Current Affairs Quiz: September 5, 2018

Current Affairs 5 September 2018 Quiz

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  1. India along with 23 other nations, would be participating in a major Indian ocean-wide tsunami mock exercise (drill).What is the name of the exercise?
    A)AI Wave 15
    B)UI Wave 25
    C)Wave 20
    D)IOWave18
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    India along with 23 other nations, would be participating in a major Indian ocean-wide tsunami mock exercise (drill) on September 4 and 5, which would involve evacuation of thousands of people from coastal areas in over half a dozen states.The exercise known as IOWave18.
  2. Which ministry organized National Nutrition Month across the country to mark the fight against malnutrition?
    A)Ministry of Agriculture
    B)Ministry of Women and Child Development
    C)Ministry of Corporate Affairs
    D)Ministry of Defence
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    National Nutrition Month is being celebrated across the country to mark the fight against malnutrition.During this month, various programmes have been organized by the Women and Child Development Ministry to spread broad awareness on the issues related to malnutrition like stunting, under-nutrition, anaemia and low birth weight in children.
  3. Government released how much amount for development of forward areas along international borders?
    A)400 cr
    B)500 cr
    C)600 cr
    D)700 cr
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Nearly Rs400 crore has been released by the Centre to 10 states,having international borders, for developing forward areas as part of an ambitious plan to ameliorate the problems of those living in these isolated locations.An amount of Rs 399.44 crore has been released to the governments of Jammu and Kashmir, Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and West Bengal under the Border Area Development Programme(BADP) so far during 2018-19.
  4. Which state railway station will be renamed after Krishna?
    A)HP
    B)UP
    C)Jharkhand
    D)MP
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    According to Home Ministry officials, the Raghubar Das government had proposed that Nagar Untari town and railway station be renamed as Banshidhar Nagar, after Banshidhar Temple, which is dedicated to Krishna, in Garhwa.
  5. 71st session of the WHO Regional Committee held in which city?
    A)Pune
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Mumbai
    D)Kolkata
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Countries in WHO’s South-East Asia Region, including India committed to make essential medicines, vaccines, diagnostics and medical devices “affordable and accessible to all” within the region and beyond.Health ministers and officials of the 11-member countries taking part in the 71st session of the WHO Regional Committee in NewDelhi signed the ‘Delhi Declaration’ aimed at improving access to essential medical products.
  6. International Aviation Summit begins in which city?
    A)Bhubaneshwar
    B)Kolkata
    C)Pune
    D)NewDelhi
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The International Aviation Summit began in New Delhi. The seminar has been jointly organized by the Airports Authority of India,Ministry of Civil Aviation and International Air Transport Association.
  7. Which state government will soon distribute mobile phones to women under the Bhamashah Yojana?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Odisha
    C)Rajasthan
    D)Haryana
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    In a bid to boost Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s flagship ‘Digital India’ campaign, Rajasthan Government will soon distribute mobile phones to women under the Bhamashah Yojana. Focused on women who fall under the Below Poverty Line (BPL).
  8. Which country will be Jharkhand’s partner country at the Food Processing Summit slated in November 2018?
    A)China
    B)Japan
    C)Russia
    D)USA
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    China will be Jharkhand’s partner country at the Food Processing Summit slated in November, visiting Chief Minister Raghubar Das.
  9. US India Business Council(USIBC) to hold its first summit in which city?
    A)Chennai
    B)Pune
    C)Mumbai
    D)Delhi
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The US-India Business Council(USIBC), a top American business advocacy group, to showcase the positive impact of the US-India relationship and focus on future opportunities for companies in the two nations. The theme of the conference is “US and India connecting our future”.
  10. Which country remained the top source of FDI into India in 2017-18 ?
    A)UK
    B)Mauritius
    C)Australia
    D)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Mauritius remained the top source of FDI into India in 2017-18 followed by Singapore, whereas total FDI stood at $37.36 billion in the financial year, a marginal rise over the $36.31 billion recorded in the previous fiscal, according to RBI data.
  11. How many launches will be conducted by ISRO in September 2018, , including the Chandrayaan-2 mission, in just seven months?
    A)22
    B)19
    C)20
    D)21
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Indian Space Research Organisation is gearing up for a flurry of space activities from September as it will conduct 19 launches, including the Chandrayaan-2 mission, in just seven months.

  12. RBI asked banks with more than how many branches branches to appoint an internal ombudsman (IO)?
    A)18
    B)15
    C)10
    D)20
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    RBI asked all scheduled commercial banks with more than 10 branches to appoint an internal ombudsman (IO).

  13. NABARD sanctioned how much amount under the Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF), to West Bengal for 158 minor irrigation and 23 flood protection projects?
    A)325.55 cr
    B)350.14 cr
    C)330.74 cr
    D)334.75 cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) said it has sanctioned Rs.334.75 crore in August, under the Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF), to West Bengal for 158 minor irrigation and 23 flood protection projects.

  14. Which organization launched its first Trade Finance Scorecard, a new tool to address market gaps stemming from the unintended consequences of global measures to fight money-laundering and terrorism?
    A)SBI
    B)PNB
    C)World Bank
    D)Asian Development Bank
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) launched its first Trade Finance Scorecard, a new tool to address market gaps stemming from the unintended consequences of global measures to fight money-laundering and terrorism.

  15. Which Indian player clinched gold in the men’s 50m pistol event at Changwon (South Korea)?
    A)Sanjeev Kohli
    B)Sanjeev Sharma
    C)Om Prakash Mitharval
    D)Mithlesh Singh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    India’s Om Prakash Mitharval clinched gold in the men’s 50m pistol event at Changwon (South Korea), claiming his country’s third gold medal at the ISSF World Championships in Changwon,South Korea.
  16. Alastair Cook announced retirement from International cricket.He belongs to which state?
    A)South Africa
    B)India
    C)England
    D)Australia
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    England’s Alastair Cook announced retirement from International cricket, saying that there is ‘nothing left in the tank’ for him. England’s highest Test run-scorer will bow out at the end of the fifth Test against India.
  17. Which team players became the first set of Indian shooters to secure quota places for the 2020 Olympics by winning a silver and finishing fourth respectively in the women’s 10 m air rifle event of the ISSF World Championship in Changwon,South Africa?
    A)Apoorva Singh and Uttam Singh
    B)Anjum Moudgil and Apoorva Singh
    C)Anjum Chopra and Neeraj Singh
    D)Anjum Moudgil and Apurvi Chandela
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Anjum Moudgil and Apurvi Chandela became the first set of Indian shooters to secure quota places for the 2020 Olympics by winning a silver and finishing fourth respectively in the women’s 10 m air rifle event of the ISSF World Championship in Changwon,South Africa.

  18. Who was sworn as new President of Pakistan?
    A)Mamnoon Hussain
    B)Asif Ali Zardari
    C)Dr Arif Alvi
    D)Nawaz Sharif
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Dr Arif Alvi emerged victorious in Pakistan’s presidential elections, according to Pak media reports.
  19. Recently,Football player Arthur Pereira passed away.He belongs to which country?
    A)Odisha
    B)HP
    C)Maharashtra
    D)UP
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Former Maharashtra football player Arthur Pereira passes away in Mumbai. He was fighting a battle against cancer for the past one year.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of China?
    A)Euro
    B)Renminbi
    C)Yen
    D)Dollar
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
  2. When was US India Business Council founded?
    A)1974
    B)1985
    C)1975
    D)1960
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
  3. Where is the HQ of USIBC?
    A)New Delhi
    B)London
    C)New York
    D)Washington DC
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

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