Current Affairs Quiz: September 08, 2017

Current Affairs 8 September 2017 Quiz

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  1. Who of the following is the author of “How India Sees the World”?
    A) VS Naipaul
    B) Amrita pritam
    C) Shyam Saran
    D) Sudha Murthy
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The book of Former Foreign Secretary Shyam Saran named “How India Sees the World: Kautilya to the 21st Century” launched by former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh.
  2. ___ Indian-origin teenager has become one of the youngest boy to fly single-engine plane?
    A) Shreya Beesam
    B) Mansour Anis
    C) Kornathan Mahesh
    D) Adhyasa Poorvathi
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Mansour Anis, a 14-year-old Indian-origin teenager based in Sharjah, UAE has become one of the youngest pilots to fly a single-engine aircraft, a media report said.
  3. Which of the following actress has become the ambassador for Australia Tourism?
    A) Priyanka Chopra
    B) Madhuri Dixit
    C) Anushka Sharma
    D) Parineeti Chopra
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Australia has roped in Bollywood actress Parineeti Chopra to be its first Indian woman Ambassador to encourage Indians to visit the country.
  4. Who has become the fastest India player yo score 15000 runs in international cricket?
    A) MS Dhoni
    B) Ajinkya Rahane
    C) Virat Kohli
    D) Rahul Dravid
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Indian captain Virat Kohli became the fastest player to score 15,000 runs in international cricket during the one-off T20I against Sri Lanka. Kohli achieved the feat in his 333rd international innings, overtaking Hashim Amla who took 336 innings to score 15,000 international runs. Kohli has scored 8,587 ODI, 4,658 Test and over 1,750 T20I runs.
  5. Which of the following country is going to host 2019 Commonwealth Weightlifting Championship?
    A) China
    B) Britain
    C) Poland
    D) Inidia
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    India will host the 2019 edition of the Commonwealth (Youth, Junior and Senior) Weightlifting Championships.
  6. Which of the following banks has launched new scheme of replacing loans with certificate deposits?
    A) Ujjivan bank
    B) Dena bank
    C) DSB bank
    D) Fino Care bank
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Ujjivan Small Finance Bank has said that it will bring down its cost of funds by up to 150 basis points during the current financial year by replacing 75% of its bank loans with borrowings using money market instruments including certificate of deposits.
  7. Ministry of Power has launched UJALA scheme at which of the following place?
    A) Canada
    B) Myanmar
    C) Malayasia
    D) China
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    . Energy Efficiency Services Limited ( EESL) , under Ministry of Power, Government of India has launched UJALA (Unnat Jyoti by Affordable Lighting for All) Scheme in the State of Melaka, Malaysia.
  8. India will grant gratis visas to the citizens of which of the following nation?
    A) Canada
    B) Malayasia
    C) Myanmar
    D) China
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced that India will grant gratis visa to Myanmarese citizens wanting to visit the country
  9. SLINEX 2017 is going to kick start at which of the following place?
    A) Kochi
    B) Vishakhapatnam
    C) Vizag
    D) Chennai
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    Indian Navy and Sri Lankan Navy on 7 September 2017 began the 2017 Sri Lanka-India Exercise (SLINEX) at Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. The exercise will conclude on till 14 September 2017.
  10. Which of the following telecom company has launched GST Advantage for small business?
    A) BSNL
    B) Airtel
    C) IDEA
    D) Vodafone
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    Option
    Explanation:
    To enable small businesses and start-ups to file their Goods and Services Tax (GST) returns smoothly, Airtel Business has launched Airtel GST Advantage.
  11. Which of the following state has launched “Seven Star Formula”?
    A) Andhra Pradesh
    B) Telangana
    C) Odisha
    D) Bihar
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Andhra Pradesh Minister for Information Technology, Panchayat Raj and Rural Development Nara Lokesh introduced the ‘Seven Star Formula’ for development of smart villages.
  12. Which state has signed MoU with Hyperloop Transportation Technologies to build India’s first Hyperloop system?
    A) Uttarakhand
    B) Kerala
    C) Tripura
    D) Andhra Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Andhra Pradesh government has signed an MoU with the US-based Hyperloop Transportation Technologies to build India’s first Hyperloop system. The planned project is aimed at connecting cities Amaravati and Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh, supposedly covering the distance of over 35 km in just five minutes.
  13. Who is going to head the Expert Task Force on Employment & Exports constituted by NITI Aayog?
    A) Sanjiv Mishra
    B) Prabhat Kumar
    C) Amresh Panda
    D) Rajiv Kumar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    NITI Aayog has constituted an Expert Task Force to provide a major thrust to job creation by enhancing India’s exports. It will be headed by NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Dr. Rajiv Kumar.

Static GK related to Today’s Current Affairs

  1. Where is the head-office of Airtel Bharati?
    A) Hyderabad
    B) New Delhi
    C) Kolkata
    D) Pune
    View Answer
    Option B
  2. Where is Ramakrishna beach located?
    A) Kochi
    B) Tiruvanthapuram
    C) Ahemdabas
    D) Vishakhapatnam
    View Answer
    Option D
  3. Grave of Bahadur Shah zafar is also known as:
    A) Shwedagon Pagoda
    B) Hiladon Nagada
    C) Ameeravon Ragada
    D) Welatown Shingda
    View Answer
    Option A
  4. Who is the Prime Minister of Malaysia?
    A) Hussein Onn
    B) Najib Razak
    C) Abdullah badawi
    D) Abdul Razzak
    View Answer
    Option B
  5. Who is the captain of Australian Cricket Team?
    A) Steve Smith
    B) Michael Clark
    C) Ben Johnson
    D) Hugh Massie
    View Answer
    Option A
  6. Manmohan Singh was the ___ Prime Minister of India?
    A) 13
    B) 14
    C) 15
    D) 16
    View Answer
       Option A
  7. Heritage site Lepakshi is in which of the following state?
    A) Bihar
    B) Andhra Pradesh
    C) Odisha
    D) Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option B

 

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