GA Quiz 2011 – 25

QUIZ ON GENERAL AWARENESS 2011 – 25
1.  According to data released by the Central Statistical Office (CSO), India’s GDP 
     grew at ______ per cent in current fiscal second quarter ended 30 September 2011.

     a) 6.5
     b) 6.9
     c) 7.5
     d) 7.6
     e) 8.2

2.  RBI has recently opened a separate category of non-banking financial companies
     for micro finance institutions, namely, NBFC-MFI under its control to remove the
     ambiguity over regulation of MFIs. Under the guidelines issued on 2 Dec 2011,
     an NBFC-MFI should have minimum net owned funds of
     a) Rs. 3 crore
     b) Rs. 4 crore 
     c) Rs. 5 crore
     d) Rs. 6 crore
     e) None of the above

3.  As per the guidelines issued by RBI, all NBFC-MFIs should maintain an aggregate
     margin cap of not more than
     a) 8 per cent
     b) 9 per cent
     c) 10 per cent
     d) 12 per cent
     e) None of the above

4. The tenure of the loan issued by NBFC-MFI to the borrower should not be less 
     than 24 months for loan amount in excess of
     a) Rs. 15,000 
     b) Rs. 20,000
     c) Rs. 25,000
     d) Rs. 30,000
     e) None of the above

5.  Which of the following is/are a major goal(s) of the United Nation’s campaign 
     “Getting to Zero” started on 2011 World AIDS Day on 1st December? 
     A) Zero new infections
     B) Zero discrimination
     C) Zero AIDS-related deaths

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

6. The India’s rank on Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index (CPI)
     for the year 2011 is

     a) 84
     b) 87
     c) 93
     d) 95
     e) 97

7.  As per data released by government in Oct 2011, the National Agriculture Insurance
     Scheme (NAIS) coverage, estimated at 10.5 million farmers in 2000-01, has gone up
     to ________ in 2010-11.
     a) 176.1 million
     b) 145.7 million
     c) 154.6 million
     d) 163.8 million
     e) None of the above

8.  According to the latest survey conducted by global human resources consultancy
     Mercer, which of the following cities has emerged as the best city to live in India?
     a) New Delhi
     b) Banglore
     c) Mumbai
     d) Chennai
     e) Kolkata

9.  Which of the following countries is the largest recipient of foreign remittance in
     2011, as per World Bank report released recently?

     a) China
     b) Mexico
     c) India
     d) Vietnam
     e) Philippines

10. Planning Commission & United Nations in India jointly signed the third United 
      Nations Development Action Framework ( UNDAF) 2013-2017 for India on 24
      November 2011. UNDAF 2013-2017 aims at the attainment of which of the 
      following development outcomes?
      a) Food and nutrition security
      b) Gender equality
      c) Governance and sustainable development
      d) Equitable access to the quality basic services
      e) All the above

11. National capital Delhi will celebrate its 100th birthday on
      a) December 11, 2011
      b) December 13, 2011
      c) December 22, 2011
      d) December 25, 2011
      e) None of the above

12. The Mullaperiyar Dam has been a bone of contention between the governments of
      a) Kerala and Karanatka
      b) Tamilnadu and Karanatka
      c) Kerala and Tamilnadu
      d) Tamilnadu and Andhra Pradesh
      e) None of the above

13. Globally, India ranks ________ in per capita power consumption in 2011.
      a) 8th
      b) 9th
      c) 10th
      d) 12th
      e) 14th

14. Who is the chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee, looking into drafting
      of the anti-corruption Lokpal Bill?
      a) Ram Jethmalani
      b) Prashant Bhushan
      c) Manish Tiwari
      d) Abhishek Manu Singhvi
      e) Vijay Bahadur Singh

15. Socio Economic and Caste Census (SECC) 2011 undertaken by the  
      a) Ministry of Home Affairs  
      b) Ministry of Rural Development
      c) Ministry of Human Resource Development
      d) Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation
      e) None of the above

16. Which of the folllowing pairs is NOT correctly matched?
        Currency Code          Symbol
      a) CNY                   –        ¥
      b) USD                    –         $
      c) EUR                   –         €
      d) GBP                   –         ₤
      e) All are correctly matched

17. Which of the following oil refiners has opened India’s first self-refueling petrol 
      pump in the national capital New Delhi?
      a) RPL
      b) IOC
      c) ONGC
      d) HPCL
      e) BPCL

18. The Haqqani network, which Washington has blamed for a series of attacks 
      recently, is  the most capable and sophisticated insurgent organization in 
      a) Iran
      b) Iraq
      c) Afghanistan
      d) Pakistan
      e) South Korea

19. RSS news feeds are the hottest new technology for publishing your frequently
      updated web content. In this context, what does the term RSS stands for?
      a) Real Story Synchronization
      b) Recent Story Synchronization
      c) Recent Story Syndication
      d) Really Simple Syndication
      e) None of the above

20. Parliamentary Standing Committees are panels made up of members from 
      a) Rajya Sabha only   
      b) Lok Sabha only
      c) Both Rajya Sabha & Lok Sabha
      d) Rajya Sabha, Lok Sabha & Civil Society
      e) None of the above

     Note : – Correct answers are highlighted in red color. 

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Full name - Narender Jangra      Location - India    Qualification - MCA

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