Current Affairs Quiz: September 22, 2018

Current Affairs 22 September 2018 Quiz

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  1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi aid the foundation stone for the India International Convention and Expo Centre in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Chennai
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Pune
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi aid the foundation stone for the India International Convention and Expo Centre in NewDelhi’s Dwarka.
  2. Which ministry has made a new Budget Dashboard on Budget, Expenditure and Bill Payment position?
    A)Ministry of Women and Child Development
    B)Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
    C)Ministry of Defence
    D)Ministry of AYUSH
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has made a new Budget Dashboard on Budget, Expenditure and Bill Payment position. The Budget Dashboard also incorporates Ministry of AYUSH and Department of Health Research.
  3. Union Minister of State for Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises,Giriraj Singh, launched a monthly e-newsletter of the Ministry.Name it?
    A)MSME Insight
    B)MSME Ayush
    C)MSME Insider
    D)MSME Avni
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Union Minister of State for Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises,Giriraj Singh, launched MSME Insider – a monthly e-newsletter of the Ministry.
  4. Ministry of Home Affairs signed MoU with which organization regarding setting up of a state-of-the-art Integrated Control Room for Emergency Response (ICR-ER)?
    A)Space X
    B)World Bank
    C)Infosys
    D)ISRO
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    A MoU regarding the same was signed between ISRO and MHA which will enable setting up of a state-of-the-art Integrated Control Room for Emergency Response (ICR-ER) in Ministry of Home Affairs.
  5. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh launched how many portals to strengthen Women Safety in the country recently?
    A)5
    B)4
    C)2
    D)1
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh launched two separate portals to strengthen Women Safety in the country. The portal “Cybercrime.gov.in” will receive complaints from citizens on objectionable online content related to child pornography, child sexual abuse material, sexually explicit material such as rape and gang rape.The other portal “National Database on Sexual Offenders”, is accessible only to law enforcement agencies and will assist in effectively tracking and investigating cases of sexual offences.
  6. IRDAI has constituted a committee, comprising its officials as well as senior executives of a few insurers, to study regulatory issues fin-tech poses for insurance.Who will be heading this committee?
    A)Binoy Kumar
    B)Ajay Tyagi
    C)Randip Singh Jagpal
    D)Subash Khuntia
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    IRDAI has constituted a committee, comprising its officials as well as senior executives of a few insurers, to study regulatory issues fin-tech poses for insurance. With IRDAI Chief General Manager Randip Singh Jagpal as the chairperson, the committee would identify key regulatory issues and gaps pertaining to fin-tech in insurance.
  7. Which state assembly passed a unanimous resolution to name the Jharsuguda Airport after eminent freedom fighter and son of the soil Veer Surendra Sai?A)Karnataka
    B)Odisha
    C)Haryana
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Odisha assembly passed a unanimous resolution to name the Jharsuguda Airport after eminent freedom fighter and son of the soil Veer Surendra Sai.

  8. Cyclonic storm “Daye”is to create havoc in which state?
    A)Odisha
    B)Bihar
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Jharkhand
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Cyclonic storm “Daye” is likely to cause damage to the road, rail and communication channels in various districts of Odisha.
  9. Which has become the first state in north east India to introduce Smart e-Public Distribution System?
    A)Assam
    B)Arunachal Pradesh
    C)Mizoram
    D)Sikkim
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Arunachal Pradesh becomes the first state in north east India to introduce Smart e-Public Distribution System, a solution developed by the Madras Security Printers, a company specializing in system integration and solutions for e-governance projects.
  10. How much amount was contributed by India for the installation of solar panels on the roof of the imposing UN building at the world body’s headquarters?
    A)$ 2.5 million
    B)$2 million
    C)$1.5 million
    D)$1 million
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India has contributed a whopping $1 million for the installation of solar panels on the roof of the imposing UN building at the world body’s headquarters. The contribution will help reduce carbon footprint and promote sustainable energy.
  11. Exercise Aviaindra is an Air Force level exercise between India and which country?
    A)USA
    B)Germany
    C)Russia
    D)France
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Exercise Aviaindra is an Air Force level exercise between India and the Russian Federation.Exercise Aviaindra 18 is being conducted at Lipetsk,Russia from 17 Sep to 28 Sep 18 and will be conducted in Jodhpur, India from 10 Dec to 22 Dec 18.
  12. 7th UNWTO Global Summit on Urban Tourism:A 2030 Vision for urban Tourism held in which city?
    A)Shanghai
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Beijing
    D)Seoul
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The World Tourism Organisation(UNWTO) is organizing the 7th UNWTO Global Summit on Urban Tourism:A 2030 Vision for urban Tourism,in Seoul,Republic of Korea.
  13. World Bank has endorsed how much amount for India for its transition from a low-middle income to a high-middle income country?A)$15-18 billion
    B)$20-22 billion
    C)$25-30 billion
    D)$30-35 billion
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The World Bank has endorsed an ambitious five year framework for India under which it is expected to receive $25-30 billion in financial support for its transition from a low-middle income to a high-middle income country.
  14. Fitch Ratings upped India’s growth forecast for the current fiscal to how much percent from 7.4 %?
    A)8.2%
    B)7.6%
    C)7.8%
    D)7.5%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Fitch Ratings upped India’s growth forecast for the current fiscal to 7.8% from 7.4% earlier, but flagged rising oil bill and higher interest rates as key concerns.
  15. Who received the Smita Patil Award for best actor at 34th anniversary of Priyadarshni Academy Global Award, in Mumbai?A)Deepika Padukone
    B)Anushka Sharma
    C)Katrina Kaif
    D)Disha Patani
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Union Transport Minister felicitated Bollywood actor Anushka Sharma during the 34th anniversary of Priyadarshni Academy Global Award, in Mumbai. She received the Smita Patil Award for best actor.

  16. Who became the first woman from Kalyani City, West Bengal to climb Asia’s highest volcanic peak Mount Damavand?A)Mousumi Khatua
    B)Arunima Sinha
    C)Malavath Purna
    D)Santosh Yadav
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Mousumi Khatua made it a philosophy of her life and scripted history as she became the first woman from Kalyani City, West Bengal to climb Asia’s highest volcanic peak Mount Damavand.

  17. Recently Vishnu Khare passed away.He belongs to which profession?
    A)Politician
    B)Singer
    C)Journalist
    D)Actor
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Renowned poet ,critic and journalist Vishnu Khare passed away at the age of 78. He wrote seven collections of poetry and five books on film and literary criticism. His own collection of poems, Vishnu Khare Ki Kavitaye.
  18. Kondapalli Koteswaramma passed away recently.She belongs to which field?
    A)Writer
    B)Singer
    C)Politics
    D)Actress
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The revolutionary leader, writer and feminist Kondapalli Koteswaramma passed away. She had written four books including her autobiography “Nirjana Varadhi”.
  19. Randhir Singh (retd), passed away recently.He belonged to which field?
    A)Politician
    B)Indian Air Force
    C)Indian Navy
    D)Writer
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Air Marshal Randhir Singh (retd), a highly decorated Indian Air Force Veteran, passed away in Chandigarh at the age of 97 after a brief illness.
  20. When is International Day of Peace celebrated?
    A)25 Sep
    B)24 Sep
    C)21 Sep
    D)22 Sep
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The global community is celebrating the International Day of Peace. The day is observed on 21 September every year. The theme for this year is: “The Right To Peace-The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70”.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of Iran?
    A)Bishkek
    B)London
    C)Tehran
    D)Muscat
    View Answer
    Option C
  2. What is the currency of Iran?
    A)Euro
    B)Yuan
    C)Dollar
    D)Rial
    View Answer
    Option D
  3. Where is the HQ of Fitch?
    A)Paris
    B)NewYork
    C)California
    D)London
    View Answer
    Option B

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