CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ : 17th & 18th SEPTEMBER, 2017

Q.1) Who has inaugurated the world’s second biggest dam Sardar Sarovar Dam described as Gujarat’s lifeline by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders?

a) Ram Nath Kovind

b) Arun Jaitley

c) Rajnath Singh

d) Narendra Modi

e) Venkaiah Naidu

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Q.2) Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar claimed that the Union government has saved ₹______crore due to the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) scheme.

a) 35,000

b) 45,000

c) 55,000

d) 65,000

e) 75,000

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Q.3) How many billion credit line has given by Chinese state-owned investment firm for Iranian banks?

a) $10 billion

b) $15 billion

c) $20 billion

d) $25 billion

e) $30 billion

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Q.4) Who had launched the Sashastra Seema Bal’s (SSB) first ever intelligence wing as well as launched the Welfare and Rehabilitation Board (WARB) App?

a) Ram Nath Kovind

b) Arun Jaitley

c) Rajnath Singh

d) Narendra Modi

e) Venkaiah Naidu

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Q.5) In which of the following city India’s first lithium ion battery facility is going to set up?

a) New Delhi

b) Mumbai

c) Gujarat

d) Kolkata

e) Chennai

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Q.6) Which of the following payment bank has announced the integration of the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) with its digital platform?

a) Vodafone M-Pesa

b) Airtel Payment Bank

c) Paytm Payment Bank

d) India Post payments bank

e) FINO Payment bank

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Q.7) Which of the following has partnered with e-commerce firms to provide automated payday loan-type credit to customers at the bottom of the digital pyramid?

a) Axis Bank

b) ICICI Bank

c) Yes Bank

d) HDFC Bank

e) Induslnd Bank

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Q.8) Who will be the India’s ambassador to china?

a) Kuldeep Singh Bhardwaj

b) Gautam Bambawale

c) Ajay Bisaria

d) Manjeev Singh Puri

e) Shamma Jain

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Q.9) Who will be the India’s ambassador to Pakistan?

a) Kuldeep Singh Bhardwaj

b) Gautam Bambawale

c) Ajay Bisaria

d) Manjeev Singh Puri

e) Shamma Jain

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Q.10) Who will head the 10-member panel that will advise and “provide professional support” to the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India?

a) Justice M N Srikrishna

b) Justice R N Srikrishna

c) Justice S N Srikrishna

d) Justice B N Srikrishna

e) Justice K N Srikrishna

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Q.11) Which of the following entity bags Rajbhasha Keerti Award for third consecutive year?

a) MPDEA

b) MDEPA

c) MEPDA

d) MPEPA

e) MPEDA

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Q.12) Who received a Global Diversity Award at Britain’s House of Commons?

a) Akshay Kumar

b) Shah Rukh Khan

c) Salman Khan

d) Aamir Khan

e) Ajay Devgan

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Q.13) Who has been conferred PSE Excellence Awards 2016 for R&D, Technology Development & Innovation, Human Resource Management Excellence and for Contribution of Women in PSEs, in the Maharatna & Navratna CPSEs category, by the Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC)?

a) BEL

b) BHEL

c) SAIL

d) GAIL

e) ONGC

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Q.14) Which of the following bank has bagged the first prize under the Rajbhasha Kirti Puraskar (Region C) for the year 2016-17?

a) Dena Bank

b) Vijaya Bank

c) Punjab National Bank

d) State Bank of India

e) Bank of Baroda

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Q.15) Who won her third Super Series title beating Nozomi Okuhara in the women’s singles final of the Korea Open?

a) PV Sindhu

b) Saina Nehwal

c) Jwala Gutta

d) Ashwini Ponnappa

e) Aparna Popat

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Q.16) Who win the Singapore Grand Prix and extend his Formula One world championship lead to 28 points?

a) Kimi Räikkönen

b) Sebastian Vettel

c) Nico Rosberg

d) Lewis Hamilton

e) Fernando Alonso

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Q.17) Name the Marshal of the Indian Air Force (IAF) and India’s oldest, five-star ranked air force officer, died recently.

a) Norman Anil Kumar Browne

b) Birender Singh Dhanoa

c) Arup Raha

d) Pradeep Vasant Naik

e) Arjan Singh

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