Current Affairs Quiz: September 20, 2017

Current Affairs 20 September 2017 Quiz

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  1.  Hurricane _____ devastated the Caribbean island of Dominica.
    A) Jeanne
    B) Maria
    C) Gustav
    D) Itene
    View Answer
       Option  B
    Explanation:
    Hurricane Maria has “devastated” the Caribbean island of Dominica. The hurricane has strengthened to an “extremely dangerous” category five, with “potentially catastrophic” storm surges.
  2.  Purnima Hembram belongs to which Sports?
    A) Boxing
    B) Wresting
    C) Athletics
    D) Hockey
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    India has won its first athletics gold, through Purnima Hembram in women’s pentathlon (4062 points), in the fifth Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games held at Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.
  3. Who of the following in September 2017 has broken the world record by cycling around the world?
    A) Jacques Anquetil
    B) Bernard Hinault
    C) Peter Sagan
    D) Mark Beaumont
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:
    Mark Beaumont, a British cyclist has broken the world record for cycling around the world in 79 days – 44 days shorter than the previous record.
  4. Who of the following appointed as the Uttarakhand Swachh Bharat Mission ambassador?
    A) Akshay Kumar
    B) Ranvir Singh
    C) Tushar Kapoor
    D) Shahrukh Khan
    View Answer
       Option A
    Explanation:
    Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar has been appointed as brand ambassador of the Swachh Bharat Mission. In August last month, he was also appointed as the brand ambassador for cleanliness drive by the Uttar Pradesh Government and his film Toilet: Ek Prem Katha was interest-free in the state.
  5. Who of the following has been appointed as the new SSB chief?
    A) Sanjay Kapoor
    B) Amit Kumar Mishra
    C) Rajni Kant Mishra
    D) Sanjiv Bruna
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu felicitated film-maker S S Rajamouli with the prestigious ANR National Award for his contribution to the Telugu film industry.
  6. Who of the following has received ANR Award?
    A) Prem Tapasya
    B) Dasari Narayan Rao
    C) SS Rajamouli
    D) Maro Raghavendra Rao
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       Option C
    Explanation:
    Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu felicitated film-maker S S Rajamouli with the prestigious ANR National Award for his contribution to the Telugu film industry.
  7. Which of the following State Government launches Shaheed Gram Vikas Yojana?
    A) Uttarakhand
    B) Chhattisgarh
    C) Jharkhand
    D) Gujarat
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    Jharkhand Government launched the ‘Shaheed Gram Vikas Yojana’ during a programme at Ulihatu in Khunti district of Jharkhand. Ulihatu is the birthplace of Jharkhand’s tribal icon Birsa Munda.
  8.  A new Skill Development Centre going to be developed by Singapore is all set to come at which of the following places?
    A) Agartala
    B) Kohima
    C) Dspur
    D) Guwahati
    View Answer
       Option  D
    Explanation:
    Singapore will set up a Skill Center at Guwahati which will cater to the entire North-Eastern region. Minister of State of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) Dr Jitendra Singh Singh said that the Skill Center is proposed to be set up at Guwahati by the year 2019.
  9.  The Vice President of India Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu released a Commemorative Coin on who of the following?
    A) Chidambaram Subramaniam
    B) M.S. Subbulakshmi
    C) Bhimsen Joshi
    D) CNR Rao
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    The Vice President of India Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu released a Commemorative Coin on Bharat Ratna Dr. M.S. Subbulakshmi and inaugurated an exhibition entitled “Kurai Onrum Illai-MS: Life in Music” on the occasion of Birth Centenary Commemoration of Dr. M.S. Subbulakshmi.

Static GK related to Today’s Current Affairs

  1.  Who of the following is not a Bharat Ratna Awardee?
    A) MS Shubhalaxmi
    B) Bismillah Khan
    C) Gopinath Bardoloi
    D) RK Narayanan
    View Answer
       Option D 
  2. Who of the following is the governor of Jharkhand?
    A) C Vidyasar Rao
    B) Draupadi Murmu
    C) Vajubhai Vala
    D) NN Vohra
    View Answer
       Option B 
  3. Which of the following is the capital city of Dominica?
    A) Caribbean
    B) Roseau
    C) Yerevan
    D) Canberra
    View Answer
       Option B 
  4.  Chilla Hydro Power Plant is situated at which of the following places?
    A) Punjab
    B) Gujarat
    C) Haryana
    D) Uttrakhand
    View Answer
       Option D 
  5.  The first ANR National Award has been given to who of the following?
    A) Shyam Benegal
    B) Dev Anand
    C) Lata Mangeshkar
    D) Anjali Devi
    View Answer
       Option B 

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5 Thoughts to “Current Affairs Quiz: September 20, 2017”

  1. Sharabi

    Que5 : Explanation mistake… as it is copied of Que 6

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