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Quiz

1. In the context of which one of the following is 'Doha Round' mentioned frequently in news ?

(1) Global climate change
(2) Global economic recession
(3) Global trades
(4) Global terrorism

2. Which of the following were the watch words of the French Revolution ?

(1) Right, Liberty and Equality
(2) Liberty, Equality and Justice
(3) Liberty, Equality and Fraternity
(4) Rights, Equality and Justice

3. START (Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty) is a treaty between'among ?

(1) China and Japan
(2) USA and Russia
(3) USA and European Union
(4) China, India, USA and Russia

4. 'Boston Tea Party' is associated with which one of the following ?

(1) French Revolution
(2) American Revolution
(3) English Revolution
(4) Russian Revolution

5. What is 'Look East Policy' ?

(1) Government of India's initiative for the infra structural development in the North-Eastern States
(2) India's search for oil and gas in the Eastern shoreline
(3) India's collaboration with some East oil and gas
(4) India's continuting pursuit of close relations with South-East Asian countries

6. When did the United Nations Organization come into existence ?

(1) October 24, 1945
(2) October 24, 1943
(3) November 26, 1945
(4) November 26, 1943

7. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched ?

(1) South Western : Hubli
(2) North Western : Jaipur
(3) Western : Mumbai
(4) Central : Jabalpur

8. Where is Satish Dhawan Space Centre located ?

(1) Chandipur-on-sea
(2) Sriharikota
(3) Thiruvananthapuram
(4) Thumba

9. Who of the following was a contemporary of Alexander, the Great ?

(1) Bimbisara
(2) Chandragupta Maurya
(3) Ashoka
(4) Pushyamitra Sunga

10. Among the following who was the earliest visitor to India ?

(1) Al Beruni
(2) Fa-Hien
(3) Hiuen-Tsang
(4) Megasthnese

11. How is Leila Seth known as ?

(1) First Woman Chairperson of the Union Public Service Commission
(2) First Woman Election Commissioner of India
(3) First Woman Chief Justice of a High Court in India
(4) First Woman Governor of a State in India

12. Who of the following is a contemporary of Gautama Buddha ?

(1) Ashvaghosa
(2) Nagarjuna
(3) Parsvanath
(4) Vardhmana Mahavira

13. Which one of the following is not a football tournament ?

(1) I-League
(2) Irani Trophy
(3) Bardoloi Trophy
(4) Durand Cup

14. In order to win the Grand Slam in tennis, a player must win which of the following group of tournaments ?

(1) Australian Open, Wimbledon, French Open, US Open
(2) Wimbledon, French Open, US Open
(3) Wimbledon, French Open, Paegas Czech Open, US Open
(4) Davis Cup, Wimbledon, French Open

15. For which sport is the Val Barker Cup awarded in the Olympic Games ?

(1) Swimming
(2) Boxing
(3) Long Jump
(4) High Jump

16. Cryogenic English is used in ?

(1) Boeing aircraft
(2) High speed rail engines
(3) Space shuttle
(4) Nuclear testing

17. Which one of the following is the name of the Airborne Early Warning and Control System (AEWACS) inducted in the Indian Air Force ?

(1) Phoenix
(2) Eagle
(3) Kite
(4) Phalcon

18. Which of the following is correct ?

(1) National Voters Day : January 25
(2) World Population Day : June 11
(3) World Heritage Day : May 18
(4) National Technology Day : August 12

19. The Government of India has decided to celebrate___, S Ramanujan's birthday as National Mathematics Day and declared___ as National Mathematical Year ?

(1) 22nd December, 2009
(2) 23rd December, 2011
(3) 22nd December, 2013
(4) 22nd December, 2012

20. Which scripture was called his "Mother" by Gandhiji ?

(1) Ramayana
(2) The New Testament
(3) Bhagwat Gita
(4) The Holy Quran

21. Which one of the following pairs is/are not correctly matched ?

(1) Nobel Prize - 1901
(2) Pulitzer Prize - 1917
(3) Magsay say award - 1957
(4) Booker Prize

22. Who is the author of the book "New Dimensions of India's Foreign Policy" ?

(1) A B Vajpayee
(2) Jaswant Singh
(3) P C Alexander
(4) Yashwant Sinha

23. Liberhan Commission has been appointed to deal with which one of the following ?

(1) Anti-Sikh Riots, 1984
(2) Demolition of Babri Masjid
(3) GZodhra Incident
(4) Mumbai Communal Riots

24. Which one of the following is responsible for bringing out the report on National and Capital Income in India ?

(1) Ministry of Planning
(2) Ministry of Human Resources
(3) Ministry of Human Affairs
(4) Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation

25. In which one of the following places was Asia's first Export Processing Zone set up ?

(1) Cochin
(2) Kandla
(3) Noida
(4) Vishakhapatnam

26. Which one of the following is not a World Heritage Site as identified by UNESCO ?

(1) Kaziranga National Park
(2) Keoladeo National Park
(3) Manas Wildlife Sanctuary
(4) Bandipur National Park

27. Where is the headquarter of Animal Welfare Board of India located ?

(1) Ahmedabad
(2) Chennai
(3) Hyderabad
(4) Kolkata

28. High Altitude Warfare School of the Indian Army is located at ?

(1) Gulmarg
(2) Siachen
(3) Leh
(4) Manali

29. Which Sultan declared himself as Sikandar-i-Sani, the second Alexander ?

(1) Balban
(2) Kaiqubad
(3) Iltutmish
(4) Alauddin Khaji

30. Panini, the first Grammarian of Sanskrit language in India, lived during the ?

(1) 2nd Century BC
(2) 6th - 5th Century BC
(3) AD 2nd Century
(4) AD 5th - 6th Century

31. In the year 1946, who among the following joined the Viceroy's Exective Council with the finance portfolio ?

(1) Mohammad Ali Jinnah
(2) Liaqat Ali Khan
(3) Nawab Salimullah
(4) Shaukat Ali

32. Who was the President of India at the time of Proclamation of emergency in the year 1976 ?

(1) VV Giri
(2) Gyani Zail Singh
(3) Fakhruddin Ali Ahmad
(4) Shankar Dayal Sharma

33. Azlan Shah Cup is associated with ?

(1) Badminton
(2) Cricket
(3) Football
(4) Hockey

34. For playing which one of the games is Franck Ribery well known ?

(1) Badminton
(2) Chess
(3) Football
(4) Table Tennis

35. Who among the following sports personalities is known as the payyoli Express ?

(1) Shiny Abraham
(2) PT Usha
(3) Jyotirmoyee Sikdar
(4) KM Beenamol

36. Van Mahotsav-an annual pan-Indian tree planting festival is celebrated on ?

(1) 10th June
(2) 10th July
(3) 5th June
(4) 5th July

37. With which one of the following games is the Hopman Cup associated ?

(1) Badminton
(2) Lawn Tennis
(3) Hockey
(4) Football

38. Who among the following wrote "The Communist Manifesto" along with Karl Marx ?

(1) Emile Durkheim
(2) Friedrich Engels
(3) Robert Owen
(4) Max Weber

39. Who of the following is the author of the famous book 'Das Kapital' ?

(1) Adam Smith
(2) Karl Marx
(3) Rousseau
(4) Voltaire

40. The famous Palmed Or (Golden Palm) is awarded to the best ?

(1) Sculptor
(2) Painter
(3) Travel writer
(4) Film director

41. In which country did the Industrial Revolution begin in the year 1750 ?

(1) France
(2) Italy
(3) Germany
(4) England

42. Venkatachaliah Commission was constituted to review the ?

(1) Sharing of river water between the states
(2) Creating of new states
(3) Constitution of India
(4) Taxation System

43. Uruguay Round is mentioned in the context to the establishment of which one of the following ?

(1) World Bank
(2) IMF
(3) World Economic Forum
(4) WTO

44. Madhava Menon Committee is associated with the drafting of which one of the following ?

(1) National Population Policy
(2) National Tribal Policy
(3) National Policy on Criminal Justice
(4) National Health Policy

45. Who among the following was the author of 'Common Sense' the revolutionary pamphlet of the American Revolution ?

(1) Thomas Paine
(2) Thomas Jefferson
(3) George Washington
(4) Samuel Adams

46. Who among the following was the first Law Minister of India ?

(1) Jawaharlal Nehru
(2) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
(3) Dr BR Ambedkar
(4) T Krishnamachari

47. Who among the following was the first Chairman of the Planning Commission ?

(1) Dr. Rajendra Prasad
(2) Pt Jawaharlal Nehru
(3) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
(4) JB Kripalani

48. Which portfolio was held by Dr Rajendra Prasad in the Interim Government formed in the year 1946 ?

(1) Defence
(2) External Affairs and Commonwealth Relations
(3) Food and Agriculture
(4) Revenue

49. Who of the following is the author of the book "Imaging India Ideas for the New Century" ?

(1) Arvind Adiga
(2) M J Akbar
(3) Nandan Nilekani
(4) Shashi Tharoor

50. Who is the author of the book "India A Million Mutinies Now" ?

(1) VS Naipaul
(2) Mulk Raj Anand
(3) Nirad C Choudhari
(4) Amitav Ghosh

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