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2013 September October Latest Business, Corporate,economy current affairs gk questions with answers for practicing upcoming Bank examintions like NABARD ,RBI SBI etc,..,


NABARD Examinations learn and practice latest current affairs questions with answers


RBI New Governor-Dr. Raghuram Rajan

RBI Allowed Banks to Revise Periodicity of Interest Payments

Reserve Bank of India Increased the Repo Rate by 25 Basis Points to 7.75 %from 7.50%

India’s Foreign Exchange Reserves jumped to 281.12 Billion US Dollars

1. Name the International tennis player who on 9 June 2013 won his 8th Men’s Singles Tittle of the French Open Tennis Tournament at Paris beating Spanish compatriot David Ferrer.
a) Andy Muray
b) Novak Djokovic
c) Rafael Nadal
d) Roger Federer
Answer: (c) Rafael Nadal

2. Name the formula one player who on 10 June 2013 won the Canadian Grand Prix at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal.
a) Sebastian Vettel
b) Lewis Hamilton
c) Michael Schumcaher
d) Fernanado Alonso
Answer: (a) Sebastian Vettel

3. In which city the Asian Athletic Championship is going to held from 3 to 7 July 2013 as declared by Maharashtra on 13 June 2013.
a) Pune
b) Kolhapur
c) Thane
d) Nasik
Answer: (a) Pune

4. Which top seeded Tennis player on 16 June 2013 won Gerry Weber Open Halle ATP final after defeating Mikhail Youzhny of Russia by 6-7 (5/7), 6-3, 6-4 at the Gerry Weber Stadium in Halle, Germany.
a) Rafael Nadal
b) Roger Federer
c) Andy Muray
d) Novak Djokovic
Answer: (b) Roger Federer

5. Which country won silver medal at the World Cup (Stage-II) Archery competition in Turkey on 16 June 2013.
a) Turkey
b) Jordan
c) India
d) Pakistan
Answer: (c) India

6. Who was appointed as the Chief Advisor of AirAsia’s India board on 17 June 2013?
a) Cyrus Mistry
b) Ratan Tata
c) Subramanian Ramadorai
d) Mukund Govind Rajan
Answer: (b) Ratan Tata

7. Which global pharmaceutical company received novel antibiotic product Potentox patented from Mexico in June 2013?
a) Venus Remedies Limited
b) Ranbaxy Laboratories
c) Cadila Pharmaceuticals
d) Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
Answer: (a) Venus Remedies Limited

8. National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the purpose of joint promotion of corporate as well as securities market governance with which institute?
a) Institute for Banking
b) The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
c) The Institute of Company Secretaries of India
d) None of These
Answer: (c) The Institute of Company Secretaries of India

9. Which bank announced on 19 June 2013 that it received a license for opening the representative office in Yangon, Myanmar?
a) The Bank of India
b) The Reserve Bank of India
c) The State Bank of India
d) The Export Import (EXIM) Bank of India
Answer: (d) The Export Import (EXIM) Bank of India

10. Where did Tata Coffee, the largest plantation company of Asia on 19 June 2013 inaugurate the premium extraction plant?
a) Kerala
b) Chennai
c) Assam
d) Tamil Nadu
Answer: (d) Tamil Nadu

11. Which Non-Banking Financial Company (NBFC) got in-principal approval from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for establishing as well as operating White Label ATMs (WLAs) in the last week of June 2013?
a) USB Financial Corporation Ltd.
b) Mahindra& Mahindra Financial Services Ltd.
c) Escorts Finance Ltd.
d) Muthoot Finance
Answer: (d) Muthoot Finance

12. Name the Walmart India Head who resigned from the US retail giant on 26 June 2013.
a) Ramnik Narsey
b) Raj Jain
c) Rob Walton
d) Mike Duke
Answer: (b) Raj Jain

13. The European Commission (EC) on 26 June 2013 approved Inter Continental Exchange’s (ICE) proposed 8.2 billion dollars takeover of __________. Fill in the blank with an appropriate option.
a) NYSE-Euronext
b) ICE-Next
c) Nasdaq
d) BSE- Euronext
Answer: (a) NYSE-Euronext

14 Which drug firm on 25 June 2013 announced that it was given World Health Organisation (WHO) pre- qualification for the anti-malarial tablets which will be launched immediately?
a) Aurobindo Pharma
b) Wyeth Pharma
c) Strides Arcolab Pharma
d) Bristol Mayer Pharma
Answer: (c) Strides Arcolab Pharma

15. Which online travel portal announced in June 2013 that it acquired GateGuru, the mobile resource for airport as well as flight information across the globe?
a) TripAdvisor
b) Make My Trip
c) Travel guru
d) Easy Go Trip
Answer: (a) TripAdvisor

16. Afcons Infrastructure signed a memorandum of understanding with which state government of India for setting up 250-crore Rupees fabrication yard for the oil as well as gas platforms?
a) Maharashtra Government
b) Gujarat Government
c) Tamil Nadu Government
d) Karnataka Government
Answer: (b) Gujarat Government

17. The Supreme Court of India on 24 July 2013 slapped contempt notices on two Sahara firms for not complying with its order of refunding around 19000 crore rupees to investors. Which body filed the contempt petition against Sahara firms?
a) The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA)
b) Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Aulthority (PFRDA)
c) Forward Markets Commission (FMC)
d) Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)
Answer: (d) Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)

18. According to the recent satellite images, deforestation has dropped down by around one-third since 2000 in which rainforests of Africa?
a) Zaïre basin
b) Congo Basin
c) Amazon Rainforest
d) None of these
Answer: (b) Congo Basin

19. INSAT-3D was launched successfully by the European rocket from the spaceport of Kourou in French Guiana on 26 July 2013. What is the purpose of INSAT-3D?
a) To provide technological experience in building and operating a satellite system
b) To provide experience in building and operating a payload experiment three-axis stabilised communication satellite
c) For multipurpose communication: business communication, developmental communication, and mobile communication
d) Meteorological Satellite with advanced weather monitoring payloads
Answer: (d) Meteorological Satellite with advanced weather monitoring payloads

20. Which automobile company became first automaker to participate in Greenhouse Gas Reporting Programme in India on 23 July 2013?
a) Ford Motor Company
b) General Motors
c) Maruti Suzuki
d) Mahindra and Mahindra Limited
Answer: (a) Ford Motor Company

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