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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
India is the ___ Largest Producer of Vehicles in the World? e)none of these 5. November 30. Posted by Varun Reddy at 22:37 0 comments Labels: Ajit Pawar. Nationalist Congress Party. behind China and the USA. according to a latest survey. y y Noted Telugu film producer D V S Raju passed away. Prithviraj Chavan. according to WGC.67 quadrillions of computing operations per second. ______ is a Insurance Regulator in India? e)IRDA 6.N Tilak Ram a)Leela Naidu a)RBI a)third a) TRAI b)Rakesh Sharma b)Shabana Azmi c)Kundan R. a global study by British banking giant Standard Chartered said. Recently who among the following conferred with µTaj Enlighten Tareef Award¶? c)Javed Akthar d)Both a& b e)none 3. y Free trade agreement (FTA) between India and Canada will help push bilateral trade to USD 15 billion in 5 years. 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. earning it the number one spot in the Top 500 list of the world's most powerful supercomputers. Sachin Tendulkar. Bilateral trade was close to USD 4. or Rs 974 billion. y China has overtaken US in the global supercomputing race as it has been confirmed as the creator of the world's fastest supercomputer. The Tianhe1A. 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. Micro Credit in India comes under ________? . Chief Minister. Sharad Pawar. which means meaning Milky Way is capable of 2. In 2009. Who has been elected as the President of Indian Newspaper Society for the year 201011? a)K. United States Reactions: Tuesday. Chhagan Bhujbal.2 billion last year. which accounts for 15 per cent of the global gold market.World Gold Council.Shankaran e)none e)none 2. 2010 Current Affairs 2010-11 1. total Indian gold demand reached $ 19 billion.Vyas d)V.
2.50. Shabana Azmi Reactions: Sunday.00.67.000 b)NBFC c)Rural Banking d)Cooperative Banking e)`5. 2010 Gk Quiz 2010 1. of gold medals? a)Wrestling b)Boxing c)Shooting d)Badminton e)Weightlifting 7.000 e)none 7. Which is the only Asian country represented in the G-8 group? a)India b)South Korea c)China d)Japan e)none 9.Rana Dasgupta. What is the present limit for money transfer in RTGS? b)`1.00. November 21. India.000 8.50. what is India¶s urbanization rank in Asia(% of population living in urban areas)? 34th. In which sport India has won maximum no.000 c)`2. µGourde¶ is the currency of which country? a)Bhutan b)Haiti c)Norway d)Chile e)none 6. RBI has approved the merger of µBank of Rajasthan' with ICICI bank. Which day has been observed as the International Day of Older Persons(IDOP) . Bad Loans can be described as NPA (Non Performing Assets) in banking terminology? 10. Rakesh Sharma. What is the India¶s rank in the new Global Hunger Index by the International Food Policy Research Institute . 5. India has won 101 medals in 2010 Commonwealth Games. Leela Naidu. Posted by Varun Reddy at 23:27 8 comments Labels: Amitabh Bachchan.00.Oct 1st.Securities and Exchange Board of India. Who got the 2010 Commonwealth Writers Prize for the book µSolo' . 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 . Run batted in. 3.000 d)`2.a)Private Banking a)`1. 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. Indian Newspaper Society. A/c to the recent report of ADB. 4.
51 a)Goa b)5. Who among the following has been chosen for ICC Cricketer of the Year 2010? a)Sachin Tendulkar of these 10. United Nations. India. What is the present Repo rate? a)5.2010 1.d)Ministry of Finance e)Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment 9.25 d)5.00 c)6. 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. 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 is the most powerful women in the world in 2010.6 th d)11. Howard Jacobson won the 2010 Man Booker Prize for his novel _____? a)The Finkler Question 8.United Nations Security Council. Global Hunger Index. 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 .6 e)none d)Goa e)West Bengal d)Sudesh Mahto e)none d)Michelle Obama e)Irene e)none of these 2.44 b)Punjab c)8.75 b)6. Based on monthly wholesale price index (WPI).25 e)none b)The Act of Love c)Wolf Hall d)Kalooki Nights e)none 7. Who is the winner of 64 edition of Santhosh Trophy? c)Tamil Nadu 3. Which of the following is the first team to play 900 Test matches in cricket history? 5. 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 . compiled by Forbes? a)Angela Merkel b)Indra Nooyi Rosenfeld 6. International Day of Older Persons. United States.
What is present interest rate on Savings bank account? e)4.25% c)Germany d)3. 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)3.75% 13.V.5% e)none d)Argentina e)Australia 12. 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.N.0% d)Hari Prasad Chaurasia e)none 14. 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 is the world¶s highest paid female athlete by Forbes magazine? a)Maria Sharapova a)Abhinav Bhindra Narang 11. Which country has won the 2010 Women's Hockey World Cup? a)Netherlands a)3% b)3.c)India¶s Best Finance Minister of the year 2010 d)Both b & c e)none 9. Who has become the first Indian to qualify for 2012 London Olympics? d)Pankaj Advani e)Gagan 18. Who among the following has chosen for Jnanpith Award for the year 2008? a)O.Kurup Shahryar e)none of these . 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 among the following has been awarded with µThe World Statesman Award¶? a)Manmohan Singh e)none 17.
or laureate. Recently Puttaraj Gawai has been passed away. chemistry. November 12. Sudesh Mahto b)Balraj Puri c)Ramakrishna Mission Ashram d)Javed Akhtar b)Hindustani Classical musician c)Journalist d)Politician Reactions: Friday. The Nobel Prize in Economics was first awarded in the year 1969. 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". . is presented with a gold medal. List of Chief Ministers of Jharkhand. Who among the following has chosen for 2009 Indira Gandhi National Integration Award? a)A R Rehman e)Both a & c 20. and a sum of money which depends on the Nobel Foundation's income that year. Edwards "for the development of in vitro fertilization". literature and for peace. 2010 Nobel Prize Winners 2010 Every year since 1901 the Nobel Prize has been awarded for achievements in physics. Sweden. Jharkhand Mukti Morcha. The Nobel Prize is an international award administered by the Nobel Foundation in Stockholm. Each recipient. Madhu Koda. y The Nobel Prize in Medicine has been given to Robert G. a diploma. Bharatiya Janata Party. Arjun Munda.19. physiology or medicine. Shibu Soren. He was a famous ______? a)Social Activist e)none Posted by Varun Reddy at 20:03 10 comments Labels: All Jharkhand Students Union.
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. Ei-ichi Negishi and Akira Suzuki "for palladium-catalyzed cross couplings in organic synthesis" . y The Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been given to Richard F. and defeat". Heck. y The Nobel Prize in Physics has been given to Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov "for groundbreaking experiments regarding the two-dimensional material graphene".
Pissarides "for their analysis of markets with search frictions".2010 1. 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. 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. 2010 Current Affairs Quiz 75 . Diamond. Posted by Varun Reddy at 21:55 4 comments Reactions: Wednesday. Who has been sworn in as 59 President of Colombia? a)Michael Bloomberg e)none 6. 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 .y The Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences has been given to Peter A. 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. Which country is building the World¶s largest telescope in Antarctica? 4. Dale T. Mortensen and Christopher A.
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. 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. He was a famous write in which language? a)Konkani b)Hindi c)Bengali d)Sanskrit e)none d)Kareena Kapoor e)Sunil 9. 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 . What is the present Retirement age of High court judges? 14. µ2010Stand Up. Who has been chosen for the Lal Bahadur Shastri Award for Excellence in public administration. How many crores has been allocated for the Leh Cloudburst Victims? 16. Ravindra Kelekar has been presented the coveted 2006 Jnanpith Award for his contribution to the world in Literature. Take Action¶ is a campaign against ______? a)Commonwealth Games a)Kiran Desai Jacobson 17. academics and management for 2010? a)Aditi Lahiri b)Aruna Roy c)Bharat Bhasker d)Girish Tewari e)none 8. Who among the following received the 2010 National Amity Award? a)Yash Chopra Dutt 10.7. 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 has been conferred as Businessman of the Decade Award? a)Narayana Murthy Premji 11.
SEBI has announced that MF distributors and agents will now need a NISM certificate to sell policies. 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. Government has fixed FRP of Sugarcane for the year 2010-11 at Rs. Which committee recommended 15-20% variable component in the salary package for PSB employees.12 per quintal. Sonia Gandhi.Fair and Remunerative Price. 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. 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. India¶s trade deficit during 2009-10 .National Institute of Securities Market. Julia Gillard. _____ 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. Veerappa Moily Reactions: Sunday. charges & services ± M Damodaran. What is the full form of NISM . 139. Manmohan Singh. Sharad Pawar. National Florence Nightingale Award 2010 was given to ± A P Subhadra. FRP stands for . Which Country has won highest gold medals in XIX Common wealth Games 2010? c)Australia c)Beijing 20. . IFSC stands for. August 22. Asian Banker Achievement award given to ± SBI. New Delhi. RBI has revised the norms for __________ for giving loans to the housing and real estate segment ± Urban Cooperative Banks(UCBs). instituted by Finance minister ± A K Khandelwal.1 billions.18. Michael Bloomberg. RBI has advised all banks to print IFSC on cheque leaves issued to customers. India has emerged as the ___ most preferred destination for retailers in the world -39th. India¶s first Anti-submarine warfare Corvette ± INS Kamorta.$102.
The parallel lines symbolize the equal to sign. which includes both the Devnagiri 'Ra' and the Roman capital 'R' and has two parallel lines running at the top. Mutual Fund. Posted by Varun Reddy at 17:58 6 comments Labels: Banking Sector. ____ company offered to provide cloud computing solutions t Rural Banks ±Polaris. Finance minister. August 15. British pound and Japanese yen) which have a distinct currency symbol. euro. tenor and other administrative matters ± Shyamala Gopinath. SEBI y y Reactions: Sunday. 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.y Who is the head of the committee for comprehensive review of National Small Savings Fund(NSSF) structure . interest rates. 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. The symbol selected has been designed by an Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay postgraduate D Udaya Kumar . Cooperative Banks. RBI. Rural.
who will join the Department of Design at IIT Guwahati on Friday. Championship ± Mumbai. 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. 7. 5. 3. 700 million pounds($1. _______ of India¶s population are poor ± 645 million people.5 lakh. He will get an award of Rs 2.8. 6. Muralitharan. Kumar. 8. His entry was chosen from 3. . In the Q1 Review of Monetary Policy 2010-11. Events in the month of July 2010 1. explained that the design is based on the Indian Tricolour. 4.000 designs competing for the currency symbol. RBI has revised the GDP growth for 2010-11 from 8% to ____ .5%. 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. Imran Khan. 9. about Which state has banned the use of plastic carry bags all over the state ± Rajasthan.and was selected from among five short listed symbols. First Country in Latin America to legalize same sex marriage ± Argentina.1 billion) ± Britain. 2. All new notes will now bear the symbol. According to the new International Multi Dimensional poverty Index (MPI). 10.
2010 Current Affairs June 2010 .India is ranked y at no. With which Organization India signed the loan and credit agreement worth of $268. Who is the the New Chief Election Commissioner ± Qureshi S Y. . Posted by Varun Reddy at 11:50 2 comments Reactions: Sunday. one of the world's most popular tourist spots. 45. 13. 19. Who is the new President of International Cricket Council ± Sharad Pawar. Among 104 countries. 17. To Whom the Lokmanya Tilak Award 2010 has been given for the contribution of Politics ± Sheila Dikshit.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. Which country has became the World Number One in Latest FIFA Rankings ± Spain. Who has been appointed as the new Prime Minister of Slovakia . The Best Public Sector Bank Award ± Punjab National Bank. 14. Who has been sworn in as Germany¶s youngest and the tenth President ± Christian Wulff.15 million ± World Bank. August 1. having won the Indian Open Grand Prix at home and the Singapore Open Super Series Tournament. 12.Iveta Radicova. Roza Otunbayeva has became the first ever woman head of which country in Central Asia ± Kyrgyzstan. 15. 16. which claims to be the world's only global assessment of wealth and wellbeing. Finland has emerged as the most prosperous country in the world after an extensive survey conducted by the Legatum Prosperity Index. 20. Switzerland.11. 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. grabbed the second slot in the index. 18. This was Saina's third successive title. Who is the new President of Poland ± Bronislaw Komorowski.
a Shtil surface-to-air missile system.INS Talwar. The third frigate. taking 11 hours and five minutes over three days. 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. . 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. according to the foreign trade office. Russia's Baltiisky Zavod shipyard had built three stealth frigates of the same class . INS Trishul and INS Tabar. y An innovative programme of Gujarat government aimed at easy governance has won a prestigious award instituted by the United Nations. Under the new plan for the Swarnjayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana (SGSY). two Kashtan airdefence gun/missile systems. named the Teg (Sword). y India extended the ban on import of milk and milk products from China for another six months. The first of three Project 11356 (modified Krivak III) frigates. and an antisubmarine warfare (ASW) helicopter. The new frigates. Trikand (Bow) is due to be delivered in 2011-12.6 billion deal inked in July 2006. will be armed with eight BrahMos supersonic cruise missiles. Earlier. was launched in last November. 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.y Russia launched the second of three stealth frigates for the Indian Navy under USD 1. two twin 533-mm torpedo launchers. 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. They will be also equipped with a 100-mm gun. The statewide Attention on Grievances with Application of Technology (SWAGAT) programme has won the United Nations Public Service Award (UNPSA). also known as Talwar class.
y The World Bank said its total lending to India will touch $9.3 billion for the fiscal ending June this year.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. 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. y The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has assured banks it will keep agriculture loans outside the base rate ambit.6 billion in interest-free credit and $6. y The G8 summit has agreed to provide a further $5bn (£3. 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. y New Zealand has acquired the distinction of being the world's most peaceful nation for the second year running. low interest loan. y Union Law Minister Veerappa Moily has announced National Litigation Policy to reduce pendency and delay in cases which Central Government is a party. The base rate guidelines. 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. loans against . had barred lending below base rate. Chairman of the Tata Group. The total expected lending this year includes $2. 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. according to the Global Peace Index. issued in April. except for three categories: loans to banks¶ own employees. India's leading industrialist Ratan Tata.7 billion in the form of a long-term.
y Freedom fighter and socialist leader Kanduri Charan Mallick died. What is Per capita income on the current prices in India ± Rs 33000. Posted by Varun Reddy at 13:56 4 comments Bank of Baroda GK Paper . Who won the Nobel Prize 2010 in Literature ± Herta Muller. 16. Movie not related to A R Rehman ± Fashion. 10.Base Rate. Term not associated with Football ± Love. . 8. Which of the following is a health care scheme ± ASHA. 22. Kawasaki is related to the products of ± Motor cycles. 5.500 crores.deposits and small-ticket borrowers under the differential interest rate (DRI) scheme. 13. 6. 20. Lin Dan is related to which sport ± Badminton. 9. European Footballer of the Year 2009 . 21. 11. 2. 15. Which organization put global taxes on all banks ± IMF. World Water Day is observed on .March 22nd. Scheme under Ministry of Food and Civil Suppliers ± Mid Day Meal. 23. 12. 18. How many crores are allocated for PSB¶s ± 16. Dada Saheb Phalke Award Winner ± V K Murthy. 14.Lione Messi. The addition of the fourth category means agriculture loans can also be priced below the base rate. Benchmark prime lending rate is changed as . Name of the third base at Antarctica ± Bharti. GOI has started 2nd Green revolution in ± North Eastern States. 17. Which Indian Bank has highest number of foreign branches ± SBI. Who is not a winner of Padma Shri ± Abhishek Bachchan. 4.2010 1. Project Tiger is launched by ± GOI. V K Singh is appointed as ± Chief of Indian Army. SLR ± Statutory Liquid Ratio. Pronab Sen ± Chief Statistician of India. 19.3 y India on Friday expressed confidence to achieve trade target of 30 billion dollars with Republic of Korea (ROK) by 2014. 7. P M Manmohan Singh left Bhutan to attend ± SAARC Summit. 3.
Some banks have reported slightly higher NPA¶s than in normal. Which of the following is not a chemical fertilizer ± Sodium Sulphate. why did SEBI did that ± to restrict overseas fund-flows into equity markets.24.25% of CRR. what will reason for this ± Loans given by banks had become bad loans.Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding. Who is the author of the book Many Lives Many Masters . Which country won the Under-19 Cricket World Cup ± Australia. Which of the following award is given by Government . what is the next step taken by banks ± To keep a portion of amount with RBI which does not gain any interest. Type of inflation if middle class persons earn more money in India ± Demand Pull Inflation. Tata Power to produce heat of energy of the earth ± Geo Thermal Energy. 39. 32.Mahila Kisan Sashaktikaran Pariyojana. RBI hiked 0. 29.Brian Weiss. Which of the following is not abbreviated in Water Shed Programmes ± VHND. 25. 30. 35. 38. 28. Which of the following reasons Uranium is not exported to India from Australia ± Bcoz did not signed the NPT and CTBT signatories. 37. 34. Banks charge taxes form the services of ± Issuing DD¶s. Pay order¶s and E-transfer of Money. 26. 33. Rs 1. 40.200 crore are allocated for drought mitigation in which of the following ± Bundelkhand Region. Which of the following is a fundamental right to every child in India ± Right to Education. SEBI has asked all FIIs to divulge the structure of their offshore entities. 31. To which of the following programmes 100 crores are granted to meet the specific needs of women farmers . 36. Strategy that will focus on involving the civil society in responsible parenthood strategy under Jansankhya Sthirata Kosh ± Prerna. 41. 27. Winner of 58th Mens National Volleyball Championship ± Tamilnadu. Private Banks won higher profits in 4th quarter bcoz ± banks have No NPA¶s. .
Narendra.42. Scheme to eradicate poverty in Rural Areas . 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.? Note: Questions are inaccurate. NABARD is _____? (A) A bank (B) A board (C) A block (D) A department (E) None 3. Agriculture and its related activities contributes how much percentage to GDP ± 17%. Questions submitted by our followers Harivanam. Banks and Financial institution open subsidiaries due to which purpose . General Socio-Economic and Banking Awareness Quiz 2010 1. 44. In normal circumstances the demand for credit for banks comes from .? 47. Exam held on 30-05-10.The rupee has lost only against the dollar but appreciated against other currencies. Out of one Rupee expenditure. 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 . etc.? 45. 43. RBI says Rupee Over valued.? 46. what it means? .? 48. How many paise does GOI earn in one rupee by taxes .
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.(E) None 4. 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 largest source of National Income in India is _____? (A) Service Sector (B) Agriculture (C) Industrial Sector (D) Trade Sector . Interest Rate Policy is a part of ____? (A) Fiscal Policy (B) Industrial Policy (C) Monetary Policy (D) Credit Policy (E) None of these 6. The most densely populated country in South Asia is ___? (A) Bangladesh (B) India (C) Maldives (D) Sri Lanka (E) None 5.
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 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 9. . 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. 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 .
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. 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. 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 .(E) None of these 14. 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 ± Value Added Tax.(E) All the above 19. NPA ± Non Performing Assets. . MR ± Marginal Revenue. BPO ± Business Process Outsourcing. 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 . EOQ ± Economic Order quality. FDR ± Fixed Deposit Receipts.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. CRM ± Customer Relationship Management. ATM ± Automated Teller Machine. 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. BEP ± Break Even Point. PAN ± Permanent Account Number. PIN ± Personal Identification Number. SEO ± Search Engine Optimization. IDRA ± Industries Development and Regulation Act. CNP ± Cardholder Not Present.
Types of Direct marketing: There are many types of direct marketing. IPO ± Initial Public Offering. What is Drip Marketing? The method of sending promotional items to clients is called Drip marketing. having a high pass-rate from person to person is called Viral marketing. This is the most common form of direct marketing. What is Social Media Marketing? Social media marketing is marketing using online communities.y y y y y ROA ± Return on Assets. What is Direct Marketing? Direct Marketing is a form of advertising that directly reaches to the customers on a personal basis (like phone calls. SEBI ± Securities Exchange Board of India. GDP ± Gross Domestic Product. ii)Telemarketing: It is the second most common form of direct marketing. i)Direct Mail Marketing: Advertising material sent directly to home and business addresses. What is Guerilla Marketing? Unconventional marketing intended to get maximum results from minimal resources is nothing but Guerilla Marketing. M & A ± Mergers & Acquisitions. blog marketing and more. etc). social networks. What is Viral Marketing? Marketing by the word of the mouth. private mailings. Creating a 'buzz' in the industry is an example of viral marketing. Newspapers. What is Bench Marketing? A comparison of the business processes with competitors and improving prevailing ones is called bench marketing. in which marketers contact consumers by phone. only some important types are listed below and these are the most form of direct marketing. . etc) rather than traditional channel of advertising (like TV.
is an increasingly popular way of doing business. What is Indirect Marketing? Indirect Marketing is the distribution of a particular product through a channel that includes one or more resellers. What is Internet Marketing? Internet marketing is the marketing of products or services over the Internet. Radio. 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.ii)Email Marketing: This type of marketing targets customers through their email accounts. Internet. mobile and any other form of digital media. In the same way you might advertise for someone else is called Indirect 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. The idea was that if you could identify the right combination of these elements. your marketing would succeed. Search Engine Marketing (SEM) or e-Marketing. The 7 P¶s of marketing consists of: . 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. Difference b/w Direct and Indirect Marketing: Direct marketing is basically advertising your own products or services. It includes Television. online-marketing. Internet Marketing is also known as i-marketing. E. web-marketing. What is Digital Marketing? Digital Marketing is the practice of promoting products and services using all forms of digital advertising.
It is the first stage of planning and helps marketers to focus on key issues. Opportunities and threats are external factors. What is Market Information? To know the prices of the different commodities in the market. or believe. What is SWOT Analysis? SWOT stands for Strengths. and Threats. What is Customer Relationship Management (CRM)? Customer Relationship Management concerns the relationship between the organization and its customers. Market research is for discovering what people want. it can be used to determine how to market your product. Strengths and weaknesses are internal factors. The first 4 P's are considered the basis of any marketing process. It is a process or methodology used to learn more about customers' needs and behaviors in order to develop stronger relationships with them. Opportunities. It can also involve discovering how they act. The last 3 P's are a recent addition to the entire marketing process. need. Once that research is completed. as well as the supply and demand situation.y y y y y y y Product Price Place Promotion People Process Physical evidence. 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. SWOT analysis is a tool for auditing an organization and its environment. Weaknesses. y y y .
pricing. which shortcut is used you lock the computer? a) Ctrl + L b) Windows key + K . Microsoft¶s latest operating system is a)Vista b)Vista Advanced c)Windows XP d)Windows 7 e)None 5.2010 1. If done properly this will help to insure the highest return for your marketing expenditures. What is Branding? The essence of a product. Bing is also known as a) MSN Search b) Live Search c) Windows Live Search d) All e) None 4. A file containing relatively permanent data is a)Random file b)Master file c)Transaction file d)Sequential file e) None 2. AltaVista is a a)Search engine b)Windows OS c)Browser d)Virus e)Vista Theme 6.What is Market Segmentation? The division of a market into different homogeneous groups of consumers is known as market segmentation. Quiz on Computer Awareness for Bank Exams . its quality and competitiveness displayed in the form of letters. 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. In Windows XP. What is Marketing? The process of planning and executing the concepts. Which is the latest type of printer interface? a)Serial b)DVI c)Parallel d)USB e)none 8. promotion and distribution of ideas/goods/services to satisfy individual's/organizational goals is called marketing. What is other name of LAN Card a)MODEM b)NIC c)Internet Card d)Network Connector e)None 7. symbols and colours is known as branding. One million bytes of information is abbreviated as a) Bit b) KB c) MB d) GB e) None 3.
In Excel. it means device support a)Bluetooth b)WiMAX c)USB d)Wi-Fi LAN e)3G 16. How fast is Fast Ethernet? a)10 Mbps b)100 Mbps c) 256 Kbps d)1 Gbps e)10 Gbps 13. what code does Windows use? a)ASCII b)UNICODE c)MORSE d)IDBC e)WESTRN 11.c) Ctrl + K d) Scroll Lock key e) Windows key + L 9. YouTube service of streaming videos online is provided by a)Google b)Microsoft c)IBM d)Apple e)Sony 14. a) Cell border . When using characters in Windows. the default workbook opens with a) One worksheets b) Two worksheets c) Three worksheets d) Four worksheets e) None 17.11n in its feature. In EXCEL. 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. 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. this surrounds an active cell. A Laptop or Notebook marked 802. 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.
Network interface controller.com. Food Inflation in 2009-10 ± 17%. . 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.etc can send to firstname.lastname@example.org%. previous papers. Windows XP Reactions: Canara Bank PO GK Paper . Universal Serial Bus.5% and 4% respectively.Now its is 5.. but the question paper is prepared before a month so the answer would be 5.e Repo rate & Reverse repo rate).b) Cell outline c) Cell rim d) Cell selector e) None 18. Microsoft Windows.2010 1. Repo rate ± 5. Operating system. If you are also interested to send any information that might be useful for bank exams.25%. Microsoft.(Very Recently Rbi(July 2nd) has increased the base rates by 25 basis points(i. What is the Thesaurus used for? a) Grammar options b) Spelling options c) Opposite Words d) Synonyms and Antonyms d) None 20.) 2. Posted by Varun Reddy at 09:55 Labels: Bing. In H2O the figure 2 is appeared lowered.. Which effect has been applied? a) Superscript b) Lowered c) Subscript d) Laid down e) None 19. materials . Windows Vista.
Which of the following is not related to banking and finance ± Cell fusion. First woman president of Costa Rica . Which country facing Crisis in Europe ± Greece. 9. 20. To which country India has given 1billion US dollars ± Bangladesh.tribal development programme. Base rate will be implemented from ± July 2010. 11. Chairman of 13th finance commission ± Vijay Kelkar. 13. Banking services to rural people termed as . Who is not related to famous author ± M F Hussain. 22. Government has granted 1. 26. NBFC ± Non banking finance company.(Financial& Banking Acronyms) 5. WADI in West Bengal . 23. Scheme related to Rural Health Scheme ± NHRM. Currencies. Term used in Hockey ± Penalty Corner.3. Player associated with women¶s cricket ± Mithali Raj. 18. 19. Special Drawing Rights issued by ± IMF. 17.Palestine ± Wets Asia conflict. Bear and Bulls related to ± Stock Market. 2012 Olympics will be held in ± London. 24. 14. Which country has reservation in parliament for women like India ± France. 32.(Countries. 25. 12. Teams played in IPL final ± Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians. Who presented the Union budget 2010-11 in parliament ± Pranab Mukherjee . Earth Day is observes on ± April 22nd. 30. 28. Which country is not playing International cricket ± China. 8.Financial Inclusion. 31. 16.2009-10. 27. GDP ± Gross Domestic Product. India and Saudi Arabia signed pacts in ± Energy Sector. India Bangladesh power plant in which city ± Khulna. 29.(Important Days) 7. President's/PM's) 4. 10. 15. Women¶s Reservation in state assemblies ± 33%. Viktor Yanukovych has been elected as ± President of Ukraine. 6. India . Economic Survey is done for the year .200 crore to ± Bundelkhand region. 21. South Africa Currency ± Rand.Laura Chinchilla.
What is Reverse Repo Rate? A: This is exact opposite of Repo rate. If you remember the exact questions/answers put it on a comment box.33. 38. Which of the following is a book written by R K Narayan ± The World of Nagaraj. 34. Whenever the banks have any shortage of funds they can borrow it from RBI. 39. Who won the best male actor in 55th Film fare awards ± Amitabh bachchan. Recently which country celebrated Rabindranath Tagore birthday ± China. Banks are always happy to lend money to RBI since their money is in safe hands with a good interest. What is a Repo Rate? A: Repo rate is the rate at which our banks borrow rupees from RBI. RBI uses this tool when it feels there is too much money floating in the banking system. she is from which Organisation ± SEWA. 3. Question on Union budget 2010-11. borrowing from RBI becomes more expensive. Exam held on 04-07-2010. What is CRR Rate? . Posted by Varun Reddy at 20:48 Banking Terms 1. 43. When the repo rate increases.13thFinance Commission. 40. Note: Some Questions/Answers are inaccurate and not clear. Question on Right to Education. A reduction in the repo rate will help banks to get money at a cheaper rate.Arjuna Awards. 42. 2. Ela Bhatt chosen for Niwano Peace Prize. An increase in Reverse repo rate can cause the banks to transfer more funds to RBI due to this attractive interest rates. Reverse Repo rate is the rate at which Reserve Bank of India (RBI) borrows money from banks. 37. 41. 36. Which of the following told government must cut its fiscal deficit to 3% . Which of the following cup is not related to Cricket ± Scindia Gold cup. The details of the companies financial position in the annual report of a company is known as ± balance sheet. Which of the following award is not given in the not the field of literature . 35. Which country objected the meeting between Dalai Lama and Barack Obama ± China.
since there is more demand and less supply of the goods. to drain out the excessive money from the banks. Deflation occurs when the inflation rate becomes negative (below zero) and stays there for a longer period. RBI is using this method (increase of CRR rate). Inflation happens when there are fewer Goods and more buyers. or gold or govt. 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. An increase in inflation figures occurs when there is an increase in the average level of prices in Goods and services. the available amount with the banks comes down. Through SLR rate tuning the money supply in the system can be controlled efficiently. SLR rate is determined and maintained by the RBI (Reserve Bank of India) in order to control the expansion of bank credit. approved securities (Bonds) before providing credit to its customers. SLR is determined as the percentage of total demand and percentage of time liabilities. 6. If RBI decides to increase the percent of this. also referred to as the discount rate. What is PLR? . What is Deflation? A: Deflation is the continuous decrease in prices of goods and services. 8. 7. 5. What is Bank Rate? A: Bank rate. SLR is used to control inflation and propel growth. this will result in increase in the price of Goods. Changes in the bank rate are often used by central banks to control the money supply. Time Liabilities are the liabilities a commercial bank liable to pay to the customers on their anytime demand. What is Inflation? A: Inflation is as an increase in the price of bunch of Goods and services that projects the Indian economy. What is SLR Rate? A: SLR (Statutory Liquidity Ratio) is the amount a commercial bank needs to maintain in the form of cash.A: Cash reserve Ratio (CRR) is the amount of funds that the banks have to keep with RBI.3 4.
9. although. The rates reported below are based upon the prime rates on the first day of each respective month.00% · Repo Rate: 5. An institution established outside India. · Deposit Rate: 6. 11.75% Reserve Ratios: · CRR: 6. Institutional Investors includes pension funds. which proposes to invest in Indian market. the prime rate does not adjust on any regular basis.50%. 10. etc.00%.5%. Insurance Companies.00%-12.00% · SLR: 25. mutual funds. What is Deposit Rate? A: Interest Rates paid by a depository institution on the cash on deposit. Banks.25% · Reverse Repo Rate: 3.0% Lending/Deposit Rates: · PLR: 11. mostly in the form of an institution. Savings Bank rate: 3. What is FDI? . Note: Rates as on 14-05-10. FII's generally buy in large volumes which has an impact on the stock markets. The Prime Rate is usually adjusted at the same time and in correlation to the adjustments of the Fed Funds Rate.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). . The rate is almost always the same amongst major banks. Some banks use the name "Reference Rate" or "Base Lending Rate" to refer to their Prime Lending Rate.00%-7. Policy Rates: · Bank Rate: 6. in other words buying Indian stocks. Adjustments to the prime rate are made by banks at the same time. What is FII? A: FII (Foreign Institutional Investor) used to denote an investor.
15. This is the first offering of shares to the general public from a company wishes to list on the stock exchanges. 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. 494.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. 17. divided by its population. 13.25. or region. What is Fiscal Deficit? A: It is the difference between the government¶s total receipts (excluding borrowings) and total expenditure. . where the net amount received (by taxes & other forms) fails to meet the predicted net amount to be received by the government. Revenue deficit in 2009-10 is proposed at 4. What is Revenue deficit? A: It defines that. What is Disinvestment? A: The Selling of the government stake in public sector undertakings.Per capita income during 2008-09 estimated by CSO: Rs.7%. 19. 16. What is National Income? A: National Income is the money value of all goods and services produced in a country during the year. classically a year. 14. 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. 18.8% of GDP.8% of GDP. GDP during 2008-09 is 6. What is Per Capita Income? A: The national income of a country. What is IPO? A: IPO is Initial Public Offering. Fiscal deficit in 2009-10 is proposed at 6. 12. Per capita income is often used to measure a country's standard of living.
S. euro. Which country will ban cheque from 2018 ± UK. Women¶s Hockey Asia cup won by ± China. The basic motto behind this is to increase foreign investment. 8. What is SDR? A: The SDR (Special Drawing Rights) is an artificial currency created by the IMF in 1969. Difference between Vote on Account and Interim Budget? A: Vote-on-account deals only with the expenditure side of the government's budget. APEC ± Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation 3. including both expenditure and receipts. FCRA ± Foreign Contribution Regulation Act 2.China 7. 5. yen and pound sterling). an interim Budget is a complete set of accounts. 21. Which Country supplied JF-17 fighter jets to Pakistan .20. dollar. NPA ± Non Performing assets 4. A/c to Suresh Tendulkar Committee __ percent of Indians live in BPL ± 37. What is Vote on Account? A: A vote-on account is basically a statement . 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. to keep the machinery running.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. job opportunities and increase the income level of the people. 23. development of infrastructure. A special Economic zone is a geographical region that economic laws which are more liberal than the usual economic laws in the country. 22. Cryogenic engines are used in ± Space Shuttle 6. Its value is based on a basket of key international currencies (U. What is SEZ? A: SEZ means Special Economic Zone is the one of the part of government¶s policies in India. SBI Associates PO Gk Paper 2010 1. India signed a nuclear deal with ______ in Trinidad ± Canada 9. .
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.10. The Reserve Bank of India was set up on the recommendations of the Hilton Young Commission. In GA. habits. The commission submitted its report in the year 1926. though the bank was not set up for nine years. also acts as their banker. Term not used in Banking & Finance ± Double Fault. laws. 17. 8. Book written by V S Naipaul ± A House for Mr Biswas 16. 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. customs. and laws that determine to what end a firm should be run.Meghnath Desai 15. was established on April 1. Functions of RBI? The Reserve Bank of India is the central bank of India. 15 are from this blog. administered or controlled. employees and society at large. Note: Questions are incomplete. he was the former PM of ± Belgium. 1935 in accordance with the provisions of the Reserve Bank of India Act. shareholders. and institutions affecting the way a corporation (or company) is directed. 13. Aim to achieve financial Inclusion by the year ± 2012. 4. y y . 1934. 3. Herman Van Rompuy¶s is the first President of EU. Which country to build ten more nuclear reactors ± Iran 14. 20 questions are from GA. 15 from computer. NREGA was renamed as ± Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act.Global warming. 7. 13. Half of the questions of Computer & Marketing bits were also from this blog[Computer & Marketing questions are downloaded]. 12.Banker to banks: maintains banking accounts of all scheduled banks. If you know more post in a comment box. Aim not in the 11th Five year Plan . regulations. Questions 2. Author of the book The Rediscovery of India . 15 from marketing. computer & Marketing section. Corporate governance is the set of processes. policies. 11. 10." Banker to the Government: performs merchant banking function for the central and the state governments. 14.Is defined as the general set of customs.
central bank. in order to attain a set of objectives oriented towards the growth and stability of the economy. in an effort to control the economy. Regional Rural Banks were established with an objective to ensure sufficient institutional credit for agriculture and other rural sectors. (ii) availability of money. interest rates and government spending.y What is monetary policy? A Monetary policy is the process by which the government. What is Fiscal Policy? Fiscal policy is the use of government spending and revenue collection to influence the economy. These policies affect tax rates. agricultural labourers and rural artisans. working simultaneously on different issues and increasing efficiency. It will cut down time. The RRBs mobilize financial resources from rural / semi-urban areas and grant loans and advances mostly to small and marginal farmers. banks allocate funds from savers to borrowers in an efficient manner. What is bank and its features and types? A bank is a financial organization where people deposit their money to keep it safe. What is Core Banking Solutions? Core banking is a general term used to describe the services provided by a group of networked bank branches. and (iii) cost of money or rate of interest. long-term loans for y y y . The area of operation of RRBs is limited to the area as notified by GoI covering one or more districts in the State.Banks play an important role in the financial system and the economy. A bank that deals mostly in but international finance. Banking services for individual customers is known as retail banking. As a key component of the financial system. Fiscal policy is an additional method to determine public revenue and public expenditure. of a country controls (i) the supply of money. The platform where communication technology and information technology are merged to suit core needs of banking is known as Core Banking Solutions. iii. Bank customers may access their funds and other simple transactions from any of the member branch offices. ii.
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.The Act applies to all States and Union Territories of India. except the State of Jammu and Kashmir which is covered under a State-level law. Is a term used for performing balance checks. Mobile Banking is a service that allows you to do banking transactions on your mobile phone without making a call . vii. FED bank in US). payments etc. account transactions. Online banking (or Internet banking) allows customers to conduct financial transactions on a secure website operated by their retail or virtual bank. If i have more money instead of taking the pain of investing in share market. Like. buying properties etc. v. 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. For example. Here. 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.companies and underwriting. Merchant banks do not provide regular banking services to the general public iv. 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. Traditional banking is the normal bank accounts we have. vi. via a mobile device such as a mobile phone. I will give to investment banks and they will do the money management and give me higher returns when compared to traditional banks. Credit Rating Agencies in India? y y y . This law was passed by Parliament on 15 June 2005 and came fully into force on 13 October 2005. encouraging citizen participation in the decision-making process and making government more accountable.transparent and effective. using the SMS facility. Investment banking is entirely different.
Their main function is to grade the different sector and companies in terms of performance and offer solutions for up gradation. Cheque is written by an individual and Demand draft is issued by a bank. ICRA wasformerly referred to the Investment Information and Credit Rating Agency of India Limited.like your current or savings accounts. NBFCs are doing functions akin to that of banks.immediately or within a very short period -. 1956 and is engaged in the business of loans and advances. It is a banker's check. Cheque and Demand-Draft both are used for Transfer of money. 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.A bill of exchange drawn on a specified banker and payable on demand. A check may be dishonored for lack of funds a DD can not. What is a NBFC? A non-banking financial company (NBFC) is a company registered under the Companies Act. What is demand Draft? A demand draft is an instrument used for effecting transfer of money.³Written order directing a bank to pay money´. and (iii) Deposit insurance facility of DICGC is not available for NBFC depositors unlike in case of banks. 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 -. y y y . acquisition of shares/stock/bonds/debentures/securities issued by government.) (ii) it is not a part of the payment and settlement system and as such cannot issue cheques to its customers. You can 100% trust a DD. industrial activity. People believe banks more than individuals. but does not include any institution whose principal business is that of agriculture activity.The credit rating agencies in India mainly include ICRA and CRISIL. It is a Negotiable Instrument. sale/purchase/construction of immovable property.
insurances and policies. India's premier apex chamber covers a membership of over 2 lakh companies and professionals across the country. the Indian chamber of commerce is a consortium that serves as an interface to the Indian software industry and Indian BPO industry. Som Mittal ± President.The term Banking and Finance are two very different terms but are often associated together. It was established in 1920 by promoter chambers. ASSOCHAM represents the interests of industry and trade. As an apex industry body. representing all regions of India. 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. Whereas banking is everything that happens in a bank only. NABARD is set up as an apex Development Bank with a mandate for facilitating credit flow for y y y . 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. interfaces with Government on policy issues and interacts with counterpart international organizations to promote bilateral economic issues. It is one of the premiere agency to provide credit in rural areas. What is NASSCOM ? The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM). Chairman-Pramod Bhasin What is ASSOCHAM? The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM). These two terms are often used to denote services that a bank and other financial institutions provide to its customers. Mr. It replaced the Agricultural Credit Department (ACD) and Rural Planning and Credit Cell (RPCC) of Reserve Bank of India. and Agricultural Refinance and Development Corporation (ARDC). this could be accounting.y Diff between banking & Finance? Finance is generally related to all types of financial.
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). What is SIDBI? The Small Industries Development Bank of India is a state-run bank aimed to aid the growth and development of micro. Originally set up by the Government of India in 1988.SENSEX IS THE INDEX OF BSE. The net proceeds or losses are then typically distributed to the investors annually.BOTH WILL SHOW DAILY TRADING MARKS.promotion and development of agriculture. 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. Asset management companies provide investors with more diversification and investing options than they would have by themselves. it acquired statutory form in 1992 with SEBI Act 1992 being passed by the Indian Parliament. Set up in 1990 through an act of parliament. Where as NSE has 50 most traded stocks of NSE. The SENSEX was first formed on 1-1-1986 and used the market capitalization of the 30 most traded stocks of BSE. it was incorporated initially as a wholly owned subsidiary of Industrial Development Bank of India. Chaired by C B Bhave. small-scale industries. What is SEBI? SEBI is the regulator for the Securities Market in India. cottage and village industries. Mutual funds. Sensex and Nifty both are an "index´. small and medium scale industries in India. handicrafts and other rural crafts. The mutual fund will have a fund manager that trades the pooled money on a regular basis. 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. What is Asset Management Companies? A company that invests its clients' pooled fund into securities that match its declared financial objectives. y y y y y .
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. also called non-performing loans. the term in popular usage commonly includes foreign exchange and gold.SDRs and IMF reserve positions. 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. are loans.made by a bank or finance company.However. Posted by Varun Reddy at 17:57 y y y . 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. 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. These companies earn income by charging service fees to their clients.hedge funds and pension plans are all run by asset management companies. What are non-perfoming assets? Non-performing assets.
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