Current Affairs Quiz: September 29, 2019

Current Affairs 29 September 2019 Quiz

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  1. Recently Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare launched which campaign along with National TB Prevalence Survey?
    A)TB Harega Desh Jeetega
    B)TB Harega,India Jeetega
    C)TB Ko Harao,Bharat Jeetao
    D)TB ki Har,Bharat ki Jeet
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare launched the new TB Harega Desh Jeetega Campaign, along with the National TB Prevalence Survey.

  2. Recently Minister for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pension Dr Jitendra Singh launched which portal of Department of Posts in NewDelhi?
    A)CABRAMS
    B)CPGRAMS
    C)CPHRUSE
    D)CPHTANI
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Minister for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pension Dr Jitendra Singh launched Centralized Public Grievance Redress and Monitoring System, CPGRAMS of Department of Posts in New Delhi.
  3. Recently as announced by Union Chemicals and Fertilizers Minister D V Sadananda Gowda new Centre of the Central Institute of Plastics Engineering and Technology (CIPET) will soon be set up in which state?
    A)Kerala
    B)Odisha
    C)Andhra Pradesh
    D)Telangana
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Union Chemicals and Fertilizers Minister D V Sadananda Gowda announced that a new Centre of the Central Institute of Plastics Engineering and Technology (CIPET) will soon be set up at Medak in Telangana state.

  4. Which state high court recently launched official mobile application for providing digital access of its services to lawyers and litigants?
    A)Delhi
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Bihar
    D)Kerala
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Delhi High Court launched an official mobile application for providing digital access of its services to lawyers and litigants.

  5. the 16th Global SME Business Summit 2019 held in which city/UT?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Pune
    C)Chennai
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Union Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises and Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari inaugurated the 16th Global SME Business Summit 2019 in New Delhi. He said that reducing the cost of capital, logistics and power are crucial for making the Indian MSME sector globally competitive.

  6. Recently Union Defense Minister Rajnath Singh launched which warship India Mumbai?
    A)Aravalli
    B)Surbhi
    C)Nilgiri
    D)Veyu
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Union Defense Minister Rajnath Singh launched the warship Nilgiri, which is the first ship of Project 17A in Mumbai, Maharashtra. The stealth frigate, Nilgiri, is made with the co-ordination of Mazagon Dockyard Limited and Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers with the Indian Navy, DRDO, and other public and private partners.

  7. The World University of Design (WUD) concluded the India edition of the special two-day global event focusing on design thinking and service design methodologies – Global Goals Jam 3.0 (GGJ) in which state?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Odisha
    C)Haryana
    D)Kerala
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    World University of Design (WUD) in Sonipat, Haryana – India’s first and only University dedicated to education in the creative domain, successfully concluded the India edition of the special two-day global event focusing on design thinking and service design methodologies – Global Goals Jam 3.0 (GGJ).

  8. Recently Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar inaugurated Rural Investors and Start-up Conclave (RISC) 2019 in which city/UT?
    A)Hyderabad
    B)Surat
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar inaugurated Rural Investors and Start-up Conclave (RISC) 2019 at National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRDPR), Hyderabad, Telangana.

  9. The festival of Dasara will soon be celebrated in which state of India?
    A)Odisha
    B)Karnataka
    C)Kerala
    D)TamilNadu
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    In a joint initiative, Bangalore International Airport Limited and Department of Tourism, Government of Karnataka have installed a big statue of an elephant in front of Bengaluru airport ahead of Dasara festival.

  10. Which organisation has become the nation’s most valuable brand for the sixth year in a row in 2019?
    A)HDFC Bank
    B)ICICI Bank
    C)TCS
    D)LIC
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    HDFC Bank, India’s largest private lender by market value has become the nation’s most valuable brand for the sixth year in a row in 2019.

  11. Recently Prime Minister Narendra Modi met the leaders of the Caribbean Community and Common Market during the first-ever India-Caricom leaders’ summit in which city?
    A)Paris
    B)Washington DC
    C)NewYork
    D)Geneva
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi met the leaders of the Caribbean Community and Common Market during the first-ever India-Caricom leaders’ summit in New York. The meet focused on fighting climate change and increasing India’s participation with the grouping.

  12. How much dollar grant was announced by India for high impact developmental projects in Pacific Island countries?
    A)15 million
    B)11 million
    C)12 million
    D)10 million
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi met leaders of the Pacific Islands Developing States (PSIDS) on the sidelines of the UNGA session in New York. Prime Minister highlighted the need for development policies to be inclusive and sustainable to reduce inequality and contribute to empowerment and improvement of the quality of people’s lives.

  13. Recently which country’s central bank released three coins to commemorate the birth anniversary of Sikh Guru Nanak Dev?
    A)Nepal
    B)Thailand
    C)Bhutan
    D)Myanmar
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Central Bank of Nepal released three coins to commemorate the birth anniversary of Sikh Guru Nanak Dev. These are the coins with denomination of NPR (Nepali Rupees) 100, 1000 and 2500.

  14. Recently RBI has initiated prompt corrective action for which bank?
    A)IDBI Bank
    B)Kotak Mahindra Bank
    C)Federal Bank
    D)Lakshmi Vilas Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has initiated prompt corrective action for the troubled Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB), a day after the private lender said that the Economic Offences Wing of Delhi Police is probing allegations of cheating and criminal breach of trust against its directors of the board.

  15. Which bank has launched a first of its kind Preventive Vigilance portal to facilitate its staff members to check procedural lapses and promote good practices?
    A)PNB
    B)IOB
    C)IDBI
    D)SBI
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Punjab National Bank launched a first of its kind Preventive Vigilance portal to facilitate its staff members to check procedural lapses and promote good practices.

  16. Recently Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) has signed an agreement with which bank for vehicle finance?
    A)Bank of Baroda
    B)Canara Bank
    C)Indian Bank
    D)UCO Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) has signed an agreement with Bank of Baroda to be the preferred financier for its dealers and consumers.

  17. Which Insurance Company has tied-up with Religare Health Insurance to offer a product that would cover health, death and illness?
    A)United India Insurance Company
    B)PNB MetLife India Insurance Co. Ltd
    C)HDFC Ergo General Insurance Company
    D)IDBI Federal Insurance Company
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    PNB MetLife India Insurance Co. Ltd. has tied-up with Religare Health Insurance to offer a product that would cover health, death and illness. It will be a seamless integration [exercise] to ensure that it comes as a single policy to a customer.

  18. What is the rank of India in IMD World Digital Competitiveness Ranking 2019 (WDCR)?
    A)52th
    B)45th
    C)32nd
    D)44th
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India has advanced four places to 44th position in terms of digital competitiveness in the world as the country has made improvement in terms of knowledge and future readiness to adopt and explore digital technologies, according to IMD World Digital Competitiveness Ranking 2019 (WDCR).

  19. According to United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD),India’s GDP growth will remain at how much percent in 2019?
    A)6.8%
    B)6.7%
    C)6.0%
    D)6.9%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has forecast India’s growth to moderate to 6% in 2019 from 7.4% in 2018 due to lower-than-targeted tax collections and limited public spending. UNCTAD said this in its Trade and Development 2019 report released recently.

  20. Who has attained the top-most position in the world rankings in the 86-kg freestyle men’s wrestling category?
    A)Deepak Punia
    B)Shiv Thapa
    C)Bajrang Punia
    D)Rahul Sachdev
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Indian wrestler Deepak Punia, who recently won the silver medal in the World Championships, attained the top-most position in the world rankings in the 86-kg freestyle men’s wrestling category.

  21. which state clinched the title of the 25th Senior Women’s National Football Championship?
    A)Manipur
    B)Assam
    C)Odisha
    D)Kerala
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Defending champion Manipur have clinched the title of the 25th Senior Women’s National Football Championship for the 20th time at CHF Ground in Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh. Manipur defeated Railways 1-0 in a thrilling contest.

  22. Recently Sarah Taylor of which country resigned from international cricket?
    A)Australia
    B)USA
    C)Zimbabwe
    D)England
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    England wicket-keeper batswoman Sarah Taylor announced her retirement from the international cricket.

  23. Who has been appointed as the Vice Chief of Indian Air Force (IAF)?
    A)Karambir Singh
    B)BS Dhanoa
    C)HS Arora
    D)RKS Bhadauria
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    In a reshuffle in the top brass of the force, Air Marshal HS Arora has been appointed as the Vice Chief of Indian Air Force (IAF).

  24. Who has been elected as the President of Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA)?
    A)Ajay Jadeja
    B)Mohammad Azharuddin
    C)Stephen Fleming
    D)Sachin Tendulkar
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Former Indian skipper Mohammad Azharuddin has been elected as the President of Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA).

  25. Recently Chief Executive Devin Wenig of which company resigned?
    A)Dailyobjects
    B)Jabong
    C)Myntra
    D)Ebay
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    EBay Inc. Chief Executive Devin Wenig has left the online marketplace citing conflicts with the company’s new board, which is overseeing a strategic review of the business.

  26. Which Company has won the United Nations Global Climate Action Award in ‘carbon neutral now’ category, becoming the only Indian corporate to earn the recognition for its efforts to combat climate change?
    A)Infosys
    B)TCS
    C)HCL
    D)Databorough
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Digital services and consulting major Infosys has won the United Nations Global Climate Action Award in ‘carbon neutral now’ category, becoming the only Indian corporate to earn the recognition for its efforts to combat climate change.

  27. Which airport wins international award for passenger satisfaction?
    A)Hyderabad International Airport
    B)Indira Gandhi International Airport
    C)Cochin International Airport
    D)Sardar Vallabhbhai International Airport
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Airport Council International (ACI) has recognised Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL) as the best airport in terms of services it offered to passengers.

  28. Which state won the best film promotion friendly state in National Tourism Awards 2019?
    A)Andhra Pradesh
    B)Uttarakhand
    C)Goa
    D)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu conferred the National Tourism Awards in various categories on occasion of World Tourism Day on 27th September 2019. This year India is hosting the official celebrations of World Tourism Day with the theme ‘Tourism and Jobs: a better future for all’.

  29. Recently Robert Garrison passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Poet
    B)Actor
    C)journalist
    D)Sports
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    German Actor Robert Garrison who is best known for his role as Tommy in the original ‘The Karate Kid’ has passed away at the age of 59.

  30. What is the theme of this year’s World Environmental Health Day?
    A)Climate change challenges, time for global Environmental Health to act in unison
    B)Global Food Safety and Sustainability
    C)Indoor and Outdoor Air Quality
    D)Let’s Protect Environment and Health
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    World Environmental Health Day is celebrated every year on September 26. The International Federation of Environmental Health declares that climate change impacts vulnerable communities and calls for global assistance in aims of building environmental health.The theme in 2019 is “Climate change challenges, time for global Environmental Health to act in unison.”

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of HDFC Bank?
    A)Chennai
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Mumbai
    D)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. Where is the HQ of Lakshmi Vilas Bank?
    A)Kochi
    B)Chennai
    C)Bengaluru
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Where is the HQ of Bank of Baroda?
    A)Ahmedabad
    B)Vadodara
    C)Chennai
    D)Surat
    View Answer
    Option B

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