Quiz 360 : Current Affairs for Banking Examinations and Government Services Examinations

1.Recently “Civil Liabilities for Nuclear Damage Bill 2010” was in news. The bill has been resisted by the opposition and several other non governmental bodies. The main reason behind the opposition’s uproar is that the proposed a liability cap on the supplier in case of damage or accident in this bill is too low. What is this proposed maximum financial liability in case a nuclear accident occurs ?
(A)Rs. 200 Million
(B)Rs. 300 Million
(C)USD 300 Million
(D)SDR 300 Million
(E)USD 30 billion

2.Recently the exercise of census 2011 has taken off from April 1, 2010. During the history of Independent India, which of the following states have been excluded in a census ?
(A)Jammu & Kashmir
(C)Jammu & Kashmir and Assam
(D)Jammu & Kashmir and Sikkim
(E)No state has been left in any census

3.Which among the following committee was appointed by the Supreme Court of India to study PDS reform?
(A)Arjun Sengupta committee
(B) N.C. Saxena committee
(C)Justice Wadhwa committee
(D)Suresh Tendulkar Committee
(E)None of them

4.Since when the Targeted Public Distribution System has been in operation in India?

5.We read in the newspapers that India’s domestic banks, be they state-owned or from the private sector, are increasingly tapping the international markets to issue bonds to meet their fund requirements. In this context, recently Bank of India said that it has tapped the international market to raise US$ 500 million under MTN Programme. What is MTN ?
(A)Minimum Term Notes
(B)Medium Term Notes
(C)Moderate Tax Norms
(D)Minimum Tax Norms
(E)Mortgage Trench Notes

6.Which among the following is world’s largest mobile operator having largest subscriber base in the world ?
(A)China Mobile
(C)América Móvil

7.Which of the following is the venue of the Nuclear Security Summit in April 2010?
(D)New York

8.As per accepted recommendations of the Thirteenth Finance Commission, the State’s share has been fixed at 32% of the net proceeds of sharable Central Taxes. Which among the following state gets the maximum share ?
(A)Uttar Pradesh
(B)Madhya Pradesh

9.Which of the following ministry implements Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Gram Yojana in India?
(A)Ministry of Rural Development
(B)Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
(C)Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
(D)Ministry of Panchayati Raj
(E)Ministry of Tribal Affairs

10.In which of the following states is located Pagladiya Multipurpose Dam project ?
(A)West Bengal
(C)Uttar Pradesh

11.Recently Right to Education Act came into force in India. As per UNESCO’s ‘Education for All Global Monitoring Report 2010’, how many countries in the world have constitutional provisions for free and non-discriminatory education for all?

12.As per the surveys and reports published time to time, India accounts for approximately what fraction of the global disease burden?
(E)None of them

13.In India the infant mortality rate (IMR) per 1,000 live births was 80 in 1990. This dropped to 66 in 2000. India still has to go a long way to proportionate the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) target of Infant Mortality Rate. What is Millennium Development Goals (MDG) target to be achieved ?

14.Recently Gen V K Singh took over the charge of chief of the Indian Army. We read in the newspapers that he is a trained commando. Till now how many trained commandos have taken over as the chief of the Indian army?

15.BrahMos supersonic cruise missile can be launched from submarines, ships, aircraft or land. This missile is a joint venture BrahMos Aerospace Private Limited between India’s Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) and Russia’s NPO Mashinostroeyenia. In which of the following Indian Armed Forces, this missile is operational at this time?
(A)Indian Army only
(B)Indian Army & Indian Navy Only
(C)Indian Army, Indian Navy and Indian Air Force
(D)Indian Navy and Indian Airforce only
(E)Indian Navy Only

16.With which of the following countries, India has recently finalized a $2.2 billion deal to upgrade her fleet of Mirage 2000 fighters?
(E)None of them

17.Which among the following has been selected as consultant to Unique Identification Authority of India ?
(A)Tata Consultancy Services
(B)Ernst & Young
(D)Boston Consulting Group
(E)McKinsey & Company

18.Which among the following is the primary source of revenue for Bhutan?
(D)Electricity Sale
(E)None of them

19.Who among the following is the author of THE NEW AGE OF INNOVATION ?
(A)Richard Branson
(B)Jessie Paul
(C)C K Prahalad
(D)Hank Paulson
(E)Richard S Tedlow

20.Who among the following was the Economic Times’s Policy Change Agent of the Year 2009?
(A)Anand Mahindra
(B)Jean Dreze
(C)Jairam Ramesh
(D)Nandan Nilkeni
(E)Nitish Kumar

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