Current Affairs Quiz: September 14, 2019

Current Affairs 13 September 2019 Quiz

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  1. Recently India hosted the first conference on military medicine for member nations of the Shanghai Co-operation Organisation in which city/UT?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Pune
    D)Kolkata
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    India hosted the first conference on military medicine for member nations of the Shanghai Co-operation Organisation in New Delhi. The two-day conference was being held with an aim to share best practices in the field of military medicine. This was the first military co-operation event to be organised in the country under the SCO after it joined the organisation in 2017.

  2. Which country has joined the Global Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Research and Development (R & D) hub as a new member?
    A)Nepal
    B)China
    C)India
    D)Russia
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    India has joined the Global Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Research and Development (R & D) hub as a new member. This would expand the global partnership working to address challenges and improve coordination and collaboration in global AMR research and development to 16 countries, the European Commission, two philanthropic foundations and four international organisations as observers.

  3. Which state government has recently launched two insurance schemes “Mukhyamantri Vyapari Samuhik Niji Durghatna Beema Yojana” and “Mukhyamantri Vyapari Kshatipurti Beema Yojana” for registered small and medium traders?
    A)Haryana
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Bihar
    D)Odisha
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Haryana government launched two insurance schemes “Mukhyamantri Vyapari Samuhik Niji Durghatna Beema Yojana” and “Mukhyamantri Vyapari Kshatipurti Beema Yojana” for registered small and medium traders in an apparent bid to woo voters.

  4. Which state government has decided to make Ayushman Bharat card for the families having an annual income of upto Rs 1.80 lakh under the centre’s flagship health scheme “Ayushman Bharat Yojana”?
    A)Bihar
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Haryana
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Haryana government has decided to make Ayushman Bharat card for the families having an annual income of upto Rs 1.80 lakh under the centre’s flagship health scheme “Ayushman Bharat Yojana”.

  5. Recently Bureau of Police research and development will organize the National Conference on “Criminal Activities and Radicalization in Jails: Vulnerability of Inmates and Jail Staff and their Protection” in which city/UT?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Bureau of Police research and development will organize the National Conference on “Criminal Activities and Radicalization in Jails: Vulnerability of Inmates and Jail Staff and their Protection” in New Delhi. The conference aims to provide a platform for the prison personnel of all ranks at the national level to share their candid views on various operational as well as administrative issues.

  6. Recently Scientists from the Botanical Survey of India (BSI) have discovered two new species of Zingiber from which state?
    A)Assam
    B)Kerala
    C)Nagaland
    D)Sikkim
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Scientists from the Botanical Survey of India (BSI) have discovered two new species of Zingiber, commonly referred to as ginger, from Nagaland. While Zingiber perenense has been discovered from the Peren district of Nagaland, Zingiber dimapurense was found in the Dimapur district of the State.

  7. Recently DRDO handed over which airborne warning plane to Indian Air Force?
    A)Idei
    B)Netra
    C)Trilok
    D)Veta
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Defence Research Development Organization (DRDO) handed over the second airborne warning plane, Netra, to the Indian Air Force. The Netra, an Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEWC) aircraft, had played a stellar role during the Balakot air strikes that had been carried out by the IAF in February this year. It provided surveillance and radar coverage to the five Mirage jets that bombed terror launch pads in Balakot in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province in Pakistan.

  8. Which country is first in Asia to roll out plain cigarette packaging?
    A)China
    B)Nepal
    C)Thailand
    D)India
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Thailand rolled out plain cigarette packaging, the first country in Asia to introduce what activists say is an effective way to reduce the appeal of smoking. In 2012, Australia became the first country to require tobacco products to be sold without colourful brand logos.

  9. According to a report in Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology,Scientist discovered Which species of largest flying animal?
    A)Tenaioys
    B)Pterosaur
    C)Carnicos
    D)Cretaceous
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Scientists unveiled a new species of pterosaur, the plane-sized reptiles that lorded over primeval skies above T-rex, Triceratops and other dinosaurs of the late Cretaceous.

  10. Recently Which country has flagged off make in India train Pulathisi Express?
    A)SriLanka
    B)Nepal
    C)China
    D)Bhutan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Sri Lanka has flagged off Pulathisi Express, train to Polonnaruwa from Colombo Fort Railway station, a newly ‘Make In India’ train rake.

  11. In Which exoplanet,astronomers found water on a potentially habitat exoplanet Recently?
    A)K3-16 C
    B)K2-11 a
    C)K1-12 b
    D)K2-18 b
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    In an “incredibly exciting” finding, astronomers have for the first time discovered water in the atmosphere of a planet orbiting a distant star outside our solar system with Earth-like temperatures that could support life.

  12. Recently The International Finance Corporation (IFC), part of the World Bank Group, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Which organisation on training of NBFCs ?
    A)Finance Industry Development Council (FIDC)
    B)NITI Aayog
    C)National Stock Exchange
    D)Bombay Stock Exchange
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The International Finance Corporation (IFC), part of the World Bank Group, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Finance Industry Development Council (FIDC), a representative body of asset and loan Financing NBFCs, to collaborate on training of NBFCs in the country.

  13. The 25th Senior Women’s National Football Championship kicked off in Which state?
    A)Sikkim
    B)Assam
    C)Arunachal Pradesh
    D)Maharashtra
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The 25th Senior Women’s National Football Championship kicked off at Pasighat in Arunachal Pradesh. 30 teams are participating in the 15-day event.

  14. Who was appointed as head of Hodeidah Mission?
    A)Nitin Singh
    B)Antonia Guterres
    C)Abhijit Guha
    D)Arunima Sinha
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appointed Lieutenant General (Retired) Abhijit Guha as the head of the UN mission in Hodeidah, Yemen.

  15. Recently PM Akilisi Pohiva passed away.He was the former PM of which nation?
    A)Vietnam
    B)Australia
    C)Rwanda
    D)Tongan
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Tongan PM Akilisi Pohiva, a pro-democracy and climate change campaigner, has passed away at the age of 78.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation?
    A)Beijing
    B)Tokyo
    C)Paris
    D)Abu Dhabi
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. What is the currency of Thailand?
    A)Won
    B)Baht
    C)Krone
    D)Dinar
    View Answer
    Option B

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

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