Current Affairs Sep 2014 Quiz 2

 
11The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has introduced a number of changes in bonds issued under Basel III international banking norms to make it easier for banks to raise capital and make such bonds attractive for investors. The RBI has also has reduced the minimum duration after which call options are permissible in perpetual debt instruments from existing 10 years to _________ to make it more popular among retail investors in Sep 2014.
A) 6 years
B) 8 years
C) 5 years
D) 7 years
12Which PSU bank has declared debt-ridden Kingfisher Airlines and its owner Vijay Mallya as wilful defaulters in Sep 2014 as they failed to repay the loans?
A) State Bank of India
B) Allahabad Bank
C) United Bank of India
D) Punjab National Bank

 
13American Express Banking Corp (AEBC), India, Indian unit of American Express, has appointed ___________ as Chief Executive Officer in Sep 2014.
A) Shailesh Baidwan
B) V Narsi Reddy
C) Manoj Adlakha
D) Rajiv Lall
14Famous __________ Maya Rao passed away following a massive cardiac arrest in Bangalore in Sep 2014.
A) Dancer and Choreographer
B) Actor
C) Vocalist and Singer
D) Author
15"Teachers- Day" is observed on ____________.
A) 5-Sep
B) 2-Sep
C) 8-Sep
D) 12-Sep
16NATO summit, the largest gathering of international leaders ever to take place, was held in which country from 4th to 5th September 2014?
A) USA
B) France
C) Germany
D) United Kingdom
17USA unemployment rate stood at ______ in August (announced in Sep 2014).
A) 6.3%
B) 7.1%
C) 6.6%
D) 6.1%
18India has signed a significant civil nuclear agreement with which country in presence of Prime Ministers of both the countries in Sep 2014 which will allow India to get uranium?
A) China
B) Australia
C) Japan
D) Russia
19Whch country secured No 1 rank in terms of effective regulation of the stock exchanges as per the latest report published by the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Sep 2014?
A) South Africa
B) Finland
C) Hong Kong
D) Luxembourg
20Central Government has initiated to appoint ________ as the next Chief Justice of India in Sep 2014.
after the present incumbent R M Lodha retires on 27th September.  The Law Ministry has also cleared the file and sent to Prime Minister-s office for approval. He will have a tenure of little over one year before he retires on December 2, 2015.
A) Justice Altamas Kabir
B) Justice R M Lodha
C) Justice H L Dattu
D) Justice P Sathasivam

 
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Answers:
11Ans) 5 years
12Ans) United Bank of India
13Ans) Manoj Adlakha
14Ans) Dancer and Choreographer
15Ans) 5-Sep
16Ans) United Kingdom
17Ans) 6.1%
18Ans) Australia
19Ans) South Africa
20Ans) Justice H L Dattu