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Current Affairs Quiz No. #27

Current Affairs Quiz: 13 September 2019

Current Affairs Quiz: 13 September 2019

Gkforest is providing Current Affairs Quiz: 13 September 2019 to its readers. It contains a compilation of current questions related to today’s current affairs – cleanliness itself and 2019 Lata Mangeshkar Award.

1. In which state the portable anti-tank guided missile (MPATGM) has been successfully tested by DRDO?

a. Odisha
b. Andhra Pradesh
c. Tamil Nadu
d. Kerala

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1. b. Andra Pradesh

The Man-Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM) has been successfully tested by DRDO at Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh.

It has been jointly developed by DRDO and Bharat Dynamics Limited. Its weight is just 14.5 kg.

2. From which place has Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the initiative called Swachhata Hi Seva-2019?

a. New Delhi
b. Agra
c. Roorkee
d. Mathura

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2. d. Mathura

Special emphasis is being laid on 'Plastic waste awareness and management' under Swachhta Hi Sewa-2019.

It is being organized from September 11 to October 2, 2019. Its objective is to make India free of plastic waste on the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi under the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.

3. Which of the following players has been nominated for Padma Vibhushan by the Ministry of Home Affairs?

a. PV Indus
b. Ravindra Jadeja
c. Mary com
d. Virat Kohli

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3. c. Mary com

Six-time world champion boxer MC from the Ministry of Sports The proposal of Mary Kom’s name has been sent by the Ministry of Home Affairs for the Padma Vibhushan Samman.

4. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently inaugurated a new assembly building in which state?

a. Telangana
b. Jharkhand
c. Bihar
d. Assam

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4. b. Jharkhand

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has handed over the much-awaited Jharkhand assembly building to Rajya from Jharkhand’s capital Ranchi.

After 19 years of the formation of a separate state, now Jharkhand has got its own assembly.

On this occasion, Prime Minister Modi also launched the Maan Dhan Yojana.

In addition, he also inaugurated the Sahibganj multi-modal terminal online. The assembly building of Jharkhand is being built at a cost of Rs 1238 crore.

5. Which of the following countries became the 79th member of the International Solar Alliance?

a. St. Vincent and the Grenadines
b. Cuba
c. Saint Lucia
d. Dominican Republic

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5. a. St. Vincent and the Grenadines

The Caribbean country, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, has become the 79th member of the International Solar Alliance. St. Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister R.E.

This membership program was organized during Gonsalves’s visit to India.

It is a country located in the eastern Caribbean Sea. Its capital is located in Kingstown.

6. Which music director has been selected for Maharashtra Government's Lata Mangeshkar Award?

a. Pritam Chakraborty
b. Vidyasagar
c. Usha Khanna
d. Abhinav Moitra

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6. c. Usha Khanna

Renowned musician Usha Khanna has been selected for the Lata Mangeshkar Award given by the Maharashtra Government.

State Culture Minister Vinod Tawde announced that this award for the year 2019-20 will be given to Usha Khanna.

The award was instituted in 1993. This award is given for contribution in the field of music. The winner of this award is given five lakh rupees in cash, a citation, and a memento.

7. In which of the following cities, the Eurasian Economic Forum was organized?

a. Xi'an
b. Beijing
c. Shenzhen
d. Wuhan

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7. a. Xi’an

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization organized the Eurasian Economic Forum in Xi’an city of China.

This forum was held to discuss and deliberate on China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).

In this meeting, the emphasis was given to promote the new and modern revival of the ancient Great Silk Road in Eurasia.

8. The Reserve Bank of India has made it mandatory for all banks to add new floating rate loans (loans for personal/retail loans and MSME) with effect from October 1, 2019?

a. Internal benchmark rate
b. Policy loan rate card
c. External benchmark rate
d. IMF Benchmark Rate

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8. c. External benchmark rate

A bank is not allowed to adopt more than one benchmark, plus the interest rate under the external benchmark will be reset at least once every three months.

Banks can choose four external benchmarks – repo rate, three months treasury bill yield, six months treasury bill yield or one benchmark issued by Financial Benchmark India Private Limited.

9. According to a report recently released by a non-government undertaking, which city Do most startups exist?

a. Bengaluru
b. Chandigarh
c. Mumbai
d. New Delhi

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9. d. New Delhi

According to a report released by a non-government undertaking called The Indus Entrepreneurs-TiE, the number of active start-ups in New Delhi has become the highest in the country.

According to the report, there are a total of 7039 start-ups in Delhi-NCR, whose cumulative value is more than 50 billion dollars.

10. Bacharuddin Jusuf Habibie was the President of which country who died at the age of 83?

a. Indonesia
b. Malaysia
c. Bahrain
d. Myanmar

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10. a. Indonesia

Bacharuddin Jusuf Habibie was the third President of Indonesia. He was admitted to the hospital due to several diseases. He was 83 years old.

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