01st January, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 01st January, 2019
1. Which state has announced two welfare initiatives for farmers as a part of Krishi Krishak Bondhuon scheme 31 December 2018?
[A] Maharashtra
[B] West Bengal
[C] Odisha
[D] Karnataka
[E] Jharkhand
2. Who has been appointed as the Chairman of Railway Board (Ministry of Railways) on 31 December 2018?
[A] Vinod Kumar Yadav
[B] Ashwani Lohani
[C] Sanjay Kishan Kaul
[D] Vineet Saran
[E] Ajay Rastogi
3. As per the Financial Stability Report, banks showed improvement with Gross Non-Performing Assets' (GNPAs) ratio declining to ________% in September 2018.
[A] 11.2
[B] 11.0
[C] 10.8
[D] 10.6
[E] 10.4
4. Kader Khan passed away on 31 December 2018. He was a ________. 
[A] Actor
[B] Politician
[C] Dancer
[D] Journalist
[E] Cricketer
5. Who among the following took over as the first Chief Justice of the Telangana High Court?
[A] N. V. Ramana
[B] Sharad Arvind Bobde
[C] B Radhakrishnan
[D] Uday Umesh Lalit
[E] Ashok Bhushan
6. Which bowler has become the highest wicket-taker across all formats in 2018?
[A] Kagiso Rabada
[B] Kuldeep Yadav
[C] Jasprit Bumrah
[D] Trent Boult
[E] Imran Tahir
7. When is the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) day observed?
[A] 1 January
[B] 2 January
[C] 3 January
[D] 4 January
[E] 5 January
8. Public sector banks' Provision Coverage Ratio (PCR) has increased to ________% as of September 2018.
[A] 50.56
[B] 62.76
[C] 66.85
[D] 68.75
[E] 70.25
9. As per the Security and Exchange Board of India's (SEBI) report, Indian companies raised over Rs ________ crore by issuing Non-Convertible Debentures (NCDs) to retail investors in 2018.
[A] 28,400
[B] 29,300
[C] 30,430
[D] 31,876
[E] 32,000
10. How much money will be given to Tamil Nadu for the people affected by cyclone 'Gaja'?
[A] Rs 1,053 crore
[B] Rs 1,146 crore
[C] Rs 1,286 crore
[D] Rs 1,467 crore
[E] Rs 1,493 crore
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