Current Affairs Quiz: September 16, 2019

Current Affairs 16 September 2019 Quiz

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  1. Recently Indian Railways signed MoU with Which organisation to foster green initiatives?
    A)Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
    B)National Green Tribunal
    C)NITI Aayog
    D)Confederation of Indian Industries
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    In a move aimed at facilitation of green initiatives, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Ministry of Railways and Confederation of Indian Industries (CII).

  2. Which is the first Indian company that will provide broadband services to India maritime sector?
    A)Zesto
    B)Wipro
    C)Nelco
    D)Nest
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Union Minister for Communications, Electronics and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad launched maritime communication services. He also launched a web portal for reporting stolen mobiles to help trace them.

  3. Recently Which portal was launched by HRD Ministry on Diksha Application?
    A)Vigyaan
    B)Bharat
    C)Unnati
    D)Vidyadhan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ presented CBSE Teacher Awards – 2018 to 34 teachers.

  4. Which state government launched ‘Mukhyamantri Dal Poshit Yojana’?
    A)Uttarakhand
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Bihar
    D)Odisha
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    With an objective to provide low priced pulses, the chief minister of Uttarakhand, Trivendra Singh Rawat launched the ‘Mukhyamantri Dal Poshit Yojana’. Under the scheme, two kilograms of pulses per month would be made available to 23.32 lakh ration card holders. On the day, the CM distributed packets of pulses to selected beneficiaries.

  5. Which state government is soon going to launch online service to adopt cows?
    A)UttAr Pradesh
    B)Bihar
    C)Uttarakhand
    D)Madhya Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Madhya Pradesh government is going to launch an online service for those wanting to adopt a cow and provide sheds to them at gaushalas (cow shelters) across the State.

  6. According to first-of-its-kind national survey to measure the coverage of iodised salt,Which state has the highest consumption of iodised salt in the country?
    A)Uttarakhand
    B)Himachal Pradesh
    C)Jammu and Kashmir
    D)Bihar
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Jammu & Kashmir has the highest consumption of iodised salt in the country, according to a first-of-its-kind national survey to measure the coverage of iodised salt.

  7. According to a report by media watchdog,Which is the world’s most Censored country?
    A)UAE
    B)Canada
    C)Eritrea
    D)Saudi Arabia
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Eritrea is the world’s most censored country, according to a new report by a media watchdog which also cites extreme measures taken by authorities in nine other countries, including North Korea, China and Saudi Arabia.

  8. Recently The exercise TSENTR 2019 Held in Which country?
    A)Pakistan
    B)China
    C)Russia
    D)India
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The opening ceremony of Exercise TSENTR 2019, which aims at countering the threat of international terrorism, was conducted at the DONGUZ Ranges near Orenburg in Russia’s Central Military District.

  9. Recently The RBI reduced the risk weight requirement for consumer loans to how much percent?
    A)125%
    B)50%
    C)75%
    D)100%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said it has reduced the risk weight requirement for consumer loans to 100% from 125%, a move that will reduce cost of such loans.

  10. How much capital will now be required by payment banks to apply for small finance banks license?
    A)₹200 cr
    B)₹100 cr
    C)₹250 cr
    D)₹300 cr
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India allowed payments banks to apply for small finance bank (SFB) licences, provided they meet the criteria.

  11. Who was appointed as first Chancellor of Sports University, Rai (Sonepat)?
    A)Kapil Dev
    B)MS Dhoni
    C)VVS Laxman
    D)Rahul Dravid
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Haryana Government has appointed cricket legend Kapil Dev, who traces his roots to Haryana, as the first Chancellor of Sports University, Rai (Sonepat).

  12. Who became the first batsman to score 8 successive 50+ scores in Ashes?
    A)Johnny Bairstow
    B)Steve Smith
    C)Ben Stokes
    D)Mitchell Starc
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Steve Smith registered his 26th Test fifty against England in the 4th Ashes Test on in Manchester. This was Smith’s 8th consecutive 50+ score in Ashes. With this fifty, Smith became the first batsman to score eight successive 50+ scores in Ashes.

  13. Which company has won NASSCOM’s prestigious Customer Service Excellence Award 2019 in the ‘Transformation’ category?
    A)Allen Wings
    B)Flipkart
    C)CSS Corp
    D)Databorough Systems
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    CSS Corp, a new-age IT services and technology support company, has won NASSCOM’s prestigious Customer Service Excellence Award 2019 in the ‘Transformation’ category.

  14. Recently Sivaraman Cheriyanad passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Sports
    B)Writer
    C)Politics
    D)Social Activist
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Renowned writer from Kerela Writer Sivaraman Cheriyanad has passed away. He was 78.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of CSS Corp?
    A)NewYork
    B)Paris
    C)Mumbai
    D)California
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. Where is the HQ of NASSCOM?
    A)Mumbai
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Kolkata
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. What is the currency of Eritrea?
    A)Birr
    B)Cedi
    C)Nakfa
    D)Won
    View Answer
    Option C

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