Correct Answer : Option (D) - 42
Note : President Ram Nath Kovind will confer the National Service Scheme (NSS) Awards for the year 2019-20 from Rashtrapati Bhawan, New Delhi. The National Service Scheme (NSS) Award for the year 2019-20 will be distributed to 42 awardees in 3 different categories like University/ +2 Councils, NSS Units, and their Programme Officers and NSS Volunteers.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Vanijya Saptah
Note : The Ministry of Commerce and Industry is observing ‘Vanijya Saptah’ (Trade & Commerce Week) from September 20-26, 2021, as a part of Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav commemoration.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Arunachal Pradesh
Note : Former Governor of Arunachal Pradesh and Commissioner of Delhi Police, Yudhvir Singh Dadwal, has passed away. Dadwal, a 1974-batch IPS officer, was the 16th police commissioner of Delhi from July 2007 to November 2010. After retirement, he was appointed as the Director-General of the Central Paramilitary Force, Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) in November 2010. In 2016, Dadwal was appointed as the Governor of Arunachal Pradesh.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports
Note : The NSS Award is conferred every year by the Department of Youth Affairs, Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, to recognize and reward outstanding contributions towards voluntary community service such as literacy and education, health, family welfare and nutrition, environment conservation, social service programmes, rescue and relief during calamities.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Ethiopia
Note : Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is an Ethiopian biologist and public health researcher who has been serving as the Director-General of the World Health Organization since 2017. He has been nominated for a second term by Germany and France.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Brazil
Note : Since the 10th UN General Assembly (UNGA) in 1995, Brazil has been addressing the Assembly as the first speaker, followed by the United States (US). After the first two speeches by Brazil and then the US, the order of speakers is not fixed. This tradition is not based on alphabetical order.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - 118
Note : The Union Ministry of Defence placed an order on September 23, 2021 to procure 118 Main Battle Tanks Arjun Mk 1A for the Indian Army at a cost of Rs 7,523 crores. The development is expected to give a further boost to the ‘Make in India’ initiative.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - September 27th
Note : Samyukth Kisan Morcha has called for a Bharat Bandh on September 27, 2021 to give new strength to the ongoing farmers agitation against the three central farm laws. The Bharat Bandh call comes as the farmers protests completed 300 days and yet the movement is getting only stronger with farmers refusing to budge.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - September 23rd
Note : The International Day of Sign Languages is observed every year on September 23. The day brings attention to the linguistic identity of the people who are deaf as well as the other users of sign languages. There is also an international sign language that is used by deaf people in international meetings and while traveling and socialising.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - We Sign For Human Rights
Note : The theme for International Day of Sign Languages 2021 is “We Sign For Human Rights". It highlights how each of us deaf and hearing people across the world can work together hand in hand to promote the recognition of our right to use sign languages in all areas of life, as per the UN.