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?

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
[D]None of these

5. Which is India’s first ever Pollution Control Warship?
[A]Samudra Prahari
[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:

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:

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
[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?
[D]None of these

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