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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 .. .. ..

Thursday, 9 August 2012

Current Affairs August 2012 Quiz-17


1. Gagan Narang became the first Indian to win a medal at the London Olympic Games on July 30, 2012 when he won a bronze medal in 10 metre air rifle shooting. Who won gold medal in this event?
1) Alin George Moldoveanu (Romania)
2) Niccolo Campriani (Italy)
3) Wang Tao (China)
4) Zhu Qinan (China) 5) None

2. Joyce Banda became the Presi-dent of which of the following African countries on April 7, 2012? (She is this country's first female president)
1) Zambia 2) Tanzania
3) Malawi 4) Mozambique
5) Liberia

3. Debabrata Sarkar assumed charge as the Chairman and Managing Director of which of the following public sector banks on April 4, 2012?
1) UCO Bank 2) Andhra Bank
3) United Bank of India
4) Union Bank of India 5) None

4. Macky Sall assumed office as the President of which of the following African countries on April 2, 2012?
1) Senegal 2) Mali 3) Mauritania
4) Guinea 5) Guinea-Bissau

5. Prodemocracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party won 43 seats in the by-elections for Myanmar parliament in April 2012. What is the name of her party?
1) National Unity Party (NUP)
2) Democracy and Peace Party (DPP)
3) Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP)
4) National League for Democracy (NLD) 5) None

6. RBI signed a pact with which one of the following countries' central banks in April 2012 that will establish an arrangement for sharing of supervisory inform-ation and enhancing cooperation in the area of banking super-vision?
1) Pakistan 2) Qatar 3) UAE
4) Saudi Arabia 5) None of these

7. Which one of the following stat-ements about BRICS is not true?
1) The fourth BRICS Summit was organized in New Delhi on March 29, 2012.
2) The theme is "BRICS Partner-ship for Global Stability, Security and Prosperity".
3) The five countries considered the possibility of setting up a new development bank.
4) The leaders have advocated for reforms in World Bank, IMF and UN Security Council by increasing representation from developing countries.
5) The next BRICS summit will be held in China in 2013.

8. Gunter Grass, the German Nobel literature laureate, has accused which of the following countries as a threat to world peace in his poem 'What Must Be Said'?
1) Iran 2) Israel 3) Myanmar 4) North Korea 5) Syria

9. In April 2012, the United States announced a reward of $ 10 million on Hafeez Saeed, for his alleged role in the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks. He is the founder of which of the following terrorist organizations?
1) Al Qaeda
2) Harkat-ul-Mujahideen
3) Lashkar-e-Taiba
4) Jaish-e-Mohammed 5) None

10. "My Unforgettable Memories" is a book written by which of the following political leaders?
1) Sharad Pawar
2) Mamata Banerjee
3) J.Jayalalitha 4)Naveen Patnaik
5) Narendra Modi

11. Fortune magazine has released the list of "12 Greatest Entrepre-neurs of our Time". Who is the only Indian in this list?
1) Ratan Tata
2) Dhirubhai Ambani
3) Mukesh Ambani
4) N.R.Narayana Murthy
5) Azim Premji

12. Identify the mismatched pair with regard to the 59th National Film Awards for 2011?
1) Best Film-Deool (Marathi) and Byari (Byari)
2) Best Actor-Girish Kulkarni (Deool)
3) Best Actress-Vidya Balan (The Dirty Picture)
4) Best Director-Gurvinder Sin-gh (Anhe Ghorey Da Daan)
5) Best Special Effects- Rockstar

13. Gopichand Narang was given the Moorti Devi award for 2010 for his book in which of the follo-wing languages?
1) Hindi 2) Urdu 3) Kannada
4) Marathi 5) Bengali

14. Who became the first overseas player to get the honorary Life Membership of the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) in 2012?
1) Jonathan Trot
2) Brian Lara 3) Rahul Dravid
4) Sachin Tendulkar
5) V.V.S.Laxman

15. Which country has been ranked as the world's richest country per capita in a list compiled by the US magazine Forbes?
1) Qatar 2) Luxembourg
3) Singapore 4) Norway
5) Brunei

16. Who topped the list of "12 Greatest Entrepreneurs of our Time", released by Fortune magazine in March 2012?
1) Steve Jobs (Apple)
2) Bill Gates (Microsoft)
3) Fred Smith (FedEx)
4) Jeff Bezos (Amazon)
5) Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook)

17. Bharti Airtel became the first telecom player to launch the 4G service in India on April 11, 2012. In which city was this service launched?
1) New Delhi 2) Mumbai
3) Bangalore 4) Kolkata
5) Chennai

18. The Indian School of Business (ISB) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Institute of Business Adminis-tration (IBA) to provide execu-tive education in which of the following countries?
1) Maldives 2) Pakistan
3) Bangladesh 4) Sri Lanka
5) Afghanistan

19. Louis Oosthuizen of South Africa is a leading player in which of the following sports?
1) Rugby 2) Billiards
3) Squash 4) Golf
5) Motor Racing

20. India successfully test-fired its first Inter Continental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Agni-V on which of the following dates?
1) April 4, 2012 2) April 12, 2012
3) April 19, 2012
4) April 24, 2012 5) None

21. Which of the following countries is not a member of OPEC?
1) Angola 2) Ecuador
3) Libya 4) China
5) Venezuela

22. Who is the author of the book 'A Brush with Life'?
1) V.S.Naipaul 2) Vikram Seth
3) Satish Gujral
4) Vikram Chandra
5) M.F.Hussain

23. Expand the term FATF?
1) Fiscal Accountability Task Force
2) Financial Action Task Force
3) Fiscal Accountability Trade Force
4) Funds, Accounts and Trade Finance 5) None

24. The rate at which banks lend their surplus funds to RBI is called?
1) Bank Rate 2) Repo Rate 3) CRR 4) Reverse Repo Rate 5) None of these

25. Which of the following is not a Banking or Finance company?
1) RBS 2) Barclays
3) Lufthansa 4) HSBC
5) BNP Paribas

26. In which of the following cities is the head office of the Bank of Maharashtra located?
1) Mumbai 2) Pune
3) Nasik 4) New Delhi 5) None

27. Which of the following is the unit of electric current?
1) Kelvin 2) Bar 3) Calorie 4) Decibel 5) Ampere

28. Which of the following companies manufactures 'Ace', a mini truck?
1) Bajaj Auto 2) Piaggio
3) Mahindra 4) Ashok Leyland
5) Tata Motors

29. 'Carbon Credit' is concerned with which of the following issues?
1) Contract farming
2) Rural infrastructure
3) Environment protection
4) Urban infrastructure
5) Diamond trading

30. With which game is the term 'Half Nelson' associated?
1) Polo 2) Golf 3) Tennis
4) Wrestling 5) Swimming

31. Which of the following days is observed as 'UNO Day'?
1) October 8 2) October 25
3) October 16 4) October 22
5) October 24

32. 'Deficit Financing' means the Government borrows money from the?
1) Local bodies 2) IMF 3) RBI
4) Large corporates
5) Neighboring countries

33. Golden Revolution refers to the development of?

1) Pulses 2) Fishes 3) Oil seeds 4) Horticulture 5) Cereals

34. Which country has recently overtaken UK to become the world's sixth largest economy?
1) USA 2) China 3) Japan
4) India 5) Brazil

35. Christine Lagarde is holding which of the following posts at present?
1) President of ADB
2) Managing Director of IMF
3) Minister of Finance, France
4) Chancellor of Germany
5) Director General of WHO

36. What is the present name of the erstwhile UTI Bank?
1) Yes Bank 2) IDBI Bank
3) RBS 4) Axis Bank
5) IndusInd Bank

37. Which state contributes nearly 70% of India's total mulberry silk production?
1) Tamil Nadu 2) West Bengal
3) Karnataka
4) Jammu & Kashmir 5) None

38. Which of the following terms is used in Banking?
1) Carbon Test 2) Liquidity
3) Latent Heat
4) Refractive Index
5) Kepler's Law

39. The Port of Antwerp is the second largest port in Europe. In which country is it situated?
1) Germany 2) Poland
3) Belgium 4) France
5) Netherlands

40. Runako Morton was killed in a road accident recently. He played 15 Tests for which of the following teams?
1) Australia 2) New Zealand 3) England 4) South Africa 5) West Indies

41. Which of the following is not a member of ASEAN?
1) Thailand 2) Laos
3) Vietnam 4) Myanmar
5) Japan

42. Which state contributed more than 50 per cent of India's total tea production in 2011?
1) Karnataka 2) Assam
3) Meghalaya 4) West Bengal
5) Tamil Nadu

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