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The estimates of National Income are prepared by1 2 3 4 National Development Council National Productivity Council National Income Council Central Statistical Organization Ans: 4
The State who launched "Atal Khadyanna Yojna" is 1 2 3 4 Bihar Gujarat Uttarakhand Jharkhand Ans: 3
The first Lokpal Bill was presented in the Parliament in 1 2 3 4 1968 1967 1971 1972 Ans: 1
Q. Which of the following is the latest country to reach an agreement on civil nuclear cooperation with India? 1 2 3 4 Australia South Korea China Israel Ans: 1 Q. Montreal Protocol is related with the protection of -
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Green house gases Acid rain Ozone layer Endangered species Ans: 3
Q. Which one of the following is the most fragile eco-system that will be first affected by global warming? 1 2 3 4 Arctic and Greenland Ice sheet Amazon rain forest Taiga Indian Monsoon Ans: 1 Q. Who amongst the following is the author of the book "To A Hunger Free World"? 1 2 3 4 Amartya Sen C. Rangarajan Manmohan Singh M.S. Swaminathan Ans: 4 Q. The Government of India has launched an Integrated Disease Surveillance Project (IDSP) to monitor certain disease. Which of the following is not covered under the project? 1 2 3 4 Malaria Polio Plague Tuberculosis Ans: 3 Q. "Swayamsidha" is a scheme launched by the Government of India to help.
1 2 3 4 Women only School children only Health workers only None of these Ans: 1 Q. India's first Defence University is set up in 1 2 Haryana Uttar Pradesh . Who amongst the following has written the book "The City of Joy"? 1 2 3 4 Ingram Smith V. What are the activities involved in Industrial Sector for the purposes of economic planning? 1 2 3 4 Q. Harrison Dominique Lapierre Guentar Grass Ans: 3 Q. In the financial newspapers we read about International Growth. Mining Manufacturing Construction All of the above A person eligible to become the President of India should not be less than 1 2 3 4 60 years of age 35 years of age 40 years of age 50 years of age Ans: 2 Q.
The Supreme Court of India has upheld the Government's decision to provide reservation to Other Backward Class candidates in central educational institutes.3 4 Punjab Delhi Ans: 1 Q. Which of the following films was given the award of "the Best Motion Picture of the Year" by Oscar Foundation? 1 2 There will be Blood No country for Old Men . selected by the "Time" Magazine? 1 2 3 4 Mamata Banerjee Sania Mirza Jaya Bachchan Pratibha Patil Ans: 1 Q. How much reservation they get? 1 2 3 4 27% 13% 15% 20% Ans: 1 Q. Who amongst the following Indians has featured in the list of 'World's 100 most influential Women". "Vachaspati Puraskars" are given by the 1 2 3 4 Madhya Pradesh Government Uttar Pradesh Hindi Akademy Birla Foundation None of these Ans: 3 Q.
Which of the following companies of Indian Origin has become the first Indian Company to launch financial services to retail investors in China? 1 2 3 4 Bajaj Finance SBI Capital Markets Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group None of these Ans: 3 Q. Oil & Natural Gas Corporation None of these Ans: 2 Q.3 4 Peter & the Wolf None of these Ans: 2 Q. Who amongst the following was the Chairman of the Second Administrative Reforms Commission who submitted its report to the Government a few months back? 1 2 3 4 Veerappa Moily Natwar Singh M. Tata Motors has signed a long term partnership agreement with which of the following auto companies? 1 Ford Motor Company .S. Which of the following companies/commissions of Indians Origin signed a pact for obtaining oil blocks in Libya? 1 2 3 4 Reliance Petroleum Oil India Ltd. Gill None of these Ans: 1 Q.
it is known as Share Swap (C) When companies are required to float a new issue to earn capital for their expansion programmes. As reported in the major financial newspapers the Federal Reserve has made certain changes/corrections in its base federal funds rates. various states were divided into two groups "Low Poverty States". On the basis of the study done by the Government of India. 1 2 3 4 Only A Only B Only C None of these Ans: 1 Q. This act of the Federal Reserve will bring an effect directly and immediately on the banks located in 1 USA . The process of the allotment of preferential share is known as Share Swap. Which of the following is not a low poverty state? 1 2 3 4 Kerala Orissa Karnataka Gujarat Ans: 2 Q. "High Poverty States". Many times we read in financial newspapers/magazines about "Share Swap" done by big corporates. each shareholder gets some additional preferential shares. What is "Share Swap"? (A) A business takeover in which acquiring company uses its own stock to pay for the acquired company (B) When a company uses its own shares to get some short term loan for working capital requirement.2 3 4 Maruti Suzuki Toyota Motor Corporation None of these Ans: 1 Q.
2 3 4 China Japan Russia Ans: 1 Q. Which of the following is the name of the asset reconstruction company created by various banks in India? 1 2 3 4 ARCIL HCR SEBI None of these Ans: 1 Q. Which of the following countries has the largest cheques truncation facility in Asia? 1 2 3 4 China India Myanmar None of these Ans: 2 Q. India does not have a single branch/office of any one of its banks in which of the following countries? 1 2 3 4 USA Russia Nepal Switzerland Ans: 4 Q. 'Navajivan Express' runs between 1 Jammu Tawi-Thiruvananthapuram .
2 3 4 Howrah-Chennai Bhopal-New Delhi Chennai-Ahmedabad Ans: 4 Q. 1 2 Jeyamohan Dhanushkodi Ramasamy . RISAT-1.858 kg 1.768 kg 1. Birla Foundation announced on March 22. Cambodia in 2012 in the month of 1 2 3 4 February March April May Q. The two-day 20th ASEAN Summit was held in Phnom Penh. is the heaviest satellite launched by India so far with a weight of 1 2 3 4 1. Abd-Rabbu Mansour was recently elected as the President of which one of the following Arab nation? 1 2 3 4 Yemen Iraq Oman Iran Ans: 1 Q. 2012 for his book Irama Kathaiyum Iramayakalum. which was put in orbit in April 2012 by PSLV-C19.658 kg 1.968 kg Ans: 3 Q. Name the Tamil author who was announced the winner of the Saraswati Samman 2011 by K.K.
2012 selected for India's highest film honour the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for 2012? 1 2 3 4 Prasanjeet Chatterjee Soumitra Chatterjee Ranjit Mallick Suvendu Chakroborty Ans: 2 Q.2012 a national award for sanitation and water in the name of which of the following Maharashtrian saints? 1 2 3 4 Sant Gadge Baba Sant Yoga Paramanandar Bhaktha Pundarikar Bhaktha Goma Bai Ans: 1 Q. sworn in as the chief minister of Punjab on March 14. Badal became the chief minister of the state for1 2 3 4 Fourth time Fifth time Third time Second time Ans: 2 Q. Which one of the following state governments imposed restrictions on the visit of foreign tourists to the areas inhabited by Tribals? .A. 2012. Akali Dal Chief Prakash Singh Badal. Manavalan Sundara Ramasami Ans: 3 Q.3 4 A. Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh during his tour of Maharashtra's Satara district announced on March 11. Which legendary versatile Bengali actor was on March 21.
Indian black eagle was spotted in the Aravali Biodiversity park after a gap of ____ years. 1 2 3 4 60 70 80 90 Ans: 4 Q. In this Context which country is building this Zangmu dam? 1 2 3 4 Pakistan in Pol Bangladesh on the Brahmaputra river China on the Brahmaputra Pakistan with the help of china assistance Ans: 3 Q.1 2 3 4 Odisha Bihar Madhya Pradesh Uttar Pradesh Ans: 1 Q. Recently India has raised its objection over the construction of the Zangmu dam. Which one of the following States/Union Territories has the least number of females per 1000 males as per provisional figures of Census 2011? . Kundankulam Nuclear Power Plant is being established in 1 2 3 4 Tamil Nadu Karnataka Kerala Andhra Pradesh Ans: 1 Q.
Daman and Diu Dadar and Nagar Haveli Haryana Puducherry Which of the following has the highest share in power generation in India? 1 2 3 4 Thermal power Nuclear power Hydro power All the above have equal share Ans: 1 Q. Volkswagen is a car maker head quartered in 1 2 3 4 Itali Japan South Korea Germany Ans: 4 Q. Identify him 1 2 3 4 Usha Thorat C.2012 named India's renowned economist as the recipient of the 2011 US National Humanities Medal. Volkswagen launched the new IPL edition of Vento and Polo. The White House on February 10. Pakistani archaeologists discovered a rare Indus Valley civilization era seal in steatite dating back to 2500-2000 BC from the Cholistan area of which of the following province in Pakistan? 1 FATA . Rangarajan Amartya Sen Montek SIngh Ahluwalia Ans: 3 Q.1 2 3 4 Q.
2 3 4 Balochistan Punjab Province Sindh Province Ans: 3 Q.2% Ans: 3 Q.f July 2012 is 1 2 3 4 Jim Young Kim Robert Zoellick Christine Lagarde Obiageli Katryn Ezekwesili Ans: 1 Q.8% 37.11. 'Environment Excellency' award under SCOPE Meritorious Awards 2010-11 has been given to 1 SAIL . what was the total population percentage was below poverty line in the year 2009-10? 1 2 3 4 42% 25. which of the following Public Sector company has been awarded the Gold Trophy for the best corporate governance? 1 2 3 4 ONGC HAL GAIL SAIL Ans: 4 Q. As per the latest estimates of Planning Commission. The new President of the World Bank to take charge w.5% 29. In 'Meritorious Awards' of SCOPE for the year 2010 .e.
- Finance Minister in his rollback announcements in budget proposals 2012-13 deferred GAAR for 1 2 3 4 Three year One year Two year Till end of 12th plan Ans: 2 Q. How many Indian Companies have been included in Forbes 2000 list of the year 2012? 1 2 3 4 71 61 57 65 Ans: 2 Q. South Sudan has become a member of International Monetary Fund (IMF). It became IMF's 1 2 3 4 189th Member 187th Member 186th Member 188th Member Q.2 3 4 ONGC EIL IOC Ans: 2 Q. National Dairy Plan (Phase .I) has been launched to give a boost to milk production in the country. In the first phase this plan will cover 1 2 All states except North Eastern region Only Gujarat .
Which of the following telecom authority has recently given the power to act like a civil court? 1 2 3 4 Depart of Telecommunication(DoT) Telecom Regulatory Authority of India(TRAI) Wireless Planning & Coordination (WPC) Wing Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) Ans: 2 Q. It is related to which one of the following? 1 2 3 Health Intelligence Education .2012 in 1 2 3 4 Phnom Penh(Cambodia) Bankok (Thailand) Singapore Jakarta (Indonesia) Ans: 1 Q. 6 MMTPA pellet making plant in Odisha has been commissioned by 1 2 3 4 Tata Steels Essar Steels Jindal Steels Steel Authority of India Ltd. 20th Summit of ASEAN was held on April3-4. Ans: 2 Q.3 4 Only 14 states Only 5 states Ans: 3 Q. Recently the Union Government of India has set up NATGRID.
4 Space Ans: 2 Q. It will be headed by which of the followings 1 2 3 4 Finance Minister Economic Advisor to the Prime Minister Governor of RBI Prime Minister Ans: 3 Q. The Government of India has recently set up Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC). a multilateral agreement supported by which one of the followings 1 2 3 4 WEF WTO OECD IMF Ans: 3 Q. Mutual Acceptance of Data (MAD) in the Assessment of Chemicals. Which one of the state assembly has recently passed a Bill seeking a seven year jail term for the cow slaughter or even transporting the animal for that purpose? 1 2 3 Maharashtra Gujarat Uttarakhand . Which of the following national organization has completed 150th year of its existence in 2011? 1 2 3 4 Zoological Survey of India Archaeological Survey of India Anthropological Survey of India Geological Survey of India Ans: 2 Q.
This biography belongs to which one of the following? 1 2 3 4 Srinivasa Ramanujan Jagdish Bhagvati Dr. "The man who knew infinity" is a biography written by Robert Kanigel. The state is 1 2 3 Assam Kerala West Bengal . The University of Chicago is going to establish a Chair for Indian studies in the name of which one of the following Indian mentor? 1 2 3 4 Rabindranath Tagore Swami Vivekananda Ramkrishna Paramhans Sri Ravishankar Ans: 2 Q. Ramakrishanan Ans: 1 Q. V. Which one of the following state/UT has recently launched e-PDS in its bid to achieve transparency in the distribution of food supplies through the Public Distribution System? 1 2 3 4 Delhi Chhattisgarh Tamil Nadu Puducherry Ans: 3 Q. Raman V. C.4 Chhattisgar Q. One of the State Governments in India has declared tea as the "State Drink" to encourage tea farmers.
the maximum share goes to 1 2 3 4 Defence Subsidy Payment Central Plan Outlay Interest Payment Ans: 3 Q.00 lakh Rs.80 lakh Rs.e. In the list of Forbes' billionaires 2012. is For the year 2012-13.50 lakh Ans: 1 Q.000 crore . the dis-investment target set by the government in Union Budget 2012-13 1 2 3 Rs 45. 2. who became the richest person in the world? 1 2 3 4 Warren Buffet Mukesh Ambali Lakshmi Mittal Carlos Slim Ans: 4 Q. 2. What is the tax free income level for woman for the financial year 2012-13 (i.000 crore Rs 35.000 crore Rs 40. 1.4 Tamil Nadu Ans: 1 Q.20 lakh Rs. the assessment year 2013-14)? 1 2 3 4 Rs. Out of the total expenditure as shown in regular Budget 2012-13. 2.
9% Ans: 3 Q. According to Economic Survey 2011-12 in India's external debt for the year 2010-11 debt to GDP ratio stands at 1 2 3 4 17. 8.0 lakh Rs.8% 18.4 Rs 30.4% of GDP 3% of GDP Ans: 3 Q. 12. the union government sold 5% share in ONGC. During 2011-12. 8.0 lakh Rs. In Budget 2012-13.5% 17.0 lakh Q.5% of GDP 4.4% of GDP 3. the income tax rate of 30% will be applicable for tax payers above the income 1 2 3 4 Rs. The revenue earned by this investment stood at 1 2 3 4 12981 crore 12767 crore 13767 crore 13205 crore . As per 2012-13 Budget. the revenue deficit (Budget Estimates) for 2012-13 has been estimated at 1 2 3 4 5.5 lakh Rs. 10.000 crore Ans: 4 Q.9% 20.
The estimated fiscal deficit for the year 2012-13 as shown in Budget 2012-13 stands at 1 2 3 4 6. Limiting the president to two terms. Reducing presidential term from 6 years to 4 years. Select the correct answer using the code given below: 1 2 3 4 1 and 2 2.1% 5. 3 and 4 3 and 4 only 2 and 4 only Ans: 2 Q.9% 5. 2.Ans: 2 Q.7% Ans: 2 Q.6% 6. 4. Which one of the following teams won the maximum number of gold medals in the 34th national Games 2011 held in Jharkhand? 1 2 3 4 Manipur Services Haryana Maharashtra Ans: 2 . Presidential candidate must be over 40 years. Adopting a new constitution. 3. Which of the following changes have been brought in Egypt after the recent popular uprising that overthrew President Hosni Mubarak? 1.
According to the Census 2011. It is an advisory body to the Prime Minister constituted as per the provisions of the Constitution of India. was on 1 2 3 4 Food Security Act Right to Information Act Right to Education Act Prevention of Corruption Act Ans: 2 Q. Mr.Sam Pitroda is the Chairman of the Commission. 2. The 'Shillong Declaration'. Consider the following statements about National Knowledge Commission: 1. in news recently. which one of the following Union Territories has the least population? 1 2 3 4 Daman and Diu Lakshadweep Dadra and Nagar Haveli Puducherry Ans: 2 Q. What is the target of the Millennium Development Goal of the United Nations with respect to Universal primary Education? 1 2 All children both boys and girls would complete a full course primary schooling by 2015 All children both boys and girls are to be literate by 2050 . Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 1 2 3 4 Neither 1 nor 2 1 only Both 1 and 2 2 only Ans: 4 Q.Q.
3% 49. Gagan Narang won the country's first medal at the Games. United Kingdom. a bronze in the 10 metre air rifle event. Saina Nehwal. by 2025 All girls should be enrolled in primary school by 2015 Ans: 1 Q. She is also the second Indian woman to win an individual medal after Karnam Malleswari's bronze medal in Weightlifting in 2000. According to the Economic Survey 2011-12.2% ndia competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Sushil Kumar was the flag bearer in the opening ceremony and Mary Kom was the flag bearer at the closing ceremony. She has become the first Indian to win a medal in Badminton at the Olympics. won a bronze medal in women's singles in badminton. from 27 July to 12 August 2012. the share of service sector in India's GDP during 2010-11 has been estimated at 1 2 3 4 63. .6% 55. Vijay Kumar won a silver medal in men's 25 m rapid fire pistol event and became the third man ever representing India to win an individual silver medal after Norman Pritchard (2) and Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore. India has won 6 medals including 2 silver and 4 bronze which is by far the best performance by India in terms of number of medals won at any single Olympic games. Adding to that. The Indian Olympic Association had sent a total of 83 athletes to compete in 13 sports making it the largest contingent India has ever sent to an Olympic Games.1% 58.3 4 All boys should go to school to complete a full course of primary schooling.
According to the figure as shown in Economic Survey 2011-12.1% 2. Sushil Kumar is the first Indian to win an individual medal in back to back Olympics. He had won a bronze medal in the 2008 Beijing Olympics in the same category.8% 2. won India the fourth bronze and the fifth medal overall. This is the third individual medal in wrestling after bronze medals by Sushil Kumar in 2008 and K D Jadhav in 1952.investment gap which was 2.5% 3. There was one more shooter from indian squad who tried hopefully his best in 50m rapid fire but was unluckily ranked fourth and therefore he was not awarded by any medal Q. Yogeshwar Dutt by winning a bronze in the 60 kg Freestyle Wrestling event.Mary Kom won India its fourth medal at the games by winning a Bronze in the Women's flyweight category in Boxing.0% 4. The target to limit union government's expenditure on subsidy (as % of GDP) during 2012-13 stand at 1 2 3 4 3. Sushil Kumar won the Silver medal in 66 kg Freestyle wrestling. the saving .7% 2.0% 2% Ans: 4 Q.8% in 2009-10 became/remained 1 2 3 4 3.5% Ans: 2 . She is the third Indian woman to win a medal at the Olympics.
Q.3% 14. As per Economic Survey 2011-12.9% 16. Which state wins the best State Award 2012 for strengthening the Panchayati Raj Institutions? . India's first space based Solar Coronograph is 1 2 3 4 ADITYA ADITYA I ADITYA II ADITYA III Ans: 2 Q.2% Ans: 1 Q.5% 18. Who is nominated as the India's Chief-de-Mission for London Olympics 2012? 1 2 3 4 KPS Gill Ajit Pal Singh Vijay Amritraj Suresh Kalmadi Ans: 2 Q. the advance estimate of agriculture sector's contribution in country's GDP for the year 2011-12 stands at 1 2 3 4 13. Who is selected as the Women's Professional Golf PLayer of the Year 2011-12? 1 2 3 4 Aditi Ashok Vani Kapoor Smriti Mehra Pallavi Jain Ans: 3 Q.
As per participation of women in politics India's rank stands at 1 2 3 4 110 105 104 101 Ans: 105 Q. Annual Defence Diologue was held in December 2011 between India and 1 2 3 4 China Afghanistan Russia Pakistan General of the Air Force Henry "Hap" Arnold Q. . Prime Minister Dr. Consider the following statements on NATGRID - (i) NATGRID has been formed to link database for inputs to combat terrorism.1 2 3 4 Rajasthan Gujarat Sikkim Kerala Ans: 3 Q. Manmohan Singh paid a visit in December 2011 to 1 2 3 4 Tokyo Melbourne Wellington Moscow Ans: 4 Q.
Choose the right option: 1 2 3 4 Both (i) and (ii) are correct Only (i) is correct Only (ii) is correct Neither (i) nor (ii) is correct Ans: 1 Q. The report by Wildlife Institute of India enlisted major threats to three tiger reserves which are Kalakad-Mundanthurai tiger reserve. Anamalai and Mudumalai. (ii) Judges of the Uttarakhand High Court will not be covered under the purview of Lokayukta. Consider the following features of the bill(i) The Chief Minister of the state. In which one of the following stated are these tiger reserves located? 1 2 3 4 Bihar Tamil Nadu West Bengal Kerala Ans: 2 Q.(ii) It is meant to improve India's capability to counter threats to its internal security. Who have been awarded with FIFA World Player of the Year 2011 Trophy? 1 2 3 4 Lionel Messi Xavi Fernandez Christiano Ronaldo None of these Ans: 1 Q. all ministers. MLAs and lower judiciary will be under the purview of Lokayukta. 2011. 2011 cleared Uttarakhand Lokayukta Bill. Uttarakhand state cabinet on October 29. Choose the right option- .
Which one of the following became the first Indian state to launch health insurance policy covering all its people? 1 2 3 4 Kerala Haryana Bihar Goa Ans: 4 .1 2 3 4 Both (i) and (ii) are correct Only (i) is correct Only (ii) is correct Neither (i) nor (ii) is correct Ans: 1 Q. Name the legendary Bollywood playback singer who entered the Guinness world Records for the most number of single studio recordings? 1 2 3 4 Lata Mangeshkar Asha Bhonsle Shreya Ghoshal Suchitra Krisnamurthy Ans: 2 Q. Which Bengali film was selected as the inaugural film at the 11th edition of River to River Florence Indian Film Festival. in Florence. Italy in December 2011? 1 2 3 4 100% Love Khokababu Chaplin Bedroom Ans: 3 Q. 2011.
Petersburg on November 7. irrigation projects. West Bengal State cabinet approved the newly drafted land acquisition and resettlement Bill.2011. hospitals. and projects relating to internal secu 1 2 3 4 Both (i) and (ii) are correct Only (i) is correct Only (ii) is correct Nither (i) nor (ii) is correct Ans: 1 Q. laying railway tracks. Krishna Union Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde Union Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Vilasrao Deshmukh Union Minister of New and Renewable Energy Dr.Q. Consider the following features of the Bill(i) The private enterprises would have to acquire land for their projects directly from the landowners.000 personnel . 1 2 3 4 Union Minister of External Affairs S. bridges. (ii) The new policy provides that the government would acquire land only for projects of public utility like building. Which one of the following state governments announced free housing for Schedule Castes living in jhuggis under the Rajiv Ratna Yojana? 1 2 3 4 Tamil Nadu Uttar Pradesh Delhi Kerala Ans: 3 Q. Name the Indian Union Minster who represented India at the meeting of the Heads of Governments of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) in St.M. Farooq Abdullah Active 8 October 1932 – present Country Size India 127. setting up of embankments.
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