Tit Bits September 2019

 

  • Which state government has decided to form a Special Tiger Force (STF) for Corbett Tiger Reserve (CTR)?

Uttarakhand

  • Which state government has launched Walk to Work on Wednesdays (WWW) campaign?

Meghalaya

  • Which city has been ranked first at the Safe Cities Index (SCI-2019) of Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)?

Tokyo

  • Which state / UT government has decided to provide free rides to women in city buses and metro trains?

Delhi

  • Who has became the first IPS officer to be bestowed with the 2018 Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award?

Aparna Kumar

  • Which sportsperson has won the 2019 Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puraskar?

Gagan Narang

  • Which team has been crowned the Subroto Cup International Football Tournament for sub-junior boys (under-14) category?

Mizoram

  • The 5th Aqua Aquaria India 2019 was held in which city?

Hyderabad

  • Which union ministry has launched the National Lab Directory (NLD)?

Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution.

  • India’s first-ever sky cycling park to be opened in which city?

Manali

  • Yashaswini Singh Deswal is associated to which city?

Delhi

  • A cultural event ‘Namaste Pacific’ was held in which city?

Delhi

  • Union IT Ministry has rolled out ‘Build for Digital India’ in partnership with which company?

Google

  • Which IIT has collaborated with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to launch National Artificial Intelligence Resource Portal (NAIRP)?

IIT Kharagpur

  • Which team has won the 2019 edition of Nehru Trophy boat race?

Nadubhagam Chundan

  • Which country’s team has won the 2019 SAFF under-15 football championship?

India

  • Bangladesh has signed agreement with which Indian company to set up gas-based plant in Meghnahat?

Reliance Power

  • Which movie has become the first Bollywood film to go plastic-free?

Coolie No.1

  • India’s longest electrified rail tunnel has recently inaugurated in which state?

Andhra Pradesh

  • Tejinderpal Singh Toor is associated to which sports?

Shotput

  • India’s first-ever architectural LED illumination has taken place in which historical monument?

Qutb Minar

  • India’s first garbage cafe is set to open in which city?

Ambikapur

  • Garvi Gujarat Bhavan, which is in news recently, is located in which city?

New Delhi

  • Which state has recently celebrated Agrarian festival ‘Nuakhai’?

Odisha

  • Which state government has decided to play the role of a recruitment agency for the youth wanting to work abroad?

Punjab

  • Where is the headquarters of World Resources Institute (WRI)?

Washington

  • Who has been elected as Chair of the 72nd Session of the WHO –SEARO?

Harsh Vardhan

  • The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has launched the first-ever ‘Terracotta Grinder’ in which city?

Varanasi

  • Which Indian personality has been chosen by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for the 2019 Global Goalkeeper Award’?

Narendra Modi

  • The 4th South-Asian Speaker’s Summit was recently held in which city?

Male

  • Which city is holding the COP14 to United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification?

Greater Noida

  • Who is the newly appointed chairman of Association of World Election Bodies (A-WEB)?

Sunil Arora

  • Which iconic place has been adjudged as the India’s Best Swachh Iconic Place’?

Vaishno Devi

  • Where is the headquarters of Global Fund for AIDS, TB and malaria (GFTAM)?

Geneva, Switzerland

  • What is the theme of the 2019 edition of World Coconut Day (WCD)?

Coconut for Family Wellness

  • The first US-Asean Maritime Exercise (AUMX) has officially started from which country?

Thailand

  • Where is the headquarters of Global Tiger Forum (GTF)?

New Delhi

  • Which company has become the India’s first commercial vehicle maker to get BS-VI certification for heavy duty trucks?

Hinduja Group

  • Mount Leo Pargyil is the mountain peak of which state?

Himachal Pradesh

  • The Indo-US military training Exercise “Yudh Abhyas 2019” is being conducted in which city?

Washington

  • Bianca Andreescu, who has become 1st teen to reach US Open semi-finals in decade, is from which country?

Canada

  • Which prominent personality has been conferred the Vatican’s ‘Lamp of Peace of Saint Francis ‘ award?

Muhammad Yunus

  • The Mobile Science Exhibition (MSE) programme has been launched from which city?

Leh

  • The 2019 UNICEF South Asian Parliamentarian conference for Children was held in which city?

Colombo

  • Which state government has recently signed pact with Delaware State of America for sister state?

Gujarat

  • Which company has recently bagged $300 mn contract from ICICI Bank to provide digital technology led services?

Wipro

  • Which is the world’s most liveable city, according to EIU’s Global Liveability Index 2019?

Sydney

  • On which date, the 2019 edition of International Day of Charity is observed recently?

5th September

  • The Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) has tied up with which bank for DBT facility?

SBI

  • What is the India’s rank at the WEF’s World Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index (TTCI) 2019?

34th

  • Kiran Nagarkar, who passed away recently, was the renowned personality in which field?

Playwright

  • Srihari Nataraj is associated to which sports?

Swimming

  • The 4th edition of Indian Ocean Conference (ICO-2019) was held in which city?

Male

  • Where is the headquarters of Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA)?

New Delhi

  • The 1st national conference on Cybercrime Investigation was held in which city?

New Delhi

  • Which IIT has been selected for the Sophisticated Analytical and Technical Help Institute (SATHI)?

IIT Kharagpur

  • Who has become the youngest-ever captain in Test cricket history?

Rashid Khan

  • Who led Indian delegation at the 5th Eastern Economic Forum (EEF-2019)?

Narendra Modi

  • What is the India’s position in terms of total gold reserve, according to the World Gold Council (WGC)?

10th

  • Who is the head of the RBI task force which calls for participation of non-banks to develop secondary market for corporate loans?

T N Manoharan

  • Freedom fighter Heeralal Sharma, who passed away recently, was from which district of Rajasthan?

Bikaner

  • The 28th cycle of Indo-Thai CORPAT has started in which city?

Bangkok

  • Abdul Qadir, who passed away recently, was the renowned leg-spinner of which country?

Pakistan

  • Which country has been declared free from Avian Influenza (H5N1)?

India

  • Which member-countries of the WHO South-East Asia region have successfully controlled Hepatitis B?

Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal & Thailand

  • Which Indian organisation has released a report titled ‘Mid-Monsoon 2019 Lightning’?

Indian Meteorological Organisation

  • The POSHAN Maah 2019 has been started with which mass media campaign?

Eat Right India

  • The WHO South-East Asia Region has set target of which year to eliminate measles & rubella?

2023

  • Which EU country has decided to phase out the controversial weedkiller glyphosate by 2023?

Germany

  • The International conference ‘ANGAN’ has been organized in which city?

New Delhi

  • Who won the 2019 edition of men’s singles US Open Tennis title?

Rafael Nadal

  • What is the theme of the 24th World Energy Congress (WEC-2019)?

Energy for prosperity

  • Asia’s first 5th Generation – VR based Advanced Driver Training simulator centre launched at which city?

Chennai

  • UNESCO has tied up with which Indian state to promote its Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH)?

Rajasthan

  • The team of which telescope has won the  2020 ‘Oscars of Science’?

Event Horizon Telescope

  • Which country is hosting the multi-nation Exercise TSENTR 2019?

Russia

  • What is the 2019 theme of International Literacy Day (ILD)?

Literacy & Multilingualism

  • Which state government has decided to set up a Time Bank?

Madhya Pradesh

  • Who won the 2019 edition of women’s singles US Open Tennis title?

Bianca Andreescu

  • India’s first-ever helicopter summit was recently held in which city?

Dehradun

  • The UNCCD COP 14 is taking place in which city?

Delhi

  • Veeru Krishnan, who passed away recently, was the renowned Indian classical dancer of which form?

Kathak

  • Who is the head of the committee to oversee bifurcation of J&K?

Sanjay Mitra

  • India is the co-host along with which country at the 8th Asian Ministerial Energy Roundtable (AMER8)?

UAE

  • The 25th Senior Women’s National Football Championship has kicked off from which state?

Arunachal Pradesh

  • What is the theme of the 2019 edition of World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD)?

Working together to prevent Suicide.

  • Which team has clinched the 2019 Duleep Trophy title?

India Red

  • The Indo-Lanka Maritime Fleet Exercise – SLINEX 2019 has started in which city?

Vishakhapatnam

  • The first conference on military medicine for SCO member-states is being held in which city?

New Delhi

  • Indian Railways has launched its first-ever ‘fun zone’ for kids in which railway station?

Vishakhapatnam

  • Who has become the first bowler to take 100 wickets in Twenty20 International cricket?

Lasith Malinga

  • Gaurvi Singhvi, who became the world’s youngest open water swimmer to cross the English Channel, is from which district of Rajasthan?

Udaipur

  • Who is the newly appointed chairman of Press Trust of India (PTI)?

Vijay Kumar Chopra

  • Which noted writer has been chosen for the 40th Sarala Puraskar?

Pradeep Dash

  • Which Indian personality has been chosen for the 2019 Asia Pacific Golf Hall Of Fame?

Pawan Munjal

  • The 22nd edition of UN Committee on CRPD was held at which city?

Geneva

  • The National Animal Disease Control Programme (NADCP) has been launched from which city?

Mathura

  • Who has been appointed the Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi?

Pramod Kumar Mishra

  • Which state government has decided to set up India’s first International Women’s Trade Centre (iWTC)?

Kerala

  • Scientists have used which telescope to discover water vapor in the atmosphere of a super-Earth “K2-18b”?

Hubble Space Telescope

  • Which Indian diplomat has been bestowed the UAE’s First Class Order of Zayed II award?

Navdeep Singh Suri

  • Amit Sharma, who has created history by making world’s biggest static website – Cheapflightsall.com, is from which city?

Delhi

  • Rajasekar, who passed away recently, was the veteran actor-director of which regional cinema?

Tamil

  • India’s 2nd riverine Multi-Modal terminal (MMT) in built on which river?

Ganga

  • Who is the author of the book ‘Savarkar: Echoes from a forgotten past’?

Vikaram Sampath

  • NITI Aayog has selected which company to set up India’s first Digital Capability Centre (DCC)?

McKinsey

  • Which country has become first in Asia to roll out plain cigarette packaging?

Thailand

  • Ronaldo Laitonjam is associated to which sports?

Cycling

  • Gurugram Police has tied up with which tech giant for traffic updates?

Google

  • Which State government has launched Mukhyamantri Vyapari Samuhik Niji Durghatna Beema Yojana?

Haryana

  • The National Conference on “Criminal Activities and Radicalization in Jails” was organized by which organisation?

BPR & D

  • Which country has inaugurated Southeast Asia’s largest solar power farm?

Vietnam

  • Indo-Thailand joint military exercise Maitree 2019 is being conducted in which state?

Meghalaya

  • Where is the headquarters of the Global Anti-Microbial Resistance (AMR) Research and Development (R&D) Hub?

Germany

  • Megan Schutt, who became the first woman to claim two hat-tricks in international cricket, is from which country?

Australia

  • Which union ministry has launched the Curriculum for Life Skills (Jeevan Kaushal)?

Ministry of HRD

  • The Drought Toolbox has officially released in which UNCCD event?

COP 14

  • Which Indian police officer has been chosen for the 2019 Asia Society Game Changer award?

Chhaya Sharma

  • Who has become the first Indian woman athlete to be recommended for Padma Vibhushan?

MC Mary Kom

  • Which state government has launched Mukhyamantri Dal Poshit Yojana?

Uttarakhand

  • On which date, the National Hindi Divas (NHD) is celebrated in India?

14th September

  • Which Indian athlete has become the brand ambassador of PepsiCo’s sports drink brand Gatorade?

Hima Das

  • The 2020 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup is scheduled to be held in which country?

India

  • Who is the author of the book “Fortune Turners: The Quartet That Spun India To Glory”?

Aditya Bhushan

  • Cryodrakon boreas, which is in news recently, is associated to which type of species?

Pterosaurs

  • Where is the headquarters of the Botanical Survey of India (BSI)?

Kolkata

  • According to the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), what is the India’s position in the world to provide international standard bulletproof jackets?

4th

  • Which veteran Indian Army officer has been appointed to lead United Nations’ Mission in war-hit Yemen?

Abhijit Guha

  • Which state government has launched ‘Jan Soochna Portal’?

Rajasthan

  • Which international organisation has sanctioned Rs 3,000 crore aid for food parks in India?

The World Bank

  • Kaushal Dharmamer is associated to which sports?

Badminton

  • India defeated which country to clinch 2019 ACC Under-19 Asia Cup cricket tournament?

Bangladesh

  • Which Indian sportsperson has clinched the 2019 IBSF World Billiards Championship in Myanmar?

Pankaj Advani

  • Which Indian shuttler clinched the men’s singles title at the 2019 Vietnam Open Super 100 badminton tournament?

Sourabh Verma

  • The Kerala government has recently inked MoU with which country on cancer care?

Maldives

  • Sanjib Datta, who passed away recently, was the veteran personality of which field?

Film Industry

  • What is the theme of the 2019 edition of International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer?

32 Years & Healing

  • Which international organisation has decided to publish Guru Nanak Dev’s writing in world languages?

UNESCO

  • Which Indian cricketer has been appointed the first chancellor of Rai Sports University in Sonepat?

Kapil Dev

  • Which  noted personality has been conferred the Dr Kalam Smriti International Excellence Award 2019?

Sheikh Hasina

  • What  is the theme of the 38th Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF -2019)?

Open books, Open minds.

  • Kodiakkarai Wild Life sanctuary, sometimes seen in news, is situated in which state?

Tamil Nadu

  • Who is the author of the book “Turbulence & Triumph: The Modi Years”?

Rahul Agarwal

  • Sathar, who passed away recently, was the renowned actor of which regional cinema?

Malayalam

  • Who has become the India’s first female military diplomat?

Anjali Singh

  • Mayank Vaid, who has becomes first Indian to complete Enduroman triathlon, is from which state?

Himachal Pradesh

  • Who has been  sworn in as the first Lokayukta of Andhra Pradesh?

P Lakshman Reddy

  • What is the theme of the 52nd National Engineer’s Day (NED) in India?

Engineering for Change

  • Which country’s team has won the 2019 men’s FIBA World Basketball Championship?

Spain

  • Who has become the first Indian wrestler to qualify for 2020 Tokyo Olympics?

Vinesh Phogat

  • On which date, the 2019 edtion of World Bamboo Day (WBD) is celebrated?

18th September

  • According to latest UN International Migrant Stock 2019 report, which country is the leading country of origin of international migrants in 2019?

India

  • What is the theme of the 2019 edition of International Day of Democracy?

Participation

  • Who is the author of the book “The Cousins Thackeray: Uddhav, Raj and the Shadow of their Senas”?

Dhaval Kulkarni

  • Who is the director of Indian documentary film “Moti Bagh”, which is nominated for 2019 Oscars?

Nirmal Chander

  • Which country has unveiled South Asia’s tallest tower?

Sri Lanka

  • Which Payments Bank has launched ‘Bharosa savings account’ ?

Airtel Payments Bank

  • Which state government has launched Mukhya Mantri Seva Sankalp Helpline 1100?

Himachal Pradesh

  • The first-ever trilateral naval exercise ‘SITMEX’ has started among India and which countries?

Singapore & Thailand

  • ISRO has signed pact with which organization for Gaganyaan project?

DRDO (Defence Research & Development Organization)

  • The 5th International Ramayana Festival (IRF-2019) was held in which city?

New Delhi

  • Which state government has decided to declare 2020 as Year of Artificial Intelligence (AI)?

Telangana

  • The National Centre for Clean Coal Research and Development (NCCCR&D) has launched in which city?

Bengaluru

  • Which renowned Indian photographer has been chosen as first recipient of Acadmie des beaux-arts Photography Award – William Klein?

Raghu Rai

  • The first-ever World Patient Safety Day (WPSD) is observed on which date?

17th September

  • India’s Easternmost Village-Vijaynagar is situated in which district of Arunachal Pradesh?

Changlang

  • Which state government has decided to carry out bio-fencing to reduce human-animal conflict?

Uttarakhand

  • Which union ministry has launched the common digital platform for the issuance of electronic Certificates of Origin (CoO)?

Ministry of Commerce & Industry

  • Karan Vandana is a new hybrid variety of which crop?

Wheat

  • Who is the newly elected chairman of the Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) for 2019-20?

Madhukar Kamath

  • Which Indian singer has won the Magnificent Performing Arts Award at 21st Century Icon Awards in London?

Sonu Nigam

  • The ‘E-Beat Book’ System has been launched from which city?

Chandigarh

  • Who is the author of the book “From Leeches to Slug Glue: 25 Explosive Ideas that Made (and Are Making) Modern Medicine”?

Roopa Pai

  • Which high court has recently ruled that the right to access Internet is part of the fundamental Right to Education (RTE) & Right to Privacy?

Kerala

  • Keeladi, which is in news recently, is the historical site of which state?

Tamil Nadu

  • Who is the head of the SEBI committee to suggest norms for Social Stock Exchanges (SSE)?

Ishhat Hussain

  • Which Indian armed force has  conducted rare exercise Chang Thang Prahar in Eastern Laddakh?

Indian Army

  • Which state government has  decided to ban private practice of govt. doctors?

Andhra Pradesh

  • Pusa Yashasvi is a new potential variety of which crop?

Wheat

  • Gandan Tegchenling Monastery, which is in news recently, is located in which country?

Ulaanbaatar

  • Which state to host India’s first-ever trans art festival?

Kerala

  • Who is the author of the book “Being Gandhi”?

Paro Anand

  • NEAT scheme, which is in news recently, is related to which field?

Education

  • Who has been appointed the new Chief of the Indian Air Force (IAF)?

Rakesh K Singh Bhadauria

  • The Union Government has decided to set-up state-of-the-art National Police University (NPU) at which city?

Greater Noida

  • The Deocha Pachami Dewanganj-Harinsingha coal block is located in which state?

West Bengal

  • Which tech giant has joined hands with the Union Government for ‘Digital Payment Abhiyan’?

Google

  • Which state government  has decided to make Sanskrit mandatory in all schools from class 3 to 8?

Uttarakhand

  • Which is the official mascot of the 2022 Beijing Winter Paralympics?

Shuey Rhon Rhon

  • The 74th Session of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has started in which city?

New York

  • What is the theme of the 2019 edition of International Day of Sign Languages?

Sign Language Rights for All

  • Who became the first Indian male boxer to qualify for the final of the World Boxing Championships?

Amit Panghal

  • Madhav Apte, who passed away recently, was the legendary player of which sports?

Cricket

  • Who is the author of the book “Girl Power: Indian Women Who Broke The Rules”?

Neha J Hiranandani

  • Which country lifted 2019 Asian Men’s Volleyball Championship title?

Iran

  • The Delhi government has recently launched “champions campaign”  to fight against which disease ?

Dengue

  • Which movie has been named as India’s official entry to Oscars 2020?

Gully Boy

  • The 2019 C40 World Mayors Summit is scheduled to be held in which city?

Copenhagen

  • Which noted personality is to be appointed as the brand ambassador of Madhya Pradesh?

Govinda

  • The world’s first camel hospital is located in which city?

Dubai

  • UMMID initiative, which is in news recently, is associated to tackle which cause?

Genetic diseases of new born babies

  • Which country has launched its biggest peacetime operation after Thomas Cook collapse?

UK

  • What is the theme of the 2019 edition of International Day of Peace?

Climate Action for peace.

  • S K Padmadevi, who passed away recently, was the legendary actress of which regional cinema?

Kannada

  • Shondol dance of which city has created history  by entering into the Guinness Book of World Records as the largest dance?

Ladakh

  • Who has been appointed as the new Principal Chief Commissioner of Income-tax (PCCIT) of the National e-assessment centre (NeAC)?

K M Prasad

  • Which state tourism has won the PATA Gold award for an ethnic food restaurant run by women?

Kerala

  • India and which country are set to hold their first tri-services exercise ‘Tiger Triumph’?

United States

  • Which noted journalist has won the first Gauri Lankesh National Award for Journalism?

Ravish Kumar

  • The Gandhi Solar Park (GSP) has recently inaugurated at headquarters of which international organisation?

United Nations

  • Which renowned personality has been named for 2019 Dada Sahab Phalke award?

Amitabh Bachchan

  • Which state government has launched a housing loan subsidy scheme – Aponar Apon Ghar?

Assam

  • Which state has clinched the 25th Senior Women’s National Football Championship?

Manipur

  • Rahul Aware is associated to which sports?

Wrestling

  • Which state government has launched Swachhata hi Seva Abhiyan?

Madhya Pradesh

  • Who has been elected president of the Akhil Bharatiya Marathi Sahitya Sammelan (ABMSS) 2020?

Francis D’Britto

  • Adam Harper, who has been awarded the 2019 SASTRA Ramanujan prize, is from which country?

England

  • Bhagat Ram Vats, who passed away recently, was the veteran personality of which field?

Journalism

  • The Union Government has instituted the highest civilian award in the field of contribution to the unity and integrity of India in the name of which freedom fighter?

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

  • Which country is the partner country for the 6th India Water Week (IWW-2019)?

Japan

  • Ponung Doming has become the first woman officer from which state as Lieutenant Colonel?

Arunachal Pradesh

  • Which Indian sportsperson has been honoured with a IAAF Veteran Pin ?

PT Usha

  • Payal Jangid, who has become the first Indian to win the Changemaker Award from Gates Foundation, is from which state?

Rajasthan

  • Sebastian Coe, who has been re-elected as IAAF chief, is from which country?

Britain

  • Who has become the first Indian cricketer to bowl 3 maidens in single T20I?

Deepti Sharma

  • Who has been honoured with the 2019 Rights Livelihood awards?

Greta Thunberg

  • Who has been selected the new head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)?

Kristalina Georgieva

  • The first-ever India-Caricom leaders’ summit was held in which city?

New York

  • The 2nd Singapore – India Hackathon is being held in which IIT?

IIT Madras

  • The 5th India International Science Festival (IISF- 2019) is scheduled to be held in which city?

Kolkata

  • Which state has become the first Indian state to issue highest number of golden cards under Ayushman Bharat scheme?

J & K

  • Which Indian sportsperson has become an athlete member of Team Visa for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020?

PV Sindhu

  • Paolo Borrometi, who won the 2019 Peter Mackler Award for Courageous Journalism, is from which country?

Italy

  • Which Indian corporate has won UN Global Climate Action Award in the ‘Climate Neutral Now’ category?

Infosys

  • What is the India’s rank in the IMD World Digital Competitiveness Ranking 2019 (WDCR)?

44th

  • Which state government has unveiled a mascot ‘Tikki Mausi’ to combat malnutrition among children?

Odisha

  • Venu Madhav, who passed away recently, was the noted actor of which regional cinema?

Telugu

  • JNU has signed pact with which IIT for research, education & technology?

IIT Delhi

  • On which date, the 2019 International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, is observed?

September 26

  • Which Indian organistion has discovered 30 reels of unedited footage on Mahatma Gandhi?

NFAI

  • Which country has launched the world’s biggest transport space ship for space station?

Japan

  • Who is the newly appointed chairman of Chiefs of Staff Committee (CCS)?

Bipin Rawat

  • Which state has bagged the Best State award for overall growth in tourism category?

Andhra Pradesh

  • Sarah Taylor, who recently retired from international cricket, is from which country?

England

  • What is the theme of the 2019 edition of World Tourism Day (WTD)?

Torism & Jobs

  • Which actor has been chosen as goodwill ambassador for Maharashtra polls?

Madhuri Dixit

  • Which state government has decided to set up museum at the house of Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar?

West Bengal

  • KAZIND – 2019” is the joint military exercise of India & which country?

Kazakhstan

  • Which space agency has successfully launched the RamanSat 2 miniature satellite?

NASA

 

 

 

 

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