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Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 02 September to 08 September 2019

The week's updated quizzes cover the topics like Robert Mugabe, Swachh Bharat Award, International Literacy day among others.

Sep 8, 2019 14:27 IST
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02 September to 08 September 2019: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise at ease. The week's updated quizzes cover the topics like Robert Mugabe, Swachh Bharat Award, and International Literacy day among others.

1. Robert Mugabe passed away at the age of 95 on September 6, 2019. He served as the President of which nation for almost four decades?
a) Ghana
b) Libya
c) Zimbabwe
d) South Africa

2. Which place won the Best Swachh Iconic Place award in Swachh Bharat Mission Awards?
a) Vaishno Devi
b) Golden Temple
c) Shirdi 
d) Lotus Temple

3. Which among the following Ministries won the Swachh Bharat award in Swachhta Action Plan category?
a) Ministry of Women and Child
b) Ministry of Urban Development 
c) Ministry of Defence
d) Ministry of Railways

4. Which city is hosting the 28th edition of India-Thailand Coordinated Patrol exercise?
a) Vishakhapatnam
b) Bangkok
c) Phuket
d) Brahmapur

5. When is the International Literacy Day observed every year?
a) 6th September
b) 7th September
c) 8th September
d) 9th September

6. Which country recently established a space command SpaceCom dedicated to space war?
a) China
b) Russia
c) USA
d) India

7. Which of the following countries is hosting the fifth meeting of the Eastern Economic Forum?
a) India
b) Bhutan
c) Indonesia
d) Russia

8. Which political leader will be bestowed with an award from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan?
a) Narendra Modi
b) Smriti Irani
c) Dr Harsh Vardhan
d) Rajnath Singh

9. Who assumed the charge of Chairmanship of Association of World Election Bodies recently?
a) Sunil Arora
b) Sushil Chandra
c) Umesh Sinha
d) Amit Tyagi

10. Exercise Yudh Abhyas 2019 began recently between India and which country?
a) Singapore
b) Russia
c) USA
d) Indonesia

Answers
1. (c) Zimbabwe
Robert Mugabe, former Zimbabwe President passed away at the age of 95 on September 6, 2019. Robert Mugabe had ruled Zimbabwe for almost four decades before he was ousted from power in a military coup two years ago.

2. (a) Vaishno Devi
Vaishno Devi Shrine Board in Jammu and Kashmir received the Best Swachh Iconic Place award. The Shrine was selected on the basis of the overall improvement in sanitation. 

3. (d) Ministry of Railways
Ministry of Railways won the Swachh Bharat award in the category of Swachhta Action Plan. The award was conferred by President Ram Nath Kovind in a ceremony in New Delhi on September 6, 2019.

4. (b) Bangkok
The 28th edition of India-Thailand Coordinated Patrol is being conducted between the Indian Navy (IN) and the Royal Thai Navy (RTN) during 5 – 15 September 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand. For this purpose, IN Dornier arrived at Bangkok along with aircrew.

5. (c) 8th September
International Literacy Day is celebrated across the world on September 8 every year to highlight improvements in world literacy rates. The Day aims to mobilise public opinion in favour of struggle against illiteracy.

6. (c) USA
US President Trump authorized the creation of the United States Space Command, citing the need for a centralized unit to protect American interests in what he called “the next war-fighting domain.” The Space Force will organize, train and equip warriors to support Spacecom’s mission.

7. (d) Russia
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will leave for Russia today to participate in three-day Eastern Economic Forum at Vladivostok. It is fifth edition of Eastern Economic Forum (EEF). EEF was established by the order of the President of the Russian Federation in the year 2015.

8. (a) Narendra Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be honoured with the award from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan.PM Modi will be conferred with the award during his visit to the United States later in September 2019.

9. (a) Sunil Arora
Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sunil Arora assumed the Chairmanship of ‘Association of World Election Bodies’ (AWEB) on September 3, 2019, Arora will serve the post during 2019-21. His appointment came after India took over the Chair of AWEB from Romania.

10. (c) USA
Exercise Yudh Abhyas 2019, a joint military training exercise, will begin on September 5, 2019 between India and the United States in Washington, USA. The exercise will conclude on September 18, 2019.

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