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1. According to the Economic Survey 2011-12, the growth in agriculture and allied sector in 2011-12 is estimated to be: (a) 2.5% (b) 4% (c) 7% (d) 3% Which one among the following countries is the largest trading partner of India? (a) USA (b) China (c) UAE (d) Russia Which of the following organisations is known as the soft loan window of the World Bank? (a) International Development Association (IDA) (b) International Finance Corporation (IFC) (c) International Monetary Fund (IMF) (d) Asian Development Bank (ADB) According to Economic Survey 2011-12, the share of Agriculture and allied sector in GDP of India is: (a) 15% (b) 18% (c) 20% (d) 13.9% The rate at which we can convert one currency into another currency is know as : (a) Reverse Repo rate (b) Exchange rate (c) Reverse rapo rate (d) Conversion rate Which of the following is not a case of inflation? (a) rise in general level of prices of goods (b) rise in value of money (c) rise in general level of prices of services (d) too much money chasing to few goods Which one of the following is not correct regarding proposed White Label ATMs in India? (a) It will be owned and operated by Non Bank entities. (b) From such White Label ATM customer from any bank will be able to withdraw money (c) The customer will not have to pay a fee for the services. (d) It will not display logo of any particular bank. Which of the following Index aims to measure the effects of price changes on the cost of achieving a constant standard of living (i.e. level of utility or welfare)? (a) WPI (b) CPI (c) COLI (d) PPI What is the name of the head of the Panel recently constituted by the Reserve Bank of India to suggest ways to strengthen the rural cooperative credit structure? (a) Prakash Bakshi (b) Sabeer Bhatia (c) Yaswant Sinha (d) Y. Subrahmaniam

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The Indian economist, who is among the 26 people who have been appointed by the UN to advise the world body on the global development agenda beyond 2015, is: (a) Amartya Sen (b) Sanjeev Bhattacharya (c) Devendra Tripathi (d) Abhijit Banergee Which of the following Stock Exchanges has emerged as the world's largest in terms of the number of trades in equity segments for the first six months of the 2012? (a) New York Stock Exchange (b) National Stock Exchange, Mumbai (c) London Stock Exchange (d) Singapore Stock Exchange The Chairman of the expert committee on GAAR (General Anti Avoidance Rules) is: (a) Y.V Reddy (b) Parthasarathi Shome (c) Sri Kumar Banargee (d) Vayalar Ravi Which of the following retail Groups, in India, is the 50:50 partner of world's largest retailer Walmart Stores Inc? (a) Bharti Group (b) Reliance group (c) Sara Group (d) Future Group Embraer is the third-largest commercial aircraft manufacturer in the world. Its head-quarter is located in which of the following countries? (a) Germany (b) France (c) USA (d) Brazil Which among the following State governments has signed a memorandum of understanding with Life Insurance Corporation to provide insurance coverage to about 7.8 lakh kendu leaf pluckers? (a) Chhattisgarh (b) Madhya Pradesh (c) Odisha (d) Jharkhand Indian state which stands first in the production of sugarcane is: (a) Uttar Pradesh (b) Maharashtra (c) Bihar Who is the author of the book 'Planned Economy for India'? (a) Dada Bhai Naoroji (b) M. Vishweshwarya (c) R. C. Datt

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The objective of the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) is: (a) to provide connectivity to all unconnected habitations of more than 500 in rural areas (b) to provide connectivity to all unconnected habitations of more than 250 persons in hilly areas (c) both (a) and (b) (d) none of these As per Census 2011 of India, India's population growth rate during 2001-11 stood at: (a) 21.5 Percent (b) 20.64 percent (c) 17.64 percent (d) 18.12 percent According to Suresh Tendulkar report on poverty which of the following states is the most poor in India? (a) Madhya Pradesh (b) Arunachal Pradesh (c) Odisha (d) Tripura
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Minimum Support Price (MSP) announced by the government is the price: (a) at which government is ready to purchase the crops from farmers directly (b) at which government is ready to purchase the crops from traders (c) at which government is ready to sell the grains stored in godowns (d) None of these Which one among the following crops was not covered under the green revolution? (a) Rice (b) Wheat (c) Pulse (d) Maize Match the following pairs and choose the correct answer from the codes given below: (Prize) A. Harish Hande B. The Dalai Lama C. World Food Prize D. Stockholm Water Prize Codes: A (a) 1 (b) 2 (c) 3 (d) 4 (Personality) 1. Templeton Prize 2. Magsaysay Awrad 3. Stephen R. Carpenter 4. Dr. Daniel Hillel

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Which one of the following is not the component of Bharat Nirman Programme? (a) Rural housing (b) Irrigation (c) Rural telephony (d) Food National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA) was renamed as Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) in which among the following years? (a) 2007 (b) 2008 (c) 2009 (d) 2010 Regarding the Census 2011, consider the following statements: 1. According to Census 2011, for the first time since Independence, the absolute increase in population is more in urban areas that in rural areas. 2. The ratio of Rural - Urban population is 68.84% : 31.16%. 3. Level of urbanization increased from 27.81% in 2001 Census to 31.16% in 2011 Census. 4. The proportion of rural population declined from 72.19% to 68.84%. Which of the statements given above are correct? (a) 1, 2 and 3 only (b) 1, 3 and 4 only (c) 2, 3 and 4 only

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Which one among the following orders is correct regarding top cotton producing states in India? (a) Gujarat > Maharashtra > Andhrapradesh > Punjab > Haryana (b) Maharashtra > Gujarat > Andhrapradesh > Punjab > Haryana (c) Andhrapradesh > Punjab > Haryana > Maharashtra (d) Haryana > Punjab > Maharashtra > Gujarat Which among the following is not a Kharif Crop? (a) Maize (b) Sugarcane (c) Rice

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'Aam Admi Bima Yojana' is an insurance scheme for rural landless households introduced by: (a) National Insurance Co. (b) LIC (c) NABARD (d) Rural Insurance Co. Consider the following statements: 1. The child sex ratio in India has dropped to 914 females against 1,000 males - the lowest since Independence - in the provisional 2011 Census report released today. 2. The Child sex ratio was 927 females against 1,000 males in 2001. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct? (a) 1 only (b) 2 only (c) Both 1 and 2

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(d) Neither 1 nor 2

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Who among the following personalities is considered as the brain behind oilseed revolution? (a) M S Swaminathan (b) M V Rao (c) C Rangarajan (d) Y B Reddy Recently, Human Rights activist Sima Samar won the Swedish Right Livelihood Award. She belongs to: (a) Pakistan (b) Bangladesh (c) Afghanistan (d) Egypt 'The Casual Vacancy' is a novel written by: (a) Salman Rushdie (b) J.K. Rowling

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(c) Vikram Seth

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The Group of Ministers (GoM) on pharmaceutical pricing policy is headed by: (a) Ghulam Nabi Azad (b) Sharad Pawar (c) Srikant Jena (d) Salman Khurshid Recently which among the following acquired the Indian business of Australia based Woolworths? (a) Infiniti Retail Ltd (b) J P Infratech (c) DLF (d) Lanco Infrastructure Samsung has recently unveiled upgraded version of its phablet in India. Name it: (a) Galaxy Note I (b) Galaxy Note II (c) Galaxy Note III (d) Galaxy Note V Who among the following won FIDE Grand Prix 2012 held in Ankara? (a) A. Muzychuk (b) Zhao Xue (c) Koneru Humpy

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India's first National Security Adviser has been died recently. Name the personality: (a) J N Dixit (b) Brajesh Mishra (c) M K Narayanan (d) Shivshankar Menon To promote the message of making the country 'Open Defecation-Free' and ensuring proper sanitation in rural areas which among the following campaign has been started recently? (a) Swachchha Bharat Yatra (b) Nirmal Bharat Yatra (a) Swastha Bharat Yatra (d) Nirmal Gram Yatra Who among the following is/was the chairman of 13th Finance Commission? (a) C.Rangarajan (b) A.M.Khusro (c) Vijay L. Kelkar (d) K.C Pant Which among the following Indian is a member in the board of U.K.-based global banking giant HSBC Holdings? (a) N. R. Narayana Murthy (b) Azim Premji (c) Nandan Nilekani (d) Vikram Pandit Lewis Hamilton has recently signed a three-year deal with which of the following formula one team? (a) Red bull (b) Mercedes (c) McLaren (d) Ferrari 'Dans le harem de Kadhafi' is a book written by: (a) Annick Cojean (b) Larry Ellison (c) Jeff Bezos

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(d) Lewis Hamilton

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E Lobby, a new initiative with 24x7 cash deposit, cash withdrawal, cheque deposit and passbook updating facility launched for which of the following banks customers? (a) Punjab National Bank (b) Union Bank of India (c) ICICI Bank (d) Kotak Mahindra Bank Kutir Jyoti Scheme is realted with: (a) Promoting cottage industries inn villages (b) Promoting employment among rural families living below the poverty line (c) Providing electricity to rural families living the poverty line (d) All of the above Who among the following won Singapore Grand Prix 2012? (a) Lewis Hamilton (b) Sebastian Vettel (c) Fernando Alonso

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(d) Jenson Button

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'AH-64 Apache' is a four-blade, twin-engine attack helicopter developed in: (a) Russia (b) France (c) USA (d) UK Which among the following Universities is also known by "Oxford of the East"? (a) Calcutta University (b) Allahabad University (c) Utkal University (d) Banaras Hindu University

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The first indigenously built ship by Alcock Ashdown Gujarat Ltd, a Gujarat Government unit, has been commissioned into the Navy. Name the ship: (a) INS Makaradhwaj (b) INS Makar (c) INS Magar (d) INS Kark 'Arrogant Master' is the book written by which of one the following cricket players? (a) Kapil Dev (b) Yuvraj Singh (c) Rahul Dravid (d) Saurav Ganguly Which among the following committees is not headed by C Rangarajan? (a) Committee to resolve gas pricing, profit-sharing issues (b) Committee to resolve gas pricing, profit-sharing issues (c) Committee to review the Tendulkar Committee methodology for estimating poverty (d) None of the above Which among the following States of India has highest Infant Mortality Rate (IMR)? (a) Madhya Pradesh (b) Bihar (c) Rajasthan (d) Odisha Who among the following personalities is the oldest Indian woman to scale Mt Everest? (a) Meghlal Mahato (b) Sunita Mahato (c) Binita Soren (d) Premlata Agrawal Who among the following is the current president of SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry? (a) Mahendra Parmir (b) Kosala Wikramanayake (c) Iftikhar Ali Malik (d) Vikramjit Singh Sahaney In which among the following countries, Indian Pharmaceutical Company Wockhardt is going to launch a generic version of Comtan tablets, used in treating Parkinson's disease? (a) USA (b) UK (c) India (d) South Africa Who among the following won men's Cincinnati Masters title 2012? (a) Novak Djokovic (b) Roger Federer (c) Andy Murray

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Who among the following has been selected for the Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award 2012? (a) Wahiduddin Khan (b) D. R. Mehta (c) Gautam Bhai (d) N Radhakrishnan Which among the following States has recently announced that any person below 18 years will be considered a child labourer if he or she is employed? (a) Haryana (b) Gujarat (c) Rajasthan (d) Maharashtra Which among the following States has bagged top position in dairy farming with a 95.4 lakh metric tonne production in 2011-12 fiscal years? (a) Uttar Pradesh (b) Meghalaya (c) Gujarat (d) Punjab Recently, who among the following has been appointed as the chief economic adviser in the finance ministry? (a) Kaushik Basu (b) Raghuram G Rajan (c) Dr. Rajiv Kumar (d) Anil Bisen
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The company, which toppled Reliance Industries as the countrys most valued company in 2011 is: (a) NTPC (b) Coal India Limited (CIL) (c) ONGC (d) Indian Railways The investments in a project that lacks any constraints imposed by prior work or in a project to be constructed on land where there is no need to remodel or demolish an existing structure is known as: (a) Yellow Field Investments (b) Grey Field Investments (c) Brown Field Investments (d) Green Field Investments Ministry of power has launched Bachat Lamp Yojana with which of the following? (a) The Energy and Resource Institute (TERI) (b) Ministry of New and renewable energy (c) Ministry of Environment and Forests (d) Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) The global consultancy, McKinsey is related to study of: (a) Public Finance (b) Global Trade (c) Global Health

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The headquarters of the major aircraft manufacturer Airbus, which has recently signed long-term partnership agreements with Indian firms, is located at: (a) Bonn (b) Blagnac (c) London (d) Milan Naresh Goyal heads which of the following airlines? (a) Air India (b) Air Deccan (c) Kingfisher

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(d) Jet Airways

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Where would you find the headquarters of Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO)? (a) London (b) Berlin (c) Rome (d) New York With which of the following would you associate Sam Pitroda? (a) White Revolution (b) Telecome Revolution(c) Evergreen Revolution (d) Black Revolution The main objective of TRYSEM was: (a) to train rural youth for self employment (c) Both of the above

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Which of the following represents the duration of the Eleventh plan? (a) 2007-2012 (b) 2008-2013 (c) 2009-2014

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NABARD was established on the recommendation of: (a) Damodaran Committee (b) Shivaraman Committee (c) Narsimham Committee (d) None of these CAPART is related with: (a) the promotion of rural development (c) consultant service of export promotion

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(b) computer Harware (d) controlling pollution in big industries

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Who is the ex-officio chairman of the Planning Commission? (a) President of India (b) Finance Minister (c) Prime Minister of India (d) Speaker of Lok Sabha Which of the following States will be benefited from the multipurpose Sardar Sarovar Project? (a) Maharashtra and Gujarat (b) Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh (c) Rajasthan, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh (d) Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh The birth rate measures the number of births during a year per: (a) 100 population (b) 1,000 population (c) 10,000 population

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This Indian state has become the first state in India to provide health cover to all the families living below the poverty line in India. Can you identify the state from the given options? (a) Punjab (b) Haryana (c) Manipur (d) Kerala Which of the following Indian state is famous for the production of rubber? (a) Karnataka (b) Tamilnadu (c) Kerala (d) Maharashtra The Self-Employed Womens Association (SEWA), a Non Government Organization is situated in which of the following states? (a) Gujarat (b) Rajasthan (c) Haryana (d) Punjab Who is known as Father of International Green Revolution? (a) M.S. Swaminathan (b) Norman Borlaugh (c) Erik Acharius

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Which of the following is the least densely populated state of India? (a) Sikkim (b) Goa (c) Arunachal Pradesh (d) Mizoram Gini Index is used to: (a) measure the cost of living (b) measure inequality in distribution of the family income (c) measures the basic amenities to the population of a country (d) measures the earning capacity of the individuals
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Who was the chairman of the Joint Parliamentary Committee, appointed to probe into 2G Scam? (a) Murli Manohar Joshi (b) Shivraj Patil (c) Yaswant Sinha (d) P.C. Chako Where would you find the Headquarters of World Health Organization (WHO)? (a) Stockholm (b) Paris (c) Geneva (d) London Which of the following percentage of the available water is used for irrigation purposes? (a) 50% (b) 60% (c) 70% (d) 80% Which of the following Days is celebrated as the World Earth Day? (a) January 22 (b) February 22 (c) March 22

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Which of the following persons is the chairman of the Second Administrative Reforms Commission? (a) Veerappa Moily (b) Manmohan Singh (c) Pranab Mukharjee (d) P Chidambaram Where would you find National Fisheries Development Board in India? (a) Bangalore (b) Hyderabad (c) Chennai

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Which of the following represents the year in which the National Horticulture Mission was launched? (a) 2003-2004 (b) 2004-2005 (c) 2005-2006 (d) 2006-2007 Which of the following is NOT a Constitutional body? (a) Finance Commission (b) Planning Commission (c) UPSC (d) CAG Indian rupee was devalued for the first time in: (a) 1949 (b) 1966 (c) 1991

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Which of the following represents the year of enactment of Consumer Protection Act? (a) 1982 (b) 1984 (c) 1986 (d) 1988 Who is the ex-officio chairman of the recently constituted National River Ganga Basin Authority? (a) President (b) Chairman of Central Water Commission (c) Minister of Water Resources (d) Prime minister of India Kisan Credit Card scheme was launched in: (a) 1998-99 (b) 1990-91

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Which of the following represents the expansion of A, in NPA? (a) Authority (b) Assets (c) Agents

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Which of the following is NOT TRUE about Jana Shree Bima Yojana? (a) The scheme was launched in the year 2000 (b) Insurance coverage on natural death is of Rs. 50000 (c) This scheme replaced the Rural Group Life Insurance Scheme and Social Security Group Insurance Scheme (d) All of the above are true Which of the following represents the expansion of M, in FEMA? (a) Money (b) Market (c) Mutual Which of the following taxes is NOT under the jurisdiction of States? (a) Taxes on agricultural income (b) Land Revenue (c) Taxes on entry of goods into a local area (d) Rates of stamp duties in respect of bills of exchange In terms of World Steel Association (WSA)-Report 2011, which of the following represents the rank of India throughout the world? (a) Third (b) Fourth (c) Fifth (d) Sixth In which year RBI introduced a Banking Ombudsman Scheme in the country for giving a solution for customers complaints? (a) 1985 (b) 1995 (c) 2000 (d) 2005 Which of the following is the maximum labour-oriented industry of India? (a) Jute Industry (b) Sugar Industry (c) Cotton Industry (d) Cement Industry Which of the following represents the expansion of C, in ECB? (a) Comprehensive (b) Commercial (c) Common

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Who is the present chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of America? (a) Allan Greenspan (b) Ben Bernanke (c) Timothy Geitner (d) Richard Fuld Indian Economy can be best described as: (a) Capitalistic (b) Socialistic

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Which of the following is NOT a tertiary activity? (a) Insurance (b) Banking (c) Transportation

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The present President of NASSCOM is: (a) Pramod Bhasin (b) Som Mittal

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Where would you find the headquarters of Crafts Council of India? (a) Lucknow (b) Patna (c) Jaipur

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Which of the following represents the year of establishment of Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC)? (a) 1952 (b) 1957 (c) 1963 (d) 1969 National Institute of Hydrology has its headquarters at: (a) Panaji (b) Roorkee (c) Kolkata

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Who is the author of the controversial book Jinnah:India, Partition, Independence? (a) Yashwant Sinha (b) L.K Advani (c) Jaswant Singh (d) Narendra Modi State which produces maximum sugarcane: (a) Maharashtra (b) Uttar Pradesh

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This person is the newly appointed chairman of the Economic Advisory Council. Name him from the given options. (a) Arvind Virmani (b) C. Ranagarajan (c) Suresh D. Tendulkar (d) V.S. Vyas As per the Union Budget 2009-2010, Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS) is to be extended to every child under six years of age by: (a) 2011 (b) 2012 (c) 2013 (d) 2014 Vande Matram Scheme was launched in: (a) 2008 (b) 2007

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Who is the present cabinet minister of social justice and empowerment to the government of India? (a) Raghuvansh Prasad Singh (b) Pawan Kumar Bansal (c) Mukul Vasnik (d) Sushil Kumar Shinde In the WTO terminology, all the domestic support measures that can distort the trade and production lie in the: (a) Blue box (b) Red box (c) Amber box (d) None of these Can you identify the most literate Union Territory of India from the given options? (a) Delhi (b) Lakshadweep (c) Chandigarh (d) Pondicherry

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WTO was founded by: (a) Treaty of USA (c) Treaty of Maastricht

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Who is the present Director General of Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR)? (a) Dr. R.S. Paroda (b) Dr. Mangala Rai (c) Dr. M.S. Swaminathan (d) Dr. S Ayyappan In which fuel, the government has decided to mix marker for identifying adulteration? (a) Petrol (b) Diesel (c) CNG (d) Kerosene Who among the following is the present chairman of Human Rights Commission? (a) Girija Vyas (b) B.N.Srikrishna (c) K.G.Balakrishnan (d) None of these Which of the following constitutional amendments is responsible for making free and compulsory education to all children under 6 to 14 years of age a fundamental right? (a) 82nd amendment (b) 84th amendment (c) 86th amendment (d) 88th amendment As per the office of the Registrar General of India, which of the following represents the Infant Mortality Rate per thousand live births at the current level? (a) 35 (b) 45 (c) 46 (d) 65 Which of the following represents the percentage population of the world that resides in India? (a) 12.5% (b) 14.8% (c) 17.5% (d) 18.3% The present Minister of Environment to the Government of India is: (a) Sushil Kumar Shinde (b) Jairam Ramesh (c) Anand Sharma (d) Jayanti Natrajan Which of the following represents the present Director General of World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)? (a) Dr. Margaret Chan (b) Francis Gurry (c) Susan Schwab (d) Juan Somavia Which of the following Indian states has the highest Scheduled Tribe population in India? (a) Mizoram (b) Punjab (c) Bihar (d) Madhya Pradesh Which of the following represents the percentage of urban population out of the total population of India? (a) 21.4% (b) 23.5% (c) 25.7% (d) 31.16%

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Which of the following is the latest country to join WTO? (a) Vietnam (b) Russia (c) Nauru

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The biggest gold miner company Rusoro is listed in which of the following country? (a) Russia (b) United States of America (c) Canada (d) South Africa National Development Council, an important non statutory body, came into existence in the year: (a) 1950 (b) 1951 (c) 1952 (d) 1953 India has purchased 10 C-17 Globemaster III heavy-lift transport aircraft from which of the following country? (a) USA (b) Britain (c) France (d) Germany Which of the following is the longest National Highway of India? (a) National Highway No. 5 (b) National Highway No. 7 (c) National Highway No. 8 (d) National Highway No. 9 RBI was nationalized in the year (a) 1947 (b) 1948

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Golden Quadrilateral, is the name of the project that is linked with: (a) Waterways (b) Airways (c) Roadways

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A bank which has been appointed as the custodian of securities of the Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), by EPFO, is: (a) State Bank of India (b) Dena Bank (c) Standard Chartered Bank (d) Kotak Mahindra As per the World Competitiveness Report 2011-2012, which of the following is the most competitive economy of the world? (a) USA (b) Switzerland (c) Singapore (d) Sweden As per the World Competitiveness Report 2011-2012, which of the following represents the rank of India? (a) 47 (b) 48 (c) 55 (d) 56 Kisan diwas is celeberated on: (a) 23rd October (b) 23rd November

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Asias first Export Processing Zone (EPZ) was set up in the year 1965 at: (a) Surat (b) Kandla (c) Hyderabad (d) Vishakhapattnam As per the Population Census 2011, which of the following represents the density of population density India? (a) 342 persons per sq. km (b) 362 persons per sq. km (c) 382 persons per sq. km (d) 392 persons per sq. km Which of the following is NOT a component of Bharat Nirman? (a) Irrigation Potential (b) Rural Telephony (c) Rural Housing (d) Primary Education Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana was launched in: (a) 1999 (b) 2000 (c) 2002

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Winners of Nobel Peace Prize-2011 come from which of the following two countries? (a) Egypt and Yemen (b) Libya and Yemen (c) Liberia and Yemen (d) Kenya and Liberia Idukki Dam is located on which river ? (a) Karnataka (b) Tamil Nadu

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The chairman of the Unique Identification Authority of India is(a) Sam Pitroda (b) Nanadan Nilekani (c) K V Kamath

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The year of establishment of the National Dairy Development Board, is(a) 1963 (b) 1965 (c) 1967 (d) 1969 Which of the following represents the number of the member countries of Euro Zone? (a) 12 (b) 14 (c) 17 (d) 18 Which of the following represents the venue of the summit of the BRIC nations that took place in March, 2012? (a) Johannesburg (b) Beijing (c) Moscow (d) Delhi Which of the following is NOT TRUE about the Central Social Welfare Board(CSWB)? (a) It was founded by Jawharlal Nehru in 1953 (b) Its founder chairperson was Durgabai Deshmukh, a reputed social worker (c) Its an autonomous body under the Ministry of Women & Child Development (d) All of the above statements are true Which of the following days is celebrated as the World AIDS Day? (a) December 1 (b) October 16 (c) September 27

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Answers and Explanations


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IRMA GK QUESTION BANK - 2012

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