Current Affairs Quiz – September 23 2020

Current Affairs Quiz – September 23 2020

1. Which air vehicle can be used as a target for the evaluation of various missile systems?
a)BrahMos
b)ABHYAS
c)Prithvi
d)Akash

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Answer b) ABHYAS. ABHYAS- High speed Expendable Aerial Target (HEAT) vehicle at the Balasore test range in Odisha. This can now be used as a target for evaluation of missiles.

2. India is conducting two-day mega exercise in the Indian Ocean with which nation?
a)Japan
b)US
c)Australia
d)Indonesia

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Answer c) Australia. The Indian Navy (IN) has commenced a Passage Exercise (PASSEX) with Royal Australian Navy (RAN) in the East Indian Ocean Region. The exercise would involve participation of HMAS Hobart from the Australian side and Indian Naval Ships Sahyadri and Karmuk.

3. Ash Barty won Golf Club Championship, who is a former___________.
a) Cricketer
b) Football Player
c) Politician
d) All the above

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Answer a) Cricketer. The top-ranked Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) player in the world and a former professional cricket player, Ashleigh Barty has now added another feat in her sporting list by winning Brookwater Golf Club women’s championship.

4. International Day of Sign Languages is observed on____________.
a) July 12
b) June 28
c) August 19
d) September 23

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Answer d) September 23. Every year, September 23 is marked as the International Day of Sign Languages by the United Nations. The day is being celebrated since 2018.

5. What is the theme for International Day of Sign Languages?
a) Sign Languages Are for Everyone
b) Sign Language Rights for All!
c) Sign Language, Everyone is Included!
d) Sign Language To Save the Lost

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Answer a) Sign Languages Are for Everyone.

6. Who has been appointed as advisor to IMF Executive Director?
a) Samshed Das
b) Simanchala Dash
c) Kristalina John
d) Shankar Das

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Answer b) Simanchala Dash. The Appointments Committee of Cabinet has approved the proposal to appoint Simanchala Dash as an advisor to Executive Director, International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington. He has been appointed for a period of three years.

 

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