Current Affairs - Quiz- 9

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Current Affairs - Quiz- 9


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  • 1. 
    With which country has India signed a currency swap agreement for up to $100 million to further economic co-operation?      
    • A. 

      1) Bhutan

    • B. 

      2) Sri Lanka

    • C. 

      3) Nepal

    • D. 

      4) Myanmar

    • E. 

      5) Bangladesh

  • 2. 
    The government on March 8 has set up a committee of experts to prepare the blueprint of India’s first women’s bank. The bank is expected to start functioning from November. The committee is headed by      
    • A. 

      1) V R Iyer

    • B. 

      2) M B N Rao

    • C. 

      3) S A Panse

    • D. 

      4) B A Prabhakar

    • E. 

      5) Pratip Chaudhuri

  • 3. 
    Who among the following has been selected for the Outstanding Parliamentarian Award for the year 2011?      
    • A. 

      1) Karan Singh

    • B. 

      2) Arun Jaitley

    • C. 

      3) Sharad Yadav

    • D. 

      4) Ajay Makan

    • E. 

      5) Pakistan

  • 4. 
    Who among the following has been newly elected the President of Kenya?      
    • A. 

      1) Raila Odinga

    • B. 

      2) Mwai Kibaki

    • C. 

      3) Daniel arap Moi

    • D. 

      4) Jomo Kenyatta

    • E. 

      5) Uhuru Kenyatta

  • 5. 
    The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee on 8 March 2013 released the Commemorative Postage Stamp on Sahir Ludhianvi on occasion of his birth anniversary. Sahir Ludhianvi was an eminent-      
    • A. 

      1) Poet

    • B. 

      2) Industrialist

    • C. 

      3) Musician

    • D. 

      4) Writer

    • E. 

      5) None of these

  • 6. 
    UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi on March 8 laid the foundation stone of a residential, educational-cum- vocational training centre for persons with autism spectrum disorders at village Gairatpur Bass. The village is situated in      
    • A. 

      1) UP

    • B. 

      2) Bihar

    • C. 

      3) Jharkhand

    • D. 

      4) Haryana

    • E. 

      5) Chhatisgarh

  • 7. 
    Irda on March 8 tweaked norms for insurance companies to invest their funds in different market instruments .According to new guideline, Life insurance companies can now invest in central government securities which should not be less than how much per cent of the total corpus?      
    • A. 

      1) 25 per cent

    • B. 

      2) 15 per cent

    • C. 

      3) 50 per cent

    • D. 

      4) 40 per cent

    • E. 

      5) None of these

  • 8. 
    The World Bank has barred which of the following firms from doing any business with it or the projects funded by it for six months, after finding that a senior executive of the conglomerate has indulged in fraud?      
    • A. 

      1) Microsoft

    • B. 

      2) Larsen & Toubro (L&T)

    • C. 

      3) Google

    • D. 

      4) SAP

    • E. 

      5) Apple

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is NOT a banking related term?      
    • A. 

      1) Creditor

    • B. 

      2) Outstanding amount

    • C. 

      3) Benchmark Prime Lending Rate

    • D. 

      4) Explicit Guarantee

    • E. 

      5) Centre Pass

  • 10. 
    What is the full form ‘CBS’ in banking?      
    • A. 

      1) Core Banking Solution

    • B. 

      2) Core Banking System

    • C. 

      3) Core Banking Service

    • D. 

      4) Core Banking Statistics

    • E. 

      5) None of these

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