Current Affairs Quiz: 26 September 2017


Current Affairs Quiz: 26 September 2017

1. Who of the following won the Women’s Singles title of the 2017 Japan Super Series?
a)    Carolina Marin
b)    P.V. Sindhu
c)    A Ohori
d)    Chen YF

2. Who of the following won the Men’s Singles title of the 2017 Japan Super Series?
a)    B S Praneeth
b)    Son Wan-ho
c)    Viktor Axelsen
d)    Lee Chong Wei

3. Who of the following was chosen for the 2017 Von Hippel Award?
a)    Anil Kakodkar
b)    M.S. Swaminathan
c)    C N R Rao
d)    E  C George Sudarshan

4. A 1200 MW thermal power plant of which of the following companies was recently asked for closure by the Chhattisgarh Environment Conservation Board?
a)    Hindustan Power
b)    Bharat Aluminium Company Limited
c)    Essar Power
d)    National Thermal Power Corporation

5. World’s smallest squirrel named Bormean pigmy squirrel was recently discovered in which of the following countries?
a)    Indonesia
b)    India
c)    Australia
d)    Peru

6. The world’s heaviest woman, Eman Abdul Atti, passed away on 25 September in a hospital in UAE. She belonged to which country?
a)    Egypt
b)    Yemen
c)    Turkey
d)    Saudi Arabia

7. Which country’s Prime Minister has called for snap elections, banking on the rising support following tensions with North Korea?
a)    South Korea
b)    Japan
c)    China
d)    Russia

8. Ruler of Sharjah is on a five-day visit to which Indian state?
a)    Delhi
b)    Maharashtra
c)    Kerala
d)    Tamil Nadu

9. The world’s largest aircraft has passed its first engine tests. It is being built in which nation?
a)    US
b)    Russia
c)    Japan
d)    Germany

10. Former Railway Minister Mukul Roy has been suspended from his party for 6 years for being involved in anti-party activities. Which party did he belong to?
a)    TMC
b)    BJP
c)    INC
d)    CPI

11. When is the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons observed every year?
a)    26 September
b)    27 September
c)    28 September
d)    29 September

12. Name the female player who was recently nominated for Padma Bhushan by Sports Ministry.
a)    Dipa Karmakar
b)    PV Sindhu
c)    Saina Nehwal
d)    Geeta Phogat

13. Which ship was recently commissioned into Indian Navy at Naval Dockyard, Mumbai?
a)    INS Sindhu
b)    INS Vinayak
c)    INS Tiyahu
d)    INS Tarasa

14. The Union Cabinet gave its approval for merger of 17 Government of India Presses into how many units?
a)    5
b)    6
c)    7
d)    8

15. Which state government recently launched electric bus service in the 51km-long stretch road?
a)    Arunachal Pradesh
b)    Goa
c)    Himachal Pradesh
d)    Assam

ANSWERS

1. (a) Carolina Marin
2. (c) Viktor Axelsen
3. (c) C N R Rao
4. (b) Bharat Aluminium Company Limited
5. (a) Indonesia
6. (a) Egypt
7. (b) Japan
8. (c) Kerala
9. (a) US
10. (a) TMC
11. (a) 26 September
12. (b) PV Sindhu
13. (d) INS Tarasa
14. (a) 5
15. (c) Himachal Pradesh