Quiz 478: Current Affairs January 2011 for Banking Examinations

1.Who among the following heads the committee created for examination of the Food Security Bill?
(A)C Rangrajan
(B)Bimal Jalan
(C)Sonia Gandhi
(D)Jean Dreze

2.Attorney General Goolam E Vahanvati has been appointed in this office, by whom among the following?
(A)Parliament of India
(B)Prime Minister of India
(C)Chief Justice of India
(D)President of India

3.During the Great Depression of the 1920s, everyone was in depression. But this time, some countries like _____ and ______ are not into depression. Which among the following fit in the blanks?
(A)India and China
(B)England and America
(C)Japan and China
(D)Germany and France

4.Recently, India’s Directorate General of Safeguards has initiated investigation into imports of a chemical PX-13 also known as 6PPD. In which of the following industries, this chemical is used?
(A)Fertilizer Industry
(B)Pesticide Industry
(C)Rubber Industry
(D)Textile Industry

5.Where is located the “Rubber Board of India”?
(A)Kozhikode
(B)Kasaragod
(C)Kottayam
(D)Kannur

6.The term “Bleeding Madras” is related to which among the following?
(A)An event during the First war of Independence
(B)A Newspaper published in British Era
(C)A type of Cloth
(D)A type of Plant

7.Which among the following states has launched an initiative called e-Udyog to create transparency, promptness and increased efficiency in governance with the support of Information Technology on 12 January 2011?
(A)Himachal Pradesh
(B)Assam
(C)West Bengal
(D)Orissa

8.India, which was the second-largest exporter of the spice till 2009, is now on which among the following positions in the latest released data of 2010?
(A)Third
(B)Fourth
(C)Fifth
(D)Sixth

9.Consider the following statements:
1. Fixed Deposits involve low risks compared to Fixed maturity Plan
2. The Fixed Deposits for senior citizens attract more interest
3. Senior citizens can invest up to Rs. 15 Lakh in tax free Fixed Deposits in India
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
(A)Only 1
(B)Only 2
(C)Only 1 & 3
(D)Only 1 & 2

10.Recently, the first squadron of Tejas aircraft was cleared to enter service in January 2011. Which among the following will be replaced by Tejas in Indian Air force?
(A)Mig -21
(B)MiG-29
(C)Su-30MKI
(D)Mirage

11.Which among the following American company has acquired 63% stake in Patni Computer Systems for a $1.2 billion, offering 503.5 per share in January 2011?
(A)Infrasoft Technologies
(B)iGATE Corporation
(C)Milestone Systems
(D)Q3 Technologies

12.Who among the following is the first Indian to score a century in Indian Premier League (IPL)?
(A)Gautam Gambhir
(B)Manish Pandey
(C)Roelof van der Merwe
(D)Rahul Dravid

13.”Green Climate Fund” was proposed in which of the following environment conferences?
(A)2010 United Nations Climate Change Conference
(B)2009 United Nations Climate Change Conference
(C)2010 G-20 Seoul summit
(D)None of them

14.”Convention on Biological Diversity” is also denoted by which among the following?
(A)COP 10
(B)COP 12
(C)COP 15
(D)COP 16

15.In the language of the Investors, what does “Aunt Millie” refer to ?
(A)A Trained Investor
(B)An uneducated Investor
(C)A big investor
(D)A small / marginal investor

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