CURRENT AFFAIRS SEPTEMBER 2012 Q.1.

Consider the following statements(A) Union Railway Minister Mukul Roy has laid the foundation stone for the Kochi Metro Rail project. (B) Kochi, is the eighth Indian city with a Metro network. (C) Government has decided to support preparation of detailed project reports for Metro Rail projects in all the 6 mega cities with population of more than five million people. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct? (1) Only A (2) Only B (3) Only C (4) All A, B and C (5) None of these Q. 2. Which institute under the Ministry of Tourism has recently completed fifty years of its successful existence? (1) Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management (IITTM), Gwalior (2) National Institute of Water Sport (NIWS), Panaji Goa (3) Institute of Hotel Management, Catering & Nutrition, Pusa, New Delhi (4) Kuoni Academy, Mumbai (5) None of these Q.3. Which statutory body of India has launched a Knowledge Partnership Initiative (KPI) with Prominent Law Schools of the country? (1) Competition Commission of India (2) SEBI (3) National Law Commission (4) IRDA (5) None of these Q.4. In which of the following states the Cabinet Committee on Infrastructure has approved the construction of the 6.5 kms long two lane bi-directional tunnel on NH-1? (1) Arunachal Pradesh (2) Himachal Pradesh (3) Jammu-Kashmir (4) Uttarakhand (5) Sikkim Q.5. India's first child witness court room (CWCR), designed to present a friendly image of courts for child witnesses, has been inaugurated at(1) Karkardooma courts complex, Delhi (2) Tis Hazari courts complex, Delhi (3) Patiala House courts complex, Delhi (4) Dwarka courts complex, Delhi (5) None of these Q.6. For cooperation in which of the following fields, India and Egypt has signed an MoU recently? (1) Disaster management and relief (2) Coastal Zone security and management (3) Electoral management and administration (4) Border Area defence and management (5) None of these Q.7. To which of the following eastern African Nation, India has extended a USD 40 million line of credit and has signed MoUs in areas of rural development, education and health and medicine recently? (1) Kenya (2) Burundi (3) Uganda (4) Ethiopia (5) None of these

1990.11. (B) The Agni-IV has a strike range of more than 5.597 crore in four states. Q. (B) Bhasin. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct? (1) A and B (2) B and C (3) A and C (4) All A. B and C (5) None of these The Union Cabinet has approved the release of additional installment of Dearness Allowance (DA) to Central Government employees and Dearness Relief (DR) to pensioners with effect from 01. B and C (5) None of these Which political party has asked the states ruled by it to increase the supply of subsidized cylinders from 6 to 9 annually? (1) Trinamool Congress (2) BJP (3) Congress (4) CPM (5) None of these Consider the following statements(A) Nivedita Bhasin has become the only trained woman pilot in the world for the B-787. Consider the following statements(A) Agni-IV is a nuclear-capable.13. (B) These states will be getting funds in the ratio of 75:25 as against the existing ratio of 65:35. representing an increase of -------------over the existing rate of 65 per cent of the Basic Pay/Pension. surface-to-surface missile has recently been test fired from Wheeler Island in Odisha.9.15. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct? (1) Only A (2) Only B (3) Only C (4) All A.12. Q.000-km.07. had created world aviation history by commanding a commercial jetliner at the age of 26 on Jan 1. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct? (1) A and B (2) B and C (3) A and C (4) All A.10.2012. Q. (C) Agni-IV is a two-stage solid fuel missile and is heavier than Agni-III.8. Q.Q. to compensate for price rise. B and C (5) None of these The government has recently cleared nine road projects costing about Rs 11. on the Mumbai-Aurangabad-Udaipur sector. Q. . Q.14. Q. (C) Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) was launched in 2005. (C) Air India launched its first commercial service with the B-787 flying between New Delhi-Bangalore route. Which of the following states is not one them? (1) Andhra Pradesh (2) Uttar Pradesh (3) Maharashtra (4) Tamil Nadu (5) Bihar Which of the following missiles with a striking range of 3000 km has recently been test fired successfully? (1) Agni-II (2) Agni-III (3) Agni-IV (4) Prithvi-II (5) Trishul What is the name of the first-of-its kind Catamaran hydrographic survey vessel commissioned by Indian Navy recently? (1) INS Meen (2) INS Shivalik (3) INS Shardul (4) INS Makar (5) None of these Consider the following statements(A) Planning Commission has approved enhanced central share under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) for nine states with literacy levels below the national average.

K.21. B and C (5) None of these DRDO Lab DIHAR has been honoured with the CSIR Award for S&T Innovations for --------------for the year 2010.Q. The Cabinet has recently approved an amendment to the agreement with that country to increase the amount of budgetary support to US$ 75 million from US$ 50 million. (1) Agri Development (2) Desert Development (3) Rural Development (4) Housing Development (5) None of these Consider the following statements(A) Election Commission of India has selected „Zee News‟ for the National Media Award on Voter Education. Q. (B) Justice A . Rajendra Prasad (5) Sarojini Naidu Consider the following statements(A) SU-30 MKI aircraft has been inducted into IAF at Air Force Station Halwara.22. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct? . (B) Hindi daily „Hindustan‟ has been selected for a „Special Award‟ for its remarkable contribution towards voter education and awareness. Q.20. (C) The Award would be presented during the 3rd National Voters‟ Day on 26th January 2013 at New Delhi. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct? (1) A and B (2) B and C (3) A and C (4) All A. (1) 10 per cent (2) 9 per cent (3) 8 per cent (4) 7 per cent (5) 12 per cent Identify the country based on the following description“ The Government of India had signed an agreement with the Government of that country in November 2011 to extend a Standby Credit Facility of US$ 100 million. (C) SU-30 MKI Squadron in the Western Air Command is known as „Desert Tigers‟ Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct? (1) A and B (2) B and C (3) A and C (4) All A.17.16.” (1) Bhutan (2) Mauritius (3) Maldives (4) Nigeria (5) None of these To Commemorate the 150th Birth Anniversary of which of the following leaders a special function was organized by the Union Ministry of Culture along with the release of Commemorative Coins & Commemorative Stamp on him? (1) Motilal Nehru (2) Lal Bahadur Shastri (3) Abul Kalam Azad (4) Dr.19. and to decrease the amount earmarked for imports from India to US $ 25 million from US$ 50 million. Sikri has been appointed as the Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court. Q. (C) Tejendra Khanna is the Governor of Punjab.18. B and C (5) None of these How many scientists have been conferred with the prestigious Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for 2011? (1) Nine (2) Eleven (3) Thirteen (4) Seven (5) Twelve Consider the following statements(A) Justice Darmar Murugesan has been appointed as Chief Justice of Delhi High Court. Q. (B) The first batch of SU-30 MKI was inducted into IAF in Sep 2002. Q. Q.

27. (C) Delhi has reported the highest number of suicides among UT. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct? (1) A and B (2) B and C (3) C and D (4) A and C (5) All A. (B) Family Problems and illness are the largest factors behind the suicides.25. Q. 5 postage stamp? (1) Assam Rifles (2) CRPF (3) ITBP (4) CISF (5) Indian Coast Gaurd Consider the following statements(A) West Bengal reported the highest number of suicides in the country during 2011. (C) Doris Bures. B and C (5) None of these Consider the following statements(A) GSAT-10 is the heaviest satellite launched by ISRO. (B) G. (D)This is the second satellite in INSAT/GSAT constellation with GAGAN payload after GSAT-8. B C and D Consider the following statements(A) A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Technology Cooperation in the Shipping and Ports Infrastructure has been signed between India and Austria.23. Q. the Austrian Federal Minister for Transport. K. B C and D With which of the following countries India has signed an MoU for Strengthening LongTerm Relationship and Bilateral Cooperation on Road Infrastructure and Road Transportation Technology Matters? (1) Austria (2) Switzerland (3) New Zealand (4) UK (5) China To commemorate the 50th anniversary of which of the following forces the Department of Posts has issued a Rs. (B) Launch of GSAT-10 was 101st space mission of ISRO. B and C (5) None of these Consider the following statements(A) Pawan Kumar Bansal is Union Minister for Water Resources and Parliamentary Affairs. the Union Minister of Shipping. launched in May 2011. (1) Only A (2) Only B (3) Only C (4) All A. (C) The satellite was by Arianespace's heavy lifting Ariane-5 ECA rocket from Kouru. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct? (1) A and B (2) B and C (3) C and D (4) A and C (5) All A. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct? .26. (B) Ministry of Water Resources has recently released Ground Water Atlas for six states. French Guyana. Q. (C) The aquifers of India have been classified in to 14 principal and 42 major aquifer systems. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct? (1) Only A (2) Only B (3) Only C (4) All A.Q. Innovation & Technology was on a visit to India recently. Q. Vasan.28. Q.24. (D) The number of suicides in the country over the decade (2001–2011) has recorded an increase of 25 per cent.

is the final authority to approve the five-year plan. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct? (1) Only A (2) Only B (3) Only C (4) All A.35. Q.33. (B) The world‟s highest Polling booth is located in Jammu and Kashmir. B and C (5) None of these With which of the following countries India has agreed to enhance mutual cooperation through effective sustained steps to control drug trafficking? (1) Afghanistan (2) Bangladesh (3) Pakistan (4) Nepal (5) Myanmar How many Airports has been approved by the Union Cabinet to grant international airport status to them? (1) Three (2) Four (3) Five (4) Six (5) Seven .32. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct? (1) A and B (2) B and C (3) Only C (4) A and C (5) None of these Which of the following state will have a polling booth for a single voter to cast his vote in the forthcoming State Assembly elections. India has recorded an average economic growth rate of 9%. (C) The state-of-the-art Prithvi is the third ballistic missile developed under the country's prestigious Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme (IGMPD). B and C (5) None of these Consider the following statements(A) India successfully test-fired its nuclear.2%. (C) Hikkam in Lahaul & Spiti Assembly is the world‟s highest Polling booth. Q. B and C (5) None of these Consider the following statements(A) The Election Commission has identified Shyam Saran Negi as oldest voter in Himachal Pradesh (HP).30. This tunnel is located in(1) Arunachal Pradesh (2) Sikkim (3) Jammu & Kashmir (4) Himachal Pradesh (5) Nagaland Consider the following statements(A) The government has approved the 12th Five-Year Plan (2012-17) document that aims to achieve annual average economic growth rate of 8. (B) Prithvi-II has a strike range of 750 km.Q.29. (1) Only A (2) Only B (3) Only C (4) All A. Q.31.capable Prithvi-II ballistic missile recently. (C) During the 11th Plan (2007-12). Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct? (1) Only A (2) Only B (3) Only C (4) All A.5 km tunnel between Z-Morh and Gagangir recently. Q. Q. (1) Gujarat (2) Himachal Pradesh (3) Uttarakhand (4) Jammu-Kashmir (5) Arunachal Pradesh Union Road Transport and Highways Minister C P Joshi laid the foundation stone for a 6. Q. (B) The NDC is headed by the Prime Minister with Cabinet Ministers on board.34.

(4) Q.18. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct? (1) Only A (2) Only B (3) Only C (4) All A.(1) Q.(3) Q.32.28.21.10.(3) Q.(4) Q.19.30. India has successfully test-fired nuclear capable short-range ballistic missile Dhanush recently.4.25.36.23.34.(3) Q.15.37.(2) Q.(1) Q.(1) Q.Q.16.26.(1) Q. (B) The word. “Rashtrapati Mahodaya” in hindi should be used in place of “Mahamahim" (C) “Excellency” will be used only for interaction of leaders with foreign dignatories and foreign dignatories with our leaders.(1) Q.(2) Q.(1) Q.(4) Q. Consider the following statements regarding new protocol practice approved by the President(A) Use of words „His Excellency‟ will be discontinued while organizing functions within the country and during interaction between Indian dignitaries and the president.7.29.(1) Q.(3) Q.(2) Q.11.(4) Q.(1) Q.(2) Q.36.35.40.(2) Q.(5) Q.(1) Q.38.39.20.(2) Q.39. (C) BrahMos is a two-stage missile. the first one being solid and the second one ramjet liquid propellant.40. DHD was a separatist organization belonging to which of the following states? (1) Assam (2) Nagaland (3) Manipur (4) Sikkim (5) Meghalaya Q.12.13.(1) Q.6. Consider the following statements(A) The Navy successfully test-fired the 290-km range BrahMos supersonic cruise missile.31.8.(1) Q.38.27.(3) Q.(1) Q.17.(4) Q.(1) Q.37. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct? (1) Only A (2) Only B (3) Only C (4) All A.1.(4) Q. B and C (5) None of these Q. B and C (5) None of these Q. 2.9. from a warship off the Goa coast . (3) Q.(1) Q.24.5.(4) Q.14. (B) The cruise missile was test-fired from guided missile frigate INS Teg.(3) Q.(3) Q. Dhanush is the naval version of(1) Prithvi (2) Agni (3) Trishul (4) Brahmosh (5) Shaurya Q.(3) Q.3.(5) Q.(4) .33.22. Diama Halam Daogah (DHD) was in news recently as its factions has signed a Memorandum of Settlement with the state and central government to give up violence and seek solutions to its problems peacefully. Which of the following states has topped the list of crime against children according to a report released by CSO? (1) Bihar (2) Uttar Pradesh (3) Maharashtra (4) Madhya Pradesh (5) Rajsthan Q.(4) Q.

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