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Current Affairs Quiz: 19 September 2016

Sep 19, 2016 19:00 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like Guided Missile Destroyer Ship, 68th Emmy Awards and 22nd district of Haryana, among others

1. Name the sports personality appointed as Brand Ambassador of Punjab National Bank recently.
a) MS Dhoni
b) Yuvraj Singh
c) Virat Kohli
d) Sachin Tendulkar

2. Who was appointed as the Head of International Society for Blood Transfusion (ISBT) recently?
a) Narendra Babubhai Patel
b) Ravi Reddy
c) Selva Pankaj
d) Manjit Gill

3.
Name the Pulitzer-winning US playwright who authored the masterpiece Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf and died recently?
a) Richard Nelson
b) Sean O'Casey
c) Tim Rice
d) Edward Albee

4. Name the Guided Missile Destroyer Ship that was launched recently at Mazagaon Dock Ship Builders Limited (MDL), Mumbai.
a) INS Visakhapatnam
b) INS Porbandar
c) INS Mormugao
d) INS Paradip

5. Name the Malayalam critic who was chosen for the prestigious N Mohanan Suvarna Mudra Award 2016?
a) Edasery Govindan Nair
b) M Leelavathy
c) Krishna Pillai
d) PK Balakrishnan

6. Which of the following won the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards?
a) Game of Thrones
b) Veep
c) The Americans
d) Downtown Abbey

7. Who of the following won gold medal in Junior World Wrestling Championships?
a) Priya Marwar
b) Manisha
c) Priyesha Deshmukh
d) Jeba Hayat

8. Name the recent joint naval exercises conducted between China and Russia in the South China Sea.
a) Exercise RIMPAC
b) Ruschi-2016
c) South China Sea Joint Exercise 2016
d) Joint Sea-2016

9. Name the Indian hearing-impaired shooter who won the bronze medal in the first World Deaf Shooting Championships.
a) Priya Marwar
b) Deepa Malik
c) Priyesha Deshmukh
d) Jeba Hayat

10. Which of the following was recently declared as the 22nd district of Haryana?
a) Gohana
b) Charkhi Dadri
c) Mahendragarh
d) Palwal

11. Who was recently appointed the Chairman of the Union Public Service Commission?
a) Alka Sirohi
b) Amit Lanba
c) Deepak Gupta
d) None of the above

12. 7-day-long Naropa festival is being celebrated in which state of India?
a) Uttarakhand
b) Jammu and Kashmir
c) Arunachal Pradesh
d) Sikkim

13. Which of the following statement in regard to new import policy for marble & travertine blocks is false?
a) The policy ends the quantitative restriction on the import of marble and travertine blocks
b) It reduces the Minimum Import Price (MIP) for marble blocks to 200 US dollar per ton.
c) The policy will come into effect from 1 November 2016.
d) The MIP on the import of marble slabs is being reduced to 40 US dollar per square metre

14. Name the country that topped the 2016 Rio Paralympics that concluded in Brazil recently.
a) Britain
b) Ukraine
c) United States
d) China

15.
Name the city that is hosting, the first Indian music and dance festival that aims at showcasing the country's rich and diverse culture.
a) London
b) Sydney
c) Berlin
d) New York

ANSWERS
1. (c) Virat Kohli
2. (b) Ravi Reddy
3. (d) Edward Albee
4. (c) INS Mormugao
5. (b) M Leelavathy
6. (a) Game of Thrones
7. (b) Manisha
8. (d) Joint Sea-2016
9. (c) Priyesha Deshmukh
10. (b) Charkhi Dadri
11. (a) Alka Sirohi
12. (b) Jammu and Kashmir
13. (c) The policy will come into effect from 1 November 2016.
14. (d) China
15. (b) Sydney

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