Daily Current Affairs Quiz – 3rd February 2018

Daily Current Affairs Quiz – 3rd February 2018:

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1) According to the Economic survey which of the following state had the largest share of the tax base at 16 per cent.?

  1. Madhya Pradesh
  2. Maharashtra
  3. Orissa
  4. Assam.
  5. Bihar.

2)To which of the following state Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani announced an investment of Rs.2,500 crore in various sectors, including retail, petroleum, telecom, tourism and sports, creating jobs for at least 80,000 people over the next three years.

  1. Madhya Pradesh
  2. Maharashtra
  3. Orissa
  4. Assam.
  5. Bihar.

3) What is the name of India’s first sentiment index that finance Minister Arun Jaitely today inaugurated for micro and small enterprises developed jointly by SIDBI and CRISIL, in New Delhi.

  1. CriSiEx.
  2. Crisil
  3. BSE
  4. NSE
  5. CriSidEx.

4) What is the name of the Vice Chancellor Bharathiar University who demanded Rs.35 lakh as bribe from a candidate for the appointment to the post of assistant professor.

  1. Gangatharan
  2. Ganapathy
  3. A Ganesan
  4. A Gaganathan
  5. None of these.

5) In which of the following state first two-day Global Investment Summit has been organized?

  1. Madhya Pradesh
  2. Maharashtra
  3. Orissa
  4. Assam.
  5. Bihar.

6) Which of the following the Japanese technology company CEO Kazuo Hirai will step down from the position from April 1, 2018

  1. Sony.
  2. Toshiba
  3. Nippon
  4. Honda
  5. None of these.

7) Who was awarded V Shantaram Lifetime Achievement Award?

  1. A R Rahman
  2. Kazuo Hirai
  3. Shyam Benegal
  4. Shabnam Asthana.
  5. None of these.

8) Who won the award the ‘Times Power Women of the Year 2017’- Pune for Global PR.?

  1. Priyanka Chopra.
  2. Shabnam Asthana
  3. Arundathi Battachariya
  4. Chanda Kochar
  5. None of these.

9) Who is appointed as Alphabet’s as the new board chairman of the company?

  1. John L. Hennessy
  2. John L. Hendry
  3. Johnson L. Hennessy
  4. Johnson L. Hendry.
  5. None of these.

10) Who is the 4th Indian to hit 5 straight 50+ ODI scores?

  1. Kholi.
  2. Sachin Tendulker
  3. Sunil Gavaskar
  4. Rahane.
  5.  Pujara

11) How many Indian boxers won gold medals in the India Open International Boxing tournament.

  1. Six.
  2. Seven
  3. Eight
  4. Nine.
  5. Ten

12) India’s leading squash player who jumped five places to No. 14 to become the highest ranked Indian in the latest Professional Squash Association (PSA) rankings?

  1. Saurav Ganguly.
  2. Saurav Ghosal
  3. Joshna Chinappa.
  4. Depika Pallikal
  5. None of these.

13) How much percent of power generation capacity from renewable sources should strive by India before 2030 that is stated by Coal Minister Piyush Goyal in the 7th Indian Energy Congress in New Delhi ?

  1. 20
  2. 30
  3. 40
  4. 50
  5. None of these.

14) Union Information Technology Minister has said that one crore villagers have been made digitally literate across the country. Who is the Union Information Technology Minister of India?

  1. Ravi Shankar Prasad
  2. Anand Kumar
  3. Anand Gethe
  4. Uma Bharathi
  5. None of these.

15) Which of the following organization helps Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) for Jal Marg Vikas Project (JMVP) to enhance navigation on National Waterway-1 from Varanasi to Haldia?

  1. World Bank
  2. IMF
  3. ADB
  4. AIIB
  5. NDB

16) Who win U-19 Cricket world cup 2018 which was held in Newziland?

  1. Newziland
  2. Pakistan
  3. Australia
  4. India
  5. South Africa.

17) Who will going to represent India at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics which begins on February 9?

  1. Luger Shiva Keshavan.
  2. Luger Bala Keshavan.
  3. Jagdish Singh.
  4. Both a and c.
  5. Both b and c.

Answers:

1) Answer: B

Explanation:

The Economic survey found that Maharashtra had the largest share of the tax base at 16 per cent.

2)Answer: D

Explanation:

Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani announced an investment of Rs.2,500 crore in Assam in various sectors, including retail, petroleum, telecom, tourism and sports, creating jobs for at least 80,000 people over the next three years.

3) Answer: E

Explanation:

Finance Minister Arun Jaitely today inaugurated India’s first sentiment index named CriSidEx for micro and small enterprises developed jointly by SIDBI and CRISIL, in New Delhi.

4) Answer: B

Explanation:

The Vice Chancellor Bharathiar University A. Ganapathy demanded Rs.35 lakh as bribe from a candidate for the appointment to the post of assistant professor.

5) Answer: D

Explanation:

Assam conducting first two-day Global Investment Summit has been organized.

6) Answer: A

Explanation:

The Japanese technology company Sony’s CEO Kazuo Hirai will step down from the position from April 1, 2018.

7) Answer: C

Explanation:

Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF) committee has decided to present V. Shantaram lifetime achievement Award to veteran film producer and director Shyam Benegal. The award will be presented at concluding ceremony of MIFF in Mumbai.

8) Answer: B

Explanation:

Shabnam Asthana won the award the ‘Times Power Women of the Year 2017’- Pune for Global PR.

9) Answer: A

Explanation:

Alphabet has appointed John L. Hennessy as the new board chairman of the company.

10) Answer: D

Explanation:

Indian middle-order batsman Ajinkya Rahane smashed 79(86) against South Africa in the first ODI and becoming the fourth Indian to hit five consecutive 50+ scores in ODIs.

11) Answer: B

Explanation:

Seven Indian boxers won gold medals in the India Open International Boxing Tournament.

12) Answer: B

Explanation:

India’s leading squash player, Saurav Ghosal jumped five places to No. 14 to become the highest ranked Indian in the latest Professional Squash Association (PSA) rankings.

13) Answer: D

Explanation:

While addressing the 7th Indian Energy Congress in New Delhi Coal Minister Piyush Goyal has said India should strive for 50 per cent of its power generation capacity from renewable sources by 2030 on the back of technological advancements in solar and wind energy.

14) Answer: A

Explanation:

Union Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has said that one crore villagers have been made digitally literate across the country.

15) Answer: A

Explanation:

Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) has signed an agreement with the World Bank for Jal Marg Vikas Project (JMVP) to enhance navigation on National Waterway-1 from Varanasi to Haldia.

16) Answer: D

Explanation:

India win U-19 Cricket world cup 2018 which was held in Newziland.

17) Answer: D

Explanation:

Luger Shiva Keshavan and skier Jagdish Singh will represent India at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics which begins on February 9.

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