Current Affairs Quiz: September 20, 2019

Current Affairs 20 September 2019 Quiz

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  1. Recently Indian Railways conducted which drive with main focus on Collection of Plastic Waste?
    A)Ban Plastic
    B)Operation Plastic
    C)Massive Waste
    D)Massive Shramdan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indian Railways undertook a drive of “Massive Shramdan”on September 17 with main focus on “Collection of Plastic Waste”.

  2. Which state launched Mukhya Mantri Seva Sankalp Helpline 1100?
    A)Sikkim
    B)Himachal Pradesh
    C)Assam
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Himachal Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur launched Mukhya Mantri Seva Sankalp Helpline 1100 for the speedy and time bound redressal of public grievances by effective use of latest technologies.

  3. Recently The Hyderabad Karnataka Region was renamed as which of the following?
    A)Kalyalam Karma
    B)Hyderabad Kalyanm
    C)Kalyana Karnataka
    D)Hyderabad Kaveri
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Fulfilling a long standing demand of the people of Hyderabad Karnataka region, Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa announced that it has been renamed as ‘Kalyana Karnataka’ and a separate secretariat would be established for its development.

  4. Which state government dedicated the Dikshi Hydroelectric Project to the people of the state?
    A)Arunachal Pradesh
    B)TamilNadu
    C)Sikkim
    D)Assam
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu dedicated the Dikshi Hydroelectric Project to the people of the state.

  5. According to International Migrant Stock 2019 Report,Which is the leading country of origin of international migrants in 2019?
    A)Japan
    B)USA
    C)India
    D)China
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    India is the leading country of origin of international migrants in 2019 with a 17.5 million strong diaspora. The International Migrant Stock 2019, a dataset released by the Population Division of the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, provides the latest estimates of the number of international migrants by age, sex and origin for all countries and areas of the world.

  6. Recently Which application was launched by Delhi government to facilitate delivery of citizen-centric services?
    A)Tatpar
    B)Ranjit
    C)Vela
    D)Vayu
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal launched ‘Tatpar’ app, developed by the Delhi Police, which is a one-stop destination for access to over 50 citizen-centric services.

  7. The 5th International Ramayan Festival was held in Which city/UT?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Chennai
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The 5th International Ramayan Festival organized by Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), in New Delhi. ICCR was established with the vision of propagating Indian culture and its values to the whole world.

  8. Recently who became the first defence minister to fly in the indigenously-built light combat aircraft (LCA) Tejas?
    A)Nitin Gadkari
    B)Amit Shah
    C)Rajnath Singh
    D)Radha Mohan Singh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh becomes the first defence minister to fly in the indigenously-built light combat aircraft (LCA) Tejas. He flew in the Tejas fighter aircraft from the HAL airport in Bengaluru.

  9. Which country recently unveiled South Asia Tallest tower?
    A)China
    B)SriLanka
    C)Bhutan
    D)Nepal
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Sri Lanka unveiled South Asia’s tallest tower, costing over $100 million, 80% of which has been funded by China under the controversial Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).

  10. According to RBI data published in the Handbook of Statistics on Indian Economy 2018-19, Banks’ 2018-19 savings deposits rose up to how much amount as on March 31,2019?
    A)₹39.72 cr
    B)₹44.67 cr
    C)₹33.64 cr
    D)₹54.87 cr
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Indian private and public sector banks (PSBs) had aggregate savings deposits of Rs 39.72 lakh crore as on March 31, 2019, while foreign banks had a share of Rs 58,630 crore, according to RBI data published in the Handbook of Statistics on Indian Economy 2018-19.

  11. Recently India Post expanded its speed post service to how many foreign destinations?
    A)4
    B)3
    C)6
    D)7
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    India Post expanded speed post service to six new foreign destinations in Asia, Europe and South America. The Department of Posts has announced commencing of International Speed Post (EMS) Service to Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Ecuador, Kazakhstan, Lithuania and North Macedonia.

  12. Recently Dinesh Mongia announced its retirement from which sports?
    A)Basketball
    B)Football
    C)Tennis
    D)Cricket
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indian all-rounder Dinesh Mongia announced his retirement from all forms of cricket on September 18. Mongia, 42, last played for India in an ODI against Bangladesh on May 12, 2007.

  13. The Wrestling World Championships 2019 is being held at Which place?
    A)Thailand
    B)UAE
    C)Kazakhstan
    D)Turmekistan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Vinesh Phogat won the bronze medal at the Wrestling World Championships held in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.

  14. Who won the women’s Zhengzhou Open 2019?
    A)Petra Martic
    B)Serena Williams
    C)Karolina Pliskova
    D)Caroline Marine
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    World number two Karolina Pliskova beat Croatia’s Petra Martic 6-3 6-2 in the final of the inaugural Zhengzhou Open on Sunday to win the 15th WTA singles title of her career and her first in China.

  15. Who became the first person to swim across the English Channel four times non-stop in a 54-hour feat of endurance?
    A)Sarah Thomas
    B)Matt Biondi
    C)Ryan Lochte
    D)Mark Spitz
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    American breast cancer survivor Sarah Thomas became the first person to swim across the English Channel four times non-stop in a 54-hour feat of endurance.

  16. Who has been appointed as the National Security Adviser of United States of America?
    A)Robert O’Brien
    B)Stuart Williams
    C)GD Robert
    D)John Bolton
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Robert O’Brien has been appointed as the National Security Adviser of United States of America. He will replace John Bolton as the NSA of US.

  17. Recently Takehiko Nakao announced his resignation as President from Which organisation?
    A)OECD
    B)World Bank
    C)Asian Development Bank
    D)Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Asian Development Bank (ADB) said its president Takehiko Nakao has announced his resignation which will be effective from January 16 next year. He became the president of ADB on April 28, 2013.

  18. Who has been felicitated in the US with a prestigious Education Excellence Award 2019?
    A)Indra Nooyi
    B)Vijay Shekhar Sharma
    C)B Raveendran
    D)Anand Kumar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Super 30 founder and noted mathematician Anand Kumar has been felicitated in the US with a prestigious Education Excellence Award 2019.

  19. Who has been awarded with the Eminent Engineers Award?
    A)Vikas Chaturvedi
    B)Amar Singh
    C)Vinod Kumar Yadav
    D)Vipin Singh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Vinod Kumar Yadav, Chairman of Railway Board has been awarded with the Eminent Engineers Award.

  20. Which Indian Film has been nominated for Oscars?
    A)Badai Ho
    B)Andhadhun
    C)Moti Bagh
    D)Swapn
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Moti Bagh, a documentary film based on the struggle of a farmer in a remote Uttarakhand village, has been nominated for the Oscars.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Asian Development Bank?
    A)Tokyo
    B)Manila
    C)Beijing
    D)NewYork
    View Answer
    Option B

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

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