Quiz 592: Current Affairs – February 1-8 2012 for Banking Examinations

1. The premises of India’s Finance Ministry are also known as ___?
[A]North Block
[B]South Block
[C]East Block
[D]South Block

North Block


2. Nobel Laureate Wislawa Szymborska , who recently died was a ____?
[A]Scientist
[B]Economist
[C]Poet
[D]Dramatist

Poet


3. In India, Banks can accept interest free deposits in ___
1. Current Account
2. Saving Account
3. Demand Deposits
4. Term Deposits
Choose the correct option:
[A]1
[B]1 2
[C]1 2 3
[D]1 2 3 4

Only 1 Banks cannot accept interest free deposits other than in current account.


4. Jarawas and Sentinelese tribes are found in which among the following state / Union Territory of India?
[A]Andaman & Nicobar Islands
[B]Madhya Pradesh
[C]Lakshadweep
[D]Arunachal Pradesh

Andaman & Nicobar Islands


5. Recently RBI issued the final draft guidelines for a staggered implementation of the Basel III regulations beginning March 2013 through March 2017. What is the proposed Capital Adequacy Ratio of the banks by March 2017?
[A]9.5%
[B]10.5%
[C]11.5%
[D]12.5%

11.5%


6. On which among the following dates, World Hindi Day is celebrated?
[A]January 10
[B]January 15
[C]January 17
[D]January 22

January 10


7. Recently, Small Industries Development Bank of India, or Sidbi, said that it is contemplating equity investment in MFIs after a year long hiatus. What are MFIs?
[A]Microfinance Institutions
[B]Mutual Fund Institutions
[C]Micro-Fund Institutions
[D]Mutual Fund Incorporations

Microfinance Institutions


8. The “Life Se Panga Mat Le Yar” campaign is to raise awareness against use of ___?
[A]Tobacco
[B]Alcohol
[C]Drugs
[D]All of them

Tobacco


9. In manufacturing industries of India, a micro enterprise is an enterprise where investment in plant and machinery does not exceed ____?
[A]Rs. 5 Lakh
[B]Rs. 15 Lakh
[C]Rs. 25 Lakh
[D]Rs. 30 Lakh

Rs. 25 Lakh


10. In context with banking, what is the correct full form of ADF?
[A]Automatic Debt Function
[B]Automatic Data Function
[C]Automated Data Flow
[D]Additional Debt Finance

Automated Data Flow


11. Consider the following taxes:
1. Service Tax
2. Tax on profession of CA
3. Tax on interest earned on investment
Which among the above is / are indirect taxes?
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 1 & 2
[C]Only 2 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3

Only 1


12. Indian Player Dipika Pallikal, who was recently in news for being world’s number 14, plays which among the following sports?
[A]Badminton
[B]Tennis
[C]Table Tennis
[D]Squash

Squash


13. Tumkur, where Geological Survey of India has found indications of Gold Reserves, is located in which among the following states?
[A]Rajasthan
[B]West Bengal
[C]Karnataka
[D]Tamil Nadu

Karnataka


14. Tarja Halonen, who was recently awarded the Sustainable Development Leadership award for confronting climate change, is the prime minister of which among the following countries?
[A]Sweden
[B]Finland
[C]Iceland
[D]Norway

Finland


15. National Food Grain Movement Plan is primarily related to which among the following?
[A]Development of new seed varieties of food grains
[B]Opening food grain seeds villages
[C]Modernization of Public Distribution System
[D]All of above

Modernization of Public Distribution System

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