01st August, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 01st August, 2018
1.

Read the following statements:




  • The Lok Sabha has passed the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Second Amendment) Bill 2018.

  • The amendment clarifed that allottees under a real estate project should be treated as financial creditors.

  • Financial creditors will be able to decide the future of defaulting builders.



Which of the following statements is/are correct?


[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 and 3
[C] Only 2 and 3
[D] Only 3
[E] All of the above
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2. The government of India reported a fiscal deficit of ₹ ____ trillion ($62.57 billion) for April-June 2018.
[A] 3.59
[B] 4.29
[C] 5.70
[D] 6.79
[E] 8.60
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3. In which state has the Startup India Yatra been launched?
[A] Jharkhand
[B] Chattisgarh
[C] Nagaland
[D] Mizoram
[E] Assam
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4.

Read the following statements carefully:



1.The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) launched a dedicated portal to connect cargo owners and shippers with real time data on availability of vessels.



2.Named as the 'Forum of Cargo-Owners and Logistics-Operators', the link of the portal is available on the homepage of IWAI.



3.It has been designed and developed by the in-house IT Department and the Traffic Wing of IWAI.



Which of the above statements is/are correct?


[A] Only 2
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All are correct
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5. How many Indian companies have made it to the latest Fortune 500 list of the world's biggest corporations in terms of revenue?
[A] 4
[B] 5
[C] 6
[D] 7
[E] 8
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6. Who was recently appointed as Non-Executive Director of HDFC?
[A] J J Irani
[B] Keki Mistry
[C] Deepak Parekh
[D] Upendra Kumar Sinha
[E] Jalaj Ashwin Dani
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7. The radioactive molecule detected recently by astronomers, believed to be from the stellar explosion that took place in 17th century, is an isotope of _________.
[A] Aluminium monoxide
[B] Aluminium monofluoride
[C] Aluminium monochloride
[D] Potassium chloride
[E] Nitrogen sulfide
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8. According to the NITI Aayog’s “Digital Payment: Trends, Issues and Opportunities” report, the growth in mobile payments are slated to rise to $_____ billion by 2023.
[A] 100
[B] 140
[C] 160
[D] 190
[E] 210
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9.

Read the following statements carefully:



1.The largest pan-India rural sanitation survey will commenced on 1st December 2018 under the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation.



2.It will also rank districts based on their sanitation level.



3.The criteria set for ranking includes construction and use of toilets under the Swach Bharat Mission- Gramin, direct observation of sanitation at public places and feedback from citizens.



Which of the above statements is/are correct?


[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All are correct
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10. Who has bagged top honours at the Swachhta Pakwada Awards 2018?
[A] Oil and Natural Gas Corporation
[B] National Thermal Power Corporation
[C] Steel Authority of India Limited
[D] Indian Oil Corporation Limited
[E] Coal India Limited
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