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Current Affairs Quiz: 27 September 2016

Sep 27, 2016 19:00 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like 2016 World Tourism Day, Belgium Open title of the table tennis and 500th cricket test match of India among others.

1.    What is the theme of the 2016 World Tourism Day?
a)    Tourism for All - promoting universal accessibility
b)    Tourism and Sustainable Energy: Powering Sustainable Development
c)    Tourism – Celebrating Diversity
d)    None of the above

2.    Name the instant messaging mobile application launched by Google.
a)    Ello
b)    Hello
c)    Allo
d)    None of the above

3.    Name the freedom fighter who symbolised Gandhian and Communist values who passed away recently.
a)    Vijay Murugan
b)    Bijoy Dasgupta
c)    Bhola Sahay
d)    K. Madhavan

4.    Who won the Belgium Open title of the table tennis in the men’s singles category?
a)    Nuytinck Cedric
b)    Achanta Sharath Kamal
c)    Sathiyan Gnanasekaran
d)    Steffen Mengel

5.    The world’s largest solar power plant has recently opened at which of the following places in Tamil Nadu?
a)    Salem
b)    Kamuthi
c)    Dindigul
d)    Hosur

6.    Who was appointed as the Indian Ambassador to the United States of America?
a)    Navtej Sarna
b)    Taranjit Singh Sandhu
c)    Arun Singh
d)    None of the above

7.    The Antyodaya Krishi Puruskars which were conferred on 12 farmers from across the country is named after which of the following person?
a)    Swami Vivekananda
b)    Raja Ram Mohan Roy
c)    Dayananda Saraswati
d)    Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay

8.    International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons was observed on
a)    24 September
b)    25 September
c)    26 September
d)    27 September

9.    Who of the following was conferred the man of the match title of the 500th cricket test match of India that was played in Kanpur against New Zealand?
a)    Virat Kohli
b)    Ravinder Jadeja
c)    Ravichandran Ashwin
d)    Ajinkya Rahane

10.    Name the state/union territory whose government decided to write off all farm loans taken from co-operative Banks.
a)    Delhi
b)    Bihar
c)    Puducherry
d)    Uttar Pradesh

11.    Name the place where the foundation stone of first Gokul Gram was laid by Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh.
a)    Vrindavan
b)    Mathura
c)    Dwarka
d)    Puri

12.    Name the state that organised Sugama Sancharam - barrier-free-travel – to mark the world tourism day.
a)    Delhi
b)    Goa
c)    Kerala
d)    Punjab

13.    
Who of the two features in Union Government’s media campaign that was launched for Swachh Bharat Mission?
a)    Amitabh Bachchan and Sachin Tendulkar
b)    Amitabh Bachchan and Virat Kohli
c)    MS Dhoni and Lata Mangeshkar
d)    Dharmendra and Hema Malini

14.    
A new species of a ground-dwelling lizard was recently discovered in Mumbai. The lizard is named after which of the following scientists?
a)    Varad Giri
b)    Aaron Bauer
c)    Zeeshan Mirza
d)    Saunak Pa

15.    Name the typhoon for which China’s State Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters activated a level III emergency response.
a)    Megi
b)    Helen
c)    Bonnie
d)    Colin

Answer.

1. (a) Tourism for All - promoting universal accessibility
2. (c) Allo
3. (d) K. Madhavan
4. (c) Sathiyan Gnanasekaran
5. (b) Kamuthi
6. (a) Navtej Sarna
7. (d) Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay
8. (c) 26 September
9. (b) Ravinder Jadeja
10. (c) Puducherry
11. (b) Mathura
12. (c) Kerala
13. (a) Amitabh Bachchan and Sachin Tendulkar
14. (a) Varad Giri
15. (a) Megi

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