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Current Affairs Quiz: 9 September 2017

Sep 9, 2017 11:38 IST
Current Affairs Quiz: 9 September 2017

9 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 mobile wallet Speedpay, countervailing duty for period of 5 years on some steel products and Chief Coach of the Indian Senior Men Hockey Team among others.

1. SNL has joined hands with this bank to roll out open mobile wallet Speedpay across 10 states in the country.
a) Punjab National Bank
b) State Bank of India
c) Dena Bank
d) Axis Bank

2. India in September 2017 slapped countervailing duty for period of 5 years on some steel products from this country to guard domestic players
a) Germany
b) Ukraine
c) China
d) South Korea

3. Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on 9 September 2017 laid the foundation stone of Greenfield Smart City at capital city of this state. Name the city.
a) Ranchi, Jharkhand
b) Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
c) Dispur, Assam
d) Bhubaneshwar, Odisha

4. Centre has promised that it will provide Rs 60000 crore for irrigation to a state. Name it.
a) Maharashtra
b) Uttar Pradesh
c) Madhya Pradesh
d) West Bengal

5. He was named as the Chief Coach of the Indian Senior Men Hockey Team.
a) Roelant Oltmans
b) Joseph Galibardy
c) Waltherus Marijne
d) Leslie Claudius

6. Minister of State in the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) Jitendra Singh on 9 September 2017 inaugurated the “North East Calling” festival in
a) Guwahati
b) New Delhi
c) Mumbai
d) Allahabad

7. The Supreme Court has granted _________ weeks' time to the Centre to explore the possibility of an amicable solution to the Satluj-Yamuna Link (SYL) canal row between Punjab and Haryana.
a) Four
b) Six
c) Eight
d) Ten

8. Black money worth Rs 4900 crore was disclosed by these many people under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojna (PMGKY), the stash money declaration window announced by the government post demonetisation.
a) 10 thousand
b) 17 thousand
c) 21 thousand
d) 27 thousand

9. The government allowed import of _________ lakh metric tonnes of raw sugar through southern ports of country at concessional duty of 25 per cent to augment domestic supplies ahead of the festive season.
a) 1 lakh metric tonnes
b) 2 lakh metric tonnes
c) 3 lakh metric tonnes
d) 4 lakh metric tonnes


10. This state has hiked the Freedom Fighters pension from 12-thousand rupees to thirteen thousand rupees per month.
a) Tamil Nadu
b) Karnataka
c) Gujarat
d) Uttar Pradesh


11. This state has decided to implement Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) under MGNREGA beginning from the current financial year.
a) Assam
b) Gujarat
c) Tamil Nadu
d) Nagaland

12. Lawmakers of this country have voted to dismiss the Prime Minister and his Cabinet for alleged incompetence and corruption related to the signing of government contracts with companies linked to three Cabinet members.
a) Mongolia
b) Nigeria
c) Zimbabwe
d) Pakistan

13. This state has announced a cash reward of Rs 1 lakh to those providing information about the administrators and curators of the deadly Blue Whale Challenge.
a) Kerala
b) Tamil Nadu
c) Karnataka
d) Gujarat

14. Name the French fashion tycoon who died in September 2017.
a) Pierre Berge
b) Gianni Versace
c) Joe Jamail
d) Alfred Taubman

15. Name the country that has launched a project under which sea water is used for growing vegetables.
a) Jordan
b) Saudi Arabia
c) Yemen
d) Iran

ANSWER
1. (a) Punjab National Bank
2. (c) China
3. (a) Ranchi, Jharkhand
4. (a) Maharashtra
5. (c) Waltherus Marijne
6. (b) New Delhi
7. (b) Six
8. (c) 21 thousand
9. (c) 3 lakh metric tonnes
10. (a) Tamil Nadu
11. (d) Nagaland
12. (a) Mongolia
13. (d) Gujarat
14. (a) Pierre Berge
15. (a) Jordan

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