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Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Important Questions of Current Affairs for 2012 Banking and other Govt. Jobs Exams - 25

1. Consider the following statement regarding the budget provision:
A new scheme called Rajiv Gandhi Equity Savings is proposed in the Budget.
The purpose of the scheme is to encourage flow of savings in the financial instruments and improve the depth of domestic capital market
Which of the above statement is correct?
[A]Only 1
[B]Only2
[C]Both 1 and2
[D]None


2. Consider the following statement regarding the budget provision:
Almost All the manufactured items used in everyday life will become costlier.
Cigarettes and bidis will also become dearer
Which of the above statement is correct?
[A]Only 1
[B]Only2
[C]Both 1 and2
[D]None


3. Consider the following statements as per rupee comes from in the Budget 2012-13:
Borrowing and other liability constitute maximum parts of it.
Among the taxes corporation tax contributes maximum part of it
Which of the above statement is correct?
[A]Only 1
[B]Only2
[C]Both 1 and2
[D]None


4. Consider the following statements as per economic survey 2011-12:
The savings bank account interest rate were deregulated w.e.f October 25 2011
The USA has been replaced by the UAE as India’s largest trading partner followed by China since 2008-09
Which of the above statement is correct?
[A]Only 1
[B]Only2
[C]Both 1 and2
[D]None


5. Geeta Poghat who has qualified for London Olympics belongs to which of the sports?
[A]Wrestling
[B]Boxing
[C]Gymnastics
[D]Weight lifting


6. Leander Paes clinched his 50 career title at Miami Opens, Peas wons the doubles title with-
[A]Radek Stepanak
[B]Max Mirnyi
[C]Daniel Nestor
[D]Mahesh Bhupati


7. India and______ signed a Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) with a view to boosting bilateral trade and facilitate exchange of tax information on May 10 2012.
[A]Myanmar
[B]Malaysia
[C]Bangladesh
[D]Korea


8. British Prime Minister David Cameron who considered a bat signed by Indian cricket icon ______as one of its prized possessions has donated it to raise money for a cricket stadium in Rwanda. The bat fetched 3400 pounds.
[A]Sachin Tendulkar
[B]Rahul Dravid
[C]Saurabh Ganguly
[D]Anil Kumble


9. ________ has been awarded the first Tagore Award for cultural harmony by a jury chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to mark 150th Birth Anniversary of Noble Laureate Rabindranath Tagore.
[A]Pt Ravi Shankar
[B]Mallika Sarabhai
[C]Pandit Birju Mahraj
[D]Rukmini Devi Arundale


10. _______has been named as the Brand Ambassador of National Sanitation Campaign by Union Rural Developmemt Ministry of India
[A]Shaban Azmi
[B]Sharmila Tagore
[C]Vidya Balan
[D]Nandita Das


11. Dada sahib Phalke award was won by which of the following film dignitaries this year?
[A]Amitabh Bachhan
[B]Dilip Kumar
[C]Saira Bano
[D]All of the above


12. India’s Population Growth rate dips to ____% from 21% in 10 years
[A]17%
[B]18%
[C]19%
[D]16%


13. When is the world population day held?
[A]July 1
[B]July 11
[C]July 12
[D]July 21


14. The United Nations Human Rights Council on 1 June 2012 approved an investigation into the mass killing of civilians at ……….. and condemned Syria for the massacre. (identify the place out of the names)
[A]Gilani
[B]Houla
[C]Haqqani  
[D]Chidambaram


15. Which two countries on 31 May 2012 inked a Tax Information Exchange Agreement to promote economic cooperation and joint investment between the two countries.
[A]India and Bahrain
[B]India and Singapore
[C]India and China
[D]India and South Korea


3 comments:

Mr. JEEBAN July 18, 2012 at 11:39 PM  

I think Geeta Poghat is a wrestler and she has been selected for the same

Mr. JEEBAN July 18, 2012 at 11:41 PM  

I think Geeta Poghat is a wrestler and she has been selected for the same in London Olypmics for the same.

sanmIT Technologies July 19, 2012 at 12:13 AM  

Thanks. It has been corrected.