Current Affairs Quiz: September 7, 2018

Current Affairs 7 September 2018 Quiz

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  1. Which section of the the Indian Penal Code deals with excluding all kinds of adult consensual sexual behavior which was abolished by Supreme Court?
    A)Section 385
    B)Section 301
    C)Section 295
    D)Section 377
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    A five-judge bench led by CJI Dipak Misra diluted Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, to exclude all kinds of adult consensual sexual behaviour. The law will still stand on the statute book to deal with unnatural sexual offences against minors and animals such as sodomy and bestiality.

  2. The government decided to make which scheme an open ended scheme,meaning that it will continue indefinitely and added more incentives to encourage people to open bank accounts?
    A)Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana
    B)Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana
    C)Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana
    D)Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The government decided to make the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana(PMJDY) an open ended scheme,meaning that it will continue indefinitely and added more incentives to encourage people to open bank accounts.To make the scheme more attractive, the government has decided to double the overdraft facility from Rs.5000 to Rs10000.
  3. Ministry of Tourism sanctioned how much amount to Malanad Cruise Tourism Project under Swadesh Darshan Scheme for development of a rural circuit in Kerala?
    A)87.55 cr
    B)81.58 cr
    C)80.37 cr
    D)79.66 cr
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Ministry of Tourism sanctioned Malanad Cruise Tourism Project under Swadesh Darshan Scheme for development of a rural circuit in Kerala. Union Tourism Minister KJ Alphons announced that under this project, the ministry will be developing three cruises with a budget of Rs.80.37 crores.

  4. The National Green Tribunal(NGT) has constituted a monitoring committee to finalise an action plan to enhance availability of potable groundwater.Who will be heading this committee?
    A)Dipak Sharma
    B)SP Garg
    C)AB Mahesh Sharma
    D)KJ Joseph
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The National Green Tribunal(NGT) has constituted a monitoring committee to finalise an action plan to enhance availability of potable groundwater.The committee is constituted to monitor the situation for six months with a view to enhance the availability of groundwater by adopting suitable measures.The monitoring committee will be headed by former Delhi High Court Judge SP Garg.

  5. The 2+2 dialogue between India and the US held in which city?
    A)Washington DC
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Mumbai
    D)NewYork
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Terming the 2+2 dialogue between India and the US as a historic dialougue in NewDelhi.External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj announced the signing of the Communication Compatibility and Security Agreement(COMCASA) between the two nations.

  6. The 3-day Defence and Homeland Security Expo and Conference 2018 held in which city?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Pune
    D)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Union Home Minister inaugrated the 3-day Defence and Homeland Security Expo and Conference 2018, organised by PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry in association with Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) in NewDelhi.

  7. What was India’s rank in “Theft Ranking” published by Nuclear Security index?
    A)17th
    B)19th
    C)18th
    D)16th
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    India has improved its ranking by one spot from 2016 and now stands 19th in the “Theft Ranking”for countries with weapons usable nuclear materials, according to the Nuclear Security Index. The index was released by the US-based Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI).Australia, which was at the top in 2012, 2014, and 2016 among the 22 countries with weapons-usable nuclear materials, this time shares the top spot with Switzerland.

  8. A book named “Nai Talim” was released by HRD Minister.It was based on which famous personality?
    A)Jawaharlal Nehru
    B)Mahatma Gandhi
    C)Sardar Vallabhai Patel
    D)Mother Teresa
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    A book on experiential learning based on Mahatma Gandhi’s “Nai Talim” (basic education) was released by HRD Minister Prakash Javedkar. It contains basic principles of Gandhi’s ‘Nai Talim’, along with the work and education curriculum for schools, D.Ed, B.Ed and faculty development programmes for teachers.

  9. India inked agreement with which country to collaborate on Gaganyaan, ISRO’s first human space mission?
    A)Japan
    B)China
    C)Russia
    D)France
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Stepping up space cooperation,India and France inked an agreement to collaborate on Gaganyaan, ISRO’s first human space mission.

  10. Which country’s navy won KAKADU-18 Cup?
    A)India
    B)Australia
    C)China
    D)Japan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    While reasserting its regional domination, the Indian Navy left its mark in Australia as it participated in a multilateral maritime exercise involving 27 navies.

  11. Which payments bank announced that its customers can now make card-less cash withdrawals at over 100,000 ATMs across India?
    A)India Post Payments Bank
    B)Airtel Payments Bank
    C)Fino Payments Bank
    D)Paytm Payments Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Airtel payment Bank, India’s first payments bank, has announced that its customers can now make card-less cash withdrawals at over 100,000 ATMs across India.It has partnered with Empays, a global provider of cloud based payment solutions

  12. Who clinched a gold medal in the 10m Air Pistol Junior Event at the International Shooting Sport Federation Shooting World Championship in Changwon,South Korea.

    A)Neeraj Kumar
    B)Manav Sharma
    C)Saurabh Chaudhary
    D)Abhinav Bindra

    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Saurabh Chaudhary continued his impressive run of form as he clinched a gold medal in the 10m Air Pistol Junior Event at the International Shooting Sport Federation Shooting World Championship in Changwon,South Korea.

  13. Who was chosen as brand ambassador of BSNL?
    A)Ankita Raina
    B)Geeta Phogat
    C)Mary Kom
    D)Disha Patani
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    State-run telecom firm BSNL roped in Indian boxer MC Mary kom as its brand ambassador for two years.
    BSNL will run television commercials, print advertisements and tariff plan endorsement with Kom

  14. Who was appointed as MD and CEO of SBI Mutual Fund?
    A)Ashok Pradhan
    B)PK Gupta
    C)MK Garg
    D)Ashwani Bhatia
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    SBI Mutual Fund said it has appointed Ashwani Bhatia as its managing director and chief executive officer.

  15. Which actress was awarded with Meryl Streep Award for Excellence?
    A)Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
    B)Disha Patani
    C)Katrina Kaif
    D)Deepika Padukone
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is all set to add another feather to her already loaded cap. The former Miss World will be bestowed with the inaugural Meryl Streep Award for Excellence at the first Women in Film and Television (WIFT) India Award.

  16. Recently,Bhagwati Kumar Sharma passed away.He was a poet of which language?
    A)Kannada
    B)Odia
    C)Gujarati
    D)Hindi
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Bhagwati Kumar Sharma, noted Gujarati language author and poet passed away at his residence in Adajan area of Surat at the age of 84 years.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of SBI Mutual Fund?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Delhi
    C)Pune
    D)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Who is the CEO of BSNL?
    A)Mahesh Sharma
    B)Anupam Srivastava
    C)AK Sivan
    D)Rakesh Jain
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Where is the HQ of BSNL?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Chennai
    C)Pune
    D)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option A

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