Current Affairs Quiz English September 20 2019 - For RRB NTPC & Group D MCQs

1.

Who won the 50m freestyle in swimming by breaking her own national record at the 73rd Glenmark National senior aquatics championships 2019 & became the fastest female swimmer of India ?

   A.) Shikha Tandon
   B.) Arati Saha
   C.) Rujuta
   D.) Bhakti Sharma

Answer: Option 'C'

Rujuta

2.

Mithali Raj announced retirement recently, she is associated with which sport ?

   A.) Chess
   B.) Cricket
   C.) Badminton
   D.) Tennis

Answer: Option 'B'

Cricket

3.

Who headed the National Green Tribunal (NGT) committee that suggests the Unique Identification Numbers (UID) for water bodies in Delhi?

   A.) S. N. Hussain
   B.) Suryanarayan Naidu
   C.) Venkata Ramulu
   D.) S P Garg

Answer: Option 'D'

S P Garg

4.

Name the Indian Cricket Captain, who won 28 test matches as a captain in Overseas Tests & became the most successful Indian Captain in Overseas Tests .

   A.) Sachin Tendulkar
   B.) MS Dhoni
   C.) Virat Kohli
   D.) Sourav Ganguly

Answer: Option 'C'

Virat Kohli

5.

Who is the author of the book titled “First They Erased Our Name: A Rohingya Speaks” ?

   A.) Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
   B.) Jhumpa Lahiri
   C.) Kiran Desai
   D.) Sophie Ansel

Answer: Option 'D'

Sophie Ansel

6.

Which sector is set to receive Rs. 25,000 crore from the Union government of India as investment for the next 5 years ?

   A.) Department of Heavy Industries
   B.) Department of Fertilizers
   C.) Department of Fisheries
   D.) Department of Telecommunications

Answer: Option 'C'

Department of Fisheries

7.

This company will build 1GW electric vehicle battery plant.

   A.) Hindustan Petroleum
   B.) Bharat Petroleum
   C.) Indian Oil
   D.) Essar Energy

Answer: Option 'C'

Indian Oil

8.

Where was the 4th General Assembly of the Association of World Election Bodies (A-WEB) held?

   A.) Bengaluru, Karnataka
   B.) New Delhi, Delhi
   C.) Mumbai, Maharashtra
   D.) Kolkata, West Bengal

Answer: Option 'A'

Bengaluru, Karnataka

9.

Who was appointed as the 25th Director General of BSF?

   A.) Lachhu Ram
   B.) Vivek Kumar(V.K) Johri
   C.) Sanjeev Kumar Singh
   D.) Rajni Kant Mishra

Answer: Option 'B'

Vivek Kumar(V.K) Johri

10.

Which country took over the chair of Association of World Election Bodies (A-WEB) for the 2019-21 term from Romania ?

   A.) Japan
   B.) Russia
   C.) United States
   D.) India

Answer: Option 'D'

India

11.

Who is the minister of Petroleum, now?

   A.) Smriti irani
   B.) Rambilas Paswas
   C.) Dharmendra Pradhan
   D.) Ravishankar Prasad

Answer: Option 'C'

Dharmendra Pradhan

12.

Where was the International Conference on “Initiatives and Challenges of Social Media and Information Technology in Elections” held ?

   A.) New Delhi, Delhi
   B.) Bengaluru, Karnataka
   C.) Mumbai, Maharashtra
   D.) Kolkata, West Bengal

Answer: Option 'B'

Bengaluru, Karnataka

13.

Indian shooter Yashaswini Singh Deswal wins __________ medal at ISSF World Cup.

   A.) Gold
   B.) Bronze
   C.) Silver
   D.) None of the Above

Answer: Option 'A'

Gold

14.

Who was appointed as the Chairman of Association of World Election Bodies (AWEB) for the term 2019-21 ?

   A.) Ashok Lavasa
   B.) Rajiv Mehrishi
   C.) Sunil Arora
   D.) Om Prakash Rawat

Answer: Option 'C'

Sunil Arora

15.

How many years of Jail term is proposed for violence against doctors as per the draft bill titled, “ The Health Care Service Personnel and Clinical Establishments (Prohibition of Violence and Damage to Property) Bill”, 2019?

   A.) 10 Years
   B.) 15 Years
   C.) 20 Years
   D.) 12 Years

Answer: Option 'A'

10 Years

16.

As the governments move of merger of 10 PSBs into 4, the banks Oriental Bank of Commerce and United Bank of India will be absorbed by which bank?

   A.) State Bank of India
   B.) Bank of Baroda
   C.) Punjab National Bank
   D.) Canara Bank

Answer: Option 'C'

Punjab National Bank

17.

Who will chair the panel of ministers that will study the proposal of Ministry of Health, Government of India(GoI) to ban the production and import of e-cigarettes, through an ordinance ?

   A.) Venkaiah Naidu
   B.) Ram Nath Kovind
   C.) Narendra Modi
   D.) Nirmala Sitharaman

Answer: Option 'D'

Nirmala Sitharaman

18.

Scientists from which institute have developed the biggest-ever computer chip using carbon nanotubes (CNT)- RV16XNano?

   A.) Yale University
   B.) Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
   C.) Stanford University
   D.) Harvard University

Answer: Option 'B'

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

19.

How many lunar bound orbit manoeuvre was carried out by Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft on it way to Moon's south pole?

   A.) 13
   B.) 9
   C.) 7
   D.) 5

Answer: Option 'D'

5

20.

SATHI was in news recently, what does ‘A’ stands for ___________ .

   A.) A – Assets
   B.) A – Analytical
   C.) A – Arbitrage
   D.) A – Adaptive

Answer: Option 'B'

A – Analytical


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