Quiz 268 : Recent Current Affairs Business & Economy

1.Recently which of the India’s investment companies has acquired a 12 percent stake acquisition in Bangalore International Airport Ltd?
(A)Muthoot
(B)Murugappa Group
(C)GVK Industries Ltd.
(D)Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group
(E)None of them

2. Marking 25 years of active engagement between World Economic Forum (WEF Hq. Davos), recently at which of the following places, India Economic Summit was organized?
(A)Bangalore
(B)Hyderabad
(C)Mumbai
(D)New Delhi
(E)Chennai

3.Recently a study was conducted by E& Y (Ernst and Young) and Assocham about the number of students graduating in maths and science. India outperformed even USA & Japan. What was India’s rank?
(A)First
(B)11th
(C)17th
(D)21st
(E)36th

4.Subhash Chandra who has been honored for his “lifetime contribution to the Asian pay-TV industry” at the 16th convention of the Cable and Satellite Broadcasting Association of Asia (CASBAA) belongs to which of the following groups?
(A)Zee TV
(B)Sony Entertainment Channel
(C)STAR Network
(D)Balaji Telefilms
(E)Doordarshan

5.Where was recently held “World Brand Congress”?
(A)Chennai
(B)New Delhi
(C)Mumbai
(D)Bangalore
(E)Bhopal

6.Which of the following states governments in India has recently taken up a 65 point three year agenda in various fields like solar mission, energy efficiency, green India, water conservation, sustainable habitat to fight climate change?
(A)Gujarat
(B)Maharastra
(C)Tamilnadu
(D)Haryana
(E)New Delhi

7.Recently, In which of the following cities of China,Walt Disney was allowed to go for a Disneyland Project?
(A)Guang Zhou
(B)Shanghai
(C)Beijing
(D)Macau
(E)None of them

8.As per the planning commission of India, what is the projected growth in the agriculture sector for year 2009-10? (as per Montek Singh Ahluwalia’s recent comment in annual Economic Editors’ Conference , New Delhi)
(A)Less than 4%
(B)Less than 3%
(C)Less than 2%
(D)more than 4%
(E)Less than 1%

9.As per a recent meeting of CCEA (cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs) what is the new MSP Minimum Support Price for wheat for the coming season?
(A)Rs. 1000
(B)Rs. 1100
(C)Rs. 1050
(D)Rs. 1150
(E)Rs. 1200

10.Which of the following state governments recently invited global tenders for its ” free colour television sets scheme” a scheme announced in the ruling party’s election agenda?
(A)Karnataka
(B)Tamilnadu
(C)Hyderabad
(D)Maharastra
(E)None of them

11.Recently we read in the newspapers that India is a participant along with 10 other nations in the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) project. Where this project is located?
(A)Italy
(B)France
(C)Germany
(D)China
(E)Kazakhstan

12.Which among the following is not a Millennium Development Goal?
(A)Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
(B)Eradicate Terrorism
(C)Achieve Universal Primary education
(D)Reduce Child Mortality
(E)Ensure environment sustainability

13.What is India’s rank in the Global Hunger Index 2009?
(A)35
(B)65
(C)78
(D)110
(E)92

14.Which among the following is correct about the place of Indian Economy in the world?
(A)India’s Economy is third largest by Purchasing power parity
(B)India’s Economy is fourth largest by Purchasing power parity
(C)India’s Economy is 10th largest by Purchasing power parity
(D)India’s Economy is fifth largest by Purchasing power parity
(E)India’s Economy is Eleventh largest by Purchasing power parity

15.Which of the following international airlines recently launched a new programme as part of its corporate social responsibility initiative in India to ensure safe drinking water and proper sanitation for the children of Bihar? .
(A)British Airways
(B)Finair
(C)Delta Airlines
(D)Japan Airlines
(E)Qantas

16.What is the name of the NGO which helps underprivileged children in India to learn reading and writing skills in a campaign known as “Read India”?
(A)Pratham
(B)Frieds2support
(C)Hand in hand
(D)Shiksha
(E)None of them

17.In which of the following states in India, recently central government launched a micro credit scheme under the Rural Postal Life Insurance (PLI) (launched 1995) network?
(A)Orissa
(B)Karnataka
(C)Tamilnadu
(D)Rajasthan
(E)Kerala

18.In which state is being set up India’s largest FDI project ?
(A)Jharkhand
(B)Orissa
(C)Tamilnadu
(D)West Bengal
(E)Gujarat

19.Which of the following organizations released a report “Tax Co-operation 2009-Towards a level-playing field”?
(A)World Economic Forum
(B)Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development
(C)World Trade organization
(D)UNCTAD
(E)IMF

20.With how many countries India has signed limited tax treaties so far ?
(A)11
(B)20
(C)37
(D)46
(E)77

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  • loveyD
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    gud work Sir

  • DIVYA
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    great job sir… applause to ur efforts

    divya