Current Affairs Quiz: September 17 2019

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Questions Based on Current Affairs September 17 2019

  1. What is the maximum limit for an individual to receive gifts upto which they are not required to inform the government as per the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA), 2011 new amendment ?
    1) Rs 1 lakh
    2) Rs 2 lakh
    3) Rs 3 lakh
    4) Rs 5 lakh
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  1) Rs 1 lakh
    Explanation:
    As per the amended rules of Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA), 2011, the individuals who receive gifts up to Rs 1 lakh are not required to inform the government. Before the amendment, the threshold limit was Rs 25,000 as per the market value of the gift in India.
  2. Which act was amended by the Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorized Occupants) Amendment Bill, 2019 ?
    1) Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorised Occupants) Act, 1967
    2) Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorised Occupants) Act, 1969
    3) Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorised Occupants) Act, 1973
    4) Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorised Occupants) Act, 1971
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  4) Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorised Occupants) Act, 1971
    Explanation:
    On September 16, 2019 The Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorized Occupants) Amendment Bill, 2019 which provides for the eviction of unauthorized occupants from public premises in certain cases has come into effect. It amends the Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorised Occupants) Act, 1971. The new bill is expected to increase the availability of government residential accommodations for eligible beneficiaries and reduce the waiting period.
  3. Who inaugurated the National Centre for Clean Coal Research and Development (NCCCR&D) ?
    1) Narendra Modi
    2) Harsh Vardhan
    3) Ram Nath Kovind
    4) Venkaiah Naidu
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  2) Harsh Vardhan
    Explanation:
    On September 16, 2019, Union Minister of Science & Technology, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, inaugurated the National Centre for Clean Coal Research and Development (NCCCR&D) at Indian Institute of Science (IISc)- Bengaluru, Karnataka which was set up by the union government through the Department of Science & Technology (DST), in the presence of Secretary, DST ,Prof. Ashutosh Sharma and Director, IISc, Prof. Anurag Kumar.
  4. Where was the India’s first Interdisciplinary Centre for Energy Research (ICER) setup ?
    1) Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
    2) Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
    3) Indian Institute of Science- Bengaluru
    4) Indian Institute of Technology- Delhi
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  3) Indian Institute of Science- Bengaluru
    Explanation:
    Union Minister of Science & Technology, Dr. Harsh Vardhan also dedicated India’s first of its kind centre equipped with state-of-art facilities- an Interdisciplinary Centre for Energy Research (ICER) to the nation. It is one of the youngest centres at IISc- Bengaluru. iv. India has an aim to generate 175 GW(Giga-Watt) of clean energy by 2022. Out of this, 100 GW would be through solar and remaining through other sources. v. The target to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases stands between 33% and 35% by 2030 and country has reduced it to 21%.
  5. For which of the following association students, Dr S Jaishankar and Mr Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ launched the PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) fellowship programme, in Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) ?
    1) G4 nations
    2) Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development(OECD)
    3) BIMSTEC Nations
    4) Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  4) Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
    Explanation:
    On September 16, 2019, External Affairs Minister (EAM) of India Dr S Jaishankar and Minister of Human Resource Development (MHRD) Mr Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ launched the PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) fellowship programme, initially launched by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), in Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) for the students from Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). In January 2018, prime minister Modi had notified to offer 1000 integrated PhD fellowships for ASEAN students in IITs at the 25th Anniversary ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit in New Delhi.
  6. Where was the 1st edition of the 5 days maiden trilateral exercise of Singapore, India and Thailand named SITMEX (Singapore-India-Thailand Maritime Exercise) held ?
    1) Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar islands
    2) Bukit Timah, Singapore
    3) New Delhi, India
    4) Bangkok, Thailand
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  1) Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar islandss
    Explanation:
    5 days maiden trilateral exercise of Singapore, India and Thailand named SITMEX (Singapore-India-Thailand Maritime Exercise) was commenced on September 16, 2019 at Port Blair, the capital of Andaman and Nicobar islands to strengthen the maritime relationships of the three countries and to enhance security. The maiden IN-RSN-RTN Trilateral exercise will conclude on September 20, 2019.
  7. Name the Indian Naval Ship, which is participating in the 1st edition of the 5 days maiden trilateral exercise of Singapore, India and Thailand named SITMEX (Singapore-India-Thailand Maritime Exercise) .
    1) INS Ranvijay
    2) INS Ranvir
    3) INS Viraat
    4) INS Kolkata
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  2) INS Ranvir
    Explanation:
    Indian Naval Ship(INS)-Ranvir participated in the exercise along with Singapore’s RSN Tenacious(stealth frigate) and His Majesty’s Thailand Ship (HTMS)Kraburi(missile frigate), Indian Naval Ship(INS)-Ranvir- missile destroyer, Kora- missile corvette(a small warship designed for convoy escort duty) and Sukanya- offshore patrol vessel along with P8I Long Range Maritime Reconnaissance aircraft.
  8. Which state government along with Regional Cancer Centre (RCC) has signed MoU with Maldives to strengthen cancer care in the island nation by giving training to doctors ?
    1) Tamil Nadu
    2) Maharashtra
    3) Kerala
    4) Uttar Pradesh
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  3) Kerala
    Explanation:
    On September 16, 2019 the govt. of Kerala and the Regional Cancer Centre (RCC) jointly signed Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) with Maldives to strengthen cancer care in the island nation by giving training to doctors. Maldivian minister Abdulla Ameen and Kerala’s health minister KK Shylaja signed the MoU in presence of Kerala Chief Minister(CM) Pinarayi Vijayan.
  9. Name the cleanliness drive, which was undertaken by Indian Railways aimed at collecting plastic waste from all railway premises to create awareness for a greater impact against single-use plastic.
    1) Swachata Abhiyaan
    2) Massive Shramdan
    3) Swachh Railways
    4) Clean Plastic
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  2) Massive Shramdan
    Explanation:
    On September 17, 2019, The Indian Railways has once again carrying out a “Massive Shramdan” drive movement aimed at collecting plastic waste from all railway premises to create awareness for a greater impact against single-use plastic.
  10. Name the exercise that held in DONGUZ ranges near Orenburg, Russia under the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation(SCO) and Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) which has participants from SCO member countries .
    1) Shatrujeet
    2) Nomadic Elephant
    3) Tsentr (centre)
    4) Yudh Abyas
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 3) Tsentr (centre)
    Explanation:
    On September 14, 2019 the opening ceremony of exercise “TSENTR 2019” which forms part of the Russian Armed Forces’ annual training cycle, under the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation(SCO) and Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), was conducted at the DONGUZ ranges near Orenburg, Russia. 8 SCO member countries inclusive of Russia namely China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, India, and Pakistan are participating in the exercise that will conclude on 23 September 2019. The exercise which mainly focuses on countering international terrorism, comprises of two modules where the first module focuses on counter-terror operations,defensive measures and the second module focuses on offensive operations.
  11. To how much amount of aggregate savings deposits in the Indian private and public sector banks (PSBs) reached as on March 31, 2019 as per the Handbook of Statistics on the Indian Economy 2018-19?
    1) Rs 33.72 lakh crore
    2) Rs 35.72 lakh crore
    3) Rs 37.72 lakh crore
    4) Rs 39.72 lakh crore
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  4) Rs 39.72 lakh crore
    Explanation:
    According to the Handbook of Statistics on the Indian Economy 2018-19 released by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on September 15, 2019, the aggregate savings deposits in the Indian private and public sector banks (PSBs) reached Rs 39.72 lakh crore as on March 31, 2019. The foreign banks had a share of Rs 58,630 crore. i. Savings deposits: The total savings deposits with commercial banks (including foreign banks) in 2018- 19 stood at Rs 40.31 lakh crore, up from Rs 36.55 lakh crore in 2017-18.
  12. What is the GDP(Gross Domestic Product) growth of India in Q1(Apr-June) for the year 2019-20 as per the Reserve Bank of India(RBI) ?
    1) 5%
    2) 7%
    3) 6.5%
    4) 5.5%
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  1) 5%
    Explanation:
    India’s GDP (Gross Domestic Product) growth recorded for the Q1(Apr-June) 2019-20 is 5% which is at a six-year low.
  13. BBPS was in news recently what does ‘P’ stands for ___________ .
    1) P – Percentage
    2) P – Payments
    3) P – Profit
    4) P – Price
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  2) P – Payments
    Explanation:
    P stands for Payments.The full form of BBPS is Bharat Bill Payment System(BBPS).
  14. Which of the following payments has been allowed through the Bharat Bill Payment System(BBPS) by Reserve Bank of India as on september 16, 2019 ?
    1) Single time Payments
    2) Fixed Payments
    3) Recurring Payments
    4) Multiple Payments
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 3) Recurring Payments
    Explanation:
    On September 16, 2019 the Reserve Bank of India(RBI) has extended the use of the Bharat Bill Payment System(BBPS) for all recurring(repetitive) payments such as school fees, insurance premiums and municipal taxes, Equated Monthly Installments (EMI) on a voluntary basis except for prepaid recharges to extend the scope and coverage of BBPS.
  15. How much percent of Tax Deducted at Source (TDS) on cash payments above Rs 1 crore made through Agricultural Produce Market Committees (APMCs) will be exempted from October 1, 2019 ?
    1) 1%
    2) 5%
    3) 4%
    4) 2%
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  4) 2%
    Explanation:
    Finance Minister of India Smt Nirmala Sitharaman notified that 2% Tax Deducted at Source (TDS) on cash payments above Rs 1 crore made through Agricultural Produce Market Committees (APMCs) will be exempted and it is set to be effective from October 1, 2019. This is aimed to discourage cash transactions and move towards a less-cash economy.
  16. Which organization has launched the Code for Responsible Lending (CRL) along with Sa-Dhan along with FIDC(Finance Industry Development Council) in order to bring transparency & address customer-centric issue ?
    1) Microfinance Institutions Network (MFIN)
    2) Bharat Financial Inclusion(BFIN)
    3) Reserve Bank of India(RBI)
    4) FINCA International
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  1) Microfinance Institutions Network (MFIN)
    Explanation:
    In order to bring more transparency & address customer-centric issue, the Code for Responsible Lending (CRL) for the microcredit industry was jointly launched by Microfinance Institutions Network (MFIN), the RBI-recognised self-regulatory organization & and industry association for the microfinance industry, Sa-Dhan along with FIDC(Finance Industry Development Council) at Sa-Dhan’s 15th Annual National Conference 2019 held in New Delhi.
  17. Name the new Export Credit Insurance Scheme (ECIS) launched by Export Credit Guarantee Corporation (ECGC) to ease the lending of loan to exporters .
    1) NIRVIK (Niryat Rin Vaigyanik Yojana)
    2) NIRVIK (Niryat Rin Vikash Yojana)
    3) NIRVIK (Niryat Rashtriya Vikash Yojana)
    4) NIRVIK (Niryat Rashtriya Vaigyanik Yojana)
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  2) NIRVIK (Niryat Rin Vikash Yojana)
    Explanation:
    On September 16, 2019, The Export Credit Guarantee Corporation (ECGC) has released a new Export Credit Insurance Scheme (ECIS) called NIRVIK (Niryat Rin Vikash Yojana) to ease the lending of loan to exporters so that they can get loans easily from banks. The details of the scheme were shared by Union Minister of Commerce and Industry and Railways, Piyush Goyal during a press conference at New Delhi. Central government will also give support of 8,500 crore rupees to ECGC in the next five years.
  18. How much percent insurance cover will be provided to the exporters on the loan amount through the NIRVIK (Niryat Rin Vikash Yojana) Scheme ?
    1) 95%
    2) 85%
    3) 90%
    4) 75%
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  3) 90%
    Explanation:
    The scheme provides 90% insurance cover on the loan amount of exporters & it covers on both principal and interest. The insurance cover will include both pre and post-shipment credit. At present ECGC provides credit guarantee of up to 60 % loss for both Principal and Interest.The enhanced cover mandates that foreign and rupee export credit interest rates should be below 4 % and 8 5 respectively for exporters.The ECIS support will be effective for 5years.
  19. Who launched a Common digital platform for electronic Certificates of Origin (CoO) issuance recently ?
    1) Subrahmanyam Jaishankar
    2) Dharmendra Pradhan
    3) Suresh Prabhu
    4) Piyush Goyal
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  4) Piyush Goyal
    Explanation:
    Piyush Goyal launched a Common digital platform for electronic Certificates of Origin (CoO) issuance. This platform will act as a single access point for exporters, Free Trade Agreements(FTA)/ Preferential Trade Agreements (PTA) and others.
  20. SIMS was in news recently, what does ‘M’ stands for ____________ .
    1) Monitoring
    2) Merchant
    3) Market
    4) Mobility
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  1) Monitoring
    Explanation:
    M stands for Monitoring. The full form of SIMS is Steel Import Monitoring System (SIMS). On September 16, 2019 the Commerce and industry minister Shri Piyush Goyal (also railway minister) and Piyush Goyal and minister of State Hardeep Singh puri launched Steel Import Monitoring System (SIMS) for obtaining steel import information by the govt and other stakeholders for efficient policy intervention.
  21. Which organization has signed an MoU with Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML) to work in areas such as aerospace components, industrial automation processing, 3-D printing, artificial intelligence and hydraulic system engineering ?
    1) Reliance Infrastructure ndia(RIN)
    2) Wipro Infrastructure Engineering (WIN)
    3) Robert Bosch GmbH
    4) Larsen and Toubro(L&T)
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  2) Wipro Infrastructure Engineering (WIN)
    Explanation:
    On September 16 2019, the Public Sector Unit (PSU) Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML) and Wipro Infrastructure Engineering (WIN) signed a Memorandum of Understanding(MoU), to work in areas such as aerospace components through special economic zone(SEZ) , industrial automation processing, 3-D printing, artificial intelligence and hydraulic system engineering. The MoU was signed in Bengaluru between DK Hota, the Chief Managing Director(CMD) of BEML and Pratik Kumar, Chief Executive Officer of WIN.
  22. ______ edition of annual Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremony for 2019 was held in Los Angeles, United States ?
    1) 73
    2) 72
    3) 70
    4) 71
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  4) 71
    Explanation:
    The 71st annual Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremony for 2019 was held over two nights on September 14- 15, 2019 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, United States. They were presented in technical and acting categories. They were given away before 71st Emmy Awards (Primetime Emmy Awards) scheduled to be held on September 22, 2019.
  23. Who became the oldest Emmy Winner at the age of 97 for Outstanding Variety Special (Live) in ‘Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s All in the Family’ and ‘The Jeffersons special’ ?
    1) Marla Gibbs
    2) Jean Stapleton
    3) Norman Lear
    4) Carroll O’Connor
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  3) Norman Lear
    Explanation:
    Norman Lear became the oldest Emmy Winner at the age of 97 for Outstanding Variety Special (Live) in ‘Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s All in the Family’ and ‘The Jeffersons special’. He surpassed the record held by Sir David Attenborough (aged 93).
  24. Which drama series had secured 32 nominations at 71st Emmy Awards, creating a record for the most number of Emmy nominations received in a single year surpassing the record held by Drama series ‘NYPD Blue’ with 27 nominations ?
    1) Game of Thrones
    2) After the Thrones
    3) Thronecast
    4) Once Upon a Time
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  1) Game of Thrones
    Explanation:
    ‘Game of Thrones’ season 8 has secured 32 nominations at 71st Emmy Awards, creating a record for the most number of Emmy nominations received in a single year surpassing the record held by Drama series ‘NYPD Blue’ with 27 nominations in 1994.
  25. Who was awarded with Dr Kalam Smriti International Excellence Award for the year 2019 ?
    1) Cyril Ramaphosa
    2) Sheik Hasina
    3) Muhammadu Buhari
    4) Paul Kagame
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  2) Sheik Hasina
    Explanation:
    On September 16, 2019 Bangladesh Prime Minister(PM) Sheik Hasina was awarded Dr Kalam Smriti International Excellence Award for the year 2019 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. She was awarded by T.P. Sreenivasan, Chief Adviser of the Dr Kalam Smriti International Advisory Council for her contribution in holding a healthy relation between India and Bangladesh,International peace and cooperation. With this award, Hasina has so far received 37 international accolades.
  26. Name the renowned Indian photographer, who was chosen as the first recipient of the inaugural “Acadmie des beaux-arts Photography Award – William Klein” for the year 2019 .
    1) Dabboo Ratnani
    2) Atul Kasbekar
    3) Rathika Ramasamy
    4) Raghu Rai
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  4) Raghu Rai
    Explanation:
    On September 16, 2019, renowned Indian photographer Raghu Rai was chosen as the first recipient of the inaugural “Acadmie des beaux-arts Photography Award – William Klein” for the year 2019 and will be awarded in the Palais de l’Institut de France, Paris, France on October 30. The award is named in honour of William Klein, the American born French photographer and filmmaker. The award, which will be conducted once in every two years alternating with Photography Prize Marc Ladreit de Lacharrière, will reward the photographer of all nationalities and ages for their entire career in photography. The award carries a monetary prize of 1,20,000 euros.
  27. Who became the India’s first female military diplomat to join Indian Mission abroad after joining the Indian Embassy in Russia ?
    1) Padmavathy Bandopadhyay
    2) Mitali Madhumita
    3) Anjali Singh
    4) Punita Arora
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  3) Anjali Singh
    Explanation:
    On September 10, 2019 Wing Commander Anjali Singh became India’s first female military diplomat posted on an Indian mission abroad after joining the Indian Embassy in Russia as Deputy Air Attache (air force officer involved in diplomatic operations). She previously served the Indian Air Force (IAF) for17 years as an Aeronautical Engineer(AE) and is also trained on MiG-29 aircraft.
  28. Name the air-to-air missile that was successfully flight-tested from Su-30 MKI off the coast of Odisha & became the India’s first air-to-air missile which is engaged accurately with the live aerial target demonstrating its capability.
    1) Astra
    2) Prithvi
    3) Akash
    4) Trishul
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 1) Astra
    Explanation:
    On September 17, 2019, The Indian Air Force (IAF) successfully flight-tested air-to-air missile Astra from Su-30 MKI as a part of user trials from the Bay of Bengal off the coast of Odisha. It is India’s first air-to-air missile which is engaged accurately with the live aerial target demonstrating its capability.
  29. What is the strike range of the Astra, an indigenously developed sophisticated Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile (BVRAAM) of India ?
    1) 80 km
    2) 55 km
    3) 60 km
    4) 70 km
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  4) 70 km
    Explanation:
    Astra, an indigenously developed sophisticated Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile (BVRAAM) is capable of engaging targets of different ranges and altitudes including long-range and short-range targets. It has a range of over 70 km and can fly towards its target at a speed of over 5,555 kilometres per hour.
  30. Which organization has developed the New-Generation Wargaming Software in collaboration with Maritime Warfare Centres (MWC) that was handed to Indian Navy for enabling Maritime Warfare Centres (MWCs) ?
    1) IIT Bombay
    2) IIT Delhi
    3) Institute for Systems Studies and Analysis (ISSA)
    4) Indian Institute of Science
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  3) Institute for Systems Studies and Analysis (ISSA)
    Explanation:
    On September 16, 2019, the Defence Research and Development Organisation(DRDO) handed over New-Generation Wargaming Software to the Indian Navy with the aim of enabling Maritime Warfare Centres (MWCs) and train using the latest technologies. The software was handed over by DRDO chairman and defence secretary G. Satheesh Reddy to G Ashok Kumar, the Vice Chief of Naval Staff at the Institute for Systems Studies and Analysis (ISSA), Delhi. The software is developed by DRDO’s laboratory- ISSA, Delhi in collaboration with MWC of Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.
  31. Which country has supplied Guided Bomb Spice-2000 to the Indian Air Force (IAF) recently ?
    1) United States
    2) Israel
    3) Russia
    4) China
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  2) Israel
    Explanation:
    On September 15, 2019, The Indian Air Force (IAF) has received the first consignment of the upgraded version of the Guided Bomb Spice-2000 with Mark 84 warheads and bombs from Israel at the Gwalior airbase, Madhya Pradesh. The bombs are being given to India under a contract worth about Rs 300 crore signed between India and Israel in June 2019.
  32. Who won the women’s singles title in the 6th edition of the 2019 Zhengzhou Open, which was her 15th WTA (Women’s Tennis Association) ?
    1) Angelique Kerber
    2) Caroline Wozniacki
    3) Sloane Stephens
    4) Karolina Pliskova
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  4) Karolina Pliskova
    Explanation:
    On September 15, 2019, World no.2 Czech tennis player Karolina Pliskova won her career 15th WTA (Women’s Tennis Association) title by defeating Croatia’s Petra Martic at the 6th edition of the 2019 Zhengzhou Open at Zhongyuan Tennis training base management Center, China. The prize money of the event that was held from September 9-15 was $1,000,000.
  33. Who topped the Men’s ATP Rankings 2019 ?
    1) Jimmy Connors
    2) Pete Sampras
    3) Roger Federer
    4) Novak Djokovic
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  3) Roger Federer
    Explanation:
    Roger Federer of Switzerland (310 weeks) got the top spot in the latest list followed by Pete Sampras(286 weeks) of US and Ivan Lendl (270 weeks) , who played for Czechoslovakia, and the US.
    S.NoNo. 1 PlayerTotal WeeksLongest Streak
    1Roger Federer310237 weeks
    2Pete Sampras286102 weeks
    3Ivan Lendl270157 weeks
    4Novak Djokovic269122 weeks
    5Jimmy Connors268160 weeks
  34. Sumit Nagal is associated with which sport ?
    1) Tennis
    2) Badminton
    3) Table Tennis
    4) Football
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  1) Tennis
    Explanation:
    India’s rising tennis player Sumit Nagal (22) of Haryana , who made it a career-best position in the ATP rankings & secured 159th position in the latest rankings released.
    S.NoName of the playerRank
    1Prajnesh Gunneswaran82nd
    2Ramkumar Ramanathan179
    3Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan (doubles rankings)43rd and 49th position respectively
    4Leander Paes78

Static GK Quiz based on Current Affairs:

  1. Chandraprabha Wildlife sanctuary is located in which state ?
    Answer
    Answer –  Uttar Pradesh
  2. What is the Chairman and MD of Export Credit Guarantee Corporation (ECGC) ?
    Answer
    Answer –  Geetha Muralidhar
  3. Who is the governor of Kerala ?
    Answer
    Answer –  Arif Mohammad Khan
  4. Who is the Chief of Naval Staff ?
    Answer
    Answer –  Admiral Karambir Singh
  5. What is the Capital and Currency of Bangladesh ?
    Answer
    Answer –  Capital- Dhaka & Currency- Bangladeshi taka