Current Affairs Quiz: September 12, 2019

Current Affairs 12 September 2019 Quiz

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  1. India and which other country recently inaugurated the Motihari Amlekhganj petroleum product pipeline?
    A)Pakistan
    B)Nepal
    C)Bhutan
    D)China
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Nepal counterpart K P Sharma Oli jointly inaugurated the Motihari-Amlekhganj petroleum product pipeline via a video link.

  2. Which state will set up India’s first international women’s trade centre (iWTC)?
    A)TamilNadu
    B)Assam
    C)Kerala
    D)Odisha
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Kerala will set up India’s first international women’s trade centre (iWTC), in consonance with the United Nations sustainable development goals (SDGs), in Kozhikode.

  3. Niti Aayog has tied up with Which company to set up India’s first digital capability centre?
    A)Google
    B)Walmart
    C)Amazon
    D)McKinsey
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India will soon set up its first digital capability centre showcase advanced technologies and provide a test bed for emerging innovations as the government looks to transform the country’s manufacturing sector.

  4. The National Conference of Farmers on crop residue management 2019 held in Which city/UT?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Chennai
    D)Pune
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The National Conference of Farmers on crop residue management 2019 for farmers from states of Punjab, Delhi, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh was held in New Delhi. The National Conference was held with an aim to address concerns of farmers and State Governments.

  5. Recently The Gurugram police tied up with Which company for dissemination of traffic related information in real time for public use?
    A)Google
    B)HereWe
    C)Apple
    D)Microsoft
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Gurugram traffic police have tied up with Google maps for dissemination of traffic related information in real time for public use.

  6. The 22nd Session of UN Committee on Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities was held at Which city?
    A)Geneva
    B)Rome
    C)Paris
    D)London
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The 22nd Session of UN Committee on Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities was held at Geneva. The UN Committee on CRPD took up India’s First Country Report for consideration during the session. India ratified this Convention on 01-10-2007 in pursuance of Article 35 of the Convention.

  7. Recently Which typhoon hitted the city of Tokyo?
    A)Meedi
    B)Faxai
    C)Idei
    D)Katrina
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Typhoon Faxai became one of the strongest typhoons in recent years to strike Japan’s capital city as the Greater Tokyo area was left under assault from fierce winds to heavy rain.

  8. The Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF) held in Which country?
    A)HongKong
    B)England
    C)Greece
    D)Netherlands
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF) was held in Thessaloniki, Greece’s second-largest city. It is an annual international exhibition event and is one of the largest fairs of Greece. The United States were chosen as the honoured country for the 83rd Fair,

  9. Recently India Ratings cutted The FY 20 growth forecast for NBFCs to how much percent?
    A)15-17%
    B)13-15%
    C)11-13%
    D)10-12%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Credit rating agency India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) cut its FY20 growth forecast for non-banking finance companies (NBFCs) to 10-12% from 15% earlier, and also revised the sector outlook to negative from stable.

  10. Who was appointed as South Africa interim batting coach?
    A)Ajay Jadeja
    B)Saurav Ganguly
    C)Amol Muzumdar
    D)Bishan Singh Bedi
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    South Africa has appointed former India batsman Amol Muzumdar as their interim batting coach for the Test series against India, starting from October 2.

  11. Recently Diego Matos has been given a life ban from professional tennis.He belongs to which country?
    A)France
    B)Brazil
    C)Netherlands
    D)Germany
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Brazil’s Diego Matos has been given a life ban from professional tennis and fined $125,000 after being found guilty of match-fixing.

  12. Who was inducted to the 2019 Asia Pacific Golf Hall of Fame later this year for his support to the sport in India and around the world?
    A)ArjunAtwal
    B)Indra Nooyi
    C)Pawan Munjal
    D)Shiv Chaturvedi
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Hero MotoCorp Chairman and Managing Director Pawan Munjal will be inducted to the 2019 Asia Pacific Golf Hall of Fame later this year for his support to the sport in India and around the world.

  13. Who was appointed as new managing director of Microsoft India Research and Development Pvt Ltd (MIRPL)?
    A)Pratik Jaiswal
    B)Vikas Singh Chaturvedi
    C)Shiv Sethi
    D)Rajiv Kumar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Microsoft has appointed Rajiv Kumar as the new managing director of Microsoft India Research and Development Pvt Ltd (MIRPL). He is currently served as a Corporate Vice-President of Microsoft’s Experiences and Devices (E+D) Group. He will replace Anil Bhansali, who held this role for six years.

  14. Recently Jack Ma stepped down from the post of Chairman from which company?
    A)Paytm
    B)Alibaba
    C)Walmart
    D)Purplle
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Jack Ma, the founder of Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant, has stepped down as chairman. Daniel Zhang will officially take over the reins of Alibaba and serve as the chairman of the group.

  15. Who will be conferred with the 40th edition of prestigious Sarala Puraskar?
    A)Rajiv Nath
    B)Amitav Ghosh
    C)Devika Sethi
    D)Pradeep Dash
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Noted Odia writer Pradeep Dash will be conferred with the 40th edition of prestigious Sarala Puraskar for his poetry work Charu Chibar O Charjya.

  16. Who has scripted history by becoming the first female pilot from the backward region of Odisha Naxal hit region?

    A)Arunima Sinha
    B)Sneha Ranade
    C)Anupriya Lakra
    D)Preeti Lokesh

    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Hailing from Odisha’s Naxal-affected Malkangiri district, 27-year-old Anupriya Lakra has scripted history by becoming the first female pilot from the backward region.

  17. Who became the youngest person to pass the Maha Pariksha?
    A)Priyavrata
    B)Anukesh
    C)Ankush
    D)Shubhendu
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Priyavrata, 16, created a record by becoming the youngest person to clear 14 levels of the Tenali Pariksha. Priyavrata became the youngest person to pass the Maha Pariksha.

  18. Recently Heeralal Sharma passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Politics
    B)Actor
    C)Freedom Fighter
    D)Social Activist
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Rajasthan born freedom fighter of India Heeralal Sharma has passed away at the age of 95. He took an active participated in the freedom struggle and was jailed for two years.

  19. Who is the author of the book “Savarkar: Echoes from a forgotten past, 1883-1924″ ?
    A)Vikram Sampath
    B)Raonit Singh
    C)Dipshika Singh
    D)Amitav Ghosh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    A book titled “Savarkar: Echoes from a forgotten past, 1883-1924″ is penned by Bengaluru-based historian Vikram Sampath and published by Penguin.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of McKinsey and Company?
    A)NewYork
    B)Paris
    C)London
    D)Washington DC
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of Google?
    A)Washington DC
    B)California
    C)Rome
    D)NewYork
    View Answer
    Option B

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