Current Affairs Quiz: September 20, 2018

Current Affairs 20 September 2018 Quiz

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  1. 28th meeting of the Southern Zonal Council held in which city?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Mumbai
    C)Bengaluru
    D)Pune
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Union Minister Rajnath Singh chaired the 28th meeting of the Southern Zonal Council in Bengaluru. The council took up issues related to Pulicat lake dispute between Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu fishermen.

  2. Union Minister of State Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh inaugurated which scheme at a function which was organised by the Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Government of India.?

    A)Rythu Bandhu
    B)Atal Pension
    C)Pension Adalat
    D)Pension Rythu

    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Union Minister of State Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh inaugurated the “Pension Adalat’, organised by the Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Government of India.

  3. Recently which country president arrived in New Delhi to hold bilateral discussions with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on a number of key issues of mutual interests?
    A)France
    B)Afghanistan
    C)Ukraine
    D)Germany
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani arrived in New Delhi to hold bilateral discussions with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on a number of key issues of mutual interests. He met PM Modi at Hyderabad House in Delhi.

  4. The home ministry launched which portal that will enable individuals and private companies to submit applications and view their status online?
    A)e-Sahaj
    B)e-Sahaytha
    C)e-Rhythu
    D)e-Seva
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The home ministry launched a portal that will enable individuals and private companies to submit applications and view their status online.The “e-Sahaj Portal”, launched by Union home secretary Rajiv Gauba, seeks to strike a healthy balance between meeting the imperatives of national security and facilitating ease of doing business and promoting investment in the country.
  5. Which state police launched first of its kind dial FIR scheme in the country?
    A)TamilNadu
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Haryana
    D)Odisha
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The UP Police are set to launch a first of its kind dial FIR scheme in the country where a common man can register regular crimes without going to a police station even as it is preparing an online photographic dossier of criminals that will be provided to policemen on 22,000 new i-pads.

  6. Which state will be made stray cattle free by January 26 next year?
    A)Jharkhand
    B)Haryana
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Bihar
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Haryana will be made stray cattle free by January 26 next year. Strict actions would be taken against those, whose cattle are found roaming on the roads and fine would also be imposed on them.

  7. According to a research report “Top Locations in Asia:Technology Sector” released by Colliers Research,which Indian city along with Singapore and Shenzhen,figure in the list of best locations for tech enterprises in Asia?

    A)Mumbai
    B)Delhi
    C)Bengaluru
    D)Pune

    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Bengaluru, along with Singapore and Shenzhen,figure in the list of best locations for tech enterprises in Asia according to a research report “Top Locations in Asia:Technology Sector” released by Colliers Research.

  8. Which country to host major cultural festival in india involving over 75 events across 20 cities in India?
    A)Germany
    B)Australia
    C)USA
    D)France
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Australia’s High Commissioner to India, Harinder Sidhu, unveiled the program for Australia Fest- a six-month celebration of Australian culture, involving over 75 events across 20 cities in India.

  9. Recently,the board approved merger of Vodafone with which telecom operator?
    A)Jio
    B)BSNL
    C)Idea
    D)Airtel
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The board of Vodafone Idea Ltd has approved the merger of its unit Aditya Birla Telecom Ltd.(ABTL) with itself, moving a step closer towards monetizing the company’s 11.15% stake in Indus Towers to pare debt.

  10. India Post payments Bank announced a five-year partnership to sell life insurance products on a revenue share basis with which company?
    A)Bajaj Allianz
    B)Fino Payments Bank
    C)Life Insurance Corporation
    D)National Insurance Company Limited
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India Post Payments Bank and Bajaj Allianz announced a five-year partnership to sell life insurance products on a revenue share basis.

  11. The RBI liberalised some aspects of the ECBs policy including those related to rupee-denominated bonds to help check rupee depreciation.What is “E” in ECB?

    A)Easy
    B)External
    C)Extra
    D)Essential

    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The RBI liberalised some aspects of the external commercial borrowings(ECBs) policy including those related to rupee-denominated bonds to help check rupee depreciation.

  12. Which para shuttler was bestowed with Arjuna award?
    A)K.Srikanth
    B)Rakesh Kumar
    C)Raj Kumar
    D)PV Sindhu
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Two years after Para shuttler Raj kumar was denied the Arjuna award, Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Rajyavardhan Rathore bestowed the player with the honour in New Delhi.

  13. Who has been appointed as the new Chairman and MD of National Insurance Company Limited?

    A)Prabhat Kumar
    B)Binoy Kumar
    C)Tajinder Mukherjee
    D)Ajay Tyagi

    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Tajinder Mukherjee has been appointed as the new Chairman and MD of National Insurance Company Limited.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of National Insurance Company limited?
    A)Chennai
    B)Lucknow
    C)Pune
    D)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. Where is the HQ of India Post Payments Bank?
    A)Chennai
    B)Mumbai
    C)Pune
    D)New Delhi
    View Answer
    Option D

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