javascript:void(0) Objective General Knowledge Competitive Exams ~ Bank PO Exam

Objective General Knowledge Competitive Exams


Objective General Knowledge for Competitive Exams: General Knowledge questions are very common in all competitive exams. Go through some very important questions on current affairs for upcoming bank and other competitive exams.
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1. Question: According to Forest Survey of India recent data which state Capital is having its 53.9% of its 5,700-hectare area is covered with trees, making it the highest tree covered state capital in India?

(A) Bangalore
(B) Chennai
(C) Dehradoon
(D) Ranchi
(E) Gandhinagar 

2. Question: Pranab Mukherjee has been elected the President of India. The former finance minister and the candidate of the ruling UPA, who garnered 69.3% votes, defeated his rival PA Sangma. Pranab Mukherjee is the ___________ President of India.

(A) 11th 
(B) 12th
(C) 13th
(D) 14th
(E) 15th


3. Question: Who won the " 99th Tour de France", "Tour de France" is world,s most prestigious cycling race which held in Paris recently? 

(A) Cadel Evans
(B) Bradley Wiggins
(C) Peter Sagan
(D) Thor Hushovd
(E) Pierre Rolland


4. Question: Deepika Kumari is in news as she has scaled a new peak at the global stage, bagging the world number one ranking ahead of the 2012 London Olympics. Deepika Kumari is associated with which sport?

(A) Golf
(B) Shooting
(C) Chess
(D) Squash
(E) Archery 


5. Question: Who has recently declared victorious in Egypt's historical presidential election.

(A) Hosni Mubarak
(B) Mohammed Mursi
(C) Ahmad Ashraf
(D) Mohammed Yaqub
(E) Hisham Qandil

6. Question: Who has recently won the "Dadasaheb Phalke Award" for the years 2011 (Dadasaheb Phalke Award is the India's highest award in cinema given annually by the Government of India for lifetime contribution to Indian cinema).

(A) Rajesh Khanna
(B) Dev Anand
(C) Lata Mangeshkar
(D) Asha Bhnsle
(E) Soumitra Chatterjee


7. Question: Who won the FIDE ( Federation Internationale des Echec) World Chess Title for the record fifth time?

(A) Vishwanathan Anand
(B) Peter Leko
(C) Anatoly Karpov
(D) Garry Kasporov
(E) Boris Gelfand 

8. Question: Sally Ride , who passed away recently was famous for?

(A) She was the first women captain of US Navy. 
(B) She was the first women to fly an aircraft.
(C) She was a top Hollywood actress.
(D) She was the first women to win the Oscar Award.
(E) She was the first US Woman to travel into Space

 
Answers:

1. Answer is (E), Explanation: Gujarat's capital - Gandhinagar - could well be India's tree capital. The latest figures show that 53.9% of its 5,700-hectare area is covered with trees, which is highest in IndiaEffectively, there are 416 trees for every 100 people in the city. This is more than any other city in the country.

2. Correct answer is (C), Explanation: Pranab Mukherjee will be sworn in as the country's 13th President. Chief Justice of India SH Kapadia will administer the oath to Mukherjee.

3. Correct answer is (B), Explanation: Bradley Wiggins of Britain became the first cyclist of the country, to win the coveted Tour de France Cycling race on 22 July 2012.

4. Correct answer is (E) archery, Explanation: Deepika Kumari is a young Indian athlete who competes in the event of Archery and is currently ranked world No. 1.

5. Correct answer is (B)

6. Correct answer is (E)

7. Correct answer is (A)

8. Correct answer is (E), Explanation: Sally Ride, the first US woman to travel into space died in La Jolla.


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