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Person On Visit / In News Current Affairs Quiz - September 2017

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1. ________ astronaut Peggy Whitson returned to earth after 288-day long mission in space. She now holds record as oldest female astronaut in history of space exploration and record for most spacewalks by a woman ?

American
Russian
Spanish
Israeli
None of These


2. _____________ , The Sole Marshal of Indian Air Force (IAF) passed away. He was granted honorary rank of Marshal (highest IAF rank attainable) ?

Jomde Kena
K S Chugh
Arjan Singh
Sultan Ahmed
None of These


3. ____________'s serving Health and Family Welfare Minister Jomde Kena passed away. ?

West Bengal
Odisha
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
None of These


4. Ashish Kashyap resigned as President and Co-founder of Travel Major __________ ?

Flipkart
Oyo Rooms
Paytm
Snapdeal
MakeMyTrip


5. _________President Alexander Lukashenko visited India, marking 25 years of establishment of diplomatic relations with India and signed 10 Cooperation agreements during this visit. It Includes MOUs Signed for cooperation in Oil and Gas, Agricultural Research and Education, culture, Sports, Vocational Education and Training, Potash Exploration and Scientific Research ?

Brazil
Belgium
Belarus
Russia
None of These


6. Bollywood Actor _________ received a Global Diversity Award at Britain’s House of Commons ?

Salman Khan
Akshay Kumar
Aamir Khan
Shah Rukh Khan
None of These


7. Brian Acton, co-founder of _____________ resigned to start a non-profit venture of his own. ?

Facebook
WhatsApp
Microsoft
Linkedin
None of These


8. Dr. KS Chugh, Noted as father of ___________ in India has passed away ?

Nephrology
Dermatology
Seismology
Numerology 
None of These


9. _________ businesswoman and chief of of cosmetics giant L’Oreal, Liliane Bettencourt passed away. She is world’s richest woman with net worth $39.5 billion ?

French
Spanish
Russian
German
None of These


10. __________ Prime Minister Bjarni Benediktsson resigned, paving way for new elections to be held on November 4, 2017. ?

Norway
Switzerland
Ireland
Iceland
None of These


11. Indian PM Narendra Modi Visited _______________, After attending 9th BRICS Summit in Xiamen (China). Several MOUs were signed -

  1. Maritime Security Cooperation.
  2. Cultural Exchange Programme for 2017-2020.
  3. Enhancing Cooperation of Upgradation of Women’s Police Training Centre at Yamethin.
  4. Sharing White Shipping Information between Navies.
  5. Technical Agreement for providing Coastal Surveillance System.
  6. MoU on Cooperation in Medical Products Regulation.
  7. Exchange of Letter for Extension of MoU on establishment of MIIT (Joint Center for Enhancement of IT-Skill).
  8. Cooperation in Election Commissions and Press Councils of Both nations.
Vietnam
Cambodia
Laos
Myanmar
None of These


12. Indian Police Service Officer Aparna Kumar became first Indian woman to scale Mount Manaslu (___________), which is the 8th highest mountain peak in the world (8156 metres). ?

India
Nepal
Bhutan
Myanmar
None of These


13. Mark Beaumont (____________) broke world record for cycling around the world as He arrived in Paris 1 day ahead of schedule. He cycled 18,000-miles in 79 days ?

Brazil
Argentina
Russia
USA
UK


14. Norwegian Nobel Institute announced that Nobel Peace prize awarded to ___________’s leader Aung Sang Suu Kyi cannot be revoked, as demanded by An online petition signed by over 386,000 people on Change.org.

  1. Petition calls for revocation of Nobel Peace Prize conferred on Suu Kyi in 1991, over persecution of Rohingya Muslims.
Myanmar
Vietnam
Nepal
Bhutan
None of These


15. Noted ________ Actor Frank Vincent passed away. ?

German
French
Russian
American
None of These


16. Noted Indian Actor of _________ Descent Tom Alter Passed away. ?

Russian
Greek
American
Australian
None of These


17. Noted ___________ actor RN Sudarshan passed away ?

Telugu
Kannada
Tamil
Malayalam
None of These


18. Noted _________ poet and activist Shirish Pai passed away. ?

Hindi
Marathi
Gujarati
Odia
None of These


19. Noted Pulitzer-prize winning __________ poet John Ashbery passed away ?

Greek
French
Russian
American
None of These


20. ___________ Chairman Ajay Tyagi is named 7th among top 10 regulators in world, as per Worlds Most Influential People in Market Structure report (also known as The Exchange Invest 1000 (EI1000)) by Patrick Young & Exchange Invest. List is topped by European Unions Commissioner (Competition) Margrethe Vestager.

SEBI
RBI
IRDAI
UIDAI
None of These


21. Saint Teresa (Mother Teresa) has been declared as co-patron of Roman Catholic Archdiocese of ________________, 131 years after St Francis Xavier was declared as first patron. ?

Calcutta
Mumbai
Chennai
Panaji
None of These


22. __________ External Affairs Minister Tilak Marapana visited India. ?

Vietnamese
Sri Lankan
Nepali
Bangladeshi
None of These


23. Tourism Australia appointed Bollywood actress ____________ as first Indian woman Ambassador to encourage Indians to visit Australia. This panel includes people like Chef Sanjeev Kapoor and commentator Harsha Bhogle. ?

Priyanka Chopra
Deepika Padukone
Kangana Ranaut
Parineeti Chopra
None of These


24. Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu released Commemorative coins of INR 100 and 10 denominations on occasion of 101st Birth Centenary of noted Carnatic musician MS Subbulakshmi.

  1. She was first musician to be awarded Bharat Ratna (in ______________). She was also first Indian musician to receive Ramon Magsaysay award (1974) and first Indian musician to perform at UN General Assembly. UN issued stamp In 2016, to honour MS Subbulakshmi.
1988
2008
1992
2000
1998


25. Visits from India -

  1. Air Chief Marshal __________ visited Australia and USA.
  2. Minister for Commerce and Industry, Suresh Prabhu visited South Korea to participate in the 7th Asia-Europe (ASEM) Economic Ministers meeting.
  3. Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Skill Development & Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan visited Kazakhstan to co-chair the 13th meeting of the India-Kazakhstan Inter-Governmental Commission (IGC).
  4. Maharashtra government signed MoU with South Korea for increasing co-operation in several infrastructure projects, during CM Devendra Fadnavis's visit to South Korea.
V K Singh
Dalbir Singh Suhag
Birender Singh Dhanoa
Bipin Rawat
None of These


26. Visits to India -

  1. Tin Aung San, Navy Chief of Myanmar.
  2. Minister of Trade of ______________, Enggartiasto Lukita. 
  3. US Secretary of Defense James Mattis.  
  4. Abdullah Abdullah, Chief Executive of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. He inaugurated first ever India, US and Afghanistan joint trade and investment show in Delhi.
Indonesia
Thailand
Malaysia
Vietnam
None of These


27. World’s oldest person Violet Mosse-Brown from __________ has died at age of 117. ?

USA
Jamaica
Brazil
Venezuela
None of These




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