Sunday, June 16, 2013

General awareness Questions for GIC/RBI/IBPS PO/CLERK CWE III SET:-10

Q. 1 A panel set up by Sebi has proposed to merge various classes of Foreign Institutional Investors (FIIs) into a single foreign entity called FPI. Expand the term FPI. 1) Foreign Preferential Investors 2) Foreign Portfolio Investors 3) Foreign Public Investors 4) Foreign Periodic Investors 5) None of these

Q. 2 The govt has extended its support to All India Football Federation (AIFF) to bid to host which of the following football tournaments in 2017? 1) FIFA World Cup 2) Asian Nations Cup 3) Under – 17 World Cup 4) Under – 20 World Cup 5) None of these

Q. 3 Name the unseeded Indian badminton player who has defeated the maverick Indonesian shuttler Taufik Hidayat playing his last international match in the Indonesia Open Super Series Premier in Jakarta recently. 1) Parupalli Kahsyap 2) Sourabh Varma 3) Ajay Jayaram 4) Sai Praneeth 5) None of these

Q. 4 The Government of which of the following countries has announced the immediate closure of the public television and radio broadcaster of the country recently? 1) Egypt 2) Spain 3) Greece 4) Turkey 5) None of these

Q. 5 European space consortium Arianespace is all set to launch India's INSAT-3D. This is an exclusive 1) Educational Satellite 2) Meteorological Satellite 3) Exploration Satellite 4) Broadcasting Satellite 5) None of these

Q. 6 HC Gupta has quit as a member of which of the following institutions recently after CBI is all set to quiz him in the Coalgate scam? 1) Competition Commission of India (CCI) 2) Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) 3) National Green Tribunal (NGT) 4) Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) 5) None of these

Q. 7 Gary Kenneth Toomey has been appointed CEO of which of the following Indian airlines recently? 1) Indigo 2) AirAsia India 3) Go Air 4) Jet Airways 5) None of these

Q. 8 The term ‘reti opening’ is associated with which of the following games? 1) Cricket 2) Chess 3) Golf 4) Baseball 5) None of these

Q. 9 Margaret Thatcher, Britain’s first woman Prime Minister, died on March 8. Which of the following political parties did she lead? 1) Labour Party 2) Democratic Unionist Party3) Conservative Party 4) Scottish National Party 5) None of these

Q. 10 A National Centre for Disease Control's (NCDC) team is camping in Muzaffarpur district of Bihar to find the cause of which of the following diseases which has claimed many lives in past few months? 1) Acute Encephalitis Syndrome 2) Acute Diarrhea 3) Acute Hepatitis 4) Drug Resistant Tuberculosis 5) None of these

Q. 11 A National Centre for Disease Control's (NCDC) team is camping in Muzaffarpur district of Bihar to find the cause of which of the following diseases which has claimed many lives in past few months? 1) Acute Encephalitis Syndrome 2) Acute Diarrhea 3) Acute Hepatitis 4) Drug Resistant Tuberculosis 5) None of these

Q.12 Who among the following took over as the National Association of Software and Services Companies(Nasscom) Chairman for the year 2013-14 on April 8?1) N Chandrasekaran 2) R Chandrasekaran3) Krishnakumar Natarajan 4) N. R. Narayana Murthy5) None of these

Q. 13 Which of the following oil producers made its latest oil discovery, the 26th discovery so far, in the RJ-ON- 90/1 block (Rajasthan) on April 9? 1) Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. 2) Gas Authority of India Ltd. 3) Cairn India 4) Reliance Industries Limited 5) None of these

Q. 14 Which of the following organisations has Venu Srinivasan-led TVS Motor Company inked a long-term cooperation agreement with to roll out ‘Made in India’ bikes in the below-500cc category? 1) Yamaha 2) BMW Motorrad 3) Chevrolet 4) Porsche 5) None of these

Q. 15 Which of the following famous persons has Swedish luxury carmaker Volvo Auto India signed as its brand ambassador? 1) Sachin Tendulkar 2) Saina Nehwal 3) Mahendra Singh Dhoni 4) Jeev Milkha Singh 5) None of these

Q. 16 India on April 8 joined the Madrid Protocol. The protocol pertains to the 1) Free trade agreement 2) Sustainable development 3) Registration of trade marks 4) Cutting carbon emissions 5) None of these

Q. 17 Recently, the medium-range nuclear-capable Agni-II missile was successfully test-fired from the Wheeler Island off Odisha coast with a strike range of more than 2,000 km. The missile is a(n) 1) Surface-to-air missile 2) Surface-to-surface missile 3) Air-to-air missile 4) Air-to-water missile 5) None of these

Q. 18 Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl shot in the head at point-blank range by the Taliban for advocating girls' education, has signed a deal for around USD 3 million to publish her memoir. The book will be titled 1) The Test of My Life 2) The Truth of My Life 3) I am Malala 4) Malala: The braveheart 5) None of these

Q. 19 The CRF Institute has ranked which of the following software Companies in India as the number one employer in Europe for 2013? 1) Wipro 2) HCL Technologies 3) Tata Consultancy Services 4) Infosys 5) None of these

Q. 20 The U.N. made history on April 2 when it passed an unprecedented arms trade treaty (ATT) to better regulate the international sale in weapons. Which of the following group of countries opposed the treaty? 1) Iraq, Syria and North Korea 2) Iran, Syria and North Korea 3) Iran, Syria and Pakistan 4) Iraq, Syria and South Korea 5) None of these

Q. 21 Renowned American Roger Ebert died on April 4 at 70 after a long battle with cancer. He was a 1) Novelist 2) Film critic 3) Screenwriter 4) Lyricist 5) Actor

Q. 22 Babu Jagjivan Ram, popularly known as Babuji, was a freedom fighter and social reformer.The nation paid homage to this great leader on 5th April, which was his 106th birth anniversary. His birth anniversary is celebrated as 1) Shanti Diwas 2) Samta Diwas 3) Kisan Diwas 4) Shakti Diwas 5) None of these

Q. 23 Chinese scientists have developed the world’s lightest substance with a density only one-sixth that of the air, named 1) Graphite aerogel 2) Diamond aerogel 3) Carbon aerogel 4) Helium aerogel 5) None of these

Q. 24 What is the full form of IFRS? 1) International Financial Reporting Standards 2) International Financial Reporting System 3) International Financial Reporting Solution 4) International Financial Reporting Service 5) None of these

Q. 25 Which country did India sign a treaty with on April 5 to cooperate with each other in dealing with various crimes, including terrorism? 1) South Africa 2) Somalia 3) Nigeria 4) Azerbaijan 5) Mali

Q. 26 In the ongoing International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Shooting World Cup in Korea, Rahi Sarnobat beat Kyeongae Kim 8-6 to become the first pistol shooter from India to win a World Cup gold medal in 1) 10-metre pistol 2) 20-metre pistol 3) 25-metre pistol 4) 30-metre pistol 5) None of these

Q. 27 The third ministerial-level meet of SAARC on Poverty Alleviation started in Nepal on April 5.Which of the following countries is NOT a member of SAARC? 1) India 2) Bangladesh 3) Myanmar 4) Bhutan 5) Maldives

Q. 28 The United Nations General Assembly declared 2013 as the 1) United Nations International Year of Women Empowerment 2) United Nations International Year of Water Cooperation 3) United Nations International Year of Peace 4) United Nations International Year of Biodiversity 5) United Nations International Year of Forests

Q. 29 Name the President who will return 5% of his salary to the country’s treasury in a show of solidarity with workers reeling under the pressure of $85 billion in government-wide spending cuts. 1) Francois Hollande 2) Barack Obama 3) Pranab Mukherjee 4) Asif Ali Zardari 5) None of these

Q. 30 World Bank lauded achievements of which Indian state under National Livelihoods Mission on April 4 as 46 development blocks of 10 districts of the state have been covered under the project’s first phase? 1) UP 2) MP 3) Bihar 4) Gujarat 5) Jammu and Kashmir

Q. 31 Name the renowned historian who died on April 5. He was an expert in epigraphy and deciphered several ancient scripts. 1) Anand Krishna 2) Bratindra Nath Mukherjee 3) Ranabir Chakrabarti 4) Suchandra Ghosh 5) S. P. Gupta

Q. 32 One of the world's largest hypermarket chains Auchan, which entered India last year under an agreement with Max Hypermarket India, has plans to open 60 stores in India, is company of 1) US 2) UK 3) France 4) Australia 5) Japan

Q. 33 Facebook on April 4 announced an "operating system" like app that would convert Android phones into a 'Facebook phone', named 1) Mapathon 2) Real 3) Home 4) Friend 5) Chacha
Q. 34 Nomination papers of which former president of Pakistan for a parliamentary constituency in Pakistan’s Punjab province was rejected on April 5? 1) Asif Ali Zardari 2) Muhammad Rafiq Tarar 3) Pervez Musharraf 4) Muhammad Mian Soomro 5) None of these

Q. 35 Which country has launched an inquiry into the mapping contest ‘Mapathon 2013’ held by Internet giant Google in February-March this year? 1) US 2) Germany 3) UK 4) India 5) China

Q. 36 Who among the following has been appointed as the chairman of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for 2013-14? 1) S. Gopalakrishnan 2) Adi Godrej 3) N. S. Raghavan 4) Naina Lal Kidwai 5) Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

Q. 37 Which of the following terms is not associated with the game of cricket? 1) Long leg 2) Hook 3) Cut 4) Mid-wicket 5) Love

Q. 38 Jnanpith Award is given for excellence in the field of 1) Music 2) Politics 3) Literature 4) Sports 5) None of these

Q. 39 The Union Cabinet recently gave its approval to the home ministry's plan to raise anti-Naxal Special Forces in four states of India on the lines of Greyhounds of Andhra Pradesh. Which of the following is not covered under the plan? 1) West Bengal 2) Bihar 3) Chhattisgarh 4) Jharkhand 5) Odisha

Q. 40 The Indian women's cricket team finished the Twenty20 International series with 3-0 clean sweep against 1) Pakistan 2) Bangladesh 3) Sri Lanka 4) Indonesia 5) None of these

Q. 41 Which of the following Indian states is all set to send a woman representative to Rajya Sabha for the first time? 1) Manipur 2) Nagaland 3) Meghalaya 4) Tripura 5) Mizoram

Q. 42 Who among the following has been appointed as the President of the newly-formed Indian Tennis Players Association (ITPA).The Association has come up after 11 top players revolted against AITA, demanding better playing conditions. 1) Leander Paes 2) Mahesh Bhupathi 3) Jaideep Mukherjea 4) Somdev Devvarman 5) Mustafa Ghouse

Q. 43 Who among the following has won the high quality final match of the 12th Asian Billiards championship 2013 held at Indore in Madhya Pradesh? 1) Geet Sethi 2) Pankaj Advani 3) Rupesh Shah 4) Siddharth Parikh 5) Dhruv Sitwala

Q. 44 Name the Indian Navy's Lt Cdr who became the first Indian to circumnavigate the globe, solo and non-stop, in a sail boat over a 150-day voyage. 1) DK Joshi 2) Abhilash Tomy 3) Uday Kumar 4) Abhishek Kumar 5) None of these

Q. 45 Name the Indian bank which will discontinue a free accident insurance cover given to its home and car loan customers from July 2013. 1) State Bank of India 2) Bank of Baroda 3) ICICI Bank 4) HDFC 5) Axis bank

Q. 46 Which of the following states has launched free diagnosis scheme in a phased manner from April 7 on the eve of the World Health Day? Under this scheme, patients can undergo 57 free diagnostic tests at government hospitals linked to medical colleges. 1) New Delhi 2) Rajasthan 3) UP 4) Gujarat 5) Karnataka

Q. 47 This year the World Health Day was Celebrated on 7th April to mark the anniversary of the founding of WHO (World Health Organisation) in 1948. The theme for 2013 is 1) High Blood Pressure 2) Good Health adds life to years 3) Anti-microbial resistance: no action today, no cure tomorrow 4) Road safety 5) Safe Motherhood

Q. 48 With which country has India signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) to strengthen cooperation between the two nations in Steel & Mining? 1) UK 2) Tanzania 3) Nepal 4) South Africa 5) None of these

Q. 49 India's London Olympics Silver medalist Vijay Kumar is associated with which of the following games? 1) Billiards 2) Shooting 3) Cycling 4) Athletics 5) Tennis

Q. 50 India's Praksh Nanjappa won a bronze medal at the ISSF World Cup at Changwon, Korea on April 6 in the 1) 10m air pistol 2) 25m air pistol 3) 30m air pistol 4) 50m air pistol 5) None of these

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