November 25, 2012

Current Affair : October 2012-Week 1


1)Which of the following State Governments has announced to launch the biggest ever door-to-door campaign for early detection of cancer?
1.  Punjab
2.  Delhi
3.  Haryana
4.  West Bengal

Correct option is:  1

2)The tunnel that connects the two monuments of historical importance- Amber Palace and Jaigarh Fort, has been inaugurated in which of the following cities of Rajasthan?
 
1. Udaipur

2. Jaipur

3. Jodhpur

4. Nagaur

Correct option is:  2

 3)The Shadman Chowk has been renamed as Bhagat Singh Chowk on the 105th birth anniversary. Shadman Chowk is located in which among the following cities?
 

1. Amritsar

2. Peshawar

3. Lahore

4. Patiala

Correct option is:  3

 4)According to latest reports, the highest incidence of the juvenile rape cases ((23.6%) was reported from:
1. Uttar Pradesh
2. Maharashtra
3. Haryana
4. Madhya Pradesh

Correct option is:  4

 5)The tomb of a powerful seventh-century Maya queen 'K’abel', who carried the title ‘Supreme Warrior’, has been discovered recently by archaeologists in which of the following countries?
1. Guatemala
2.Jamaica
3. Cuba
4.Honduras

Correct option is:  1

 6)Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) has bought 30 per cent stake in Houston-based Carrizo Oil & Gas's Niobrara shale oil and gas assets in Colorado for $82.5 million (about Rs.428 crore) jointly with which of the following oil companies?
 
1. Hindustan Petroleum
2. Oil India Ltd. (OIL)
3. Bharat Petroleum
4.Reliance Petroleum

Correct option is:  2

 7)MagicBoard, an integrated portable device, is a mobile office that can issue a policy on the spot, has been launched by which among the following insurance companies?
1. IndiaFirst Life Insurance
2. National Insurance Co Ltd
3. Birla Sun Life Insurance Co. Ltd
4. ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Co. Ltd

Correct option is:  1

 8)Which among the following Life Insurance companies is a joint venture between Bank of Baroda, Andhra Bank and U.K.'s Legal & General?
1. Pramerica Life Insurance
2. Future Generali India Life Insurance
3. Aviva Life Insurance
4. IndiaFirst Life Insurance

Correct option is:  4

 9) '30-Plus', popular energiser brand, relaunched by Dabur, has been promoted by which Bollywood female actors?
1. Kareena Kapoor
2. Malaika Arora Khan
3. Priyanka Chopra
4. Katrina Kaif

Correct option is:  2

10)Which among the following seven times world Champion German Formula-one driver, has recently announced his retirement from Formula one Race?
 
1. Sebastian Vettel
2. Nico Rosberg
3. Michael Schumacher
4. Niko H├╝lkenberg

Correct option is:  3

 11)Who among the following is the brand ambassador of the 'Nirmal Bharat Yatra'?
 
1. Priyanka Chopra
2. Vidya Balan
3. Rahul Dravid
4. Salman Khan

Correct option is:  2

12)Endangered Gangetic dolphin ( Platanista Gangetica ) is also known as:

1. 'Tiger of the Ganges'
2. 'Queen of the Ganges'
3. 'Doughter of the Ganges'
4. 'Elephant of the Ganges'

Correct option is:  1

 13)Which among the following banks has been awarded recently gold trophy of Niryat Bandhu Award?

1. Bank of Baroda
2. Punjab National Bank
3. Bank of India
4. Canara Bank

Correct option is:  4

 14)Which of the following countries has unveiled a colossal radio telescope that will allow astronomers to detect distant galaxies and explore the depths of the universe with unprecedented precision?
1. Germany
2. Australia
3. Switzerland
4. China

Correct option is:  2

 15)A Maldivian court has issued an arrest warrant against the country’s first democratically elected President. Name the personality.
1. Mohamed Nasheed
2. Md. Waheed Hassan Manik
3. Ibrahim Nasir
4. Maumoon Abdul Gayoom

Correct option is:  1

 16)Who among the following is the longest-serving chief minister of the Gujarat?
1. Hitendra K Desai
2. Madhav Singh Solanki
3. Chimanbhai Patel
4. Narendra Modi

Correct option is:  4

17) Who among the following is the current administrator of National Aeronautics and Space Administration(NASA)?
 
1. Christopher Scolese
2. Charles Bolden
3. Michael D. Griffin
4. Frederick D. Gregory

Correct option is:  2

 18)'Liaoning', is the first aircraft carrier of:

1. China
2. Japan
3. India
4. Sri Lanka

Correct option is:  1

 19) Who among the following won Japanese Grand Prix 2012?
1. Felipe Massa
2. Sebastian Vettel
3. Kamui Kobayashi
4. Jenson Button

Correct option is:  2

 20) Who among the following is the current chairperson of the Indian Central Board of Film Certification?
 
1. Nandita Das
2. Anupam Kher
3. Sharmila Tagore
4. Leela Samson

Correct option is:  4

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