Current Affairs Quiz: September 30, 2019

Current Affairs 30 September 2019 Quiz

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  1. Recently pM Modi launched which campaign to honour the daughters and daughters-in-law who brought glory to their families, society and the country?
    A)Bharat ki Lakshmi
    B)India ki Lakshmi
    C)India Daughter
    D)Bharat Ki Beti
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation through ‘Mann Ki Baat’, his monthly radio broadcast, on 29th September. He spoke about initiating a “Bharat Ki Lakshmi” campaign to honour the daughters and daughters-in-law who brought glory to their families, society and the country.

  2. How much amount was released by the central government for Sultanpur Lodhi Smart City project?
    A)₹27.11 cr
    B)₹23.45 cr
    C)₹22.87 cr
    D)₹25.87 cr
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Central government has released the first advance installment of Rs 27.11 crore for Sultanpur Lodhi Smart City project, slated for launch by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on the occasion of 550th birth anniversary Guru Nanak Dev.

  3. Recently how much amount was sanctioned by sports ministry as an out-of-pocket allowance for 2625 Khelo India (KI) athletes?
    A)₹7.87 cr
    B)₹5.76 cr
    C)₹4.77 cr
    D)₹8.66 cr
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Union Sports and Youth Affairs Ministry sanctioned Rs 7.87 crore as an out-of-pocket allowance for 2625 Khelo India (KI) athletes. These athletes are training in 99 Khelo India Academies and other academies across the country.

  4. Recently the date of linking Permanent Account Number (PAN) with Aadhaar has been extended to which date?
    A)December 25
    B)October 31
    C)November 30
    D)December 31
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The date of linking Permanent Account Number (PAN) with Aadhaar has been extended from September 30 to December 31, said the government. Earlier also, the Centre had extended the deadline from March 31 to September 30.

  5. Recently as announced by Railway Minister Piyush Goyal Midnapore of which state became the 5000th railway station in the country to be Wi-Fi enabled?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Bihar
    C)West Bengal
    D)Sikkim
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal announced that Midnapore in West Bengal became the 5000th railway station in the country to be Wi-Fi enabled.

  6. Which state tourism development corporation announced its collaboration with social media giant Instagram to upheld tourism?
    A)Manipur
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Assam
    D)Sikkim
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    In a bid to provide fresh impetus to tourism, Assam Tourism Development Corporation (ATDC) announced its collaboration with social media giant Instagram in an exhibition. The hashtag #DiscoverAssam was also unveiled in the event.

  7. The 9 day floral festival Bathukamma celebration begins in which state?
    A)Telangana
    B)Assam
    C)Sikkim
    D)Andhra Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Marking the beginning of Sharath Ruthu, the nine-day floral festival of Telangana, Bathukamma has begun. This year the festival is being celebrated from September 28 to October 6.

  8. Recently the Global Conference on ‘Unity, Peace and Prosperity through Spirituality’ organized by Brahma Kumaris held in which state?
    A)Rajasthan
    B)Bihar
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Sikkim
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    M. Venkaiah Naidu,Vice President inaugurated the Global Conference on ‘Unity, Peace and Prosperity through Spirituality’ organized by Brahma Kumaris, in Mount Abu, Rajasthan.

  9. Recently which Indian class submarine was commissioned into the Indian Navy in a ceremony held at the Mazagon Docks in Mumbai ?
    A)Somnath
    B)Velar
    C)sarathi
    D)Khanderi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India’s second Kalvari-class Submarine INS ‘Khanderi’ was commissioned into the Indian Navy in a ceremony held at the Mazagon Docks in Mumbai by the Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.

  10. The exercise MAITREE is between India and which other country?
    A)China
    B)Nepal
    C)Thailand
    D)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    An Indian Airforce Mi-17 helicopter took part in the Indo-Thailand Joint exercise ‘Maitree’ at Umroi Military station in Meghalaya.

  11. Recently ISRO initiated which project to safeguard Indian space assets from debris and other harm?
    A)Avni
    B)Apsara
    C)Netra
    D)Chandrayaan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    In the middle of its two-month Chandrayaan-2 campaign, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) initiated ‘Project NETRA’ – an early warning system in space to detect debris and other hazards to Indian satellites.

  12. Recently India has constructed a new building for the Kuleshwor Awas Secondary School in which country?
    A)Bhutan
    B)Nepal
    C)Myanmar
    D)China
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    In the latest move to boost the education sector of Nepal, India has constructed a new building for the Kuleshwor Awas Secondary School in Kathmandu.

  13. Recently The World Sindhi Congress (WSC) hosted an international conference on Sindh in which city?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)NewYork
    C)London
    D)Rome
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The World Sindhi Congress (WSC) on Saturday hosted an international conference on Sindh in London, where the participants highlighted issues such as enforced disappearances of activists, human rights violations and forced conversion of religious minorities in Pakistan.

  14. Recently the researchers found the 8 th lost continent hidden in which region?
    A)Bay of Bengal
    B)Antarctica
    C)Arctic
    D)Mediterranean
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Geologists have discovered a new continent hidden in the Mediterranean region after analysing all the mountain ranges from Spain to Iran in detail for 10 years.

  15. Which organisation has launched a fund to enable central banks around the world to invest in “green bonds”?
    A)International Monetary Fund
    B)Reserve Bank of India
    C)World Bank
    D)Bank of International Settlements
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Bank of International Settlements has launched a fund to enable central banks around the world to invest in “green bonds”, citing a growing demand for climate-friendly investments.
  16. The 2019 World Athletics Championships is being held in which city?
    A)Doha
    B)Beijing
    C)Tokyo
    D)NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    USA’s Christian Coleman clinched a gold medal in the 100m race in the ongoing World Athletics Championships by clocking 9.76 seconds at Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar.
  17. Who has become the first American woman to win the women’s hammer competition in the World Athletics Championship?
    A)Marcus Shawn
    B)DeAnna Price
    C)Larry Page
    D)Taylor Wilson
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    DeAnna Price has become the first American woman to win the women’s hammer competition in the World Athletics Championship.
  18. Who has been appointed as Chairman of International Egg Commission?
    A)Ajay Kumar Vats
    B)Rakesh Sinha
    C)PK Singh
    D)Suresh Chitturi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Suresh Chitturi, Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Srinivasa Farms, has been appointed as Chairman of International Egg Commission.
  19. Which novel has been selected for the Vayalar Ramavarma Memorial Literature Award 2019?
    A)The Mind Game
    B)Brahmin
    C)Chaitnaya
    D)Nireeswaran
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Malayalam Writer V J James’s novel ‘Nireeswaran’ (Atheist) has been selected for the Vayalar Ramavarma Memorial Literature Award this year.
  20. Who was presented with Punyabhushan Award by Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu?
    A)G. B. Deglurkar
    B)PK Singa
    C)Priyanka Dubey
    D)Swati Shinge
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu presented the Punyabhushan Award to eminent Archeologist, Dr. G.B. Deglurkar, in Pune. The award has been instituted by the Punyabhushan Foundation.
  21. Who was presented with 28th Saraswati Samman 2019?
    A)Manoj Joshi
    B)BR Reddy
    C)K Siva Reddy
    D)Shiva Raman
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu presented the 28th Saraswati Samman to Dr. K. Siva Reddy at the presentation ceremony organized by the KK Birla Foundation in New Delhi.
  22. Who is the author of book “Loss”?
    A)
    B)
    C)Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi
    D)
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Award-winning author Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi will come out with a memoir on death and grief, drawing on a string of personal losses – of his parents and a beloved pet.
  23. Recently Jose Jose passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)actor
    B)Sports
    C)Singer
    D)Author
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Legendary Mexican singer Jose Jose who was often called ‘El Principe de la Cancion’ or ‘The Prince of Song,’ has passed away at the age of 71. The singer died after a battle with Pancreatic cancer.
  24. what is the theme of this year’s International Day for Universal Access to Information?
    A)Leaving No One Behind
    B)Access to Information
    C)Spread information
    D)Universal Information and media
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Since 2016 UNESCO marks 28 September as the “International Day for Universal Access to Information” (IDUAI), following the adoption of the 38 C/Resolution 57. The day had been recognised as International Right to Know Day since 2002 and was developed by international civil society advocates into its current form beginning in 2012.The theme of 2019 International Day for Universal Access to Information is “Leaving No One Behind!”
  25. What is the theme of this year’s World Rabies Day?
    A)Rabies: Share the message. Save a life
    B)Prevention of Rabies
    C)Rabies:Prevention and Curing
    D)Rabies:Protect one’s life
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    World Rabies Day is celebrated annually on 28 September to raise awareness about rabies prevention and to highlight progress in defeating this horrifying disease.28 September also marks the anniversary of Louis Pasteur’s death, the French chemist and microbiologist, who developed the first rabies vaccine.The theme of World Rabies Day is ‘Rabies: Share the message. Save a life’.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Thailand?
    A)Baht
    B)won
    C)Dollar
    D)euro
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of ISRO?
    A)Chennai
    B)Lucknow
    C)Mumbai
    D)Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option D

  3. Where is the HQ of Bank of International Settlements?
    A)Basel
    B)Geneva
    C)Bern
    D)NewYork
    View Answer
    Option A

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