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1.   Who is the Chief minister of Himachal Pradesh in the  recently constituted assembly?
(A)   Prem Kumar Dhunal       
(B)   Virbhadra Singh
(C)   Shanta Kumar
(D)   None of these
2.   Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Ghulam Nabi Azad on December 28 dedicated to the nation the Asia’s first Bio Safety Level IV Laboratory in _________
(A)   New Delhi                       (C) Pune
(B)   Mumbai                          (D) Kolkata
3.   The Union Government on December 10 introduced a bill in Parliament to amend the Competition Act which will require the Competition Commission to decide on corporate mergers within_________
(A)   30 days                          (C) 120 days
(B)   90 days              (D) 180 days
4.   According to the Information and Broadcasting Ministry the Union Government spent more than _________ rupees in previous three years for its own promotion.
(A)   1568 crore                      (C) 1768 crore
(B)   1668 crore                      (D) 1865 crore
5.   Agni-1 is a __________ missile.
(A)   Surface to air
(B)    Air to air
(C)    Ari to surface
(D)    Surface to surface 
6.   The Land Acquisition Bill was finalized by
(A)   Union Home Ministry
(B)   Union Rural Development Ministry
(C) Union Finance Ministry
(D)   None of these    
7.   Sarva Siksha Abhiyan is the flagship scheme of which of Union Government’s 2013 calendar?
(A)   January                          (C) March
(B)   February                         (D) April
8.   The Company Bill 2011 makes it mandatory for profit making companies to spend_________ per cent of their profit for community welfare as part of their corporate social responsibility.
(A)   One                    (C) Three
(B)   Two                    (D) Four
9.     The strength of judges in Supreme
Court increased to _________ in December as against stipulated 31.
(A)   25                     (C) 28                          
(B)   27                     (D) 30
10.  The Union Government on December 23 constituted a three-member commission under the chairmanship of _________ to suggest measures for safety of women.
(A)   Justice J.S. Verma
(B)   Justice K.G. Balakrishnan
(C)   Justice S.H. Kapadia
(D)   Justice A.S. Anand 
11.  A team of historians in December recovered in ________ the 750 years old stone tablet which has sexually explicit inscription.
(A)   Pune                  (C) Bhopal
(B)   Lucknow             (D) Vasi
12.  National Commission for Minorities celebrated Minorities Rights Day on________
(A)   December 10
(B)   December 15
(C)   December 17
(D)   December 18  
13.  The Government of India on December 17 decided to set up 113 Real Time Water Quality Monitoring stations along the river_______
(A)   Ganga                (C) Godavari
(B)   Yamuna              (D) Krishna
14.Union Government in December granted service    
  tax exemption on the services of life insurance 
  business provided under the________
(A)   Aam Admi Bima Yojana
(B)   Janashree Bima Yojana
(C)   Bothe (A) & (B)
(D)   None of these 
15.  Prime Minister’s Office on December 26 reconstituted the Planning Commission and appointed _________ as its new ex-officio member.
(A)   Praful Patel
(B)   Kamal Nath
(C)   Jairam Ramesh
(D)   None of these

16.  S. Raman has been appointed as whole time Member of
(A)   SEBI
(B)   IRDA
(C)   Planning Commission
(D)   Finance Commission 
17.  Which state on December 10 received the Silver Icon-Web Ratna Award 2012?
(A)   Bihar
(B)   Madhya Pradesh
(C)   Uttar Pradesh
(D)   Maharashtra 
18.  Who launched December 9 Karnataka Jantha Party (KJP)?
(A)   H.D. DeveGowda
(B)   Subramanian Swamy
(C)   B.S. Yeddyurappa
(D)   None of these  
19.  Which state on December 4 decided to issue Golden Cards to industrialists and industrial associations for easy access to its offices?
(A)   West Bengal
(B)   Maharashtra
(C)   Tamil Nadu
(D)   Uttar Pradesh 
20.  Name the first Indian who received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award?
(A)   Lata Mangeshkar
(B)   Asha Bhonsle
(C)   Pandit Ravi Shankar
(D)   None of these 
21.  Who was on December 13 conferred with
K. Karunakaran Foundation  Award for his brilliant administration?
(A)   Kapil Sibal
(B)   P. Chidambaram
(C)   Salman Khurshid
(D)   None of these 
22.  Who has been recently selected for the Jnanpith Award 2011?
(A)   Pratibha Ray
(B)   Jayant Pawar
(C)   Jeet Thayil
(D)   None of these 
23.  Who on December 20 took over as chairperson of the National Green Tribunal?
(A)   Justice Arun Kumar Mishra
(B)   Advocate R.S. Goswami
(C)   Justice Swtanter Kumar
(D)   None of these 
24.  Who is the author of the book ‘Durbar' ?
(A)   Tavleen Singh
(B)   Shobha De
(C)   R.S. Chari
(D)   Farrukh Dhondy

25.  Which Indian City was named one among the dirtiest cities of the world in the Trip Advisor’s Cities Survey?
(A)   Delhi                  (C) Kanpur
(B)   Mumbai              (D) Kolkata


26.  Eu-Russia Summit 2012 on December 20 and 21 took place in
(A)   Paris
(B)   Brussels
(C)   Moscow
(D)   None of these
27.  The 18th Conference of the Parties (COP 18) to the UN Framework Convention of Climate Change took place in_________
(A)   Paris                  (C) Doha
(B)   London               (D) Tokyo
28.  World Leprosy Day is internationally observed on the last_________ if January.
(A)   Sunday               (C) Tuesday
(B)   Monday              (D) Wednesday
29.  Which country on December 28 signed into law an anti-U.S. adoption bill?
(A)   Britain                (C) Switzerland
(B)   Russia                (D) Canada
30.  Name the first top ranking Indian official to visit China after changes in Communist Party of China in December.
(A)   Shiv Shankar Menon
(B)   Raghuram Rajan
(C)   Ranjit Sinha
(D)   None of these
31.  The strategic seminar called Aman Ki Asha concluded in December between India and
(A)   Afghanistan
(B)   Bangladesh
(C)   Pakistan
(D)   Nepal
32.  According to the Global Terrorism Index (GTI) India, Afghanistan and Pakistan accounted for _________ of global terrorist events respectively.
(A)   11 Per cent,10 per cent and 12 percent
(B)   10Percent,11 Percent and12 Percent
(C)   9 Per cent,12 Per cent and 14 Percent
(D)   15 Per cent,13 Per cent and16 Percent
33.  John Dramani Mahama has been re-elected President of _________
(A)   Zimbabwe                       (C) Sudan
(B)   Kenya                            (D) Ghana
34.  Victor Yanukovich visited India in December, He is the President of
(A)   Zambia
(B)   Kazakhstan
(C)   Ujbekistan
(D)   Ukraine
35.  A controversial new global treaty on telecom regulations was signed on December 14 by_________ member states.
(A)   88                                  (C) 90
(B)   89                                  (D) 91
36.  Which country on December 12 launched a long range rocker Unha 3 despite international opposition and growing tensions in the region?
(A)   North Korea                    (C) Iran
(B)   South Korea                    (D) Iraq
37.  Park Geun Hye has been elected as the first woman President of
(A)   North Korea
(B)   South Korea
(C)   Vietnam
(D)   Philippine
38.  European Union recently imposed stiff sanctions on trade with effect from December 22 against_________
(A)   Iran                                (C) Japan
(B)   Iraq                                (D) North Korea
39.  Which country on December 24 officially recognized Kosovo as an independent state?
(A)   Pakistan                         (C) Britain
(B)   Afghanistan                     (D) Bangladesh
40.  The President of which country was on a 5-day visit to India from December 24?
(A)   Nepal                             (C) Afghanistan
(B)   Pakistan             (D) Bangladesh
41.  With which country India inked military deals in December?
(A)   USA                               (C) Japan
(B)   Russia                            (D) Britain
42.  Jiroemon Kunura is the world’s oldest person currently. He is from
(A)   Japan                            (C) South Korea
(B)   North Korea                   (D) China
43.  According to the survey conducted by China Academy of Social Science, the safest place in China is
(A)   Beijing
(B)   Shanghai
(C)   Lhasa
(D)   None of these
44.  The U.S. share for UNO budget stands at
(A)   20 per cent
(B)   21 per cent
(C)   22 per cent
(D)   23 per cent
45.  In which country, at least 60 people were crushed to death in a stampede that broke out following a firework display at a stadium on New Year’s eve?
(A)   Columbia                       (C) Ivory Coast
(B)   Brazil                            (D) Peru

46.  The Economy of India grew just by_________in July – September quarter of fiscal year 2012-2013.
(A)   4.3 Percent
(B)   5.3 Percent
(C)   6.3 Percent
(D)   7.3 Percent
47.  Core sector industries of India grew by _________ in October 2012?
(A)   4.5 Percent
(B)   5.0 Percent
(C)   5.5 Percent
(D)   6.5 Percent
48.    The Reserve Bank of India(RBI) on December 4 signed a three year Bi-lateral Swap Arrangement with the Bank of_________
(A)   Germany
(B)   Japan
(C)   America
(D)   None of theses
49.  Indian market regulator SEBI allowed_________ entitles to set up Alternative Investment Fund.
(A)   10               (C) 12
(B)   11               (D) 14

50.  Wipro on December 8 signed an agreement to acquire the entire stake of the LD. Waxsons Group. Which is a _________company.
(A)   Japan-based
(B)   Singapore-based
(C)   Thailand-based
(D)   South Korea-based
51.  According to the report of U.S. intelligence community, Indian economy would dominate the world economy by_________
(A)   2020                   (C) 2030
(B)   2025                   (D) 2035
52.  The Saral Money Project has been launched in a collaboration by_________
(A)   UIDAI and two banks
(B)   UIDAI and three banks
(C)   UIDAI and four banks
(D)   UIDAI and five banks
53.  Anil Ambani’s Reliance Group and Wanda Group on December 12 signed a memorandum of understanding to set up a joint venture (JV) for real estate development. Wanda Group is from
(A)   China                             (C) South Korea
(B)   Japan                             (D) Singapore
54.  Inflation dipped to 10 month low at _________ in November.
(A)   6.25 Per cent
(B)   7.24 Per cent
(C)   8.16 Per cent
(D)   8.74 Per cent
55.  Which of the following stock exchange launched SME Exchange?
(A)   BSE                   (C) both (A) & (B)
(B)   NSE                   (D) None of these
56.  The Union Government on December 17 lowered down the growth projection to _________
(A)   5.2 Per cent
(B)   5.7 Per cent
(C)   6.2 Per cent
(D)   6.7 Per cent
57.  United Nation on December 18 slashed its global growth predictions to _________ for 2013.
(A)   2.2 Per cent
(B)   2.4 Per cent
(C)   3.2 Per cent
(D)   3.4 Per cent
58.    The Union Government on December 26 raised the minimum support price (MSP) of wheat to_________ per quintal.
(A)   1285                             (C) 1350
(B)     1325                            (D) 1450
59.    Which company retained top slot in Fortune, 500 India list?
(A)   Reliance Industries
(B)   BPCL
(C)   IOC
(D)   Hindustan Petroleum
60.    How many Indians have been included in the Harvard Business Review’s list of 100 best performing global chief executives (CEOs)?
(A)   Eight                 (C) Twelve
(B)   Ten                   (D) Fifteen
61.    The Planning Commission on December 27 lowered India’s economic growth forecast to _________ in the 12th Five Year Plan.
(A)   8.0 Per cent
(B)   8.5 Per cent
(C)   9.0 Per cent
(D)   9.5 Per cent
62.    How many new jobs will be generated, as per the target of the 12th Five Year Plan?
(A)   40 million
(B)   45 million
(C)   50 million
(D)   55 million
63.    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on December 26 gave its nod for sell-off of 12.5 per cent of
(A)   ONGC               (C) GAIL
(B)   SAIL                 (D) RCF
64.    Which insurance company is the largest profit maker in India as per the latest figure released by IRDA?
(A)   LIC
(B)   ICICI Prudential
(C)   Bajaj Alliance
(D)   None of these
65.    According to new report, India lost ________ in black money in a decade.
(A)   $ 113 billion
(B)   $ 115 billion
(C)   $ 118 billion
(D)   $ 123 billion
66.  Who became the youngest player in the history of NBA to reach 30000 career points?
(A)   Abdul Jabbar
(B)   Chamberlain
(C)   Kobe Bryant
(D)   None of these
67.  Aman Indora is related with
(A)   Golf                              (C) Volleyball
(B)   Basketball                     (D) Boxing
68.  Name the only player who scored three triple centuries in first class cricket.
(A)   Yuvraj Singh
(B)   Ravindra Jadeja
(C)   Virat Kohli
(D)   Sachin Tendulkar
69.  Who became the youngest batsman to score 7000 runs in test Cricket?
(A)   Michel Clarke
(B)   Hashim Amla
(C)   Alastair Cook
(D)   Gautam Gambhir
70.  Who set the record for most goals in a calendar year?
(A)   Cristiano Ronaldo
(B)   Andres Iniesta
(C)   Lionel Messi
(D)   Fernado Torres
71.  Which country won the Hockey Champions Trophy for the fifth consecutive year?
(A)   India                   (C) Netherland
(B)   Pakistan             (D) Australia
72.  Apurvi Chandela on December 24 won gold in Women’s________
(A)   Air Rifle                          (C) Wrestling
(B)   Boxing                            (D) None of these
73.  Who has been honored as 2012 ITF champion?
(A)   Rafael Nadal
(B)   Andy Murry
(C)   Novak Djokovic
(D)   None of these
74.  Mahavir Singh of Rajasthan won his maiden gold in
(A)   Boxing                            (C) Wrestling
(B)   Shooting                         (D) Arachery
75.  Anna Ushenina of _________ on December 1 won the women’s world Championship of Chess.
(A)   Russia                            (C) Ukraine
(B)   India                               (D) Bulgaria


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