Current Affairs Quiz: September 21, 2017

Current Affairs 21 September 2017 Quiz

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  1. As per the union cabinet, existing 17 Government of India Presses (GIPs) will be rationalised/merged and modernised into how many presses?
    A) 4
    B) 5
    C) 6
    D) 7
    View Answer
     Option B
    Explanation:
    Cabinet has approved rationalisation/merger and modernisation of 17 Government of India Presses (GIPs) into 5 GIPs at Rashtrapati Bhawan, Minto Road and Mayapuri in New Delhi, Nashik in Maharashtra and Temple Street in Kolkata.
  2. Where is the first pension Adalat which aims to quickly resolving the long pending pension cases in the country set up by the government?
    A) Mumbai
    B) New Delhi
    C) Jaipur
    D) Gurugram
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     Option B
    Explanation:
    The first Pension Adalat and a pension app for Central Government employees is inaugurated in New Delhi. The Adalat aims to quick resolve long pending pension cases.
  3. India has signed MoU with which of the following countries to upgrade Thondaman Vocational Training Centre in the latter country?
    A) Bangladesh
    B) Nepal
    C) Sri Lanka
    D) Maldives
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     Option C
    Explanation:
    India and Sri Lanka has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to upgrade Thondaman Vocational Training Centre at Hatton located in Nuwara Eliya district of Sri Lanka.
    The up gradation of the center will be done using a grant of around 9 crore rupees from the Government of India
  4. Which country will host the first BIMSTEC disaster management exercise (BIMSTEC DMEx-2017) aimed at strengthening disaster management in South Asia?
    A) India
    B) Myanmar
    C) Bangladesh
    D) Thailand
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     Option A
    Explanation:
    In New Delhi, India
    The Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) involves Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Bhutan and Nepal.
  5. To form a joint venture — Khanij Bidesh India Ltd (Kabil), 3 state run-PSUs Hindustan Copper (HCL)and MEC and ___________ have joined hands.
    A) Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL)
    B) Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC)
    C) Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited(BHEL)
    D) National Aluminium Company (NALCO)
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     Option D
    Explanation:
    National Aluminium Company (Nalco).
    The proposed JV will identify, explore, acquire, develop and process strategic minerals overseas for commercial use and to meet domestic supply needs.
  6. Which of the following states has released ‘People First’ mobile application for grievance redressal in the state?
    A) Andhra Pradesh
    B) Telangana
    C) Karnataka
    D) Odisha
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     Option A
    Explanation:
    Under this application, people of Andhra Pradesh can dial 1100 to register complaints about government services and schemes.
  7. In which of the following states “Bandhan Tod” mobile app aimed at fighting the rampant social evil of child marriage in the state is being launched?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Haryana
    C) Bihar
    D) Chhattisgarh
    View Answer
     Option C
    Explanation:
    Launched by Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi, the “Bandhan Tod” app will try to create awareness on resisting child marriage and will also provide round-the-clock help to adolescent girls saying no to the practice in the form of an SOS button.
  8. In which of the following countries, organisations, institutions and individuals advocating non-violence will launch unique campaign titled ‘Follow the Mahatma’ on October 1 and 2, 2017?
    A) The Netherlands
    B) Denmark
    C) Peru
    D) Canada
    View Answer
     Option A
    Explanation:
    The campaign includes a ‘Gandhi March’ from the Peace Palace to the Grote Kerk in The Hague.
  9. Norway’s sovereign wealth fund, the largest in the world, has reached the value of _____________ for the first time.
    A) $1 billion
    B) $1 trillion
    C) $1 million
    D) $1 quadrillion
    View Answer
     Option B
  10. As per government of India notification, peer-to-peer lending (P2P) platforms will come under the ambit of whom?
    A) Non Banking Financial Company
    B) Securities and Exchange Board of India
    C) National Payments Corporation of India
    D) Reserve Bank of India
    View Answer
     Option D
    Explanation:
    According to a government of India notification, all the peer-to-peer lending (P2P) platforms will be treated as non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) and will be brought under the ambit of the banking regulator.
  11. Three Indians have been place among world’s ‘100 greatest living business minds’ by Forbes. Who among the following is not in the list?
    A) Lakshmi Mittal
    B) Ratan Tata
    C) Mukesh Ambani
    D) Vinod Khosla
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     Option C
    Explanation:
    Three Indian entrepreneurial legends, Ratan Tata, Lakshmi Mittal and Vinod Khosla have been included in Forbes’s special list of the world’s ‘100 Greatest Living Business Minds ’.
  12. Who has been appointed as the India’s new High Commissioner to Pakistan?
    A) Gautam Bambawale
    B) Ajay Bisaria
    C) Rahul Mashelkar
    D) Ravi Maheswari
    View Answer
     Option B
    Explanation:
    India’s ambassador to Pakistan Gautam Bambawale will now head the Indian mission in China, while envoy to Poland Ajay Bisaria will replace him in Islamabad as new High Commissioner to Pakistan.
  13. Who has been named as brand ambassador for Food Street, a curated food experience zone at the forthcoming World Food India event?
    A) Sanjeev Kapoor
    B) Vikas Khanna
    C) Ranveer Brar
    D) Kunal Kapur
    View Answer
     Option A
    Explanation:
    Sanjeev Kapoor
    Food Street, being held by Ministry of Food Processing Industry, will be hosted for the first time in India from November 3.
  14. Zannah Mustapha, who has been awarded the United Nations peace prize belongs to which of the following countries?
    A) Oman
    B) Nigeria
    C) Portugal
    D) Uzbekistan
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     Option B
    Explanation:
    Zannah Mustapha, a Nigerian lawyer who helped secure the release of more than 100 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram was awarded one of the United Nations’ top prizes — UN peace prize.
  15. Govindan Lakshmanan, P.U. Chitra belongs to which of the following?
    A) Hammer Throw
    B) Discus Throw
    C) Athletics
    D) Volleyball
    View Answer
     Option C
    Explanation:
    India won gold at the fifth Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games with Govindan Lakshmanan and P.U. Chitra winning gold in their respective events.

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