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Daily Current Affairs Quiz 16-Sep | Today top 15 MCQ With Detailed Explanation

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Top 15 MCQ question with Details of Daily Current Affairs Quiz

Q1. Who won the men’s singles title at the US Open?

  1. Alexander Zverev
  2. Dominic Thiem
  3. Rafael Nadal
  4. Roger Federer

Correct Answer – (2) Dominic Thiem


Austria’s Dominic Thiem beat Germany’s Alexander Zverev on September 13, 2020, to win the men’s singles title at the US Open. Thiem lifted the trophy after making a comeback in the five-set long marathon final 2-6, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (6). This was the first US Open final which was decided by a fifth- set tie break. Dominic Thiem:

Austrian tennis player

Born: 3 September 1993 (age 27 years), Wiener Neustadt, Austria

Height: 1.85 m

Weight: 79 kg

Country (sports): Austria

Tour Finals: F (2019)


Q2. Who won the women’s singles title in US Open Tennis 2020?

  1. Laura Siegemund
  2. Naomi Osaka
  3. Vera Zvonareva
  4. Victoria Azarenka

Correct Answer – (2) Naomi Osaka


In US Open Tennis Women’s Singles category, Japan’s Naomi Osaka defeated Victoria Azarenka of Belarus in the Women’s Singles final to clinch her third Grand Slam title.

Naomi Osaka:

Tennis player

Parents: Leonard Francois, Tamaki Osaka

Born: 16 October 1997 (age 22 years), Chuo Ward, Osaka, Japan

Height: 1.8 m

Current ranking: No. 10 (March 16, 2020)

Country (sports): Japan

Nationality: Haitian, Japanese


Q3. Who has won the Tuscan Grand Prix 2020?

  1. Charles Leclerc
  2. Lewis Hamilton
  3. Valtteri Bottas
  4. Sebastian Vettel

Correct Answer – (2) Lewis Hamilton


Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton (Britain) Won the Tuscan Grand Prix 2020, held at the Mugello Circuit, Italy. This Hamilton’s 90th Pole Position of his career, he is one win short of equalling Michael Schumacher’s All-Time Record.

Lewis Hamilton: Racing driver


Born: 7 January 1985 (age 35 years), Stevenage, United Kingdom

First win: 2007 Canadian Grand Prix

2020 team: Mercedes

Car number: 44

2019 position: 1st (413 pts)

Salary: 4 crores GBP (2019)


Q4. Which state will constitute a special security force that will be allowed to conduct searches and arrests without a warrant?

  1. Uttar Pradesh
  2. West Bengal
  3. Maharashtra
  4. Madhya Pradesh

Correct Answer – (1) Uttar Pradesh


The Uttar Pradesh state government announced on September 13, 2020, that a special force will be constituted to protect courts, airports, administrative buildings, metros, banks and other government offices. The Uttar Pradesh Special Security Force (UPSSF) will reportedly be allowed to conduct searches and arrests without warrants if it is sure about the crime.

Uttar Pradesh:

State of India

Capital: Lucknow (Executive Branch)

Governor: Anandiben Patel

Chief minister: Yogi Adityanath


Q5. The foundation stone for the Arun Jaitley Memorial Sports Complex has been laid in which of these places recently?

  • Gujarat
  • Jammu & Kashmir
  • Assam
  • Bihar

Correct Answer – (2) Jammu & Kashmir


The foundation stone for the construction of Arun Jaitley Memorial Sports Complex is laid at Hiranagar, in Kathua district of Jammu & Kashmir


Q6. Which nation has become the fourth Arab nation to make a peace deal with Israel?

  1. Kuwait
  2. Qatar
  3. Bahrain
  4. Oman

Correct Answer – (3) Bahrain


In another historic breakthrough, Israel and Bahrain agreed to establish full diplomatic relations in a joint statement issued on September 11, 2020, between the US, Israel and Bahrain leaders. With this Bahrain has joined the United Arab Emirates in agreeing to normalise relations with Israel, in a US-brokered deal. Bahrain:

The country in the Middle East Capital: Manama Currency: Bahraini dinar

King: Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa


Q7. Who among the following has recently been appointed as the Executive Director at World Bank?

  1. Abhishek Singhvi
  2. Devendra Singh
  3. Anil Sharma
  4. Rajesh Khullar


Correct Answer – (4) Rajesh Khullar


Rajesh Khullar has been appointed as Executive Director at World Bank. He is a 1988-batch IAS officer.


Q8. Who is set to become the new Prime Minister of Japan?

  • Yoshihide Suga
  • Shigeru Ishiba
  • Fumio Kishida
  • None of the above
Correct Answer – (1) Yoshihide Suga


Yoshihide Suga, Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary on September 14, 2020, won the leadership vote of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) of Japan. He will soon secure the post of the new Prime Minister. Yoshihide Suga:

President of the Liberal Democratic Party

Born: 6 December 1948 (age 71 years), Oguchi District, Akita, Japan

Party: Liberal Democratic Party

Education: Yuzawa High School, Hosei University


Q9. Name the winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award for the year 2020 by Euromoney Awards of Excellence

  1. Rajnish Kumar
  2. Deepak Parekh
  3. Ravneet Gill
  4. Aditya Puri

Correct Answer – (4) Aditya Puri


Aditya Puri, MD of HDFC Bank has been conferred the Lifetime Achievement Award by Euromoney Awards of Excellence 2020.

Aditya Puri:

Born: 1950 (age 70 years), Gurdaspur

Spouse: Anita Puri

Organization: HDFC Bank

Education: Panjab University, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

Children: Amrita Puri, Amit Puri

Awards: CNN-IBN Indian of the Year in Business


Q10. Which state government plans to launch ‘My Family, My Responsibility’ campaign to combat COVID-19?

  1. Maharashtra
  2. Gujarat
  3. Punjab
  4. Haryana

Correct Answer – (1) Maharashtra


In a bid to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic among further relaxation of lockdown curbs, Maharashtra Chief Minister (CM) Uddhav Thackeray announced the launch of ‘My Family, My Responsibility’ Campaign. The campaign aims to motivate the maximum number of people to adopt a new lifestyle for effective COVID- 19 control and also aims to reach people before the virus reaches them. On September 15, 2020 the campaign will be launched in the BMC Brihan Mumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), (formerly the Bombay Municipal Corporation) jurisdiction area and will be implemented across the state under the guidance of CM.


State of India

Capital: Mumbai

Governor: Bhagat Singh Koshyari

Formation: 1 May 1960

Q11. Which ministry has conducted an orientation and training programme on the iRAD App?

  • Ministry of Heavy Industries
  • Ministry of Corporate Affairs
  • Ministry of Home Affairs
  • Ministry of Road Transport and Highways

Correct Answer – (4) Ministry of Road Transport and Highways


Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH) conducted the 2-days Orientation and Training programme on Integrated Road Accident Database Project (iRAD) App for the selected districts of Karnataka and on 10th & 11th September 2020 for some districts of Uttar Pradesh (UP). This has been done to receive feedback and other suggestions for the customization of the iRAD app as per the requirements of the states/UT. Notably, India accounts for about 5 lakh road accidents per annum in which about 1.5 lakh people die and another 3 lakh become crippled.

The basic iRAD app, for capturing the spot accident data, has been developed by IIT (Indian Institutes of Technology) Madras (Tamil Nadu) and National Informatics Centre Services Inc (NICSI) of New Delhi. This app will enable the stakeholders such as the Police, Transport, Health, etc. to use their mobile phones to collect accident data on the spot.


Q12. In September 2020, which state/UT announced a health scheme intended to provide universal health insurance coverage to all residents of the state/UT?

  1. Pondicherry
  2. Jammu and Kashmir
  3. Assam
  4. West Bengal

Correct Answer – (2) Jammu and Kashmir


Lieutenant governor Manoj Sinha has announced Jammu and Kashmir health scheme intended to provide universal health insurance cover to all residents of the Union Territory at the likely annual cost of Rs 123 crore.


Q13. Filmmaker Chaitanya Tamhane’s ‘The Disciple’ won the Best Screenplay award at Venice International Film Festival. The drama film is based in which language?

  • Marathi
  • Malayalam
  • Assamese
  • Tamil
Correct Answer – (1) Marathi


Filmmaker Chaitanya Tamhane’s ‘The Disciple’ won the Best Screenplay award at Venice International Film Festival. This is the second award the film got at the festival. Earlier, it was honoured with the International Critics’ Prize awarded by FIPRESCI.


Q14. Who is the author of the book “My Life In Design”

  • Twinkle Khanna
  • Gauri Khan
  • Shamita Shetty
  • Sussanne Khan

Correct Answer – (2) Gauri Khan


Interior designer Gauri Khan has authored her first book titled “My Life In Design”, which will be published by Penguin Random House India in 2021.

Gauri Khan:

Indian film producer

Born: 8 October 1970 (age 49 years), New Delhi

Height: 1.6 m

Spouse: Shahrukh Khan (m. 1991)

Children: Suhana Khan, Aryan Khan, AbRam Khan

Parents: Ramesh Chandra Chhibber, Savita Chhibber


Q15. The Engineer’s Day in India is observed to mark the birth anniversary of.

  • Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
  • Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman
  • Sir Mokshagundam Vishweshvaraya
  • Satish Dhawan

Correct Answer – (3) Sir Mokshagundam Vishweshvaraya


The day marks the birth anniversary of the engineering pioneer of India, Sir Mokshagundam Vishweshvaraya, (popularly known as Sir MV). Sir MV was regarded as the “Father of Modern Mysore”.

  1. Visvesvaraya:

Indian civil engineer

Born: 15 September 1860, Muddenahalli

Died: 12 April 1962, Bengaluru

Education: College Of Engineering Pune (1883)

Awards: Bharat Ratna

Parents: Mokshagundam Srinivasa Shastry, Venkatalakshmamma

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