Current Affairs Quiz: September 15, 2019

Current Affairs 15 September 2019 Quiz

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  1. Which organisation to publish anthology of Guru Nanak Dev writing in world languages?
    A)FAO
    B)UNDP
    C)UNESCO
    D)IFC
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has decided to translate and publish an anthology of the writings of Guru Nanak Dev in world languages to mark his 550th birth anniversary.

  2. Recently Union government has decided to set up how many Ayush Health and Wellness Centres across India?
    A)14500
    B)13000
    C)11500
    D)12500
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Union Government has set a target of setting up 12 thousand 500 Ayush Health and Wellness Centres across the country. Out of which four thousand will be set up during this year.

  3. Who has been appointed as the chairperson of the committee of the Parliamentary Committee on Finance?
    A)Jayant Sinha
    B)PKSinha
    C)Juan Oram
    D)Vijay Reddy
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The government announced the formation of new house committees and appointed its members and chairpersons.

  4. Which state government announced the formation of an expert committee to suggest a comprehensive urban development strategy for the state?
    A)Andhra Pradesh
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Assam
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Andhra Pradesh government announced the formation of an expert committee to suggest a comprehensive urban development strategy for the state. The Committee has been asked to submit its report within six weeks.

  5. Which state government has launched Jan Soochna Portal?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Odisha
    C)Rajasthan
    D)Bihar
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Rajasthan government has launched a Jan Soochna Portal, developed by the information and technology department. It will have 23-24 types of information pertaining to 13 departments on a single platform.

  6. Recently Which organisation formed committee to formulate steps to stop illegal groundwater extraction?
    A)Ministry of Tribal Affairs
    B)UNESCO
    C)UNO
    D)National Green Tribunal
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Expressing concern over depleting groundwater levels, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has set up a committee to formulate steps required to prevent its unauthorised extraction.

  7. The fifth edition of the International Ramayana Festival began in which city/UT?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Kanpur
    D)Gorakhpur
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The fifth edition of the International Ramayana Festival began in New Delhi. After the national capital, the festival will be held in Lucknow between September 20-22 and in Pune on September 21. It will also travel to the city of Ayodhya.

  8. Which country has inaugurated Southeast Asia’s largest solar power farm?
    A)India
    B)China
    C)Nepal
    D)Vietnam
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Vietnam has inaugurated Southeast Asia’s largest solar power farm which has the capacity to produce 688 million kWh of electricity annually.

  9. How much amount will be provided by World Bank to finance, mini and mega food parks across the country?
    A)₹1000 cr
    B)₹2000 cr
    C)₹3000 cr
    D)₹3500 cr
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Union Minister of State for Food Processing Industries Rameswar Teli has said, the World Bank will provide three thousand crore rupees assistance to finance, mini and mega food parks across the country.

  10. Recently Megan Schutt became the first woman to claim two hat-tricks in white ball cricket.She belongs to which country?
    A)England
    B)Zimbabwe
    C)Australia
    D)WestIndies
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Australia fast bowler Megan Schutt scripted history be becoming the first woman to claim two hat-tricks in white ball cricket after she cleaned up the West Indies tail.

  11. Recently Which institute made a surprising entry with IISc Bengaluru on the list as the Number 1 among the 56 Indian institutes on the list of the best universities of the world compiled by UK-based Times Higher Education (THE)?
    A)IIT Kanpur
    B)IIT DElhi
    C)BHU
    D)IIT Ropar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    According to the Times Higher Education World University Ranking 2020, IIT Ropar made a surprising entry on the list as the Number 1 among the 56 Indian institutes on the list of the best universities of the world compiled by UK-based Times Higher Education (THE). It shared the ranking with Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bengaluru and they stand at among the top 301-350 universities of the world.

  12. Recently How many Indian women officers were honoured by the United Nations for their commendable services in UN mission in South Sudan?
    A)2
    B)6
    C)5
    D)7
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Five Indian women police officers were honoured by the United Nations for their commendable services in UN mission in South Sudan. Reena Yadav, Inspector, Chandigarh Police; Gopika Jahagirdar, DSP, Maharashtra Police, Bharati Samantray, DSP in the Ministry of Home Affairs, Ragini Kumari, Inspector in the Ministry of Home Affairs, and Kamal Shekhawat, ASP, Rajasthan Police were conferred the UN medal.

  13. Recently BN Yugandhar passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Politics
    B)Journalist
    C)Bureaucrat
    D)Politics
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Former bureaucrat B N Yugandhar, father of Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, has passed away. He was 82. Yugandhar had served in the Prime Minister’s Office during late P V Narasimha Rao’s regime and also as director of the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration at Mussorie.

  14. Recently Eddie Money passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Actor
    B)Social Activist
    C)Journalist
    D)Singer
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Iconic American singer-songwriter Eddie Money has passed away. The ‘Two Tickets to Paradise’ fame singer was 70.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of UNESCO?
    A)Rome
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Paris
    D)NewYork
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. Where is the HQ of National Green Tribunal?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Chennai
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Bhopal
    View Answer
    Option C

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