GA Quiz 2011 – 23

QUIZ ON GENERAL AWARENESS 2011 – 23
1.  At present, how much percent of foreign direct investment (FDI) is permitted in
     exploration and production of oil and gas under automatic route, requiring no prior
     approval?

     a) 49 percent
     b) 50 percent
     c) 51 percent
     d) 74 percent
     e) 100 percent

2.  The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has recently approved the 
     implementation of the North East Rural Livelihood Project (NERLP) at an
     estimated cost of
     a) Rs.632.4 crore
     b) Rs.683.2 crore
     c) Rs.573.4 crore
     d) Rs.542.6 crore
     e) None of the above

3.  On the recommendations given by Shyamala Gopinath committee constituted to 
     look into  National Small Savings Fund schemes, the government has recently 
     increased the limit of maximum amount that can be deposited in a Public Provident
     Fund (PPF) account to Rs 1,00,000.The previous limit for the same account was
     a) Rs. 50,000
     b) Rs. 60,000
     c) Rs. 70,000
     d) Rs. 80,000  
     e) None of the above

4.  As per the latest notification issued by RBI, the validity of cheques and drafts will
     be only for ________from April 1, 2012.
     a) Two months
     b) Three months
     c) Four months
     d) Five months
     e) None of the above

5.  According to data from the Central Electricity Authority, India’s peak power deficit
     in October 2011 stood at__________.
   
     a) 9.5 percent
     b) 9.7 percent
     c) 10.3 percent
     d) 10.5 percent
     e) 13.1 percent

6.  India presently has how many number of nuclear power plants in operation?
     a) 17
     b) 18
     c) 19
     d) 20
     e) 21

7.  The Uttar Pradesh assembly on 21st Nov 11 passed a resolution seeking to divide 
     the state into four parts.Which of the following pairs is NOT correctly matched in
     context of the blueprint of proposed states?

         Proposed State Name               Total Number of Districts
     a) Purvanchal                          –                  21
     b) Bundelkhand                      –                   07
     c) Paschim Pradesh                 –                  27
     d) Awadh Pradesh                  –                  21
     e) All are correctly matched

8.  Which of the following articles of Indian constitution has provision of the formation
     of new States and alteration of areas, boundaries or names of existing States?
     a) Article 3 
     b) Article 4 
     c) Article 5
     d) Article 6
     e) Article 7

9.  The Ministry of Rural Development on 14th November 2011 declared KBC winner
     Sushil Kumar as ambassador of

      a) SABLA
      b) MGNREGA
      c) Swabhimaan
      d) National Literacy Mission
      e) National Rural Health Mission

10. In which of the following cities was the 9th ASEAN-India Summit held in 
      November 2011?  
      a) Perth
      b) Addu 
      c) Bali
      d) Pretoria
      e) Brussels

11. Which of the following awards was conferred upon K. J.Yesudas, the noted classical
      playback singer, recently?

      a) K L Saigal Award 
      b) Lata Mangeshkar Award
      c) Kishore Kumar Award
      d) Swaralaya Devrajan Master Award
      e) None of the above

12. Why was Cyrus P Mistry recently in news?
      a) He has been choosen as U.S. ambassador to Libya 
      b) He has been appointed as Nato secretary-general.
      c) He has been nominated to take over from Ratan Tata in December 2012
      d) He has been choosen for Man Booker Prize for the year 2011
      e) None of the above

13. ‘Building Bridges’ was the official theme of
      a) 5th IBSA Summit 2011
      b) 17th SAARC Summit 2011
      c) 9th ASEAN-India Summit 2011
      d) 21st Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting  2011
      e) None of the above

14. Who was the winner of 61st Miss World pageant held at London on 6th Nov 11?
      a) Ivian Sarcos
      b) Gwendoline Ruais
      c) Amanda Perez
      d) Alexandria Mills 
      e) None of the above

15. 14th November was observed as the 
      A) Birth Anniversary of Jawaharlal Nehru
      B) Children’s Day
      C) World Diabetes Day 
    
      a) Only (A)      b) Only (B)      c) Only (C)      d) Both (A) & (B)      e) All (A), (B) & (C)

16. In October 2011, Mavila Vishwanathan Nair has been appointed as the Chairman of
      a) CARE
      b) ICRA
      c) CRISIL
      d) CIBIL
      a) ONICRA

17. Which of the following teams won the 2011 Durand Cup Football?
      a) Prayag United
      b) Churchill Brothers
      c) Mohan Bagan
      d) Mahindra United
      e) None of the above

18. The first international award in the memory of Gurudev Rabindrnath Tagore will
      be announced on 7 May 2012. The winner of Tagore Award will receive a prize 
      money of 
      a) Rs 100 lakhs
      b) Rs 75 lakhs
      c) Rs 50 lakhs
      d) Rs 25 lakhs
      e) None of the above

19. The Indian origin scientist Hargobind Khorana, who died on 09 November 2011,
      was a Nobel laureate in
      a) Physics
      b) Chemistry
      c) Physiology
      d) Economics
      e) None of the above

20. Dipika Pallikal is associated with which of following sports?  
      a) Tennis
      b) Squash
      c) Badminton
      d) Hockey
      e) Archery

     Note : – Correct answers are highlighted in red color. 

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Full name - Narender Jangra      Location - India    Qualification - MCA

2 Responses to GA Quiz 2011 – 23

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