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Facts about India – 06

201.In which day Gandhiji was assassinated?

Friday


202.Who was the leader of Dharma Sabha which has the chief objective to counteract the propaganda of Brahma Samaj?

Radhakant Dev


203.Who wrote the book ‘Gandhi and Anarchy’?

C.Sankaran Nair


204.The prime minister who signed on Lahore Declaration with Nawaz Sherif of Pakistan:

A B Vajpayee


205.The autobiography of Morarji Desai:

Story of My Life


206.Who succeeded Rajiv Gandhi as minister of India:

V.P.Singh


207.To whom Jawaharlal Nehru dedicated his autobiography?

Kamala Nehru


208.The final resting place of Jawaharlal Nehru:

Santhi Van


209.Who performed the role of Jawaharlal Nehru in the film ‘Gandhi’?

Roshan Seth


210.The first bank in India-

Bank of Hindustan


211.Kirit Parikh Committee was set up to review-

Petroleum pricing


212.Depreciation means-

loss of equipment over time due to wear and tear


213.Disinvestment in Public Sector is called?

Privatisation


214.India changed over to the decimal system of coinage in-

April 1957


215.Money value of goods and services producing in a country during a year is called-

National Income


216.How many banks were nationalised in 1980?

Six


217.The Industrial Credit and Investment Corporation of India Limited (ICICI) was founded in –

1955


218.The founder of Oriental Life Insurance Company-

Anita Bhavsar


219.Where is the head office of New India Assurance?

Mumbai


220.The celebrated work on Indian economic history ‘The Industrial Evolution in India in recent Times’ was written by-

D.R.Gadgil


221.The apex bank of industrial credit in India.

IDBI


222.The first National Income Committee was constituted in the year-

1949


223.The full form of ‘P.P.P.’ in financial world-

Purchasing Power Parity


224.The prominent function of Central Statistical Organisation-

To collect national income statistics


225.The headquarters of Allahabad bank is in

Kolkata