Top Current Affairs Quiz: 10 September 2019
The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as Jack Ma retirement, South Asia’s first cross-border oil pipeline and UNHRC on India-Pak Kashmir issue among others.
10 September 2019: 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 topics such as Jack Ma retirement, South Asia’s first cross-border oil pipeline and UNHRC on India-Pak Kashmir issue among others.
1. Jack Ma stepped down as the Chairman of which among the following companies?
2. When will the National Animal Disease Control Programme be launched?
a) September 12th
b) September 15th
c) September 11th
d) September 13th
3. Which body has urged India to end lockdown, curfew in Jammu and Kashmir?
4. PM has inaugurated South Asia’s first cross-border oil pipeline. The pipeline will connect India with which nation?
5. Union Government has set up a panel consisting of how many members to oversee bifurcation of J&K into two Union Territories?
6. Which Committee has been constituted by the Union Government to oversee the bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) into Union Territories?
a) Sanjay Mitra Committee
b) Rajnath Singh Committee
c) Amit Shah Committee
d) Ajay Kumar Committee
7. Which Committee has been de-recognised recently for violation of Sports Code?
a) National Olympic Committee
b) Paralympic Committee of India
c) Empowered Steering Committee
d) Physical education Committee
8. India’s second Multi-Modal Terminal (MMT) will soon be inaugurated by PM Modi. The Terminal is located in which city?
9. Who took oath as the Governor of Rajasthan recently?
a) Ravindra Bhatt
b) Kalyan Singh
c) Satyadev Narayan Arya
d) Kalraj Mishra
10. When is the World Suicide Prevention Day observed every year?
a) 9th September
b) 10th September
c) 11th September
d) 12th September
1. (b) Alibaba
Alibaba Chairman Jack Ma will step down from his position on September 10, 2019. Jack Ma’s retirement will mark the end of an era for Alibaba and mark a new beginning. Daniel Zhang, Alibaba's CEO, will replace Jack Ma as Executive Chairman of the group.
2. (c) September 11th
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be launching the National Animal Disease Control Programme (NADCP) on September 11, 2019 in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh to eradicate the Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) and Brucellosis in the livestock. The move is aimed at empowering farmers and doubling their income, as promised under the Union Budget.
3. (a) UNHRC
The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) urged India on September 10, 2019 to end the lockdown and curfew in Kashmir and restore basic communications services. UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet expressed concern about the Indian government's actions in Kashmir and called for an end to the lockdown and communication blockage.
4. (a) Nepal
Prime Minister Narendra Modi jointly inaugurated South Asia’s first cross-border pipeline to enhance the energy security of Nepal. The India-Nepal cross-border petroleum pipeline is South Asia’s first cross-border pipeline. The project will ensure a reduction in fuel prices by substantially cutting down on transit costs.
5. (a) Three
The Union Government has set up a three-member panel to oversee the bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir into two Union Territories. The committee headed by Former Defence Secretary Sanjay Mitra will have Retired IAS officer Arun Goyal and Retired Indian Civil Accounts Service officer Giriraj Prasad Gupta as members.
6. (a) Sanjay Mitra Committee
The Union government recently constituted a 3-member committee chaired by former defence secretary Sanjay Mitra to oversee the bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) into two Union Territories. The other Members of the Committee are Arun Goyal, retired IAS officer and Giriraj Prasad Gupta, retired Indian Civil Accounts Service officer. The Committee will look into distribution of assets and liabilities of J&K between two UTs.
7. (b) Paralympic Committee of India
Union Sports Ministry recently derecognised the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) for violating the National Sports Code by sacking the PCI President Rao Inderjit Singh.The Committee was penalised for misgovernance.
8. (c) Sahibganj
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will soon be launching India’s second Multi-Modal Terminal (MMT) at Sahibganj in Jharkhand. This is the second of the planned three Multi-Modal Terminals being built over River Ganga under the Jal Marg Vikas Project. The first Terminal was inaugurated at Varanasi in November 2018.
9. (d) Kalraj Mishra
Kalraj Mishra took oath as the Rajasthan Governor on September 9, 2019. He was administered the oath by the Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court, Justice Ravindra Bhatt. Mishra succeeds Kalyan Singh.
10. (b) 10th September
The World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) is observed on 10 September with an aim to raise awareness that suicide can be prevented. The Day is organised by the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP). The World Health Organisation (WHO) has been the co-sponsor of the day.