Current Affairs Quiz: September 29, 2017

Current Affairs 29 September 2017 Quiz

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  1. India has signed MoU with which of the following country to work together in maternal and adolescent health?
    A) Denmark
    B) Sweden
    C) Norway
    D) Portugal
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      Option C
    Explanation: India and Norway have signed a Letter of Intent to extend health cooperation, especially in the areas of reproductive, maternal, new-born, child and adolescent health.
  2. Which of the following firm topped the list of job site Indeed’s workplace rankings in India?
    A) Google
    B) Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited
    C) State Bank of India
    D) Reliance Industries
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      Option A
    Explanation: Google, Bharat Heavy Electricals and State Bank of India have been named as the top three best places to work in India by leading global job site Indeed.
  3. Which of the following bank has launched “CashBack” home loans which offers borrowers the benefit of 1% cashback on every EMI?
    A) SBI
    B) DENA
    C) ICICI
    D) IDBI
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      Option C
    Explanation: India’s largest private sector lender by consolidated assets, ICICI Bank has announced a new home loan scheme that offers borrowers the benefit of 1% cashback on every EMI, for the entire tenure of the loan. The offer will be valid for home loans with a minimum tenure of 15 years and maximum tenure of 30 years.
  4. According to HSBC, which of the following country has topped in the list of  best country for expats?
    A) Singapore
    B) China
    C) USA
    D) India
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      Option A
    Explanation: India leapt up the global rankings by 12 places to take the 14th spot in terms of best country for expats to live and work in, says a HSBC survey.
  5. The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) has registered which of the following as an Information Utility (IU)?
    A) National E-Governance Servitudes Limited
    B) Neutral E-Governance Services Limited
    C) National E-Governance Services Limited
    D) None of these
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      Option C
    Explanation: The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) registered National E-Governance Services Limited (NeSL) as an Information Utility (IU) under the IBBI (Information Utilities) Regulations, 2017. With this NeSL has become the first IU registered by the IBBI and the registration is valid for five years from the date of registration.
  6. Who of the following has been appointed as the first woman Proctor in the BHU (Banaras Hindu University)?
    A) Sujata Sharma
    B) Royana Singh
    C) Sukanya Singh
    D) Malti Rajput
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      Option B
    Explanation: The Banaras Hindu University has appointed Professor Royana Singh as its Chief Proctor. She will be the first woman to hold the post, as per an official of the 101-year-old central University.
  7. Who of the following has become the first  Woman in Saudi Arabia who has been named to a senior government post for the first time?
    A) Eman Al-Ghani
    B) Eman Al-Ghamandi
    C) Eman Al-Ghamdi
    D) None of these
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      Option C
    Explanation: Eman Al-Ghamdi, a Saudi woman has been named to a senior government post for the first time, shortly after a ban on women drivers was lifted. She was given the post “as part of plan to boost the number of females in leadership positions in line with Vision 2030.
  8. _________will receive 2017 SASTRA Ramanujan Prize for her contribution to number theory.
    A) Mehrbani Vizarota
    B) Meena Kumari
    C) Maria Sheikh
    D) Maryna Viazovska
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      Option D
    Explanation: Maryna Viazovska of Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland, will receive 2017 SASTRA Ramanujan Prize for her contribution to number theory.
  9. Who of the following are the authors of the book “A to Z of Financial Management in Autonomous Institutions”?
    A) Dr. Rajat Bhargava and Shri Bhargav Pathak.
    B) Dr. Rajat Bhargava and Shri Deenanath Pathak.
    C) Dr. Rajat Bhargava and Shri Sahil Pathak.
    D) None of these
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      Option B
    Explanation: The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Shri Arun Jaitley along with the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Shri N. Chandrababu Naidu released a book on financial management in New Delhi
  10. Who of the following was a veteran Congress leader who was a close confidante of former Prime Ministers Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi, has passed away?
    A) P K Khotedar
    B) T S Nitender
    C) M L Fotedar
    D) Ravi Chaudhary
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      Option C
    Explanation: Makhan Lal Fotedar, a veteran Congress leader who was a close confidante of former Prime Ministers Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi, has passed away.
  11. Communist Party Marxist State General Secretary ___has passed away.
    A) Balaji Vishwanath
    B) R K Muthy
    C) K.R Aravindakshan
    D) P S Krishnamurthy
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      Option C
    Explanation: Communist Party Marxist State General Secretary K.R Aravindakshan has passed away.
  12. When is the theme of World Rabies Day 2017?
    A) Rabies: Educate. Vaccinate. Eliminate
    B) End Rabies by 2030
    C) End Rabies Together
    D) Rabies: Zero by 30
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      Option D
    Explanation: World Rabies Day is celebrated annually to raise awareness about rabies prevention. The World Rabies Day 2017 theme: ‘Rabies: Zero by 30’.
  13. When is the theme of World Maritime Day 2017?
    A) Shipping: Indispensable to the world
    B) Connecting Ships, Ports and People
    C) Maritime Education and Training
    D) IMO conventions: Effective Implementation
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      Option B
    Explanation: The World Maritime Day is celebrated across the world on 28 September. It aims to do so by focusing on helping International Maritime Organization (IMO) member states to develop and implement maritime strategies to invest in a joined-up, interagency approach. The World Maritime Day 2017 Theme is ‘Connecting Ships, Ports and People’.

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  14. Where is the headquarters of  International Maritime Organization situated?
    A) Bern, Switzerland
    B) Paris, France
    C) London, UK
    D) California, USA
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      Option C
  15. Where is the headquarters of Google India located?
    A) Hyderabad
    B) New Delhi
    C) Gurugram
    D) Bengaluru
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      Option A
  16. When is World Rabies Day  celebrated?
    A) 22nd September
    B) 24th September
    C) 28th September
    D) 29th September
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      Option C
    Explanation: World Rabies Day is celebrated annually to raise awareness about rabies prevention. The World Rabies Day 2017 theme: ‘Rabies: Zero by 30’.
  17. When is the World Maritime Day celebrated across the world ?
    A) 28 September
    B) 23 September
    C) 27 September
    D) 22 September
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      Option A
    Explanation: The World Maritime Day is celebrated across the world on 28 September. It aims to do so by focusing on helping International Maritime Organization (IMO) member states to develop and implement maritime strategies to invest in a joined-up, interagency approach. The World Maritime Day 2017 Theme is ‘Connecting Ships, Ports and People’.
  18. Who of the following is the Vice-chancellor of BHU?
    A) Prabhu Seth
    B) Divyansh Mallick
    C) Girish Chandra Tripathi
    D) Prabhat Saxena
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      Option C

  19. Who of the following is the Chairman of IBBI?
    A) Dillip Singh
    B) M.S.Sahoo
    C) P.K.Mishra
    D) Jayant Kumar
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      Option B

  20. Which of the following is the capital city of Norway?
    A) Amsterdam
    B) Oslo
    C) Uruguay
    D) Poland
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      Option B

  21. Where is the Head-office of BRICS?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Shanghai
    C) Moscow
    D) South Africa
    View Answer
      Option B

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7 Thoughts to “Current Affairs Quiz: September 29, 2017”

  1. Ashin Wirathu

    Eman-al -ghamandi 😛

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