Current Affairs Quiz: September 18, 2017

Current Affairs 18 September 2017 Quiz

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  1. Who of the following has been conferred with prestigious President medal ?
    A) T Rani
    B) P Shikha
    C) D Roopa
    D) M Vijaya
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    Option C
    Explanation: In Karantaka, former DIG D Roopa, who highlighted in a report alleged irregularities at the Central jail in Bengaluru, including preferential treatment to AIADMK leader V K Sasikala, was conferred the President’s Medal.
  2. Who of the following is the BJP MP, Who has passed away recently?
    A) Ranjan Singh
    B) Mahant Chandnath
    C) Gangmumei Kamei
    D) Narendra Keshav Sawaikar
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    Option B
    Explanation: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Rajasthan’s Alwar, Mahant Chandnath, has passed away at the age of 61.
  3. Who of the following was Iceland’s Prime Minister , who has resigned recently?
    A) Kjósarsýsla
    B) Emil Jónsson
    C) Ólafur Thors
    D) Bjarni Benediktsson
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    Option D
    Explanation: Iceland’s Prime Minister Bjarni Benediktsson has resigned after his father wrote a letter to the Justice Ministry calling for the criminal record of a convicted sex offender to be erased.
  4. Who of the following beated World Championship Winner Nozomi Okuhara to become the first Indian to lift the Korea Open Superseries title?
    A) Saina Nehwal
    B) PV Sindhu
    C) Jwala Gutta
    D) Aparna Popat
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       Option B
    Explanation: Indian shuttler PV Sindhu defeated World Championships gold winner, Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara, to become the first Indian to lift the Korea Open Superseries title. Sindhu has now won three international titles this year, after claiming the Syed Modi International and India Open titles.
  5. Who has become the first cricketer to hit 100 sixes in T20s?
    A) Virat Kohli
    B) Chris Gayle
    C) Aaron Finch
    D) Evin Lewis
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    Option B
    Explanation: Windies’ cricketer Chris Gayle became the first batsman to hit 100 sixes in T20I cricket. Gayle achieved the feat in his 49th T20I innings during the one-off T20I against England at Chester-le-Street.
  6. Which of the following has become the first payment bank in India to integrate the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) on its digital platform?
    A) Paytm Payments Bank
    B) FINO Pay Payment Bank
    C) Airtel Payment Bank
    D) Indian Post Payment Bank
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    Option C
    Explanation: Airtel Payments Bank has become the first payments bank in India to integrate the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) on its digital platform
  7. Which country has begun its first-ever survey to remeasure Mount Everest?
    A) China
    B) India
    C) Nepal
    D) Bhutan
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    Option C
    Explanation: Nepal has begun its first-ever survey to remeasure Mount Everest to check if the world’s tallest peak’s height was altered by the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck the country in 2015
  8. Japan released postage stamps on who of the following for spreading Indian postural yoga in Japan?
    A) Paramahansa Yogananda
    B) Swami Sivananda
    C) Bishnu Charan Ghosh
    D) B K S Iyengar
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    Option C
    Explanation: Acknowledging the role played by yoga legend Bishnu Charan Ghosh and his family members in spreading Indian postural yoga in Japan, the Japanese postal department has released postage stamps on four of Bengal’s famous exponents of the ancient Indian practice.
  9. ____ of Indian Navy will carry around 86 thousand family packs to Bangladesh as relief material in the ongoing operation Insaniyat.
    A) INS Cavour
    B) INS Chakri
    C) INS Vikramadity
    D) INS Garhial
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       Option D
    Explanation: INS Garhial of Indian Navy will carry around 86 thousand family packs as relief material in the ongoing operation Insaniyat launched in support of Bangladesh for the Rohingya refugees. The ship is expected to arrive at Chittagong around 25th of this month.
  10. Indigenous artillery gun ___ sets new record of in range by hitting targets at a distance of 48 km.
    A) Twin mount gun System
    B) Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System
    C) OTO Melara Otobreda gun System
    D) Six Barreled Gun System
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    Option B
    Explanation: An indigenous artillery gun, Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System (ATAGS), being jointly developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and the private sector, during trial firings at Pokhran ranges has set a new world record in range by hitting targets at a distance of 48 km.
  11. World’s second biggest dam Sardar Sarovar Dam is situated at which of the following places?
    A) Rajasthan
    B) Punjab
    C) Gujarat
    D) Madhya Pradesh
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    Option C
    Explanation: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who celebrated his 67th birthday today (17th September), inaugurated and dedicated to the nation the India’s biggest and the world’s second-biggest dam Sardar Sarovar Dam, in Kevadia, Gujarat, nearly six decades after its foundation stone was laid.

Static GK related to Today’s Current Affairs

  1. Which of the following is the World’s biggest dam?
    A) Daniel Johnson Dam
    B) Bratsk Dam
    C) Akosombo Dam
    D) Grand Coulee Dam
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    Option D
    Explanation: World’s biggest dam is Grand Coulee Dam in the United States.
  2. Who was the director General of DRDO?
    A) Vikram Seth
    B) Chandan Thapa
    C) Avinash Chander
    D) VK Saraswat
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    Option C
  3. Who is the MD and CEO of Airtel payment Bank?
    A) Saran Gupta
    B) Girish Saha
    C) Shashi Arora
    D) Dipankar Sharma
    View Answer
    Option C
  4. PC Sindhu belongs to which of the following places?
    A) Kolkata
    B) Dehradun
    C) Hyderabad
    D) Bhubaneswar
    View Answer
    Option C
  5. What is the Capital city of Iceland?
    A) Oslo
    B) Minsk
    C) Warsaw
    D) Reykjavik
    View Answer
    Option D
  6. Where is Belagavi airport situated?
    A) Maharashtra
    B) Karnataka
    C) West Bengal
    D) Madhya Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Recenlt, upgraded Belagavi airport began operation in Belagavi, Karnataka
  7. Where is Kishanganga Hydroelectric Plant situated?
    A) Bihar
    B) Odisha
    C) Himachal Pradesh
    D) Madhya Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Recently, Himachal Pradesh CM Virbhadra Singh launched phase one of long-delayed Kashang hydel project.

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12 Thoughts to “Current Affairs Quiz: September 18, 2017”

  1. pulkit

    Rajni Kant Misra, has been appointed Director General of the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB).

  2. pulkit

    Y.C Modi has been appointed NIA chief

  3. pulkit

    Belgaum, officially known as Belagavi, is the headquarters of Belgaum division and Belgaum district in the South Indian state of Karnataka

  4. Sachin shukla( Banker 2018)

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  5. Prabakar

    I have an lichfl assistant exam on 12 th of next month..what should i prepare for current affairs?/ how many month is enough ??

  6. Sharabi

    Ans 17: Correct Option B Karnataka

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