Current Affairs Quiz: September 03, 2017

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  1. World’s highest sandcastle has been built in which country?
    A) UK
    B) USA
    C) Germany
    D) Hong Kong
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      Option C
    The world’s highest sandcastle has been created in the German city of Duisburg, standing at 16.68 metres (54.72ft) tall.
  2. The International Hindu conference has started at which place?
    A) Colombo
    B) Islamabad
    C) Kathmandu
    D) New Delhi
    View Answer
      Option C
    The three-day International Hindu Conference began in Kathmandu, Nepal with an aim of reinstating Kathmandu as the global capital of Hinduism. The theme is ‘Emerging spiritualism: Renaissance of Hinduism’
  3. The Reserve Bank of India has projected Gross Value Added rate at ___ for FY18.
    A) 6.5%
    B) 7.5%
    C) 7.3%
    D) 7.4%
    View Answer
      Option C
    In its Annual Report for FY17, the Reserve Bank of India has said that Gross value added (GVA) would grow by a higher rate of 7.3 per cent in the current financial year, against 6.6 per cent a year ago.
  4. In SBI’s Research report, SBI estimated GDP growth rate is likely to be going below_____ for India.
    A) 6.2%
    B) 6.3%
    C) 6.4%
    D) 6.5%
    View Answer
      Option D
    According to an SBI Research report, the outlook for India’s economic growth, which plunged below 6 per cent in the first quarter of the current financial year, looks muted with the possibility of GDP going below 6.5 per cent in 2017-18.
  5. Fincare Small Finance bank has started its operations. Who is the CEO of this Bank?
    A) Rajeev yadav
    B) Niroop Mishra
    C) Anil Kotwal
    D) Saurabh Agarwal
    View Answer
      Option A
    Fincare Small Finance Bank (previously known as Disha Microfin Limited) on Sep 1 2017 has kick-started its banking operations. Fincare CEO Rajeev Yadav informed that the bank started its operations with 25 branches, out of which nearly 50 per cent are located in Gujarat.
  6. According to DRDO DG, India will need ___ billion dollars military equipment in next 10 years.
    A) 200
    B) 150
    C) 250
    D) 240
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      Option B
    Distinguished scientist and Director General of BrahMos missile system division of the DRDO, Dr Sudhir Mishra, said that the country would require various military equipment worth $150 billion in the next 10 years.
  7. Who has been appointed as the new Secretary General of Rajya Sabha?
    A) BN Banerjee
    B) SS Bhalerao
    C) Sudarshan Agarwal
    D) Desh Deepak verma
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      Option D
    Explanation: Desh Deepak Verma, an IAS officer of the UP cadre, has been appointed as the Secretary General of Rajya Sabha. He will replace Shumsher K. Sheriff
  8. Who has replaced the previous Chairman Sutirtha Bhattacharya  of Coal India?
    A) Chandan Kumar
    B) SN Prasad
    C) Prabhat Kumar
    D) Gopal Singh
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      Option D
    Explanation: The Coal Ministry has given interim charge of Coal India Ltd (CIL) Chairman and Managing Director to Gopal Singh, who is Chairman of the miner’s subsidiary Central Coalfields Ltd (CCL).
  9. Who has been appointed as US Envoy to India?
    A) Tom Cooney
    B) Helen La Lime
    C) Kenneth Juster
    D) John Bass
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      Option C
    Explanation: The United States has announced the name of economic policy maker and expert on India, Kenneth I Juster, as the next US ambassador to India.
  10. Which Airport has bagged Energy Efficiency Award?
    A) Indira Gandhi International Airport
    B) Hyderabad Airport
    C) Biju Patnaik Airport
    D) Mangaluru Airport
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      Option B
    Explanation: Hyderabad International Airport Ltd has bagged the National Award for ‘Excellence’ in Energy Management at a conference hosted by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).
  11. Richard Anderson, a ‘Six Million Dollar Man’, has passed away recently. He belonged to which field?
    A) Dancing
    B) Singing
    C) Acting
    D) Jogging
    View Answer
      Option C
    Explanation: Veteran American actor Richard Anderson has passed away.
  12. Coconut Day is observed on ____.
    A) September 1
    B) September 2
    C) September 3
    D) September 4
    View Answer
      Option B
    Explanation: September 2 is observed as World Coconut Day to make people understand that this crop has a vital role in poverty reduction. Coconut, the tree of life Sustains family well being,’ is the theme by Asian and Pacific Coconut Community for the World Coconut day
  13. Indian Conglomerate Adani group has partnered with which mpany for manufacturing fighter jets for Indian Air Force?
    A) Saab
    B) Sodra
    C) Holmen
    D) Vida Ab
    View Answer
      Option A
    Explanation: Swedish defence giant Saab and Indian conglomerate Adani group have announced a collaboration in defence manufacturing entailing billions of dollars of investment, mainly eyeing a contract for single-engine fighter jets for the Indian Air Force.
  14. An exhibition on the freedom struggle and Quit India Movement’s role in it that is  launched at which place?
    A) Jaipur
    B) Gwalior
    C) Noida
    D) New Delhi
    View Answer
      Option D
    Explanation: Ahead of the nation’s 75th Independence anniversary in 2022, an exhibition on the freedom struggle and Quit India Movement’s role in it that will be staged at 39 places across the country was launched in Delhi. The exhibition-cum-seminar, titled “Naya Bharat – Karke Rahenge” will narrate the journey of India’s freedom struggle from the 1857 Revolt till India got independence in 1947
  15. Who inaugurated Annual Conference of Rajaswa Gyan Sangam in New Delhi?
    A) Sushma Swaraj
    B) Nripendra Mishra
    C) Arun Jaitley
    D) Narendra Modi
    View Answer
      Option D
    Explanation: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the annual conference – Rajaswa Gyan Sangam, 2017 in New Delhi. He addressed the tax administrators during the conference. 

Static GK related to Today’s Current Affairs

  1. Quit India Movement was launched by Gandhiji in___
    A) 7 August, 1942
    B) 8 August, 1942
    C) 9 August, 142
    D) 5 August, 1942
    View Answer
      Option B
  2. Who is the chairman of Adani Group?
    A) Varun Adani
    B) Rajesh adani
    C) Gautam adani
    D) Brijesh Adani
    View Answer
      Option C
  3. Who is the Prime Minister of Germany?
    A) Angela Merkel
    B) Ludwig Erhard
    C) Kurt George
    D) Willy Brandt
    View Answer
      Option A
  4. How many Members of Rajya Sabha are nominated by President?
    A) 10
    B) 11
    C) 12
    D) 13
    View Answer
      Option C
  5. Which state is the largest Coconut producer in India?
    A) Assam
    B) west Bengal
    C) Kerala
    D) Tamil nadu
    View Answer
      Option D
  6. Where is the headquarters of Fincare Small Finance Bank situated?
    A) Bengaluru, Karnataka
    B) Kolkata, West Bengal
    C) Ahmedabad, Gujarat
    D) Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
      Option A

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