Current Affairs Quiz: September 28, 2018

Current Affairs 28 September 2018 Quiz

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  1. 7th edition of FICCI Safety Systems Excellence Awards for Industry was held in which city?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Chennai
    C)Kolkata
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The 7th edition of FICCI Safety Systems Excellence Awards for Industry was launched in June 2018 in NewDelhi. The award ceremony & the conference are scheduled in September.

  2. Which state government has decided to adopt the “No work No Pay” policy ?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Odisha
    C)Haryana
    D)Bihar
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Odisha government has decided to adopt the “No work No Pay” policy with regard to the strike by the block grant teachers and lecturers.

  3. According to Nielsen Smartphone 2018 report, Smartphone users in India are consuming how much average data per day?
    A)4GB
    B)3GB
    C)1GB
    D)2GB
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Smartphone users in India are consuming an average 1GB data perday from an average 4GB a month not long ago and spending more than 90 minutes on online activities daily across the entry-level, mid and premium segments, the”Nielsen Smartphone 2018” report said.

  4. > India will organize “Gandhi March”in which country?
    A)USA
    B)UK
    C)Ukraine
    D)Netherlands
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India will organize “Gandhi March” from the iconic Peace Palace at the Hague to Grote Kerk to launch the two-year long celebrations of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

  5. The Modi government constituted an 8-member search committee to recommend the chairperson and members of the anti-corruption ombudsman Lokpal.Who will be heading this committee?
    A)Ranjana Prakash Desai
    B)Mukul Mudgal
    C)Bibek Debroy
    D)Dipak Mishra
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Modi government constituted an 8-member search committee, to be headed by former Supreme Court judge Justice Ranjana Prakash Desai, to recommend the chairperson and members of the anti-corruption ombudsman Lokpal.

  6. India has formed an alliance with which country to combat the menace of tuberculosis?
    A)Australia
    B)Canada
    C)USA
    D)UK
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The US and India have formed an alliance comprising leading experts in public and private sectors to combat the menace of tuberculosis.
  7. Which city will host 8th Asian Yoga Sports Championship?
    A)Nashik
    B)Bangalore
    C)Thiruvananthapuram
    D)Pune
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Thiruvananthapuram is all set to play host to the 8th Asian Yoga Sports Championship which will be held at the Jimmy George Indoor Stadium from September 27 to 30.

  8. Which country has received the biggest loan package ever from the IMF aimed at shoring up the country’s ailing finances?
    A)Argentina
    B)India
    C)Japan
    D)China
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Argentina has received the biggest loan package ever from the IMF aimed at shoring up the country’s ailing finances a whopping $57.1 bn that will be disbursed over the next three years.

  9. According to ADB,India is expected to grow at how much percent in 2018?
    A)7.3
    B)7.4
    C)7.5
    D)7.6
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India is expected to grow at a healthy 7.3 percent in 2018, helped by improved domestic demand and a steady revival in industrial growth, the ADB said in a new report.

  10. Which ministry launched web portal in a bid to boost credit availability to Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs)?
    A)Ministry of Corporate Affairs
    B)Ministry of Women and Child Development
    C)Ministry of Finance
    D)Ministry of Defence
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    In a bid to boost credit availability to Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has launched a web portal through which one can avail loans up to Rs 1 crore in just 59 minutes.
  11. Department of Financial Services(DFS),Ministry of Finance and National Informatics Centre have jointly developed which mobile application as a part of financial inclusion (FI) initiative?

    A)Jan Marg
    B)Jan Man Dhan
    C)Jan Dhan Darshak
    D)Jan Dhan

    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Department of Financial Services(DFS),Ministry of Finance and National Informatics Centre have jointly developed a mobile app called Jan Dhan Darshak as a part of financial inclusion (FI) initiative.
  12. According to report by KPMG,mobile to drive $985 billion financial services sales in India by which year?
    A)2030
    B)2020
    C)2025
    D)2022
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    By influencing purchases of credit cards, insurance and loans, mobiles will create $985 billion sales opportunity for financial services brands in India by 2022, says a new Facebook-KPMG report titled “Eliminating friction in financial services path to purchase”.

  13. Which country will lead in Global Internet of Things (IoT) cellular connections by 2025?
    A)USA
    B)Australia
    C)China
    D)India
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Global Internet of Things (IoT) cellular connections will cross 5 billion mark by 2025 and China will continue to lead by contributing almost two-thirds of such connections.

  14. RBI decided to ease the SLR norms from which month to induce liquidity into the financial system, amid concerns of a credit crunch?
    A)January
    B)October
    C)November
    D)December
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The RBI will ease the Statutory Liquidity Ratio(SLR) norms from October to induce liquidity into the financial system, amid concerns of a credit crunch.

  15. Which is the only sportsperson featuring in the Forbes India’s maiden “tycoons of tomorrow” list of 22 young achievers in the fields of business, acting and sports?

    A)K Srikanth
    B)MS Dhoni
    C)PV Sindhu
    D)Virat Kohli

    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Badminton player and Olympian PV Sindhu is the only sportsperson featuring in the Forbes India’s maiden “tycoons of tomorrow” list of 22 young achievers in the fields of business, acting and sports.

  16. India women’s team defeated which country recently in style with a comprehensive 51-run win against the hosts in the fifth and final T20 International?
    A)South Africa
    B)Australia
    C)Bangladesh
    D)SriLanka
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indian women ended their tour of Sri Lanka in style with a comprehensive 51-run win against the hosts in the fifth and final T20 International.

  17. Which country will host Deaf ICC T20 World Cup 2018?
    A)England
    B)SriLanka
    C)India
    D)Australia
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    India will host the Deaf ICC T20 World Cup slated to begin from November 23-30 in Gurugram.

  18. Who was given additional charge of the post of Director General of Fire Service,Civil Defence and Home Guards?

    A)Satrugan Pandav
    B)Sanjay Kumar
    C)Ajay Tyagi
    D)Harpal Singh

    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    NDRF chief Sanjay Kumar was given additional charge of the post of Director General of Fire Service,Civil Defence and Home Guards.

  19. Who was awarded the United Nations Champions OF the Earth for the year 2018?

    A)Donald Trump
    B)Narendra Modi
    C)Xi Jinping
    D)Vladimir Putin

    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi was awarded the United Nations Champions OF the Earth for the year 2018.

  20. When is World Tourism Day celebrated?
    A)Sep 29
    B)Sep 28
    C)Sep 27
    D)Sep 25
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    World Tourism Day is celebrated worldwide annually on Sep 27 started by The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in 1980.The theme of this year is ‘Tourism and the Digital Transformation”.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of National Disaster Response Force?
    A)Pune
    B)New Delhi
    C)Chennai
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option B

  2. Where is the HQ of ICC?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Dubai
    C)New York
    D)London
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. In which state does Umshyrpi river flow?
    A)Tripura
    B)Assam
    C)Shillong
    D)Arunachal Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Ashes of former Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee were immersed in Umshyrpi river in Dhobighat in Shillong
  4. In which state does Gangasagar river flow?
    A)Andhra Pradesh
    B)West Bengal
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Odisha
    View Answer
    Option B
    Ashes of former Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee were immersed in Gangasagar, the confluence of Ganges in Kolkata.
  5. In which state does Beas river flow?
    A)Punjab
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Jammu and Kashmir
    D)Himachal Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Ashes of former Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee were immersed in Beas River.
  6. In which state does Mandovi and Zuari rivers flow?
    A)Andhra Pradesh
    B)Goa
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Odisha
    View Answer
    Option B
    Ashes of former Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee were immersed in Mandovi, Zuari rivers in Goa
  7. In which state does Barak river flow?
    A)Tripura
    B)Assam
    C)Shillong
    D)Arunachal Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Ashes of former Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee were immersed in Barak river in Assam  

 

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