Current Affairs Quiz (01 – 10 September, 2017)

Prelims Practice Questions (01 to 10-September-2017)

Please leave your answers in the comments below.

1. Consider the following statements about Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV):

1. It is the third generation launch vehicle of India.

2. Chandrayan I and Mars Orbiter Mission was launched by PSLV.

3. It has the potential to carry the payload upto 4 tonnes.

Which of the above mentioned statements is/are correct?

(A) 1 only

(B) 1 and 2

(C) 2 and 3

(D) 1, 2 and 3

 

2. India's first 'National Investment and Manufacturing Zone' was proposed to be set up in

(A) Andhra Pradesh

(B) Gujarat

(C) Maharashtra

(D) Uttar Pradesh

 

3. The Government of India has established NITI Aayog to replace the

(A) Human Rights Commission

(B) Finance Commission

(C) Law Commission

(D) Planning Commission

 

4. Which of the following has/have been accorded 'Geographical Indication' status?

1. Banaras Brocades and Sarees

2. Rajasthani Daal-Bati-Churma

3. Tirupathi Laddu

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(A) 1 only

(B) 2 and 3 only

(C) 1 and 3 only

(D) 1, 2 and 3

 

5. Recently, which BRICS declaration declared Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) as global terror groups?

(A) Shanghai Declaration

(B) Hamburg Declaration

(C) Xiamen declaration

(D) Shenzhen declaration

 

6. Which dwarf star 40 light years away is orbited by earth sized planets?

(A) SEDNA-2

(B) ERIS

(C) TRAPPIST-1

(D) HAUMEA

 

7. What is the capital of North Korea?

(A) Seoul

(B) Goyang

(C) Pyongyang

(D) Hamhung

 

8. Recently, President of India has appointed whom as India s first full time woman defence minister?

(A) Smriti Irani

(B) Sushma Swaraj

(C) Nirmala Sitharaman

(D) None of the above

 

9. Consider the following statements about Hortinet:

1. It is an integrated tractability system developed by Agricultural & Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA).

2. It is an Internet based service provider to stakeholders for farm registration.

Which of the above mentioned statements is/are correct?

(A) 1 only

(B) 2 only

(C) Both 1 and 2

(D) Neither 1 nor 2

 

10. Recently, Bhindawas Wildlife Sanctuary (BWS) was in news, it is located in

(A) Punjab

(B) Uttar Pradesh

(C) West Bengal

(D) Haryana

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