Current Affairs Quiz

Quiz 642: Current Affairs July 2012 for Bank PO, SSC Examinations

July 6, 2012

1. Barclays Chairman ‘Marcus Agius’ was recently compelled to resign for being involved in a scandal which has dealt a devastating blow to the bank’s reputation.The scandal is related to: Insider trading LIBOR interest rates Money laundering Credit Default Swap LIBOR interest rates Show Answer 2. Who among the...

Quiz 636: Current Affairs for IBPS and SSC Examinations

June 27, 2012

1.Which country has become the fifth euro zone country to seek financial assistance from the European Union’s bail-out funds as its banking sector is hit by exposure to the crisis in Greece? Spain Cyprus Portugal Malta Cyprus Show Answer 2.A project titled ‘Apna Khata’ (Our Account),which was launched in...

Quiz 634: Current Affairs for Bank PO, SSC and State PSC Examinations

June 25, 2012

1.Consider the following Statement(s) regarding ‘White-label ATMs’? 1.White label ATMs refer to the machines which are owned by private operators seeking to earn a rent from banks for transactions carried out by their customers. 2.The investment, installation and maintenance of a White label ATM is by a private operator...

Quiz 629: Current Affairs 2012 for Bank PO, IAS and PCS Examinations

June 14, 2012

1. A Sattriya dance troupe from Majuli river-island will perform an innovative dance drama in France and Switzerland based on the tales depicted on Vrindavani Vastra. Which of the following Statement(s) is/are true in this context? 1.Vrindavani Vastra was woven by skilled Assamese weavers in the sixteenth century. 2.The...

Quiz 628: Current Affairs June 2012

June 7, 2012

1. In what is considered a major step forward in biotechnology research, a group of 300 scientists from across the world, including India, have sequenced the genome of : Potato Tomato Brinjal Bell Pepper Tomato The achievement is expected to lower the costs and speed up efforts to improve...

Quiz 626: Current Affairs 2012

June 2, 2012

1. In 2012, Coast Guards of India, Sri Lanka and Maldives took part in a joint exercise off the coast of Male, which aimed at achieving inter-operablity to fight the menace of international piracy extending its tentacles to Indian Ocean. The name of this joint exercise was : Shakti...

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

May 28, 2012

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? Only 1 Only 2 Both 1 & 2 Neither 1 nor 2...

Quiz 131 (update): Current Affairs May 2012

May 25, 2012

1. The price index is constructed to measure inflation on the basis of an overall rate of price increase by assigning different weights to different items. Which among the following items would have the highest weight in Indian circumstances? Wheat / Rice Glass Cement Imported Liquor Wheat / Rice...

Quiz 127: Current Affairs 2012 for SSC, PCS and Banking Examinations

May 14, 2012

1. Which among the following Indian Cricket players was recently honoured with the honorary membership of the Sydney Cricket Ground in Australia? Sachin Tendulkar Virendra Sehwag Rahul Dravid M S Dhoni Sachin Tendulkar Show Answer 2. Samoa Island was making news in context with which among the following? International...

Quiz 125: Current Affairs 2012 April/May for Bank & Other Examinations

May 8, 2012

1. The First G-20 Summit was held at which among the following places? London New York Washington Pittsburgh Washington Show Answer 2. The Buckingham Canal which was declared national waterway of India runs between which among the following? Cochin to Kozhikode Vijaywada to Villupuruam Kanya Kumari to Rameshwaram None...

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