GA Quiz 2012 – 9

QUIZ ON GENERAL AWARENESS 2012 – 9
1.  India’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew by how much perecent in third quarter
     (October to December) of FY 2011-12?

     a) 6.5 %
     b) 7.3 %
     c) 6.8 %
     d) 6.1 %
     e) None of the above

2.  RBI has decided to conduct Open Market Operations by purchasing government
     securities for an aggregate amount of ___________on January 6, 2012.

     a) Rs 12,000 crore
     b) Rs 15,000 crore
     c) Rs 18,000 crore
     d) Rs 20,000 crore
     e) None of the above

3.  How much amount has been raised by government from auction of its 5 per cent 
     stake in the oil major ONGC?
     a) Rs 13,468 crore
     b) Rs 12,666 crore
     c) Rs 14,786 crore
     d) Rs 15,382 crore
     e) None of the above

4.  During April-January 2011-12, the cumulative growth rate of the Core industries was
     a) 5.6%
     b) 4.6%
     c) 4.1%
     d) 6.2%
     e) 3.8%

5.  Which country tops the list of World’s richest countries released by US-based
     Forbes magazine in February 2012?

     a) Kuwait
     b) Qatar
     c) Switzerland
     d) Luxembourg 
     e) United Arab Emirates

6.  Which of the following cities has won the award for Best Heritage City presented
     by Ministry of Tourism at National Tourism Awards (2010-2011) ceremony on 29
     February, 2012?

     a) Jaipur
     b) Patna
     c) Banglore
     d) New Delhi
     e) Hyderabad

7.  Recently, India has demanded UK government the cancellation of which of the
     following companies sponsorship deal of the London 2012 Olympic Games?
     a) Arcelor
     b) Adidas
     c) Macdonalds 
     d) Dow Chemicals
     e) None of the above

8.  India and the ADB recently signed an agreement for a $100 million ADB loan to
     develop a solar power transmission system for Charanka Solar Park in ________.

     a) Punjab
     b) Rajasthan 
     c) Gujarat
     d) Karanatka
     e) Madhya Pradesh

9.  A constitutional referendum was held in _________on 26 February 2012.
     a) Syria
     b) Egypt
     c) Yemen
     d) Libya
     e) None of the above

10. Padma Subrahmanyam who recently received the first ‘Natya Kala Acharya’ award
      at 6th dance festival organised by Music Academy in  Chennai, is an outstanding
      exponent of the art of_________.

      a) Kuchipudi   
      b) Kathakali
      c) Mohiniyattam
      d) Bharatanatyam 
      e) None of the above

11. The first-ever Oscar-winning documentary of Pakistan, Saving Face is produced 
      by whom? 

      a) Masood Pervaiz 
      b) Asghar Farhadi
      c) Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy
      d) Mohammad Jawad
      e) None of the above

12. Which of the following movies has won the 84th Academy Award for Best Foreign
      Language Film in 2012?

      a) Hugo
      b) The Artist
      c) The Descendant
      d) The Iron lady
      e) A Separation

13. Match the following 2012 Oscar winners to their categories correctly.

        Winner’s name                  Category name
      a. Jean Dujardin                      1. Best Director
      b. Robert Richardson              2. Best Actress
      c. Meryl Streep                       3. Best Actor
      d. Michel Hazanavicius            4. Best Cinematography 
           a       b     c     d
      A) 1      4     3     2
      B) 4      1     3     2
      C) 3      4     2     1
      D) 3      4     1     2

14. Recently, India became the first team in the world to play in 800 ODIs matches.
      India played one-day match for the first time in _______.
      a) 1974
      b) 1975
      c) 1976
      d) 1979
      e) 1982

15. The first ever World Cup championship tournament for women’s Kabaddi took
      place in which of the following locations?

      a) Ludhiana (Punjab) 
      b) Patna (Bihar)
     
c) Jaipur (Rajasthan)
      d) Sirsa (Haryana)
      e) Surat (Gujarat)

16. Which among the following nations failed to reach a semi-final stage in first 
      Women World Cup Kabaddi Championship held in 2012?

      a) Iran
      b) India
      c) Japan
      d) Indonesia
      e)
Thailand

17. National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP), at present, comprises the 
      A) Annapurna Scheme
      B) National Family Benefit Scheme (NFBS)
      C) Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme (IGNOAPS)

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

18. Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) was established in 
      a) 2008
      b) 2009
      c) 2010
      d) 2011
      e) None of the above

19. UIDAI was constituted as an attached office of the
      a) Planning Commission 
      b) Ministry of Finance
      c) Ministry of Home Affairs
      d) Central Statistical Organisation
      e) Registrar General & Census Commissioner

20. How many  number of States/UTs have been covered by Aadhaar (Unique 
      Identification Number) Yojana during 2011-12?

      a) 25
      b) 30
      c) 35
      d) 28
      e) 27

     Note : – Correct answers are highlighted in red color. 

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

2 Responses to GA Quiz 2012 – 9

  1. poonam says:

    good work sir….can u please give information about important visits of india during 2011-2012.

  2. Very handy site. says:

    This site is too much handy.

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