CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ : 13th September, 2017

Q.1) Which of the following coin will be issued by the government of India to commemorate the birth centenary of Bharat Ratna awardee and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister late M G Ramachandran?

A) Rs 5

B) Rs 10

C) Rs 100

a) Only A

b) Only B

c) Both A and C

d) Both A and B

e) All A, B and C

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Q.2) The Union Minister of State for AYUSH (Independent Charge) Shri Shripad Yesso Naik inaugurated India’s first State of art virology laboratory at Dr. Anjali Chatterjee Regional Research Institute for Homoeopathy in _______.

a) Chennai

b) Kolkata

c) Mumbai

d) NewDelhi

e) Hyderabad

 

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Q.3) Name the minister who launched ‘School Chalo Abhiyan’ a programme from next year to enrol “70-80 lakh” students in the country who are out of school.

a) Narendra Modi

b) Arun Jaitley

c) Rajnath Singh

d) Prakash Javadekar

e) Sushma Swaraj

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Q.4) Which of the following country has signed a deal with Russia to buy S-400 missile defence systems in its first major weapons purchase from Moscow?

a) Iran

b) Iraq

c) Israel

d) Palestine

e) Turkey

 

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Q.5) On which of the following country United Nations Security Council approved new sanctions aimed at punishing for its latest missile and nuclear tests after the US dropped demands such as an oil embargo to win support from Russia and China?

a) Germany

b) South Korea

c) North Korea

d) Pakistan

e) Israel

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Q.6) India and _______ inked 10 pacts to expand cooperation in a range of areas and decided to explore joint development and manufacture of military platforms, giving a fresh momentum in bilateral ties.

a) Sweden

b) Belarus

c) Austria

d) Malta

e) Greece

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Q.7) “Shaheen VI” is the joint training exercise held between _______ and _______ countries.

a) Pakistan and Germany

b) Pakistan and Japan

c) Pakistan and China

d) Pakistan and Russia

e) Pakistan and India

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Q.8) Who has been nominated to a key administration position making her in charge of economic diplomacy by US President Donald Trump?

a) Manisha Singh

b) Elaine Duke

c) Nikki Haley

d) Linda McMahon

e) Betsy DeVos

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Q.9) US President Donald Trump has appointed Indian-American _______to a key position in his communications team, the White House.

a) David Shulkin

b) Dan Coats

c) Raj Shah

d) Raj Kumar

e) Sonny Perdue

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Q.10) Which of the following bank has appointed Goldman Sachs Group Inc, JPMorgan Chase & Co, Axis Bank Ltd, JM Financial Ltd and Kotak Mahindra Bank as lead managers to manage its proposed initial public offering?

a) Dena Bank

b) Bandhan Bank

c) Andhra Bank

d) Punjab National Bank

e) IDBI Bank

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Q.11) Indian Banks will require about $______ billion in additional capital, lower than estimated earlier, to meet the Basel III capital adequacy norms by March 2019 and push loan growth, Fitch Ratings.

a) 45

b) 55

c) 65

d) 75

e) 85

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Q.12) Which of the following place is not in the top 5 places of globe’s most attractive financial centre Index GFCI 2017?

a) Singapore

b) Tokyo

c) Hong Kong

d) Sydney

e) New York

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Q.13) Who has been awarded with the prestigious Prof. N.R. Madhava Menon Best Law Teacher Award – 2017?

a) Tara Prasad Sapkota

b) Mohan Peiris

c) Tahir Mahmood

d) A B Rohatgi

e) Moran Mor Baselios

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Q.14) ______is all set to host the BWF World Senior Badminton Championships from September 11 to 17.

a) Chennai

b) Kolkata

c) Mumbai

d) NewDelhi

e) Kochi

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Q.15) Name the former director of the National Theatre and founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company, has died recently.

a) Laurence Olivier

b) Michael Redgrave

c) Sir Peter Hall

d) Maggie Smith

e) John Dexter

 

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Q.16) Which of the following country supreme court has allowed to broadly implement a ban on refugees entering the country from around the world?

a) UK

b) USA

c) Germany

d) Japan

e) China

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