Current Affairs Quiz: September 5, 2019

Current Affairs 5 September 2019 Quiz

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  1. Recently Minister of State for Culture and Tourism Prahalad Singh Patel inaugurated first-ever architectural LED illumination at which monument of India?
    A)Red Fort
    B)Taj Mahal
    C)Kalinjer Fort
    D)Qutub Minar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Minister of State for Culture and Tourism Prahalad Singh Patel inaugurated first-ever architectural LED illumination at the Qutub Minar in NewDelhi. With the illumination, the architectural beauty of the 12th-century monument will display its historic majesty after sunset. Qutb Minar is a UNESCO World Heritage Site is one of most visited historical site in Delhi.

  2. Which place has been adjudged as the Best Swachh Iconic place in the country in the ‘Swachh Iconic Places’ list released by the Ministry of Jal Shakti, Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation?
    A)Amarnath
    B)Amarkantak
    C)Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine
    D)Kedarnath
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine in Jammu and Kashmir has been adjudged as the Best Swachh Iconic place in the country in the ‘Swachh Iconic Places’ list released by the Ministry of Jal Shakti, Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation.

  3. Recently Khadi and Village Industries Commission has launched a ‘Terracotta Grinder’ in Which city/UT?
    A)Kanpur
    B)Mumbai
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Varanasi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Khadi and Village Industries Commission has launched a ‘Terracotta Grinder’ at Sewapuri in Varanasi. The machine will be able to grind the wasted and broken pottery items for re-using in pottery-making.

  4. The 72nd Session of the WHO Regional Committee for South-East Asia held in Which city/UT?
    A)Kolkata
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Nagpur
    D)Kochi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare inaugurated the 72nd Session of the WHO Regional Committee for South-East Asia held in New Delhi. The committee is the highest decision making and governing body of WHO in the region.

  5. Which company became first commercial vehicle manufacturer to meet Bharat Stage VI norms?
    A)Tata
    B)Maruti Suzuki
    C)Hyundai
    D)Ashok Leyland
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Ashok Leyland, a flagship company of the Hinduja group and country’s second largest commercial vehicle manufacturer, announced that it has become the first Indian original equipment manufacturer to meet Bharat Stage VI emission norms across its full range of heavy duty trucks with gross vehicle weight of 16.2 tonnes and above.

  6. Recently Indian Air Force inducted how many US-made Apache AH-64E attack helicopters?
    A)5
    B)7
    C)8
    D)9
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Indian Air Force inducted eight US-made Apache AH-64E attack helicopters, which will give a major boots to its combat capabilities.

  7. The 14th Conference of Parties to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification begins in which city?
    A)Greater Noida
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Gurugram
    D)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The 14th Conference of Parties to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification begins in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh. During the event, India also assumed the presidency of COP for two years and Union Minister for environment took up the role of President of COP.

  8. Which country’s Army introduced a new homegrown jet propelled drone called Kian?
    A)Afghanistan
    B)China
    C)Iran
    D)India
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Iranian Army unveiled a high-precision jet-propelled drone called Kian. The capacity of carrying long-time surveillance missions and attack the targets far from the country’s borders.

  9. Recently the Cabinet approved how much amount into IDBI Bank to increase the lender capital base?
    A)Rs 9300 cr
    B)Rs 9500 cr
    C)Rs 9700 cr
    D)Rs 10000 cr
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Central government approved Rs 9,300 crore capital infusion into IDBI Bank to increase the lender’s capital base.

  10. Which bank has deployed Industrial ‘Robotic Arms’ for note sorting at its currency chests across 12 cities?
    A)HDFC Bank
    B)Federal Bank
    C)ICICI Bank
    D)Axis Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    ICICI Bank has deployed Industrial ‘Robotic Arms’ for note sorting at its currency chests across 12 cities. It has become the first commercial bank in the country to customise and deploy industrial robots to automate and perform repetitive high volume steps in handling cash processing on high-end note sorting machines.

  11. Recently the Employees State Insurance Corporation signed MoU with Which bank to provide electronic payment services for ESIC beneficiaries?
    A)IDBI Bank
    B)Bank of Baroda
    C)Canara Bank
    D)SBI
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) and the State Bank of India (SBI) signed a memorandum of understanding to provide electronic payment services for ESIC beneficiaries.

  12. According to DBS,At how much percent India GDP will grow for FY 20?
    A)6.1%
    B)6.3%
    C)6.5%
    D)6.2%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Singapore’s banking group DBS has revised India’s real GDP growth forecast downwards for the current financial year to 6.2 per cent from 6.8 per cent projected earlier.

  13. Which institute has collaborated with Amazon Web Services to develop Artificial Intelligence portal?
    A)IIT Kanpur
    B)IIT Delhi
    C)IIT Kharagpur
    D)BHU
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    IIT-Kharagpur announced that it will collaborate with Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company, to develop a National Artificial Intelligence Resource Portal to promote learning and development in Artificial Intelligence (AI) for all AI learners, practitioners and researchers in India.

  14. Recently Which Indian women cricketer announced her retirement from T20s?
    A)Navjot Kaur
    B)Smriti Mandhana
    C)Harmanpreet Kaur
    D)Mithali Raj
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India women’s batter Mithali Raj announced retirement from T20 Internationals cricket stating that she wants to focus on 2021 One Day World Cup preparation.

  15. Recently who bettered his own 1500m national record while clinching a silver in the ISTAF Berlin event?
    A)Alastair Trim
    B)Roger Francus
    C)Jinson Johnson
    D)Marcus Bois
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Asian Games gold medallist Jinson Johnson bettered his own 1500m national record while clinching a silver in the ISTAF Berlin event.

  16. Who lifted the 67 th edition of the Nehru Trophy at the Punnamada lake in Kerala?
    A)Devdas Chundan
    B)Karavattu Sree Vinayakan
    C)Kalloparamban
    D)Nadubhagam Chundan,
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Nadubhagam Chundan, the snake boat of Pallathuruthy Boat Club, lifted the 67th edition of the Nehru Trophy at the Punnamada Lake in Alappuzha in Kerala. A total of 79 boats, including 23 snake boats, participated in the Nehru trophy.

  17. The 22nd edition of the FIFA World Cup will held in Which city?
    A)Beijing
    B)London
    C)Tokyo
    D)Doha
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    FIFA unveiled the official emblem of the 22nd edition of the FIFA World Cup which is scheduled to be hosted in Qatar.

  18. Who won the ‘Best Use of Assisted Technologies’, at the ScooNews Global Educators Fest (SGEF) held in Udaipur on 10th August 2019?
    A)Jadavpur University
    B)University of Delhi
    C)University of Mumbai
    D)University of Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The University of Mumbai, one of the oldest and premier universities of India, won the ‘Best Use of Assisted Technologies’, at the ScooNews Global Educators Fest (SGEF) held in Udaipur on 10th August 2019.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Khadi and Village Industries Commission?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Lucknow
    C)Chennai
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. Where is the HQ of World Health Organisation?
    A)Rome
    B)Vienna
    C)London
    D)Geneva
    View Answer
    Option D

  3. Where is the HQ of United Nation Convention to Combat Desertification?
    A)Geneva
    B)Rome
    C)Vienna
    D)Bonn
    View Answer
    Option D

  4. What is the currency of Iran?
    A)Euro
    B)Rufiyaa
    C)Dinar
    D)Rial
    View Answer
    Option D

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