Current Affairs Interactive Quiz: 15 September – 21 September, 2014

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  • 1. 
    Name the Indian badminton player who won the Indonesian Badminton Masters Grand Prix Gold on 14 September 2014?
    • A. 

      Firman Abdul Kholik

    • B. 

      Saina Nehwal

    • C. 

      Arvind Bhat

    • D. 

      HS Prannoy

  • 2. 
    Who was the flag bearer from India at the 17th Asian Games at Incheon in South Korea?
    • A. 

      Abhinav Bindra

    • B. 

      Sardar Singh

    • C. 

      Saina Nehwal

    • D. 

      Yogeshwar Dutt

  • 3. 
    India observed National Hindi Divas on?
    • A. 

      16 September

    • B. 

      14 September

    • C. 

      12 September

    • D. 

      10 September

  • 4. 
    AIBA Executive Committee Bureau on 15 September 2014 formally recognised Boxing India as the provisional AIBA National Federation to represent the sport of boxing in India. Name the President of Boxing India?
    • A. 

      Praful Patel

    • B. 

      Sandeep Jajodia

    • C. 

      Bhupindra Singh

    • D. 

      Narayana Ramachandran

  • 5. 
    Outside Asia, Hindi is an official language of which country?
    • A. 

      Fiji

    • B. 

      New Zealand

    • C. 

      Kenya

    • D. 

      Scotland

  • 6. 
    International Day for the preservation of the Ozone Layer is observed on?
    • A. 

      14 September

    • B. 

      16 September

    • C. 

      18 September

    • D. 

      25 December

  • 7. 
    President of India Pranab Mukherjee was on a state visit to which country from 14-17 September 2014?
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      Japan

    • C. 

      Scotland

    • D. 

      Vietnam

  • 8. 
    India and Vietnam signed seven pacts to further strengthen their strategic partnership in key sectors. Which of the following is not a part of the signed pact between the two countries?I. On Cooperation and Mutual Assistance in Customs MattersII. On 100 million dollar Line of Credit for Defence ProcurementIII. In the field of Human HealthIV. On Cooperation in the Field of Setting up of Pangasius Breeding and Farming in IndiaV. On Cooperation in Youth Affairs
    • A. 

      Statement I is not the part of the signed pact

    • B. 

      Statement III is not the part of the signed pact

    • C. 

      Statement I and III is not the part of the signed pact

    • D. 

      Statement III and V is not the part of the signed pact

  • 9. 
    Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on 15 September 2014 approved 4754.42 crore rupees Comprehensive Scheme for Strengthening of Transmission & Distribution (T&D) Systems (CSST&DS) in two north-eastern states of India. Name them?
    • A. 

      Assam and Arunachal Pradesh

    • B. 

      Meghalaya and Manipur

    • C. 

      Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim

    • D. 

      Mizoram and Tripura

    • E. 

      Nagaland and Sikkim

  • 10. 
    Wholesale Price Index (WPI) based inflation for the first time declined to a 5-year low of 3.74 percent in August 2014. Last time in which month and year, the WPI-based inflation was at its lowest?
    • A. 

      September 2009

    • B. 

      October 2009

    • C. 

      January 2010

    • D. 

      December 2008

  • 11. 
    Union Information and Broadcasting Ministry on 17 September 2014 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with which State to make the State a permanent venue for International Film Festival of India (IFFI)?
    • A. 

      Kerala

    • B. 

      Maharashtra

    • C. 

      Goa

    • D. 

      Kolkata

  • 12. 
    Recently International Basketball Federation (FIBA) allowed players to wear religious head coverings such as hijabs or turbans on trial basis. In this context name the two Indian Sikh players who were asked to remove their turbans during Asia Basketball Cup in July 2014?
    • A. 

      Amanpreet Singh and Manpreet Singh

    • B. 

      Amjyot Singh and Amritpal Singh

    • C. 

      Anmol Singh and Amjyot Singh

    • D. 

      Anmol Singh and Amritpal Singh

  • 13. 
    Indian Air Force on 18 September 2014 gifted a vintage aircraft from its museum to Bangladesh Air Force. Name the vintage aircraft?
    • A. 

      Dakota

    • B. 

      Hawker Hurricane

    • C. 

      Ilyushin Il-14

    • D. 

      Bell 47 G-2

  • 14. 
    Recently Union government launched FASTag. What is FASTag?
    • A. 

      ETC programme to be launched by Government

    • B. 

      A programme to enhance athleticism in youth

    • C. 

      SBI women run for breast cancer

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    Name the Music Maestro Mandolin player who died on 19 September 2014 in Chennai following a failed liver transplant at the age of 45?
    • A. 

      Uppalapu Srinivas

    • B. 

      Dave Apollon

    • C. 

      Ricky Skaggs

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    India and China agreed to open a new route for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra during the visit of Chinese President Xi Jingping to India. As per the agreement, the new route will be through?
    • A. 

      Nathula Pass

    • B. 

      Lipulekh Pass

    • C. 

      Spanggur Gap

    • D. 

      Shipkila Pass

  • 17. 
    Name the liberal religious scholar and professor and the dean of Islamic Studies of Karachi University who was shot dead on 18 September 2014 in Karachi, Pakistan?
    • A. 

      Dr. Abdul Rasheed

    • B. 

      Ghulam Qadir Thebo

    • C. 

      Dr. Shakeel Auj

    • D. 

      Pir Muhammad Shah

  • 18. 
    A State on 19 September 2014 launched an Angel Fund to help the first generation entrepreneurs and skilled youths to set up micro and small enterprises. Name the state?
    • A. 

      Arunachal Pradesh

    • B. 

      Assam

    • C. 

      Himachal Pradesh

    • D. 

      Uttar Pradesh

  • 19. 
    Which State government on 19 September 2014 launched a Unicode based mobile app for android phones to promote the language spoken in the State?
    • A. 

      Andhra Pradesh

    • B. 

      Tamil Nadu

    • C. 

      Karnataka

    • D. 

      Telangana

  • 20. 
    India and China on 18 September 2014 agreed to establish a Joint Working Group to promote facilitation in the film sector. The group will meet for the first time in November 2014 in?
    • A. 

      Goa

    • B. 

      New Delhi

    • C. 

      Beijing

    • D. 

      Hong Kong

  • 21. 
    Who was appointed as Chairperson of National Commission for Women?
    • A. 

      Sonia Gandhi

    • B. 

      Lalitha Kumarmangalam

    • C. 

      Nancy Kumari

    • D. 

      Reema Malhotra

  • 22. 
    Name the first transgender television news anchor of the country who anchors news for Coimbatore-based Lotus News Channel Studios?
    • A. 

      Shano Begum

    • B. 

      Padmini Prakash

    • C. 

      Abhina Aher

    • D. 

      Mamta Kinnar

  • 23. 
    Which of the following US based pharma company recently gave license to seven Indian companies to manufacture cheap Hepatitis C drug sofosbuvir?
    • A. 

      Trizetta

    • B. 

      Gilead

    • C. 

      Mojag

    • D. 

      Lupin

  • 24. 
    Which of the following Indian – origin person recently became the first Law Lecturer at Cambridge University?
    • A. 

      Antara Haldar

    • B. 

      Ram Jethmalani

    • C. 

      P. Sathasivam

    • D. 

      Arun Jaitley

  • 25. 
    Where was the G-20 Labour and Employment Ministerial Level Meet held?
    • A. 

      Geneva

    • B. 

      Melbourne

    • C. 

      Perth

    • D. 

      India

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