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Current Affairs Quiz: 5 September 2017

Sep 5, 2017 16:06 IST
Current Affairs Quiz: 5 September 2017

5 September 2017: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh.com wants to help every aspirant of competitive exams to revise the day at an ease. These quizzes will help you in answering questions which can/may be asked in the next exam that will be faced by you. The day’s updated quizzes cover the topics like BRICS Summit, Commonwealth Youth weightlifting championships and world's strictest ban on plastic bags among others.

1. BRICS leaders have signed four documents during the summit on Action Agenda on Economic and Trade Cooperation, Innovation, Customs Cooperation and MOU with Development Bank on Strategic Cooperation. Consider the following statements in relation to the signed documents.
I. BRICS Action Agenda on Economic and Trade Cooperation was signed.
II. BRICS Action Plan for Innovation Cooperation(2017-2020) was signed.
III. Strategic Framework of BRICS Customs Cooperation was signed.
a) Only III
b) Only I and II
c) Only I and III
d) I, II and III

2. Name the woman weightlifting player from India who in September 2017 won a gold medal in 44kg weight category in the Commonwealth Youth (boys & girls) weightlifting championships held at Gold Coast, Australia.
a) Yumnam Renu Bala Chanu
b) N Kunjarani Devi
c) Konsam Ormila Devi
d) Geeta Rani

3. Which nation has begun its five-month political transition, moving towards the end of the dominancy by a family that had ruled the country’s political system for nearly 60 years?
a) Ghana
b) Cuba
c) Kenya
d) Ecuador

4. Which Central board was honoured by the government for successfully resolving public grievances?
a) Central Board of Excise and Customs
b) Central Ground Water Board
c) Central Pollution Control Board
d) Central Board of Direct Taxes

5. The leaders of all five BRICS nations jointly adopted a declaration. What is the declaration is called?
a) Xiamen
b) Shanghai
c) Beijing
d) Fujian

6. Jomde Kena, who passed away on 5 September 2017, served as the Health and Family Welfare Minister of which state?
a) Manipur
b) Arunachal Pradesh
c) Nagaland
d) Tripura

7. Which of the following countries recently enacted world's strictest ban on plastic bags?
a) New Zealand
b) Australia
c) Czech Republic
d) Kenya

8. The CIPAM-DIPP recently launched social media campaign to promote Geographical Indications. What is the hash tag decided for the campaign?
a) #TalkIPforPromotion
b) #LetsTalkGIs
c) #LetsTalkIP
d) None of the above

9. The official song for the FIFA Under-17 World Cup football tournament was formally launched recently. Who is the composer of the song?
a) A.R. Rahman
b) Pritam
c) Amit Trivedi
d) Devi Sri Prasad

10. Name the environment awareness initiative launched by the Environment Ministry on the occasion of the Teachers’ Day?
a) Prakriti Khoj
b) Prakriti Ki Khoj Mein
c) Aao Jaane Prakriti Ko
d) Prakriti Ki God Mein

11. Who was appointed as the Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports recently?
a) Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
b) Suresh Prabhu
c) Dharmendra Pradhan
d) Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

12. When is the International Day of Charity observed every year?
a) 2 September
b) 3 September
c) 4 September
d) 5 September

13. Which Indian Basketball player was signed by Australian basketball team for the first time?
a) Amjyot Singh
b) Amritpal Singh
c) Yadwinder Singh
d) Vishesh Bhriguvanshi

14. Union Government hiked GST cess on a range of cars from mid-size to hybrid variant to luxury ones to what percentage?
a) 10 per cent
b) 20 per cent
c) 15 per cent
d) 25 per cent

15. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has inaugurated the fourth Government Medical College in Koraput. Naveen Patnaik is the Chief Minister of this state.
a) Kerala
b) Odisha
c) Arunachal Pradesh
d) None of the above

ANSWER
1. (d) I, II and III
2. (c) Konsam Ormila Devi
3. (b) Cuba
4. (d) Central Board of Direct Taxes
5. (a) Xiamen
6. (b) Arunachal Pradesh
7. (d) Kenya
8. (c) #LetsTalkIP
9. (b) Pritam
10. (a) Prakriti Khoj
11. (a) Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
12. (d) 5 September
13. (b) Amritpal Singh
14. (d) 25 per cent
15. (b) Odisha

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