Current Affair 3 February 2018

Q1. The Central Statistics Office (CSO) revised the gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate for 2015-16 to
____________ from the earlier estimates of 8%.
(a) 7.8%
(b) 7.9%
(c) 8.2%
(d) 8.1%
(e) 8.3%

Ans : (c) 8.2%
Q2. The Govt. has announced which Project on the lines of Operation Flood to realize agriculture potential of the country?
(a) Operation Blue Project
(b) Operation Bluemoon
(c) Operation Green Money
(d) Operation Green
(e) Operation Green Rain

Ans : (d) Operation Green

Q3. India has slipped to which place on an annual Global Democracy Index according to the data compiled by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)?
(a) 34th
(b) 42nd
(c) 38th
(d) 39th
(e) 45th

Ans : (b) 42nd

Q4. The government and World Bank signed a $100 million (about Rs 6,400 crore) loan agreement to promote rural economy in selected blocks of which Indian state?
(a) Kerala
(b) Maharashtra
(c) Tamil Nadu
(d) Goa
(e) Madhya Pradesh

Ans : (c) Tamil Nadu

Q5. In the Union Budget 2018, how much amount has been allocated for the National Livelihood Mission?
(a) Rs5580 Crore
(b) Rs5750 Crore
(c) Rs5389 Crore
(d) Rs4450 Crore
(e) Rs7450 Crore

Ans : (b) Rs5750 Crore

Q6. Name the officer who recently took charge as the new Director General of Military Operations (DGMO) of the Indian Army.
(a) Lt General A K Bhatt
(b) Lt General Praveen Kumar
(c) Lt General Mahesh Rawat
(d) Lt General Prkash Chaudhary
(e) Lt General Anil Chauhan

Ans : (e) Lt General Anil Chauhan

Q7. The world’s oldest man Francisco Nunez Olivera has died just over a month after celebrating his 113th birthday. He was from ___________.
(a) Russia
(b) Greece
(c) Denmark
(d) Spain
(e) Indonesia

Ans : (d) Spain

Q8. Ashgabat is the capital city of ___________.
(a) Uzbekistan
(b) Iran
(c) Oman
(d) Turkmenistan
(e) Nigeria

Ans : (d) Turkmenistan

Q9. According to the data compiled by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), which among the following country is ranked the lowest on an annual Global Democracy Index?
(a) Syria
(b) Iraq
(c) North Korea
(d) Iran
(e) Pakistan

Ans : (c) North Korea

Q10. What is the name of the program initiated by the government which is responsible for water supply in around 500 cities?
(a) Nirmal Jal Yojana
(b) Amrita Program
(c) Aradhana Program
(d) Amrut Program
(e) None of the given options is true

Ans : (d) Amrut Program

Q11. Which state launches a new scheme to construct houses in rural areas ‘Mukhya Mantri Awas Yojna Grameen’ recently?

A. Uttar Pradesh
B. Rajasthan
C. Gujarat
D. Maharashtra

Answer: Option A

Q12.Who has been elected as the new President of Finland?

A. Tuula Haatainen
B. Sauli Niinisto
C. Laura Huhtasaari
D. Pekka Haavisto

Answer: Option B

Q13.How many Toilet facilities are provided at so far under Swachh Bharat Mission?

A. 165
B. 150
C. 181
D. 192

Answer: Option D

Q14.Which union minister has launched the Rapid Detection Kits for adulterants in fresh fish?

A. Rajnath Singh
B. Prakash Javadekar
C. Smriti Irani
D. Radha Mohan Singh

Answer: Option D

Q15.Who is appointed as the Chief Secretary of Telangana recently?

A. Shailendra Kumar Joshi
B. D. S. Dhesi
C. Rajani Ranjan Rashmi
D. Pankaj Kumar

Answer: Option A

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