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Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Current Affairs Questions Answers Quiz: 29 January 2013

1. After a long gap of 9 months, the Reserve Bank on Tuesday, 29th January 2013, reduced the short-term lending rate by ______ per cent and decided to release Rs 18,000 crore of primary liquidity, a move that would lead to moderation in home, auto and corporate loans. These initiatives are aimed at encouraging investments, supporting growth and anchoring inflationary expectations, RBI Governor D Subbarao said while unveiling the third quarter monetary policy review.
[Category: Business and Economy Current Affairs]
[A] 0.10
[B] 0.20
[C] 0.25
[D] 0.50

2. Which Indian badminton player announced on 29th Jan 2013 that she is now making her foray into the films and will be seen shaking a leg in a dance number for a Telugu film titled 'Gunde Jaari Gallanthayyinde (GJG)'?
[Category: Films Current Affairs]
[A] Saina Nehwal
[B] Aparna Popat
[C] Ashwini Ponappa
[D] Jwala Gutta

3. In an interaction with the media at the reception hosted by the Indian High Commission on Monday evening to mark Republic Day, Pakistan Interior Minister Mr. Rehman Malik said in response to a query regarding the actor’s narrative on __________ that, "He was born Indian and would like to remain Indian but I will request the Government of India to please provide him security. I would like to request all Indian brothers and sisters and all those who are talking in a negative way about Shahrukh that they should know he is a movie star."
[Category: Politics Current Affairs]
[A] Being a Khan
[B] Khan Khabar
[C] Khabarnama-e-Khan
[D] Chat with Khan

4. For the first time, train drivers will have toilet facility in the engine cabin itself. “It is a basic need and we have tried to provide toilet facility for loco pilots in the locomotives itself,” Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal told on 29th Jan 2013 after inspecting the first diesel engine fitted with a toilet and wash basin at the New Delhi station. In a retro-fitting exercise, the Railways have provided a toilet and wash basin in a 3300 HP diesel engine as part of a pilot project. The retro-fitting of toilet has been done at which workshop in India?
[Category: Railways RRB Current Affairs]
[A] Howrah
[B] Lucknow
[C] Rae Bareli
[D] Vishakhapatnam

5. Which Independent think tank on Tuesday 29th Jan 2013 announced opening its India centre for public policy research, with likes of billionaire Mukesh Ambani and Kris Gopalakrishnan of Infosys supporting the initiative?
[Category: India News Current Affairs]
[A] The Nimble Mind Institution
[B] The Brookings Institution
[C] The Brooklyns Institution
[D] The Rify Institution