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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 .. .. ..

Monday, 24 September 2012

Current Affairs September 2012 Quiz-25

1. What is the revised growth rate target for the 12th Five Year Plan (2012-2017)?
1) 9% 2) 8%
3) 8.2% 4) 8.5%
5) 9.5%

2. Which Indian author has been short listed for this year's Man Booker Prize for his novel 'Narcopolis', a dark tale about the opium and heroin dens of Mumbai?
1) Aravind Adina 2) Jeet Thayil
3) Amitav Ghosh
4) Chetan Bhagat
5) Rahul Bhattacharya

3. John Baird visited India and held talks with S.M.Krishna in September 2012. Baird is the Foreign Minister of which of the following countries?
1) France 2) Argentina
3) Canada 4) U.K.
5) Australia

4. Prince Salman bin Abdul Aziz was named the crown prince of which of the following countries on June 18, 2012?
1) Kuwait 2) Bahrain
3) Yemen 4) Oman
5) Saudi Arabia

5. Which of the following state-ments about G-20 is not true?
1) The G-20 includes 19 country members and the European Union.
2) G-20 was started in 2008 and accounts for 2/3rd of world's population and 80% of the world's GDP.
3) The seventh G-20 Summit was held at Los Cabos, Mexico on June 18-19, 2012.
4) The next G-20 Summit will be held in September 2013 in Saint Petersburg, South Africa.
5) At the Los Cabos Summit BRICS countries have pledged $75

billion to IMF's $430 billion bailout package for the debt ridden 17 nation Euro zone. India alone contributed $10 billion.
6. Who took over as Director of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Trombay from Ratan Kumar Sinha on June 19, 2012?
1) S.K.Jain 2) V.K.Saraswat
3) Srikumar Banerjee
4) Sekhar Basu
5) None of these

7. What is the new name of the former Soviet aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov, which has been procured by India?
1) INS Vikrant 2) INS Viraat
3) INS Vikramaditya
4) INS Chakra 5) INS Arihant

8. Which of the following Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) will start Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy Institute of Medical Science and Research?
1) IIT, Bombay 2) IIT, Madras
3) IIT, Hyderabad 4) IIT, Kanpur
5) IIT, Kharagpur

9. American President Barack Obama awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Shimon Peres on June 13, 2012. Peres is the President of which of the following countries?
1) Poland 2) Belarus
3) Israel 4) Germany
5) Slovakia

10. The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) will launch how many reactors during the 12th Plan period (2012-2017)?
1) 12 2) 16 3) 10
4) 11 5) 13

11. Who won the 2012 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award for his novel 'Even the Dogs'?
1) Orhan Pamuk 2) V.S. Naipaul
3) Philip Roth 4) Jon McGregor
5) Julian Barnes

12. The 200-year-old historical shrine of Dastgeer Sahib was gutted in a fire on June 25, 2012. It is located in?
1) Anantnag 2) Baramula
3) Srinagar 4) Doda
5) Kupwara

13. Which of the following sites were accorded World Heritage status by the UNESCO on July1, 2012?
1) Khajuraho Monuments
2) Ajanta caves
3) Ellora caves
4) Elephanta caves
5) Western Ghats

14. The Antoinette Perry Award, more commonly known as the Tony Award is given for excellence in?
1) Films 2) Theatre
3) Poetry 4) Journalism
5) Literature

15. American author Philip Roth won the Prince of Asturias Award for Literature on June 7, 2012. This is awarded by which of the following countries?
1) Norway 2) UK
3) Spain 4) Denmark
5) Sweden

16. Who has overtaken Tiger Woods at the top of Forbes magazine's list of the 100 highest paid sports personalities that was released on June 19, 2012?
1) Roger Federer
2) Kobe Bryant
3) David Beckham
4) Cristiano Ronaldo
5) Floyd Mayweather

17. Which country won the 21st Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament in Ipoh, Malaysia on June 3, 2012?
1) New Zealand 2) Argentina
3) India 4) Great Britain
5) South Korea

18. Rafael Nadal of Spain won his 7th French Open tennis singles title on June 11, 2012. Whom did he beat in the final?
1) Roger Federer
2) Andy Murray
3) Novak Djokovic
4) Andy Roddick
5) Tommy Haas

19. Tino Best hit the highest ever Test score by a No. 11 batsman when he made 95 on June 10, 2012. He plays cricket for which of the following countries?
1) England 2) Australia
3) South Africa 4) West Indies
5) New Zealand

20. Who became the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the International Cricket Council (ICC) on June 28, 2012?
1) Malcolm Speed (Australia)
2) Haroon Lorgat (South Africa)
3) David Richardson (South Africa)
4) David Morgan (England)
5) None of these

21. Zalmai Rassoul visited India in June 2012. He is the Foreign Minister of?
1) Pakistan 2) Afghanistan
3) Iran 4) Syria
5) Turkey

22. The labeling of Genetically Modified (GM) foods has been made mandatory. The amend-ment will come into effect from?
1) October 2, 2012
2) January 1, 2013
3) January 26, 2013
4) April 1, 2013
5) December 1, 2012

23. Which state has launched India's first river-lake linking project?
1) Tamil Nadu 2) Gujarat
3) Maharashtra
4) Madhya Pradesh
5) Uttar Pradesh

24. Who has/have been honored with the International Peace Award given by the Gandhi Foundation in London, UK?
1) Binayak Sen 2) Bulu Imam 3) Ela Bhatt 4) Both 1 and 2
5) All 1, 2 and 3

25. Who was presented with the WisdenIndia's Outstanding Achievement Award on June 11, 2012?
1) Mahendra Singh Dhoni
2) Rahul Dravid 3) Virat Kohli
4) Sachin Tendulkar
5) Yuvraj Singh

26. Which of the following badminton titles was not won by Saina Nehwal in 2012?
1) Indonesian Open
2) Thailand Open
3) Swiss Open
4) Olympics Bronze medal
5) Singapore Open

27. Rolf Heuer of Germany is the Director General of which of the following organizations since 2009?
1) WHO 2) WTO
3) CERN 4) FAO
5) IAEA

28. Who is the author of the book 'The Audacity of Hope'?
1) George Bush
2) Bill Clinton
3) Hillary Clinton
4) Barack Obama
5) Mitt Romney

29. What is Bancassurance?
1) An insurance scheme for all bank employees
2) Sale of insurance products through a bank
3) An insurance scheme to insure bank deposits
4) A bank deposit scheme for employees of insurance companies 5) None of these

30. Russia's Maria Sharapova won the French Open women's singles title on June 9, 2012. She defeated which of the following tennis players in the final?
1) Serena Williams
2) Sara Errani
3) Venus Williams
4) Kim Clijsters
5) Victoria Azarenka

31. What is the full form of PIN in ATM card?
1) Personal Index Number
2) Permanent Information Number
3) Personal Identification Number
4) Permanent Identification Number 5) None of these

32. Which Act was framed to deal more effectively with the problem of Non Performing Assets (NPAs) in banking system?
1) Banking Regulation Act
2) RBI Act 3) FEMA
4) SARFAESI Act
5) None of these

33. Who was crowned Miss Asia Pacific 2012 on June 16, 2012 in South Korea?
1) Vanya Misra
2) Ankita Shorey
3) Himangini Singh Yadu
4) Rochelle Maria Rao
5) Prachi Mishra

34. Elinor Ostrom of USA passed away on June 12, 2012. She is the first woman to win a Nobel Prize in?
1) Physics 2) Chemistry
3) Medicine 4) Economics
5) Literature

35. Money deposited at a bank that cannot be withdrawn for a preset fixed period of time is known as?
1) Current Deposit
2) Savings Bank Deposit
3) Term Deposit
4) No Frills Account
5) None of these

36. Which of the following provides a network that enables financial institutions worldwide to exchange messages about financial transactions in a secure and reliable environment?
1) NEFT 2) RTGS
3) CHAPS 4) SWIFT
5) None of these

37. Who headed the committee to review the structure of the National Small Savings Fund (NSSF)?
1) Y.V. Reddy 2) C. Rangarajan
3) U.K. Sinha
4) Shyamala Gopinath
5) Subir Gokarn

38. Which of the following is not required to open a bank account?
1) Identity Proof
2) Address Proof
3) Domicile Certificate
4) Latest Photographs
5) None of these

39. Which banks are insured by the Deposit Insurance and Credit G-uarantee Corporation (DICGC)?
1) Public Sector Banks
2) Private Banks 3) RRBs
4) Foreign Banks functioning in India 5) All the above

40. Which of the following ports is called the "Offspring of Partition" as it was developed after the partition as a substitute for Karachi port?
1) Paradip 2) Ennore
3) Tuticorin
4) New Mangalore
5) Kandla

41. Who among the following Indian tennis players won a doubles title at the 2012 Australian Open Championship?
1) Sania Mirza
2) Mahesh Bhupathi
3) Rohan Bopanna
4) Leander Paes
5) None of these

42. Axis Bank is a?
1) Gramin Bank
2) Foreign Bank
3) Public Sector Bank
4) Cooperative Bank
5) None of these

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