Current Affairs Practice Set 1 For IBPS PO 2012

Important Current Affairs questions for upcoming IBPS CWE PO/MT 2012 Exams and for upcoming SBI Clerical Exam 2012.

1. Youngest ever Microsoft Certified Professional who died recently at the age of 16 ? – Arfa Karim Randhawa Read More

2. What is the total number of districts in Chhattisgarh as on 1st January 2012? – 27

3. Where the Coastal Business Development Summit is is held? – Mangalore, Karnataka

4. Name the DGP replacing outgoing chief Sankar Baruah for Assam. – Jayanta Narayan Choudhury

5. Where National Kannada conference is is set to be held in the month of April? – Delhi

6. Which country recently joined UNSC as non-permanent member? – Pakistan

7. Who are now allowed to invest in Indian stock market directly? – QFI’s – Qualified foreign investors

8. How much of share can a QFI company and QFI’s put together hold a stake in Indian companies? – 5% and 10%

9. Which two countries have strengthened business ties to start trading electricity and petroleum products? – India and Pakistan

10. What is SEBI toll free helpline number launched to support 14 languages? -1800 227 575

11. Who has been named male player of the year by Golf writers Association of America? – Luke Donald

12. Name the Argentinean bike rider who died after being involved in an accident on the first day of the Dakar Rally. – Jorge Martinez Boero

13. Name Afghan’s first team of female boxers set to aim for Olympics 2012. – Shabnam and Sadaf Rahimi

14. Which country test launched first 3D television broadcast? -China

15. What rank does Vishwanathan Anand holds as he prepares for 2012 World chess championship? -4th

16. Name the former Macedoninan President who passed away recently. -Kiro Gligorov

17. Which Indian ace tennis star withdrew out of Aircel Chennai Open 2012 because of recurring shoulder injury? – Somdev Devvarman

18. Where the 5-day 99th Indian Science Congress science event is is set to start on 3rd January 2012? – Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, Bhuvaneshwar, Orrisa

19. What bank account facility is set to be launched in India? – Bank Number Portability

20. Name the new education tablet launched by Classteacher Learning Systems, a Delhi based Educational Solutions Provider. – Classpad

21. Who has been appointed as chief coach of Kolkata Knight Riders?- Trevor Bayliss

22. Where in India is Literary Festival 2012 is scheduled to be held?- Jaipur

23. What is the concept introduced by Indian Postal Department (Bihar Postal Circle) to get a personalized stamp with photograph on it? -My Stamp

24. Who takes over as Wipro Technologies Senior Vice President and Corporate Treasurer?-Manoj Jaiswal

25. Who has been considered for first Gates Innovation Award?- Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar

26. Which auto major is set to invest USD142 million at its Chennai plant in India to manufacture a compact sports utility vehicle named EcoSport? – Ford India

27. Name the Government policy introduced by Karnataka to boost animation industry. – Karnataka Animation, Visual Effects, Gaming and Comics (KAVGC) Policy 2011

28. Name the ace woman tennis player who withdrew from Australian Open due to left ankle injury. – Serena Williams

29. Who has been named as CEO of Yahoo? – Scott Thompson

30. Who has been appointed as Senior Vice President in India by CIBER? – Vivek.K.Marla

31. Name the interactive presentation tool launched by HP in India. -Pocket whiteboard

32. Name the Australian cricket captain who joined the triple-century club recently. – Michael Clarke scored 329* against India at SCG

33. Where the national and international theater festival, the Bharat Rang Mahotsav set to be held? – National School of Drama, Amritsar

34. Who won gold for triple jump at the all India inter-university athletics meet held in Mangalore, Karnataka? -Arpinder Singh

35. Who has been named Chief Information Officer of Wild Card Systems?- Shahi Kapur

36. Who has been appointed as VP, Chief Information Officer of Qwest Communications? – Girish Varma

37. Name the Indian doctor who became famous for his selfless work in China during the Sino-Japan war whose memorial was dedicated to India. – Dr.Dwarkanath Shantaram Kotnis

38. Where has Union Government planned to build 11 tunnels to connect important roads? – Pakistan and China borders

39. Which version of Internet Explorer is dead as per Microsoft? -Internet Explorer 6

40. Name the website launched by Jammu and Kashmir government for the state’s school education department.-

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