Current Affairs Quiz: September 18, 2019

Current Affairs 18 September 2019 Quiz

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  1. Under The Ayushmaan Bharat Scheme,more than 1.5 lakh health centres are to be set up by Which year?
    A)2030
    B)2025
    C)2020
    D)2022
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    More than 45 lakh poor people have been treated under the Ayushman Bharat scheme in the past one year and Rs 70,5000 has been disbursed under the scheme, Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Harsh Vardhan said.

  2. Recently Jal Shakti Minister and Sports Minister flagged off “Great Ganga Run-2019″ in Which city/UT?
    A)Pune
    B)Chennai
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Jal Shakti Minister and Sports Minister flagged off “Great Ganga Run-2019″ at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi.
  3. Recently The Board of Directors of Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation (HSIIDC) signed MoU with Which organisation for funding support to micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs)?
    A)SEBI
    B)RBI
    C)NITI Aayog
    D)SIDBI
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Board of Directors of Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation (HSIIDC) has approved the signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) for funding support to micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs).

  4. Recently Union Minister for Environment and Forest and Information & Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar flagged off a Jaldoot vehicle a travelling exhibition in which city/UT?
    A)Pune
    B)Mumbai
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Union Minister for Environment and Forest and Information & Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar flagged off a Jaldoot vehicle a travelling exhibition in Pune, Maharashtra.

  5. Recently White Water Rafting Expedition ‘Rudrashila’ Flagged off in which city?
    A)Jaipur
    B)Jaisalmer
    C)Pune
    D)Nagpur
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The White water Rafting Expedition christened ‘RUDRASHILA’ being undertaken by Kalidhar Battalion under the aegis of Battle Axe Division was Flagged Off at Jaisalmer Military station.

  6. Who has been appointed as India’s first female military diplomat in Indian Embassy in Russia?
    A)Tanvi Singh
    B)Aparna Singh
    C)Poonam Singh
    D)Anjali Singh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Wing Commander Anjali Singh has joined the Indian Embassy in Russia as India’s first female military diplomat to be posted in any of the Indian missions abroad.

  7. The exercise MAITREE is between India and which other country?
    A)Nepal
    B)China
    C)Singapore
    D)Thailand
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The India Army and Royal Thailand Army Joint Military Exercise MAITREE-2019 commenced at Umroi in Meghalaya. The exercise aims at the training of troops in Counter-Terrorism Operation in both jungle terrain and urban scenario.

  8. Recently a five-day-long maiden trilateral exercise involving Singapore’s Navy (RSN), Royal Thailand Navy (RTN) and Indian Navy (IN) commenced in which place?
    A)Pune
    B)Gujarat
    C)Port Blair
    D)Vishkapatnam
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    A five-day-long maiden trilateral exercise involving Singapore’s Navy (RSN), Royal Thailand Navy (RTN) and Indian Navy (IN) commenced at Port Blair.

  9. Recently Which organisation gave Indian a Navy a new generation war gaming software?
    A)BEL
    B)ISRO
    C)DRDO
    D)ONGC
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    A new generation wargaming software was handed over to the Indian Navy. The software aims at meeting the “contemporary operational and tactical-level wargaming requirement” for the Navy. The key focus has been to create a wargaming environment, which enables Maritime Warfare Centres (MWCs) to train using the latest technologies and computing tools.

  10. Which city topped the list in World’s Safest Cities 2019?
    A)NewYork
    B)Mumbai
    C)Singapore City
    D)Tokyo
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Mumbai and Delhi ranked 37 and 41 respectively on the parameter of personal security, and 45 and 52 overall on a World’s safest cities list that ranked 60 countries worldwide across five continents.The list was topped by the Japanese capital Tokyo and included six cities of Asia-Pacific region in top 10.

  11. Recently Which country became the 79th country to join the International Solar Alliance (ISA)?
    A)East Timor
    B)Antigua and Barbuda
    C)Anguiilla
    D)Saint Vincent and Grenadines
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Saint Vincent and Grenadines became the 79th country to join the International Solar Alliance (ISA), an initiative by India aimed at combating the threats of climate change and global warming.

  12. Which company topped the list in 4G download speed chart according to Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)?
    A)Vodafone Idea
    B)BSNL
    C)Jio
    D)Airtel
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Reliance Jio continues to lead in the average 4G download speed chart for August published by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI).

  13. Who has won the Belgian International badminton title in Leuven, Belgium?
    A)Jan Jorgensen
    B)Nick Roselson
    C)Lakshya Sen
    D)Victor Svendsen
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Indian Badminton star, Lakshya Sen from Almora, Uttarakhand has won the Belgian International badminton title in Leuven, Belgium. He defeated Victor Svendsen of Denmark in the summit clash with a score of 21-14, 21-15.

  14. Who has has won the Myanmar International Series 2019?
    A)Lin Dan
    B)Natu Nanekar
    C)Syed Modi
    D)Kaushal Dharmamer
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indian shuttler Kaushal Dharmamer has won the Myanmar International Series with 18-21, 21-14, 21-11 in the finals. He has made a comeback after been troubled by injuries for almost two years.

  15. Which country won the Basketball World Cup in Beijing?
    A)USA
    B)Norway
    C)Spain
    D)Argentina
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Spain beat Argentina 95-75 to win the Basketball World Cup in Beijing, their first title for 13 years. The Spaniards scored 14 of the first 16 points and never lost their lead to the 2004 Olympic champions.

  16. Which organisation has been recognised as NASSCOM’s ‘Partner of Excellence’ for the year?
    A)Jigsaw Academy
    B)Wifi Study
    C)Unacademy
    D)Study Smart
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Jigsaw Academy, a pioneer in Emerging Technologies and data science training, has been recognised as NASSCOM’s ‘Partner of Excellence’ for the year.

  17. What is the theme of this year’s International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer?
    A)Preservation and Prevention
    B)32 year’s and healing
    C)Say no to Global Warming
    D)25 year’s and precautionary measures
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    September 16 was designated by the United Nations General Assembly as the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer. This designation had been made on December 19, 2000, in commemoration of the date, in 1987, on which nations signed the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer.The theme of International Ozone Day 2019 is “32 years and healing”

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of SIDBI?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Pune
    C)Mumbai
    D)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. What is the currency of Thailand?
    A)Krone
    B)Baht
    C)Rial
    D)Dinar
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. What is the currency of Singapore?
    A)Dollar
    B)Euro
    C)Won
    D)Peso
    View Answer
    Option A

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