavina Patel
D)
Bhagyashri Jadhav

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Avani Lekharan

Note : Avani Lekharan created history by becoming the first Indian woman to win two medals at the Paralympics on September 3, 2021. She won bronze in R8 Women's Bhagyashri JadhavShe had won the gold earlier in the women's 10m Air Rifle R2 SH1 Event.

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Published On : September 3, 2021
 Q .
Name the newly appointed Director General of the Border Security Force (BSF)?
A)
V.K. Johri
B)
Pankaj Kumar Singh
C)
Rajni Kant Mishra
D)
Surjeet Singh Deswal

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Pankaj Kumar Singh

Note : Pankaj Kumar Singh, a 1988-batch IPS officer from the Rajasthan cadre, has taken charge as the new Director General (DG) of the Border Security Force (BSF) on August 31, 2021.

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Published On : September 3, 2021