Intelligence Bureau current affairs questions August 2012 Intelligence Bureau previous years solved question papers

 

 

 Intelligence Bureau current affairs questions August 2012 Intelligence Bureau previous years solved question papers

1. Who is appointed as Chief economic advisor in the finance ministry department of India?
Raghuram Rajan

2. Who replaces Keshub Mahindra as Chairman of Mahindra and Mahindra?
Anand Mahindra

3. Which Indian state will set up Common Bio-Medical Waste Treatment Disposal Facility to manage and handle bio medical waste of government and private hospitals in all of its districts?
Haryana

4. Who will be appointed as chairman of Barclays from 1st November 2012 succeeding Marcus Aguis?
David Walker

5. Name the provision introduced by government through Banking Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2011 to take over unclaimed amount of inoperative fixed deposit accounts of over 10 years ?
Depositor Education and Awareness Fund

6. What is the current rank of Saina Nehwal globally after winning bronze medal at Olympics 2012?
4th rank

7. Name the public sector undertaking oil company which posted a quarterly loss of Rs.22,451 crore for April-June 2012 quarter.
Indian Oil Corporation (IOC)

8. Where was the 15th Confederation of Indian industry insurance summit held?
Mumbai

9. Name the former Maharashtra Health Minister who died recently.
Digvijay Khanvilkar

10. How is Dubbed Gauss known in technology world?
A virus capable of spying on financial transactions, email and social networking
activities

11. Who is appointed as Prime Minister of Syria?
Wael al-Halki

12. Name the institute which will be setup to manage land records in India ?
National Institute of Land Management

13. Where was the 4th North East Cultural Festival held in India?
Naharlagun near Itanagar

14. Where was the World Tribal Day observed in India?
Ranchi, Jharkhand

15. Name the Gujarati Sahitya Akademi award winner of 2005 who died recently.
Suresh Dalal

16. Which weather pattern can cause widespread drought in Australia, parts of Africa, Southeast Asia and India?
El Nino

17. Who is appointed as Chief Finance Officer of Cairn India?
Sudhir Mathur

18. Expand ETA. (Hint: Transactions)
Electronic Transactions Association

19. Which Indian state could lead to zero-population growth rate in 25 to 30 years according to its State Urbanisation Report?
Kerala

20. Who is elected as interim president of Libya?
Mohammed el-Megarif

21. Which drink in India is suggested by Parliament panel to be declared as National drink?
Tea

22. Name the Indian bronze medalist who won the 60kg wrestling competition at the London Olympics 2012?
Yogeshwar Dutt

23. What is the newly set radius of distance from the existing ones between mobile towers as per DoT norms?
1km

24. Name the team who won their 2nd consecutive Olympic hockey gold?
Netherlands

25. Name the Libyan army general who was shot dead recently.
Mohammed Hadiya Al-Feitouri

26. What is the total amount finalised for Delhi’s Annual Plan 2012-13?
Rs.15,862 crores

27. Who won silver medal for India in the final of the Men’s 66kg Freestyle wrestling at the Olympics 2012?
Sushil Kumar

28. Name the German bank which is in its final stage to launch trading hub in Tokyo.
Bundesbank

29. Who is appointed as Prime Minister David Cameron’s Olympic legacy ambassador?
Seb Coe

30. How many stocks in BSE will be shifted to (trade-to-trade)T segment with effect from August 21st 2012?
19

31. Which Indian state has been selected as a pilot state for launching e-Biz (Government to Business) project?
Odisha

32. SEBI recently allowed which instrument as valid address proof investors?
Aadhaar card

33. Expand NGN. (Hint: Network)
Next Generation Network

34. Name the Ex-Maharashtra Chief minister who died recently.
Vilasrao Deshmukh

35. Who is appointed as Managing Director of Tata Motors?
Karl Slym (To lead operations from 1st October 2012)

36. Who is appointed as Prime Minister of Mongolia?
Norov Althanhuyag

37. Who displayed Indian tri-color flag on the occasion of Independence Day and wished the country on board from International Space Station?
Sunita Williams

38. Who became India’s 3rd Prime Minister to hoist National flag at Red Fort for the 9th time?
Dr. Manmohan Singh

39. Which stock exchange opened its day with the colours of the Indian flag as Consul General Prabhu Dayal rang the opening bell celebrating India’s 66th Independence Day?
NASDAQ

40. Who is named as president and CEO of New York Times?
Mark Thompson (Ex-Director General BBC)

41. Expand CCP. (Hint: collection)
Cheque Collection Policies

42. Expand IFFCO. (Hint: farmers)
Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited

43. Expand MMR. (Hint: Mortality)
Maternal Mortality Rate

44. Which country will host 2016 Olympic Games?
Rio de Janerio, Brazil

45. Name the director of the movie ‘Bandit Queen’ who passed away.
Ashok Mehta

46. What is Geophagy?
Geophagy is a practice of eating earthy or soil like substances such as clay and chalk.

47. What is a water clock?
Clocks which don’t rely upon sunlight to show time, they operate by dripping water from containers at measured intervals.

48. What is an atomic clock?
An atomic clock uses measurements of energy released from atoms to precisely measure time.

49. Which Indian state received Rs.1355 crore from NABARD for construction of roads in rural areas recently?
Rajasthan

50. Which scheme is Government of India planning to launch by August 15th 2012 aiming to boost retail investments in the capital market?
Rajiv Gandhi equity scheme

51. TCS recently topped which company to become India’s most valued company with its market capitalisation of over Rs.2.38 lakh crore?
ONGC

52. Which sporting event’s opening ceremony was held in London recently?
30th Olympics (Summer Olympics 2012)

53. Recently World Bank granted what worth of loan to Himachal Pradesh for green development?
$200 million (Rs.1,000 crore)

54. Which 3 Indian states could be in trouble as the water level at Bhakra reservoir drops and also impact next Rabi crop, wheat?
Haryana, Punjab and Rajasthan

55. Who is set to head as 14th Finance Commission personnel in India?
Yaga Venugopal Reddy

56. Name the deadly virus which has killed 13 people in Uganda recently.
Ebola

57. Which airways will fly daily flight from Mumbai to Johannesburg route from October 2012?
South African Airways

58. Which airport is planned in Meham of Haryana state?
Cargo airport

59. Which finance company is hit by RBI’s gold loan cap?
Muthoot Finance

60. Expand LTV. (Hint: loan)
Loan-to-value

61. Which country won rights to mine under Indian Ocean recently?
South Korea

62. Who is elected as the President for Andhra Pradesh Film Chamber of Commerce for the year 2012-13?
Tammareddy Bharadwaja

63. Which Indian state bagged best heritage tourism award at the 3-day India Tourism Mart held at Bangalore recently?
Bihar

64. Who won the first medal (Bronze) for India at the London Olympics 2012?
Gagan Narang

65. Which country will host the 10th International Junior Science Olympiads?
Mumbai, India

66. Which Indian state will provide Rs.140 crore package to tackle drought situation?
Jharkhand

67. Name the Padma Bhushan, Kalidas Puraskar and Kalaimamani award recipient, Kuchipudi dancer who passed away recently?
Vempati Chinna Satyam

68. Who is appointed as India Chief Executive by Deutsche bank?
Ravneet Gill

69. Expand ESI. (Hint: Sentiment)
Economic Sentiment Indicator

70. What is the extended date for e-filling of tax returns in India?
August 31st 2012

71. Which company will sponsor all Indian medal winners of 2012 London Olympics for the 2016 Rio De Janerio Olympics?
Steel Authority of India

Information Technology

1.    Signals that involve human communications are generally :
a)    Digital
b)    Analog    (Ans)
c)    Either digital or analog
d)    None of these

2.    A large sized network is termed as :
a)     MAN
b)     WAN   (Ans)
c)     LAN
d)     VAN

3.    Spot the odd one amongst the following :
a)    BASIC     (Ans)
b)    WINDOWS
c)    DOS
d)    UNIX

4.    Personal computers can be connected together to form a :
a)    Server
b)    Super Computer
c)    Network     (Ans)
d)    Enterprise

5.    Which of the following is not a storage medium ?
a)    Hard disc
b)    Flash drive
c)    DVD
d)    Monitor    (Ans)

6.    A— shares hardware, software, and data among authorised users;
a)    Network   (Ans)
b)    Protocol
c)    Hyperlink
d)    Transmitter

7.    Which of the following is not related to Internet
a)    Function Key   (Ans)
b)    Link
c)    Browser
d)    Search engine

8.    User can use—– commands to search for and correct words in a computer
a)    Print and Print preview
b)    Header and Footer
c)     Find and Replace
d)    Spelling and Grammer   (Ans)

9.    To see the documents before the printout is taken, use ——
a)    Print Preview   (Ans)
b)    Format Printer
c)    Paste
d)    Insert Table

10.  The domain name of India :
a)    ind
b)    in   (Ans)
c)    id
d)    hin

11.  Which company developed ‘WINDOWS’?
a)    Microsoft    (Ans)
b)    Apple
c)    LG
d)    HCL

12.  The full form of CD
a)    Computer Disc
b)    Compact Disc    (Ans)
c)    Compact Device
d)    Compact Document

13.  Determining whether an Internet site is a commercial (.com) or governmental (.gov) site helps determine its ……
a)    Accuracy
b)    Purpose   (Ans)
c)    Objectivity
d)    Expertise

14.  One Kilo byte = —— bytes
a)    1204
b)    1024   (Ans)
c)     1440
d)     512

15.    Laser Printer was first introduced by :
a)      IBM
b)      Samsung
c)      Canon
d)      HP

16.   Who discovered ‘Mouse’?
a)     Douglas Engelbart     (Ans)
b)     Alen Shugart
c)    Charles Babbage
d)    Edison

17.    WINDOWS is a :
a)      Operating system   (Ans)
b)      Hardware
c)       Virus
d)       None of these

18.    What is used for computer communication between users ?
a)     e-mail   (Ans)
b)     SMS
c)     Tele mail
d)     Phonogram

19.    Which is the exact opposite of ‘space’ key ?
a)     Delete
b)     Insert
c)     Shift
d)     Backspace    (Ans)

20.    Which one of the following is not a hardware ?
a)      Motherboard
b)      Keyboard
c)      Computer Mouse
d)      e-mail    (Ans)

Current Affairs

1.      The native state of Pranab Mukherjee, the President of Inda :
a)      Maharashtra
b)      Uttar Pradesh
c)      West Bengal   (Ans)
d)      Bihar

2.    The venue of the 2016 Summer Olympics :
a)    Rio de Janeiro   (Ans)
b)    London
c)    Innsbruck
d)    Sochi

3.    The Union Finance Minister :
a)    Pranab Mukherjee
b)    S. M. Krishna
c)    P. Chidambaram   (Ans)
d)    Faruq Abdulla

4.    In which state is Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project ?
a)    Karnataka
b)    Kerala
c)    Tamil Nadu   (Ans)
d)    Andhra Pradesh

5.    Which portfolio is held by Salman khurshid in the Union Cabinet ?
a)    Home
b)    External Affairs    (Ans)
c)    Defence
d)    Human Resource Development
6.    Julia Gillard visited India recently. She is the Prime Minister of :
a)    Australia      (Ans)
b)    Bangladesh
c)    Pakistan
d)    Italy

7.    The pilotless target aircraft of India :
a)    Saras
b)    Lakshya    (Ans)
c)    Agni
d)    Prithvi

8.    In which country Mohamed Morsy became president ?
a)    Syria
b)    Tunisia
c)     Egypt    (Ans)
d)    Iran

9.    Which Latin American country granted asylum to Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks ?
a)    Peru
b)    Ecuador   (Ans)
c)    Chile
d)    Brazil

10.  Which neighbouring country of India ended direct media censorship in 2012 ?
a)    Pakistan
b)    Nepal
c)    Bhutan
d)    Myanmar   (Ans)

11.  The venue of 2012 Summer Paralympics:
a)    Innsbruck
b)    Vancouver
c)    London    (Ans)
d)    Nanjing

12.  Name the political parties in Kerala which abstained from Presidential Election 2012 :
a)    Communist Party of India and the Revolutionary Socialist Party    (Ans)
b)    Communist Party of India and Kerala Congress
c)    Revolutionary Socialist Party and IUML
d)    Revolutionary Socialist Party and NCP

13.   After 18 years of negotiations which country joined the World Trade Organisation in 2012 ?
a)     India
b)    China
c)    Russia   (Ans)
d)    USA

14.   After the leaving of Trinamul Congress from the United progressive Alliance which is the second largest party in UPA ?
a)    NCP
b)    DMK   (Ans)
c)    RLD
d)    IUML

15.  The mascot of 2012 Winter Youth Olympics :
a)     Yoggi     (Ans)
b)     Sumi
c)     Miga
d)    Quatchi
16.    Who was the Returning Officer for the Presidential Election 2012?
a)     V.K. Agnihotri    (Ans)
b)     T.K. Viswanathan
c)     D.P. Agarwal
d)    V.S. Sampath

17.   Who is the IT minister of the present Union Cabinet ?
a)     A. K. Antony
b)    Manmohan Singh
c)    Kapil Sibal    (Ans)
d)    Sharad Pawar

18.  Which country successfully test fired the intercontinental Ballistic Missile Dongfeng-41 ?
a)    Taiwan
b)    Japan
c)    China   (Ans)
d)    South Korea

19.   Which Country topped in the medal count of 2012 Summer Olympics ?
a)    Russia
b)    Britain
c)    China
d)    USA   (Ans)

20.   Who is the chairperson of the United Progresive Alliance ?
a)    Manmohan Singh
b)    Sonia Gandhi    (Ans)
c)    Pranab Mukherjee
d)    A. K. Antony

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