Quiz 241: Business & Banking Current Affairs for Bank Officers Examinations
1.Which among the following is the only Public Sector Undertaking in India , which has registered its 5 clean development mechanism (CDM) projects with the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change?
(A)Oil and Natural Gas Corporation ONGC
(B)National Thermal Power Corporation, NTPC
(C)Gas Authority of India Ltd GAIL
(D)Bharat Petroleum BP
2.Recently India's Finance Minister has launched National Skill Development Corp as a public-private initiative to help hone the talent of India's workforce in 21 high-growth industries. What is the ratio of Government & Industry stake in this initiative?
3.Many countries are trade incetive beneficiaries of a prestigious arrangement under the EU General System of Preferences called Special Incentive Arrangement for Sustainable Development and Good Governance known as GSP+.Recently EU has given indication of suspension of these privilages to which of the following countries due to significant shortcomings in Human Rights committments?
4.Which among the following star is the Brand Ambassador of Max New York Life Insurance ?
(E)Saif Ali Khan
5.Recently cabinet of India has approved the setting up of state-of-the-art Integrated Security System (ISS) for the 2010 Commonwealth Games. This set up will cost how much to the government?
6.Recently India's Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved a proposal to divest stake in state-run utilities NTPC Ltd and Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd (SJVN) as follows:
(A)10 % of Government's equity in NTPC and 10% in SJVN
(B)5 % of Government's equity in NTPC and 10% in SJVN
(C)10 % of Government's equity in NTPC and 5% in SJVN
(D)5 % of Government's equity in NTPC and 5 % in SJVN
(E)10 % of Government's equity in NTPC and 12% in SJVN
7.On the basis of the recommendations of the NSSO (National Sample Survey Organization) and the practice followed worldwide, India's Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has recently approved a proposal to release inflation data as follows:
(E)Monthly as well as weekly basis
8.Which year will be used as the base year for the new inflation data on monthly basis as per decision taken recently by India's Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs?
9.Which state is famous for Lavi Fair?
(E)Jammu & Kashmir
10.Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner who was recently in India , is the president of which of the following countries?
(E)none of them
11.At which of the following places the 6th Microfinance India Summit, a national advocacy platform, initiated by ACCESS Development Services will be held in October last week?
12.Vijay Kelkar is the chairman of which of the following?
(A)Finance Commission of India
(B)Investment commission of India
(D)Khadi and Village Industries Commission
(E)National Human Rights Commission of India
13.How many women have win Nobel Awards this year ?
14.After United states which of the following country has maximum number of billionaires?
15.In a bid to introduce competitive bidding for allocation of coal blocks and benefit consuming industries, the government will soon replace the Mines and Minerals Development Regulation Act. In which year this act was enacted?
16.Tipaimukh dam is a issue between which of the following countries?
17.Recently India has approved eight sites for new nuclear power plants. What is the target of state-run Nuclear Power Corp to generate atomic energy by the year 2032?
18.With an aim to achieve total financial inclusion by 2012, NABARD has joined hands with which of the following institutes for training business correspondents and business facilitators?
(A)Indian Institute of Banking & Finance
(B)Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA)
(D)Indian Institute of Management , Lucknow
(E)National Institute of Bank Management
19.Which among the following is India’s first Regional Rural Bank ?
(A)Sindhanur Urban Souharda Co-operative Bank
(B)Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank
(D)Jaipur Nagaur Grameen Bank
(E)none of the above
20.Which of the following Bank uses Farmer's Clubs across the country to work as extended arms of the Bank to reach villages with an aim to achieve the target of 100 per cent financial inclusion?
(A)State Bank of India
(C)National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development
(D)Reserve Bank of India
(E)None of them