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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 .. .. ..

Friday, 7 September 2012

Current Affairs September 2012 Quiz-23


1. What is the first quarter (April-June) gross domestic product (GDP) growth for the year 2012-13?
1) 6.3% 2) 7.5% 3) 6.5% 4) 5.5% 5) 8.5%

2. Who, among the following Nobel laureates in Literature, has written a novel 'The Dream of the Celt'?
1) V.S.Naipaul 2) J.M.Coetzee
3) Orhan Pamuk
4) Tomas Transtromer
5) Mario Vargas Llosa

3. Which state imposed a ban on manufacture, storage and sale of gutka, pan masala and their variants containing tobacco and nicotine recently? (It has become the second state after Madhya Pradesh to ban gutka products)
1) Punjab 2) Haryana
3) Kerala 4) Gujarat
5) Andhra Pradesh

4. A 12-year-old boy from Bihar cracked the highly competitive Indian Institute of Technology-Joint Entrance Examination (IIT-JEE) in May 2012. Name this child prodigy?
1) Anand Kumar
2) Satyam Kumar
3) Sushil Kumar 4) Uday Kumar
5) Tathagat Avtar Tulsi

5. Which of the following statements is not true with regard to the G8 summit?
1) The 38th G8 Summit was held in Camp David, Maryland, USA in May 2012.
2) This was the first Summit since Russia joined the group in 1997 that was not attended by the President of Russia.
3) The main topic of the G8 Summit was the European sovereign debt crisis.
4) The leaders also discussed the nuclear program of Iran, North Korea's nuclear ambitions and the violent internal conflict in Syria.

5) The 39th G8 Summit will be held in France in 2013.
6. "Shoor Veer", the war games and military training exercise, was concluded in Hanumangarh district of which of the following states in May 2012?
1) Gujarat 2) Rajasthan
3) Maharashtra 4) Punjab
5) Uttarakhand

7. Which state has decided to start "Rani Laxmibai Pension Scheme" under which beneficiaries will get Rs.400 per month?
1) Bihar 2) Himachal Pradesh
3) Uttar Pradesh
4) Madhya Pradesh
5) Andhra Pradesh
8. Maurice Sendak, a popular children's book author died in May 2012 in USA. He is the author of which of the following famous books?
1) Kim 2) The Jungle Book
3) Animal Farm
4) Where the Wild Things Are
5) Nineteen Eighty Four

9. Kalpana Chawla Excellence Awards are given every year in the memory of Kalpana, who died in Space Shuttle Columbia disaster in 2003. Who among the following 2012 winners is a veteran actress?
1) Vanya Mishra
2) Swapnasundari
3) Shalini Singh
4) Puneeta Trikha
5) Sushma Seth

10. Who was honored with the South Asian Cinema Foundation's (SACF) Excellence in Cinema Award in June 2012?
1) Gulzar 2) Girish Kasaravalli
3) M.S.Sathyu
4) Shyam Benegal
5) Adoor Gopalakrishnan

11. 73-year-old Tamae Watanbe became the oldest woman to climb Mount Everest in May 2012. She belongs to which of the following countries?
1) Vietnam 2) Japan
3) China 4) Laos
5) South Korea

12. The Cannes International Film Festival is an annual film festival held in Cannes. In which country is this city located?
1) Italy 2) Germany
3) France 4) Poland
5) Luxemburg

13. Eynulla Fatullayev has been named the winner of the 2012 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize by UNESCO's Director-General, Irina Bokova. He is a journalist and human rights activist from which of the following countries?
1) Armenia 2) Azerbaijan
3) Georgia 4) Albania
5) Uzbekistan

14. Which district recorded the highest decadal increase in population at 111%, according to the Census 2011?
1) Yanam (Puducherry)
2) Gurgaon (Haryana)
3) Daman (Daman and Diu)
4) Kurung Kumey (Arunachal Pradesh)
5) Lawngtlai (Mizoram)

15. Who was declared Man of the Match in the 2012 Indian Premier League (IPL) final?
1) Jacques Kallis 2) Sunil Narine
3) Manvinder Bisla
4) Manoj Tiwary
5) Gautam Gambhir

16. I-League is India's top football competition. Which club won this title in May 2012?
1) Dempo 2) East Bengal
3) Churchill Brothers
4) Mohun Bagan 5) Salgaocar

17. Which of the following is a German football club?
1) Chelsea 2) Bayern Munich
3) Manchester City
4) Real Madrid 5) Barcelona

18. Which country will host the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Summit in 2015?
1) Cuba 2) Indonesia
3) Venezuela 4) Malaysia
5) Ghana

19. India, Pakistan, Afghanistan and which of the following countries inked the historic gas sale purchase agreement (GSPA) for the $7.6 billion TAPI gas pipeline in May 2012?
1) Tanzania 2) Thailand
3) Tajikistan 4) Turkmenistan
5) Turkey

20. A notifiable disease is any disease that is required by law to be reported to government authorities. The Union Health Ministry has made which of the following a mandatory notifiable disease in May 2012?
1) Hypertension 2) Diabetes
3) Diphtheria 4) Tuberculosis
5) None of these

21. Total Sanitation Campaign (TSC) or Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan (NBA) is a community-led total sanitation program initiated by the Government of India in 1999. The main goal of TSC is to eradicate the practice of open defecation by which of the following years?
1) 2014 2) 2015
3) 2016 4) 2017 5) 2020

22. The Reserve Bank of India will set up a $2 billion swap facility for which of the following groups member countries?
1) BRICS 2) IBSA
3) SAARC 4) BASIC
5) None of these

23. The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government completed three years in office in its second term on which of the following dates?
1) May 13, 2012
2) May 15, 2012
3) May 18, 2012
4) May 20, 2012 5) None

24. Tomislav Nikolic became the President of which of the following countries on May 31, 2012?
1) Romania 2) Serbia
3) Bulgaria 4) Croatia 5) Montenegro

25. "Dil Pe Lagi Aur Baat Bani" is an All India Radio program that is anchored by?
1) Akshay Kumar
2) Aamir Khan
3) Ajay Devgan
4) Anupam Kher
5) Amitabh Bachchan

26. Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi visited which of the following countries on May 30, 2012 her first foreign tour in 24 years?
1) India 2) Norway
3) Thailand 4) China
5) USA

27. Anup Jalota, a Padma Sri Award winner in 2012, is a famous?
1) Sportsperson
2) Cricket commentator
3) Singer
4) Industrialist 5) Social worker

28. Which country has decided to allow Indians living in border areas to travel up to 16 km inside its territory without a passport or visa?
1) Nepal 2) Bhutan
3) China 4) Pakistan
5) Myanmar

29. Which of the following days is observed as 'World Population Day'?
1) July 18 2) July 10 3) July 11 4) July 26
5) July 8

30. What is the present Bank rate?
1) 4.75% 2) 5.75%
3) 6.5% 4) 9.5%
5) 9%

31. Which of the following programs was launched in December 2005 to develop rural infrastructure including water supply, power, housing and roads?
1) PURA 2) Bharat Nirman
3) MGNREGP 4) RGSEAG
5) None of these

32. Which of the following is a function of the Reserve Bank of India?
1) Issuing Kisan Credit Cards
2) Issuing National Savings Certificates
3) Issuing Banknotes
4) Issuing Aadhar cards
5) None of these

33. Which of the following cups/trophies is associated with the game of Lawn Tennis?
1) DCM Trophy
2) Duleep Trophy
3) Merdeka Cup
4) Ryder Cup
5) None of these

34. Stephen Hendry, who retired recently, has won the world championship a record seven times in which of the following sports?
1) Squash 2) Golf
3) Snooker 4) Badminton
5) Table Tennis

35. Which country will host the 2014 Twenty20 cricket world cup?
1) Bangladesh 2) Sri Lanka
3) India 4) England
5) Australia

36. An excess of expenditures over revenues is called?
1) Depreciation 2) Budget deficit
3) Deflation 4) Devaluation
5) Balance of Payment

37. Which Australian city hosted the final of the ICC Under-19 cricket world cup on August 26, 2012?
1) Brisbane 2) Perth
3) Adelaide 4) Townsville
5) Sunshine Coast

38. Shivnarine Chanderpaul became the 10th batsman to score 10,000 Test runs on April 27, 2012. He plays for which of the following countries?
1) Australia 2) New Zealand
3) England 4) South Africa
5) None of these

39. What does the letter 'C' denote in the term 'ECB' as used in the banking and financial operations?
1) Credit 2) Control
3) Cartel 4) Commercial
5) None of these

40. Which of the following awards was conferred upon Mario Miranda posthumously?
1) Padma Sri
2) Padma Bhushan 3) Padma Vibhushan
4) Kalidas Samman
5) Ashok Chakra


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