CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ : 19th September, 2017

Q.1) In which of the following city First water ATM is inaugurated?

a) Kolkata

b) New Delhi

c) Mumbai

d) Hyderabad

e) Chennai

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Q.2) Which of the following Indian Navy Ship will carry around 86 thousand family packs as relief material in the ongoing OPERATION INSANIYAT launched in support of Bangladesh for the Rohingya refugees?

a) INS Shivalik

b) INS Betwa

c) INS Garhial

d) INS Mumbai

e) INS Trishul

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Q.3) Which of the following country restored scheduled commercial airline services for the first time with Iraq since 2004, in what officials hailed as a sign of stability returning to the war-torn country?

a) Germany

b) Russia

c) Japan

d) China

e) Australia

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Q.4) Who has arrived New york to represent India at the annual United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) session with a packed schedule of super diplomacy among an array of world leaders?

a) Dharmendra Pradhan

b) Rajnath Singh

c) Arun Jaitley

d) Narendra Modi

e) Sushma Swaraj

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Q.5) Which of the following country releases postage stamps on Indian yoga legend Bishnu Charan Ghosh and his family members in spreading Indian postural yoga?

a) Germany

b) Russia

c) Japan

d) China

e) Australia

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Q.6) China has opened a strategic highway in Tibet to the ______border which could be used for civilian and defence purposes, a move that Chinese experts say will enable Beijing to make forays into South Asia.

a) Mongolia

b) Nepal

c) Kazakhstan

d) Kyrgyzstan

e) Pakistan

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Q.7) The Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill, 2017 has been referred to a Joint Parliamentary Committee of both the Houses, under the Chairpersonship of _______.

a) Sanjay Kishan Kaul

b) Anil R. Dave

c) Arun Kumar Mishra

d) Navin Sinha

e) Bhupender Yadav

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Q.8) Which of the following Small Finance Bank has said that it will bring down its cost of funds by up to 150 basis points during the current financial year by replacing 75% of its bank loans with borrowings using money market instruments including certificate of deposits?

a) Utkarsh Small Finance Bank

b) Ujjivan Small Finance Bank

c) Janalakshmi Small Finance Bank

d) Equitas Small Finance Bank

e) ESAF Small Finance Bank

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Q.9) Which of the following bank is likely to become the first foreign bank to open a wholly-owned subsidiary almost four years after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) allowed overseas lenders to open local units in India?

a) State Bank of Mongolia

b) State Bank of Mauritius

c) State Bank of Malaysia

d) State Bank of Singapore

e) State Bank of Madagascar

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Q.10) Which of the following entity has given approval for Footwear retailer Khadim India to raise an estimated Rs 550-650 crore through an initial public offering?

a) SEBI

b) RBI

c) MEA

d) GOI

e) IRDAI

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Q.11) Who was part of the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team that probed the 2002 Gujarat riot cases, was named chief of the National Investigation Agency?

a) W C Modi

b) L C Modi

c) J C Modi

d) D C Modi

e) Y C Modi

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Q.12) Name the senior vice-president of Infosys who headed design and research, has quit the company recently.

a) Selva Rajagopalan

b) Sankar Rajagopalan

c) Suresh Rajagopalan

d) Sanjay Rajagopalan

e) Ramesh Rajagopalan

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Q.13) Who highlighted in a report alleged irregularities at the central jail here, including preferential treatment to AIADMK leader V K Sasikala, was conferred the President’s Medal?

a) G Roopa

b) N Roopa

c) K Roopa

d) R Roopa

e) D Roopa

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Q.14) Who received United Nations’ peace prizes for securing the release of more than 100 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram?

a) Rannah Mustapha

b) Mannah Mustapha

c) Zannah Mustapha

d) Vannah Mustapha

e) Sannah Mustapha

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Q.15) The 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards were announced at the Microsoft Theater ______, U.S.

a) Chicago

b) Las Vegas

c) San Francisco

d) Washington, D.C.

e) Los Angeles

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Q.16) Who won gold in women’s pentathlon, in the fifth Asian indoor and martial arts games held recently?

a) Aswale Kashinath

b) Purnima Hembram

c) Deep Chand

d) Renjith Maheswary

e) Manisha singh Rawat

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Q.17) India’s Ankur Mittal won the silver medal in the men’s double trap event at the ISSF Shotgun World Championships in _______.

a) Moscow

b) Berlin

c) Beijing

d) Kathmandu

e) Delhi

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Q.18) Name the “father of nephrology in India”, breathed his last at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh recently.

a) RS Chugh

b) GS Chugh

c) KS Chugh

d) MS Chugh

e) PS Chugh

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Q.19) Code-named Iron Union 5, the drill is an extension of a series of Iron Claw exercises, which the UAE organises with ______ to exchange and develop their skills according to the latest advanced military systems.

a) UK

b) US

c) Germany

d) Japan

e) China

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