GA Quiz 2012 – 20

QUIZ ON GENERAL AWARENESS 2012 – 20
  1.  India and Pakistan have agreed to increase their bilateral trade from existing    
       USD 2 billion to ____________ dollars by 2014.  
       a) USD 4 billion
       b) USD 6 billion
       c) USD 7 billion
       d) USD 8 billion
       e) None of the above

  2.  Prithvi-II, India’s medium range surface-to-surface ballistic missile is capable of
       carrying nuclear warheads in a range of up to ________. 
       a) 300 km
       b) 350 km
       c) 400 km
       d) 450 km
       e) None of the above

  3.  Which is the amount of subsidy provided by the governemnt on 14.2-kg LPG cylinder?
       a) Rs. 22.58 /-per cylinder
       b) Rs. 21.62 /-per cylinder
       c) Rs. 24.54 /-per cylinder
       d) Rs. 28.38 /-per cylinder
       e) None of the 

  4.  The rate of duty on import of crude oils is:
       a) 1%
       b) 2%
       c) 3%
       d) 5%
       e) zero percent

  5.  Which one of following is the maximum speed limit (km/h) for cars over Yamuna
       Expressway highway?

       a) 100
       b) 110
       c) 115
       d) 120
       e) None of the above

  6.  In a bid to normalize the trade relations between India and Pakistan, the Indian
       banking regulator RBI gave its nod to which of the followings bank(s) to set up
       their branches in Pakistan?

       1. Bank of India
       2. Punjab National Bank
       3. State Bank of India

      a) Only 1        b) Only 2        c) Only 3        d) Both 1 & 2        e) Both 1 & 3

  7.  Presently, which bank is the largest issuer of credit cards in the country?
       a) SBI
       b) PNB
       c) IDBI
       d) HDFC
       e) ICICI

  8.  Consider the following statements about Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor
       (DMIC) Project: 
       1. DMIC aims to create new Industrial cities with manufacturing as the key economic driver. 
       2. It passes through the 6 States of Uttar Pradesh,Haryana, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya
           Pradesh and Maharashtra.
       3. DMIC Development Corporation will develop 30 industrial cities over 5,000-5,500 sq. km
            in area in the DMIC region.
       4. India’s ambitious $100 billion project DMIC is being built in collaboration with Japan.

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

  9.  The Western Dedicated Freight Corridor being constructed by the Railways is
       targeted for commissioning in __________.
       a) March, 2016
       b) March, 2017 
       c) March, 2018
       d) March, 2020
       e) None of the above

  10. The Western Dedicated Freight Corridor will connect Tughlakabad (Delhi) with
       Jawaharlal Nehru  Port in__________.
        a) Goa
        b) Tamilnadu 
        c) Karanatka
        d) Maharashtra
        e) Andhra Pradesh

  11. Why the name of Oak Creek city was in international news recently?
        a) A gunman shot and killed six people and injured three others in a Gurudwara at
            Oak Creek city.

        b) It was the venue for 2012 Miss World beauty pageant held on August 18. 
        c) It was the venue for 16th Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit held in recent month.  
        d) The 2012 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup final was played between Australia and
             India in Oak Creek city.
        e) None of the aboe

  12. Samudra Pehredar, the pollution control vessel of the Coast Guard has recently
        been installed permanently at:
        a) Salem   
        b) Madurai
        c) Hyderabad
       d) Visakhapatnam
        e) None of the above

  13. Which of the following nahar pariyojana of Uttar Pradesh has recently been
         included in the  scheme of National Projects by the central governement?
        a) Ken Nehar Pariyojana
        b) Saryu Nahar Pariyojana
        c) Betwa Nahar Pariyojana
        d) Ban Sagar Nahar Pariyojna
        e) None of above

  14. Which of the following PSUs was conferred “Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar”
        for the year 2012 under the category of Community Sports Identification and 
        Nurturing of Budding Young Talent?

        a) NTPC
        b) ONGC
        c) SAIL
        d) NMDC
        e) Indian Oil

  15. Name the bird which has been declared as ‘State bird of Delhi’ on 14 August
        2012 by Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit?
        a) Godawan
        b) Black Francolin
        c) Saras Crane
        d) House Sparrow
        e) None of the above

  16. Who won the coveted title of Miss World for the year 2012 recently?
        a) Yu Wenxia
        b) Sophie Moulds
        c) Vanya Mishra
        d) Jessica Kawahaty
        e) Rhode Islander

  17. According to 2012 Global Peace Index report, the least peaceful nation was:
        a) Sudan
        b) Kenya
        c) Somalia 
        d) Afghanistan
         e) None of the above

  18. Who took charge as Chief Economic Adviser (CEA) in the Ministry of Finance
        recently?
        a) Alok Mishra
        b) Sunil Mitra
        c) Kaushik Basu
        d) R.S. Gujral
        e) Raghuram G Rajan

  19. Which is the name of 2012 Arjuna Awardee who is associated with the game
        of Wushu?
 
        a) Bimoljit Singh
        b) Parupalli Kashyap 
        c) Joydeep Karmakar
        d) Laishram Bombayla Devi  
        e) None of the above

  20. Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award for the year 2012 is jointly shared by:
        a) Vijay Kumar and Sushil Kumar
        b) Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt
        c) Yogeshwar Dutt and Gagan Narang
        d) Vijay Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt 
        e) None of the above

  21. The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) is a 
        a) Private body
        b) Statutory body 
        c) Non-statutory body  
        d) Govt. aided private body
        e) None of the above

  22. In which year ‘Project Tiger’ was launched to conserve tigers in our country?
        a) 1973  
        b) 1975
        c) 1977
        d) 1983
        e) 1985

  23. Which agency/organisation has been empowered under the Wildlife (Protection)
        Act, 1972 to apprehend and prosecute wildlife offenders?
        a) CBI
        b) STPF
        c) CISF
        d) NTCA
        e) None of the above 

  24. Adjournment Motions in Lok Sabha are moved with 
        a) the Speaker’s consent
        b) the President’s consent
        c) the Prime Minister’s consent
        d) Both (a) & (b)
        e) None of the above
   
  25. How many Sessions of the Lok Sabha are held in a year? 
        a) 2
        b) 3
        c) 4
        d) 6
        e) None of the above

       Note : – Correct answers are highlighted in red color.
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About Naren
Full name - Narender Jangra      Location - India    Qualification - MCA

2 Responses to GA Quiz 2012 – 20

  1. Mohit Kumar says:

    Standered of questions are quit appriciable . . . keep it on ! !

  2. suryansh says:

    naren, are u not giving current affairs quizzes??
    i am waiting for them for a long time now!

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