1st September SSC Current Affairs MCQ 1st September SSC Current Affairs MCQ

Q1) Dale Steyn who has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket hails from which country?

  1. Australia
  2. South Africa
  3. West Indies
  4. England

Q2) The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) has increased the entry age for the National Pension System (NPS) to what years?

  1. 60 years
  2. 65 years
  3. 70 years
  4. 75 years

Q3) IDBI Bank has approved to divest its entire stake of what per cent in Asset Reconstruction Company (India) Limited (ARCIL)?

  1. 19.18 %
  2. 12.34 %
  3. 17.21 %
  4. 18.54 %

Q4) AREAS which celebrated  its 7th Foundation Day on 27 August 2021 is the initiative of which ministry?

  1. Ministry of Finance
  2. Ministry of Tribal Affairs
  3. Ministry of Home Affairs
  4. Ministry of New & Renewable Energy

Q5) Which among the following platform has launched the #FollowPaymentDistancing Campaign?

  1. PhonePe
  2. RuPay
  3. Amazon Pay
  4. Google Pay

Q6) Which has become the only district in India where three species of crocodiles- salt-water, gharial and mugger- are found?

  1. Kendrapara
  2. Kochi
  3. Bankura
  4. Chittoor

Q7) The Centre has constituted a committee under whose chairmanship to develop a technological platform streamlining the appeal filing process related to direct and indirect taxation matters?

  1. Rashmi Saxena Sahni
  2. JB Mohapatra
  3. Ashish Shiradhonkar
  4. Anuja Sarangi

Q8) Which among the following has received the brokerage license from the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI)?

  1. PhonePe
  2. Amazon Pay
  3. Google Pay
  4. PayU

Q9) The Government of India has contributed almost USD one million to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in which country to help affected populations tackle climate change?

  1. Zambia
  2.  Mozambique
  3. Botswana
  4. Zimbabwe

Q10) The International Day for People of African Descent was celebrated for the first time on which date?

  1. 30 August
  2. 29 August
  3. 31 August
  4. 28 August

Q11) The Railways is planning to operate how many Vande Bharat trains by March 2024?

  1. 100
  2. 102
  3. 105
  4. 110

Q12) Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has launched the ‘My Pad My Right’ (MPMR) project in which state?

  1. Assam
  2. Himachal Pradesh
  3. Bihar
  4. Tripura

Q13) The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and which IIT institution have developed an app that predicts natural disasters?

  1. IIT Kanpur
  2. IIT Lucknow
  3. IIT Roorkee
  4. IIT Ropar

Q14) Which IIT institution is developing an online platform called e-Source to tackle electronic wastes (e-waste)?

  1. IIT Madras
  2. IIT Bombay
  3. IIT Guwahati
  4. IIT Delhi

Q15) Ladakh has officially declared which animal as state animal?

  1. Urial
  2. Snow leopard  
  3. Kiang
  4. Tibetan Wolf

Q16) Coach Vasudev Paranjape, who passed away recently, was associated with which sports?

  1.  Badminton
  2. Hockey
  3. Tennis
  4. Cricket

Q17) PayU has acquired India’s earliest payment gateway BillDesk in how much amount?

  1. $5.5 billion
  2. $4.7 billion
  3. $6.9 billion
  4. $3.2 billion

Q18) Who has won the Noisiel International Open 2021 chess tournament?

  1. Praveen Thipsay
  2. Nihal Sarin
  3. Himanshu Sharma
  4. P. Iniyan