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Current Affairs: 20 Important Questions for Railways, Banking, SSC, Civil Services, LIC and other Exams

Current Affairs Quizzes: All the government exams cover various aspects of current affairs. It is important to increase your knowledge of current affairs to get a government job. We are giving 20 most important current affairs quizzes of September 2019.

Sep 27, 2019 18:35 IST
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Current Affairs Quizzes: All the government exams cover various aspects of current affairs. It is important to increase your knowledge of current affairs to get a government job. We are giving 20 most important current affairs quizzes of September 2019. 

1. Which organization has selected Kristalina Georgieva as the new head?
a. EU
b. IMF
c. ADB
d. ECB

2. What is the name of Rajasthan’s 16 year old girl who was awarded the 'Changemaker Award' by Bill & Milinda Gates Foundation for bringing change in society?
a. Lalita Malik
b. Suman Awasthi
c. Payal Jangid
d. Deepti Sharma

3. Which state government has recently launched emergency number for police, fire and ambulance emergency services?
a. Delhi
b. Uttar Pradesh
c. Haryana
d. Rajasthan

4. Which among the following vessels was recently commissioned by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh?
a. Varaha
b. Vamana
c. Matsya
d. Kurma

5. Amitabh Bachchan was selected for which award recently?
a. National Unity Award
b. Swachh Bharat Award
c. National Tourism Award
d. Dada Saheb Phalke Award

6.  What is the name of India’s first corporate-run train that is scheduled to run between Lucknow and Delhi?
a. Tejas Express
b. Vande Bharat Express
c. Majesty Express
d. Humsafar Express

7.  Who has given this statement in UN climate summit 2019, ““How dare you? You have stolen my dreams, my childhood…..”
a. Sonita Alizadeh
b. Bana Alabed
c. Greta Thunberg
d. Malala Yousafzai

8.  Which Indian state/UT has issued highest numbers of Golden Cards under Ayushman Bharat scheme?
a. Delhi
b. Jammu & Kashmir
c. Uttar Pradesh
d. Tamil Nadu

9.  Which Indian player won silver medal in the World Boxing Championship 2019?
a. Vijay Sardana
b. Anuj Chugh
c. Sarvesh Dayal
d. Amit Panghal

10. Name of the world’s biggest travel company which was recently collapsed?
a. Thomas Cook
b. Emirates
c. Virgin Atlantic
d. British Airways

11.  On which date International Day of Sign Languages observed across the world every year?
a. 21st September
b. 22nd September
c. 23rd September
d. 24th September

12. What is the name of scientist who recently won National Geoscience Young Scientist Award-2018?
a. Dr. Sohini Ganguly
b. Dr. Yamuna Singh
c. Dr. Debjani Sarkar
d. Mr. Pradipta Sur

13.  Who among the following was recently appointed as the new National Security Adviser of the United States?
a. Jay Powell
b. Robert O’Brien
c. Terrence K. Williams
d. Jim Jordan

14. In which city Google Research India AI lab will be established?
a. New Delhi 
b. Hyderabad
c. Bengaluru
d. Chennai

15.  Name of the Indian documentary which has been nominated for Oscars.
a. Roar of the Lion 
b. Lady Tiger
c. Wild Karnataka
d. Moti Bagh

16.  Which Indian player who became the first Indian wrestler to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics 2020?
a. Yogeshwar Dutt
b. Vinesh Phogat
c. Sushil Kumar
d. Sakshi Malik

17. Which Indigenous missile was launched recently by DRDO from Su-30 MKI fighter jet?
a. NAG
b. Astra
c. Exocet
d. Dhanush

18. Which Indian state has launched helpline number 1100 under Mukhyamantri Seva Sankalp?
a. Rajasthan
b. Haryana
c. Punjab
d. Himachal Pradesh

19.  Which State/UT will start Odd-Even scheme from November 4 to 15?
a. Haryana
b. Uttar Pradesh
c. Delhi
d. Gujarat

20. Which city PM Narendra Modi inaugurated India’s second Multi-Modal Terminal (MMT)
a. Ranchi
b. Joshimath
c. Cuttack
d. Sahibganj

Answers

1. (b) IMF
Kristalina Georgieva has become the first IMF chief from emerging economy. In 2010, she was named ‘European of the Year’ and ‘Commissioner of the Year’ by European Voice.

2. (c) Payal Jangid
Payal Jangid of Alwar district of Rajasthan, received the Changemaker Award by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in New York for raising the voice against child marriage and child labour.

3. (a) Delhi
Delhi Govt launched single emergency number ‘112’ for Police, Fire, Ambulance and other services. Government announced that even if someone dials 100 or 101 or 102, the call will connect to 112.

4. (a) Varaha
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh formally launched Coast Guard coastal patrol vessel 'Varah' at Chennai Port Trust. After unveiling a commemorative plaque to commemorate the launch ceremony, Singh said that this state-of-the-art ship will further enhance the strength of the Indian Coast Guard.

5. (d) Dadasaheb Phalke Award
The Dadasaheb Phalke Award was announced to Amitabh Bachchan. This award will be given to him for his invaluable contribution to the Indian cinema.

6. (a) Tejas Express
IRCTC has launched the first corporate train Tejas Express between New Delhi and Lucknow and Vande Bharat Express between New Delhi and Varanasi.

7. (c) Greta Thunberg
Greta Thunberg’s address to the UN’s Climate Action Summit and said that no international agency has done anything to save climate. She said that you are stealing future from the children.

8. (b) Jammu & Kashmir
J&K is the first Indian state that issued most numbers of Golden Cards under Ayushman Bharat Scheme. 55 Hospitals including 126 public and 29 private hospitals are empanelled under this scheme in the state.

9. (d) Amit Panghal
Born in Rohtak district of Haryana, Amit became the first Indian athlete to won silver medal in this biggest boxing event. In the final, Amit Panghal suffered a 5–0 defeat at the hands of Shakhobidin Joirov of Uzbekistan.

10. (a) Thomas Cook
Thomaskook, UK-based company that provides travel services, finally went bankrupt with a debt burden. Around six lakh tourists with its bookings got stuck around the world.

11. (c) 23rd September
International Day of Sign Languages observed everyear on 23rd September. A UN Report said that about 72 million deaf people are present worldwide.

12. (a) Dr. Sohini Ganguly
Dr. Sohini Ganguly from Goa University was awarded the Young Scientist Award-2018. She has done significant work in the fields of volcanology, geochemistry and petrology.

13. (b) Robert O’Brien
US President Donald Trump has named Robert O’Brien as new national securit adviser. He has a long career in foreign policy and International relations.

14. (c) Bengaluru
It was announced Google for India event that Google Research India will establish an AI lab in Bengaluru. Google Research India will be led by Manish Gupta, a renowned computer scientist.

15. (d) Moti Bagh
An Indian documentary Moti Bagh has been nominated for Oscars. It is about struggles of a farmer. Director of the film is Nirmal Chander Dandriyal. 

16. (b) Vinesh Phogat
Vinesh Phogat secured her position for 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Ravi Kumar also won bronze in the 57kg category while Bajrang Punia claimed the bronze medal in the 65kg category.

17. (b) Astra
As per the official statement released by Indian Air Force (IAF) the state-of-the-art missile was launched from Sukhoi-30 MKI as a part of user trials by the Indian Air Force.

18. (d) Himachal Pradesh
A toll-free helpline number 1100 was recently launched by Himachal Pradesh government. It has been launched with an aim to provide services to those people who are living in remote areas of the state.

19. (c) Delhi
The Chief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal announced that Odd-Even scheme will be applied between 4 to 15 November. The objective of this scheme is to curb the pollution from Delhi.

20. (d) Sahibganj

India’s second Multi-Modal Cargo Terminal has been inaugurated at Sahibganj by PM Narendra Modi. It will be helpful in transportation of domestic coal from local mines to other thermal power plants.

 

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