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Question 1
The secret operation carried out successfully by the US Navy Seals, in which Osama Bin Laden, the world's most wanted terrorist was killed, was code-named as– 
A
Jasmine
B
Rose
C
Geronimo
D
Cobra
Question 2
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was sworn in the President of which of the following African countries for the second time on January 16, 2012?
A
Malawi
Question 3
The DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2012 was given to Shehan Karunatilaka for his book 'Chinaman'. To which country does this author belong?
A
Nepal
B
Bhutan
C
Thailand
D
India
E
Sri Lanka
Question 4
Laurent Lamothe became the Prime Minister of which of the following countries on May 16, 2012? 
A
Cuba
B
Jamaica
C
Barbados
D
Haiti
E
Dominican Republic
Question 5
A new technology which provides the ability to create an artificial world and have people interact with it is called– 
A
Televirtuality
B
Virtual reality
C
Alternate reality
D
3-D reality
Question 6
Goolam Vahanavati was reappoi-nted to which of the following posts for two more years with effect from June 8, 2012?
A
Chief Election Commissioner
B
Attorney General
C
Solicitor General
D
Central Vigilance Commissioner
E
None of these
Question 7
The book 'Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle with India' was in news some time back and was banned in some Indian States including Gujarat. The author of the book is– 
A
Joseph Lelyveld
B
Michael Ondaatje
C
Jack Welch
D
Duncan Green
Question 8
National Environmental Engineering Research Institute is located at– 
A
Pune
B
Delhi
C
Nagpur
D
Chennai
Question 9
A parallel port is most often used by a– 
A
Printer
B
Monitor
C
Mouse
D
External storage device
Question 10
Jana Gana Mana, India's National Anthem, completed 100 years recently. It was sung for the first time at the Calcutta session of the Indian National Congress on which of the following dates?
A
January 24, 1912
B
January 26, 1912
C
December 27, 1911
D
December 25, 1911
E
None of these
Question 11
Edvard Munch's painting 'The Scream' was sold for a record $ 120 million at an auction in May 2012. Munch belonged to which of the following countries?
A
Sweden
B
Denmark
C
Poland
D
Ukraine
E
Norway
Question 12
Viswanathan Anand won the world chess championship for the fifth time in Moscow in May 2012 by defeating which of the following players?
A
Magnus Carlsen
B
Vladimir Kramnik
C
Boris Gelfand
D
Vassily Ivanchuk
E
None of these
Question 13
As per the latest 'Sample Registration Survey Report' released some time back by the Census Office at New Delhi, there has been a significant improvement in the 'Newborn Mortality Rate' per 1000 live births in India during the period 1990-2009. What has been the percentage drop during this period ?  
A
33%
B
29%
C
35%
D
42%
Question 14
Which of the following contains high content of lead ? 
A
Coal
B
Cooking gas
C
High octane fuel
D
Low octane fuel
Question 15
Who was awarded the Ernst & Young Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to the emergence of financial Services in India?
A
Deep Kalra
B
Deepak Parekh
C
Anand Burman
D
Analjit Singh
E
N.Chandrasekaran
Question 16
Glass is a–  
A
Pure solid
B
Supercooled liquid
C
Gel
D
Polymer
Question 17
Where was the largest literary festival in Asia-Pacific held in January 2012?
A
Hyderabad
B
Jaipur
C
Mumbai
D
Kolkata
E
Chandigarh
Question 18
Which is the largest bank in the private sector in India in terms of number of branches?
A
HDFC Bank
B
ICICI Bank
C
Axis Bank
D
IndusInd Bank
E
Kotak Mahindra Bank
Question 19
Who was given the Phalke Ratna Award in May 2012?
A
Manoj Kumar
B
Shashi Kapoor
C
Rishi Kapoor
D
Amitabh Bachchan
E
None of these
Question 20
Electrostatic precipitator is used to control– 
A
Air pollution
B
Water pollution
C
Solid waste
D
Noise pollution
Question 21
Who among the following is not a recipient of Dadasaheb Phalke Award ? 
A
V. Shantaram
B
Raj Kapoor
C
Mukesh Bhatt
D
Lata Mangeshkar
Question 22
Hillary Clinton visited India in May 2012. She is the United States?
A
Secretary of State
B
Defense Secretary
C
Commerce Secretary
D
Treasury Secretary
E
None of these
Question 23
Kuchipudi is a dance-drama associated with the State of– 
A
Assam
B
Andhra Pradesh
C
Odisha
D
Manipur
Question 24
Identify the mismatched pairSTATE GOVERNOR
A
Goa B.V.Wanchoo
B
Uttarakhand Aziz Qureshi
C
Maharashtra K.Sankaranarayanan
D
Rajasthan Margaret Alva
E
Gujarat H.R.Bharadwaj
Question 25
Who among the following was awarded the Padma Vibhushan in 2012?
A
Ronen Sen
B
N.Vittal
C
T.V.Rajeshwar
D
Shabana Azmi
E
Dharmendra
Question 26
X-rayswere discovered by– 
A
Faraday
B
Roentgen
C
H. Davy
D
Lavoisier
Question 27
Which of the toxic heavy metals is found in modem tannery industries ? 
A
Nickel
B
Zinc
C
Chromium
D
Lead
Question 28
Uranium eventually decays into a stable isotope of– 
A
Radium
B
Thorium
C
Lead
D
Polonium
Question 29
Rusting of iron requires– 
A
Oxygen and carbon dioxide
B
Oxygen and water
C
Carbon dioxide only
D
Oxygen only
Question 30
Which organization was set up to boost overall rural development in India?
A
RBI
B
SEBI
C
SIDBI
D
NABARD
E
PFRDA
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