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Top Current Affairs Quiz: 2 September 2019

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 2 September 2019

The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as the fastest Indian keeper to claim 50 Test dismissals, PM Modi award and Kulbhushan Jadhav consular access among others.

Sep 2, 2019 18:56 IST

Top Current Affairs Quiz

2 September 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 the fastest Indian keeper to claim 50 Test dismissals, PM Modi award and Kulbhushan Jadhav consular access among others.

1. Who has become the third Indian to take hat-trick in Test cricket?
a) Yuzvendra Chahal 
b) Bhuveshwar Kumar 
c) Mohammed Shami
d) Jasprit Bumrah

2. Who has become the fastest Indian keeper to claim 50 Test dismissals?
a) MS Dhoni
b) Rishabh Pant 
c) KL Rahul 
d) Dinesh Karthik

3. PM will be honoured by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for which among the following initiatives?
a) Make in India 
b) Ayushman Bharat scheme
c) Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao
d) Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan

4. Vikram Lander successfully separated from Chandrayaan-2 orbiter on which date?
a) September 1st
b) August 31st
c) September 2nd
d) August 27th

5. India has proposed to undertake deep ocean mining under which of the following projects?
a) Samudrayaan
b) Samudramanthan 
c) Samudravisarjan
d) Samudrajal

6. Pakistan allowed consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav on which date?
a) September 2nd
b) August 31st 
c) August 30th 
d) August 28th

7. Which nation will soon launch a special police unit to patrol isles in East China Sea?
a) China 
b) Japan
c) Vietnam 
d) Philippines

8. Which country signed an agreement with Reliance Power of India to set up gas-based plant in Meghnahat?
a) Myanmar
b) Japan
c) Nepal
d) Bangladesh

Answers

1. (d) Jasprit Bumrah
Jasprit Bumrah has created history by becoming the third Indian cricketer to take a hat-trick in Test cricket during India’s second Test against West Indies at Sabina Park. Harbhajan Singh was the first Indian to pick up a hat-trick in Test, against Australia in Kolkata in 2001 and pacer Irfan Pathan was the second Indian to achieve the feat against Pakistan in Karachi in 2006.

2. (b) Rishabh Pant 
Rishabh Pant has broken MS Dhoni’s wicket-keeping record for India by becoming the fastest Indian wicket-keeper to claim 50 dismissals in Test cricket. Rishabh Pant claimed his 50th test dismissal in his 11th test, while former skipper MS Dhoni had taken 15 tests to reach the milestone.

3. (d) Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be honoured with an award by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for his work in the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. PM Modi will be receiving the award in the United States.

4. (c) September 2nd
The Vikram Lander successfully separated from Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter at 1.15 pm IST on September 2, 2019. The Lander will soon begin de-orbiting to prepare itself for the historic landing on the dark side of the moon.

5. (a) Samudrayaan
After Chandrayaan, India’s is planning to explore the deep sea region with the ‘Samudrayaan’ project. The ‘Samudrayaan’ project proposes to send men into the deep sea in a submersible vehicle for ocean studies. The project is expected to become a reality by 2021-22.

6. (a) September
India has accepted Pakistan’s offer of consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav. The meeting is expected to be held on September 2, 2019. Pakistan’s surprise offer to India comes at a time when tensions are high between the two countries over the Kashmir issue.

7. (b) Japan
Japan will soon launch a special police unit equipped with submachine guns and helicopters to patrol disputed isles in the East China Sea. The uninhabited islets are at the centre of the conflict between Japan and China, which is also involved in a widening dispute with several Southeast Asian countries over control of islands in the South China Sea.

8. (d) Bangladesh
Bangladesh signed an agreement with Reliance Power of India on September 1, 2019 to set up 750 Mega Watt  gas-based power plant in Meghnahat near Dhaka. The construction of the plant will be completed by 2022.

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