Daily Current Affairs 2012 Quiz : August 28, 2012

1. Heera Oil Fields are located on which among the following states of India?
[A]Rajasthan
[B]Maharashtra
[C]Andhra Pradesh
[D]Gujarat

Maharashtra
Recently, ONGC has by chance discovered a new oil reservoir could add nearly 58 million tonnes of initial oil in-place (IOIP) in ONGC’s producing D1
field, making it the third largest field in western offshore after the prolific Mumbai High and Heera.


2. The Gondwana University has been established in the Naxal affected area of which among the following states of India?
[A]Madhya Pradesh
[B]Maharashtra
[C]Chhattisgarh
[D]Orissa

Maharashtra
It is established in Naxal affected Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra.


3. At which among the following places is located the “Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) ?
[A]Hawaii
[B]Cook Island
[C]Alaska
[D]Samoa

Hawaii


4. The Parchin military base, which is often in news is located in which among the following country?
[A]Afghanistan
[B]Pakistan
[C]Iran
[D]Syria

Iran


5. The Malanjkhand mine, which contains more than 70 per cent of India’s known copper reserves is located in __________?
[A]Orissa
[B]Chhattisgarh
[C]Jharkhand
[D]Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh


6. Recently Microsoft India has tied up with which among the following companies to offer cloud computing services to small and medium business enterprises(SMBs)?
[A]Bharati Airtel
[B]Vodafone India
[C]Idea Cellular
[D]BSNL

Bharati Airtel


7. Recently SEBI has decided to introduce a ” Basic Services Demat Account”(BSDA). What is the maximum value of securities in a BSDA at any point of time?
[A]Rs 2 lakh
[B]Rs 3 lakh
[C]Rs 4 lakh
[D]Rs 5 lakh

Rs 2 lakh


8. A new report by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) has commended the Jyotigram Yojana, that provides 24-hour power supply to villages in which among the following State?
[A]Bihar
[B]Assam
[C]Gujarat
[D]Karnataka

Gujarat


9. In which among the following countries sixth Asian Science camp 2012 is held recently?
[A]China
[B]India
[C]Israel
[D]Saudi Arabia

Israel


10. ‘Economic Outlook 2012-13’ report is released by _______________?
[A]Planning Commission
[B]Economic Advisory Council to Prime Minister
[C]Ministry of Finance
[D]Reserve Bank of India

Economic Advisory Council to Prime Minister

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Comments

  • shaileshchandra barai
    Reply

    great help of yours for me, being selection in SBH last year, thanks you

  • loyolaganesh
    Reply

    Question No 7 about SEBI was asked as it is just by changing the order of answers. Whether the question paper setter visited gktoday to set the question. Who knows probability is more. But the question came as it is in ACIO Grade – 2 (Execuive exam ) – 2012. It was the 38 the question.