Current Affairs April 2014 Quiz 2

11The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has granted -in-principle- approvals to ___________ in April 2014 to start new banks. The approval will be valid for 18 months within which they have to start banking services.
 A) IDFC and Pearless
 B) IFCI and Bandhan Financial Services
 C) IDFC and Bandhan Financial Services
 D) Adittya Birla Group and Reliance Money
  
12India-s world champion chess player Viswanathan Anand ranked at World number _______ in the rating list released by FIDE in April 2014.
 A) First
 B) Second
 C) Third
 D) Fourth
  
13"International Day for Mine Awareness" is observed on?
 A) 5-Apr
 B) 21-Apr
 C) 15-Apr
 D) 4-Apr
  
14Union Textiles Minister _____________ submitted his resignation to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in April 2014 over the issue of division of Andhra Pradesh. He represents Eluru constituency of Andhra Pradesh in the Lok Sabha.
 A) Chandresh Kumari Katoch
 B) Kavuru Sambasiva Rao
 C) Mallikarjun Kharge
 D) Jaipal Sudini Reddy
  
15The Reserve Bank of India adopted the Consumer Price Index (CPI) as the key measure of Inflation on 1st April 2014 on the basis of ___________ Committee recommendation. The committee recommended the same to revise and strengthen the Monetary Policy Framework as CPI properly measures the inflation and reflects correct cost of living. As of now, RBI was using Wholesale Price Index (WPI) for its monetary policy reviews.
 A) Urjit R Patel
 B) Anand Sinha
 C) K C Chakrabarty
 D) S S Mundra
  
16Which Country was ranked at No1 position among the 132 countries on the list of the Social Progress Index 2014 compiled by US-based non-profit group Social Progress Imperative in April 2014?
 A) Iceland
 B) Switzerland
 C) Netherlands
 D) New Zealand
  
17USA unemployment rate stood at ______ in March (announced in April 2014).
 A) 6.7%
 B) 7.1%
 C) 6.6%
 D) 6.9%
  
18The European Central Bank (ECB) has kept its benchmark interest rate at record low of ________ during its monetary policy review in April 2014. The ECB has kept the interest rate unchanged since November 2013.
 A) 0.75%
 B) 0.5%
 C) 0.25%
 D) 1%
  
19India has been ranked at ________ among the 132 countries on the list of the Social Progress Index 2014 compiled by US-based non-profit group Social Progress Imperative in April 2014.
 A) 107th
 B) 102nd
 C) 112th
 D) 91st
  
20Central Government has appointed senior IPS officer __________as the new Director General of the country's largest border guarding force BSF in April 2014.
 A) D K Pathak
 B) Subhas Goswami
 C) Subhash Joshi
 D) K Vijay Kumar

 
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11Ans) IDFC and Bandhan Financial Services
12Ans) Third
13Ans) 5-Apr
14Ans) Kavuru Sambasiva Rao
15Ans) Urjit R Patel
16Ans) New Zealand
17Ans) 6.7%
18Ans) 0.25%
19Ans) 102nd
20Ans) D K Pathak