Economics, Banking, Financial institutions

  1. When was the rupee devalued first time?

– September 20, 1949

  1. When was the rupee devalued for the second time?

– June 6, 1966

  1. When was the rupee devalued for the third time ?

– July 1, 1991

  1. In what situation the value of currency increases and the prices of goods and services fall?

– currency contraction or deflation

  1. What is the share of agriculture and relations sector in gross domestic (GDP)

– 13.67 Percent

  1. What was the contribution of agriculture to India’s GDP in 1950-51?

– 52.2 percent

  1. When are rabi crops sown?

– October, November, December

  1. Name a few Rabi crops?

– wheat, barley, gram pea, mustard and Potato etc.

  1. When are sowing of kharif crops done

– June-July

  1. What are the crops in the kharif crops

– Jowar, millet, maize, sesame, Groundnut

  1. When Zayed crops are produced

– between March to July

  1. What crops are grown in Zayed crops

– watermelon, melon, cucumber and

animal feed

  1. What are the business or cash crops

– cotton, sugarcane, oilseeds, tea, Jute and tobacco

  1. India produces the highest quantity of food grains

– Rice

  1. What type of fertilizer is most utilized under agriculture in the country?

– Nitrogenic

  1. When was the ‘Operation Flood’ program launched in India?

– 1970

  1. The ‘Operation Flood’ program is related to the increase in production

– milk

  1. Who was the associated with the ‘Operation Flood’ program?

– Dr. Verghese Kurien

  1. What is the position of India in marine fishery production in the world

– sixth

  1. What is the position of India in inland fishery production in the world

– second

  1. In which state most of the freshwater fish are caught?

– West Bengal

  1. Which state is the first place in total fish production- West Bengal
  2. The White Revolution is related to

– the production of milk

  1. What is India’s rank is the world’s milk producer?

– first place

  1. What is the positon of India in terms of number of animals in the world?

– second

  1. What is India’s place in the production of eggs?

– third

  1. Which is the world’s largest leather producing country?

– India

  1. The Yellow Revolution is related to –

-oilseed production

  1. Which bank was first established in India?

– Bank of India

  1. When was Bank of India establishment of?

– 1770

31.When was the Bank of Madras established?

– 1843

  1. When did the Reserve Bank of India start functioning?

– April 1, 1935

  1. When was the Indian Banking Act passed

– 1949

  1. When were 6 major commercial banks nationalized ?

– 1980

  1. On the recommendation of which committee permission to establish a bank in the private sector

is  granted?

– Narasimhan Committee

  1. India’s first float Where is T.M. installed

– Kochi

37. How many deputy governors are there in addition to a governor in RBI?

-Four

  1. Up to the maximum of which category the Reserve Bank can issue bank notes?

-10,000 rupees

  1. Up to the maximum of which category the Reserve Bank can issue coins?

-1,000 rupees

  1. When was founded the Reserve Bank Note Printing (Pvt.) Ltd?

– February 3, 1995

  1. When was the National Credit Council established?

– December 22, 1977

  1. When did National Electronic Fund Transfer (NEFT) start in the country?

October, 2005

  1. When was the establishment of the Indian Securities Trade Corporation

– 1994

  1. When was founded India’s first depository National Securities Depository Ltd. (NSDL)?

– November 8, 1996

44. When was founded the country’s second depository Central Depository Services Ltd (CDSL)

– February, 1998

  1. What was the first name of the Bombay Stock Exchange

– The Native Share and Stock  Brokers Association

46. On what Inflation in India is based?

– Wholesale price index