Quiz 72: Current Affairs October 2011 for Bank Clerical Exams

1. Which among the following state Governments in India have recently tabled a stringent land bill via which it bans the land acquisition by the state government for private projects, restricting itself to projects of “public purpose”, including internal security?
[A]Gujarat
[B]West Bengal
[C]Maharastra
[D]Delhi


2. As per the new Mining Bill recently approved by Union Cabinet, what fraction of the profits have to be shared by the coal miners with tribals?
[A]10%
[B]18%
[C]26%
[D]33%


3. Neelima Mishra has recently won which among the following awards?
[A]Ramon Magsaysay Award
[B]Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar Award
[C]Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration
[D]Right Livelihood Award


4. Who among the following is the writer of “A Case of Exploding Mangoes”?
[A]Kamal Siddiqi
[B]Khushwant Singh
[C]Najam Sethi
[D]Mohammed Hanif


5. Which among the following Indian archers have won Silver Medal in World Cup archery finals in Istanbul recently?
[A]Dola Banerjee
[B]Deepika Kumari
[C]Bombayala Devi
[D]Pranitha Vardhineni


6. Chandrasekhar Kambar, who has been recently chosen for India’s highest literary honour Jnanpith Award for 2010, is an eminent writer of which among the following languages?
[A]Marathi
[B]Tamil
[C]Telugu
[D]Kannada


7. Which among the following neighbors of India has been traced as a source of a new a polio wave, as India has set up immunization booths at international borders to counter the problem recently?
[A]China
[B]Nepal
[C]Pakistan
[D]Bangladesh


8. “Transitional National Council” has taken over the reign in which among the following countries recently?
[A]Libya
[B]Egypt
[C]Syria
[D]Jordan


9. Who among the following plays / had played a different sports than other three among the 4 options?
[A]Jwala Gutta
[B]Valiyaveetil Diju
[C]Saina Nehwal
[D]Sunitha Rao


10. The Uighur insurgents, which have been making frequent news in context with insurgencies in China live primarily in which among the following provinces of China?
[A]Guanxi
[B]Xinjiang
[C]Tianjin
[D]Ningxia


11. Which among the following don’t come under the purview of Right to Education?
[A]Government Schools
[B]Private Schools
[C]Madrasas
[D]Government schools funded by Private Funds


12. Daniel Shechtman has won the 2011 Nobel Prize for Chemistry for the work on which among the following?
[A]Quasicrystals
[B]Piezoelectricity
[C]Einstein solid
[D]Quantum fluid


13. In which state is located the Jongsong Peak?
[A]Sikkim
[B]West Bengal
[C]Manipur
[D]Nagaland


14. The growers of which among the following commodities in India are awarded with Prof. K M Chandy Memorial Award in India?
[A]Coffee
[B]Coconut
[C]Rubber
[D]Cocoa


Explanation
15. The “Peninsula Shield Force” is active in which region of the earth?
[A]South East Asia
[B]Africa
[C]Middle East
[D]South America


Explanation

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