02nd July, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 02nd July, 2018
1. A Japanese probe has reached an asteroid _____ million km away to collect information about the birth of the solar system and the origin of life after a more than three-year voyage through deep space.
[A] 100
[B] 140
[C] 200
[D] 270
[E] 300
2. Which PSU has become the first oil PSU to adopt an online legal compliance system by introducing 'Legatrix'?
[A] Numaligarh Refinery Ltd
[B] ONGC Videsh
[C] Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited
[D] Mahanadi Coalfields
[E] Oil India Limited
3. Who has been elected as Mexico's President with over 53% of the vote?
[A] Ernesto Zedillo
[B] Felipe Calderón
[C] ‚ÄčAndres Manuel Lopez Obrador
[D] Carlos Salinas de Gortari
[E] Dulce Maria Sauri
4. The Rajasthan government announced _______% reservations for five communities– Gujjar, Banjara, Gadia-Lohar, Raika, and Gadariya– under the Most Backward Classes (MBC) category.
[A] 1
[B] 2
[C] 3
[D] 4
[E] 5
5. The Eight Core Industries comprise _______ percent of the weight of items included in the Index of Industrial Production.
[A] 33.56
[B] 40.27
[C] 52.90
[D] 59.16
[E] 67.34
6. Who is organizing a “National Workshop on Skill Development for Persons with Disabilities”?
[A] Department of Economic Affairs
[B] NITI Aayog
[C] Department of Personnel & Training
[D] Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities
[E] Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances

Read the following statements carefully:

1.The data collected in the 2031 Census will be stored electronically, the first time since the first decennial exercise in 1951 after independence.

2.The schedules and other connected papers shall be disposed of totally or in part by the Director of Census Operations, after creating an electronic record of such documents.

3.The spokesperson said enumerators would start “house listing” in 2030.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2
[E] All are correct
8. The Cauvery Water Management Authority is scheduled to meet every ______ days during the monsoon months.
[A] 7
[B] 10
[C] 12
[D] 15
[E] 20
9. According to the Dubai Astronomy Group, the longest total lunar eclipse of the century will last for about _______.
[A] 1 hour and 20 minutes
[B] 1 hour and 43 minutes
[C] 1 hour and 52 minutes
[D] 1 hour and 59 minutes
[E] 2 hour and 14 minutes
10. ______ formed to tackle Non-Performing Assets & creating credit capacity has presented project 'Sashakt' and recommended a five-pronged strategy.
[A] Varshney Committee
[B] Sunil Mehta committee
[C] YV Reddy Committee
[D] SS Tarapore Committee
[E] RK Talwar Committee