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The article UPSC NDA and NA Current Events Quiz 9 presents the important questions of Current Affairs. In General, Current Affair means General Issue. These Current Affairs related to several fields like International, National, Sports, Politics, Economy, Science and Technology, and Environment. For example, national events include within its fold aspects like economy, social, political, sports, science, environment, etc. Current Affairs Section is very important in several exams like UPSC, SSC, RRB, Banking, and Insurance etc. Through daily newspapers and daily news, there is a huge chance of scoring maximum marks in several exams. Current Affairs section is very important apart from the English Language and Reasoning topics. The main aim of the article UPSC NDA and NA Current Events Quiz 9 is to provide important and useful questions related to Current Affairs.

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Q1. What is the name of NASA’s recently launched a satellite to study the ionosphere to explore the mysterious, dynamic region where air meets space?
Q2. Name the legendary cosmonaut who was the first person to do space walk in 1965 but died recently at the age of 85?
A) Alexei Leonov
Q3. Who won the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to secure a peace deal between Ethiopia and its neighbour Eritrea and put an end to the over 20-year-old border conflict?
A) Abiy Ahmed Ali
Q4. On which day International Day of the Girl Child is observed across the world?
A) 11th October
Q5. Which United Nations' agency recently became the first to make transactions in cryptocurrency?
Q6. Who has been awarded with the 2018 Nobel Prize in Literature?
A) Olga Tokarczuk
Q7. Who won the 2019 Nobel Prize in Literature?
A) Peter Handke
Q8. Who won the 2019 Nobel Prize in Medicine for their discoveries of "how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability"?
A) William G Kaelin Jr, Peter J Ratcliffe & Gregg L Semenza
Q9. On which day World Teachers Day was observed across the world with the theme - Young Teachers: The future of the Profession?
A) 5th October
Q10. Which country has announced to leave membership of OPEC due to internal financial problems?
A) Ecuador
Q11. For which state a new Railway Zone was announced by Railway Minister Piyush Goyal? The new railway zone named Southern Coast Railway will be headquartered in Visakhapatnam.
A) Andhra Pradesh
Q12. 2nd Edition of Indian Sign Language Dictionary for Hearing Impaired Persons contains how many words?
A) 6000 words
Q13. On which day National Science Day 2019 was observed?
A) 28th February 2019
Q14. What was the theme of National Science Day 2019?
A) Science for the People and People for Science
Q15. Which player was honoured with Asian Hockey Federation’s Player of the Year award?
A) Manpreet Singh
Q16. Which Indian bank which has joined hands with World Bank and UN Women to launch new social impact bonds exclusively for women, called Women's Livelihood Bonds (WLBs)?
Q17. Which state government has recently declared Monkeys as Vermin for the next one year due to monkey menace in the state?
A) Himachal Pradesh
Q18. The Indian Air Force in a recent retaliatory move destroyed the biggest Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) training camp in Balakot. The town is located in which Pakistani provinces?
A) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Q19. PM Modi launched the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) Yojana for the farmers’ welfare recently. How much income support will be provided in a year to farmers under the scheme?
A) Rs 6000 per year
Q20. What is the name of India's first humanoid robot developed by Asimov Robotics which was inaugurated by the Chief Minister of Kerala for induction into its police force?
Q21. 12th biennial edition of International Aerospace and Defence Exhibition 'Aero India 2019' was held at which location?
A) Air Force Station Yelahanka
Q22. What was the tagline for the air show Aero India-2019 (12th edition) which was held at Air Force Station Yelahanka, Bengaluru The Runway to a Billion Opportunities Who became the 14th recipient of the 2018 Seoul Peace Prize?
A) Narendra Modi
Q23. At which place first ever Drone Olympics, a competition for UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) was held from 18th to 21st February 2019?
A) Bengaluru
Q24. Which state approved Sanskrit as the second official language after Hindi?
A) Himachal Pradesh
Q25. The Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) raised the interest rate on Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) for 2018-19. What is the new interests rate?
A) 8.65 percent
Q26. Which international organisation recently urged the international community to co-operate with India in dealing with terrorism?
A) United Nations Security Council
Q27. Name India's first self-made fighter jet which received the final operational clearance for induction into the air force as a fully-weaponised fighter jet?
A) Light Combat Aircraft Tejas
Q28. India has raised customs duty to 200 percent on all goods imported from which nation? The decision was taken following withdrawal of Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status in the aftermath of the Pulwama terror attack.
A) Pakistan
Q29. Which state has launched the Annadata Sukhibhava Scheme under which farmers having land less than 5 acres will receive Rs 9000 in addition to Rs 6000 announced by the Central Government?
A) Andhra Pradesh
Q30. Name the former badminton player of India who has been awarded the Sportstar Lifetime Achievement Award?
A) Prakash Padukone

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