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Current Affairs November 2011, 22nd November 2011

Who has been appointed as cricket coach of Australia?
Mickey Arthur

Which two Japanese stock exchanges are set to merge and create world's No.3 exchange?
Tokyo Stock Exchange and Osaka Securities Exchange Co. Ltd.

Which Union Territory has become the first among all the UTs and States in India to register 100 per cent banking coverage?
Union Territory of Puducherry

Which search giant has launched free video service in India?
Yahoo

Name the IT service Indian subsidiary company that has launched 24x7 technical support lifeline in hindi.
Belkin (Tollfree: 18004195546)

Who has launched JaxtrSMS, a mobile application that let users to send unlimited free text messages to any other phone anywhere in the world?
Sabeer Bhatia (founder of hotmail.com)

Name the Pakistan ambassador to the US who resigned recently.
Hussain Haqqani

Who is set to be honoured with C.K.Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award?
Ajit Wadekar

Name the Indian-American who has been awarded with one of the highest civilian honours of Guyana in recognition of his role in strengthening the democracy of Guyana.
Yashpaul Soi

Which Japanese imaging major eyeing to open 300 outlets across India's small towns?
Canon

General awareness with respect to Banking Industry, November 2011

A country in general resorts to devaluation of its currency to:
i) Increase overall imports ii) Eliminate surplus in balance of payments iii) Convert deficit in balance of payments iv) Satisfy the conditions laid by IMF

Which of the following sources are used to finance the Indian Five Year Plans?
i) Small savings ii) Government savings iii) Contribution of public enterprises iv) None of these

Which Economist first suggested imposition of Expenditure tax?
i) Musgrave ii) Dalton iii) N.Kaldor iv) J.Hicks

Financial ratio analysis of a company helps in understanding
i) The net worth of the company ii) The short term solvency iii) The reasons for fluctuation in its stock price iv) The profitability

At present, India is following
i) Fixed exchange rate ii) Pegged down exchange rate iii) Floating exchange rate iv) Pegged up exchange rate

Which of the following decade registered highest growth rate in India?
i) 2001-11 ii) 1961-71 iii) 1991-2001 iv) 1971-81

One of the problem in calculating the national income in India is?
i) Low savings ii) Inflation iii) Non-monetized consumption iv) under-employment

Among Indian Economists who had done pioneer work on National Income?
i) Prof.Shenoi ii) V.K.R.V.Rao iii) Jagdish Bhagwati iv) P.N.Dhar