Current Affairs Quiz: September 04, 2017

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  1. Who has been given the additional charge of  Ministry of Water Resources and River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation?
    A) Nirmala Sitharaman
    B) Piyush Goyal
    C) Nitin Gadkari
    D) Suresh Prabhu
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      Option C
    Four junior ministers — Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Dharmendra Pradhan, Nirmala Sitharaman and Piyush Goyal — were elavated to the Cabinet rank and nine fresh faces inducted as ministers of state in a major rejig of his team by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
    Nitin Gadkari gets additional charge of Ministry of Water Resources, River Development Ganga Rejuvenation from Uma Bharti. Uma Bharti now Minister of Drinking Water and Sanitation. Now Gadkari has Ministry of Road Transport and Highways; Ministry of Shipping; and Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation.
  2. Who is the new Union Defence Minister of India?
    A) Suresh Prabhu
    B) Nirmala Sitharaman
    C) Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
    D) Nitin Gadkari
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  3. A malware that is designed to block  access to the data on a computer and government has issued an alert on its spread in September 2017 is
    A) CyberFish
    B) AppRiver
    C) Lukitus
    D) Locky Ransomware
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      Option D
    Explanation: The government has issued an alert on spread of new malware ‘Locky Ransomware’ that can lock computers and demand ransom for unlocking them. Ransomware is a malicious software and the Locky Ransomware is learnt to be demanding ransom of half bitcoin, which at present rate is equivalent to over Rs 1.5 lakh
  4. Solung is the  festival of which state?
    A) Assam
    B) Arunachal Pradesh
    C) Meghalaya
    D) Sikkim
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      Option B
    Explanation: Arunachal Pradesh’s biggest festival ‘Solung’ of the Adi Tribe was celebrated with traditional fervor and in a grand way at Boleng in Siang District on September 3.
  5. Heikru Hidongba is the festival of which place?
    A) Dispur
    B) Itanagar
    C) Imphal
    D) Kohima
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      Option C
    Explanation: Heikru Hidongba, the traditional boat race festival of Manipur, was celebrated at the Thangapat (moat) of Shri Bijoy Govindajee, Sagolband, Imphal on September 3.
  6. 9th BRICS summit is going to take place in which city?
    A) Duran
    B) Omsk
    C) Fortaleza
    D) Xiamen
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      Option D
    Explanation: the ninth BRICS summit started in Xiamen, China under China’s Chairmanship on September 3. It is scheduled from 3–5 September 2017. Last year, Goa hosted the 8th BRICS summit.
  7. Indo-Nepal joint military exercise began at which place?
    A) Rapti
    B) Bheri
    C) Rupandehi
    D) Lubini
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      Option C
    Explanation: India and Nepal have began their joint military exercise in the western part of Nepal, focusing on counter-terrorism and forest fighting operations. The exercise – Surya Kiran – was being participated by around 300 troops each side in Rupandehi district.
  8. The European X-ray Free Electron Laser (XFEL) has begun operating at a facility near Hamburg. How many countries are participating in this project?
    A) 10
    B) 11
    C) 12
    D) 13
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      Option B
    Explanation: The machine, called the European X-ray Free Electron Laser (XFEL), acts as a high-speed camera that can capture images of individual atoms in a few millionths of a billionth of a second.
  9. Who is conferred with the title of ‘World’s most experienced space woman on earth ?
    A)  Sunita Williams
    B) Peggy Whitson
    C) Candy Illias
    D) Hanna Ronan
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      Option B
    Explanation: NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson, the world’s most experienced spacewoman, has returned to Earth after clocking cumulative 665 days in space. The 57-year-old landed after completing 288 days and 4,623 orbits around Earth during her third ISS mission.
  10. Five banks of BRICS nations signed pact for credit lines. Which bank is going to participate from India?
    A) RBL Bank
    B) EXIM Bank
    C) Karur Vyasya Bank
    D) IndusInd Bank
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      Option B
    Explanation: Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES), Vnesheconombank, Export-Import Bank of India, China Development Bank and Development Bank of South Africa (DBSA) have signed an agreement to establish credit lines in the national currencies, as well as a memorandum of cooperation on credit ratings.
  11. Permanent headquarter of BRICS bank is going to start at which place?
    A) Beijing
    B) Shanghai
    C) Hangzhou
    D) Guangzhou
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      Option B
    Explanation: A foundation stone laying ceremony for the construction of the permanent headquarters building of the BRICS New Development Bank (NDB) was held on September2 in Shanghai, China. The building is expected to become a landmark building along Huangpu River. 
  12. ___ committee is set up to oversee the Olympic preparations.
    A) Sports Committee
    B) Steering committee
    C) Charter Committee
    D) Dhruv Committee
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      Option B
    Explanation: Acting on the recommendations of the Olympic Task Force on preparations for Olympics 2020-2028, the Sports Ministry has announced the setting up of an Empowered Steering Committee (ESC) to look into the same. The task force with members such as Abhinav Bindra and P Gopichand had submitted its interim report focussing on short-term preparations for the 2020 Tokyo Games on May 22.
  13. Who has been appointed as the CBSE Chairperson?
    A) Rakesh Chaturvedi
    B) Shikha Rajput
    C) Anita Karwal
    D) Uttra Patel
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      Option C
    Explanation: Anita Karwal has replaced Rajesh Kumar Chaturvedi as Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) chairperson.
  14. ___ , an American legendary guitarist, bassist and writer has passed away.
    A) Walter Becker
    B) Roland bautista
    C) James Mankey
    D) Jeff Muller
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      Option A
    Explanation: America’s legendary guitarist, bassist and co-writer for the sophisticated, dark-humored band Steely Dan, Walter Becker has passed away.
  15. Oltmans has been stepped down from the position of Chief coach. He belongs to which sports?
    A) Cricket
    B) Football
    C) Badminton
    D) Hockey
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      Option D
    Explanation: Hockey India has sacked national coach Roelant Oltmans after a string of unimpressive outings at the international level.

Static GK related to Today’s Current Affairs

  1. Who is the President  of International Olympic Committee?
    A) John Coates
    B) Juan Antonio
    C) Yu zaiqing
    D) Thomas bach
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      Option D
  2. Who is the CMD of EXIM Bank?
    A) Yaduvendra mathur
    B) Ramesh Abhishek
    C) Rita Teotia
    D) Pankaj jain
    View Answer
      Option A
  3. Who is the Chief Minister of Manipur?
    A) Nitish Kumar
    B) Chandra Babu naidu
    C) Biren Singh
    D) Pema Khandu
    View Answer
      Option C
  4. Which of the following  is the state,  Nirmala sitharaman belongs to?
    A) Tamil nadu
    B) Andhra pradesh
    C) Karnataka
    D) Kerala
    View Answer
      Option A
  5. Who is the Premier of China?
    A) Cheng Hong
    B) Zhu Lin
    C) Xi Jinping
    D) Li Keqiang
    View Answer
      Option D
  6. Huangpu River is in which Country?
    A) China
    B) South Africa
    C) India
    D) japan
    View Answer
      Option A

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