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Top Current Affairs Quiz: 11 September 2018

Sep 11, 2018 17:51 IST
    Top Current Affairs Quiz: 11 September 2018
    Top Current Affairs Quiz: 11 September 2018

    11 September 2018: 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 the topics like Bogibeel bridge, closure of Palestinian mission in US and mid-air refuelling trial among others.

    1. Which will be the focus country at the 87th Izmir International Trade Show in Turkey?
    a) India
    b) Morocco
    c) Egypt
    d) China

    2. Bogibeel, India’s longest rail-cum-road bridge, will be built over which river?
    a) Yamuna
    b) Brahmaputra
    c) Ganga
    d) Godavari

    3. Where will be the 12th Aero India show conducted in India?
    a) Mumbai
    b) Jodhpur
    c) Bengaluru
    d) Chennai

    4. When is the World Suicide Prevention Day observed every year?
    a) 7 September
    b) 8 September
    c) 9 September
    d) 10 September

    5. Which country has announced closure of Palestinian mission in its capital?
    a) Israel
    b) US
    c) Ghana
    d) Portugal

    6. Which technology giant has selected 7 grantees from India for its 'AI for Earth' programme?
    a) Google
    b) Amazon
    c) Facebook
    d) Microsoft

    7. India’s light combat aircraft successfully completed its first-ever mid-air refuelling trial recently. What is the aircraft called?
    a) Akash
    b) Garud
    c) Tejas
    d) Vikas

    8. The 4th World Summit on Accreditation was held in which city?
    a) Hyderabad
    b) New Delhi
    c) Beijing
    d) Kathmandu

    9. This billionaire, Co-founder and Chairman of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, would be retiring from his position in September 2019.
    a) Jack Ma
    b) Masahiko Uotani
    c) Hu Jintao
    d) Mao Zedong

    10. Which department clarified that Aadhaar is not mandatory for booking International Parcel?
    a) Department of Home
    b) Department of Expenditure
    c) Department of Posts
    d) Department of Consumer Affairs

    ANSWERS

    1. (a) India
    The Trade Promotion Council of India (TPCI) led a 75-member Indian delegation for the ongoing 87th Izmir International Trade Show in Turkey. The delegation had several B2B meetings and business tie-ups with members of the Turkish business community. India is the Focus Country in the trade show with a standalone pavilion named ‘Source India’.

    2. (b) Brahmaputra
    The Bogibeel Bridge is a combined road and rail bridge over the Brahmaputra River in Assam, which is expected to complete at the end of 2018. The 4.94 km bridge will facilitate road and rail connectivity between the north and south banks of the Brahmaputra in the eastern part of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh.

    3. (c) Bengaluru
    The 12th edition of Aero India 2019 will be held in Bengaluru, Karnataka from February 20 to 24, 2019. This 5-day event will combine a major trade exhibition for the aerospace and defence industries with public air shows.

    4. (d) 10 September
    The World Suicide Prevention Day is celebrated every year on September 10, 2018 by the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP). The purpose of this day is to raise awareness around the globe that suicide can be prevented.

    5. (b) US
    The United States on September 10, 2018 announced the closure of the Palestine Liberation Organisation's (PLO) mission in Washington DC. Explaining the move, the US state department said that the PLO leaders had failed to engage with US efforts to bring about peace with Israel and attempted to prompt an investigation of Israel by the International Criminal Court.

    6. (d) Microsoft
    Microsoft on September 11, 2018 announced that it has selected seven Indian grantees for its $50 million “AI for Earth” programme aimed at empowering people and organisations to solve environmental challenges through the power of Artificial Intelligence (AI).

    7. (c) Tejas
    In a first, Tejas, the advanced version of India’s indigenously produced Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) was successfully refuelled mid-air by a Russian-origin Ilyushin-78 tanker. The mid-air refuelling was a part of a ‘wet contact’ trial for LCA Tejas MK-1.

    8. (b) New Delhi
    The 4th World Summit on Accreditation was inaugurated by the Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar at New Delhi on September 8. The theme of WOSA 2018 was ‘challenges and opportunities in outcome-based accreditation’. It aimed to help in establishing new trends of identifying opportunities and challenges in professional and technical education worldwide.

    9. (a) Jack Ma
    Jack Ma, the co-founder and executive chairman of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, announced on September 10, 2018 that he will step down as the head of the company in 2019. He named the company CEO Daniel Zhang as his successor.

    10. (c) Department of Posts
    The Department of Posts has clarified that Aadhaar is not a mandatory document to be produced at the time of booking of an international parcel.  It stated that it is mandatory to produce a copy of an identity proof acceptable for important transactions but that need not mandatorily be Aadhaar.

     

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