Current Affairs For 11th September 2023

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Q1.World’s Highest Fighter Airfield To Come Up In Ladakh’s Nyoma

1. Sikkim

2.Arunachal Pradesh

3.Himachal Pradesh

4.Ladakh’s Nyoma

Ans:-4)Ladakh’s Nyoma

  • The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) is set to achieve a remarkable feat as it embarks on the construction of the world’s highest fighter airfield at Nyoma in Ladakh. The foundation stone of this ambitious project  is scheduled to be placed by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on September 12, 2023, at the Devak Bridge in Jammu.

 

Q2.Indian Coast Guard Participates In 19th Heads Of Asian Coast Guard Agencies Meeting

  1. 19th Heads of Asian Coast Guard Agencies Meeting
  2. 15th United Nations General Assembly
  3. 10th ASEAN Summit
  4. 7th BRICS Summit

Ans:-1)19th Heads of Asian Coast Guard Agencies Meeting

  • From September 5 to 8, 2023, the Indian Coast Guard actively participated in the 19th Heads of Asian Coast Guard Agencies Meeting (HACGAM) held in Istanbul, Turkey. Led by Director General Rakesh Pal, a four-member delegation represented the Indian Coast Guard in this crucial annual forum. The event included 23 members of Coast Guard Agencies along with two associate members, ReCAAP (Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia) and UNODC (The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime).

 

Q3.Who did Prime Minister Modi pass on the G20 Presidency gavel to?

1.USA’s President

2.China’s President

3.Brazil’s President

4.Russia’s President

Ans:-3)Brazil’s President

  • Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi handed over the G20 Presidency gavel to Brazil’s President, marking the transition of leadership within the elite group. The transfer of power took place with warm diplomatic exchanges, emphasizing the importance of cooperation and shared priorities.

 

Q4.Who won the SAFF U16 Championship after defeating Bangladesh in the final?

  1.  Bangladesh
  2. Sri Lanka
  3. India
  4. Nepal

Ans:-3)India

  • India secured the championship title by triumphing over Bangladesh with a 2-0 victory in the final match of the SAFF U-16 Championship 2023, which took place on September 10 at the Changlimithang Stadium in Thimphu, Bhutan. Under the guidance of head coach Ishfaq Ahmed, the Blue Colts claimed the top position in Group A. They secured hard-fought 1-0 victories against Bangladesh and Nepal, followed by a commanding performance that saw them net eight goals against the Maldives in the semifinals.

 

Q5.Which medal did Prathamesh Jawkar secure in the 2023 Archery World Cup?

1.Silver

2.Gold

3.Bronze

4.None of the above

Ans:-1)Silver

  • During the 2023 Archery World Cup Final held in Hermosillo, Mexico, Prathamesh Jawkar, the Indian compound archer, embarked on a memorable journey in his first-ever World Cup Final appearance. He clinched a silver medal as Jawkar’s incredible run in the competition concluded with a thrilling face-off against Denmark’s Mathias Fullerton.

 

Q6.Which country won the World Cup in basketball for the first time by defeating Serbia?

1.Serbia

2.Germany

3.United States

4.Spain

Ans:-2)Germany

  • Germany beat Serbia 83-77 to lift basketball’s 2023 FIBA World Cup. Germany went 8-0 in the tournament, becoming the fifth consecutive World Cup champion to go unbeaten. The tournament most valuable player Dennis Schroder carried Germany with a game-high 28 points, way above his average of 17.9 points per game, and added two rebounds and two assists.

 

Q7.In which location did the inaugural G20 summit take place?

1.USA

2.Britain

3.Canada

4.France

Ans:-1)USA

  • The inaugural G20 summit convened in Washington in 2008.

 

Q8.Which nation is set to host the G20 Summit in 2024?

1.South Africa

2.Brazil

3.Russia

4.Japan

Ans:-2)Brazil

  • Brazil will host the G20 in 2024, followed by South Africa in 2025.

 

Q9.Which company has developed the world’s first car fueled entirely by ethanol?

1.Toyota

2.Ford

3.Nissan

4.Volvo

Ans:-1)Toyota

  • Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari unveiled the prototype of the world’s first Bharat Stage (BS)-VI-compliant electrified flex-fuel car, developed by Toyota Kirloskar Motor.
    The car, which runs on 100 per cent ethanol (E100), is based on the Toyota Innova HyCross. It can cover 40 per cent of its distance on ethanol and the remaining 60 per cent on electric, with the petrol engine shut off.

 

Q10.Which city was the venue for the recent gathering of the Western Zonal Council?

1.Mumbai

2.Gandhinagar

3.Jodhpur

4.Amritsar

Ans:-2)Gandhinagar

  • Amit Shah, the Union Home Minister, presided over the 26th meeting of the Western Zonal Council in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. He additionally launched an e-Resource web portal under the Inter State Council Secretariat, Ministry of Home Affairs. This platform will enhance the operations of Zonal Councils. The gathering was graced by the Chief Ministers of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, and the Administrator of Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu.