GA Quiz 2011 – 24

QUIZ ON GENERAL AWARENESS 2011 – 24
1.  According to Census 2011 data on Urban and Rural population, which among the
     following States has maximum number of people living in rural areas?
     a) Bihar
     b) Uttar Pradesh
     c) Jharkhand
     d) Rajasthan
     e) Madhya Pradesh

2.  As per census 2011 report on Urban and Rural population, a town is counted as
     urban areas if it has
     A) a minimum population of 5,000
     B) a density of population of  400 per sq km 
     C) 70 per cent of the male main workers engaged in non-agricultural pursuits

     a) Only (A)  b) Only (B)   c) Both (A) & (C)    d) Both (A) & (B)    e) All (A), (B) & (C)

3.  The level of urbanisation increased from 27.81 per cent in the 2001 Census to_____
     in the 2011 Census.

     a) 33.43 per cent
     b) 32.18 per cent
     c) 31.16 per cent 
     d) 29.53 per cent 
     e) None of the above

4.  Which of the following Indian languages has become a permanent member of the
     US-based Unicode Consortium, paving the way for standardised, user-friendly 
     fonts and scripts for the language on computers?

     a) Tamil
     b) Telgu 
     c) Kannada
     d) Malayalam
     e) None of the above

5.  In October 2011, India’s Reliance Capital had concluded a 26 percent stake sale in
     its life insurance arm to Nippon Life for $680 million. Nippon Life Insurance Co. is 
     the biggest life insurer of

     a) Italy
     b) Japan
     c) USA
     d) France
     e) Britain

6.  Who has been appointed as new Chairman of Press Council of India in October 2011?
      a) Sudhir Vasudev
      b) Pulok Chatterji
      c) Markandey Katju
      d) V. K. Saraswat
      e) M.V. Nair

7.  The 10th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) will be held from 7-9 January, 2012 in
      a) Jaipur
      b) New Delhi
      c) Hyderabad
      d) Lucknow
      e) Chennai

8.  Which of the following services is NOT provided by Internet search titan ‘Google’?
     a) Wave 
     b) Gear
     c) Knol
     d) LinkedIn
     e) None of the above

9.  The Teen Bigha Corridor, which came into news recently, is a strip of land on the
     border line between
  
     a) India – Pakistan
     b) India – China
     c) India – Bangladesh
     d) India – Nepal
     e) None of the above

10. Which among the folllowing leaders is NOT correctly matched with its authoritarian
       state/regime?
          Authoritarian state        Authoritarian leader
      a) Egypt                         –        Hosni Mubarak 
      b) Libya                         –        Muammar Gaddafi
      c) Sudan                        –        Bashar Al-Asad
      d) Tunisia                       –        Zine el-Abidine Ben
      e) All are correctly matched

11. Veteran actor Anupam Kher has recently awarded with the prestigious Kalidas
      Samman for the year 2011. Kalidas Samman is presented annually by the 
      government of 

      a) Madhya Pradesh
      b) Andhra Pradesh
      c) Uttar Pradesh
      d) Karanatka
      e) Maharashtra

12. How many teams will be contesting in the Indian Hockey Federation-organised
      event World Series Hockey (WSH), to be held from December 17 to January 22?

      a) 8
      b) 10
      c) 12
      d) 14
      e) None of the above

13.  The name of Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, who will be the chief guest 
     at the 10th edition of the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD), is
     a) Laura Chinchilla
     b) Dilma Vana Rousseff
     c) Kamla Persad Bissessar
     d) Helle Thorning-Schmidt
     e) Yingluck Shinawatra

14. Which of the following industries is NOT location based?
      a) Sugar industry
      b) Cement industry
      c) Steel industry
      d) Cotton textile industry
      e) Glass bangles industry

15. The name of ‘Indian National Congress’ was given by
      a) M.G. Ranade
      b) S. N. Bannerjee
      c) Dadabhai Naoroji
      d) Allan Octavian Hume
      e) Feroz Shah Mehta

16. Which of the following States is NOT an Empowered Action Group (EAG) State?
      a) Bihar
      b) Madhya Pradesh
      c) Rajasthan
      d) Uttar Pradesh
      e) Gujarat

17. The Mining baron and former tourism minister Janardhana Reddy, who is 
      currently under judicial custody over the charges of illegal mining, belongs to
      a) Orissa
      b) Chattishgarh 
      c) Andhra Pradesh
      d) Karnataka
      e) None of the above

18. Who is considered the guardian of the public purse?
      a) Parliament
      b) The President
      c) Supreme Court
      d) Public Account Committee
      e) Comptroller and Auditor General

19. Who is the Father of ‘Pentium Chip’?
      a) Ajay Bhatt
      b) Vinod Dham
      c) Wei Liu
      d) Justin Rattner
      e) Aniruddha Vaidya

20. Padma Bhushan awardee Ustad Sultan Khan, who died on 27th November 
      was a noted player of

     a) Tabla
     b) Shehnai
     c) Santoor
     d) Sarangi
     e) None of the above

     Note : – Correct answers are highlighted in red color. 

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