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Top Current Affairs Quiz: 30 September 2019 

The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as Kartarpur Corridor,  Forever 21 Bankruptcy, India’s most powerful women in media award among others.

Sep 30, 2019 18:49 IST
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30 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 Kartarpur Corridor,  Forever 21 Bankruptcy, India’s most powerful women in media award among others.

1. Which fast fashion retailer has filed for bankruptcy?
a) Forever 21
b) H&M
c) Zara
d) Topshop

2. Who has been named ‘India’s most powerful women in media’?
a) Barkha Dutt 
b) Sagarika Ghose
c) Shweta Singh
d) Kallie Puri

3. Which Indian wrestler has become world no. 1 in 86kg category?
a) Bajranj Punia
b) Deepak Punia 
c) Ravi Dahiya
d) Rahul Aware

4. Who has taken over as the new IAF Chief?
a) Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria
b) Air Marshal RNS Thakur
c) Air Marshal SN Gupta
d) Air Marshal Ratul Shah

5. Which Indian classical musician has been honoured with a planet named after him?
a) Bhimsen Joshi
b) Lata Mangeshkar
c) Kumar Gandharv
d) Pandit Jasraj

6. Pakistan has invited which Indian leader for Kartarpur Corridor inauguration?
a) PM Modi
b) Rajnath Singh
c) Sonia Gandhi
d) Manmohan Singh

7. Which American sprinter recently won the gold medal in the World Athletics Championship by completing 100 meters in 9.76 seconds?
a) Christian Colman
b) Justin Gatlin
c) Andre Di Grass
d) Usain Bolt

8. What is the name of the murderer of former Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh, whose death sentence has been converted to life imprisonment?
a) Ajit Singh
b) Rajwant Singh
c) Balwant Singh
d) Rajendra Singh

Answers

1. (a) Forever 21
Forever 21, the US fast-fashion giant, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and said that it will close its stores in Asia and Europe. 

2. (d) Kallie Puri
Kallie Puri was honoured with “India’s Most Powerful Women in Media” award at the British Parliament. Kallie Puri is currently serving as the Vice-Chairperson of the India Today Group.

3. (b) Deepak Punia 
Deepak Punia has been ranked world number one in 86 kg category in the latest rankings issued by the International Wrestling Federation. Punia is also one of the four Indian wrestlers to have secured their place at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

4. (a) Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria
Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria was appointed as the next chief of IAF by the Union Government to succeed Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa after his retirement.

5. (d) Pandit Jasraj
The International Astronomical Union (IAU) has named 'Minor Planet' 2006 VP 32 (Number 300128) after Pandit Jasraj. The planet was discovered on 11 November 2006. He is the first Indian artist to receive this honor.

6. (d) Manmohan Singh
Pakistan’s foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has invited former Indian PM Manmohan Singh for the inauguration of the Kartarpur corridor on November 9.

7. (a) Christian Colman
The 23-year-old Christian Coleman took 9.76 seconds, which is the fastest time of the year and the sixth all-time fastest overall. The world record of 100 meters race is Usain Bolt’s 9.58 seconds. Coleman has won a gold medal at the World Championships for the first time in his career. Justin Gatlin finished the race in 9.89 seconds.

8. (c) Balwant Singh
The Ministry of Home Affairs has decided to convert the death sentence of Balwant Singh Rajoana, convicted in the murder case of former Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh, to life imprisonment. Beant Singh was assassinated on 31 August 1995. He was famous for ending terrorism in Punjab.

 

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