5 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 Pakistan Presidential Election 2018, International Day of Charity and India-US 2+2 dialogue among others.
1. Who won the Pakistan Presidential Election 2018?
a) Arif Alvi
b) Aitzaz Ahsan
d) Mamnoon Hussain
2. When is the International Day of Charity observed every year?
a) 4 September
b) 5 September
c) 6 September
d) 7 September
3. Who was recommended for the post of the Chief Justice of India by incumbent CJI Dipak Misra?
a) Justice J Chelameswar
b) Justice Madan B Lokur
c) Justice Ranjan Gogoi
d) Justice Kurian Joseph
4. The Scheduled commercial banks having more than 10 branches have been directed to appoint which authority?
c) Banking Regulator
d) Internal Ombudsman
5. The Union Government recently provided first-ever financial support to which sports for participation in England?
a) Kho Kho
6. The tsunami mock drill exercise ‘IOWave18’ began in which region?
a) Bay of Bengal
b) Indian Ocean
c) Pacific Ocean
d) Andaman Islands
7. This former Indian Pacer announced his retirement from cricket on September 4.
a) RP Singh
b) L Balaji
c) Praveen Kumar
d) Irfan Pathan
8. Which state has raised its prize money for Asian Games gold medal winners from Rs 20 lakh to Rs 1 crore?
a) Tamil Nadu
b) Uttar Pradesh
d) West Bengal
9. Which technology giant has announced a new AI technology to fight online child sexual abuse?
10. The cricketing body of which nation is drawing up a cultural charter to avoid scandals?
c) South Africa
11. India will have its first-ever 2+2 dialogue with which nation on September 6?
12. Which nation hosted the International Women Entrepreneurs Summit 2018?
1. (a) Arif Alvi
The ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's (PTI) candidate, Arif Alvi on September 4, 2018 won the Pakistan Presidential Election 2018, defeating his two rival candidates Fazal-ur-Rehman and Aitzaz Ahsan. Alvi will replace incumbent President Mamnoon Hussain as the 13th President of Pakistan with a term of five years. Hussain’s five-year term will end on September 8, 2018.
2. (b) 5 September
The International Day of Charity was observed globally on September 5, 2018 with an aim to recognise the role of charity in alleviating human suffering within and among nations, as well as to recognise the efforts of charitable organisations and individuals such as Mother Teresa.
3. (c) Justice Ranjan Gogoi
Chief Justice of India, Dipak Misra on September 4, 2018 recommended the name of Justice Ranjan Gogoi as the next Chief Justice of India. This recommendation will now be processed and forwarded to the President who will issue the warrant of appointment. CJI Misra retires on October 2, 2018.
4. (d) Internal Ombudsman
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on September 3, 2018 asked all scheduled commercial banks with more than 10 branches to appoint an Internal Ombudsman. However, the apex bank excluded Regional Rural Banks from its directive.
5. (a) Kho Kho
Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Rajyavardhan Rathore approved the participation of Kho Kho team from India at the First International Kho Kho Championship in England during September 1-4, 2018, with financial support from the Union Government.
6. (b) Indian Ocean
The tsunami mock drill exercise ‘IOWave18’ began from September 4, 2018 in Indian Ocean. The exercise is being organized by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The purpose of the 2-day exercise is to increase tsunami preparedness, evaluate response capabilities in each state and improve coordination throughout the region.
7. (a) RP Singh
Former Indian pacer RP Singh on September 4, 2018 announced his retirement from cricket. The 32-year-old left arm bowler announced his decision through his social media account. His international career spanned six years and he played 82 matches across all three formats and picked up over 100 wickets.
8. (c) Delhi
The Delhi Government has increased the prize money for the players from the state who won medals for the nation at the recently-concluded 18th Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia. The state government has raised the prize money for gold medalists to 1 crore from previous Rs 20 lakh and the silver medalists will now be entitled to an amount of Rs 75 lakh instead of earlier Rs 14 lakh.
9. (b) Google
US tech giant Google announced on September 3, 2018 that it is employing a new artificial Intelligence (AI) technology to combat online spreading of contents involving child sexual abuse. The technology reportedly uses deep neural networks for image processing to help discover and detect child sexual abuse material (CSAM) online.
10. (d) Australia
Australian cricket is drawing up a cultural blueprint in which players will pledge to uphold certain standards in a move away from their win-at-all-costs mentality. The player charter is being developed in the wake of a ball-tampering scandal in March that rocked the game with Australian captain Steve Smith and his deputy David Warner suspended from the game.
11. (b) US
India is scheduled to have its first-ever 2+2 dialogue with the United States of America on September 6, 2018. Ahead of the talks, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that while India buying a missile defence system from Russia and oil from Iran would be a part of the talks, they mustn’t be mistaken for the primary focus.
12. (a) Nepal
The International Women Entrepreneurs Summit 2018 was inaugurated by the Vice President of Nepal Nanda Bahadur Pun in Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal on September 3, 2018. The main objective of the 3-day summit is to bring together achievers, women business leaders, professionals, international service providers, resource organisations and experts on one platform.
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