Correct Answer : Option (A) - Uttarakhand
Note : Lieutenant General (retd) Gurmit Singh was sworn in as the new Uttarakhand Governor on September 15, 2021. He was administered the oath of office by the Chief Justice of the Uttarakhand High Court Justice RS Chauhan at Raj Bhawan.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Eimear Richardson
Note : Ireland’s Eimear Richardson has bagged the ICC Women’s Player of the Month for August 2021.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Strengthening democratic resilience in the face of future crises
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Zimbabwe
Note : Former Zimbabwe skipper and wicket-keeper batsman Brendan Taylor has announced his retirement from international cricket.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - MSME Lending
Correct Answer : Option (A) - 15 September
Note : For more than 10 years, the Lymphoma Research Foundation has been celebrating Blood Cancer Awareness Month and World Lymphoma Awareness Day (September 15) to shine a light on lymphoma, create fundraising opportunities to support innovative lymphoma research, and make the future brighter for all those touched by this disease.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - September 25th
Note : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the General Debate of the high-level segment of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York on September 25, 2021. The UNGA General Debate theme for this year is ‘Building Resilience through hope to recover from COVID-19, rebuild sustainably, respond to the needs of the planet, respect the rights of people, and revitalise the United Nations’.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - September 24th
Note : US President Joe Biden will host the first-ever Quad (Quadrilateral Security Dialogue) leaders’ Summit at the White House on September 24. The meeting will be attended in-person by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Japan Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - UNCTAD
Note : Rebeca Grynspan has become the first woman to serve as the Secretary-General of UN trade and development body (UNCTAD). She will lead the organization in its quest to rebalance the global economy, boost resilience and ensure prosperity for all.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - USD 64 million
Note : The United States on September 14, 2021 announced nearly USD 64 million in additional humanitarian assistance for the people of Afghanistan. The funding will flow through independent organisations such as UN agencies and NGOs and provide life-saving support directly to Afghans facing the effects of insecurity and conflict.