GA Quiz 2012 – 3

QUIZ ON GENERAL AWARENESS 2012 – 3
1.  According to the UN’s annual economic report titled “World Economic Situation
     and Prospects 2012¨, India’s gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to grow 
     by how much percent in 2012?
     a) 7.7 percent
     b) 8.6 percent
     c) 9.0 percent
     d) 9.5 percent
     e) None of the above

2.  According to the UN’s annual economic report titled “World Economic Situation
     and Prospects 2012¨, the world economic growth will fall to ___________in 2012.

     a) 2.3 percent
     b) 2.5 percent
     c) 2.6 percent
     d) 2.7 percent
     e) None of the above

3.  As per the latest release from the Ministry of Agriculture, India has set a 
     production tagret of how much amount (in tonnes) of Wheat crops for the year
     2011-12? 

     a) 820 lakh 
     b) 825 lakh
     c) 840 lakh
     d) 865 lakh
     e) None of the above

4.   Recently, with which among the following countries, India has extended the 
      validity of the existing bilateral Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 
      Military Cooperation, for a further period of five years?
      a) Indonesia
      b) Canada
      c) Russia
      d) Sweden
      e) Oman

5.  The Strait of Hormuz, a key shipping route is a ‘Flashpoint of Tension’ between
     Iran and the US. The Strait of Hormuz is situated between___________.

     a) Gulf of Oman and Gulf of Tonkin
     b) Gulf of Oman and Gulf of Genova 
     c) Persian Gulf and Gulf of Tonkin
     d) Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman
     e) None of the above

6.  Tensions with Iran have risen in recent weeks after the UN’s nuclear watchdog
      IAEA confirmed Iran was producing 20% enriched uranium at its Fordo plant 
      situated in__________.

     a) Shiraz
     b) Mashhad
     c) Tehran
     d) Esfahan
     e) Kashan

7.  On 1st January 2012, Jose Graziano da Silva took over as new director-general of
     a) FAO
     b) IFAD
     c) IAEA
     d) NATO
     e) UNIDO

8.  The Government of India (GoI) is set to create a National Electricity Fund (NEF)
     to provide interest subsidy on loans to be disbursed to the distribution companies –
     both in the public and private sector. Which of the following entities will be the 
     nodal agency for monitoring the fund ‘NEF’?

     a) Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd
     b) Rural Electrification Corporation (REC)
     c) National Thermal Power Corp (NTPC)
     d) State Electricity Regulatory Commission (SERC)
     e) None of the above

9.  The Planning Commission on 28 December 2011, gave investment clearance for 
     the Rs 154.92-crore Upper Kundalika project in__________.

     a) West Bengal
     b) Uttar Pradesh
     c) Karanatka
     d) Tamilnadu
     e) Maharashtra

10. The Ministry of Earth Sciences provides SMS and IVRS services to farmers,
      giving them farming information, weather and climatic details to help them meet
      agricultural targets. What does the term IVRS stands for?

     a) Information Voice Response System
     b) Integrated Voice Response System
     c) Infrared Voice Response System
     d) Integrated Voice Recoginition System
     e) None of these

11. Match the following:
          States                          Incidents/Cases
     A. Gujarat                       1. Bhanwari Devi case
     B. Rajasthan                    2. Aarushi murder case
     C. New Delhi                  3. Batla House encounter
     D. Uttar Pradesh             4. Ishrat Jahan encounter

         A     B     C     D
     a) 1      3     2     4
     b) 4      1     2     3
     c) 4      1     3     2
     d) 3      1     4     2

12. On 11 January 2012, Sri Lanka’s cricket team crashed to 43 all out to equal the
      fourth lowest total in one-day international history. Which of the following nation’s
      cricket team has lowest score in ODI matches? 
      a) Canada
      b) Namibia
      c) Kenya
      d) Bangladesh
      e) Zimbabwe

13. Shinkansen system is related to 
     a) Bullet trains 
     b) Air traffic control tower
     c) Environmental pollution control measures 
     d) Nuclear reactor safety measures
     e) None of the above

14. Presently, which among the following companies is official maker & supplier of
      Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) to Election Commission (EC) in the country?

     a) Electronics Corporation of India Ltd. (ECIL)
     b) Bharat Electronics Ltd. (BEL)
     c) Hindustan Electronics Ltd (HEL)
     d) Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)
     e) None of the above

15. Which among the following operations undertaken by the NSG commandos to clear
      Gujarat’s Akshardham temple of terrorists in 2002?

      a) Operation Black Thunder
      b) Operation Black Tornado 
      c) Operation Vajra Shakti
      d) Operation Ashwamedh
      e) None of the above

16. Under the SABLA scheme, the Body Mass Index (BMI) of  Adolescent Girls (AGs),
      is calculated as ratio of weight (in kg) to height (in meter square).The nutrition status
      of the AG is marked as ‘M’ (malnourished) in SABLA Register if  the Body Mass
      Index (BMI) is less than__________.

      a) 18.5 kg/m2
      b) 19.0 kg/m2
      c) 19.5 kg/m2
      d) 20.0 kg/m2
      e) None of the above

17. Kishori Diwas is a special health day celebrated under the SABLA scheme once in 
      a) every month
      b) three month
      c) six month
      d) every year
      e) first week of evry month

18. Traditionally, the Char-Dham yatra is undertaken from the west to the east. As per
      the tradition, The Dhams are always visited in an order-
      a) Gangotri, Yamunotri, Badrinath and Kedarnath 
      b) Yamunotri, Gangotri, Badrinath and Kedarnath
      c) Gangotri, Yamunotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath
      d) Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath
      e) None of the above

19. Kedarnath Dham is a temple dedicated to
      a) Lord Vishnu
      b) Lord Brhama 
      c) Lord Shiva
      d) Lord Krishna
      e) None of the above

20. Rabi crops are harvested in
      a) April/May
      b) June/July
      c) September/October
      d) October/December
      e) None of the above

     Note : – Correct answers are highlighted in red color. 

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

5 Responses to GA Quiz 2012 – 3

  1. Dulcie Kurtich says:

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  2. Hiren Dodiya says:

    Thanks to provide knowledge and all the best for future

  3. Hiren Dodiya says:

    thanks

  4. gyanendra kumar says:

    thank’s

  5. Raja.V says:

    Whent i went thru Wiki,The Last Question here, Rabi Crops are Harvested in Winter. Can u pls Clarify this.

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