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Top Current Affairs Quiz: 4 September 2019 

The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as ICC Test Rankings 2019, Teachers’ Day and PM Modi’s visit to Russia among others.

Sep 4, 2019 18:13 IST
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4 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 ICC Test Rankings 2019, Teachers’ Day and PM Modi’s visit to Russia among others.

1. PM Modi has become the first Indian Prime Minister to visit which among the following Russian regions?
a) Sochi
b) Vladivostok
c) Astrakhan
d) Stavropol

2. Teachers’ Day is celebrated annually to commemorate the birth anniversary of which former Indian President?
a) Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
b) Rajendra Prasad
c) APJ Abdul Kalam
d) Jawahar Lal Nehru

3. Which cricketer toppled Virat Kohli to regain his top spot in the ICC Test Rankings?
a) Kane Williamson
b) Joe Root
c) Steve Smith
d) Henry Nicholls

4. Which Indian cricketer jumped 40 places to be ranked at no. 30 in ICC Test Ranking 2019?
a) Ajinkya Rahane
b) Rishabh Pant
c) Mayank Agarwal
d) Hanuma Vihari

5. Which state of India has recently reported Congo Fever?
a) Rajasthan
b) Gujarat
c) Andhra Pradesh
d) Tamil Nadu

6. Which country will host FIFA world cup 2022?
a) Jordan
b) Qatar
c) Bangladesh
d) Bhutan

7. Which global NGO announced to honor PM Modi for Swachch Bharat Abhiyan?
a) The Star Foundation
b) Obama Foundation
c) Forbes Foundation
d) Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

8. Which of the following has been named as India’s ‘Best Swachh Iconic Place’ recently?
a) Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine
b) Golden Temple
c) Kedarnath Temple
d) Taj Mahal

9. Which e-commerce company recently announced to eliminate single-use plastic from its packaging by June 2020?
a) Flipkart
b) Amazon
c) Jabong
d) Myntra

10. When is International Day of Charity observed every year?
a) 3rd September
b) 4th September
c) 5th September
d) 6th September

Answers

1. (b) Vladivostok
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has become the first Indian Prime Minister to visit Vladivostok, the far-east region of Russia. The Prime Minister will be participating in the annual India-Russia Annual Summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin as well as attend the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok during his two-day visit. 

2. (a) Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
Teacher’s Day is celebrated across India on September 5 to commemorate the birth anniversary of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, the second President of India. Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was born on September 5, 1988.

3. (c) Steve Smith
Virat Kohli has lost his number 1 ICC Test ranking to Steve Smith. The former Australian captain reclaimed the top spot, toppling the Indian skipper after Kohli scored a duck in the second innings of the second test match against West Indies in Jamaica.

4. (d) Hanuma Vihari
India’s highest run-scorer in the Test series against West Indies, Hanuma Vihari jumped up 40 places to be placed at no. 30 in the latest ICC Test Ranking just after six Tests. Vihari amassed a total of 289 runs in 4 innings at an average of 96.33, including one century and two fifties, out of which one score was 93.

5. (a) Rajasthan
An alert was declared in Rajasthan after two suspected cases of deadly Crimean Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) surfaced in Jodhpur. The authorities suspect that the children might have contracted the disease from their father, who is currently undergoing treatment in Ahmedabad.

6. (b) Qatar
The FIFA world cup 2022 will be hosted for the first-ever time by a Gulf nation, Qatar. It will be the 22nd edition of the FIFA World Cup. Qatar recently released the official emblem for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. The football World Cup will begin on November 21, 2022. The final will be played on December 18, 2022, Qatar's National Day.

7. (d) Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be honoured later this month with the prestigious 'Global Goalkeeper Award' by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for his leadership and commitment to the Swachch Bharat Abhiyaan.

8. (a) Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine
Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine of Jammu and Kashmir was named as India’s ‘Best Swachh Iconic Place’. President Ram Nath Kovind will be bestowing the award to Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board (SMVDSB) on September 6, 2019 during the ‘Swachh Mahotsav’.

9. (b) Amazon
E-commerce giant Amazon India recently announced to eliminate single-use plastic from its packaging by June 2020. The move came after PM Narendra Modi urged people to avoid the use of single-use plastic in order to protect the environment.

10. (c) 5th September
The International Day of Charity is observed globally on 5 September to recognise the role of charity in alleviating human ‎suffering. The Day commemorates the works of charitable organisations ‎and individuals including Mother Teresa.  

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