Sunday, 21 October 2012


  1. Which missile did Pakistan successfully test-fire on 5 June 2012?
Ans:  Hatf-VII (Babur) cruise missile
  1. What is the full form of Nasscom?
Ans:  National Association of Software and Service Companies
  1. Who is the owner of Kingfisher Airlines?
Ans:  Vijay Mallay’s
  1. Which Airlines Launched Daily Flights to Dubai from Delhi and Mumbai in 2012?              
                 Ans:  Spice jet
  2. Who is  Spice jet CEO?
                 Ans:  Neil Mills
  3. Who  is the second largest car seller in India?
                  Ans:  Mercedes-Benz
  4. BlackBerry is made by:
                Ans:  RIM
  5. Which Stock Exchange decided to buy London Metal Exchange?
                 Ans:  Hong Kong Stock Exchange
  6. Which was the first company in India who had mass-production and sell more than a million cars?
                 Ans:  Maruti Suzuki
  7. Name the BEML chairman and MD, who was suspended by the Union defence Ministry on 11 June 2012 to ensure fair investigation into the Tatra truck deal and other cases ?
                 Ans:  VRS Natarajan
  8. According to which international organisation’s report, India is listed among the top five countries across the world where a large number of children dies due to diseases like pneumonia and diarrhoea ?
                 Ans:  UNICEF
  9. Which Company had signed the world chess Champion Viswanathan Anand their Brand Ambassador on 26 June 2012?
                 Ans:  True Value Homes
  10. Which Country Chaired the seventh G20 Summit on 18 and 19 June 2012?
                 Ans:   Mexico
  11. ____________emerged as the largest trading partner of___________in the first quarter of 2012-13?
                 Ans:  India, Dubai
  12. According to the latest data released by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 19 June 2012, the foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows in India dipped by what per cent to 7.8 billion dollar during January-April 2012?
                     Ans:  8 %
  13. As per the export-import data released by the Commerce Ministry on 14 June 2012, India's export dropped by what per cent at 25.68 billion dollar in May 2012?
                   Ans:  4.16
  14. Which regulator on 26 June 2012 made it mandatory for top 500 listed companies to hold e-voting with an objective to widen shareholder participation in key decisions?
                  Ans:  SEBI
  15. Which city has been slated to host the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development 2012?
                  Ans:  Rio de Janeiro
  16. The World Bank in its report named Global Economic Prospects released on 12 June 2012, projected Indian economy to grow by what per cent in the financial year 2012-13?
                  Ans:  6.9 per cent
  17. According to the IIP figure released on 12 June 2012, India’s Industrial output figure rose by what per cent in the month of May 2012 ?
                 Ans:  3.1 per cent
  18. India’s gross direct tax collections grew by what per cent in April-May 2012?
                 Ans:  3.62 per cent
  22. The World Environment Day was observed across the globe on 5 June 2012. Theme for the  World Environment Day 2012 was
             Ans:  Green Economy: Does it include you?
  1. ‘Closed economy’ is that economy which …………….
Ans:  Neither export nor import takes place
  1. For the assessment year 2012 – 2013, an individual with a total income of Rs. …………… lakhs per annum need not pay tax
Ans:  1,80,000
  1. The busy season of Indian economy is ………
Ans:  October to December
  1. Dear money means money with ……..
Ans:  High rate of interest
  1. Planning commission was set up by Government of India in ……..
Ans:  1950
  1. ‘Express Remit’ is the brand name of a remittance facility by which  banks?
Ans:  State Bank of India
  1. Who was the Chairman of the National Income committee appointed in 1947?
Ans:  P.C. Mahalanobis
  1. National Development Council was set up in ………..
Ans:  1952
  1. The highest price a buyer is willing to pay for a stock is called ………….
Ans:  Bid
  1. ‘Commodities and Capabilities’ book written by
Ans:  Amartya Sen
  1. Indian census 2011 is the ……….. Census and ………… after independence.
Ans:  15th, 7th
  1. Who is called the father of India budget?
Ans:  P.C. Mahalanobis
  1. Which is the first Indian company to be listed in the world’s fourth largest stock exchange sistuated in USA ie; NASDAQ
Ans:  Infosys
  1. FID refers to ………….
Ans:  Foreign Direct Investment
  1. According to 2011 census, literacy rate in India is ………
Ans:  74.04%
  1.  Which agricultural commodity if India gives largest in terms of export value?
Ans:  Basmati Rice
  1. The concept of ‘Universal Banking’ was implemented in India on the recommendation of :
Ans:  R.H. Khan committee
  1. Which two countries on 31 May 2012 inked a Tax Information Exchange Agreement to promote economic cooperation and joint investment between the two countries.
Ans:  India and Bahrain
  1. Who work as Ex-officio secretary of National Development Council?
Ans:  Secretary of Planning Commission
  1. Which is India’s First Expressway?
Ans:  Mumbai – Pune Expressway
  1. What is the approximate share of Road Transport in India’s total transport?
Ans:  80%
  1. If there is a lack of money supply in comaparison to the supply of goods and services, then the possible consequence would be ?
Ans:  Deflation
  1. Social economic planning a part of ……….?
Ans:   Concurrent List
  1. The Wstern Ecology Expert Panel (WGEEP) is headed by:
Ans:  Madhav  Gadgil
  1. What is the annual growth rate of Indian Population between 2001 and 2012?
Ans:  1.64%
  1. Which the Service recently (in 2011) celebrated the Golden Jubilee?
Ans:  Indian Economic Service
  1. What is the main aim of Asian Development Bank?
Ans:  Eradication of Poverty from Asia Pacific
  1. The latest ASEAN summit was held in April 2012 in the Cambodian capital ………?
Ans:  Phnom Penh

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