Expected General / Financial Awareness Questions (Day-61)

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Expected General / Financial Awareness Questions (Day-61)

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1). How much amount that the government has announced as capital infusion in 20 public sector banks (PSBs) during the current fiscal?

  1. 65000 Cr
  2. 72000 Cr
  3. 81000 Cr
  4. 88000 Cr
  5. 94000 Cr

2). What is the rank of India in terms of most attractive market for investments in 2018, according to the latest PwC, 21st Annual Global CEO Survey?

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5

3). Which of the following firms has recently become the first Indian company to cross the market capitalization of Rs 6-lakh crore?

  1. HDFC Bank
  2. IOC
  3. TCS
  4. RIL
  5. Tata Steel

4). The Japanese government has committed to an official development assistance loan of approximately Rs 2,587 crore for Phase 3 (I) of the —————— Water Supply and Sewerage Project.

  1. Jaipur
  2. Bengaluru
  3. Hyderabad
  4. Chennai
  5. Mumbai

5). Who has been appointed as the new Chairman of Indian Banks’ Association (IBA)?

  1. Usha Ananthasubramanian
  2. Uday Kotak
  3. Arundhati Bhattacharya
  4. Chanda Kochhar
  5. Naina Lal Kidwai

6). What is the India’s GDP growth forecast for 2018, as per IMF’s latest World Economic Outlook (WEO) report?

  1. 7.2%
  2. 7.3%
  3. 7.4%
  4. 7.5%
  5. 7.6%

7). The National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF), and ——————- ports operator DP World Pvt. Ltd, have announced the creation of an investment platform to invest up to $3 billion in ports.

  1. Riyadh
  2. Dhaka
  3. Baghdad
  4. Dubai
  5. Kabul

8). BharatQR is developed by NPCI, ————————

  1. Rupay Card
  2. MasterCard
  3. Visa
  4. Both b and c
  5. All a, b and c

9). National Income Estimate is prepared by is prepared by———————-

  1. NITI Aayog
  2. Finance Ministry
  3. CSO
  4. RBI
  5. SEBI

10). The rate at which the scheduled banks can borrow funds overnight from RBI against government securities is known as ——————–

  1. CRR
  2. SLR
  3. Repo Rate
  4. Reverse Repo Rate
  5. None of these

11). Hugh Masekela has passed away recently. He was a famous ———————–

  1. Musician
  2. Writer
  3. Actor
  4. Politician
  5. Freedom Fighter

12). Ursula K Le Guin has passed away recently. She was a famous ———————–

  1. Musician
  2. Writer
  3. Actor
  4. Politician
  5. Freedom Fighter

13). Which of the following place held the maiden summit of the International Solar Alliance (IAS)?

  1. Paris
  2. Munich
  3. Hamburg
  4. New Delhi
  5. Berlin

14). Where did the 10th edition of Global Forum for Food & Agriculture held?

  1. Paris
  2. Munich
  3. Hamburg
  4. New Delhi
  5. Berlin

15). What is the rank of India in Global competitiveness Index?

  1. 41
  2. 52
  3. 64
  4. 76
  5. 81

Answers:

1). Answer: (D).

The Centre announced it would infuse Rs 88,139 crore as capital into 20 state owned banks during the current fiscal. IDBI Bank will get the most at Rs 10,610 crore, followed by Bank of India and SBI which will receive Rs 9,232 crore and Rs 8,800 crore respectively. This is the first batch of the Rs 2.11 lakh crore recapitalization plan announced last year.

2). Answer: (E).

India has emerged as the fifth most attractive market for investments and the optimism over global economic growth is at a record level, according to a survey of CEOs by global consultancy PwC.

3). Answer: (D).

Reliance Industries (RIL) become the first Indian company to cross the Rs 6-lakh crore mark in market. Also, HDFC Bank becomes the first bank to cross market capitalisation of Rs 5 lakh crore.

4). Answer: (B).

This project will provide residents of Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike area in Karnataka especially in 110 villages with safe and stable water supply and sewerage services by carrying out construction of a water treatment plant and sewage treatment plants.

5). Answer: (A).

Usha Ananthasubramanian, MD and CEO, Allahabad Bank, has been elected the first woman chairman of Indian Banks’ Association (IBA).

6). Answer: (C).

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has recently released its latest World Economic Outlook (WEO) update in Davos, Switzerland on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum. In it, India’s GDP growth forecast has projected to 7.4% in 2018 and 7.8% in 2019.

7). Answer: (D).

This is the first investment platform from NIIF and will see investment up to $3 billion of equity to acquire assets and develop projects in these sectors.

8). Answer: (D).

BharatQR, developed by NPCI, Mastercard, and Visa, is an integrated payment system in India. The money transferred through BharatQR is received directly in the user’s linked bank account

9). Answer: (C).

The Government of India appointed National Income Committee in 1949. The committee was chaired by Prof. P.C. Mahalanobis and had Prof D.R. Gadgil and Dr. V.K.R.V. Rao as members. The first report of the committee was presented in 1951.

10). Answer: (E).

The rate at which the scheduled banks can borrow funds overnight from RBI against government securities is known as Marginal Standing Facility (MSF) rate. MSF is a very short term borrowing scheme for scheduled commercial banks.

11). Answer: (A).

Trumpeter, composer and singer Hugh Masekela, affectionately known as the ‘father of South African jazz’, has died after a long battle with prostate cancer.

12). Answer: (B).

American Novelist Ursula K Le Guin, one of the greatest science-fiction and fantasy authors, has passed away. Le Guin’s work spanned multiple genres and categories but is best known for her work in the science fiction and fantasy realm.

13). Answer: (D).

Citing global climate change as one of the biggest global challenges, in New Delhi the maiden summit of the International Solar Alliance (IAS).

14). Answer: (E).

He 10th edition of Global Forum for Food & Agriculture was held in Berlin, Germany. The theme of this year’s event is “Shaping the future of livestock – sustainably, responsibly, efficiently”.

15). Answer: (E).

Switzerland continues to top the list India has improved its position from 92nd last year.

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Topic Daily Publishing Time
Daily News Papers & Editorials 8.00 AM
Current Affairs Quiz 9.00 AM
Logical Reasoning 10.00 AM
Quantitative Aptitude “20-20” 11.00 AM
Vocabulary (Based on The Hindu) 12.00 PM
Static GK Quiz 1.00 PM
English Language “20-20” 2.00 PM
Banking Awareness Quiz 3.00 PM
Reasoning Puzzles & Seating 4.00 PM
Daily Current Affairs Updates 5.00 PM
Data Interpretation / Application Sums (Topic Wise) 6.00 PM
Reasoning Ability “20-20” 7.00 PM
English Language (New Pattern Questions) 8.00 PM
General / Financial Awareness Quiz 9.00 PM

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