GA Quiz 2012 – 8

1.  By how much percent, the value of Rupee has declined from the level of Rs. 43.94
     per US$  on July 27, 2011 to Rs. 51.46 per US$ on December 07, 2011?

     a) 14.2 per cent
     b) 14.6 per cent
     c) 14.8 per cent
     d) 13.7 per cent
     e) None of the above

2.  The Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council (PMEAC) on 22 Februrary 2012 
     has pegged gross domestic product growth at _______ for 2011-12.
     a) 7.1 percent
     b) 7.3 percent
     c) 7.5 percent
     d) 7.6 percent
     e) None of the above

3.  Presently, how many number of Offices of Banking Ombudsmen are functioning
     across the country?

     a) 13
     b) 15
     c) 17
     d) 21
     e) 25

4.  For how many number of constituencies, seven-phased polling held in Uttar Pradesh
     in 2012?

     a) 408
     b) 405
     c) 407
     d) 403
     e) None of the above

5.  RBI has recently announced to issue coins Rs 5 bearing the image of which of 
     the following freedom fighters and martyrs?
     a) Subash Chandra Bosh
     b) Chandra Shekhar Azad
     c) Shaheed Bhagat Singh
     d) Shaheed Udham Singh 
     e) None of the above

6.  The Government of India had made the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural
     Development (NABARD), the nodal agency for the implementation of the Agricultural
     Debt Waiver and Debt Relief Scheme (ADWDRS) by the
     A) Public Sector Banks
     B) Regional Rural Banks
     C) Cooperative Banks

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

7.  India’s 50th Passport Seva Kendra (PSK) has been opened at Herald House in
     a) Kolkata
     b) Chennai
     c) Mumbai
     d) Hyderabad
     e) New Delhi

8.  Which of the following States government has recently alloted 1500 hectares of land
     in Nalia taluka for developing a habitat for the critically endangered Great Indian
     Bustard (GIB)?
a) Gujarat
     b) Maharashtra
     c) Rajasthan
     d) Uttar Pradesh 
     e) Madhya Pradesh

9.  In which of the following cases, Supreme Court has accepted the proposal of the
     Medical Council of India (MCI) to conduct common entrance test viz. National 
     Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to Under Graduate (UG) and
     Post Graduate (PG) medical courses in the country? 
     a) Simarn Jain case
     b) Asghar Khan case
     c) Zakiya Jafri case
     d) Subramanyam Swamy case 
     e) None of the above

10. Which among the following pairs of countries are associated with the dispute over
      controversial Rogun dam project?

      a) Tajikistan – Kazaksthan
      b) Kyrgyzstan – Uzbekistan
      c) Uzbekistan – Kazaksthan
      d) Tajikistan – Uzbekistan
      e) None of the above

11. Who among the following persons is founder of file sharing website Megaupload 
      which recently seized and shut down by FBI on account of Internet piracy?

      a) Elon Musk
      b) Julian Assange
      c) Jeff Bezos
      d) Christian Schmid
      e) Kim Dotcom

12. The National Tansen Award for the year 2011 has been conferred on
      a) Sushri Savita Devi
      b) Pandit Ajay Pohankar 
      c) Ustad Gulam Mustafa Khan
      d) Pandit Gokulotsav Maharaj
      e) None of the above

13. In which of the following States of India, assembly elections were NOT held in 
     January of 2012?

      a) Punjab
      b) Manipur
      c) Uttar Pradesh
      d) Uttarakhand
      e) None of the above

14.  Which of the following days is celebrated annually by UNESCO on 21 February? 
     a) International Womens’ Day 
     b) International Integration Day
     c) International Biodiversity Day
     d) International Mother Language Day
     e) None of the above

15. Who won the prestigious FIFA Ballon d’Or award for the year 2011?
      a) Hugo Lloris 
      b) Lionel Messi
      c) Cristiano Ronaldo
      d) Zinedine Zidane 
      e) Abby Wambach

16. Who among the following persons took over as president of The Associated 
      Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM)?
      a) Som Mittal
      b) Rana Kapoor
      c) Rajkumar Dhoot
      d) Sunil Kanoria
      e) Ranjan Mathai

17. Which of the following is name of programme launched by GOI to provide safe
      drinking water in rural schools by installing standalone water purification system?

      a) Jalmani Programme
      b) Total Sanitation Campaign (TSC)
      c) Integrated Low Cost Sanitation Scheme (ILCS) 
      d) National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP)
      e) None of the above

18. The Centrally-sponsored Sarva Siksha Abhiyan (SSA) renamed as
      a) Indira Vidya Mission
      b) Rajiv Vidya Mission
      c) Saakshar Bharat Mission
      d) National Literacy Mission
      e) None of the above

19.  Japanese Encephalitis (JE) is a disease caused by  
     a) neurotropic viruses
     b) variola virus
     c) acute respiratory viruses
     d) mosquito-borne flavivirus   
     e) None of the above

20. Grenz Schutz Gruppe-9 (GSG-9) is the counter-terrorism unit of which of following

      a) Russia 
      b) France
      c) USA
      d) Britain
      e) Germany

     Note : – Correct answers are highlighted in red color. 

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

4 Responses to GA Quiz 2012 – 8

  1. pooja says:

    Great sir..!! 🙂

  2. rimmybhatia says:

    plz send me current affairs on my e-mail

  3. Ashok says:

    Dear concern
    these mcq are very important for exam ,will enhance knowledge

    • meenakshi says:

      really it’s very useful & benificial.

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