Quiz 477 : GK & Current Affairs January 2011

1.Which among the following companies / brands has recently became the First Branded national player and selling the Branded “Pulses” ?
(A)Nirma
(B)Amul
(C)Hindustan Level Limited.
(D)Tata Chemicals

2.Consider the following statements:
1. India is largest producer of Pulses
2. India is largest Consumer of Pulses
3. India is largest importer of Pulses
Which among the above statements hold correct?
(A)Only 1
(B)Only 1 & 2
(C)Only 2 & 3
(D)all 1, 2 & 3

3. Jean- Claude Trichet is the president of which among the following Banks?
(A)World Bank
(B)Asian Development Bank
(C)European Central Bank
(D)Federal Reserve

4.Recently, the Reserve Bank of India abolished all trade-related payments with which among the following country, that were earlier made via the Asian Clearing Union?
(A)Saudi Arabia
(B)Iran
(C)Iraq
(D)Bahrain

5.As per the recently announced Monetary policy, the Reserve Bank of India is conducting which among the following to buy up to Rs 48,000 crore ($10.59 billion) of bonds to ease the tight cash conditions in the banking system?
(A)Repo
(B)Reverse Repo
(C)Open Market Operations
(D)All of above

6.Who among the following is the author of the 2009 best selling business book “Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World“?
(A)E. F. Schumacher
(B)Liaquat Ahamed
(C)Frederick Hertz
(D)Raj Patel

7.Which among the following was endorsed by the G-20, at its Seoul meeting in November 2010?
(A)Financial Action Task Force
(B)Basel III
(C)New Basel II
(D)IFRS Package

8.Who among the following served as first Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund?
(A)David Lipsky
(B)John Lipsky
(C)Alexandre Kafka
(D)Rodrigo Rato

9.The Hindu and Jain mythology refer to which among the following as the centre of the universe?
(A)Mount Kailas
(B)Ujjain
(C)Mount Meru
(D)Pushkar Lake

10.From which of the following bodies, the Government of India has sought the Financial Sector Assessment Programme (FSAP) for comprehensive health check-up of the financial sector in 2009 for India?
(A)International Monetary Fund
(B)UNCTAD
(C)World Trade Organization
(D)World Economic Forum

11.Recently, a committee set up by the information and broadcasting (I&B;) ministry on Television Rating Point (TRP) system has recommended increasing the sample size for viewership measurement from the present 8,000 homes how many homes in both rural and urban areas?
(A)20000
(B)25000
(C)30000
(D)40000

12.Which among the following is implementing the Jaitapur atomic Power Project?
(A)Nuclear Power Corporation of India
(B)Areva
(C)Eurodif
(D)All of them

13.Dr. BR Ambedkar was elected to The constituent assembly from which among the following ?
(A)United provinces
(B)West Bengal
(C)The Bombay Presidency
(D)Punjab

14.Which among the following act was known as the Anarchical and Revolutionary Crime act 1919?
(A)Indian Arms Act
(B)Pitts India Act
(C)Ilbert Bill
(D)Rowlatt Act

15.Arrange the following events in their correct chronological order:
1. August Offer
2. Cripps India Mission
3. Bombay Mutiny
4. Quit India Movement
(A)1234
(B)1243
(C)1423
(D)3142

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