Current Affairs Quiz: October 4, 2019

Current Affairs 4 October 2019 Quiz

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  1. Recently to intensify bilateral relations,PM Sheikh Hasina visited India.She is the PM of which nation?
    A)Myanmar
    B)Bangladesh
    C)Bhutan
    D)SriLanka
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    With an aim to further intensify bilateral relations between the two countries, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina arrived in the national capital on a four-day visit to India.

  2. Recently Union Home Minister Amit Shah flagged off Vande Bharat Express from which city/UT to Shri Mata Vaishnodevi Katra?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Kanpur
    D)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Union Home Minister Amit Shah flagged off the inaugural run of Vande Bharat Express (Train 18) between New Delhi and Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra.

  3. Recently as per Railway Minister Piyush Goyal,India Railways will connect the country from Kashmir to Kanyakumari by which year?
    A)2022
    B)2024
    C)2025
    D)2021
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Railways Minister Piyush Goyal said that Indian Railways will connect the country from Kashmir to Kanyakumari before August 15, 2022.

  4. Uptill which date, Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) cards along with valid foreign passport will be considered for exit/entry into India?
    A)31st March 2020
    B)31st December 2020
    C)28th February 2021
    D)30th November 2021
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) cards along with valid foreign passport will be considered for exit/entry into India till 31st of March 2020.

  5. Which state government launched an awareness campaign — Urjagiri — which aims at stopping power theft and saving?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Odisha
    C)Bihar
    D)Uttarakhand
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat launched an awareness campaign — Urjagiri — which aims at stopping power theft and saving.

  6. Which country unveiled the DF-41 intercontinental-range ballistic missile?
    A)China
    B)India
    C)uSA
    D)Russia
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    China unveiled the DF-41 intercontinental-range ballistic missile, touted to be the most powerful missile on the planet.

  7. Which country/island issued a postal stamp bearing the image of Mahatma Gandhi to celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of India’s founding father?
    A)Madagascar
    B)Thailand
    C)SriLanka
    D)Myanmar
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Madagascar issued a postal stamp bearing the image of Mahatma Gandhi to celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of India’s founding father.

  8. In which country,Indian Embassy organised a ‘Gandhi March for Non-Violence’ to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of the Mahatma?
    A)Kazakhstan
    B)Uzbekistan
    C)Thailand
    D)Netherlands
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indian Embassy in the Netherlands organised a ‘Gandhi March for Non-Violence’ in The Hague to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of the Mahatma.

  9. Which bank has launched digital fixed deposit product “Express FD”?
    A)SBI
    B)IDBI Bank
    C)Axis Bank
    D)Federal Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Private sector lender Axis Bank has announced the launch of a digital fixed-deposit product. Called ‘Express FD’, a customer can open an Express FD account in three minutes through the digital mode without opening a savings account with the bank.

  10. At how much percent world trade will grow for 2019 according to World Trade Organisation?
    A)2.2%
    B)1.5%
    C)3.0%
    D)1.2%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The World Trade Organisation has lowered its growth projection for world merchandise trade for 2019 to 1.2 per cent against a 3 per cent growth achieved the previous year.

  11. What is the interest rate for Public Provident Fund for the third quarter of FY 20?
    A)8.1%
    B)7.7%
    C)7.9%
    D)8.0%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The government has kept the post office small savings schemes unchanged for October to December quarter (third quarter of FY20). The interest rates are as:Public Provident Fund (PPF) — 7.9%,National Savings Certificate (NSC) — 7.9%,Sukanya Samriddhi Account (SSY) — 8.4%,Senior Citizen Savings Scheme (SCSS) — 8.6%

  12. Recently SEBI eased norms to allow smart cities raise funds through which bonds?
    A)Feni
    B)Union
    C)Muni
    D)Bullish
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Sebi has relaxed norms for ‘Muni Bonds’ issuance to help smart cities as well as entities working in areas of city planning and urban development work, including municipalities, raise funds through debt securities. The decision comes after the board of Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) approved norms in this regard in August.

  13. Recently Non-banking finance company Paisalo Digital has signed a co-origination loan agreement with which bank to empower farmers, MSME segment and small businesses?
    A)Bank of Baroda
    B)Canara Bank
    C)IDBI Bank
    D)SBI
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Non-banking finance company Paisalo Digital has signed a co-origination loan agreement with government-owned Bank of Baroda to empower farmers, MSME segment and small businesses.

  14. Recently the NBA is bringing India’s first-ever Floating Basketball Court in which city/UT?
    A)Chennai
    B)Pune
    C)Mumbai
    D)NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The NBA brought to India the first-ever Floating Basketball Court in the Arabian Sea near Bandra Worli Sealink in Mumbai.

  15. Which cricketer bagged the Professional Cricketers’ Association Players’ Player of the Year award?
    A)Steve Smith
    B)Virat Kohli
    C)Ben Stokes
    D)Alastair Cook
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    England cricketer Ben Stokes bagged the Professional Cricketers’ Association Players’ Player of the Year award. Stokes won the award for his exceptional performance in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019.

  16. Who has been appointed as the principal spokesperson of the government?
    A)Nitin Namdeo
    B)Rakesh Watsal
    C)Manish Sahu
    D)Kuldeep Singh Dhatwalia
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Kuldeep Singh Dhatwalia, an Indian Information Service (IIS) officer, was appointed the principal spokesperson of the government.

  17. Recently Vice President Nitin Misra of which company resigned?
    A)PayPal
    B)PhonePe
    C)Myntra
    D)Paytm
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Nitin Misra, Senior Vice President at Paytm, has submitted his resignation earlier this month. Recently, another Paytm Senior Vice President Deepak Abbot was reported to have left Paytm.

  18. Who is the author of book “India and the Netherlands – Past, Present and Future”?
    A)NK Chaturvedi
    B)Rishi Raj
    C)Gopal Ayer
    D)Venu Rajamony
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India and the Netherlands – Past, Present and Future’, a book authored by India’s Ambassador to the Netherlands, Venu Rajamony, was released in the Netherlands.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Netherlands?
    A)Euro
    B)Dollar
    C)Won
    D)Krone
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of Paytm?
    A)Kanpur
    B)Noida
    C)Gurugram
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Where is the HQ of National Basketball Association?
    A)London
    B)Rome
    C)Paris
    D)NewYork
    View Answer
    Option D

  4. Where is the HQ of World Trade Organisation?
    A)Rome
    B)Geneva
    C)Paris
    D)London
    View Answer
    Option B

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