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Current Affairs Quiz: 9 September 2016

Sep 9, 2016 19:00 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like ASEAN Summit, Island district Majuli and Software Robotics for power banking operations among others.

1.    What was the theme of the 2016 Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit that concluded recently?
a)    Our People, Our Community, Our Vision
b)    Turning Vision into Reality for a Dynamic ASEAN Community
c)    One ASEAN, One Response
d)    ASEAN Community Vision 2025

2.    Where was the 2016 Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit held?
a)    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
b)    Langkawi, Malaysia
c)    Vientiane, Laos
d)    Cebu City, Philippines

3.    Name the sportsperson who was nominated by the Wrestling Federation of India for the Padma Bhushan, India's third-highest civillian honour.
a)    Vijender Singh
b)    Sushil Kumar
c)    Alka Tomar
d)    Yashvir Singh

4.    Majuli recently became the first island district of India. Majuli is located in which of the following states?
a)    Assam
b)    West Bengal
c)    Tripura
d)    Arunachal Pradesh

5.    Which bank recently introduced the Software Robotics for power banking operations?
a)    ICICI Bank
b)    Axis Bank
c)    HDFC Bank
d)    State Bank of India

6.    President Pranab Mukherjee gave his assent to the Constitution 122nd Amendment) (GST) Bill, 2014 as per which Article of Constitution of India?
a)    Article 109
b)    Article 109
c)    Article 111
d)    Article 112

7.    Name the Indian women cricketer who was recently awarded an honorary life membership of the Marylebone Cricket Club.
a)    Nilima Jogalekar
b)    Sandhya Mazumdar
c)    Anjali Sharma
d)    Anjum Chopra

8.    Name the novel that won 2016 MM Bennetts Award for Historical Fiction in the United Kingdom.
a)    Into the Hidden Valley
b)    Defender of Jerusalem
c)    Allegiance
d)    Breakthrough

9.    Name the spacecraft that was launched by NASA to collect samples from asteroid.
a)    OSIRIS-ERx
b)    OSIRIS-REx
c)    REx-OSIRIS
d)    ERx-OSIRIS

10.    Gujarat Governor OP Kohli took additional charge of the Governor of which state?
a)    Bihar
b)    Gujarat
c)    Kerala
d)    Madhya Pradesh

11.    Name the state for which a financial package was announced by the Union Government.
a)    Telangana
b)    Bihar
c)    Andhra Pradesh
d)    Delhi

12.    Name the Indian powerlifter who finished fourth in the men's 49kg category at Rio Paralympics
a)    Farman Basha
b)    Varun Singh Bhati
c)    Ankur Dhama
d)    Virender Dhanka

13.    Name the two states for which subsidized helicopter services in ten sectors was approved by Union Government.
a)    Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
b)    Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh
c)    Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand
d)    Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh

14.    Chief Minister of which state dedicated 2 mbps download and 512 kbps upload digital connectivity to 6000 villages of the state?
a)    Uttar Pradesh
b)    Maharashtra
c)    Karnataka
d)    Gujarat

15.    Which country was declared free from Yaws and Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus (MNT) by the World Health Organization (WHO)?
a)    Sri Lanka
b)    Pakistan
c)    India
d)    China

ANSWER
1. (b) Turning Vision into Reality for a Dynamic ASEAN Community
2. (c) Vientiane, Laos
3. (b) Sushil Kumar
4. (a) Assam
5. (a) ICICI Bank
6. (c) Article 111
7. (d) Anjum Chopra
8. (b) Into the Hidden Valley
9. (b) OSIRIS-REx
10. (d) Madhya Pradesh
11. (c) Andhra Pradesh
12. (a) Farman Basha
13. (b) Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh
14. (d) Gujarat
15. (c) India

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