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Quiz 535: Current Affairs for Bank PO and Other Exams

1. The 110-km long Actual Ground Position Line (AGPL ), which has been a thorny issue between India and Pakistan is located near which among the following?
(A)Siachen glacier
(B)Sir Creek
(C)Shakshgam
(D)Srinagar

2. Sandhyarani Devi Wangkhem, was a winner of a Silver Medal in the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou, China. In which sports she won this medal?
(A)Shooting
(B)Taekwando
(C)Squash
(D)Wushu

3. The Saumitra Chaudhuri Panel has raised which among the following concerns in context with the Ethanol Blending Programme of India?
(A)Issue on the high price of Ethanol
(B)Issues in availability of Ethanol
(C)Lack of Political will for this programme
(D)Mass advertising about the programme

4. Who among the following has been recently appointed as chairman of Central Board of Direct Taxes?
(A)Prakash Chandra
(B)Sudhir Chandra
(C)M.C. Joshi
(D)Sri Kumar

5. As per the recent Data released by the Central Statistical Organization, what is India’s Percapita income in 2010-11?
(A)Rs. 54835
(B)Rs. 52165
(C)Rs. 56115
(D)Rs. 50143

6. Consider the following statements:
1. India’s economy expanded 7.8% in January- March 2011 (in real terms)
2. This is slowest growth of Indian Economy in Last five quarters
Which among the above statements is/ are correct?
(A)Only 1 is correct
(B)Only 2 is correct
(C)Both 1 & 2 are correct
(D)Neither 1 nor 2 is correct

7. Consider the following states:
1. When it became a republic, India was composed of exactly half number of the states , than that of current numbers
2. The latest state in India were created in 2000
3. Most new states in India were created after linguistic or ethnic movements
Which among the above statements is/ are correct?
(A)1 & 2
(B)2 & 3
(C)1 & 3
(D)1, 2 & 3

8. Which among the following members of United Nations Security Council did NOT abstain from voting on a UNSC resolution that approved a no-fly zone over Libya?
(A)India
(B)China
(C)Russia
(D)South Africa

9. In which among the following states of India, the longest tunnel on the Indian Railways network (11 km) is under Construction?
(A)Tamil Nadu
(B)Bihar
(C)Maharastra
(D)Jammu & Kashmir

10. The tradition in southern India of using fermented flour for making ‘dosa’ is similar to the ‘Injara’ made in which among the following countries of Africa?
(A)Sudan
(B)Ethiopia
(C)Tanzania
(D)Kenya

11. “Many millennia ago, _________and India were joined as one landmass. Today we are separated by the waters of the Indian Ocean but our connections are deep…”
The blank space in the above statement which was recently made by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is correctly filled by which among the following?
(A)Australia
(B)Sri Lanka
(C)Africa
(D)Indonesia

12. In which among the following cities, recently Google has launched its popular but controversial mapping service “Street View”?
(A)New Delhi
(B)Hyderabad
(C)Bangalore
(D)Mumbai

13. Which among the following is the correct objective of Government to create the proposed NOFN?
(A)Provide Health Services in Rural Areas
(B)Provide Telecommunication Services in areas that are not connected to rest of the world
(C)To lay down a Underground Cable in the Indian Ocean
(D)To provide Broadband Connectivity to rural areas

14. Consider the following fertilizers:
1. Phosphorous fertilizers
2. Potassium Fertilizers
3. Ammonium Fertilizers
In which among the above, the Government of India provides Subsidy under the NPS regime to local as well as imported?
(A)Only 1
(B)Only 1 & 3
(C)Only 3
(D)Only 1 & 2

15. Where is located the Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH) ?
(A)Jaipur
(B)Delhi
(C)Kolkata
(D)Varanasi