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Wednesday, March 28, 2012

GK for CWE IBPS PO Exam (General Knowledge Quiz - 131)

1. The world's largest PC maker acquireD UK-based software company Autonomy Corp for $11.7 billion. Name the PC maker?
[A]Hewlett Packard
[B]Dell
[C]Apple
[D]Samsung



2. Which of the following Indian multinational conglomerates UK-based subsidiary has signed an agreement to acquire 30.6 per cent stake in Canadian potash miner EPM Mining Ventures?
[A]Jindal Steel & Power India
[B]Reliance Industries
[C]Tata Group
[D]Mahindra & Mahindra



3. Who is the new director of Air India?
[A]S Chandrasekhar
[B]Rohit Nandan
[C]S Venkat
[D]K M Unni



4. Who has taken over as director-refineries of state-run Indian Oil Corp (IOC)?
[A]Sudhir Bhargava
[B]Gyan Chand Daga
[C]Gautam Barua
[D]Rajkumar Ghosh



5. Who is the interim CEO of Yahoo?
[A]Patti Hart
[B]Roy Bostok
[C]Carol Bartz
[D]Tim Morse



6. The world's largest food company is in talks to acquire Progress OAO, a Russian juice and baby food producer, to expand its presence in the baby foods market in Russia. Name the company.
[A]Pinnacle Foods
[B]Indofood
[C]Hindustan Unilever
[D]Nestlé



7. Who is the new industry minister of Japan?
[A]Yukio Edano
[B]Yoshihiko Noda
[C]Naoto Kan
[D]Yasuo Fukuda



8. In which year did Germany attack France during World War II?
[A]1936
[B]1939
[C]1935
[D]1940



9. Which cup is associated with Football?
[A]Durand Cup
[B]Corbitton Cup
[C]Davis Cup
[D]Thomas Cup



10. In which year was the International Monetary Fund (IMF) established?
[A]1930
[B]1945
[C]1947
[D]1950



11. __________ is the highest literary award of the world?
[A]Booker Prize
[B]Pulitzer Prize
[C]Nobel Prize
[D]Magsaysay Award



12. What does escap stand for?
[A]Economic and social committee for asia and pacific
[B]Economic and social commitment for asia and pacific
[C]Economic and social commission for asia and pacific
[D]Economist and social committee for asia and pacific



13. Which of the following internet search engines is all set to acquire motorola mobility holdings, the cellphone business that was split from motorola, for $40 a share in cash, or $12.5 billion?
[A]Google
[B]Yahoo!
[C]Rediff
[D]Hotmail



14. The currency of romania is _______
[A]Leu
[B]Dobra
[C]Tala
[D]Koruna



15. Which of the following countries is also known as nippon?
[A]China
[B]Japan
[C]Germany
[D]Russia



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