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Friday, April 6, 2012

GK for Civil Services Prelims and Mains Exams(General Knowledge Quiz - 139)

1. In which of the following districts REC-Amar Seva Sangam Integrated Training and Development Centre for Physically Challenged has been inaugurated?
[A]Kanchipuram
[B]Ariyalur
[C]Tirunelevli
[D]Erode



2. The thrust areas of revised Swarna Jayanti Shahri Rozgar Yojana are
[A]urban self employment programmes
[B]Skill training for employment promotion among urban poor
[C]urban wage employment programme
[D]All of the above



3. Sharad Pawar launched 2012 as the year of ___
[A]Pisciculture
[B]Horticultureand
[C]Agriculture
[D]Science



4. Which of the following states in India contributed more than 50% of the country's total tea production in 2011?
[A]Assamand
[B]Arunachal Pradesh
[C]Manipur
[D]Science



5. Which of the following statements are true regarding the MOU signed for promoting Incredible India campaign?
[A]Ministry of Tourism would provide budgetary support for identified film festivals and events.
[B]Ministry to facilitate the publicity through available content based on existing audio-visual material.
[C]Both (A) and (b).and
[D]None of the above.



6. Name the Indian-born professor who became the first recipient of Gunnerus sustainability award.
[A]Kamal Bawa
[B]Jatin Sharma
[C]Rajat Jain
[D]Anthony Shahid



7. Which Brazilian auto parts manufacturer joined the Sahara Force India team as an official partner for the 2012 season?
[A]Aethraand
[B]Daimler AG
[C]Renault
[D]Chrysler



8. Pulitzer Prize is given in the field of ___________.
[A]Literatureand
[B]Social Service
[C]Films
[D]Sports



9. Name the former Macedonian President who passed away recently?
[A]Kiro Gligorovand
[B]Jezdimir Bogdanski
[C]Viladimir Mitkov
[D]Vanco Apostolski



10. Nirbhashan (Exile) is the autobiography of
[A]Shobha De
[B]Medha Patkar
[C]Arundhati Roy
[D]Taslima Nasreenand



11. Who won the Aeroflot International Open Chess Tournament, 2012?
[A]Mateusz Bartel
[B]Anton Korobov
[C]Pavel Elijanov
[D]Krishnan Sasikiran



12. The youngest ever Microsoft certified professional who died recently at the age of 16, is
[A]Arpinder Singh
[B]Arfa Karim Randhava
[C]Girish Varma
[D]Rafeeq Ahmed



13. Which of the following Argentinean bike rider died after being involved in an accident on the first day of the Dakar Rally?
[A]Nick Sanders
[B]Ted Simon
[C]Jorge Martinez Boero
[D]EwAn McGregor



14. Who received Silver Bear award for the Best Actor at the Berlin film Festival?
[A]Mikkel Boe Folsgaardand
[B]Paolo Taviani
[C]Vittorio Taviani
[D]Bence Fliegauf



15. The New York Times' foreign correspondent and a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner who died recently, is
[A]Anthony Shadidand
[B]Girilal Jain
[C]Ravindra
[D]Jagat Narain



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