Current Affairs Quiz: September 19, 2018

Current Affairs 19 September 2018 Quiz

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  1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the pipeline project through video conferencing with which country?
    A)SriLanka
    B)Bangladesh
    C)France
    D)Germany
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina, jointly inaugurated the India –Bangladesh Friendship Pipeline projects through video conferencing. Modi and Hasina inaugurated the work of the pipeline from their respective capitals, New Delhi and Dhaka.

  2. The total number of account holders in the flagship financial inclusion programme Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana(PMJDY) reached how much mark as on September 5?
    A)36.48 cr
    B)34.55 cr
    C)30.65 cr
    D)32.61 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    As many as 20 lakh people have joined the modified Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana(PMJDY) , taking the total number of account holders in the flagship financial inclusion programme to 32.61 crore as on September 5, according to finance ministry data.

  3. The National Health Agency(NHA), the apex body implementing the Ayushmaan Bharat National Health Protection Mission(AB-NHPM),, has launched a website and a helpline number to help prospective beneficiaries check if their name is there in the final list.What is the number?
    A)15489
    B)14555
    C)14014
    D)14874
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The National Health Agency(NHA), the apex body implementing the Ayushmaan Bharat National Health Protection Mission(AB-NHPM),, has launched a website and a helpline number to help prospective beneficiaries check if their name is there in the final list.One can visit the website mera.pmjay.gov.in or call up the helpline(14555) to check their enrolment.

  4. Union home minister Rajnath Singh launched two smart fencing pilot projects along the 198-km-long India Pakistan International Border in which state?
    A)Haryana
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Jammu and Kashmir
    D)Uttrakhand
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Union home minister Rajnath Singh launched two smart fencing pilot projects along the 198-km-long India Pakistan International Border in Jammu and Kashmir.
  5. President RamNath Kovind launched a logo and web portal for the upcoming celebrations of the 150th birth anniversary of which personality?

    A)Rajendra Prasad
    B)Jawaharlal Nehru
    C)Sardar Vallabhai Patel
    D)Mahatma Gandhi

    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    President RamNath Kovind launched a logo and web portal for the upcoming celebrations of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

  6. First ever India Tourism Mart(ITM 2018) will held in which city?
    A)Bengaluru
    B)Mumbai
    C)Lucknow
    D)New Delhi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Union Minister for Railways and Coal, Piyush Goyal inaugurated the “first ever India Tourism Mart(ITM 2018) in the presence of Union Tourism Minister, KJ Alphons and the Tourism Minister of Morocco, Mr. Mohamed Sajid, in New Delhi.

  7. According to Vice President M.Venkaiah Naidu,India committed to become 5 trillion economy by which year?
    A)2025
    B)2022
    C)2030
    D)2035
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Vice President M.Venkaiah Naidu said that India is committed to be five trillion dollar economy by 2025 while addressing at the India-Malta Business Forum in Floriana,Malta.

  8. Which state government introduced a system to rate industries based on the amount of pollutants generated by them?
    A)Haryana
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Odisha
    D)Mizoram
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Odisha Government introduced a system to rate industries based on the amount of pollutants generated by them. They will be given star rating from one to five with the most polluting industry getting one star while the industry with highest compliance rate with pollution control norms will get five stars.

  9. India signed how much loan agreement with the World Bank for the Uttrakhand Workforce Development Project?

    A)$74 million
    B)$75 million
    C)$77 million
    D)$ 78 million

    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India signed a $74 million loan agreement with the World Bank for the Uttrakhand Workforce Development Project.

  10. ISRO’s first space Technology Incubation Centre was opened in which city?
    A)Bengaluru
    B)Agartala
    C)Shillong
    D)Shimla
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb inaugurated ISRO’s first space Technology Incubation Centre at the National Institute of Technology Agartala via remote from Bengaluru. The Centre was launched at the first edition of ‘”Spacetronics”organised by the India Electronics and Semiconductor Association (IESA).

  11. State-owned Airports Authority of India will prepare a detailed project report for development of Palaly airport.Where is Palaly Airport situated?
    A)Myanmar
    B)Bhutan
    C)Bangladesh
    D)Sri lanka
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    State-owned Airports Authority of India will prepare a detailed project report for development of Palaly airport in Sri Lanka. This would be the first project for the AAI in the island nation.

  12. Which actor will inaugurate “Umang”, a centre for special children in Jaipur?
    A)Akshay Kumar
    B)Ranveer Singh
    C)Salman Khan
    D)Ranbir Kapoor
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Salman Khan will officially inaugurate “Umang”, a centre for special children in Jaipur. After unveiling the plaque, he will meet the children and see the services provided by the centre for rehabilitating them.

  13. The “Sagarmatha Friendship-2” military exercise in between Nepal and which other country?
    A)Australia
    B)China
    C)India
    D)Pakistan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Days after pulling out of the Bimstec joint military exercise in India at the last minute, the Nepal Army began its second wargame with the Chinese Military at Chengdu,China. The “Sagarmatha Friendship-2” military exercise in China’s Sichuan province will last 10 days.

  14. Which country rolled out the world’s first hydrogen powered train?
    A)India
    B)China
    C)Germany
    D)France
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Germany rolled out the world’s first hydrogen powered train, signalling the start of a push to challenge the might of polluting diesel trains with costlier but eco-friendly technology. Hydrogen trains are equipped with fuel cells that produce electricity through a combination of hydrogen and oxygen, a process that leaves steam and water as the only emissions.

  15. Indian women boxers bagged how many medals at the 32nd Ahmet Comert Boxing Tournament in Istanbul,Turkey?
    A)4
    B)9
    C)7
    D)8
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Indian women boxers have bagged a total of 7 medals, including three gold, two silver and two bronze at the 32nd Ahmet Comert Boxing Tournament in Istanbul,Turkey.

  16. Which actors have been signed in to promote and endorse the Skill India Mission, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi?

    A)Varun Dhawan
    B)Anushka Sharma
    C)Both a and b
    D)Ranveer Singh

    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Actors Varun Dhawan and Anushka Sharma have been signed on to promote and endorse the Skill India Mission, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  17. Which INSV was bestowed with Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award?
    A)Mahdei
    B)Vikramaditya
    C)Vijaya
    D)Tarini
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    All-women crew of INSV Tarini has bagged the prestigious Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award for beating the odds in water with their enduring skills and sailing across the world for eight long months as part of a mission under the Navika Sagar Parikrama project.

  18. Which state tourism awarded with Pacific Asia Travel Association(PATA) for its innovative marketing campaigns?
    A)TamilNadu
    B)Karnataka
    C)Kerala
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Kerala Tourism vigorous efforts to get back on track in the wake of recent devastating floods got a shot in the arm as it walked away with two prestigious gold awards of the Pacific Asia Travel Association(PATA) for its innovative marketing campaigns.

  19. Which airport has bagged the title of best airport to handle over 40 million passengers per annum (MPPA) by the Airport Service Quality(ASQ) awards 2017?

    A)Kempegowda International Airport
    B) Indira Gandhi international Airport
    C)Holkar Airport
    D)Jolly grant Airport

    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The national capital’s Indira Gandhi international Airport has bagged the title of best airport to handle over 40 million passengers per annum (MPPA) by the Airport Service Quality(ASQ) awards 2017.

  20. Who is the author of “Story So far”?
    A)Binoy Kumar
    B)Sujoy Ghosh
    C)Sundeep Misra
    D)Arundhati Roy
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    T he incredible story of Dutee Chand, who rose from abject poverty to become one of India’s biggest sprinting stars, will be brought alive in the form of a book titled as, “Story so Far”.

  21. Recently, which India’s first woman IAS officer post-Independence died?
    A)Akansha Manjum
    B)Anna Rajam Malhotra
    C)Annu rajesh
    D)Avnesha Malhotra
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    India’s first woman IAS officer post-Independence,Anna Rajam Malhotra, passes away at her residence in suburban Andheri, Mumbai.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of Turkey?
    A)Beijing
    B)Kabul
    C)Ankara
    D)Istanbul
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. What is the currency of Turkey?
    A)Dollar
    B)Lira
    C)Euro
    D)Yuan
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. What is the capital of Germany?
    A)Berlin
    B)New York
    C)London
    D)Paris
    View Answer
    Option A

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