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Current Affairs Interactive Quiz: 28 September 2015

Sep 28, 2015 10:47 IST

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1. Google on 27 September 2015 announced to tie up with Indian Railways to provide free Wi-Fi hotspots at various stations in the country. In this context, consider the following statements:
I. The Wi-Fi connections will be provided at 400 major stations.
II. These Wi-Fi connections will be provided under the Nilgiri Project.
Which is/are correct?
a) Only I
b) Only II
c) Both I and II
d) Neither I nor II

2. Who won the 2015 SASTRA Ramanujan Prize announced on 28 September 2015?
a) Peter Scholze
b) Jacob Tsimerman
c) Akshay Venkatesh
d) James Maynard

3. What is the nickname of the former England fast bowler Frank Tyson who died on 27 September 2015?
a) Dickie Bird
b) Typhoon
c) Bumble
d) The Alderman

4. Which ethnic minority community of Nepal is protesting for amendments in newly formed constitution of Nepal adopted on 20 September 2015?
a) Madhesi
b) Khas-Chhetri
c) Tamang
d) Newars

5. What is the title of Manipur Governor Syed Ahmed’s autobiography who died on 27 September 2015?
a) An Indian Pligrim
b) Pagdandi se Shahar Tak
c) Living Shadows
d) Atmakatha

6. Who of the following on 26 September 2015 won the Guangzhou Open women’s doubles title of tennis?
a) Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis
b) Xu Shilin and You Xiaodi
c) Casey Dellacqua and Yaroslava Shvedova
d) Flavia Pennetta and Roberta Vinci

7. World Tourism Day was observed across the world on 27 September 2015 was observed with theme
a) Tourism & Sustainable Energy: Powering Sustainable Development
b) One Billion Tourists, One Billion Opportunities
c) Tourism and Community Development
d) Tourism's power to change lives

8. The CSIR Award for S&T Innovations for Rural Development (CAIRD) 2014 was conferred on which of the following on 26 September 2015?
a) National Metallurgical Laboratory, Jamshedpur
b) CSIR-CSMCRI, Bhavnagar
c) CSIR-CIMAP, Lucknow
d) Defence Institute of High Altitude Research (DIHAR), Leh Ladakh

9. Name India’s first dedicated satellite for astronomy research that was launched by ISRO on 28 September 2015 from Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh by Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C30).
a) ASTROSAT
b) LAPAN-A2
c) LEMUR nano
d) LAXPC

10. The Supreme Court (SC) of India on 17 September 2015 directed the Union Government and a state government to grant citizenship to Chakma-Hajong refugees within three months.  The direction was given to which of the followings state?
a) Assam
b) West Bengal
c) Manipur
d) Arunachal Pradesh

11. Under whose chairmanship an expert committee was formed by the Union Government, as announced in the fourth week of September 2015, to revisit the exam pattern of civil services examination?
a) B S Baswan
b) B N Nawalawala
c) Dr Hari Pratap Gautam
d) Dr Anil Sahasrabudhe

12. Who on 27 September 2015 won the 2015 Japanese Grand Prix title of Formula One?
a) Lewis Hamilton
b) Nico Rosberg
c) Sebastian Vettel
d) Nico Hulkenberg

13. Who on 27 September 2015 won the IBSF World Billiards Championship 2015 in time format?
a) Peter Gilchirist
b) Pankaj Advani
c) Manish Jain
d) Aditya Mehta

14. Which multilateral organization on 24 September 2015 released a report entitled Leveraging Urbanisation in South Asia?
a) World Bank
b) International Monetary Fund
c) Asian Development Bank
d) World Trade Organisation

15. Consider the following statements PSLV C-30 that carried India’s first dedicated multi-wavelength space observatory.
I. PSLV-C30 is the tenth flight of PSLV in its 'XL' Configuration.
II. This is the third time that an Indian rocket carried seven satellites in a single mission.
Which is/are correct?
a) Only I
b) Only II
c) Both I and II
d) Neither I nor II

Answers:
1- (c)     6 -(a)         11- (a)
2 – (b)    7 -(b)         12 – (a)
3 – (b)    8 -(c)         13 – (b)
4 – (a)    9 -(a)        14 – (a)
5- (b)    10 -(d)         15 – (c)

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