Current Affairs Quiz: September 30, 2017

Current Affairs 30 September 2017 Quiz

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  1. According to the just released SRS bulletin, Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) of India has declined by what percent?
    A) 6%
    B) 7%
    C) 8%
    D) 9%
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       Option C
    Explanation:
    India has registered a significant decline in Infant Mortality Rate (IMR). According to the just released SRS bulletin, IMR of India has declined by three points (8% decline), from 37 per 1000 live births in 2015 to 34 per 1000 live births in 2016, compared to two points decline last year.
  2. What is the  theme of 8th Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017 which will e organized by NITI Aayog?
    A) Creation and Innovation
    B) Women First, Prosperity for All
    C) Connecting the  Entrepreneurs
    D) Spark the Competition
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       Option B
    Explanation:
    NITI Aayog, in partnership with the US administration, will host the eighth annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad on November 28-30. This is the first time the Global Entrepreneurship Summit is being held in South Asia. The theme for this year’s summit — Women First, Prosperity for All — will celebrate entrepreneurship in all its strength, diversity and entirety.
  3. India and __ will hold their 14th Summit on October 6, 2017.
    A) the USA
    B) the UK
    C) European Union
    D) Russia
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    India and the European Union will hold their 14th summit talks on October 6, during which both sides are expected to discuss a host of key issues, including ways to remove hurdles for the long-pending free trade agreement.
  4. Which of the following City has been ranked as the world’s most affordable technology city?
    A) California
    B) Bengaluru
    C) Beijing
    D) Tokyo
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       Option B
    Explanation:
    Bengaluru is the world’s most affordable technology hub, according to a study conducted by a realty consultancy firm.
  5. E-commerce giant __ has launched a new market place to cater to the requirements of the small and medium businesses (SMBs) in the country.
    A) Flipkart
    B) Myntra
    C) Amazon
    D)  Shopclues
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       Option C
    Explanation:
    E-commerce major Amazon India has launched a new marketplace Amazon Business to cater to the requirements of the small and medium businesses (SMBs) in the country.
  6. Which of the following e-commerce tech-gaint is a leading member of a lobby group called Indiatech.org that will represent the interests of Indian Internet start-ups?
    A) Ebay
    B) Shopclues
    C) Amzon
    D) Flipkart
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       Option D
    Explanation:
    India’s top Internet companies led by Flipkart have created a lobby group called Indiatech.org that will represent the interests of Indian Internet start-ups to fight their international rivals. The lobby group will represent the interests of local companies such as Flipkart, Ola, Hike and others.
  7. How many Indian Shuttlers are there in the Top-20 of BWF Men’s Rankings?
    A) 4
    B) 5
    C) 6
    D) 7
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    For the first time, Five Indians are in the top-20 of the BWF men’s singles rankings with H S Prannoy being the biggest gainer after his quarterfinal showing at the Japan Open. Prannoy has jumped four places to be world no.15.
  8. According to India Ratings, India’s GDP growth estimate for year 2017-18 is likely to come down to __ per cent from 7.4 per cent.
    A) 6.6
    B) 6.7
    C) 6.8
    D) 6.9
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    According to India Ratings, India’s GDP growth estimate for the ongoing financial year 2017-18 is likely to come down to 6.7 per cent from 7.4 per cent earlier as “the combined effect of demonetisation and introduction of goods and services tax (GST) is proving to be more disruptive for the economy than was expected earlier”.
  9. ADB has approved__ loan for modernisation of TVET in HP.
    A) USD 90 mn
    B) USD 30 mn
    C) USD 10 mn
    D) USD 80 mn
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:
    Multilateral lending agency ADB (Asian Development Bank) has approved a loan of USD 80 million (about Rs 524 crore) for modernisation of Himachal Pradesh’s technical and vocational education and training (TVET) institutions.
  10. Which of the following countries are the new members of INTERPOL?
    A) Palestine and the Solomon Islands
    B) Palestine and the Netherlands
    C) Palestine and West Indies
    D) Palestine and Euganda
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       Option A
    Explanation:
    The INTERPOL General Assembly has voted to admit the State of Palestine and the Solomon Islands as new member countries. The membership of the world policing body now totals 192.
  11. Which of the following state has bagged “Hall of Fame” National Tourism Award?
    A) Andhra Pradesh
    B) Gujarat
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    Gujarat Tourism has won the “Hall of Fame” award for being the Best State in Comprehensive Development of Tourism category at the National Tourism Awards function organised by Ministry of Tourism.
  12. Which of the following State has aged Best Tourism State award?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Andhra Pradesh
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Arunachal Pradesh
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    Madhya Pradesh has won the ‘Best Tourism State’ national award for the third consecutive year. The state bagged total 10 awards in this programme, organised on the occasion of World Tourism Day.
  13. Who of the following has become the first Indian woman to scale Mt Manaslu?
    A) Anupuma Kumar
    B) Aparnita Kumar
    C) Anupurna Kumar
    D) Aparna Kumar
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       Option D
    Explanation:
    An Indian Police Service (IPS) Officer of Uttar Pradesh Cadre, Aparna Kumar has become the first Indian woman to scale Mount Manaslu, which is the eighth highest mountain peak in the world.
  14. Former Speaker of the Nagaland Assembly and sitting MLA__ has passed away.
    A) Kiyanilie Pesarie
    B) Kiyanilie Peseyie
    C) Kiyanilie Prayasie
    D) Kiyanilie Parosiye
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    Former Speaker of the Nagaland Assembly and sitting MLA Kiyanilie Peseyie has passed away.

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  15. Mt Manaslu is situated in which of the following country?
    A) Nepal
    B) India
    C) China
    D) Tibet
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       Option A 
  16. Which of the following is the state animal of Madhya Pradesh?
    A) Barasingha
    B) Ox
    C) Gayal
    D) Goat
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       Option A 
  17. Where is the head-quarter of INTERPOL?
    A) Lille, France
    B) Lyon, France
    C) Nice, France
    D) Paris, France
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       Option B 
  18. Who of the following is the following is the CM of Himachal Pradesh?
    A) Nitin Gadkari
    B) Pema Khandu
    C) Virbhadra Singh
    D) Nitish Kumar
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       Option  

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