Current Affairs Quiz : September 24, 2017

Q.1) In which state did Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas and Skill Development DharmendraPradhan launched the PradhanMantri LPG Panchayat initiative?

(A) Madhya Pradesh

(B) Punjab

(C) Mizoram

(D) Gujarat

(E) Goa

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Q.2) Which minister has inaugurated the first ‘Pension Adalat’?

(A) Jitendra Singh

(B) Rajnath Singh

(C) KirenRiju

(D) PiyushGoyal

(E) Radhakrishnan

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Q.3) Which state opens India’s first transgender-exclusive clinics at government medical colleges across the state?

(A) Karnataka

(B) West Bengal

(C) Tamil Nadu

(D) Telangana

(E) Kerala

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Q.4) The Funds from a Japanese government loan will soon be utilized for which project for the first time in the $100 billion,

(A) Mumbai Metro Corporation

(B) Gujarat – Rajasthan Corridor Project

(C) Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor project.

(D) Delhi Metro Corporation project

(E) Kolkata – Howrah Industrial Corridor Project

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Q.5) What is the name of the app which is released to fight the rampant social evil of child marriage in Bihar and was developed by Gender Alliance Bihar Initiative which was backed by UN Population Fund?

(A) Bandhan Tod

(B) Safe India

(C) Girl Power

(D) Chota Safe

(E) Bring Safety

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Q.6) Where did the 49th AEM Meeting and Related Meetings held from 7 to 11 September 2017?

(A) Indonesia

(B) Thailand

(C) Singapore

(D) Sri lanka

(E) Philippines

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Q.7) What is the theme of the 49th AEM Meeting and Related Meetings 2017?

(A) Partnering for Change, Engaging the World

(B) Inclusive, Innovation-led Growth

(C) Evolution based growth

(D) Change, Innovation, growth and peace

(E) Enrichment of the South Asian Nations

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Q.8) Who has been appointed as the first UN envoy for oceans by the UN?

(A) Thompson Michael

(B) Antony Joseph

(C) Peter Thompson

(D) Susan Rice

(E) Eva Roselyn

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Q.9) Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) to the Finance Ministry Arvind Subramanian has been given an extension and will continue in office till?

(A) November 2019

(B) September 2018

(C) March 2020

(D) October 2018

(E) December 2019

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Q.10) Which sports person has become the first Indian to be picked as the International Boxing Association’s (AIBA) representative for the IOC Athletes’ Forum ?

(A) KavitaChahal

(B) M C Mary Kom

(C) Sarita Devi

(D) Pinki Rani

(E) Sarjubala Devi

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Q.11) Who has been banned by the PCB from all forms of cricket for five years for his role in the spot-fixing scandal that marred the 2017 Pakistan Super League (PSL)?

(A) Mohammed Hafeez

(B) Sharjeel Khan

(C) ImadWasim

(D) Khalid Latif

(E) Junaid Khan

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Q.12) Who won the women’s singles U-19 title at the Belgian Junior Open after defeating top seed Vivien Sandorhazi?

(A) LaksyhyaSen

(B) Vaishnavi Reddy

(C) ArintopKoy

(D) ZairaWasim

(E) Varuna

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Q.13) Arun Sadhu who passed away recently was famous in which field ?

(A) Journalist

(B) Cricketer

(C) Politician

(D) Singer

(E) Economist

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Q.14) Who won Gold in the men’s freestyle 65kg final in Asian Indoor Games?

(A) Sheetal Tomar

(B) Navjot

(C) NarendraTomar

(D) Bajrang

(E) Jitendra Singh

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