Current Affairs 2012 Questions and Answers Set 1

Current Affairs 2012

01. Which online video streaming site has launched a film festival? 

Answer: YouTube 

02. Name the Indian wicketkeeper who is set to debut in place of MS Dhoni in test cricket against Australia. 

Answer: Wriddhiman Saha 

03. Where is the Jaipur Literature Festival held in India? 

Answer: Diggi Palace, Jaipur 

04. Which file-sharing website has US shut down recently? 

Answer: Megaupload 

05. Petroleum ministry recently allowed import of? 

Answer: ATF – Aviation Turbine Fuel 

06. Name the new kind of train launched by China. 

Answer: Magnetic train 

07. Which auto-maker regained its title as the world’s top-selling automaker in 2011? 

Answer: General Motors 

08. Who is appointed as COO of Intel? 

Answer: Brain Krzanich 

09. Who is appointed as Managing Editor of Wall Street Journal? 

Answer: Raju Narisetti 

10. Where did India open its 5th Consulate in US? 

Answer: Atlanta 

11. Which country is set to join European Union in 2013? 

Answer: Coratia 

12. Name the year that is been celebrated across China? 

Answer: Dragon year 

13. Who won the Ranji Trophy 2011-12? 

Answer: Rajasthan 

14. What rank does India hold to have a nuclear submarine? 

Answer: 6th position 

15. Which parliament passed Armenian gernocide bill? 

Answer: French Parliament 

16. What is the prevailing CRR as on 25th January 2012? 

Answer: 5.5% 

17. Which state’s theme has been set in 26th Surajkund Crafts Mela in Faridabad, Haryana? 

Answer: Assam 

18. Who won Grand slam title in men’s Australian Open 2012? 

Answer: Djokovic 

19. What rank does India hold as steel maker in 2011 as per World Steel Association? 

Answer: 4th rank 

20. What sum of capital has been approved to be infused in SBI and PNB? 

Answer: Rs.7,900 crore and Rs.1,285 crore 

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