Current Affairs Quiz: September 2, 2018

Current Affairs 2 September 2018 Quiz

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  1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the India Post Payments Bank(IPPB) in which city on September 1 ,2018?
    A)Lucknow
    B)New Delhi
    C)Kolkata
    D)Pune
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the India Post Payments Bank(IPPB)that aims “to change the the banking system in the country”. The launch was done at Talkatora Stadium in New Delhi.

  2. Which state CM launched PUDA 360 ,an e-properties module to facilitate online property transactions?
    A)Haryana
    B)Punjab
    C)UP
    D)HP
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh launched PUDA 360, an e-properties module to facilitate online property transactions. It is aimed at bringing greater efficiency and transparency in the functioning of Punjab Urban Planning and Development Authority(PUDA).

  3. Which state government has adopted a multi-sectoral strategy to reduce under-nutrition and anaemia among women and children in a targeted manner by 2020?
    A)MP
    B)West Bengal
    C)Haryana
    D)UP
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Observing the National Nutrition Week, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee said that the state government has adopted a multi-sectoral strategy to reduce under-nutrition and anaemia among women and children in a targeted manner by 2020.

  4. India signed MoU with which country on preliminary engineering-cum-traffic survey of the proposed Raxaul-kathmandu railway line?
    A)Bangladesh
    B)Nepal
    C)SriLanka
    D)Australia
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    India and Nepal signed a memorandum of understanding in Kathmandu on preliminary engineering-cum-traffic survey of the proposed Raxaul-kathmandu railway line as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Nepal counterpart K.P. Sharma Oli agreed to foster bilateral ties.

  5. 4th BIMSTEC Summit was held in which country?
    A)China
    B)Bangladesh
    C)India
    D)Nepal
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The 4th BIMSTEC Summit successfully concluded with Nepal prime minister KP Sharma Oli handing over the chairmanship of the grouping to Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena.

  6. The 4th International Ayurveda Congress was held in which country?
    A)Sri Lanka
    B)India
    C)Australia
    D)Netherlands
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Minister of State for AYUSH Shri Shripad Yesso Naik inaugurated the 4th International Ayurveda Congress at Netherlands. The congress would focus on promotion and propagation of Ayurveda in Netherlands and its neighboring countries of Europe.

  7. State Bank of India e-facilitation and e-corner facility for Indian army veterans was opened in which city?
    A)Chennai
    B)Lucknow
    C)Kolkata
    D)Pune
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Major General A.K. Sanyal, General Officer Commanding, Bengal Sub-area, inaugurated State Bank of India e-facilitation and e-corner facility for Indian army veterans at the Army Complex near Fort William, Kolkata.

  8. The finance ministry expressed the hope of economy to be grow at how much percent in the current fiscal?
    A)7.1
    B)7.5
    C)7.4
    D)7.2
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Enthused by 8.2 per cent GDP growth in the first quarter of 2018-19, the Finance Ministry expressed the hope that economy may expand at 7.5 percent in the current fiscal. The country’s economy is on steady growth path, Economic Affairs Secretary SC Garg said while commenting on the April-June quarter growth number.

  9. According to NCAER,India’s growth forecast for current fiscal is at how much percent?
    A)7.1
    B)7.4
    C)7.2
    D)7.5
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Economic policy think-tank NCAER has retained India’s growth forecast for the current fiscal at 7.4 percent citing comfortable agricultural sector outlook and a marked improvement in the external sector.

  10. Who became the 8th Indian boxer to claim the gold medal at the Asian Games after defeating Hasanboy Dusmatov?
    A)Amit Panghal
    B)Shiva Thapa
    C)Gaurav Solanki
    D)Manoj Kumar
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Haryana Boxer Amit Panghal(49kg) became the 8th Indian boxer to claim the gold medal at the Asian Games with a stunning tactical win over reigning Olympic and Asian Champion Hasanboy Dusmatov in the summit clash in Jakarta.

  11. Which country won a gold medal in the bridge competition of the 18th Asian Games?
    A)Bangladesh
    B)China
    C)India
    D)Pakistan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    India won a gold medal in the bridge competition of the 18th Asian Games with Pranab Bardhan and Shibhnath Sarkar clinching the top honours in the men’s pair event.

  12. Recently, Subramaniam Badrinath announced his retirement.He hails from which sports?
    A)Football
    B)Chess
    C)Cricket
    D)Basketball
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Former India and TamilNadu batsman Subramaniam Badrinath announced his retirement from all forms of cricket in a specially organised presser at the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) headquarters in Chennai.

  13. Which city to host international chess tournament for school kids?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Pune
    C)Kanpur
    D)Nashik
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The national capital will host an international chess tournament for school students next year which will be jointly organised by the governments of Delhi and Moscow, Education Minister Manish Sisodia said.

  14. Luka Modric has been voted the best player in Europe last season.He is the football captain of which country?
    A)Liverpool
    B)Croatia
    C)Brazil
    D)Spain
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Croatia captain Luka Modric has been voted the best player in Europe last season, edging former Real Madrid teammate Cristiano Ronaldo and Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah for the UEFA award.

  15. Which bank has reappointed Chanda Kochhar as director on its board?
    A)HSBC
    B)DNS
    C)ICICI
    D)HDFC
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    ICICI Bank has favoured the reappointment of Chanda Kochhar as a director on the board of ICICI Securities during the latter’s annual general meeting.

  16. Who has taken over as Chairman and Managing Director of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited(HAL)?
    A)AK Sivan
    B)Mahesh Jain
    C)T Suvarna Raju
    D)R Madhavan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Defence PSU HAL said R Madhavan has taken over as Chairman and Managing Director from T Suvarna Raju.

  17. Who were awarded the Bharatiya Manavata Vikas Puraskar in New Delhi for their contribution to the society and championing the cause of equity, social justice and human welfare?

    A)Nandita das and Shabana Azmi
    B)Deepika Padukone and Anushka Sharma
    C)Shabana Azmi and Rekha
    D)Disha Patani and Nandita das

    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Actors Shabana Azmi and Nandita das were among 13 others who were awarded the Bharatiya Manavata Vikas Puraskar in New Delhi for their contribution to the society and championing the cause of equity, social justice and human welfare.

  18. Recently,which Indian Digambara monk passed away known for his “Kadve Parvachan”?
    A)Yogi
    B)Tarun Sagar
    C)Sathya Sai
    D)Mahesh Yogi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Indian Digambara monk Tarun sagar, passes away in east Delhi after prolonged illness. He was suffering from jaundice and other ailments.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is HQ of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited(HAL)?
    A)Pune
    B)New Delhi
    C)Bengaluru
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. When was HAL founded?
    A)1938
    B)1950
    C)1935
    D)1940
    View Answer
    Option D

  3. Where is HQ of ICICI Bank?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Mumbai
    C)Pune
    D)Delhi
    View Answer
    Option B

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