G.K Capsule For Banking And SSC Exams October 27, 2015

G.K Capsule For Banking And SSC Exams October 27, 2015

G.K Capsule For Banking And SSC Exams October 27, 2015

G.K Capsule For Banking And SSC Exams October 27, 2015—This is our 3rd series for G.K Capsule For Banking And SSC Exams we are trying to provide best knowledge to you which is very beneficial for your Upcoming exams. Hope it will help you.

1-On 14 October, 2015, which one has become world’s fastest stock exchange? 

Bombay Stock Exchange on 14 October has become the world’s fastest stock exchange clocking a median trade speed of six micro seconds.

 

  1. What is the rank of India in 2015 WEF’s Global Competitiveness Index?

As per the World Economic Forum (WEF) 2015 Global Competitiveness Index, India ranked 55th position among 140 economies of the world.

 

3- Who has been appointed as the MD and CEO of Bank of Baroda? 

Mr. PS Jayakumar appointed as the Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of state-owned Bank of Baroda (BoB). 

 

4- Which state government of India banned Ketoprofen drug in an attempt to save vultures? 

To save critically endangered vulture population, the state government of Tamil Nadu banned Ketoprofen drug in the three western districts viz. Erode, Coimbatore and Nilgiris

 

5- Who among the following personalities won the Central Bank Governor of the Year 2015 for Asia? 

The Bangladesh Bank Governor, Dr. Atiur Rahman won the ‘Central Bank Governor of the Year 2015 for Asia’ for his contribution to the maintenance of macroeconomic stability.

 

6- Who among the following personalities became the first Indian to won the 2015 Harvard Humanitarian award? 

The Nobel Laureate, Mr. Kailash Satyarthi became the first Indian to won the 2015 Harvard Humanitarian award by the Harvard Foundation.

 

7- Which of the following European countries has become the first to sign the MoU on establishment of Nalanda University? 

Portugal became the first European country to sign the MoU on establishment of Nalanda University at Rajgir, Bihar.

 

8- The online Fashion Store Abof.com has been launched by which company, recently? 

The Aditya Birla Group launched Abof.com, a new online fashion store. This portal ” www.abof.com” will offer shoppers brands from both the Aditya Birla Group and other companies.

 

9- Which of the following city / state is host of first National Tribal Carnival? 

The first National Tribal Carnival will be held between February 12 to 17, 2016 in Delhi. 

 

10- To support victims of various attacks, CVCF fund has been set up by Union Government, recently. What does CVCF stands for? 

The Union Ministry of Home Affairs set up a Central Victim Compensation Fund (CVCF) with an initial amount of Rs. 200 crore. The purpose of this scheme is to support the victims of various attacks viz. Rape, acid attacks, human trafficking and women killed or injured in the cross border firing. The key objectives of the scheme are: to support and supplement the existing victim compensation schemes notified by state governments and Union Territory administrations, to reduce disparity in quantum of compensation amount notified by different states and Uts for victims of similar crimes.

 

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