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Current Affairs Quiz: 07 September 2019

Gkforest is providing Current Affairs Quiz: 07 September 2019. It contains a compilation of practical questions related to today’s current affairs – Robert Mugabe and the Institute of Eminence.

1. India has been ranked in which place in the World Travel, Tourism Competitiveness Index?

a. 24th
b. 14th
c. 44th
d. 34th

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1. d. 34th

Spain has topped the 140 countries included in the World Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index.

It is followed by France, Germany and Japan and the United States respectively.

India has also improved its business environment, infrastructure and information and communication technology readiness. It is noteworthy that India’s ranking in the year 2017 was 40th.

2. The former President of which country Robert Mugabe has passed away?

a. Zimbabwe
b. Sri Lanka
c. Angola
d. Ghana

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2. a. Zimbabwe

Robert Mugabe emerged as the hero of the African after the independence war.

He first came to light in the year 1960 when a guerrilla war was waged against the white people in Rhodesia.

He was the Prime Minister from the year 1980 to the year 1987 and the President from the year 1987 to the year 2017.

3. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) recently held the first National Conference on Cybercrime Investigation and Cyber ​​Forensics in which city?

a. Jaipur
b. new Delhi
c. Patna
d. Chennai

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3. b. new Delhi

The main objective of this conference was to create a forum where investigators, lawyers, forensic experts, and academics would come together to discuss challenges related to cybercrime and ways to solve it.

This conference is a platform for state police and enforcement agencies to share their best practices.

Cybercrime is a global phenomenon and this conference is a great experience for agencies working on the ground level.

4. According to the recent report released by the World Gold Council, which country is ranked 10th in the world in terms of gold reserves?

a. Nepal
b. China
c. India
d. Bangladesh

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4. c. India

According to the report, India’s total gold reserves are 618.2 tonnes. India’s gold reserves have increased from 357.8 tonnes in two decades to 618.2 tonnes at present.

According to this report, the United States (8,134 tons) has the highest gold reserves and Germany (3,367 tons) is the second-largest gold reserves country.

The International Monetary Fund ranks third with gold reserves of 2,451.8 tonnes.

5. Which state government is going to set up the Tiger Strike Force for the protection of tigers?

a. Uttar Pradesh
b. Madhya Pradesh
c. Himachal Pradesh
d. Arunachal Pradesh

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5. b. Madhya Pradesh

The state government has sent three proposals to the central government for this.

These include the proposal to recruit soldiers for the force and take policemen on deputation.

The state has also demanded funds from the center and the central government has agreed to 60 percent and the remaining 40 percent will have to be given to the state.

The functioning of this force will be monitored by the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA).

6. Which Indian wrestler has been given top priority in the World Championship?

a. Bajrang Punia
b. Sushil Kumar
c. Yogeshwar Dutt
d. Pawan Kumar

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6. a. Bajrang Punia

Bajrang Punia has been given the top priority in the 65 kg freestyle category of the World Wrestling Competition starting on 14 September in Noor Sultan of Kazakhstan.

Among the other Indian wrestlers coming into the World Championship.

Rahul Aware got the second seed in 61 kg, Deepak got the fourth seed in 86 kg and Seema got the second seed in 50 kg.

7. What is the name of the cyclonic storm in the Bahamas that has killed about 40 people there?

a. Anias
b. Dorian
c. Grandmaster
d. Abacos

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7. d. Dorian

The death toll from the Dorian storm has increased to about 40. It is noteworthy that the devastating Dorian storm reached the Bahamas and has caused tremendous turmoil for two days.

According to the Red Cross, 13,000 Bahamas houses have been damaged by the Dorian storm.

8. Which of the following players has set the record of becoming the youngest captain of Test cricket?

a. Virat Kohli
b. Rashid Khan
c. AB de Villiers
d. Joe Roots

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8. b. Rashid Khan

Rashid Khan will become the youngest player to captain a team in Test history as soon as he steps on the field against Bangladesh.

Rashid Khan will take the captaincy in the Test match at the age of 20 years and 350 days.

In the case of captaining the youngest captain in Test cricket before Rashid Khan, Zimbabwe’s Tatenda is in the first place.

9. Which automobile manufacturer has announced a 5-day production stop at the Chennai plant?

a. Maruti Suzuki
b. Toyota
c. Volkswagen
d. Ashok Leyland

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9. d. Ashok Leyland

Truck and bus manufacturer Ashok Leyland has announced to stop production at its Chennai plant from September 6 for the next five days amid the slowdown in the automobile industry.

Earlier, car maker Maruti Suzuki has also announced to stop production on September 7 and 9 at its Manesar and Gurgaon plants.

10. How many public educational institutions have been given the status of ‘Institute of Eminence’ by the Ministry of Human Resource Development?

a. Five
b. Four
c. three
d. two

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10. a. Five

Recently five public educational institutions have been given the status of ‘Institute of Eminence’ by the Ministry of Human Resource Development.

These institutions are IIT Madras, IIT Kharagpur, University of Delhi and the University of Hyderabad.

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