Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Important Questions for General Knowledge (GK) 2012 Exams (GK Quiz - 188)

1. A bank which acts as a banker to other banks is called?
[A]Commercial bank
[B]Development bank
[C]Central bank
[D]Investment bank

2. Banks give contracts to the third parties in order to manage support services like
[A]Help desk support
[B]Call support services
[C]Credit card processing
[D]All of the above

3. The Reserve Bank of India has issued a notification making it mandatory for all demand drafts of Rs ______and above to be account payee only

4. Which of the following is not a program to develop infrastructure in India?
[A]National Highway Development Program
[B]Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission
[C]Rajiv Awaas Yojana
[D]Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act

5. Which of the following is/are considered as renewable source of energy:
1. Wind energy
2. Solar energy
3. Nuclear energy
[C]1 & 2
[D]All of the above

6. My Unforgettable Memories is a recently released autobiography of which Indian politician
[A]Sheila Dixit
[D]Mamta Banerjee

7. RBI has allowed Qualified Foreign Investors (QFI) to directly invest in equities of listed Indian companies. Which of the following statement/s in this regards is/are correct?
A. Foreign individual investors, pension funds and trusts come under this category
B. An individual QFI cannot buy more than 1% of the paid up capital of a company
C. QFI investment in an Indian company cannot exceed 10% of its paid up capital
[A]Only A
[B]Only B
[C]A and C
[D]B and C

8. Who among the following is the inventor of World Wide Web, i.e. internet?
[A]Berners Lee
[B]Mark Zuckerberg
[C]Konard Zuse
[D]Larry Page

9. Which of the following organisation is largely funding the National Dairy Plan Phase I
[A]International Development Association
[B]Asian Development Bank

10. The much delayed Russian aircraft carrier Gorshov will be ready for commissioning in India by December 2012. The navy ship will be rechristened in India as:
[A]INS Viraat
[B]INS Vikrant
[C]INS Vikramaditya
[D]INS Talwar

11. In which state did the Maoists abduct an MLA named Jhina Hakaka for trying him in their kangaroo court named Praja Court recently?

12. Which of the following states has launched the year long Platinum Jubilee Celebrations of its legislative assembly this year which has recently been kick- started by Prime Minister?

13. In order to stop malpractices and ensure transparency in election to cooperative societies which of the following state government has set up a separate poll panel:
[C]West Bengal

14. Which of the following countries in the world is making news these days for spate in teenage suicides, which is three times the world average?

15. With which country is India building the Jayanagar Barididas rail link the work on which has been expedited?