01st January, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 01st January, 2019
1. 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
2. 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
3. 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
4. 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
5. 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
6. Which tropical storm struck the Philippines on 25 December 2018?
[A] Leslie
[B] Willa
[C] Usman
[D] Wilma
[E] Yutu
7. As per the RBI's Financial Stability Report, ________ frauds involving an amount of Rs 41,167 crore were reported by the banks in the fiscal year 2017-18.
[A] 4,867
[B] 5,265
[C] 5,917
[D] 6,376
[E] 6,965
8. The government of India has infused ________ crore rupees in four Public Sector Banks (PSBs) on 31 December 2018.
[A] 10,550
[B] 10,882
[C] 11,342
[D] 12,670
[E] 12,953
9. The Core sector growth slowed to ________% in November from 4.8% in October 2018, due to a slowdown in the coal, cement, and electricity sectors.
[A] 4.6
[B] 4.2
[C] 3.8
[D] 3.5
[E] 3.2
10. The government of India extended the Credit Link Subsidy Scheme (CLSS) on home loans for the Middle Income Group (MIG) under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana till March ________.
[A] 2020
[B] 2021
[C] 2022
[D] 2023
[E] 2024