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Present Bank Exams & Results List:

Bank Name No.of Posts Opening Date Last Date
Vijaya Bank Clerk's 800 Clerk's 16.08.2012 05.09.2012
Allahabad Bank 1100 Clerk's ......... 23.08.2012
SBI 9500 Clerk's Result Out .. .. ..

Tuesday, 31 July 2012

Current Affairs July 2012 Quiz-15

 
1. Who was sworn in as Hong Kong's new chief executive on July 1, 2012? (Hong Kong is a special administrative region of the People's Republic of China)
1) Leung Chun-Ying
2) Donald Tsang
3) Ronald Arculli
4) Chung Sze-Yuen
5) None of these

2. The Templeton Prize honors a living person who has made an exceptional contribution to affir-ming life's spiritual dimension. Who won the 2012 Templeton Prize, the largest annual moneta-ry award given to an individual?
1) Martin Rees 2) Michael Heller
3) The Dalai Lama
4) Charles Taylor
5) Francisco Jose Ayala

3. Gulab Kothari has won which of the following awards for the year 2011?
1) Saraswati Samman
2) Moorti Devi Award
3) Jnanpith Award
4) Vyas Samman
5) None of these

4. Ramadevarabetta in Ramana-garam district has been declared as a vulture sanctuary. In which state is this sanctuary located?
1) Kerala 2) Tamil Nadu
3) Karnataka 4) Maharashtra
5) None of these

5. "No Apology: The Case for American Greatness" is a book written by?
1) Barack Obama 2) Joe Biden
3) George Bush 4) Mitt Romney
5) Bobby Jindal

6. Who received the 2011 Dadasaheb Phalke Award, the highest honour in Indian cinema given annually by the Govern-ment of India for lifetime contribution?
1) Tapan Sinha 2)Shyam Benegal
3) D.Ramanaidu 4) Mrinal Sen
5) Soumitra Chatterjee

7. Which of the following films was declared the Best Children Film at the 59th National Film Awards for the year 2011?
1) Stanley Ka Dabba
2) The Blue Umbrella 3) Keshu
4) Chillar Party 5) None of these

8. As per a report released by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) in March 2012, which country is the world's largest importer of arms?
1) India 2) South Korea
3) Pakistan 4) China
5) Singapore

9. Who was crowned as the Pantaloons Femina Miss India World 2012 on March 30, 2012 in Mumbai?
1) Prachi Mishra 2) Ankita Shorey
3) Vanya Mishra
4) Rochelle Maria Rao
5) Hasleen Kaur

10. Which Indian has been chosen for the Ramon Magsaysay Award for the year 2012, for economic empowerment of thousands of women and their families in Krishnagiri and Dharmapuri districts in Tamil Nadu?
1) Dr.Shanta Sinha 2) Kulandei Francis
3) Sandeep Pandey
4) Arvind Kejriwal 5) Neelima Misra

11. The third edition of the premier international exhibition and conference on civil aviation India- Aviation 2012 was held in March 2012 in which of the following cities?
1) Hyderabad 2) Mumbai
3) New Delhi 4) Kolkata
5) Bangalore

12. Which of the following agencies/ organizations collaborated to launch 'Aahar', a hygienic, nutrit-ious and convenient meal that tastes fresh with longer shelf life?
1) DRDO & Planning Commission
2) CII, FICCI & ASSOCHAM
3) FICCI & Planning Commission
4) DRDO, BASIX & FICCI
5) DRDO, CII & ASSOCHAM

13. As per the data released by the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) in March 2012, what is India's rank in the world for women's representation in politics?
1) 60 2) 105 3) 65 4) 120 5) 134

14. The 'Open Government Platform' (OGPL) is a portal for public access to government data that was launched by Telecom and IT Minister Kapil Sibal on March 30, 2012. It was jointly developed by India and which of the following countries?
1) UK 2) Canada 3) USA
4) France 5) Russia

15. In which of the following countries 56 per cent of the members of the parliament are women, the highest in the world?
1) Cuba 2) Senegal
3) Andorra 4) Rwanda
5) South Africa

16. Which African nation witnessed a military coup overthrowing the government on March 22, 2012?
1) Algeria 2) Mali 3) Niger 4) Mauritania 5) Burkina Faso

17. Which of the following cricket teams won the Asia Cup on March 22, 2012?
1) India 2) Sri Lanka
3) Pakistan 4) Bangladesh
5) None of these

18. Saina Nehwal retained the Swiss Open Grand Prix badminton title at Basel, Switzerland in March 2012. She defeated which of the following Chinese players in the final?
1) Li Xuerui 2) Yihan Wang

3) Yang Yu 4) Xiaoli Wang
5) Shixian Wang

19. India won the first women's Kabaddi World Cup Champio-nship in Patna in 2012. Which team did India defeat in the final?
1) Japan 2) Iran 3) Thailand 4) Pakistan 5) Philippines

20. Alana Seebaran has been crowned the Miss India World-wide 2012. She belongs to which of the following countries?
1) Suriname 2) Kuwait
3) Guyana 4) Australia
5) Mauritius

21. Ahmed Hassan is the most capped male footballer in history with 184 appearances for which of the following countries?
1) Iran 2) Egypt 3) Kuwait 4) Saudi Arabia 5) Iraq

22. "A Grain of Sand in the Hourglass of Time" is the autobiography of?
1) Rajiv Gandhi 2) V.P.Singh
3) Natwar Singh 4) Arjun Singh
5) P.V.Narasimha Rao

23. Which of the following books is not written by A.P.J.Abdul Kalam?
1) Wings of Fire
2) Ignited Minds
3) My Country, My Life
4) Turning Points: A Journey through Challenges
5) India 2020: A Vision for the New Millennium

24. M.G.Sanghvi became the Chairman and Managing Director of which of the following public sector banks in March 2012?
1) Syndicate Bank 2) Canara Bank 3) Bank of Maharashtra
4) Bank of India 5) IDBI Bank

25. The Reserve Bank of India has appointed a committee on priority sector lending. Who is its Chairman?
1) Subir Gokarn 2) M.V.Nair
3) Anand Sinha 4) Alok Misra
5) Basant Seth

26. Rajkumar Dhoot, the Managing Director of Videocon Industries, is the President of which of the following apex trade associations of India?
1) CII 2) FICCI 3) NASSCOM 4) ASSOCHAM 5) None

27. According to which of the following institutions/organiza-tions the number of poor in the developing world declined to 1.29 billion during 2005-08 from 1.94 billion in 1981?
1) UNO 2) FAO 3) World Bank
4) IMF 5) UNESCO

28. Who has bagged ESPN cricinfo best batting performance award in Tests?
1) Michael Clarke
2) Rahul Dravid
3) Virender Sehwag
4) Sachin Tendulkar
5) Kumar Sangakkara
29. Nine Indians figure among "50 Dynamic Women" in Forbes Magazine's
inaugural list of "Asia's Most Powerful Businesswomen to Watch". Five are listed below. Who among them is a banker?
1) Vinita Bali
2) Shobhana Bhartia
3) Ekta Kapoor
4) Shikha Sharma
5) Mallika Srinivasan

30. Which of the following is responsible for procurement, allocation and transportation of food grains to be given under Public Distribution System (PDS)?
1) RBI 2) NABARD 3) FCI
4) State Government 5) FICCI

31. With which of the following products is 'De Beers' company associated?
1) Tea 2) Electronics
3) Cosmetics 4) Diamonds
5) Textiles

32. Expand CDR as used in banking sector?
1) Credit Debt Repayment
2) Credit Debt Review
3) Corporate Debt Review
4) Corporate Debt Restructuring
5) None of these

33. The security paper is used for printing currency notes. Where is the Security Paper Mill located?
1) Hyderabad 2) Mumbai
3) Noida 4) Kolkata
5) Hoshangabad

34. Abdel Rahim AlKeeb is the Prime Minister of which of the following countries?
1) Kuwait 2) Libya
3) Iraq 4) Qatar 5) Syria

35. Expand the term IPR as used in the field of world trade?
1) Industrial Property Rights
2) International Property Rights
3) Individual Property Rights
4) Intellectual Property Rights
5) None of these

36. India recently used Chabahar port in which of the following countries for the first time ever to transport 1,00,000 metric tons of wheat to Afghanistan as part of its humanitarian aid?
1) Iran 2) Iraq 3) Myanmar 4) Pakistan 5) Afghanistan

37. The Central Government has launched the National Saffron Mission (NSM) in which of the following states to boost saffron production in the state?
1) Arunachal Pradesh
2) Himachal Pradesh
3) Jammu & Kashmir
4) Madhya Pradesh
5) None of these

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