Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 16th to 22nd September 2019

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National Affairs

Q. 1        Where the ‘Howdy Modi’ program was organized and who addressed people in this program.

Q. 2        Election Commission announced the Assembly Elections 2019 for which states?

Q. 3        India is to run a special training program for the civil servants of which country?

Q. 4        Despite the US pressure India signed an agreement with which country to buy defense equipment?

Q. 5        Which state is going to host the United Nations International Conference to discuss the issues related to drug menace and other issues like HIV and Aids?

International Affairs    

Q. 6        Indian Post starts its service to which 6 new countries?

Q. 7        Who has been appointed as the new National Security Advisor of USA after John Bolton?

Q. 8        Which country recently unveils the tallest tower of South Asia?

Q. 9        US President Donald Trump has announced sanctions for which country?

Q. 10      When the birthday of the famous character Batman is celebrated?

Banking/ Economy and Business Affairs 

Q. 11      Finance Minister announced the ban on which type of cigarette?

Q. 12      To fight with the slowdown in Economy what is most important and challenging step that Indian Finance Minister has announced?

Q. 13      Which two companies joined hands to work together in areas of aerospace, industrial automation, 3-D printing artificial intelligence and hydraulic system engineering?

Q. 14      Name the institutions that launched ‘Code for Responsible Lending’ (CRL) for the microcredit industry?

Award and Recognition

Q. 15      Who has been awarded as the Best Actor and Best Actress in IIFA Award 2019?

Q. 16      Who received the Dr. Kalam Smriti International Excellence Award 2019?

Sports Affairs

Q. 17      Who won the 150- up format at the IBSF World Billiards Championship held in Mandalay, Myanmar?

Q. 18      Who wins the second FIFA Basketball World cup?

Answers

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Ans.1     One of the most talked event of recent days was ‘Howdy Modi’ organized at NRG Huston. Indian PM Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump both addressed tens of thousands in this event. This is important ever to keep remember as its first time when US President shared a stage like this with any other politician from any country.

Ans.2     The Election Commission announced the election for Maharashtra and Harayana. In both of the states the assembly election will be held to choose the next CM for the state. The election will be held on October 21 2019.

Ans.3     India will run the special training program for the Maldivian Civil Servants in Delhi and Mussoorie. The training program will be conducting as a part of MoU between both of the countries.

Ans.4     India and Russia both of the countries have signed an agreement according to which India will but S-400 from Russia. Indian will also start manufacturing spare parts and components for the Russian military equipment.

Ans.5     The governor of Manipur announced that Manipur will host the United Nations International Conference to discuss the issues related to drug menace and other issues like HIV and Aids.

Ans.6     Indian Post starts its services to Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Ecuador, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, and North Macedonia.

Ans.7     Robert O’Brien has been appointed as the NSA in the USA after departure of John Bolton from this post as he and President Trump had some differences.

Ans.8     Sri Lanka recently unveiled the tallest tower of South Asia in Colombo. The height of the tower is 350 meter and it is named as Lotus Tower.

Ans.9     Donald Trump announced and ordered new sanctions on Tehran, Iran. After the attacks on Saudi oil facilities, the tension between the USA and Iran has increased and USA has also announced to send their troops to Gulf.

Ans.10  Birthday of Batman was celebrated on 21 September. On this day in 2019, many people participated in a running competition in the Bat Man’s dress.

Ans.11  FM Nirmala Sitharaman announced the e-cigarette ban in India.

Ans.12  The Finance Minister announced to cut down the corporate tax to boost the economy of the country. The new tax has become 25.17% from 34.94% for existing domestic companies.  

Ans.13  Defence PSU BEML Ltd and Wipro Infrastructure Engineering signed an MoU to work in aerospace, industrial automation, 3-D printing artificial intelligence and hydraulic system engineering.

Ans.14  ‘Code for Responsible Lending’ (CRL) was launched by Microfinance Institutions Network (MFIN) and Sa-Dhan along with FIDC (Finance Industry Development Council) for the microcredit industry.

Ans.15  In IIFA 2019 the Best Actor in a leading role (Male) award was given to Ranveer Singh for Padmaavat. The  Best Actor in a leading role (Female) award winner is Alia Bhatt for Raazi.

Ans.16  The PM of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina was conferred with Dr. Kalam Smriti International Excellence Award 2019 for a vision of peaceful South Asia.

Ans.17  Pankaj Advani from India won the 150- up format at the IBSF World Billiards Championship held in Mandalay, Myanmar. He defeated Nay Thway Oo to be a winner in this championship.

Ans.18  Spain defeated Argentina to win a gold medal in FIFA Basketball World Cup.

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