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Friday, July 6, 2012

GK for Bank PO, SSC and State PCS Examinations (GK Quiz - 195)

1. In its 90 year history which of the following universities celebrated its founder Day on May 2?
[A]Jamia Milia Islamia
[B]Guru Gobind Singh University
[C]IGNOU
[D]Delhi University


2. Which of the following state governments has extended its partnership with Cure International to offer better care for children born with club foot condition?
[A]Haryana
[B]Rajasthan
[C]Delhi
[D]Uttar Pradesh


3. According to reports published by "Save the Children" which of the following countries is at first position in terms of death due to pre term (pre matured) births?
[A]Philippines
[B]India
[C]Indonesia
[D]Bangladesh


4. Which of the celebrated children author’s debut adult novel is to be called ‘the casual vacancy’?
[A]Ruskin Bond
[B]JK Rowling
[C]Sydney Sheldon
[D]Stephanie Meyer


5. Which of the following banks has a slogan ‘A Passion To Perform’
[A]Barclays Bank
[B]ABN Amro
[C]Deutsche Bank
[D]Citi Bank


6. Which of the following is the only state to use road tracks fitted with sensors?
[A]Karnataka
[B]Delhi
[C]Andhra Pradesh
[D]Gujarat


7. In which of the following states would a tropical butterfly conservatory to be ste up to protect butterfly species and create awareness among public for importance of butterflies in maintaining ecological balance?
[A]Himachal Pradesh
[B]Tamil Nadu
[C]Kerala
[D]Manipur


8. Name the US based airlines which will soon become the first airline in the world to produce its own jet fuel by buying an oil refinery near Philadelphia for 150 million dollars?
[A]American Airlines
[B]JetBlue Airways
[C]Delta Airlines
[D]Sky West Airlines


9. Among the slew decisions to boost agriculture exports which is the last commodity from which the quantitative restrictions on exports has been lifted by the Indian Government?
[A]Cotton
[B]Sugar
[C]Wheat
[D]Tea


10. Who among the following has been appointed as the new chief of National Security Guard (NSG)?
[A]Subhash Joshi
[B]Rk Medhekar
[C]JK Dutta
[D]Nikhil Kumar


11. On which energy company has the government slapped a penalty of about Rs 6600 Cr for the steep fall in the gas output from the KG D6 Blocks a step which can further escalate dispute between the company and the government?
[A]Varun Energy
[B]Vedanta Group
[C]Reliance Industries
[D]ONGC


12. Which of the company has reduced the prices of Key cancer drug nearly by 75% an astounding one shot reduction that can trigger price war?
[A]NATCO Pharma
[B]Cipla
[C]Sun Pharma
[D]Ranbaxy


13. Thw world’s cheapest tablet computer Aaksh which the govt decided to provide to every secondary student is being produced by which of the hardware companies?
[A]HP
[B]Dell
[C]HCL
[D]Datawind


14. India’s no. 1 snooker player Aditya Mehta won the Asian Snooker championship which of the following players did Mehta defeat to clinch the Title?
[A]Pankaj Advani
[B]Hossein Vafaei Ayouri
[C]Sharad Kamal
[D]Jeev Milkha Singh


15. Name the economist who led the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) to develop the Human Development Indicator (HDI) which are used in the Human Development Reports (HDR) published by UNDP?
[A]Prof Maqbool Ul Haq
[B]Muhammad Yunus
[C]Amartya Sen
[D]Ashma Jahangir


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