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Monday, December 26, 2011

General Knowledge Quiz - 53

1. Which of the following represents the duration of the 11th five-year plan?
[A]2000-2005
[B]2005-2010
[C]2007-2012
[D]2008-2013



2. This Indian cricketer created news as he became the world record holder for most catches (excluding wicketkeepers) in tests. Identify him from the given options.
[A]Rahul Dravid
[B]Virender Sehwag
[C]Irfan Pathan
[D]Harbhajan Singh



3. Who is known as ‘The Father of Green Revolution’ in India ?
[A]Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel
[B]M. S. Swaminathan
[C]Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru
[D]K. M. Munshi



4. BusinessLine is the business newspaper that belongs to the stable of ...
[A]The Economic Times
[B]The Financial Express
[C]The Hindu
[D]Business Standard



5. The headquarters of the Reserve Bank of India are at ...
[A]Kolkata
[B]New Delhi
[C]Mumbai
[D]Chennai



6. Which of the following personalities was the Miss Universe–2010?
[A]Kenya Moore
[B]Stefania Fernandez
[C]Rachel Smith
[D]Ximena Navarrete



7. Najib Tun Razak was sworn in as the new prime minister of …
[A]Indonesia
[B]Malaysia
[C]Thailand
[D]Maldives



8. The newly appointed chairperson of National Film Development Corporation( NFDC) is …
[A]Naseeruddin Shah
[B]Om Puri
[C]Girish Karnad
[D]Shabana Azmi



9. Haroon Lorgat is the new chief executive of …
[A]International Olympic Committee
[B]FIFA
[C]International Cricket Council
[D]International Hockey Federation



10. In terms of annual steel output, which of the following represents the rank of India throughout the world?
[A]Third
[B]Fourth
[C]Fifth
[D]Sixth



11. Which sector of Indian industry was the second largest recipient of the FDI in the year 2008-2009?
[A]Services
[B]Manufacturing
[C]Construction
[D]Infrastructure development



12. Which of the following represents the year of enactment of Consumer Protection Act?
[A]1982
[B]1984
[C]1986
[D]1988



13. Who is the ex-officio chairman of the recently constituted National River Ganga Basin Authority?
[A]President
[B]Chairman of Central Water Commission
[C]Minister of Water Resources
[D]Prime minister



14. Where would you find the headquarters of Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)?
[A]Manila
[B]Singapore
[C]Hong Kong
[D]Bangkok



15. Which of the following is NOT one of the main greenhouse gases in the Earth’s atmosphere?
[A]Carbon dioxide
[B]Nitrous oxide
[C]Sulphur dioxide
[D]Methane



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