Sunday, April 17, 2011

General Knowledge Question Papers for Recent Bank PO/Clerical Exams

1) 1) Jantar Mantar stone astronomical observatory was recently included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India. Jantar Mantar is situated at?

A) Jaipur
B) Goa
C) Agra
D) New Delhi

2) Commonwealth Games 2014 will be held at

A) London
B) Rio de Janerio
C) Melbourne
D) Glasgow

3) The Railway Budget 2010 – 2011 added a provision to run a train across the country to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore. What is the name of the train?

A) Maitri Express
B) Bharath Tirth
C) Sanskriti Express
D) Janmabhoomi Express

4) Nobel Prize 2010 in Literature was awarded to whom?

A) Liu Xiaobo
B) Mario Vargas Liosa
C) Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov
D) Akira Suzuki

5) Ezhuthachan Award 2010 (Ezhuthachan Puraskaram) was awarded to

A) Sugathakumari
B) M. Leelavathi
C) O. N. V. Kurup
D Sukumar Azhikode

6) Recently G-20 Summit was held in……..

A) Vienna
B) London
C) Pittsburgh
D) Torrento

7) Who is the present Chief Election Commissioner of India? (Question from latest PSC Store Issuer Grade II Exam in KSRTC held on 08th January 2011)

A) Navin Chawla
B) S. Y. Quraishi
C) N. Gopalaswami
D) B.B Tandon

8) David Warren who passed away recently was related with

A) Commonwealth Games
B) Holly wood
C) Black Box in Aeroplanes
D) Bhopal Disaster

9) Orange Prize 2010 was won by whom?

A) Arundhati Roy
B) Hillari Mantel
C) Barbara Kingsolver
D) Ashwin Sanghi

10) Who is the founder of ‘Face Book’ which is currently the No.1 social networking website in India?

A) Bill Gates
B) Martin Cooper
C) Orkut Buyukkokten
D) Mark Zuckerberg


A) Jaipur
2) D) Glasgow
3) C) Sanskriti Express
4) B) Mario Vargas Liosa
5) B) M. Leelavathi
6) D) Torrento
7) B) S. Y. Quraishi
8) C) Black Box in Aeroplanes
9) C) Barbara Kingsolver
10) D) Mark Zuckerberg

1) The new Chairman of the Indian Banks Association for 2010-11 is __

A) D. Subbarao
B) O.P. Bhatt
C) T.M. Bhasin
D) K. Sitaramam

2) Which Article of the Constitution of India prohibits untouchability?

A) 15
B) 16
C) 17
D) 18

3) The Lok Sabha approved a Bill in August 2010 that will allow the State Bank of India to reduce Government holding in the bank to__ percent from 55 percent and raise funds from the capital markets

A) 24
B) 40
C) 49
D) 51

4) Who is known as the “Father of Bangladesh”

A) Ziaur Rehman
B) Mujinur Rehman
C) Muhammed Ali Jinnah
D) Liaqat Ali Khan

5) Which is niacin deficiency disease?

A) Beri Beri
B) Marasmus
C) Scurvy
D) Pellagra

6) Akbar granted the site for the construction of Golden Temple in Amritsir to

A) Ram Das
B) Guru Nanak
C) Teg Bahadur
D) Arjun Dev

7) Who invaded India in 1398?

A) Mahmaud Ghazni
B) Nadir Shah
C) Timur
D) Muhammad Ghori

8) The country which won the first place in the first Youth Olympics is

A) Japan
B) China
C) South Korea
D) Russia

9) The author of the novel “The Lacuna”, which won the 2010 Orange Prize for Fiction is

A) Hilary Mantel
B) Rosie Alison
C) Barbara Kingsolver
D) Marilynne Robinson

10) Who is the leader of Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS)

A) Kalavuntala Chandrasekhara Rao
B) Chiranjivi
C) Chandra Babu Naidu
D) Potti Sreeramalu

11) What is the current salary of Indian President?

A) 3 lakhs
B) 2 lakhs
C) 2.5 lakhs
D) 1.5 lakhs

12) What is the height of Mount Everest ?

A) 9998 meter
B) 9950 meter
C) 8,848 meter
D) 8500 meter

13) India joined United Nations in which year ?

A) 12th October 1945
B) 30th October 1945
C) 24th October 1948
D) 30th October 1950

14) In which year was Pondicherry annexed to independent India? (Previous asked question for Kerala PSC Sub Inspector Test 2005)

A) 1st November 1954
B) 1st November 1956
C) 3rd August 1948
D) 15th August 1947

15) Which
National Park in Kerala celebrates its 25th year of declaration as a national park in 2010?

A) Eravikulam National Park
Silent Valley National Park
C) Periyar National Park
D) Karimpuzha National Park

1) B) O.P. Bhatt
2) C) 17
3) D) 51
4) B) Mujinur Rehman
5) D) Pellagra
6) A) Ram Das
7) C) Timur
8) B) China
9) C) Barbara Kingsolver
10) A) Kalavuntala Chandrasekhara Rao
11) D) 1.5 lakhs
12) C) 8,848 meter
13) B) 30th October 1945
14) A) 1st November 1954
15) B)
Silent Valley National Park in Kerala

1. Dilma Rousseff is the President of ...

a. Brazil
b. Philippines
c. Singapore
d. None of these

2. Ram Sewak Sharma is associated with which of the following?

a. Army

b. Arts

c. Unique Identifi cation

Authority of India

d. None of these

3. Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act provides legal guarantee for ..................days of employment, every fi -nancial year to members of any rural household willing to do public work-related unskilled manual work at the statutory minimum wage of

a. 365 days

b. 200 days

c. 100 days

d. 30 days

4. In which Indian state was the AADHAAR program launched?

a. Jammu and Kashmir

b. Karnataka

c. Bihar

d. Maharashtra

5. Manu Joseph is associated with which magazine?

a. The Week

b. Outline

c. Outlook

d. Open

6. Identify the woman has recently been appointed as the governor of South Carolina.

a. Nikki Randhawa Haley

b. Shashi Jindal

c. Sheehan

d. None of these

7. Rajarajeswara temple is located in which state?

a. Kerala

b. Tamil Nadu

c. Karnataka

d. None of these

8. Anand Sharma is associated with …

a. RBI

b. SBI

c. IMF

d. None of these

9. Anil Agarwal is associated with which company?

a. Future Group

b. Maruti

c. Vedanta

d. None of these

10. Which of the following institutions grant the Nobel Prize in Literature?

a. Nobel Foundation

b. Swedish Academy

c. Norwegian Nobel


d. Government of Sweden

11. Richard Fred Heck won a Nobel Prize in 2010 in which of the following subjects?

a. Physics

b. Chemistry

c. Biology

d. None of these

12. The Green House has been written by ...

a. Jitendra Lahiri

b. Khushwant Singh

c. John Miller

d. Mario Vargas Llosa

13. Who won the Stirling Prize for 2010?

a. Zaha Hadid

b. Allen John

c. Zubin

d. None of these

14. Who is the new Governor General of Canada?

a. David Lloyd Johnston

b. John Washington

c. Eric Milton

d. None of these

15. Brookside Bungalow is in which of the following Indian states?

a. Assam

b. West Bengal

c. Meghalaya

d. Bihar

16. The government organised first Pravasi Bhartiya Divas outside India in

a. New York

b. Durban

c. Hague

d. Singapore

17. How many countries have so far ratified the Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage?

a. 3

b. 4

c. 6

d. 8

18. Year 2011 has been offi cially designated by the United Nations as ...

a. International Year of Biotechnology

b. International Year of Space Science

c. International Year of Chemistry

d. International Year of Physics

19. Marange Diamond fields are located in the country of … and it was recently allowed by the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme to sell the diamonds in the international markets agreeing that Marange is Conflict Free.

a. Angola

b. Liberia

c. Zimbabwe

d. Sierra Leone

20. Assam Rifles is headquartered in …

a. Delhi

b. Bangalore

c. Shillong

d. None of these

21. Who will be India's chief Guest at the Republic Day 2011?

a. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono

b. Rafiq Tarar

c. Dmitriy Medvedev

d. None of these

22. As on december 2009, what is India's Rank in World Uranium Production as per the latest data of World Nuclear Association?

a. 10th

b. 12th

c. 13th

d. 18th

23. Who is the Prime Minister of Poland?

a. Ian Roberts

b. Donald Tusk

c. John Huggs

d. None of these

24. Who is the Union Minister for Ministry of Earth Sciences and Ministry of Science and Technology?

a. Raj Babbar

b. Manmohan Singh

c. Kapil Sibal

d. Sripati Mishra

25. Which of the following is not a Maharatna company?

a. Indian Oil Corporation

b. NTPC Limited

c. Steel Authority of India Limited

d. Bharat Electronics Limited

26. He Yaozu is associated with which of the companies?

a. Sony

b. LG Electronics

c. Samsung

d. Suzlon Energy

27. Damurey is a name of cyclone that stormed ...

a. South Korea

b. China

c. Japan

d. Indonesia

28. In the “March ceremony of 18th Commonwealth Games”, the Indian squad was led by …

a. Maj Rajyawardhan Singh Rathore

b. P. T. Usha

c. Jaspal Rana

d. Kunjarani

29. Identify the cricketer who has bagged 1000 wickets in international cricket.

a. Dennis Lillie

b. Bishan Singh Bedi

c. Chaminda Vass

d. Muthaiya Murlitharan

30. Ranthambhore Wild Life Sanctuary is famous for which of the following animals?

a. Deer

b. Rhino

c. Elephant

d. Tiger

31. What do you mean by “Illegal Tender”?

a. Black money

b. Mutilated cheque

c. Dishonoured cheque

d. None of these

32. In which of the following years was ICICI Bank established?

a. 1991

b. 1992

c. 1993

d. 1994

33. What does Blue Revolution mean?

a. Fisheries

b. Space program

c. Agriculture program

d. None of these

34. Su-30 MK is a combat aircraft from …

a. USA

b. China

c. Germany

d. Russia

35. Which of the personalities said “All animals are equal but some animals are more equal than others”?

a. Asimov

b. Grahm greene

c. George Orwell

d. Karl Marx

36. Who wrote “An Area of Darkness”?

a. Vinita Ketaki

b. Piloo Modi

c. Kiran Desai

d. V.S. Naipual

37. Name the game that started from Manipur and later became popular internationally.

a. Volleyball

b. Archery

c. Polo

d. Chess

38. Karim Masimov is the Prime Minister of which country?

a. Iran

b. Libya

c. Kazakhastan

d. Iraq

39. Who wrote “Future Shock”?

a. Bejan Daruwala

b. Linda Goodman

c. Maa Prem Usha

d. None of these

40. “Saptashava”, a name in Hindu mythology is related to which of the following Gods?

a. Indra

b. Surya

c. Yama

d. Vishnu

41. Winner of the Noble Prize 2006 for literature, Orhan Pamak, is a native of …

a. USA

b. Russia

c. Turkey

d. Egypt

42. Which of the following is not a Raga?

a. Jai Jaiwanti

b. Megh Malhar

c. Bhairavi

d. All are Ragas

43. The name “Valentina Tereshkova” is associated ...

a. Astrology

b. Astronomy

c. Woodcraft

d. Witchcraft

44. “Ramayan” is the work of …

a. Valmiki

b. Sant Tulsidas

c. Vedvyas

d. None of these

45. Which of the following is another name for Lie Detector?

a. Polydetect

b. Polygraph

c. Polyclue

d. Polybus

46. Benigno S. Aquino III is the President of ...

a. South Korea

b. Myanmar

c. Phillipines

d. None of these

47. Identify the person who is a former tennis champion and an actor too.

a. Anand Amritraj

b. Viay Amritraj

c. Roger Federer

d. Andre Aggasi

48. With which game would you associate Ronjan Sodhi?

a. Billiards

b. Swimming

c. Shooting

d. None of these

49. The CBI arrested …, the sacked treasurer of the CWG Organising Committee recently.

a. Ranjan Mullick

b. M. Jayachandran

c. Sushil Kumar

d. None of them

50. Who is the current central vigilance commissioner of India?

a. G.E. Vahanvati

b. P. J. Thomas

c. Ajay Mathur

d. None of these


1. a. Brazil

2. c. Unique Identifi cation Authority of India

3. c. 100 days

4. d. Maharashtra

5. d. Open

6. a. Nikki Randhawa Haley

7. a. Kerala

8. a. RBI

9. c. Vedanta

10. b. Swedish Academy

11. b. Chemistry

12. d. Mario Vargas Llosa

13. a. Zaha Hadid

14. a. David Lloyd Johnston

15. c. Meghalaya

16. a. New York

17. b. 4

18. c. International Year of Chemistry

19. c. Zimbabwe

20. c. Shillong

21. a. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono

22. c. 13th

23. b. Donald Tusk

24. c. Kapil Sibal

25. d. Bharat Electronics Limited

26. d. Suzlon Energy

27. a. South Korea

28. a. Maj Rajyawardhan Singh Rathore

29. d. Muthaiya Murlitharan

30. d. Tiger

31. d. None of these

32. d. 1994

33. a. Fisheries

34. d. Russia

35. c. George Orwell

36. d. V.S. Naipual

37. c. Polo

38. c. Kazakhastan

39. d. None of these

40. b. Surya

41. c. Turkey

42. d. All are Ragas

43. b. Astronomy

44. a. Valmiki

45. b. Polygraph

46. c. Phillipines

47. b. Viay Amritraj

48. c. Shooting

49. b. M. Jayachandran

50. b. P.J. Thoma

· 1-Name the film which is an Indo-Bangladesh joint production and has bagged the coveted Golden Peacock Award for the Best Film at the 41st International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2010.

· (a) Moner Manush (b) Bilet Pherat

· (c) Andhare Lao (d) Neel Akasher Neechey

· (e) None of these

· 2. Name the state whose chief minister has said that the Armed Forces Special Powers Act can be withdrawn from some areas with a rider that the Army can step in again if the situation so warrants.

· (a) Jammu and Kashmir (b) Manipur

· (c) Assam (d) Mizoram

· (e) None of these

· 3. Who among the following has won the Durand Cup held in New Delhi recently?

· (a) JCT (b) Chirag United

· (c) East Bengal (d) Mohun Bagan

· (e) None of these

· 4. Name the Spanish world champion who won the Valencia Grand Prix in the final round of the world championship.

· (a) Jorge Lorenzo (b) Malcolm Campbell

· (c) Enzo Ferrari (d) Louis Chiron

· (e) None of these

· 5. Which of the following is not correctly matched?

· (a) Swiss Indoors – Roger Federer

· (b) ATP Valencia Open – David Ferrer

· (c) WTA tournament of Champion – Ana Ivanovic

· (d) Questnet Open ITF Women’s – Nicha Lertpitak

· (e) US Open 2010 – Roger Federer

· 6. Who is the author of the book World of All Human Rights?

· (a) Harish Salve (b) Santosh Hegde

· (c) Arundhati Roy (d) Soli J Sorabjee

· (e) None of these

· 7. Name the Ethiopian legend who announced his retirement after dropping out of the New york City Marathon with a knee injury.

· (a) Haile Gebreslassie (b) Duncan Kibet

· (c) James Kwambai (d) Patrick Makau

· (e) None of these

· 8. Name the deputy governor of RBI who retired recently after spending nearly 38 years there in various capacities during which she has had a stint in virtually every area of central banking.

· (a) Mohan Rakesh (b) Subir Gokarn

· (c) Usha Thorat (d) Shyamala Gopinath

· (e) None of these

· 9. Name the person who has been honoured with the prestigious 2010 Intel Environment Award for his efforts to solve global safe drinking water and sanitation crises.

· (a) Subir Bhomick (b) Rajesh Shah

· (c) Sundarlal Bahuguna (d) Chandi Prasad

· (e) None of these

· 10. The three-day India Economic Summit, organized by the Geneva-based World Economic Forum (WEF), November 14-17 was held in

· (a) New Delhi (b) Geneva

· (c) Washington (d) Brussels

· (e) None of these

· 11. Name Myanmar’s celebrated pro-democracy leader and a political prisoner of global stature who was set free from house arrest in Yangon.

· (a) Ne Win (b) San Yu

· (c) Maung Maung (d) Than Shwe

· (e) None of these

· 12. The 10th Russia-India-China (RIC) meeting was held in

· (a) Guilin (China) (b) Beijing (China)

· (c) Bangalore (India) (d) Wuhan (China)

· (e) None of these

· 13. Which of the following has been removed from the United Nations list of unresolved disputes, in a setback to Pakistan which has been asking the world body to intervene on the issue?

· (a) Siachin (b) Sir Creek

· (c) Baglihar dam (d) Jammu and Kashmir

· (e) None of these

· 14. Which of the following has not been conferred Maharatna status by the Central government?

· (a) ONGC (b) IOC

· (c) NTPC (d) SAIL

· (e) Railways

· 15. Who has been re-appointed as the prime minister of France?

· (a) Dominique de Villepin (b) Jean-Perre Raffarin

· (c) Francois Fillon (d) Lionel Jospin

· (e) None of these

· 16. Who among the following became the first enlisted Sikh soldier in the US Army in more than two decades to complete basis training after getting a rare religious exemption for his turban and beard because the military requires his language skills?

· (a) Kamaljeet Singh Kalsi (b) Tejdeep Singh Rattan

· (c) Bob Singh Dhillon (d) Simran Preet Singh Lamba

· (e) None of these

· 17. Ending weeks of opposition to a European Union bailout, heavily-indebted –has agreed finally with the EU and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on a multi-billion euro rescue package to avert bankruptcy. It will be the first country to receive financial support from the euro 750-billion (nearly trillion dollars) financial safety net, spread by the EU and the IMF six months ago, to help euro zone nations facing liquidity crisis.

· (a) Ireland (b) Spain

· (c) Argentina (d) Denmark

· (e) None of these

· 18. Sonal Mansingh is associated with

· (a) Painting (b) Theatre

· (c) Dance (d) Sports

· (e) None of these

· 19. Who has won the Indian Open golf title recently?

· (a) Baek Seuk-Hyun (b) Rikard Karlberg

· (c) Manar Jaini (d) Shiv Kapur

· (e) None of these

· 20. Serbia has won the Davis Cup title by defeating

· (a) France (b) US

· (c) Switzerland (d) Sweden

· (e) None of these

· 21. Who has been crewned Miss Earth Talent 2010 after beating 17 other contestants at a talent competition in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam?

· (a) Jennifer Pazmino (b) Watsaporn Wattanakoon

· (c) Yeidy Bosquez (d) Nicole Faria

· (e) None of these

· 22. Who won the 21st Lal Bahadur Shastri hockey tournament?

· (a) ONGC (b) Indian Oil

· (c) Air India (d) Indian Railways

· (e) None of these

· 23. Which country has recently won the ICC Inter Continental Cup in Dubai?

· (a) Kenya (b) Scotland

· (c) Afghanistan (d) China

· (e) None of these

· 24. World leaders from 193 countries signed a new global climate regime on Dec 11 called

· (a) Cancun Agreement (b) Kyoto Agreement

· (c) Copenhagen Agreement (d) London Agreement

· (e) None of these

· 25. Mobile banking is set to get a boost form IMPS, which stands for

· (a) Inter-Bank Mobile Payment Service

· (b) Inter-Bank Money Payment Service

· (c) Inter-Bank Money Payment System

· (d) Inter-Bank Money Payment System

· (e) None of these


























































1. South africa currency is

Ans: Rand

2. World boxing championship won by

Ans: Vijendra Singh

3. Somdev barman related with

Ans: lawn tennis

4.RIM is from which country

Ans: RIm is a Candaian company which develops Blackberry phones

5. Award in the field of cinema is

Ans: Dadasaheb Phalke.

7. Asian games 2010 were held in

Ans: China.

8. Which of the following has not received LG ICC Awards

Ans: Ishant sharma

9. what is MFI

Ans: Micro Finance Institutions:

10. Which of the following is not related to Hockey

Ans: pull

11. EMI stands for

Ans: Equated Monthly Installment

12. RBI Changes reverse repo rate by

Ans: 25%.

13. India had military exercise with

Ans: France

14. Name of Chetan Bhagat book

Ans: 3 mistakes of my life.

15. Antaheen National Award winning film is in

Ans: Bengali language

16. Miss universe 2010 is

Ans: Ximena Navarrete

17. Current Indian Railway minister is

Ans: Mamta Banerjee.

19. Which Counry is trying its currency Yuan to maintain its market value

Ans: China

20. PDS is

Ans: Public distribution system:

21. which was not in CWG no medal won

Ans: Mahindra Singh Dhoni.

22. Mike Russell related with

Ans: billiards

23. Stainless steel contain

Ans: chromium

24. In October 2010 elections held


25. Black berry services is from

Ans: Canada

1).First Indian woman to become a governor in USA?
A)Namrata Nikki Randhawa Haley
B)Jyoti Randhawa
C)Savitri Jindal
D)Preeti sabarwal

2).India signs agriculture pact with?

3).The prestigious Booker Prize 2010 won by?
A)Mark Zukerbarg
B)Howard Jacobson
C)Jacks Kalis
D)Usan Bolt

4).Trans World Airlines is an Inteernational Airline of?

5).Tshwne Declaration has been signed between India and ?
B)South Africa

6).Last Prime Minister who visited saudi arabia?
A)Indira Gandhi 1982
B)A.Bihari Vajpayee 1999
C)Manmohan Singh 2010
D)Pt.Jawahar Lal Nehru 1955

7).Who is the author of ‘Betrayal of the Defence Froces’?
A)vishnu bhagwat
B)deepk kapoor
C)gorge fernandis
D)j.j singh

8).11th world Hockey Cup 2010 heleded?
A)India, New Delhi
B)Bangladesh, Dhaka
C)Pakistan Lahor
D)Germany, Berlin

9).Final term of the United Nations Mission in Nepal is set to end on?
A)31 dec 2011
B)15 Jan 2011
C)16 may 2011
D)15 july 2011

10).2014 CWG games will be held in?

A)South Africa

11).The UPA goverment scheme sabla is for?
A)People below poverty line
B)Empowerment of Adolescent Girls
C)Sagety of older citizens
D)For all people

12).The public accounts committed is led by?
A)Murli Manohar Joshi
B)L.k advani
C)Lalu yadav
D)sushma swaraj

13).’The Future of India’ written by?
A)N.K singh
B)Bimal Jalan
C)Deepak Chopra
D)Jawahar Lal Nehru

14).Who is the Home Minister of India?
A)S.M Krishna
B)Kapil Sibble
D)Sushma Swaraj

15).Durand Cup is assocated with this game?

1).A)Namrata Nikki Randhawa Haley
3).B)Howard Jacobson
5).B)South Africa
6).C)Manmohan Singh 2010
7).A)vishnu bhagwat
8).A)India, New Delhi
9).B)15 Jan 2011
11).B)Empowerment of Adolescent Girls
12).A)Murli Manohar Joshi
13).B)Bimal Jalan

1. United Nations Climate Change Conference 2010 is of?cially referred to as the … session of the Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
a. 18th
b. 17th
c. 16th
d. 15th

2. Neutrino Observatory (INO) project is located near which of the following hills?
a. Anamalai Hills
b. Nilgiri Hills
c. Khasi Hills
d. Patkai Hills

3. Where was ? rst the Asia–Europe Meeting (ASEM) summit held?
a. Thailand
b. Malaysia
c. India
d. Pakistan

4. Who has been awarded the Nobel Prize for medicine 2010?
a. Richard Heck
b. Ei-ichi Negishi
c. Akira Suzuki
d. Robert Edwards

5. Ajay Jayaram is a well known … player.
a. Badminton
b. Golf
c. Tennis
d. Hockey

6. Toxic red sludge, a waste product from making which metal, burst out of a Hungarian factory’s reservoir reached Danube River of Europe?
a. Copper
b. Aluminum
c. Lithium
d. Rubidium

7. Who authored Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter?
a. Ruskin Bond
b. Mario Vargas
c. Jonathan
d. None of these

8. Suresh Tendulkar is associated with …
a. Prime Minister’s Relief Fund
b. Telecom Regulatory Au- thority of India
c. UN
d. None of these

9. Omkar Singh and Anisa Sayyed are associated with which of the following games?
a. Hockey
b. Basketball
c. Shooting
d. Cricket

10. With which company would you associate Partha S. Bhattacharyya?
a. Coal India Limited
c. IOC
d. Bharat Electronics Limited

11. Robert Edwards shares an association with?
a. Physics
b. Chemistry
c. Biology
d. Mathematics

12. The total number of medals that India has won in Common Wealth Games 2010 is …
a. 101
b. 102
c. 103
d. 105

13. Which of the following is a Tennis Player?
a. Dan Carter
b. Greg Jones
c. Johnny Weissmuller
d. None of these

14. H. R. Bhardwaj is the governor of …
a. Karnataka
b. Kerala
c. Tamil Nadu
d. Andra Pradesh

15. Who has been awarded the Nobel Economics Prize2010?
a. Peter Granger
b. Jilly Cooper
c. Dale Mortensen
d. None of these

16. Jaitapur nuclear power plant is in which city?
a. Ratnagiri
b. Nagpur
c. Pune
d. Mumbai

17. Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin ? agged off the construction of which space centre?
a. Vostochny Space Center
b. Vladimir Space Center
c. Hioto Space Center
d. None of these

18. Who is the State Chief Information Commissioner of Chennai?
a. Hiren Singh
b. R. K. Narayan
c. Vinod Joshi
d. K. S. Sripathi

19. Who is known as the “Father of the Green Revolution in India”?
a. Norman Ernest Borlaug
b. M. S. Swaminathan
c. J. S. Thomson
d. None of these

20. Burning Bright: Irom Sharmila and the Struggle for Peace in Manipur has been written by …
a. Arundhati Ray
b. Deepti Priya Mehrotra
c. Shivani Jain
d. None of these

21. South Korean Pohang-class cor-vette sank because of which of the following torpedoes?
a. Wang Geon
b. Ulchi Mundok
c. Cheonan
d. None of these

22. Naoto Kan, the Prime Minister of Japan was preceded by …
a. Yukio Hatoyama
b. Yon Ki
c. Chiang Zell
d. Yukoto Ziang

23. Srikumar Banerjee is associated with which of the following?
a. Atomic Energy Commission
b. Bhaba Atomic Research Centre
c. Defence Research And Development Organisation
d. None of these

24. Who built the Brihadishwara Temple?
a. Rajaraja
b. Vengi
c. Rajendra Chola
d. None of these

25. Sutlej River originates from?
a. India
b. China
c. Pakistan
d. None of these

26. Pallavan Double Plus and Pallavan Muthusaram RD are deposit schemes that belong to …
a. Indian Bank
b. Bank of Baroda
c. State Bank of India
d. Allahabad Bank

27. Indian Constituent Assembly adopted the design of Indian National ?ag on?
a. August 23, 1947
b. September 13, 1947
c. August 15, 1947
d. July 22, 1947

28. The Indian National Anthem was sung for the ? rst time in …
a. 1910
b. 1911
c. 1947
d. 1945

29. National fruit of India is?
a. Apple
b. Sugarcane
c. Orange
d. Mango

30. When was the 42nd Amendment of the Constitution adopted?
a. 1970
b. 1972
c. 1974
d. 1976

31. Who elects the Vice President of India?
a. Members of Parliament
b. Members of Lok Sabha
c. Only b
d. Both a and b

32. Department of Agricultural Research and Education comes under the Ministry of …
a. Commerce and Industry
b. Agriculture
c. Commerce and Industry
d. Food Processing Industries

33. An insurance plan, ‘JiyoFit’, has been launched by …
a. HDFC standard life
b. Bharti AXA
c. LIC
d. Bajaj Allianz

34. Where is the National Institute of Smart Government located?
a. Hyderabad
b. Mumbai
c. Pune
d. Chennai

35. Defender Z+ is a …
a. Locker
b. Fighter plane
c. Car
d. Motorbike

36. Asia’s 1st EPZ was set up at …
a. Kandla
b. Delhi
c. Falta
d. Noida

37. In which year was the Integrated Defence Staff formed?
a. 1959
b. 1961
c. 1981
d. 2001

38. How many Integrated Test Ranges does DRDO have?
a. 1
b. 2
c. 3
d. 4

39. The Integrated Education for Disabled Children scheme was launched in …
a. 1954
b. 1965
c. 1974
d. 1991

40. When was the Rural Electri? -cation Corporation Limited incorporated as a Company under Companies Act, 1956?
a. 1969
b. 1971
c. 1989
d. 1991

41. Fort William is located in …
a. Chennai
b. Goa
c. Kolkata
d. Mysore

42. The Indian Tennis player who turned to Hollywood ?lmmaking is …
a. Leander Paes
b. N. Night Shyamlan
c. Vijay Amritraj
d. Ashok Amritraj

43. Tritum is an isotope of …
a. Nitrogen
b. Oxygen
c. Hydrogen
d. Phosphorous

44. In which country would you buy things using Lira?
a. Germany
b. Italy
c. USA
d. Myanmar

45. What does the acronym cc in an email mean?
a. Character conversion
b. Column code
c. Carbon Copy
d. Computer control

46. “Love” is associated with which of the following games?
a. Tennis
b. Horse riding
c. Lawn ball
d. Billiards

47. Which country will host the Commonwealth Games 2014?
a. Australia
b. Srilanka
c. Scotland
d. Canada

48. The Vrindavan Gardens are located in…
a. Mathura
b. Manali
c. Mysore
d. Mohali

49. For measuring the diameter of a thin wire, you would use …
a. Screw driver
b. Screw gauge
c. Screw metre
d. Measuring tape

50. El sueño del celta has been written by …
a. Pablo Neruda
b. Shakespeare
c. Mario Llosa
d. None of these

1. c. 16th
2. b. Nilgiri Hills
3. a. Thailand
4. d. Robert Edwards
5. a. Badminton
6. b. Aluminum
7. b. Mario Vargas
8. a. Prime Minister’s Relief Fund
9. c. Shooting
10. a. Coal India Limited
11. c. Biology
12. a. 101
13. b. Greg Jones
14. a. Karnataka
15. d. None of these
16. a. Ratnagiri
17. a. Vostochny Space Center
18. d. K.S. Sripathi
19. a. Norman Ernest Borlaug
20. b. Deepti Priya Mehrotra
21. c. Cheonan
22. a. Yukio Hatoyama
23. b. Bhaba Atomic Research Centre
24. a. Rajaraja
25. b. China
26. a. India Bank
27. d. 22nd July 1947
28. b. 1911
29. d. Mango
30. d. 1976
31. d. Both a and b
32. b. Agriculture
33. d. Bajaj Allianz
34. a. Hyderabad
35. a. Locker
36. a. Kandla
37. d. 2001
38. b. 2
39. c. 1974
40. a. 1969
41. c. Kolkata
42. c. Vijay Amritraj
43. c. Hydrogen
44. b. Italy
45. c. Carbon copy
46. a. Tennis
47. c. Scotland
48. c. Mysore
49. b. Screw guage
50. c. Mario Llosa

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