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Saturday, December 10, 2011

General Knowledge Quiz - 41

1. Nobel prize for literature 2010 won by Closa. Closa is which language’s author?
[A]English
[B]Spanish
[C]Italian
[D]German



2. Who is the president of Telengana Rashtra Samiti, which is demanding for a separate Telgana state dividing the state of Andhra Pradesh?
[A]K. Chandrababu Naidu
[B]K. Chandra Sekhar Rao
[C]Jagan Mohan Reddy
[D]P. Rosaia



3. Which commission recommends 10 percent quota for Muslims in government jobs, educational institutions and social welfare schemes?
[A]Rangnath Mishra Commission
[B]Barua Commission
[C]Dinkaran Commission
[D]Tiwari Commission



4. Which one of the following is not matched correctly?
[A]Calcutta High Court – 1862
[B]Delhi High Court – 1966
[C]Gujarat High Court – 1960
[D]Uttarakhand High Court – 2008



5. Which statement is not correct?
[A]The united nations has designated 2011 the International year of chemistry.
[B]The theme of the international year of chemistry is ‘chemistry-our life, our future’.
[C]Its aim to raise awareness of chemistry among the general public.
[D]Events for the year are being coordinated by WHO.



6. Which city of world is also known as the Manhattan of the Desert?
[A]Rawalpindi (Pakistan)
[B]Surat (India)
[C]Shibam (Yemen)
[D]Teharan (Iran)



7. The UN general assembly consists of the representatives of all the member states. Each state has one vote, but-may send how many representatives?
[A]2
[B]4
[C]5
[D]10



8. Consider the following statements:
1. Security council consists of 15 members, each of which has one vote.
2. There are five permanent and 10 nonpermanent members.
3. The permanent members have the power to veto any move
Which statement/statements is/are true?
[A]1, 2 and 3
[B]1 and 2
[C]1 and 3
[D]2 and 3



9. When the post of High Commissioner for Human Rights was established?
[A]1984
[B]1990
[C]1993
[D]2008



10. The International Maritime organization (IMO) was established as a specialized agency of UN by UN Maritime conference in 19 Where is the Head quarter of IMO situated?
[A]Geneva
[B]Paris
[C]London
[D]New Delhi



11. The leagne of Arab states is also known as ‘Arab League’ is a voluntary association of countries of Arabic speaking. When was this organization instituted?
[A]1948
[B]1945
[C]1946
[D]1949



12. The European Union (EU) is a sui generis political body. What is the number of countries related with EU?
[A]25
[B]27
[C]28
[D]31



13. Consider these statements:
1. The Gulf co-operation Council (GCC) is a loose political and economic alliance of six gulf countries.
2. The GCC was formed in May 1981 against the back drop of the Islamic revolution in Iran and the Iraq-Iran war.
3. The HQ of GCC is situated in Riyad (Saudi Arabia)
Which statements are true?
[A]1, 2 and 3
[B]1 and 2
[C]1 and 3
[D]2 and 3



14. Interpol is the world’s largest international police organization with 188 member countries. In which year Interpol was created?
[A]1920
[B]1923
[C]1939
[D]1956



15. Which country is not the member of organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries (OAPEC).
[A]Egypt
[B]Algeria
[C]Iran
[D]Iraq



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