Daily GK & Current Affairs Quiz – 4th September 2019
Daily GK & Current Affairs Quiz – 4th September 2019

GK & Current Affairs Questions – September 2019

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Daily Current Affairs Questions  – 4th September 2019

1. The entire month of _______ will be celebrated as the ‘Rashtriya Poshan Maah’.

  1. September
  2. October
  3. November
  4. December
  5. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. September

Explanation: This year the theme is Complimentary Feeding. Poshan Abhiyaan was launched by the PM last year from Rajasthan. It aims to take the message of nutrition to every nook and corner of the country. Besides this, it is to focus on complimentary food, treatment and prevention from infections in children.

2. Eight US made Apache AH-64E attack helicopters joined the Indian Air Force (IAF) fleet in _______.

  1. Pathankot
  2. Delhi
  3. Bengaluru
  4. Jaipur
  5. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. Pathankot

Explanation: – In 2015, India had signed a multi-billion dollar contract with Boeing for the supply of 22 of these choppers.

– The Apaches are equipped with hellfire missiles and rockets

– The Apaches are meant to progressively replace the IAF’s legacy fleet of Russian Mi-35 choppers

3. Virat Kohli has overtaken _____ to become the most successful Indian Test skipper ever.

  1. Sachin Tendulkar
  2. Ravi Shastri
  3. MS Dhoni
  4. Kapil Dev
  5. None of these

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Correct Answer – C. MS Dhoni

Explanation: Kohli is also India’s most successful captain in overseas Tests. Kohli’s win percentage is an impressive 58.33, which is the best among all other Indian captains in the format. While Dhoni had a win percentage of 45 as captain.

4. A UN convention to combat desertification kicked off in _________ recently.

  1. Greater Noida
  2. Mumbai
  3. Guwahati
  4. Varanasi
  5. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. Greater Noida

Explanation: It is the 14th meeting of the Conference of Parties to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification. India took over the Presidency of the COP from China. The COP will go on till September 13. During the last COP in 2017 in China, countries had agreed on a 12-year strategy to contain land degradation.

5. ________ has set new targets for Pakistan to check terror financing and asked it to monitor the sale of jewelery and prize bonds in this regard.

  1. FATF
  2. IMF
  3. World Bank
  4. AIIB
  5. None of thes

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Correct Answer – A. FATF

Explanation: The FATF last year placed Pakistan on the grey list of countries. It is worth mentioning that PM Imran Khan has set up a 12-member committee to ensure the execution of Paris-based Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) 27-point action plan.

6. British Prime Minister _______ lost his working parliamentary majority ahead of a crucial Brexit vote.

  1. Boris Johnson
  2. Donald Trump
  3. Phillip Lee
  4. Sadiq Khan
  5. None of these
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Correct Answer – A. Boris Johnson

Explanation: After rebel Tory MP defected, Boris Johnson lost his working majority. Conservative MP Phillip Lee defected to the pro-EU Liberal Democrats. Lee crossed the floor while Prime Minister Boris Johnson was delivering a statement on the recent G7 summit.

7. A three-day international snacks festival showcasing snacks and ethnic sweets from seven countries and 10 states was inaugurated in ________.

  1. Bengaluru
  2. Hyderabad
  3. Chandigarh
  4. Kochi
  5. None of these

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Correct Answer – B. Hyderabad

Explanation: This platform helps homemakers to exhibit their talent. The Telangana Tourism, Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited (HMRL), L&T Metro has jointly organised it. More than 10 Indian and 10 international communities took part in the fest.

8. _______ launched a first ever ‘Terracotta Grinder’ at Sewapuri in Varanasi.

  1. NITI Aayog
  2. KVIC
  3. PMO
  4. ISRO
  5. None of these

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Correct Answer – B. KVIC

Explanation: This machine will grind the wasted and broken pottery items for re-using in pottery-making. It will make grinding of wasted pottery items faster. The grinder was designed by KVIC Chairman, and fabricated by a Rajkot-based engineering unit.

9. Owing to the current environmental threat, the team of ________ has decided to go entirely plastic free.

  1. Coolie No.1
  2. Laal Kaptaan
  3. War
  4. Chapter 2
  5. None of these
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Correct Answer – A. Coolie No.1

Explanation: Its crew will be using plastic free sippers to do their bit for the environment. The movie is all set to release on May 1, 2020. It will be directed by David Dhawan, who also shot the original back in 1995.

10. Which state government has proposed two resorts in Jammu and Kashmir?

  1. Maharashtra
  2. Tamil Nadu
  3. Kerala
  4. Gujarat
  5. None of these

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Correct Answer  – A. Maharashtra

Explanation: A resort in Srinagar and in Ladakh has been proposed. It is worth mentioning that Maharashtra is likely to be the first state in the country to propose investments in J&K after the abrogation of Article 370. The state’s tourism ministry will complete the land survey over the course of the next two weeks.

11. In India, Teacher’s day is celebrated every year on _________.

  1. 5th September
  2. 6th September
  3. 7th September
  4. 8th September
  5. None of these

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Correct Answer  – A. 5th September

Explanation: The day commemorates the birth anniversary of Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishna. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was the first Vice-President of India and the second President of India.  He was awarded the Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian honour in the country in 1954.

12. The gross bad loans of banks are expected to come down marginally to Rs _______ by the end of the current financial year, according to a joint study by Assocham-Crisil.

  1. 6.7 lakh crore
  2. 7.1 lakh crore
  3. 8.8 lakh crore
  4. 9.1 lakh crore
  5. None of these

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Correct Answer – D. 9.1 lakh crore

Explanation: According to Assocham-Crisil study:

– Indian banks’ gross NPAs stood at Rs 9.4 lakh crore as on March 31, 2019

– Large stressed borrowers have debt aggregating to Rs 5.4 lakh crore

– Power, infrastructure and steel sectors together constitute about half of Rs 4.1 lakh crore worth stressed assets.

13. The government has accepted the resignation of managing Director of _______ Anshula Kant recently.

  1. SBI
  2. Bank of Baroda
  3. Yes Bank
  4. Dena Bank
  5. None of these
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Correct Answer – A. SBI

Explanation: It is worth mentioning that Kant was appointed as the managing director and chief financial officer of the World Bank. Kant is a graduate in Economic Honours and a Post-Graduate in Economics.

14. A PIL has been filed in the _______ seeking directions to all states and union territories (UTs) to formulate a scheme for community kitchens to combat hunger and malnutrition.

  1. Delhi HC
  2. Supreme Court
  3. Punjab & Haryana Court
  4. Rajasthan HC
  5. None of these
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Correct Answer – B. Supreme Court

Explanation: The PIL has sought to create a national food grid for people who are beyond the scope of the PDS. It is worth mentioning that over three lakh children die every year in India because of hunger.

15. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the 5th Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) to be held in ______.

  1. Russia
  2. Spain
  3. Germany
  4. Ukraine
  5. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. Russia

Explanation: The forum is to be held here from September 4 to 6 in Russia’s Vladivostoc. PM Modi has been invited to attend the Eastern Economic Forum as one of the chief guests. His visit is expected to result in increased business cooperation between India and Russia.