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Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Current Affairs & GK Questions useful for competitive Examinations

Current Affairs & GK Questions useful for competitive Examinations

Questions taken from Assistant Central Intelligence Officer Grade-II (Exec) Examination- 2012

Useful for IBPS-CWE-Bank Clerks Exam, RRB Recruitment, Postal/Sorting Assistant Exam, SSB, Hindi Assistant Exam, Secretariat Assistant Exam, various PSC Examinations etc

1. In which city is the headquarters of World Trade Organization located? - Geneva
2.  What is the total number of Zodiac constellations (Nakshatra) in Indian astrology? -  27

3. Who established Ramakrishna Mission? - Swami Vivekananda
4. Where did NASA’s land rover Curiosity landed on Mars on August 5/6, 2012? - Gale Crater

5. India’s Mars Orbiter mission is likely to be launched in November 2013. What kind of rocket will be used by ISRO for this mission? - Extended PSLV

6. In London Olympic Games 2012 which country won the highest number of medals? – USA

7. Who won the Gold Medal in 100meters race in London Olympics 2012? - Usain Bolt

8. Who have been selected for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award 2012? - Vijay Kumar (Shooting) & Yogeshwar Dutt (Wrestling)

9. India’s DRDO has developed a pilotless target aircraft. What is its name? - Lakshya 2

10. What is the name of India’s first indigenously developed nuclear submarine? - INS Arihant

11. Why was CERN, the largest particle physic laboratory located near Geneva in news recently for? - For discovering Higgs Boson, a new subatomic particle

12. How do you observe every year the first Monday of October? - World Habitat Day
13. Which country’s lower house of Parliament is known as Wolesi Jirga? - Afghanistan

14. Where was the Centre for Cellular & Molecular Biology located? - Hyderabad
15. Where was Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research located? - Kalpakkam
16. Which business house had promoted Essar group of companies? - Ruias
17. In which country is the headquarters of Nestle company located? - Switzerland
18. Which family owns the Hero group of Companies in India? - Munjals
19. Where is Titicaca, the highest lake in the world, located? - In the Andes on the border of Peru and Bolivia

20. At which point of earth there is no gravity? - Centre of the Earth
21. What is the main chemical component of Vinegar? - Acetic Acid
22. Which gas is released from paddy field? - Methane
23. Which is the basic structural and functional unit of Kidney? - Nephron
24. The gases used in normal welding process? - Oxygen & Acetylene
25. On which date US dropped the first atom bomb on Hiroshima? - August 6, 1945
26. Wimbledon Tournament is associated with which game? - Tennis
27. Who has the authority to call a joint session of the two houses of Parliament?- President

28. Who was the first Muslim president of Indian National Congress?- Badruddin Tayabji

29. Name the capital of Manipur?- Imphal
30. Which is the only internal organ of human body capable of regenerating its lost tissues?- Liver

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  1. useful and interesting....tremendous work. thank u...

  2. Well...Good work sir/madam