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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?

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 ...
[B]New Delhi

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 …

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
[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?

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

12. Which of the following represents the year of enactment of Consumer Protection Act?

13. Who is the ex-officio chairman of the recently constituted National River Ganga Basin Authority?
[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)?
[C]Hong Kong

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