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Top Current Affairs Quiz: 1 October 2019?

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 1 October 2019

The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as President of India prize, single-use plastic ban and GN Ramachandran Gold Medal among others.

Oct 1, 2019 18:15 IST

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Top Current Affairs Quiz

1 October 2019: 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 President of India prize, single-use plastic ban and GN Ramachandran Gold Medal among others.

1. Who has become the first girl student to win President of India Prize?

a) Subimal Ghosh
b) Lipi Thukral
c) Kavitha Gopal
d) Divya Agrawal

2. When will single-use plastic be banned in India?
a) October 1st 
b) October 2nd 
c) October 5th 
d) October 4th

3. When will be the next hearing of J&K petitions?
a) November 14th
b) November 1st
c) October 31st
d) October 12th

4. “All Hindu, Sikh, Christian, Jain and Buddhist refugees will get Indian citizenship.” Whose statement is this?
a) Narendra Modi
b) Amit Shah
c) Rajnath Singh
d) Sonia Gandhi

5. Who was awarded the GN Ramachandran Gold Medal by President Ram Nath Kovind?
a) Prof. Amitabha Chattopadhyay
b) Dr Amol Prakash
c) Dr Bodhisatwa Hazra
d) Dr Prabhat Ranjan Prem

6. How many countries including India have signed an agreement to stop the spread of online fake news?
a) 25
b) 20
c) 22
d) 28

7. Which state topped the ‘School Education Quality Index’ released by NITI Aayog?
a) Uttar Pradesh
b) Bihar
c) Kerala
d) Punjab

8. When is International Coffee Day celebrated?
a) October 1st 
b) October 2nd
c) October 3rd
d) October 4th

9. What is the strike range of land-attack version of BrahMos supersonic cruise missile?
a) 240km
b) 290km
c) 310km
d) 360km

10. Which birth anniversary of Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi is being celebrated on October 02, 2019?
a) 150
b) 160
c) 170
d) 180

Answers

1. (c) Kavitha Gopal
Kavitha Gopal has made history by becoming the first girl student in IIT Madras to win the President of India Prize. Previously, only male students had ever won the prize.

2. (b) October 2nd 
Single-use plastic will be banned in India from October 2, 2019, on the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

3. (a) November 14th
The Supreme Court has listed the hearing on J&K petitions to November 14, 2019. The top court has given the Union Government 28 days to reply to all the petitions.

4. (b) Amit Shah
Union Home Minister Amit Shah assured recently that all Hindu, Sikh, Christian, Jain and Buddhist refugees will get Indian citizenship. The Minister said that for the same, the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill will be passed in the Parliament.

5. (a) Prof. Amitabha Chattopadhyay
The President presented the GN Ramachandran Gold Medal to Prof. Amitabha Chattopadhyay of CSIR-CCMB.

6. (b) 20
Twenty countries have committed to promote the credible news only after taking action against fake news. Fake news has become a challenge for the world. It is largely misused during elections. In Malaysia, fake news can lead to 6 years in jail.

7. (c) Kerala
Kerala topped the ‘School Education Quality Index’, which was recently launched by NITI Aayog. Rajasthan was at second position and Karnataka was at third position on the list. NITI Aayog prepared this index on the basis of 2016-17 data.

8. (a) October 1
The International Coffee Day is celebrated on October 1. It is an occasion that is used to promote and celebrate coffee and its importance. International Coffee Organisation (ICO) has marked the day as an International Day in 2014. It is believed that Coffee is the second most traded commodity after crude oil.

9. (b) 290km
DRDO has recently test-fired a land-attack version of BrahMos supersonic cruise missile. It has a strike range of 290km. It can be fired from land and sea-based platforms. Newly, test fired BrahMos missile has been fitted with indigenous equipments.

10. (a) 150
The nation is celebrating the 150th birth anniversary of Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi on 02 October 2019. On the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, many programs will be held across the country and the world.

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