Current Affairs Quiz: September 17, 2017

Current Affairs 17 September 2017 Quiz

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  1. Which of the following state has introduced Yatrik mobile application to help in easy booking of meter taxis?
    A) Uttarakhand
    B) West Bengal
    C) Bihar
    D) Odisha
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    The West Bengal Transport department has introduced ‘Yatrik’ mobile phone app to help in the easy booking of traditional meter taxis in Kolkata.
  2. Suzuki is going to set up India’s first Lithium Ion Battery unit at which of the following places?
    A) Rajasthan
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Gujarat
    D) Maharashtra
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation
    : Suzuki Motor will invest more than Rs 1,150 crore along with Japanese partners Toshiba and Denso to set up India’s first lithium ion battery facility in Gujarat.
  3. Regional Vocational Training institute is going to come up at which of the following places?
    A) Andhra Pradesh
    B) Telangana
    C) Karnataka
    D) Kerala
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu laid the foundation stone for a Regional Vocational Training Institute, Hyderabad, the first of its kind in Telangana aimed at boosting skill development opportunities among women.
  4. India’s first transgender-exclusive Clinic is going to be opened at which of the following places?
    A) Tamil Nadu
    B) Kerala
    C) Karnataka
    D) Haryana
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    Kerala is going to open India’s first transgender-exclusive clinics at government medical colleges across the state. They are planning to open Transgender Clinics in all government medical colleges in the state.
  5. According to a study by Zipjet, which of the following is the least stressed city in the world?
    A) Stuggart
    B) California
    C) Paris
    D) London
    View Answer
       Option A
    Explanation:
    According to a study by Zipjet, a UK-based start-up, German city Stuttgart is the least stressed out city in the world. Out of the 150 cities, Bengaluru stands at 130, Kolkata at 131 and Mumbai at 138 and Delhi is ranked 142. The most stressed city in the world is Baghdad.
  6. According to a DBS report, India’s GDP growth is going to slip below  __ % this fiscal (2017-18)?
    A) 5%
    B) 6%
    C) 7%
    D) 8%
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    According to a DBS report, India’s GDP growth might slip below 7 per cent mark to a three-year low this financial year.
  7. According to the data from the Reserve Bank of India, Forex Exchange Reserves crossed __ Billion USD mark for the first time in history of the country?
    A) $200 bn
    B) $300 bn
    C) $500 bn
    D) $400 bn
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:
    For the first time ever, forex exchange reserves crossed the $400-billion mark as on September 8 to reach $400.727 billion, data from the Reserve Bank of India show. The central bank took almost a decade to shore up its forex kitty by $100 billion to cross $400 billion from $300 billion.
  8. According to research agency Kantar Millward Brown, which of the following is India’s most valuable brand in 2017 and topped BrandZ India top 50?
    A) Jio
    B) L&T
    C) HDFC Bank
    D) ICICI Bank
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    According to research agency Kantar Millward Brown, HDFC Bank retained its No 1 position in the BrandZ India top 50, doubling its brand value since 2014 with a sustained focus on improving services. The bank has retained the top slot for the fourth year in a row.
  9. Amazon tied up with which of the following banks to provide unsecured micro-loans to sellers?
    A) State Bank of India
    B) Bank of Baroda
    C) Punjab National Bank
    D) Bank of India
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    Online marketplace Amazon India has planned to provide unsecured micro-loans, as low as ₹1 lakh, at interest rates as low as 10.45-11 per cent at a short span of 3-5 days. The company has tied up with Bank of Baroda for the loans, which can go up to ₹25 lakh.
  10. Who of the following is appointed as the CMD of United India Insurance Co. Ltd?
    A) N Sarang Prabhakar
    B) P Deshmukh
    C) M Nagaraja Sarma
    D) T Narayan Das
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    M Nagaraja Sarma, Director and General Manager of United India Insurance Co Ltd, has been appointed as the company’s CMD.
  11. Who of the following has been awarded Global Diversity Award at Britain’s House of Commons?
    A) Amitabh Bachan
    B) Aishwarya Rai
    C) Shahrukh Khan
    D) Salman Khan
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:
    Bollywood star Salman Khan has received a Global Diversity Award at Britain’s House of Commons. The Global Diversity Award is given to people of immense stature in terms of what they have done for diversity in the world.
  12. Marshal of the Indian Air Force (IAF), an only Five-star ranked officer, ____ has passed away?
    A) Vijay Chauhan
    B) Arjan Singh
    C) Ravinder Singh
    D) Manish Malhotra
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    Arjan Singh, pride Marshal of the Indian Air Force (IAF) and India’s oldest, five-star ranked air force officer has passed away.
  13. A constitutional law expert ___ has passed away.
    A) KR Rao
    B) PP Rao
    C) NP Rao
    D) SR Rao
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    Senior Advocate P P Rao, a constitutional law expert has passed away.
  14. The Oldest person in the world, Violet Mosse-Brown, passed away at the age of 117. She belongs to which of the following country?
    A) Jamaica
    B) Cuba
    C) Bahamas
    D) Haiti
    View Answer
       Option A
    Explanation:
    The oldest person in the world, Violet Mosse-Brown, passed away at the age of 117. Brown, who was born in Jamaica on March 10, 1900, suffered from an irregular heartbeat and was dehydrated days before she passed away.
  15. American Actor ___ has passed away?
    A) George Clooney
    B) Clint Eastwood
    C) Harry Dean
    D) Richard Greg
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation
    : American Actor Harry Dean Stanton, known for his roles in films like The Godfather II, Alien and Cool Hand Luke, has passed away.
  16. International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer is celebrated on which of the following date?
    A) 11 September
    B) 12 September
    C) 15 September
    D) 16 September
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:
    The International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer is observed globally on 16 September every year. The day marks the commemoration of the date of signing of the Montreal Protocol in 1987 on substances that deplete the Ozone layer. It is mainly intended to spread awareness of the depletion of the Ozone Layer and search for solutions to preserve it.

Static GK related to Today’s Current Affairs

  1. What is the Capital of Jamacia?
    A) Montevideo
    B) Nassau
    C) Havana
    D) Kingston
    View Answer
       Option D
  2. Where is the head office of UIICL?A) Munbai
    B) New Delhi
    C) Kolkata
    D) Chennai
    View Answer
       Option D
  3. Who is the chairman of HDFC?
    A) Deepak S Parekh
    B) Ashok Chawla
    C) Vineet Pandey
    D) Prabhat Kumar
    View Answer
       Option A
  4. Who of the following is the CFO of Amazon India?A) Vinay Sharma
    B) Amit Agarwal
    C) Kapil Singh
    D) Shubham Das
    View Answer
       Option B
  5. Who is the CEO of DBS Bank?
    A) Rahul Sharma
    B) Piyush Gupta
    C) Divakar Singh
    D) Rattan Mittal
    View Answer
       Option B
  6. Whre is the head-quarter of Suzuki?
    A) Malaysia
    B) Dubai
    C) Japan
    D) S Korea
    View Answer
       Option C

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