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On Dec. 11, 2007, Federal Reserve of America cut the bench mark rates by how many percent?

A.  0.5%

B.  0.75%

C.  0.25%

D.  0.1%

E.  None of these

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Recently at a meeting of the cabinet led by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, the government has raised the budget of the 2010 Commonwealth Games from Rs. 767 crore to ____?

A.  Rs. 1,620 crore

B.  Rs. 1,020 Crore

C.  Rs. 1,520 Crore

D.  Rs. 1,420 Crore

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______ has won the ‘Golden Peak Award ’ for excellence in corporate governance 2013.

A.  Canara Bank

B.  SBI

C.  Bank of India.

D.   Bank of Baroda.

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Which country has displaced Thailand from the position of top exporter of rice during 2011-2013

A.  India

B.  China

C.  Hongkong

D.  Japan

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Reserve Bank of India injected a liquidity of around ___________by slashing down the Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) by 25 basis points to 4.50 percent from 4.75 percent

A.  17000 crore

B.  15000 crore

C.  10000 crore

D.  12000 crore

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Which city gets the countries first in India?

A.  Bangalore

B.  Hyderabad

C.  Ahmedabad

D.   New Delhi

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Which of the following banks has taken over the centurion Bank of Panjab ?

A.  ICICI Bank

B.   IDBI Bank

C.  HDFC Bank

D.   AXIS Bank

E.   None of these

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What are the Features of Kisan Credit Card Scheme?

A.  Withdrawals through slips/cheques accompanied by card and passbook.

B.  Reduction in transaction cost to the banks.

C.  Farmers eligible for production credit of 10000 or more are eligible for issue of Kisan Credit Card.

D.   None of these.

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Three bells toll at intervals of 9, 12 & 15 minutes respectively? All three begin to toll at 8 am. At what time will they first toll together again?

A.  8.45 am

B.  10.30 am

C.  11.00 am

D.  1.30 pm

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Who amongst the following is the author of the book "Development as Freedom"?

A.  Amartya Sen

B.  C. Rangarajan

C.  Y.v. Reddy

D.  Bimal Jalan

E.  None of these

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In which of the following state, state transport department has lunched smart driving license card under Fully Automated Series Transport (FAST) scheme?

A.  Karnataka

B.  Tamil Nadu

C.  Andhra Pradesh

D.  Madhya Pradesh

E.  Bihar

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Tech Mahindra acquired 51% stake in Bharti group owned mobile value added service (VAS) provider limited for 260 crore. What is the name of that value added service provider

A.  Comviva Technologies

B.  Bharti Airtel

C.  Infratel Ltd

D.  Vodafone services

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Water drops cannot stick to the oily surface due to

A.  surface tension

B.  lack of adhesive force

C.  water is lighter than oil

D.  cannot mix each other

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As per Union Budget 2011-12, for tax purposes person above 80 years of age will be categorized as…..

A.  Old citizen

B.  Non Tax Payers

C.  Senior citizen

D.  Super Senior Citizen

E.  Special Tax Payers

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When a country decides to conduct trade on favourable terms with another country for mutualbenefits, this is called:

A.  FTA

B.  MFN status

C.  Bilateral trade

D.  Counter trade

E.  None of these

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Which of the following states has launched 'Panch Parmeshwar Yojana' under which panchayats are allowed to use the fund for developing infrastructure and basis amenities in villages?

A.  Uttar Pradesh

B.  Maharashtra

C.  Gujarat

D.  Madhya Pradesh

E.  Tamil Nadu

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'HUNGAMA' report of Nandi Foundation is related to -

A.  Hunger and Malnutrition

B.  2-G Spectrum Scam

C.  Tax-Evasion

D.  Black Money deposited in foreign banks

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India has emerged as the ______largest investor in the UK in the year 2007?

A.  3rd

B.  2nd

C.  1st

D.  4th

E.   None of these

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Computer Emergency Response Team India comes under ___________.

A.  Ministry of Communications and Information Technology

B.  Ministry of Commerce.

C.  RBI

D.   Department of Information & Technology.

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