Current Affairs May 2013 Quiz - 1

1RBI has cut repo rate by 25 bps to _______ during its monetary policy review meet on 3rd May 2013.
 A) 7.5%
 B) 7.25%
 C) 6.5%
 D) 6.25%
  
2Which Media website has recently exposed that some banks and insurance companies were part of the money laundering activities, prompting RBI to take immediate actions against some banks?
 A) Times Group
 B) Cobrapost
 C) EditIndia
 D) CyberMedia
  
3India's GDP Growth in previous financial year 2012-13 stood at __________.
 A) 5.1%
 B) 5%
 C) 4.8%
 D) 5.2%
  
4The BSE and S&P Dow Jones Indices have launched an Islamic equity index named as -S&P BSE 500 Shariah index- in May 2013. This index comprises how many companies in the Indian index?
 A) 50
 B) 30
 C) 500
 D) 100
  
5Who has sworn in as new President of Bangladesh in May 2013?
 A) Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury
 B) Abdul Hamid
 C) Zillur Rahman
 D) Sekh Hasina
  
6"International Labour Day" is observed on __________.
 A) 8-May
 B) 3-May
 C) 11-May
 D) 1-May
  
7India's Additional Solicitor-General has submitted his resignation to the Union Law Minister Ashwani Kumar following the Coalgate controversy in May 2013. Who was he?
 A) Rajeeve Mehra (Delhi)
 B) Harin P Raval
 C) Rakesh Kumar Khanna
 D) Paras Kuhad
  
8Which global FMCG giant has recently announced in May 2013 that it would increase its stake in its Indian unit to increase its position in emerging markets?
 A) 3M
 B) P&G
 C) Nestle
 D) Unilever Plc
  
9The Asian Football Confederation has elected whom as its new President in May 2013?
 A) Worawi Makudi
 B) Yousuf Al Serkal
 C) Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa
 D) Qatari Mohamed Bin Hammam
  
10India foreign direct investment (FDI)  stood at ____________ in Feb 2013. (data published in May 2013).
 A) USD 2.21 billion
 B) USD 2.15 billion
 C) USD 1.79 billion
 D) None of These

 
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Answers
1Ans) 7.25%
2Ans) Cobrapost
3Ans) 5%
4Ans) 500
5Ans) Abdul Hamid
6Ans) 1-May
7Ans) Harin P Raval
8Ans) Unilever Plc
9Ans) Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa
10Ans) USD 1.79 billion