Current Affairs Quiz : September 23, 2017

Q.1) Which city will host the fifth edition of the ‘Coastal Shipping and Inland Water Transportation Business Summit 2017’ ?

(A) Kandla

(B) Kolkata

(C) Vishakhapatnam

(D) Kochi

(E) Chennai

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Q.2) Which city would be India’s first ‘green-field’ smart city ?

(A) Kochi

(B) Raipur

(C) Amravati

(D) Ahmedabad

(E) Bhubaneswar

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Q.3) India got it’s first high horsepower locomotive from which company and from which country?

(A) Alstom, France

(B) Hitachi Rail, USA

(C) Valente, Great Britain

(D) FiremaTrasporti, Sweden

(E) Express Service Ltd, Bulgaria

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Q.4) Which Minister have participated in the third Eastern Economic Forumand also for a three day visit to Russia’s port city Vladivostok ?

(A) Defence Minister Nirmala Seetharaman

(B) Minister of Home Affairs Rajnath Singh

(C) Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj

(D) Minister of Finance Arun Jaitley

(E) Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal

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Q.5) Which storm has become the first storm in the world to sustain winds of 185 miles per hour for more than 24 hours.

(A) Hurricane Imra

(B) Hurricane Jose

(C) Hurricane Harvey

(D) Hurricane Maria

(E) Hurricane Reeta

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Q.6) Which bank , the secondlargest credit card selling company, is all set to offer pre-approved cards to customers of its parent bank ?

(A) HDFC

(B) SYNDICATE BANK

(C) ICICI BANK

(D) STATE BANK OF INDIA

(E) HSBC

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Q.7) Which insurance startup was given the nod to go ahead to carry on the general insurance and health insurance business by the insurance regulator?

(A) Bank bazaar

(B) Carmel Insurance

(C) Paisa Bazaar

(D) Zeta Pvt Ltd

(E) Digit Insurance

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Q.8) Which country topped the 2017 Global Retail Index for developing countries released by CBRE ?

(A) China

(B) Japan

(C) India

(D) Iran

(E) Pakistan

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Q.9) Who laid the foundation stone for Ranchi Smart City on the Heavy Engineering Corporation (HEC)?

(A) President Ram Nath Kovind

(B) M Venkaiah Naidu

(C) Prime Minister NarendraModi

(D) Minister of Home Affairs Rajnath Singh

(E) Minister of DefenceNirmalaSeetharaman

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Q.10) US banking regulators ordered which bank to shutter its New York office after nearly 40 years, for repeatedly failing to heed concerns over possible terrorist financing and money laundering?

(A) Iraq’s Bank of Bagdhad

(B) Iran’s National Bank

(C) Central Bank of Syria

(D) Saudi Arabia’s Aramco

(E)Pakistan’s Habib Bank

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Q.11) Which organization releases the Global Human Capital Index?

(A) World Economic Forum

(B) World Bank

(C) International Monetary Fund

(D) International Finance Corporation

(E) BRICS Bank

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Q.12) Which country topped the Global Human Capital Index 2017?

(A) Sweden

(B) Japan

(C) Norway

(D) SWitzerland

(E) Russia

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Q.13) What is the rank of India in the Global Human Capital Index 2017 ?

(A) 116

(B) 107

(C) 113

(D) 98

(E) 103

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Q.14) Which payments bank has launched its mobile banking app called BPay ?

(A) Cholamandalam Payment Bank

(B) Fino Payments Bank

(C) Reliance Industries Payment Bank

(D) Aditya Birla Nuvo Payment Bank

(E) Tech Mahindra Payment Bank

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Q.15) Who will be first woman to hold the position of attorney general in Brazil?

(A) DilmaRouseff

(B) Cristina Fernández de Kirchner

(C) Saadia Zahidi

(D)Raquel Dodge

(E) Rodrigo Janot

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Q.16) Who has been appointed as NPCI interim Board chairman?

(A) B Sambamurthy

(B) Balachandran M

(C) Suresh Tyagi

(D) Narendra Kumar

(E) Vishal Gonda

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Q.17) What is the slogan of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 tournament?

(A) Dare to dream

(B) Dribble to score

(C) Unite to play

(D) Dare To Shine

(E) This time for Europe

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