Quiz 258: Current Affairs-Business Economy (Level Civil Services)

1.In context to Doha Trade negotiations, India & other developing countries are keen on liberalization of MODE IV of supply of GATS. Which among the following relates to MODE-IV?
(A)Cross border trade,
(B)Consumption abroad
(C)Commercial presence
(D)Presence of natural persons
(E)None of the above

2.President Mohammed Nasheed was recently in news. He is President of _____?
(E)None of them

3.Which among the following site has developed Jobspeak Index?

4.For which of the commodities the unit bpd is used in international trade?
(A)Meat & Livestock
(B)Precious Metals
(C)Industrial metals
(D)Edible Oil
(E)Crude Oil

5.Reserve Bank of India has stated that financial statements of banks need to be IFRS-compliant for periods beginning on or after 1 April, 2011. What is IFRS in this context?
(A)International Financial Reporting Statistics
(B)International Financial Reporting Standards
(C)International Financial Reporting Statements
(D)International Financial Reporting Systems
(E)None of them

6.Who among the following is considered to be one of the world’s leading scholars in the study of “community properties”?
(A)Luis Walter Alvarez
(B)Joseph L. Goldstein
(C)Toni Morrison
(D)Elinor Ostrom
(E)Stanley Cohen

7.What is the number of the products in India which are enjoying the status of geographical indications protections in India?

8.Which among the following is the first Indian IT company to clock $1 billion in revenue?
(D)HCL Technologies
(E)L & T

9.MphasiS is an information technology and business process outsourcing (BPO) company based in Bangalore. This company is a subsidiary of which of the following?
(A)IBM India
(B)HP India
(E)GE India

10.Recently a software “Kindle” was in news which is a device capable of rendering and displaying e-books and other digital media. Which of the following companies have launched Kindle?

11.Which among the following is not correctly matched? Name of Index-Country)
(A)BOVESPA- Brazil
(B)SSEC – Singapore
(C)DAX- Germany
(D)KLSE- Malaysia
(E)SET – Thailand

12.Which among the following is the first country to issue research licenses for human embryonic cloning to create stem cells?
(A)United States

13.In context of the cloning, “Garima” has been a name given to which of the following?
(A)Cloned pashmina goat
(B)Cloned Cow
(C)Cloned Buffalo
(D)Cloned Camel
(E)None of them

14.The IMF, as per the decisions taken at the G-20 summit, had decided to sell about 403.3 tonnes of gold to shore up its finances to lend money to the poor countries at confessional rates. Recently half of the gold has been bought by which of the following?

15.In context of the governments and public entities in developing countries which of the following agencies has launched a ‘MultiCat Program’’?
(A)International Monetary Fund
(B)World Bank
(C)Asian Development Bank
(D)United Nations Development Programme
(E)World Economic Forum

16.When a loan provided by a group of lenders and is structured, arranged, and administered by one or several commercial or investment banks, it is called as __?
(A)Loan shark
(B)Loan Syndication
(C)Loan covenant
(D)Package loan
(E)None of them

17.Which of the following IIM organized Samvit 2009 – The Leaders Conclave?

18.Dr Abdullah Abdullah is a personality recently in news, belongs to which of the following countries?

19.”Project Utthan” is being implemented in four cities Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur and Gwalior to create infrastructure like roads, drainage, sewage and other civic infrastructure with the help of which of the following nations?
(C)United States
(E)None of them

20.In the abbreviation APEDA, what does P stand for ?
(C)Processed Food Products
(E)None of them

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