GA Quiz 2011 – 18

QUIZ ON GENERAL AWARENESS 2011 – 18
1.  Planning commission has fixed a target of ______ of economic growth rate for the
     12th five year plan beginning April next year.
     a) 9.00 per cent
     b) 9.25 per cent
     c) 9.50 per cent
     d) 10.00 per cent
     e) None of the above

2.  In order to make corporate bonds market attractive government has raised the limit 
     for Foreign Institutional Investors (FII) investment in long-term corporate bonds 
     issued by the companies in the infrastructure sector from $5 billion to _____. 
     a) $ 10 billion
     b) $ 15 billion
     c) $ 20 billion
     d) $ 25 billion
     e) None of the above

3.  What is the rank of India in The Global Competitiveness Index rankings published
     by World Economic Forum recently? 

     a) 39
     b) 48
     c) 49
     d) 53
     e) 56

4.  Under the Companies Act, 1956, the CAG can audit the books of only those
     companies in which the government owns more than a      _______stake. 
     a) 49 per cent
     b) 51 per cent
     c) 50 per cent
     d) 74 per cent
     e) None of the above

5.  According to the latest report on world population published by United Nations
     Population Division, India would overtake China as the world’s most populous 
     country by
     a) 2025
     b) 2027
     c) 2030
     d) 2024
     e) None of the above

6.  Which of the following states has been awarded the Decadal Literacy Award for
     achieving highest decadal growth in literacy rate in the country?

     a) Kerala
     b) Orissa
     c) Sikkim
     d) Bihar
     e) Tamilnadu

7.  Recently, The Central Government gave its approval for setting up a Special
     Investigation Unit (SIU) to monitor the funding and donations made to political
     parties. SIU will function under the
     a) CBDT 
     b) SEBI
     c) ECGCI
     d) Election Commission of India
     e) Joint Parliamentary Committee

8.  The 60th Annual Miss Universe 2011 pageant was held at
     a) Nassau (Bahamas)
     b) Sao Paulo(Brazil)
     c) Sanya (China)
     d) Las Vegas (USA)
     e) None of these

9.  Brazil won the FIFA Under-20 World Cup for the fifth time on August 20, 2011 by
     defeating which of the following countries? 

     a) Mexico
     b) Spain
     c) Croatia
     d) Uruguay
     e) Portugal

10.  Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic has NOT won the Men’s Single title of 
     a) US Open Tennis Championship 2011
     b) French Open Tennis Championship 2011
     c) Wimbledon Tennis Championship 2011
     d) Australian Open Tennis Championship 2011
     e) None of the above

11. Who is the author of book ‘South Asia in the New World Order: The Role of 
      Regional Cooperation’?

      a) Subroto Roy
      b) Dambisa Moyo 
      c) Paul Krugman 
      d) Shahid Javed Burki
      e) Jerry Bowyer

12. Talmiz Ahmad who conferred with King Abdulaziz Order of Merit honor is Indian
      Ambassador to
      a) Oman
      b) Iran
      c) Bahrain
      d) Qatar
      e) Saudi Arab

13. Ustad Rahim Fahimuddin Khan Dagar who passed away on 27 July 2011 was a
      renowned

      a) Flute player
      b) Sitar player
      c) Tabla player
      d) Dhrupad singer
      e) Urdu writer

14. Who has been awarded the Special Book Award, China’s highest literary award?
      a) Deven Sharma
      b) BR Deepak
      c) Harish Hande
      d) Alok Shrivastava
      e) None of these

15. Which of the following institutions/regulators performance can not be audited
      by Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG)? 
      a) SEBI
      b) IRDA
      c) PFRDA
      d) TRAI
      e) All the above

16. A Small Scale Unit is exempted from payment of Excise Duty if it produce goods
      upto _________in a financial year.
     a) Rs. 1 crore or less
     b) Rs. 2 crore or less
     c) Rs. 3 crore or less
     d) Rs. 5 crore or less
     e) None of these

17. The Service Tax Payer (STP) Code generally used by an assessee during the
      e-Filing of return through the Internet is consists of how many number of digits?
      a) 10     
      b) 12
      c) 14
      d) 16
      e) 15

18. An entrepreneur can set up a Micro Enterprises for self employment with a
      maximum investment up to_______.

      a) Rs.10 Lakh
      b) Rs.15 Lakh
      c) Rs.20 Lakh
      d) Rs.25 Lakh
      e) No limit of investment

19. Excise duty is a tax on 
      a) import of goods
      b) export of goods
      c) sale of goods
      d) manufacture or production of goods
      e)  None of the above

20. Excise duty on alcohol and narcotic substances is collected by the
      a) CBDT
      b) State Government
      c) Central Government
      d) Both (b) & (c)
      e)  None of the above

    Note : – Correct answers are highlighted in red color. 

About Naren
Full name - Narender Jangra      Location - India    Qualification - MCA

2 Responses to GA Quiz 2011 – 18

  1. Dinesh says:

    When vl b ibps po gk paper solution available.must reply

  2. Ajoy Biswas says:

    Very good collection. It would be better if post quizzes with immediate answers instead of next day. Thanks.

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