Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Current Affairs and Events for January 2012 (Current Affairs Quiz - 21)

1. The Fifth Edition of the World Future Energy Summit was held in
[A]Abu Dhabi
[B]New Delhi

2. Planning Commission of India on January 18,2012 approved Rudrasagar development scheme.The Scheme is related to

3. The Board of approval (Bounder the Commerce ministry on January 24,2012 approved the proposal of this company to set up a special economics zone( SEZ) at Indore in Madhya Pradesh, Identify the Company ?
[A]Reliance Industry
[B]Tata Consultancy services( TCS)
[C]Hero Motors

4. According to the draft Sports Policy of this State Govt released on Jan 11,2012, a Special life-time achievement award in memory of G.V.Raja, the Founder-President of the State Sports Council is to be instituted.Which State is being referred to ?
[C]Tamil Nadu
[D]Andhra Pradesh

5. Which team defeated Uttarakhand in the Men's category to win the National title for the fourth time, in the 60th Senior national Volleyball Championship at Raipur on Jan 11, 2012 ?
[B]Andhra Pradesh
[C]West Bengal
[D]Tamil Nadu

6. Which team extended their hegemony by defeating Kerala 25-12, 25-14, 25-16 in a one sided final in the women category at the 60th Senior National Volley-ball Championship ?

7. This Footballer was awarded the 2011 FIFA Ballon d'Oran January 9, 2012 in Zurich. He Won the award for the third Consecutive year for the world's outstanding footballer.Identify the Footballer ?
[A]Cristiano Ronaldo
[C]Sergio Ramos
[D]Lionel Messi

8. Which car took home the Crown of Indian car of the Year 2012 in Jan 2012
[A]Toyota Etios liva
[B]Maruti Suzuki Swift
[C]Hyundai Verna
[D]Hyundai Eon

9. As per the Wholesale Price Index, Published by the govt on Jan 16,2012.Reduced food Prices Caused the inflation to dip to a year low at what percent in December 2011 ?

10. India Signed MOU (Memorandum of Understanding ) on Tourism with ASEAN on January12,2012.The agreement took place in-

11. Pravasi Bhartiya Divas-2012 was held in Jaipur. Jaipur is the Capital of which one of the following states?
[D]Madhya Pradesh

12. India and Japan on Jan 12,2012 agreed to enhance their cooperation in the ................. Sector.
[C]Road and Transport 
[D]Coal and Mining

13. He was Conferred the first S.K Singh Award for excellence in the Indian Foreign services in Jan 6,2012. Identify the diplomat
[A]Ranjan Mathai
[B]Shivshankar Menon
[C]D.Bala venkatesh Verma

14. Name the auto making company which launched three new variants of the Eon-D-Lite Plus,Era Plus and Magna Plus in the Indian market on jan 2012 ?
[A]Tata Motors
[B]Hyundai Motors India
[D]Maruti Suzuki

15. Who was presented the Mahatma Gandhi International Awards for Peace and Reconciliation on Jan 4,2012 the fourth day of the tenth day Kalachakra initiations ?
[A]Tibetan Spiritual leader, Dalai Lama
[B]South African leader Nelson Mandela
[C]Tanzania's Julius Nyerere
[D]Burmese Pro-democracy leader Aung san suu kyi

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