01st February, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 01st February, 2019
1. The Railways has been allocated Rs.________ Cr in the Interim Budget 2019-20.
[A] 62,082
[B] 64,587
[C] 72,871
[D] 78,279
[E] 84,972

Read the following statements carefully:

1.A Committee under NITI Aayog will be set-up to identify De-notified, Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic communities not yet formally classified.

2.The Govt will set up a Welfare Development Board under Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment for implementing welfare programmes for these communities. 

3.Govt also proposed increase in allocation for welfare of the scheduled castes and scheduled tribes.

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
3. Who took the Oath of office and Secrecy as Member of Union Public Service Commission on Feb 1, 2019?
[A] Prasanth Nair
[B]  Surendra Kumar Solanki
[C] Rajiv Nayan Choubey
[D] Mir Mohamed Ali
[E] Parikipandla Narahari
4. The United Nations Security Council has adopted a resolution to extend sanctions against ________ for another year on 31 January 2019.
[A] Iraq
[B] Iran
[C] Central African Republic
[D] Syria
[E] Libya
5. Government announced to set up an Aayog for the production and productivity of cows on Feb 1, 2019. What is the name of that Aayog?
[A] Rashtriya Gokul Aayog
[B] Gau Mata Aayog
[C] Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog
[D] Rashtriya Pashu Aayog
[E] Govardhan Aayog
6. How much money (in crores) has been allocated for the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act according to the Interim Budget 2019?
[A] 4,000
[B] 50,000
[C] 60,000
[D] 70,000
[E] 80,000
7. Govt. announced that individual taxpayers with annual income up to ₹________ lakh will not have to pay any Income Tax.
[A] 3
[B] 4
[C] 5
[D] 6
[E] 7
8. According to the Finance Minister, Piyush Goyal, the fiscal deficit will be at ________ per cent of GDP in 2019.
[A] 2,8
[B] 3.1
[C] 3.4
[D] 3.5
[E] 3.8
9. The Pradhan Mantri Shramyogi Manv Dhan Yojana will assure a monthly pension of ₹________ on retirement for workers in the organised and unorganised sectors who have a monthly income below ₹15,000.
[A] 1,500
[B] 2,000
[C] 2,500
[D] 3,000
[E] 3,500
10. India has received foreign direct investment (FDI) worth $ ________ billion in the last five years.
[A] 214
[B] 239
[C] 321
[D] 372
[E] 427