Current Affairs Quiz: September 30, 2018

Current Affairs 30 September 2018 Quiz

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  1. Which city municipal corporation launched the country’s first flood forecasting and early warning system?
    A)Nashik
    B)Pune
    C)Kolkata
    D)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Kolkata Municipal Corporation, with the support of the Asian Development Bank launched the country’s first flood forecasting and early warning system.

  2. Which government would set up a flute performance research institute to take out the traditional musical act?
    A)Tripura
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Haryana
    D)Mizoram
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Tripura Government would set up a flute performance research institute to take out the traditional musical act and its eminence as a traditional musical instrument across the world.

  3. Which state government signed MoU with Portugal for water and sewage management?
    A)Bihar
    B)Goa
    C)Sikkim
    D)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Goa government inked an MoU with Portugal and said that the coastal state was looking at the European nation, with which it has a historical link, for its model of development.

  4. Which state government is constructing India’s biggest war memorial?
    A)Jharkhand
    B)Bihar
    C)Maharashtra
    D)TamilNadu
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar das said their government is constructing India’s biggest war memorial.

  5. The first corn festival of the country was held in which state?
    A)Madhya Pradesh
    B)Mizoram
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Sikkim
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    In Madhya Pradesh, the first corn festival of the country is being held in Chhindwara.

  6. Which country’s president arrived in India recently on his maiden state visit to the country, during which he will hold talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to boost bilateral strategic partnership?

    A)Turkey
    B)Pakistan
    C)Afghanistan
    D)Uzbekistan

    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Uzbekistan’s President Shavkat Mirziyoyev will arrive in India on his maiden state visit to the country, during which he will hold talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to boost bilateral strategic partnership.

  7. Recently,RBI barred which bank to open new branches and it can now do so only with prior approval of the central bank?
    A)Yes Bank
    B)Karur Vsyga Bank
    C)Bandhan Bank
    D)ICICI Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The RBI has withdrawn the general permission given to Bandhan bank to open new branches and it can now do so only with prior approval of the central bank.

  8. The Ministry of Housing and Urban affairs, under the aegis of Swachh Bharat Mission, has partnered with which company to launch the Loo Review Campaign?
    A)IBM
    B)TCS
    C)Google
    D)Microsoft
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Ministry of Housing and Urban affairs, under the aegis of Swachh Bharat Mission, has partnered with Google to launch the Loo Review Campaign to encourage all local guides in India to rate and review public toilets on Google Maps.

  9. The GST Council decided to set up a seven-member Group of Ministers to look into which state’s demand for imposing an additional cess over GST to meet the financial requirements in case of a natural calamity?

    A)Odisha
    B)Haryana
    C)Kerala
    D)Bihar

    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The GST Council decided to set up a seven-member Group of Ministers to look into Kerala’s demand for imposing an additional cess over GST to meet the financial requirements in case of a natural calamity.

  10. Typhoon Trami hit which country recently?
    A)Japan
    B)China
    C)USA
    D)Indonesia
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Typhoon Trami hit Japan’s southern island of Okinawa with a maximum speed of 216 kilometres per hour.

  11. ADB will provide how much million loan for establishing the first multi skills park in central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh?

    A)$120
    B)$110
    C)$150
    D)$155

    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    ADB will provide USD 150 million loan for establishing the first multi skills park in central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.

  12. Recently,RBI imposed Rs 5 crore penalty on which bank for non-compliance of its directives?
    A)Dena Bank
    B)Karur Vysys Bank
    C)Yes Bank
    D)ICICI Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    RBI has imposed a penalty of Rs 5 crore on Karur Vysya Bank for non-compliance of its directives.

  13. The country’s foreign exchange reserves increased by how much billion in the week to September 21?
    A)$1 billion
    B)$2.5 billion
    C)$1.3 billion
    D)$1.2 billion
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The country’s foreign exchange reserves increased by $1.3 billion to $401.790 billion in the week to September 21, helped by a rise in foreign currency assets.

  14. Fitch placed which bank viability rating on “rating watch negative” following the government announcement to merge it with Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank?
    A)Bank of Baroda
    B)Indian Bank
    C)IDBI Bank
    D)Oriental Bank of Commerce
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Fitch Ratings placed Bank of Baroda’s viability rating on “rating watch negative” following the government announcement to merge it with Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank.

  15. Which country clinched Asia Cup 2018 title ?
    A)SriLanka
    B)India
    C)Pakistan
    D)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    India clinched the Asia Cup 2018 title by beating Bangladesh by three wickets in a last-ball thriller at the Dubai International Stadium in Dubai.

  16. Who has been appointed as India’s next ambassador to China?
    A)Navtej Sarna
    B)Sanjeev Bhattarcharya
    C)Preeti Shenoy
    D)Vikram Misri
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Senior diplomat Vikram Misri has been appointed as India’s next ambassador to China, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) announced. He will replace Gautam Bambawale.

  17. National Tourism Awards 2016-17 were held in which city?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Chennai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Pune
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Tourism Minister KJ Alphons presented National Tourism Awards 2016-17 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. The awards were given in various segments of the Travel, Tourism and Hospitality Industry.

  18. Who has bagged the prestigious “BW 40 under 40” award in BW Business World’s second edition of 40 Under 40 Summit and awards held in Gurugram.?

    A)Binoy Singh
    B)Sanjeev Singh
    C)Chiranjiv Patel
    D)Chirag Sharma

    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Prominent entrepreneur and achiever from Gujrat, Chiranjiv Patel has bagged the prestigious “BW 40 under 40” award in BW Business World’s second edition of 40 Under 40 Summit and awards held in Gurugram.

  19. Recently,Kavita Mahajan passed away.She was litterateur of which language?
    A)Odia
    B)Tamil
    C)Marathi
    D)Telugu
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Eminent Marathi litterateur and translator Kavita Mahajan winner of a 2011 Sahitya Akademi translation award, passed away in Pune.

  20. Recently,Pandit Tulsidas Borkar passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Writer
    B)Politician
    C)Cricketer
    D)Harmonium exponent
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Legendary harmonium exponent Pandit Tulsidas Borkar passed away in a private hospital after a brief illness.

  21. What is the theme of this year’s World Heart Day on Sep 29,2018?
    A)Empower Your Heart
    B)Light your Heart
    C)Share the power
    D)Your Heart,My Heart
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    World Heart Day is celebrated every year September 29, Organised by the World Heart Federation.”Your Heart,my heart” is this year’s theme.

  22. What is the theme of this year’s World Rabies Day 2018?
    A)Save One’s life
    B) Share the message,save a life
    C)Educate and Vaccinate
    D)End Rabies Together
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    World Rabies Day is celebrated every year on 28 September to raise awareness about rabies prevention.The theme for World Rabies Day 2018 is “Share the message,save a life”.
  23. What is the theme of this year’s World Maritime Day 2018?
    A)Connecting ships
    B)IMO 50:Training and Living
    C)IMO 70:Our Heritage –Better Shipping for a better future
    D)Maritime-Education and Training
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Every year the International Maritime Organization (IMO) celebrates World Maritime Day on Sep 27.The year 2018 marks 70 years of the IMO, and the theme for the Day is “IMO 70:Our Heritage –Better Shipping for a better future”.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of China?
    A)Rupee
    B)Dollar
    C)Renminbi
    D)Euro
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. Where is the HQ of Fitch Ratings?
    A)New York
    B)London
    C)Paris
    D)California
    View Answer
    Option A

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