Current Affairs Quiz: September 13, 2017

Current Affairs 13 September 2017 Quiz

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  1. Cabinet approves how much % of additional DA to central staff?
    A) 4%
    B) 3%
    C) 2%
    D) 1%
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      Option D
    Explanation: The Union Cabinet has given its approval for an increase of 1% additional Dearness Allowance (DA) to central government employees and Dearness Relief (DR) to pensioners to compensate for price rise.
  2. Who inaugurated Conference on “Sustainable Landscapes & Forest Ecosystems: Theory to Practice”?
    A) Maneka Gandhi
    B) Nitish Kumar
    C) Mayawati
    D) Dr. Harsh Vardhan
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      Option D
    Explanation: Dr Harsh Vardhan inaugurated the Conference on “Sustainable Landscapes & Forest Ecosystems : Theory to Practice” in New Delhi. He also launched the ‘Wood is Good ‘ campaign and said that wood is a climate-friendly material, as it is a renewable resource, having zero carbon footprint.
  3. India’s first advanced Homoeopathy Virology lab inaugurated at which of the following place?
    A) Hyderabad
    B) Kolkata
    C) Bhubaneswar
    D) Chennai
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      Option B
    Explanation: The Union Minister of State for AYUSH (Independent Charge) Shri Shripad Yesso Naik inaugurated India’s first State of art virology laboratory at Dr. Anjali Chatterjee Regional Research Institute for Homoeopathy in Kolkata
  4. Which of the following country has started producing world’s most expensive Coffee in September 2017?
    A) China
    B) India
    C) UAE
    D) Japan
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      Option B
  5. In which of the following districts, has India started to produce world’s most expensive Coffee, Civet coffee?
    A) Kasaragod
    B) Mysuru
    C) Chennai
    D) Coorg
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      Option D 
    Explanation: India, Asia’s third-largest producer and exporter of coffee, has started producing the world’s most expensive coffee, made from the poop of civet cat, on a small scale in Coorg district of Karnataka. The Civet coffee, also called as Luwark coffee, is expensive
  6. ____ launches online platform for food inspection, sampling to bring in transparency in food safety.
    A) FCI
    B) FSSAI
    C) FBI
    D) FFC
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      Option B
    Explanation: To bring in transparency in food safety inspection and sampling, food regulator FSSAI has put in place a nationwide online platform ‘FoSCoRIS’ and asked states to adopt this system as it would help eliminate discrepancy and make food safety officers accountable.
  7. Cuba has been hitted by which of the following hurricane?
    A) Wilna
    B) Irene
    C) Irma
    D) Ivan
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      Option C
    Explanation: At least 10 people were killed by Hurricane Irma in Cuba. The hurricane has prompted the evacuation of more than 1 million people from flood-prone areas as a precaution, officials added. Cuban President Raul Castro said recovering from the impact of the hurricane would be an “immense task.”
  8. Which of the following country is planning to ban petrol vehicles and boosting electric vehicles?
    A) Japan
    B) South Korea
    C) America
    D) China
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      Option D
    Explanation: China is gearing up to ban petrol and diesel cars, a move that would boost electric vehicles and shake up the world´s biggest car market in a country that is plagued by pollution.
  9. Project ____ is launched by the central government of India to trace black money by using big data analytics to match information from social media sites.
    A) Inner View
    B) Outsight
    C) Insight
    D) Energia
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      Option C
    Explanation: Project Insight’, likely to be launched in October 2017, will use big data analytics to match information from social media sites to deduce mismatches between spending pattern and income declaration.
  10. First bullet train between Ahmedabad and Mumbai is going to be completed by ____
    A) 2020
    B) 2021
    C) 2022
    D) 2023
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      Option C
    Explanation: India’s first bullet train between Ahmedabad and Mumbai is likely to be completed by 2022, the year marking 75 years of India’s Independence.
  11. According to Fitch Ratings, Indian Banks will require about USD ___in additional capital, to meet the new Basel-III capital standards by March 2019
    A) 65 million
    B) 55 million
    C) 55 billion
    D) 65 billion
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      Option D
    Explanation: According to Fitch Ratings, Indian Banks will require about USD 65 billion in additional capital, to meet the new Basel-III capital standards by March 2019 (financial year 2018-19) and push loan growth.
  12. RBI is going to introduce Rs. 100 coin to mark the birth centenary of which of the following leader?
    A) OP Kohli
    B) TG Subhash
    C) MG Ramachandran
    D) VK Laxminarayan
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      Option C
    Explanation: The Reserve Bank of India, RBI will introduce 100 rupees coin to mark the birth centenary of AIADMK founder Late Dr M G Ramachandran. It will also issue 5 rupees coin to mark the birth centenary of Dr M G Ramachandran.
  13. National Pension System entry age limit raised from 60 years to _______ by the central government?
    A) 63
    B) 65
    C) 72
    D) 75
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      Option B
    Explanation: The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) has upped the age limit for joining the National Pension Scheme (NPS) to 65 years from the current 60.
  14. Mountain ranges on Pluto have been named after which of the following mountaineers?
    A) Herman Buhl and George Mallory
    B) Jetzt Kukuska and Reinhold Messner
    C) Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary
    D) Chris Bonington and Alex Lowe
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      Option C
    Explanation: Two mountain ranges on Pluto have been named after Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary respectively by the International Astronomical Union, which for the first time, has officially approved the naming of 14 features on the icy dwarf planet.
    Tenzing Montes and Hillary Montes

  15. Which of the following gold medalist has been banned for 8 years by National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) in September 2017?
    A) Priyanka Panwar
    B) Seema Punia
    C) Saurav Ghoshal
    D) Abhishek Saran
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      Option A
    Explanation: Asian Games gold medallist Priyanka Panwar has been handed over a ban of eight years by National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) after she tested positive for a banned performance enhancing drug for the second time.
  16. India signed MoU with which country in the areas of drug regulation and pharmaceutical quality control and communicable diseases?
    A) Bhutan
    B) Myanmar
    C) Malaysia
    D) Morroco
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      Option D D
    Explanation: MoU between India and Morocco in the areas of drug regulation and pharmaceutical quality control and communicable diseases among others.
  17. India signed MoU with which country in the field of silkworm and silk industries?
    A) Japan
    B) China
    C) Kenya
    D) S Korea
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      Option A
    Explanation: MoU between Central Silk Board (CSB), India and National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences (NIAS), Japan for collaborative research in the field of silkworm and silk industries.
  18. India signed MoU with which country in the field of Disaster Management?
    A) Tunisia
    B) Armenia
    C) Ethiopia
    D) Nigeria
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      Option B
    Explanation: MoU between India and Armenia on Cooperation in the field of Disaster Management
  19. India released a postage stamp to mark 25 years of diplomatic ties with which country?
    A) Morroco
    B) Belarus
    C) Algeria
    D) Kenya
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      Option B
    Explanation: India and Belarus have released a postage stamp to mark 25 years of diplomatic ties between the two sides. Also signed 10 MoUs in various sectors like oil and gas sector, vocational education, sports affairs, cooperation in agriculture, scientific and technical cooperation.

Static GK related to Today’s Current Affairs

  1. Where is the headquarters of FITCH located?
    A) Amsterdam
    B) Los Angeles
    C) New York
    D) California
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      Option C
  2. What is the currency of Cuba?
    A) Dollar
    B) Peso
    C) Dinar
    D) Rupee
    View Answer
      Option B
  3. Where is the  headquarters of International Astronomical Union situated?
    A) Moscow, Russia
    B) Berlin, Germany
    C) Paris, France
    D) Bern, Switzerland
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      Option C
  4. Priyanka Panwar is related to which of the following sports?
    A) Squash
    B) Judo
    C) Golf
    D) Athletics
    View Answer
      Option D
  5. With the help of which country, will the India’s first bullet train between Ahmedabad and Mumbai be completed?
    A) Japan
    B) Russia
    C) China
    D) Germany
    View Answer
      Option A

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7 Thoughts to “Current Affairs Quiz: September 13, 2017”

  1. Diya

    q5 ans…..coorg or mysuru?

  2. Sharabi

    Thanku:)
    Bullet train = 2022 or 2023??

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