Current Affairs Quiz: 14 September 2017

14 September 2017: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh.com wants to help every aspirant of competitive exams to revise the day at an ease. These quizzes will help you in answering questions which can/may be asked in the next exam that will be faced by you. The day’s updated quizzes cover the topics like Hindi Diwas, Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2017 and MoU for the expansion of an international laboratory among others.

Created On: Sep 14, 2017 16:06 IST
Current Affairs Quiz: 14 September 2017
Current Affairs Quiz: 14 September 2017

14 September 2017: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh.com wants to help every aspirant of competitive exams to revise the day at an ease. These quizzes will help you in answering questions which can/may be asked in the next exam that will be faced by you. The day’s updated quizzes cover the topics like Hindi Diwas, Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2017 and MoU for the expansion of an international laboratory among others.

1. The Union Government has decided to release commemorative coins of Rs 100 and Rs 10 denomination in honour of a former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. Name him.
a) J Jayalalithaa
b) C Rajagopalachari
c) MG Ramachandran
d) CN Annadurai

2. Identify the eminent constitutional law expert who passed away recently.
a) Fali Sam Nariman
b) Soli Sorabjee
c) K.K. Venugopal
d) Pavani Parameswara Rao

3. Which of the following states will host the 36th National Games?
a) Maharashtra
b) Uttar Pradesh
c) Goa
d) Telangana

4. What is the rank of India in the recently released Global Human Capital Report 2017?
a) 102nd
b) 103rd
c) 104th
d) 105th

5. Which of the following countries topped the Global Human Capital Report 2017?
a) Norway
b) Finland
c) Denmark
d) United States

6. Government of India has notified issuance of Commemorative Coins of Rs. 100/- and Rs. 10/- denomination on the eve of Birth Centenary of a Carnatic vocalist who was born in 1916 in Madurai under Madaras Presidency. Name the person.
a) MS Subbulakshmi
b) Sreevalsan J Menon
c) Vasundhara Devi
d) Musiri Subramania Iyer

7. This state in September 2017 announced cash incentives for meritorious differently-abled sportspersons.
a) Tamil Nadu
b) Kerala
c) Gujarat
d) Karnataka

8. India has signed a MoU for the expansion of an international laboratory with which nation?
a) Germany
b) China
c) Japan
d) Belarus

9. Who resigned from his post of independent director in the board of Dewan Housing Finance Corporation?
a) Rajiv Kumar
b) Arvind Panagariya
c) Arun Jaitley
d) Smriti Irani

10. The Union Ministry of Environment and Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has launched a new campaign. What is it called?
a) Wood is Good
b) Sustainable Way Forward
c) To Create and Sow
d) Climate Change and Tomorrow

11. Which Hackathon was launched to support & showcase potentially great talent from inner India?
a) #OpenGovDataHack
b) #Lifehacks
c) #Musicfinderhack
d) #SmartIndiaHack

12. Consider the following statements with reference to Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2017:
I. The Bill proposes to increase the upper ceiling on gratuity amount.
II. It seeks to amend the Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972.
Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct?
a) Only I
b) Only II
c) Both I and II
d) None of the above

13. When the Hindi Diwas is celebrated every year in India?
a) 13 September
b) 14 September
c) 15 September
d) 16 September

14. Name the Whatsapp Co-founder who recently announced to resign to start his own non-profit venture.
a) Jan Koum
b) James P Allison
c) Michael Gillon
d) Brian Acton

15. The US President Donald Trump has blocked attempts by a state-owned firm of this country to acquire an American semiconductor manufacturer.
a) China
b) Germany
c) Russia
d) Ukraine


ANSWER

1. (c) MG Ramachandran
2. (d) Pavani Parameswara Rao
3. (c) Goa
4. (b) 103rd
5. (a) Norway
6. (a) MS Subbulakshmi
7. (a) Tamil Nadu
8. (c) Japan
9. (a) Rajiv Kumar
10. (a) Wood is Good
11. (a) #OpenGovDataHack
12. (c) Both I and II
13. (b) 14 September
14. (d) Brian Acton
15. (a) China

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