Current Affairs Quiz: September 6, 2019

Current Affairs 6 September 2019 Quiz

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  1. How much amount was sanctioned by India to the Global Fund for AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFTAM) for 2020-22?
    A)USD 27 million
    B)USD 25 million
    C)USD 20 million
    D)USD 22 million
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    India has announced a contribution of USD 22 million to the Global Fund for AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFTAM) for 2020-22 as part of its commitment towards eliminating these diseases, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said

  2. How much amount will Central government infuse in 5 years to revamp fishery infrastructure?
    A)₹60000 cr
    B)₹15000 cr
    C)₹10000 cr
    D)₹25000 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    With the objective of achieving the real goals of the ambitious Blue Revolution project, the Union Government has lined up Rs25,000 crore investments in different sectors of fisheries in the next three to five years.

  3. Recently Which country to join “Samudrayaan Project”?
    A)Pakistan
    B)Russia
    C)China
    D)India
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India’s ambition to send men to the deep sea in a submersible vehicle is likely to be a reality in 2021-22 with the ‘Samudrayaan’ project.

  4. Which state has decided to include other backward class and general category students in its ‘Jai Bheem Mukhyamantri Yojana’?
    A)Delhi
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Bihar
    D)Assam
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Delhi Cabinet has decided to include other backward class and general category students in its ‘Jai Bheem Mukhyamantri Yojana’, and enhance financial assistance from ₹40,000 to ₹1 lakh for coaching for various competitive exams.

  5. Which state police has launched a “C-Plan” smartphone application that will help them keep a tab on anti-social elements to counter their nefarious designs in time?
    A)Bihar
    B)Odisha
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Andhra Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Uttar Pradesh Police has launched a “C-Plan” smartphone application that will help them keep a tab on anti-social elements to counter their nefarious designs in time.

  6. Which City Water metro project is set to be operational from March 2020?
    A)Chennai
    B)Panaji
    C)Vishakapatnam
    D)Kochi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said the unique Water Metro project will become operational by March next year in the state and added that it would require the efforts of all stakeholders. Water Metro is the first water transport system of its kind in India.

  7. Which state government launched the UDAN regional connectivity scheme?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Assam
    C)Bihar
    D)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar launched the UDAN regional connectivity scheme here that will allow tourists to fly from Hisar to Chandigarh for just Rs 1,674 in 45 minutes.

  8. In which state,Nuakhai festival was celebrated?
    A)Bihar
    B)Assam
    C)Odisha
    D)Sikkim
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Nuakhai, the greatest harvesting festival of Odisha was celebrated recently. Nuakhai, as the name suggests that nua means new and khai means food. So, the festival of nuakhai is a festival to celebrate newly harvested food by the farmers.

  9. Who will head the committee to study proposal to ban e cigarettes?
    A)Nitin Gadkari
    B)Narendra Modi
    C)Anurag Thakur
    D)Nirmala Sitharaman
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    A ministerial panel led by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will reportedly study a Health Ministry proposal to ban e-cigarette sales in India through an ordinance. The ministry had in 2018 issued an advisory favouring ban on sales and advertisements of e-cigarettes. Reports said the Health Ministry has proposed jail of up to a year and ₹1-lakh fine for first-time offenders.

  10. Who will head the panel that will review the 3 year old guidelines on trade credit insurance?
    A)Devika Sethi
    B)K Sreekant
    C)A Girish
    D)Atul Sahai
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Insurance regulator IRDAI has decided to review its three-year old guidelines on trade credit insurance in line with the changing requirements of the market.

  11. Which city tops the list in world’s most liveable cities ranking owing to climate change according to survey by Economic Intelligence Unit?
    A)Vienna
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Rome
    D)London
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The national capital has dropped by six places to rank 118th on a list of the world’s most liveable cities due to increase in cases of petty crimes and poor air quality, according to an annual survey by the Economist Intelligence Unit.

  12. Which country is planning to set up more than 20 nuclear power units in India in next 20 years?
    A)Russia
    B)USA
    C)Germany
    D)China
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Russia said that it is planning to set up more than 20 nuclear power units in India in the next 20 years. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived in Russia’s Far Eastern city of Vladivostok, gave a joint statement at the 20th Annual Summit between the two countries, along with Russian President Vladimir Putin by side.

  13. The 5th Eastern Economic Forum was held in Which country?
    A)India
    B)China
    C)Hungary
    D)Russia
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    5th Eastern Economic Forum was held in Vladivostok, Russia. PM Narendra Modi also attended the forum meeting. He also paid a visit to the India Business Pavilion on the sidelines of the 5th Eastern Economic Forum.

  14. The exercise “Yudh Abhyas” is an exercise between India and which other country?
    A)China
    B)USA
    C)Russia
    D)SriLanka
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The joint Military Exercise Yudh Abhyas – 2019 between India and USA started at Joint Base Lewis Mc Chord, Washington, USA from 05-18 September 2019. Exercise Yudh Abhyas is one of the largest joint running military training and defence corporation endeavors between India and USA. This will be the 15th edition of the joint exercise hosted alternately between the two countries.

  15. Recently Which body made Mandatory for banks to link all new floating rate personal or retail loans and floating rate loans to micro, small and medium enterprises to an external benchmark?
    A)RBI
    B)IRDA
    C)Ministry of Finance
    D)SIDBI
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) issued a circular making it mandatory for banks to link all new floating rate personal or retail loans and floating rate loans to micro, small and medium enterprises to an external benchmark.

  16. Recently World Bank will Fund ‘pro-poor tourism’ (PPT) development projects worth more than $57 million in which state?
    A)Madhya Pradesh
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Odisha
    D)WestBengal
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    World Bank will fund ‘pro-poor tourism’ (PPT) development projects worth more than $57 million in top tourist hotspots of Agra and Braj-Mathura regions in Uttar Pradesh.

  17. Which bank has donated Rs 5 crore to the Bihar Chief Minister’s Relief Fund?
    A)ICICI Bank
    B)HDFC Bank
    C)IDBI Bank
    D)SBI
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The ICICI Bank has donated Rs 5 crore to the Bihar Chief Minister’s Relief Fund. The chief minister thanked the ICICI Bank for making contributions to CM’s Relief Fund and lauded it for displaying commitment to social causes.

  18. What is the rank of India on World Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Index 2019?
    A)35th
    B)33rd
    C)36th
    D)34th
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India has jumped six places to claim 34th spot on world Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Index 2019, according to a report by World Economic Forum (WEF).Spain tops the ranking index followed by France and Germany.

  19. Which IT company has bagged 7 year agreement from ICICI Bank for digital services?
    A)TCS
    B)Capgemini
    C)Wipro
    D)Infosys
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    IT consulting and business process services company Wipro has secured a strategic seven-year engagement valued at 300 million dollars (about Rs 2,165 crore) from private lender ICICI Bank to provide a comprehensive suite of services.

  20. The 73rd Glenmark National Swimming Championship held in Which state?
    A)Odisha
    B)Sikkim
    C)WestBengal
    D)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Gold hunt at the 73rd Glenmark National Swimming Championship turned out to be a family affair. The Khade couple – Virdhawal Khade and his wife Rujuta stole the show at the national meet by bagging gold in the men and women 50m butterfly respectively, thereby becoming the fastest swimmers in the country.

  21. Who was presented with 2019 UEFA President Award?
    A)Devender Sikri
    B)Ravinder Singh
    C)Aleksander Ceferin
    D)Eric Cantona
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Eric Cantona has been presented with the 2019 UEFA President’s Award in Monaco – and the iconic Frenchman was described by UEFA President Aleksander Čeferin as “a person who has done a lot for good”.

  22. Who assumed Chairmanship of the Association of World Election Bodies (A-WEB) for the term 2019-21?
    A)Sunil Arora
    B)Alok Singh
    C)Ravneet Gill
    D)Dilip Joshi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora assumed Chairmanship of the Association of World Election Bodies (A-WEB) for the term 2019-21. The decision and announcement to this effect was made at the 4th General Assembly of A-WEB being held in Bengaluru, being attended by as many as 120 delegates from 50 countries.

  23. Who is the author of book “First They Erased Our Name: A Rohingya Speaks”?
    A)Sophie Ansel
    B)Jasper Forde
    C)Patrick Madiano
    D)Elena Ferantee
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    A new book entitled “First They Erased Our Name: A Rohingya Speaks” book written by journalist Sophie Ansel(France) has been released by Penguin Random House on September 9, 2019.

  24. Recently Udit Pratap Dev,king of Kalahandi of Which state passed away?
    A)Assam
    B)WestBengal
    C)Odisha
    D)Bihar
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Udit Pratap Deo, former king of the erstwhile princely state of Kalahandi n Odisha, has passed away. He was 71. Deo was a former lawmaker from Junagarh Assembly segment in Odisha from 1974 to 1977.

  25. Which day is celebrated as Teachers Day?
    A)Sep 2
    B)Sep 3
    C)Sep 5
    D)Sep 4
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    In India, September 5 is celebrated as Teachers’ Day to honour teachers for their contributions in shaping the life of students.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Wipro?
    A)Chennai
    B)Bengaluru
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option B

  2. What is the tagline of ICICI Bank?
    A)Experience our Expertise
    B)Hum Hai na Khayaal Aapka
    C)Trusted Since 1906
    D)A tradition of Trust
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Where is the HQ of Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Ahmedabad
    C)Hyderabad
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C

  4. What is the currency of Russia?
    A)Euro
    B)Ruble
    C)Rupee
    D)Dollar
    View Answer
    Option B

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