Current Affairs March 2012 Quiz – II

16 New Chief Minister of Uttarakhand?
  A) Akhilesh Yadav
  B) Manohar Parikar
  C) Vijay Bahuguna
  D) Shivraj Singh Chauhan
17 New Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh?
  A) Akhilesh Yadav
  B) Manohar Parikar
  C) Vijay Bahuguna
  D) Shivraj Singh Chauhan
18 Index of Industrial Production (IIP) growth in January stood at?
  A) 7.1%
  B) 6.8%
  C) 4.1%
  D) 4.4%
19 Which Iconic Test Cricekt Batsman known as “The Wall” has retired in March?
  A) Rahul Dravid
  B) Ricky Ponting
  C) Stuart Board
  D) Adam Gilcrist
20 New Railway Minister who has rollbacked rail fare increase?
  A) Dinesh Trivedi
  B) Mukul Roy
  C) Ajit Singh
  D) Kapil Sibal
21 India’s inflation for February stood at?
  A) 6.9%
  B) 6.07%
  C) 6.95%
  D) 6.65%
22 In March which global pharma company has scrapped their Insulin deal with Biocon?
  A) Glenmark
  B) Glaxo Smith
  C) Pfizer
  D) Daichi
23 Which 2 new companies were introduced in Nifty in March?
  A) Union Bank and Asian Paints
  B) Reliance Power and Asian Paints
  C) Bank of Baroda and Asian Paints
  D) Bank of Baroda and Unitech
24 Indian Poverty declined in 2009-10. New rate of poverty?
  A) 28.5%
  B) 29%
  C) 29.8%
  D) 32.5%
25 India’s retail inflation, based on the Consumer Price Index in February stood at?
  A) 7.65%
  B) 8.95%
  C) 8.65%
  D) 8.83%
26 Global package deliver giant United Parcel Service has agreed to acquire which Parcel and lohistic company?
  A) TNT Express NV
  B) DHL
  C) Blue Dart
  D) Fedex
27 he Tamil Nadu Cabinet has given its nod to continue construction at which nuclear power plant in March?
  A)  Kalpakkam nuclear power plant
  B)  Kudankulam nuclear power plant
  C)  Jitapur nuclear power plant
  D)  Tarapur nuclear power plant
28 Which Badminton player won the Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold title in Basel?
  A) Shixian Wang
  B) Saina Nehwal
  C) Sania Mirza
  D) Leander Paes
29 Which tax has been increased to 12% from earlier 10% during union budget?
  A) Entertainment Tax
  B) Service Tax
  C) Dividend tax
  D) Short term capital gain tax
30 During union budget, GDP growth estimate for FY 2012-13 is projected as?
  A) 6.9%
  B) 7.6%
  C) 7.5%
  D) 7.1%


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