1. When was the SAARC established?
(A) On December 8, 1984 (B) On January 1, 1984
(C) On December 8, 1985 (D) On January 1, 1985
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2. As per provisional estimates of CSO, during 2013-14, the GDP growth stood at–
(A) 4.4% (B) 4.8% (C) 4.7% (D) 5.0%
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3. SEBI was established in–
(A) 1993 (B) 1992 (C) 1988 (D) 1990
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4. 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
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5. Recently government allowed FDI in multibrand retail and capped at–
(A) 27% (B) 49% (C) 51% (D) 74%
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6. Oil Refinery at Bhatinda is being established by–
(A) IOC (B) HPCL (C) Reliance (D) BPCL
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7. Rajeev Gandhi Scheme for Empowerment of Adolescent Girls named as ‘Sabla’ includes the girls of the age group–
(A) 9 to 12 years (B) 10 to 15 years (C) 11 to 18 years (D) 15 to 18 years
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8. Tele-density in India at end-June 2014 has been estimated to be–
(A) 73.32 (B) 73.69 (C) 75.80 (D) 79.80
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9. Which place India holds in milk production ?
(A) Fourth (B) Third (C) Second (D) First
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10. The new Director-General of WTO Mr. Roberto Azevedo belongs to–
(A) Brazil (B) France (C) Thailand (D) New Zealand
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11. IRBI - Industrial Reconstruction Bank of India was established in–
(A) 1975 (B) 1985 (C) 1990 (D) 1992
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12. RBI has modified the validity period of issued cheques and bank drafts w.e.f. April 1,2012. The revised validity period is–
(A) 4 months (B) 3 months (C) Retained at 6 months (D) No time limit
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13. Which Foreign Bank has the highest number of branches in India?
(A) Citi Bank (B) Royal Bank of Scotland (C) Standard Chartered Bank (D) HSBC
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14. Which types of tax helps in reducing disparities of income?
(A) Proportionate tax (B) Progressive tax (C) Regressive tax (D) All of the above
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15. According to RBI Act 1976, the authorised capital of Regional Rural Banks was Rs. 5 crore. An Amendment Bill has been introduced in Parliament for raising it to–
(A) Rs. 50 crore (B) Rs. 100 crore (C) Rs. 200 crore (D) Rs. 500 crore
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16. Indian rupee has got its symbol as ‘Rs.’. This symbol has been designed by–
(A) D. Udai Kumar (B) D. Kumar Raju (C) Udai D. Raj (D) D. Udai Reddy
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17. Which country is the largest wheat producing country of the world?
(A) India (B) China (C) America (D) Switzerland
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18. According to the report of World Bank, during the year 2013. India received foreign exchange remittances worth–
(A) $ 46 billion (B) $ 58 billion (C) $ 70 billion (D) $ 79 billion
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19. Who is the newly appointed Managing Director and CEO of MCX-SX?
(A) Srikant Javlekar (B) Saurabh Sarkar (C) U.K. Sinha (D) Prateep Chowdhary
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20. As per the new guidelines issued by SEBI, companies are required to list shares within how many days of the closure of the Initial Public Offers (IPOs) ?
(A) 12 days (B) 15 days (C) 21 days (D) 30 days
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21. Which sector has the maximum weights in Industrial Production Index?
(A) Manufacturing (B) Mining (C) Electricity (D) Agriculture
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22. National Agriculture Policy aims the growth rate–
(A) Above 4% p.a. (B) Above 3% p.a. (C) Above 2.5% p.a. (D) Above 5% p.a.
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23. RBI has divested its 71.5% share in NABARD to the government which reduces RBI’s holding in NABARD to–
(A) Only one per cent (B) Only five per cent
(C) Only 7.5 per cent (D) Only 10 per cent
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24. New National Youth Policy 2014 includes the youth between the age group of–
(A) 14-30 years (B) 15-29 years (C) 15-35 years (D) 15-25 years
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25. ‘SAPTA’ is related to–
(A) Education (B) Trade (C) Security (D) Environment
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26. National Income estimates in India is prepared by–
(A) Planning Commission (B) RBI (C) Finance Ministry (D) C.S.O.
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27. To promote new talents and their innovation tendencies, government has decided to create an ‘innovation fund’ with–
(A) Rs. 4,000 crore (B) Rs. 5,000 crore (C) Rs. 7,500 crore (D) Rs. 10,000 crore
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28. Which of the following is not an international credit rating agency?
(A) Standard & Poor (B) CRISIL (C) Moodys (D) Goldman Sachs
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29. Which of the following is not sponsorer of newly established UTI-II?
(A) Punjab National Bank (B) General Insurance Corporation
(C) Life Insurance Corporation of India (D) State Bank of India
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30. Govt. of India has given approval to set up ‘Bhartiya Mahila Bank’ with the seed capital of–
(A) Rs. 250 crore (B) Rs. 500 crore (C) Rs. 1,000 crore (D) Rs. 2,000 crore
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