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Monday, July 16, 2012

Latest and Current GK Important Questions for 2012 Exams (GK Quiz - 199)

1. Who is India’s current foreign secretary as in July 2012?
[A]Kanwal Sibal
[B]Nirupma Rao
[C]Shiv Shankar Menon
[D]Ranjan Mathai


2. What does GATT stand for?
[A]General Agreement on Trading Technologies
[B]General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
[C]General Agreement on Transportation Technologies
[D]General Agreement on Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago


3. Kidzania is an international chain of family entertainment centres. Which of the following clebrity has a stake(26%) in the Indian franchise of KidZania?
[A]Akshay Kumar
[B]Sunil Shetty
[C]Shah Rukh Khan
[D]Amitabh Bachchan


4. He was an Indian film director of Hindi films. He started his career with Uski Roti (1969), which won him the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Movie, he went on to win four of them in all. He won the National Film Award for Best Direction in 1974 for Duvidha and later the National Film Award for his documentary film, Siddheshwari in 1989. He passed away on July 6, 2011. Name him
[A]Tapan Sinha
[B]Mani Kaul
[C]Prakash Mehra
[D]Shakti Samanta


5. IT training firm NIIT partnered with which technology company to offer experiential learning to its students?
[A]Infosys
[B]IBM
[C]Cognizant
[D]Wipro


6. What is Absorbic acid better known as?
[A]Yeast
[B]Baking Soda
[C]Vitamin C
[D]Bleaching powder


7. What does the third schedule in the Constitution of India list?
[A]Emoluments for High-Level Officials
[B]The oaths of offices for elected officials and judges
[C]States and Union Territories
[D]The Official Languages


8. What is the currency of Botswana?
[A]Pula
[B]Leera
[C]Dirham
[D]Peso


9. Which is the tallest mammal in the world?
[A]Elephant
[B]Anaconda
[C]Blue whale
[D]Giraffe


10. Which city is the capital of Israel?
[A]Tel Aviv
[B]Bethlehem
[C]Jerusalem
[D]Nazareth


11. Who appoints the judges of the Supreme Court and the Chief Justice of India?
[A]The Prime Minister
[B]The Vice President
[C]The President
[D]The members of the Rajya Sabha


12. Which is the least populated country in the world?
[A]Luxemburg
[B]Zaire
[C]The Vatican
[D]Mongolia


13. What is the full form of GDP?
[A]Gross Domestic Product
[B]General Domestic Product
[C]Gross Domestic Process
[D]General Domestic Process


14. Which American R&B singer(He is also a songwriter, a dancer and an actor) won at Black Entertainment Television (BET) Awards 2011?
[A]Chaka Khan
[B]John Legend
[C]Chris Brown
[D]Aliuane Badara Thiam


15. Which American President was involved in the Watergate scandal?
[A]Richard Nixon
[B]Bill Clinton
[C]Ronald Reagan
[D]George Bush Sr.


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