Current Affairs Quiz: September 27, 2017

Current Affairs 27 September 2017 Quiz

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  1. Who among the following has/have been chosen to be felicitated at 4th Indian Film Festival of Russia?
    A) Kangna Ranaut
    B) Hema Malini
    C) Madhur Bhandarkar
    D) Both B and C
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:
    National Award-winning filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar and veteran actress Hema Malini will be felicitated at the 4th Indian Film Festival of Russia, for their contribution to Indian cinema.
  2. Who among the following has been enlisted in the World’s most Powerful Women by the Fortune magazine?
    A) Chanda Kochhar
    B) Shikha Sharma
    C) Indra Nooyi
    D) All of these
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:
    Two Indians — Chanda Kochhar and Shikha Sharma —  most powerful women in business outside the United States
    while Indra Nooyi featured in the top three on the US edition list.
  3. According to Hurun Rich List 2017, who among the following has been ranked India’s 8th richest person?
    A) Dilip Sanghvi
    B) Shiv Nadar
    C) Acharya Balkrishna
    D) Azim Premji
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    Patanjali Ayurved CEO Acharya Balkrishna has been named among India’s top 10 richest people for the first time in Hurun Rich List 2017, with a wealth of ₹70,000 crore. Now India’s 8th richest person, Balkrishna saw a 173% increase in his wealth in a year. Notably, he is the most followed entrepreneur on the Indian social media.
  4. Who among the following has been appointed as the chairman and managing director (CMD) of ONGC?
    A) Rishi Shankar
    B) Shashi Shanker
    C) Gayatri Shankar
    D) Prabhu Shankar
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    Shashi Shanker has been appointed as the chairman and managing director (CMD) of India’s biggest oil and gas producer ONGC.
  5. Who among the following has been appointed Chairman of World Gold Council?
    A) Michael Harquail
    B) David Harquail
    C) Richard Harquail
    D)  Mark Harquail
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    The World Gold Council has appointed President and Chief Executive of Franco-Nevada Corporation David Harquail as its new Chairman.
  6. Who among the following has won gold at National Open Athletics in men’s 500 meter race?
    A) Arokia Rajiv
    B) Govindan Lakshmanan
    C) Muhammed Anas Yaahiya
    D) Dutee Chand
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    Govindan Lakshmanan won the men’s 5000 metre race on the opening day of the 57th National Open Athletics Championships at the Nehru Stadium, New Delhi.
  7. Which of the following e-commerce major has acquired F1 Info Solutions?
    A) Amazon
    B) Ebay
    C) Flipkart
    D) Myntra
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    E-commerce major Flipkart has acquired mobiles and IT products repair services company, F1 Info Solutions for an undisclosed amount.
  8. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has lowered India’s growth forecast to __ for 2017-18 from earlier predcited 7.4%.
    A) 6.7%
    B) 6.9%
    C) 7.0%
    D) 7.2%
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has lowered India’s growth forecast to 7% for 2017-18 owing to weakness in private consumption, manufacturing output and business investment in its Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2017. Earlier it was projected at 7.4%. Also the outlook for 2018-19 is now at 7.4 per cent from the previous 7.6 per cent projection.
  9. According to ADB, Asia is expected to grow by __ in 2017.
    A) 5.9%
    B) 5.8%
    C) 5.7%
    D) 5.6%
    View Answer
       Option A
    Explanation:
    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) said that the developing Asia is on track to grow faster this year and next. Developing Asia is expected to grow by 5.9 and 5.8 percent in 2017 and 2018, respectively.
  10. Which of the following Port has been renamed as Deendayal Port?
    A) Kochi Port
    B) Kandla Port
    C) Tuticorn Port
    D) Chennai Port
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    The Kandla Port Trust has been renamed Deendayal Port Trust. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had suggested renaming the Kandla Port after Upadhyay “who stood up for the upliftment of the poor and weaker sections of society”.
  11. _____, a Water Jet Fast Attack Craft intended for extended coastal and offshore surveillance and patrolling, has been commissioned into the Indian Navy.
    A) INS Tasaka
    B) INS Tarama
    C) INS Taraka
    D) INS Tarasa
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:
    INS Tarasa, a Water Jet Fast Attack Craft intended for extended coastal and offshore surveillance and patrolling, has been commissioned into the Indian Navy.
  12. Project Nishchay  has been launched by which of the following banks to improve its financial performance ?
    A) SIDBI
    B) IDBI
    C) ICICI
    D) AXIS
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    Public sector lender IDBI Bank has initiated a turnaround plan – ‘Project Nishchay’ in consultation with The Boston Consulting Group (BCG). The project aims to accelerate the struggling lender’s turnaround programme and improve financial performance. The project will be led by senior management at IDBI Bank along with BCG.
  13. Which of the following companies has topped the 100 most valuable brands list, according to rankings by consultancy group Interbrand?
    A) Apple
    B) Google
    C) Microsoft
    D) Nokia
    View Answer
       Option A
    Explanation:
    Apple and Google respectively have once again take the two top spots in a list of the world’s 100 most valuable brands, according to rankings by consultancy group Interbrand. This is the fifth consecutive year with Apple and Google at the top of the list.
  14. Which of the following country has launched world’s largest and most powerful Ice-breaker?
    A) China
    B) USA
    C) Russia
    D) Japan
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    Russia has launched the world’s largest and most powerful icebreaker ship, designed to transport cargo via the Northern Sea Route in the Arctic Ocean. The nuclear-powered vessel, capable of breaking ice fields up to three metres thick, will also carry out rescue work in ice conditions and ice-free waters.
  15. On 24th September 2017, Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) completed how many years in orbit?
    A) 2 years
    B) 3 years
    C) 4 years
    D) 5 years
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    India’s rendezvous with the red planet continues as its celebrated Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) completes three years in orbit. The country had on 24 September 2014 successfully placed the Mars Orbiter Mission spacecraft in the orbit around the red planet, in its very first attempt, thus breaking into an elite club.
  16. Which of the following country is going to boost ‘White Revolution’ in Haryana?
    A) Afghanistn
    B) Japan
    C) Israel
    D) Myanmar
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    The ‘White Revolution’ in Haryana is set to get an Israeli boost. A leading state in milk production, Haryana would now benefit from the techniques and experience of Israel, leader in milk production in the world, for increasing the average milk production
  17. Which of the following govt. Has launched Vision – 2025?
    A) Andhra Pradesh
    B) Karnataka
    C) Maharashtra
    D) odisha
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    The Karnataka government has launched ‘Vision-2025’ project aimed at evolving a draft policy for development of the state in next seven years by seeking the opinion of the public.
  18. Who of the following Cabinet Minister has launched Divyang mobile App?
    A) Jual Oram
    B) ThaawarChand Gehlot
    C) Nitin Gadkari
    D) Rajnath Singh
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    Thaawarchand Gehlot, Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment launched the Beta version of ‘Divyang Sarathi’—The accessible and comprehensive mobile application for easy dissemination of information to ‘Divyangjans’.
  19. Where did Vice Present Venkaiah Naidu in-augurated “Swachhta Hi Seva” and Shouchalayakkagi Samara” Programme?
    A) Madhya Pradesh
    B) Tamil Nadu
    C) Karnataka
    D) West Bengal
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    The Vice President, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu, today inaugurated the Swachhta Hi Seva” and Shouchalayakkagi Samara” (A Crusade For Toilets) Programme in Karnataka in an ocassion.
  20. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has launched a web portal called ‘PENCIL’. Expand PENCIL.
    A) Platform for Effecient Enforcement for No Child Labour
    B) Platform for Effective Enforcement for Never Child Labour
    C) Platform for Effective Enrollment for No Child Labour
    D) Platform for Effective Enforcement for No Child Labour
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:
    Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has launched a web portal called ‘PENCIL’ for effective implementation of the National Child Labour Project, (NCLP) in the National Conference on Child Labour organized by Ministry of Labour & Employment.
  21. Government celebrated ‘Bharat ke Kaushalzaade’ on the eve of __
    A) Antodaya Diwas
    B) Engineer Day
    C) Prawasi Diwas
    D) Labour Diwas
    View Answer
       Option A 

Static GK related to Today’s Current Affairs

  1. World Tourism Day is celebrated on which of the following Date?
    A) September 25
    B) September 26
    C) September 27
    D) September 28
    View Answer
       Option C
     
  2. Which of the following is the constituency of Thawar Chand Gehlot?
    A) Shahapur
    B) Lucknow
    C) Sirsa
    D) Shajapur
    View Answer
       Option D
     
  3. Who of the following is the current President of Israel?
    A) Reuven Rivlin
    B) Ezer Weizem
    C) Zalman  Zahar
    D) Chaim Herzog
    View Answer
       Option A
     
  4. Who of the following is the CEO of Apple Inc.?
    A) Satya Nadella
    B) Tim Cook
    C) Michael Clark
    D) Indra Nooyi
    View Answer
       Option 
     

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