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Friday, March 29, 2013

March Current Affairs Daily Quiz - 29 March 2013

1. Which country auctioned a block of airwaves on 29th March 2013 to become the first country in South Asia to roll out a full nationwide mobile fourth-generation (4G) network?
[Category: International Current Affairs]
[A] India
[B] Sri Lanka
[C] China
[D] Bangladesh

2. Finance Minister P Chidambaram has inaugurated the 100th overseas office of which state-run bank at Dubai International Finance Centre (DIFC) on Thursday, 28th March 2013?
[Category: Banking Current Affairs]
[A] Bank of Baroda
[B] State Bank of India
[C] Canara Bank
[D] Punjab National Bank

3. As per the latest release by the Reserve Bank of India, India’s current account deficit widened from 5.4 per cent in the July-September quarter to a record high of _______per cent of GDP in the October-December quarter of 2012, driven mainly by huge trade deficit.
[Category: Economic Current Affairs]
[A] 5.9
[B] 6.2
[C] 6.4
[D] 6.7

4. Union finance minister P Chidambaram inaugurated ______ bank branches in Uttar Pradesh on Friday, 29th March 2013. This is the largest number of bank branches launched in a single day in India. The branches belong to 30 banks and are spread over 75 districts in UP, mainly in the rural areas.
[Category: Bank Current Affairs]
[A] 100
[B] 200
[C] 300
[D] 400

5. Tata group hospitality major IHCL has received the consent from the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) confirming renewal of the license for the Taj Palace Hotel, New Delhi for a further period of 25 years effective from April 1, 2013. What does IHCL stands for?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Indian Hospitality Company Limited
[B] Indian Hospitality Corporation Limited
[C] Indian Hotels Company Limited
[D] International Hotels Company Limited