Current Affairs Quiz: October 1, 2019

Current Affairs 1 October 2019 Quiz

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Quiz from Current Affairs 30 September 2019 of A2Z – Click Here to Read Current Affairs of September 30, 2019

  1. A pilot project for ushering ‘Industry 4.0’ — a concept about automation, interconnectivity and data exchange to boost productivity — has been launched in which state?
    A)TamilNadu
    B)Odisha
    C)Bihar
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    A pilot project for ushering ‘Industry 4.0’ — a concept about automation, interconnectivity and data exchange to boost productivity — has been launched for implementation at the Modern Coach Factory (MCF), Rae Bareli in Uttar Pradesh.

  2. The 7th World Hindu Economic Forum (WHEF) 2019 was held in which city/UT?
    A)Mumbai
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Chennai
    D)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    7th World Hindu Economic Forum (WHEF) 2019 was held in Mumbai, Maharashtra. The theme of (WHEF) 2019 “Prosperous Society: Stronger Society” to bring together financially successful members in Hindu society such as traders, bankers, technocrats, investors, industrialists to share business knowledge, expertise and resources with their fellow brethren.

  3. A 10 day ‘Langur Mela’ commenced in which city?
    A)Amravati
    B)Amritsar
    C)Lucknow
    D)Pune
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Starting with the celebrations of Navratri, a 10-day ‘Langur Mela’ commenced in Punjab’s Amritsar which will be concluded on the next of Dussehra.

  4. Recently DRDO testfired land-attack version of BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from which state?
    A)Odisha
    B)Kerala
    C)TamilNadu
    D)Maharashtra
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    DRDO successfully test fired the land-attack version of 290 km strike range BrahMos supersonic cruise missile off the coast of Odisha.

  5. The Festival of Dashain started in which country?
    A)Thailand
    B)Singapore
    C)Nepal
    D)Bhutan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Dashain, also known as Bada Dashain, the greatest and the longest festival observed by Hindus in Nepal formally began with Ghatasthapana.

  6. Recently the government banks across which state has been changed and will now function from 10 AM to 4 PM from October 1,2019?
    A)Odisha
    B)Maharashtra
    C)TamilNadu
    D)Telangana
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The working hours of all government banks across Odisha has been changed and will now function from 10 AM to 4 PM from tomorrow onwards. The decision has been taken by State Level Bankers’ Committee (SLBC).

  7. Which country won the final of SAFF U-18 Championship 2019 to lift the title?
    A)Pakistan
    B)Bhutan
    C)India
    D)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    India U-18 defeated Bangladesh by 2-1 in the final of SAFF U-18 Championship 2019 to lift the title. The championship took place in Kathmandu, Nepal.
  8. Who won the Buenos Aires ATP Challenger Tournament 2019?
    A)Facundo Bognis
    B)Leander Paes
    C)Davis Lewis
    D)Sumit Nagal
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indian Tennis player Sumit Nagal clinched the Buenos Aires Challenger Tournament after beating home favourite Facundo Bognis in the men’s singles final.

  9. who won the men’s singles title at the Maldives International Challenge?
    A)Kaushal Dharmamer
    B)Sumit Nagal
    C)Siril Verma
    D)Lakshya Sen
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    In Badminton, Indian shuttler Kaushal Dharmamer clinched the men’s singles title at the Maldives International Challenge with a straight-games win over Siril Verma in Male.

  10. Who won the Men’s Korea Open 2019?
    A)Sumit Nahal
    B)Kento Momota
    C)Chou Tien Chen
    D)Yosuke Nakasakhi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Japan’s shuttler Kento Momota won the Korea Open after defeating Chou Tien-Chen of Taiwan in the finals.

  11. who has won the WTA Wuhan Open held in Wuhan, China?
    A)Peng Shuai
    B)Madison Keys
    C)Aryna Sabalenka
    D)Wang Quang
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Aryna Sabalenka has won the WTA Wuhan Open held in Wuhan, China. She became the first player to claim back-to-back titles in Wuhan.

  12. Recently the International Astronomical Union (IAU) has named an asteroid after which personality?
    A)Lata Mangeshkar
    B)Pandit Jasraj
    C)Pandit Arogya
    D)Amitabh Bacchhan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The International Astronomical Union (IAU) has named an asteroid, discovered in 2006, after Indian classical singer Pandit Jasraj.

  13. Who was conferred with the ‘India’s Most Powerful Women in Media’ award at the famed Confluence Excellence awards?
    A)Rohini Singh
    B)Anjana Om Kashyap
    C)Indra Nooyi
    D)Kalli Purie
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India Today Group Vice-Chairperson Kalli Purie was conferred with the ‘India’s Most Powerful Women in Media’ award at the famed Confluence Excellence awards. Kalli Purie received the award at the British Parliament on September 27. The accolade comes just two weeks after she was honoured with the ‘Outstanding Media & Entertainment Award’ at the annual 21st Century Icon Awards in London.
  14. Who has received the M P Birla Memorial Award 2019 for his contributions to the world of cosmology?
    A)Nandkishor Awasthi
    B)Thanu Padmanabhan
    C)Sanju Prasad
    D)RK Sinha
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Physicist Thanu Padmanabhan has received the M P Birla Memorial Award 2019 for his contributions to the world of cosmology.

  15. Who has been conferred with the Best Tourist Guide Award (2017-18) by the Ministry of Tourism for his lifetime contribution to the tourism industry?
    A)Atul Chaturvedi
    B)Kailash Bhatia
    C)Tapan Kumar Mishra
    D)Ankit Khandelwal
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Odisha’s Tapan Kumar Mishra has been conferred with the Best Tourist Guide Award (2017-18) by the Ministry of Tourism for his lifetime contribution to the tourism industry.

  16. Who has won the Royal Society Science Book Prize 2019 for her second book ‘Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men’?
    A)Caroline Criado Perez
    B)Samuel Johnson
    C)Greogara Gretia
    D)Alex Michaelides
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Writer, broadcaster, feminist campaigner Caroline Criado Perez won the Royal Society Science Book Prize 2019 for her second book ‘Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men’. Founded in 1988, the Royal Society Science Book Prize is given to popular science writing across the world for non-specialist readers.
  17. Recently Viju Khote passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Politics
    B)sport
    C)Actor
    D)Poet
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Veteran Hindi and Marathi actor Viju Khote, who feebly mouthed the iconic dialogue “Sardar, maine aapka namak khaya hai” as Kalia to Amjad Khan’s notorious Gabbar in cult classic “Sholay”, passed away. He was 77.

  18. Recently KPS Menon passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Social Activist
    B)Sports
    C)Diplomat
    D)Actor
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Former diplomat K P S Menon has passed away following age-related ailments. He was 90.
  19. What is the theme of this year’s World Heart Day?
    A)Heart Health
    B)Your Heart Campaign
    C)My Heart,Your Heart
    D)Share the Power
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    World Heart Day is celebrated on 29th September of every year. It is aimed at drawing people’s attention to heart illness and the range of associated health issues. The day is commemorated to promote different preventative steps and changes in lifestyle to avoid any cardiovascular diseases, like heart attack, stroke, heart failure and any other condition related to the same.The theme for the World Heart Day 2019 is “My Heart, Your Heart”.

  20. What is theme of this year’s International Translation Day?
    A)Translation and Indigenous Languages
    B)Languages and Culture
    C)Indigenous Languages
    D)Learn Languages
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    International Translation Day is celebrated every year on 30 September on the feast of St. Jerome, the Bible translator who is considered the patron saint of translators.International Translation Day is meant as an opportunity to pay tribute to the work of language professionals, which plays an important role in bringing nations together, facilitating dialogue, understanding and cooperation, contributing to development and strengthening world peace and security.The theme of International Translation Day 2019 is “Translation and Indigenous Languages”.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of Argentina?
    A)Buenos Aires
    B)Casa Rosada
    C)Rome
    D)Paris
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. What is the currency of Maldives?
    A)won
    B)Krone
    C)Rufiyaa
    D)Rupee
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. Where is the HQ of International Astronomical Union?
    A)Paris
    B)London
    C)Beijing
    D)NewYork
    View Answer
    Option A

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