(Free E-Book) Current Affairs 2012: “Multiple Choice Questions”

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Multiple Choice Questions

1. Seven member IOA, Indian Olympic
Association Committee selected in April 2012 Ajit Pal Singh as Chef de Mission
for Indian mission in London 2012 Olympics. In this regard what is correct?
1. Ajit Pal Singhwas famous Indian hockey playerwhowon Arjun award in
1970.
2. He belongs to state of Haryana
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) neither 1 nor 2.

2. Arjun Vajpai, famous Indian mountaineer climbed Mount
Manaslu and Mount Lhotse in year 2011. He earlier also climbed Mount Everest.
Which of following is correct?
1. In year 2010 he become youngest Indian to climb Mount Everest.
2. He is the youngest person to climb three larger than 8000mmountains
3. Reinhold Messner of Italy hold records of climbing 14 highest mountains in
the world
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 and 3
(c) 1, 2 and 3
(d) 1 and 3

3. Which of the following country in 2011 decided to
phase out nuclear power plants by 2022?
(a) Germany
(b) Japan
(c) France
(d) Australia

4. Considering following statements relating to
Finance and Insurance sector in India
1. Financial Sector Legislative Reform Commission set-up by
government in 2011 has recommended giving powers to RBI to sanction takeover of
a cooperative bank by commercial banks.
2. ICICI Lombard and Bajaj Alliance have came up with “Wedding Insurance”
Products which will cover marriages cancellation and postponement in case of
natural causes on easy premium.
3. Export Import Bank of India (Amendment) Bill, 2011 enhanced authorized
capital of bank fromRs. 2000 crore to Rs. 10,000 crore.

Which of above isCORRECT?
(a) 1 Only
(b) 2 Only
(c) 1 and 3
(d) 1, 2 and 3

5. In context of 84th Academy Awards (or Oscars),
What is correct?
1. The Artist, directed by Michel Hazanavicius, wins five Oscars,
including Best Picture.
2. Meryl Streepwon Best Actress Award for playing Maragaret Thatcher in The Iron
Lady.
3. Best award for short documentary film won by Saving face of Sharmeen Obaid
Chinoy of India
(a) 1 and 2
(b) 2 and 3
(c) 1,2 and 3
(d) 1 Only


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