Quiz 575: Current Affairs for IBPS Clerical 2011

1. Recently, India has signed an Oil Exploration Deal with Vietnam for oil exploration in which among the following seas?
[A]Indian Ocean
[B]Pacific Ocean
[C]South China Sea
[D]Bohai Sea

2. Recently, the Standard and Poor’s lowered rating of United States from the AAA, the highest possible level, by one notch to AA+. This implies that _____?
[A]US Debt is No longer safe
[B]US is the only country which had AAA rating previously
[C]US is still considered to have a “strong” ability to meet its obligations
[D]The Outlook of S&P is positive towards US Debts

3. SLINEX-II exercise which was recently conducted between India and Sri Lanka was a _____?
[A]Air Exercise
[B]Naval Exercise
[C]Amphibian Exercise
[D]Land Exercise

4. In which among the following countries, NPTC has decided to launch its first overseas plant?
[D]Sri Lanka

5. As per which among the following articles, President of India has power to grant pardons, reprieves, respites or remissions of punishment or to suspend, remit or commute the sentence of any person convicted of any offence?
[A]Article 70
[B]Article 72
[C]Article 73
[D]Article 74

6. Where is located the circuit bench of the Supreme Court of India?
[D]None of them

7. Which among the following is the venue of Kumbh Mela 2013?

8. Who among the following was the first Indian sportsman to boycott the Olympic torch relay in support of the Tibetan independence movement.?
[A]Baichung Bhutia
[B]Dhanraj Pillay
[C]Chandu Borde
[D]Dibyendu Barua

9. Who among the following countries has recently developed humanoid robot “Robonaut 2”?
[B]United States

10. Origin of El Tor, a particular strain of the bacterium Vibrio cholerae that caused Cholera Outbrake in Haiti last year has been found in which among the following recently?
[A]Pacific Ocean
[C]Bay of Bengal
[D]Arabian Sea

11. Moody’s Investors Service has recently cut its rating government of which of the following countries’ debt by one notch Aaa to Aa3?
[A]United States

12. Who among the following heads Financial Sector Legislative Reforms Commission (FSLRC)?
[A]Justice B N Srikrishna
[B]Justice Debi Prasad Pal
[C]Prof. Y H Malegam
[D]Justice Shivraj V patil

13. Recently, the underground Hamza River was found below the basin of which among the following rivers?
[A]Nile River
[B]Amazon River
[C]Mississippi River
[D]Congo River

14. Inukurthi Venkateshwara Rao has received the Dronacharya Award 2011 for which among the following sports?

15. Sandhya Rani Devi was recently awarded Arjuna Award for which among the following sports?
[D]Basket Ball