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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ IN ENGLISH => 26-September-2019 to 26-September-2019
  • 1. President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurates India Water Week, 2019 in which Place ?
    • A) Bangalore
    • B) New Delhi
    • C) Gujarat
    • D) West Bengal
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    Answer B
    President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated the India Water week 2019 in New Delhi. The theme of the event is ‘Water Cooperation - Coping with 21st Century Challenges’. Speaking on the occasion, the President said that over 40 per cent area of the world is facing an acute water shortage. It has become a challenge for governments to provide safe drinking water to people. The President lauded the Modi government for setting the target of providing drinking water to all villages across the country by the year 2024.

  • 2. Who has inaugurated the 16th Global SME Business Summit 2019 in New Delhi ?
    • A) Ram Nath Koviind
    • B) Shri Nitin Gadkari
    • C) Rajnath Singh
    • D) Narendra Modi
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    Answer B
    Union Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises and Road Transport & Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari has inaugurated the 16th Global SME Business Summit 2019 in New Delhi. The Summit is organized every year by the Ministry of MSME and Confederation of Indian Industries (CII). The theme this year is ‘Making Indian MSMEs Globally Competitive’.

  • 3. Culture and Tourism Minister Prahlad Singh Patel inaugurated the exhibition of India Tourism Mart (ITM), 2019 in ________
    • A) New Delhi
    • B) Bangalore
    • C) Hyderabad
    • D) Mumbai
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    Answer A
    Culture and Tourism Minister Prahlad Singh Patel inaugurated the exhibition of India Tourism Mart (ITM), 2019 in New Delhi. Over 240 international delegates from 51 countries and 160 exhibitors from across the country are taking part in the second edition of ITM. It will provide a platform at the national level for trade and hospitality service providers in the country to interact and conduct business with their counterparts from overseas.

  • 4. ____________ becomes the first state to issue the highest number of golden cards under Ayushman Bharat scheme.
    • A) New Delhi
    • B) Jammu & Kashmir
    • C) Puduchery
    • D) Telugana
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    Answer B
    Jammu and Kashmir have become the first state in the country to issue the highest number of golden cards under Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY). Over 11 lakh golden cards have been generated within the first 90 days of the launch of the scheme with 60% of families having at least one golden card which is highest in the country. The CEO informed that claims amounting to around 14 crore rupees have been settled till date and state is registering phenomenal progress under the scheme.

  • 5. Who won SASTRA-Ramanujan Prize ?
    • A) James Maynard
    • B) Adam Harper
    • C) Jacob Tsimerman
    • D) Kaisa Matomäki Maksym Radziwill
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    Answer B
    The 2019 Sastra-Ramanujan Prize will be awarded to number theorist Adam Harper of the University of Warwick, England. This annual prize is given to honour outstanding contributions by individuals not exceeding age of 32 in areas of mathematics, influenced by Indian mathematician Ramanujan. The prize, which includes a cash award of USD 10,000 and a citation, will be awarded at the international conference on number theory scheduled for December 22 (Ramanujan’s birthday).

  • 6. Who has been named for the prestigious Dada Sahab Phalke award for his outstanding contribution to the film industry?
    • A) Salman Khan
    • B) Amitabh Bachchan
    • C) Shahrukh Khan
    • D) Hrithik Roshan
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    Answer B
    Veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan has been named for the prestigious Dada Sahab Phalke award for his outstanding contribution to the film industry. The legend who entertained and inspired for two generations has been unanimously selected for the award. The award is conferred by the Government for outstanding contribution to the growth and development of Indian Cinema. It consists of a Swarn Kamal and a cash prize of ten lakh rupees.

  • 7. Which State clinch 25th Senior Women's National Football Championship ?
    • A) Tiripura
    • B) Manipur
    • C) Haryana
    • D) Mizoram
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    Answer B
    Defending champion Manipur has clinched the title of the 25th Senior Women's National Football Championship for the 20th time. In the final at CHF Ground in Pasighat, Manipur defeated Railways 1-0 in a thrilling contest. In the 67th minute, Bala Devi gave the breakthrough for Manipur. Bala Devi is the highest scorer in the tournament with 20 goals. Railways’ Sanju was declared the Player of the tournament.

  • 8. Which state hosted first time 25th Senior Women's National Football Championship ?
    • A) Arunachal Pradesh
    • B) Madhya Pradesh
    • C) Himachal Pradesh
    • D) Uttar Pradesh
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    Answer A
    Defending champion Manipur has clinched the title of the 25th Senior Women's National Football Championship for the 20th time. Railways’ Sanju was declared the Player of the tournament. Arunachal Pradesh had hosted the tournament for the first time.

  • 9. First corporate-run train named as
    • A) Farakka Express
    • B) Tejas Express
    • C) Bagh Express
    • D) Chalukya Express
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    Answer B
    In Uttar Pradesh, the most awaited country's first corporate-run train from Lucknow to Delhi, Tejas Express is all ready to hit the tracks on 4th of October. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will flag off the train from Lucknow which will be run by IRCTC. Railways have formally made the announcement regarding the running of the train who's advance bookings have already started. The trial run of the country's first corporate-run train was conducted a few days back and passengers have started booking tickets in the first IRCTC-run train which will work on Flexi-fare system.

  • 10. First corporate-run train named as ‘Tejas Express' _________ to Delhi
    • A) Balurghat
    • B) Lucknow
    • C) Hyderabad
    • D) Secunderabad
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    Answer B
    In Uttar Pradesh, the most awaited country's first corporate-run train from Lucknow to Delhi, Tejas Express is all ready to hit the tracks on 4th of October. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will flag off the train from Lucknow which will be run by IRCTC. Railways have formally made the announcement regarding the running of the train who's advance bookings have already started. The trial run of the country's first corporate-run train was conducted a few days back and passengers have started booking tickets in the first IRCTC-run train which will work on Flexi-fare system.