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Current Affairs Quiz: 16 September 2017

Sep 16, 2017 12:20 IST
Current Affairs Quiz: 16 September 2017

16 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 IOC Ethics Commission, bullet train project in India and India-Japan agreements among others.

1. A new plastic 10-pound note was recently circulated in Britain. This 10-pound note features which personality?
a) Mark Carney
b) Jane Austen
c) Halimah Yacob
d) Jane Eyre

2. Who was elected as the Chair of the IOC Ethics Commission recently?
a) Ban Ki-moon
b) Barack Obama
c) Richard Verma
d) Youssoupha Ndiaye

3. The Reserve Bank of India has recently announced to introduce coin of what amount to mark the birth centenary of AIADMK founder Late Dr M G Ramachandran?
a) Rs 50
b) Rs 20
c) Rs 100
d) Rs 200

Who was appointed as the first female President of Singapore?
a) Sim Ann
b) Joan Pereira
c) Rahayu Mahzam
d) Halimah Yacob

Turkey recently signed a deal with which country to buy S-400 missile defence systems in its first major weapons purchase?
a) Russia
b) France
c) USA
d) China

6. Name the telecom company that recently launched 'Office-In-a-Box' for start-ups registered under the Karnataka government’s Start-Up Cell initiative.
a) Airtel
b) Aircel
c) Reliance Jio
d) Vodafone

7. Who of the following is not the winner of Balzan prize 2017?
a) James P Allison
b) Robert D Schreiber
c) Bina Agarwal
d) Bibek Debroy

The bullet train project was launched In India at which place?
a) Mumbai
b) Gujarat
c) Chennai
d) Delhi

9. Consider the following statements with reference to m-Aadhaar:
I. m- Aadhaar is a mobile app launched by UIDAI on which a person can file ITR.
II. m-Aadhaar can be used as proof of Identity for Rail Travel purpose in any reserved class.
a) Only I
b) Only II
c) Both I and II
d) None of the above

10. India recently signed open sky agreement with which country?
a) Belarus
b) Armenia
c) Japan
d) Morocco

11. When is the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer observed every year?
a) 14 September
b) 15 September
c) 16 September
d) 17 September

12. The United Nations recently stated that around 40 per cent of the Rohingyas population have left Myanmar and fled to which country?
a) India
b) Sri Lanka
c) Nepal
d) Bangladesh

13. Who launched the Swacchata Hi Sewa campaign in Kanpur recently to mobilise people to contribute to Mahatma Gandhi’s dream of Clean India?
a) Yogi Adityanath
b) Ram Nath Kovind
c) Narendra Modi
d) Arun Jaitley

14. North Korea recently launched intermediate range ballistic missile over which country?
a) Japan
b) USA
c) South Korea
d) China

15. Which state celebrated Engineers Day on 15 September 2017?
a) Sikkim
b) West Bengal
c) Nagaland
d) Manipur

1. (b) Jane Austen
2. (a) Ban Ki-moon
3. (c) Rs 100
4. (d) Halimah Yacob
5. (a) Russia
6. (a) Airtel
7. (d) Bibek Debroy
8. (b) Gujarat
9. (b) Only II
10. (c) Japan
11. (c)  16 September
12. (d) Bangladesh
13. (b) Ram Nath Kovind
14. (a) Japan
15. (c) Nagaland

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