Mega Quiz March (First) Based Upon Current Affairs for Bank PO, Civil Services & all Other Examinations

1.Recently we read in the news papers that India and Saudi Arabia have signed ‘Riyadh Declaration’ with a resolve to raise their cooperation to strategic partnership covering security, economic, defense and political areas. This has been considered as a step ahead to Delhi Declaration signed between these two countries in which of the following years?
(A)2004
(B)2005
(C)2006
(D)2007
(E)2008

2.During the recent visit of Prime Minister Man Mohan Singh to Saudi Arabia, India and Saudi Arabia signed nine agreements including all important extradition treaty as India is one among the very first countries with who Saudi Arabia signs extradition treaty. As of March 2010, with how many countries India has signed Extradition Treaties?
(A)38
(B)32
(C)31
(D)36
(E)25

3.Which of the following University of Saudi Arabia conferred an honorary doctorate to Prime Minister man Mohan Singh recently?
(A)King Abdulaziz University
(B)King Saud University
(C)Prince Mohammad University
(D)King Faisal University
(E)King Abdulaziz University

4.Which of the following auto company of Japan was in news recently as amid strong anger and resentment, it had decided to recall a total of 8.5 million vehicles from all over the world including United States, China and other countries due to faulty accelerators in its vehicles?
(A)Mitsubishi Motors
(B)Toyota
(C)Honda
(D)Nissan
(E)Yamaha

5.Recently Hukou systemwhich is an ancient system of House registration was in newspapers. The Hukou system is best known in which of the following countries? (as many as 12 newspapers of this country published a rare joint editorial calling for the end of the hukou system of household registration)
(A)Japan
(B)China
(C)South Korea
(D)North Korea
(E)None of them

6.The Chinese Government has formulated a programme recently, under which clean energy will account for 15 percent of the total consumption mix by which of the following years?
(A)2017
(B)2020
(C)2025
(D)2030
(E)2015

7.Recently we read in the newspapers that Leonid Tyagachyov head of this country’s Olympic Committee, resigned after the nation’s worst performance in the history of the Winter Olympic Games at the 2010 event in Vancouver. Which country?
(A)Russia
(B)Slovakia
(C)Kazakhstan
(D)Croatia
(E)None of them

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8.The following is a search engine in China and it became the first Chinese company to be included in the NASDAQ-100 index in December 2007. Recently its share has risen 34% since Google said on Jan 12 it may shut down its business in China. What is the name of this search engine?
(A)163.com
(B)Baidu
(C)Goojje
(D)Sohu
(E)Sina.com

10.Recently 186 members of the 245-seat Rajya Sabha voted in favor of a bill giving one third of available seats in the national parliament and state legislatures to women. How many members voted against the bill?
(A)1
(B)2
(C)3
(D)4
(E)5

11.Which of the following countries has won maximum number of all medals combinely in the recently held 2010 Winter Olympics ?
(A)Canada
(B)United States
(C)Germany
(D)south Korea
(E)None of them

12.Which of the following team was defeated by Australia recently to win the 2010 Hockey World Cup ?
(A)India
(B)Germany
(C)England
(D)Netherlands
(E)Spain

13.NCLB or sometimes also pronounced as nicklebee is an act of United States passed in 2001. It is related to which of the following?
(A)Child labor
(B)Child Education
(C)Child Health
(D)Child Insurance
(E)None of them

14.Which among the following are the states to be covered in the Indian Railways proposed South South Corridor for which Railways is to undertake an engineering-cum-traffic survey soon?
(A)Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Goa
(B)Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Kerala
(C)Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Maharastra and Goa
(D)Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh
(E)Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh , Maharatsra and Goa

15.In which state is located the Dholera SIR Regional Development Authority (DSRDA)which is first concrete step in turning an Special Investment Region (SIR) into reality that will have an investment of Rs.1 lakh crore (Rs.1 trillion/$21.7 billion) as the state government issuing a notification for the setting up of the region ?
(A)Rajasthan
(B)Maharastra
(C)Chhattisgarh
(D)Haryana
(E)Gujarat

16.Who among the following is the current president of the country’s prominent industrial body, the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI)?
(A)Harsh Pati Singhania
(B)Rajan Bharti Mittal
(C)Ashwin Dani
(D)Amit Mitra
(E)None of them

17.Every year which of the following body identifies 200-300 extraordinary individuals, drawn from every region of the world to make class of Young Global Leaders?
(A)World Trade Organization
(B)World Economic Forum
(C)United Nations Development Programme
(D)British Broadcasting Corporation
(E)None of them

18.How many Indian women corporate leaders have made it to the Forbes’ list of Asia Pacific’s 48 “Heroes Of Philanthropy” released recently ?
(A)1
(B)2
(C)3
(D)4
(E)5

19.In the Recent union Budget it was announced by Finance Minister that RBI was open to giving banking licenses to private players and non-banking finance companies (NBFCs) if they met the central banks criteria. in past 8 years, no new banks have been set up in India. What is the number of current public sector banks, private banks and foreign banks in India?
(A)22 public sector banks, 33 private banks and 35 foreign banks
(B)25 public sector banks, 36 private banks and 42 foreign banks
(C)27 public sector banks, 31 private banks and 38 foreign banks
(D)21 public sector banks, 30 private banks and 32 foreign banks
(E)20 public sector banks, 22 private banks and 38 foreign banks

20.The consular and passport division (CPV) of the external affairs ministry plans to set up how many passport seva kendras across the country by 2011? (This project of Rs. 100 Crore is in partnership with TCS)
(A)65
(B)68
(C)77
(D)89
(E)93

21.On March 8, 2010 Government of India moved a bill seeking parliament’s nod to reduce its equity in the State Bank of India (SBI) to 51 percent by allowing the country’s largest lending institution to raise money from the market. What is the current stake of the Government in SBI?
(A)61.25%
(B)59.41%
(C)56.42%
(D)60.10%
(E)58.58%

22.In how many categories Padma Awards are conferred?
(A)2
(B)3
(C)4
(D)5
(E)6

23.On which date of March World Tuberculosis Day falls every year?
(A)12
(B)20
(C)24
(D)28
(E)31

24.Which of the following international observances recognized by United Nations was first formally proposed in Agenda 21 of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (It is celebrated March 22 Every year) ?
(A) World Meteorological Day
(B) World Water Day
(C)International Day of Action for Rivers
(D)World Environment Day
(E)None of them

25.What is India’s rank in 2010 Environment Protection act ?
(A)117
(B)121
(C)134
(D)141
(E)156

26.As per the macroeconomic and Monetary Development Report by RBI what is the latest growth rate for 2010-11 in Agriculture?
(A)3.7%
(B)3.5%
(C)-1.2%
(D)-0.9%
(E)2%

27.Which among the following is world’s second largest economy as this country retains this title after the latest data’s were released recently?
(A)Japan
(B)Russia
(C)China
(D)Germany
(E)None of them

28.Out of the 27 members of the European Union, which country is India’s biggest trade partner?
(A)UK
(B)France
(C)Germany
(D)France
(E)Italy

29.As per the latest Economic survey, India has become world’s 10th largest gold-holding country as recently government’s purchase of 200 tones of gold from the International Monetary Fund took its total reserves to 557.7 tones. What fraction (approximately) of India’s Total Foreign Exchange Reserves was this 557.7 tones of Gold?
(A)4%
(B)5%
(C)6%
(D)7%
(E)8%

30.After which h of the following Prime Ministers, India’s PM Man Mohan Singh visited Saudi Arabia?
(A)Indira Gandhi
(B)Rajiv Gandhi
(C)PV Narsimha Rao
(D)A B Vajpayee
(E)None of the above

31.Which of the following districts of Kerala is India’s First electrified district?
(A)Alappuzha
(B)Ernakulam
(C)Kasaragod
(D)Palakkad
(E)Thrissur

32.On February 8, 2010 Unit – 5 of Rajasthan Atomic Power Project (RAPP-5&6) at Rawatbhata has commenced commercial operation. With the commissioning of this unit, number of nuclear power reactors in commercial operation in India has increased to 18. What is the total installed capacity after the 18th reactor starts commercial operations?
(A)3860 MW
(B)4340 MW
(C)4870 MW
(D)3260MW
(E)4980 MW

33.On February 18, 2010, Indo Tibetan Border Police has become the second para-military force in India to have set up a ‘mahila battalion’ as the 209 women constables joined the force’s 43rd battalion. Which of the following was India’s first paramilitary force to have such batallion?
(A)CRPF
(B)CISF
(C)BSF
(D)SSB
(E)None of them

34.On 19 February 2010, MIG-29 K has entered service with the Indian Navy. In this context, what was the size of the deal that India signed with Russia in January 2010 under which the Indian Navy would acquire 29 additional MiG-29Ks, bringing the total number of MiG-29Ks on order to 45?
(A)US 1 Billion
(B)US$ 1.2 Billion
(C)US$ 2.2 Billion
(D)US$ 1.8 Billion
(E)None of the above

35.Which of the following country’s navy recently (February 19, 2010) took the delivery of the first indigenously designed and developed guided missile destroyer Jamaran?
(A)China
(B)Iran
(C)Russia
(D)France
(E)Pakistan

36.Which among the following is India’s first standard gauge depot as DMRC (Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited ) unveils this depot on February 22, 2010?
(A)Inderlok
(B)Mundka
(C)Kirti Nagar
(D)Badarpur
(E)Rithala

37.How much assistance was declared by the central Government to provide to 16 public sector banks in India to shore up their capital base?
(A)Rs. 12500 Crore
(B)Rs. 16500 Crore
(C)Rs. 18500 Crore
(D)Rs. 20000 Crore
(E)Rs. 11000 Crore

38.Recently during the visit of Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin’s visit to India, 22 agreements were signed and one of them is that Russia will build 16 nuclear reactors in India as part of defense and energy deals. At present, in which of the following states in India, Russia is building two reactors?
(A)Rajasthan
(B)Madhya Pradesh
(C)Uttar Pradesh
(D)Tamil nadu
(E)Andhra Pradesh

39.Which of the following countries has won a maximum of Gold medals in recently held 2010 Winter Olympics ?
(A)Canada
(B)US
(C)Germany
(D)Norway
(E)South Korea

40.Which of the following countries has won a maximum of Silver medals in recently held 2010 Winter Olympics ?
(A)Canada
(B)US
(C)Germany
(D)Norway
(E)South Korea

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  • Anonymous
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    Answer for question no 10 is actually 2 instead of 1. Lalu Prasad Yadav and Mulayam singh Yadav

  • Saikat
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    no…its right…ans of Q.10 is 1