Current Affairs Quiz: October 13, 2019

Current Affairs 13 October 2019 Quiz

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  1. Recently India announced how much amount of line of credit to Comoros in the field of energy and maritime defence cooperation?
    A)$40 million
    B)$ 35 million
    C)$50 million
    D)$60 million
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India has said, it will extend a Line of Credit of over 60 million US Dollars to Comoros in the field of energy and maritime defence cooperation.

  2. Who was conferred the highest Civilian Honour of Comoros — The Order of the Green Crescent?
    A)M Venkaiah Naidu
    B)Ram Nath Kovind
    C)Narendra Modi
    D)Arvind Kejriwal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu was conferred the highest Civilian Honour of Comoros — The Order of the Green Crescent. The honour was conferred by the President of the Union of Comoros Azali Assoumani in Moroni, the capital city of Comoros.
  3. Recently which application was launched by ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs to encourage Public engagement in planting trees and other such Green drives?
    A)mRopan
    B)mSurveskshan
    C)mPlant
    D)mHariyali
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs has launched the mobile app, “mHariyali”. The app is aimed to encourage Public engagement in planting trees and other such Green drives.

  4. Which country has recently joined has the league of 15 of the world’s leading city networks and technology governance organisations?
    A)India
    B)China
    C)Pakistan
    D)Thailand
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India has joined the league of 15 of the world’s leading city networks and technology governance organisations that will work towards advancing the responsible and ethical use of smart city technologies.

  5. Recently the Southern Western Railway has installed the public refrigerator in which state to avoid wastage of food?
    A)WestBengal
    B)Odisha
    C)TamilNadu
    D)Karnataka
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    In a first of its kind, the Southern Western Railway has installed the public refrigerator at Hubli Junction in Karnataka to avoid the wastage of food. In this fridge, anyone can keep the extra food, so that instead of being waste it can be used by needy or poor people.

  6. Recently the 2nd edition of Coordinated Patrol (CORPAT) started between India and which other country?
    A)Myanmar
    B)China
    C)Nepal
    D)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The 2nd edition of Coordinated Patrol (CORPAT) of the navies of India and Bangladesh has begun in Northern Bay of Bengal.

  7. Recently Minister of State for Youth and Sports Kiren Rijiju inagurated 1st India Sports Summit 2019 in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Chennai
    D)Pune
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Minister of State for Youth and Sports Kiren Rijiju inagurated 1st India Sports Summit 2019 in New Delhi. He also underlined the need to induce a national sporting culture with the aim to make India a sporting powerhouse at the event.

  8. The 2nd “India-China Informal Summit” begun in which state?
    A)Kerala
    B)Karnataka
    C)TamilNadu
    D)Sikkim
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The 2nd “India-China Informal Summit” between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and China’s President Xi Jinping begins at Mamallapuram, Tamil Nadu.

  9. Recently scientist from which state discovered new subterranean fish species like eel?
    A)TamilNadu
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Kerala
    D)Assam
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    A research team led by Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (Kufos) here has discovered a unique species of miniature well-dwelling subterranean fish from Kozhikode. The new species which has been named ‘Pangio bhujia’ is the first species of eel-loach in the world that has been discovered to be living in subterranean environments.

  10. Which organisation launched first World report on vision?
    A)UNESCO
    B)UNICEF
    C)WHO
    D)NITI Aayog
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    More than 1 billion people worldwide are living with vision impairment because they do not get the care they need for conditions like short and far sightedness, glaucoma and cataract, according to the first World report on vision issued by the World Health Organization.

  11. Who become the first country in the world to ban ads for the most unhealthy sugary drinks in its latest move to combat rising diabetes rates?

    A)Singapore
    B)india
    C)Australia
    D)USA

    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Singapore will become the first country in the world to ban ads for the most unhealthy sugary drinks in its latest move to combat rising diabetes rates.

  12. What is rank of India passport in the latest global passport Index released by Henley & Partners?
    A)77
    B)80
    C)79
    D)82
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Indian passport has dropped a rank to end at 82 in the latest global passport Index released by Henley & Partners.

  13. Recently RBI imposed a penalty of ₹12.88 lakh on which prepaid payment instrument issuer company?
    A)Balancehero India Private
    B)Toyota Financial Services India.
    C)Mahindra and Mahindra
    D)L&T
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India has imposed a monetary penalty of ₹12.88 lakh on Prepaid Payment Instrument (PPI) issuer Balancehero India Private and ₹5 lakh on Toyota Financial Services India.

  14. Recently which company has received a non-banking financial company (NBFC) licence from the Reserve Bank of India?
    A)Credit Saison India
    B)Credit Suisse India
    C)L&T
    D)Mahindra and Mahindra
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Credit Saison India, the domestic subsidiary of Japanese financial services leader Credit Saison, has received a non-banking financial company (NBFC) licence from the Reserve Bank of India.

  15. Who has been awarded Australian sport’s highest individual honour ‘The Don’ Award at the annual Sport Australia Hall of Fame?
    A)Ellyse Perry
    B)Nick Jonhnson
    C)Ashleigh Barty
    D)Steve Smith
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Ashleigh Barty has been awarded Australian sport’s highest individual honour ‘The Don’ Award at the annual Sport Australia Hall of Fame.

  16. Who has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer of MasterCard India?
    A)RK Singh
    B)CV Chaturvedi
    C)Rakesh Asthana
    D)Vikas Verma
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Payment technology major Mastercard India has elevated Vikas Varma to the position of chief operating officer.

  17. Who topped the list on Forbes’ list of richest Indians for the year 2019?
    A)Aziz Premji
    B)Ritesh Agarwal
    C)G Adani
    D)Mukesh Ambani
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) Chairman Mukesh Ambani has once again bagged the number one spot with $51.4 billion net worth on Forbes’ list of richest Indians for the year 2019. Infrastructure tycoon Gautam Adani came a close second as he jumped 8 spots on the list with a net worth of $15.7 billion.

  18. Recently Robert Forster passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Journalist
    B)Film Director
    C)Sports
    D)Actor
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    American Actor Robert Forster has passed away at the age of 78 due to brain cancer. The actor was nominated for an Oscar for Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Jackie Brown’ and appeared in more than 100 films.

  19. What is the theme of this year’s World Egg Day?
    A)Eggs as the source of life
    B)Egg for Sustainable Life
    C)Protein for Life
    D)Eat your egg today and every day
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    World Egg Day falls on the second Friday of October every year, when more than 40 countries around the world celebrate the food marvel that is The Incredible Egg!. This year is was observed on 11th October.This year’s theme is “Eat your egg today and every day”.

  20. What is the theme of this year’s World Migratory Bird Day?
    A)Sustainable Development of Wildlife
    B)Preserve Environment and Birds
    C)Their future is our future
    D)Protect Birds: Be the Solution to Plastic Pollution!
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    World Migratory Bird Day is observed on 12 October every year. It is an annual awareness-raising campaign highlighting the need for the conservation of migratory birds and their habitats. It has a global outreach and is an effective tool to help raise global awareness of the threats faced by migratory birds.This year’s theme is “Protect Birds: Be the Solution to Plastic Pollution!”.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of Comoros?
    A)Praia
    B)Castries
    C)Banjul
    D)Moroni
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. Where is the HQ of World Economic Forum?
    A)France
    B)USA
    C)Switzerland
    D)Netherlands
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

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

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