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Top Current Affairs Quiz: 27 September 2019

The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as World Digital Competitiveness Ranking 2019, UNGA 2019 and World Tourism Day among others. 

Sep 27, 2019 18:19 IST
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27 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 World Digital Competitiveness Ranking 2019, UNGA 2019 and World Tourism Day among others. 

1. What was India’s rank in the IMD World Digital Competitiveness Ranking 2019?
a) 45th 
b) 44th 
c) 48th 
d) 47th 

2. Which nation topped the IMD World Digital Competitiveness Ranking 2019?
a) Singapore
b) Denmark
c) Switzerland
d) United States

3. Which among the following countries is not a part of the UNGA?
a) Taiwan 
b) North Korea
c) South Korea
d) Iran

4. Who is the current president of UN General Assembly?
a) Tijjani Muhammad-Bande
b) María Fernanda Espinosa
c) Antonio Guterres
d) Kyriakos Mitsotakis

5. Which authority observed its 15th Formation Day recently?
a) National Disaster Management Authority
b) Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority
c) Telecom Regulatory Authority of India
d) Pension Fund Regulatory & Development Authority

6. When is the World Tourism Day observed globally every year?
a) 25th September
b) 26th September
c) 27th September
d) 28th September

7. Which High Court recently launched mobile app for providing digital access to lawyers?
a) Madras High Court
b) Delhi High Court
c) Rajasthan High Court
d) Bombay High Court

8. Which country is going to give online tourist visa for the first time?
a) Qatar
b) Jordan 
c) Saudi Arabia
d) South Africa

9. Who is the author of the book ‘Reset: Regaining India’s Economic Legacy’, which was launched recently?
a) Manmohan Singh
b) Varun Gandhi
c) Yashwant Singh
d) Subramanian Swamy

10. Which anniversary did Google celebrate on September 27, 2019?
a) 21st
b) 22nd
c) 23rd
d) 25th 

Answers

1. (b) 44th 
India has risen by four places to be ranked 44th in the IMD World Digital Competitiveness Ranking 2019 (WDCR). In 2018, India was ranked at the 48th position and its position this year has improved overall in all factors including future readiness in exploring more digital technologies, knowledge and technology.

2. (d) United States
The United States topped the IMD World Digital Competitiveness Ranking 2019 followed by Singapore at the 2nd rank, Sweden at 3rd, Denmark at 4th rank and Switzerland at 5th rank.  

3. (a) Taiwan 
Three nations including Taiwan, Palestine and the Vatican City are not a part of the UN General Assembly as their country status is not recognized globally due to political and religious reasons.

4. (a) Tijjani Muhammad-Bande
The current President of UN General Assembly is Tijjani Muhammad-Bande of Nigeria. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande succeeds María Fernanda Espinosa of Ecuador, whose term ends in September 2019.

5. (a) National Disaster Management Authority
The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) observed its 15th Formation Day on September 27, 2019 on the theme ‘Fire Safety’. Union Minister of State, G. Kishan Reddy presided over the event that took place in New Delhi.

6. (c) 27th September
The World Tourism Day is observed on 27th September every year with an aim to spread awareness about the tourism and the role it plays to promote socio-economic, cultural, and political values. The Theme of 2019 World Tourism Day was "Tourism and jobs: A better future for all".

7. (b) Delhi High Court
Delhi High Court recently launched a mobile app to provide digital access to lawyers and litigants. The app provides details about case status, cause list, display board and other important documents of the high court.

8. (c) Saudi Arabia
The government of Saudi Arabia has decided to offer tourist visas for the first time. Tourism Visa is one of the main aims of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s Vision 2030 reform programme. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman wants to prepare the biggest Arab economy post-oil era.

9. (d) Subramanian Swamy
The book 'Reset: Regaining India's Economic Legacy' written by Subramanian Swamy was released by former President Pranab Mukherjee. In this book, detailed information has been given about the economic development of India happened in the last few years.

10. (a) 21st
Google has created a Doodle to celebrate its 21st anniversary. Google is biggest search engine in the world. Google was founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin in 1998.

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