Current Affairs Quiz: September 18, 2018

Current Affairs 18 September 2018 Quiz

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  1. NABARD has approved how much loan to 93 prioritised irrigation projects under the government’s flagship scheme Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana (PMKSY)?

    A)65634 cr
    B)64654 cr
    C)60157 cr
    D)62458 cr

    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    NABARD has approved Rs.65,634.93 crore loan so far to 93 prioritised irrigation projects under the government’s flagship scheme Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana (PMKSY).

  2. Government announced merger of which banks with Bank of Baroda recently?
    A)Vijaya Bank
    B)IDBI Bank
    C)Dena Bank
    D)Both a and c
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Moving ahead with consolidation of public sector banks, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced the merger of Bank of Baroda,Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank. The merged entity or amalgamated bank would be India’s third largest.

  3. Which company has got Reserve Bank of India’s approval to operate its own Non Banking Finance Company (NBFC)?

    A)Freecharge
    B)Pay U India
    C)Paytm
    D)Mobikwik

    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    PayU India has received Reserve Bank of India’s approval to operate its own Non Banking Finance Company (NBFC).

  4. Who was appointed as Chief Financial Officer(CFO) of SBI?
    A)TS Vijayan
    B)Subash Khuntia
    C)Anshula Kant
    D)Prashant Kumar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The SBI has announced Prashant Kumar as the Chief Financial Officer(CFO) . He also worked as Chief General Manager, Kolkata circle and General Manager in Mumbai Circle.

  5. Who is the author of Kashi:Secret of the Black Temples?
    A)Vineet Bajpai
    B)Anshula Kant
    C)Arundhati Roy
    D)Neerja Singh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Kashi:Secret of the Black Temples, the final book of Vineet Bajpai’s Harappa trilogy, was launched in New Delhi.

  6. Veteran freedom fighter and former Minister Dolagobinda Pradhan passed away.He was the former minister of which state?
    A)Haryana
    B)Himachal Pradesh
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Odisha
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Veteran freedom fighter and former Odisha Minister Dolagobinda Pradhan passed away at his residence in Bhubaneswar after a brief illness.

  7. Ganpatrao Andalkar passed away recently.He was related to which profession?
    A)Politics
    B)Actor
    C)Wrestling
    D)Singer
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Well-known wrestler Ganpatrao Andalkar passed away at a private hospital in Pune.

  8. When is International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer celebrated?
    A)Dec 15
    B)Sep 16
    C)Aug 17
    D)Sep 15
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The United Nations’ International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer is celebrated on the 16th September every year.The theme for International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer 2018 was “Keep cool and carry on:The Montreal Protocol”.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. When was SBI founded?
    A)1960
    B)1957
    C)1955
    D)1950
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. Where is the HQ of SBI?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Chennai
    D)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Where is the HQ of PayU Payments Private Limited?
    A)Nashik
    B)Pune
    C)Gurgaon
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option C

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