Current Affairs Quiz: October 12, 2019

Current Affairs 12 October 2019 Quiz

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  1. Recently the central government launched which scheme which assures free medicines for pregnant womens?
    A)SHISHU
    B)ARYA
    C)SUMAN
    D)ANSH
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Aiming zero preventable maternal and newborn deaths in India, the central government launched the Surakshit Matritva Aashwasan (SUMAN) scheme, under which pregnant women, mothers up to 6 months after delivery, and all sick newborns will be able to avail free healthcare benefits.

  2. India’s first plastic to diesel conversation plant to be operational in which city?
    A)Surat
    B)Bhopal
    C)Indore
    D)Mathura
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    India’s first plastic to diesel conversation plant in Mathura, UP, which was recently inaugurated by MP Hema Malini, is now become operational from October 11.

  3. The C40 Climate Change Summit held in which country?
    A)India
    B)Thailand
    C)Denmark
    D)Netherlands
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addressed the ‘C40 Climate Change Summit’ through video conferencing on solutions to tackle air pollution.

  4. the first-ever ‘India International Cooperatives Trade Fair'(IICTF) held in which city/UT?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Pune
    C)Nagpur
    D)Lucknow
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar inaugurated the first-ever ‘India International Cooperatives Trade Fair'(IICTF) at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi.

  5. Recently the SARAS Aajeevika Mela has begun at Which city?
    A)Kanpur
    B)Mumbai
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Pune
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    SARAS Aajeevika Mela has begun at India Gate Lawns, in New Delhi. It has been organized by the Ministry of Rural Development under the initiative of the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana-National Rural Livelihoods Mission.

  6. The 38th India Carpet Expo was held in which city?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Ahmedabad
    C)Varanasi
    D)Surat
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The 38th India Carpet Expo was held in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. The expo was organized by the Carpet Export Promotion Council (CEPC).

  7. The two-day ISRO World Space Week-2019 exhibition was held in which state?
    A)Karnataka
    B)Assam
    C)Odisha
    D)TamilNadu
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The two-day ISRO World Space Week-2019 exhibition was inaugurated by District Collector K.S. Kandasamy at Arunai Engineering College in Tiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu. He urged parents to support their children in achieving their goals by exploring science and technology, which was vast when compared with excellence in other subjects.

  8. The 9th Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Intersessional Ministerial meeting held in which city?
    A)Kathmandu
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Bangkok
    D)Amsterdam
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal attended the ninth Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Intersessional Ministerial meeting in Bangkok.

  9. Recently the Government e-Marketplace (GeM) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with which bank for transfer of funds through GeM Pool Accounts (GPA)?
    A)IDBI Bank
    B)Canara Bank
    C)Union Bank of India
    D)United Bank of India
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Government e-Marketplace (GeM) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Union Bank of India (UBI). Through this partnership, UBI will be able to offer an array of services including transfer of funds through GeM Pool Accounts (GPA), advising of Performance Bank Guarantees (e-PBG) and Earnest Money Deposit (EMD) to the registered users on the GeM portal.

  10. Recently International rating agency Moody’s lowered India’s GDP growth to how much percent?
    A)5.5%
    B)5.4%
    C)5.6%
    D)5.8%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    International rating agency Moody’s announced the lowering of India’s Gross Domestic Products (GDP) growth to 5.8 per cent. This is lowest projection after the Reserve Bank of India cut the GDP growth to 6.1 per cent earlier this month.

  11. Recently World Bank lowered India’s GDP growth forecast at how much percent for FY20?
    A)5.8%
    B)6.2%
    C)6.0%
    D)6.1%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The World Bank has sharply cut India’s growth forecast for current fiscal to 6%, down from 7.5% forecast in April, and said the main policy challenge for the country is to address the sources of softening private consumption and the structural factors behind weak investment.

  12. Who became the first Indian to score 40 hundreds as skipper?
    A)Rohit Sharma
    B)Shikhar Dawan
    C)MS Dhoni
    D)Virat Kohli
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India skipper Virat Kohli registered his 26th Test century and as a result, became the first Indian to score 40 hundreds as skipper.

  13. Who surpassed the record of former Australia cricketer Don Bradman to record the most number of 150 plus scores as captain in international cricket?
    A)Ben Stokes
    B)Faf Du Plessis
    C)Virat Kohli
    D)Steve Smith
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    India skipper Virat Kohli surpassed former Australia cricketer Don Bradman to record the most number of 150 plus scores as captain in international cricket.

  14. Which player has most double hundreds for an Indian batsman?
    A)Shikhar Dhawan
    B)Rohit Sharma
    C)MS Dhoni
    D)Virat Kohli
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Skipper Virat Kohli scored his seventh double ton and he now has the most number of 200 plus scores for an Indian batsman.

  15. Which country has broken the record for most consecutive wins in women’s ODI cricket with their 18th triumph?
    A)South Africa
    B)India
    C)Australia
    D)England
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Australia has broken the record for most consecutive wins in women’s ODI cricket with their 18th triumph on the trot.

  16. Who was appointed as Chief Operating Officer of Yes Bank ?
    A)Radhika Sen
    B)Jasneet Bachal
    C)Rakesh Makhija
    D)Anita Pai
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Yes Bank Ltd has appointed Anita Pai as chief operating officer (COO) and Jasneet Bachal as chief marketing office (CMO).

  17. Recently PM Abiy Ahmed Ali of which country was awarded the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation?
    A)Eithopia
    B)South Africa
    C)Zimbabwe
    D)Afghanistan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali was awarded the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation.

  18. Recently Kadri Gopalnath passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Saxophonist
    B)director
    C)Actor
    D)Journalist
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Renowned saxophonist and Padma Shri awardee Kadri Gopalnath passed away. He was 70. He was suffering from age-related issues.

  19. What is the theme of this year’s International Day of the Girl Child?
    A)GirlForce: Unscripted and unstoppable
    B)Empower Girls:Emergency Response
    C)A Skilled Girlforce
    D)Girls Progress=Goals
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    International Day of the Girl Child is an international observance day on October 11 each year; it is also called the Day of Girls and the International Day of the Girl. The observation supports more opportunity for girls and increases awareness of gender inequality faced by girls worldwide based upon their gender. This inequality includes areas such as access to education, nutrition, legal rights, medical care, and protection from discrimination, violence against women and forced child marriage.This year’s theme is “GirlForce: Unscripted and unstoppable”.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Denmark?
    A)Riel
    B)Dinar
    C)Krone
    D)Won
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. Where is the HQ of ISRO?
    A)Bengaluru
    B)Mumbai
    C)Chennai
    D)NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. Where is the HQ of World Bank?
    A)Paris
    B)Rome
    C)Washington DC
    D)NewYork
    View Answer
    Option C

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