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This is the 2nd set of 120 Current Affairs quizzes.These quizzes will equip you to take all competitiveexaminations as well. These quizzes are basedon Corporate, Economy, Sports, Science, NationalCurrent Affairs of India. This will make you betterprepared to face competitive examinations like that of IBPS CWE, Bank PO, RRB, NABARD, RBI, LIC,Civil Services, MBA etc.
 
1.
Oman Investment Fund (OIF), the Sultanate of Oman’ssovereign wealth fund, filed application with thegovernment to buy a stake in which of the softwaresolutions company, IT People promoted exchange?a. Universal Commodity Exchangeb. Agri bourse NCDEXc. Intercontinental Exchanged. National Spot Exchange Limited
Answer: (a)
 
2.
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)
 
3.
Which paharmaceutical company announced in December 2011 the launch of Supamovecreamused for treating pain and inflammation in India?a. Ciplab. Ranbaxy
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c. Dr. Reddy’sd. Sun Pharmaceuticals
Answer: (c)
 
4.
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)
 
5.
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)
 
6.
Reserve Bank of India deregulated non-resident external (NRE) deposits on 16 December 2011allowing 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)
 
7.
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 billion
 
d. $5.75 billion
Answer: (a)
 
8.
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%c. 14%d. 15.3%
Answer: (c)
 
9.
Infrastructure sector recorded a growth of what per cent in Novemberr 2011 after touching five-year low of 0.3% in October 2011 due to an impressive growth in cement, electricity and refineryproducts?a. 2.3%b. 3.9%c. 4.6%d. 6.8%
Answer: (d)
 
10.
Telecom Commission, the decision-making body of the Department of Telecommunicationsrecommended a uniform licence fee of what per cent of adjusted gross revenues (AGR) as againstthe prevalent rate of 6-8 per cent?a. 10%b. 8%c. 5.2%d. 9.3%
Answer: (b)
 
11.
Theatre director, screenplay writer and actor Satyadev Dubey, credited with introducingexistential and absurd theatre, passed away on 25 December 2011. Which facts about the concernedperson is/are not true?2. he got attracted to the post-1947 theatre and joined Theatre Unit, the theatre group-cum-schoolfounded by Ebrahim Alkazi3. Dubey came into prominence with Dharamvir Bharati’s radio-play Andha Yug that brought tothe fore the pervasive criminal and homicidal tendencies during the times of war.4. He penned screenplays/dialogue of some acclaimed films in the 1970s, including ShyamBenegal's Nishant, Ankur, Kalyug and Bhumika5. He won the Filmfare Award for Best Dialogue in 1980 for the film Ankura. Only 1b. Only4c. 2 & 3d. Only 2
Answer: (b)
 

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