Current Affairs Questions from 14th September till 20th September, 2020

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Current Affairs Questions from 14th September till 20th September, 2020

Who won the US open 2020 Men’s singles final to win his first ever Grand Slam title?

Dominic Thiem, Germany

Who won the US open 2020 Women’s singles final to win his first ever Grand Slam title?

Naomi Osaka, Japan

Who is elected as Japan’s next Prime Minister by winning 377 votes out of 534 votes?

Yoshihide Saga (Liberal Democratic Party)

Which General Insurance Company has tied up with Yes Bank for selling its Insurance Products?

ICICI Lombard General Insurance

Which actor will be the first celebrity voice for Alexa in India?

Amitabh Bachchan

Which company has partnered with famous Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan to create celebrity voice for its digital assistant?

Amazon

Infosys is set to acquire which European based company for up to $35 million?

GuideVision

September 12th is observed as _______________________ every year?

World First Aid Day

DRDO Research lab at a cost of Rs. 2000 crore will be opened in __________ district of Madhya Pradesh?

Moreno

Who is the present External Affairs Minister of India?

Dr. S Jaishankar

Intra-Afghan negotiations was held on 12th September, 2020 in __________?

Doha, Qatar

What was adopted at the ASEAN-India meeting held on 12th September, 2020?

The new ASEAN-India Plan of Action 2021-2025

Who has been elected as Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha?

Harivansh Singh

Which company became the first Indian IT company to cross 9 lakh crore in market valuation?

Tata Consultancy Services

Which state government has launched “Garima” a new scheme to ensure Safety and Dignity of core Sanitation workers?

Odisha

Which Tech giant is planning to launch its own version of Tik Tok in India?

Alphabet Inc (Youtube)

Which country has successfully launched nine satellites into orbit on 15th September, 2020

China

These nine satellites belong to the Jilin-1-Gaofen 03-1 group

Which two bills were passed in Parliament on 14th September, 2020?

a. National Commission of Homeopathy Bill, 2020

b. National Commission for Indian System of Medicine Bill, 2020

India has been elected as the member of the _________________________. a body of the Economy and Social Council (ECOSOC)?

Commission on Status of Women

India will be a member for four years from 2021 till 2025

Who has been conferred with the Lifetime Achievement award by Euromoney Awards of Excellence 2020

Aditya Puri (MD of HDFC Bank)

Who has been appointed by Asian Development Bank as its new Country director for India?

Takeo Konishi

Which company has acquired video production company Hera Pheri films?

Sharechat

Who is the present chairman of NABARD?

G R Chinthala

Which were the Bills passed in Lok Sabha in September 2020?

Salary, Allowances and Pension of Members of Parliament (Amendment) Bill 2020. This bill seeks to reduce salaries & allowances by 30% for one year

Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill, 2020. This bill will replace the Essential Commodities (Amendment) ordinance which came into effect on 5th June, 2020

Who is the present Education Minister in India?

Mr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank

Which company has launched 32 crore grant for Small businesses in India?

Facebook

Which company has acquired the rights of IPL 2020 for a total of 60 matches?

YuppTV

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the establishment of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) at ____________________ in Bihar?

Darbhanga

Rajya Sabha has passed Aircraft bill 2020 to amend the ____________________

Aircraft Act 1934

What is observed on 16th September every year?

World Ozone Day

It is celebrated to spread awareness about depletion of the Ozone layer

What was the slogan for World Ozone Day, 2020?

Ozone for Life

India has been ranked in ______ position in the latest edition of the World Bank’s annual Human Capital Index?

116th

Which messaging service provider has partnered with Common Service Centers (CSC) for a chatbot for citizens to receive digital literacy services and resources?

Whatsapp

What is observed on 17th September every year?

World Safety Day

Which Indian Bank has partnered with Titan company to launch contactless payment services through watch called as Titan Pay?

State Bank of India

To avail this service a customer has to be a registered user of YONO

Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) has tied up with which Indian pharmaceutical company to conduct clinical trails of Sputnik V vaccine in India?

Dr. Reddy’s Laboratries Ltd.

Which airport has become the first airport in the world to get “Covid-19 5 Star Airport Rating” from Skytrax?

Fiumicino Airport (Leonardo Da Vinci International Airport)

Which famous Indian cricketer has been signed by Paytm First Games as its Brand Ambassador?

Sachin Tendulkar

What was observed on 18th September under an initiative of United Nations?

International Equal Pay Day

This is the first ever international equal pay day and the main aim was to highlight the importance of Gender pay gap.

Which Indian will be honoured with the prestigious 2020 Asia Game Changer Award?

Vikas Khanna

Who won the inaugural match of IPL season 2020 played in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates?

Chennai Super Kings

How many Indian beaches have been recommended for Blue Flag Eco Label?

Eight

The Central Government of India has increased FDI limit from 49% to 74% in which sector?

Defence Sector

What is celebrated on 18th September every year?

World Water Monitoring Day

World Water Monitoring Day was first observed in the year 2003 by America’s Clean Water Foundation as a Global Educational Outreach program.

Who is the author of the book titled “Azadi- Facism, Fiction”?

Arundhati Roy

Which International financial institution has announced that it would provide two trillion dollars to India to develop Green buildings, expanding renewable sources of energy and for improving Public Transport?

International Finance Corporation

Who is the International Finance Corporation’s Country Head for India?

Jun Zhang

Which country became the first country to issue world’s first sovereign bond linked to the sustainable development goals set by the United Nations?

Mexico

Through the world’s first sovereign bond Mexico will raise 750 million Euros ($1..2 billion)

Which bollywood actor has been signed by Toyota Kirloskar Motor as Brand Ambassador for its SUV model Urban Cruiser?

Ayushmann Khurana

Which company has tied up with SwissRapide AG to bring Maglev trains to India>

Bharat Heavy Electronics Limited (BHEL)