Tuesday, 28 February 2012

Current Affairs

1. Which of the following represents the worth of the deal as per which Fortis Healthcare
will be buying 10 hospitals from Wockhardt Hospitals ?
a. 504 cr
b. 678 cr
c. 845 cr
d. 909 cr
2. Which of the following represents the exports of India for the year ended March 2009?
a. $ 168.7 billion
b. $ 175.2 billion
c. $ 184.9 billion
d. $ 192.5 billion
3. This country was surprisingly the leading producer of gold in 2008.
a. South Africa
b. The US
c. India
d. China
4. In a very recent development, the Government has hiked the dearness allowance by   to the
Central government employees and pensioners.
a. 5 per cent
b. 10 per cent
c. 15 per cent
d. 20 per cent
5. As per a recent survey conducted by DQ IDC, which of the following companies has been adjudged as the best IT company to work for in
India ?
a. I Gate
c. Infosys Technologies
d. HCL Technologies
6. James Gorman will be the new CEO of
a. Bank of America
b. Morgan Stanley
c. Standard Chartered Plc
d. Citigroup
7. This Indian domestic airliner witnessed strike by its pilots in the second week of September
a. IndiGo Airways
b. Spicejet Airways
c. Jet Airways
d. Kingfi sher airways
8. BIG CINEMAS is a subsidiary of
a AV Birla group
b Reliance ADAG
c Essar Group
d None of the above
9. Who will be the new CEO of Ranbaxy India?
a. Sanjeev Dani
b. Yugal Sikri
c. Malvinder Singh
d. None of the above
10. As per Fortune magazine, she is the most powerful business woman in the US.
a Irene Rosenfeld
b Pat Woertz
c Angela Braly
d Indra Nooyi
11. A recent test shows that a moon rock, one of those brought to earth by Apollo 11 (in 1969) and Apollo 17 (in 1972), kept in a museum in the Netherlands, is fake. Who was the President of the US at that time?
a. Richard M Nixon
b. Gerald R Ford
c. John F Kennedy
d. Woodrow Wilson
12. Norman Borlaug, who received the 1970 Nobel Peace Prize, died recently. He was a US
a. senator
b. agricultural scientist
c. social activist
d. economist
13. Which fi lm has won the Golden Lion at Venice Film Festival?
a. Lebanon
b. Zanan Bedoone Mardan
c. A Single Man
d. Head On
14. Who has won the tennis women’s singles fi nal at the US Open?
a. Kim Clijsters
b. Venus Williams
c. Serena Williams
d. Evonne Goolagong Cawley
15. Where did the World Championship, in which boxer Vijender won a bronze, take place?
a. Manila
b. Beijing
c. Milan
d. None of the above
16. Launch vehicle PSLV-C14 will lift-off from the spaceport at Sriharikota. How many satellites
will it put in orbit?
a. Eight
b. Eleven
c. Nine
d. Sev en
17. With whom did Leander Paes pair to win the US Open men’s doubles fi nal?
a. Mark Knowles
b. Mahesh Bhupathi
c. Lukas Dlouhy
d. Max Mirnyi
18. The National Mission for Female Literacy has been launched to make around 60 million women literate by the year
a. 2010
b. 2012
c. 2020
d. 2025
19. Which southern state recently announced that it would release water from Krishna from Kandaleru reservoir in Nellore district for Chennai?
a. Karnataka
b. Kerala
c. Andhra Pradesh
d. Puducherry
20. The apex court rapped the  government  for constructing memorials and statues, spending
huge amount of public money.
a. Madhya Pradesh
b. Chhattisgarh
c. Bihar
d. Uttar Pradesh
21. The Ahmedabad metropolitan magistrate SP Tamang ruled that the killing of Ishrat Jahan
and three others was a case of ‘fake encounter’ by  the Narendra Modi government. The killings
took place in
a. June 2004
b. September 2004
c. January 2006
d. October 2008
22. The West Bengal government recently announced that the state cannot go ahead with the proposed joint sector Kolkata Link IT township
project, which was to come up in
a. Mednipur district
b. Bardhman district
c. North 24 Parganas district
d. South 24 Parganas district
23. Adoor Gopalakrishnan has won the best director at the 55th National Awards for the film
a. Naalu Pennungal
b. Mukhamukham
c. Anantaram
d. Mathilukal
24. In the UK, the most common name is Jack. The second-most common name is
a. Tom
b. Peter
c. Amit
d. Mohammed
25. China has objected to the visit of spiritual leader Dalai Lama to an Indian state. Name the
a. Sikkim
b. Arunachal Pradesh
c. Nagaland
d. Meghalaya
26. Which Indian is the world’s top earning cricketer according to magazine Forbes?
a. Sachin Tendulkar
b. Mahendra Singh Dhoni
c. Rahul Dravid
d. Yuvraj Singh
27. Which championship did Pankaj Advani win recently, which has made him only the second Indian after Geet Sethi to have achieved this?
a. World Professional Billiards Championship
b. IBSF World Billiards Championship
c. US Open Billiard Championship
d. None of the above
28. Which Indian has received the Nelson Mandela Award in recognition of the efforts for promoting minority rights?
a. Salman Khurshid
b. Salman Rushdie
c. Oscar Fernandes
d. George Fernandes
29. In which neighbouring country were Indian priests attacked?
a. Sri Lanka
b. Bangladesh
c. Pakistan
d. Nepal
30. Which country has issued amendments to ease travel to Cuba?
a. The UK
b. China
c. Australia
d. The US
31. Name the new navy chief of India who took over as the head in the beginning of September.
a. Nirmal Kumar Verma
b. Sureesh Mehta
c. Ram Dass Katari
d. Sushil Kumar
32. Which of these states will go for assembly polls on October 13 along with Maharashtra and
a. Sikkim
b. Assam
c. Arunachal Pradesh
d. Tripura
33. In the theft of eight rare monkeys from the Alipore zoological garden, the Brazilian Common
Mormosets were recovered from Chhattisgarh. Where is Alipore Zoological garden situated?
a. Ranchi
b. Kolkata
c. Bhopal
d. Delhi
34. JS Tissainayagam, a journalist from   was sentenced to 20 years of prison for his alleged
involvement in terrorist
a. Nepal
b. Sri Lanka
c. Japan
d. Pakistan
35. Name the fashion designer who has been sentenced to 59 years of life imprisonment for sexually assaulting aspiring models in Los Angeles.
a. Marc Jacobs
b. Anand Jon
c. Jason Crawford
d. None of the above
36. As a tribute Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Rajasekhara Reddy, which of these
centrally-sponsered schemes has been named after the late leader?
a. Madhyamika Shiksha Abhiyan
b. National Mission on Medicinal Plants
c. Arogyasri Community Health Insurance
d. None of the above
37. Name the recently-appointed vice-chief of army staff.
a. BS Jaiswal
b. Arvinder Singh
c. VK Singh
d. PK Bhardwaj
38.Who has been appointed as the new scientific advisor to the defence minister and director general of defence organisation.
a. VK Saraswat
b. M Natrajan
c. G Elangovan
d. W Selvamurthy
39. Name this nation which has been suspended from the Commonwealth after it failed to
bring about any progress in establishing democracy.
a. Myanmar
b. Fiji
c. Bangladesh
d. Pakistan
40. Andhra Pradesh chief minister YSR Reddy died in a helicopter crash on September 2. Which of the other eminent personalities earlier perished in a crash in AP?
a. Homi Bhabha, 1966
b. Ashok Birla, 1990
c. Madhavrao Scindia, 2001
d. GMC Balayogi, 2002
41. A 10-day-old baby, with its heart protruding out, was operated upon recently in   in a rare
medical procedure.
a. New Delhi
b. Bangalore
c. Mumbai
d. Chennai
42. According to the UN World Economic and Social Survey Report 2009, develop world
consumes   per cent of global carbon budget.
a. 44
b. 46
c. 48
d. 50
43. Name the comic, which is in the dock on charges of racism.
a. Archies
b. Tintin
c. Superman
d. Garfi eld
44. About a thousand people have been stabbed with syringes in this country.
a. Iran
b. Iraq
c. China
d. North Korea
45. In Japan, the opposition has secured a landslide victory after
a. 55 years
b. 54 years
c. 47 years
d. 42 years
46. While ISRO had to call off the moon mission following snapping of contact with Chandrayaan-I, ISRO chief G Madhavan Nair has claimed that the mission had accomplished   per cent of its objectives.
a. 98
b. 97
c. 96
d. 95
47. This particular object will be used throughout the Commonwealth Games to promote the
games as green event.
a. Bamboo
b. Terracotta
c. Handmade paper
d. Jute
48. This university, keen to set up its fi rst campus in India, finds itself in a land-grab scam in
a. Cambridge University
b. Oxford University
c. Harvard University
d. Leeds Univ ersity
49. The next four Indian Institutes of Management are slated to open next year in Tiruchirapalli,
Ranchi, Raipur and
a. Bhubaneswar
b. Vizag
c. Patna
d. Rohtak
50. Which country tops swine flu tolls, with 557 deaths.
a. Argentina
b. Brazil
c. Mexico
d. West Indies

1. d. 909 cr
2. a. $168.7 billion
3. d. China
4. a. 5
5. a. I Gate
6. b. Morgan Stanley
7. c. Jet Airways
8. b. Reliance ADAG
9. b. Yugal Sikri
10. d. Indra Nooyi
11. a. Richard M Nixon
12. b. Agricultural scientist
13. a. ‘Lebanon’
14. a. Kim Clijsters
15. c. Milan
16. d. Seven
17. c. Lukas Dlouhy
18. b. 2012
19. c. Andhra Pradesh
20. d. Uttar Pradesh
21. a. June 2004
22. c. North 24 Paraganas district
23 a ‘Naalu Pennungal’
24. d. Mohammed
25. b. Arunachal Pradesh
26. b. Mahendra Singh Dhoni
27. a. World Professional Billiards Championship
28. c. Oscar Fernandes
29. d. Nepal
30. d. The US
31. a. Nirmal Kumar Verma
32. c. Arunachal Pradesh
33. b. Kolkata
34. b. Sri Lanka
35. b. Anand Jon
36. a. Madhyamika Shiksha Abhiyan
37. d. PK Bhardwaj
38. a. VK Saraswat
39. b. Fiji
40. d. GMC Balayogi, 2002
41. a. New Delhi
42. c. 48
43. b. Tintin
44. c. China
45. b. 54 years
46. d. 95 per cent
47. a. Bamboo
48. b. Oxford University
49. d. Rohtak
50. b. Brazil


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