Current Affairs Quiz: September 1, 2018

Current Affairs 1 September 2018 Quiz

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Quiz from Current Affairs 31 August 2018 of A2Z – Click Here to Read Current Affairs of August 31, 2018

  1. Nepal Bharat Maitri Dharamshala was inaugurated in which city?
    A)Chennai
    B)Kolkata
    C)Kathmandu
    D)Pune
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Addressing the gathering after jointly inaugurating Nepal Bharat Maitri Dharamshala with his Nepalese counterpart in Kathmandu,PM Modi said that people of Nepal also have equal place in India’s motto of “Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas”.He said that Dharamshala is not mere a building but a strong pillar of Indo-Nepal friendship.

  2. Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javedkar has launched the Innovation Cell and Atal Ranking of Institutions on innovation Achievements,ARIIA in which city?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Lucknow
    C)Pune
    D)NewDelhi
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javedkar has launched the Innovation Cell and Atal Ranking of Institutions on innovation Achievements,ARIIA in NewDelhi.
  3. NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Dr.Rajiv Kumar, and Chief Executive Officer Shri. Amitabh Kant, unveiled a series of events to take place in the “Mobility Week” from 31 August to 6 September 2018, in the run up to MOVE:The Global Mobility Summit 2018 in which city?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Pune
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Dr.Rajiv Kumar, and Chief Executive Officer Shri. Amitabh Kant, unveiled a series of events to take place in the “Mobility Week” from 31 August to 6 September 2018, in the run up to MOVE:The Global Mobility Summit 2018 on 7 and 8 September 2018 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. The Summit will be inaugurated by Hon’ble Prime Minister of India.

  4. The 2-day conference on Motivating and Attracting Youth in Agriculture(MAYA) was held in which city?

    A)Mumbai
    B)Kolkata
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Pune

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    Option C
    Explanation:
    In order to meet the challenge of providing sustainable livelihoods for a rapidly growing population and to motivate and attract youth in agriculture, Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary (DARE) & Director General (ICAR), inaugurated a two-day conference at NASC,NewDelhi from 30-31 August, 2018 on Motivating and Attracting Youth in Agriculture(MAYA).

  5. Which state launched a first of its kind initiative “MIL-Banche”?
    A)Odisha
    B)UP
    C)MP
    D)HP
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    In Madhya Pradesh, in a first of its kind initiative,”MIL-Banche”, an interactive programme between schools and society is being organized in all government schools of the state.

  6. National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC) inaugurated marketing development centre for MSMEs in which city?
    A)Panna
    B)Nashik
    C)Pune
    D)Bhubaneshwar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship; Jual Oram, Minister of Tribal Affairs; Giriraj Singh, MoS (IC) for Ministry of MSME, in the presence of Ravindra Nath, CMD, National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC) and Dr. A. K. Panda, Secretary, MSME inaugurate NSIC – Integrated Marketing Development Centre named as “Dharampad Bhawan”.

  7. Which airport was renamed as Chhatrapati Sivaji “Maharaj” International Airport?

    A)Patna
    B)Pune
    C)Nashik
    D)Mumbai

    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    early two years after a resolution was passed in the Maharashtra Assembly, Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport has finally been rechristened as Chhatrapati Sivaji “Maharaj” International Airport.

  8. Which bank has adopted 30 villages in flood hit Kerala as part of its long-term relief and rehabilitation efforts?
    A)SBI
    B)HDFC Bank
    C)ICICI
    D)PNB
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    HDFC Bank has announced that it will adopt 30 villages in flood hit Kerala as part of its long-term relief and rehabilitation efforts.This initiative is aimed at helping people in the worst-hit parts of the State recover.

  9. At how much percent,India’s economy grew in the first quarter of 2018-19 ending June 30?
    A)8.1
    B)8.2
    C)8.5
    D)8.7
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    India’s economy grew at an impressive 8.2 % in the first quarter of 2018-19 financial year ending June 30 on the back of a strong core performance and a healthy base,government data showed on 31 August.

  10. Recently,Morna Nielsen retires from cricket.He hails from which country?
    A)Australia
    B)New Zealand
    C)South Africa
    D)India
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    New Zealand Spinner Morna Nielsen has announced her retirement from all forms of cricket as she aims to shift her focus on being a structural engineer.

  11. Who was appointed as Vodafone Idea’s first CEO?
    A)Scott Morrison
    B)Neil Anderson
    C)Vikas Chaturvedi
    D)Balesh Sharma
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Balesh Sharma takes over as Vodafone Idea’s first CEO. He was the Chief Operating Officer of Vodafone India and a member of its executive committee.

  12. Who was re-appointed as CEO and MD of Yes Bank?
    A)Rajnish kumar
    B)Balesh Sharma
    C)Rana Kapoor
    D)Chanda Kochhar
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Yes Bank said that Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has approved the re-appointment of managing director and chief executive officer Rana Kapoor till further notice.

  13. Who has been named as replacement for Rajat Bhatia in the senior selection committee of the Delhi and District Cricket Association?
    A)Mohan Chaturvedi
    B)Bimlesh Kumar
    C)Mahesh Chaturvedi
    D)Rajnish Sharma
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Former wicketkeeper Mohan Chaturvedi has been named as replacement for Rajat Bhatia in the senior selection committee of the Delhi and District Cricket Association.

  14. Who has been named for this year’s prestigious Dr.B.C.Roy National Award?
    A)R Reddy
    B)Rama Reddy
    C)T Rajagopal
    D)BK Mishra
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Eminent neurosurgeon Dr.BK Mishra has been named for this year’s prestigious Dr.B.C.Roy National Award as an Eminent Medical Person of the Year award.

  15. Who won the Ramon Magsayay Award, popularly known as Asia’s Nobel Prize?

    A) Bharat Vatwani
    B) Sonam Wangchuk
    C)Both a and b
    D)Sonam Sharma

    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Two Indian nationals, Bharat Vatwani and Sonam Wangchuk, were given the Ramon Magsayay Award, popularly known as Asia’s Nobel Prize.

  16. Who will be releasing a new book titled “Shades of Truth-A Journey Derailed”?
    A)Pranab Mukherjee
    B)Vishwas Patel
    C)Smriti irani
    D)Kapil Sibal
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Congress MP Kapil Sibal will be releasing a new book titled “Shades of Truth-A Journey Derailed “arguing that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government “revels in the past” and debunking the claim of “Acche Din” that the BJP made in the run up to 2014 general elections.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. When was Delhi and District Cricket Association founded?
    A)1987
    B)1885
    C)1983
    D)1883
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. Where is Yes Bank HQ?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Delhi
    C)Mumbai
    D)Pune
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. When was Yes Bank founded?
    A)2008
    B)2001
    C)2004
    D)2006
    View Answer
    Option C

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