Current Affairs Quiz: September 16, 2017

Current Affairs 16 September 2017 Quiz

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  1. Which of the following movie was awarded the Golden Lion Award for best movie at the 74th Venice Film Festival?
    A) Xavier Legrand
    B) The Shape of Water
    C) Charlotte Rampling
    D) Kamel El Basha
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    Guillermo del Toro’s ‘The Shape of Water’ was awarded the Golden Lion at the 74th Venice Film Festival. The film, a romantic monster movie starring Sally Hawkins and Michael Shannon, premiered on the Lido on August 31, declared as the best movie.
  2. Who is the author of the book ‘Unstoppable: My Life So Far’?
    A) Sunita Williams
    B) Martina Hingis
    C) Serena Williams
    D) Maria Sharapova
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:
    The book titled ‘Unstoppable: My Life So Far’ authored by tennis star Maria Sharapova was unveiled. The book talks about Sharapova’s rise from nowhere to tennis stardom, and the unending fight to stay on top.
  3. International Day of Democracy is celebrated on which of the following day?
    A) 15 September
    B) 16 September
    C) 17 September
    D) 18 September
    View Answer
       Option A
    Explanation:
    The International Day of Democracy organized by the United Nations is observed across the world on 15 September. The theme for the year 2017: ‘Democracy and Conflict prevention’.
  4. What was the theme of Engineer’s day 2017?
    A) “Engineering and Nationality”
    B) “Engineers for the nation”
    C) “Role of Engineers in a Developing India”
    D) “Engineers are the best”
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    This day is celebrated every year in India since 1967 to commemorate the birthday of the legendary engineer Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya. Theme of Engineers’ Day 2017: “Role of Engineers in a Developing India”
  5. Which of the following has won Kalpathi AGS – Buchi Babu All-India Invitation cricket tournament?
    A) Kolkata
    B) Bhubaneswar
    C) Hyderabad
    D) New Delhi
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    Hyderabad have won the Kalpathi AGS – Buchi Babu All-India Invitation cricket tournament. In the final held at Chennai, they defeated TNCA President’s XI by eight wickets.
  6. Who of the following was appointed by UN Chief as the first special envoy for the oceans?
    A) Mark Wren
    B) Peter Thoomson
    C) David Richard
    D) Tom Hancock
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed the outgoing president of the General Assembly as the first special envoy for the oceans, seeking to galvanize efforts to protect the world’s seas.
  7. Who of the following was Elected as Chair of the International Olympic Committee Ethics Commission?
    A) Jean Rougers
    B) Peter Guterrers
    C) Boutros Boutros-Ghali
    D) Ban Ki-moon
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:
    Former United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was elected as Chair of Ethics Commission of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for a four-year term. Ban succeeds Youssoupha Ndiaye of Senegal whose term has come to an end.
  8. Who of the following was Indian women’s boxing’s first foreign coach, who has resigned recently?
    A) Hans Streeder
    B) Stephane Cottalorda
    C) Paul van Ass
    D) Dean Junker
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    Indian women’s boxing’s first foreign coach, Stephane Cottalorda, has ended his stint abruptly after just one month in India, alleging delay in salary and other payments. He is from Paris, France.
  9.  Which of the following Spacecraft helped US scientist to create first map of water trapped in the uppermost layer of the Moon’s soil?
    A) Phoenix
    B) Viking
    C) Chandrayaan – 1
    D) Rosetta
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    Scientists from Brown University in the US have created the first map of water trapped in the uppermost layer of the Moon’s soil using data from an instrument aboard India’s Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft. As per a study says that this may prove useful to future lunar explorers.
  10. India’s Quarter-1 current account deficit (CAD) 2017-18 rose from $0.4 billion to _____?
    A) 14.1 Billion USD
    B) 14.3 Billion USD
    C) 14.5 Billion USD
    D) 14.7 Billion USD
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has said, India’s current account deficit (CAD) rose sharply to $14.3 billion in the first quarter (April-June) of 2017-18 from $0.4 billion reported for the like period of 2016-17.
  11. Asian Development Bank has partnered  with which of the following bank to provide finance to women borrowers in rural areas?
    A) IndusInd Bank
    B) Karur Vyasya Bank
    C) Dena Bank
    D) Federal Bank
    View Answer
       Option A
    Explanation:
    Private player IndusInd Bank has secured up to USD 200 million (about Rs 1,282 crore) loan from multilateral lender Asian Development Bank (ADB) to serve low income women borrowers in rural areas.
  12. According to the Kochenov Quality of Nationality Index, which of the following Country has been named the best in the world?
    A) France
    B) India
    C) Poland
    D) Germany
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:
    The German nationality has been named the best in the world for the sixth year in a row, according to the Kochenov Quality of Nationality Index. The index takes into account various factors including the country’s economic growth and level of human development.
  13. World’s oldest captive panda ___ has died at the age of 37 in Fuzhou, China.
    A) Pasi
    B) Masi
    C) Basi
    D) Rasi
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    A memorial for the world’s oldest captive panda, Basi, who died at the age of 37 in Fuzhou, will be held on 16th September
  14. According to a recent Study by UN, Global hunger is affection what amount of people across the globe?
    A) 813 million
    B)  814 million
    C) 815 million
    D) 816 million
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    A recent study by United Nations (UN) has claimed that after a steady decline, global hunger levels of people have risen in more than a decade, which is affecting 815 million of 11% people of the world’s population. The report is the first UN global assessment on food security and nutrition to be released following the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which aims to end hunger and all forms of malnutrition by 2030 as a top international policy priority.
  15. U.S. awarded _____ million to the global fund to end human trafficking.
    A) $25
    B) $24
    C) $28
    D) $29
    View Answer
       Option A
    Explanation:
    The United States has announced $25 million award to the Global Fund to End Modern Slavery for transformational programmes around the world to reduce the prevalence of modern slavery – also known as human trafficking.
  16. ‘Swachhta Hi Seva’ (Cleanliness is Service) campaign is launched from which of the following places?
    A) Rajasthan
    B)Gujarat
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D)Madhya Pradesh
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation: 
    Taking the central government’s ambitious cleanliness drive to a higher trajectory, President Ram Nath Kovind today kicked off the fortnight-long ‘Swachhta Hi Seva’ (Cleanliness is Service) campaign from Uttar Pradesh.
  17. India’s first Centre for Animal Law established at which of the following universities?
    A) Institute of Technical Education and Research
    B) Lala Lajpat Rai University
    C)  National Academy of Legal Studies and Research
    D) Indian Institute of technology and Research
    View Answer
       Option c
    Explanation:
     India’s first Centre for Animal Law has been established at the NALSAR University of Law At Hyderabad, Telangana.
  18. India signed a deal of worth __ Million USD with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)?
    A) 76
    B) 86
    C) 96
    D) 66
    View Answer
       Option A
    Explanation:
    India has signed a loan deal worth $76 million with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) for a project to upgrade the environment management plan at Alang-Sosiya ship recycling yards in Gujarat.
  19. PRANAM Bill has been passed by which State Assemble?
    A)Manipur
    B)Gujarat
    C)Meghalaya
    D)Assam
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation: 
    The Assam Assembly passed The Assam Employees Parental Responsibility And Norms for Accountability and Monitoring (PRANAM) Bill that makes it mandatory for state government employees to take care of their parents and needy siblings or face a cut in their income.
  20. ‘_______ Mission 1 Million’ initiative is launched by who of the following CM?
    A)Arunachal Pradesh, Pema Khandu
    B)Bihar, Nitish Kumar
    C)Maharashtra, Devandra Fadnavis
    D)Chhattisgrah, Raman Singh
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
     Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has launched the ‘Maharashtra Mission 1 Million’ initiative under which over 10 lakh students across the state will play football.
  21. According to the CBRE South Asia’s Global Prime Office Rents survey, which of the following country has topped the list?
    A)Hong Kong
    B)Tibet
    C)Myanmar
    D)Burma
    View Answer
       Option A
    Explanation: 
    New Delhi’s Connaught Place has been ranked as the tenth most expensive office market in the world, as revealed by the CBRE South Asia’s Global Prime Office Rents survey. Hong Kong’s Central Market with an average prime rent of USD 269.26 per square feet topped the survey ranking, followed by Beijing’s Finance Street and Hong Kong’s West Kowloon.
  22. According to the CBRE South Asia’s Global Prime Office Rents survey, which of the following is the tenth most expensive office market in the world?
    A)Hauz Khas
    B)Connaught Place
    C)Bandra Kurla Complex
    D)Bangalore City Market
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation: 
    New Delhi’s Connaught Place has been ranked as the tenth most expensive office market in the world, as revealed by the CBRE South Asia’s Global Prime Office Rents survey. Hong Kong’s Central Market with an average prime rent of USD 269.26 per square feet topped the survey ranking, followed by Beijing’s Finance Street and Hong Kong’s West Kowloon.

Static GK related to Today’s Current Affairs

  1. Who is the current President Of ADB?
    A)Takehiko Nakao
    B)Haruhiko Kuroda
    C)Mitsuo Sato
    D)Masao Fujioka
    View Answer
       Option A
  2. Mrugavani National Park is  situated at which of the following places?
    A)Hyderabad
    B)Bhopal
    C)Agartala
    D)Kohima
    View Answer
       Option A
  3. Who is the Chairman of IndusInd Bank?
    A)T. Kanthali
    B)Raman thankur
    C)R. Seshasayee
    D)PK Gupta
    View Answer
       Option C
  4. Where is the head-quarter of IndusInd Bank?
    A)Ahemdabad
    B)New Delhi
    C)olkata
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
       Option D

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