General Knowledge - General Awareness Quiz - Questions and Answers, GK 2010

1. As we know that Microfinance is a provision of thrift, credit and other financial services and products of very small amount to the poor in rural, semi urban and urban areas for enabling them to raise their income levels and improve their living standards. The beginning of the micro finance movement in India could be traced to the self-help group (SHGs) - bank linkage programme (SBLP) started as a pilot project by National Bank for Agricultural and Rural Development (NABARD). In which year this pilot project had started?

2. For which of the following states in India , recently (in year 2010) World Bank has approved the National Cyclone Risk Mitigation Project (NCRMP)?

3. Which among the following team had its latest appearance / entry in the world Cup Cricket ?

4. Where is located the Indian Institute of Crop Processing Technology?

5. How much amount will be absorbed from the market as a consequence of RBI's latest move of increasing Cash reserve Ratio by 25 basis points?

6. Recently (in year 2010) we read in the newspapers that SEBI's new notification on February 4, 2010 has asked the banks and financial companies that the debt & money market instruments which have maturity up to 91 days will be subject to mark-to-market norms from July 1. At present securities with which of the following maturities come under mark-to-market norms?

7. Bring out the incorrect statement:

8. Consider the following implications of National Policy on Biofules which was recently (in year 2010) given cabinet node?
1. Its gives clarity on wasteland use for biodiesel plants
2. It ensures comfort of buy back for farmers as corporate are encouraged to take up contract farming through MSP mechanism
3. It makes Sourcing of Funds easier
Choose the correct answers:

9. Hussain Sagar is a lake in Hyderabad, India, built by?

10. Consider the following imaginary actions taken by Reserve Bank of India:
1. Reserve bank raises the Bank rate
2. Reserve Bank raises the reserve ratio requirements
3. Reserve Bank purchases securities in Open market
4. Reserve bank announces rationing of credit
Bring out the anti inflationary measures among the above actions:

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