Current Affairs Quiz: October 6, 2019

Current Affairs 6 October 2019 Quiz

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  1. Recently Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan launched a customer outreach initiative “Grahak Mela Camp” in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Lucknow
    C)Bhubaneswar
    D)Shillong
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan launched a customer outreach initiative, ‘Grahak Mela Camp’ by various national banks in Bhubaneswar.

  2. The 8th International Chefs Conference held in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Kolkata
    D)Pune
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan launched the “Trans-Fat Free” logo during the 8th International Chefs Conference in New Delhi. The campaign to end trans-fat is seen as one of the important steps to accelerate the ‘Eat Right India’ campaign led by the FSSAI under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

  3. Recently Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur launched the Pragati Rath of which bank?
    A)HDFC Bank
    B)IDBI Bank
    C)SBI
    D)PNB
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur launched the Pragati Rath of the HDFC bank. Pragati Rath will provide financial and digital literacy to the people during a month-long initiative by moving to different parts of Himachal Pradesh.

  4. Which state government launched the YSR Vahana Mitra scheme?
    A)Odisha
    B)TamilNadu
    C)Assam
    D)Andhra Pradesh
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy launched the YSR Vahana Mitra scheme which provides Rs 10,000 allowance to self-employed drivers of autos, taxis and maxi cabs.

  5. Which state government launched a campaign to make state pothole-free?
    A)Jharkhand
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Delhi
    D)Bihar
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal launched a campaign to make Delhi pothole-free which will be undertaken by the Public Works Department under his government.

  6. The India-Bangladesh Business Forum was held in which city/UT?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Kathmandu
    D)Dhaka
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The India-Bangladesh Business Forum was held in New Delhi presence of Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Union Minister for Commerce and Industries, Piyush Goyal.

  7. What is the rank of India in the Global Firepower Index 2019?
    A)5th
    B)4th
    C)3rd
    D)7th
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    In the Global Firepower Index (GFP) /Military Strength Ranking 2019 of the Global Firepower which ranks each nation’s potential war-making capability across land, sea and air with conventional weapons, India was ranked 4th with the PowerIndex (PwrIndx) score of 0.1065 and in South Asia, it stood at the No 1 position.

  8. The 14th edition of Indo – Mongolian joint military training “Nomadic Elephant” held in which state?
    A)Gujarat
    B)Himachal Pradesh
    C)Kerala
    D)TamilNadu
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    14th edition of Indo – Mongolian joint military training, Exercise Nomadic Elephant-XIV has commenced at Bakloh, Himachal Pradesh.
  9. Which city ranked the smartest city in 2019 by the very-first edition of the IMD Smart City Index 2019 (SCI)?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Mauritius
    C)Bangkok
    D)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Out of 102 cities in the world, Singapore is officially ranked the smartest city in 2019 by the very-first edition of the IMD Smart City Index 2019 (SCI).
  10. Which bank launched three new digital products called, UCash, Digilocker and an app in Kolkata, West Bengal?
    A)Union Bank of India
    B)PNB
    C)United Bank of India
    D)UCO Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    UCO Bank has launched three new digital products called, UCash, Digilocker and an app in Kolkata, West Bengal.
  11. Which bank has signed a pact with CSC e-Governance Services India to extend its banking and other services to the country’s rural regions?
    A)Federal Bank
    B)Kotak Mahindra Bank
    C)HDFC Bank
    D)ICICI Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    ICICI Bank has signed a pact with CSC e-Governance Services India to extend its banking and other services to the country’s rural regions. ICICI Bank will engage more than 3 lakh CSCs (common service centres) working at the last mile as banking correspondents

  12. Recently which platform got Corporate Agency license from Insurance Regulatory Development Authority (IRDA).?
    A)Mobikwik
    B)InstantPay
    C)Paytm
    D)Freecharge
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    InstantPay, India’s largest Inclusive and Neo Banking platform, announced that it has received the Corporate Agency license from Insurance Regulatory Development Authority (IRDA).

  13. Recently the National Health Authority has signed statement of intent with which company to collaborate and strengthen the implementation of Ayushmaan Bharat Scheme?
    A)Cisco
    B)Wipro
    C)Microsoft
    D)Google
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The National Health Authority (NHA), the apex body responsible for implementing the Ayushman Bharat health insurance scheme, has signed a Statement of Intent (SoI) with Google to collaborate and strengthen the implementation of the programme.

  14. Who has been elected as the president of Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA)?
    A)Daksh Goriyal
    B)Seema Rawat
    C)Vaibhav Gehlot
    D)Dinesh Dixit
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot’s son, Vaibhav Gehlot, has been elected as the president of Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA).
  15. Who has been elected the president of Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA)?
    A)Sanjay Naik
    B)Amol Kale
    C)Alok Awasthi
    D)Vijay Patil
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Vijay Patil has been elected the president of Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA), while Sanjay Naik and Amol Kale were elected as secretary and vice-president respectively. Vijay Patil is the son of former Governor of Bihar Dr DY Patil.
  16. Who has been named Professional Cricketer Association Player of the year Award?
    A)Samuel Jones
    B)Virat Kohli
    C)BenStokes
    D)Steve Smith
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    England all-rounder Ben Stokes has been voted Professional Cricketers’ Association player of the year at the Professional Cricketers’ Association awards.

  17. Who will be given the prestigious Mahaveer Award-2019 instituted by Bhagwan Mahaveer Foundation for his contributions in the field of education?
    A)Anand Kumar
    B)Richard Smith
    C)Naveen Seth
    D)Indra Nooyi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Anand Kumar of Super 30 will be given the prestigious Mahaveer Award-2019 instituted by Bhagwan Mahaveer Foundation for his contributions in the field of education.
  18. Who has bagged the Face of Asia award at the Busan International Film Festival in Busan, South Korea?
    A)Bhumi Pednekar
    B)Diya Mirza
    C)Disha Patani
    D)Priyanka Chopra
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Bhumi Pednekar has bagged the Face of Asia award at the Busan International Film Festival in Busan, South Korea.
  19. Recently Farook Khan passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Social Activist
    B)Sports
    C)Journalist
    D)Actor
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Farook Khan, an Indian-origin journalist in South Africa passed away. He hailed from Maharashtra. He had started the Miss India South Africa Pageant as part of the Miss India Worldwide Pageant.
  20. Recently Krishna Gopalkrishna Kadekodi passed away.She was related to which profession?
    A)Social Activist
    B)Actress
    C)Philosopher
    D) philatelist
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Centenarian philatelist and coin collector Krishna Gopalkrishna Kadekodi has passed away. He was 102.
  21. Recently which Bangladesh Buddhist leader passed away in Dhaka?
    A)Satyapriya Mohathero
    B)M Mujabedeen
    C)Shoaib Rahim Talat
    D)Tameem Iqbal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The second highest Buddhist leader of Bangladesh and head of Sima Bihar of Ramu, Satyapriya Mohathero passed away in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  22. What is the theme of this year’s World Teachers Day 2019?
    A)Young and Energetic Teachers
    B)Teachers evolving Education lives
    C)Transformation of Education
    D)Young Teachers: The future of the Profession
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    World Teachers’ Day or International Teachers’ Days is celebrated on October 5 with the aim to acknowledge the significant role of educators across the world. It commemorates the anniversary of the adoption of UNESCO’s 1966 recommendation concerning the status of teachers.This year’s theme is ‘Young Teachers: The future of the Profession’.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of HDFC Bank?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Chennai
    C)Lucknow
    D)Delhi
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. What is the currency of Mongolia?
    A)Won
    B)Krone
    C)Euro
    D)Togrog
    View Answer
    Option D

  3. Where is the HQ of UCO Bank?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Chennai
    C)Kolkata
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C

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