February 2012 – CLATGyan Mock General Knowledge Set

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1. On February 27 2012, India and the Asian Development Bank signed the third and last tranche of loan agreement  to support electricity transmission and distribution capacity in which state?





2. On 28 February 2012, a web portal was launched for the implementation of the National Scheme of Incentive to Girls for Secondary Education in New Delhi by which ministry?





3. On 29 February 2012, the new chair of assembly and governing board of Association of Supreme Audit Institutions was appointed. It was





4. When Association of Supreme Audit Institutions was first established, it had 11 members. Now, the number has increased upto 45 members. When was the organisation established?





5. In February 2012, Indian IT major __________ joined hand with US based business application software services firm





6. On 28 February 2012, IAS officer and additional chief secretary (finance) CK Mathew was named the Chief Secretary of





7. The marines of Italian ship Enrica Lexie, accused of killing two fishermen, will be tried as per the





8. Who is the Chairman & Managing Director of Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd, a Navratna company owned by the government





9. In February 2012, which team defeated Indian Women Hockey Team to qualify for the London Olympics 2012





10.In February 2012, which mining giant merged its Indian subsidiaries, Sterlite Industries into sister concern and iron ore miner Sesa Goa





11. Juan Martin Del Potro, who won the Marseille Open final by beating Michael Llodra, belongs to which country





12. On February 27 2012, Sailendra Nath Manna, popularly known as Sailen Manna, died in Kolkata. He was a legend in





14. Scientists identified at least two genes, NACP and MAPT, which may pave the way for better treatments for which disease





14. Restriction on the visit of foreign tourists and researchers to areas inhabited by primitive tribal groups like Bondas, Dongaria, Kandha has been imposed by the government of which state





15. Largest rough pink diamond ever found in Australia was discovered in a mine owned by Rio Tinto. What is the name of the diamond found?





16. Which Court in February 2012 dismissed a plea from the Centre challenging Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal’s authority to stop the department of telecom from enforcing a ban on 3G roaming pacts between telcos?





17. The Indian Black Eagle was spotted in the Aravali Biodiversity Park after a gap of how many years?





18. The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2011 was presented in February 2012 to?





19. Which among the following books was written by our Vice President of India M. Hamid Ansari and released in February 2012?





20. In February 2012, Union government nominated DK Mittal on the central board of Reserve Bank of India, the apex Indian bank.Mr D. K. Mittal is the Secretary of  Department of Financial Services of  Ministry of Finance. He is the second government nominee on the RBI board





21. Two companies, Waste Management Ltd and Enviro Protection and Infrastructure, have been shortlisted for setting up e-waste dismantling facilities on a public private partnership basis in which State





22. In February 2012, in New Delhi, a Defence Policy Group meeting was held between India and the USA, for strengthening their military ties and the ways of expanding their growing strategic partnership and cooperation were also discussed. This was their





23. Who is the current Defence Secretary?





24. Abudhabi based Etisalat, which closed their business in India last year, was operating in through a joint venture with





25. In February 2012, researchers at the Harvard Smithsonian centre for Astrophysics discovered water on a planet, also described as super-Earth. Name the Planet.





26. Who is the current Serbian President?





27.  Which former Indian tennis player received a top International Olympic Committee Award for her contribution in promoting sport among women?





28. Anthony Shadid, New York Times’ foreign correspondent, died in eastern Syria on 16 February 2012 after having suffered a severe asthma attack. Which of the following is NOT true about him





29.  Who is the current Chairman of the Airports Authority of India?





30. Who is the current Chief Minister of Jharkhand?





31. How many awards did the British Singer, Adele, win at the 54th Annual Grammy Awards





32. In February 2012, one of the world’s tiniest lizards called Brookesia micra was found by German researchers in





33. Assam contributed around _______ of the country’s total tea production in 2011





34. On 13 February 2012, the BCCI decided to sack Indian Team’s bowling coach after the team’s bad performance in Australia. Who is the current bowling coach of the Indian team





35. Which movie dominated the sixty-fifth annual British Academy Film awards, held in London  after winning six awards.





36. Who became the first Indian to be honoured with the 2011 US National Humanities Medal, typically awarded to US nationals?





37. According to a poll conducted by global research company Ipsos, which country rated as having the happiest people of the world, with 51% of the people reporting that they are very happy?





38. In the same survey, as mentioned above, which country had the lowest number of very happy people, only six percent?





39. Noted Hindi writer Professor Ramdarash Mishra was selected for the 21st Vyas Samman for his poetry collection Aam Ke Patte  that was published in





40. Gujarat topped the list of most preferred business destination in India in year 2011 in a report prepared by Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India. Which state came second in the list?





41. Analjeet Singh was in February 2012 appointed as the Chairman of





42. Prime Minister of Thailand, Yingluck Shinawatra visited India in January 2012 as the chief guest for the 63rd Republic Day Ceremony. India and Thailand signed 6 agreements during this visit. The visit also marked the __ anniversary of India-Thailand bilateral diplomatic relations.





43. On February 7th 2012, President of Maldives resigned after weeks of protest against his decision to sack a judge who he had accused of favouring the opposition. He was?





44. On February 6th 2012, Indonesia became the 157th country to adopt the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty by formally ratifying the nuclear test ban treaty at the United Nations. Which among the following countries is a Non-signatory member of the treaty?





45. Name the first State in the country to issue e-stamp papers in all denominations.





46. On February 4 2012, the resolution that condemns the Syrian regime’s crackdown on public uprising and calls upon President Bashar Al Assad to abide by the Arab League time-frame for political reforms in the country was again vetoed for the fourth time. Which among the following, are the only two nations who vetoed the resolution?





47. An international team of scientists have observed that bees simultaneously vibrate their abdomens from side-to-side for a few moments when they are





48. Who won the gold medal at the 55th National Shooting Championships for shotgun in February 2012 after defeating star shooters such as Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore in the Championship and Ronjan Sondhi?





49. In February 2012, scientists developed a vaccine to treat a type of cancer, using the patient’s own cells. What type of cancer is it?





50. On February 3rd 2012, India and the United States of America signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Washington to co-operate on Labour and employment issues. It establishes a framework for dialogue and bilateral co-operative activities, which include









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    • yaaaaa…they actually are …really tough..not because they are made tough ,but because we have prepared gk frm march 2012 to march 2013..

  1. Which among the following books was written by our Vice President of India M. Hamid Ansari and released in February 2012?
    The Narrative of Awakening
    Iran Today: Twenty – five Years after the Islamic Revolution
    Sufism and Indian Mysticism
    Religion, Law & Society- Across the Globe

    sir i think..its muslim in indian cities..
    please correct me ,if m wrong

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