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    Visitor No:  3232212 Dated : 29:Nov:2014   
Ques. : 1   India has signed an MoU with which of the following countries for cooperation in the oil and gas sector for a period of five years? The MoU was signed during the India visit of the Foreign Affairs Minister Oldemiro Julio Marques Baloi of that country.
1) Zimbabwe 2) Madagascar
3) Zambia 4) Mozambique
5) Tanzania Show Answer
Ques. : 2   India has signed an agreement with Asian Development Bank (ADB), for a loan of USD 100 mn to support which of the following states in its initiative to increase the employability?
1) Gujarat 2) Madhya Pradesh
3) Kerala 4) Rajasthan
5) Karnataka Show Answer
Ques. : 3   Argentina has charged which of the following banks with aiding more than 4,000 clients to evade taxes by stashing their money in secret Swiss bank accounts?
1) HSBC 2) Standard Chartered
3) Citi Bank 4) Morgan Stanley
5) None of these Show Answer
Ques. : 4   PD James passed away recently. She was a
1) crime novelist 2) children’s books writer
3) female rights campaigner 4) child rights activist
5) None of these Show Answer
Ques. : 5   The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 27 Nov announced the final guidelines for setting up payment banks and small banks. The RBI has asked interested parties to apply by
1) Jan 15 2) Apr 15
3) Jan 16 4) Mar 16
5) None of these Show Answer
Ques. : 6   In a major jolt for SEZs, the Union ministry of finance has turned down a proposal to remove MAT on these. Expand the term MAT.
1) Minimum Alternate Tax 2) Maximum Alternate Tax
3) Main Alternate Tax 4) Maintenance and Alternate Tax
5) None of these Show Answer
Ques. : 7   The WTO General Council (GC) on 27 Nov adopted three main decisions. Which of the following is NOT among them?
1) Signing of the trade facilitation agreement (TFA) protocol 2) Extension of the ‘peace clause’ for an indefinite period
3) Setting a deadline for the remaining Bali package commitments for poorer countries 4) None of the above
5) Both 2) and 3) Show Answer
Ques. : 8   After endorsed by the WTO General Council recently, the trade facilitation agreement (TFA) will be implemented by
1) Jan 2015 2) Mar 2015
3) Jul 2015 4) Sep 2015
5) Dec 2015 Show Answer
Ques. : 9   The University of Calcutta conferred honorary Doctor of Literature (D Lit) degree to the President Pranab Mukherjee. Name the West Bengal Governor who presented the Degree to the President.
1) Mridula Sinha 2) C Vidyasagar Rao
3) Keshari Nath Tripathi 4) Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala
5) Kalyan Singh Show Answer
Ques. : 10   The headquarters of World Trade Organization (WTO) is located in which of the following cities?
1) Geneva 2) Paris
3) New York 4) Toronto
5) None of these Show Answer