Shine India Online Education Hub Current Affairs Quiz 09 September 2017

    Germany Unveils World's Most Powerful X-Ray Laser
    The world's most powerful X-ray laser called the European X-ray Free Electron Laser (XFEL) was officially inaugurated in Hamburg, northern city of Germany on 28th September. The 3.4 kn - long European XFEL will act as a high speed camera that can capture images of individual atoms in a few millionths of a billionth of a second. It will allow scientists to map atomic details of viruses, create films of chemical reactions, and study the processes deep within stars and planets.
    Empowered steering committee constituted
    Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has approved the constitution of an Empowered Steering Committee (ESC) on the basis of the recommendations of the interim report of the Task Force. The Task Force was constituted in September 2016 for the preparation of a comprehensive action plan, including short-term and medium to long-term measures for effective participation of Indian sportspersons in the next three Olympic Games to be held in 2020 (Tokyo), 2024 (Paris) and 2028 (Los Angeles).
  • 1. Who was appointed interim chairman of the goods and services tax network (GSTN) after GSTN's first chairman Navin Kumar completed his term?
   A.) G.V. Pandey
   B.) M.B. Pandey
   C.) N.V. Pandey
   D.) R.G. Pandey

Answer: Option 'B'

M.B. Pandey

  • 2. Which state tops in manufacturing excellence according to ASSOCHAM study?
   A.) Uttar Pradesh
   B.) Karnataka
   C.) Kerala
   D.) Tamil Nadu

Answer: Option 'B'


  • 3. Magnitude 8 powerful earthquake hit which state in southern Mexico?
   A.) Chihuahua
   B.) Baja California Sur
   C.) Chiapas
   D.) Campeche

Answer: Option 'C'


  • 4. Assam signs a MoU with this company to increase digital literacy.
   A.) Apple
   B.) Microsoft
   C.) Google
   D.) Facebook

Answer: Option 'C'


  • 5. Assam Government signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Google India, to provide Internet connection to
    Current Affairs Quiz 09 September 2017
   A.) 30,000 villages
   B.) 26,000 villages
   C.) 15,000 villages
   D.) 17,000 villages

Answer: Option 'B'

26,000 villages

  • 6. Which of the following set to get Maharatna status recently?
   A.) Essar Oil
   B.) Indian Oil Corporation
   C.) Hindustan Petroleum Corporation
   D.) Bharat Petroleum Corporation

Answer: Option 'D'

Bharat Petroleum Corporation

  • 7. Who becomes first England bowler to take 500 Test wickets?
   A.) James Anderson
   B.) Shane Warne
   C.) Glenn McGrath
   D.) Kraigg Brathwaite

Answer: Option 'A'

James Anderson

  • 8. Where did the First batch of 1000 E-rickshaws flagged off?
   A.) Indore
   B.) Gurugram
   C.) Vishakapatnam
   D.) Lucknow

Answer: Option 'B'


  • 9. When was South Africa invited to join by BRIC and expanded to include 5 countries with changed acronym of BRICS? 
   A.) 2012
   B.) 2011
   C.) 2010
   D.) 2013

Answer: Option 'C'


  • 10. Which country’s Parliament endorses laws barring criminals, corrupt from contesting polls ?
   A.) South Africa
   B.) Bangladesh
   C.) Nepal
   D.) Sri Lanka

Answer: Option 'C'