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Current Affairs Quiz: 22 September 2017

Sep 22, 2017 17:05 IST

22 September 2017: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover the topics like Indian navy’s first scorpene-class submarine, new interim chairman of NPCI and United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons among others.

1. Which Indian state has become the first in the world to launch electric bus service at an altitude of 13 thousand feet?
a) Himachal Pradesh
b) Sikkim
c) Arunachal Pradesh
d) Uttarakhand

2.  India will be collaborating with which nation to build a nuclear power plant in Bangladesh?
a) Japan
b) US
c) Russia
d) UK

3. The Chief Minister of which state announced that it will be declared ODF by March 2018?
a) Telangana
b) Gujarat
c) Uttar Pradesh
d) Andhra Pradesh

4. Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has proposed for creating UN-supervised safe zones in which nation to protect a particular community from persecution?
a) Syria
b) Myanmar
c) Sudan
d) Iran

5. The six scorpene-class submarines that will initiate the modernisation of the Indian navy are being designed by a company belonging to which country?
a) Japan
b) France
c) China
d) Russia

6. Name the World's richest woman and L'Oreal heiress who passed away recently.
a) Liliane Bettencourt
b) Madelaine Berthe
c) Henel Schueller
d) Francoise Maria

7. Name the India's first indigenously built Scorpene submarine which was delivered to Indian Navy recently.
a) INS Vikrant
b) INS Vikram
c) INS Kalvari
d) INS Kaveri

8. Union Government recently launched a new PPP Policy with an aim to provide central assistance for which project?
a) Street Lighting
b) Affordable Housing
c) Clean India
d) Petrochemicals

9. Which state government launched the mobile app ‘People First’ for citizens?
a) Kerala
b) Telangana
c) Uttar Pradesh
d) Andhra Pradesh

10. Who was appointed as the new interim chairman of National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI)?
a) B Sambamurthy
b) M Balachandran
c) K K Rao
d) M S Jadon

11. Which of the following books by novelist Salman Rushdie was recently listed among New York Times Bestseller?
a) Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights
b) The Enchantress of Florence
c) The Golden House
d) Fury

12. Which of the following nations is not among the 50 nations who have signed United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons?
a) France
b) Ireland
c) Indonesia
d) Thailand

13. How many nations have signed United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons?
a) 15
b) 25
c) 30
d) 50

14. Name yesteryear’s Bollywood actress known for her roles in Aar Par and CID who passed away recently.
a) Nimmi
b) Shakila
c) Bina Rai
d) Nalini Jaywant

15. Who of the following won the 2017 UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award?
a) Zannah Mustapha
b) Efi Latsoudi
c) Brother Bernard
d) Dr. Ezedeen


 1.(a) Himachal Pradesh
 2.(c) Russia
 3.(d) Andhra Pradesh
 4.(b) Myanmar
 5.(b) France
 6.(a) Liliane Bettencourt
 7.(c) INS Kalvari
 8.(b) Affordable Housing
 9.(d) Andhra Pradesh
 10.(a) B Sambamurthy
 11.(c) The Golden House
 12.(a) France
 13.(d) 50
 14.(b) Shakila
 15.(a) Zannah Mustapha

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