Current Affairs Quiz: 28 September 2020

The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as T20I record, World Tourism Day and birth anniversary of revolutionary Indian Freedom Fighter among others. 

Sep 28, 2020 18:38 IST
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28 September 2020: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 topics such as T20I record, World Tourism Day and birth anniversary of revolutionary Indian Freedom Fighter among others. 

1.Who had broken MS Dhoni's record of most dismissals by wicket-keeper in T20Is?
a)Sarah Taylor
b)Alex Carey
c)Jonny Bairstow
d)Alyssa Healy

2.Which party has pulled out of the BJP-led NDA alliance over farm reform bills?
a)JDU
b)LJP
c)SAD
d)AIADMK

3.The United States has threatened to close its embassy in which nation?
a)Iraq
b)Israel
c)Iran
d)Afghanistan

4.Which telecom giant has won Rs 20,000 crore arbitration against Indian Government?
a)Verizon
b)Vodafone
c)Softbank
d)Orange

5.Which Indian revolutionary freedom fighter’s birthday is observed on September 28th ?
a)Ashfaqulla Khan
b)Chandra Shekhar Azad
c)Shivaram Rajguru 
d)Bhagat Singh

6.When was World Tourism Day observed?
a)September 25th 
b)September 24th 
c)September 27th 
d)September 26th 

7.India held a bi-lateral summit with which nation on September 26, 2020?
a)Maldives
b)Sri Lanka
c)Mauritius
d)Australia

8.India has initiated a probe into the alleged dumping of a pharma product- Ceftriaxone Sodium Sterile by which nation?
a)China
b)Japan 
c)Australia
d)Bangladesh

Answers

1.(d) Alyssa Healy
Australian wicket-keeper Alyssa Healy broke MS Dhoni's record of dismissals as a wicket-keeper in T20 International cricket on September 27, 2020. Alyssa Healy now has to her name a total of 92 dismissals in T20 International cricket, while MS Dhoni has 91 dismissals in the same format of the game. 

2.(c) SAD
The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), one of the oldest allies of the BJP-led NDAL alliance, has decided to pull out from the alliance in protest against the passing of the farm reform bills. The move comes just a few days after SAD leader Harsimrat Kaur Badal quit the union cabinet as Food Processing Minister over the agriculture bills. 

3.(a)Iraq
The United States has informed the Iraqi government that it will completely pull out from Baghdad unless it reins in attacks on personnel linked to the American presence there. US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo reportedly informed Iraqi PM Mustafa al-Kadhimi of the decision. 

4.(b) Vodafone
Vodafone Group PLC has won a long-pending arbitration against India with the Permanent Court of Arbitration in Hague ruling that the Indian income tax authorities had violated provisions of the Bilateral Investment Treaty with the Netherlands by amending the law retrospectively to demand over Rs 20,000 crore in tax and penalties.

5.(d) Bhagat Singh
The 113th birth anniversary of Indian revolutionary freedom fighter Bhagat Singh was observed on September 28, 2020. On this day in 1907, Bhagat Singh was born in Banga village of Lyallpur district of undivided Punjab province. He fought against British rule for the country's independence and was hanged in Lahore jail at the age of 23, along with Rajguru and Sukhdev.

6.(c) September 27th 
World Tourism Day 2020 was observed on September 28, 2020 with focus on rebuilding tourism in a safe, equitable and climate-friendly way. Tourism has been among the hardest hit of all sectors by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

7.(b) Sri Lanka 
The India-Sri Lanka virtual Bilateral Summit was held on September 26, 2020 between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Sri Lankan PM Mahinda Rajapaksa. The two leaders discussed bilateral relations and regional and international issues of mutual concern during the virtual meet.

8.(a) China
The Government of India has initiated a probe into the alleged dumping of Ceftriaxone Sodium Sterile by China. Ceftriaxone Sodium Sterile is a pharma raw material. The Nectar Life Sciences and Sterile India has filed an application regarding the same before the Commerce Ministry's investigation arm Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR).

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