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Q1. Who among the following has been appointed as new Chief Information Commissioner (CIC)?
(a) BVP Rao
(b) Sudhir Bhargava
(c) Harsh Vardhan Shringla
(d) Suresh Chandra
(e) Vanaja N Sarna
Q2. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s alliance has won Bangladesh’s election. Name the party she belongs to_______.
(a) Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP)
(b) Tehreek e Islami
(c) Muttahida Qaumi Movement
(d) Jatio Oikko Front
(e) Awami League
Q3. As per the Financial Stability Report, gross non-performing assets (GNPA) ratio of scheduled commercial banks (SCBs) has declined from 11.5% in March 2018 to ______ in September 2018.
Q4. France has introduced its own tax, GAFA Tax on global internet and technology firms. What does F stands for in GAFA?
Q5. Who among the following has been appointed as the Acting Chairman of Life Insurance Corporation of India?
(a) Hemant Bhargava
(b) Sudhir Bhargava
(c) Y K Yadav
(d) Ajay Tyagi
(e) BVP Rao
Q6. CH Lokanath passed away after suffering cardiac arrest. He was a Veteran_______
(a) Telugu actor
(b) Kannada writer
(c) Kannada actor
(d) Tamil actor
(e) Tamil journalist
Q7. Who among the following has become world’s first woman amputee to climb Mount Vinson, the highest peak in Antarctica?
(a) Santosh Yadav
(b) Alana Nichols
(c) Melissa Stockwell
(d) Arunima Sinha
(e) Premlata Aggarwal
Q8. Markets regulator has allowed custodial services in the commodity derivatives market. The move is aimed at enabling the participation of institutional investors such as mutual funds and portfolio managers in the commodity derivatives market. What is the name of this regulator?
Q9. Who is the present MD and CEO of Allahabad Bank?
(a) Aditya Puri
(b) Sandeep Bakhshi
(c) Shikha Sharma
(d) S. S. Mallikarjuna Rao
(e) Rana Kapoor
Q10. The MSME ministry has established an export promotion cell to create a sustainable ecosystem for micro, small and medium enterprises. Who is the present Minister of MSME?
(a) Giriraj Singh
(b) Narendra Singh Tomar
(c) Kalraj Mishra
(d) Maneka Gandhi
(e) Bandaru Dattatreya
Exp. The government has appointed Sudhir Bhargava as Chief Information Commissioner (CIC), along with four information commissioners. Mr. Bhargava was Information Commissioner in the CIC.
Exp. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s alliance won Bangladesh’s election with a thumping majority. The alliance dominated by her Awami League, seen as close to regional power India, won 287 of the 298 seats. The main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) won just six seats.
Exp. As per the Financial Stability Report, The asset quality of banks showed an improvement with the gross non-performing assets (GNPA) ratio of SCBs declining from 11.5% in March 2018 to 10.8% in September 2018. Under the baseline scenario, the GNPA ratio may decline from 10.8% in September 2018 to 10.3% in March 2019.
Exp. France has been pushing hard for a new so-called “GAFA tax” — named after Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon — to ensure the global giants pay a fair share of taxes on their massive business operations in Europe.
Exp. The government has appointed Hemant Bhargava, Managing Director, Life Insurance Corporation of India, as the Acting Chairman. The move comes after VK Sharma retired from the top job at LIC on December 31.
Exp. Veteran Kannada actor CH Lokanath passed away after suffering cardiac arrest. He was 91. Lokanath was in the Kannada film industry for nearly six decades and was affectionately addressed as ‘Uncle Lokanath’ by his fans.
Exp. Arunima Sinha, the first female amputee to have conquered Mt Everest, created yet another record as she became world’s first woman amputee to climb Mount Vinson, the highest peak in Antarctica.
Exp. Markets regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has allowed custodial services in the commodity derivatives market. The move is aimed at enabling the participation of institutional investors such as mutual funds and portfolio managers in the commodity derivatives market.
Exp.MD and CEO of Allahabad Bank is S. S. Mallikarjuna Rao and its Headquarters is in Kolkata.
Exp. Giriraj Singh is the present Minister of MSME.
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