Competitive Exams Current Affairs Questions Practice Test 23

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Q. Longing became the 17th district of which India state?

Ans. Arunachal Pradesh

Q. What is the validity period for Cheques and bank drafts in India since 1st April 2012?

Ans. Three months from the date of issue

Q. Name the Serbian President who resigned recently.

Ans. Boris Tadic

Q. Name the protein that has been identified to protect cancer and other cells from treatments like chemotherapy and radiation

Ans. Nrf2

Q. Which act was amended to include compulsory registration of marriages in India?

Ans. Registration of Births and Deaths Act, 1969

Q. Name the 51 year old Conquered Mt. Everest Twenty times.

Ans. Apa Sherpa

Q. Who has been appointed as Governor of Goa, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand?


Governor of Goa-B. V. Wanchoo

Governor of Rajasthan – Margaret Alva

Governor of Uttarakhand – Aziz Qureshi

Q. Who has been appointed as Governor of Asher Pradesh and Maharashtra?


Governor of Andhra Pradesh – E. S. L Narasimhan

Governor of Maharashtra- K. Sankaranarayanan

Q. ISRO recently gave clearance for using which frequency band from satellite for internet on trains?

Ans. KU band

Q. Which type of SIM cards are Switzerland based Geo Communication AG, launching in India?

Ans. International Mobile Subscriber identity

(IMSI) SIM cardswhuch will allow multiple mobile

numbers from different operators on a single SIM card

Q. Name the personality (a poet, an author) whose 150th birth anniversary celebrated on May 8th 2012.

Ans. Rabindranath Tagore

Q. Where in India Archeological Survey of India is planning on Harappan civilization?

Ans. Vadodara, Gujarat

Q. Who is elected as President of France?

Ans. Francois Hollande

Q. Which mobile operator is the biggest gainer of mobile number portability (MPN) service in India?

Ans. Idea Cellular

Q. Who was sworn in as Russian president for Second time?

Ans. Vladimir Putin

Q. Name the hockey player who died after being hit in the head by the ball during a game in Perth recently

Ans. Elizabeth Watkins

Q. Who created national record by winning silver medal at the Altus Track Crew Threw down meet in?

Maui lsland Poonia

Q. Who is elected as Russian Prime Minister recently?

Ans. Dmitry Medvedev

Q. Name the aircraft and nuclear submarine India is set get in 2013

Ans. Admiral Gorchakov and INS Arihant

Q. Who is crowned Miss India World 2012

Ans. Vanya Mishra

Q. Where in Kerala a film city is to be built?

Ans. Varikkassery Mana at Ottapalam

Q. Who was sworn in as Uttar hand՚s Chief Minister?

Ans. Vijay Bahuguna

Q. Who became the Chief Minister of Punjab for the fifth time?

Ans. Prakash Singh Badal

Q. Who has been elected as German President?

Ans. Joachim Gauck

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