Sunday, 16 June 2013

Current Affairs 2013, Objective Current Affairs

Objective Current Affairs

Q. The person who become the first Indian Circumnavigate Globe Solo and non-stop on a sail boat -
1 Hari Ram Kumar
2 Lt. Cdr. Abhilash Tomy
3 Lt. Ramadose
4 None of them
Ans: 2

Q. Which day has been declared by United Nation General Assembly as the World Autism Awareness Day ?
1 April 2
2 May 5
3 March 3
4 June 15
Ans: 1

Q. The Fifth Summit of BRICS was held on March 26-27, 2013 in -
1 New Delhi (India)
2 Moscow (Russia)
3 Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
4 Durban (South Africa)
Ans: 4

Q. In which of the following city, the first women Post Office in the country has been established in March 2013?
1 Mumbai
2 Kolkata
3 New Delhi
4 Chennai
Ans: 3

Q. The International Newspaper which had won four Pulitzer Prize on April 15, 2013 including the award for investigative reporting for stories -
1 The Washington Post
2 The Telegraph
3 New Work Times
4 The Sun
Ans: 3

Q. Kovvada Nuclear Power Plant which was recently in news is being set up in -
1 Karnataka
2 Andhra Pradesh
3 Chhattisgarh
4 Odisa
Ans: 2

Q. Which country reached an agreement with Kosovo on overcoming ethnic enmities?
1 Macedoonia
2 Serbia
3 France
4 Albania
Ans: 2

Q. The International Day for Biological Diversity was observed on -
1 25th May
2 24th May
3 23rd May
4 22nd May
Ans: 4

Q. The largest biogas plant of the world was inaugurated in March 2013 in -
2 Ireland
3 Finland
4 Germany
Ans: 3

Q. Who was appointed as the Chairman of the Asian forum of Parliamentarians on Population and development on April 11, 2013 at Bangkok?
1 Hamid Ansari
2 P. J. Kurien
3 Mamta Sharma
4 Ila Bhat
Ans: 2

Q. The President of India Mr. Pranab Mukherjee on April 30, 2013 inaugurated the 14 mega watt Solar Power Project at -
1 Nashik
2 Sri Nagar
3 Deoghar
4 Hyderabad
Ans: 3

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Q. China recently became ________ arms exporter.
1 The world's second largest
2 The world's fourth largest
3 The world's fifth largest
4 The world's sixth largest
Ans: 3

Q. Which research centre announced that it was developing the largest magnet of the world (weight would be 50000 tons)?
2 Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, India
3 CERN, Geneva
4 ISRO, India
Ans: 2

Q. Which compost plant become the first in India to receive carbon credit worth Rs.25 lakh from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change?
1 Mumbai Compost Plant
2 Kanpur Composting PLant
3 Rotopala Composting Plant
4 Okhla Compost PLant
Ans: 4

Q. Which Malaysian budget carrier to launch the new airline along with Tata Group and Telestra Tradeplace?
1 Jet Star
2 Tiger Airways
3 Air Asia
4 Cebu Pacific
Ans: 3

Q. Name the two PSUs, which were granted the Maharatna status by the Union Government of India in February 2013?
4 Coal India and SAIL
Ans: 2

Q. Who has won the "Entrepreneur of the Decade" award conferred by All India Management Association in New Delhi?
1 Mr. Ratan Tata
2 Mr. Narayan Murti
3 Mr. Mukesh Ambani
4 Mr. Sunil Mittal
Ans: 3

Q. Who is the winner of prestigious Jnanpith award for the 2012?
1 Amar Kant (Hindi)
2 Dr. Ravuri Bharadwaja (Telgu)
3 Pratibha Ray (Odia)
4 Shrilal Shukla (Hindi)
Ans: 2

Q. The proposed allocation for the newly launched "National Livestock Mission" in the Union Budget 2013-14 is
1 Rs.304 crore
2 Rs.300 crore
3 Rs.310 crore
4 Rs.307 crore
Ans: 4

Q. To encourage farmers to switch to alternative crops from rice and wheat, the Budget 2013-14 has pledged
1 Rs.700 crore
2 Rs.600 crore
3 Rs.500 crore
4 Rs.400 crore
Ans: 3

Q. The Budget 2013-14 has proposed to allocate for urban transportation under Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) a sum of
1 Rs.14,873 crore
2 Rs.13,873 crore
3 Rs.12,873 crore
4 Rs.10,873 crore
Ans: 1

Q. In the Budget 2013-14, how much money has been allocated to the Ministry of Science and Technology?
1 Rs.5,275 crore
2 Rs.7,275 crore
3 Rs.6,275 crore
4 Rs.8,275 crore
Ans: 3

Q. How much money has been allocated to the Ministry of Minorities Affairs in the Budget 2013-14?
1 Rs.3,912 crore
2 Rs.3,511 crore
3 Rs.5,511 crore
4 Rs.4,511 crore
Ans: 2

Q. Agriculture and allied activities, according to the Economic Survey 2012-13, accounted for Gross Domestic Products
1 14.1 %
2 13 %
3 14 %
4 14.2 %
Ans: 1

Q. The Railway Budget 2013-14 has proposed to introduce a new hyper luxury class to be called
1 Udaan
2 Anand
3 Apoorva
4 Anubhuti
Ans: 4

Q. According to the 12th Five-Year Plan, India should bring Infant Mortality Rate by the end of the Plan down to
1 27
2 28
3 26
4 25
Ans: 2

Q. By the end of the Plan, the 12th Five-Year Plan aims to train under the Skill Development Mission
1 40 million individuals
2 30 million individuals
3 50 million individuals
4 45 million individuals
Ans: 3

Q. The projected average level of the domestic savings rate for the 12th Plan is
1 35.2 %
2 34.6%
3 34.2 %
4 30.1 %
Ans: 3

Q. According to the Census 2011, the percentage of Urban Indians connected to a piped sewer system is
1 32.7 %
2 34.6 %
3 46.4 %
4 50.3 %
Ans: 1

Q. Which film has bagged the National Film Award for best feature film?
1 Anumati
2 Paan Singh Tomar
3 Dhag
4 Spirit
Ans: 2

Q. Who has won the National Film Award as best actor?
1 Irrfan Khan & Vikram Gokhale
2 Shivaji Lotan
3 Kamal Hasan
4 Ranbir Kapoor
Ans: 1

Q. Who has bagged the National Film Award as best actress?
1 Priyanka Chopra
2 Ananya Chatterjee
3 Usha Jadhav
4 Arundhuti Nag
Ans: 3

Q. The 24th Arab League Summit got underway in which of the following city
1 Dubai
2 Doha
3 Khartun
4 Cairo
Ans: 2

Q. Who is the head of the panel on Energy Security constituted by Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas?
1 C. Ranjarajan
2 Montek Singh Ahluwalia
3 Vijay Kelkar
4 Kaushik Basu
Ans: 3

Q. Which of the following states has bagged the National Tourism Award?
1 Assam
2 Madhya Pradesh
3 Maharashtra
4 Andhra Pradesh
Ans: 4

Q. Asia's largest Solar Power Project set at which of the following cities?
1 Jaipur
2 Nagpur
3 Jodhpur
4 Bikaner
Ans: 3

Q. India has signed the Tax Information Exchange Agreement (TIEA) on March 28, 2013 at Bern, Switzerland with which of the following country?
1 Switzerland
2 Liechtenstein
3 Mauritius
4 Finland
Ans: 2

Q. United Nation has released "One Women" album on the occasion of International Women's Day. Name the Indian Artist who was the member of this album?
1 A. R. Rahaman
2 Anoushka Shankar
3 Mallika Sarabhai
4 Amzad Ali Khan
Ans: 2

Q. The Government of India and the RBI to introduce one billion pieces of Rs. 10 notes in polymer/plastic on a field trial basis. The field trial will be conducted in five cities. Which of the following is not among them?
1 Shimla
2 Jaipur
3 Nagpur
4 Bhubaneswar
Ans: 3

Q. On 12th March 2013 the President of India Mr. Pranab Mukherjee attending the celebration of 45th Anniversary of Independence of which country?
1 Maldive
2 Sri Lanka
3 Vietnaam
4 Mauritius
Ans: 4

Q. On February 14th 2013 India has conclude $6 billion Missile deal with which country?
1 Russia
2 France
3 England
Ans: 2

Q. The first indigenously developed weaponised helicopter was handed over to Indian Army on 8th February 2013 is -
1 Rudra
2 Varun
3 Chetak
4 Indra
Ans: 1

Q. Mata Jijabai Award for 2012 was given to -
1 Smt. Omana T.K
2 Ms. Sonika Agarwal
3 Smt. Olga D’mello
4 Smt. Guramma H. Sankina
Ans: 2

Q. Devi Ahilyabai Holkar award, 2012 confer to -
1 Smt. Pranita Talukdar
2 Smt. Omana T.K
3 Smt. Olga D’mello
4 Smt. Guramma H. Sankina
Ans: 3

Q. The Uttar Pradesh government on 4 December, 2012 decided to issue Cards to industrialists and industrial associations for easy access to its offices. What is the name of that card?
1 Platinum Cards
2 Silver cards
3 Golden Cards
4 Industrial cards
Ans: 3

Q. Union Government of India on 5 December, 2012 cleared the decks for transferring the prime 12.5 acre United Mill land in Mumbai to the Maharashtra government for building a state-of-the-art memorial for an Indian revolutionary and political leader. Name the political leader ___
1 Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel
2 B. R. Ambedkar
3 Ramabai Ambedkar
4 Balasaheb Thackrey
Ans: 2

Q. The Cauvery Monitoring Committee (CMC) on December 7, 2012 asked Karnataka to provide Tamil Nadu with how many TMC (thousand million cubic) feet of Cauvery water during December 2012 ____
1 12 TMC feet
2 10 TMC feet
3 8 TMC feet
4 6 TMC feet
Ans: 1

Q. Where did the American Depositary Shares (ADS) of Infosys, India's second-largest IT services provider start trading on 12 December, 2012?
1 Bombay Stock Exchange
2 National Stock Exchange
3 New York Stock Exchange
4 Singapore Stock Exchange
Ans: 3

Q. Scientists in northern Mexico discovered a new dinosaur with a large prominent nose which lived about 73 million years ago. what is the name of this new dinosaur?
1 Latirhinus Uitstlani
2 Gigantoraptor
3 Khaan
4 Raptorex
Ans: 1

Q. Who was the first top ranking Indian official to visit China after changes in Communist Party of China?
1 Shiv Shankar Menon
2 Ajit Singh
3 Anand Sharma
4 Somanahalli Mallaiah Krishna
Ans: 1

Q. Software engineers as well as neuroscientists at University of Waterloo, Canada claimed that they have developed a closest model of the functioning human brain. What is this artificial human brain called?
1 AbioCor
2 Bioartifical
3 Spaun
4 i-Limb
Ans: 3

Q. Boeing, the US aircraft manufacturer claimed that a new missile was tested which can permanently blackout the electronics of the country without causing any harm to people. What is the name of this missile?
1 Mathago
3 Ikara
Ans: 2

Q. Government had constituted a panel for suggesting de-control of sugar industry. This panel submitted its report in October 2012 under the Chairmanship of -
1 Anand Sinha
2 C. Rangarajan
3 M. Rafeeq Ahmed
4 Deepak Parekh
Ans: 2

Q. Kumbum is a monastery found in which of the following countries?
1 India
2 Thailand
3 China
4 Japan
Ans: 3

Q. The Indian Institute of Toxicology Research reported that the water in and around the the deserted Union Carbide plant is contaminated and not fit for consumption. Where is this Union Carbide plant located?
1 Indore
2 Raipur
3 Jabbalpur
4 Bhopal
Ans: 4

Q. Name the astronaut of Indian American origin who took over the command of International Space Station on September 2012.
1 Rakesh Sharma
2 Kalpana Chawla
3 Sunita Williams
4 Tessy Thomas
Ans: 3

Q. World Trade Organization (WTO) has ranked India as the _____ largest player in the global service trade.
1 Fifth
2 Fourth
3 Seventh
4 Sixth
Ans: 3

Q. A committee had been constituted to review taxation in IT sector under the Chairmanship of -
1 Anita Kapur
2 N. Rangacharya
3 Y. B. Reddy
4 C. Rangarajan
Ans: 2

Q. Which Indian Bollywood actress was appointed as International Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nation programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)?
1 Aishwarya Rai
2 Katrina Kaif
3 Kareena Kapoor
4 Vidya Balan
Ans: 1

Q. China recently objected to the participation of an Indian Company in its joint venture with another country for offshore oil exploration. Which one among the following is that country?
1 Taiwan
2 South Korea
3 Sri Lanka
4 Vietnam
Ans: 4

Q. ISRO recently gave clearance for using which trequency band from satellite for internet on trains?
1 C Band
2 KU Band
3 S Band
4 3G Spectram
Ans: 2

Q. Which among the following states is not awarded Krishi Karman Awards for 2011-12?
1 Madhya Pradesh
2 Manipur
3 Maharastra
4 Nagaland
Ans: 3

Q. Who is the chairman of Fourteenth Finance Commission?
1 Prof Abhijit Sen
2 Dr. Y.V.Reddy
3 Ms. Sushma Nath
4 Dr. M.Govinda Rao
Ans: 2

Q. Who is the chairman of the 20th Law Commission of India?
1 Justice Balakrishnan
2 Justice M. Kartzu
3 Justice J. S. Verma
4 Justice D. K. Jain
Ans: 4

Q. As per the latest Global Competitiveness Report 2012-13, brought out by World Economic Forum, a Swiss non-profit foundation based in Geneva, India ranks is -
1 59th
2 56th
3 57th
4 58th
Ans: 1

Q. “Water Conservation Day” observed on -
1 20th November
2 19th November
3 24th November
4 31st October
Ans: 2

Q. National Education Day observed on
1 11th November
2 14th November
3 5th September
4 21st May
Ans: 1

Q. Antyodaya scheme is meant to help the
1 Muslims
2 Minorities
3 Poorest of the poor section of the society
4 Harijans
Ans: 3

Q. The upcoming Ultra Mega Power Projects(UMPPs) at Cheyyur and Sarguja are located respectively in
1 Kerala and Chhattisgarh
2 Tamil Nadu and Odisha
3 Tamil Nadu and Chhattisgarh
4 Kerala and Odisha
Ans: 3

Q. Andheri's newly constructed headquarters of anti-terror force was inaugurated by N. Kumar Reddy on August 13, 2012 in Hyderabad. What is the name of this counter-terrorist commando force?
1 Anti Terrorism Agency (ATA)
2 Organization to Counter Terrorist Operations (Octopus)
3 Anti Terrorism Squad (ATS)
4 Anti Terrorism Operations (ATO)
Ans: 2

Q. Which two countries signed Agreement for the Modernisation of Indian Railways?
1 India and Belgium
2 Indian and China
3 USA and India
4 Russia and India
Ans: 1

Q. Name the Indian telecom service company which had acquired US firm WPCS International?
1 Shyam Telecom
3 Tata Teleservices
4 Kavvery Telecom
Ans: 4

Q. Which company was directed by the Supreme Court to refund an amount of 17400 crore of rupees to their Investors?
1 Sahara Group of Company
2 Reliance Industries
3 Air India
4 Vodafone
Ans: 1

Q. Isle of Wight rock yielded three fossil footprints of Dinosaurs. In which one of the following countries Isle of Wight located?
1 Germany
3 Africa
4 UK
Ans: 4

Q. Which Indian Company signed a pact with French Energy company GDF Suez to import LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas)?
1 Indian Oil Corporation(IOC)
3 ONGC (Oil and Natural Gas Corporation)
4 Reliance Petroleum Limited
Ans: 2

Q. What was the theme of the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting organized in Davos, Switzerland?
1 Shaping the Post-Crisis World
2 Shared Norms for a New Reality
3 The power of collaborative innovation
4 Improve the state of the world: rethink, redesign, rebuild
Ans: 2

Q. Which core sector industry has the highest weight in the Index of Industrial Production (IIP)?
1 Coal
2 Crude Oil
3 Electricity
4 Petroleum refinery Products
Ans: 3

Q. Which of the following has a 51:49 joint venture with Japanese automobile company Nissan for manufacturing light commercial vehicles in India?
1 Tata Motors
2 Ashok Leyland
3 Mahindra and Mahindra
4 Bajaj Auto
Ans: 4

Q. According to the FDI data released by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on August 10, 2012, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflow in India declined to what amount in the April-June quarter of fiscal 2012-13?
1 6.4 billion dollar
2 5 billion dollar
3 5.4 billion dollar
4 7 billion dollar
Ans: 3

Q. Which of the following has made the largest inbound foreign direct investment in India till date?
1 Vodafone
2 BP Plc
3 Vedanta Resource
4 Dailchi Sankyo
Ans: 1

Q. SEBI, on August 16, 2012 has made it mandatory that all listed companies must have minimum ________ public shareholdings by June 2013.
1 10%
2 20%
3 30%
4 25%
Ans: 4

Q. Which leading Indian business house sold its group company Centum Learning to Everonn Education?
1 Reliance
2 Bharti Group
3 Toyota
Ans: 2

Q. Which among the following countries has given a grant of US $ 1 billion for the reconstruction of the Nalanda University?
1 Japan
2 UK
4 China
Ans: 4

Q. Which one among the following is the fastest Indian Super-computer recently developed by ISRO?
1 Saga-220
2 Aakash-A1
3 Tianhe-1A
4 Jaguar-Cray
Ans: 1

Q. In the year 2011, a missile named 'PRAHAR', developed by DRDO was test fired. This is a -
1 short-range surface to air missile
2 long-range surface to air missile
3 short-range surface to surface missile
4 long-range surface to surface missile
Ans: 3

Q. Which one of the following countries had recently joined World Trade Organisation?
1 Myanmar
2 Austria
3 Russia
4 Taiwan
Ans: 3

Q. The Thar Express goes to
1 Bangladesh
2 Pakistan
3 Afghanistan
4 Myanmar
Ans: 2

Q. Census data related on July 15, 2011 reflects that 13.48 percent urban population lives in
1 Bihar
2 Uttar Pradesh
3 Rajasthan
4 Maharashtra
Ans: 4

Q. National Social Assistance Programme is aimed at providing
1 financial support to Scheduled Castes and scheduled Tribes
2 old age pension to very poor
3 insurance for the poor
4 all of the above
Ans: 4

Q. As per studies, the Tummalapalle mine in Andhra Pradesh could have Uranium reserve of
1 1 lakh tonnes
2 2 lakh tonnes
3 1.5 lakh tonnes
4 2.5 lakh tonnes
Ans: 3

Q. Who amongst the following is the author of the book Unaccustomed Earth?
1 Jhumpa Lahiri
2 Meera Nair
3 Salman Rushdie
4 Dalai Lama
Ans: 1

Q. Which is not a feature of the American Constitution?
1 Written Constitution
2 Federation
3 Cabinet System
4 Republic
Ans: 3

Q. China recently objected the participation of an Indian company in its joint venture with another country for offshore oil exploration. which one among the following is that country?
1 Myanmar
2 South Korea
3 Vietnam
4 Taiwan
Ans: 3

Q. An African country, Sudan has been broken into two recently with formation of a new country named South Sudan. Economy of South Sudan will depend on its -
1 minerals
2 agricultural product
3 fishery product
4 forest product
Ans: 1

Q. Who has been appointed the new Controller General of Accounts on July 1,2012?
1 Jawahar Thakur
2 Neeraj Kumar
3 A.K. Aggarwal
4 Arun Mishra
Ans: 1

Q. Who is the author of the book 'Beyond the lines : An Auto-biography'?
1 Sharad Pawar
2 Khushwant Singh
3 Kuldip Nayar
4 General J.J. Singh
Ans: 3

Q. Who has been appointed the new German ambassador to India?
1 Marissa Mayer
2 Michael Steiner
3 Ross Csatary
4 None of the above
Ans: 2

Q. 'NGRBA' which was recently in news stands for-
1 National Gangotri River Basin Authority
2 National Godavari River Basin Authority
3 National Ganga River Basin Authority
4 None of the above
Ans: 3

Q. Who is the author of the book 'Turning Point - A Journey Through Challenges'?
1 A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
2 Hamid Ansari
3 Jaswant Singh
4 None of the above
Ans: 1

Q. Who has been awarded the world Food Prize 2012?
1 Kofi Annan
2 Daniel Hillel
3 Ban Ki-Moon
4 None of the above
Ans: 2

Q. P.N. Dhar passed away on July 12,2012 in New Delhi. He was a great -
1 Poet
2 Scientist
3 Musician
4 Economist
Ans: 4

Q. Who has been appointed the Prime Minister of Egypt on July 24, 2012?
1 Mohammed Morsi
2 Kamal Ganzouri
3 Hesham Qandil
4 None of them
Ans: 3

Q. Which part of India was included in World Heritage List by UNESCO on July 1,2012?
1 Eastern Ghats
2 Western Ghats
3 Kaziranga National Park
4 Konkan Railway
Ans: 2

Q. India's first Mega Food Park became functional on July 9, 2012 in -
1 Jaipur
2 Kanpur
3 Chittoor
4 Pune
Ans: 3

Q. Who is China's first woman astronaut?
1 Li Xei
2 Liu Yang
3 Yang Xei
4 None of them
Ans: 2

Q. Who is the author of the book 'A Soldier's General'?
1 General V.K. Singh
2 Admiral Nirmal Kumar Verma
3 General J.J. Singh
4 None of them
Ans: 3

Q. ISRO recently gave clearance for using which frequency band from satellite for internet on trains?
1 S Band
2 C Band
3 KU Band
4 3G Spectrum
Ans: 3

Q. Veteran actor of Bengali Cinema Soumitra Chatterjee was honoured with one of the following award -
1 Dadasaheb Phalke Award
2 Dadasaheb Phalke Ratna Award
3 Lifetime Achievement Award
4 Sahitya Academy Award
Ans: 1

Q. Which of the following Indian actresses has been chosen as the brand ambassador for sanitation programme?
1 Kareena Kapoor
2 Aishwarya Rai
3 Vidya Balan
4 Hema Malini
Ans: 3

Q. A centre dedicated to the life and works of Rabindranath Tagore is being proposed to be established at -
1 Edinburgh
2 London
3 Tokyo
4 Washington
Ans: 1

Q. One of the Asia-Pacific nations has agreed to hold its first ever maritime exercise with India. The nation is -
1 Australia
3 Japan
4 Vietnam
Ans: 2

Q. Muktinath Temple, a pilgrimage destination for Hindus is situated at which of the following nation?
1 Nepal
2 Malaysia
3 Trinidad & Tobago
4 India
Ans: 1

Q. Francois Hollande has been elected at the President of which of the following nation?
1 Poland
2 Portugal
3 France
4 Greece
Ans: 3

Q. The Teesta treaty has becomes a bone of contention between India and ...?
1 China
2 Pakistan
3 Bangladesh
4 Nepal
Ans: 3

Q. Kumbum is a monastery found in which of the country?
1 China
2 India
3 Japan
4 Thailand
Ans: 1

Q. A 600 MW solar power park, touted as Asia's first and largest, was dedicated to the person of which one of the following places?
1 Anand, Gujarat
2 Badmer, Rajasthan
3 Jaisalmer, Rajasthan
4 Patan, Gujarat
Ans: 4

Q. Which one of the following will be the longest tunnel of India being constructed in J&K?
1 Banihal tunnel
2 Chennai-Nashri tunnel
3 Rohtang tunnel
4 None of them
Ans: 2

Q. Government has fixed the Minimum Support Price (MSP) of tur (Arhar) for 2012-13 at
1 Rs 3740 per quintal
2 Rs 3640 per quintal
3 Rs 3940 per quintal
4 Rs 3840 per quintal
Ans: 4

Q. A committee had been constituted to review taxation in IT sector under the Chairmanship of -
1 Y.B. Reddy
2 N. Rangachary
3 Anita Kapur
4 Rashmi Sahani Saxena
Ans: 2

Q. During April 2011-February-2012, which of the following state stood first in creating largest employment in Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)?
1 Uttar Pradesh
2 Karnataka
3 West Bengal
4 Andhra Pradesh
Ans: 3

Q. Which of the following bank has been awarded Finance Asia Award 2012?
1 AXIS Bank
2 HDFC Bank
3 ICICI Bank
4 Kotak Bank
Ans: 4

Q. 4th Advance Estimates of Ministry of Agriculture, puts oilseeds production for 2011-12 at -
1 30.01 MT
2 28.89 MT
3 32.32 MT
4 31.01 MT
Ans: 1

Q. Govt. approves an ordinance to completely digitise TV Broad-casting. The entire nation has been targeted to be covered by -
1 2013
2 2014
3 2016
4 2015
Ans: 2

Q. First Nuclear Power Plant in Bushehr. The country reffred here is:
1 Kazakhstan
2 Argentina
3 North Korea
4 Iran
Ans: 4

Q. She started her career as an IFS officer and was unanimously elected the 15th Lok Sabha Speaker. She was elected to Lok Sabha and representing a constituency in the state of:
1 Jharkhand
2 Madhya Pradesh
3 Bihar
4 West Bengal
Ans: 3

Q. Who among the following is the author of the book "My Country, My Life?
1 A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
2 Atal Bihari Vajpayee
3 L.K. Advani
4 Shashi Tharoor
Ans: 3

Q. In the year 2012, which actor bagged the Best Actor Award at the 59th National Film Awards?
1 Ranbir Kapoor
2 Appu Kutty
3 Girish KulKarni
4 Hrithik Roshan
Ans: 3

Q. Emomali Rahmon recently visited India is the president of
1 Turkmenistan
2 Russia
3 Republic of Tajikistan
4 Turkey
Ans: 3

Q. Who is the UN Messengers of Peace
1 Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
2 Michael Douglas
3 Monique Coleman
4 Elie Wiesel
Ans: 2

Q. Kaushik Basu the ex-economic adviser of PM recently in news, appointed as
1 President of IMF
2 President of World Bank
3 Economic Adviser of UNO
4 Chief Economist of World Bank
Ans: 4