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Current Affairs Quiz: 18 September 2020

The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as PayTM, FDI in Defence  and subsidy schemes for e-scooters among others. 

Sep 18, 2020 18:19 IST
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18 September 2020:The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as PayTM, FDI in Defence  and subsidy schemes for e-scooters among others. 

1.India’s first exclusive private jet terminal has been inaugurated at which airport?
a)Indira Gandhi International Airport 
b)Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj
c)Kempegowda International Airport
d)Cochin International Airport

2.Which app has been removed from Google Play Store?
a)PayTM
b)Google Pay
c)Bhim
d)PayU

3.Which state has decided to provide cows to families with malnourished children?
a)Haryana
b)Jharkhand 
c)Bihar
d)Uttar Pradesh

4.Which state has announced subsidy schemes for e-scooters, rickshaws?
a)Uttar Pradesh
b)Gujarat 
c)Haryana
d)Delhi

5.Pakistan has decided to elevate the status of which region to a full-fledged province?
a)Mirpur
b)Poonch 
c)Muzaffarabad 
d)Gilgit Baltistan

6.Which Union Cabinet Minister resigned from the Ministry in protest against centre’s alleged ‘anti-farmer’ bills?
a)Smriti Irani
b)Thawar Chand Gehlot
c)Harsimrat Kaur Badal
d)Giriraj Singh

7.Which Indian was named by the UN in the list of 2020 Class of Young Leaders for Sustainable Development Goals?
a)Akash Rana
b)Udit Singhal 
c)Karambhir Singh 
d)Shresth Upadhyay

8.The centre has permitted how much Foreign Direct Investment in Defence Production through automatic route?
a)65 percent
b)70 percent
c)74 percent
d)80 percent 

Answers

1.(a) Indira Gandhi International Airport 
India's first exclusive private jet terminal was inaugurated by Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi on September 17, 2020. The exclusive terminal will handle flight operations of private jets.

2.(a) PayTM
Google has removed the Paytm app from the Play Store for allegedly violating its policies on gambling. The app is no longer available for download for Android users.

3.(d) Uttar Pradesh
In a unique move, the UP state government has decided to provide cows to families with malnourished children to ensure the availability of milk for them. The step was undertaken under the 'Poshan Abhiyan’ campaign will help in bringing down the level of malnourishment among children and women in the state.

4.(b) Gujarat
Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has announced an assistance scheme to encourage the use of battery-operated two-wheelers and three-wheelers in the state. 

5.(d) Gilgit Baltistan
Pakistan has decided to elevate the status of Gilgit Baltistan to a full-fledged province. Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan is expected to visit the region soon and make the formal announcement to elevate Gilgit-Baltistan to the status of a full-fledged province with all constitutional rights.

6.(c) Harsimrat Kaur Badal
Union Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal resigned from the Union Cabinet on September 17 in protest against "anti-farmer ordinances and legislation". The resignation came soon after Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Sukhbir Singh Badal opposed the two farmer-related bills in the Lok Sabha. President Ram Nath Kovind accepted the resignation on September 18, 2020. 
 
7.(b) Udit Singhal
Udit Singhal, an 18-year old Indian boy has been named by the United Nations in the list of 2020 Class of Young Leaders for Sustainable Development Goals. It is a highest-profile recognition opportunity for the youngsters who are leading efforts on the world’s most pressing issues.
 
8.(c) 74 percent 
The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) has issued a note on September 17, 2020, permitting the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) above 74% in the defence production on the automatic route.

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