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Current General Awareness-2016 MCQ-69

Which of the following Indian banks has announced its entry into Myanmar by opening a branch in the capital city of Yangon, the first domestic lender to do so?

(A) SBI
(B) CBI
(C) PNB
(D) Bank of Baroda
(E) None of these

Along with Bezwada Wilson who among the following Carnatic singer receives Ramon Magsaysay prize for 2016?

(A) Sudha Raghunadhan
(B) P. Uniikrishnan
(C) Sanjay Subramanyam
(D) Abhishek Raghuram
(E) T.M. Krishna

An NRO a/c cannot be opened by which of the following?

(A) An NRI
(B) A resident Indian
(C) A PIO
(D) A foreign national on short visit to India
(E) Only a & d

Who won the prestigious Moortidevi Award for the year 2015?

(A) Prof. Kolakaluri Enoch
(B) Prof. Kancha llaiah
(C) Prof. K Siva Reddy
(D) Prof. S V Satyanarayana
(E) Prof. N. Gopi

Bubble Pin1 a one-step offline payments mode has been launched by which digital payment company?

(A) MobiKwik
(B) Visa
(C) Oxigen
(D) Paytm
(E) Payment

What is the rank of India in World Economic Freedom Index (WEFI) 2016?

(A) 112
(B) 159
(C) 132
(D) 98
(E) 118

Patricia Espinosa Cantellano is the new Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). She belongs to?

(A) Mexico
(B) Spain
(C) Brazil
(D) Argentina
(E) Portugal

Where are the coins produced?

(A) Mumbai
(B) Noida
(C) Kolkata
(D) Hyderabad
(E) All the above (at mints)

Bank of Maharashtra bagged prestigious SKOCH AWARD 2016 in the field of Financial Inclusion.Where is the head quarter of this bank?

(A) Mumbai
(B) Pune
(C) Chennai
(D) Hyderabad
(E) Kolkata

Which bank has received Rs. 608 crore capital infusion from the government?

(A) Union Bank of India
(B) United Bank of India
(C) Vijaya Bank
(D) Indian Bank
(E) Bharatiya Mahila Bank

In liquid fund schemes, money is invested where?

(A) Long term maturity instruments
(B) These schemes primarily invest in short-term instruments like commercial paper, certificates of deposit, treasury bills, government securities etc. These instruments are relatively safe and have a short maturity, ideal for investors looking for moderate returns on their surplus funds
(C) hi gold
(D) hi diamonds
(E) None of these

Which country was declared malaria-free and will get a certificate from the World Health Organization?

(A) Sri Lanka
(B) Australia
(C) New Zealand
(D) United Kingdom
(E) None of these

Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) on 22 September 2016 approved the names of three members to Monetary Policy Committee.They are Chetan Ghate, Pami Dua and ………..

(A) Ravindra Dholakia
(B) Raman Subramaniam
(C) Rammohan Rao Jamili
(D) Ketan Vatsav
(E) Rakesh Mohan

On 4 October 2016, RBI cut the short-term lending rate, or Repo rate by………..

(A) 50 basis points
(B) 100 basis points
(C) 125 basis points
(D) 75 basis points
(E) 25 basis points

The nine indicators considered for computation of BEI are: (1) overall business situation, (2) production, (3) order books,(4) inventory of raw material, (5) inventory of finished goods, (6) profit margin, (7) employment, (8) exports and (9) capacity utilization.It gives a single snapshot of business outlook in every quarter.BEI lies between how much ? 100 is the threshold separating expansion from contraction.

(A) 301 to 410
(B) 410 to 450
(C) 0 and 200
(D) 510 to 600
(E) None

After Monetary Policy Review, Marginal Standing Facility (MSF)stands at—–

(A) 6.75%
(B) 4.75%
(C) 6.50%
(D) 4.50%
(E) 6.00%