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Current Affairs Quiz No. #25

Current Affairs Quiz: 11 September

Current Affairs Quiz: 11 September 2019

GkForest is providing Current Affairs Quiz:11 September 2019 to its readers. It has a compilation of current questions related to today’s current affairs – Mukurthi National Park and Afghanistan.

1. The number of Nilgiri Tahr in Mukurthi National Park of which state has increased by 27% in the last 3 years?

a. Tamil Nadu
b. Madhya Pradesh
c. Punjab
d. Gujarat

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1.a. Tamil Nadu

Nilgiri Tahr is also known as Nilgiri Ibex. From the year 2016, their number increased to 132.

The reason for the increase in the number of Nilgiri Tahr is to stop the movement of tourists, control of hunting, etc.

The Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve was India’s first biosphere reserve, established in the year 1986.

2. Afghanistan has won its first Test victory abroad by defeating which country by 224 runs?

a. West Indies
b. Bangladesh
c. India
d. Australia

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2.b. Bangladesh

This is the third test of the Afghanistan team. Afghanistan’s Rashid Khan became the first player to score a half-century and take 10 or more wickets while debuting as captain.

3. Which state’s Anandiness Department has planned to set up a time bank?

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

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3.d. Madhya Pradesh

This time a bank can be used to learn any new skill without paying any paper currency.

It is a new way of adding untapped social potential to meet social needs.

Initially, 50,000 volunteers registered with the department through the local network will form community level banks.

4. Air India is launching a scheme for passengers called?

a. Jan Sewa
b. Namaskar Sewa
c. Saajha Sewa.
d. None of these

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4.b. Namaskar Sewa

Through this service, an airline employee will help passengers from the airport entrance to the seat at aircraft.

Earlier such service was available only to business class passengers of Air India, but now it will be available for everyone.

Soon this service will be started from Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport.

‘Namaskar Seva’ will be offered to passengers at a nominal fee. This service scheme will be made available exclusively to international travelers.

5. How many crores of dollars will the Asian Development Bank (ADB) give to improve the connectivity in the state by paving the rural roads of Maharashtra?

a. 10 million dollars
b. 300 million dollars
c. 200 million dollars
d. 400 million dollars

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5.c. 200 million dollars

The objective of the agreement is to convert rural roads in 34 districts of Maharashtra into paved roads, so that road safety and markets and services can improve connectivity in rural areas.

Maharashtra Rural Connectivity Upgradation Project will upgrade 2,100 km of rural roads.

This will improve the connectivity of rural communities with large areas of agricultural production and socio-economic centers. Five years of maintenance are also included under the project.

6. BCCI has lifted the ban on which cricket association after Lalit Modi was elected president in 2014?

a. Jharkhand Cricket Association
b. Rajasthan Cricket Association
c. Delhi Cricket Association
d. Bihar Cricket Association

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6.b. Rajasthan Cricket Association

After the lifting of the ban, a new election has also been announced in RCA.

RCA elections are to be held before 28 September. After this decision, BCCI elections are to be held before October.

7. In which country will former champion Mirabai Chanu lead the seven-member team of India in the weightlifting World Championship to be held from September 18 to 27?

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

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7.a. Thailand

The World Championship is a qualifying tournament for the Tokyo Olympics 2020.

The team practicing in Thailand consists of four women and three men. Meerabai Chanu is an Indian weightlifting player.

She has received the Padma Shri award from the Government of India for his contribution in the field of sports.

8. Recently which Bollywood actor and Kathak dancer died in Mumbai?

a. Faisal Khan
b. Arun Sachdeva
c. Veeru Krishnan
d. Amit Kumar

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8.c. Veeru Krishnan

Apart from being an actor, Veeru Krishnan was also a very good Kathak dancer.

He was also known for his roles in ‘Akele Hum Akele Tum’, ‘Raja Hindustani’ and ‘Ishq’ along with a Kathak guru.

He was able to win the hearts of people with his brilliant and powerful acting in Raja Hindustani.

9. West Indies Cricket Board has removed Jason Holder, captain of ODI team and Carlos Brathwaite, captain of T20 team, who has been given the responsibility of the team in his place?

a. Kieron Pollard
b. Chris Gayle
c. Shai Hope
d. Evin Lewis

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9.a. Kieron Pollard

Kieron Pollard has played 101 ODIs for the West Indies in which he has scored 2289 runs at an average of 26.

Kieron Pollard has scored 3 ODI centuries and 9 half-centuries. Pollard also has experience of 62 T20 matches in which he has scored 903 runs.

10. The Sixth Strategic Economic Dialogue (SED) between India and which country was concluded in New Delhi in which both sides agreed to promote economic cooperation?

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

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10.c. China

There is an important mechanism to increase economic cooperation between India and China.

During the India-China Strategic Economic Dialogue, practical and result oriented discussions were held in six working groups.

In the India-China important economic zone talks, the two sides held extensive discussions to review trade and investment.

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