Current Affairs Quiz 23nd September 2018

  • 1. Which of the following country is to join as the third strategic partner of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)?
   A.) Saudi Arabia
   B.) Abu Dhabi
   C.) Dubai
   D.) Iraq

Answer: Option 'A'

​Saudi Arabia

  • 2. India's biggest cyclotron facility ‘Cyclone-30’ that will produce radioisotopes vital for diagnosis and treatment of cancer became operational at
   A.) Varanasi
   B.) Kolkata
   C.) Hyderabad
   D.) Bhubaneswar

Answer: Option 'B'

​Kolkata

  • 3. Bombay Stock Exchange Ltd (BSE) and ________ have got SEBI approval to launch commodity derivatives trading from 1 October, 2018.
   A.) Ahmedabad Stock Exchange Ltd.
   B.) Magadh Stock Exchange Ltd.
   C.) National Stock Exchange of India Ltd (NSE)
   D.) Calcutta Stock Exchange Ltd.

Answer: Option 'C'

National Stock Exchange of India Ltd (NSE)

  • 4. Recently, India and Niger signed an MoU for the implementation of Mahatma Gandhi International Convention Centre (MGICC) in _________, Niger with the Indian government's grant assistance.
   A.) Tahoua
   B.) Niamey
   C.) Zinder
   D.) Maradi

Answer: Option 'B'

​Niamey

  • 5. Which state gets $525 Million Loan for Infra Projects from BRICS Bank?
   A.) Madhya Pradesh 
   B.) Tamil Nadu
   C.) Kerala
   D.) Andhra Pradesh

Answer: Option 'A'

Madhya Pradesh 

  • 6. Trump has suggested to build walls between ________ and ________.
   A.) Spain and Africa
   B.) Spain and France
   C.) Spain and Andorra
   D.) Spain and Portugal

Answer: Option 'A'

Spain and Africa

  • 7. From which country did World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) lift its ban?
   A.) China
   B.) Australia
   C.) England
   D.) Russia

Answer: Option 'D'

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) lifted a ban on RUSADA, Russia’s anti-doping agency. This paves the way for Russian athletes to return to competition across all sports.

  • 8. To commemorate its 140th anniversary The Hindu Groups has launched _________.
   A.) The Hindu Lounge Online
   B.) The Hindu Source and articles online
   C.) The Hindu e-collectible Online
   D.) The Hindu e-books Online

Answer: Option 'A'

​The Hindu Lounge Online

  • 9. Which state clears desk for RoRo ferry services expansion?
   A.) Gujarat
   B.) Karnataka
   C.) Bihar
   D.) Andhra Pradesh

Answer: Option 'A'

​Gujarat

  • 10. Which state holds inaugural Naval Flight Test Seminar?
   A.) Tamil Nadu 
   B.) Kerala
   C.) Goa
   D.) Madhya Pradesh

Answer: Option 'C'

​Goa