Current Affairs Quiz: September 06, 2017

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  1. On the eve of Teacher’s Day, the Vice-president launched which  portal?
    A) BHIKSHA
    B) SMIKSHA
    C) DIKSHA
    D) RICKSHA
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    The Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu presented the National Award to Teachers – 2016 on the occasion of Teachers’ Day, in New Delhi. Shri Venkaiah Naidu also launched DIKSHA portal, a national digital infrastructure for teachers.
  2. The Central govt is going to organise “north-East calling”, a two-day event at which place?
    A) Raipur
    B) Rajasthan
    C) New Delhi
    D) Noida
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    Centre is organising a two day event North East Calling on 9th of this month under its Destination North East series at India Gate lawns, Delhi. The purpose of the event is to promote the art, culture, handicrafts, business and tourism of North East India.
  3. The Indian Coast Gaurd has handed over patrol vessel ___ to Srilanka in September 2017.
    A) Tarini
    B) Kamya
    C) Varuna
    D) Indira
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    The Indian Coast Guard has handed over offshore patrol vessel ICGS Varuna to the Sri Lankan Coast Guard.
  4. The ministry of Health and family welfare has launched Contraceptves under which programme?
    A) Janta
    B) Lata
    C) Tantra
    D) Antara
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:
    The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has launched two new contraceptives, an injectable contraceptive MPA under the Antara programme and a contraceptive pill, Chhaya
  5. ‘Gyankunj  Project “ is launched by which State Government?
    A) Karnataka
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Sikkim
    D) Gujarat
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:
    Making steps towards digital revolution in the schools of Gujarat, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani launched state-wide ‘Gyankunj Project’ on Teachers’ Day. The objective of the project is to produce world-class students.
  6. Mohalla Clinics, first of its type, is going to set up in which city?
    A) Jaipur
    B) Delhi
    C) Patna
    D) Kota
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal gave his nod to the proposal to set up Mohalla Clinics (community clinics) in Delhi.
  7. Which state government has decided to reimurse tuition fee till graduation for girls?
    A) Haryana
    B) Punjab
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Karnataka
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:
    Karnataka government, from next academic year, has decided to provide free education to girls from class one to graduation level in all public and aided private schools and colleges.
  8. What was the theme of 9th BRICS summit?
    A) Strengthening Policy coordination and Breaking a new path for growth
    B) Stronger Partnership for brighter Future
    C) Quality Growth and Human Development
    D) Deeper Integration for Peace, Progress and Prosperity
    View Answer
       Option B
  9.  Which country is going to host 10th BRICS Summit?
    A) Brazil
    B) India
    C) South Africa
    D) Russia
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    Chinese President Xi Jinping has announced that the 10th edition of the annual BRICS summit will be held in Johannesburg next year.
  10. Which of the following is going to invest USD 10 mn in Power2SME?
    A) International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
    B) International Development Association
    C) International finance Corporation
    D) Country Assistance Associations
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, has invested $10 million as equity in e-commerce firm Power2SME that helps small and medium companies buy raw materials at bulk prices and get working capital without collateral.
  11. UIDAI extends deadline till ___ for banks to set up enrollment centres.
    A) 30 September, 2017
    B) 30 September, 2020
    C) 30 September, 2019
    D) 30 September, 2018
    View Answer
       Option A
    Explanation:
    Public sector and private banks have got a month’s extension to establish Aadhaar enrolment centres within their premises. The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) said that on the requests of the Banks, it has extended the deadline till September 30, 2017.
  12. Who won  he World Cadet Chess Championship in the under-12 category?
    A) Rani Deshmukh
    B) Divya Deshmukh
    C) Kavita Deshmukh
    D) Vani Deshmukh
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    Divya Deshmukh has won the World Cadet Chess Championship in the under-12 category at Pocos de Caldas, Brazil.
  13. Who has become first Indian-born player to be signed by Australian basketball team?
    A) Sukhjeet Barnala
    B) Amarjit Singh
    C) Amritpal Singh
    D) Navdeep Singh
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    The captain of the Indian basketball team, Amritpal Singh scripted history by becoming the first Indian-born player to be picked up by an Australian NBL team.
  14. Who is the lyricist of FIFA U-17 World Cup Official Song?
    A) Kailash Kher
    B) Om Puri
    C) Gulzar
    D) Amitabh Bacchan
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:
    The official song for the FIFA Under-17 World Cup football tournament was formally launched in Mumbai by the Local Organising Committee (LOC) and Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN). Called “Kar Ke Dikhla De Goal”, the song has been written by lyricist Amitabh Bhattacharya and composed by Pritam.
  15. Who has become the first sportsperson to Head Sports Ministry?
    A) Karan Singh Rathore
    B) Rajyavardhan Rathore
    C) Vikalp Rathore
    D) Rajan Sharma
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    Olympic silver medallist Rajyavardhan Rathore replaced Vijay Goel as the new Sports Minister in the latest cabinet reshuffle of the Narendra Modi government. He is the first sportsperson to take charge of Sports Ministry.
  16. Who has taken the charge(MD & CEO) of Vijaya Bank?
    A) Kavita Narayanan
    B) Vikash Sangakaran
    C) Sankara Narayanan
    D) Narayan Murthi
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    R A Sankara Narayanan has taken charge as Managing Director and Chief Excecutive Officer of Vijaya Bank. He has taken over the reigns of the bank from Kishore Sansi, who reached superannuation on August 31.
  17. Who has been appointed as the new MD & CEO of Tamilnad Mercantile Bank?
    A) KV Rama Moorthy
    B) Krishna Moorthy
    C) Uma narayanan
    D) Usha Utthappa
    View Answer
       Option A
    Explanation:
    KV Rama Moorthy has assumed charge as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Tamilnad Mercantile Bank. Prior to joining TMB, he was Executive Director of United Bank of India.
  18. Who is the new Minister of State (I/C) for Tourism?
    A) Ashoka Leylalam
    B) Mridulam kannantham
    C) Periyara kannanthanam
    D) Alphons kannanthanam
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:
    Alphons Kannanthanam assumed charge the office of Minister of State (I/C) for Tourism. He is a retired IAS officer of 1979 batch (Kerala cadre).
  19. Which bank has been Awarded for Use of Technology for Financial Inclusion Among Large Banks under 13th IDRBT Banking Technology Excellence Awards 2016-17?
    A) PNB
    B) SBI
    C) BOB
    D) Union Bank
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    The Thirteenth Edition of the IDRBT Banking Technology Excellence Awards was held on 1st of September, 2017. Shri S. Ganesh Kumar and Shri Sudarshan Sen, Executive Directors, Reserve Bank of India, presided over the function. Best Bank Award for Use of Technology for Financial Inclusion Among Large Banks – State Bank of India Best Bank Award for Use of Technology for Financial Inclusion Among Mid-Size Banks – Vijaya Bank Best Bank Award for Use of Technology for Financial Inclusion Among Small Banks – Karnataka Bank Ltd.
  20. Which bank has been Awarded for Use of Technology for Financial Inclusion Among Small Banks under 13th IDRBT Banking Technology Excellence Awards 2016-17?
    A) Karnataka Bank Lttd.
    B) The Federal Bank
    C) ICICI bankLtd.
    D) Axis Bank Ltd.
    View Answer
       Option A
    Explanation:
    The Thirteenth Edition of the IDRBT Banking Technology Excellence Awards was held on 1st of September, 2017. Shri S. Ganesh Kumar and Shri Sudarshan Sen, Executive Directors, Reserve Bank of India, presided over the function. Best Bank Award for Use of Technology for Financial Inclusion Among Large Banks – State Bank of India Best Bank Award for Use of Technology for Financial Inclusion Among Mid-Size Banks – Vijaya Bank Best Bank Award for Use of Technology for Financial Inclusion Among Small Banks – Karnataka Bank Ltd.
  21. Jomde Kena has passed away. He was the health minister of which state?
    A) Tripura
    B) Arunanchal Pradesh
    C) Meghalaya
    D) Manipur
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    Arunachal Pradesh Health and Family Welfare Minister Jomde Kena has passed away after prolonged illness.
  22. Marathi poet and activist ___ has passed away.
    A) Ravindra Seth
    B) Anil Pau
    C) Shirish Pai
    D) Gaurav Pua
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    Noted poet Shirish Pai, credited with introducing ‘Haiku’ to the Marathi speaking world, has passed away after a brief illness.
  23. Gauri Lankesh Passed away. She belonged to which field?
    A) Writer
    B) Journalist
    C) Photographer
    D) Director
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    Senior Kannada journalist and social activist Gauri Lankesh was shot dead by unidentified men at her house in Bengaluru.

Static GK related to Today’s Current Affairs

  1. National Teacher’s Day is celebrated on ___
    A) 1st September
    B) 2nd September
    C) 3rd September
    D) 5th September
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:
    Every year, National Teachers Day is celebrated on September 5th to honor Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Birthday. Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan a great scholar, philosopher, and teacher of modern India and was awarded the Bharat Ratna in 1954.
  2. Who has given the charge of Parliamentary Affairs?
    A) Jagat Nadda
    B) Vijay Goel
    C) Harsh Vardhan
    D) Jual Oram
    View Answer
       Option B
  3. The Indian Coast Guard Ship, Varuna which is recently handed over to Sri Lanka was commissioned in the Indian Coast Guard in which year?
    A) 1982
    B) 1976
    C) 1987
    D) 1988
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:

    ICGS Varuna, named after sea god Varuna, was commissioned in the Indian Coast Guard in February 1988.
  4. Who is the CEO of  Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI)?
    A) Mohan Lal Mittal
    B) Ravi Kumar Shastri
    C) Ajay Bhushan Pandey
    D) Vipin Shekhawat
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:

    ICGS Varuna, named after sea god Varuna, was commissioned in the Indian Coast Guard in February 1988.

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4 Thoughts to “Current Affairs Quiz: September 06, 2017”

  1. Trisha

    Q. 14 option D is mentioned wrong, please correct it.. i got confused after reading options.. @Shubhra_AspirantsZone:disqus

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