Gk quiz 22_sep11_day3

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Gk quiz 22_sep11_day3

  1. 1. Quiz <br />Vittarth – The Finance Club<br />
  2. 2. Who founded the famous Wall Street Journal?<br />A) Charles Dow and Edward Jones<br />B) Peter Dimond<br />C) George Marshall<br />D) Dale Moortensen<br />Answer: A) Charles Dow and Edward Jones<br />
  3. 3. Which Financial Services giant is known as the Thundering Herd?<br /> A) Goldman Sachs<br />B) JP Morgan Chase<br />C) Merill Lynch<br />D) Lehman Brothers<br />Answer: C) Merill Lynch<br />
  4. 4. What term became popular after the newspaper report of Watergate Scandal in the year 1973?<br /> A) Money Laundering<br />B) Havala<br />C) Money Hoarding<br />D) Red Herring<br />Answer: A) Money Laundering<br />
  5. 5. Name the person who introduced the 'Double Entry' book keeping concept?<br /> A) Lucas Pacioli<br />B) Henry Fayol<br /> C) Richard stone<br /> D) Franco Modigliani<br />Answer: A) Lucas Pacioli<br />
  6. 6. Name the term used for depreciating a company's intangible assets?<br />A) Amortization<br />B) Depreciation<br /> C) Nominalization<br />D) None of the Above<br />Answer: A) Amortization<br />
  7. 7. This term is derived from the Greek word 'Oikanomia' means "House Management". What is it?<br /> A) Finance<br />B) Hotel Management<br />C) Economics<br /> D) None of the above<br />Answer: C) Economics<br />
  8. 8. Name the first Indian woman CEO of a Foreign Bank?<br /> A) TariniVaidya<br />B) NainaLalKidwai<br />C) IndraNooyi<br />D) ChandaKochhar<br />Answer: A) TariniVaidya<br />
  9. 9. He is the pioneer in mutual fund industry and often referred as the Father of Index Fund investing. He created the first S&P 500 Index fund. Identify this famous person?<br /> A) John Bogle<br />B) James Tobin<br />C) Lawrence Klein<br />D) Herbert Simon<br />Answer: A) John Bogle<br />
  10. 10. Name India's largest Mutual Fund scheme which had a troublesome run and make the investors unhappy?<br /> A) US-64 UTI<br />B) Open Ended Scheme<br />C) Index Scheme<br />D) US-69 UTI<br />Answer: A) US-64 UTI<br />
  11. 11. Name this famous personality who founded Pratichi Trust with the use of his Nobel Prize money?<br />A) AmartyaSen<br />B) HargobindKhurana<br />C) V S Naipaul<br />D) VenkatramanRamakrishnan<br />Answer: A) AmartyaSen<br />
  12. 12. Currency trivia. In India where is the Paper for the currency manufactured?<br /> A) Security Paper Mill,Hoshangabad, MP<br /> B) Currency Paper Mill, Khadagvasla<br /> C) Imperial Paper Industry, Pimpri<br /> D) None <br />Answer: A) Security Paper Mill<br />
  13. 13. What do you call when a firm's actual bank balance is greater than the balance shown in the firm's book?<br />A) Payment Float<br /> B) Overfull State<br /> C) Flooding Phenomenon <br /> D) High Tide Firm<br />Answer: A) Payment Float<br />
  14. 14. Which word was derived from the French word Bougette meaning 'Little Bag'?<br />** Chocolate Question<br />Answer: Budget<br />
  15. 15. What is known as the working balance in foreign currency maintained by a bank in Country X with its correspondent bank in Country Y to facilitate delivery or receipt of currencies?<br />A) Vostro Account<br />B) Nostro Account<br />C) Alien Account<br />D) None<br />Answer: B) Nostro Account<br />
  16. 16. In 1921 the three Presidency Banks in India named Bank of Bengal, Bank of Bombay and Bank of Madras were amalgamated to form which other Bank?<br /> A) Bank of Baroda<br />B) Reserve Bank of India<br />C) State Bank of India<br />D) Central Bank<br />Answer: C) State Bank of India<br />
  17. 17. Which is India's first Credit Rating Agency set up jointly by LIC, GIC, UTI, ICICI and Asian Development Bank in January 1988?<br /> A) CRISIL<br />B) ORG Marg<br />C) Nielson<br />D) CNX <br />Answer: A) CRISIL<br />
  18. 18. What does NASDAQ stands for?<br /> A) National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations<br />B) National Association for Software Dealing in Automated Quotations<br />C) National Association in Security Dealing by Automated Quotation<br /> D) National Association of Software Dealers Automated Quotations<br />Answer: A<br />
  19. 19. Which exchange sports the tagline ' The world Invests in us‘<br /> A) LSE<br />B) NYSE<br />C) DowJones<br />D) BSE<br />Answer: B) NYSE<br />
  20. 20. The first Stock Market in the world?<br /> A) NYSE, USA<br />B) Antwerp, Belgium<br />C) BSE, India<br /> D) Tokyo Stock Exchange, Japan<br />Answer: B) Antwerp, Belgium<br />
  21. 21. Who is the newly appointed IMF chief?<br /> A) ChrisitneLagarde<br />B) Pascal Lamy<br />C) Jeff Immelt<br />D) Strauss Kahn<br />Answer: A) Christine Lagarde<br />
  22. 22. Write the name of the country and stock exchanges whose flag has been displayed.<br />
  23. 23. Answers:<br />Brazil: Bovespa<br />Germany: DAX/ Deutsche Borse<br />Hong Kong: Hang Seng/ Hong Kong Stock Exchange<br />
  24. 24. Kindly identify the gentleman, and the position he holds.<br />Answer: Ben Bernarke, Chief , Federal Bank<br />
  25. 25. Kindly identify the gentleman and the name of the organization of which he is the chairman.<br />Answer: N C Jha, Chairman, Coal India Ltd. <br />
  26. 26. Kindly identify the gentleman and the name of the regulatory body he heads.<br />Answer: U K Sinha, SEBI Chief<br />

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