GK & Current Affairs Quiz: October 30, 2013

1. As per the World Bank’s ease of doing business index the best place within India to do business is___? [A]Hyderabad [B]Mumbai [C]New Delhi [D]Bangalore New Delhi The city-wise detail by World Bank and International Finance Corporation on doing business in India shows New Delhi is best place to do business. According to the report,

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GK & Current Affairs Quiz: October 29, 2013

1. The year 2013 marks the 50th years of Establishment of Diplomatic Ties between India and Peru. Which among the following is the capital of Peru? [A]Bogotá‎ [B]Lima [C]La Paz [D]Caracas Lima Lima is the capital and the largest city of Peru. Show Answer 2. What is the newfangled name for the Targeted Public Distribution

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GK & Current Affairs Quiz: October 28, 2013

1. The “Abyei region” is a disputed are between which of the following countries? [A]Sudan and South Sudan [B]Germany and Switzerland [C]Pakistan and Afghanistan [D]China and Japan Sudan and South Sudan Abye region is an oil rich disputed area bordered by South Sudan and North Sudan. Show Answer 2. Which of the following islands have

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GK & Current Affairs Quiz: October 27, 2013

1. Who among the following has emerged as winner of Indian Grand Prix 2013? [A]Jaun Manuel [B]Michael Schumacher [C]Sebastian Vettel [D]Mark Webber Sebastian Vettel Red Bulls Sebastian Vettel has won Indian Grand Prixt 2013. This is Vettels fourth consecutive world title. Vettels joins legends Juan Manuel Fangio, Alain Prost and Michael Schumacher as a four-time

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GK & Current Affairs Quiz: October 26, 2013

1. As per the recent survey by National Sample Survey Organisation (NSSO), which among the following cities of India has recorded highest male as well as female unemployment rate in 2009-10? [A]Delhi [B]Patna [C]Bhopal [D]Nagpur Patna As per the recent survey by National Sample Survey Organisation (NSSO), Patna recorded the highest unemployment rate among males

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GK & Current Affairs Quiz: October 25, 2013

1. “Industry, Impartiality, Integrity” is the motto of which of the following organisations? [A]CBI [B]RAW [C]NTPC [D]CSIR CBI Industry, Impartiality, Integrity is the motto of Central Bureau of Investigation. Show Answer 2. Recently, two leaders viz. RJD leader Lalu Prasad Yadav and the Janata Dal (United) leader Jagadish Sharma have been disqualified from their parliamentary

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GK & Current Affairs Quiz: October 24, 2013

1. There are only three countries in the world at present where Polio still exists. These three countries are__: [A]Pakistan, Afghanistan, Nigeria [B]Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sudan [C]Pakistan, Afghanistan, Myanmar [D]Pakistan, Nigeria, Myanmar Pakistan, Afghanistan, Nigeria Afghanistan, Pakistan and Nigeria are the only three countries where polio still persists. Show Answer 2. NASDAQ is an American stock

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GK & Current Affairs Quiz: October 23, 2013

1. Which among the following has the largest share in the renewable energy basket of India at present? [A]Wind Energy [B]Solar Energy [C]Biomass [D]Small Hydropower projects Wind Energy Sixty-five percent of power from renewable sources comes from wind energy. Biomass accounts for 14%, small hydro- power projects contribute 13% and solar energy 5%. Other sources

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GK & Current Affairs Quiz: October 21-22, 2013

1. In October 2013, Petronas Lubricants International announced $50 million investment in a lubricant oil blending plant, its first in India. Petronas is a oil and gas company from ___? [A]UAE [B]Malaysia [C]Saudi Arabia [D]Kuwait Malaysia PETRONAS, short for Petroliam Nasional Berhad, is a Malaysian oil and gas company. Show Answer 2. In which of

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GK & Current Affairs: October 19-20, 2013

1. In October 2013, RBI cuts Marginal Standing Facility (MSF) by 50bps. The new MSF has been fixed at ___? [A]9.50% [B]9.0% [C]8.5% [D]8.0% 9.0% The RBI has reduced the marginal standing facility (MSF) rate, at which banks barrow from it, to 9 per cent from 9.5 per cent to improve liquidity in the system.

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