Current Affairs Quiz 14th September 2018

  • 1. What is the specialty of the Smartwatch which Apple launched recently?
   A.) it can check sugar level
   B.) it can connect to emergency if the person undergoes cardiac arrest
   C.) it can perform ECG
   D.) it can navigate

Answer: Option 'C'

​it can perform ECG

  • 2. Identify the India's Oldest Nuclear Research Reactor, which is recently recommissioned after 9 yrs:
   A.) Apsara
   B.) Dhruva
   C.) CIRUS
   D.) KAMINI

Answer: Option 'A'

​Apsara

  • 3. Who has been named chairman of the 11-member selection committee to pick this year’s Dronacharya and Dhyan Chand awardees?
   A.) Justice Mukul Mudgal
   B.) Shooter Samresh Jung
   C.) Justice Rajesh Bindal
   D.) Shuttler Ashwini Ponnappa

Answer: Option 'A'

Justice Mukul Mudgal

  • 4. How many drugs have been banned by government recently with immediate effect citing safety concerns?
   A.) 402
   B.) 328
   C.) 279
   D.) 154

Answer: Option 'B'

The government has banned manufacturing, sale and distribution of 328 Fixed Dose Combination (FDC) drugs including the painkiller Saridon, the skin cream Panderm, combination diabetes drug Gluconorm, antibiotic Lupidicl, x and antibacterial Taxim AZ with immediate effect citing safety concerns.

  • 5. On Ganesh Chaturthi, 580-kg laddu known as ‘maha prasadam’ was prepared in
   A.) Mumbai
   B.) Hyderabad
   C.) Bengaluru
   D.) Pune

Answer: Option 'B'

​Hyderabad

  • 6. What is the purpose of the satellite ICESat-2 which is to be launched by NASA?
   A.) to measure melting ice
   B.) to study the Kuiper belt in the solar system
   C.) to observe the weather in Atlantic and Pacific Ocean
   D.) to study wormhole other in deep space

Answer: Option 'A'

​to measure melting ice

  • 7. What dispute is holding back Russia and Japan from signing the peace treaty which was proposed by the Russian President?
   A.) Partnership dispute
   B.) Territorial dispute
   C.) Financial dispute
   D.) Trade dispute

Answer: Option 'B'

​Territorial dispute

  • 8. Who is the present Agriculture Minister of India?
   A.) Shri Radha Mohan Singh 
   B.) Shri Prakash Javadekar
   C.) Shri Suresh prabhu
   D.) Shri Naresh Kumar

Answer: Option 'A'

Shri Radha Mohan Singh 

  • 9. Who announces Launch Of ‘Swachhata Hi Seva Movement’?
   A.) Shri Arun Jaitley
   B.) Prime Minister Narendra Modi
   C.) Shri Suresh Sharma
   D.) Shri Vivek Sharma

Answer: Option 'B'

​Prime Minister Narendra Modi

  • 10. How many companies were awarded Gold Certificates at Secondary Steel Sector Awards?
   A.) 12
   B.) 20
   C.) 25
   D.) 24

Answer: Option 'A'

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