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set of Current Affairs quizzes will equip you totake all competitive examinations as well. Thesequizzes are based on Corporate, Economy, Sports,Science, National Current Affairs of India. This willmake you better prepared to face competitiveexaminations like that of IBPS CWE, Bank PO, RRB,NABARD, RBI, LIC, Civil Services, MBA etc.
Name the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) leader who wasinducted into the Union Cabinet as civil aviation ministeron 18 December 2011.a. Ajit Singhb. Jayant Chaudharyc. Devendra Nagpald. Sanjay Singh Chauhan
Answer: (a)
Popularly known as Adam Gondvi, this Hindi poet who wrote revolutionary poetry focusingon the pathetic state of dalits and the poor breathed his last in Lucknow on 18 December 2011.Name the poet.a. Bharat Bhusanb. Ram Nath Singhc. Uday Prakashd. Shail Chaturvedie. Naresh Mehta
Answer: (b)
Which world renowned architect was bestowed with Goa's highest civilian honour, the GomantVibhushan, on the eve of the Golden Jubiliee of Goa's Liberation on 18 December 2011?a. Michael Hopkins
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b. Kengo Kumac. Charles Corread. Kevin Kennon
Answer: (c)
The Union cabinet of India on 22 December 2011 approved __ percent share for minoritieswithin the 27% OBC quota in jobs and university seats.a) 4.5b) 5.6c) 3.4d) 5
Answer: (a) 4.5
The Manipur Legislative Assembly passed the Manipur Lokayukta Bill, 2011. Manipur will bethe __state in North-Eastern India to have alegislation of Lokayukta.a) Secondb) Thirdc) Firstd) Fourth
Answer: (b) Third
Oman Investment Fund (OIF), the Sultanate of Oman’s sovereign wealth fund, filed applicationwith the government to buy a stake in which of the software solutions company, IT Peoplepromoted exchange?a. Universal Commodity Exchangeb. Agri bourse NCDEXc. Intercontinental Exchanged. National Spot Exchange Limited
Answer: (a)
Which company on 27 Deember 2011 mentioned that it would acquire the remaining 51 per centstake from BP Alternative Energy Holdings in the joint venture that it formed with BP?a. Reliance Powerb. Tata Powerc. Adani Power Limitedd. ABB Ltd
Answer: (b)
Which paharmaceutical company announced in December 2011 the launch of Supamovecreamused for treating pain and inflammation in India?a. Ciplab. Ranbaxyc. Dr. Reddy’sd. Sun Pharmaceuticals
Answer: (c)
Name the state-run Mumbai-headquartered bank which on 29 December 2011 surprised themarket by cutting its base rate, the minimum lending rate, by 10 basis points, thereby becoming thefirst banker this year to do so when others are waiting for a signal from the central bank.a. State Bank of Indiab. Union Bank c. United Bank of Indiad. Allahabad Bank 
Answer: (b)
The $35-billion Aditya Birla group plans to set up a viscose staple fibre (VSF) plant in theAdana Organised Industrial Zone in which of the following countries?a. Tunisiab. Tanzaniac. Turkeyd. Tibet
Answer: (c)
Reserve Bank of India deregulated non-resident external (NRE) deposits on 16 December2011 allowing banks to offer higher interest rates to dollar-denominated accounts. Which of thefollowing facts related to the above statement is/are not true?2. Reserve Bank freed the rates on non-resident external accounts, offering interest as high as9.6% per annum3. Following RBI’s deregulation five Indian banks, including HDFC Bank and Yes Bank on 23December 2011 raised their interest rates on such deposits in order to lure foreign money4. Private lender Yes Bank increased the interest rates on fixed deposits held by non-residentIndians (NRIs) to 8.4 per cent from 3.82 per cent5. The new rates are effective from 24 December for fresh deposits as well as those beingrenewed on maturity.a. 1 & 2b. Only4c. Only 3d. 1 & 4
Answer: (c)
According to the RBI data, India's foreign exchange reserves fell by what amount to $302.1billion during the week ended 16 December 2011 on account of a fall in foreign currency assets?a. $4.67 billionb. $3.33 billionc. $5 billiond. $5.75 billion
Answer: (a)
According to the Tea Board data released in December 2011, tea imports declined by what percent to 9.91 million kg in the April-October period of 2011?a. 10%b. 12.5%

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