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Current Affairs Quiz: 18 September 2017

Sep 18, 2017 16:05 IST
Current Affairs Quiz: 18 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 Ahmet Comert Boxing Championships, first-ever Marshal of the Indian Air Force and new Prime Minister of Peru among others.

1. Which of following steel making companies supplied 80 per cent of steel for the construction of the Sardar Sarovar Dam Project?
a) Steel Authority of India
b) Rashtriya Ispat Nigam
c) Tata Steel
d) POSCO India

2. Which of the following species was recently moved from ‘Endangered’ to ‘Vulnerable’ category in the IUCN Red List?
a) African Penguin
b) Asiatic Lion
c) Lear’s Macaw
d) Snow Leopard

3. Which of the following countries recently released postage stamps on Indian yoga experts?
a) Canada
b) United States of America
c) Japan
d) Indonesia

4. PV Sindhu recently became the first Indian shuttler to win the BWF Korean Open Super Series. Whom did she defeat to grab the title?
a) Nozomi Okuhara
b) Debby Susanto
c) Akane Yamaguchi
d) Sung Ji-hyun

5. The Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski on 17 September 2017 appointed a former Economy Minister as his new Prime Minister. Name the new Prime Minister of Peru.
a) Ana Jara
b) Oscar Valdes
c) Mercedes Araoz
d) Fernando Zavala

6. The GST Network (GSTN) on 17 September 2017 said that it has reopened the facility for small taxpayers with a turnover of up to ________ amount to opt for composition scheme.
a) Rs 25 lakh
b) Rs 50 lakh
c) Rs 75 lakh
d) Rs 1 crore

7. The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has opposed the September 25 independence referendum planned by proto-state Kurds of this country for the enclave in the country's north.
a) Syria
b) Iraq
c) Iraq
d) Egypt

8. Which of the following television series won the Outstanding Drama Series award at the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards?
a) House of Cards
b) The Handmaid's Tale
c) Westworld
d) This is Us

9. Which state’s government has announced the setting up of a well-equipped skill city?
a) Uttar Pradesh
b) Assam
c) Gujarat
d) Telangana

10. He won the Singapore Grand Prix on 17 September 2017.
a) Lewis Hamilton
b) Sebastian Vettel
c) Max Verstappen
d) Kimi Raikkonen

11. This iconic 1965 Indo-Pak war hero, the first-ever Marshal of the Indian Air Force passed away on 16 September 2017. What is his name?
a) Arjan Singh
b) Arijit Singh
c) Harpreet Singh
d) Balbeer Singh

12. India has exempted import duty on a range of sporting goods and equipments for which major sporting event?
a) FIFA U-17 World Cup
b) National Games
c) BWF World Senior Championships
d) Pro Kabaddi League

13. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has launched Google’s Unified Payments Interface (UPI) based digital payment service. What is the service called?
a) Ezetap
b) Citrus Pay
c) Nexa
d) Tez

The United States of America is considering closing its embassy located in which country?
a) Cuba
b) North Korea
c) Pakistan
d) Iran

India have signed off with a rich haul of one gold, four silver, and three bronze medals at the Ahmet Comert Boxing Championships for youth women boxers. The competitions were held in
a) Istanbul, Turkey
b) New York, the US
c) Berlin, Germany
d) New Delhi, India

1. (a) Steel Authority of India
2. (d) Snow Leopard
3. (c) Japan
4. (a) Nozomi Okuhara
5. (c) Mercedes Araoz
6. (c) Rs 75 lakh
7. (b) Iraq
8. (b) The Handmaid's Tale
9. (b) Assam
10. (a) Lewis Hamilton
11. (a) Arjan Singh
12. (a) FIFA U-17 World Cup
13. (d) Tez
14. (a) Cuba
15. (a) Istanbul, Turkey

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