Quiz – Current Affairs October 4, 2012

1. Recently which among the following has released the report titled ‘World Development Report 2013’?
[A]World Economic Forum
[B]UNDP
[C]World Bank
[D]IMF

World Bank


2. Who among the following is the executive director of United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women?
[A]Gro Harlem Brundtland
[B]Michelle Bachelet
[C]Nkosazana Dlamini
[D]Navi Pillay

Michelle Bachelet


3. In which among the following country, the 7th Meeting of the Women Speakers of Parliament on Gender Sensitive Parliaments was held?
[A]India
[B]Britain
[C]France
[D]Germany

India


4. Recently who among the following has taken charge as the Chairperson and Managing Director of Allahabad Bank?
[A]Arun Kaul
[B] R K Dubey
[C]Archana Bhargawa
[D]Shubhalakshmi Panse

Shubhalakshmi Panse


5. What is the India’s growth forecast for the current fiscal as per the Asian Development Bank (ADB)?
[A]5.2 per cent
[B]5.4 per cent
[C]5.6 per cent
[D]5.8 per cent

5.6 per cent


6. Which among the following paramilitary forces of India has recently celebrated its golden jubilee year?
[A]Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)
[B]Border Road Organisation (BRO)
[C]Assam Rifles
[D]Sashastra Seema Bal

Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)


7. The Z-Morh tunnel, which is recently in news will provide all-weather road connectivity between _______________?
[A]Manali and Leh
[B]Srinagar and Leh
[C]Jammu and Srinagar
[D]Pathankot and Leh

Srinagar and Leh


8. Bidzina Ivanishvili, who is a billionaire has recently elected as Prime Minister of __________?
[A]Georgia
[B]Azerbaijan
[C]Armenia
[D]Azerbaijan

Georgia


9. Who among the following is a non-resident Indian settled in Colarado in the US, has been proposed to the Nobel Peace Prize by the US government?
[A]Atul Gawande
[B]Malireddy Srinivasulu
[C]Siddhartha Mukherjee
[D]Sangeeta Bhatia

Malireddy Srinivasulu


10. Who among the following is the author of the novel – The Casual Vacancy?
[A]Paul Adam
[B]J. K. Rowling
[C]Salman Rushide
[D]Jeffrey Archer

J. K. Rowling

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