Current Affairs Quiz: September 11, 2019

Current Affairs 11 September 2019 Quiz

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  1. Recently Dr Ralph E Gonsalves arrived India for a visit.He is the PM of which country?
    A)Saint Kitts
    B)Rwanda
    C)St Vincent
    D)St Lucia
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Dr. Ralph E. Gonsalves arrived in New Delhi on a five-day official visit to India. He will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister Dr S. Jaishankar.

  2. Recently India is planning to build up a multidisciplinary super speciality hospital in which country?
    A)China
    B)Pakistan
    C)Bhutan
    D)Nepal
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Seeking to build stronger bilateral ties with its neighbours, India is planning to build up a multidisciplinary super speciality hospital in Bhutan.

  3. Who will head the panel that has been set up to oversee the bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir into two Union Territories?
    A)Amit Shah
    B)Rajiv Sethi
    C)Sanjiv Ranjan
    D)Sanjay Mitra
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Centre has set up a three-member panel to oversee the bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir into two Union Territories.

  4. Recently Which application was launched for farmers to get cutting affordable technology at their doorsteps?
    A)FarmLoon
    B)Meghdoot
    C)CHC Farm Machinery
    D)CSC FarmS
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Farmers can now get affordable access to cutting-edge technology at their doorsteps. Minister of State for Agriculture Parshottam Rupala launched a multilingual Mobile App “CHC Farm Machinery”.

  5. Recently The world’s highest marathon held at Which place?
    A)Dehradun
    B)Jammu
    C)Leh
    D)Shimla
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The eighth edition of Ladakh Marathon with more than 6,000 participants from different parts of India and 25 foreign countries was held today in Leh.

  6. A three-day long International conference ANGAN for Energy Efficiency in Building Sector is being held in which city/UT?
    A)Mumbai
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Chennai
    D)Pune
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    A three-day long International conference ANGAN for Energy Efficiency in Building Sector is being organized by Bureau of Energy Efficiency in New Delhi. Experts and policy makers from sixteen countries participated in this event to discuss various alternative options and technologies in the field of design and construction of energy efficient commercial as well as residential buildings.

  7. The 68th Plenary session of the North Eastern Council (NEC) held in Which city?
    A)Kolhapur
    B)Dispur
    C)Guwahati
    D)Shillong
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The 68th Plenary session of the North Eastern Council (NEC) held in Guwahati, Assam. Governors and Chief Ministers of North Eastern states attended the event. During the two-day session, there were presentations from various ministries and state governments on various developmental issues which are critical to the North East.

  8. The Mini Conclave of First Jammu and Kashmir Investor Summit-2019 held at Which place?
    A)Haldwani
    B)Kathgodam
    C)Srinagar
    D)Leh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    After abrogation of Article 370 and 35A, the Mini Conclave of First Jammu and Kashmir Investor Summit-2019 is held in Leh.

  9. The 24th World Energy Congress held in Which city?
    A)Dubai
    B)Rome
    C)Abu Dhabi
    D)London
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The 24th World Energy Congress held in Abu Dhabi under the patronage of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates.

  10. Recently How much amount will be infused by the government into public sector insurance companies?
    A)₹12000 cr
    B)₹10000 cr
    C)₹11000 cr
    D)₹15000 cr
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Following the recapitalisation of public sector banks (PSBs), now public sector insurance companies — National Insurance, Oriental Insurance and United India Insurance — are going to be infused with funds worth ₹12,000 crore to boost their capital base and meet regulatory norms.

  11. Recently Which committee was derecognised by Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports?
    A)Paralympic Committee of India
    B)All India Carrom Federation
    C)Olympic Committee of India
    D)All India Tennis Federation
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports derecognised the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) for violating the National Sports Development Code of India, 2011.

  12. Which team won the Duleep Trophy?
    A)India Purple
    B)India Blue
    C)India Green
    D)India Red
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India Red beat India Green by an innings and 38 runs to clinch the Duleep Trophy title on the fourth day at Bengaluru. India Red had scored 388 in their first innings.

  13. Recently Bianca Andreescu won the 2019 women’s US Open.She belongs to Which country?
    A)Netherlands
    B)USA
    C)Australia
    D)Canada
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Rafael Nadal (Spain) defeats Daniil Medvedev (Russia) to win US Open 2019 (men’s singles)Bianca Andreescu (Canada) defeats Serena Williams (USA) to win US Open 2019 (women’s singles)

  14. Who won the junior doubles trophy at the 2019 US Open?
    A)Caroline Wozniaki and Naomi Osaka
    B)Dinara Sabina and Oksana Selekhmeteva
    C)Oksana Selekhmeteva and Kamilla Bartone
    D)Naomi Osaka and Angelique kerber
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Russian tennis player Oksana Selekhmeteva paired with Latvian player Kamilla Bartone won junior doubles trophy at US Open.

  15. Who won the Great North Run half marathon recently?
    A)Tatiana Golovin
    B)Brigid Kosgei
    C)Vera Zovnevra
    D)Swetlana Koztosava
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Kenya’s Brigid Kosgei ran the fastest half-marathon ever by a woman, winning the Great North Run in a time of one hour, four minutes and 28 seconds.

  16. Who is the author of book Fortune Turners: The Quartet That Spun India To Glory?
    A)Amish Tripathi and Kiran Desai
    B)Devika Sethi and Aditya Bhushan
    C)Aditya Bhushan and Sachin Bajaj.
    D)Anita Desai and Vikram Seth
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Fortune Turners: The Quartet That Spun India To Glory’, book on India’s spin quartet has been launched. The book on India’s 4 spin legends: Bishan Singh Bedi, Erapalli Prasanna, Bhagwat Chandrashekhar and S. Venkataraghavan has been written by Aditya Bhushan and Sachin Bajaj.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines?
    A)Antigua
    B)Canouan
    C)Bequia
    D)Kingstown
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. What is the currency of Bhutan?
    A)Rupee
    B)Krone
    C)Ngultrum
    D)Won
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. Where is the HQ of National Insurance Company Limited?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Mumbai
    C)Chennai
    D)NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option A

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