GA Quiz 2012 – 1

QUIZ ON GENERAL AWARENESS 2012 – 1
1.  According to the new Lokpal Bill introduced in the Lok Sabha by UPA government
     on 27th December, all NGOs that receive annual grants of more than ______ under
     the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act, 2010 will be under the Lokpal.
     a) Rs 10 Lakhs
     b) Rs 15 Lakhs
     c) Rs 20 Lakhs
     d) Rs 25 Lakhs
     e) None of the above

2.  India presently meets how much percent of its oil needs through imports?
     a) 70%
     b) 79%
     c) 85%
     d) 90%
     e) None of the above

3.  According to the latest data available with the RBI as on November 11, 2011, the 
     total gold holding with the Reserve Bank is estimated at________.

     a) 525.6 tonnes
     b) 476.8 tonnes
     c) 557.7 tonnes
     d) 487.2 tonnes
     e) None of the above

4.  How much lengths of roads have been given by NHAI so far (November 2011), as
     opposed to the financial year 2012 target of 7,300 km? 

     a) 4500 km
     b) 4300 km
     c) 4650 km
     d) 4200 km
     e) None of the above

5.  India and Bulgaria on 28th November signed a Memorandum of Understanding
     (MoU) on
     a) Local Governance
     b) Health & Medicines
     c) Financial Dialogue
     d) Information and Communication Technology
     e) None of the above

6.  In which of the following States, CBI has recently registered a case against 20 
     policemen in Ishrat Jahan encounter case?
     a) Karanatka
     b) Rajasthan
     c) Maharashtra
     d) Uttar Pradesh
     e) Gujarat

7.  Who among the following persons has won the prestigious Unesco Kalinga Prize
     for the year 2011?
     a) Oliver Williamson
     b) Margaret Mead 
     c) Drucker Colin
     d) Trinh Xuan Thuan
     e) Elinor Ostrom

8.  Recently, the state-owned oil companies reduce ATF price by 1.3% to ease
     the burden on the cash-strapped airlines. What is the exapansion of ATF in the
     same context.
     a) Aviation Turbine Fuel
     b) Alcoholic Turbine Fuel
     c) Aeroplane Turbine Fuel
     d) Aircraft Turbine Fuel
     e) None of the above

9.  Which movie was adjudged Best Children’s Feature Film in Hindi at the 17th
     International Children’s Film Festival concluded on 16-17 Nov 2011 in Hyderabad?
     a) Gattu
     b) I Am Kalam
     c) Chillar Party
     d) Stanley Ka Dabba
     e) Bumm Bumm Bole

10. Which of the following days is designated as International Anti-Corruption Day 
      by the United Nations?
      a) 5 December
      b) 7 December
      c) 8 December
      d) 9 December
      e) None of the above

11. Seyisa Lilesa, who won the seventh edition of the Delhi Half Marathon in men’s 
      elite section is an athlete from
      a) Kenya
      b) Sudan
      c) Somalia
      d) Ghana
      e) Ethiopia

12. The world’s deepest metro station ‘Admiralteiskaya’, which lies over 100 m below
      the surface has recently opened in which of the following countries?
      a) China
      b) Russia
      c) USA
      d) India
      e) Japan

13. India won 2nd World Cup Kabaddi Championship on 20th November 2011 by 
      defeating
     
a) Pakistan
      b) Australia
      c) Kazakhstan
      d) Canada
      e) Turkmenistan

14. Skoda, which launched its mid-sized car ‘Sedan Rapid’ in India on 14 November,
      is an automobile manufacturer based in the  
     a) Czech Republic
     b) Japan
     c) France
     d) South Korea
     e) None of the above

15. Which of the following statements about Central Government’s job guarantee 
      scheme MGNREGA is correct?
      1. Men and women are paid the same wages
      2. Only the adults under BPL can apply for employment 
      3. It provides a legal guarantee for 100 days of employment in every financial year
      4. Extra living allowance are paid, if employment is not provided within the radius of 5km 
     
     
a)  1, 2 and 4                  b) 2, 3 and 4
      c) 1, 3 and 4                   d) 1, 2 and 3
      e) All 1, 2, 3 & 4

16. Which among the following non governmental organizations (NGO) is founded by 
      social activist Arvind Kejriwal?
      a) Aawaaz
      b) Navjyoti
      c) Parivartan
      d) Aap aur Hum
      e) India Vision Foundation

17. Avian flu is also known as
      a) Swine flu
      b) Bird flu
      c) Eye flu
      d) Dengue fever
      e) None of the above

18. Pig flu is caused by 
      a) H1N1 virus
      b) H5N1 virus
      c) H3N1 virus
      d) H5N2 virus
      e) None of the above

19. As per the standard practice, India’s external debt statistics are released by 
     a) Ministry of External Affairs
     b) Reserve Bank of India
     c) Ministry of Finance
     d) Both (b) & (c)
     e) All (a), (b) & (c)

20. The general budget is usually presented on the last day of _________ every year.
      a) January
      b) February
      c) March
      d) April
      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 2012 – 1

  1. Alok bajpai says:

    Ans 7 is wrong

    • Naren says:

      why the Ans 7 is wrong?

      Is it necessary to call Mukesh Ambani as Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani all times, in common practice?
      check this link…
      http://portal.unesco.org/geography/en/ev.php-URL_ID=15146&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html

      i think Rene Raul is not necessary to put here in the options
      regards
      Naren

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