Tuesday, 5 June 2012

April 2012

1.Recently, the Leader of the Opposition in Lok Sabha, Sushma Swaraj handed over a railway project built with Indian assistance to which country?
Sri Lanka.
2.Football club Livorno's midfielder Piermario Morosini died after collapsing on the pitch during a game. He belongs to:
3.The former Special Protection Group (SPG) chief B.V. Wanchoo recently has been appointed as the Governor of:
4.What is the range of Agni- V missile?
5000 km.
5.Which  High Court upheld the validity of a decision taken by Indian Banks Association to not give educational loan to students who had secured less than 60 per cent of marks in qualifying examinations and secured seats in private colleges under the management quota?
Madras High Court.
6.President Salva Kiir has ordered the immediate withdrawal of his troops from the contested Heglig oil field. Salva Kiir is current President of:
South Sudan.
7.Wilson Kipsang won the men's London Marathon. He belongs to:
8.Who won the Barcelona Open men's Lawn Tennis tournament 2012?
Rafael Nadal.
9.Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur has recently signed a memorandum of understanding with a State government to open an extension centre in the State to impart quality improvement and knowledge up-gradation training to university and college teachers. Name the State.
10.The ambitious Agni missile programme of the Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO), whose efficacy at developing a long range ballistic missile was successfully tested.Who is the current chief of DRDO?
V.K. Saraswat.
11.National AIDS Control Organisation and Karnataka State AIDS Control Society has launched a single-window project in four districts of Karnataka to facilitate social protection and deliver social entitlements for people living with HIV. Name the project?
12.In a significant decision the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has set aside the Environmental Clearance (EC) granted to the 4 MTPA Coal Mining Project of Jindal Steel and Power Ltd and 4 MTPA Coal Washery on grounds of faulty public hearing. These projects were located in which  state?
13.Which country accounted for 47 per cent of global measles deaths in 2010?
14.Which  Insurance Company is planning to come out with a new product that may enable to extend coverage to HIV positive and AIDS patients?
National Insurance Company Limited (NICL).
15.SunEdison, a worldwide solar energy services provider, announced the activation of a 25 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant located within a multi-developer, multi-facility solar park in:
16.Justice Ranjan Gogoi was sworn in as a Supreme Court judge, raising the strength of the apex court to 27 still lagging from the approved strength of 31. He was the former chief justice of:
Punjab and Haryana High Court.
17.Which  country is planning to install two coastal nuclear power pants (CNPP-1, CNPP-2) each with the capacity to generate 1000MW?
18.Which among the following satellites is heaviest satellite of India till date?
19.Which  country has recently allowed imports of basmati rice from India?
20.A Karnataka High Court-appointed committee on malnutrition among children will submit a report to Chief Justice Vikramjit Sen by June 15. The committee is headed by:
N. K Patil.

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