Daily Practice Quiz Published in October 2012

GK Questions
 
Sl No.Question
2571The book -Of Thee I Sing -is written by
A) George W,.Bush
B) Prince William
C) Barack Obama
D) Nicolas Sarkozy
2572Who became the first woman president of Brazil?
A) Dilma Rousseff
B) Julia Gillard
C) Alexandria Mills
D) Jemina Rossett
2573Which one of the following is heavy water used in nuclear reactor?
A) Water having molecular weight 18 amu
B) Water having molecular weight 20 amu
C) Water at 40°C but having molecular weight 19 amu
D) Water below the ice in a frozen sea
2574"Globally Integrated Enterprise" is a term coined by
A) Craig Barrett
B) Jack Welch
C) Sam Palmisano
D) Jeffrey Immelt
2575The Brand Ambassador for BSNL is
A) Sachin Tendulkar
B) Deepika Padukone
C) Preeti Zinta
D) Mahendra Singh Dhoni
2576Bravia brand of LCD TVs was launched by?
A) Sony
B) LG
C) Samsung
D) Philips
2577Which institution publishes the World Investment Report every year?
A) World Trade Organization (WTO)
B) International Monetary Fund (IMF)
C) United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
D) World Bank
2578Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) mainly contains
A) Methane
B) Butane
C) Benzene
D) A mixture of aromatic hydrocarbons
2579The situation in which total revenues equals total costs, is knows as
A) Monopolistic Competition
B) Equilibrium level
C) Breakeven point
D) Perfect Competition
2580The author of the book titled -The Future of India- is
A) Bimal Jalan
B) Deepak Chopra
C)  Anurag Mathur
D) Amitav Ghosh
2581Which of the following woods is used in making cricket bats?
A) Cedrus puniferum
B) Salix Purpurea (Willow)
C) Tectona grandis
D) Morus alba
2582Who composed the famous song -SARE JAHAN SE ACHHA, HINDUSTAN HAMARA-?
A) Mirza Ghalib
B) Mohd. Iqbal
C) Naqsh Layalpuri
D) Shakeel Badayuni
2583The first Chief Election Commissioner of India was
A) S.P. Sen Verma
B) Sukumar Sen
C) Dr. Nagendra Singh
D) K.V.K. Sundaram
2584Who among the following was the first heavyweight boxer to go undefeated throughout his career?
A) Rockey Marciano
B) Lee Epperson
C) Marry Holmes
D) Michael Spinks
2585Where was the Arya Samaj set up for the first time in 1875?
A) Amritsar
B) Lahore
C) Bombay
D) Delhi
2586Who built the temple of Angkor vat?
A) Surya Varman
B) Jaya Varman
C) Vaso Varman
D) Hari Varman
2587Who was the first Sufi saint in India?
A) Shaikh Hamiduddin
B) Shaikh Nizamuddin Auliya
C) Shaikh Qutbudding Auliya
D) Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti
2588How many members participated during the first session of the Indian National Congress in 1885, at Bombay?
A) 72
B) 172
C) 85
D) 124
2589In Faizabad, the revolt of 1857 was led by
A) Ahmadullah
B) Bakht Khan
C) Khan Bahadur Khan
D) Nana Sahib
2590Which one of the following newspapers was edited by Gandhi?
A) Navjeevan
B) Kesari
C) Maratha
D) Gujarat
2591Indian Citizenship Act was passed in
A) 1950
B) 1952
C) 1955
D) 1960
2592The novel -White Tiger-, which won the Man Booker Prize 2008, was authored by
A) Arundhati Roy
B) V. S. Naipaul
C) Kiran Desai
D) Aravind Adiga
2593Who compared the Dandi March to Napoleon-s march to Paris on his return from Elba?
A) Dadabhai Naoroji
B) Lala Lajpat Rai
C) Subhash Chandra Bose
D) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
2594A Money Bill passed by the Lok Sabha has to be passed and returned by Rajya Sabha within
A) 21 days
B) 14 days
C) 1 month
D) 3 month
2595UTI bank having decided to relinquish the UTI brand name chose the new brand name of
A) Exim Bank
B) Yes Bank
C) Axis Bank
D) None of These
2596The ozone layer of atmosphere absorbs
A) Visible radiations.
B) Ultraviolet radiations.
C) Radio waves.
D) Dnfrared radiations.
2597The material used for making carry bags for shopping purpose is a polymer of
A) Ethylene.
B) Acetylene.
C) Vinyl Chloride.
D) Propylene.
2598The purification of muddy water by alum is due to
A) Dialysis.
B) Coagulation.
C) Emulsification.
D) Filtration.
2599Air is completely removed from an electric bulb to prevent
A) Oxidation of tungsten filament.
B) Bursting of the bulb.
C) Loss of light due to absorption.
D) None of these.
2600The meeting point of the Western Ghats and the Eastern Ghats is
A) Cardamom Hills.
B) Palni Hills.
C) Annamalai Hills.
D) Nilgiri Hills.
2601International Rice Research Institute is situated in
A) Philippines.
B) Indonesia.
C) Malaysia.
D) India.
2602Which city is called the -Boston of the East-?
A) Mumbai
B) Ahmedabad
C) Coimbatore
D) Madurai
2603Army Day is observed on
A) 16th January
B) 15th January
C) 17th January
D) 20th January
2604NIA stands for
A) National Aeronautics Agency
B) National Investigation Agency
C) National Armament Agency
D) None of these
2605In which of the following years was General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) absorbed into the World Trade Organization (WTO)?
A) 1991
B) 1995
C) 2000
D) 2005
2606Which company has launched a sports utility vehicle (SUV), the Chevrolet Forester in India?
A) Maruti Udyog
B) Toyota
C) Mahindra and Mahindra
D) General Motors
2607Name the Indian President who headed ISRO.
A) S.D. Sharma
B) K R Narayanan
C) R. Venkatraman
D) A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
2608Which economist was awarded the 'Commander of the Order of the Southern Cross' for his pioneering work in introducing VAT in Brazil?
A) Parthasarathi Shome
B) C Rangarajan
C) Vijay KelkarZ
D) Ashok Lahiri
2609Which of the following countries will host the World Cup Football 2018?
A) Qatar
B) Russia
C) Australia
D) Germany
2610Who is the author of the book -Wealth of Nations-?
A) Ricardo
B) Keynes
C) Karl Marx
D) Adam Smith
2611What does Balance of trade mean?
A) Total trade
B) Difference between imports and exports
C) The profit earned by a trader
D) Cost price plus profit
2612Who granted Diwani rights of Bengal to the East India Company?
A) Bahadur Shah
B) Shah Alam II
C) Mir Jafar
D) Mir Kasim
2613The highest waterfall in the world is at
A) Salto Angel, Venezuela.
B) Niagara Falls, USA.
C) Victoria Falls, Africa.
D) Jog Falls, India.
2614Upanishads are
A) A source of Hindu Philosophy.
B) Books of ancient Hindu Law.
C) Books on social behavior by Manu.
D) Prayers to God.
2615What does GST stand for?
A) Global Security Treaty
B) Goods and Services Tax
C) Geo Stationary Transmission
D) Grand Surveillance Turbine
2616The element which is commonly used in nuclear reactor for producing electricity by nuclear fission is
A) Radium
B) Plutonium
C) Uranium
D) Deuterium
2617Who took over as the Chief Minister of Bihar after Assembly elections of 2010?
A) Lalu Prasad Yadav
B) Ram Vilas Paswan
C) Sushil Modi
D) Nitish Kumar
2618Which of the following countries have won the first ever Gold Medal in T20 cricket in Asian Games?
A) Bangladesh
B) Pakistan
C) Sri Lanka
D) India
2619Pulitzer Prize is given in which field?
A) Painting
B) Literature
C) Technology
D) Medical
2620Which of the following is not a member in Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) group of countries?
A) Cambodia
B) Indonesia
C) Philippines
D) India
2621Bank of Baroda was nationalized in the year
A) 1969
B) 1978
C) 1957
D) 1980
2622The World Bank is headquartered at
A) Washington DC, USA
B) Massachusetts, USA
C) New York, USA
D) Houston, Texas
2623Name the Chief Executive Officer of Prasar Bharati who was suspended on charges of irregularities.
A) Vinod Rai
B) M V Nair
C) B S Lalli
D) Ranjan Mittal
2624Who is the author of the book "Jawaharlal Nehru: Civilizing a Savage World"
A) Arun Shourie
B) Nayantara Sehgal
C) R. K. Narayan
D) Namita Gokhale
2625Who is the author of the book "My Life with Taliban"?
A) Abdul Salam Zaeef
B) Mulla Omar
C) Mullah Sadiq
D) Mohammad Yaqub
2626Name the first batsman to notch up 50 Test hundreds
A) Jack Kallis
B) Ricky Ponting
C)  Virendra Sehwag
D)  Sachin Tendulkar
2627Who has been named Time magazine's 2010 Person of the year?
A) Julian Assange
B) Mark Zuckerburg
C) Wen Jiabao
D) Barack Obama
2628Who among the following is the main accused in the estimated 400cr fraud at Citibank's Gurgaon branch?
A) Shivraj Puri
B) Vikram Pandit
C) Hardeep Puri
D) Shivaji Batra
2629National Youth Day is observed on the birthday of Swami Vivekananda on
A) January 5
B) January 7
C) January 12
D) January 17
2630The first edition of the South Asian Winter Games was held in
A) Dehradun
B) Gulmarg
C) Ooty
D) Shillong
2631Which of the following countries is not member of SAARC?
A) Afghanistan
B) Myanmar
C) Bhutan
D) Maldives
2632Which of the following organizations releases World Economic Outlook report?
A) World Bank
B) IMF
C) UNDP
D) WTO
2633Who was the oldest person so far to have been awarded Nobel Prize and what was his age at that time?
A) Prof. William Lawrence Bragg, 88 years
B) Prof. Francis Peyton Rous, 87 years
C) Prof. Frederic Sanger, 90 years
D) Sir John Bardeen, 89 years
2634Which of the following is spicified by Beta?
A) Country Risk
B) Systematic Risk
C) Unsystematic Risk
D) Interest Rate Risk
2635Which of the following comes under liability
A) Receivables
B) Land
C) Cash and Cash Equivalents
D) Payables
2636The White House on 10 February 2012 named India's renowned economist as the  receipient of the 2011 US National Humanities Medal. Who is that person?
A)    Montek Singh Ahluwalia
B)    C. Rangarajan
C)    Usha Thorat
D)    Amartya Sen
2637India asked which one of the following nations to bring in a national anti-piracy legislation for investigation and prosecution of suspected pirates?
A)Somalia
B)China
C)Egypt
D)Ghana
2638The largest  (12.76 carat) rough pink diamond ever found in Australia was discovered in a West Australian mine owned by Rio Tinto. What was diamond named?
A) Argyle Pink Jubilee
B) Williams Pink
C) Aurora Butterfly of Peace
D) Eureka Diamond
2639Former Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram inaugurated the the fourth and final regional hub of the National Security Guard (NSG) in which of the following places on 23 February 2012
A) Mumbai
B) Imphal
C) Srinagar
D) Vishakapattnam
2640The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) panel on priority sector lending was headed by which of the following members?
A) M.V.Nair
B) Dr.D.Subbarao
C) Dr.K.C.Chakrabaraty
D) Subir Gokran
2641Which country in the list is the highest producer of Jute?
A) Malaysia
B) India
C) Bangladesh
D) China
2642India's Central Drug Research Institute located in which City?
A) Chennai
B) New Delhi
C) Lucknow
D) Hyderabad
2643The 'World Ozone Day' is observed on?
A) 21st September
B) 6th September
C) 16th September
D) 16th October
2644What is the currency of South Korea?
A) Franc
B) Yuan
C) Yen
D) Won
2645Which Indian Scientist is also known as the 'Father of India's Nuclear Programme'?
A) Dr. Satyendra Nath Bose
B) A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
C) Dr. Homi J. Bhabha
D) Dr. C.V. Raman
2646Which Indian Scientist is also known as the 'Missile Man of India'?
A) Dr. Satyendra Nath Bose
B) A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
C) Dr. Homi J. Bhabha
D) Dr. C.V. Raman
2647Which of the following duration represents the period of the first Five-Year Plan in India?
A) 1947 - 52
B) 1950 - 55
C) 1951 - 56
D) 1949 - 54
2648Which sector in the list is part of eight core sectors in India?
A) Garment
B) Fertilizer
C) Leather
D) Jute
2649Who is the author of the book -Development as Freedom-?
A) Kaushik basu
B) C. Rangarajan
C) M. S. Swaminathan
D) Amartya Sen
2650Which of the following awards is given in the Sports category?
A) Pulitzer Award
B) Arjun Award
C) Magsasay Award
D) Booker Prize
2651India's headline inflation is calculated using?
A) Retail Price Index
B) Consumer Price Index
C) Wholesale Price Index
D) None of These
2652The census in India is done after?
A) 12 Years
B) 15 years
C) 10 years
D) 20 years
2653Who is the author of the book "Between the Assassinations"
A) Arundhuti Roy
B) Salman rushdie
C) Arvind Adiga
D) Chetan Bhagat
2654Italian sportswear maker Fila has signed up which Indian cricketer as its first ever brand ambassador in India?
A) Virat Kohli
B) Gautam Gambhir
C) Virender Sehwag
D) MS Dhoni
2655Which Indian Two-Wheeler company has launched a new 125 cc motorcycle 'Ignitor'?
A) Bajaj
B) Honda
C) Hero Moto Corp
D) TVS
2656Supreme Court has ordered which Indian group to refund nearly Rs 17,400 crore to its more than 2 crore investors in September 2012?
A) Pearless
B) Tata
C) Reliance
D) Sahara
2657Whom the ministry of mines has given additional charge as chairman and managing director (CMD) of PSU Company NALCO in September 2012?
A) B L Bagra
B) Arun Prakash
C) Anshuman Das
D) None of These
2658Who has recently taken over the role of director at the MRF Pace Foundation in Chennai from Australian fast bowler genius Dennis Lillee?
A) Bret Lee
B) Glenn McGrath
C) Shaun Pollock
D) Wasim Akram
2659Who has taken over as the new Navy Chief of India in August 2012?
A) Nirmal Verma
B) Devendra Kumar Joshi
C) B.K Singh
D) Arun Prakash
2660Which Company has unveiled its first smartphones Lumia 920 and 820 using Windows 8 software yesterday in USA recently?
A) Motorola
B) Samsung
C) LG
D) Nokia
2661Which Committee has recently sugegsted Indian Government to eliminate Diesel subsidy by 2013-14 for fiscal consolidation?
A) Shome Committee
B) Kelkar Committee
C) Parekh Committee
D) Narshimha Committee
2662Liang Guanglie has recently visited India in September 2012. He is Defence Minister of which country?
A) Malaysia
B) Thailand
C) China
D) Japan
2663Five Indian companies are placed in the list of -The World-s Most Innovative Companies- compiled the Forbes Magazine. Which company topped the list among all the Indian Companies?
A) Hindustan Unilever
B) Tata Consultancy Services
C) Infosys
D) Larsen & Toubro
2664India's headline inflation for August stood at?
A) 7.25%
B) 6.87%
C) 7.55%
D) 7%
2665India's export for August stood at?
A) USD 20.5 Billion
B) USD 32.3 Billion
C) USD 22.3 Billion
D) USD 38 Billion
2666Which Institute secured 1st Rank in the QS World University Rankings 2011-2012 for Best Universities across the world?
A) Cambridge University
B) Harvard University
C) Oxford University
D) Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
2667Which is announced as the official mascot for the 2014 FIFA World Cup?
A) Zakumi
B) Panda
C) Smiling Armadillo
D) None of These
2668India-s Kerala based poet Jeet Thayil has been shortlisted for the 2012 Man Booker Prize in Fiction category for which novel?
A) Bring up the Bodies
B) Swimming Home
C) Narcopolis
D) The Garden of Evening Mists
2669The Indian Cricket board, BCCI has terminated the contract of which IPL team recently in September 2012?
A) Deccan Chargers
B) Pune Warriors
C) Chennai Super Kings
D) Royal Challengers Bangalore
2670"World Ozone Day" is observed on?
A) 8th Sep
B) 15th Sep
C) 16th Sep
D) 21st Sep
267111 Indian publicly held companies are featured in the Forbes 2012 list of 50 best publicly traded companies in Asia-Pacific. Which Indian company topped the list among Indian Companies?
A) Tata Consultancy Services
B) ITC
C) Bharti Airtel
D) HDFC Bank
2672Morgan Stanley has lowered India-s GDP growth forecast for current fiscal year 2012-13 to ____ in September 2012?
A) 6.1%
B) 5.8%
C) 5.1%
D) 6.6%
2673Girisha Hosanagara Nagarajegowda won the first medal for India at the 2012 paralympic games held in London in which category?
A) Long Jump F42 Event
B) Weight Lifting
C) Boxing
D) High Jump Event
2674Which day is observed as the World Tourism Day?
A) 17th September
B) 7th September
C) 28th September
D) 27th September
2675While taking important reform steps in September 2012, The Union cabinet has allowed ___ FDI in multi brand retail?
A) 49%
B) 51%
C) 26%
D) 74%
2676Verghese Kurien who died recently in September 2012 was associated with which indian brand?
A) ITC
B) Mother Dairy
C) Amul
D) None of These
2677Which global fast food giant has opened a completely Veg restaurant in India for the first time in September 2012?
A) Subway
B) KFC
C) McDonald's
D) Dominos
2678Which Indian IT company has recently acquired Zurich based Consultancy firm Loadstone for USD 350 million?
A) HCL Technologies
B) Wipro
C) Infosys
D) TCS
2679Who won the men-s Singles US Open title 2012?
A) Roger Federer
B) Rafael Nadal
C) Andy Murray
D) Novak Djokovic
2680Who won the Women's Singles US Open title 2012 recently?
A) Serena Williams
B) Maria Sarapova
C) Venus Williams
D) Agnieszka Radwanska
2681Who has been recently awarded with the "ODI Cricketer of Year 2012" by ICC in September 2012?
A) Shane Watson
B) Kumar Sangakara
C) Chris Gayle
D) Virat Kohli
2682Justice Altamas Kabir has recently swoen in as the Chief Justice of India. With this he became the ____ CJI of India
A) 39th
B) 41st
C) 38th
D) 40th
2683Recently Ministry of Environment and Forestry has stopped Mining in which state?
A) Karnataka
B) Maharashtra
C) Goa
D) Madhya Pradesh
2684While taking important reform steps in September 2012, The Union cabinet has allowed ___ FDI in Single brand retail?
A) 49%
B) 51%
C) 100%
D) 74%
2685Which Indian Hotel group has recently launched World's largest LEED platinum hotel in Chennai?
A) Oberoi Group
B) Indian Hotels
C) ITC Ltd
D) Leela Group
2686India-s IIP growth for the month of July stood flat at?
A) 0.5%
B) 0.1%
C) -0.5%
D) -1.8%
2687Who has been recently appointed as the Chief Economist of the World Bank in September 2012 replacing Justin Yifu Lin?
A) Mantek Singh Ahuwalia
B) Raghuram Rajan
C) Kaushik Basu
D) None of These
2688"Alzheimer-s Day; Day for Peace & Non- violence (UN)" is observed on?
A) 8th Sep
B) 15th Sep
C) 16th Sep
D) 21st Sep
2689Who has been recently awarded with the Test Cricketer of Year 2012" by ICC in September 2012?
A) Shane Watson
B) Kumar Sangakara
C) Chris Gayle
D) Virat Kohli
2690Which Indian IT Company has recently won the contract to modernize nearly 1,50,000 post office across India?
A) TCS
B) Wipro
C) Infosys
D) HCL Technologies
2691Which Country hosted the ICC Women's T20 World Cup held in September 2012?
A) South Africa
B) Australia
C) England
D) Sri Lanka
2692Recently US Ambassador Christopher Stevens and 3 others were killed during a protest by Muslims triggered by a movie in which country?
A) Egypt
B) Libya
C) Syria
D) Iraq
2693Which Indian IT company has acquired Hutchison's back office call centre business in India in Sep 2012?
A) Wipro
B) Infosys
C) TCS
D) Tech Mahindra
2694Who is the head of the Inter Ministerial Group (IMG) formed to review the allocation of coal blocks which were allocated earlier without auction?
A) Subodh Kant Sahay
B) Sharad Pawar
C) Zohra Chatterji
D) None of These
2695What was India's rank in the list of countries in the Global Competitive index 2012-13 published by the World Economic Forum in Septermber 2012?
A) 57th
B) 58th
C) 59th
D) 56th
26965 Indian companies have made it to the list of 100 most innovative companies in the world as compiled by Forbes magazine. Which in the list did not make to the list?
A) Sun Pharma
B) Reliance Industries
C) TCS
D) Infosys
2697US Maganize Forbes has recently published the list of 100 most innovative companies in the world. Which company in the list secured 1st Rank in the list?
A) Red Hat
B) Google
C) Amazon.com
D) Salesforce.com
2698What is the revised annual GDP growth rate for 12th plan from earlier GDP growth of 9%?
A) 8%
B) 8.5%
C) 8.2%
D) 7.8%
2699The Union Cabinet has approved 51% FDI in Multi Brand retail and made it mandatory to procure _____ of the products from the small-scale industries?
A) 40%
B) 50%
C) 25%
D) 30%
2700Who has been recently awarded with the People-s Choice award in the recently concluded ICC Cricket Award 2012?
A) Hasim Amla
B) Kumar Sangakara
C) M S Dhoni
D) Virat Kohli

 
 
Answers
2571The book -Of Thee I Sing -is written byAns) Barack Obama
2572Who became the first woman president of Brazil?Ans) Dilma Rousseff
2573Which one of the following is heavy water used in nuclear reactor?Ans) Water having molecular weight 20 amu
2574"Globally Integrated Enterprise" is a term coined byAns) Sam Palmisano
2575The Brand Ambassador for BSNL isAns) Deepika Padukone
2576Bravia brand of LCD TVs was launched by?Ans) Sony
2577Which institution publishes the World Investment Report every year?Ans) United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
2578Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) mainly containsAns) Butane
2579The situation in which total revenues equals total costs, is knows asAns) Breakeven point
2580The author of the book titled -The Future of India- isAns) Bimal Jalan
2581Which of the following woods is used in making cricket bats?Ans) Salix Purpurea (Willow)
2582Who composed the famous song -SARE JAHAN SE ACHHA, HINDUSTAN HAMARA-?Ans) Mohd. Iqbal
2583The first Chief Election Commissioner of India wasAns) Sukumar Sen
2584Who among the following was the first heavyweight boxer to go undefeated throughout his career?Ans) Rockey Marciano
2585Where was the Arya Samaj set up for the first time in 1875?Ans) Bombay
2586Who built the temple of Angkor vat?Ans) Surya Varman
2587Who was the first Sufi saint in India?Ans) Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti
2588How many members participated during the first session of the Indian National Congress in 1885, at Bombay?Ans) 72
2589In Faizabad, the revolt of 1857 was led byAns) Ahmadullah
2590Which one of the following newspapers was edited by Gandhi?Ans) Navjeevan
2591Indian Citizenship Act was passed inAns) 1955
2592The novel -White Tiger-, which won the Man Booker Prize 2008, was authored byAns) Aravind Adiga
2593Who compared the Dandi March to Napoleon-s march to Paris on his return from Elba?Ans) Subhash Chandra Bose
2594A Money Bill passed by the Lok Sabha has to be passed and returned by Rajya Sabha withinAns) 14 days
2595UTI bank having decided to relinquish the UTI brand name chose the new brand name ofAns) Axis Bank
2596The ozone layer of atmosphere absorbsAns) Ultraviolet radiations.
2597The material used for making carry bags for shopping purpose is a polymer ofAns) Ethylene.
2598The purification of muddy water by alum is due toAns) Filtration.
2599Air is completely removed from an electric bulb to preventAns) Bursting of the bulb.
2600The meeting point of the Western Ghats and the Eastern Ghats isAns) Nilgiri Hills.
2601International Rice Research Institute is situated inAns) Philippines.
2602Which city is called the -Boston of the East-?Ans) Ahmedabad
2603Army Day is observed onAns) 15th January
2604NIA stands forAns) National Investigation Agency
2605In which of the following years was General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) absorbed into the World Trade Organization (WTO)?Ans) 2000
2606Which company has launched a sports utility vehicle (SUV), the Chevrolet Forester in India?Ans) General Motors
2607Name the Indian President who headed ISRO.Ans) A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
2608Which economist was awarded the 'Commander of the Order of the Southern Cross' for his pioneering work in introducing VAT in Brazil?Ans) Vijay KelkarZ
2609Which of the following countries will host the World Cup Football 2018?Ans) Russia
2610Who is the author of the book -Wealth of Nations-?Ans) Adam Smith
2611What does Balance of trade mean?Ans) Difference between imports and exports
2612Who granted Diwani rights of Bengal to the East India Company?Ans) Shah Alam II
2613The highest waterfall in the world is atAns) Salto Angel, Venezuela.
2614Upanishads areAns) A source of Hindu Philosophy.
2615What does GST stand for?Ans) Goods and Services Tax
2616The element which is commonly used in nuclear reactor for producing electricity by nuclear fission isAns) Uranium
2617Who took over as the Chief Minister of Bihar after Assembly elections of 2010?Ans) Nitish Kumar
2618Which of the following countries have won the first ever Gold Medal in T20 cricket in Asian Games?Ans) Bangladesh
2619Pulitzer Prize is given in which field?Ans) Literature
2620Which of the following is not a member in Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) group of countries?Ans) India
2621Bank of Baroda was nationalized in the yearAns) 1969
2622The World Bank is headquartered atAns) Washington DC, USA
2623Name the Chief Executive Officer of Prasar Bharati who was suspended on charges of irregularities.Ans) B S Lalli
2624Who is the author of the book "Jawaharlal Nehru: Civilizing a Savage World"Ans) Nayantara Sehgal
2625Who is the author of the book "My Life with Taliban"?Ans) Abdul Salam Zaeef
2626Name the first batsman to notch up 50 Test hundredsAns)  Sachin Tendulkar
2627Who has been named Time magazine's 2010 Person of the year?Ans) Mark Zuckerburg
2628Who among the following is the main accused in the estimated 400cr fraud at Citibank's Gurgaon branch?Ans) Shivraj Puri
2629National Youth Day is observed on the birthday of Swami Vivekananda onAns) January 12
2630The first edition of the South Asian Winter Games was held inAns) Dehradun
2631Which of the following countries is not member of SAARC?Ans) Myanmar
2632Which of the following organizations releases World Economic Outlook report?Ans) IMF
2633Who was the oldest person so far to have been awarded Nobel Prize and what was his age at that time?Ans) Prof. Francis Peyton Rous, 87 years
2634Which of the following is spicified by Beta?Ans) Systematic Risk
2635Which of the following comes under liabilityAns) Payables
2636The White House on 10 February 2012 named India's renowned economist as the  receipient of the 2011 US National Humanities Medal. Who is that person?Ans) Amartya Sen
2637India asked which one of the following nations to bring in a national anti-piracy legislation for investigation and prosecution of suspected pirates?Ans) Somalia
2638The largest  (12.76 carat) rough pink diamond ever found in Australia was discovered in a West Australian mine owned by Rio Tinto. What was diamond named?Ans)Argyle pink jubilee
2639Former Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram inaugurated the the fourth and final regional hub of the National Security Guard (NSG) in which of the following places on 23 February 2012Ans)Mumbai
2640The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) panel on priority sector lending was headed by which of the following members?Ans)M.V.Nair
2641Which country in the list is the highest producer of Jute?Ans) Bangladesh
2642India's Central Drug Research Institute located in which City?Ans) Lucknow
2643The 'World Ozone Day' is observed on?Ans) 16th September
2644What is the currency of South Korea?Ans) Won
2645Which Indian Scientist is also known as the 'Father of India's Nuclear Programme'?Ans) Dr. Homi J. Bhabha
2646Which Indian Scientist is also known as the 'Missile Man of India'?Ans) A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
2647Which of the following duration represents the period of the first Five-Year Plan in India?Ans) 1951 - 56
2648Which sector in the list is part of eight core sectors in India?Ans) Fertilizer
2649Who is the author of the book -Development as Freedom-?Ans) Amartya Sen
2650Which of the following awards is given in the Sports category?Ans) Arjun Award
2651India's headline inflation is calculated using?Ans) Wholesale Price Index
2652The census in India is done after?Ans) 10 years
2653Who is the author of the book "Between the Assassinations"Ans) Arvind Adiga
2654Italian sportswear maker Fila has signed up which Indian cricketer as its first ever brand ambassador in India?Ans) Virender Sehwag
2655Which Indian Two-Wheeler company has launched a new 125 cc motorcycle 'Ignitor'?Ans) Hero Moto Corp
2656Supreme Court has ordered which Indian group to refund nearly Rs 17,400 crore to its more than 2 crore investors in September 2012?Ans) Sahara
2657Whom the ministry of mines has given additional charge as chairman and managing director (CMD) of PSU Company NALCO in September 2012?Ans) Anshuman Das
2658Who has recently taken over the role of director at the MRF Pace Foundation in Chennai from Australian fast bowler genius Dennis Lillee?Ans) Glenn McGrath
2659Who has taken over as the new Navy Chief of India in August 2012?Ans) Devendra Kumar Joshi
2660Which Company has unveiled its first smartphones Lumia 920 and 820 using Windows 8 software yesterday in USA recently?Ans) Nokia
2661Which Committee has recently sugegsted Indian Government to eliminate Diesel subsidy by 2013-14 for fiscal consolidation?Ans) Kelkar Committee
2662Liang Guanglie has recently visited India in September 2012. He is Defence Minister of which country?Ans) China
2663Five Indian companies are placed in the list of -The World-s Most Innovative Companies- compiled the Forbes Magazine. Which company topped the list among all the Indian Companies?Ans) Larsen & Toubro
2664India's headline inflation for August stood at?Ans) 7.55%
2665India's export for August stood at?Ans) USD 22.3 Billion
2666Which Institute secured 1st Rank in the QS World University Rankings 2011-2012 for Best Universities across the world?Ans) Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
2667Which is announced as the official mascot for the 2014 FIFA World Cup?Ans) Smiling Armadillo
2668India-s Kerala based poet Jeet Thayil has been shortlisted for the 2012 Man Booker Prize in Fiction category for which novel?Ans) Narcopolis
2669The Indian Cricket board, BCCI has terminated the contract of which IPL team recently in September 2012?Ans) Deccan Chargers
2670"World Ozone Day" is observed on?Ans) 16th Sep
267111 Indian publicly held companies are featured in the Forbes 2012 list of 50 best publicly traded companies in Asia-Pacific. Which Indian company topped the list among Indian Companies?Ans) Tata Consultancy Services (Rank: 4)
2672Morgan Stanley has lowered India-s GDP growth forecast for current fiscal year 2012-13 to ____ in September 2012?Ans) 5.1%
2673Girisha Hosanagara Nagarajegowda won the first medal for India at the 2012 paralympic games held in London in which category?Ans) High Jump F42 Event
2674Which day is observed as the World Tourism Day?Ans) 27th September
2675While taking important reform steps in September 2012, The Union cabinet has allowed ___ FDI in multi brand retail?Ans) 51%
2676Verghese Kurien who died recently in September 2012 was associated with which indian brand?Ans) Amul
2677Which global fast food giant has opened a completely Veg restaurant in India for the first time in September 2012?Ans) McDonald's
2678Which Indian IT company has recently acquired Zurich based Consultancy firm Loadstone for USD 350 million?Ans) Infosys
2679Who won the men-s Singles US Open title 2012?Ans) Andy Murray
2680Who won the Women's Singles US Open title 2012 recently?Ans) Serena Williams
2681Who has been recently awarded with the "ODI Cricketer of Year 2012" by ICC in September 2012?Ans) Virat Kohli
2682Justice Altamas Kabir has recently swoen in as the Chief Justice of India. With this he became the ____ CJI of IndiaAns) 39th
2683Recently Ministry of Environment and Forestry has stopped Mining in which state?Ans) Goa
2684While taking important reform steps in September 2012, The Union cabinet has allowed ___ FDI in Single brand retail?Ans) 100%
2685Which Indian Hotel group has recently launched World's largest LEED platinum hotel in Chennai?Ans) ITC Ltd.
2686India-s IIP growth for the month of July stood flat at?Ans) 0.1%
2687Who has been recently appointed as the Chief Economist of the World Bank in September 2012 replacing Justin Yifu Lin?Ans) Kaushik Basu
2688"Alzheimer-s Day; Day for Peace & Non- violence (UN)" is observed on?Ans) 21st Sep
2689Who has been recently awarded with the Test Cricketer of Year 2012" by ICC in September 2012?Ans) Kumar Sangakara
2690Which Indian IT Company has recently won the contract to modernize nearly 1,50,000 post office across India?Ans) Infosys
2691Which Country hosted the ICC Women's T20 World Cup held in September 2012?Ans) Sri Lanka
2692Recently US Ambassador Christopher Stevens and 3 others were killed during a protest by Muslims triggered by a movie in which country?Ans) Libya
2693Which Indian IT company has acquired Hutchison's back office call centre business in India in Sep 2012?Ans) Tech Mahindra
2694Who is the head of the Inter Ministerial Group (IMG) formed to review the allocation of coal blocks which were allocated earlier without auction?Ans) Zohra Chatterji
2695What was India's rank in the list of countries in the Global Competitive index 2012-13 published by the World Economic Forum in Septermber 2012?Ans) 59th
26965 Indian companies have made it to the list of 100 most innovative companies in the world as compiled by Forbes magazine. Which in the list did not make to the list?Ans) Reliance Industries
2697US Maganize Forbes has recently published the list of 100 most innovative companies in the world. Which company in the list secured 1st Rank in the list?Ans) Salesforce.com
2698What is the revised annual GDP growth rate for 12th plan from earlier GDP growth of 9%?Ans) 8.2%
2699The Union Cabinet has approved 51% FDI in Multi Brand retail and made it mandatory to procure _____ of the products from the small-scale industries?Ans) 30%
2700Who has been recently awarded with the People-s Choice award in the recently concluded ICC Cricket Award 2012?Ans) Kumar Sangakara