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Indian Economy Objective GK Questions

1. The sustainable development goals (SDGs) index ranks countries based on their performance across the ______ SDGs.
1. 10
2. 11
3. 13
4. 15
5. 17

2. India recorded the highest ever foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2016-17 at
1. USD 23 bn
2. USD 33 bn
3. USD 43 bn
4. USD 45 bn
5. USD 53 bn

3. The wholesale price index (WPI)-based inflation eased sharply to its lowest level this year to in Jun 2017.
1. 0.9 per cent
2. 1.1 per cent
3. 1.3 per cent
4. 1.6 per cent
5. 1.9 per cent

4. Which state govt recently decided to hand over the Loktak Lake scam to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)?
1. Assam
2. Manipur
3. Mizoram
4. Maharashtra
5. Gujarat

5. The Finance Minister Arun Jaitley recently chaired the 3rd Meeting of the Governing Council of the NIIF in New Delhi. Here, the term NIIF stands for
1. National Investment and Infrastructure Fund
2. National Innovation and Infrastructure Fund
3. National Investment and Innovation Fund
4. National Initiative for Infrastructure Funding
5. None of these

6. The DIPP has signed an institutional agreement with the State Council of Science and Technology of which state to establish India’s first Technology and Innovation Support Center (TISC) there?
1. Gujarat
2. Rajasthan
3. Haryana
4. Punjab
5. Karnataka

7. Which of the following has become the first state in the country to make social boycott a crime after President Pranab Mukherjee cleared its legislation recently?
1. Uttar Pradesh
2. Uttarakhand
3. Tamil Nadu
4. West Bengal
5. Maharashtra

8. The 22nd World Petroleum Congress (WPC) International Conference was held recently in Istanbul in
1. Egypt
2. Greece
3. Turkey
4. Bahrain
5. Saudi Arabia

9. The State Bank of India has announced to slash charges for NEFT. The term NEFT means
1. National Efficient Funds Transfer
2. National Electronic Funds Transfer
3. National Enterprise Funds Transfer
4. National Easy Funds Transfer
5. None of these

10. Which bank has received $150 mn funding from the US govt and Wells Fargo to increase lending to support women entrepreneurs and small and medium-sized enterprises in India?
1. Kotak Mahindra Bank
2. Federal Bank
3. ICICI Bank
4. YES Bank
5. HDFC Bank

11. Who among the following won the women’s singles title of the 2017 Wimbledon tennis tournament?
1. Venus Williams
2. Garbine Muguruza
3. Simona Halep
4. Angelique Kerber
5. Karolina Pliskova

12. Which country has topped in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s (OECD) Government at a Glance 2017 report? The index shows trust of people in the govt.
1. Australia
2. Canada
3. Finland
4. India
5. France

13. India recently contributed an additional amount of _______ to India-UN Development Partnership Fund launched to support the developing world.
1. $1 mn
2. $2 mn
3. $5 mn
4. $8 mn
5. $10 mn

14. Whose name was recently cleared for appointment as the new Attorney General of India?
1. Prashant Bhushan
2. Harish Salve
3. K Parasaran
4. Gopal Subramanium
5. KK Venugopal

15. Who among the following was recently appointed by the UNICEF as its newest Global Goodwill Ambassador?
1. Lilly Singh
2. Alia Bhatt
3. Ryan Higa
4. Colleen Ballinger
5. Liza Koshy

16. The 18th edition of the International Indian Film Academy Awards was held in New York recently. Which of the following films won the best film award this year?
1. Udta Punjab
2. Pink
3. Neerja
4. Airlift
5. Dangal

17. India’s Sundar Singh Gurjar won gold at the 2017 World Para Athletics Champions hips in London. He won medal in the men’s
1. discuss throw
2. pole vault
3. javelin throw
4. high jump
5. boxing

18. Mukesh Kumar Jain has been appointed as the new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of
1. Indian Overseas Bank
2. Corporation Bank
3. Allahabad Bank
4. Bank of Baroda
5. Oriental Bank of Commerce

19. Swami Vivekananda Airport has been ranked first in Customer Satisfaction among 49 airports in the country. The airport is located in
1. Jaipur
2. Raipur
3. Bhopal
4. Ahmedabad
5. Bengaluru

20. The World Youth Skills Day is observed globally on
1. 05 Jul
2. 10 Jul
3. 13 Jul
4. 15 Jul
5. 31 Jul

21. Who among the following won the men’s singles title of the 2017 Wimbledon tennis tournament?
1. Marin Cilic
2. Roger Federer
3. Andy Murray
4. Novak Djokovic
5. Rafael Nadal

22. India’s Harinder Pal Sandhu won the 2017 Victorian Open recently. He plays
1. Badminton
2. Tennis
3. Table tennis
4. Squash
5. Snooker

23. Nar Bahadur Bhandari, who passed away recently, was the former Chief Minister of
1. Sikkim
2. Assam
3. Manipur
4. Uttarakhand
5. Himachal Pradesh

24. The Bharat Petroleum Corp recently made its first purchase of oil from which country, buying high sulphur crudes Mars and Poseidon?
1. Russia
2. China
3. Canada
4. Australia
5. US

5. As announced by the Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu, recently, the govt will invest in railways in 5 years.
1. Rs 5 lakh cr
2. Rs 7.5 lakh cr
3. Rs 8.5 lakh cr
4. Rs 9.5 lakh cr
5. Rs 10 lakh cr

26. Who among the following is the new Managing Director and CEO of the National Stock Exchange (NSE)?
1. Vikram Limaye
2. Ashish Chauhan
3. Chitra Ramkrishna
4. Ravi Narain
5. TV Narendran

27. India informed the World Trade Organization (WTO) recently that it did not breach the permissible farm subsidy limit between 2011-12 and 2013-14. The WTO is headquartered in
1. New York
2. London
3. Geneva
4. Montreal
5. Sydney

28. Who among the following won the 2017 British Grand Prix F1 championship?
1. Sebastian Vettel
2. Daniel Ricciardo
3. Fernando Alonso
4. Nico Rosberg
5. Lewis Hamilton

29. Nay Pyi Taw is the capital city of which of the following countries?
1. Thailand
2. Myanmar
3. Philippines
4. Bhutan
5. Vietnam

30. The book titled “Crisis Within: On Knowledge and Education in India” is authored by who among the following?
1. Aravind Adiga
2. Fred Dallmayr
3. Kalyan Chakravarty
4. GN Devy
5. Geoffrey Davis

31. Which of the following countries recently named waters in its exclusive economic zone that overlap with China’s expansive claim to the South China Sea as the North Natuna Sea?
1. Indonesia
2. Malaysia
3. Japan
4. Philippines
5. Vietnam

32. The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) is concerned that banks are not meticulously deducting TDS from State govt bodies. Here, the term TDS stands for
1. Tax Deduced at Source
2. Tax Declared at Source
3. Tax Deducted at Source
4. Tax Deposited at Source
5. None of these

33. Gopal Prasad Parajuli was unanimously endorsed for the post of the Supreme Court Chief Justice in which countries recently?
1. Bhutan
2. Sri Lanka
3. Pakistan
4. Bangladesh
5. Nepal

34. Karnataka’s Manudev won the first National Masters tournament recently in the game of
1. Squash
2. Snooker
3. Badminton
4. Tennis
5. Chess

35.The SBI Life has become the second life insurer in India to go public. The first one is
1. HDFC Standard Life
2. Exide Life
3. Birla Sun Life
4. ICICI Prudential Life
5. Bajaj Allianz Life

36. The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council recently raised the cess on cigarettes over the GST rate of
1. 05 per cent
2. 12 per cent
3. 18 per cent
4. 28 per cent
5. 30 per cent

Indian Economy Objective GK Questions


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