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Tuesday, October 30, 2012


1. Juan Carlos I visited India in the last week of October 2012. He is the king of which of the following European countries?
1) Norway
2) Sweden
3) Spain
4) Greece
5) Denmark

2. Which of the following companies has launched Surface, a tablet computer?
1) Apple
2) Google
3) Microsoft
4) Nokia
5) Samsung

3. Mo Yan of China was awarded which of the following Nobel Prizes for the year 2012?
1) Peace
2) Physics
3) Literature
4) Physiology
5) Chemistry

4. In October 2012, who was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and banned for life by the International Cycling Union (UCI), the governing body of cycling, following a report from the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency that has accused him of leading a massive doping program on his teams?
1) Floyd Landis
2) Greg Lemond
3) Cadel Evans
4) Lance Armstrong
5) None of these

5. Which of the following state-ments about the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) is not true?
1) The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) was founded in Belgrade in 1961 which now has 120 members.
2) It is the brainchild of Josip Tito (Yugoslavia), Sukarno (Indonesia), Gamal Abdel Nasser (Egypt), Kwama Nkrumah (Ghana) and Jawaharlal Nehru (India).
3) The 16th NAM summit was held from August 26 to 31, 2012 in Tehran, Iran.
4) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is the Chairman.
5) Pranab Mukherjee, the President, represented India.

6. "The Garden of Evening Mists" was short listed for the 2012 Man Booker Prize. Who is its author?
1) Will Self (UK)
2) Tan Twan Eng (Malaysia)
3) Deborah Levy (UK)
4) Alison Moore (UK)
5) Hilary Mantel (UK)

7. Alvin Roth and Lloyd Shapley have been awarded the 2012 Nobel Prize in Economics. They belong to?
1) UK
2) France
3) USA
4) Sweden
5) Australia

8. Virender Poonia is one of the eight winners of the Dronacharya awards for 2012. He is associated with which of the following sports?
1) Kabaddi
2) Boxing
3) Hockey
4) Athletics
5) Wrestling

9. This year 25 sportspersons were given Arjuna awards. Who is the only cricketer among these winners?
1) Virat Kohli
2) Gautam Gambhir
3) Rohit Sharma
 4) Yuvraj Singh
5) Suresh Raina

10. New York state has accused which of the following banking giants of hiding about 60,000 secret transactions with the Iranian government, involving $250 billion, and exposing the US financial system to terrorists, weapon dealers and drug kingpins?
1) Barclays
3) Citibank
4) BNP Paribas
5) Standard Chartered

Friday, October 26, 2012

Andhra Bank Clerical Cadre Recruitment

Andhra Bank invites applications for the Clerical Cadre posts, from Indian citizens who have taken the Common Written Examination for Clerical cadre conducted by IBPS in 2011-12 and have a valid Score card issued by IBPS.

Candidates who have remitted the requisite application fees/ intimation charges and applied earlier in response to the Bank‟s notification dated 21.04.2012 for 600 vacancies and who have not been called for interview can apply against the additional 850 vacancies without remitting the application fees/ intimation charges. Fresh applicants are required to apply online and remit the requisite application fees / intimation charges.

Selection for Clerical Cadre posts will be made on the basis of performance in Common Written Examination (CWE) conducted by IBPS in November-December 2011 and Interview.

Candidates are required to apply online through website No other means/ mode of application will be accepted.

Important Dates:
Payment of Application Fees                                      27.10.2012 to 10.11.2012
Opening date for Online Registration                           27.10.2012
Last Date for Online Registration
(Including for candidates from far-flung areas )            10.11.2012

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Saturday, October 13, 2012


1. As per RBI order on 20th August 2012, ''No frills accounts'' to be called as?
1) Basic Saving Bank Deposit Account
2) Poor Man Saving Bank Deposit Account
3) BPL Account
4) No Pay Account
5) None

2. Loans given to weaker and poor sections of the society are called?
1) Corporate Lending
2) Priority Sector Lending
3) Ration Shops Lending
4) No Rich Lending
5) None

3. ''Bank Saathi'' is a?
1) Nearest ATM
2) Business correspondent scheme
3) Nearest Internet Centre
4) Account for friend
5) Scheme for wife and husband

4. NABARD was established on the recommendations of which committee?
1) Goel
2) Vaidyanathan
3) Narashimham
4) Sivaraman
5) Kalyanasundaram

5. Aim of the 12th Five Year Plan (2012 - 17) is?
1) Faster, sustainable and more inclusive growth
2) Development of Industries and Agriculture
3) Combined and Sustainable Growth for Rural People
4) Alleviation of Poverty in Urban and Rural Areas
5) None

6. Expand SEZ .............
1) Serial Economic Zone
2) Special Economic Zoo
3) Senior Economic Zone
4) Series Economic Zone
5) Special Economic Zone

7. The list of Books given. Pick the correct one.
1) Pranab Mukherjee - Challenges before the Nation
2) Narendra Modi - Convenient Action: Gujarat's Response to Challenges of Climate Change
3) Narayan Murthy - A Better India: A Better World
4) Atal Bihari Vajpayee - Meri Sansadiya Yatra
5) All of above

8. Wrestling coach Yashvir Singh, Boxing Coach BI Fernandez, Athletics Coach Virender Poonia, Kabaddi Coach Sunil Davas, Parathletics Coach Dr.Satyapaul and Hockey Coach Harinder Singh received which award?1) Arjun
2) Khelratna
3) Dronachharya
4) Dhyanchand
5) None

Friday, October 12, 2012

IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2012

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) invited applications for the Recruitment in Clerical Cadre in Public Sector Banks 2012. The Common Written Examination will be conducted by IBPS tentatively in December 2012.
Eligibility Criteria
Candidates intending for Common Written Examination should ensure that they should fulfil the minimum eligibility criteria specified by IBPS before applying for the Common Written Examination (CWE).
• Minimum Age: 20 Years 
• Maximum Age: 28 Year
• The maximum age limit specified is applicable to General Category candidates ( See Advertisement for Details)
 Educational Qualifications
• Candidate should have Degree in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government
• Computer literacy: Operating and working knowledge in computer systems is mandatory i.e. candidates should have Certificate/Diploma/Degree in computer operations/Language/ should have studied Computer / Information Technology as one of the subjects in the High School/College/Institute.
Important Dates
Opening Date for Online Registration: 15 October 2012
Dates for Online Payment of Application Fees: 15 October 2012 to 5 November 2012
Closing Date of Payment of Application Fees: 17 October 2012 to 9 November 2012
Closing Date for Online Registration: 05 November 2012
Download of Call letter for Examination: After 3 December 2012

How to Apply
• All the candidates may apply online only from 15.10.2012 to 05.11.2012 and no other mode of application will be accepted
• The candidate can apply online and offline modes. For apply Online Click Here

Saturday, October 6, 2012


1)Expand CERN?
1. Centre for Education and Research News
2. Centre for References and News
3. European Centre for Nuclear Research
4. none of these

2)The amount that India allotted during 12th five year plan to provide free medicines to all patients?
1. Rs 38,450 crore
2. Rs 28,560 crore
3.Rs 10000 Crore
4. None of these

3)Which of the following company introduced fastest computer in world?
1. Micro soft
2. Apple
3. Lenova
4. IBM

4)Why Liu Yang was in news recently?
1. She became first Chinese Woman to go into space
2. She became first winner Olympic Medal from China
3. She became first Chinese President
4. None of these

5)Expand CCMB? 
1. Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology
2. Centre for Cell and Micro Biology
3. Centre for chemo therapy and Biopsy
4. None of these

6)In which of the following nation Conference sustainable was held?
1. America
2. France
3. Brazil
4. Kenya

7)From which of the following places Russia’s Soyuz-FG rocket was launched?
1. Baikonur Space Centre
2. ISRO Satellite Launching Centre
3. Russia Cosmodrome Centre
4. None of these

8)How many Satellites was placed by Russia’s Soyuz-FG in respective Orbits?
1. 2
2. 3
3. 4
4. 5