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Current Affairs Quiz: 10 September 2019

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Gk forest is providing Current Affairs Quiz: 09 September 2019 to our visitor. Today’s Current Affairs – US Open 2019 and is a compilation of practical questions related to bird flu.

Current Affairs Quiz: 09 September 2019

1. Bianca Andreescu is the player from which country who won the US Open 2019 title by defeating Serena Williams recently?

a. Spain
b. Romania
c. Canada
d. Britain

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1. c. Canada

15th ranked Canadian Bianca Andrescu made history by defeating 23-time Grand Slam winner Serena Williams of America in the final of US Open 2019.

19-year-old Bianca Andrescu defeated Serena Williams 6-3, 7-5 in straight sets in the US Open title.

2. What is the name of the book based on the speeches of President Ramnath Kovind whose second edition was recently released by the Vice President?

a. With culture
b. Voice of Democracy
c. Country identity
d. Society and culture

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2. b. Voice of Democracy

Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu released a compilation of selected speeches of the President, titled “The Republican Ethic” and “Voice of Democracy” in Hindi in function at Vigyan Bhavan.

Both books are a collection of speeches made and selected by President Ram Nath Kovind in the first year.

Its purpose is to spread the message of the President to the people.

3. Recently a team of scientists of which country has studied skeletons and identified a new species of dinosaur?

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

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3. a. Japan

It is related to the species Hadrosaur dinosaur. It is the largest (about eight meters) skeleton ever discovered in Japan.

According to scientists, this skeleton is about 7.2 million years old.

It was first discovered in northern Japan in the year 2013, and later excavations revealed the entire skeleton.

4. The Cabinet of which state has recently decided to form a special tiger conservation force for the Corbett Tiger Reserve?

a. Punjab
b. Uttar Pradesh
c. Uttarakhand
d. Himachal Pradesh

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4. c. Uttarakhand

The Special Tiger Conservation Force will provide protection to tigers by preventing illegal human intrusion from areas near the Corbett Tiger Reserve.

This decision is in line with the Government of India’s guidelines to provide three-tier protection to tigers.

The Special Tiger Protection Force will be deployed along the Corbett Tiger Reserve’s very sensitive southern, touching border with Uttar Pradesh.

5. How many times has Spain’s star tennis player Rafael Nadal won the US Open title?

a. Seven
b. Eight
c. three
d. Four

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5. d. Four

Rafael Nadal defeated Russia’s Danil Medvedev 7-5, 6-3, 5-7, 4-6, 6-4 in the final.

He had earlier won the US Open in 2010, 2013 and 2017. This is Nadal’s 19th Grand Slam title.

It was the 27th Grand Slam final of Rafael Nadal’s career.

6. Which famous senior lawyer of the Supreme Court has passed away recently?

a. Ram Jethmalani
b. Rajiv Dhawan
c. Amarendra Sharan
d. Deepak Mishra

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6. a. Ram Jethmalani

Ram Jethmalani was a famous lawyer as well as a politician. Ram Jethmalani was born on 14 September 1923 in Shikarpur, Pakistan.

Pakistan was a part of India at that time. Ram Jethmalani had attained a law degree at the age of 17.

Jethmalani’s son Mahesh Jethmalani is also a well-known advocate.

7. Government of India has announced immediate financial assistance of one million dollars to which country affected by cyclone ‘Dorian’?

a. Cuba
b. the Bahamas
c. Jamaica
d. Barbados

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7. b. the Bahamas

The Government of India has announced a relief amount in view of the devastation in the Bahamas.

Dorian was initially a fifth category (most dangerous) storm and passed through the Bahamas at a speed of 295 kilometers per hour.

Bahamas Prime Minister Hubbat Minis confirmed at least 30 people were killed.

The United Nations has called for the immediate help of 70,000 people affected by the storm in the Bahamas.

8. What is the name of the famous former leg-spinner of Pakistan who died recently at the age of 63?

a. Mohammad Aasif
b. Abdul Rahman
c. Zakir Rahman
d. Abdul Qadir

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8. d. Abdul Qadir

Born in Lahore in 1955, Qadir was the finest leg spinner of his time.

He played 67 Test matches and took 236 wickets. Apart from this, he took 132 wickets in 104 ODIs.

Qadir was also the chief selector of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). Apart from this, he also commented in matches for a long time.

9. In which city is the 28th Indo-Thai CORPAT exercise being organized?

a. Visakhapatnam
b. Mumbai
c. Lakshadweep
d. Bangkok

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9. d. Bangkok

The 28th India-Thailand Joint Patrol is being organized in Bangkok, Thailand.

Navies of both countries are taking part in this. It is scheduled to be held between 5 and 15 September.

Its objective will be to strengthen the bilateral relations and maritime cooperation of the two countries.

10. Which country has been declared a country free of bird flu by the World Animal Health Organization?

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

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10. a. India

The World Animal Health Organization has declared India free of avian influenza or bird flu.

Since 2006, the disease was spread in 225 places in 49 different states of the country. Around 83.5 lakh birds were killed during this period.

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