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Current Affairs Quiz: 6 September 2017

Sep 6, 2017 16:01 IST
Current Affairs Quiz: 6 September 2017

6 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 the National Nutrition Strategy, RBI’s 2017 list of Domestic Systemically Important Banks, and report on beaching of whales among others.

1. NITI Aayog on 5 September 2017 launched the National Nutrition Strategy aimed at Kuposhan Mukt Bharat. Consider the following statements in relation top to the National Nutrition Strategy.
I. The nutrition strategy calls for convergence between four proximate determinants of nutrition - food, health services, income & livelihoods and drinking water & sanitation.
II. Nutrition Strategy framework envisages a Kuposhan Mukt Bharat - linked to Swachh Bharat and Swasth Bharat.
III. It enables states to make strategic choices, through decentralized planning and local innovation, with accountability for nutrition outcomes.

Which of the following statement/s are true?
a) Only III
b) Only I and II
c) Only I and III
d) I, II and III

2. RBI has released its 2017 list of the Domestic Systemically Important Banks (D-SIBs). Which of the following bank is not a part of the list?
a) SBI
b) Dena Bank
c) ICICI Bank
d) HDFC Bank

3. Name the bank that for the first time was identified as the Domestic Systemically Important Banks (D-SIBs) by RBI in its latest release of 2017.
a) SBI
b) Dena Bank
c) ICICI Bank
d) HDFC Bank

4. Name the tennis player who recently became the oldest semi-finalist in US Open history.
a) Serena Williams
b) Martina Hingis
c) Lindsay Davenport
d) Venus Williams

5. Who of the following was recently appointed as the Chairman of the European Club Association?
a) Karl-Heinz Rummenigge
b) Umberto Gandini
c) Andrea Agnelli
d) Pedro Lopez Jimenez

6. As per a recent research published in the International Journal of Astrobiology, which of the following phenomena may have caused beaching of whales in the year 2016?
a) High Tide
b) Solar Storms
c) Low Tide
d) Earthquake

7. As per a recent report, which of the following storms is going to be the most expensive weather disaster in the history of the United States of America?
a) Hurricane Harvey
b) Hurricane Wilma
c) Hurricane Harry
d) None of the above

8. Which state’s Governor has given assent to Religious Freedom Bill-2017?
a) Bihar
b) Jharkhand
c) Uttar Pradesh
d) Haryana

9. Which state’s government has set up a Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) Cell for the implementation of DBT scheme?
a) Karnataka
b) Jharkhand
c) Telangana
d) Assam

10. Which country has launched its largest military drill in 20 years?
a) Iran
b) South Korea
c) Israel
d) India

11. Coastal erosion has resulted in the disappearance of an island that was a part of which Indian Union territory?
a) The Andaman and Nicobar Islands
b) Daman and Diu
c) Dadra and Nagar Haveli
d) Lakshadweep

12. Who was conferred with the 2017 PLuS Alliance Prize?
a) N R Narayana Murthy
b) J Y Pillay
c) M S Ganesha
d) Sunitha Raman

13. Which former Union Minister and Trinamool MP passed away recently?
a) Ravi Chand
b) Kishan Yadav
c) Farookh Jumeid
d) Sultan Ahmed

14. Who launched the first batch of 1000 E-rickshaws from Huda City Centre metro station in Gurugram?
a) Narendra Modi
b) Venkaiah Naidu
c) Smriti irani
d) Nitin Gadkari

15. Name the person nominated as US ambassador to India.
a) David C Mulford
b) Timothy J Roemer
c) Nancy J Powell
d) Kenneth I Juster

ANSWER
1. (d) I, II and III
2. (b) Dena Bank
3. (d) HDFC Bank
4. (d) Venus Williams
5. (c) Andrea Agnelli
6. (b) Solar Storms
7. (a) Hurricane Harvey
8. (b) Jharkhand
9. (d) Assam
10. (c) Israel
11. (d) Lakshadweep
12. (a) N R Narayana Murthy
13. (d) Sultan Ahmed
14. (b) Nitin Gadkari
15. (c) Kenneth I Juster

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