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Current Affairs Quiz: 27 September 2017

Sep 27, 2017 17:39 IST
Current Affairs Quiz: 27 September 2017

27 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 Divyang Sarathi app, Global Competitiveness Index 2017-18 and National Tourism Awards 2015-16 among others.

1. Which union minister launched an accessible and comprehensive mobile App “Divyang Sarathi” for Divyangs?

a) Thaawarchand Gehlot
b) Venkaiah Naidu
c) Rajnath Singh
d) Arun Jaitley

2. Which web portal was launched by the Union Government for effective implementation of National Child Labour Project?

a) STAPLE
b) PENCIL
c) CARE
d) RUBBIC

3. Who is the head of the recently constituted Prime Minister Economic Advisory Council (PMEAC)?

a) Surjit Bhalla
b) Ratan Watal
c) Bibek Debroy
d) Ashima Goyal

4. Which state government declared 2017 as e-Pragati year?

a) Uttar Pradesh
b) Assam
c) Karnataka
d) Andhra Pradesh

5. The joint military exercise “DRUZBA 2017” began recently between which countries?

a) Pakistan and Russia
b) Russia and Iran
c) Iran and Israel
d) Israel and Bangladesh

6. The centre has approved 221 rural roads projects and bridges for which state?

a) Delhi
b) Himachal Pradesh
c) Maharashtra
d) Uttarakhand

7. High court has issued notice to which state’s government over abolition of agricultural pump set subsidy to rich farmers?

a) Haryana
b) Punjab
c) Uttar Pradesh
d) Jharkhand

8. The National Human Rights Commission has sought action against unidentified persons for child rights violation in which state?

a) Karnataka
b) Tamil Nadu
c) Jharkhand
d) Andhra Pradesh

9. The Swachhta Award in the National Tourism Awards 2015-16 went to which state government?

a) Kerala Government
b) Telangana Government
c) Gujarat Government
d) Madhya Government

10. Which state was awarded the award for ‘Best State for Adventure Tourism’ in the ‘National Tourism Awards’ 2015-16?

a) Kerala
b) Uttarakhand
c) Madhya Pradesh
d) Himachal Pradesh

11. Which of the following countries topped the Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) 2017-18?

a) Switzerland
b) United States
c) Singapore
d) Germany

12. Who has been sworn in as the President of Angola?

a) Joao Lourenco
b) Jose Eduardo dos Santos
c) Manuel Vicente
d) Jose Filomeno

13. What is the rank of India in the recently released Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) 2017-18?

a) 51st
b) 74th
c) 32nd
d) 40th

14. Saudi King recently issued a decree allowing women to drive. What is the name of the king?

a) King Salman
b) King Shahrukh
c) King Aamir
d) None of the above

15. Joao Lourenco was recently sworn in as the President of which of the following countries?

a) Morocco
b) Nigeria
c) Angola
d) Democratic Republic of Congo

Answers

1.(a) Thaawarchand Gehlot
2.(b) PENCIL
3.(c) Bibek Debroy
4.(d) Andhra Pradesh
5.(a) Pakistan and Russia
6.(b) Himachal Pradesh
7.(b) Punjab
8.(b) Tamil Nadu
9.(b) Telangana Government
10.(c) Madhya Pradesh
11.(a) Switzerland
12.(a) Joao Lourenco
13.(d) 40th
14.(a) King Salman
15.(c) Angola

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