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Top Current Affairs Quiz: 14 September 2018

Sep 14, 2018 17:32 IST
Top Current Affairs Quiz: 14 September 2018

14 September 2018: 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 the topics like 46th Chief Justice of India, India’s first tribal tourism circuit and National Hindi Divas among others.

1. Who has been appointed as the 46th Chief Justice of India?
a) Justice AK Sikri
b) Justice Kurian Joseph
c) Justice Ranjan Gogoi
d) Justice Madan B Lokur

2. Which state has become the first eastern state to introduce electric vehicles for official use?
a) Bihar
b) Jharkhand
c) West Bengal
d) Assam

3. Which state’s legislative assembly has passed a bill to set up a state commission for the schedule castes in the state?
a) Madhya Pradesh
b) Jharkhand
c) Uttar Pradesh
d) Haryana

4. How many mini steel companies were awarded the first-ever secondary steel awards?
a) 42
b) 31
c) 26
d) 15

5. India’s first tribal tourism circuit will be launched in which state?
a) Maharashtra
b) Telangana
c) Chhattisgarh
d) Jharkhand

6. Which country is hosting the 2018 G-20 Trade and Investment Ministerial Meeting?
a) Germany
b) France
c) India
d) Argentina

7. When the National Hindi Divas is celebrated every year?
a) September 12
b) September 13
c) September 14
d) September 15

8. The CCEA recently approved 100 percent electrification of Broad Gauge Routes of Indian Railways by which year?
a) 2021-22
b) 2022-23
c) 2023-24
d) 2024-25

9. Which state banned the sale of e-cigarettes in the state with effect from September 2018?
a) Uttarakhand
b) Kerala
c) Tamil Nadu
d) Punjab

10. Who was chosen for the prestigious UN Interagency Task Force (UNIATF) Award in September 2018?
a) Ashish Chopra
b) Shashi Singh
c) Gaurav Khana
d) Manoj Jhalani

ANSWERS

1. (c) Justice Ranjan Gogoi
The Union government on September 13, 2018 appointed Justice Ranjan Gogoi as the 46th Chief Justice of India (CJI). He will assume his post on October 3. He will be succeeding incumbent CJI Dipak Misra, who is set to retire a day before his swearing in, on October 2, 2018.

2. (b) Jharkhand
The state government of Jharkhand on September 12, 2018 introduced electric vehicles for official use. With the development, Jharkhand has become the fifth state of India and the first state in eastern India to procure the eco-friendly vehicles for government use.

3. (d) Haryana
The Haryana Legislative Assembly on September 11, 2018 passed the Haryana State Commission for Scheduled Castes Bill, 2018, for development and safeguarding the interests of people belonging to the community. The bill has been passed to set up a commission for the scheduled castes in the state for the overall development and welfare of the community.

4. (c) 26
The Union Ministry of Steel on September 13, 2018 gave away secondary steel sector awards to 26 mini steel companies in recognition of their contribution to the national economy.

5. (c) Chhattisgarh
The country's first tribal circuit tourism project under the Swadesh Darshan scheme will be inaugurated at Gangrel in Chhattisgarh today. Union Tourism Minister KJ Alphons will inaugurate the project.

6. (d) Argentina
The G-20 Trade and Investment Ministerial Meeting is being hosted by Mar del Plata in Argentina. The Union Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu is scheduled to participate in the summit on September 14, 2018.

7. (c) September 14
National Hindi Divas (Hindi Day) was observed across India on September 14, 2018 to promote Hindi as Matra Bhasha (mother tongue) of India. The day was marked by literary festivals, Hindi poetry sessions, Hindi essay writing competitions, Hindi speech contests and other events.

8. (a) 2021-22
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on September 12, 2018 approved the proposal for electrification of balance un-electrified Broad Gauge Routes of Indian Railways. The Broad Gauge Routes comprise 108 sections covering 13675 route kilometers (16540 track kilometers) that will be electrified at a cost of Rs 12134.50 crore by 2021-22.

9. (c) Tamil Nadu
The Health and Family Welfare Department of Tamil Nadu on September 12, 2018 released a government order dated September 3, 2018, banning manufacture, sale, distribution, trade, marketing, import and possession of the Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS), known as e- cigarettes, with immediate effect.

10. Manoj Jhalani
Manoj Jhalani, Mission Director of National Health Mission (NHM) was conferred with the prestigious UN Interagency Task Force (UNIATF) Award. He was conferred the award for his outstanding contribution towards prevention and control of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

 

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