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Current Affairs Quiz: 06 September 2019

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1. Which joint exercise between India and America has started from September 05?

a. Operation Cobra 2019
b. War practice 2019
c. Joint fighter 2019
d. Modern army 2019

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1. b. War practice 2019

This exercise will end on 18 September 2019. The exercise is a major counterpart defense effort between India and the United States.

It is the largest joint military training and defense cooperation between India and the United States.

These maneuvers are conducted alternately between the two countries. This is the 15th edition of the exercise.

2. Who among the following has recently been appointed the new Indian High Commissioner in Lesotho?

a. Amrit Pal Singh
b. Sandeep Mandal
c. Jaideep Sarkar
d. Yogesh Kaushik

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2. c. Jaideep Sarkar

Jaideep Sarkar, a 1987 batch Indian Foreign Service officer, has been appointed as the new High Commissioner of India to Lesotho.

He is also currently the High Commissioner of South Africa. He has also been assigned the assignment of Lesotho along with South Africa.

3. National Conference on ‘India-Africa Partnership’ was held in which of the following cities?

a. Mumbai
b. Mysore
c. face
d. new Delhi

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3.d. new Delhi

Economic and social relations between the two countries were discussed at the National Conference on ‘India-Africa Partnership’ organized by the Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA).

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu said that India has emerged as a strong force in the development of Africa.

Africa’s ‘Agenda-2063’ was also discussed under which the commitment to take India-Africa relations to new dimensions was reiterated.

4. A team of Indian Army successfully conquered which mountain in the face of challenging weather conditions?

a. Leo Paryel Mountains
b. Kailash mountain
c. Mount Abu Mountains
d. Girnar Mountains

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4. a. Leo Pargel Mountains

Leopargel Mountain is the third highest peak of Himachal with a height of about 6773 meters.

It is considered to be the most challenging and technically extremely difficult peak.

This mountain comes in the Zaskar Range. The expedition was dispatched by the commander of the Tri Peak Brigade from Pooh in Himachal.

5. According to a paper recently published in Lancet, which country has the highest death rate due to cardiovascular disease?

a. China
b. Japan
c. India
d. Russia

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5. c. India

In this research paper, domestic air pollution has been identified as a major cause of Cardiovascular Disease in low-income countries and middle-income countries.

Cardiovascular disease is a group of diseases related to the heart and blood vessels.

The poorest people are most affected in low and middle-income countries.

6. Union Cabinet has approved the grant of the capital of Rs. 4,557 crore in which bank by the Government in the absence of the Prime Minister?

a. IDBI Bank
b. Vijaya Bank
c. Canara Bank
d. Dena Bank

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6. a. IDBI Bank

Providing capital to IDBI Bank by the government will help in completing the business process of the bank.

The bank achieved significant success in reducing 18.8% of non-performing assets (NPAs) in June 2018 to 8% in June 2019.

IDBI Bank needs one-time capital investment to complete the process of dealing with its books.

7. The Government of India has recently announced how many million US Dollars for the Global Fund for AIDS, TB, and Malaria?

a. 30
b. 22
c. 32
d. 42

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7. b. 22

India is the first of the G20 and BRICS countries to contribute to the sixth replenishment cycle of the Global Fund.

The Global Fund for AIDS, TB, and Malaria is a dedicated fund for universal health and fighting the epidemics of these three diseases.

The Global Fund for AIDS, TB, and Malaria was created in the year 2002 with an amount of US $ 02 billion.

8. Which state has directed the Police Department to stop using caste, post, village name and various symbols, slogans on private vehicles in the state?

a. Bihar
b. Punjab
c. Rajasthan
d. Uttar Pradesh

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8. c. Rajasthan

Suresh Saini, general secretary of the civil rights organization, had suggested to Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot about the ban on the use of slogans such as caste, post, village name and various symbols on private vehicles.

He had expressed concern over the promotion of casteism using these words on vehicles.

9. According to the survey released by the Economist Intelligence Unit, which city in the world ranks first in the list of habitable places?

a. Vienna
b. Zurich
c. Mumbai
d. Sydney

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9. a. Vienna

Vienna of Austria ranks first in this list of 140 countries. Melbourne is second in the top 10, Sydney is third and Adelaide is tenth. Delhi has slipped six points to 118th and Mumbai has dropped by two points to 119th.

10. Which ministry has announced to completely stop the use of plastic from September 15?

a. Ministry of Textiles
b. Ministry of Food
c. Railway ministry
d. Ministry of Agriculture

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10. b. Ministry of Food

Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan has decided to ban the use of one-time plastic in the Ministry of Food and all PSUs under it from 15 September.

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