Daily Practice Quiz Published in September 2012

GK Questions
 
Sl No.Question
2381Which country successfully launched its first high resolution mapping satellite in 2010?
A) Japan
B) South Korea
C) China
D) India
2382Sukhoi Superjet 100, which has completed static test programme recently, belongs to which country?
A) Russia
B) China
C) Japan
D) Israel
2383World Food Day' is observed on
A) 5 October
B) 10 October
C) 12 October
D) 16 October
2384The book 'My Daughters' is written by
A) Tong Blair
B) Khuswant Singh
C) Barack Obama
D) Stephen Hawkings
2385Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, was made an honorary citizen of which country recently?
A) Hungary
B) France
C) Germany
D) Canada
2386Which country has been elected for the post of Secretary in the Wildlife Crime Working Group of the Interpol for the first time?
A) USA
B) China
C) India
D) Japan
2387Which country hosted the 56th, Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference?
A) China
B) Zimbabwe
C) Ghana
D) Kenya
2388Which of the following did not sign an agreement on sharing Nile water between them?
A) Egypt
B) Kenya
C) Tanzania Sudan
D) Iran
2389The Government has increased the current limit of Foreign Institutional Investors (FII) investment in Government Securities by US $ 5 billion raising the cap to
A) US $ 10 billion
B) US$ 15 billion
C) US $ 20 billion
D) US $ 25 billion
2390Which company has bagged a Rs.660 crore contract from GMR, Badrinath Hydro Power Generation for setting up a 300MW hydel project in Uttarakhand?
A) Rural Electrification Corporation Ltd.
B) Hindustan Construction Company
C) Genco Pte Ltd
D) Reliance Power Ltd
2391The luxury car maker BMW Group belongs to which country?
A) France
B) Italy
C) USA
D) Germany
2392Which of the following Acts was framed specially to deal more effectively with the problem of Non Performing Assets in banking system?
A) Companies Act
B) Banking Regulation Act
C) Foreign Exchange Management Act
D) SARFAESI Act
2393Credit Rating
A) is used to rate the borrowers while giving advances.
B) is used to work out performance of the employees.
C) is used to calculate the number of excellent auditrated branches.
D) is not used in any bank.
2394Invisible Export means export of
A) Perishable goods
B) Prohibited goods
C) Services
D) Goods through smuggling
2395Who is the present RBI Governor?
A) Dr Y V Reddy
B) Dr Ravi Mohan
C) Dr D Subbarao
D) Shri M V Nair
2396Which of the following schemes has been launched by the Govt. of India to provide/develop infrastructure in rural areas?
A) Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act
B) Financial Action Task Force
C) Pradhan Mantri Shahari Rozgar Yojana
D) Bharat Nirman
2397Govt. of India has launched special Green Revolution project for which of the following states/group of states?
A) North East states
B) Bihar and Jharkhand
C) West Bengal
D) Tamil Nadu and Kerala
2398Sugam' is a scheme launched for
A) Small tax payers
B) Pensioners getting old age pension
C) Big corporate houses
D) Getting all sorts of permission/clearances for small exporters
2399National Rural Health Mission was launched in the year
A) 2005
B) 2000
C) 2007
D) 2010
2400Which of the following schemes has been launched for providing health services in rural areas?
A) ASHA
B) Look East
C) SJSRY
D) JNNURM
2401Which of the following schemes has been launched for the schoolgoing children?
A) Lok Jumbish
B) Mid Day Meal
C) Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan
D) AYUSH
2402The eligible age for pension under Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme for Below Poverty Line beneficiaries has now been reduced to
A) 65 years
B) 60 years
C) 58 years
D) 62 years
2403Govt. of India has created a special fund called India Micro Finance Equity Fund of Rs 100 crores maintained by?
A) IDBl Bank
B) RBI
C) ECGC
D) SIDBI
2404What principle/law explains the working of the hydraulic brakes in automobiles?
A) Bernoulli's law
B) Posieulle's principle
C) Pascal's law
D) Archimedes' principle
2405Who among the following were contemporaries of Kanishka?
A) Kamban, Banabhatta, Asvagosha
B) Nagarjuna, Asvagosha, Vasumitra
C) Asvagosha, KaKdasa, Banabhatta
D) Kalidasa, Kamban, Vasumitra
2406Which of the following nonmembers of Parliament has the right to address it?
A) AttorneyGeneral of India
B) SolicitorGeneral of India
C) Chief Justice of India
D) Chief Election Commissioner
2407Which of the following rivers flows through a rift valley?
A) Godavari
B) Narmada
C) Krishna
D) Mahanadl
2408What are the blood corpuscles that help to build up resistance against diseases?
A) Leucocytes
B) Monocytes
C) Neutrophils
D) Lymphocytes
2409Which is the gland that holds the body's thermostat?
A) Pineal
B) Pituitary
C) Thyroid
D) Hypothalamus
2410Rajya Sabha enjoys more powers than the Lok Sabha in the case of —
A) Money Bills
B) Nonmoney bills
C) Setting up of new All India Services
D) Amendment of the Constitution
2411What is the most commonly used substance in fluorescent tubes?
A) Sodium Oxide and Argon
B) Sodium Vapour and Neon
C) Mercury Vapour and Argon
D) Mercury Oxide and Neon
2412Who among the following music composers was deaf?
A) Beethovan LV
B) Bach JS
C) Richard Strauss
D) Johannes Brahms
2413Which is the largest tiger reserve in India?
A) Nagarjuna
B) Manas
C) Pench
D) Corbett
2414Which country/countries started privatisation of Stateowned enterprises as a major State Policy?
A) U.K. under Mrs. Margaret Thatcher
B) Russia in the C.I.S.
C) Mexico/Argentina/Brazil
D) Italy/France/Malaysia
2415Who won the 'Man of the tournament' award of ICC Cricket World Cup2011?
A) Yuvraj Singh
B) Mahendra Singh Dhoni
C) Zaheer Khan
D) Titlakaratne Dilshan
2416Who were made the permanent members of the U.N. Security Council?
A) One representative from each continent.
B) Five major powers of the Allied Forces in the Second World War.
C) Five members elected by the U.N. General Assembly at the initial Constitution.
D) Funding members of the U.N.
2417Which is the earliest Engineering Educational Institution in India?
A) Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani
B) I.I.T., Kharagpur
C) Roorkee Engineering College, (I.I.T. Roorkee)
D) BHU (IT), Varanasi
2418Who was associated with the creation of Pentium Chip?
A) Arun Netravalli
B) Sabeer Bhatia
C) C. Kumar Patel
D) Vinod Dham
2419Who is considered the father of Sahatara (Sitar)?
A) MianTansen
B) Baiju Bawara
C) Amir Khusro
D) Bade Ghulam AH Khan
2420Who developed Ballistic Missile?
A) Wernher Von Braun
B) J. Robert Oppenheimer
C) Edward Taylor
D) Samuel Cohen
2421What is the chromosome number in a human ovum?
A) 24
B) 46
C) 48
D) None of these.
2422Which State in India is the leading producer of Sulphur?
A) Assam
B) Maharashtra
C) Punjab
D) Tamil Nadu
2423Who invented the videotape?
A) Richard James
B) Charles Ginsberg
C) P.T. Farnsworth
D) Georges de Mestral
2424Who is the author of the book "Courts and their Judgements"?
A) Mr. Justice V.R. Krishna Iyer
B) Arun Shourie
C) F.S. Nariman
D) Ram Jethmalani
2425Which organ of the body never rests?
A) Eyes
B) Pancreas
C) Liver
D) Heart
2426Where was the first Cotton Mill in India established?
A) Surat
B) Bombay (Mumbai)
C) Ahmedabad
D) Coimbatore
2427Which Indian Government body monitors the foreign investment in the country?
A) FEMA
B) FCCB
C) NSDL
D) FIPB
2428Which country has launched the world-s first synthetic jet fuel?
A) South Africa
B) USA
C) UK
D) France
2429Sebastian Vettel became Formula One-s youngest World Champion in 2011. He is from which country?
A) Germany
B) USA
C) France
D) Denmark
2430Which one of the following was the original name of Tansen, the famous musician in the court of Akbar?
A) Mahananda Pande
B) Lal Kalwant
C) Baz Bahadur
D) Ramtanu Pande
2431In which year the first Railway line between Bombay and Thane was laid?
A) 1853
B) 1854
C) 1856
D) 1858
2432The UN came into existence in
A) 1946
B) 1945
C) 3947
D) 1950
2433The H.Q. of the UN are located at
A) New York
B) Paris
C) Washington DC
D) Geneva
2434Which of the following is not a principal organ of the UN?
A) General Assembly
B) Trusteeship Council
C) Security Council
D) World Health Organization
2435Which of the following countries is not a member of the UNO?
A) Switzerland
B) Bahamas
C) Mauritius
D) Dominican Republic
2436The permanent seat of the International Court of Justice is located in
A) Paris
B) Geneva
C) Rome
D) The Hague
2437Which of the following countries docs not have the power of Veto in the Security Council?
A) UK
B) Canada
C) USA
D) France
2438How many official working languages are recognized by the UN?
A) 8
B) 7
C) 6
D) 5
2439The Trident Hotel brand in India is owned by ......
A) Eastern India Hotels
B) Tata Group's Indian Hotels
C) ITC Hotels
D) Park Hotels
2440Which of the following launched Penryn chips?
A) American Micro devices (AMD)
B) Intel
C) Texas Instruments
D) Samsung
2441Which of the following launched of its Barcelona processor?
A) American Micro devices (AMD)
B) Intel
C) Texas Instruments
D) Samsung
2442Novak Djokovic is from which of the following countries?
A) Bulgaria
B) Romania
C) Hungary
D) Serbia
2443Who has clinched the Joola Austria Junior and Cadet Open title?
A) Harmed Desai
B) Soumyajit Ghosh
C) Sharath Kamal
D) Kamlesh Mehta
2444Which date is observed as the World Press Freedom Day?
A) May 1
B) May3
C) May 6
D) May 10
2445Who among the following has won the World Snooker Championship for the fourth / time in May 2011?
A) Stephen Hendry
B) Steve Davis
C) Ray Reardon
D) John Higgins
2446Which among the following rivers originates from the Amarkantak?
A) Betwa
B) Mahi
C) Narmada
D) Tapti
2447In which year was the Imperial Records Department established, which is now known as National Archives of India?
A) 1881
B) 1891
C) 1981
D) 1999
2448RBI was nationalized in .....
A) 1959
B) 1947
C) 1945
D) 1949
2449Who has won the title in the Asian snooker championship 2011?
A) Passakorn Suwannawat
B) Aditya Mehta
C) Pankaj Advani
D) Mohammad Rais Senzahi
2450When was the first Nobel Prize awarded?
A) 1890
B) 1896
C) 1901
D) 1969
2451According to the global brands agency Millward Brown, what is the position of ICICI Bank in World's 100 most valuable brands list 2011?
A) 53rd
B) 63rd
C) 73rd
D) 83rd
2452Who won the 20th edition of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup?
A) India
B) Pakistan
C) Australia
D) South Korea
2453What is the full form of IFRS?
A) International Financial Reporting Standards
B) International Financial Radio Services
C) International Financial Research School
D) International Finance Reporting System
2454Who is the author of the book "Jinnah and Tilak"?
A) Nirmala Deshpande
B) A.G Noorani
C) A.H.M. NormanKhan
D) Muhammad Anyad
2455Which of the following is the book written by Siddhartha Mukherjee?
A) Higher than Everest
B) A Passage to England
C) Affluent Society
D) The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer
2456Which of the following days was observed as International Museum Day2011?
A) 16 May
B) 17 May
C) 18 May
D) 19 May
2457Which film won the 'Whole some Entertainer' award of 2010 at the 58th National Awards?
A) Dabangg
B) Do Dooni Chaar
C) Ishqiya
D) Baboo Band Baaja
2458Passport Service Project has been given to
A) Tata Group
B) Reliance (Anil) Group
C) Wipro
D) Infosys
2459Who among the following has issued the coin rupee for the first time?
A) MuhammadbinTughluq
B) Alauddin Khilji
C) Sher Shah
D) Akbar
2460Which company owns its baby care brand 'Baby Dreams'?
A) Wipro Consumer Care
B) J. L. Morison
C) Hindustan Unilever
D) Johnson & Johnson
2461Which of the following is not a brand owned by Shahnaz Hussain?
A) Veda Dynamics
B) Kaya Skin clinics
C) Shahnaz Herbal
D) Forever Beautiful
2462Which of the following is not a snack brand owned by PepsiCo Company Frito Lay?
A) Lays
B) Bingo
C) Kurkure
D) Uncle Chipps
2463Which beer giant operates in India through its 100% owned subsidiary South Asia Breweries?
A) Carlsberg
B) AnheuserBusch
C) Heineken
D) Scottish & Newcastle
2464Who has been ranked by Time Magazine as the most powerful woman of the past century?
A) Mother Teresa
B) Indira Gandhi
C) Jane Adams
D) Golda Meir
2465Justice Soumitra Sen of the Calcutta High court is the second judge in the country history to face removal proceedings in Parliament. Who was the first?
A) Gautam Ghosh
B) B. Sudhakar
C) V. Ramaswamy
D) Kunal Kishore
2466The book -Building A World Class Civil Service for 21st century India- is written by
A) Arun de Souza
B) Ian Harris
C) S.K. Das
D) Devesh Kapur
2467Which of the following places has been removed from UN list of unresolved disputes?
A) Taiwan
B) Tibet
C) J&K
D) Arunachal Pradesh
2468Which of the following is not a member of Shanghai Cooperation Organization?
A) Russia
B) Kazakhstan
C) Uzbekistan
D) South Korea
2469The headquarters of NATO is situated at
A) Vienna, Norway
B) New York, USA
C) Brussels, Belgium
D) Seoul, South Korea
2470International Day for Tolerance is observed on
A) November 10
B) November 16
C) November 24
D) November 28
2471How many medals India won in the recently concluded London Olympics 2012?
A) 5
B) 4
C) 6
D) 7
2472Which PSU has recently been awarded with "Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar" in 2012 in the "Community Sports Identification and Nurturing of Budding Young Talent" category?
A) NTPC
B) BHEL
C) SAIL
D) ONGC
2473Hamid Ansari has recently won the Vice Presidential election to be re-elected as Vice President of India. With this he became India's ___ th Vice President?
A) 12th
B) 13th
C) 14th
D) 15th
2474Indian Post has chosen which IT company to help them transform their business and modernize their entire financial system?
A) Wipro
B) HCL
C) Infosys
D) TCS
2475Who has won the Gold Medal in the Men's 100m and 200m sprints in the London Olympics 2012?
A) Michael Frater
B) Usain Bolt
C) Yohan Blake
D) Nesta Carter
2476Which two countries have entered into news for disputed teritorries "Senkaku Islands" between them?
A) China and Philipines
B) South Korea and China
C) China and Japan
D) Japan and Russia
2477The union cabinet has fixed the reserve base price for the 5 MHz pan-India spectrum in the 1800 MHz band auction at?
A) Rs. 14000 crore
B) Rs. 24000 crore
C) Rs. 18000 crore
D) Rs. 7500 crore
2478Marikana Platinum mine which has recently faced labor unrest situated in which country?
A) South Africa
B) Kenya
C) Australia
D) China
2479Russia has recently joined WTO. It becomes the ___ member of WTO after inclusion?
A) 155th
B) 156th
C) 157th
D) 158th
2480Who has been awarded with the Dronacharya Awards for 2012 in the Kabaddi (Women) discipline?
A) Virender Poonia
B) Sunil Dabas
C) Yashvir Singh
D) J.S. Bhatia
2481Lance Armstrong, famous for his battle against Cancer won the most famous Cycling event Tour de France for how many time?
A) 5
B) 8
C) 7
D) 6
2482Who has been appointed as new Chief Economic Adviser of India?
A) Kaushik Basu
B) Subramanian Swamy
C) Montek singh Ahluwalia
D) Raghuram Rajan
2483In 2012, Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award has been awarded to how many atheletes?
A) 3
B) 1
C) 2
D) 4
2484India secured which rank in the recently published Global Competitiveness Index report compiled by the World Economic Forum?
A) 51
B) 56
C) 59
D) 65
2485Who in the list has been awarded with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award in 2012?
A) Yogeshwar Dutt
B) Sushil Kumar
C) Gagan Narang
D) Saina Nehwal
2486Who won Silver for India in the Men's 25 m rapid fire pistol event in the London Olympics 2012?
A) Yogeshwar Dutt
B) Sushil Kumar
C) Gagan Narang
D) Vijay Kumar
2487B.I. Fernandez is the first foreign coach who has been awarded with the Dronacharya Awards for 2012. He is from which country?
A) USA
B) Mexico
C) Cuba
D) Canada
2488Microsoft has rebranded its iconic Hotmail to a new email. Name of the same?
A) hotmail.com
B) msnmail.com
C) Outlook.com
D) None of These
2489What is the name of India's first own built Nuclear submarine which is ready for trial?
A) INS Virat
B) INS Vikrant
C) INS Arihant
D) INS Chakra
2490Which global bank has become in the news recently for violating US law while handling USD 250 million from Iran?
A) UBS
B) HSBC Bank
C) Standard Chartered Bank
D) Barclays Bank
2491World's fastest sportsman Usian Bolt belongs to which country?
A) South Africa
B) USA
C) Kenya
D) Jamaica
2492In recently concluded London Olympics 2012, which sportsperson has become the Olympian with highest number of medals?
A) Michael Phelps
B) Mark Spitz
C) Usain Bolt
D) Larisa Latynina
2493In the recently concluded India's Vice Presidential Election, Who was the NDA nominee for Vice President post?
A) Arun Jaitley
B) Sushma Swaraj
C) Jaswant Singh
D) Murli Manohar Joshi
2494When was the event "Women Boxing" included in the Olympic games in which India got a bronze medal this year?
A) 2004
B) 2012
C) 2008
D) 2000
2495Which Indian IT company has won a harassment suit filed by one of its US employeed Jack Palmer in USA?
A) Wipro
B) TCS
C) Infosys
D) Mahindra  Satyam
2496Which Technology company has recently won Rs 2200 crore contract from UIDAI?
A) Mahindra Satyam
B) Wipro
C) HCL Infosystem
D) Infosys
2497Who has been appointed as new CEO of Barclays Bank?
A) Bob Diamond
B) Marcus Agius
C) David Walker
D) Antony Jenkins
2498Who was India's flag bearer for the Closing Ceremony of London Olympics?
A) Mary Kom
B) Yogeshwar Dutt
C) Sushil Kumar
D) Saina Nehwal
2499Which country has recently ruled to sell all tobacco products in plain packaging effective from December this year?
A) Germany
B) Japan
C) Australia
D) UK
2500Who has replaced former Un Secretary General Kofi-Annan as the new Peace Convoy to Syria?
A) Ban Ki-moon
B) Lakhdar Brahimi
C) Nabil El Araby
D) None of These
2501The Supreme Court has ordered which Indian group to return more than Rs 17,400 crore to return to the investors as it fails to satisty the regulatory requirements?
A) Reliane
B) Sahara
C) Tata
D) SKS Microfinance
2502India's physicist Ashoke Sen has recently won the first Fundamental Physics Prize started by billionaire Yuri Milner with Prize value of USD 3 Million. Yuri Milner is from?
A) UK
B) Germany
C) USA
D) Russia
2503Indian U-19 Cricket team defeated which country recently to win the U-19 World Cup?
A) England
B) South Africa
C) Pakistan
D) Australia
2504Who lead the India's U-19 Cricket team in U-19 world cup and also scored a century in the final to secure the cup?
A) Baba Aparajith
B) Smit Patel
C) Akshdeep Nath
D) Unmukt Chand
2505Who won the Olympic Gold in the Men-s Tennis singles category in the recently concluded Lonon Olympics?
A) Roger Federer
B) Rafael Nadal
C) Andy Murray
D) Novak Djokovic
2506India's has signed agreement with which country for the modernisation of the Indian Railways and make some of the major railway stations in the country of global standard?
A) France
B) Germany
C) Belgium
D) Sweden
2507Which country has recently ended Media censorship as a part of its political reforms?
A) Iran
B) China
C) Myanmar
D) North Korea
2508Keshub Mahindra has recently stepped down as the Chairman of which Indian Company?
A) Tech Mahindra
B) Mahindra & Mahindra
C) Hero Moto Corp
D) Kotak Mahindra Bank
2509US based Private equity giant Bain Capital Partners has announced to acquire 30% stake in which Indian BPO company?
A) Convergys
B) Ma Foi Outsourcing Solutions Limited
C) Genpact
D) Firstsource
2510Who has been appointed as the Election Commissioner of India in August 2012?
A) V S Sampath
B) S Y Quraishi
C) Syed Nasim Ahmad Zaidi
D) None of These
2511India's IIP growth for June stood at?
A) 2.8%
B) 2.2%
C) 1.8%
D) -1.8%
2512Moody's Analytics has cut India's FY2012-13 growth forecast to?
A) 6.25%
B) 5%
C) 5.5%
D) 6.5%
2513Mary Kon won Olympic bronze medal in the London Olymics in which category?
A) Women-s flyweight (61kg) category
B) Women-s flyweight (55kg) category
C) Women-s flyweight (51kg) category
D) None of These
2514Which famous sportsperson has become the new brand ambassador of BMW?
A) Virat Kohli
B) M S Dhoni
C) Saina Nehwal
D) Sachin Tendulkar
2515Recently during its policy review meet in August 2012, RBI has cut SLR by 100 bos to?
A) 23%
B) 24%
C) 8%
D) 4.5%
2516India's Trade deficit for July stood at?
A) USD 12.5 billion
B) USD 18 billion
C) USD 15.5 billion
D) USD 25.5 billion
2517Who has been appointed as new Chairman of Barclays Bank?
A) Bob Diamond
B) Marcus Agius
C) David Walker
D) Antony Jenkins
2518Which country topped the medal tally with total 104 medals in the recently concluded London Olympics 2012?
A) China
B) UK
C) USA
D) Germany
2519Vilasrao Deshmukh passed away on 14th August, He was the Union Minister for?
A) Information Technology
B) Science and Technology and Earth Sciences
C) Rural Development and Environment
D) Power
2520Which Satyajit Ray film has been included in the list of 50 greatest film of all time based on the voting conducted by the British Film Institute recently?
A) Agantuk
B) Sakha Prashakha
C) Gupi Gayen Bagha Bayen
D) Pather Panchali
2521Who has also become the first Indian individual to win back to back medals in two consecutive Olympics, Beijing and recently concluded London Olympics?
A) Mary Kom
B) Yogeshwar Dutt
C) Sushil Kumar
D) Saina Nehwal
2522India's inflation for July stood at?
A) 6.87%
B) 7.87%
C) 7.25%
D) 7.5%
2523Which country has secured No 1 rank in both ICC Test Cricket and ICC ODI ranking in Aug 2012?
A) England
B) South Africa
C) Australia
D) India
2524Which England Test Cricketer has resinged as England-s Test captain and announced his retirement from all form of International cricket with immediate effect?
A) Michael Vaughan
B) Kevin Petersen
C) Andrew Strauss
D) None of These
2525India-s iconic stylish batsman V.V.S. Laxman has announced his retirement from International Cricket just before the Test series with New Zealand. Against which country, he played his last test match?
A) England
B) South Africa
C) Australia
D) Sri Lanka
2526In the list of most powerful woman in the world compiled by the Fortune magazine, Congress party president Sonia Gandhi secured which rank?
A) 12th
B) 8th
C) 6th
D) 13th
2527Which Congress Leader has been unanimously elected as the deputy chairman of Rajya Sabha in Aug 2012?
A) Rajiv Shukla
B) P. Chidambaram
C) P J Kurien
D) Kapil Sibal
2528Who has been appointed as the new chairperson of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) in Aigust 2012?
A) Praveen Mahajan
B) Poonam Kishore Saxena
C) Laxman Das
D) None of These
2529India retail inflation for July stood at?
A) 9.93%
B) 9.86%
C) 9.76%
D) 10.10%
2530Who has been awarded with the Dhyan Chand Award 2012 for his life time contribution to Para-Sports?
A) Shri Jagraj Singh Mann
B) Shri Vinod Kumar
C) Shri Gundeep Kumar
D) Shri Sukhbir Singh Tokas
2531Which global IT company has unveiled a new logo after nearly 25 years in August 2012?
A) IBM
B) Oracle
C) Accenture
D) Microsoft
2532India-s Foreign direct investment (FDI) for June stood at?
A) USD 1.24 billion
B) USD 3 billion
C) USD 5.66 billion
D) USD 2.6 billion
2533With this U-19 world cup win in 2012, total how many times India's U-19 team has won the U-19 Cricket world cup?
A) 4
B) 2
C) 3
D) 1
2534S astronaut Neil Armstrong, who became the first person to walk on the moon, has died recently. In which year, he landed on the Moon?
A) 1979
B) 1969
C) 1971
D) 1961
2535India's GDP growth for first quarter of FY 2012-13 stood at?
A) 5.3%
B) 5%
C) 6.5%
D) 5.5%
2536India's agricultural, forestry and fishing sector growth for first quarter of FY 2012-13 stood at?
A) 3.7%
B) 2.9%
C) 3.1%
D) -2.2%
2537Which Indian real estate company has recently announced to end its sponsorship with Indian Premier League as its title sponsor?
A) Unitec
B) DLF
C) HDIL
D) GMR Infra
2538US GDP growth for April-June quarter of FY 2012 stood at?
A) 1.7%
B) 2%
C) 2.5%
D) 1.5%
2539Fortune magazine has published the list of 100 most influential women in the world in August 2012. Who was ranked no 1 in the list?
A) Hilary Clinton
B) Angela Merkel
C) Dilma Rousseff
D) Sonia Gandhi
2540Which Country has successfully test-fired a new 14,000-km range inter-continental ballistic missile (ICBM) named as Dongfeng-41?
A) France
B) South Korea
C) Russia
D) China
2541Which of the following is not an official language of the UN?
A) French
B) Chinese
C) Japanese
D) English
2542India spends its highest forex reserves/amounts to import which commodity?
A) Gold
B) Crude Oil
C) Coal
D) Steel
2543India earns highest forex amount from export of which commodity?
A) Tea
B) Iron
C) Cotton
D) Coal
2544The Economic and Social Council of UN has how many
Regional Economic Commissions?
A) 3
B) 4
C) 5
D) 7
2545The headquarters of Asian Development Bank is located in?
A) Singapore
B) Manila
C) Beijing
D) Tokyo
2546The International Criminal Police Organization (known as
Interpol) has its headquarters at?
A) Geneva
B) Lyon
C) London
D) New York
2547When did India become a member of International Monetary
Fund (IMF)?
A) 1947
B) 1951
C) 1932
D) 1945
2548India's former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam was head of which org?
A) BARC
B) TIFR
C) ISRO
D) None of These
2549The Export Import (EXIM) Bank was set up in?
A) 1982
B) 1981
C) 1975
D) 1985
2550Auto maker Hyundai belongs to which Country?
A) South Korea
B) Japan
C) USA
D) Germany
2551Who is author of the "A journey: My political life"
A) Bill Clinton
B)  George Bush
C) Tony Blair
D) None of These
2552Who is the author of the book -The Black Swan-?
A) Salman Rushdie
B) Abdul Razzaq
C) Naseem Nicholas Taleb
D) None of These
2553How many members countries does the IMF has?
A) 188
B) 182
C) 175
D) 178
2554This Organisation is also known as Bretton Woods Institution?
A) World Economic Forum
B) UN
C) Red Cross
D) IMF
2555The IMF has its headquarters at?
A) Geneva
B) Washingon DC
C) London
D) New York
2556SAARC was established in?
A) 1988
B) 1985
C) 1982
D) 1981
2557Which in the list is not a member of SAARC?
A) China
B) Sri Lanka
C) Maldives
D) Afghanistan
2558ASIA Watch is a?
A) Human Rights Committee
B) Part of United Nations
C) Committee to stop child labors
D) None of These
2559Where is the head quarter of "SAARC"?
A) Kathmandu
B) Manila
C) New Delhi
D) Beijing
2560Where is the head quarter of "Red Cross"?
A) Geneva
B) London
C) New York
D) Washington DC
2561CRY is an organization which deals with?
A) Social Development
C) Welfare of Women
C) Welfare of neglected children
D) None of These
2562Where is the head quarter of "CRY"?
A) Mumbai
B) Bangalore
C) Chennai
D) New Delhi
2563UNCHR deals with?
A) Child labor
B) Women's rights
C) Human rights
D) None of These
2564Who wrote the book titled "Runs and Ruins"?
A) Sunil Gavaskar
B) Imran Khan
C) Dilip Vengsarkar
D) Kapil Dev
2565"Das Kapital" is written by
A) Karl Marx
B)  Gerald Allan Cohen
C) Mao Tse-tung
D) Lenin
2566"Kalinga Award" is given by UNESCO for?
A) Exceptional skill in presenting scientific ideas to lay people
B) Showing skill in fundamenal physics
C) Using medical science for the betterment of human life
D) None of These
2567Where is the headquarter of NATO?
A) Brussels
B) Washingon DC
C) New York
D) Geneva
2568Where is the headquarter of The World Health Organization?
A) Venice
B) Washingon DC
C) New York
D) Geneva
2569Where is the headquarter of The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)?
A) Doha
B) Riyadh
C) Vienna
D) Dubai
2570Which India's stock exchange  is planning an initial public offering (IPO ) in the first half of 2013?
A) BSE
B) NSE
C) MCX
D) Calcutta Stock Echange

 
 
 
Answers
 
Sl No.QuestionAnswer
2381Which country successfully launched its first high resolution mapping satellite in 2010?Ans) China
2382Sukhoi Superjet 100, which has completed static test programme recently, belongs to which country?Ans) Russia
2383World Food Day' is observed onAns) 16 October
2384The book 'My Daughters' is written byAns) Barack Obama
2385Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, was made an honorary citizen of which country recently?Ans) Canada
2386Which country has been elected for the post of Secretary in the Wildlife Crime Working Group of the Interpol for the first time?Ans) India
2387Which country hosted the 56th, Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference?Ans) Kenya
2388Which of the following did not sign an agreement on sharing Nile water between them?Ans) Iran
2389The Government has increased the current limit of Foreign Institutional Investors (FII) investment in Government Securities by US $ 5 billion raising the cap toAns) US $ 10 billion
2390Which company has bagged a Rs.660 crore contract from GMR, Badrinath Hydro Power Generation for setting up a 300MW hydel project in Uttarakhand?Ans) Hindustan Construction Company
2391The luxury car maker BMW Group belongs to which country?Ans) Germany
2392Which of the following Acts was framed specially to deal more effectively with the problem of Non Performing Assets in banking system?Ans) SARFAESI Act
2393Credit RatingAns) is used to rate the borrowers while giving advances.
2394Invisible Export means export ofAns) Services
2395Who is the present RBI Governor?Ans) Dr D Subbarao
2396Which of the following schemes has been launched by the Govt. of India to provide/develop infrastructure in rural areas?Ans) Bharat Nirman
2397Govt. of India has launched special Green Revolution project for which of the following states/group of states?Ans) North East states
2398Sugam' is a scheme launched forAns) Small tax payers
2399National Rural Health Mission was launched in the yearAns) 2005
2400Which of the following schemes has been launched for providing health services in rural areas?Ans) ASHA
2401Which of the following schemes has been launched for the schoolgoing children?Ans) Mid Day Meal
2402The eligible age for pension under Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme for Below Poverty Line beneficiaries has now been reduced toAns) 60 years
2403Govt. of India has created a special fund called India Micro Finance Equity Fund of Rs 100 crores maintained by?Ans) SIDBI
2404What principle/law explains the working of the hydraulic brakes in automobiles?Ans) Bernoulli's law
2405Who among the following were contemporaries of Kanishka?Ans) Nagarjuna, Asvagosha, Vasumitra
2406Which of the following nonmembers of Parliament has the right to address it?Ans) Attorney General of India
2407Which of the following rivers flows through a rift valley?Ans) Narmada
2408What are the blood corpuscles that help to build up resistance against diseases?Ans) Leucocytes
2409Which is the gland that holds the body's thermostat?Ans) Thyroid
2410Rajya Sabha enjoys more powers than the Lok Sabha in the case of —Ans) Setting up of new All India Services
2411What is the most commonly used substance in fluorescent tubes?Ans) Mercury Vapour and Argon
2412Who among the following music composers was deaf?Ans) Beethovan LV
2413Which is the largest tiger reserve in India?Ans) Nagarjuna
2414Which country/countries started privatisation of Stateowned enterprises as a major State Policy?Ans) U.K. under Mrs. Margaret Thatcher
2415Who won the 'Man of the tournament' award of ICC Cricket World Cup2011?Ans) Yuvraj Singh
2416Who were made the permanent members of the U.N. Security Council?Ans) Five major powers of the Allied Forces in the Second World War.
2417Which is the earliest Engineering Educational Institution in India?Ans) Roorkee Engineering College, (I.I.T. Roorkee)
2418Who was associated with the creation of Pentium Chip?Ans) Vinod Dham
2419Who is considered the father of Sahatara (Sitar)?Ans) Amir Khusro
2420Who developed Ballistic Missile?Ans) Wernher Von Braun
2421What is the chromosome number in a human ovum?Ans) 46
2422Which State in India is the leading producer of Sulphur?Ans) Maharashtra
2423Who invented the videotape?Ans) Charles Ginsberg
2424Who is the author of the book "Courts and their Judgements"?Ans) Arun Shourie
2425Which organ of the body never rests?Ans) Heart
2426Where was the first Cotton Mill in India established?Ans) Bombay (Mumbai)
2427Which Indian Government body monitors the foreign investment in the country?Ans) FIPB
2428Which country has launched the world-s first synthetic jet fuel?Ans) South Africa
2429Sebastian Vettel became Formula One-s youngest World Champion in 2011. He is from which country?Ans) Germany
2430Which one of the following was the original name of Tansen, the famous musician in the court of Akbar?Ans) Ramtanu Pande
2431In which year the first Railway line between Bombay and Thane was laid?Ans) 1853
2432The UN came into existence inAns) 1945
2433The H.Q. of the UN are located atAns) New York
2434Which of the following is not a principal organ of the UN?Ans) World Health Organization
2435Which of the following countries is not a member of the UNO?Ans) Switzerland
2436The permanent seat of the International Court of Justice is located inAns) The Hague
2437Which of the following countries docs not have the power of Veto in the Security Council?Ans) Canada
2438How many official working languages are recognized by the UN?Ans) 6
2439The Trident Hotel brand in India is owned by ......Ans) Eastern India Hotels
2440Which of the following launched Penryn chips?Ans) Intel
2441Which of the following launched of its Barcelona processor?Ans) American Micro devices (AMD)
2442Novak Djokovic is from which of the following countries?Ans) Serbia
2443Who has clinched the Joola Austria Junior and Cadet Open title?Ans) Harmed Desai
2444Which date is observed as the World Press Freedom Day?Ans) May3
2445Who among the following has won the World Snooker Championship for the fourth / time in May 2011?Ans) John Higgins
2446Which among the following rivers originates from the Amarkantak?Ans) Narmada
2447In which year was the Imperial Records Department established, which is now known as National Archives of India?Ans) 1891
2448RBI was nationalized in .....Ans) 1949
2449Who has won the title in the Asian snooker championship 2011?Ans) Pankaj Advani
2450When was the first Nobel Prize awarded?Ans) 1901
2451According to the global brands agency Millward Brown, what is the position of ICICI Bank in World's 100 most valuable brands list 2011?Ans) 53rd
2452Who won the 20th edition of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup?Ans) Australia
2453What is the full form of IFRS?Ans) International Financial Reporting Standards
2454Who is the author of the book "Jinnah and Tilak"?Ans) A.G Noorani
2455Which of the following is the book written by Siddhartha Mukherjee?Ans) The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer
2456Which of the following days was observed as International Museum Day2011?Ans) 18 May
2457Which film won the 'Whole some Entertainer' award of 2010 at the 58th National Awards?Ans) Dabangg
2458Passport Service Project has been given toAns) Tata Group
2459Who among the following has issued the coin rupee for the first time?Ans) Sher Shah
2460Which company owns its baby care brand 'Baby Dreams'?Ans) J. L. Morison
2461Which of the following is not a brand owned by Shahnaz Hussain?Ans) Kaya Skin clinics
2462Which of the following is not a snack brand owned by PepsiCo Company Frito Lay?Ans) Bingo
2463Which beer giant operates in India through its 100% owned subsidiary South Asia Breweries?Ans) Carlsberg
2464Who has been ranked by Time Magazine as the most powerful woman of the past century?Ans) Jane Adams
2465Justice Soumitra Sen of the Calcutta High court is the second judge in the country history to face removal proceedings in Parliament. Who was the first?Ans) V. Ramaswamy
2466The book -Building A World Class Civil Service for 21st century India- is written byAns) S.K. Das
2467Which of the following places has been removed from UN list of unresolved disputes?Ans) J&K
2468Which of the following is not a member of Shanghai Cooperation Organization?Ans) South Korea
2469The headquarters of NATO is situated atAns) Brussels, Belgium
2470International Day for Tolerance is observed onAns) November 16
2471How many medals India won in the recently concluded London Olympics 2012?Ans) 6
2472Which PSU has recently been awarded with "Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar" in 2012 in the "Community Sports Identification and Nurturing of Budding Young Talent" category?Ans) SAIL
2473Hamid Ansari has recently won the Vice Presidential election to be re-elected as Vice President of India. With this he became India's ___ th Vice President?Ans) 14th
2474Indian Post has chosen which IT company to help them transform their business and modernize their entire financial system?Ans) Infosys
2475Who has won the Gold Medal in the Men's 100m and 200m sprints in the London Olympics 2012?Ans) Usain Bolt
2476Which two countries have entered into news for disputed teritorries "Senkaku Islands" between them?Ans) China and Japan
2477The union cabinet has fixed the reserve base price for the 5 MHz pan-India spectrum in the 1800 MHz band auction at?Ans) Rs. 14000 crore
2478Marikana Platinum mine which has recently faced labor unrest situated in which country?Ans) South Africa
2479Russia has recently joined WTO. It becomes the ___ member of WTO after inclusion?Ans) 156th
2480Who has been awarded with the Dronacharya Awards for 2012 in the Kabaddi (Women) discipline?Ans) Sunil Dabas
2481Lance Armstrong, famous for his battle against Cancer won the most famous Cycling event Tour de France for how many time?Ans) 7
2482Who has been appointed as new Chief Economic Adviser of India?Ans) Raghuram Rajan
2483In 2012, Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award has been awarded to how many atheletes?Ans) 2
2484India secured which rank in the recently published Global Competitiveness Index report compiled by the World Economic Forum?Ans) 56
2485Who in the list has been awarded with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award in 2012?Ans) Yogeshwar Dutt
2486Who won Silver for India in the Men's 25 m rapid fire pistol event in the London Olympics 2012?Ans) Vijay Kumar
2487B.I. Fernandez is the first foreign coach who has been awarded with the Dronacharya Awards for 2012. He is from which country?Ans) Cuba
2488Microsoft has rebranded its iconic Hotmail to a new email. Name of the same?Ans) Outlook.com
2489What is the name of India's first own built Nuclear submarine which is ready for trial?Ans) INS Arihant
2490Which global bank has become in the news recently for violating US law while handling USD 250 million from Iran?Ans) Standard Chartered Bank
2491World's fastest sportsman Usian Bolt belongs to which country?Ans) Jamaica
2492In recently concluded London Olympics 2012, which sportsperson has become the Olympian with highest number of medals?Ans) Michael Phelps
2493In the recently concluded India's Vice Presidential Election, Who was the NDA nominee for Vice President post?Ans) Jaswant Singh
2494When was the event "Women Boxing" included in the Olympic games in which India got a bronze medal this year?Ans) 2012
2495Which Indian IT company has won a harassment suit filed by one of its US employeed Jack Palmer in USA?Ans) Infosys
2496Which Technology company has recently won Rs 2200 crore contract from UIDAI?Ans) HCL Infosystem
2497Who has been appointed as new CEO of Barclays Bank?Ans) Antony Jenkins
2498Who was India's flag bearer for the Closing Ceremony of London Olympics?Ans) Mary Kom
2499Which country has recently ruled to sell all tobacco products in plain packaging effective from December this year?Ans) Australia
2500Who has replaced former Un Secretary General Kofi-Annan as the new Peace Convoy to Syria?Ans) Lakhdar Brahimi
2501The Supreme Court has ordered which Indian group to return more than Rs 17,400 crore to return to the investors as it fails to satisty the regulatory requirements?Ans) Sahara
2502India's physicist Ashoke Sen has recently won the first Fundamental Physics Prize started by billionaire Yuri Milner with Prize value of USD 3 Million. Yuri Milner is from?Ans) Russia
2503Indian U-19 Cricket team defeated which country recently to win the U-19 World Cup?Ans) Australia
2504Who lead the India's U-19 Cricket team in U-19 world cup and also scored a century in the final to secure the cup?Ans) Unmukt Chand
2505Who won the Olympic Gold in the Men-s Tennis singles category in the recently concluded Lonon Olympics?Ans) Andy Murray
2506India's has signed agreement with which country for the modernisation of the Indian Railways and make some of the major railway stations in the country of global standard?Ans) Belgium
2507Which country has recently ended Media censorship as a part of its political reforms?Ans) Myanmar
2508Keshub Mahindra has recently stepped down as the Chairman of which Indian Company?Ans) Mahindra & Mahindra
2509US based Private equity giant Bain Capital Partners has announced to acquire 30% stake in which Indian BPO company?Ans) Genpact
2510Who has been appointed as the Election Commissioner of India in August 2012?Ans) Syed Nasim Ahmad Zaidi
2511India's IIP growth for June stood at?Ans) -1.8%
2512Moody's Analytics has cut India's FY2012-13 growth forecast to?Ans) 5.5%
2513Mary Kon won Olympic bronze medal in the London Olymics in which category?Ans) Women-s flyweight (51kg) category
2514Which famous sportsperson has become the new brand ambassador of BMW?Ans) Sachin Tendulkar
2515Recently during its policy review meet in August 2012, RBI has cut SLR by 100 bos to?Ans) 23%
2516India's Trade deficit for July stood at?Ans) USD 15.5 billion
2517Who has been appointed as new Chairman of Barclays Bank?Ans) David Walker
2518Which country topped the medal tally with total 104 medals in the recently concluded London Olympics 2012?Ans) USA
2519Vilasrao Deshmukh passed away on 14th August, He was the Union Minister for?Ans) Science and Technology and Earth Sciences
2520Which Satyajit Ray film has been included in the list of 50 greatest film of all time based on the voting conducted by the British Film Institute recently?Ans) Pather Panchali
2521Who has also become the first Indian individual to win back to back medals in two consecutive Olympics, Beijing and recently concluded London Olympics?Ans) Sushil Kumar
2522India's inflation for July stood at?Ans) 6.87%
2523Which country has secured No 1 rank in both ICC Test Cricket and ICC ODI ranking in Aug 2012?Ans) South Africa
2524Which England Test Cricketer has resinged as England-s Test captain and announced his retirement from all form of International cricket with immediate effect?Ans) Andrew Strauss
2525India-s iconic stylish batsman V.V.S. Laxman has announced his retirement from International Cricket just before the Test series with New Zealand. Against which country, he played his last test match?Ans) Australia
2526In the list of most powerful woman in the world compiled by the Fortune magazine, Congress party president Sonia Gandhi secured which rank?Ans) 6th
2527Which Congress Leader has been unanimously elected as the deputy chairman of Rajya Sabha in Aug 2012?Ans) P J Kurien
2528Who has been appointed as the new chairperson of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) in Aigust 2012?Ans) Poonam Kishore Saxena
2529India retail inflation for July stood at?Ans) 9.86%
2530Who has been awarded with the Dhyan Chand Award 2012 for his life time contribution to Para-Sports?Ans) Shri Sukhbir Singh Tokas
2531Which global IT company has unveiled a new logo after nearly 25 years in August 2012?Ans) Microsoft
2532India-s Foreign direct investment (FDI) for June stood at?Ans) USD 1.24 billion
2533With this U-19 world cup win in 2012, total how many times India's U-19 team has won the U-19 Cricket world cup?Ans) 3
2534S astronaut Neil Armstrong, who became the first person to walk on the moon, has died recently. In which year, he landed on the Moon?Ans) 1969
2535India's GDP growth for first quarter of FY 2012-13 stood at?Ans) 5.5%
2536India's agricultural, forestry and fishing sector growth for first quarter of FY 2012-13 stood at?Ans) 2.9%
2537Which Indian real estate company has recently announced to end its sponsorship with Indian Premier League as its title sponsor?Ans) DLF
2538US GDP growth for April-June quarter of FY 2012 stood at?Ans) 1.7%
2539Fortune magazine has published the list of 100 most influential women in the world in August 2012. Who was ranked no 1 in the list?Ans) Angela Merkel
2540Which Country has successfully test-fired a new 14,000-km range inter-continental ballistic missile (ICBM) named as Dongfeng-41?Ans) China
2541Which of the following is not an official language of the UN?Ans) Japanese
2542India spends its highest forex reserves/amounts to import which commodity?Ans) Crude Oil
2543India earns highest forex amount from export of which commodity?Ans) Cotton
2544The Economic and Social Council of UN has how many
Regional Economic Commissions?
Ans) 5
2545The headquarters of Asian Development Bank is located in?Ans) Manila
2546The International Criminal Police Organization (known as
Interpol) has its headquarters at?
Ans) Lyon
2547When did India become a member of International Monetary
Fund (IMF)?
Ans) 1945
2548India's former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam was head of which org?Ans) ISRO
2549The Export Import (EXIM) Bank was set up in?Ans) 1982
2550Auto maker Hyundai belongs to which Country?Ans) South Korea
2551Who is author of the "A journey: My political life"Ans) Tony Blair
2552Who is the author of the book -The Black Swan-?Ans) Naseem Nicholas Taleb
2553How many members countries does the IMF has?Ans) 188
2554This Organisation is also known as Bretton Woods Institution?Ans) IMF
2555The IMF has its headquarters at?Ans) Washingon DC
2556SAARC was established in?Ans) 1985
2557Which in the list is not a member of SAARC?Ans) China
2558ASIA Watch is a?Ans) Human Rights Committee
2559Where is the head quarter of "SAARC"?Ans) Kathmandu
2560Where is the head quarter of "Red Cross"?Ans) Geneva
2561CRY is an organization which deals with?Ans) Welfare of neglected children
2562Where is the head quarter of "CRY"?Ans) Mumbai
2563UNCHR deals with?Ans) Human rights
2564Who wrote the book titled "Runs and Ruins"?Ans) Sunil Gavaskar
2565"Das Kapital" is written byAns) Karl Marx
2566"Kalinga Award" is given by UNESCO for?Ans) Exceptional skill in presenting scientific ideas to lay people
2567Where is the headquarter of NATO?Ans) Brussels
2568Where is the headquarter of The World Health Organization?Ans) Geneva
2569Where is the headquarter of The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)?Ans) Vienna
2570Which India's stock exchange  is planning an initial public offering (IPO ) in the first half of 2013?Ans) BSE