Friday, January 11, 2013

Daily Quiz General Knowledge: 11 January 2013

1. India on 10th Jan 2013, rejected Pakistan’s demand for a UN probe into the LoC incident, saying it would be tantamount to internationalising the issue. The development came as reports from Islamabad suggested that a Pakistani soldier had been killed in firing by Indian troops across the LoC. What is LoC?
[Category: IAS GK]
[A] Line of Ceasefire
[B] Lease of Control
[C] Line of Control
[D] Line of Controversy

2. Hind Rattan is the name of an Indian non-governmental diasporic award. Which private organisation award this?
[Category: India World GK]
[A] NRI Welfare Society of India
[B] The Indian Observer Society
[C] NRI Community Worldwide
[D] Pravasi Bharatiya Saghthan

3. The Press Council of India is a statutory, quasi-judicial body which acts as a watchdog of the press. When was it first set up?
[Category: India GK]
[A] 3 March 1947
[B] 26 January 1950
[C] 14 May 1961
[D] 4 July 1966

4. Tatya Tope was an Indian Freedom Fighter and leader in the Indian Rebellion Protests of 1857. What was his original name?
[Category: Indian Modern History GK]
[A] Ramachandra Pandurang Tope
[B] Rambihari Tope
[C] Shyamal Aiyer Tope
[D] Ramasahib Rukhmane Tope

5. The Bhimbetka rock shelters are an archaeological World Heritage site located in Raisen District of which Indian state?
[Category: India Facts GK]
[A] Uttar Pradesh
[B] Madhya Pradesh
[C] Andhra Pradesh
[D] Maharashtra

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