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India Current Affairs Quiz/Questions-Answers July 2012, July 2-July 8

India Current Affairs Quiz July 2012, is comprised of the questions related to some of the most important developments over the past one week

Jul 10, 2012 16:29 IST

India Current Affairs Quiz July 2012, is comprised of the questions related to some of the most important developments over the past one week. The India Current Affairs Quiz will prove to be particularly helpful for the aspirants of various competitive exams.

1.    Renowned Assamese Poet Hiren Bhattacharyya, who was fondly called Hiru-da by his admirers, passed away on 4 July 2012. Which facts about the concerned person is/are not true?
1. He was well known as Prem aru Rodalir Kobi (Poet of Love and Sunshine) in the Assamese literature
2. He had received the Sahitya Academy Award in 1992
3. Lora Dhemali (1991) and Akon Dhemali (1991) were two of his most famous collections of children writingincluding Shyam Benegal's Nishant, Ankur, Kalyug and Bhumika
4. He was born in West Bengal
a.    Only 1
b.    Only4
c.    2 & 3
d.    Only 2
Answer: (b)

2. Identify the person with the help of the following clues.
1.    He was appointed the new Controller General of Accounts (CGA) of India
2.    Earlier he served as Principal Chief Controller of Accounts in the Central Board of Direct Taxes
3.    He is a 1979-batch Indian Civil Accounts Service officer
4.    He is known for his initiatives in the area of development of an effective financial management information system
a.    Jawahar Thakur
b.    J. H. Patel
c.    Rahul Khullar
d.    Sudheesh Bhattacharya
Answer: (a)

3.
Name the person who was appointed the Director of the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) on 2 July 2012.
a.    Amar Pradhan
b.    M Balachandran
c.    Anup Sankar Bhattacharya
d.    Shankar Sharan
Answer: (c)

4.  National Crime Record Bureau released the statistics for crime in year 2011.  Consider the following statements and state which of the following facts are wrong referring to the NCRB statistics:
i)  Rape with 24206 cases in 2011, emerged as the biggest crime in India in India.
ii) Nearly 14027 farm suicide cases were reported in 2011
Choose the right option:
a)    Both i and ii are correct.
b)    Only i is correct.
c)    Only ii is correct.
d)    Neither i nor ii is correct.
Answer:  (a) Both i and ii are correct

5.  The Union Government of India on 4 July 2012 unveiled the 5.4 billion dollar free drug policy.
Consider the following statements:
i)Under the new policy, every citizen of the country will be provided free medicines in all public health centres spread across the country
ii) The policy will remain effective over the next five years
Choose the right option:
a)    Both i and ii are correct.
b)    Only i is correct.
c)    Only ii is correct.
d)    Neither i nor ii is correct.
Answer: (a) Both i and ii are correct

 

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