Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 2nd to 8th September 2019

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To help you with the competitive exam we are here with the current affairs quiz for the week from 2nd to 8th September 2019. Based on the incidents that took place in this week, we have divided this weekly quiz into different sections. You should attempt every section of this GK quiz and try to give answers honestly. Don’t forget to share your score with us in the comment section below.

National Affairs

Q. 1        On which date Moon lander “Vikram” was scheduled to land on moon land?

Q. 2        Name the festival which is recently celebrated in Odisha to welcome the newly harvest crop of the season?

Q. 3        Which place won the award of Best Swachh Iconic Place?

Q. 4        Which ministry wins the award of Best Ministry for the implementation of Swachhata action plan 2018-19?

International Affairs

Q. 5        Why the U. S. President Donald Trump has called of the peace talks with the Taliban Leaders?

Q. 6        Where the 7th RCEP ministerial meeting to commence?

Q. 7        When International Literacy Day is observed every year?

Q. 8        What is the target of the World Health Organisation to eliminate measles and rubella from South-East Asia Region?

Banking and Economy Affairs

Q. 9        What are the two Repo linked products that IDBI bank will launch soon?

Q. 10      What is the service that Reliance Jio has officially launched in September?

Q. 11      Commercial vehicles of which company have become the first in the country to get BS-VI certification?

Q. 12      According to CRISIL what is the GDP forecast of India for fiscal 2020?

Awards and Recognitions 

Q. 13      Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be honored with which award for his leadership and commitment to the Swachch Bharat Abhiyaan?

Q. 14      Who received the prestigious award of ‘Lamp of Peace of Saint Francis’?

Sports Affairs

Q. 15      Who has become the youngest captain of an international cricket team?

Q. 16      Who has become the fastest Indian wicket-keeper to claim 50 dismissals in test cricket?

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz Answers 

Here are the answers of all the asked questions, try to take help from this section just to cross-check your answers.  Be honest while answering the questions and share your score with us as well.    

Ans. 1    Vikram was scheduled to land on the moon on 7th September between 1.30 a.m. and 2.30 a.m. (IST) and “Pragyan” was scheduled to roll out of the between 5.30 a.m and 6.30 a.m but ISRO lost the connection at the eleventh hour and Vikram could not have a soft landing on moon.

Ans. 2    Odisha celebrates Naukhai Juhar, a harvest festival and one of the most ancient festivals of Odisha. This festival is celebrated every year on the Panchami tithi of Bhadra month (according on Hindu calendar). This festival is celebrated to welcome newly harvest crop (mainly rice) of the season.

Ans. 3    Vaishno Devi Shrine Board in Jammu and Kashmir received the honor of Best Swachh Iconic Place under Swachh Bharat Mission Awards. The improvement in sanitation despite a big number of visitors every day is the reason that this place received the award of Best Swachh Iconic Place.

Ans. 4    Indian railways received the award of Best Ministry for the implementation of Swachhata action plan 2018-19 from president Ram Nath Kovind on the occasion of Swachh Mahotsav 2019 in September 2019.

Ans.  5   U.S. has been talking with Taliban to being the peace in Afghanistan and to call back its troops from there. But recently the Taliban took the responsibility of a blast in Afghanistan which killed many people including one U.S. service member. So Donald Trump announced to stepped out from talking with the Taliban leaders which were to be held in previous week in U.S. at secret place.     

Ans. 6    The 7th RCEP (Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership) meeting of 10 members of ASEN countries is being held in Bangkok.

Ans. 7    Every year 8th September is celebrated as International Literacy Day all over the world. The Day aims to highlight the improvements that have been done and to be done in this field.

Ans. 8    WHO has to resolve the measles and rubella from the South-East Asia Region by 2023.

Ans. 9    IDBI Bank will introduce two Repo Linked Products – Suvidha Plus Home Loan and Suvidha Plus Auto Loan.

Ans. 10 Reliance Jio has launched its fiber-based wired broadband services named as JioFiber. This service offers minimum 100 Mbps speed of the internet at Rs. 699. With the launch of JioFiber the competition in this sector has been increased.

Ans. 11 Commercial Vehicles of Major Ashok Leyland has been upgraded to meet BS-VI emission norms.

Ans. 12 Rating agency CRISIL has revised India’s fiscal year 2020 GDP growth forecast to 6.3%.

Ans. 13 Mr. Narendra Modi, the PM of India will be honored with the prestigious ‘Global Goalkeeper Award’ felicitated by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for his leadership in Swachch Bharat Abhiyaan.

Ans. 14 Muhammad Yunus, a Nobel Laureate Professor from Bangladesh was conferred the ‘Lamp of Peace of Saint Francis’ award by the Vatican.

Ans. 15 Rashid Khan, the spinner of Afghanistan has become the caption of Afghanistan’s test Cricket team. He is appointed as the caption at the age of 20 years and 350 days. He is the youngest skipper ever in the history of cricket test match. 

Ans. 16 Rishabh Pant has become the fastest Indian wicket-keeper to claim 50 dismissals in test cricket. He broke the record of M.S. Dhoni by claiming the 50th wicket in his 11th test match.

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