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14)george abraham is related to score foundation


15)nirbhay bano andolan(nba) was started by

B)shakeel ahmed

16)who wrote the book 'fortune at the bottom of the pyramid'

C)c k prahlad

17)match the following

A how to change the world
B banker to the poor
C end of poverty
D creating a world without poverty

1:muhammad yunus

2 jeffery sachs
3. David bornstein

how to change the world= david bronstein

Creating a world without poverty=muhummad yunus

End of poverty: jeffery sachs

Banker to the poor=muhammad yunus

18) there are __ CTUO(central trade union organizations) recognized by ministry of labuor(india)

19)which of the following is not a CTUO


20)schwab foundation rolls out the 'indian social innovator of the year'award. False

India’s first financial super market aimed at cross-selling non-standard banking products recently has been opened in which of the following cities?
A. JaipurB. Ahmedabad C. Hyderabad D. Chennai E. Nagpur
2. According to the Global Competitiveness Report 2012-2013, which of the following countries tops the overall ranking?
A. China B. Sweden C. Italy D. Japan E. Switzerland
3. Project Big Green has been initiated by which of the following companies?
A. Microsoft B. Apple C. Infosys D. IBM E. None of the above
4. Who among the following is the current president of Nasscom?
A. Natarajan Chandrasekaran B. Krishnakumar Natarajan C. Aprup Sengupta D. Som Mittal E. None of the above

5. Recently, the ‘Bloomberg Markets’magazine has included an Indian personality in the list of 50 most influential people in the finance category. Name the personality.

A. Mamta BanerjeeB. Mayawati C. Uma Bharti D. Indra Nooyi E. Sonia Gandhi
6. Wipro BPO, the business process outsourcing arm of Wipro Technologies, has opened its first rural centre in which of the following states recently?
A. Karnataka B. Tamil Nadu C. Punjab D. Maharashtra E. Haryana
7. More than three lakh trees in which of the following state are recently under the attack of Leptocybe Invasa, a gall insect, which causes swelling in the veins of the leaves of young trees and hampers their growth?
A. Uttar Pradesh B. Punjab C. Haryana D. Madhya Pradesh E. Tamil Nadu
8. Who among the following was appointed the President of Standard & Poor’s recently?
A. Dellep Nayar B. Douglas Peterson C. Michelle Roberto D. Jonathan Dennison E. None of the above
9. Which country had introduced first polymer currency notes?
A. AustraliaB. Switzerland C. France D. USA E. None of the above

10. The union government approved merger of State Bank of India Commercial and International Bank Ltd (SBICI) with its parent bank SBI. SBICI was set up in which of the following year?

A. 1991 B. 1992 C. 1993 D. 1994 E. 1997

11. Which country’s Airlines recently has placed largest aircraft order in history of Airlines industry?

A. Australia B. Germany C. United States D. Russia E. None of the above

12. After 18 years of negotiations on 22 August 2012, Russia became member of which of the following organisations?

A. IMF B. UNO C. World Bank D. WTO E. ILO

13. In a recent meeting India and China agreed to work to take steps to ensure that the two countries achieve a USD 100 billion trade target by:

A. 2015B. 2020 C. 2025 D. 2018 E. 2030

14. In a discovery that could potentially alter the supply-demand dynamics of the global rare-earth market, Japanese explorers have found large deposits of the minerals on the floor of which of the following oceans?

A. Indian Ocean B. Arctic Ocean C. Atlantic Ocean D. Pacific OceanE. Antarctic Ocean

15. Belo Monte hydro-electric dam, the third largest dam in the world is located in:

A. China B. Egypt C. Brazil D. Ethiopia E. Indonesia

16. Who among the following has been recently appointed as the Chairman of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT)?

A. Poonam Kishore SaxenaB. B.K. Chaturvedi C. Raghuram Rajan D. M C Joshi E. None of the above

17. The iconic Bhilai steel plant in Chhattisgarh, a symbol of India’s industrial prowess, may face closure following threats from Maoists who are against which proposed iron ore mine?

A. Bailadila B. Mahamaya-Dulki C. Sinshi Gaval D. Rowghat E. None of the above

18. Who is the current Chairman of Forward Markets Commission (FMC)?

A. Ashok Ahluwalia B. C. Rangarajan C. B.K. Chaturvedi D. Ramesh Abhishek E. M. D. Mallya

19. Which two Smartphone makers have resolved all their outstanding legal issues over patents by entering into a ten-year licensing arrangement recently?

A. Apple and Motorola B. Apple and Samsung C. HTC and Samsung D. Apple and HTC E. None of these

20. Which of the following, Asia’s largest fresh water lake, was recently in news to be encroached upon over the past century reducing it from 217 sq km to just 125 sq km?

A. Van Sea B. Wullar Lake C. Caspian Sea D. Kolleru Lake E. None of the above

21. The World Energy Forum 2012 was held at-

A. DubaiB. Johannesburg C. New Delhi D. Tehran E. Kuala Lumpur

22. Which of the following is not an element/factor of Human Development Index?

A. Life expectancy at birth B. Adult literacy rate C. Per capita income D. Percentage of senior citizens E. All of the above

23. Which of the following retail Groups, in India, is the 50:50 partner of world’s largest retailer Walmart Stores Inc?

A. Bharti GroupB. Reliance group C. Sara Group D. Future Group E. Aditya Birla Group

24. The report of thirteenth Finance Commission of India is for the period of:

A. 2007-12 B. 2009-14 C. 2010-15 D. 2012-17 E. None of the above

25. Twelve five year plan envisages annual economic growth at:

A. 8 percent B. 9 percent C. 11 percent D. 7.5 percent E. 10 per cent

26. Recently, Alvin Roth and Lloyd Shapley were awarded the 2012 Nobel prize in economics. They belong to which of the following countries?

A. Russia B. Israel C. France D. USA E. Germany

27. According to the report on Global Hunger Index 2012 released by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Welthungerhilfe, and Concern Worldwide, India ranks:

A. 79th B. 65thC. 80thD. 91st E. 72nd

28. G-20 summit 2012 was held in:

A. Rome B. Masko C. Cannes D. Laos Cabos E. None of the above

29. ECOMARC is granted to such a product, which is not harmful to environment. What is the mark of this?

A. A pitcher of clayB. A green Tree C. Cloud D. A picture of rabbit E. None of the above

30. According to new norms of the RBI, a cheque issued by a drawer should be deposited with the drawee bank within:

A. 6 months B. 5 months C. 3 months D. 2 months E. 4 months

Q1. which economist has written an article about 100 million missing women in S-E asia?

A. Amartya Sen
Q2. who has written the book- ‘towards a hunger-free world’?
A. M.S. Swaminathan
Q3. Punjab national bank has launched a reverse mortgage scheme for senior citizens under what name?
A. Baghban
Q4. India’s first weather satellite ‘Megha-tropiques’ is built in collaboration with which country?
A. France
Q5. What is the name of the time tracking delivery project created by Indian railways?
A. Simran
Q6. which disease was officially eradicated in 1975?
A. Small pox
Q7. which state in India is touted as India’s first banking state as it has got 100% financial inclusion?
A. kerela
Q8. ILO and govt. of India have collaborated for eradication of child labor, what is the name of that project?
A. Project Indus
Q9.’ sayani rani’ is the mascot of which popular campaign?
A. jaago grahak jaago.
Q10. what is the other name given to GM foods?
A. Frankenstein food.
Article 17 of the Indian Constitution provides for ?
Answer: Abolition of Untouchability

4. Fundamental Right are granted to citizens under which Article ?

Answer: Article 12 to 35

5. 'Right to Equality' is guaranteed to the citizens of India under Article?

Answer: Article 14

6. Which article has banned employment of children below the of 14 in hazardous industries and factories ?

Answer: Article 24

7. Which article deals with the free and compulsory education to all childrenbelow 14 years of age ?

Answer: Article 45

8. Which article deals with Right to elementary Education ?

Answer: Article 21 A

The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer(a protocol to the Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer) is an international treatydesigned to protect theozone layerby phasing out the production of numerous substances believed to be responsible for ozone depletion.

It is believed that if the international agreement is adhered to, the ozone layer is expected to recover by 2050.


The Kyoto Protocol is a protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC or FCCC) that set binding obligations on the industrialised countries to reduce their emissions ofgreenhouse gases.
The Protocol was initially adopted on 11 December 1997 in Kyoto, Japan, and entered into force on 16 February 2005. As of September 2011, 191 states have signed and ratified the protocol.
The only remaining signatory not to have ratified the protocol is the United States.

OtherUnited Nations member states which did not ratify the protocol are Afghanistan, Andorra and South Sudan. In December 2011, Canadawithdrew from the Protocol.


Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants is an international environmentaltreaty, signed in 2001 and effective from May 2004, that aims to eliminate or restrict the production and use of persistent organic pollutants (POPs).
POPs, which are defined as "chemical substances that persist in the environment,bio-accumulate through the food web, and pose a risk of causing adverse effects to human health and the environment".


The Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal, usually known simply as the Basel Convention, is an international treatythat was designed to reduce the movements ofhazardous waste between nations, and specifically to prevent transfer of hazardous waste fromdeveloped to less developed countries (LDCs).
It does not, however, address the movement of radioactive waste. The Convention is also intended to minimize the amount and toxicity of wastes generated, to ensure their environmentally sound management as closely as possible to the source of generation, and to assist LDCs in environmentally sound management of the hazardous and other wastes they generate.


The Bamako Convention (in full: Bamako Convention on the ban on the Import into Africa and the Control of Transboundary Movement and Management of Hazardous Wastes within Africa) is a treaty of African nations prohibiting the import of any hazardous (including radioactive)waste. The Convention was negotiated by twelve nations of the Organization of African Unity atBamako, Mali in January, 1991, and came into force in 1998.

Impetus for the Bamako Convention arose from the failure of the Basel Convention to prohibit trade of hazardous waste to less developed countries(LDCs), and from the realization that many developed nations were exporting toxic wastes to Africa.


The Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade, more commonly known simply as the Rotterdam Convention, is a multilateral treaty to promote shared responsibilities in relation to importation of hazardous chemicals.
The convention promotes open exchange of information and calls on exporters of hazardous chemicals to use proper labeling, include directions on safe handling, and inform purchasers of any known restrictions or bans. Signatory nations can decide whether to allow or ban the importation of chemicals listed in the treaty, and exporting countries are obliged make sure that producers within their jurisdiction comply.

Which is the Biggest Museum in the World ? British Museum (London)

Which is the Longest Railway Bridge in the World ? Huey P. Long Bridge, Louisiana (U.S.A.)

Which is the Tallest Building in the World ? Burj, Dubai (UAE)

Which is the Costliest City in the World ? Tokyo

Which is the Highest Dam in the World ? Hoover Dam (U.S.A.)

Which is the Largest Dam in the World ? Grand Coulee Dam (U.S.A.)
Which is the Largest Desert in the World ? Sahara (Africa)
Which is the Largest Epic in the World ? Mahabharat
Which is the Deepest Lake in the World ? Baikal (Siberia)
Which is the Largest Democracy in the World ? India
Which is the Lightest Gas ? Hydrogen
Which is the Lightest Metal ? Lithium
Which is the Largest Sea in the World ? Mediterranean sea

Which is the Longest Road Tunnel in the World ? Mont Blanc Tunnel between France and Italy

Which is the Longest river in the World ? Nile
Which is the The longest tributary river of India ? Yamuna
Which is the Largest Mosque in India ? Jama Masjid, Delhi
Which is the Largest Museum in India ? National Museum, Kolkata
Which is the Largest Delta in India ? Sunderban Delta, West Bengal
Which is the Highest Waterfall in India ? Gersoppa Waterfall, Karnataka

1 The new name of UID project is :

C)Universal Pehchaan
D)None of these

2 Golden Quadrilateral, is the name of the project that is

linked with
A) Waterways
B) airways
C) Highways
D) Airways
3 Which five year plan has the objective Garibi Hatao ?
A) first
B) fifth
C) seventh
D) eigth
4Which among the following Committee was related to
Financial inclusion?
B)Raghuram Rajan Committee
C)Dr. Rakesh Mohan Committee
D)Venketaiya Committee

5 Which among the following does not come under E-Governance?

A) Land Records Computerization
B) Automated Certificate Issuance
C) Online FIR Facilities
D) Healthcare accreditation

6 In which year was the National Rural Health Mission launched?

A) 2009
B) 2008
C) 2005
D) 2000
7 When was the centre for Science and Environment setup?
A) 1985
B) 1978
C) 1980
D) 1963
8 When was the India’s first Five Year Plan implemented?

A) 1950

B) 1951
C) 1952
D) 1956
9 What does NREGS stand for?
A) NationalRural Employment Guarantee Scheme
B) NationalRegional Employment Generation Scheme
C) NationalRural Employment Generation Scheme
D) National Regional Employee Generation Scheme

10 The aim of which of the Five Year Plans was toccorrect the disequilibrium in the Indian economy?

A) First Five Year Plan
B) Second Five Year Plan
C) Third Five Year Plan
D) Fourth Five Year Plan
11 Which of the following Five Year Plans recognized human development as the core of all developmental efforts?
A) Eighth Five Year Plan
B) Seventh Five Year Plan
C) Fifth Five Year Plan
D) Third Five Year Plan
12 Which of the following plans aimed at improving the standard of living?
A) Third Plan
B) Fourth Plan
C) Fifth Plan
D) Sixth Plan
13 Which of the following Five year plans plans aimed at the removal of poverty an
A) Second plan
B) Third plan
C) Fourth plan
D) Fifth plan
14 Census in India is being held regularly after every
A) 6 years
B) 8 years
C) 10 years
D) 12 years
15 In which year was the policy of population planning
adopted by the government of India?
A) 1947
B) 1956
C) 1952
D) 1962

16 In which year the Govt. of India announced the Industrial Policy Resolution?

A) 1989
B) 1990
C) 1991
D) 1948
17 Which of the following programs meets the credit needs of poor women?
A) Mahila Samriddhi Yojna
B) Rashtriya Mahila Kosh
C) Indira Mahila Yojna
D) Mahila Samakhya Programme

18 Which of the following programs aims at the promotion of savings among rural women?

A) Rashtriya Mahila Kosh
B) Mahila Samriddhi Yojna
C) Indira Mahila Yojna
D) Javhar Rozgar Yojna
19 Name the scheme which aims to free the country from slums in the next five years
A) Jawahar Awas Yojana
B) Indira Awas Yojana
C) Rajiv Awas Yojana
D) Mahatma Awas Yojana
20 “e-Mitra” is the e-governance programme launched by which state government?
A) Uttar Pradesh
B) Rajashthan.
C) Karnatka.
D) Madhya Pradesh.
21 For the Unique Identity Project aiming to give a 16- digit number to the country’s citizen renamed as
22 In which year was Nationalrural health mission launched?
A) 2009
B) 2008
C) 2005
D) 2000
23 The universalservice obligation fund (USOF) has beenestablished under….?
A) Department of Consumer Affairs
B) Department of Industrial policy and Promotion
C) Department of Telecommunication
D) Department of Economic Affairs
24 Which among the following Industrial Policy resolution/ statement was based upon the Mahalanobis Model of growth?

A) Industrial Policy resolution – 1956

B) Industry Policy statement – 1973
C) Industrial Policy statement -1977
D) Banking Policy 1969
25 Government of India has launched a publicity campaign for census 2011 in association with which of the following UN organization?
A) United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
B) World Health Organization (WHO)
C) Untied Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
D) United Nations Population Fund (UNPF)

26 Which of the following was founded in 1956 by the Government of India with funding from the Ford Foundation?

A) National Institute of Public Finance and Policy
B) National Institute of Bank Management
C) National instituteOfFinancialManagement
D) National Council of Applied Economic research
27 The Integrated Education for Disabled Children scheme was launched in
A) 1954
B) 1965
C) 1974

D) 1991
28 The implementation of Jawahar Rojgar Yojana rests with

A) Gram Panchayats
B) District Collectors
C) State Governments
D) Union Government

29.Which one of the following Committees / Commissions was formed to study and suggest pricing pattern for oil and natural gas sectors in India?

A) B.K. ChaturvediCommittee
B) Sachar Commitee
C) B.N. Srikrishna Commission
D) Shah Commission
30 What is the period for 11th 5-year plan?
A) 2005-10
B) 2006-11
C) 2007-12

D) 2008-13

West Bengal confers the first ‘Bishesh Rabindra Puraskar’ on Rabindra Sangeet exponent Dwijen Mukhopadhyay to mark the conclusion of the 150th birth anniversary celebrations of the Nobel laureate.
Eminent actor Suchitra Sen is honoured with West Bengal’s highest award Banga Bibhusan.
June 25:A fire destroys the 200-year-old shrine of Dastageer Sahib at Khanyar in Srinagar. The relics of the 11th century preacher Ghausul-Azam are safe.

CAPART : Council for Advancement of Peoples Action and Rural Technology

PURA : Provision of Urban Amenities in Rural Areas
PMRDF : Prime Minister's Rural Development Fellows Scheme
SGSY : Swarna Jayanthi Gram Swarozgar Yojana
SECC : Socio Economic and Caste Census
BRGF : Backward Regions Grant Fund
IAP : Integrated Action Plan

The 20th Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award is conferred on D.R. Mehta, founder and chief patron of the Bhagwan Mahavir Sahayata Samiti, Jaipur.

Pratish Datta, a visually challenged student is awarded the Professor Jagadish Chandra Bose Memorial Gold Medal for the best academic performance at the 58th convocation of IIT Kharagpur.

The GM foods are also called ___ Foods


Who has written the book, “towards a hunger-free world” ?

MS Swaminathan

Which state in India is touted as India’ 1st Banking State as it has got the 100% Financial Inclusion?


What does IRDP stand for?

Integrated Rural Development Program

Christine la Garde is the Chairperson of which International Organisation?


Which is the biggest source of Power production in India?

Thermal Energy

Which of these MNCs has launched Project Ujjwal in Raebarelli?


Which economist has written an article about 100 Million missing women in South East Asia?

Amaratya Sen

In Sweden it is called : Ombudsmen, what is it called in India?


Who is the registrar General of India

C . Chandramouli

Who was the Chief Justice of India when India Gandhi declared emergency?

PN Bhagwati

The Narsimhan Committee in 1997, reformed which sector?


“Sayani Rani” is the mascot of which popular campaign?

Jaago Grahak Jaago

Which of these is a time tracking delivery project created by Indian Railways?


Who is the founder of Sulabh International?

Bindeshwari Pathak

Punjab National Bank has launched a reverse mortgage scheme for senior citizens under what name?


India’s 1st weather satellite, Megha-Tropiques is built in collaboration with which country?


The Malegam Committee explores what?


ILO and Govt. of India have Collaborated for eradication of Child Labor, this project is called :

Project Indus

Which of these stipulates the decontamination of toxic wastes before a ship goes to ship breaking yard?


Which of these was officially eradicated in 1975?

Small Pox

Navodaya Vidyalaya is a Govt. Project which benefits whom?

Talented children

Which of these is Not a Green House Gas?

Carbon Dioxide

Where is the Forest Survey of India Headquartered?


Which dictator published: The Green Book, akin to Mao Zedong’s Red Book.

Muammar Al Qaddafi

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh pledges $50 million for biodiversity conservation for what he called the “Hyderabad Pledge”addressing the 11th Conference of Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity.

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