Current Affairs Quiz: September 22, 2017

Current Affairs 22 September 2017 Quiz

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  1. India is collaborating with which of the following country to build the Roppur nuclear power plant inBangladesh?
    A) China
    B) Pakistan
    C) Russia
    D) USA
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    India is collaborating with Russia to build the Roppur nuclear power plant in Bangladesh, the first initiative under a Indo-Russia deal to undertake atomic energy projects in third countries.
  2. The Year 2017 has been declared as __ year by __.
    A) e-vikaas, N. Chandrababu Naidu
    B) e-pragati, N. Chandrababu Naidu
    C) e-sahayak, N. Chandrababu Naidu
    D) e-sehyog, N. Chandrababu Naidu
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu declared that the year of 2017 as e-pragati year. All districts will come under the purview of real time governance. If any college students are trained on e-pragati, the program can be taken to basic level.
  3. Who of the following has granted 175000 USD for Rohingyas’ healthcare?
    A) UNICEF
    B) World Bank
    C) WHO
    D) Asian Development Bank
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    The WHO has released its first tranche of emergency funding of $175,000 to provide lifesaving healthcare to the “vulnerable population” in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar.
  4. Who of the following will provide a humanitarian aid package worth $32 million to the Rohingya Muslim minority?
    A) France
    B) Germany
    C) Russia
    D) USA
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:
    The US will provide a humanitarian aid package worth $32 million to the Rohingya Muslim minority who have fled violence in Myanmar and crossed into neighbouring Bangladesh. The funding “reflects the US commitment to help address the unprecedented magnitude of suffering and urgent humanitarian needs of the Rohingya people.
  5. When will Chabahar Port Be Operational ?
    A) 2020
    B) 2022
    C) 2018
    D) 2019
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has announced that he government is hopeful that the strategic Chabahar Port in Iran will be operational by the end of 2018. He further said that the port would be a “win win” situation for India, Iran and Afghanistan as it would serve as a “growth engine” for the entire region. Chabahar port, located in the Sistan-Balochistan province in the energy-rich Persian Gulf nation’s southern coast, lies outside the Persian Gulf and is easily accessed from India’s western coast, bypassing Pakistan.
  6. Which of the following Country has faced most natural disasters, according to UN?
    A) India
    B) China
    C) USA
    D) Phillipines
    View Answer
       Option C 
  7. Which of the following country topped the list of retail destination in 2017?
    A) Myanmar
    B) India
    C) China
    D) Pakistan
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    India has replaced China as the numero uno retail destination in 2017 as part of the global retail development index, according to a study. This was announced at India Retail Forum 2017 held in Mumbai.
  8. World Alzheimer’s Day is celebrated on which of the date?
    A) 21 September
    B) 22 September
    C) 23 September
    D) 24 September
    View Answer
       Option A
    Explanation:
    World Alzheimer’s Month is the international campaign every September to raise awareness and challenge the stigma that surrounds dementia. World Alzheimer’s Month was launched in 2012. World Alzheimer’s Day is on 21 September each year. World Alzheimer’s Day 2017 Theme: “Remember me”.
  9. A well-known Bollywood actress has passed away. Who is she?
    A) Padmavati
    B) Ramna
    C) Shakila
    D) Shashila
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    Bollywood actress Shakila, who was known for her work in films like “Aar Paar” and “CID”, has passed away.
  10.  Who of the following has been appointed as the NPCI interim Board Chairman?
    A) K Iyenagar
    B) B Sambamurthy
    C) L Laxminathan
    D) PNR Rao
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    The Board of National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), the umbrella organisation for all retail payment systems in the country, has announced the unanimous appointment of B Sambamurthy as interim Chairman of the Board. Sambamurthy replaces retiring Chairman, Balachandran M.
  11. Who of the following has been appointed as the first female prosecutor-general of Brazil?
    A) Douse Briliza
    B) Dilima Wene
    C) Rousseff
    D) Raquel Dodge
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:
    For the first time in Brazil’s history, a female named Raquel Dodge took over prosecutor-general’s post, replacing Rodrigo Janot, who held the position for four years.
  12. Asia Road racing Championship is going to take place at which of the following  places?
    A) Uttrakhand
    B) Himanchal Pradesh
    C) Tamil Nadu
    D) karnataka
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    Asia Road Racing Championship is scheduled to start from 22nd September in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Riders from Australia, Japan, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam and Chinese-Taipei, besides Chennai-based Indians Shankar Sarath Kumar and Rajiv Sethu, will take part in the fifth round of the championship.
  13. What is the official Slogan of FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019?
    A) Date to Do
    B) Dare to Game
    C) Dare to Shine
    D) Dare to Play
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    With less than two years to go, the official emblem and slogan for FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 were unveiled at the Musee de l’Homme, Paris. The emblem features the competition trophy wrapped in blue and white, with eight shards of light around football at the top of the trophy symbolising the eighth edition of the FIFA Women’s World Cup. The slogan of the tournament “Dare To Shine” reflects the development of football, especially women’s football.
  14. According to the World Trade Organisation (WTO), global merchandise trade is expected to grow at __ per cent in 2017 compared to 1.6 percent in 2016
    A) 3.6
    B) 3.3
    C) 3.7
    D) 3.9
    View Answer
       Option A
    Explanation:
    According to revised estimates published by the World Trade Organisation (WTO), global merchandise trade is expected to grow at a higher 3.6 per cent in 2017, compared with 1.6 per cent increase last year. The WTO had earlier projected the world trade to grow at 2.4 per cent in 2017.
  15. Google has acquired which of the following company for USD 1.1?
    A) HTC’s Pixel Team
    B) Dell’s Pixel Team
    C) HCL’s Pixel Team
    D) IBM’s Pixel Team
    View Answer
       Option A
    Explanation:
    Google has announced to acquire part of the Taiwan-based HTC Corporation’s mobile division team for $1.1 billion. However, HTC will continue onward with its own smartphone business even after sending a good portion of its talent and operations over to Google.
  16. Tata Steel has signed a MoU with which of the following for a 50/50 Joint Venture?
    A) Jiangsu AG
    B) Thyssenkrupp AG
    C) Arcelor AG
    D) Baosteel AG
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    Thyssenkrupp AG and Tata Steel Ltd. reached a tentative deal to merge their European steel businesses in a bid to create the region’s second-largest producer and tackle overcapacity in the industry.

Static GK related to Today’s Current Affairs

  1. Who among the following is the Prime minister of Russia
    A) Dmitry Medvedev
    B) Igor Shuvalov
    C) Viktor Zubkov
    D) Sergei Ivanov
    View Answer
       Option A 
  2. When was WHO established?
    A) 8 April 1948
    B) 9 April 1948
    C) 4 April 1948
    D) 7 April 1948
    View Answer
       Option D 
  3. Who of the following is the Director-General of Chabbar Port?
    A) Behrouz Aghayi
    B) Mohammad-Ali Rajai
    C) Ali Khamenei
    D) Akbar Hashemi
    View Answer
       Option A 
  4. Who of the following is the CEO of WTO?
    A) Roberto Azevedo
    B) Antonio Guterrers
    C) Anthony Lake
    D) Zeid bin Ra’ad
    View Answer
       Option A 

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