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Thursday, September 19, 2019

CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ – 19TH SEP 2019


CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ – 19TH SEP 2019
1.        Name the famous heritage building, which was renovated & inaugurated in National Film Archive of India (NFAI) in Pune, Maharashtra.
A) McCluskieganj Bungalow
B) Chel Bungalow
C) Taljhora Bungalow
D) Jayakar bungalow
E) None of these

2.        Which country’s civil servants are trained under special training programme (STP), which is a part of an MoU ‘Training and Capacity Building Programme’ signed with Indian government?
A) Maldives
B) Seychelles
C) Mauritius
D) Madagascar
E) None of these

3.        Name the External Affairs Minister (EAM) of India, who visited Poland for the first time since 1987.
A) Manmohan Singh
B) Pranab Mukherjee
C) Subrahmanyam Jaishankar
D) Salman Khurshid
E) None of these

4.        Name the IPS officer, who was selected for the 2019 Asia Society Game Changers Award for investigating 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape.
A) Chhaya Sharma
B) Archana Ramasundaram
C) Meera Borwankar
D) Sanjukta Parashar
E) None of these

5.        Who has directed the ‘Gangs Of Wasseypur’, the only Indian film which was listed in the British daily “The Guardian list of the 100 Best Films of the 21st century”?
A) Ram Gopal Varma
B) Karan Johar
C) Vikramaditya Motwane
D) Anurag Kashyap
E) None of these

6.        Where was the 18th Men’s FIBA (Federation Internationale de Basketball ) World Basketball Championship 2019 held?
A) Geneva, Switzerland
B) Beijing, China
C) Tokyo, Japan
D) New Delhi, India
E) None of these

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ – 18TH SEP 2019


CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ – 18TH SEP 2019
1.        Which country won the ACC Under-19 Asia Cup 2019, that held in Colombo, SriLanka?
A) India
B) Bangladesh
C) China
D) Russia
E) None of these

2.        Which country is set to host the biennial international women’s youth football championship, FIFA Women’s Under - 17 World Cup in November 2020?
A) India
B) United States
C) Russia
D) China
E) None of these

3.        On which date, International Day of Democracy 2019 held?
A) September 13
B) September 14
C) September 15
D) September 12
E) None of these

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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

DAILY GK 17 SEPT 2019


DAILY GK 17 SEPT 2019
1.       Asia Society Game Changers Award
ü  Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Chhaya Sharma who led the investigation of the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape was selected for the 2019 Asia Society Game Changers Award along with six others by Asia Society, which is a leading educational organization.
2.       IBSF World Billiards Championship 2019
ü  India’s top billiards and snooker player, Pankaj Advani has won the 22nd world title of his career with the fourth consecutive IBSF (International Billiards & Snooker Federation) World Billiards title 2019  in Mandalay, Myanmar.
ü  Advani won the final with 6–2 scores against Nay Thway Oo of Myanmar.
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DAILY GK 16 SEPT 2019


DAILY GK 16 SEPT 2019
1)       NPCI reduced merchant discount rate
ü  National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has rationalized merchant discount rate (MDR) on transactions with RuPay debit cards. The new rate will be effective from 20 October 2019.
ü  MDR has been revised to 0.60 percent on transactions above Rs 2,000. There will be a maximum of Rs 150 per transaction.
ü  Currently, MDR of 0.90 percent is charged on transactions above Rs 2,000. The maximum limit was fixed at Rs 1,000 per transaction.
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DAILY GK 15 SEPT 2019


DAILY GK 15 SEPT 2019
  1. India’s first Maritime Communication Services
ü Nelco, a security service provider company of the TATA group, announced the launch of maritime communication services. By this launch, Nelco became the first Indian company to provide broadband services in maritime sector.
  1. War exercise near china border -‘HimVijay’
ü The Indian Army and  Indian Air Force (IAF) will jointly engage to conduct a large war exercise code-named  ‘HimVijay’ in October 2019 along the china border near Arunachal Pradesh.
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DAILY GK 14 SEPT 2019


DAILY GK 14 SEPT 2019
  1. India join  global AMR research hub
ü India has joined as the new and 16th member of the Global Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Research and Development (R & D) hub.
ü Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is the ability of a microorganism (like bacteria, viruses, and parasites) to stop an antimicrobial (such as antibiotics, antivirals and antimalarials) from working against it.
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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ – 17TH SEP 2019


CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ – 17TH SEP 2019
1.        What was the theme of the 14th Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP) of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) held in Greater Noida, Delhi?
A) Theme – “Investing in Land, Unlocking Opportunities”
B) Theme – “Green and Clean Environment”
C) Theme – “Let’s Grow the Future Together”
D) Theme – “Plan of Action”
E) None of these

2.        Which year is set as target by India to convert degraded land of nearly 50 lakh hectares to fertile land at 14th Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP) of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)?
A) 2022
B) 2025
C) 2024
D) 2030
E) None of these

3.        Which country has took over Conference of the Parties (COP) from China for the next two years till 2021?
A) United States
B) India
C) Russia
D) Japan
E) None of these

4.        Who was elected as the President of Conference of the Parties (COP) for the next two years during the 14th Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP) of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)?
A) Dharmendra Pradhan
B) Piyush Goyal
C) Prakash Javadekar
D) Narendra Modi
E) None of these

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ 14TH – 16TH SEP 2019


CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ 14TH – 16TH SEP 2019
1.        Where was the 22nd session of the United Nations (UN) Committee on Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) held from September 2-3, 2019?
A) Geneva, Switzerland
B) Washington D.C., U.S
C) London, United Kingdom
D) Paris, France
E) None of these

2.        Where was the first meeting of the Apex Committee for DefExpo 2020 held?
A) Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
B) New Delhi, Delhi
C) Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
D) Guwahati, Assam
E) None of these

3.        What is the theme of 11th edition of DefExpo, which will be held for the first time in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh from February 05 – 08, 2020?
A) Theme – ‘Digital Information of Defence’
B) Theme – ‘Indian Defence in the Transforming India’
C) Theme – ‘Digital Transformation of Defence’
D) Theme – ‘Defence and Indian Economy’
E) None of these

4.        Which state government has announced to launch online service for cow adoption and shed provisions under the MP govt’s initiative “Project Gaushala”?
A) Assam
B) Maharashtra
C) Uttar Pradesh
D) Madhya Pradesh
E) None of these

5.        What is the rank of India in Global Malaria Cases in 2017 as per the report published in the Lancet journal?
A) 3rd
B) 4th
C) 2nd
D) 1st
E) None of these

6.        Name the first woman governor of Telangana & also the youngest state governor at the age of 58 among all the current governors.
A) Baby Rani Maurya
B) Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan
C) Anusuiya Uikey
D) Anandiben Patel
E) None of these

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ 12TH – 13TH SEP 2019


CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ 12TH – 13TH SEP 2019
1.        Which country has declared free from H5N1avian influenza (commonly known as bird flu) by OIE(Office International des Epizooties)-World Organisation for Animal Health?
A) China
B) Japan
C) India
D) United States
E) None of these

2.        Which Indian state will set up India’s first International Women’s Trade Centre (iWTC) to boost women entrepreneurship and secure gender parity?
A) Kozhikode, Kerala
B) Bengaluru, Karnataka
C) Mumbai, Maharashtra
D) New Delhi, Delhi
E) None of these

3.        Who headed the 6 member committee, that has submitted its report to the governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Shaktikanta Das regarding development of housing finance securitisation market?
A) Yaquta Mandviwala
B) Harsh Vardhan
C) Satish Shankar
D) Siddhartha Karri
E) None of these

4.        What is the initial capital of the intermediary, which will be created by National Housing Bank (NHB) for standard-setting and market-making for the instruments by the panel headed by Harsh vardhan?
A) Rs. 2500 crore
B) Rs. 1500 crore
C) Rs. 1000 crore
D) Rs. 500 crore
E) None of these

5.        Which country has the largest share among developing countries in computer services industry?
A) India
B) Myanmar
C) Maldives
D) Bangladesh
E) None of these

6.        Which film won the “Golden Lion for Best Film” in the 76th edition of the annual Venice International Film Festival Awards for 2019?
A) The Lion King 2019
B) John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum
C) Joker
D) Avengers: Endgame
E) None of these

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