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Current Affairs Quiz No. #26


Current Affairs Quiz: 12 September 2019

Gkforest is providing Current Affairs Quiz: 12 September 2019 to its readers. It contains a compilation of today’s current affairs – The Lancet Report and practical questions related to International Literacy Day.

1. Which state has announced a reduction in new traffic invoices by almost 50%?

a. Gujarat
b. Rajasthan
c. Madhya Pradesh
d. Bihar

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1. a. Gujarat

It was announced by Chief Minister Vijay Rupani that the maximum amount of penalty has been suggested under the new Motor Vehicles Act, which we have thoughtfully reduced.

According to the new law, for driving without bike helmet and a four-wheeler without a seat belt, Rs 1000.

There is a provision for the penalty of Rs. 500 which was reduced by the Government of Gujarat.

2. According to a report released by the international medical journal The Lancet, by which year can malaria be eradicated from the world?

a. 2030
b. 2040
c. 2050
d. 2055

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2. c. 2050

According to the latest Lancet report eradication of malaria from the world is possible by 2050.

This report has been prepared by 41 scientists, economists, and policymakers from all over the world.

3. Which of the following NRI industrialists has been nominated to the UK House of Lords?

a. Jasjeet Singh
b. Rami Ranger
c. Ranjith Sekhon
d. Vipin Malik

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3. b. Rami Ranger

Former British Prime Minister Terija May recommended the name of Rami Ranger in his resignation.

Rami Ranger started his first cargo shipping business with a two pounds (currently around 177 rupees).

Today he is the chairman of Sun Mark Limited, Sea Air and Land Forwarding Limited. Currently, he is also the chairman of the British Sikh Association.

4. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has jointly inaugurated South Asia’s first cross-border petroleum product pipeline with which country?

a. Sri Lanka
b. Bhutan
c. Bangladesh
d. Nepal

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4. d. Nepal

PM Modi along with his Nepali counterpart KP Sharma Oli inaugurated the Motihari – Amlekhgunj petroleum pipeline.

Due to the 69 km long pipeline, there will be a reduction in expenditure on transportation of Indo-Nepal fuel.

It is the first cross-border petroleum pipeline in South Asia. This pipeline has been constructed by Indian Oil Corporation Limited at a cost of Rs 324 crores.

5. Who among the following has recently been appointed a judge of the Gujarat High Court?

a. Justice Vikram Nath
b. Justice Arvind Acharya
c. Justice Devendra Bahuguna
d. Justice Arjun Narayan

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5. a. Justice Vikram Nath

Justice Vikram Nath has been appointed as the Chief Justice of Gujarat High Court by the Central Government. He is currently working in the Allahabad High Court.

His name was first recommended for the post of Chief Justice in the High Court of Andhra Pradesh, later the Central Government sent this proposal for reconsideration.

Significantly, the sanctioned posts of judges in the Gujarat High Court are 52, but at present, only 28 judges are working in the Gujarat High Court.

6. Recently India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the country’s first ‘Make in India Metro Coach’ in which city?

a. Delhi
b. Mumbai
c. Jaipur
d. Patna

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6. b. Mumbai

It is manufactured by Metro Coach BEML Limited. BEML Limited (formerly Bharat Earth Movers Limited) is a Miniratna Category-1 company.

It was established in May 1964 as a public sector undertaking for the manufacture of railway coaches and spare parts and mining equipment.

Its headquarter is located in Bengaluru, Karnataka and 9 manufacturing units are functioning under this.

7. The Sixth Strategic Economic Dialogue was organized in New Delhi between India and which country?

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

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7. a. China

In this dialogue, meetings of joint working groups on infrastructure, energy, high technology, resource conservation, and policy coordination were held.

Both sides held extensive discussions to review the business and investment climate.

During the talks, the emphasis was taken to take concrete steps to remove trade imbalance between the two countries.

8. Which country’s astronomers have made a fingerprint of the Earth’s atmosphere?

a. Nepal
b. Bhutan
c. Greenland
d. Canada

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8. d. Canada

Its purpose is to find planets suited to humans living in outer space. The findings of the study on atmospheric fingerprints were published in a science journal called Royal Astronomical Society.

9. The Central Government has constituted how many member committees for distribution of assets and liabilities of Jammu and Kashmir?

a. Three
b. Four
c. Seven
d. Two

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9. a. Three

This committee consists of Sanjay Mitra, Arun Goyal and Giriraj Prasad Gupta, the chairman of this committee is Sanjay Mitra.

Earlier, the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha had passed the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganization Bill 2019. By this, the state will be divided into two union territories.

10. International Literacy Day is observed on which of the following days?

a. 10 September
b. 5 September
c. 8 September
d. 4 September

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10. c. 8 September

On 17 November 1965, UNESCO declared 8 September as International Literacy Day.

It was first celebrated in 1966. Its purpose is to highlight the importance of literacy individually, community and socially. This festival is celebrated all over the world.


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