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ONLINE CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ - SEPTEMBER 2015


1) The High Court of which state directed the state government to ensure that the national flag is hoisted at madrasas across the state on Independence Day and Republic Day?
A) Madhya Pradesh
B) Bihar
C) Uttar Pradesh
D) Gujarat

2) Name the Railway Zone has become the first zone in Indian Railways to eliminate all unmanned level crossings from its system by August 31, 2015?
A) South Central Railway Zone
B) North Eastern Railway Zone
C) East Central Railway
D) West Central Railway Zone

3) Hindi Diwas was observed across India on?
A) 4th September
B) 14th September
C) 20th September
D) 25th September

4) Name the two rivers which were formally linked with the commissioning of Pattiseema lift irrigation project in Krishna district in Andhra Pradesh?
A) Godavari and Krishna
B) Cauvery and Godavari
C) Krishna and Cauvery
D) Godavari and Narmada

5) Name the renowned Mohiniyattam dancer and Padma Shri awardee who passed away recently at the age of 74 years?
A) Sunanda Nair
B) Jayaprabha Menon
C) Pallavi Krishnan
D) Kalamandalam Satyabhama

6) Teacher's Day was celebrated across India on the birth anniversary of 2nd President of India, Dr S Radhakrishnan, on?
A) 5th September
B) 10th September
C) 20th September
D) 25th September

7) Name the NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman who was appointed as Sherpa for the G20 Summit, replacing Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu?
A) Arvind Panagariya
B) Bibek Debroy
C) V.K. Saraswat
D) Ramesh Chand

8) Name the Chinese city which was chosen by the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) to host the 2022 Asian Games?
A) Beijing
B) Shanghai
C) Hangzhou
D) Shenzen

9) At which place three-day International Buddhist conclave took place in which delegates from 47 countries, including former Sri Lankan President Chandrika Kumaratunga, have come to attend?
A) Shimla
B) Bodh Gaya
C) Gangtok
D) Darjeeling

10) According to the report of Financial Times (FT), India in the first half of 2015 has emerged on top of the foreign direct investment league table, overtaking China and the United States. How much FDI India received during this period?
A) $6 billion
B) $13 billion
C) $31 billion
D) $45 billion

11) What is the name of famous application software whose latest version was released by Microsoft, the latest addition to its cloud-based subscription service Office 365?
A) Microsoft Office 2015
B) Microsoft Office 2016
C) Windows 10
D) Windows 11

12) Under which scheme the Centre has decided to provide additional 50 days of work in drought-hit areas to provide relief to farmers in view of deficit monsoon in various parts of the country?
A) MGNREGA
B) SARAL
C) SAHAJ
D) NIRMAN

13) Name the coastal city of South Africa which has been chosen to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games, making it the first city in Africa to do so?
A) Cape Town
B) Durban
C) Pretoria
D) Port Elizabeth

14) Union Government announced One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme for ex-servicemen of?
A) Armed forces
B) Railways
C) Paramilitary forces
D) Scientist

15) By which name Norway-based Telenor Group, which has been operating in India under the brand name Uninor for the last six years, has rebranded its Indian unit?
A) Uninor India
B) Telenor
C) MTS India
D) Matrix

16) Which prize was conferred by President Pranab Mukherjee to ISRO in recognition of its services in transforming India through the use of space technology and space based services?
A) Bharat Ratna
B) 2015 Space Pioneer Award
C) Gandhi Peace Prize 2014
D) Performance Excellence Award

17) With inflation running at record lows and the economy in danger of slowing down the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) cut its key repo rate by?
A) 25 basis points
B) 50 basis points
C) 75 basis points
D) 100 basis points

18) For how many years National Socialist Council of Nagaland- Khaplang was banned by the Union Government?
A) 2 years
B) 3 years
C) 4 years
D) 5 years

19) At which place the 10th World Hindi Conference (WHC) was organized from 10-12th September 2015 by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India in partnership with the Government of Madhya Pradesh?
A) Indore
B) Bhopal
C) Jabalpur
D) Gwalior

20) The world's 20 leading economies launched a new grouping aimed at boosting the role of women in global economic growth. What is the name of this group?
A) Women20
B) W20
C) G20
D) Women Power

21) Who was appointed as Chairperson of National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR)?
A) Shantha Sinha
B) Stuti Narain Kacker
C) Kushal Singh
D) Ranjit Negi

22) In respect of which chemical, Ministry of Home Affairs asked Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) not to allow bulk import in loose form on the ground that it poses threat to national security?
A) Ammonium Oxide
B) Ammonium Nitrate
C) Silver Nitrate
D) Sodium Nitrate

23) At which place 55th Open National Athletics Championships 2015 was held?
A) Kolkata
B) Mumbai
C) Chennai
D) New Delhi

24) The social media giant Facebook has rebranded its internet access enabling platform Internet.org as?
A) Free Internet
B) Free Basics
C) Internet for All
D) Facebook Internet

25) Coins of which denomination will be issued by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to commemorate golden jubilee year of Indo-Pak War 1965?
A) Rs 1
B) Rs 5
C) Rs 10
D) Rs 50

26) Name the partner of Leander Paes along with whom he won the US Open Mixed Doubles Title 2015?
A) Sania Mirza
B) Serena Williams
C) Maria Sharapova
D) Martina Hingis

27) Name the project under which Google and RailTel (Indian Railways) have partnered to deliver Wi-fi access to around 400 railway stations across India?
A) Project Nilgiri
B) Project Wifi
C) Project Loom
D) Project Moon

28) Name the marathi film directed by Chaitanya Tamhane which was chosen as India's official entry for the 88th Academy Awards (Oscar) in the Best Foreign Film category?
A) Court
B) Secret
C) Monsoon
D) Courtroom

29) Who sworn in as Australia's 29th Prime Minister ousting longtime rival Tony Abbott?
A) Malcolm Turnbull
B) Kevin Rudd
C) Julia Gillard
D) John Howard

30) Name the former Indian Cricket Captain who was appointed President of Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB)?
A) Sunil Gavaskar
B) Anil Kumble
C) Sachin Tendulkar
D) Sourav Ganguly

31) On which day International Translation Day is celebrated every year on the feast of St. Jerome, the Bible translator who is considered the patron saint of translators?
A) 4th September
B) 8th September
C) 20th September
D) 30th September

32) Name the typhoon which struck Japan causing more than 100,000 people to leave homes as torrential rains cause widespread disruption in east part of the country?
A) Etau
B) Higos
C) Bavi
D) Maysak

33) International Literacy Day with the theme "Literacy and Sustainable Societies" was observed across the world on?
A) 1st September
B) 8th September
C) 12th September
D) 26th September

34) Name the option on the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) whose symbol was introduced by the Election Commission recently?
A) NOTA (None of the Above)
B) AOTA (Any of the Above)
C) AOTA (All of the Above)
D) NVA (Not Voting Anyone)

35) At which place 17th All-India Government Whips Conference was held?
A) Vishakapatnam
B) Cuttack
C) Hyderabad
D) Bengaluru

36) Name the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Volkswagen who has resigned amid a scandal involving software that allowed 11 million of the automaker's diesel vehicles worldwide to cheat emissions tests?
A) Martin Winterkorn
B) Matthias Muller
C) Mary T. Barra
D) Harald Krueger

37) According to the report of industry body Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) the total internet users of India crossed?
A) 100 million
B) 250 million
C) 350 million
D) 400 million

38) Name the Bollywood music composer who passed away recently due to cancer at the age of 51? (Some the famous films he gave music to was Aao Pyar Karen, Baabul, Baghban, etc.)
A) Aadesh Shrivastava
B) Himesh Reshammiya
C) Anu Malik
D) Pritam

39) Name India's key missile testing facilities in Odisha which was named after former President APJ Abdul Kalam?
A) Butcher Island
B) Willingdon Island
C) Wheeler Island
D) Great Nicobar Island

40) World Heart Day 2015 with theme "creating heart-healthy environments" was observed across the world on?
A) 9th September
B) 19th September
C) 24th September
D) 29th September

41) Name the president of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and former ICC Chief who passed away recently at the age of 75?
A) Sharad Pawar
B) N Srinivasan
C) Jagmohan Dalmiya
D) Rajiv Shukla

42) In which planet of the solar system, scientists at National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) found strong evidence of liquid water?
A) Mercury
B) Venus
C) Mars
D) Jupiter

43) Name the painkilling drug that is responsible for the death of vultures in large numbers, reducing them to a critically endangered species in India and has been recently banned by the Union Ministry of Health?
A) Diclofenac
B) Bromfenac
C) Etodolac
D) Ibuprofen

44) Name the Naval warship, the largest-ever warship to be built in India, which was commissioned by defence minister Manohar Parrikar at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai?
A) INS Vikramaditya
B) INS Kochi
C) INS Shivalik
D) INS Kamorta

45) Census of which animal was conducted for the first time in India recently? (According to the census report the total number of spotted animal is 7910.)
A) Lion
B) Tiger
C) Rhinoceros
D) Leopard

46) Retirement fund manager EPFO has decided to increase the benefits under the Employees’ Deposit Linked Insurance (EDLI) scheme from Rs 3.6 lakh to _______?
A) 4 lakh
B) 5 lakh
C) 6 lakh
D) 7 lakh

47) Name the former President of India in whose memory commemorative coins of Rs 125, Rs 10 was released recently?
A) Dr S Radhakrishnan
B) Dr Rajendra Prasad
C) Dr Shankar Dayal Sharma
D) Dr A P J Abdul Kalam

48) Name the Indian Stock Exchange which has extended its lead as the world's top exchange in terms of the number of listed companies
A) Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE)
B) National Stock Exchange (NSE)
C) Calcutta Stock Exchange (CSE)
D) MCX Stock Exchange