Current Affairs Quiz: September 7, 2020

Current Affairs 7 September 2020 Quiz

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  1. In September 2020, Union Cabinet approved which languages as the official languages in the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir?
    A) Urdu, Hindi and English
    B) Kashmiri, English and Hindi
    C) Kashmiri, Dogri and Hindi
    D) Dogri, Urdu and English
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Union Cabinet approved a bill under which Kashmiri, Dogri and Hindi, apart from the existing Urdu and English, will be the official languages in the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
  2. Which institute signed an MoU with National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA) for collaboration in areas of universal design principles and inclusive development in the backdrop of ‘Building Accessible Safe Inclusive Indian Cities’ (BASIIC) program?
    A) IIT Roorkee
    B) IIT Patna
    C) IIT Delhi
    D) IIT Madras
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee for collaboration in areas of universal design principles and inclusive development in the backdrop of ‘Building Accessible Safe Inclusive Indian Cities’ (BASIIC) program.
  3. Which of the following appointed Kenichi Ayukawa as its new President?
    A) Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India
    B) Automotive Research Association of India
    C) Society of India Automobile Manufacturers
    D) National Highways Authority of India
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Society of India Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) has announced the appointment of Kenichi Ayukawa as its new President. Ayukawa is the MD & CEO, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd since the year 2013.
  4. Which of the following partnered Cyber Peace Foundation (CPF) to create awareness on cyber safety among students?
    A) Instagram
    B) Facebook
    C) WhatsApp
    D) LinkedIn
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Facebook-owned WhatsApp said it has partnered Cyber Peace Foundation (CPF) to create awareness on cyber safety among students.
    The partners aim to reach about 15,000 students in five Indian states Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and Maharashtra by the end of this year under the first phase of a pan-India programme.
  5. In September 2020, the union government gave its approval for setting up a Medical college in which district of Nagaland?
    A) Mon
    B) Dimapur
    C) Kohima
    D) Noklak
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Central government has given approval for setting up a Medical college in Mon district of Nagaland.
    This will be the second medical college in the state, after the Medical College in Kohima which is now under construction.
  6. Which state topped the list of states in ease of doing business ranking 2019 as per the State Business Reform Action Plan Ranking released by the commerce and industry ministry?
    A) Kerala
    B) Telangana
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Andhra Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Andhra Pradesh retained its top position in ease of doing business ranking 2019, followed by Uttar Pradesh and Telangana, as per the State Business Reform Action Plan Ranking released by the commerce and industry ministry.
  7. In September 2020, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced the closure of which of the following as banking company?
    A) Cholamandalam Payments Bank
    B) Aditya Birla Idea Payments Bank
    C) Jio Payments Bank
    D) Vodafone m-pesa Payments Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Aditya Birla Idea Payments Bank has ceased to be a banking company within the meaning of the Banking Regulation Act, the Reserve Bank said.
    The RBI said Westpac Banking Corporation has also ceased to be a banking company.
  8. Banks sanctioned how much amount to companies in West Bengal as emergency loans till the last week of August 2020?
    A) Rs 5,650 crore
    B) Rs 5,750 crore
    C) Rs 5,350 crore
    D) Rs 5,250 crore
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Banks in West Bengal have sanctioned Rs 5,350 crore of loans till the last week of August to businesses to tide over liquidity woes amid the COVID-19 crisis.
    Public and private sector lenders have sanctioned the loans under the Centre’s Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS). At the national level, the amount stood at around Rs 1.60 lakh crore
  9. Who is appointed as the new president of All India Tennis Association (AITA)?
    A) Lalit Mishra
    B) Anil Jain
    C) Naveen Pathak
    D) Praveen Kumar
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    BJP’s Rajya Sabha member Anil Jain is set to be elected as the new president of All India Tennis Association (AITA) while Anil Dhupar will take over as the secretary-general at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the national federation.
    Jain, who is also the ruling party’s national general secretary, will replace Praveen Mahajan as AITA president.
  10. Who is appointed as the secretary in the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI)?
    A) Viral Sambhaji
    B) Kshatrapati Shivaji
    C) Mukesh Pahwa
    D) Arun Kumar Sinha
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Government of India has appointed Kshatrapati Shivaji, a 1986-batch Maharashtra cadre IAS officer, as secretary in the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI) from September 1.
  11. Which state government signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ShriVallabh Pittie (SVP) International Group for development of facilities related to aviation, defence and textile sectors?
    A) Rajasthan
    B) Andhra Pradesh
    C) Karnataka
    D) Punjab
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Rajasthan government on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ShriVallabh Pittie (SVP) International Group for development of facilities related to aviation, defence and textile sectors.
    Investment of Rs 4,000 crore is estimated under the projects which would generate employment for more than 4,000 people.
  12. US President Donald Trump announced which city as first World War II Heritage City?
    A) Boone
    B) Wilmington
    C) Raleigh
    D) Asheville
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    US President Donald Trump announced Wilmington in southern US state North Carolina as the first World War II Heritage City at a ceremony held to mark the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II.
  13. Who has become the first woman commander to head the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) formation in the Kashmir Valley?
    A) Bhavna Gaba
    B) Charu Sinha
    C) Deepa Gupta
    D) Shikha Saini
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    IPS officer Charu Sinha has become the first woman commander to head the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) formation in the Kashmir Valley.
  14. Who has been appointed as the director (R&D) of Bharat Electronics Ltd’s?
    A) Aniket Mishra
    B) M V Rajasekhar
    C) D P Acharya
    D) P L Singh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Bharat Electronics Ltd’s (BEL) Board of Directors has approved the appointment of M V Rajasekhar as Additional Director – Director (R&D).
  15. Which of the following has acquired Gurgaon Palwal Transmission Limited (GPTL) ?
    A) Sterlite Power
    B) IRB Infrastructure Developers
    C) Invesco
    D) IndiGrid
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    IndiGrid, India’s first power sector InvIT, has completed the acquisition of Gurgaon Palwal Transmission Limited (GPTL) from Sterlite Power for ₹1,080 crore.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Society of India Automobile Manufacturers located?
    A) Patna
    B) Kanpur
    C) New Delhi
    D) Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

  2. Where is the HQ of CyberPeace Foundation located?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Gurgaon
    C) Agra
    D) Jaipur
    View Answer
    Option A

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