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Friday, May 4, 2012

General Knowledge Quiz - 159

1. Which country is a member of the WTO despite the fact that it became a part of China?
[A]Taiwan
[B]Tibet
[C]Hongkong
[D]Thailand


2. Who authored the book ‘The Science of Bharat Natyam’?
[A]Saroja Vaidyanathan
[B]Yamini Krishnamurthi
[C]J. Sushila
[D]None of these


3. International Day for Disaster Reduction in 2011 was observed on which date?
[A]9th August
[B]13th October
[C]24th November
[D]11th December


4. Tianhe 1A, the world’s fastest supercomputer is made by
[A]United States
[B]Japan
[C]China
[D]None of these


5. Which is India’s first ever Pollution Control Warship?
[A]Samudra Prahari
[B]Nischaya
[C]Varuna
[D]None of these


6. Who became India’s youngest grandmaster?
[A]Parimarjan Negi
[B]Dronavali Harika
[C]Praveen Thipse
[D]S P Sethuraman


7. K C Kulich International Award is associated with:
[A]Medicine
[B]Economics
[C]Journalism
[D]Sports


8. ‘Open’ is the autobiography of which sports personality?
[A]Adam Gilchrest
[B]Glenn Merges
[C]Andre Agassiz
[D]None of these


9. World Cup Football in 2022 is to be held at:
[A]Qatar
[B]UK
[C]Spain
[D]France


10. Who is the first head of UN WOMEN?
[A]Laura Chinchilla
[B]Julia Gillard
[C]Mitchell blachettt
[D]None of these


11. Which of the following committee is related to Corporatisation of Stock Exchanges?
[A]Bimal Jalan Committee
[B]V Achuthan Committee
[C]P M Nair Committee
[D]None of these


12. Which is India’s newest stock exchange for currency derivatives
[A]BSE
[B]NSE
[C]United Stock Exchange (USE)
[D]None of these


13. Jeevan Reddy Committee is related to
[A]Illegal mining
[B]Armed Forces Special Power Act
[C]Environmental Impact Assessment
[D]None of these


14. Which of the following scheme is related with social security for unorganised sector?
[A]Swabhiman
[B]Sabla
[C]Swavalamban
[D]None of these


15. Polavaram Project is located in which state?
[A]Andhra Pradesh
[B]Maharashtra
[C]Madhya Pradesh
[D]Karnataka


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