Current affairs is an important part of competitive exams and to help you score more in this section we have compiled a weekly current affairs quiz. This week’s current affair quiz covers events that occurred between 9th to 14th September 2019. This weekly GK quiz is worth a try. Answer honestly and share your score in the comment section below.
Q. 1 In which state the India and Thailand’s forces will have a joint military practice, starting from 16th September and ending on 29th September 2019?
Q. 2 Government of which state decided to punish people who deface roadside tree?
Q. 3 Which day is celebrated in India as Hindi Diwas every year?
Q. 4 Which state introduced ‘Mukhya Mantri Dal Poshit Yojna’?
Q. 5 Which two UTs will have a common high court?
Q. 6 Where the 24th World Energy Congress was held?
Q. 7 India’s PM Narendra Modi recently inaugurated South Asia’s first cross-border oil pipeline. This pipeline connects India with which country?
Q. 8 Which Chinese ruled territory has been rocked by pro-democracy protests?
Banking & Business Affairs
Q. 9 Where the PM on India inaugurated India’s second Multi-Model-Cargo Terminal?
Q. 10 Which Indian bank launched an offer for sale (OFS) to sell its stake in life Insurence?
Awards and Recognition
Q. 11 Which film received Golden Lion for Best Film Award in 76th International Festival Award?
Q. 12 Which country won the award of Best Video for Asia Pacific region for UNWTO Tourism Video Competition 2019?
Q. 13 Who has sworn-in as the first Lokayukta of Andhra Pradesh?
Q. 14 Who has been appointed as the Principal Secetratory to PM Narendra Modi?
Q. 15 Who has been appointed as the Principal Advisor to PM Narendra Modi?
Q. 16 Where the World’s Highest Marathon will be held?
Q. 17 Who won 2019 US Open title?
Q. 18 Who won Vietnam Open BWF Tour Super 100 badminton tournament?
Here you will get the answers to all the asked questions. Be honest while attempting the question and give you one mark with each right answer. Don’t forget to share your score with us.
Ans. 1 This year the Joint military practice session of India and Thailand’s forces named as Maitree will be held in Meghalaya. The joint military practice between India and Thailand is being held since 2006 every year.
Ans. 2 Tamil Nadu State introduced penalty and imprisonment on defacing trees on the roadside. This penalty of Rs.25,000 and a jail term of up to 3 years will be imposed on those will put up advertisements, cables, and lights on trees.
Ans. 3 Hindi Diwas is observed every year on 14 September all over India since 1953. On this day in 1949 Constitution Assembly adopted Hindi as official language of India.
Ans. 4 Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat launched ‘Mukhya Mantri Dal Poshit Yojna’ in the state to two kilograms of two different types of pulse to the state ration card holders on lesser price than the market price.
Ans. 5 J&K and Ladakh will formerly become two separate Union territories (UTs) on 31 October 2019. Both of the UTs will have a common high court.
Ans. 6 The 24th World Energy Congress was held in Abu Dhabi UAE. The theme of this World Energy Congress was ‘Energy for Prosperity’.
Ans. 7 Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Nepal counterpart KP Sharma jointly inaugurated South Asia’s first cross-border oil pipeline. This pipeline connects Motihari (Bihar) of India with Amlekhgunj of Nepal.
Ans. 8 The people from Hong-Kong, Chinese ruled territory have been demonstrated their anger on the street against China in the form of pro-democracy protests.
Ans. 9 PM Narendra Modi inaugurated India’s second Multi-Model-Cargo Terminal Sahibganj in Ranchi, Jharkhand. This Cargo Terminal will open up the industries of Jharkhand and Bihar for global market.
Ans. 10 State Bank Of India launched a two-day offer for sale (OFS) to sell stake in SBI Life Insurance Co Ltd. Bank wants to sell up to 3.5% of its stake through OFS.
Ans. 11 Golden Lion for Best Film Award 2019 was given to Joker directed by Todd Phillips.
Ans. 12 India’s ‘Yogi of the Racetrack’ received the award of Best Video for Asia Pacific region for UNWTO Tourism Video Competition 2019.
Ans. 13 Justice P Lakshmana Reddy, retired judge from erstwhile Andhra Pradesh has been appointed as the first Lokayukta of Andhra Pradesh.
Ans. 14 Dr. P. K. Mishra has been appointed as the Principal Secetratory to PM Narendra Modi by ACC (Appointments Committee of Cabinet). Mr. Mishra served as Additional Principal Secetratory to Modi government during 2014-19.
Ans. 15 Mr. P.K. Sinha, former Cabinet Secretary has been appointed as the Principal Advisor to PM Narendra Modi by ACC.
Ans. 16 World’s Highest Marathon will be held in Leh town, Ladakh. In this Marathon more than 6,000 runner from India and 25 other countries will participate.
Ans. 17 Rafael Nadal, the world’s number two won the 2019 US Open title. He defeated Daniil Medvedev to win the US Open title 2019.
Ans. 18 India’s Sourabh Verma won Vietnam Open BWF Tour Super 100 badminton tournament by defeating China’s Sun Fei Xiang.