Business, Economy & Banking Current Affairs MCQs

11. The ‘COVID-19 Economic Response Task Force’, unveiled by the Prime Minister of India, is to be headed by which Union minister?

[A] Piyush Goyal
[B] Harsh Vardhan
[C] Nirmala Sitharaman
[D] Rajnath Singh

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12. The Government of India sold its stake in THDC India Ltd and NEEPCO (North Eastern Electric Power Corp) to which Indian public sector undertaking?

[A] NTPC Ltd
[B] Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC)
[C] Power Grid Corporation of India
[D] Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited

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13. What is the new limit for investment of Foreign portfolio investors (FPI) in corporate bonds, as per the notification of the Reserve Bank of India?

[A] 10%
[B] 12%
[C] 15%
[D] 17.5%

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14. After the revision in the interest rates on small savings schemes for the first quarter 2020-21, what is the interest rate for Sukanya Samriddhi Account Scheme?

[A] 8.2%
[B] 8.0%
[C] 7.8%
[D] 7.6%

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15. As per the recent notification of the Reserve Bank of India, what is the new deadline for exporters to realise their export proceeds for exports made up to July 31?

[A] 9 months
[B] 12 months
[C] 15 months
[D] 18 months

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16. Which institution is set to provide emergency loans to small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) named ‘SAFE PLUS’?

[A] Khadi Village Industries Commission (KVIC)
[B] National Bank for Agriculture and Development (NABARD)
[C] Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI)
[D] National Small Industries Corporation Limited (NSIC)

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17. Former CMD of National Housing Bank, RV Verma has been appointed as Non-Executive Chairman of AU Small Finance Bank. Which is the headquarters of AU Small Finance Bank?

[A] New Delhi
[B] Jaipur
[C] Bengaluru
[D] Kochi

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18. The Central Bank of which country has become one of the investors with more than one per cent stake in Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd (HDFC)?

[A] Japan
[B] Singapore
[C] China
[D] Malaysia

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19. India’s leading automobile manufacturer TVS Motor Company Ltd has acquired which popular bike manufacturer?

[A] Triumph
[B] Norton
[C] Jawa
[D] Victory

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20. Who has been appointed as a Director on the Central Board of Reserve Bank of India, who also took over as the Economic Affairs Secretary recently?

[A] Tarun Bajaj
[B] Preeti Sudan
[C] Arvind Kumar Sharma
[D] Rajesh Bhushan

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