Current Affairs Quiz: September 24, 2017

Current Affairs 24 September 2017 Quiz

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  1. Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated PM LPG Panchayat at which of the following places?
    A) Goa
    B) Gujarat
    C) Bihar
    D) Odisha
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated the Pradhan Mantri LPG Panchayat as a backup to the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana in Gandhinagar.
  2. Who of the following has launched  Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyay Vigyan Gram Sankul Pariyojana?
    A) Sushma Swaraj
    B) Prakash javedekar
    C) Dr. Harsh Vardhan
    D) Jagat Prakash Nadda
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    Dr. Harshvardhan launched “Pt Deen Dayal Upadhyay Vigyan Gram Sankul Pariyojana” which will experiment and endeavour to formulate and implement appropriate S&T Interventions for Sustainable Development through cluster approach in Uttarakhand
  3. Which of the following Ministry has launched campaign to sensitise women about the early screening and the preventive care for cancer?
    A) Ministry of Grievances
    B) Ministry of Textile
    C) Ministry of Women and Child development
    D) Ministry of State Health and Family Welfare
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:
    Minister of State Health and Family Welfare Anupriya Patel launched a nationwide health campaign to sensitise women about the early screening and the preventive care for cancer.
  4. Who of the following has released postal stamp on Ramayana during his visit to historic Tulsi Manas temple in Varanasi?
    A) Arun Jaitley
    B) Rajnath Singh
    C) Narendra Modi
    D) Sushma Swaraj
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a postage stamp based on ‘Ramayana’ during his visit to historic Tulsi Manas temple in Varanasi and said that stamps are a wonderful way to preserve history.
  5. NITI Aayog has Joined Hands For Intelligent Transportation Systems with which of the following?
    A) International Road Federation
    B) International Arts and Entertainment Alliance
    C) International Federation of Journalists
    D) International Metalworkers’ Federation
    View Answer
       Option A
    Explanation:
    India’s National Institution for Transforming India (NITI Aayog) and the International Road Federation, Geneva (IRF Geneva) have signed a Statement of Intent (SoI) to cooperate in the field of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS).
  6. NITI Aayog has launched A program called SATH in collaboration with which of the following state govt.?
    A) Assam
    B) Tripura
    C) West Bengal
    D) jharkhand
    View Answer
       Option A
    Explanation:
    A program called SATH- Sustainable Action for Transforming Human Capital, a joint initiative of Government of Assam and NITI Aayog, which aims to provide structured support to Assam in identifying key health priorities has been launched in Assam.
  7. Which of the following State govt. Would provide Rs 1,000 as transportation cost to pregnant women from inaccessible areas to facilitate their institutional delivery?
    A) Bihar
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Odisha
    D) Jammu and Kashmir
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    The Odisha government would provide Rs 1,000 as transportation cost to pregnant women from inaccessible areas to facilitate their institutional delivery.
  8. Multi-agency exercise ‘Pralay Sahayam’ held at which of the following places?
    A) Kolkata
    B) Vishakhapatnam
    C) Mumbai
    D) Hyderabad
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:
    A multi agency exercise was conducted on the banks of Hussain Sagar Lake as the final event of Pralay Sahayam in Hyderabad.
  9.  India is hosting a global conference on stroke, at which of the following places?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Kolkata
    C) Chennai
    D) New Delhi
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:
    India is hosting a global conference on stroke, which is likely to be attended by over 500 experts from various medically advanced nations. The meet will focus on the advancements in stroke management.
  10. World’s tallest bamboo ‘Maa Durga’ idol wsa made at which of the following places?
    A) West Bengal
    B) Odisha
    C) Assam
    D) Karnataka
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    A 100-ft tall bamboo idol of Goddess Durga is all set to enter the Guinness Book of Records as the tallest bamboo sculpture ever made in the world
  11. The Reserve Bank of India has removed ______ bonds from corporate bond limit.
    A) Green
    B) Masala
    C) Tax Free
    D) Infrastructure
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India has removed masala bonds, or rupee-denominated debt securities sold abroad, from the corporate bond investment limit that remains almost full amid strong overseas investor interest.
  12. Which of the following bank has topped the list of most trusted and popular bank?
    A) AXIS
    B) ICICI
    C) SBI
    D) PNB
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    State Bank of India (SBI) is India’s most trusted and most popular bank according to a survey conducted by Brand Finance, a business valuation and strategic consultancy headquartered in London.
  13. ADB has sanctioned an amount of ___ million USD loan to __ state to carry forward fiscal reforms in the state?
    A) 400, West Bengal
    B) 300, West Bengal
    C) 400, Odisha
    D) 300, Odisha
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    Multilateral funding agency Asian Development Bank has sanctioned a USD 300 million loan facility for carrying forward fiscal reforms in West Bengal. The loan is approved to continue a comprehensive series of fiscal reforms in West Bengal to bring about more accessible, affordable, and high quality public services
  14. According to OECD, India’s economy will likely grow to how much percent in FY18?
    A) 6.4%
    B) 6.7%
    C) 6.8%
    D) 6.6%
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    OECD said India’s economy will likely grow 6.7% in FY18, lower than its estimate of 7.3% in June.
  15. Who of the following has become first Indian to be picked as International Boxing Association’s (AIBA) representative for the IOC Athletes Forum?
    A) kavita Chahal
    B) Kavita Goyat
    C) Laishram sarita Devi
    D) Mary Kom
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:
    Five-time world champion and Olympic bronze medalist MC Mary Kom has become the first Indian to be picked as International Boxing Association’s (AIBA) representative for the IOC Athletes Forum.
  16. Who of the following has been appointed as has been appointed as the chairman-cum-managing director (CMD) of NHPC Ltd?
    A) Prakash Swaroop
    B) PK Singh
    C)Shakti Singh
    D) Balraj Joshi
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:
    Balraj Joshi has been appointed as the chairman-cum-managing director (CMD) of NHPC Ltd, the country’s premier hydro power utility.
  17. WHo of the following has become the first Asian to be chosen for the prestigious Von Hippel Award for his immense contribution in materials research?
    A) CNR Rao
    B) TSR Rao
    C) PSK Rao
    D) DK Rao
    View Answer
       Option A
    Explanation:
    Eminent scientist, Professor C.N.R Rao, has become the first Asian to be chosen for the prestigious Von Hippel Award for his immense contribution in materials research.
  18. Who of the following has bagged  GQ Actor of the Year Award?
    A) Anurag Kashyap
    B) Shyam Benegal
    C) mani Ratnam
    D) Rajkummar Rao
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:
    National Award-winning actor Rajkummar Rao has bagged the GQ Actor of the Year Award. GQ hosted the GQ Men of the Year Awards in Mumbai.
  19.  Google honoured Indian chemist ______ on his/her 100th birthday.
    A) Animesh Chakarboty
    B) Debashish Mukherjee
    C) Asima Chatterjee
    D) Shanti Swarauup Bhatnakar
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    Google Doodle, today, celebrates 100th birthday of Asima Chatterjee, a renowned Indian chemist, who was the first female Doctorate of Science in India from an Indian University.

Static GK related to Today’s Current Affairs

  1. Where is the head-quarter of NHPC?
    A) Faridabad
    B) Ghaziabad
    C) Ahemdabad
    D) Kolkata
    View Answer
       Option A
  2. Where is the head-quarter of OECD?
    A) Paris
    B) Geneva
    C) California
    D) Texas
    View Answer
       Option A
  3. Who is the President of ADB?
    A) Haruhiko Kuroda
    B) Takehiko Nakao
    C) Tadao Chino
    D) Mitsuo Sato
    View Answer
       Option B

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