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Current Affairs Quiz: 4 September 2017

Sep 4, 2017 17:16 IST

4 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 India’s first full-time Defence Minister, Winner of U.S. Open Grand Slam Carrom tournament and new Union Minister of Railways among others.

1. MS Dhoni in September 2017 became the first wicketkeeper to claim 100 stumpings in the One Day International in the world of Cricket. Name the cricketer who holds the record of having second highest stumping record in ODI cricket.
a) Kumar Sangakkara
b) Romesh Kaluwitharana
c) Adam Gilchrist
d) Moin Khan

2. The Union Government has notified a hike in GST cess on a range of cars from mid-size to hybrid variant to luxury ones to a maximum of 25 per cent. What was the previous cess per cent on these cars.  
a) 10 per cent
b) 12.5 per cent
c) 15 per cent
d) 20 per cent

3. Event named ‘Ye India ka time hai’ was organized by this educational institute on 3 September 2017.
a) National Institute of Technology (NIT), Raipur
b) National Institute of Technology (NIT), Rourkela
c) Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
d) Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay

4. Who has been elected as the first full-time woman Defence Minister of India?
a) Sushma Swaraj
b) Smriti Zubin Irani
c) Nirmala Sitharaman
d) Uma Bharati

5. The banks of which conglomerate signed an agreement to establish credit lines?
a) ASEAN
b) SAARC
c) G20
d) BRICS

6. Who laid the foundation stone for Link-4 of SAUNI Scheme in Rajkot?
a) Ram Nath Kovind
b) Narendra Modi
c) Rajnath Singh
d) Venkaiah Naidu

7. State of emergency was declared in which of US cities?
a) Portland
b) Los Angeles
c) San Francisco
d) Seattle

8. Who of the following won the women's singles of U.S. Open Grand Slam Carrom tournament?
a) Rashmi Kumari
A. Maria Irudayam
b) Kavita Somanchi
c) Tejasvi Duduka

9. The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team recently announced that a ransomware is spreading through massive spam campaign. Name the ransomware.
a) Mobile ransomware
b) Reveton ransomware
c) Locky Ransomware
d) CryptoLocker.F ransomware

10.
The New Development Bank recently approved USD 1.4 billion loan for development projects in three countries. Which of the following is not one of the three countries?
a) India
b) South Africa
c) China
d) Russia

11. Name the head coach of the India men's hockey team who was sacked recently.
a) Roelant Oltmans
b) Tony Granato
c) Danton Cole
d) Bill Peters

12. Who was appointed as the Union Minister of Railways in a cabinet reshuffle in September 2017?
a) Piyush Goyal
b) Suresh Prabhu
c) Dharmendra Pradhan
d) Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

13.
Who was appointed as the acting President of Singapore recently?
a) Tony Tan Keng Yam
b) J Y Pillay
c) K Puonlang
d) M S Ganesha

14. Which state government banned garbage dumping in the state's two landfills?
a) Uttarakhand
b) Maharashtra
c) Delhi
d) Rajasthan

15. Which state government for the first time declared entire state as 'disturbed area' for 6 months under AFSPA?
a) Assam
b) Meghalaya
c) Mizoram
d) Nagaland

Answers

1.(a) Kumar Sangakkara
2.(c) 15 per cent
3.(a) National Institute of Technology (NIT), Raipur
4.(c) Nirmala Sitharaman
5.(d) BRICS
6.(a) Ram Nath Kovind
7.(b) Los Angeles
8.(d) Tejasvi Duduka
9.(c) Locky Ransomware
10.(b) South Africa
11.(a) Roelant Oltmans
12.(a) Piyush Goyal
13.(b) J Y Pillay
14.(c) Delhi
15.(a) Assam

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