Current Affairs Quiz: September 15, 2017

Current Affairs 15 September 2017 Quiz

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  1. India launched which of the following Operation to provided assistance to Bangladesh to tackle Rohingya refugee crisis?
    A) Operation Samajh
    B) Operation Insaniyat
    C) Operation Suvidha
    D) Operation Kartavya
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    India has started Operation Insaniyat to provided assistance to Bangladesh in response to the humanitarian crisis being faced on account of the large influx of Rohingya refugees into that country from Myanmar.
  2. A two-day Regional Conference on Good Governance and Replication of Best Practices began at which of the following places?
    A) Maharshtra
    B) Goa
    C) Gujarat
    D) Rajasthan
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    The Department of Administrative Reforms & Public Grievances (DARPG), Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Government of India is organising a two-day Regional Conference on Good Governance and Replication of Best Practices on September 14-15, 2017 in Goa
  3. Who inaugrated First National Conference on “Uniformed Women in Prison Administration”?
    A) Narendra Tomar
    B) Kiren Rijiju
    C) Dharmendra Pradhan
    D) Maneka Gandhi
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    The Minister of State for Home Affairs Shri Kiren Rijiju inaugurated the 2-day National Conference on “Uniformed Women in Prison Administration”. The Conference is being organised for women officers of the rank of Jailors to Dy. Superintendents of Prisons.
  4. Which of the following ministry has recently announced ‘Swachhta’ Ranking 2017 for Higher Education Institute?
    A) External Affairs Ministry 
    B) Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas
    C) Human Resource and Development
    D) Ministry of Women and Child Development
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    HRD minister Prakash Javadekar has announced ‘Swachhta’ Ranking 2017 for Higher Education Institute. A total of 3500 institutions took part in the Swachhta Ranking 2017 out of which best 25 institutions were selected under 4 categories for Award.
  5. Who of the following has launched Mission- 24?
    A) Nitin Gadkari
    B) Anil Ambani
    C) Sachin Tendulkar
    D) Rahul Dravid
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    Former Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar launched -Mission 24 for Mumbai’s M east ward which is known to have one of highest slum population’s in the city.
  6. Which of the following became 1st Indian state to approve e-vehicle policy?
    A) Karnataka
    B) Odisha
    C) Telangana
    D) Kerala
    View Answer
       Option A
    Explanation:
    Karnataka has become the first Indian state to have an electric vehicle policy after the state Cabinet approved the Karnataka Electric Vehicle and Energy Storage Policy. The policy aims to encourage production of electric vehicles to reduce pollution and promote research and development of electric mobility.
  7. Which of the following e-commerce company has developed and introduced ‘anti-theft’ packaging for the first time in India?
    A) Amazon
    B) Snapdeal
    C) Flipkart
    D) Shopclues
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    E-commerce major Flipkart has developed India’s first “anti-theft” packaging to secure goods from in-transit theft and tampering.
  8. The Frank Islam Foundation in Washington has joined hands with which of the following to showcase inclusive India?
    A) Indo-Asian News Service
    B) Press Trust of India
    C) Indian Express Limited
    D) Reuters
    View Answer
       Option A
    Explanation:
    The Frank Islam Foundation in Washington has joined hands with IANS, India’s largest independent newswire, for a media project that aims to tell some remarkable stories from across India.
  9.  Which of the following companies has been recognised in Fortune’s annual list of the Top 50 companies that are changing the world?
    A) Infosys
    B) TCS
    C) Wipro
    D) Mindtree
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    Tata Consultancy Services, a leading IT services, consulting and business solutions organisation, has been recognised in Fortune’s annual list of the Top 50 companies that are changing the world.
  10. OBC Creamy layer bar has been raised from Rs. 6 lakh per annum to __ lakh per annum w.e.f September 1, 2017.
    A) 5 lakh
    B) 9 lakh
    C) 7 lakh
    D) 8 lakh
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:
    Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had, after a cabinet meeting on August 23, said that OBC families earning up to Rs 8 lakh per annum will not be considered in the ‘creamy layer’. Earlier, this ceiling was Rs 6 lakh per annum. Now, it has been announced officially.
  11. Hindi Divas is celebrated on which of the following date ?
    A) 12 September
    B) 13 September
    C) 14 September
    D) 15 September
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    14th September marks as the Annual Day to celebrate Hindi as the National Language of the Republic of India. It was first announced in 1949 on 14th September in the Constituent Assembly of India to make Hindi (Devanagri Script) as the Official Language of India which was later incorporated in the constitution of India on 26th January 1950 via amendment 343 which stated that all government communications will be penned in the National Language of India – Hindi (Devanagri Script).
  12. Veteran American Actor ___ has passed away recently.
    A) Frank Vincet
    B) Lawrence Tolito
    C) Cathy Hollestone
    D) David Richard
    View Answer
       Option A
    Explanation:
    Frank Vincent, veteran American actor who is known for his role in films like “The Sopranos” and “Goodfellas” has passed away.
  13. Who of the following is an Indian Economist to win Balzan Prize 2017?
    A) Vidya Rani
    B) Sunita Sharma
    C) Bina Agarwal
    D) Kanika Verma
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    Indian economist Bina Agarwal, a professor at the University of Manchester, is recognised in the gender studies category for her “heroic” work studying women’s contributions to agriculture in India.
  14. Which of the following Port has won “Container Terminal of the Year” Award, 2017?
    A) Krishnapatnam Port
    B) Jawaharlal Nehru Port
    C) Kandla Port
    D) Momugao Port
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    Jawaharlal Nehru Port Container Terminal (JNPCT) was awarded Container Terminal of the Year” Award for the above 0.6 million TEUs category at The Gateway Awards 2017 held at Mumbai.
  15. Which of the following state is going to host 36th National Games in year 2018?
    A) Goa
    B) Haryana
    C) Gujarat
    D) Odisha
    View Answer
       Option A
    Explanation:
    The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has formally awarded to Goa the rights to host the 36th National Games which is going to take place in 2018.
  16. Technology Gaint Google is going to launch which of the following Payment App in India?
    A) Gati
    B) Veig
    C) Tez
    D) Sust
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    Joining the digital payment bandwagon in India, Google is reportedly launching a Unified Payments Interface (UPI)-based digital payment service called “Tez” (meaning fast in Hindi) which is more like Android Pay.
  17. Which of the following bank has bagged Rajbhasha Kirti Puraskar?
    A) Dena Bank
    B) Andhra Bank
    C) Syndicate Bank
    D) Vijaya Bank
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:
    Vijaya Bank has bagged the first prize under the Rajbhasha Kirti Puraskar (Region C) for the year 2016-17. It got the award for active implementation of Hindi in its day-to-day activities.
  18. Microfinance industry association Sa-Dhan tied up with which of the following to develop digital ecosystem for India’s unbanked segment?
    A) HSBS
    B) HDFC
    C) ICICI
    D) AXIS
    View Answer
       Option A
    Explanation:
    HSBC has entered into an agreement with microfinance industry association Sa-Dhan to develop digital ecosystem for India’s unbanked segment.
  19. What would be the estimated percentage Non-Performing Asset  by March 2018 according to Crisil Ratings?
    A) 10.5%
    B) 10.6%
    C) 10.7%
    D) 10.8%
    View Answer
       Option A
    Explanation:
    Crisil Ratings said the 9.5 per cent NPA figure for March 2017 recognized by banks includes only two-thirds of the overall stressed assets or non-performing assets, and estimated the bad loan ratio to rise by 1 percentage point to 10.5 per cent by March 2018.
  20. What amount of loan Japan is giving to initiate Ahmedabad-Mumbai High-Speed Rail Network Project?
    A) 86’000 crore
    B) 87’000 crore
    C) 88’000 crore
    D) 89’000 crore
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe laid the foundation stone for the proposed Ahmedabad-Mumbai High-Speed Rail Network, commonly known as the bullet train, in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Around Rs 1.10 lakh crore will be spent on the Mumbai to Ahmedabad High Speed Rail (MAHSR) Project that is being partially funded by Japan. Out of the Rs 1,10,000 crore, Japan is giving a loan of Rs 88,000 crore. The interest on this loan is minimal at 0.1 per cent and it is to be repaid in 50 years, with a grace period of 15 years.

Static GK related to Today’s Current Affairs

  1. The Rohingya people are a tateles Indo-Aryan people from _____ State of Myanmar.
    A) Rakhine
    B) Kachin
    C) Monywa
    D) Bharma
    View Answer
       Option A
  2. Where is the headquarters of HSBC Holdings situated?
    A) California, USA
    B) Berlin, Germany
    C) London, UK
    D) Sydnew, Australia
    View Answer
       Option C
  3. Where is the headquarters of Vijaya Bank situated?
    A) Mangalore
    B) Bengaluru
    C) Mumbai
    D) Amravati
    View Answer
       Option B

 

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