Daily GK & Current Affairs Quiz – 10th September 2019
Daily GK & Current Affairs Quiz – 10th September 2019

GK & Current Affairs Questions – September 2019

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Daily Current Affairs Questions  – 10th September 2019

1. World Physical Therapy Day takes place every year on _______.

  1. 7 September
  2. 8 September
  3. 9 September
  4. 10 September
  5. None of these

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Correct Answer – B. 8 September

Explanation: – World Physical Therapy Day was first established in 1996

– It has helped to raise awareness about the potential of physical therapy

– This day acknowledges the hard-work physical therapists do

2. Which nation will phase out the controversial weedkiller glyphosate?

  1. Spain
  2. Germany
  3. US
  4. India
  5. None of these

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Correct Answer – B. Germany

 Explanation: – The chemical is to be banned by the end of 2023. It is also suspected by some experts to cause cancer in humans

– The ban is part of an insect conservation program

– This move comes after Austria’s lower house of parliament recently passed a bill banning all uses of glyphosate

3. The 68th Plenary session of the North Eastern Council (NEC) was held in _______.

  1. Guwahati
  2. Kohima
  3. Kolkata
  4. Dibrugarh
  5. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. Guwahati

Explanation: – The NEC is the nodal agency for the economic and social development of  the North Eastern Region

– It was constituted in 1971 by an Act of Parliament

– It consists of the 8 states of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura

4. The UN Committee on CRPD in its 22nd Session took up India’s First Country Report for consideration during 2nd & 3rd September 2019 at _______.

  1. Geneva
  2. Washington
  3. New Delhi
  4. Islamabad
  5. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. Geneva

Explanation: – The Indian delegation was headed by Mrs. Shakuntala D. Gamlin, Secretary, DEPwD

– India highlighted various initiatives taken by the government for inclusion and empowerment of PwDs (Persons with Disabilities)

– India is a signatory of the United Nations Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities

5. Prime Minister Narendra Modi shall launch the Kisan Maan Dhan Yojana on the 12th of September at ________.

  1. Ranchi
  2. Mumbai
  3. Delhi
  4. Chandigarh
  5. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. Ranchi

Explanation: – It provides a minimum pension of Rs 3000 per month, to those who attain 60 years of age

– The scheme has an outlay of Rs 10,774 Crores for the next three years

6. The 7th Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) ministerial meeting of the 10 members of ASEAN countries and their six FTA (free trade agreement) partners has been recently held in _____.

  1. Bangkok
  2. Malaysia
  3. India
  4. Pakistan
  5. None of these
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Correct Answer – A. Bangkok

Explanation: RCEP is India’s most ambitious trade pact, currently under negotiation

– The negotiating partners have agreed not to lose the long-term vision of deepening and expanding the value chains in the RCEP

7. A three-day long International conference ANGAN for Energy Efficiency in Building Sector is being held in ____.

  1. New Delhi
  2. Faridabad
  3. Noida
  4. Varanasi
  5. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. New Delhi

Explanation: – As of 2016, the statistics claim 32% of  the country’s total electricity consumption in residential and commercial spaces

– The Energy Conservation Act (ECA) was enacted in 2001 to reduce India’s energy intensity

– It has been organized by Bureau of Energy Efficiency in New Delhi

– Indo-German Technical Co-operation has also partnered in the event

8. The Congress appointed ________ and and ex-Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar’s son Anshul Kumar as national spokespersons.

  1. Sharmistha Mukherjee
  2. Prateek Gandhi
  3. Priyanka Chaturvedi
  4. Alka Lamba
  5. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. Sharmistha Mukherjee

Explanation: – Congress appointed two new national spokespersons amid leadership crisis

– Sharmistha Mukherjee is the daughter of former President of India Pranab Mukherjee. It is worth mentioning that she was previously a spokesperson for the Delhi Congress.

– Anshul Kumar is the son of former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar

9. ________ has been given the lifetime achievement award at the 19th Annual Asian Achievers Awards.

  1. Meena Nagrath
  2. Renuka Chaudhary
  3. Anil Agarwal
  4. Rashika Apte
  5. None of these
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Correct Answer – C. Anil Agarwal

 Explanation: – The 19th annual Asian Achievers Awards was held at London

– The theme for 19th Annual Asian Achievers Awards was ‘Inclusivity’

– Anil Agarwal is the chairman of Vedanta Resources

10. Who was unanimously elected Chairman of Press Trust of India (PTI)- India’s premier news agency?

  1. Vineet Jain
  2. Sudhir Chaudhary
  3. Vijay Kumar Chopra
  4. Arnab Goswami
  5. None of these

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Correct Answer  – C. Vijay Kumar Chopra

 Explanation: – The elections took place at a meeting of PTI’s Board of Directors

– Chopra succeeds former editor-in-chief of The Hindu N Ravi as PTI’s chairman

– Vijay Kumar Chopra is the Chief Editor of the Punjab Kesari Group of newspapers

11. In a first of its kind in the Indian Railways, a paid gaming zone has been provided at ________ railway station.

  1. Ludhiana
  2. Visakhapatnam
  3. Mumbai
  4. Kochi
  5. None of these

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Correct Answer  – B. Visakhapatnam

Explanation: – The facility was set up at the platform number 1 for public

– The project was developed under NINFRIS (New, Innovative Non Fare Revenue Ideas Scheme)

– This facility is provided in 400ft area

12. The government will achieve the target of giving _____ free cooking gas (LPG) connections to the poor nearly seven months ahead of schedule.

  1. 6 crore
  2. 7 crore
  3. 8 crore
  4. 9 crore
  5. None of these

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Correct Answer – C. 8 crore

 Explanation: – Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) was launched on May 1, 2016

– Its aim was to give 5 crore connections to women members of poor households by Mar 2019

– The target was later raised to 8 crore connections by Mar 2020

13. The Aviation Ministry organised the country’s first helicopter summit in __________.

  1. Dehradun
  2. Agra
  3. Guwahati
  4. Jaipur
  5. None of these
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Correct Answer – A. Dehradun

Explanation: – Issues related to “enhancing connectivity through helicopters” were discussed

– The government will provide a subsidy to helicopter companies, In an effort to improve the state’s helicopter industry

– The first-of-its-kind summit was based on the theme of expanding connectivity through helicopters

14. The country’s first-ever ‘water-grid’ costing Rs 3,50,000 crore will come in _______ in the next five years as part of the Jal Jeevan Mission (JMM).

  1. Punjab
  2. Maharashtra
  3. Telangana
  4. Andhra Pradesh
  5. None of these
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Correct Answer – B. Maharashtra

Explanation: – The Marathwada region will get benefit as it will increase water availability for the people

– Notably, JJM involves saving water and delivering it to the people’s doorsteps to resolve their water problems

15. Who will be conferred with the title of ‘Daughter of The Nation’ on her birthday (28 September) by the Modi government?

  1. Lata Mangeshkar
  2. Kiran Bedi
  3. Arundhati Roy
  4. Niharika Khanna
  5. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. Lata Mangeshkar

 Explanation: – The title recognizes her unparalleled contribution to the Indian film music industry

– It is worth mentioning that Mangeshkar has lent her voice to music in over a thousand films

– Her works span over 36 Indian vernacular languages