Quiz 132 (Update) : Current Affairs 2012 for Bank PO Examinations

1. India and China moved onto a new bilateral relation in March 2012, as they agreed upon a joint-declaration on:
1. Sea Piracy
2. Technological know-how on seabed research.
Which among the above is / are correct?
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 & 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2

Both 1 & 2


2. Which of the following statements is/are true about normalization in Indo-Pak trade relations?
1. Pakistan’s Cabinet gave its approval for 1,209 strong negative list of items in which bilateral trade is barred, Pakistan to turn to negative list for trade with India.
2. This will also make the way for the award of MFN (Most Favoured Nation) Status to India by Pakistan as prescribed by the IMF committals.
3.Pakistan was awarded the MFN Status by India in 1998.
Choose the correct option:
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 3
[C]1 & 2
[D]1,2 & 3

Only 1


3. In context with the Western Allies air bombing over Libya, consider the following statements:
1. The air strikes by the Allies forces have been approved by UNSC resolution number 1973 and have been named as Operation Odyssey.
2. For the first time in the Middle East history regarding the unilateral military engagement of the Western power has been approved by Arab league
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 & 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2

Only 1


4. The second BrahMos supersonic cruise missile regiment was inducted into the Indian Army in the western sector bordering Pakistan. Which of the following statements is NOT correct about ‘BrahMos’?
[A]Developed as a joint venture between the DRDO-India and the NPOM-Russia.
[B]Missile named after two rivers, the Brahmaputra (India) and the Moskva (Russia).
[C]It has the capability of attacking surface targets by flying as low as 10 m above the ground.
[D]It can reach a speed approximately five times the speed of sound.

It can reach a speed approximately five times the speed of sound.


5. ‘Kalidas Samman’ is awarded for outstanding achievement in which of the following categories:
1.Classical Music
2.Classical Dance
3.Theatre
4.Plastic Arts
Choose the correct option:
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 3
[D]1,2, 3 & 4

1,2, 3 & 4


6. A decision on rolling out a Rs. 239 Crore proposal to deploy smart grid devices all over the India’s entire power transmission network is to be taken up. This will be an important step towards rescaling the firmness of the Indian electricity grid. Which is/are the correct statement(s) in this context?
1.It has been proposed to integrate all five regional electricity grids in India by 2014.
2.This inclusion of the new smart grid devices will put India’s electricity grid on par with China’s wide area monitoring systems placed across its six grids
Choose the correct option:
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 & 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2

Both 1 & 2


7. Consider the following statements :
1. ‘Chintan’, an Indian NGO has been selected for America’s first Innovation Award for the Empowerment of Women and Girls, funded by the Rockefeller Foundation.
2. The Award is given to ‘Chintan’ in support of its work to reduce ecological footprints and increase environmental justice amongst the informal sector through green jobs, advocacy and organizing.
Which of the above statements is / are correct?
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 & 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2

Both 1 & 2


8. BluFi: (Bluetooth + WiFi), an unparalleled compounding of Bluetooth application and Wi-Fi connectivity has been installed at the Railway Station of which Indian Metropolitan city ?
[A]Bangalore
[B]Mumbai
[C]Chennai
[D]Hyderabad

Bangalore


9. Which of the following statements regarding BNP Paribas Open Tennis Tournament 2012 is / are true?
1. Rafael Nadal won men’s singles title at the BNP Paribas Open Tennis tournament.
2. Victoria Azarenka bagged women’s singles title in the BNP Paribas Open Tennis tournament.
3. In the Men’s Doubles title the Spanish duo of Roger Federer and Marz Lopez defeated the American pair of John Isner and Sam Querrey in the finals
Choose the correct option:
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 1 & 2
[C]Only 2
[D]1,2, & 3

Only 2


10. Which among the following is NOT a correct match:
[A]Global Competitiveness Report ↔ World Economic Forum
[B]World Investment Report ↔World Bank
[C]World Economic Outlook↔ International Monetary Fund
[D]India Development Report ↔ Oxford University

World Investment Report ↔World Bank


11. In context with ‘Formula-One’ or F1, consider the following statements:
1. The “formula” designation in the name refers to a set of rules with which all participant cars must comply.
2. Besides Japan and India, the Asian countries which have hosted the F1 race include Singapore, Abu Dhabi (UAE), South Korea.
3. Sebastian Vettel, the current World Champion, having won the championship in 2010 and 2011 is a driver of Red Bull Racing Team.
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
[A]1 & 2
[B]2 & 3
[C]1, 2 & 3
[D]1 & 3

1 & 3


12. The 1735 Km-long TAPI gas pipeline project which envisages a total output of 90 million standard cubic metres per day(MSCMD) of gas, involves which of the following nations:
1. Pakistan
2. Afghanistan
3. India
4. Tajikistan
Choose the correct option:
[A]1,2 3, & 4
[B]1, 2, 3
[C]1,3, 4,
[D]2, 3, 4

1, 2, 3. Replace Tajikistan with Turkmenistan


13. Consider the following statements in context with Indian Navy’s Milan series of exercises:
1. Milan is an annual exercise
2. Milan 2012 was held in Lakshadweep Islands.
3. The exercise is significant for India to counter the growing Chinese influence in Indian Ocean Region
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 1 & 2
[C]Only 2 & 3
[D]None of them

None of them
1. Its biennial exercise
2. It was held in Andaman & Nicobar Islands
3. Milan 2012 aims to promote understanding and cooperation in the areas of common interest and safeguard sea lanes of communication from poaching,
piracy and terrorist activities, as well as engage in joint search and rescue and humanitarian operations.


14. In context with Visa-on-Arrival (V-o-A) Scheme, consider the following statements:
1. Currently, V-o-A is extended to 13 countries, including Japan, Philippines, Singapore, New Zealand and Finland.
2. The V-o-A facility is available at four international airports at Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 & 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2

Only 2


15. In context with the State of Forests Report, 2011, consider the following statements:
1. India’s Forest Cover has declined by 367 km2 between 2007 and 2009.
2. Andhra Pradesh has lost the maximum forest cover and Punjab has registered the maximum growth in forest cover
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 & 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2

Both 1 & 2

Download GKToday's Android App for Current Affairs updates and quizzes.

Advertisement

Comments

  • tawsef
    Reply

    i like this site very much as compared to other site with same contents ,, but you have given only 15 questions inspite of indicating 132 updates

  • SANGEETA
    Reply

    SIR,THANKING YOU FOR THE QUESTIONS.ITS REALLY HELFUL. BUT I HAVE A PROBLEM IN SECTION QUIZ132 ( UPDATE) CURRENT AFFAIRS 2012 FOR BANK PO EXAMINATIONS WHENEVER I CLICK TO OPEN IT THE PAGE GETS OPEN BUT 1 TO 15 QUESTIONS ARE THERE.INCASE OF SHIFTING TO NEXT PAGE WHAT TO DO.AS NOTHING IS MENTIONED DOWN ABOUT PAGE NUMBERS .AS I AM UNABLE TO GO TO NEXT PAGE. I SHALL BE REALLY THANKFULL TO YOU FOR THIS HELP.

  • Tanveer Khan
    Reply

    Excellent work!

  • RASHMI
    Reply

    I like this site too much but if it is in hindi it would be more benefitial……..

  • ranasagar1999
    Reply

    please send more notes

  • Ashish kumar aryan
    Reply

    This cite provide a lot for me in gaining of more ann more knowledge in oll affairs.

  • Ashish kmar
    Reply

    Itz provide great awareness me in all concerndd subjects