AP Grama Sachivalayam 2019 Hall Ticket expected to be released soon on the official website gramasachivalayam.ap.gov.in. Andhra Pradesh Sachivalayam will conduct the examinations from 1 September to 8 September 2019 for recruitment to posts of Panchayat Secretary, Digital Assistant, Ward Women and Weaker Sections Protection Secretary (Mahila Police), Welfare and Education Secretary, Village Revenue Officer, Engineering Assistant, Electrical Assistant, Village Assistants, Animal Husbandry Assistant, and Ward Secretaries.
Andhra Pradesh Grama Sachivalayam expected questions from General Studies (Current Affairs) section are provided here along with answers and explanations. Around 20 lakhs candidates are expected to appear for the written examination. A total of 150 Objective type questions will be asked in two parts – Part-A & Part-B. The Part-A of every examination comprises questions on English, General Awareness, Reasoning & Quantitative Aptitude and Current Affairs and the Part-B is based on subject knowledge. These Current Affairs Questions are highly expected in the Andhra Pradesh recruitment examination.
With just a few days left for the exams, it is suggested that the candidates should now brush up their preparation level by going through the given questions. Undertake these quizzes and check your preparation level. Have a look at the expected Current Affairs Questions along with their answers and explanations:
1. Andhra Pradesh was honoured with the “Best Implementation of Water Resources Project” for its Polavaram Project. The project runs on which river?
1. (d) Godavari
Andhra Pradesh was honoured with CBIP’s “Best Implementation of Water Resources Project” for smooth implementation and execution of Polavaram Multipurpose Project on the Godavari River. Under the Polavaram project, a dam is being constructed across the Godavari River in West & East Godavari Districts of Andhra Pradesh. The Polavaram Project was accorded the ‘National’ status by the Union Government under Section 90 of the AP Reorganisation Act, 2014. The project also made its entry into the Guinness Book of World Record for concrete pouring.
2. Where will be the new Southern Coast Railway Zone located in India?
2. (a) Visakhapatnam
Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal in February 2019 announced the creation of new railway zone ‘Southern Coast Railway Zone’ for Andhra Pradesh. The zone would be headquartered in Visakhapatnam and would comprise of Guntakal, Guntur and Vijayawada divisions that currently fall under South Central Railways. Once developed, it would be the 18th Railway Zone in the country.
3. Where will the permanent High Court of Andhra Pradesh be located?
3. (c) Amaravati
The permanent High Court of Andhra Pradesh is being built in Nelapadu, Amravati. The new high court of the state was necessary after its bifurcation in 2014. Andhra Pradesh shared a common high court with Telangana in Hyderabad till 2018. AP got its separate High Court from 1st January 2019. The interim High Court of Andhra Pradesh is currently located at the Judicial Complex in Amravati. Justice Praveen Kumar is currently the acting Chief Justice of Andhra Pradesh High Court; while, Justice TBN Radhakrishnan was appointed as the Chief Justice of Telangana High Court.
4. Which State launched the ‘Village Volunteers System’ on the occasion of Independence Day 2019?
b. Andhra Pradesh
4. (b) Andhra Pradesh
YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh on 15 August 2019 launched the ‘Village Volunteers System’ with an aim of providing government services at doorsteps. The Scheme would be officially launched on 2 October 2019, on the occasion of 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Under the scheme, Village Secretaries would be set up in every village; there will be volunteers, and toll-free Helpline No. 1902 would be set up in Chief Minister’s Office (CMO).
5. Which of the following is not a part of the Andhra Pradesh Nine Navratna welfare schemes?
a. Raithu Bharosa
b. Bonus Scheme
c. Alcohol Prohibition
d. Amma Vodi
5. (b) Bonus Scheme
Andhra Pradesh CM Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy announced the Nine Navratna welfare schemes during his election campaign 2019. These 9 schemes are – YSR Raithu Bharosa (Agriculture & Farmers); Fee reimbursement, Youth Employment & Job Creation; Arogyasri (Health & Medical Facilities); YSR Jalayagnam (Water Management); Alcohol Prohibition; Amma Vodi; YSR Asara & YSR Cheyutha; Housing for poor; and Pensions. The schemes will be implemented soon in the state.
6. The Chandrayaan-2 Mission was launched into space from which Space Centre?
a. Satish Dhawan Space Centre
b. Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre
c. ANTRIX Corporation
d. Odisha Space Applications Centre
6. (a) Satish Dhawan Space Centre
ISRO successfully launched India's second Moon mission ‘Chandrayaan-2’ on launch vehicle GSLV-Mk-III M-I from the Second Launch Pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh. The complete cost of Chandrayaan-2 mission is over Rs 900 crore - Rs 603 crore for the Chandrayaan-2 orbiter, lander, rover, navigation and ground support network; and Rs 375 crore for the Geo-stationary Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV). Chandrayaan-2 comprises a fully indigenous Orbiter, Lander (Vikram) and Rover (Pragyan).
7. Which State topped the Asia Competitiveness Institute’s (ACI), Ease of Doing Business Index 2018?
a. Andhra Pradesh
7. (a) Andhra Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh topped the Ease of Doing Business (EDB) Index 2018 of Singapore’s Asia Competitiveness Institute’s (ACI). AP was followed by Maharashtra and Delhi in second and third place, respectively. The Index measured States’ performance on the basis of three parameters- Attractiveness to Investors, Business Friendliness and Competitiveness Policies. Andhra Pradesh showcased a huge improvement in the Index, rising from the 5th rank in 2016 to top spot in 2018.
8. Andhra Pradesh Government amalgamated its Annadatha Sukhibhava Scheme with which Central Government Scheme in February 2019?
a. Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Mandhan Yojana
b. Ayushman Bharat Scheme
c. Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana
d. Swachh Bharat Mission
8. (c) Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana
Andhra Pradesh Government merged the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana (PM-KISAN) with its Annadatha Sukhibhava Scheme. Under this amalgamated scheme, farmers will be given a total fixed amount of Rs 10,000 per annum irrespective of the size of their land. PM-KISAN scheme covers only marginalized farmers and gives Rs 6000 per farmer annually. The rest amount of Rs 4000 will be given by the Andhra Pradesh Government.
9. Who was appointed as the Home Minister of Andhra Pradesh in June 2019?
a. Mekathoti Sucharitha
b. Ajeya Kalama
c. Pamula Pushpa Sreevani
d. Alla Kali Krishna Srinivas
9. (a) Mekathoti Sucharitha
Andhra Pradesh newly-elected Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy appointed Mekathoti Sucharitha as the Home Minister of the state. With this, Sucharitha became the first Dalit woman to head the office of State Home Ministry after the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh & Telangana. On the other hand, Ajeya Kalama is the Principal Advisor to Chief Minister Reddy.
10. What is the total outlay of the Andhra Pradesh Budget 2019-20, the maiden budget of YSR Congress Government?
a. Rs 100,900 crore
b. Rs 150,625 crore
c. Rs 217,863 crore
d. Rs 227,975 crore
10. (d) Rs 227,975 crore
Yuvajana Sramika Rythu (YSR) Congress Government of Andhra Pradesh presented its maiden Budget in July 2019. The total outlay of the Andhra Pradesh Budget 2019-20 is Rs 227,975 crore, with emphasis on “Nava Ratnalu” – the nine schemes announced by Chief Minister Y.S Jaganmohan Reddy in his election manifesto.
Month-wise Current Affairs Questions & Answers
Here we have provided the month-wise Current Affairs questions and answers of the year 2019. Visit the listed pages and test your preparation level by attempting the given questions. At the end of every quiz, we have provided the solutions and explanations of every question. Have a look: