02nd January, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 02nd January, 2019
1. Where did Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launch a new platform named 'Samwad with Students' (SwS) on 1 January 2019?
[A] New Delhi
[B] Bengaluru
[C] Chennai
[D] Hyderabad
[E] Mumbai
2. Shikha Sharma retired on 31 December 2018.She was the Managing Director and CEO of which bank?
[D] Axis
[E] Dena

Read the following statements carefully:

1.The government of India announced that manufacturing of items of defence aerospace and warships will now be covered by Industries (Development and Regulation) Act.

2.The defence items now do not require licence under the Arms Act.

3.In May 2017, the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion was allowed to process applications for grant of licence for manufacture of defence items

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
4. Which country has ceased to be a member of the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) from 1 January 2019?
[B] Qatar
[C] Austria
[D] Yemen
[E] Argentina
5. The RBI has allowed a one-time restructuring of existing debt of up to ________ crore rupees for the MSMEs which have defaulted on payment of loans on 1 January 2019.
[A] 10
[B] 15
[C] 20
[D] 25
[E] 30

Which among the following nation/nations has/have quit the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) with the close of 2018?




[A] Only 2
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] ​Only 1 and 3
[D] ​Only 2 and 3
[E] All are correct
7. 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
8. 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
9. 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
10. 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