Current Affairs 02nd April 2017

Current Affairs 02nd April 2017

____________ became the world’s first country to ban metal mining?

  (a) El Salvador
(b)Somalia
The Indian Railways declared the Barmer-Munawab and Pipad Road-Bilara routes as Green Corridors recently. Rail routes are located in __________

(a) Rajasthan(b) Karnataka

The CCEA approved ______________ policy to clear 31 GW pending power projects.

(a)Mega Power Policy 2009
(b)Mega Power Policy 2005

_____________ institute the Indian Army signed a MoU to strengthen critical technology areas.

(a) IIT Madras
(b) IIT Faridabad

The Union Government lowered interest rates on Small Savings Scheme by ____________

(a) 0.10%
(b) 0.05%

Hridaya Narain Dixit was elected as the Speaker of _____________ State’s Legislative Assembly

(a) Uttar Pradesh
(b) Manipur
 

The book – Master on Masters - was written by ______________
(a)Ustad Amjad Ali Khan
(b)Salman Khan

Indian sports personality Srinath Narayanan is related to ____________
(a) 
Chess
(b) 
Football
___________ State Legislative Assembly passed a Bill to prevent cow slaughter recently.
(a) 
Gujarat
(b) 
odisha
India Open Super Series badminton tournament is being held in __________
(a)
New Delhi
(b)
Rajkot
The second unit of Kudankulam Nuclear Power plant, which started commercial generation of power , is located in ____________
(a) 
Tamil Nadu
(b) 
Mizoram
Park Geun-hye was arrested over a corruption scandal recently. She is the ousted President of
(a) 
South Korea
(b)
Venezuela
The Indian-origin finance minister Pravin Gordhan was sacked in a cabinet reshuffle recently in which of the following countries?
(a) 
South Africa
(b)
Mauritius
__________ has become the country’s first city to have access to the 1 gbps-speed wired broadband connectivity, launched by ACT Fibernet recently.
(a) 
Hyderabad
(b)
Bengaluru
Which bank recently announced that it is introducing a range of gender neutral titles (Mx, Ind, M, Mre, Msr, Myr, Pr, Sai, Ser and Misc) for transgender and others customers who do not identify as male or female?
(a) 
HSBC
(b) 
Morgan Stanley
Virbhadra Singh and his wife have been charge-sheeted by the CBI in a special court in a disproportionate assets case. Virbhadra is the present Chief Minister of
(a)
Himachal Pradesh
(b)
Uttarakhand
The govt has lowered interest rates on small saving schemes. What is the new interest rate on public provident fund (PPF) scheme for the Apr-Jun quarter?
(a)
7.9 per cent
(b) 
7.7 per cent
The fiscal deficit for Apr-Feb 2017 has been Rs 6.05 lakh cr reflecting 113.4 per cent of the full year target. For the fiscal 2016-17, the Centre had pegged the fiscal deficit target at
(a)
Rs 5.34 lakh cr
(b)Rs 5.63 lakh cr
Which bank has launched ‘811’ digital banking initiative that offers a zero balance savings account with zero charges for all digital transactions to the customers?
(a)
Kotak Mahindra Bank
(b)ICICI Bank
The Puttamraju Kandriga village in Andhra Pradesh is associated with which of the following personalities who adopted it under the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana?
(a)
Sachin Tendulkar
(b)Kirti Azad