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Thursday, May 24, 2012

Current Affairs 2012 for Bank Exams (Current Affairs Quiz - 9)

1. With car buyers shifting their focus to diesel, India’s which largest manufacturer has invested Rs 1700 crore to set up a new diesel engine plant at its Gurgaon facility that would be operational by mid 2013.ti has also decided to pump up another Rs 900 crore at its upcoming research and development (R&D) CENTRE in Rohtak Haryana
[A]Hyundai India
[B]General Motors
[C]Hindustan Motors
[D]Maruti Suzuki India Ltd


2. Praising which batting ace, selection committee chairman Krishnamachari Srikanth described his achievement of hundred international tons as something superhuman and cited him as classic example of ‘thriving in an imbalance world’ organised by CII?
[A]Sachin Tendulkar
[B]Virendra Sehwag
[C]Rahul Dravid
[D]Virat Kohli


3. Which Indian city started the run up to the event of Earth Hour with an ‘Earth Hour 2012 Cyclothon’?
[A]New Delhi
[B]Kolkata
[C]Mumbai
[D]Hyderabad


4. Who is the face of the year for Earth Hour in India?
[A]Shah Rukh khan
[B]Sania Mirza
[C]Sachin Tendulkar
[D]Abhinav Bindra


5. A PROTON-M rocket carrying Intelsat-22 has left Baikonur space station in Kazakhstan, Russia’s Roscomos space agency has announced. The satellite is equipped with 48 C Band and 24-KU Band transponders and will provide telecommunication services to customers in Africa, South East Asia, Middle East. The Russian rocket has carried telecommunication satellite of which country?
[A]India
[B]Singapore
[C]North Korea
[D]USA


6. Who clinched gold medals in the 6th Asia Boxing Champion in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia helping India finish a creditable second in the overall standing?
[A]MC Mary Kom & L Sarita Devi
[B]Monica Saun & Puja Rani
[C]Pinky Jangre & Sonia Lather
[D]None


7. India successfully test fired Brahmos supersonic cruise missile as a part of a user trial by army from the test range at Chandipur, Odisha(A) The Missile, which has a flight range upto 290 km. is capable of carrying a warhead of 200 to 300 kg. the missile was joint project between and which country?
[A]USA
[B]Russia
[C]UK
[D]Iran


8. Which country has hosted 2012 BRICS Summit with leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa met in the capital city to discuss ways to strengthen economic ties?
[A]Brazil
[B]India
[C]Russia
[D]China


9. Which extravagant tech capital tech capital earned a new sobriquet- the costliest Indian city? An analysis of RBI Consumer Price Index(CPI) shows that this city is couple notches higher than the all India cost of living average, with financial capital Mumbai just a shade away.
[A]New Delhi
[B]Bangalore
[C]Hyderabad
[D]Gurgaon


10. Swine flu claimed its first victim in which Indian state who is a septuagenarian farmer from kanyegam village who succumbed to the deadly H1N1 virus at a private hospital?
[A]Kerala
[B]Maharashtra
[C]Tamil Nadu
[D]West Bengal


11. Which Bollywood actor has become the face of autism in India? Walking an extra mile to promote the cause, the actor has joined the campaign to spread autism inkids any it is a disorder and not a disease
[A]Amitabh Bachchan
[B]Shah rukh Khan
[C]Amir Khan
[D]Salmaan Khan


12. Which state has recorded a remarkable growth in its elephant population, according to the recently concluded elephant census done recently
[A]Assam
[B]west Bengal
[C]Meghalaya
[D]Sikkim


13. Mahatma Gandhi had set up which farm as an experiment in community living during his tenure in Johannesburg at the turn of last century which now being call to revive?
[A]Tolstoy
[B]Gandhi
[C]Ahimsahas
[D]Freedom


14. Which budget airline applied to the Director General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) to permitting airline to directly import jet fuel?
[A]Indigo
[B]Paramount
[C]Spicejet
[D]Go air


15. Who has replaced Sachin Tendulkar to become the new captain of the Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premium League this season?
[A]Rohit sharma
[B]Kieron pollard
[C]Harbhajan singh
[D]Hershcelle Gibbs


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