Current Affairs Quiz: September 8, 2019

Current Affairs 8 September 2019 Quiz

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  1. Recently The HRD Ministry awarded the Institute of Eminence to how many public institutions?
    A)3
    B)6
    C)5
    D)7
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Human Resource Development Ministry has awarded the Institute of Eminence status to 5 public institutions. The status was awarded to Delhi University, Banaras Hindu University, University of Hyderabad, IIT-Madras and IIT-Kharagpur.

  2. Recently The Ministry of Culture rolled out how many mobile science vans for aspirational districts?
    A)22
    B)25
    C)24
    D)23
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Aiming to take science education to students in areas without access to such services, the Union Culture Ministry rolled out 25 new mobile science museums, including one for Ladakh.

  3. Which state government has joined hands with UNESCO to promote music, art and craft forms, and other intangible cultural heritage of the state?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Assam
    C)Rajasthan
    D)Odisha
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    UNESCO and the Rajasthan government have joined hands to promote music, art and craft forms, and other intangible cultural heritage of the state to spur socio-economic growth of several artist communities.

  4. The latest iteration of the India-Thailand Coordinated Patrol (Indo-Thai CORPAT) held in Which city?
    A)Bangkok
    B)Manila
    C)Mumbai
    D)NewDelhi
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The latest iteration of the India-Thailand Coordinated Patrol (Indo-Thai CORPAT) between the navies of the two countries, which seek to enhance bilateral ties and maritime cooperation, is being hosted from September 5 to 15 in Bangkok, Thailand.

  5. the 22nd edition of India International Seafood Show (IISS) held in Which city?
    A)Ahmedabad
    B)Mumbai
    C)Kochi
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) in association with the Seafood Exporters Association of India (SEAI) is organising the 22nd edition of India International Seafood Show (IISS) at Hotel Grand Hyatt, Kochi from February 7 to 9 next year.

  6. Recently member countries of the World Health Organisation (WHO) South-East Asia Region have resolved to eliminate highly infectious childhood killer diseases measles and rubella by Which year?
    A)2024
    B)2021
    C)2023
    D)2022
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Member-countries of the World Health Organisation (WHO) South-East Asia Region have resolved to eliminate highly infectious childhood killer diseases measles and rubella by 2023.

  7. Which organisation Signed MoU with Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange for Exchange of Information?
    A)MCX
    B)NSE
    C)BSE
    D)CRISIL
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Multi Commodity Exchange of India (MCX) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange (ZCE), one of the leading commodity exchanges in China, for co-operation and the exchange of information.

  8. With Which company,CBSE has partnered to conduct capacity building programmes for high school teachers?
    A)Wipro
    B)TCS
    C)Microsoft
    D)Infosys
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Microsoft India and the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) have partnered to conduct capacity building programmes for high school teachers with an aim to integrate cloud-powered technology in K12 teaching. Meant for teachers of grades 8-10, the programme will be conducted in 10 cities across the country, starting 11 September 2019.

  9. Who has become the first bowler to scalp four wickets on consecutive deliveries in both T20I and ODIs?
    A)Lasith Malinga
    B)Jasprit Bumrah
    C)Mitchell Starc
    D)Rashid Khan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Sri Lanka pacer Lasith Malinga has become the first bowler to scalp four wickets on consecutive deliveries in both T20I and ODIs.

  10. Recently who broke the record to become the youngest ever Test captain?
    A)Mohammed Nabi
    B)Shakib Al Hasan
    C)Rashid Khan
    D)Mohd Ramanullah
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Rashid Khan scripted history as he became the youngest ever Test captain leading Afghanistan against Bangladesh in the one-off Test.

  11. Recently Samuel Eto’o announced retirement from which sports?
    A)Cricket
    B)Tennis
    C)Football
    D)Badminton
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Former Barcelona and Cameroon striker Samuel Eto’o has announced retirement from all forms of football at the age of 38.

  12. Recently Abdul Qadir passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Social Activist
    B)Journalist
    C)Sports
    D)Actor
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Former Pakistan leg-spinner Abdul Qadir died of cardiac arrest at the age of 63. Qadir was known as the dancing bowler due to his peculiar bowling style.

  13. Recently S Sriram passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Actor
    B)Journalist
    C)Politics
    D)Producer
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Producer S Sriram of Aalayam Productions has passed away in Chennai. He was in his mid-60s. Sriram had a mild heart attack four days ago and was undergoing treatment

  14. Who is the author of book , “Phoolpur: Indian Flowers, Their Myths, Traditions and Usage”?
    A)Sandeep Patil
    B)Devika Sethi
    C)Malcolm Roy
    D)Jhelum Biswas Bose
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    A new book, “Phoolpur: Indian Flowers, Their Myths, Traditions and Usage” written by Jhelum Biswas Bose is set to be released on September 8, 2019. It is published by Penguin India. The book’s foreword is written by actor Lisa Ray. The book explains the subtle power and meaning of different Indian flowers.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of UNESCO?
    A)London
    B)Geneva
    C)Paris
    D)Rome
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. What is the currency of Thailand?
    A)Krone
    B)Won
    C)Baht
    D)Dinar
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. Where is the HQ of World Health Organisation?
    A)London
    B)Paris
    C)Rome
    D)Geneva
    View Answer
    Option D

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