Business, Economy & Banking Current Affairs MCQs

21. Business confidence index is released in a quarterly survey conducted by which Indian institution?

[A] NITI Aayog
[B] National Council for Applied Economic Research
[C] Observer Research Foundation
[D] Centre for Public Policy Research

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22. In context with the recent modification done in the foreign direct investment (FDI) policy of India, the entity of which country should invest only under the government route?

[A] China
[B] Pakistan
[C] Bangladesh
[D] All countries sharing land border with India

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23. As per the recent judgement of the Supreme Court, which category of banks may also be included under SARFAESI Act?

[A] Regional Rural Banks
[B] Cooperative Banks
[C] Small Finance Banks
[D] Local Area Banks

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24. What is the new borrowing target of the government for the current financial year, after the gross market borrowing target has been raised from the budget estimate?

[A] Rs. 9 lakh crore
[B] Rs 10 lakh crore
[C] Rs 12 lakh crore
[D] Rs 15 lakh crore

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25. The India International Exchange Limited (India INX), that was seen in news recently, is a subsidiary of which Indian stock exchange?

[A] National Stock Exchange of India (NSE)
[B] Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE)
[C] Calcutta Stock Exchange
[D] United Stock Exchange of India

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26. As per the 3rd Advance Estimates of production of major crops for 2019-20, what is the estimated total food-grain production in India?

[A] 237.67 million tonnes
[B] 258.67 million tonnes
[C] 279.67 million tonnes
[D] 295.67 million tonnes

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27. The Electricity distribution companies in which category of territories are proposed to be privatised, as a part of the Economic Stimulus package?

[A] Hilly states
[B] North-Eastern states
[C] Union Territories
[D] Coastal states

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28. What is the additional allocation in the MGNREGS scheme for 2020-21, as announced by the Union Finance Minister?

[A] Rs 10000 Crore
[B] Rs 25000 Crore
[C] Rs 40000 Crore
[D] Rs 50000 Crore

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29. Google, along with which technology company has released their collaborative application programming interface (API) for contact tracing?

[A] Apple
[B] Microsoft
[C] Amazon
[D] Facebook

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30. The Reserve Bank of India has extended the Rs 15000 Crore refinance facility that was granted earlier, to which All-India Financial institution?

[A] NABARD
[B] SIDBI
[C] NHB
[D] None of the above

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