Current Affairs Quiz- September 21 2018

Current Affairs Quiz- September 21 2018

1. Among the following players, Who is having a nicknamed as ‘Colonel’?
a) Mikhail Youzhny
b) Rafael Nadal
c) Marcos Baghdatis
d) Nicolás Almagro

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Answer a) Mikhail Youzhny.Russia’s Mikhail Youzhny, who is nicknamed ‘Colonel’, retired from professional tennis one win short of 500 career wins. Youzhny, who reached the US Open semifinals twice in his career, was playing his career’s final tournament in the St. Petersburg Open in Russia.

2. Tran Dai Quang is passed at 61, is associated with__________.
a) Cinema
b) Scientist
c) Politics
d) Both a & b

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Answer c) Politics. Vietnam’s President Tran Dai Quang passed away at the age of 61 of a serious illness, the state media reported. Before being appointed Vietnam’s President in 2016, Quang served as the Public Security Minister.

3. Who has been appointed as new Secretary of Central Vigilance Commission?
a) Umesh chandri Kumar
b) Deepthi Yadav
c) Mokiya chand
d) Anindo Majumdar

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Answer d) Anindo Majumdar. He was the chief secretary of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands and appointed as financial commissioner of Delhi in July.

4. Burhan Wani is belongs to which country?
a) Pakistan
b) India
c) Bangladesh
d) Nepal

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Answer b) India. In an attempt to highlight the Kashmir issue, Pakistan released 20 “commemorative” postage stamps, one of which portrays slain terrorist Burhan Wani as a ‘freedom icon’.

5. TESS- in this “E” represents__________.
a) Exoplanet
b) Exposure
c) Environment
d) Explotion

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Answer a) Exoplanet. NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, known as TESS, has spotted “hot Earth” and “super-Earth” planets in solar systems 49 and 60 light-years away, marking its first discovery since April launch.

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