Quiz 125 : Recent Current Affairs
1.Where will held the next G-20 in September 2009?
2.Recently Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni said “The content code issue will be discussed with all stakeholders and a solution to the problem worked out,” . Here the content code is primarily meant for _________?
(A)Newspapers & Print media
(B)Television News Channels
(C)Internet and Blogging
3.Recently we read in the newspapers that FICCI has suggested to cut key policy rates by at least 50 basis points to spur the sagging economy while presenting 100-day action plans to the government . Here Key Policy Rates include____?
(A)Bank Rate , Reverse Repo Rate and Repo Rate
(B)Cash Reserve Ratio, Repo Rate & Reverse Repo Rate
(C)Repo Rate & Reverse Repo Rate
4.Despite the manufacturing sector recording a dismal performance, India has managed to how much economic growth in 2008-09, as per recent datas released by government?
5.Biotechnology firm Biocon recently launched its new product ‘Basalog’ . It is for treatment of _____?
6.Recently, which state government announced it is formulating a policy for disposal of increasing amount of electronic waste (e-waste) in big cities?
7.The organizers of Commonwealth Games will try to use the mega sporting event as a platform to promote India as a perfect destination for business. For this purpose which organization has joined hand with Commonwealth Games Organizing Committee ?
8.The special Investigation team constituted by Honorable supreme court of India is being headed by ________?
(A)R K Raghavan
(C)U C Banerjee
9.Who among the following is the first separatist to take part in electoral process in Kashmir?
10.As per Balance of Payments data released by RBI for the Quarter ended 2008, what was India’s current account deficit ?
(A)$ 14.6 billion
(C)$ 10 billion
11.From January to December 2008 , the increase in India’s foreign debt was ?
(A)$ 24.87 billion
(B)$ 20.18 billion
12.Which currency has the largest fraction in India’s External Debt stock?
13.K C Chakrabarty is likely to take over as deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India as per a recent news. He has been associated with ?
(A)State bank of India
(B)Punjab National Bank
(C)Bank of India
14.Recently Hari Pandey, ICICI Bank president and CEO, wealth management, for the North American region, has been selected for Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce’s Corporate Executive of the Year Award. He founded ICICI bank in 2003 in ________?
15.How many companies are among the 500 top global companies for 2009 in terms of market capitalization as per a list released by the Financial Times?
16.In this list by Financial Times , which is the only company of India in top 100?
17.According to a survey in the annual Black Book of Outsourcing, as many as ________ Indian cities are among the world’s 25 riskiest places for off shoring.
18.Black Revolution is related to ?
(B)Petroleum / Crude Oil
19.Which among the following programs is being run in all districts of the nation?
(C)Sarva Shikhsha Abhiyan
20.The Buckingham Canal which was declared national waterway of India runs from _____?
(A)Cochin to Kozhikode
(B)Vijaywada to Villupuruam
(C)Kanya kumari to rameshwaram