1. 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 the above
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2. The financial year for banks is April-March but what is the financial year for RBI?
(A) January-December (B) April-March (C) October-September (D) July-June
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3. As per Economic Survey 2013-14, the growth rate in manufacturing sector during 2013-14 remained at–
(A) 1.1% (B) 0.7% (C) – 0.2% (D) – 0.7%
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4. Indian Green Revolution is the most successful in–
(A) Wheat and Potato (B) Jwar and Oil Seeds (C) Wheat and Rice (D) Tea and Coffee
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5. ‘Operation Twist’ is the new name given to America’s Federal Bank strategy related to–
(A) Increasing outsourcing activities (B) Reducing interest rates to promote long-run loans
(C) Curtailing down assistance to various nations (D) Selling gold reserves in the market
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6. RBI had appointed the Malegam committee to report on the working of an important area of the financial sector. Which is this area?
(A) The stock market (B) Mutual funds industry (C) Micro finance sector (D) Banking
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7. Nirmal Gram Puraskar is associated with–
(A) Rural Drinking Water (B) Enlarging Forests (C) Elementary Education (D) Total Sanitation Campaign
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8. In Union Budget 2014-15 how many paise in an Indian rupee will be collected from Income and Tax?
(A) 11 Paise (B) 12 Paise (C) 13 Paise (D) 14 Paise
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9. National Development Council was constituted in–
(A) 1945 (B) 1948 (C) 1952 (D) 1965
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10. Which is a credit rating agency in India?
(A) CRISIL (B) CARE (C) ICRA (D) All of these
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11. How many Indian companies have been included in Forbes’ 2014 list ‘Global 2000’ ?
(A) 22 (B) 36 (C) 54 (D) 64
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12. RBI on June 3, 2014 announced Monetary Policy Review and altered–
(A) Repo Rate (B) CRR (C) SLR (D) All the above
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13. After the RBI’s Policy Review on August 5, 2014, the Repo Rate stands at–
(A) 7.5% (B) 8% (C) 8.25% (D) 8.50%
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14. Which of the following sector registered a negative growth in 2013-14, as per advance estimates of CSO ?
(A) Agriculture (B) Mining and Quarrying
(C) Construction (D) Electricity, Gas and Water Supply
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15. RBI has introduced Base Interest Rate System replacing PLR for determining loan interests w.e.f.–
(A) April 1, 2010 (B) April 30, 2010 (C) May 30, 2010 (D) July 1, 2010
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16. Agriculture Price Commission and Indian Food Corporation were constituted in–
(A) 1960 (B) 1965 (C) 1966 (D) 1969
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17. Which of the following country has been placed at first rank in Financial Development Report 2012 ?
(A) USA (B) Hong Kong (C) Singapore (D) UK
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18. As per the provisional data released by the Ministry of Commerce, India’s merchandise imports during 2013-14 has been estimated at about–
(A) $ 350 billion (B) $ 410 billion (C) $ 450 billion (D) $ 470 billion
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19. The first Credit Information Company in India was–
(A) CIBIL (B) ICRA (C) CARE (D) None of the above
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20. Which is true for ‘Indian Tourism Development Corporation’ ?
(A) It is a public sector enterprise (B) It was constituted in 1966
(C) It constructs and manages Hotels and Restaurants at various parts of country (D) All of the above
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21. In the first phase, the import of modem coaches of Delhi Metro Rail were made from–
(A) Japan (B) Britain (C) Philippines (D) South Korea
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22. UTI has been divided into two parts UTI-I and UTI-II. Which part has been kept under the control of the government?
(A) UTI-I (B) UTI-II (C) Both (A) and (B) (D) None of the above
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23. During 2012-13, Debt Service ratio in Indian economy stood at–
(A) 9.2 % (B) 10.6% (C) 11.3 % (D) 12.1 %
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24. Which state has maximum branches of public sector commercial banks?
(A) Uttar Pradesh (B) Maharashtra (C) Karnataka (D) Gujarat
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25. Government adopted the new funding pattern (Centre State Share) for Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan for financial year 2007-08 to be–
(A) 50: 50 (B) 55: 45 (C) 60: 40 (D) 65: 35
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26. National Food Security Mission targets to increase the production of wheat, rice and pulses in next four years to–
(A) 10, 8 and 2 million tonne respectively (B) 8, 10 and 2 million tonne respectively
(C) 8, 12 and 2 million tonne respectively (D) 8, 10 and 4 million tonne respectively
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27. With which bank Stock Holding Corporation of India Ltd. (SHCIL) has been decided to get merged?
(A) Punjab National Bank (B) IDBI Bank (C) State Bank of India (D) Bank of Baroda
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28. Which is the first and single city in India where “Mono Rail” is in operation?
(A) New Delhi (B) Hyderabad (C) Mumbai (D) Kolkata
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29. UN Social Justice Day falls on–
(A) February 20 (B) February 28 (C) March 8 (D) March 20
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30. Zero Landless Project has been launched in–
(A) Gujarat (B) Madhya Pradesh (C) Kerala (D) Karnataka
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