Gs-quiz 5 [ias-2010]

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  • 1. 
    Jenson Button, the current world champion of F1 belongs to which country-?
    • A. 

      USA

    • B. 

      Brazil

    • C. 

      Spain

    • D. 

      England

  • 2. 
    Soumya Swaminathan won the World Junior girls chess championship held on 3rd November 2009 at-
    • A. 

      Chile

    • B. 

      Germany

    • C. 

      Russia

    • D. 

      Argentina

  • 3. 
    Deepika Kumari was recently in news for her achievement in which sports-?
    • A. 

      Chess

    • B. 

      Badminton

    • C. 

      Table-Tennis

    • D. 

      Archery

  • 4. 
    Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose National Institute of Sports is located at-?
    • A. 

      Gwalior, MP

    • B. 

      Bhiwani, Haryana

    • C. 

      Cuttak, Orissa

    • D. 

      Patiala, Punjab

  • 5. 
    Which among the following pairs is not match correctly-?
    • A. 

      Shikha Tandon- Shooting

    • B. 

      Chetan Anand- Badminton

    • C. 

      Sri Ram Jha- Chess

    • D. 

      Rohan Bopanna- Tennis

  • 6. 
    Which was the 1st Country to ratify "Lisbon Treaty"
    • A. 

      Hungary

    • B. 

      Malta

    • C. 

      Bulgaria

    • D. 

      France

  • 7. 
    Recently On 3rd November 2009, Judges of Indian Supreme Court [including CJI] disclosed their assets information for public. What is the total number of sitting judges in Indian SC-?
    • A. 

      21

    • B. 

      22

    • C. 

      23

    • D. 

      25

  • 8. 
    Bob McDonnell recently won local election held at USA. He represented which state of USA-?
    • A. 

      California

    • B. 

      New-Jersy

    • C. 

      Virginia

    • D. 

      Florida

  • 9. 
    Recently Haryana went through Legislative Assembly Elections-2009. What is the total number of seats in Haryana Legislative Assembly-?
    • A. 

      92

    • B. 

      87

    • C. 

      90

    • D. 

      60

  • 10. 
    Who has been appointed as UNESCO's 1st Woman Director-General recently-?
    • A. 

      Kim Christensen

    • B. 

      Anne Jarvis

    • C. 

      Manjula sood

    • D. 

      Irina Bokova

  • 11. 
    On 4th November 2009. Yash Pal Committee recommended the establishment of a National Commission for Higher Education and Research (NCHER). The Committee submitted its report to-?
    • A. 

      HRD Minister of India

    • B. 

      Prime Minister of India

    • C. 

      Chief Justice of India

    • D. 

      UGC Chairman

  • 12. 
    On 8th November 2009, PM Man Mohan Singh Inaugurated the India Economic summit at which city of India-?
    • A. 

      Hyderabad

    • B. 

      Bangalore

    • C. 

      New Delhi

    • D. 

      Mumbai

  • 13. 
    Which Indian PSU conferred “Navratna” status as 18th PSU in India on 23rd October 2008.
    • A. 

      Shipping Corporation of India Ltd.

    • B. 

      BSNL

    • C. 

      Goa Shipyard Limited

    • D. 

      Coal India Ltd

  • 14. 
    Recently UN Climate Chief urged the International Community to stay with "Kyoto Protocol." Who is He/She-?
    • A. 

      Dr. Jeffery Sachs

    • B. 

      Yvo de Boer

    • C. 

      Mrs. Navanthen Pillay

    • D. 

      Anders Fogh Rasmussen

  • 15. 
    Indian Army is organizing “Dog Force” to detect mines during possible mission against Maoists at which of the following institute?
    • A. 

      Indian Veterinary Research Institute, UP

    • B. 

      Jungle Warfare College, Chattisgarh

    • C. 

      National Institute of Disaster Management, Delhi

    • D. 

      Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses

  • 16. 
    Tipaimukh Dam is a proposed hydroelectric project which was in news due to controversy between-?
    • A. 

      India and Pakistan

    • B. 

      Indian and Burma

    • C. 

      India and Sri-Lanka

    • D. 

      Indian and Bangladesh

  • 17. 
    Scientists in the New Zealand discovered first dinosaur footprints in the country at which place-?
    • A. 

      North Island

    • B. 

      South Island

    • C. 

      East Island

    • D. 

      West Island

  • 18. 
    Recently during 10th India-EU Summit at New Delhi. Both Parties Signed pact on Fusion Energy Research. At present how many countries are involved in Fusion Research-?
    • A. 

      7

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      11

  • 19. 
    Under International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) project 1st Fusion reactor expected to be operational in Cadarche, France by which year-?
    • A. 

      2012

    • B. 

      2014

    • C. 

      2016

    • D. 

      2018

  • 20. 
    Recently “Jaipur Knee” made it in the list of 50 top inventions listed by Time Magazine. Who invented Jaipur Knee-?
    • A. 

      Dr. P. K. Sethi

    • B. 

      Dr. Jeffery Sachs

    • C. 

      Dr. N. K. Mathur

    • D. 

      Dr. Asha Pandey

  • 21. 
    "Ek Kahani Yah Bhi” got Vyas Samman 2008. Who is author of this book-?
    • A. 

      Vijay Santhanam

    • B. 

      Mannu Bhandari

    • C. 

      Rajesh Chakraborty

    • D. 

      Indira Sinha

  • 22. 
    China has postponed a plan to raise the Three Gorges reservoir [on Yangtze River] to its ideal height of 175 meters due to-?
    • A. 

      Protest by Local Community

    • B. 

      International Pressure

    • C. 

      Court Orders

    • D. 

      Lack of Water

  • 23. 
    Who has been declared as the "Test Player of the year" during 6th ICC Award Ceremony held at South Africa on 1st October 2009-?
    • A. 

      Dale Steyn [SA]

    • B. 

      Andrew Strauss [Eng]

    • C. 

      Gautam Gambhir [Ind]

    • D. 

      Ricky Ponting [Aus]

  • 24. 
    On 21st October 2009 Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) has registered its fifth clean development mechanism (CDM) project with UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. This Plant is located at-?
    • A. 

      Maharashtra

    • B. 

      Rajasthan

    • C. 

      Madhya Pradesh

    • D. 

      Gujarat

  • 25. 
    Indian government launched National pension scheme under PFRDA [Pension fund regulatory and development authority] on 1st May 2009. What is the amount of minimum contribution per installment under this scheme-?
    • A. 

      300 Rs

    • B. 

      400 Rs

    • C. 

      500 Rs

    • D. 

      700 Rs