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Thursday, July 5, 2012

General Knowledge Quiz - 194 (With latest and updated GK Questions for July 2012)

1. Which of the following has launched ‘credible India’ campaign aimed at making the country an attractive global investment destination for foreign and domestic firms recently?
[A]CII
[B]ASSOCHAM
[C]CMIE
[D]FICCI


2. Which of the following accounts for the highest share in India’s foreign exchange reserve?
[A]Foreign currency assets
[B]Gold reserves
[C]Special Depositories receipts
[D]Gilt Edged Receipts


3. The central government of India is empowered to borrow any amount it likes from the Reserve Bank Of India through which of the following instruments?
[A]Commercial papers
[B]Treasury Bills
[C]Repo Rate
[D]Certificates of Deposits


4. The RBI has authorised commercial banks to banks to deposit to banks a stipulated ratio of their net total liabilities called Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR). CRR can vary from three percent of the net total liabilities?
[A]8%
[B]10%
[C]12%
[D]15%


5. Which of the following was the first commercial bank of India in the history of banking industry in India?
[A]BANK OF Bengal
[B]Imperial Bank of India
[C]Hindustan Bank
[D]Allahabad Bank


6. As per new guidelines issued by the SEBI companies are required to list shares within how many days of the closure of the Initial Public Offer (IPO)?
[A]30 DAYS
[B]25 DAYS
[C]15 DAYS
[D]45 DAYS


7. Under the priority sector lending stipulated by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for the commercial banks what percentage of net credit of these banks are kept aside for lending weak sections?
[A]40%
[B]12%
[C]10%
[D]8%


8. The post of the chairman of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) is allotted to a person belonging to which of the following countries?
[A]China
[B]Philippines
[C]Japan
[D]India


9. The term ASBA (Application supported by Blocked Amount) is used in which of the following services?
[A]General Insurance
[B]Capital Market
[C]Life Insurance
[D]Micro Finance


10. What is Green Index?
[A]It measures a nation’s wealth according to GNP per capita
[B]It measures a nation’s wealth according to GDP per capita
[C]It measures a nation’s wealth according to provisions of control of green house gases
[D]None of these


11. Which of the following countries is the host to regional investors meet on Afghanistan shortly? It will be attended by China, Pakistan, and Iran among 13 participating countries
[A]Russsia
[B]China
[C]Pakistan
[D]India


12. According to latest data released by Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment which of the following states of India has emerged as the state with the highest incidences of registered atrocities against Dalits across the country?
[A]Madhya Pradesh
[B]Rajasthan
[C]Bihar
[D]Uttar Pradesh


13. Which of the following countries is in the process of raising the newest army in the world?
[A]South Sudan
[B]Afghanistan
[C]Syria
[D]Libya


14. Who among the following is heading an inter- Ministerial Group for developing a coordinated approach for the optimal exploitation of coal Bed methane underground coal gasification and shale gas?
[A]BK Chaturvedi
[B]GC Chaturvedi
[C]Narsing Rao
[D]Alok Perti


15. Recently the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) has upgraded the requirement for the star rating of split room AC. By what percent has the energy efficiency standard been raised?
[A]8%
[B]5%
[C]3%
[D]4.5%


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