02nd January, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 02nd January, 2019
1. The Ministry of Finance said that the direct tax-to-GDP ratio of ________% achieved during 2017-18 fiscal is the best in the last 10 years.
[A] 5.47
[B] 5.57
[C] 5.78
[D] 5.98
[E] 6.00
2. President Ram Nath Kovind nominated Justice ________ as the Executive Chairman (EC) of National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) on 1 January 2019.
[A] T. S. Thakur
[B] AK Sikri
[C] Jagdish Singh Khehar
[D] R. Banumathi
[E] Arun Kumar Mishra
3. The DGTR has recommended anti-dumping duty on a chemical used in paint and printing industries, imported from Brazil, Indonesia, and Thailand for ________ years.
[A] 2
[B] 3
[C] 4
[D] 5
[E] 6
4. The government of India gave ________ crore free cooking gas (LPG) connections under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) on 2 January 2019.
[A] 4
[B] 5
[C] 6
[D] 7
[E] 8
5. India achieved electrification in 100% households in ________ states at the end of 2018. 
[A] 23
[B] 24
[C] 25
[D] 26
[E] 27
6. Who was sworn in as Brazil's President on 1 January 2019?
[A] Dilma Rousseff
[B] Fernando Haddad
[C] Jair Bolsonaro 
[D] Eduardo Cunha
[E] João Doria
7. The Reserve Bank of India allowed the Paytm Payments Bank to restart opening accounts for its customers. Who is the head of the Paytm Payments Bank?
[A] S. S. Mallikarjuna Rao
[B] P. S. Jayakumar
[C] Satish Gupta
[D] A. S. Rajeev
[E] Karnam Sekar
8. In which state will Indian Oil Corp (IOC) commission its first liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal in January 2019?
[A] Tamil Nadu
[B] Kerala
[C] Maharshtra
[D] Jharkhand
[E] Chhattisgarh

Read the following statements carefully:

1.On 2 December 2018, the government of India introduced the Aadhar amendment bill in Lok Sabha.

2.The bill seeks to provide legal backing for voluntary seeding of biometric Aadhaar ID with mobile numbers and bank accounts after the Supreme Court barred mandatory use of the Aadhar by private firms.

3.In December 2018, the Union Cabinet approved amending the existing Aadhaar law.

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

Who has taken over as the new Chief Justice of Nepal's Supreme Court on 2 December 2018?

[A] Justice Om Prakash Mishra
[B] ​Justice Cholendra Shamsher J B Rana
[C] Justice Sharada Prasad Ghimire
[D] Justice Meera Khadka
[E] Justice Deepak Kumar Karki