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a)Russia b)China c)North Korea d)China d)Iran e)Russia e)none 6. Which country has approved world¶s biggest Solar Power Project? a)US b)India country? a)Pakistan a)July 16 b)Australia c)Libya d)Nepal e)China d)October 16 e)none 8. µWorld Food Day¶ is observed on which of the following days? b)September 16 c)June 16 9. In the recent past the name µJulian Assange¶ has came in most of the news channels and news papers. He belongs to which of the following? a)Facebook a)Income tax b)Wikipidea b)Wealth tax c)Google d)Wikileaks e)none e)Sales tax 10. Which of the following is not a direct tax? c)Corporate tax d)a,b & c
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2. Which organization has launched µAwaaz Do¶ with the support of GOI? b)UNICEF c)UN d)WHO c)India c)US e)none 3. Which Country will build country¶s first industrial solar power station near Black sea? b)China b)Russia d)Japan e)none d)France e)Britain 4. Which country has supplied F-16 combat jets to Pakistan? 5. Which of the following countries has test fired intercontinental ballistic missile
7. India has lifted ban on emigration clearance for employment on which of the following
Monday, December 20, 2010
Current Events - November 2010
1. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has emerged as the country's largest trading partner in term of total trade exchange in the first half of 2010.
2. The Government has launched a special scheme for the health and well-being of adolescent girls as a pilot project in 200 most backward districts of the country. 'Sabla' or the 'Rajiv Gandhi Scheme for Adolescent Girls' would be launched in 22 districts of Uttar Pradesh, 15 districts of Madhya Pradesh, 12 of Bihar, 12 of Sikkim, 11 districts of Maharashtra and 10 districts of Rajasthan. 3. Former Test captain Anil Kumble elected as the President of the Karnataka State Cricket Association while former pace duo of Javagal Srinath and Venkatesh Prasad were elected as Secretary and Vice President respectively.
4. Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan honoured with Teacher's People Achiever Award. 5. India and Norway joined hands to set up a centre in Chennai to protect the bio-diversity to help tackle threats of climate change. 6. India has pledged to provide a grant assistance of Rs 16.19 million to Nepal for construction of 350 tube-wells in the southern region of the country. 7. State-run Coal India has become the third most powerful Indian company with a total market capitalisation (m-cap) of Rs 2,09,671.57 crore and is only lagging behind RIL and ONGC. 8. Punjab Government has brought Sain Samaj under Shagun scheme to provide financial assistance of Rs 15000 to the daughters of Sain Samaj at the time of their marriage. 9. Noted Malayalam film and stage actress Shanta Devi died.
10. Malaysia has emerged as one of the the most favourite destinations in the Asia Pacific for Indian travellers, according to a new survey.
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Wednesday, December 15, 2010
Current Affairs Quiz 2010-11
1. Who is the head of the committee constituted by Prime Minister to probe corruption in 2010 Commonwealth Games? a)Sam Pitroda a)Washington a)US b)France b)Shantanu Consul b)Geneva c)Pargat Singh d)New York d)V K Shunglu e)none e)none 2. 2010 United Nations Climate Conference was held in ______? c)Cancun 3. Which Country has launched the World¶s first Synthetic jet fuel? c)South Africa b)Andy Murray d)Japan e)India c)Andy Roddick d)Roger Federer e)none 4. Who won the 2010 ATP World Tour Title? a)Rafael Nadal 5. Tertiary sector contributes maximum to Indian GDP. Tertiary sector is also known as _________ sector? a)Banking Sector e)Service Sector 6. Armando Emilio Guebuza recently visited India. He is the _______? a)Prime Minister of Mozambique b)President of Madagascar c)President of Mozambique d)Prime Minister of Madagascar b)Primary Sector c)Secondary Sector d)Agriculture Sector
e)none 7. Who won the 2010 Mahatma Gandhi Peace Award? a)John Brumby a)V S Naipaul b)Aund San Suu Kyi b)Salman Rushdie c)Sheikh Hasina c)K R Narayanan d)Barack Obama e)none d)Nelson Mandela e)none 8. Who is the author of the book µThe Masque of Africa¶? 9. Which two countries have agreed to resume direct flights between their capitals for the first time in three decades? a)India and Iran b)Egypt and Iran c)Cuba and US d)US and Iran e)none 10. Recently Shimla has been declared the fourth µsmoking free¶ city in India after Chandigarh, Kottayam and Sikkim?
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November Current Affairs -2010
y y India has become Israel's second largest export destination after the United States, as the Jewish state focusses on tapping potential in the Asian markets. Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office Prithviraj Chavan has been named the next Maharashtra Chief Minister. Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Ajit Pawar, nephew of party chief Sharad Pawar and a minister named Maharashtra's next deputy chief minister after Chhagan Bhujbal. y Iconic Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar, who is set to become only the second player(After Javed Miandad) in the history of cricket to play six ODI World Cups, named the official ambassador of the event to be held in the sub-continent next year. y Rajkumar Hirani's "3 Idiots" continued with its award-winning spree bagging top honours at the Global Indian Music Awards (GIMA) which was held in Mumbai. The movie took home the best film album. y y As part of its administrative reforms process, Punjab aims to become the first state in the country to achieve complete computerisation of land records by March 31, 2011. India owns over 18,000 tonnes of above ground gold stocks worth approximately $ 800 billion and representing at least 11 per cent of global stock, according to estimates of
United States Reactions: Tuesday. Posted by Varun Reddy at 22:37 0 comments Labels: Ajit Pawar. y China has overtaken US in the global supercomputing race as it has been confirmed as the creator of the world's fastest supercomputer.Vyas d)V. Sharad Pawar. which accounts for 15 per cent of the global gold market. a global study by British banking giant Standard Chartered said. 2010 Current Affairs 2010-11 1. according to a latest survey.Shankaran e)none e)none 2. India is set to become the fastest growing major economy in the world by 2012 and will be third largest by GDP-size in the next two decades. ______ is a Insurance Regulator in India? e)IRDA 6. which means meaning Milky Way is capable of 2. The Tianhe1A. India is the ___ Largest Producer of Vehicles in the World? e)none of these 5. Sachin Tendulkar.World Gold Council.2 billion last year. behind China and the USA. Who has been elected as the President of Indian Newspaper Society for the year 201011? a)K. Prithviraj Chavan. November 30. Base Rate of banks is fixed by ______? b)Finance Minister b)fifth b)SEBI c)seventh c)BSE c)Both a & b d)second d)RBI d)Banks 4. Bilateral trade was close to USD 4.N Tilak Ram a)Leela Naidu a)RBI a)third a) TRAI b)Rakesh Sharma b)Shabana Azmi c)Kundan R. y Free trade agreement (FTA) between India and Canada will help push bilateral trade to USD 15 billion in 5 years. Recently who among the following conferred with µTaj Enlighten Tareef Award¶? c)Javed Akthar d)Both a& b e)none 3. y y Noted Telugu film producer D V S Raju passed away. Chief Minister. Micro Credit in India comes under ________? . In 2009. according to WGC. total Indian gold demand reached $ 19 billion. earning it the number one spot in the Top 500 list of the world's most powerful supercomputers. Chhagan Bhujbal. or Rs 974 billion. Nationalist Congress Party.67 quadrillions of computing operations per second.
Which of the following ministry has re-launched the PURA(Provision of Urban Amenities in Rural Areas) Scheme? a)Ministry of Urban Development b)Ministry of Rural Development c)Ministry of Health & Family Welfare .00. 5. 3. 2.Rana Dasgupta. of gold medals? a)Wrestling b)Boxing c)Shooting d)Badminton e)Weightlifting 7. Rakesh Sharma. Run batted in. RBI has approved the merger of µBank of Rajasthan' with ICICI bank. In which sport India has won maximum no.000 c)`2.00.00.a)Private Banking a)`1. What is the present limit for money transfer in RTGS? b)`1.50. Bad Loans can be described as NPA (Non Performing Assets) in banking terminology? 10.000 e)none 7.67. Which of the following country is not elected to UNSC as a non-permanent member for a two year term on the council starting from Jan 1st 2011? a)India b)Kazakhstan c)South Africa d)Germany e)Portugal 8. Posted by Varun Reddy at 23:27 8 comments Labels: Amitabh Bachchan. India has won 101 medals in 2010 Commonwealth Games.Securities and Exchange Board of India. Indian Newspaper Society. what is India¶s urbanization rank in Asia(% of population living in urban areas)? 34th. Which day has been observed as the International Day of Older Persons(IDOP) . A/c to the recent report of ADB. What is the India¶s rank in the new Global Hunger Index by the International Food Policy Research Institute . November 21.50. µGourde¶ is the currency of which country? a)Bhutan b)Haiti c)Norway d)Chile e)none 6. 2010 Gk Quiz 2010 1.000 b)NBFC c)Rural Banking d)Cooperative Banking e)`5. Which is the only Asian country represented in the G-8 group? a)India b)South Korea c)China d)Japan e)none 9.Oct 1st. Leela Naidu.000 d)`2. Who got the 2010 Commonwealth Writers Prize for the book µSolo' .000 8. 4. Shabana Azmi Reactions: Sunday. India.
Recently Pranab Mukherjee has won which of the following award? a)World¶s Best Finance Minister of the year 2010 b)Asia¶s Best Finance Minister of the year 2010 .6 th d)11. Who is the present Chief Minister of Jharkhand? a)Shibu Soren a)Australia b)Madhu Koda b)England c)India c)Arjun Munda d)West Indies c)Sonia Gandhi 4. Who among the following has been chosen for ICC Cricketer of the Year 2010? a)Sachin Tendulkar of these 10.25 e)none b)The Act of Love c)Wolf Hall d)Kalooki Nights e)none 7. United Nations. International Day of Older Persons. compiled by Forbes? a)Angela Merkel b)Indra Nooyi Rosenfeld 6. Global Hunger Index.25 d)5. Who is the winner of 64 edition of Santhosh Trophy? c)Tamil Nadu 3. United States. Who won the 2010 Champions League Twenty20? a)Mumbai Indians Kings e)none Posted by Varun Reddy at 21:59 6 comments Labels: Barack Obama. the annual rate of inflation stood at ___ percent for the month of September 2010? a)8. India.44 b)Punjab c)8. UNSC b)A B de Villiers c)Virender Sehwag d)M S Dhoni e)none b)Royal Challengers Bangalore c)Warriors d)Chennai Super General Awareness Quiz 76 .00 c)6. What is the present Repo rate? a)5. Who is the most powerful women in the world in 2010. Which of the following is the first team to play 900 Test matches in cricket history? 5.2010 1. Howard Jacobson won the 2010 Man Booker Prize for his novel _____? a)The Finkler Question 8. Based on monthly wholesale price index (WPI).75 b)6.United Nations Security Council.d)Ministry of Finance e)Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment 9.51 a)Goa b)5.6 e)none d)Goa e)West Bengal d)Sudesh Mahto e)none d)Michelle Obama e)Irene e)none of these 2.
Which of the following films has been nominated for 2011 Oscar awards in Best fim in Foreign Category? a)Paa b)Rajneeti c)Kites d)Peepli Live e)none of these c)Pratibha Patil d)A P J Abdul Kalam 16. Who has been bagged the prestigious Akshaya Samman award for the year 2010? a)Manna De b)Ilaiyaraja c)A R Rehman 15. Who among the following has been awarded with µThe World Statesman Award¶? a)Manmohan Singh e)none 17.N. Who has been awarded 'Rabindranath Tagore Peace Prize' 2010? a)Nafisa Ali Sarabhai b)Irom Chanu Sharmila c)Jyotirmoyee Devi d)Anasuyaben e)none b)Satya Vrat Shastri c)Ravindra Kelekar d)Akhlaq Khan b)Sonia Gandhi c)S Ubaidur b)Serena Williams b)Saina Nehwal c)Danika Patrick c)Mary Kom d)Kim Yu-Na e)none 10.25% c)Germany d)3.0% d)Hari Prasad Chaurasia e)none 14.5% e)none d)Argentina e)Australia 12.75% 13. Who has become the first Indian to qualify for 2012 London Olympics? d)Pankaj Advani e)Gagan 18.V. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has released a commemorative stamp on _________? a) J S Mohammed Ali Shihab Thangal b)Maulana Mohammad Ali Rahman d)Syed Ahmad Khan b)England c)3. What is present interest rate on Savings bank account? e)4. Who among the following has chosen for Jnanpith Award for the year 2008? a)O. Which country has won the 2010 Women's Hockey World Cup? a)Netherlands a)3% b)3.Kurup Shahryar e)none of these .c)India¶s Best Finance Minister of the year 2010 d)Both b & c e)none 9. Who among the following is the world¶s highest paid female athlete by Forbes magazine? a)Maria Sharapova a)Abhinav Bhindra Narang 11.
2010 Nobel Prize Winners 2010 Every year since 1901 the Nobel Prize has been awarded for achievements in physics. is presented with a gold medal. or laureate. Edwards "for the development of in vitro fertilization". Sudesh Mahto b)Balraj Puri c)Ramakrishna Mission Ashram d)Javed Akhtar b)Hindustani Classical musician c)Journalist d)Politician Reactions: Friday. Madhu Koda.19. . The Nobel Prize is an international award administered by the Nobel Foundation in Stockholm. a diploma. He was a famous ______? a)Social Activist e)none Posted by Varun Reddy at 20:03 10 comments Labels: All Jharkhand Students Union. November 12. literature and for peace. physiology or medicine. Recently Puttaraj Gawai has been passed away. Each recipient. The Nobel Prize in Economics was first awarded in the year 1969. Sweden. Shibu Soren. List of 2010 Nobel Prize Winners: y The Nobel Prize in Peace has been given to Liu Xiaobo "for his long and non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights in China". y The Nobel Prize in Medicine has been given to Robert G. Bharatiya Janata Party. Who among the following has chosen for 2009 Indira Gandhi National Integration Award? a)A R Rehman e)Both a & c 20. Arjun Munda. Jharkhand Mukti Morcha. List of Chief Ministers of Jharkhand. and a sum of money which depends on the Nobel Foundation's income that year. chemistry.
y The Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been given to Richard F. revolt.y The Nobel Prize in Literature has been given to Mario Vargas Llosa "for his cartography of structures of power and his trenchant images of the individual's resistance. and defeat". y The Nobel Prize in Physics has been given to Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov "for groundbreaking experiments regarding the two-dimensional material graphene". Ei-ichi Negishi and Akira Suzuki "for palladium-catalyzed cross couplings in organic synthesis" . Heck.
Which country is building the World¶s largest telescope in Antarctica? 4. Dale T. Pissarides "for their analysis of markets with search frictions".2010 1. Who has been sworn in as 59 President of Colombia? a)Michael Bloomberg e)none 6. Posted by Varun Reddy at 21:55 4 comments Reactions: Wednesday. Which of the following Indian city has been named among the top four Livable cities in the world? a)Mumbai b)New Delhi c)Ahmedabad d)Bangalore e)Hyderabad 2. Diamond. 2010 Current Affairs Quiz 75 . Recntly which country has become full fledge member of Financial Action Task Force(FATF)? a)Bangladesh a)China b)US b)Pakistan c)Russia c)China d)India d)India e)Britain e)none 3.y The Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences has been given to Peter A. November 10. Who won the Next Step Foundation 2010 Award? a)Veerappa Moily b)Sharad Pawar th c)Manmohan Singh c)Christian Wulff d)Sonia Gandhi e)none d)Juan Manuel Santos 5. Who has been appointed as the new vice president of ICC? a)John Howard b)Sharad Pawar c)Alan Isaac d)Malcom Speed e)none b)Julia Gillard . Mortensen and Christopher A.
µ2010Stand Up. He was a famous write in which language? a)Konkani b)Hindi c)Bengali d)Sanskrit e)none d)Kareena Kapoor e)Sunil 9. Who is the head of National Innovation Council to prepare road map for the decade of Innovation 2010-2020? a)Kapil Sibal a)50 b)75 b)A S Murthy c)100 d)125 c)Manmohan Singh e)150 b)Poverty c)Inflation d)Per capita Income d)Aravind Adiga e)Illiteracy e)Howard d)Sam Pitroda e)none 15. Who among the following received the 2010 National Amity Award? a)Yash Chopra Dutt 10. Ravindra Kelekar has been presented the coveted 2006 Jnanpith Award for his contribution to the world in Literature.7. With which country India has inked a deal for purchase of 57 Hawk Advanced Jet Trainer Aircraft? a)US a)58 b)Britain b)60 c)62 c)Israel d)65 d)Russia e)none e)none 13. How many crores has been allocated for the Leh Cloudburst Victims? 16. Who has been chosen for the Lal Bahadur Shastri Award for Excellence in public administration. What is the present Retirement age of High court judges? 14. Take Action¶ is a campaign against ______? a)Commonwealth Games a)Kiran Desai Jacobson 17. Who has been conferred as Businessman of the Decade Award? a)Narayana Murthy Premji 11. The Winner of 2010 Man Booker Prize? b)Anne Enright c)Hillary Mantel b)Mukhesh Ambani c)Ratan Tata d)Lakshmi Mittal e)Azim b)Amir Khan c)Amitabh Bachchan . academics and management for 2010? a)Aditi Lahiri b)Aruna Roy c)Bharat Bhasker d)Girish Tewari e)none 8. Which is the first state in the country to launch the Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Gram Yojana(PMAGY)? a)Gujarat b)Rajasthan c)Uttar Pradesh d)Bihar e)Assam 12.
SEBI has announced that MF distributors and agents will now need a NISM certificate to sell policies. FRP stands for . Which committee recommended 15-20% variable component in the salary package for PSB employees. India¶s first Anti-submarine warfare Corvette ± INS Kamorta. Sonia Gandhi.18. Veerappa Moily Reactions: Sunday.$102. The 2010 Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) summit was held in ______? a)Beijing a)India a)Rome b)Bangkok b)China c)Seoul d)Brussels d)Canada e)London e)none e)Melbourne 19. Michael Bloomberg. Government has fixed FRP of Sugarcane for the year 2010-11 at Rs. XX Commonwealth Games 2014 will be held at _____? b)London d)Glasgow Posted by Varun Reddy at 22:02 7 comments Labels: Juan Manuel Santos.1 billions.Fair and Remunerative Price. charges & services ± M Damodaran. Which Country has won highest gold medals in XIX Common wealth Games 2010? c)Australia c)Beijing 20. RBI has revised the norms for __________ for giving loans to the housing and real estate segment ± Urban Cooperative Banks(UCBs). New Delhi. Asian Banker Achievement award given to ± SBI. What is the full form of NISM . National Florence Nightingale Award 2010 was given to ± A P Subhadra. India has emerged as the ___ most preferred destination for retailers in the world -39th. Julia Gillard. 139.National Institute of Securities Market. India¶s trade deficit during 2009-10 .12 per quintal. Manmohan Singh. . 2010 Current Affairs July 2010(Short Answers) y y y y y y y y y y y y Head of the Committee instituted by RBI to look into the interest rates and bank fees. IFSC stands for. Sharad Pawar. RBI has advised all banks to print IFSC on cheque leaves issued to customers. _____ banks are recently allowed by the RBI to open ATM¶s at places other than their branches without prior approval ± Urban Cooperative banks.Indian Financial System Code. August 22. instituted by Finance minister ± A K Khandelwal.
Rural. August 15. The symbol selected has been designed by an Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay postgraduate D Udaya Kumar . Posted by Varun Reddy at 17:58 6 comments Labels: Banking Sector. euro. ____ company offered to provide cloud computing solutions t Rural Banks ±Polaris. SEBI y y Reactions: Sunday. The parallel lines symbolize the equal to sign. Mutual Fund. Cooperative Banks. Chairman of RBI working group on BPLR on the basis of which Base Rate System is slated to switch over by the banks ± Deepak Mohanty. tenor and other administrative matters ± Shyamala Gopinath. which includes both the Devnagiri 'Ra' and the Roman capital 'R' and has two parallel lines running at the top.y Who is the head of the committee for comprehensive review of National Small Savings Fund(NSSF) structure . interest rates. 2010 Current Events in July 2010 Symbol of Indian Rupee: The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved the design. With this India will join an elite group of countries (like the US dollar. Finance minister. British pound and Japanese yen) which have a distinct currency symbol. RBI.
In the Q1 Review of Monetary Policy 2010-11. 8. explained that the design is based on the Indian Tricolour. _______ of India¶s population are poor ± 645 million people. He will get an award of Rs 2. who will join the Department of Design at IIT Guwahati on Friday. 9.000 designs competing for the currency symbol. According to the new International Multi Dimensional poverty Index (MPI).5%. Imran Khan. Championship ± Mumbai. about Which state has banned the use of plastic carry bags all over the state ± Rajasthan. 3. Who is the only cricketer to take 800 wickets in the history Test matches ± Muttiah The fourth Pakistani to be inducted formally into the ICC Cricket hall of fame ± Which team has regained the 63rd Rangaswamy Cup Senior National Men¶s Hockey anti-piracy cooperation ± Japan. Muralitharan.and was selected from among five short listed symbols. 6. 7. All new notes will now bear the symbol. 5. First Country in Latin America to legalize same sex marriage ± Argentina. His entry was chosen from 3.8. 4. 10. 2. .5 lakh.1 billion) ± Britain. 700 million pounds($1. Kumar. RBI has revised the GDP growth for 2010-11 from 8% to ____ . With which country India held the first ever ³2+2 dialogue´ to intensify counter terrorism and Which country has agreed to supply Hawk pilot-trainer aircraft to India valued a about The most popular Asian Destination ± Taj Mahal. Events in the month of July 2010 1.
2010 Current Affairs June 2010 . grabbed the second slot in the index. This was Saina's third successive title. having won the Indian Open Grand Prix at home and the Singapore Open Super Series Tournament. which claims to be the world's only global assessment of wealth and wellbeing. Who has been appointed as the new Prime Minister of Slovakia . Posted by Varun Reddy at 11:50 2 comments Reactions: Sunday. 14. 12. Who is the the New Chief Election Commissioner ± Qureshi S Y. one of the world's most popular tourist spots. 45. 19. Among 104 countries. With which Organization India signed the loan and credit agreement worth of $268. 15.III y Delhi is set to get the country's first commercial waste-to-power plant of 16 MW capacity that will convert one third of Capital's garbage into much-needed electricity for six lakh homes. 17.India is ranked y at no. y Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal continued her rampaging form as she completed a spectacular hat-trick of titles by clinching the Indonesia Open Super Series with a straight-game triumph over Japan's Sayaka Sato in Jakarta. 13.Iveta Radicova. 18. Finland has emerged as the most prosperous country in the world after an extensive survey conducted by the Legatum Prosperity Index. 20.15 million ± World Bank. 16. Roza Otunbayeva has became the first ever woman head of which country in Central Asia ± Kyrgyzstan. August 1.11. . Who is the new President of International Cricket Council ± Sharad Pawar. Who is the new President of Poland ± Bronislaw Komorowski. To Whom the Lokmanya Tilak Award 2010 has been given for the contribution of Politics ± Sheila Dikshit. Switzerland. Who has been sworn in as Germany¶s youngest and the tenth President ± Christian Wulff. Which country has became the World Number One in Latest FIFA Rankings ± Spain. The Best Public Sector Bank Award ± Punjab National Bank.
and an antisubmarine warfare (ASW) helicopter.INS Talwar. according to the foreign trade office. y A 15-year-old title drought came to an end as India won the Asia Cup cricket tournament after crushing defending champions Sri Lanka. Earlier. will be armed with eight BrahMos supersonic cruise missiles. taking 11 hours and five minutes over three days. The first of three Project 11356 (modified Krivak III) frigates. . INS Trishul and INS Tabar. named the Teg (Sword). the scheme has been renamed as National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM) and it would aim at reducing poverty through promotion of diversified and gainful self-employment and skilled wage employment opportunities. The third frigate. Trikand (Bow) is due to be delivered in 2011-12. Under the new plan for the Swarnjayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana (SGSY). y An innovative programme of Gujarat government aimed at easy governance has won a prestigious award instituted by the United Nations.y Russia launched the second of three stealth frigates for the Indian Navy under USD 1. The statewide Attention on Grievances with Application of Technology (SWAGAT) programme has won the United Nations Public Service Award (UNPSA). They will be also equipped with a 100-mm gun. was launched in last November.6 billion deal inked in July 2006. y India extended the ban on import of milk and milk products from China for another six months. two Kashtan airdefence gun/missile systems. two twin 533-mm torpedo launchers. also known as Talwar class. y The government restructured the existing 10-year-old village self-employment scheme on the recommendations of various committees to rectify shortcomings pointed out by studies. The new frigates. y American John Isner outlasted Frenchman Mahut to win 6-4 3-6 6-7 (7-9) 7-6 (7-3) 7068 in the longest match in history. Russia's Baltiisky Zavod shipyard had built three stealth frigates of the same class . a Shtil surface-to-air missile system.
The total expected lending this year includes $2. y New Zealand has acquired the distinction of being the world's most peaceful nation for the second year running. y The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has assured banks it will keep agriculture loans outside the base rate ambit. has been conferred the honorary degree of Doctor of Law for his role in producing the world's cheapest car Nano.3bn) over five years towards y improving the health of mothers and young children in the developing world. India's leading industrialist Ratan Tata. loans against . y The World Bank said its total lending to India will touch $9. y Myanmar¶s dissident political leader Aung San Suu Kyi has become the first recipient of the new Benazir Bhutto Shaheed Award for democracy instituted by the Pakistan People¶s Party in the memory of the slain former premier. The base rate guidelines.6 billion in interest-free credit and $6. y Union Law Minister Veerappa Moily has announced National Litigation Policy to reduce pendency and delay in cases which Central Government is a party. Sachin Tendulkar will be conferred Indian Air Force's honorary rank of Group Captain and the star cricketer said he is proud to be associated with the "dynamic" IAF. The policy aims at reducing government litigation in courts so that the valuable court time is spent on resolving other pending cases so as to achieve the goal in national legal mission to reduce average pendency time from 15 years to 3 years. Chairman of the Tata Group. issued in April.y y The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has added island nation Tuvalu located in the Pacific Ocean between Hawaii and Australia as its 187th member. according to the Global Peace Index.3 billion for the fiscal ending June this year. except for three categories: loans to banks¶ own employees.7 billion in the form of a long-term. low interest loan. y The G8 summit has agreed to provide a further $5bn (£3. had barred lending below base rate.
13. 8. Which of the following is a health care scheme ± ASHA. P M Manmohan Singh left Bhutan to attend ± SAARC Summit.Lione Messi. 10. Kawasaki is related to the products of ± Motor cycles. 4. Benchmark prime lending rate is changed as . Dada Saheb Phalke Award Winner ± V K Murthy. 11. Lin Dan is related to which sport ± Badminton. Who won the Nobel Prize 2010 in Literature ± Herta Muller. V K Singh is appointed as ± Chief of Indian Army. Scheme under Ministry of Food and Civil Suppliers ± Mid Day Meal. 23. 18. Movie not related to A R Rehman ± Fashion. European Footballer of the Year 2009 . 12. Name of the third base at Antarctica ± Bharti. Term not associated with Football ± Love. 3. Which organization put global taxes on all banks ± IMF. The addition of the fourth category means agriculture loans can also be priced below the base rate. Posted by Varun Reddy at 13:56 4 comments Bank of Baroda GK Paper . Who is not a winner of Padma Shri ± Abhishek Bachchan. 16. 5. 9. What is Per capita income on the current prices in India ± Rs 33000. GOI has started 2nd Green revolution in ± North Eastern States. Project Tiger is launched by ± GOI. .Base Rate. 22. y Freedom fighter and socialist leader Kanduri Charan Mallick died.March 22nd. 20. 7. How many crores are allocated for PSB¶s ± 16. 6. Which Indian Bank has highest number of foreign branches ± SBI. 14.500 crores.deposits and small-ticket borrowers under the differential interest rate (DRI) scheme. SLR ± Statutory Liquid Ratio. 2. Pronab Sen ± Chief Statistician of India.2010 1. 15. 17. World Water Day is observed on .3 y India on Friday expressed confidence to achieve trade target of 30 billion dollars with Republic of Korea (ROK) by 2014. 21. 19.
why did SEBI did that ± to restrict overseas fund-flows into equity markets. 36. Some banks have reported slightly higher NPA¶s than in normal. . 27. 40. Who is the author of the book Many Lives Many Masters . Which of the following is a fundamental right to every child in India ± Right to Education. RBI hiked 0. 30. Which country won the Under-19 Cricket World Cup ± Australia. what will reason for this ± Loans given by banks had become bad loans. To which of the following programmes 100 crores are granted to meet the specific needs of women farmers . SEBI has asked all FIIs to divulge the structure of their offshore entities. what is the next step taken by banks ± To keep a portion of amount with RBI which does not gain any interest. 33.Mahila Kisan Sashaktikaran Pariyojana. 34. Rs 1. Tata Power to produce heat of energy of the earth ± Geo Thermal Energy. Type of inflation if middle class persons earn more money in India ± Demand Pull Inflation. 41. 39. 25.Brian Weiss. 38. 28. Which of the following reasons Uranium is not exported to India from Australia ± Bcoz did not signed the NPT and CTBT signatories.25% of CRR. 37. 35. 31. Which of the following is not a chemical fertilizer ± Sodium Sulphate. Strategy that will focus on involving the civil society in responsible parenthood strategy under Jansankhya Sthirata Kosh ± Prerna.Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding. Pay order¶s and E-transfer of Money. 26. Which of the following award is given by Government . 32. Which of the following is not abbreviated in Water Shed Programmes ± VHND.24.200 crore are allocated for drought mitigation in which of the following ± Bundelkhand Region. Private Banks won higher profits in 4th quarter bcoz ± banks have No NPA¶s. Winner of 58th Mens National Volleyball Championship ± Tamilnadu. 29. Banks charge taxes form the services of ± Issuing DD¶s.
Out of one Rupee expenditure. Banks and Financial institution open subsidiaries due to which purpose . etc. 43.? 45. RBI says Rupee Over valued. Agriculture and its related activities contributes how much percentage to GDP ± 17%.? Note: Questions are inaccurate.42. what it means? . How many paise does GOI earn in one rupee by taxes .? 46. Questions submitted by our followers Harivanam.The rupee has lost only against the dollar but appreciated against other currencies. NABARD is _____? (A) A bank (B) A board (C) A block (D) A department (E) None 3.? 48. General Socio-Economic and Banking Awareness Quiz 2010 1. The basis of determining dearness allowance to employees in India is ____? (A) National Income (B) Consumer Price Index(Ans) (C) Standard of Living (D) Per Capita Income (E) None 2. In normal circumstances the demand for credit for banks comes from . Scheme to eradicate poverty in Rural Areas . 44. Narendra.? 47. how much paise have been allotted for subsidy in 2010-11 Union budget proposals? (A) 12 paise (B) 10 paise (C) 9 paise (D) 7 paise . What are the benefits if a bank has foreign branches . Exam held on 30-05-10.
The largest source of National Income in India is _____? (A) Service Sector (B) Agriculture (C) Industrial Sector (D) Trade Sector . Indian Green Revolution is the most successful in ____? (A) Wheat and Potato (B) Jowar and Oil Seeds (C) Wheat and Rice (D) Tea and Coffee (E) All of these 7. µPublic Sector¶ means ____? (A) Government ownership on commerce and trade (B) Capitalist ownership on commerce and trade (C) Private ownership on trade (D) Government ownership on banks (E) None of these 8. The most densely populated country in South Asia is ___? (A) Bangladesh (B) India (C) Maldives (D) Sri Lanka (E) None 5.(E) None 4. Interest Rate Policy is a part of ____? (A) Fiscal Policy (B) Industrial Policy (C) Monetary Policy (D) Credit Policy (E) None of these 6.
Inside Trading is related to _____? (A) Share Market (B) Horse racing (C) Taxation (D) Public Expenditure (E) None 10. The cause of deflation is ____? (A) Lack of goods and services as compared to money supply (B) Lack of imports as compared to exports (C) Lack of money supply as compared to supply of goods and services (D) All the above .(E) None 9. The main objective of TRYSEM was ______? (A) To train rural youth for self employment (B) To train urban youth for self employment (C) Both of the above (D) To Provide subsidy to Rural People on purchasing goods (E) None 11. Which bank in India performs duties of Central Bank? (A) Central Bank of India (B) State Bank of India (C) Reserve Bank of India (D) Above (A) and (B) (E) None of these 12. . Which of the following is a better measure of economic development? (A) Employment (B) Size of exports (C) Rural consumption (D) National Income (E) None 13.
(E) None of these 14. The working of SEBI includes ___? (A) To regulate the dealings of share market (B) To check the foul dealings in share market (C) To control the inside trading of shares (D) All of these (E) None of these 16. CAPART is related with ___? (A) Assisting and evaluating rural welfare programmes (B) Computer hardware (C) Consultant service of export promotion (D) Controlling pollution in big industries (E) None of these 17. Kutir Jyoti scheme is associated with ___? (A) Promoting cottage industry in villages (B) Promoting employment among rural unemployed youth (C) Providing electricity to rural families living below the poverty line (D) All of these (E) None of these 18. The Present Service Tax rate is ___? (A) 8% (B) 15% (C) 10% (D) 12% (E) None 15. VAT is imposed ____? (A) Directly on consumer (B) On final stage of production (C) On first stage of production (D) On all stages between production and final sale .
BEP ± Break Even Point.(E) All the above 19. ATM ± Automated Teller Machine. IDRA ± Industries Development and Regulation Act. VAT ± Value Added Tax. . BPO ± Business Process Outsourcing. SEO ± Search Engine Optimization. CNP ± Cardholder Not Present. EOQ ± Economic Order quality. FDR ± Fixed Deposit Receipts. What is µNIKKEI¶? (A) Share Price Index of Tokyo Share Market (B) Name of Japanese Central Bank (C) Japanese name of Country¶s Planning Commission (D) Foreign Exchange Market of Japan (E) Both A & D 20. PAN ± Permanent Account Number. CRM ± Customer Relationship Management. PIN ± Personal Identification Number. NPA ± Non Performing Assets. Minimum Support Price is decided by _______? (A) ICAR (B) Finance Minister (C) Ministry of Agriculture (D) CACP (E) None of these Marketing Concepts for Bank Exams . MR ± Marginal Revenue.2010 Abbreviations that may be asked in Marketing Aptitude: y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y HNI ± High Networth Individual.
SEBI ± Securities Exchange Board of India. What is Viral Marketing? Marketing by the word of the mouth. i)Direct Mail Marketing: Advertising material sent directly to home and business addresses. in which marketers contact consumers by phone. Creating a 'buzz' in the industry is an example of viral marketing. etc). This is the most common form of direct marketing. etc) rather than traditional channel of advertising (like TV. Types of Direct marketing: There are many types of direct marketing. social networks. . only some important types are listed below and these are the most form of direct marketing. What is Drip Marketing? The method of sending promotional items to clients is called Drip marketing. Newspapers. M & A ± Mergers & Acquisitions. IPO ± Initial Public Offering. GDP ± Gross Domestic Product. private mailings. What is Social Media Marketing? Social media marketing is marketing using online communities. blog marketing and more. ii)Telemarketing: It is the second most common form of direct marketing. What is Bench Marketing? A comparison of the business processes with competitors and improving prevailing ones is called bench marketing. What is Direct Marketing? Direct Marketing is a form of advertising that directly reaches to the customers on a personal basis (like phone calls. What is Guerilla Marketing? Unconventional marketing intended to get maximum results from minimal resources is nothing but Guerilla Marketing. having a high pass-rate from person to person is called Viral marketing.y y y y y ROA ± Return on Assets.
online-marketing. Jerome McCarthy introduced the 4 P's of Marketing as a way to describe the mix of factors required to successfully market a product. your marketing would succeed. Internet. In the same way you might advertise for someone else is called Indirect marketing. It includes Television. What is Internet Marketing? Internet marketing is the marketing of products or services over the Internet. Search Engine Marketing (SEM) or e-Marketing. What is Digital Marketing? Digital Marketing is the practice of promoting products and services using all forms of digital advertising. The 7 P¶s of marketing consists of: . Internet Marketing is also known as i-marketing. mobile and any other form of digital media. Marketing Mix: The Marketing Mix model (also known as the 4 P's) can be used by marketers as a tool to assist in defining the marketing strategy. E. Difference b/w Direct and Indirect Marketing: Direct marketing is basically advertising your own products or services.ii)Email Marketing: This type of marketing targets customers through their email accounts. The 4 P¶s are: y y y y Product Price Promotion Place (distribution) The 5 P¶s of marketing is 4 P¶s + People/Packaging/Process/etc. Radio. What is Indirect Marketing? Indirect Marketing is the distribution of a particular product through a channel that includes one or more resellers. The idea was that if you could identify the right combination of these elements. is an increasingly popular way of doing business. web-marketing.
it can be used to determine how to market your product. What is SWOT Analysis? SWOT stands for Strengths. It can also involve discovering how they act. Opportunities. Opportunities and threats are external factors. It is the first stage of planning and helps marketers to focus on key issues. The last 3 P's are a recent addition to the entire marketing process. or believe. What is Market Information? To know the prices of the different commodities in the market. SWOT analysis is a tool for auditing an organization and its environment. y y y . It is a process or methodology used to learn more about customers' needs and behaviors in order to develop stronger relationships with them. Market research is for discovering what people want. Strengths and weaknesses are internal factors. Weaknesses. What are the Three Levels of a Product? Core Product Actual Product Augmented Product What is Market Research? Market research is any organized effort to gather information about markets or customers. What is Customer Relationship Management (CRM)? Customer Relationship Management concerns the relationship between the organization and its customers. need. as well as the supply and demand situation. Once that research is completed. and Threats. The first 4 P's are considered the basis of any marketing process.y y y y y y y Product Price Place Promotion People Process Physical evidence.
What is Marketing? The process of planning and executing the concepts.What is Market Segmentation? The division of a market into different homogeneous groups of consumers is known as market segmentation. Microsoft¶s latest operating system is a)Vista b)Vista Advanced c)Windows XP d)Windows 7 e)None 5. The purpose for segmenting a market is to allow your marketing program to focus on the subset of prospects that are "most likely" to purchase your offering.2010 1. which shortcut is used you lock the computer? a) Ctrl + L b) Windows key + K . AltaVista is a a)Search engine b)Windows OS c)Browser d)Virus e)Vista Theme 6. A file containing relatively permanent data is a)Random file b)Master file c)Transaction file d)Sequential file e) None 2. What is other name of LAN Card a)MODEM b)NIC c)Internet Card d)Network Connector e)None 7. Quiz on Computer Awareness for Bank Exams . What is Branding? The essence of a product. In Windows XP. If done properly this will help to insure the highest return for your marketing expenditures. Bing is also known as a) MSN Search b) Live Search c) Windows Live Search d) All e) None 4. Which is the latest type of printer interface? a)Serial b)DVI c)Parallel d)USB e)none 8. its quality and competitiveness displayed in the form of letters. promotion and distribution of ideas/goods/services to satisfy individual's/organizational goals is called marketing. One million bytes of information is abbreviated as a) Bit b) KB c) MB d) GB e) None 3. symbols and colours is known as branding. pricing.
a) Cell border . the default workbook opens with a) One worksheets b) Two worksheets c) Three worksheets d) Four worksheets e) None 17. it means device support a)Bluetooth b)WiMAX c)USB d)Wi-Fi LAN e)3G 16. In Excel.11n in its feature. In EXCEL.c) Ctrl + K d) Scroll Lock key e) Windows key + L 9. The maximum number of IDE devices that can be installed in an ATX computer is a) 1 b) 2 c) 3 d) 4 e) 5 10. Which one is not true? a)Google is a search engine b)Ubuntu is a system software c)Windows XP launched in 2001 d)Buzz is an e-Commerce company e) None 15. this surrounds an active cell. what code does Windows use? a)ASCII b)UNICODE c)MORSE d)IDBC e)WESTRN 11. A Laptop or Notebook marked 802. YouTube service of streaming videos online is provided by a)Google b)Microsoft c)IBM d)Apple e)Sony 14. When using characters in Windows. How fast is Fast Ethernet? a)10 Mbps b)100 Mbps c) 256 Kbps d)1 Gbps e)10 Gbps 13. Which protocol provides name resolution for host and domain names for a TCP/IP network? a)HTTP b)TELNET c)SMTP d)DNS e)SNMP 12.
What is the shortcut of Research command in MS-Word? a) Alt + click b) F3 c) Ctrl + F d) F7 e) None Note: This is submitted by Narendra. Universal Serial Bus. In H2O the figure 2 is appeared lowered.com. but the question paper is prepared before a month so the answer would be 5.(Very Recently Rbi(July 2nd) has increased the base rates by 25 basis points(i..e Repo rate & Reverse repo rate). If you are also interested to send any information that might be useful for bank exams.) 2. Posted by Varun Reddy at 09:55 Labels: Bing. materials .5% and 4% respectively. .. Operating system. Windows XP Reactions: Canara Bank PO GK Paper . Which effect has been applied? a) Superscript b) Lowered c) Subscript d) Laid down e) None 19. Network interface controller. Repo rate ± 5. Windows Vista.2010 1. previous papers.etc can send to gkquery@gmail. Microsoft. Microsoft Windows.25%.Now its is 5.25%. Food Inflation in 2009-10 ± 17%.b) Cell outline c) Cell rim d) Cell selector e) None 18. What is the Thesaurus used for? a) Grammar options b) Spelling options c) Opposite Words d) Synonyms and Antonyms d) None 20.
Palestine ± Wets Asia conflict. 15.200 crore to ± Bundelkhand region. Bear and Bulls related to ± Stock Market. Who is not related to famous author ± M F Hussain. 17. India Bangladesh power plant in which city ± Khulna. 20. Which country facing Crisis in Europe ± Greece. 8. 29. 31. 22. 13. 16. India and Saudi Arabia signed pacts in ± Energy Sector. 9. Teams played in IPL final ± Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians. 2012 Olympics will be held in ± London. Banking services to rural people termed as . South Africa Currency ± Rand. 12.Financial Inclusion. 19. 26. Economic Survey is done for the year .2009-10. 32. GDP ± Gross Domestic Product. Which country is not playing International cricket ± China. 27. 25.(Financial& Banking Acronyms) 5. India . Special Drawing Rights issued by ± IMF.(Countries. 14. Earth Day is observes on ± April 22nd. To which country India has given 1billion US dollars ± Bangladesh. Chairman of 13th finance commission ± Vijay Kelkar. Player associated with women¶s cricket ± Mithali Raj. Viktor Yanukovych has been elected as ± President of Ukraine. 6. 30. Who presented the Union budget 2010-11 in parliament ± Pranab Mukherjee . Which of the following is not related to banking and finance ± Cell fusion. Government has granted 1. 21. WADI in West Bengal . 24. 11. Currencies.Laura Chinchilla.3. First woman president of Costa Rica . 18. President's/PM's) 4. Term used in Hockey ± Penalty Corner.tribal development programme. 23.(Important Days) 7. Which country has reservation in parliament for women like India ± France. Scheme related to Rural Health Scheme ± NHRM. 28. Base rate will be implemented from ± July 2010. 10. NBFC ± Non banking finance company. Women¶s Reservation in state assemblies ± 33%.
40. Which of the following is a book written by R K Narayan ± The World of Nagaraj. 39. 42. Who won the best male actor in 55th Film fare awards ± Amitabh bachchan.13thFinance Commission. 34. 2. Question on Union budget 2010-11. Question on Right to Education. What is a Repo Rate? A: Repo rate is the rate at which our banks borrow rupees from RBI.33. Reverse Repo rate is the rate at which Reserve Bank of India (RBI) borrows money from banks. Recently which country celebrated Rabindranath Tagore birthday ± China. An increase in Reverse repo rate can cause the banks to transfer more funds to RBI due to this attractive interest rates. Posted by Varun Reddy at 20:48 Banking Terms 1. Note: Some Questions/Answers are inaccurate and not clear. Which of the following told government must cut its fiscal deficit to 3% . Which country objected the meeting between Dalai Lama and Barack Obama ± China. 38. borrowing from RBI becomes more expensive. RBI uses this tool when it feels there is too much money floating in the banking system. Banks are always happy to lend money to RBI since their money is in safe hands with a good interest. Whenever the banks have any shortage of funds they can borrow it from RBI. she is from which Organisation ± SEWA. What is Reverse Repo Rate? A: This is exact opposite of Repo rate. Which of the following cup is not related to Cricket ± Scindia Gold cup. Which of the following award is not given in the not the field of literature . When the repo rate increases.Arjuna Awards. What is CRR Rate? . If you remember the exact questions/answers put it on a comment box. 36. A reduction in the repo rate will help banks to get money at a cheaper rate. 41. 37. Exam held on 04-07-2010. 35. 43. The details of the companies financial position in the annual report of a company is known as ± balance sheet. 3. Ela Bhatt chosen for Niwano Peace Prize.
A: Cash reserve Ratio (CRR) is the amount of funds that the banks have to keep with RBI. What is Inflation? A: Inflation is as an increase in the price of bunch of Goods and services that projects the Indian economy. also referred to as the discount rate. Time Liabilities are the liabilities a commercial bank liable to pay to the customers on their anytime demand. Through SLR rate tuning the money supply in the system can be controlled efficiently. What is PLR? . approved securities (Bonds) before providing credit to its customers. the available amount with the banks comes down. Inflation happens when there are fewer Goods and more buyers. Deflation occurs when the inflation rate becomes negative (below zero) and stays there for a longer period. An increase in inflation figures occurs when there is an increase in the average level of prices in Goods and services. this will result in increase in the price of Goods. SLR is used to control inflation and propel growth. What is SLR Rate? A: SLR (Statutory Liquidity Ratio) is the amount a commercial bank needs to maintain in the form of cash.3 4. Changes in the bank rate are often used by central banks to control the money supply. What is Deflation? A: Deflation is the continuous decrease in prices of goods and services. SLR is determined as the percentage of total demand and percentage of time liabilities. What is Bank Rate? A: Bank rate. 5. 6. 7. since there is more demand and less supply of the goods. SLR rate is determined and maintained by the RBI (Reserve Bank of India) in order to control the expansion of bank credit. 8. to drain out the excessive money from the banks. RBI is using this method (increase of CRR rate). If RBI decides to increase the percent of this. is the rate of interest which a central bank charges on the loans and advances that it extends to commercial banks and other financial intermediaries. or gold or govt.
although. An institution established outside India. The rates reported below are based upon the prime rates on the first day of each respective month.00% · Repo Rate: 5.5%. the prime rate does not adjust on any regular basis. Banks. . The Prime Rate is usually adjusted at the same time and in correlation to the adjustments of the Fed Funds Rate. What is FDI? .25% · Reverse Repo Rate: 3. Adjustments to the prime rate are made by banks at the same time.00%.A: The Prime Interest Rate is the interest rate charged by banks to their most creditworthy customers (usually the most prominent and stable business customers). Insurance Companies.00%-12. mutual funds. which proposes to invest in Indian market. 11. What is Deposit Rate? A: Interest Rates paid by a depository institution on the cash on deposit. Institutional Investors includes pension funds. · Deposit Rate: 6. etc. 9. mostly in the form of an institution. 10. Policy Rates: · Bank Rate: 6.00% · SLR: 25. Savings Bank rate: 3. Some banks use the name "Reference Rate" or "Base Lending Rate" to refer to their Prime Lending Rate.00%-7.75% Reserve Ratios: · CRR: 6.0% Lending/Deposit Rates: · PLR: 11.50%. in other words buying Indian stocks. What is FII? A: FII (Foreign Institutional Investor) used to denote an investor. FII's generally buy in large volumes which has an impact on the stock markets. Note: Rates as on 14-05-10. The rate is almost always the same amongst major banks.
divided by its population. Fiscal deficit in 2009-10 is proposed at 6. 494.8% of GDP. or region. What is Revenue deficit? A: It defines that. Revenue deficit in 2009-10 is proposed at 4.A: FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) occurs with the purchase of the ³physical assets or a significant amount of ownership (stock) of a company in another country in order to gain a measure of management control´ (Or) A foreign company having a stake in a Indian Company. 18. What is IPO? A: IPO is Initial Public Offering. This is the first offering of shares to the general public from a company wishes to list on the stock exchanges. where the net amount received (by taxes & other forms) fails to meet the predicted net amount to be received by the government. 14.7%. 16. GDP during 2008-09 is 6. Per capita income is often used to measure a country's standard of living. What is National Income? A: National Income is the money value of all goods and services produced in a country during the year. What is GNP? A: Gross National Product is measured as GDP plus income of residents from investments made abroad minus income earned by foreigners in domestic market. What is Disinvestment? A: The Selling of the government stake in public sector undertakings.8% of GDP.Per capita income during 2008-09 estimated by CSO: Rs. . classically a year. 15.25. What is Fiscal Deficit? A: It is the difference between the government¶s total receipts (excluding borrowings) and total expenditure. What is GDP? A: The Gross Domestic Product or GDP is a measure of all of the services and goods produced in a country over a specific period. 19. 13. What is Per Capita Income? A: The national income of a country. 12. 17.
NPA ± Non Performing assets 4.S. What is Vote on Account? A: A vote-on account is basically a statement . India signed a nuclear deal with ______ in Trinidad ± Canada 9. Its value is based on a basket of key international currencies (U. Difference between Vote on Account and Interim Budget? A: Vote-on-account deals only with the expenditure side of the government's budget. . A/c to Suresh Tendulkar Committee __ percent of Indians live in BPL ± 37. SBI Associates PO Gk Paper 2010 1. yen and pound sterling). dollar. an interim Budget is a complete set of accounts. to keep the machinery running. 23.where the government presents an estimate of a sum required to meet the expenditure that it incurs during the first three to four months of an election financial year until a new government is in place.20. FCRA ± Foreign Contribution Regulation Act 2. SDRs are allocated to member countries and can be fully converted into international currencies so they serve as a supplement to the official foreign reserves of member countries. Cryogenic engines are used in ± Space Shuttle 6. including both expenditure and receipts. development of infrastructure. What is SEZ? A: SEZ means Special Economic Zone is the one of the part of government¶s policies in India. A special Economic zone is a geographical region that economic laws which are more liberal than the usual economic laws in the country.China 7. What is SDR? A: The SDR (Special Drawing Rights) is an artificial currency created by the IMF in 1969. APEC ± Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation 3. Women¶s Hockey Asia cup won by ± China. euro. Which country will ban cheque from 2018 ± UK. job opportunities and increase the income level of the people. 8. Which Country supplied JF-17 fighter jets to Pakistan . The basic motto behind this is to increase foreign investment. 22. 5. 21.
If you know more post in a comment box. 8. administered or controlled. 1934. The Reserve Bank of India was set up on the recommendations of the Hilton Young Commission. customs.Is defined as the general set of customs. was established on April 1. Functions of RBI? The Reserve Bank of India is the central bank of India. 17. 10. 1935 in accordance with the provisions of the Reserve Bank of India Act. What is corporate governance? (For more click here) The way in which a company is governed and how it deals with the various interests of its customers. 11. Note: Questions are incomplete. Aim not in the 11th Five year Plan . 20 questions are from GA.Meghnath Desai 15. habits. Herman Van Rompuy¶s is the first President of EU. and laws that determine to what end a firm should be run. y y .Banker to banks: maintains banking accounts of all scheduled banks.To regulate the issue of Bank Notes and keeping of reserves with a view to securing monetary stability in India and generally to operate the currency and credit system of the country to its advantage. 15 from computer.Global warming. also acts as their banker. shareholders. 14. 13. laws. The commission submitted its report in the year 1926. 3. Aim to achieve financial Inclusion by the year ± 2012. Corporate governance is the set of processes. policies. 4. Questions 2. Term not used in Banking & Finance ± Double Fault. In GA. Book written by V S Naipaul ± A House for Mr Biswas 16. NREGA was renamed as ± Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act. computer & Marketing section. and institutions affecting the way a corporation (or company) is directed." Banker to the Government: performs merchant banking function for the central and the state governments. Half of the questions of Computer & Marketing bits were also from this blog[Computer & Marketing questions are downloaded]. 13. though the bank was not set up for nine years. 12. employees and society at large. Which country to build ten more nuclear reactors ± Iran 14. 15 are from this blog. he was the former PM of ± Belgium. 15 from marketing. 7. Author of the book The Rediscovery of India . regulations.10.
long-term loans for y y y . iii. agricultural labourers and rural artisans. Banking services for individual customers is known as retail banking.Banks play an important role in the financial system and the economy. banks allocate funds from savers to borrowers in an efficient manner. Bank customers may access their funds and other simple transactions from any of the member branch offices.y What is monetary policy? A Monetary policy is the process by which the government. Fiscal policy is an additional method to determine public revenue and public expenditure. in an effort to control the economy. The platform where communication technology and information technology are merged to suit core needs of banking is known as Core Banking Solutions. ii. The area of operation of RRBs is limited to the area as notified by GoI covering one or more districts in the State. What is Fiscal Policy? Fiscal policy is the use of government spending and revenue collection to influence the economy. and (iii) cost of money or rate of interest. (ii) availability of money. Regional Rural Banks were established with an objective to ensure sufficient institutional credit for agriculture and other rural sectors. central bank. of a country controls (i) the supply of money. A bank that deals mostly in but international finance. interest rates and government spending. As a key component of the financial system. What is bank and its features and types? A bank is a financial organization where people deposit their money to keep it safe. working simultaneously on different issues and increasing efficiency. What is Core Banking Solutions? Core banking is a general term used to describe the services provided by a group of networked bank branches. It will cut down time. in order to attain a set of objectives oriented towards the growth and stability of the economy. These policies affect tax rates. The RRBs mobilize financial resources from rural / semi-urban areas and grant loans and advances mostly to small and marginal farmers.
vi. account transactions. For example. What is E-Governance? E-Governance is the public sector¶s use of information and communication technologies with the aim of improving information and service delivery. vii. Like. Is a term used for performing balance checks. payments etc. encouraging citizen participation in the decision-making process and making government more accountable. I will give to investment banks and they will do the money management and give me higher returns when compared to traditional banks.companies and underwriting. Online banking (or Internet banking) allows customers to conduct financial transactions on a secure website operated by their retail or virtual bank.transparent and effective. v. Here. Merchant banks do not provide regular banking services to the general public iv.The Act applies to all States and Union Territories of India. Mobile Banking is a service that allows you to do banking transactions on your mobile phone without making a call . via a mobile device such as a mobile phone. people who are having so much money (money in excess which will yield only less interest if in Banks) will invest their money and get higher returns. put your money in the bank and they act as a security and you will get only the normal interests (decided by RBI in our case. FED bank in US). Credit Rating Agencies in India? y y y . If i have more money instead of taking the pain of investing in share market. Traditional banking is the normal bank accounts we have. using the SMS facility. What is Right to information Act? The Right to Information act is a law enacted by the Parliament of India giving citizens of India access to records of the Central Government and State overnments. This law was passed by Parliament on 15 June 2005 and came fully into force on 13 October 2005. buying properties etc. Investment banking is entirely different. except the State of Jammu and Kashmir which is covered under a State-level law.
immediately or within a very short period -.A bill of exchange drawn on a specified banker and payable on demand.like your current or savings accounts. and (iii) Deposit insurance facility of DICGC is not available for NBFC depositors unlike in case of banks. The credit rating agencies in India mainly include ICRA and CRISIL(Credit Rating Information Services of India Limited) What is Cheque? Cheque is a negotiable instrument instructing a Bank to pay a specific amount from a specified account held in the maker/depositor's name with that Bank. acquisition of shares/stock/bonds/debentures/securities issued by government. however there are a few differences: (i)A NBFC cannot accept demand deposits (demand deposits are funds deposited at a depository institution that are payable on demand -. Cheque is written by an individual and Demand draft is issued by a bank. y y y . NBFCs are doing functions akin to that of banks. What is a NBFC? A non-banking financial company (NBFC) is a company registered under the Companies Act.³Written order directing a bank to pay money´. sale/purchase/construction of immovable property. Their main function is to grade the different sector and companies in terms of performance and offer solutions for up gradation. What is demand Draft? A demand draft is an instrument used for effecting transfer of money. but does not include any institution whose principal business is that of agriculture activity. People believe banks more than individuals. industrial activity. A check may be dishonored for lack of funds a DD can not. ICRA wasformerly referred to the Investment Information and Credit Rating Agency of India Limited. It is a Negotiable Instrument.The credit rating agencies in India mainly include ICRA and CRISIL. It is a banker's check. You can 100% trust a DD. Cheque and Demand-Draft both are used for Transfer of money. 1956 and is engaged in the business of loans and advances.) (ii) it is not a part of the payment and settlement system and as such cannot issue cheques to its customers.
India's premier apex chamber covers a membership of over 2 lakh companies and professionals across the country. and Agricultural Refinance and Development Corporation (ARDC). PresidentSwati Piramal What is NABARD? NABARD was established by an act of Parliament on 12 July 1982 to implement the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development Act 1981. insurances and policies. As an apex industry body. ASSOCHAM represents the interests of industry and trade. Som Mittal ± President. Mr.y Diff between banking & Finance? Finance is generally related to all types of financial. It was established in 1920 by promoter chambers. this could be accounting. Maintaining close interaction with the Government of India in formulating National IT policies with specific focus on IT software and services maintaining a state of the art information database of IT software and services related activities for use of both the software developers as well as interested companies overseas.The term Banking and Finance are two very different terms but are often associated together. NABARD is set up as an apex Development Bank with a mandate for facilitating credit flow for y y y . It replaced the Agricultural Credit Department (ACD) and Rural Planning and Credit Cell (RPCC) of Reserve Bank of India. Chairman-Pramod Bhasin What is ASSOCHAM? The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM). Whereas banking is everything that happens in a bank only. the Indian chamber of commerce is a consortium that serves as an interface to the Indian software industry and Indian BPO industry. interfaces with Government on policy issues and interacts with counterpart international organizations to promote bilateral economic issues. What is NASSCOM ? The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM). representing all regions of India. It is one of the premiere agency to provide credit in rural areas. These two terms are often used to denote services that a bank and other financial institutions provide to its customers.
Where as NSE has 50 most traded stocks of NSE. What is Mutual funds? Mutual funds are investment companies that pool money from investors at large and offer to sell and buy back its shares on a continuous basis and use the capital thus raised to invest in securities of different companies. Asset management companies provide investors with more diversification and investing options than they would have by themselves. cottage and village industries. An index is basically an indicator it indicates whether most of the stocks have gone up or most of the stocks have gone down. AND NIFTY IS THE INDEX OF NSE.promotion and development of agriculture. it acquired statutory form in 1992 with SEBI Act 1992 being passed by the Indian Parliament. Sensex and Nifty both are an "index´. small and medium scale industries in India.BOTH WILL SHOW DAILY TRADING MARKS. Chaired by C B Bhave. Originally set up by the Government of India in 1988. What is Asset Management Companies? A company that invests its clients' pooled fund into securities that match its declared financial objectives. What is SEBI? SEBI is the regulator for the Securities Market in India. Mutual funds. it was incorporated initially as a wholly owned subsidiary of Industrial Development Bank of India. handicrafts and other rural crafts. y y y y y . Set up in 1990 through an act of parliament. The mutual fund will have a fund manager that trades the pooled money on a regular basis. The SENSEX was first formed on 1-1-1986 and used the market capitalization of the 30 most traded stocks of BSE. The net proceeds or losses are then typically distributed to the investors annually.SENSEX IS THE INDEX OF BSE. What is SIDBI? The Small Industries Development Bank of India is a state-run bank aimed to aid the growth and development of micro. What is SENSEX and NIFTY? SENSEX is the short term for the words "Sensitive Index" and is associated with the Bombay (Mumbai) Stock Exchange (BSE). small-scale industries.
Posted by Varun Reddy at 17:57 y y y .made by a bank or finance company. A debt obligation where the borrower has not paid any previously agreed upon interest and principal repayments to the designated lender for an extended period of time. What is foreign exchange reservers? Foreign exchange reserves (also called Forex reserves) in a strict sense are only the foreign currency deposits and bonds held by central banks and monetary authorities.hedge funds and pension plans are all run by asset management companies. are loans.SDRs and IMF reserve positions. also called non-performing loans. These companies earn income by charging service fees to their clients.However. What is Recession? A true economic recession can only be confirmed if GDP (Gross Domestic Product)growth is negative for a period of two or more consecutive quarters. the term in popular usage commonly includes foreign exchange and gold. The nonperforming asset is therefore not yielding any income to the lender in the form of principal and interest payments. on which repayments or interest payments are not being made on time. What are non-perfoming assets? Non-performing assets.
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