1. Juan Carlos I visited India in the last week of October 2012. He is the king of which of the following European countries?
2. Which of the following companies has launched Surface, a tablet computer?
3. Mo Yan of China was awarded which of the following Nobel Prizes for the year 2012?
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?
8. Virender Poonia is one of the eight winners of the Dronacharya awards for 2012. He is associated with which of the following sports?
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?
4) BNP Paribas
5) Standard Chartered