Current Affairs Quiz: September 9, 2018

Current Affairs 9 September 2018 Quiz

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  1. The 2019 edition of Aero India will be held in which city?
    A)Kanpur
    B)Pune
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Bengaluru
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The next edition of Aero India will be held in Bengaluru from February 20 to 24, 2019, Defence Ministry announced.Yelahanka Air Force Station in Bengaluru has hosted all the 11 editions of Aero India so far and has emerged as a premier air show in Asia.

  2. Who will be heading the panel that has been tasked with selecting India’s next chief economic advisor?

    A)Raghuram Rajan
    B)YR Reddy
    C)Bimal Jalan
    D)Arvind Subramaniyam

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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Union Government has appointed former Reserve Bank of India governor Bimal Jalan as the head of the panel that has been tasked with selecting India’s next chief economic advisor.

  3. Famous “Hazratganj Chauraha” will be renamed after former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee as “Atal Chowk”.It is situated in which city?
    A)Gorakhpur
    B)Lucknow
    C)Mumbai
    D)Kanpur
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Lucknow’s famous “Hazratganj Chauraha” will be renamed after former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee as “Atal Chowk”.

  4. Which two states signed an agreement to re-start work on the Rs 2,793-crore Shahpur Kandi Project?

    A)UP and HP
    B)Haryana and UP
    C)Punjab and Haryana
    D)Punjab and J&K

    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Border states Punjab and J&K signed an agreement to re-start work on the Rs 2,793-crore Shahpur Kandi Project.

  5. The World Summit on Accrediation will be held in which city?
    A)Nasik
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Pune
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The World Summit on Accrediation pertaining to educational institutes got underway in NewDelhi on 8th September. The three-day Summit will focus on challenges and opportunities in outcome-based accreditation.The theme is-Challenges and Opportunities in Outcome Based Accrediation.

  6. Which country for the first time will not join the first-ever joint military drill among the armies of Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC)?
    A)India
    B)Australia
    C)Nepal
    D)Indonesia
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Nepal will not join the first-ever joint military drill among the armies of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) members, to be hosted by India next week.

  7. The three day World Hindu Congress has begun in which city?
    A)Chicago
    B)Illinois
    C)Canberra
    D)NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The three-day World Hindu Congress has begun in Chicago. Over 2000 delegates from across the globe are participating in this mega event. The theme of World Hindu Congress is “Think collectively,Achieve Valiantly”.

  8. Jack Ma is planning to step down from his role to pursue philanthropy in education.He hails from which country?

    A)Australia
    B)China
    C)Japan
    D)India

    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Chinese billionaire, co-founder of Alibaba Jack Ma is planning to step down from his role to pursue philanthropy in education.

  9. The RBI has imposed a penalty of Rs 1 crore on how many PSBs recently for non-compliance with its directions on “Fraud – Classification and Reporting”?
    A)5
    B)3
    C)2
    D)1
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed a penalty of Rs 1 crore each on three public sector banks for non-compliance with its directions on “Fraud – Classification and Reporting”.According to the RBI, the penalty was imposed individually on all the three banks — Bank of Maharashtra, Bank of India, Union Bank of India — on August 30, 2018.

  10. Who claimed the men’s double trap gold medal in the ISSF World Championship?
    A)Karam lehal
    B)Shardul Vihan
    C)Ankur Mittal
    D)Abhinav Bindra
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Ankur Mittal claimed the men’s double trap gold medal in the ISSF World Championship for his career’s biggest triumph, as the Indian shooting team continued its dominance in the premier tournament.

  11. Who was named as the UEFA Men’s Player of the year award?
    A)Neymar
    B)Luka Modric
    C)Christiano Ronaldo
    D)Lionel Messi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Croatian midfielder Luka Modric has revealed that he received a congratulatory message from Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo after the former was named UEFA Player of the Year.

  12. Which state government has made Hima Das as the state’ s sports ambassador?
    A)Manipur
    B)Meghalaya
    C)Mizoram
    D)Assam
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Assam government has made Asian Games medalist Hima Das as the sports ambassador of the state. Chief Minister Sarbanand Sonowal announced to develop 500 village stadiums in the state.

  13. Who will take over as Axis Bank CEO and MD as Shikha Sharma’s tenure is coming to an end?
    A)Mahesh Jain
    B)RS Sharma
    C)Usha AnanthSubramaniyam
    D)Amitabh Chaudhary
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Lending major Axis bank’s long serving Chief Executive and Managing Director Shikha Sharma’s reign will come to an end on December 31, 2018 and she will be succeeded by Amitabh Chaudhry.

  14. When is international Literacy Day celebrated?
    A)Sep 9
    B)Sep 8
    C)Sep 10
    D)Sep 7
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    International Literacy Day is celebrated annually on Sep 8 across the world. This year International Literacy Day theme is “Literacy and Skill Development”.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Axis bank?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Delhi
    C)Pune
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. Who is the present governor of Assam?
    A)Ram naik
    B)Ballabh Patnaik
    C)Jagdish Mukhi
    D)B.Purohit
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. When was RBI founded?
    A)Sep 1,1948
    B)April 1,1935
    C)April 1,1940
    D)March 1,1936
    View Answer
    Option B

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