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GK & Current Affairs – January 9, 10, 2016

1. which of the following organisations publishes the report titled “Global Economic Perspectives”? [A]OECD [B]WTO [C]IMF [D]World Bank Answer: World Bank According to the recently released World Bank (WB) report titled “Global Economic Prospect”, Indian economy growth rate is projected at 7.8%in the Financial Year (FY)17, while it’s outlook for China’s growth in 2016 is ..

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GK & Current Affairs – January 8, 2016

1. Who has been appointed as the new chairman of Competition Commission of India (CCI)? [A]DK Sikri [B]Amitabh Kant [C]Ashok Chawla [D]Dhanendra Kumar Answer: DK Sikri The former Gujarat cadre IAS officer, Devender Kumar Sikri has been appointed as the new chairman of Competition Commission of India (CCI). He succeeded Ashok Chawla. The main objective ..

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GK & Current Affairs – January 7, 2016

1. Who is the chairperson of the Economic Intelligence Council (EIC)? [A]Finance Minister [B]Prime Minister [C]RBI Governor [D]Finance Secretary Answer: Finance Minister The Economic Intelligence Council (EIC) is the apex forum which is responsible for coordination, strategy and information-sharing amongst the government agencies responsible for intelligence and control of economic offences like smuggling, money laundering ..

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GK & Current Affairs – January 5, 6, 2016

1. In which of the following states Kakatiya thermal plant is located? [A]Andhra Pradesh [B]Telangana [C]Karnataka [D]Tamil Nadu Answer: Telangana Recently, the 600-MW Kakatiya thermal power plant Stage-II has been commissioned at Bhoopalapally in Warangal, Telangana. This is the first major power plant to be commissioned after the formation of the new State of Telangana ..

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GK & Current Affairs – January 4, 2016

1. Who of the following has won the 2015 Costa Novel Prize? [A]Frances Hardinge [B]Kate Atkinson [C]Andrea Wulf [D]Helen Macdonald Answer: Kate Atkinson The British writer, Kate Atkinson has won the 2015 Costa novel award for her novel “A God in Ruins”, the companion novel to ‘Life After Life’. With this, she became the first ..

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