Current Affairs Quiz - 2

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  • 1. 
    1   Which of the following state government has announced, ban on import, manufacturing, transportation, stocking and sale of chewable tobacco and increased rate of Value Added Tax (VAT) on cigarettes and related products from the next financial year, while presenting budget in its State Legislative Assembly for 2013-14 on March 6?
    • A. 

      1) Jammu & Kashmir

    • B. 

      2) Nagaland

    • C. 

      3) Rajasthan

    • D. 

      4) Tripura

    • E. 

      5) None of these

  • 2. 
    2   The board of governors of UN atomic agency's on March 7 approved giving director general of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Yukiya Amano a new four-year term without even resorting to a vote. Yukiya Amano belong to country    
    • A. 

      1) Japan

    • B. 

      2) North Korea

    • C. 

      3) South Korea

    • D. 

      4) China

    • E. 

      5) Thailand

  • 3. 
    Who among the following has been selected for the Outstanding Parliamentarian Award for the year 2012?      
    • A. 

      1) Karan Singh

    • B. 

      2) Arun Jaitley

    • C. 

      3) Sharad Yadav

    • D. 

      4) Sachin piolot

    • E. 

      5) Sushma Swaraj

  • 4. 
    4   Which of the following Indian states presented a zero-deficit budget for its state?      
    • A. 

      1) Rajasthan

    • B. 

      2) Jammu & Kashmir

    • C. 

      3) UP

    • D. 

      4) Meghalaya

    • E. 

      5) None of these

  • 5. 
    5   Who among the following will succeed Hugo Chavez, the president of Venezuela who died on March 5 after a two-year battle with cancer?      
    • A. 

      1) Ramón Carrizales

    • B. 

      2) Elías Jaua

    • C. 

      3) Nicolas Maduro

    • D. 

      4) Jorge Rodríguez Gómez

    • E. 

      5) José Vicente Rangel Vale

  • 6. 
    6   Neha Ramu, a 12-year-old Indian-origin girl in UK has stunned everyone after she scored an incredible 162- even higher than Einstein and Stephen Hawking ,in which of the following IQ tests ?      
    • A. 

      1) Stanford-Binet IQ test

    • B. 

      2) Mensa IQ Test

    • C. 

      3) Miller Analogies Test

    • D. 

      4) Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children

    • E. 

      5) Otis-Lennon School Ability Test

  • 7. 
    7   Which of the following Indian composting plants has become the first to get carbon credits from United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in the country?      
    • A. 

      1) East Delhi Municipal Corporation's composting plant

    • B. 

      2) West Delhi Municipal Corporation's composting plant

    • C. 

      3) North Delhi Municipal Corporation's composting plant

    • D. 

      4) South Delhi Municipal Corporation's composting plant

    • E. 

      5) None of these

  • 8. 
    8   With which country US has agreed on exemptions for the auto industry in a mooted Pacific-wide free trade pact?      
    • A. 

      1) India

    • B. 

      2) China

    • C. 

      3) South Korea

    • D. 

      4) Japan

    • E. 

      5) Singapore

  • 9. 
    9   Who among the following has been sworn in for the fourth straight term as Chief Minister to head the fifth consecutive Left Front government in Tripura on March 6?      
    • A. 

      1) Manik Sarkar

    • B. 

      2) Tapan Chakraborty

    • C. 

      3) Manik De

    • D. 

      4) Ratan Bhowmick

    • E. 

      5) Khagendra Jamatiya

  • 10. 
    10   The European Union has fined, which of the following corporations, 561 million euros for failing to offer users a choice of Web browser?      
    • A. 

      1) Microsoft Corp

    • B. 

      2) Google

    • C. 

      3) Apple

    • D. 

      4) Oracle

    • E. 

      5) Adobe system

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