Current Affairs Quiz: September 21, 2018

Current Affairs 21 September 2018 Quiz

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  1. Which organization has approved a new scheme- Atal Bimit Vyakti Kalyan Yojana for Insured Persons?
    A)New India Assurance Company
    B)Life Insurance Corporation
    C)Employees State Insurance Corporation
    D)National Insurance Company Limited
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Employees State Insurance Corporation(ESIC) has approved a new scheme- Atal Bimit Vyakti Kalyan Yojana for Insured Persons covered under the Employees’ State Insurance Act.

  2. Indian economy will grow up to $5 trillion by which year,according to Prime Minister Narendra Modi?
    A)2024
    B)2022
    C)2025
    D)2030
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The size of the Indian economy will double to $5 trillion by 2022 with manufacturing and agriculture contributing $1 trillion each, and the various states are competing with each other to help achieve this goal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said.

  3. Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for the India International Convention and Expo Centre in which city?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Pune
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for the India International Convention and Expo Centre in New Delhi’s Dwarka.

  4. India and which country signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the implementation of Mahatma Gandhi International Convention Centre?
    A)UK
    B)Australia
    C)Niger
    D)Africa
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    India and Niger signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the implementation of Mahatma Gandhi International Convention Centre in Niamey,Niger with the Indian government’s grant assistance.

  5. India successfully test-fired which surface to surface short-range tactical ballistic missile from a defence facility off Odisha coast?

    A)Prahaar
    B)Parbat
    C)Prush
    D)Parivartan

    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India successfully test-fired surface to surface short-range tactical ballistic missile Prahaar from a defence facility off Odisha coast.

  6. What is the rate of interest on PPF and NSCs from Oct 1,2018?
    A)8.5%
    B)7.2%
    C)8%
    D)7.5%
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The government raised the interest rates on small saving schemes, including National Savings Certificates (NSCs), Public Provident Fund (PPF) and Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP), for the third quarter of the fiscal (October-December).The PPF and NSCs will earn 8% interest from October 1, 2018, while KVPs will earn 7.7%.While the Senior Citizen’s Savings Scheme of five-year period will offer 8.7% interest, the Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana for the girl child will offer 8.5%..The government retained the interest on savings deposits at 4% compounded annually.

  7. Which Indian men’s cricketer received Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award 2018 at National Sports Awards 2018?
    A)Rohit Sharma
    B)KL Rahul
    C)MS Dhoni
    D)Virat Kohli
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The National Sports Awards 2018 were officially announced on 20 September. These awards are conferred by Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports.

  8. Who was appointed as MD and CEO of Allahabad Bank?
    A)PS Jayakumar
    B)AS Rajeev
    C)Ashok Kumar Pradhan
    D)SS Maallikarjuna Rao
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The government appointed managing directors (MDs) and chief executive officers (CEOs) for 10 public sector banks. Five of the new MD and CEOs are currently functioning as Deputy MDs of State Bank of India (SBI).

  9. Which city metro has become the first ever metro rail corporation from India to bag the International ‘Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents “Award?

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

    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation has become the first ever metro rail corporation from India to bag the International ‘Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents “Award.


STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Allahabad Bank?
    A)Kanpur
    B)Chennai
    C)Kolkata
    D) Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. What is the capital of Niger?
    A)Nimara
    B)Canberra
    C)Baku
    D)Niamey
    View Answer
    Option D

  3. What is the currency of Niger?
    A)Rupee
    B)Dollar
    C)Euro
    D)CFA Franc
    View Answer
    Option D

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