Current Affairs Quiz: September 28, 2017

Current Affairs 28 September 2017 Quiz

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  1. What is the financial outlay of Umbrella scheme of “Modernisation of Police Forces (MPF)” for years 2017-18 to 2019-20?
    A) Rs.55,060 crore
    B) Rs.25,060 crore
    C) Rs.45,060 crore
    D) Rs.35,060 crore
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      Option B
    Explanation: The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for implementation of umbrella scheme of “Modernisation of Police Forces (MPF)” for years 2017-18 to 2019-20.

    The financial outlay for the scheme over the three year’s period is Rs.25,060 crore, out of which the Central Government share will be Rs.18,636 crore and the States’ share will be Rs.6,424 crore.
  2. Who of the following has launched Electronic Negotiable Warehouse Receipt System in electronic system?
    A) Nirmala Sitharaman
    B) Arun Jaitley
    C) Ram Vilas Paswan
    D) Rajnath Singh
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      Option C
    Explanation: Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan has rolled out negotiable warehousing receipts in an electronic format that farmers can use to avail of bank credit easily.
  3. Which Ministry has launched “Jan Sampark” program ?
    A) Ministry of Defence
    B) Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
    C) Ministry  of Railways
    D) Minister of Women and Child Development
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      Option D
    Explanation: The Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA) of the Ministry of Women & Child Development has started a monthly “Jan Sampark” program to enable the public to have interaction with its officials and staff for seeking information related to Adoption as well as flagging their concerns. The first of its kind programme was held in New Delhi.
  4. Retirement age of central govt doctors raised to __years from previous 60 years.
    A) 65
    B) 72
    C) 62
    D) 75
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      Option A
    Explanation: The government has decided to increase the retirement age of central government doctors including those working under the AYUSH ministry and in the railways to 65 years.
  5. The first ever mobile, Internet and technology event in India — India Mobile Congress 2017 has started at which of the following place?
    A) Hyderabad
    B) Mumbai
    C) New Delhi
    D) Bengaluru
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      Option C
    Explanation: The first ever mobile, Internet and technology event in India — India Mobile Congress 2017 has started in New Delhi from 27th September.
  6. Which of the following country has allowed  women to drive car from 2018?
    A) Kyrgyzstan
    B) Ashkabad
    C) Turkmenistan
    D) Saudi Arabia
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      Option D
    Explanation: Saudi Arabia is all set to end the law, which made the Gulf nation the only country in the world to forbid female drivers, allowing women to drive. It has allowed women to drive car.
  7. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has planned to raise its annual lending to India to a maximum of __ to support the country
    A) $5 billion
    B) $6 billion
    C) $4 billion
    D) $8 billion
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      Option C
    Explanation: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has planned to raise its annual lending to India to a maximum of $4 billion to support the country to accelerate inclusive economic transformation.
  8. According to World Economic Forum’s global competitiveness index, Which country has topped the list?
    A) Denmark
    B) Norway
    C) Sweden
    D) Switzerland
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      Option D
    Explanation: India has been ranked as the 40th most competitive economy — slipping one place from last year’s ranking — on the World Economic Forum’s global competitiveness index, which is topped by Switzerland.
  9. State-owned IDBI Bank sold a total of ____ per cent stake in Small Industries Development Bank of India (Sidbi) in September 2017?
    A) 7
    B) 9
    C) 6
    D) 10
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      Option D
    Explanation: State-owned IDBI Bank has sold 9 per cent stake in Small Industries Development Bank of India (Sidbi) for an undisclosed amount in a bid to mobilise funds by exiting non-core business. Earlier in Sep, the bank sold 1% stake in Sidbi.
  10. Air India tied up with which of the following bank  for Rs 3,250 cr loan?
    A) SBI
    B) PNB
    C) UBI
    D) OBC
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      Option B
    Explanation: Air India has tied up with public sector lender Punjab National Bank and private lender IndusInd to secure loans to the tune of over Rs 3,000 crore for meeting working capital requirements.
  11. Which of the following tech giant has acquired Cloud firm Bitium?
    A) Yahoo
    B) Google
    C) Wipro
    D) TCS
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      Option B
    Explanation: Google has acquired Bitium, a company that provides enterprise customers with identity and access management solutions, including single sign-on (SS) and provisioning for Cloud applications.
  12. Which of the following country is going to host South Asian boxing Championship?
    A) England
    B) India
    C) South korea
    D) Sri Lanka
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      Option B
    Explanation: The Boxing Federation of India (BFI) has unveiled its 2017-18 calendar which includes the prestigious South Asian Championship to be held in Guwahati from December 6-10.
  13. Who of the following has bagged the men’s singles gold medal in the tennis event of Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games?
    A) Sumit Nagal
    B) Bhavesh Mishra
    C) Asish Chauhan
    D) Jagat Singh
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      Option A
    Explanation: Sumit Nagal bagged the men’s singles gold medal in the tennis event of Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games with a dominating win over compatriot Vijay Sundar Prashanth in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
  14. Who of the following has been has been sworn in as the current president of Angola?
    A) Manuel Vicente
    B) João Lourenço
    C) Bornito de Sousa
    D) José Eduardo dos Santos
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      Option B
    Explanation: Joao Lourenco has been sworn in as president of Angola, becoming the first new leader in the oil-rich southern African nation in almost four decades.
  15. ___ has become the first 98-year-old man who  has cleared the Masters in Economics examination from Patna’s Nalanda Open University (NOU).
    A) Deen Dayal Kumar
    B) Rajat Sharma
    C) Ram Singh
    D) Raj Kumar Vaishya
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      Option D
    Explanation: Beating all odds, Raj Kumar Vaishya, a 98-year-old man has cleared the Masters in Economics examination from Patna’s Nalanda Open University (NOU).
  16. Who of the following has going to be honoured at Variety’s Power of Women?
    A) Parineeti Chopra
    B) Priyanka Chopra
    C) Prem Chopra
    D) Anuragi Chopra
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      Option B
    Explanation: After making India proud at several events, the annual ‘Variety Power of Women’ luncheon will honour global actress Priyanka Chopra, who is UNICEF’s Global Citizens Goodwill Ambassador, on October 13 at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons.
  17. According to Forbes, who of the following is the highest paid actress?
    A) Amy Adams
    B) Julia Roberts
    C) Care Blanchett
    D) Sofia Vergara
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      Option D
    Explanation: According to Forbes, Priyanka Chopra came in at number eight as the ‘Quantico’ star made USD 10 million ( INR 65 crore) between June 1, 2016 and June 1, 2017, while ‘Modern Family’ star Sofia Vergara earned a whopping USD 41.5 million (Rs 271 crore) during the same period, topping the list for the sixth consecutive year.
  18. Who has been named as has been named among the top ten regulators in the world?
    A) Rahul Sharma
    B) Ajay Tyagi
    C) Bibek Debroi
    D) Amit Mittal
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      Option  B
    Explanation: Sebi Chairman Ajay Tyagi has been named among the top ten regulators in the world, according to a report. He has been ranked at the seventh position among the top 10 regulators worldwide
  19. Who of the following was a Veteran Bengali actor who has passed away?
    A) Srikant Acharya
    B) Anupam Roy
    C) Dekhen Bandhopadhyay
    D) Parvatiy Boul
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      Option  C
    Explanation: Veteran Bengali actor Dwijen Bandyopadhyay, a known name in theatre as well as cinema has passed away.
  20. Former National women’s hockey coach __ has passed away.
    A) PP Antony
    B) PK Dinha
    C) RS Singh
    D) GB Kapoor
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      Option A
    Explanation: P.P. Antony, former national women’s hockey coach who also trained and taught coaches at the Bengaluru SAI centre, has passed away

Static GK related to Today’s Current Affairs

  1. Guwahati is the city in which of the following State?
    A) Tripura
    B) Assam
    C) Nagaland
    D) Meghalaya
    View Answer
      Option B
  2. What is the capital of Angola?
    A) Rwanda
    B) Luanda
    C) Angola
    D) Algiers
    View Answer
      Option B
  3. When is World Tourism Day celebrated?
    A) 24 September
    B) 27 September
    C) 26 September
    D) 28 September
    View Answer
      Option B
  4. Who of the following is the CEO of Air India?
    A) Rajiv Bansal
    B) Vinay Dubey
    C) Rahul Bhatia
    D) Ajay Singh
    View Answer
      Option A
  5. Who of the following is the CMD of SIDBI?
    A) Manoj Mittal
    B) Ajay Kumar kapoor
    C) Mohammad Mustafa
    D) Piyush Sharma
    View Answer
      Option C

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