Current Affairs Quiz: September 09, 2017

Current Affairs 9 September 2017 Quiz

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  1. Who has been given the additional charge of the Chairman of Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN)?
    A) LN Das
    B) PK Pradhan
    C) RS Jain
    D) AB Pandey
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       Option D
    Explanation:
    Aadhaar authority UIDAI Chief Executive Ajay Bhushan Pandey has been given additional charge as chairman of the Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN).
  2. ___ is unanimously elected as the vice-chairman of PTI?
    A) Viveck Goenka
    B) N Ravi
    C) P Narayanan
    D) L Laxman
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       Option B
    Explanation:
    Viveck Goenka, Chairman and Managing Director of the Express Group, and N. Ravi, former Editor-in-Chief of The Hindu, were unanimously elected Chairman and Vice Chairman of Press Trust of India, the country’s largest news agency.
  3. Who of the following has been elected as the Chairman of PTI?
    A) Viveck Goenka
    B) N Ravi
    C) P Narayanan
    D) L Laxman
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       Option A
    Explanation:
    Viveck Goenka, Chairman and Managing Director of the Express Group, and N. Ravi, former Editor-in-Chief of The Hindu, were unanimously elected Chairman and Vice Chairman of Press Trust of India, the country’s largest news agency.
  4. Who of the following is a noted South-Indian actor who has recently passed away?
    A) PK Singh
    B) TV Rathore
    C) RN Sudarshan
    D) VS Tyagi
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       Option C
    Explanation:
    Noted south Indian actor of yesteryear R N Sudarshan has passed away.
  5. International Literacy Day  is celebrated on which of the following days?
    A) 5 September
    B) 6 September
    C) 7 September
    D) 8 September
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       Option D
    Explanation:
    The day is observed every year on 8th September to emphasize the importance of literacy to individuals, society and communities.
  6. Sonam malik belongs to which of the following sports?
    A) Boxing
    B) wrestling
    C) Swimming
    D) High-jump
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       Option B
    Explanation:
    India Wrestler Sonam Malik won a gold medal by defeating Japanese Wrestler Sena Nagamoto by 3-1 points on the fourth-day of Cadet World Wrestling Championship in Athens.
  7. Who has been appointed as the Chief coach of Indian men’s Hockey Team?
    A) DNM Hemine
    B) KNM Kantinine
    C) NMK Cimanine
    D) WNM Marijine
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:
    The present Chief Coach of India senior women Hockey Team, Waltherus Norbertus Maria Marijne is appointed as the Chief Coach of Indian Senior Men Hockey Team.
  8. British Government choose which of the following places to host 2022 Commonwealth games?
    A) Edinburgh
    B) Belfast
    C) Birmingham
    D) glasgow
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       Option C
    Explanation:
    Birmingham has been named as the British government’s choice to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
  9.  BSNL has teamed-up with which of the following Bank to provide mobile wallet?
    A) State Bank of India
    B) Punjab National bank
    C) Indian Overseas Bank
    D) Bank of India
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation: 
    Punjab National Bank and state-run firm BSNL have teamed up to roll out open mobile wallet Speedpay across 10 states in the country.
  10. IIM-Lucknow has tied up with which of the following bank for ‘Climate Literacy”?
    A) ICICI bank
    B) YES Bank
    C) DENA Bank
    D) Airtel Payment Bank
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    Indian Institute of Management Lucknow (IIM-L) and Yes Bank have signed a charter to help spread ‘Climate Literacy,’ aiming to achieve sustainable development through shared learning. The bank will support IIM-L in updating its two-year course curriculum.
  11. Google has signed MoU with which state under “Digital India” movement?
    A) Rajasthan
    B) Telangana
    C) Gujarat
    D) Punjab
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    Gujarat government has signed an MoU with Google India towards actualizing the ‘Digital Gujarat’ movement under ‘Digital India’.
  12. Which of the following institute has topped from India in world University Rankings 2018?
    A) IISc
    B) IIM
    C) IIPH
    D) IITTM
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       Option A
    Explanation:
    Indian institutes performed poorly for yet another year in the World University Rankings 2018. The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) was the highest ranked institute from the country, but it slipped from the 201-250 band to the 251-300 one.
  13. Which of the following state has launched subsidized food scheme for construction workers?
    A) Rajasthan
    B) Bihar
    C) Gujurat
    D) Haryana
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       Option C
    Explanation:
    Gujarat government has launched Shramik Annapoorna Yojana (Construction Workers’ Meal Scheme), under which each registered worker is provided a plateful of food for a mere Rs 10 with the Gujarat government providing a hefty subsidy of Rs 19 per meal.
  14. Indian army has finalised to induct how many women in the military police?
    A) 600
    B) 700
    C) 800
    D) 900
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    The Army has finalised a plan to induct approximately 800 women in the military police. The decision to induct women would help in investigating allegations of gender specific crimes. This comes after Nirmala Sitharaman became India’s second woman Defence Minister earlier this week.
  15. Parali I island belongs to which of the following Union Territory?
    A) Andaman and Nicobar Islands
    B) Lakshadweep
    C) Delhi
    D) Daman & Diu
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    According to a study, Parali I island in the Union Territory of Lakshadweep, part of Bangaram atoll, which had an area of 0.032 sq.km in 1968 has been completely eroded, resulting in its inundation.

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  16. What is the capital city of Lakshadeep?
    A) Nagar haveli
    B) kavaratti
    C) Kota
    D) Chimanetti
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       Option B
  17. Who is the Governor of Gujarat?
    A) Pdmanabha Acharya
    B) Mridula Sinha
    C) OM Prakash Kohli
    D) Balram das Tandon
    View Answer
       Option C
  18. Who is the CMD of Yes Bank?
    A) Rana Kapoor
    B) Anil Kapoor
    C) Dev Kapoor
    D) Heena Kapoor
    View Answer
       Option A
  19. Where is the headquarter of Google?
    A) Menlopark
    B) Mountainview
    C) sunnyvale
    D) Cupertino
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    Menlopark = FB; sunnyvale= yahoo; Cupertino= iphone
  20. Who is the aacting Chief of army Staff?
    A) VK Singh
    B) Dalbir singh
    C) Bikram singh
    D) Bipin Rawat
    View Answer
       Option D

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7 Thoughts to “Current Affairs Quiz: September 09, 2017”

  1. Sachin shukla( Banker 2018)

    ty))

  2. %%%

    BSNL – tied up with — PNB
    IIM-Lucknow has tied up with —- YES

  3. %%%

    Governor of Gujara – OP Kohli

  4. jaga

    Om Prakash Kohli
    Governors of Gujarat

    THANK U….

  5. Trisha

    @Shubhra_AspirantsZone:disqus mam please change Q. 9 & 10 options, they are interchanged..
    Q.17 answer is wrong, please change

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