GA Quiz 2012 – 4

QUIZ ON GENERAL AWARENESS 2012 – 4
1.  Recently, the target of plantation fixed under National Bamboo Mission (NBM)
     has been achieved in the country. How much area was targeted to be covered from
     2006-07 to 2011-12 under the mission ‘NBM’?

     a) 1.57 lakh hectare
     b) 1.76 lakh hectare
     c) 1.65 lakh hectare
     d) 1.89 lakh hectare
     e) None of the above

2.  The Central Government on 17 January hiked import duty on gold and silver from
     specific duty to ad valorem. An ad valorem tax is a tax based on the

     a) quality of taxed item
     b) quantity of taxed item
     c) monetary value of the taxed item
     d) demand of taxed item
     e) None of the above

3.  Presently, how much percent of country’s export earnings is contributed by Textiles
     industry?
     a) 10.63 percent
     b) 12.24 percent
     c) 13.52 percent
     d) 11.72 percent
     e) None of the above

4.  As per the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) norms the
     minimum capital base of insurance firms should be_________.
     a) Rs. 10 crore.
     b) Rs. 20 crore.
     c) Rs. 25 crore.
     d) Rs. 50 crore.
     e) Rs.100 crore.

5.  Which among the following mobile majors have won the $2.2 billion tax case against
     the income tax department of India? 

     a) Idea
     b) Telstra
     c) T-Mobile
     d) Vodafone
     e) Airtel

6.  US forces has recently vacated the Shamsi airbase that had been used to launch 
     drone attacks target Taliban and Al Qaeda militants. Shamsi airbase is located in 
     which of the following provinces of Pakistan?

     a) Sindh 
     b) Punjab
     c) Balochistan
     d) North West Frontier 
     e) None of the above

7.  Which among the following nations has largest gas reserves in the world?
     a) Russia
     b) Iran
     c) Kuwait
     d) Saudi Arab
     e) Australia

8.  Presently, the retail prices of which of following items is NOT dictated by the
     Government of India (GoI)? 

     a) Urea 
     b) Diesel
     c) LPG
     d) Kerosene 
     e) None of the above

9.  Which among the following States is NOT covered under The North East Rural
     Livelihoods Project (NERLP)?
     a) Tripura
     b) Meghalaya
     c) Nagaland
     d) Mizoram
     e) Sikkim

10. India’s first 500-MW Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor (PFBR) is being set up at 
      which of following locations?

      a) Jaitpur    
      b) Rawatbhata
      c) Kudankulam
      d) Tiruvallur
      e) Kalpakkam

11. Who took over the presidency of the SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry
      for a period of two years?

      a) Rajesh Janey
      b) Annisul Huq
      c) R.V. Kanoria
      d) Vikramjit Singh Sahney
      e) None of the above

12. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has recently joined Twitter to capture the 
      attention of young Indians and inform people about the work done by his office. 
      Which of the following is the traditional character limit of Twitter’s message?

      a) 120
      b) 140
      c) 160
      d) 180
      e) None of the above

13. Which of the following is the theme of 17th National Youth Festival 2012 concluded
      at Manglore recently?
      a) Uplifting Mind and Body
      b) One sky, one earth, one family
      c) Celebrating Diversity in Unity
      d) Youth for peace, progress and prosperity
      e) None of the above

14. Oprah Gail Winfrey, who visits India recently, is a famous________. 
      a) Candaian television presenter. 
      b) American television presenter. 
      c) Scottish television presenter.
      d) Australian television presenter.
      e) None of the above

15. The 3rd phase of Red Ribbon Project has recently been launched in India to draw
      the attention of youth to the

      a) Ozone depletion 
      b) Influenza pandemic 
      c) Swineflu epidemic
      d) HIV/AIDS pandemic 
      e) None of the above

16. Aishwarya oil field is located in_______.
      a) Bombay High
      b) KG basin
      c) Barmer basin
      d) Cauveri basin
      e) None of the above

17. Match the following:
      Nuclear power plant           Locations
      A. Bushehr                            1. China
      B. Daya Bay                          2. Pakistan
      C. Chashma                           3. Ukraine
      D. Chernobyl                         4. Iran

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

18. Recently, the 12th Asian Shooting Championship was concluded at________.
      a) Bijieng
      b) Doha
      c) Jakarta
      d) Bangkok
      e) Kuala Lumpur

19. How many gold medals have been won by India in the Olympics so far?
      a) 6
      b) 7
      c) 8
      d) 9
      e) 10

20. The Head of Government of Pakistan is known as
      a) Sadr-e-Riyasat  
      b) Mughal-e –Azam
      c) Quaid-e –Azam
      d) Wazir-e –Azam 
      e) None of the above

     Note : – Correct answers are highlighted in red color. 

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

3 Responses to GA Quiz 2012 – 4

  1. pooja says:

    Great job sir..

  2. raj hans says:

    hi naren

    india has won 9 golds in Olympics so far…. 8 hockey golds and 1 gold won by abhinav bindra during beijing oylmpics …kindly rectify the error

    • Naren says:

      @Raj Hans

      thanks dear for highlighting this error

      regards
      Naren

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