CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ : 20th September, 2017

Q.1) Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh, Koraput in Odisha and Thane in Maharashtra – will initiate India’s ambitious ‘Zero Hunger’ programme through interventions in farm sector on October _______.

a) 15th

b) 16th

c) 17th

d) 18th

e) 19th

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Q.2) Which of the following state government has decided to start work on mega infrastructure projects worth Rs 1 lakh crore this year?

a) Madhya Pradesh

b) Maharashtra

c) Gujarat

d) Odisha

e) Jharkhand

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Q.3) BJP president Amit Shah launched the ‘Shaheed Gram Vikas Yojana’ during a programme at Ulihatu in Khunti district of _______.

a) Madhya Pradesh

b) Maharashtra

c) Gujarat

d) Odisha

e) Jharkhand

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Q.4) An indigenous artillery gun, Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System (ATAGS), being jointly developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and the private sector has set a new world record in range by hitting targets at a distance of ______.

a) 42 km

b) 44 km

c) 46 km

d) 48 km

e) 50 km

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Q.5) Which of the following state government has became the first state in the country to set up family welfare district committees to deal with the issue of fake and biased complaints by women against their husbands, in-laws and husband’s relatives, as per an apex court directive?

a) Nagaland

b) Assam

c) Tripura

d) Meghalaya

e) Mizoram

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Q.6) Anupriya Patel inaugurates 10th Medical Technology Conference in _______.

a) New Delhi

b) Kolkata

c) Chennai

d) Mumbai

e) Jaipur

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Q.7) Who attended the first National Canine Seminar organized by National Security Guard (NSG), in NSG Campus, Manesar (Gurugram), Haryana?

a) Vijay Goel

b) S. S. Ahluwalia

c) Hansraj Gangaram Ahir

d) Kiren Rijiju

e) Jayant Sinha

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Q.8) Name the British cyclist who has broken the world record for cycling around the world in 79 days – 44 days shorter than the previous record.

a) Mark Cavendish

b) Chris Froome

c) Mark Beaumont

d) Tom Simpson

e) Chris Boardman

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Q.9) Which of the following country army along with the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) inaugurated a permanent base In Israel?

a) US

b) UK

c) Germany

d) Japan

e) China

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Q.10) Who will co-chair 13th Inter-Governmental Commission meeting in Kazakhstan?

a) Narendra Modi

b) Dharmendra Pradhan

c) Rajnath Singh

d) Arun Jaitley

e) Sushma Swaraj

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Q.11) Which of the following aircraft has made history by, setting a new world altitude record for gliding 52,000 feet over the Patagonia region of Argentina, without the support of an engine?

a) Perlan 1

b) Kamov Ka-31

c) Tupolev Tu-22M

d) Tupolev Tu-95

e) Perlan 2

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Q.12) Who has been appointed as the Peru‘s new prime minister recently?

a) Pedro Cateriano

b) Fernando Zavala Lombardi

c) Mercedes Araoz

d) Ana Jara

e) César Villanueva

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Q.13) Name the Iceland Prime minister who has resigned recently.

a) Sigurður Ingi Jóhannsson

b) Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson

c) Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir

d) Bjarni Benediktsson

e) Geir Haarde

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Q.14) Which of the state run Petroleum Corporation is all set to become a Maharatna company recently?

a) IOCL

b) BPCL

c) HPCL

d) GPCL

e) JPCL

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Q.15) Name the world’s oldest living person who died recently in Jamaica.

a) Violet Mosse-Brown

b) Tsunahei Ogawa

c) Generosa Sales Ferreres

d) Daisy Driss

e) Adma Tura

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