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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
[A]10000
[B]20000
[C]40000
[D]50000


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
[A]Only1
[B]Only2
[C]1 & 2
[D]All of the above


6. My Unforgettable Memories is a recently released autobiography of which Indian politician
[A]Sheila Dixit
[B]Mayawati
[C]Jayalalitha
[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
[C]IBRD
[D]UNDP


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?
[A]Jharkhand
[B]Chhattisgarh
[C]Orissa
[D]Bihar


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?
[A]UP
[B]Assam
[C]MP
[D]Gujarat


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:
[A]Bihar
[B]Delhi
[C]West Bengal
[D]Kerala


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?
[A]Spain
[B]USA
[C]Russia
[D]Greece


15. With which country is India building the Jayanagar Barididas rail link the work on which has been expedited?
[A]Nepal
[B]Bangladesh
[C]Pakistan
[D]Bhutan


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