GA Quiz 2011 – 21

Happy Diwali

1.  As per the figures released by Union Agriculture Ministry in October 2011, which of
     the followings states has been ranked 1st in rice production in 2010-11?
     a) Assam
     b) Punjab
     c) West Bengal
     d) Uttar Pradesh
     e) Andhra Pradesh

2.  The Marginal Standing Facility (MSF) Rate applicable from October 25, 2011 is
     a) 8.25%
     b) 8.50%
     c) 9.25%
     d) 9.50%
     e) None of the above

3.  Recently, the central bank RBI has announced guidelines for permitting banks and
     Non Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs) to set up Infrastructure Debt Funds
     (IDFs) to accelerate and enhance the flow of long term debt in infrastructure projects.
     Which of the following guidelines is NOT true for the same? 
     a) IDFs would be set up either as Mutual Funds (MFs) or NBFCs
     b) RBI will be in-charge of the IDF-NBFC 
     c) The IDF-MF would be regulated by the SEBI.
     d) The IDF should be assigned a minimum credit rating ‘A’ by accredited rating agencies.
     e)  NBFC sponsoring IDF-MF should have a minimum NOF of Rs 500 crore

4.  As per the RBI policy review statement made on 25th October 2011, each bank will
     have to offer a uniform interest rate on savings bank deposits up to ____________,
     irrespective of the amount in the account within this limit.
     a) Rs 100,000
     b) Rs 200,000
     c) Rs 250,000
     d) Rs 500,000
     e) None of the above

5.  Which of the following Nobel laureates has not shared the 2011 Nobel Prize in
     a) Adam Riess
     b) Brian Schmidt
     c) Ralph Steinman
     d) Saul Perlmutter
     e) None of the above

6.  Which of the following States has launched a state-wide campaign called ‘Rajmata Jija
     Malnutrition Free Gram Abhiyan’ to combat the pervasive menace of malnutrition? 
     a) Bihar
     b) Odisha 
     c) Chhattisgarh 
     d) Maharashtra
     e) Uttar Pradesh

7.  5th India-Brazil-South Africa (IBSA) Summit was held on 18 and 19 Oct 2011 at 
     a) Brasilia (Brazil)
     b) Pretoria (South Africa)
     c) Hyderabad (India)
     d) Sao Paulo (Brazil)
     e) None of these

8.  Which among the following States has become the first state in the country to have
     functional children’s courts for the speedy trial of crime against children?

     a) Gujarat 
     b) Haryana
     c) Odisha
     d) Uttarakhand
     e) Delhi

9.  Who is the author of the controversial book titled ‘Controversially Yours’ which
     recently came into news?
     a) Shoaib Akhtar
     b) Taslima Nasrin
     c) Nasir Hussain
     d) Wasim Akaram
     e) Greg Chappell

10. World-renowned architect, Herman Tilke, who has designed the Budh International
      Circuit at Greater Noida for India’s maiden Formula One car race, is belongs to
      a) France
      b) Italy
      c) USA
      d) Germany
      e) Australia

11. With the establishment of three new districts Prabuddha Nagar, Panchsheel Nagar
      and Bhim Nagar In Uttar Pradesh on September 28, 2011, the total number of 
      districts has gone up to
      a) 73
      b) 74
      c) 75
      d) 76
      e) 78

12. Jasmine Revolution, a mass uprising against authoritarian regimes and governance
      deficit in the Arab world was firstly triggered in which of the following countries?
      a) Egypt
      b) Palestine  
      c) Libya
      d) Sudan
      e) Tunisia

13. Who was awarded Man of the match in Champions League T20 Cricket Tournament
      final played on October 9, 2011?

      a) Lasith Malinga
      b) Chris Gayle
      c) Harbhajan Singh
      d) Ravichandran Ashwin
      e) David Warner

14. Indian politician L.K Advani’s rath yatra called ‘Jan Chetna Yatra’ against corruption
      was started on October 11, from Sitabdiara, the birthplace of Jay Prakash Narayan.
      Where is Sitabdiara situated?

      a) Kishanganj (Bihar)
      b) Aurangabad (Bihar)
      c) Nawada (Bihar)
      d) Saran (Bihar)
      e) None of the above

15. Which of the following ultra-mega power projects (UMPPs) is NOT promoting by
      Reliance Power, a  private sector power generation company in India?
     a) Mundra UMPP (Gujarat) 
     b) Sasan UMPP (Madhya Pradesh)
     c) Tilaiya UMMP (Jharkhand)
     d) Krishnapatnam UMPP (Andhra Pradesh)
     e) None of the above

     Note : – Correct answers are highlighted in red color. 

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

One Response to GA Quiz 2011 – 21

  1. DEEPIKA says:

    thanx naren

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