Current Affairs Quiz: September 27, 2019

Current Affairs 27 September 2019 Quiz

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  1. Recently as announced by PM Modi,how much amount will be spend by India on modern infrastructure?
    A)1.3 trillion dollars
    B)1.5 trillion dollars
    C)1.8 trillion dollars
    D)2.0 trillion dollars
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced that India is going to spend around 1.3 trillion dollars on modern infrastructure.

  2. Who will continue to be the chairman of reconstituted EAC-PM (Economic Advisory Council to Prime Minister)?
    A)Ratan p Watal
    B)Bibek Debroy
    C)Ram Singh
    D)Amitabh Kant
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    According to an official release, Bibek Debroy and Ratan P Watal will continue to be the Chairman and Member Secretary, respectively of the reconstituted EAC-PM (Economic Advisory Council to Prime Minister).

  3. How much amount of line of credit was given by India to the member states of the Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM) for climate conservation projects?
    A)USD 150 million
    B)USD 200 million
    C)USD 250 million
    D)USD 300 million
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India on Wednesday (local time) extended a grant of USD 150 million as Line of Credit to the member states of the Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM) for climate conservation projects.

  4. Recently Defence Minister commissioned which ship at the Chennai port?
    A)Vela
    B)Veyu
    C)Varsha
    D)Varaha
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh commissioned the ICGS Varaha, the fourth in the series of seven 98-m Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV) of the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) at the Chennai port.

  5. The 9th edition of Thumri Festival was concluded in which city/UT?
    A)Chandigarh
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Pune
    D)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Marked with scores of captivating and enchanting performances, the 9th edition of Thumri Festival was concluded in Delhi. Organised by Sahitya Kala Parishad, Department of Art, Culture and Languages, Delhi Government the festival promotes genres of music which today are fading due to the advent of fusion/western/pop music.

  6. Recently NASA launched which satellite designed by 17 year old student Aabhaas Sikka?
    A)Bharat1
    B)RamanSat2
    C)Ravana2
    D)Rama2
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    NASA successfully launched the RamanSat 2 miniature satellite designed by 17-year-old student Aabhaas Sikka. The satellite was developed by Sikka during his internship with SPACE India with help from SPACE Group Founder and CMD Sachin Bahmba along with the company’s research team. It is carrying equipment to measure the radiation from Sun and space.

  7. The 23rd edition of trilateral maritime exercise ‘Malabar’ between navies of India, Japan and the US began off-in which country?
    A)Usa
    B)India
    C)Japan
    D)Russia
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The 23rd edition of trilateral maritime exercise ‘Malabar’ between navies of India, Japan and the US began off the coast of Japan. Malabar 2019 would endeavour to further strengthen India-Japan-US naval cooperation and enhance interoperability, based on shared values and principles.

  8. Recently the starfish shaped Daxing International Airport was opened in which country?
    A)Russia
    B)China
    C)India
    D)USA
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The starfish-shaped Beijing Daxing International Airport (PKX) built at a cost of about $17.5 billion was opened by Chinese President Xi Jinping. PKX is spread over an area of 700,000 square metres and has four runways.

  9. Who was elected as the President of Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA)?
    A)Guru Gopinath
    B)N Srinivasan
    C)TN Maniharan
    D)Rupa Gurunath
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Rupa Gurunath, the daughter of former BCCI President N Srinivasan was elected as the President of Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA).

  10. Who has been elected as president of International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF)?
    A)Thomas Swae
    B)Sebastian Coe
    C)Narinder Singh Batra
    D)G Gopinath
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) announced that Sebastian Coe from UK has been elected as its President for the second term during the 52nd IAAF Congress in Doha.

  11. Who was given the Changemaker Award by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation?
    A)Priyal Pokhriyal
    B)Divya Jain
    C)Akanksha Khare
    D)Payal Jangid
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Payal Jangid, a 17-year-old campaigner against child labour and child marriage in Rajasthan, was given the Changemaker Award by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

  12. Who has made to the Guinness Book of World Records by painting Pulwama attack bravehearts while walking on treadmill?
    A)Harsha
    B)Sudarshan Patnaik
    C)Brijesh Singh
    D)Nayan Sehgal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Harsha, an artist from Hyderabad has made it to the Guinness Book of World Records by painting the soldiers who sacrificed their lives in the Pulwama attack while walking on a treadmill for 45 minutes.

  13. Who has been selected for the Chief Minister’s Excellence Award by the Madhya Pradesh Government for teaching Sanskrit to students for the past 23 years and securing recording 100 per cent result in the subject?
    A)Vasudev Panchal
    B)Priyanka Dubey
    C)Vikas Singroul
    D)Anurag Singh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Vasudev Panchal (53), a peon in a Bhopal school has been selected for the Chief Minister’s Excellence Award by the Madhya Pradesh Government for teaching Sanskrit to students for the past 23 years and securing recording 100 per cent result in the subject.

  14. Who will be awarded with SASTRA Ramanujan prize for 2019?
    A)Jack Lewis
    B)Bowman Harry
    C)Adam Harper
    D)David Jones
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The SASTRA Ramanujan prize for 2019 will be awarded to UK mathematician Adam Harper, Assistant Professor with the University of Warwick, England.

  15. As per IIFL Wealth-Hurun India Rich List 2019,who topped the list as India’s richest man?
    A)Indra Nooyi
    B)Anil Ambani
    C)Aziz Premji
    D)Mukesh Ambani
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    With a net worth of Rs 3.8 lakh crore, Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani is India’s richest man for the eighth consecutive year as mentioned in the IIFL Wealth-Hurun India Rich List 2019.

  16. Recently Venu Madhav passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Poet
    B)Actor
    C)Journalist
    D)Sports
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Tollywood actor and comedian Venu Madhav has passed away. He was undergoing treatment for Kidney related issues.

  17. Recently co owner of Iranian-Parsi restaurant Britannia & Co restaurant passed away.Name him?
    A)Nky Chaturvedi
    B)Anil Rashid Acharya
    C)Boman Rashid Kohinoor
    D)Adil Khan
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Boman Rashid Kohinoor, co-owner of Iranian-Parsi restaurant Britannia & Co in Mumbai has passed away aged 97. He was suffering from cardiac issues.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of NASA?
    A)Paris
    B)Rome
    C)Washington DC
    D)NewYork
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. Where is the HQ of International Association of Athletics Federation?
    A)Monaco
    B)Rome
    C)Munich
    D)Paris
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. What is the currency of Japan?
    A)Euro
    B)Dollar
    C)Yen
    D)Won
    View Answer
    Option C

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