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11, 12 September 2019 GK, Current Affairs Quiz, Questions

11, 12  September 2019 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions: Current Affairs for September 2019Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for India GK, World GK and current affairs with Collection of daily objective type Question by www.Indiagk.net based on General Knowledge (GK) and General Science (GS) Questions for UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Police exam, Railway exam, SBI, Bank PO, IBPC, SSC, LDC, UDC, Army, Airforce, Navy, Coast Guard, Bank Clerk, TET and all entrance examination with current affairs News, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) available on Website www.IndiaGK.net and Android Apps with daily updates:.  

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Current Affairs Questions on 11, 12 September  2019 :
Who took oath as the Governor of Rajasthan recently?
A. Ravindra Bhatt
B. Kalyan Singh
C. Satyadev Narayan Arya
D. Kalraj Mishra
Answer: D
Explanation: Kalraj Mishra took oath as the Rajasthan Governor on September 9, 2019. He was administered the oath by the Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court, Justice Ravindra Bhatt. Mishra succeeds Kalyan Singh.

Who was appointed as the Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently?
A. Pramod Kumar Mishra
B. Arun Kumar Goyal
C. Ramesh Gupta
D. Abhishek Menon
Answer: A
Explanation: The Appointments Cabinet Committee (ACC) recently approved the appointment of Pramod Kumar Mishra as Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi with effect from September 11, 2019. Mishra is currently working as an Additional Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister.

Who has been appointed as the Principal Advisor to Prime Minister Narendra Modi?
A. Rajiv Gauba
B. PK Sinha
C. Pulok Chatterji
D. Nripendra Misra
Answer: B

Explanation: P.K. Sinha has been appointed as Principal Advisor to Prime Minister Narendra Modi with effect from September 11, 2019. Sinha is currently functioning as the Officer on Special Duty (OSD. in the Prime Minister's Office...............Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Dr PK Mishra takes over as Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister

Dr Pramod Kumar Mishra, has been appointed as Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister of India. He has taken over charge today. Dr Mishra has varied work experience in the management of programmes relating to agriculture, disaster management, power sector,infrastructure financing, and regulatory issues and has an outstanding career profile comprising research, publications, policy formulation and programme/project management. He has vast experience in policy making and administration and has handled major assignments such as Additional Pr. Secretary to the Prime Minister; Secretary, Agriculture and Cooperation,  Government of India; Chairman, State Electricity Regulatory Commission and in the area of Disaster management. As Secretary Agriculture & Cooperation, he was actively involved in path-breaking national initiatives such as the National Agriculture Development Programme (RKVY) and the National Food Security Mission (NFSM). As Additional Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister during 2014-19 Dr Mishra is credited with  introducing innovation and transformative changes in human resource management, particularly appointments to senior positions.
His international experience includes research and academic work for over four years at the Institute of Development Studies (UK), negotiation and execution of ADB and World Bank projects, member of the Governing Board of the International Crop Research Institute for Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) and participation as expert/resource person in several international conferences. Recently, he was conferred with the United Nations SASAKAWA Award 2019, the most prestigious international award in disaster management. 
Dr Mishra has a Ph.D in Economics/Development Studies from the University of Sussex, M.A. in Development Economics at the University of Sussex as also M.A. in Economics with a first class at the Delhi School of Economics and  B.A. Hons. (Economics) with a first class and distinction in other subjects from G.M. College (Sambalpur University) in 1970. He was the only one to get a first class in Economics among all the universities of Odisha.

PK Sinha appointed Principal Advisor to Prime Minister

Shri PK Sinha, currently functioning as OSD in the Prime Minister's Office, has been appointed the Principal Advisor to the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. Shri Sinha served as Cabinet Secretary from 13th June 2015 to 30th August 2019. He was a 1977 Batch IAS officer from Uttar Pradesh Cadre. During his illustrious career, Shri Sinha has served as Secretary in the Ministries of Power and Shipping. He also served as Special Secretary in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas.
He did his graduation in Economics from St. Stephens College, University of Delhi. Thereafter, he did postgraduation in Economics from Delhi School of Economics. Subsequently, while in service he also obtained the Masters Diploma in Public Administration and an M. Phil in Social Sciences. During his long stint in the IAS, Shri Sinha has served with distinction in various capacities both in the State Government of Uttar Pradesh as well as at the level of Central Government.
At the State Government level, Shri Sinha has held various assignments such as District Magistrate of Jaunpur and Agra, Commissioner of Varanasi, Secretary (Planning) and Principal Secretary (Irrigation), etc. He has served for many years in the Central Government – mainly in the Energy and Infrastructure Sectors, such as, Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Ministry of Power, and Ministry of Shipping. He has specialized in the areas of Energy, Infrastructure, and Finance.

6 to 10 September 2019 GK, Current Affairs Quiz, Questions

6 to 10 September 2019 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions: Current Affairs for September 2019Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for India GK, World GK and current affairs with Collection of daily objective type Question by www.Indiagk.net based on General Knowledge (GK) and General Science (GS) Questions for UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Police exam, Railway exam, SBI, Bank PO, IBPC, SSC, LDC, UDC, Army, Airforce, Navy, Coast Guard, Bank Clerk, TET and all entrance examination with current affairs News, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) available on Website www.IndiaGK.net and Android Apps with daily updates:.  

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Current Affairs Questions on 6 to 10 September  2019 :
Which country will host FIFA world cup 2022?
A. Jordan
B. Qatar
C. Bangladesh
D. Bhutan
Answer: B
Explanation: The FIFA world cup 2022 will be hosted for the first-ever time by a Gulf nation, Qatar. It will be the 22nd edition of the FIFA World Cup. Qatar recently released the official emblem for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. The football World Cup will begin on November 21, 2022. The final will be played on December 18, 2022, Qatar's National Day.

Which country topped the World Gold Council (WGC)’s 2019 list of gold reserves ?
A. France
B. Italy
C. Germany
D. United States(US)
Answer: D
Explanation: On September 4, 2019, the World Gold Council (WGC. released the 2019 list of gold reserves in each country. The list was topped by United States(US) with gold reserves of 8,133.5 tonnes followed by Germany (3,366.8 tonnes) at second place. India entered the top 10 list this year ranking at 10th spot surpassing Netherlands (612.5 tonnes) whereas it is ranked at 9th position in terms of individual countries with 618.2 tonnes, as the International Monetary Fund(IMF) ranks third (2,451.8 tonnes) in the gold reserve list.

Which politician was sent to Tihar Jail till September 19 by a Delhi Court?
A. Shashi Tharoor
B. P Chidambaram
C. Ratul Puri
D. Kamal Nath
Answer: B
Explanation: P Chidambaram has been sent to Tihar jail till September 19, 2019. The order was given by Rouse Avenue Court in Delhi where the CBI's case against the former Finance Minister in relation to INX Media corruption case was being heard. 

Where was the Japan – India Defence Ministerial Meeting 2019 held ?
A. Nagoya, Japan
B. Yokohama, Japan
C. Tokyo, Japan
D. Osaka, Japan
Answer: C

Explanation: Mr Rajnath Singh co-chaired the Japan – India Defence Ministerial Meeting 2019 with Defence Minister of Japan Mr Takeshi lwaya in Tokyo, Japan. Various issues of mutual concern were discussed in the meeting.Mr Rajnath Singh invited the participation of Japanese companies and other stakeholders at biennial DefExpo 2020 to be held in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh from February 5 -8, 2020.Both ministers shared their views to promote cooperation and exchanges in various areas...............Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

1 to 5 September 2019 GK, Current Affairs Quiz, Questions

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Current Affairs Questions on 1 to 5 September  2019 :
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
Answer: D
Explanation: 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. 

Who was appointed as the governor of Telangana on August 31st, 2019 ?
A. Kalraj Mishra
B. Jagdip Dhankar
C. Kalyan Singh
D. VidyaSagar Rao
Answer: A
Explanation: The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind on August 31st, 2019 has appointed 5 new governors namely Dr.Tamilisai Soundararajan, Bhagat Singh Koshyari, Kalraj Mishra, Arif Mohammed Khan and Bandaru Dattatreya for Telangana, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Kerala, and Himachal Pradesh respectively. Tamilisai Soundararajan: She is appointed as the governor of Telangana. She is the former Tamilnadu chief of the BJP(Bharatiya Janata Party) and its National secretary. The governor post was preceded by ESL Narasimhan who was the Governor of both Telangana and Andhra Pradesh (AP) after its Bifurcation since 2014. He is also recently replaced by Biswabhusan Harichandan as AP governor.

Which country has elected, Oleksiy Honcharuk as its 17th Prime Minister ?
A. Algeria
B. Libya
C. Ukraine
D. Syria
Answer: C
Explanation: Ukrainian parliament of the 9th convocation appointed Oleksiy Honcharuk, a 35-year-old practicing lawyer, of the political party Servant of the People, as the 17th Prime Minister of Ukraine. His nomination was presented to the Ukrainian Parliament by its President Volodymyr Zelenskiy. Mr Honcharuk, Ukraine’s youngest ever head of government, succeeded Volodymyr Borysovych Groysman.

Exercise Yudh Abhyas 2019 began recently between India and which country?
A. Singapore
B. Russia
C. USA
D. Indonesia
Answer: C

Explanation: Exercise Yudh Abhyas 2019, a joint military training exercise, will begin on September 5, 2019 between India and the United States in Washington, USA. The exercise will conclude on September 18, 2019..............Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

September 2019 Current Affairs Quiz, GK Objective Questions

September 2019 GK, Current Affairs 1st to 30 September 2019 Daily Quiz, Pdf, Objective Questions: Current Affairs Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for India GK, World GK and current affairs with Collection of daily objective type Question by www.Indiagk.net based on General Knowledge (GK) and General Science (GS) Questions for UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Police exam, Railway exam, SBI, Bank PO, IBPC, SSC, LDC, UDC, Army, Air force, Navy, Coast Guard, Bank Clerk, TET and all entrance examination with current affairs News, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) available on Website www.IndiaGK.net and Android Apps with daily updates.
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President appoints 5 new Governors

President Ram Nath Kovind appoints 5 Governors, Arif Mohammad Khan to be Kerala Governor, Tamilisai Soundarajan appointed Telangana Governor, Bandaru Dttatreya to be Governor Himachal Pradesh, Bhagat Singh Koshiyari and Kalraj Mishra also appointed Governors.
Arif Mohammed Khan has been appointed as Governor of Kerala, Kalraj Mishra will be  the Governor of Rajasthan. Bandaru Dattatreya has been appointed as Governor of Himachal Pradesh while Bhagat Singh Koshyari appointed as Governor of Maharashtra. Tamilisai Soundararajan has been appointed as Governor of Telangana. President House in a Press Communique said that all the appointments will take effect from the dates they assume charge of their respective offices.