Ibps - General Awareness - Current Affairs Around The World

Who among the following scholars were contemporary of Kanishka? 1. Ashvaghosa 2. Nagarjuna 3. Vasumitra 4. Chanakya Select the correct answer using the codes given below:  

A.  1 and 2 only

B.  3 and 4

C.  2 and 4

D.  1,2 and 3

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China recently became ________ arms exporter.

A.  The world's second largest

B.  The world's fourth largest

C.  The world's fifth largest

D.  The world's sixth largest

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Who is the chairman of the 20th Law Commission of India

A.  Justice Balakrishnan

B.  Justice M. Kartzu

C.  Justice J. S. Verma

D.  Justice D. K. Jain

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Which of the following organisations has its headquarters in Rome?

A.  World Food Programme

B.  Food and Agriculture OrganisationInternational Labour Organisation

C.  International Labour Organisation

D.  European Free Trade Association

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Which of the following gives the constitution of the earth in the correct descending order of layers?

A.  Atmosphere, hydrosphere, lithosphere, barysphere

B.  Barysphere, hydrsphere, lithosphere, atmosphere

C.  Hydrsphere, atmosphere, lithosphere, barysphere

D.  Lithosphere, Hydrsphere, Barysphere, Atmosphere

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According to the Asian Develoment Bank Report for Urbanisation, India ranks at-

A.  10th Place

B.  26th Place

C.  34th place

D.  39th Place

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Who is the author of the book 'Termites in the Trading System'?

A.  Jagdish Bhagwathi

B.  Amartya Sen

C.  M.S.Swaminathan

D.  Paul Krugman

E.  None of these

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Plorence(Chadwick) is the associated place for which of the following sport

A.  Snooker

B.  Racking Horse

C.  Skiing

D.  Tennis

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According to the latest Forbes India 100 richest persons list who is the world's richest Indian with a net worth of $ 22.60 billion?

A.  Mukesh Ambani

B.  Lakshmi Mittal

C.  Azim Premji

D.  Shashi Ruia & Ravi Ruia

E.  Savitri Jindal

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Which option is not correct for below statements?Operational Risk from external events includes except than ______

A.  Staff Fraud

B.  System failure

C.  Non Compliance

D.  Equity Risk

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Maximum Age to Enter in Kisan Credit Card Scheme is _____

A.  45 years

B.  50 years

C.  75 years

D.  70 years

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In a gesture of goodwill Karnataka government in front of Supreme Court of India agreed to release _________cusecs of water to Tamil Nadu from the Cauvery River

A.  20000

B.  10000

C.  5000

D.  15000

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Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 24 January 2012 cut the cash reserve ratio (CRR) by 50 basis point. The current CRR stands at what percent?

A.  5%

B.  5.5%

C.  6%

D.  6.5%

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How much was India's share of global off-shoring market for IT-ITeS in 2010?

A.  15%

B.  25%

C.  35%

D.  55%

E.  None of these

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Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) estimated Corporate India's sales to grow by what per cent in 2011-12?

A.  23.7%

B.  20.8%

C.  22%

D.  21.6%

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Bhatkhande Sangeet Sansthan, Lucknow became a Deemed University in-

A.  1998

B.  2001

C.  2003

D.  2004

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'Calorie' is the unit of

A.  electricity

B.  light

C.  heat

D.  None of these

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Which one of the following is the correct sequence of planets in order of increasing distance from the sun?

A.  Venus, Mars, Uranus, Mercury

B.  Mercury, Earth, Venus, Mars

C.  Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars

D.  Jupiter, Mercury, Venus, Earth

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In which year a resolution 'Uniting for Peace' was adopted by UN General Assembly?

A.  1950

B.   1960

C.  1965

D.  1980

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Which of the following is NOT a plant product?

A.  Camphor

B.  Aloe Vera

C.  Vanilla

D.  Kiwi

E.  All are plant products

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The winner of Jnanpith Award for the year 2007, Rahman Rahi writers in

A.  Hindi

B.  Bengali

C.  Kashmiri

D.  Punjabi

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India and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are committed to achieving a trade target of..............by 2012,up from $50 billionin2010,Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said at the first India-ASEAN business fair and conclave being held in New Delhi by the Commerce Minister and the Federation of Indian 9hambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI).

A.  $55billion

B.  $60billion

C.  $65billion

D.  $70billion

E.  None of these

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federal Reserves is the Central Bank of----

A.  China

B.  Canada

C.  U.S.A

D.  Japan

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Which is the first Indian company to be listed in NASDAQ

A.  Reliance

B.  TCS

C.  HCL

D.  Infosys

E.  None of these

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Which two of the following shared Under-19 Asia Cup 2012?

A.  India & Pakistan

B.  India & Nepal

C.  Malaysia & Pakistan

D.  Pakistan & Nepal

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The well-known personality of Marathas was

A.  Abdali

B.  Shivaji

C.  Marana

D.  Ranjit Singh

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China has asked India to suspend operations of ONGC Videsh in South China Sea. ONGC Videsh is an organization engaged in

A.  oil exploration

B.  fishing and pearl culture

C.  research in oceanography

D.  development of ports and shipyards

E.  providing technology for converting sea water into potable water

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Product Planning includes which of the following?

A.  Cost reduction

B.  Convenient product

C.  To increase sales and profits

D.  Optimum utilization of resources

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The new chairman of CBDT (Central Board of Direct Taxation) who took charge on August 1, 2011 is -

A.  M.V. Tanksale

B.  R.S. Gujral

C.  Srivardhan Goyenka

D.  M.C. Joshi

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The country's tallest 300 metre TV tower on Indo-Pakistan border is constructed in

A.  Jaisalmer

B.  Kulu Valley

C.  Chandigarh

D.  Lucknow

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