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e-Magazine for Current Affairs Questions Answers (Current Affairs Quiz - 12)

1. Which one of the following companies topped the list of India’s 50 most admired companies released by Fortune and global management consultancy Hay Group?
[A]Tata Steel
[B]Hindustan Unilever Group
[C]Cadbury India
[D]Colgate Palmolive


2. Census data on housing, household amenities and assets released on march 13 2012 reveals that out of total 246.6 million households only _______% households have toilet facility
[A]46.9%
[B]44.2%
[C]45.7%
[D]47.1%


3. Usha Chomar who was once manual scavenger delivered a special lecture at the World Water Forum in France on March 14 2012. She is a native of
[A]Bihar
[B]Uttar Pradesh
[C]Rajasthan
[D]Orissa


4. How many seats were won by the Bahujan Samajwadi Party of Mayawati in UP State Assembly elections of 2012?
[A]75
[B]77
[C]79
[D]81


5. Pakistan on March 5 successfully test fired the nuclear capable Hatf-II surface to surface ballistic missile. What is the range of this missile also known as Abdali?
[A]160 Km
[B]170 Km
[C]180 Km
[D]190 Km


"6. Chintan, an Indian NGO was honoured with the United States First Innovation Award for the Empowerment of Women and Girls on March 9 2012. Who is the founder of Chintan?
[A]Julie Marium
[B]Bharti Chaturvedi
[C]Babita Dwivedi
[D]Natasha Mukerjee


" 7. New Jaipur Foot Prototype was unveiled on March 5 2012 which is the world’s cheapest and the most user friendly limb. The new version was created with collaboration of scientist from
[A]Houston University USA
[B]Berkley University California
[C]Michigan University USA
[D]New Jersey University USA


8. In which of the following states a new scheme called ‘Himmat’ will introduced according to budget 2012-13, to provide skill training to 1,00,000 youths in the next five years?
[A]Jammu and Kashmir
[B]Uttar Pradesh
[C]West Bengal
[D]Rajasthan


9. Select the correct statement according to the Railways Union Budget presented in Parliament?
[A]Wagon factory at Sitapali in Odisha
[B]Rail coach factory in Palakkad
[C]Factory at Shyam Nagar in West Bengal to manufacture technology propulsion system for the use in high power electric locomotives
[D]All of the above


10. The Nuclear Security Summit Held in Seoul in March 26-27 2012 to discuss ways to protect nuclear materials and facilities. Who represented India at the Summit?
[A]Dr Manmohan Singh
[B]A K Antony
[C]Kapil Sibal
[D]P Chidambaram


11. The Reserve Bank of India reduced the Cash Reserve Ratio to 4.75% from 5.5%. This reduction would inject how much primary liquidity into the banking system?
[A]Rs 45000cr
[B]Rs 46000cr
[C]Rs 47000cr
[D]Rs 48000cr


12. Which of the following statement is correct about the Laddakh Film Festival to be organised from June 15 to June 17 in 2012?
[A]It will be the first international Film Festival in Laddakh at 35000 feet above the sea level
[B]Shyam Benegal is chosen as the Chairman of the festival
[C]The mascot of the Festival is Schan- the snow leopard
[D]All of the above


13. How much amount have been allocated under MGNREGA in the Budget 2012-13 for providing jobs to Below Poverty Line households in rural areas
[A]Rs 36000cr
[B]Rs 33000cr
[C]Rs 30000cr
[D]Rs 27000cr


14. China on March 4 2012 announced the increase in defence expenditure by 11.2% in 2012 amounting to-
[A]672.4 billion Yuan
[B]672.5 billion Yuan
[C]670.6 billion Yuan
[D]671.7 billion Yuan


15. According to the economic survey 2011-12 tabled in the parliament on March 15 2012 what will be the GDP growth rate during the fiscal 2012-13?
[A]7.3%
[B]7.6%
[C]7.9%
[D]8.2%


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