Current Affairs Quiz: September 2, 2019

Current Affairs 2 September 2019 Quiz

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  1. Recently The Central TB division of the Health Ministry signed MoU with Which institute to fight TB with help of AI?
    A)IIsc Bengaluru
    B)IIT Madras
    C)Wadhwani Institute
    D)VITS
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Central TB Division of the Health Ministry has signed an MoU with Wadhwani Institute for Artificial Intelligence. Under the MoU, the division seeks to explore the application of cutting-edge Artificial Intelligence technology in its fight against tuberculosis (TB).

  2. Which state has launched a new health insurance scheme — Ayushman Bharat-Mahatma Gandhi Swasthya Bima Yojna (AB-MGRSBY)?
    A)Himachal Pradesh
    B)Odisha
    C)Rajasthan
    D)Bihar
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Rajasthan government has launched a new health insurance scheme — Ayushman Bharat-Mahatma Gandhi Rajasthan Swasthya Bima Yojna (AB-MGRSBY) — from September 1.

  3. Which state/UT government kickstated 10 week mass awareness programme against dengue?
    A)Bihar
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Delhi
    D)Punjab
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has kickstarted his government’s 10-week mass awareness campaign against dengue and chikungunya by inspecting his residence for stagnant water, which can spread such mosquito-borne diseases.

  4. Which state government has decided to form a Special Tiger Force for Corbett Tiger Reserve?
    A)Uttarakhand
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Punjab
    D)Madhya Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Uttarakhand government has decided to form a Special Tiger Force for Corbett Tiger Reserve. The STPF will be effective in checking illegal human intrusion into the reserve through villages located on its fringes. The STPF will serve as a second layer of protection for tigers at the Corbett Tiger Reserve.

  5. Which country recently changed its capital to Borneo?
    A)South Korea
    B)Brazil
    C)Rwanda
    D)Indonesia
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indonesia has chosen the eastern edge of jungle-clad Borneo island for its new capital, President Joko Widodo said, as the country looks to shift its political heart away from congested megalopolis Jakarta. The proposed location — near the regional cities of Balikpapan and Samarinda — is in the geographical centre of the Southeast Asian archipelago and an area where the government already owns some 180,000 hectares (445,000 acres) of land, he added.

  6. On above how much amount,TDS on cash withdrawal will be deducted from September 1,2019?
    A)₹ 1 cr
    B)₹ 1.5 cr
    C)₹ 2 cr
    D)₹ 3 cr
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Those who have withdrawn ₹one crore or more in cash from banks or post offices upto 31 August will be liable to a 2% tax deducted at source (TDS) on further cash withdrawals from 1 September as a new provision in tax law kicks in from next month.

  7. Recently RBI gave how much deadline to mobile wallets for KYC guideline?
    A)August 31,2020
    B)Jan 31,2020
    C)Feb 29,2020
    D)Dec 31,2019
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India has given mobile wallet providers time till February 29, 2020 to fully comply with Know Your Customer (KYC) norms, in a major relief to companies such as Paytm, Amazon Pay and PhonePe just a day before the expiry of its earlier deadline.
  8. According to global advisory KPMG,Digital Payments in India is growing at how much percent with CAGR?
    A)13.5%
    B)11.5%
    C)12.7%
    D)10.8%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Digital payments in India are witnessing thriving growth with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12.7 per cent in the number of non-cash transactions, global advisory KPMG said.

  9. Which country won SAFF U-15 title at the Kalyani Stadium in Kalyani, West Bengal?
    A)Nepal
    B)India
    C)Indonesia
    D)Pakistan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    A convincing India U-15 team thrashed Nepal 7-0 to lift the SAFF U-15 title at the Kalyani Stadium in Kalyani, West Bengal

  10. Who was appointed governor of Kerala?
    A)Kalraj Mishra
    B)Bhagat Singh
    C)Arif Mohammed Khan
    D)P. sathasivam
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    President Ram Nath Kovind has appointed new Governors for five states: Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Himachal Pradesh, Kerala and Telangana.Former Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya will be the Governor of Himachal Pradesh in place of Kalraj Mishra.Kalraj Mishra, has been given the charge of Rajasthan, replacing incumbent Governor Kalyan Singh.Former Uttarakhand Chief Minister Bhagat Singh Koshyari has been named the Governor of Maharashtra replacing C. Vidyasagar Rao,Former Union Minister, Arif Mohammed Khan was appointed Governor of Kerala replacing P. Sathasivam,Tamil Nadu BJP president Tamilisai Soundararajan will be the new Governor of Telangana replacing E.S.L Narshiman.

  11. Who was appointed as governor of Himachal Pradesh?
    A)Kalraj Mishra
    B)C Vidyasagar Rao
    C)Kalyan Singh
    D)Bandaru Dettaterya
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    President Ram Nath Kovind has appointed new Governors for five states: Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Himachal Pradesh, Kerala and Telangana.Former Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya will be the Governor of Himachal Pradesh in place of Kalraj Mishra.Kalraj Mishra, has been given the charge of Rajasthan, replacing incumbent Governor Kalyan Singh.Former Uttarakhand Chief Minister Bhagat Singh Koshyari has been named the Governor of Maharashtra replacing C. Vidyasagar Rao,Former Union Minister, Arif Mohammed Khan was appointed Governor of Kerala replacing P. Sathasivam,Tamil Nadu BJP president Tamilisai Soundararajan will be the new Governor of Telangana replacing E.S.L Narshiman.

  12. Who took charge of Vice Chief of the Army Staff?
    A)General Mohan Singh
    B)Anurag Kishor
    C)Hemant Shivvhare
    D)Manoj Mukund Naravane
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Lieutenant General Manoj Mukund Naravane took charge of Vice Chief of the Army Staff.

  13. Recently the government has accepted resignation of Anshula Kant as MD of Which bank?
    A)BOB
    B)PNB
    C)IDBI
    D)SBI
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The government has accepted the resignation of State bank of India’s managing Director Anshula Kant, following her appointment as MD and chief financial officer of the World Bank.

  14. Who is the author of book “Jin Dhoondha Tin Paaiyan”?
    A)Chetan Bhagat
    B)MR Singh
    C)OP Singh
    D)Devyani Sethi
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar released a book titled ‘Jin Dhoondha Tin Paaiyan’ penned by senior IPS officer O P Singh.

  15. Who is the author of book “A Short history of Indian Railways “?
    A)Ram Vilas
    B)MD Chaturvedi
    C)Rajendra B Aklekar
    D)Diya Sethi
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    A new book named “A Short History of Indian Railways”, has been penned by veteran journalist and author Rajendra B Aklekar. This new book on the history of Indian Railways chronicles the journey of the national transporter from the 1830s to the new high-speed Train 18 and Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious bullet train project.

  16. Recently Valerie Harper passed away.SHe was related to which field?
    A)Poet
    B)Politics
    C)Journalist
    D)Actress
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Actress Valerie Harper, the star of “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” and spin-off series “Rhoda”, has passed away after a long battle with cancer. She was 80.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Indonesia?
    A)Rial
    B)Dinar
    C)Rupiah
    D)Rupee
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. Where is the HQ of KPMG?
    A)Naardeum
    B)Bussum
    C)Amstelveen
    D)Amsterdam
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. Where is the HQ of RBI?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Pune
    C)Mumbai
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option C

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