Current Affairs Quiz : September 3, 2017

Q.1) Name the person who laid the foundation stone for link – 4 of Saurashtra Narmada Avataran Irrigation Scheme -SAUNI- Yojana in Rajkot district.

a) Narendra Modi

b) Venkaiah Naidu

c) Ram Nath Kovind

d) Arun Jaitley

e) Nirmala Sitharaman

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Q.2) Which of the following state has organised the event ‘Ye India ka time hai’ to mark India’s 70 years of independence and 75 years of the Quit India movement?

a) Odisha

b) Jharkhand

c) West Bengal

d) Chhattisgarh

e) Bihar

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Q.3) Which of the following country has became the ninth member to ratify the International Solar Alliance (ISA) Framework Agreement?

a) Bangladesh

b) France

c) Syria

d) Nigeria

e) Seychelles

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Q.4) Which of the following person has been appointed as Union Railway Minister, recently?

a) Nirmala Sitharaman

b) Piyush Goyal

c) Nitin Jairam Gadkari

d) Suresh Prabhu

e) D.V. Sadananda Gowda

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Q.5) Which of the following person has been appointed as Union Defence Minister recently?

a) Nirmala Sitharaman

b) Piyush Goyal

c) Nitin Jairam Gadkari

d) Suresh Prabhu

e) D.V. Sadananda Gowda

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Q.6) Which of the following person has been appointed as Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways; Shipping; and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation recently?

a) Nirmala Sitharaman

b) Piyush Goyal

c) Nitin Jairam Gadkari

d) Suresh Prabhu

e) D.V. Sadananda Gowda

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Q.7) Which of the following person has been appointed as Union Minister of Commerce and Industry recently?

a) Nirmala Sitharaman

b) Piyush Goyal

c) Nitin Jairam Gadkari

d) Suresh Prabhu

e) D.V. Sadananda Gowda

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Q.8) Which of the following person has been appointed as Union Minister of Statistics and Programme recently?

a) Nirmala Sitharaman

b) Piyush Goyal

c) Nitin Jairam Gadkari

d) Suresh Prabhu

e) D.V. Sadananda Gowda

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Q.9) Which of the following person has been appointed as Union Minister of Drinking Water and Sanitation recently?

a) Dharmendra Pradhan

b) Uma Bharati

c) Nitin Jairam Gadkari

d) Suresh Prabhu

e) D.V. Sadananda Gowda

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Q.10) Which of the following person has been appointed as Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas; and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship recently?

a) Dharmendra Pradhan

b) Uma Bharati

c) Nitin Jairam Gadkari

d) Alphons Kannanthanam

e) D.V. Sadananda Gowda

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Q.11) Which of the following person has been appointed as Union Minister of tourism; and Electronics and Information Technology recently?

a) Dharmendra Pradhan

b) Uma Bharati

c) Nitin Jairam Gadkari

d) Alphons Kannanthanam

e) D.V. Sadananda Gowda

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Q.12) Name the Indian-origin veteran civil servant, who was appointed as   Singapore’s acting president until a new head of state is sworn.

a) K Y Pillay

b) S Y Pillay

c) P Y Pillay

d) M Y Pillay

e) J Y Pillay

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Q.13) Which of the following country’s largest engineering firm, has received green nod for expansion of its Powai residential and IT tower projects in Mumbai that will entail an investment of Rs. 1,102 crore?

a) BHEL

b) L&T

c) HAL

d) NALCO

e) Aditya Birla

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Q.14) Which of the following bank has bagged the ‘best bank’ award among small banks for the use of technology for financial inclusion at the 13th IDRBT Banking Technology Excellence Awards 2016-17?

a) Vijaya bank

b) Karnataka bank

c) Dena bank

d) Canara bank

e) Indian bank

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Q.15) Name the Young Indian Shuttler who suffered a straight-game loss against top seed Thai Kunlavut Vitidsarn in the men’s singles final to finish runners-up at the India Junior International Grand Prix in Pune.

a) Rajesh Bharadwaj

b) Ramesh Bharadwaj

c) Rahul Bharadwaj

d) Sahul Bharadwaj

e) Vipul Bharadwaj

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Q.16) Name the guitarist, bassist and co-founder of band Steely Dan, died recently.

a) John Kelby

b) Charles collins

c) Walter Shelby

d) John Ashbery

e) Walter Becker

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Q.17) Name the enigmatic US Poet, giant of modern poetry whose energy, daring and boundless command of language raised American verse to brilliant and baffling heights and he was winner of the Pulitzer Prize and often mentioned as a Nobel candidate, died recently.

a) John Kelby

b) Charles collins

c) Walter Shelby

d) John Ashbery

e) Walter Becker

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