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Monday, July 2, 2012

GK Important Questions for 2012 Exams (General Knowledge Quiz - 192)

1. World AIDS day is observed on which of the following days?
[A]1st Dec
[B]1st March
[C]1st April
[D]1st May


2. USA decided to withdraw its army from which of the following countries after a nine year long stay?
[A]Afghanistan
[B]Libya
[C]Egypt
[D]Iraq


3. Which of the following cup/trophies is associated with the game of Lawn Tennis?
[A]FIFA Cup
[B]Ranji Trophy
[C]Subroto Cup
[D]Davis Cup


4. To extend loans against pledging of gold ornaments which of the banks has launched ‘Jewel Loan Maha Mela’
[A]Punjab National Bank
[B]Central Bank of Commerce
[C]Syndicate Bank
[D]Canara Bank


5. Which of the following states demanded the centre for a total moratorium on interest payments on the state’s loans? This has been rejected by the central Government.
[A]Bihar
[B]West Bengal
[C]Chhattisgarh
[D]Uttar Pradesh


6. Which of the following countries in the countries is the world’s third largest producer and exporter of Uranium and has world’s largest known reserves of Uranium, amounting to 23%of the world’s total reserves?
[A]Canada
[B]Australia
[C]Argentina
[D]Brazil


7. Which of the following countries has successfully launched two more satellites for its proposed Beidou Global Navigation and positioning Network built to counter the US Global Positioning System (GPS)?
[A]Russia
[B]China
[C]Iran
[D]Japan


8. Which of the following is not an obligation of bank towards its customers?
[A]To pay bills as per the instructions of the customers
[B]To act as per directions given by the customers
[C]To submit periodical statements i.e. to inform customer about the state of the account
[D]Not to sell off a debt owed to him by a creditor from the credit balances held in other accounts of the borrower


9. In which of the following Indian states is the National Programmes for Prevention and Control of Cancer, Diabetes, cardiovascular Diseases and Stroke being run to cover mainly lifestyle diseases amid reports that a large number of people falling victim to them at a young age?
[A]Delhi
[B]Maharashtra
[C]Punjab
[D]Rajasthan


10. Along with Maharashtra, which of the following states commemorates May Day as the day of its formation, when it was divided into two states in the year 1960?
[A]Madhya Pradesh
[B]Gujarat
[C]Rajasthan
[D]Himachal Pradesh


11. After being away from limelight for many years, Rajesh Khanna has faced the camera once more for the ad film commercial for which of the following brand?
[A]Havells
[B]Anchor
[C]SBI Life
[D]Asian Paints


12. The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) in its much awaited tarrif order has issued that the TV Channels should carry minimum of how many free to air channels on their networks?
[A]100
[B]150
[C]120
[D]130


13. Which of the following states has topped the list of states with Highest Per capita income during fiscal 2011-12?
[A]Goa
[B]Haryana
[C]Delhi
[D]Gujarat


14. Which of the following social networking sites named as the winner for the first People’s Special Achievement for social change in the 16th edition of Webby awards?
[A]Twitter
[B]Orkut
[C]Linkedin
[D]Facebook


15. Which of the following countries secured first position as the world’s most optimistic market in terms of consumer confidence?
[A]Saudi Arabia
[B]Indonesia
[C]India
[D]Philippines


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