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Pritzker Prize is considered as the Nobel Prize in architecture. Who is the 2012 winner?
Jean Nouvel (France)
Wang Shu (China)
Richard Rogers (UK)
Peter Zumthor (Switzerland)
Philip Johnson (USA)
International boundary between India and Pakistan is demarcated by –
Mc Mahon Line
Which of the following is called the ‘Crossroads of the Pacific’ ?
Which of the following Acts controls banking activities in India?
Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934
Banking Regulation Act, 1949
State Bank of India Act, 1955
NABARD Act, 1981
None of these
Hiren Bhattacharya, winner of Sahitya Akademi Award, passed away in July 2012. He was a popular poet in which of the following languages?
The left aortic arch is observed in –
Which of the following Commit-tees has been constituted to revi-ew the use of cartoons in the Na-tional Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) textbooks?
Which of the following countries won the Africa Cup of Nations football championship in Gabon in February 2012?
The Vyas Samman, instituted by the K.K.Birla Foundation, is giv-en annually for an outstanding literary work in Hindi language published during the past 10 years. Who was selected for this award for 2011 for his collection of poems "Aam Ke Patte"?
Vishwanath Prasad Tiwari
Which of the following was not known during the Rigvedic period ?
Joint family system
Varna system (caste)
Who founded the Vikramasila University ?
Which one of the following is called the amphibian in plant kingdom ?
Which one is not correctly matched ?
Longcoy – Russia
Rhine – Germany
Glasgow – Great Britain
Pittsburg – USA
Which country will host the UEFA Euro 2016 football tournament?
Which of the following countries retained the FIH Champions Trophy hockey title for women at Rosario, Argentina in 2012?
Which one of the following is an act of man that disturbs the ecological balance ?
Who won the 2012 Laureus Sportsman of the Year Award?
Which one of the following events are chronologically correct ?
Civil Disobedience Movement–Quit India Movement–The Cabinet Mission Plan
The Cabinet Mission Plan–Civil Disobedience Movement –Quit India Movement
Quit India Movement – Civil Disobedience Movement – Cabinet Mission Plan
Civil Disobedience Movement – The Cabinet Mission Plan – Quit India Movement
Which of the following banks has reappointed Shikha Sharma as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer for a further period of three years with effect from June 1, 2012 to May 31, 2015?
Which of the following stateme-nts about Euro 2012 is not true?
The 2012 UEFA European Football Championship, commonly referred to as Euro 2012, was hosted by Poland and Ukraine.
Spain won the title for the second consecutive time with a 4-0 win over Italy in the final match on July 1, 2012.
Spain became the first team to win two consecutive Europe-an Championships.
The final match was played in Kiev, Poland.
Andres Iniesta of Spain was the Player of the Tournament.
Abul Fazl wrote –
Which of the following awards is given for outstanding achievements in the music industry?
None of these
How many States in India are coastal ?
Leading vaccine firm Serum Institute of India has acquired Bilthoven Biologicals for Rs.550 crore. In which country is Bilthoven Biologicals based?
None of these
Match the following – Dynasty — Founder
- Pallavas — 1. Dantidurg
- Chalukyas — 2. Vishnuvardhan
- Rashtrakutas — 3. Simhavishnu
- Hoysalas — 4. Pulakesin I
2 1 4 3
3 4 1 2
1 4 2 3
4 3 2 1
M.R.Venkatesh became India's 28th Chess Grand Master in July 2012. He is from which of the following states?
None of these
National Institute of Nutrition is a research institute located in the State of –
Chandra Bahadur Dangi is the shortest man in the world, measuring 21.5 inches. He is from wh-ich of the following countries?
A tree’s age can be found by –
measuring its height
counting the number of annual rings
counting the number of branches
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