Current Affairs Quiz: September 19, 2019

Current Affairs 19 September 2019 Quiz

Read our Current Affairs and Newspaper Quiz daily to excel in General Awareness section of upcoming Competitive Exams.

Quiz from Current Affairs 18 September 2019 of A2Z – Click Here to Read Current Affairs of September 18, 2019

  1. Recently The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has inaugurated India’s first National Antimicrobial Resistance Hub in which city/UT?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Pune
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has inaugurated India’s first National Antimicrobial Resistance Hub in Kolkata.

  2. Recently India has formally launched an initiative to fund how many scholars from South East Asian countries to pursue PhD at its 23 Indian Institutes of Technology?

    A)100
    B)500
    C)1000
    D)1200

    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    India has formally launched an initiative to fund 1000 scholars from South East Asian countries to pursue PhD at its 23 Indian Institutes of Technology.

  3. Recently Aadhar authentication or physical verification has been made mandatory for new dealers from which month and year?
    A)January 2020
    B)February 2020
    C)December 2019
    D)November 2019
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Goods and Services Tax Network has decided to make Aadhaar authentication or physical verification mandatory for new dealers from January 2020.

  4. Recently Which state has signed MoU with Regional Cancer Centre (RCC) of Maldives on cancer care?
    A)Kerala
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)TamilNadu
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Kerala government and the Regional Cancer Centre (RCC) have jointly signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the health ministry of Maldives to strengthen cancer care between the two countries.

  5. The three day long traditional Neermahal Jal Utsav held in Which state?
    A)Sikkim
    B)Assam
    C)Tripura
    D)WestBengal
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    In Tripura, the three day long traditional Neermahal Jal Utsav concluded with eye catching boat race and swimming competitions at Rudrasagar lake.

  6. Recently ISRO joined hands with Which organisation for Gaganyaan Project?
    A)NTPC
    B)BSNL
    C)BHEL
    D)DRDO
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The human space mission of ISRO will get a boost with the DRDO joining hands to jointly develop systems that will aid and enhance flight capabilities. ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation) is on course to its target of sending Indian astronauts to space by 2022 under the ‘Gaganyaan’ project, which entails an investment of ₹10,000 crore.

  7. Which country became the world’s top oil exporter for the first time earlier this year?
    A)Russia
    B)Saudi Arabia
    C)USA
    D)China
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The United States has briefly overtaken Saudi Arabia and Russia to become the world’s top oil exporter for the first time earlier this year.

  8. Recently Which organisation launched scheme “Nirvik” to ease the lending process?
    A)IRDA
    B)RBI
    C)ECGC
    D)EXIM
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Ministry of Commerce & Industry through Export Credit Guarantee Corporation (ECGC) has introduced a new Export Credit Insurance Scheme (ECIS) called NIRVIK (Niryat Rin Vikash Yojana) to enhance loan availability and ease the lending process.

  9. Which Film is the only Indian film to feature in “The Guardian” list of 100 Best Films of the 21st century?
    A)Gangs of Wasseypur
    B)Andhadhun
    C)Pink
    D)Barfi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap’s Gangs Of Wasseypur has become the only Indian film to feature in “The Guardian” list of 100 Best Films of the 21st century.

  10. The Indian International Film Festival 2019 is being held at Which place?
    A)NewYork
    B)Beijing
    C)Boston
    D)Toronto
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Bollywood actor Neena Gupta has won 2 awards at Indian International Film Festival of Boston. The actress won the Best Actress award for ‘Badhaai Ho‘ and her film ‘The Last Color‘ emerged victorious in Best Feature Film category.

  11. Recently who received the 11th International Hrant Dink Award?
    A)Malala Yosafzai
    B)Anita Kumari
    C)Agnes Kharshiing
    D)Nebahat Akkoc
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Meghalaya-based rights activist Agnes Kharshiing, who survived an assault by the coal mafia almost a year ago, received the 11th International Hrant Dink Award.

  12. Who was conferred the Dr Kalam Smriti International Excellence Award 2019?
    A)Mohammed Salah
    B)Arif Alvi
    C)Abdul Rahim
    D)Sheikh Hasina
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of Bangladesh was conferred the Dr Kalam Smriti International Excellence Award 2019 in Dhaka. The award has been instituted in the memory of former Indian President Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam.

  13. Which country school project won Aga Khan Architecture Award 2019?
    A)Bangladesh
    B)China
    C)Pakistan
    D)India
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    An innovative project for constructing a floating school for marginalised children in Bangladesh has been awarded the prestigious Aga Khan Architecture Award 2019.

  14. Who has been chosen as the first recipient of the inaugural edition of the Acadmie des beaux-arts Photography Award – William Klein?
    A)Rakesh Makhija
    B)Raghu Rai
    C)Arnita Kumari
    D)Raghu Karnad
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Renowned Indian photographer Raghu Rai has been chosen as the first recipient of the inaugural edition of the Acadmie des beaux-arts Photography Award – William Klein.

  15. Recently Sanjiv Dutta passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Actor
    B)Politics
    C)Poet
    D)Editor
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Bollywood editor Sanjib Datta who worked on films like “Dor”, “Mardani”, “Iqbal”, “Ek Hasini Thi” passed away. He was 54.

  16. Recently Kodela Siva Prasada Rao passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)actor
    B)Writer
    C)Journalist
    D)Politics
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Former speaker of Andhra Pradesh Assembly Kodela Siva Prasada Rao has passed away. He was a 6-time MLA elected to the Andhra Pradesh Assembly.

  17. Recently Bhikajirao Jijaba Khatal Patil passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Actor
    B)Social Activist
    C)Politics
    D)Journalist
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Congress veteran Bhikajirao Jijaba Khatal Patil has passed away at the age of 100. He was an active participant in India’s independence struggle. He participated in the Non-cooperation Movement led by Mahatma Gandhi.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Export Credit Guarantee Corporation of India?
    A)Chennai
    B)Mumbai
    C)Pune
    D)NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option B

  2. What is the currency of Saudi Arabia?
    A)Riel
    B)Dinar
    C)Riyal
    D)Rufiyaa
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. What is the capital of Maldives?
    A)Maafushi
    B)Male
    C)Bali
    D)Tokyo
    View Answer
    Option B

Related posts

Leave a Comment