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1. Which of the following nations is found at the top of the "World's Green Index", compiled by various global agencies jointly ?
(1) China (2) India
(3) USA (4) Britain
(5) Japan

2. Which of the following agencies has estimated that by the year 2015 about a quarter of India's population will be living in extreme poverty ?
(1) Asian Development Bank
(2) World Bank
(3) UN Economic & Social Council
(4) UN Food and Agricultural Organisation
(5) International Monetary Fund

3. As per the reports of the survey conducted by various agencies jointly, which of the following countries is adjudged as the "Most Favoured Nation" for back
office support to the world's major multinationals ?
(1) China (2) South Africa
(3) Singapore (4) India
(5) None of these

4. The 'HINT virus is responsible for the outbreak of which of the following in the world ?
(1) AIDS (2) Swine Flu
(3) Polio (4) T.B.
(5) Chikungunya

5. The present Lok Sabha is formed after the .
(1) 13th general elections
(2) 14th general elections
(3) 15th general elections
(4) 16th general elections
(5) None of these

6. The Government of India announced a special relief package of several thousand crores of rupees for which of the following sections of our society ?
(1) Senior citizens
(2) Women employees of central government
(3) Farmers
(4) Workers in unorganised sectors
(5) All of these

7. As per the news paper reports, India is in the process of purchasing some "mid-air refuellers" from a global supplier. These midair refuellers are being procured for which of the following establishments ?
(1) Indian Airlines & Air India
(2) Indian Air Force
(3) Ministry of Civil Aviation
(4) Pawan Hans
(5) Workers in unorganised sectors

8. As per the reports published in various newspapers, the number of India's wireless subscribers has become about 400 million. Which of the following agencies,
as a regulator, has published this ata?
(1) Telecom Regulatory Authority of India
(2) MTNL
(3) Department of Telecommunication Services (DTS)
(4) Association of Cellular Service Providers
(5) None of these

9. The President of India in her first
speech in the joint session of the
current parliament had said that
every family living below poverty
line would get 25 kgs. of wheat
or rice per month at the rate of
Rs. 3 per kg. To achieve this she
recommended enacting of which
of the following Acts ?
(1) National Rural Employment
Guarantee Act
(2) National Agricultural Commodities
& Warehousing Act
(3) Indira Gandhi National Old
Age Pension Act
(4) National Minimum Wages Act
(5) National Food Security Act

10. LateY.S. Rajasekhar Reddy who
passed away a few months back
was holding which of the following
positions ?
(1) Chief Minister of a state
(2) Union Cabinet Minister
(3) Governor of a State
(4) Chief Secretary of a State
(5) India's Permanent Representative
in the UNO

11. Who amongst the following is NOf1
a member of the present Union
Cabinet ?
(1) AmbikaSoni
(2) Kamalnath
(3) Rahul Gandhi
(4) Jyotiraditya Scindia
(5) Vilasrao Deshmukh

12. The market value of all final goods
and services produced and/or
made with the geographical
boundaries of a country in a year
is known as —.
(1) Gross Domestic Product
(2) Gross National Saving
(3) Gross Fiscal Deficit
(4) Gross Domestic Capital Formation
(5) None of these

13. Organisation of workers in which
of the following groups has
proved a very effective way of
providing micro finance by banks
to the rural people and poor in
India ?
(1) Self Help Groups
(2) Vriksha Mitras
(3) Shiksha Sevaks
(4) Accredited Social Health Activist(ASHA)
(5) Link Workers

14. Almost all Banks in India are running
special schemes for providing
banking services to rural poor.
This concept is popularly known as .
(1) Faster Growth
(2) Trade Finance
(3) SME Finance
(4) Investment Banking
(5) Financial Inclusion

15. India is NOT a member of which
of the following organisations ?
(l)SAARC (2) WTO
(3) BR1C (4) UNO
(5) OPEC

16. Which of the following things is
done in the Union Budget 2009-
10, to help 'Tax payers" in India?
(1) Mobile phones, branded jewellery
and leather products
will cost less as the custom
duty is reduced on them
(2) Allocation under Rashtriya
Krishi Vikas Yojana is increased
by 30%
(3) Form Loan Waiver scheme is
extended to 31st December
(4) Fringe Benefit Tax abolished
(5) None of these

17. The Government of India has
increased its allocation of funds
to which of the following schemes
by 144% in current union budget,
as it has proved to be a very
popular scheme amongst the
rural job seekers ?
(1) Integrated Rural Development Programme t
(2) National Food for Work Programme
(3) Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana
(4) National Rural Employment Guarantee Act
(5) None of these

18. Special emphasis by the Government of India on which of the following will certainly improve the performance of the agriculture sector in country within a
short span of time ?.
(1) Focused Public Distribution System
(2) Sanitation & Health Services
(3) Rural Employment
(4) Better irrigation facilities
(5) All of these .

19. Which of the following Acts is enacted to help the Union Government to manage its budgeted finances and fiscal deficit in a very disciplined manner ?
(1) The Competition Act
(2) The Banking Regulation Act
(3) The Negotiable Instruments Act
(4) Foreign Exchange Management Act
(5) Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act

20. The Reserve Bank of India is in the process of selling its stake in which of the following agencies / organisations?
(2) Food Coiporation of India
(3) Steel Authority of India Ltd.
(4) Bombay Stock Exchange
(5) None of these

21. Which of the following is Bank Rate at present ?
(1) 3% (2) 4%
(3) 5% (4) 6%
(5) None of these

22. The war between Russia and which of the following nations in 2008 is known as "August war"?
(1) Georgia (2) Iran
(3) Slovakia (4) Afghanistan
(5) None of these

23. W^hich of the following schemes is launched by the Ministry of Rural Development ?
(1) Mid Day Meal Scheme
(2) Janani Suraksha Yojana
(3) Know India Programe
(4) National Food for Work Programme
(5) None of these

24. Late Norman Borlaug who passed away recently, was famous for his contribution to which of the following in India ?
(1)" Operation Flood
(2) Operation Black Board
(3) Cooperative Movement in Milk Production
(4) Green Revolution
(5) None of these

25. Which of the following taxes is not levied by the Government of India ?
(1) Income Tax
(2) Professional Tax
(3) Excise Duty
(4) Dividend Distribution Tax
(5) Capital Gain Tax

26. Which of the following schemes is launched to make Indian cities free from slum§ in days to come ?
{1) Indira Awas Yojana
(2) Bharat Nirman
(3) Rajiv Awas Yojana
(4) Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission
(5) None of these

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