GA Quiz 2012 – 16

QUIZ ON GENERAL AWARENESS 2012 – 16
1.  According to World Bank’s report titled ‘Global Economic Prospects 2012’, the
     Indian economy will grow by _________ in current FY 2012-13.
   
     a) 7.4 per cent
     b) 7.3 per cent
     c) 7.2 per cent
     d) 6.9 per cent
     e) None of the above

2.  The rank of India in 2012 Global Peace Index (GPI) is:
     a) 142
     b) 138
     c) 137
     d) 134
     e) None of the above

3.  Which bank start first “talking” Automated Teller Machine (ATM) for visually
     impaired in India?
     a) HDFC Bank
     b) ICICI Bank
     c) Union Bank of India
     d) State Bank of India
     e) Punjab National Bank

4.  A High Level Steering Committee (HLSC) chaired by KC Chakrabarty was 
     constituted by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on August 3, 2011 for the review of
      a) Lead Bank Scheme
      b) Credit Guarantee Scheme
      c) National Small Savings Fund Schemes
      d) the priority sector lending classification
      e)  Supervisory Processes for Commercial Banks

5.  The Reserve Bank of India provides Export Credit Refinance (ECR) facility to
     scheduled banks (excluding RRBs) at which of following rates?

     a) Bank Rate
     b) Marginal Standing Facility Rate
     c) Reverse Repo Rate
     d) Repo Rate under LAF
     e) None of the above

6.  The minimum amount of availment under Export Credit Refinance (ECR) facility is
     a) Rs one lakh 
     b) Rs Two lakh 
     c) Rs Three lakh 
     d) Rs Five Lakh
     e) None of the above

7.  The factor(s) examined under ‘CAMELS’, an International Bank Rating
      System is/are:
      1. Liquidity
      2. Asset quality
      3. Capital adequacy
      4. Sensitivity to Market Risk
           
      a) 1, 2 and 3 only
      b) 2, 3 and 4 only
      c) 1, 2 and 4 only
      d) 1, 3 and 4 only
      e) All 1, 2, 3 and 4

8. In which districts of Haryana, the construction of the second campus of All India
    Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS-II) began recently?
      a) Hisar
      b) Jhajjar
      c) Rohtak
      d) Sonepat
      e) Faridabad

9.  Name the company which has launched a new line of Tablet PCs under the
     codename ‘Surface’ recently?
     a) Dell
     b) Compaq
     c) Apple
     d) Toshiba
     e) Microsoft

10. The Communications and Information Technology ministry has announced to switch
       websites of all government organisations from existing Internet Protocol (IP), IPv4
       to new IPv6 by December 2012. Consider the following statement about IPv6:
      1. The IPv6 improves on the addressing capacities of IPv4 by using 128 bits instead
          of 32 bits, thereby practically making available an almost infinite pool of IP
          addresses.
      2. An escalating demand for IP addresses in the wireless domain acted as the driving
          force behind the development of the large address space offered by the IPv6
      3. IPv6 addresses are denoted by four groups of hexadecimal quartets separated by
          colons in between them.
      4. The IPv6 networks are denoted by Classless Inter Domain Routing (CIDR) notation.

      Which of the above statements is/are correct?
      a) 1, 2 and 3
      b) 1, 3 and 4
      c) 1, 2 and 4
      d) 2, 3 and 4
      e) All 1, 2, 3 and 4

11. The theme(s) of Earth Summit 2012 also known as RIO+20 was/were:
      1. A green economy in the context of poverty eradication and sustainable development
      2. An institutional framework for sustainable development
      3. Collaborate, Innovate, Act – Delivering the Green Economy
     
      a) Only 1     b) Only 2     c) Only 3     d) 1 and 2 only     e) All 1, 2 and 3

12. Antonis Samaras was sworn in as new prime minister of
     a) Greek
     b) Egypt
     c) Yemen
     d) Mexico
     e) Syria
  
13.  ‘JIMEX 12’ is codename of first Bi-lateral maritime exercise between 
      a) India and Mexico
      b) India and Japan
      c) Japan and Mexico
      d) Jordan and Mexico
      e) None of the above
 
14. The 2012 UEFA European Championship is currently being co-hosted by  
      a) Germany and Poland
      b) Switzerland and Austria 
      c) Poland and Ukraine 
      d) Belgium and the Netherlands
      e) None of the above

15. Who beat Tamilnadu in final to lift 66th Santosh Trophy recently?
      a) Orissa
      b) Kerla
      c) Karnatka
      d) West Bengal
      e) Services

16. Who has been awarded the prestigious Karen Harvey Prize for 2012 by the
      American Astronomical Society (AAS)?
      a) Dibyendu Nandi 
      b) Soumyajit Dey 
      c) Brian Welsch 
      d) Laurent Gizon 
      e) Harry Warren

17. Who among the following persons has won the Anuvrat Ahimsa (non-violence)
      International Peace Award for the year 2012?
      a) Dalai Lama
      b) Aung San Suu Kyi 
      c) Katsuya Kodama 
      d) Thomas Clough Daffern
      e) None of the above

18. The Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS) is operated under the joint
      responsibility of Central Government and State/Union Territory Governments.
      The Centeral Government  will be responsible for which of the following jobs/
      duties under TPDS?
      1. Identifying the eligible Below Poverty Line (BPL) families
      2. Lifting and distributing the allocated foodgrains within the States/UTs
      3. Procurement, allocation and transportation of foodgrains upto the designated depots of FCI
      4. Supervising the distribution of allocated foodgrains to eligible card holders through Fair Price
          Shops

      a) Only 3 
      b) 3 and 4 only
      c) 1 and 3 only
      d) 2 and 3 only
      e) 2, 3 and 4 only

19. In which of the following religions, a marriage ceremonies is known as ‘Anand Karaj’ 
     (blissful event)?
     a) Hindu-Dharma
     b) Buddha-Dharma
     c) Jain-Dharma
     d) Sikh-Dharma
     e) None of the above

20. Where is world’s largest space center ‘Baikonur’ situated?
      a) USA
      b) China
      c) Russia
      d) Kyrgyzstan 
      e) Kazakhstan

       Note : – Correct answers are highlighted in red color.

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Full name - Narender Jangra      Location - India    Qualification - MCA

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