Tobacco - Current Affairs Questions and Answers

1)   As per the RBI notification issued on first week of July 2015, foreign direct investment is prohibited in manufacturing of which product?

a. Food
b. Leather
c. Cotton
d. Tobacco
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: Tobacco

In a notification, RBI said Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is prohibited in the manufacturing of cigars, cheroots, cigarillos and cigarettes, of tobacco or of tobacco substitutes.

2)   Which state is appreciated on global platform for exemplary campaign against tobacco after World Health Organisation selected it for an award to be conferred on May 29 on the occasion of World No Tobacco Day 2015?

a. Punjab
b. Gujarat
c. Uttarakhand
d. Delhi
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: Punjab

In one of its kind recognition received by any state of the country, the WHO on 27th May’’15 lauded the efforts of the state against use of tobacco. Punjab was the first state to impose complete ban on sale of loose Cigarettes, loose tobacco, flavoured and scented tobacco e-Cigarettes in the state.