16th September, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 16th September, 2018

According to an assessment by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), the number of polluted stretches in India’s rivers has increased to ________ from 302 two years ago.

[A] 351
[B] 346
[C] 380
[D] 402
[E] None of these
2. An indigenously developed "Man Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile" (MPATGM) was successfully flight tested for the second time in which of these cities?
[A] Ahmednagar
[B] Nasik
[C] Surat
[D] Kota
[E] Bangalore
3. Which of these Indian state Police is set to launch the first-ever 'dial-FIR scheme' in the country?
[A] Bihar
[B] Uttar Pradesh
[C] Gujarat
[D] Madhya Pradesh
[E] Karnataka
4. C-Vigil is a ________ which will be used to check poll code violations.
[A] Software
[B] Website
[C] Mobile App
[D] Artificial Intelligence
[E] None of these
5. Which of these institutions of India has become the first to have a gender neutral hostel?
[A] IIT Kharagpur
[B] IIM Shillong
[C] NIT Patna
[D] Tata Institute of Social Sciences
[E] None of these
6. Indian boxers won how many gold medals at the Ahmet Comert Tournament in Istanbul, Turkey?
[A] 4
[B] 3
[C] 2
[D] 1
[E] None

The Jaipur Literature Festival began in ________  on 14th September 2018.

[A] Houston
[B] New York
[C] Chicago
[D] California
[E] Orlando
8. Who is the new Prime Minister of Sudan?
[A] Rashid Bakr
[B] Bakri Hassan Saleh
[C] Sadiq-al Mahdi
[D] Moutaz Mousa Abdallah
[E] Gaafar Nimeiry 
9. Which of these athletes set a new marathon world record in Berlin on 16th September 2018?
[A] Eliud Kipchoge
[B] Dennis Kimetto
[C] Derek Clayton
[D] Paul Tergat
[E] None of these
10. Who among them won the gold medal at Silesian Open Boxing Tournament for women?
[A] Kavita Chahal
[B] Mary Kom
[C] Jamuna Boro
[D] Aruna Mishra
[E] None of these