1.Who is the chief economic advisor of India. (The government has recently extended his tenure by three months on a temporary basis. )
(A)Ashok Kumar Lahiri
2.India's healthcare market is dominated by Private sector. What fraction of market is shared by the Private Sector?
3.A panel of bureaucrats headed by Cabinet Secretary K M Chandrashekhar would decide on upgrading some of the Navaratna public sector firms to__________?
4.Recently president of which country has signed a historic bill that gives the government powers to curb advertising and promotion of tobacco products?
5.Maha Mumbai Special Economic Zone (MMSEZ) which recently faced a setback due to 'people's power' in the first round of a long-drawn struggle of farmers of Raigadh, near Mumbai belongs to which of the following companies?
(A)Mahindra & Mahindra
6.What name has been proposed to name Mumbai's Bandra-Worli sealink which recently opened for public?
(A)Rajiv Gandhi Setu
(B)Veer Sawarkar Setu
(C)Jawaharlal Nehru Setu
7.The 'caravan' and 'heliport' plans have been included in the Ministry 's 100-day agenda as part of its efforts to boost the sector. Which sector we are talking about?
8.According to a report by global consultancy firm Celent, mobile banking in India is expected to increase 10 times to cross the which of the following mark by 2012?
(A)15 million (1.5 crore)
(B)20 million (2.0 crore)
(C)25 million (2.5 crore)
9.Recently Roshni Nadar, daughter of Shiv Nadar (Founder) has become the Executive Director and CEO, of which company taking charge from her father who remains Chairman?
10.The induction of 'Mushkil Aasaan' scheme in the union railway budget will involve which of the following?
(A)giving SMS updates for PNR status
(B)giving free pass to poor people
(C)mobile ticketing vans
11.Tata Motors will introduce its small car Nano--considered the world's cheapest--in which African country within next 18 months before its planned launch in Europe?
12.Recently Investor and philanthropist Warren Buffett has donated his Berkshire Hathaway shares worth $1.25 billion to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust. What is the core business of Berkshire Hathaway?
13.What was India's Forex reserves for the week ended June 26, 2009 ?
14.Which among the following is true about approval of budget by Union Cabinet?
(A)Cabinet meets before the presentation of the Budget in the Lok Sabha to put its seal of approval.
(B)Budget is presented in the Lok Sabha first and than cabinet puts its seal of approval
(C)there is no rule
15.In the recent Union Budget presented in the Lok Sabha , total expenditure for fiscal 2009-10 is estimated at _______?
(A)Rs 9,53,231 crore
(B)Rs 8,53,231 crore
(C)Rs 9,83,231 crore
16.How much amount has been allocated for National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme for the year 2009-10?
17.In the Union Budget the authorized capital of National Safai Karamchari Finance and Development Corporation was raised from Rs. 200 crore to _________?
(A)Rs. 300 crore
(B)Rs. 400 crore
(C)Rs. 350 crore
18.How much amount has been allocated for Mid-day Meals Scheme for the year 2009-10 in the Union Budget?
(A)Rs 6,700 crore
(B)Rs 7,300 crore
(C)Rs 8,000 crore
19.For the fiscal 2009-10, with Centre's net tax revenue estimated at Rs 5,00,096 crore and Revenue expenditure at Rs 8,48,085 crore. What fraction of the GDP is revenue deficit & fiscal deficit respectively ?
(A)4% & 4.5%
(B)4% & 5.5 %
(C)5.5% & 4%
20.In the Budget 2009-10 how many marine vessels sanctioned for the Customs Department to prevent movements of contraband goods across the country's sea borders?