03rd April, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 03rd April, 2019
1. Who has written the book ‘Saffron Swords- Centuries of Indic Resistance to Invaders’?
[A] Rohinton Mistry
[B] Ashwin Sanghi
[C] Manoshi Sinha Rawal
[D] Durjoy Datta
[E] Ramachandra Guha

Read the following statements carefully:

1.More than 113 million people across 53 countries experienced acute hunger in 2018 according to a new joint UN and European Union (EU) report.

2. The Global report on Food Crises 2019 shows that the number remained well over 100 million over the past three years, with the number of countries affected, rising.

3. The report was presented jointly by the European Union, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), and the UN World Food Programme (WFP).

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All are correct

Read the following statements carefully:

1.Over 1.2 million people died in India due to air pollution in 2017, as per a global report on air pollution.

2. As per the State of Global Air 2019, overall long-term exposure to outdoor and indoor air pollution contributed to nearly 5 million deaths in 2017.

3.The report was released by the UK-based organisation Health Effects Institute.

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 launched the world's first fully-fledged 5G mobile networks in April 2019?
[A] China
[B] South Korea
[C] France
[D] Japan
[E] Singapore
5. Asian Development Bank (ADB) lowered India’s growth by 40 basis points to ________% in fiscal year 2019-20.
[A] 6.8
[B] 6.9
[C] 7.1
[D] 7.2
[E] 7.4
6. The Indian Army has successfully built the longest suspension bridge ‘________ Bridge’ over the Indus River in the Leh-Ladakh region.
[A] Sahyog
[B] Matiri
[C] Samjhauta
[D] Saksham
[E] Virat
7. The Supreme Court struck down a February 2018 Reserve Bank of India (RBI) circular giving lender banks ______ months to resolve their stressed assets or move under the Insolvency Code against private entities who have defaulted in loans worth over Rs. 2000 crore.
[A] 3
[B] 6
[C] 9
[D] 12
[E] 15
8. Starting May 2019, ISRO plans to send up at least ________ earth observation (EO) satellites of varied hues and at the rate of almost one a month.
[A] 5
[B] 6
[C] 7
[D] 8
[E] 9
9. 'Kandhamal Haldi' has earned the Geographical indication tag from Intellectual Property India. This variety of turmeric is indigenous to which state?
[A] Punjab
[B] Odisha
[C] Jharkhand
[D] Chhattisgarh
[E] Bihar
10. As per the Nikkei India Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index, â€‹manufacturing activity slowed to a six-month low of ________ in March 2019.
[A] 52.6
[B] 52.9
[C] 53.1
[D] 53.8
[E] 54.6