02nd April, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 02nd April, 2018
1.

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) decided to double the investment limit by angel funds in venture capital undertakings to ₹________.


[A] 2 crore
[B] 6 crore
[C] 8 crore
[D] 10 crore
[E] 12 crore
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2.

Read the following statements:-



1. The Centre has allowed states to set up their own insurance companies for implementing Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY).



2. Launched in April 2016,​ PMFBY provides comprehensive crop insurance from pre-sowing to post-harvest against non-preventable natural risks.



3. Presently, five public sector insurers and 13 private insurance companies are empanelled for implementation of the scheme.



Which of the above statement/statements is/are true?


[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Only 3
[D] All of the above
[E] None of the above
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3. Which city has been ranked the top city in the short-term Momentum Ranking of JLL’s annual 'Global City Momentum Index' 2018?
[A] Ahmedabad
[B] Bangalore
[C] Hyderabad 
[D] Mumbai
[E] Kolkata
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4. ________ has now become the largest importer of almonds in the world in 2018.
[A] Pakistan
[B] India
[C] Nepal
[D] Bhutan
[E] China
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5. Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, Government of India, laid the foundation stone of the 60 MW Naitwar Mori Hydro Electric Project (NMHEP) in ________.
[A] Uttarkashi
[B] Mussoorie
[C] Pauri
[D] Tehri
[E] Ramnagar
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6.

Read the following statements:-



1. To prevent the possibility of manipulation in the prices of securities, especially government securities, the SBI has changed the methodology used by debt market players for their valuation.



2. Security/bond valuation will be based on the weighted average price of the last half-an-hour of trading.



3. The methodology as to how the bonds are valued is crucial for mark-to-market purposes.



Which of the above statement/statements is/are correct?


[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Only 3
[D] Both 1 and 2
[E] Both 2 and 3
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7. Which district of Manipur has been declared as the first Open Defecation Free (ODF) district of the state?
[A] Bishnupur
[B] Chandel
[C] Thoubal
[D] Senapati
[E] None of the above
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8. R K Dorendra Singh, who passed away recently, was the Chief Minister of which state?
[A] Meghalaya
[B] Assam
[C] Nagaland
[D] Manipur
[E] Arunachal Pradesh
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9.

Read the following statements:-



1. A supersonic parachute that will help NASA missions to land on Mars, was successfully launched into the sky.



2. The Advanced Supersonic Parachute Inflation Research Experiment (ASPIRE) was launched on March 15th  from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in the US.



3. The test was meant to mimic the conditions that a spacecraft would experience during a green planet entry, descent and landing.



Which of the above statement/statements is/are correct?


[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Only 3
[D] All of the above
[E] None of the above
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10. SIDBI celebrated its foundation day as the day of Sampark (connect), Samwad (interaction), Suraksha (security) and Sampreshan (disseminate) on ________.
[A] 1st April
[B] 2nd April
[C] 3rd April
[D] 4th April
[E] 5th April
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