Current Affairs Quiz: September 14, 2017

Current Affairs 14 September 2017 Quiz

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  1. Which of the following banks has partnered with the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) to launch a RuPay-powered digital debit card?
    A) Paytm Payments Bank
    B) Airtel Payments Bank
    C) Finocare Small Finance Bank
    D) Ujjivan Small Finance Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Paytm Payments Bank (PPB) has partnered with the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) to launch a RuPay-powered digital debit card.
  2. What is the rank of India in Global Human Capital Index 2017?
    A) 108
    B) 103
    C) 102
    D) 107
    View Answer
    Option B
  3. Which of the following country has topped Global Human Capital Index 2017?
    A) Denmark
    B) Switzerland
    C) Norway
    D) Uruguay
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    India has been placed at 103 rank on the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Human Capital Index, which is topped by Norway.
  4. The first bullet-train project worth Rs. ___ crore is going to set up at _______ in India?
    A) 500, Vadodara
    B) 600, Noida
    C) 600, Vadodara
    D) 500, Noida
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The ₹600-crore high-speed rail training centre for the first bullet train project will be set up in Vadodara. The training centre will have a sample track fitted with the overhead electrical systems to enable testing of bullet trains that will run on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad route
  5. Which of the following company is the country’s most valuable firm in terms of market capitalization?
    A) Tata Consultancy Services
    B) Coal India
    C) Reliance Industries
    D) Sun Pharma
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Reliance Industries Ltd is the country’s most valued firm with a market cap of Rs5,35,509.87 crore, followed by TCS, HDFC Bank, ITC (Rs3,38,064.40 crore) and HDFC (Rs2,86,404.51 crore).
  6. Which of the following state has won Chief Minister’s cup at National kickboxing championship?
    A) Madhya Pradesh
    B) Odisha
    C) West Bengal
    D) Maharashtra
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Maharashtra has won the Chief Minister’s cup with 45 gold medals at the National kickboxing championship being held in Raipur.
  7. Who won S R Subramaniam Memorial ITF Futures Men’s Tennis championship held in September 2017?
    A) Prakash Karat
    B) Rahul Bose
    C) Sumit Nagal
    D) Prem Sahgal
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Sumit Nagal of India blasted Colin van Beem of the Netherlands in the singles final to justify the top billing in the 8th MCC – S R Subramaniam Memorial ITF Futures Men’s tennis championship
  8. Who of the following has become the first woman and 8th President of Singapore?
    A) Li Jiawei
    B) Wee Kim Wee
    C) Halimah Yacob
    D) Jing Junhong
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Halimah Yacob has become the first woman and 8th President of Singapore, being the only candidate who met the requirements for the presidential elections
  9. Who of the following was the co – founder of whatsapp, who has recently left the company?
    A) Jan Koum
    B) Brian Acton
    C) John Mach
    D) Steve Smith
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Brian Acton, the co-founder of WhatsApp which was later acquired by Facebook, has announced that he was leaving the company to start a non-profit venture of his own.
  10. Which of the following city is conferred with the World’s Top Financial Center?
    A) Berlin
    B) Toronto
    C) London
    D) Texas
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    London has retained its crown as the world’s top financial center in a ranking that surveys industry professionals, extending its lead over New York and Hong Kong despite ongoing uncertainty about the implications of Brexit.
  11. French Ambassador Alexandre Ziegler inaugurated a solar power plant in which district of Uttarakhand?
    A) Agra
    B) Aligarh
    C) Azamgarh
    D) Haridwar
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:
    A solar power plant commissioned by a French firm with an outlay of 4 million euros was inaugurated by French Ambassador Alexandre Ziegler in Maheshwari village in Haridwar district of Uttarakhand.
  12. Which of the following state govt. is all set to ban plastic bags from year 2018?
    A) Gujarat
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Nagaland
    D) Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Maharashtra government is planning to ban plastic carry bags after the Gudi Padwa (Maharashtrian New Year) next year. Gudi Padwa falls in March-April period.
  13. Arun Jaitley has constituted a Group of Ministers and a Committee on Exports. Who is the head of this committee?
    A) Shah Nawaz Khan
    B) Mahendra Nath Pandey
    C) Sushil Kumar Modi
    D) Prabhat Kumar
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Union Finance Ministry has constituted Group of Ministers (GoM) to monitor and resolve IT challenges faced in implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST). It was formed after states had raised issue of glitches being faced by taxpayers in filing their GST returns on GSTN.
    Head of this GoM : Sushil Kumar Modi (Bihar Deputy Chief Minister)
  14. Which Ministry has launched a nationwide hackathon ‘OpenGovDataHack’ to support App ideas?
    A) Ministry of Coal
    B) Ministry of Corporate Affairs
    C) HRD
    D) MeitY
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Ministry for Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has launched a nationwide hackathon ‘OpenGovDataHack’ to support and showcase potential ideas/talent from inner India.
  15. For the first time, Prime Minster Narendra Modi with ______ held a joint road show at ________?
    A) Shinzo Abe, Ahmedabad
    B) Vladimir Putin, Noida
    C) Taro Aso, Jaipur
    D) Yoshiro Mori, Delhi
    View Answer
       Option A
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe arrived on a two-day visit to India on 13th September and was received by PM Narendra Modi at the Ahmedabad airport.
    This is the first time that PM Modi has held a joint road show with a visiting head of government of a foreign country.

Static GK related to Today’s Current Affairs

  1. Who is the minister of Electronics and Information Technology?
    A) Prakash Javadekar
    B) Ravi Shanker Prasad
    C) Ram Vilas Paswan
    D) Inderjit Singh
    View Answer
    Option B
  2. Valley of Flowers National Park is situated at which of the following places?
    A) Uttrakhand
    B) Jamu and Kashmir
    C) Haryana
    D) Punjab
    View Answer
    Option A
  3. Lord’s Cricket Ground is situated at which place?
    A) Big Ben
    B) London
    C) Stonehenge
    D) Manchester
    View Answer
    Option B
  4. Who is the CEO of Paytm?
    A) Sachin Bansal
    B) Vijay Shekhar Sharma
    C) Suhci Mukherjee
    D) Ritesh Agarwal
    View Answer
       Option B
  5. Who is the Prime Minister of Singapore?
    A) Lee Kuan Yew
    B) Goh Chok Tong
    C) Lee Hsien Loong
    D) Lew Kew Phew
    View Answer
    Option C
  6. Where is the headquarters of Paytm Payments Bank located?
    A) Jaipur
    B) Noida
    C) Gurugram
    D) Jalandhar
    View Answer
    Option B
  7. Where is the headquarters of World Economic Forum situated?
    A) Paris, France
    B) New York, USA
    C) Warsaw, Poland
    D) Cologny, Switzerland
    View Answer
    Option D
  8. Where is Sidi Saiyyed Ki Jaali, a 16th century mosque situated?
    A) Varanasi
    B) Jaipur
    C) Ahmedabad
    D) Surat
    View Answer
    Option C
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe visited Sidi Saiyyed Ki Jaali, a 16th century mosque in the old city of Ahmedabad, soon after the latter’s arrival in Ahmedabad on a two-day visit.
  9. India’s former player Vijay Amritra is related with which of the following sports?
    A) Tennis
    B) Football
    C) Cricket
    D) Chess
    View Answer
    Option A
    Soon former tennis champion Vijay Amritraj’s life story will be told through a biopic.

 

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