Current Affairs and General Awareness Questions 15/10/2017

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Q1. PNB MetLife India Insurance Company Ltd (PNB MetLife) has recently appointed ____________ as a new Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of the company.

(a) Amrut Sinha

(b) Ashish Srivastava

(c) Yash Khera

(d) Pritam Prabhakar

(e) Vikram Nerula

S1. Ans.(b)

 

Q2. Name the State Government that has recently launched ‘Solar Briefcase’ in one of its Dham to provide electricity to far-flung areas in the hill state.

(a) Himachal Pradesh

(b) Karnataka

(c) Kerala

(d) Uttarakhand

(e) Rajasthan

S2Ans.(d)
Q3. Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has recently inaugurated the third International Conference on Yoga in ______________.

(a) Dehradun

(b) Nainital

(c) New Delhi

(d) Bengaluru

(e) Chennai

S3.Ans.(c)
Q4. Reliance Commercial Finance Ltd has signed an agreement with Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Ltd (IREDA) for loan of amount ___________.

(a) Rs.300 crore

(b) Rs.350 crore

(c) Rs.375 crore

(d) Rs.400 crore

(e) Rs.450 crore


S4.Ans.(a)

Q5. On the basis of an assessment of the current and evolving macroeconomic situation MPC has decided to keep the policy repo rate unchanged. MPC stands for-

(a) Money Policy Committee

(b) Management Policy Committee

(c) Monetary Product Committee

(d) Monetary Policy Corporation

(e) Monetary Policy Committee

S5.Ans.(e)
Q6. According to Fourth Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement 2017-18, MPC keep the policy repo rate under the LAF unchanged at-?

(a) 6.25 percent

(b) 6.50 percent

(c) 5.75 percent

(d) 6.00 percent

(e) 7.25 percent

S6.Ans.(d)
Q7. LAF is a monetary policy tool which allows banks to borrow money through repurchase agreements. What is the meaning “F” in LAF?

(a) Fundamental

(b) Fund

(c) Facility

(d) Following

(e) Financial

S7.Ans.(c)
Q8. The ___________ Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation of which state has been awarded as the best FMCG in the food sector at the 5th International Advertising Associations (IAA) Leadership Awards?

(a) Punjab

(b) Haryana

(c) Rajasthan

(d) Uttarakhand

(e) Gujarat

S8.Ans.(e)
Q9. The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh has inaugurated the four-day First ‘BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise- 2017’ in ___________.

(a) Chandigarh

(b) Bengaluru

(c) New Delhi

(d) Gandhinagar

(e) Dispur

S9.Ans.(c)
Q10. The Norwegian Nobel Committee has awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2017 to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN). ICAN headquarters in ________________.

(a) Manila, Philippines

(b) Geneva, Switzerland

(c) New York, USA

(d) Paris, France

(e) Canberra, Australia

S10.Ans.(b)

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