Current Affairs Quiz: September 19, 2017

Current Affairs 19 September 2017 Quiz

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  1. Which of the following Cabinet Minister is going to attend UN General Assembly Meet in New York, USA?
    A) Rajnath Singh
    B) Sushma Swaraj
    C) Arun Jaitley
    D) Nirmala Sitharaman
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation
    : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj represented India at the annual UN General Assembly (UNGA) session in New York, USA with a packed schedule of super diplomacy among an array of world leaders.

  2.  Which of the following has released Trade and Development Report 2017, which announced that India, China unlikely to be growth poles for global economy?
    A) UNO
    B) WHO
    C) UNICEF
    D) UNCTAD
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:
    According to UNCTAD’s recently released Trade and Development Report 2017, India and China at their current levels of growth will not serve as “growth poles” in near future. World economy is expected to reach 2.6%.
  3.  The world’s largest radio telescope is located at which of the following province?
    A) Guangdong
    B) Yunnan
    C) Sichuan
    D) Guizhou
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:
    China has issued a commemorative stamp in honour of the world’s largest radio telescope located in Guizhou province. The State Post Bureau (SPB) has issued a set of five stamps, including one commemorating the Five-hundred-metre Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope priced at 1.2 yuan.
  4.  Which of the following animal has been taken off the ‘endangered’ list after 45 years?
    A) Sea Cows
    B) Giant Panda
    C) Snow leopard
    D) Javan Rhinoceros
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), has taken snow leopard off the “endangered” list, where it was included in 1972. In the new assessment, IUCN has placed the animal under the less-threatened “vulnerable” category.
  5.  According to Nomura, India’s CAD is expected to reach to __ in 2017 from 0.6% in 2016.
    A) 1.3
    B) 1.4
    C) 1.5
    D) 1.6
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    According to Japanese financial services major Nomura, India’s current account deficit is expected to widen to 1.5 per cent of GDP in 2017, from 0.6 per cent in 2016, but net capital flows are expected to more than fund this deficit.
  6.  Who of the following has won Singapore Grand Prix?
    A) Lewis Hamilton
    B) Sebastian Vettle
    C) Valtteri Bottas
    D) Michael Kors
    View Answer
       Option A
    Explanation:
    Three times world champion Lewis Hamilton has registered victory at the Singapore Grand Prix.
  7. Who of the following has become the first woman to win an individual World Championship motorbike race ?
    A) Ana Carrasco
    B) Eve Goldmann
    C) KD Land
    D) Chloe Grace
    View Answer
       Option A
    Explanation:
    Spain’s Ana Carrasco became the first woman to win an individual World Championship motorbike race. The 20-year-old achieved the feat after finishing 0.053 seconds ahead of second-placed Alfonso Coppola from Italy in the Supersport 300 World Championship’s round 10 in Portugal.
  8. Who has been appointed as the Director General of NIA?
    A)  RS Tiwari
    B) PC Chopra
    C) KC Jain
    D) YC Modi
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:
    Senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Y.C. Modi has been appointed as the new director general of the National Investigation Agency (NIA).
  9.  Who has been appointed as the new Prime Minister of Peru?
    A) Fernando Zavala
    B) Mercedes Aráoz Fernández
    C) Ana Jara Velazsquez
    D) Rene Cornejo
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    The Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has appointed a former Economy Minister Mercedes Aráoz Fernández as his new Prime Minister.
  10.  Veteran Lawmaker and Congress Minister ___ passed away?
    A) Ahmed Khan
    B) Qamarul Ismal
    C) Mohd. Asim
    D) Mohd. Aijaz
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    Veteran Congress lawmaker and former Karnataka Minister Qamarul Islam has passed away.
  11.  Who was the father of nephrology in India, who has passed away?
    A) PV Wangdu
    B) KS Chung
    C) RS Tang
    D) PR wang
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    Dr KS Chugh, the “father of nephrology in India” has passed away. He was a recipient of several national and international awards, including the Padma Shri, the fourth-highest civilian award, in 2000.
  12. Which of the following is “Air-to-Air” missile, recently completed development trails at IAF?
    A) Astra
    B) Dhanush
    C) Surya
    D) Trishul
    View Answer
       OptionA
    Explanation: 
    Astra, the beyond visual range air-to-air missile, is all set for production and later induction into the armed forces.
  13. India has signed an agreement with which of the following countries to  start a postal service to order food from that country?
    A)USA
    B)Malaysia
    C)Japan
    D)China
    View Answer
       OptionC
    Explanation: 
    India and Japan signed a pact to start a postal service which will help Japanese people living in India to order food from Japan. Saying that Japan has become the third-largest investor in India, PM Narendra Modi added that the food delivery service, called ‘cool box service’, will help improve people-to-people ties between the two countries.
  14. Which of the following has become first state to set up district family welfare committees?
    A)Meghalaya
    B)Tripura
    C)Mizoram
    D)Assam
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    Tripura has become the first state in the country to set up family welfare district committees to deal with the issue of fake and biased complaints by women against their husbands, in-laws and husband’s relatives, as per an apex court directive.
  15. Tech gaint Google has launched which of the following mobile-payment and commerce app with UPI-integrated platform?
    A) Veg
    B) Tez
    C) Dhriti
    D) Dhwani
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    US tech giant Google has unveiled ‘Tez’- a simple and secure mobile app for digital payments and commerce, built with the goal of working for everyone in India, and is available now for download on Google Play (Android) and the App Store (iOS).
  16. First ever National Conference on “Mission Mode to address Under-Nutrition” to be held at which of the following places ?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Chandigarh
    C) Ahmedabad
    D) Noida
    View Answer
       Option A
    Explanation: 
    The Ministry of Women and Child Development will hold the first ever National Conference in New Delhi tomorrow (19th September) on Mission Mode to address Under-Nutrition in the country.

Static GK related to Today’s Current Affairs

  1. Who of the following is the governor of Tripura?
    A) Devanand Konwar
    B) Padmanabha Acharya
    C)  Tathagata Roy
    D) Vakkom Purushothaman
    View Answer
       Option C
  2. Who of the following is the CFO of Google?
    A) Larry page
    B) Ruth Porath
    C) Sergey Brin
    D) Dein Smth
    View Answer
       Option B
  3. Where is the Head-quarter of India Post?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Kolkata
    D)Hyderabad
    View Answer
       Option A
  4. Who is the current Secretary General of UNCTAD?
    A) Gamani Corea
    B) Rubens Ricupero
    C) Supachai Panitchpakdi
    D) Mukhisa Kituyi
    View Answer
       Option D
  5. Who is the CEO of Nomura Holdings?
    A) Tetsu Ozaki
    B) Koji Nagai
    C) Kaihatsu Kanko
    D) Shin Chan
    View Answer
       Option B
  6.  Which of the following is the capital city of Peru?
    A) Tirana
    B) Luanda
    C) Lima
    D) Andora La Vella
    View Answer
       Option C
  7. Where is the headquarters of International Union for Conservation of Nature located?
    A) Gland, Switzerland
    B) Berlin, Germany
    C) Brasilia, Brazil
    D) Ottawa, Canada
    View Answer
       Option A

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