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Q.) Punjab State Government had made a budgetary provision of Rs. _______Cr. for the year 2021-22 for complete payment of the balance amount of cane growers.

  1. 300
  2. 120
  3. 450
  4. 189

ANSWER: 1

The balance amount of Rs. 45 Cr. due towards the cane growers by the Cooperative Sugar Mills, was released which has brought the total payment for the year 2020-21 to Rs. 463.95 Cr. out of Rs. 472.10 Cr.

Q.) All India Civil Services Badminton, Table Tennis and Lawn Tennis Tournaments is going to be held at:

  1. Pune
  2. New Delhi
  3. Mumbai
  4. Hyderabad

ANSWER: 2

Punjab government is conducting trials on September 9 to select state teams for the All India Civil Services Badminton, Table Tennis and Lawn Tennis Tournaments, scheduled for September 24, 2021, at New Delhi.

Q.) The holy “bir” of Guru Granth Sahib was brought to Sri Harmandir Sahib by 5th Guru Sri Guru Arjan Dev Ji in 1604 and ________was appointed as Head Granth Sahib.

  1. Baba Budha ji
  2. Baba Hukam ji
  3. Baba Lehna ji
  4. Baba Laxmi Chand ji

ANSWER : 1

  • The 417th first Parkash utsav of Guru Granth Sahib was celebrated with great enthusiasm. Thousands of devotees took holy dip in sacred sarovar of Sachkhand Sri Harmandir Sahib .
  • budha ji opened holy Granth Sahib had taken Mukh waak . First hukamnama was came “santa ke karaj aap khaloya …
  • Later Guru Gobind Singh Ji adds gurbani of Guru Teg Bahadur Sahib Ji and then in 1708, Adi Granth became Guru Granth Sahib Ji, the Eternal Guru of Sikhs as was declared by Guru Gobind Singh Ji.

Q.) Punjab has demand for declaring ______as a district is already under consideration and a final decision would be taken after due consideration of various issues involved.

  1. Kartarpur
  2. Phillaur
  3. Batala
  4. Sultanpur

ANSWER : 3

Batala’s historic importance and its connection with Guru Nanak Dev, who had married Mata Sulakhni in Batala in 1487.

Q.) National Nutrition Week is celebrated from 1 to 7 September and this year 2021 theme was:

  1. Eat Right, Bite by Bite
  2. Feed Good Be Good
  3. Eating decides everything
  4. Feeding smart right from start

ANSWER: 4

It spreads awareness about nutrition, its importance in our lives, and how to curb the problem of malnutrition. It is celebrated from 1 to 7 September.The theme for National Nutrition Week 2021 is “Feeding smart right from start”. 

Q.) Punjab Government releases Rs. ______crore for upgradation of sports infrastructure of 116 schools.

  1. 10
  2. 1
  3. 4
  4. 3

Answer 4

Q.) Which of the following is currently India’s only airport which is directly connected with 2 airports in the UK?

  1. Ludhiana
  2. Patna
  3. Amritsar
  4. Chandigarh

ANSWER : 3

Birmingham in the UK, Sri Guru Ram Das Jee International Airport Amritsar is now set to get directly connected with its third destination in Europe by Air India.

With the resumption of Rome flight, it will be the only airport in India after Delhi to be directly connected with a total of 3 destinations in Europe by the Indian national carrier Air India.

Q.) A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between ______and the American Chamber of Commerce in India (AMCHAM India)  for mutual cooperation on Investment Promotion and Ease of Doing Business in state  for US Member Companies during 29th AGM of the AMCHAM India.

  1. Haryana
  2. Punjab
  3. Bihar
  4. UP

ANSWER: 2

Established in 2013 by the state government, the Punjab Bureau of Investment Promotion (Invest Punjab) is a single point of contact for facilitation of investors who are looking to set up a business in Punjab.”Invest Punjab has been rated as the ”top-performing” state IPA by the Government of India.

The investor-friendly ecosystem has allowed the Punjab government to receive more than USD 12 Billion of investments that are under various stages of implementation

Q.) Tung Dhab Drain seen in news is located in which district?

  1. Jalandhar
  2. Amritsar
  3. Ludhiana
  4. Moga

ANSWER: 2

Lok Sabha Member Mr. Gurjit Singh Aujla  called upon the team of Environmental Experts from Mumbai and Water Supply and Sewerage Board to solve the problem of Tung Dhab Drain in the city which is causing a lot of problems to the people due to pollution.

Q.) Which of the following mission in Punjab is a public private partnership that brings in the best global investors and experts to catalyze start ups making Punjab one of the top three States in innovation?

  1. Startup Punjab
  2. Target Punjab
  3. Skill Punjab
  4. Innovation Mission Punjab

ANSWER: 4

Mission will unleash Punjab’s growth potential and create a thriving economy by generating jobs and inviting investment. The Mission will mobilize a global pool of ambassadors and partners for investment, mentorship and market acces

Q.) Who is appointed as new Governor of Punjab?

  1. Om Prakash Verma
  2. Vijayendra Pal Singh Badnore
  3. Banwari Lal Parohit
  4. Shivraj Vishwanath Patil

ANSWER : 3

Banwarilal Purohit  sworn in as Governor of Punjab. The Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court, Mr. Justice Ravi Shanker Jha, administered the oath of office to Shri Banwarilal Purohit at Punjab Raj Bhavan.

Q.) The ______Chief Minister of Punjab Beant Singh was assassinated on August 31, 1995.

  1. 10th
  2.  12th
  3. 13th
  4. 9th

ANSWER: 2

Paying glowing tributes to the former Chief Minister Beant Singh on his 26th death anniversary, Congress leaders remembered his immense contribution to preserving Punjab’s peace and prosperity.

Q.) World Suicide Prevention day observed on ______September every year to raise awareness of the scale of suicide around the world and the role that each of us can play to prevent it. 

  1. 10th
  2. 4th
  3. 13th
  4. 12th

Q.) Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on  digitally laid the foundation stone of permanent camp of C-PYTE at Asal Uttar in district______:

  1. Gurdaspur
  2. Bathinda
  3. Tarn Taran
  4. Amritsar

ANSWER : 3

It is to commemorate the bravery of Company Quarter Master Havaldar Abdul Hamid PVC and to provide training to the youth of Punjab for selection in Military and Para-military Forces.

Q.) September 9, 2021, marks the 56-year anniversary of Battle of Asal Uttar, one of the largest tank battles fought during Indo-Pak War of _______which resulted in victory due to fierce battle put up by Indian Army, their outstanding valour and better strategy.

  1. 1965
  2. 1999
  3. 1971
  4. All of the above

ANSWER: 1

The battle also witnessed the personal bravery of Company Quarter Master Havaldar Abdul Hamid, 4th Grenadiers, who was honoured posthumously with the Param Vir Chakra for knocking out several enemy tanks with a recoilless gun, reminisced the Chief Minister.

Q.) New Armed Forces Preparatory Institute Sardar Bahadur Amin Chand Soni Armed Forces Preparatory Institute (SBACS-AFPI) is being established at Bajwara, _______at a cost of Rs. 26.96 crores for preparing youth of Punjab to compete and qualify in CDSE/AFCAT.

  1. Barnala
  2. Moga
  3. Hoshiarpur
  4. Ludhiana

Answer 3

Q.) Punjab Government has released Rs ______crore grant for kapurthala assembly constituency for holistic development of villages under ” Punjab Nirman Program”.

  1. 5
  2. 7
  3. 10
  4. 12

Answer 3

Q.) Red Rot fungus is a disease of:

  1. Wheat
  2. Paddy
  3. Sugarcane
  4. Potato

ANSWER : 3

Taking swift cognizance of the Sugarcane crop infected by Red Rot fungus in some parts of the state, the Cooperation Minister S. Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa asked the Deputy Commissioners of Gurdaspur and Jalandhar to immediate conduct the survey to assess the damage likely to be caused thereof and suggest remedial measures to prevent its further spread.

Q.) Which of the following district has taken a new leap in e-service pendency which means that there is no service pending?

  1. Bathinda
  2. Gurdaspur
  3. Amritsar
  4. Kapurthala

ANSWER: 2

Deputy Commissioner said that in order to reach this position, various departments have made a commendable effort in e-Seva Pendency Nil with all their hard work and dedication, due to which Gurdaspur has secured this position.

Under the Punjab Service Act 2018, the district administration was always trying its best to provide services to the people in a transparent manner and it was always their priority not to visit the public offices.

Q.) On Auspicious occasion of Babe-Da-Vyah, punjab CM digitally lauches statewide Radiology and Diagnostics services project from ______and Mohali.

  1. Sultanpur
  2. Kartarpur
  3. Batala
  4. Moga

Answer 3

Q.) Punjab Department of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare had been providing _______per cent subsidy on Super Seeder.

  1. 30
  2. 80
  3. 50
  4. 60

ANSWER : 3

Kulwant Singh of Jansui village, who has been successfully cultivating about 30 acres of land under his ownership and on lease, without burning straw for the last three years.

Q.) A function was organized at Gurdwara Saragarhi Sahib______ in memory of the martyrs of the Saragarhi war. 

  1. Bathinda
  2. Fazilka
  3. Moga
  4. Ferozepur

ANSWER : 4

Recalling these 21 brave Sikhs who fought against 10, 000 Afghans, he said that there was a long list of martyrs in the Sikh community from which the present generation should be inspired to join the history of religion.

Q.) Which of the following organization had included Saragarhi amongst the eight greatest battles of the world?

  1. UNESCO
  2. WHO
  3. World Bank
  4. NITI AAYOG

ANSWER: 1

Detailed Project Report regarding the war memorial of Saragarhi is ready.

Q.) Battle of Saragarhi was fought in which year?

  1. 1867
  2. 1854
  3. 1897
  4. 1876

ANSWER : 3

22 soldiers of the 36th Sikh stationed near Samana ridge (now in NWFP Pakistan), who laid down their lives after a fierce battle following an attack by nearly 10, 000 Afghans on September 12, 1897.

Q.) In order to give further boost to the rural infrastructure development ,the state has prioritised projects to the tune of Rs _______crore from the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD).

  1. 1022
  2. 1034
  3. 1011
  4. 1089

Answer 1

Q.) Cargo complex at international airport in ______will be opened this november.

  1. New delhi
  2. Pune
  3. Mohali
  4. Patna

ANSWER : 3

The much-awaited cargo complex at international airport in Mohali will be made operational by this November while a mega milk processing plant at Bassi Pathana in Fatehgarh Sahib district will be opened by this month end.

Q.) ‘Road Victims Memorial’ is inaugurated in which of the following district?

  1. Ludhiana
  2. Patiala
  3. Jalandhar
  4. Moga

ANSWER: 2

The initiative was taken under the project ‘Patiala Foundation SADAK’, by Patiala Foundation in collaboration with District Administration, Patiala.

Q.) Who is the Chairperson of Punjab Women’s Commission?

  1. Munisha Gulati
  2. Rekha sharma
  3. Poonam pandey
  4. Sunita Chauhan

ANSWER : 1

  • The Punjab State Women’s Commission is fully committed to safeguard the interests of women and the Commission is hearing the grievances of the aggrieved women seven days a week and taking action against them and Lok Adalats would be set up from village to village for the protection of women and justice would be done to the women.

Q.) Nehru Youth Center, has organized ‘Fit India Freedom Race 2.0’ at Chhota Ghallughara Chhamb, Kahnuwan _______:

  1. Amritsar
  2. Gurdaspur
  3. Ludhiana
  4. Patiala

Answer 2

Q.) Stories like Koi ikk sawaar, Sawer hon tak are written by which of the following writer ?

  1. Amrita Pritam
  2. Santokh Singh Dhir
  3. Nanak Singh
  4. S.S Mishra

ANSWER: 2

  • The Punjabi University Patiala organized a two-day International Webinar in a series of events being organized in memory of the internationally acclaimed National Sahitya Akademi Awardee Punjabi writer Santokh Singh Dhir (1920-2010).
  • Santokh Singh Dhir’s legacy was spread over 6 decades during his lifetime and he was bestowed Shromani Sahityakar Award by the Punjab Government.

 

 

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