Monday, December 20, 2010

Current Affairs


Q.Where is located the Central Seed Testing and Referral Laboratory (CSTL) which was notified recently in 2007?
Q.BRIC countries account for what fraction of world's population?
Q.Stirling Prize is given in which of the following fields?
 3Social Service
Q.2010 Nobel Literature Prize winner Mario Vargas Llosa is from which of the following countries?
Q.Who is elected as Costa Rica’s first female president?
 1Lisa Baily
 2Laura Chinchilla
Q.Who won 1st gold medal for India in Asian games 2010 ?
 1Gagan Narang
 2Somdev Barman
 3Bajrang Lal Takhar
 4Sushil Kumar
Q.A man pushed a wall and fails to displace it. He does
 1No work at all
 2Negative work
 3Positive but not maximum work
 4Maximum work
Q.Who wrote the 'Communist Manifesto'?
 2Karl Marx
 4None of these
Q.Who was the first Indian to receive the World Food Prize?
 1Dr. Verghese Kurien
 2Dr. M. S. Swaminathan
 3Dr. Amita Patel
 4None of these
Q.The Dronacharya Award for sports coaches was instituted in the year
Q.Red Cross was founded by
 1J. H. Durant
 2Baden Powell
 3Trygve Lie
 4Frederick Passey
Q.What is the name of the Parliament of Bangladesh?
 1Jatiya Sansad
 3People's Council
 4National Assembly
Q.The world's tallest free-standing structure is
 1Eiffel Tower
 2Leaning Tower of Pisa
 3Bruj Dubai
 4Qutab Minar
Q.KLM Airlines belongs to
 2The Netherlands
Q.Basel Norms are related with further strengthening and performance of
 1Public sector manufacturing units
 2Banking industry
 3Educational institutes
Q.The number of people living Below Poverty Line (BPL) is maximum in
 2Jammu & Kashmir
Q.If some people wish to start a banking company in India, they certainly need a permission of the
 1Indian Banks' Association
 2Ministry of Finance
 3Banking Ombudsman
 4Reserve Bank of India
Q.As per the reports published by the Government of India, what is the approximate percentage of the people in rural India who hold a bank account?
Q.Many times, we read a term `ISO'. What is the full form of the same?
 1Insurance & Social Obligations
 2International Space Organisation
 3Integrated Security Organisation
 4International Standards Organisation
Q.Which of the following countries has decided to use the revenue collected from newly discovered oil field to make a Special Sovereign Fund?
Q.Which of the following has written the book "Between the Lines"?
 1V. S. Naipaul
 2Prem Bhatia
 3Kuldeep Nayyar
 4C. Rangarajan
Q.The Word Population Day is observed on
 110th July
 211th July
 310th August
 411th August
Q."Navratna Status" is awarded to which of the following organizations/ units?
 1Those IITs/IIMs who are doing good research work
 2Defence production units/factories who are showing good profits
 3Any public sector manufacturing unit doing well and earning good profits
 4A public sector bank rated very hing by the RBI in the area of customer service and recovery of NPAs
Q.Twang I and Twang II, two big hydropower projects are being developed in the state of
 4Arunachal Prades
Q.Who amongst the following is not a member of the Council of Ministers headed by Dr. Manmohan Singh?
 1Mr. Vilasrao Deshmukh
 2Mr. Kamal Nath
 3Ms. Ambika Soni
 4Mr. Rahul Gandhi
Q.As we all know, emission of certain gases is responsible for the level of Global Warming. Which of the following gases makes, maximum contribution in the same?
 3Carbon Dioxide
Q.As per the National Food Security Act, how much wheat or rice, the people below poverty line, will get every month @ Rs. 3 per kg.?
 110 kg.
 215 kg.
 320 kg.
 425 kg.
Q.Which of the following is / are the objectives of the National Mission on Sustainable Habitat?
(A) Greater emphasis on urban waste management and recycling. (B) Emphasis on use of items made of plastics and other such material and not of metals, as they need deep digging of earth.
(C) It suggests incentive for use of public transportation more and more.
 1Only A
 2Only B
 3Both A & C
 4Both A & B
Q.Which of the following nations celebrated its first Republic Day on 29th May 2009?
Q.Which of the following is the name of the international treaty which was signed by many nations to curb production of atomic bombs and other such Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)?
 1123 Agreement
 2Rio Declaration
 3Rotterdam convention
 4Nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty (NPT)


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