1.Which of the following countries was plunged into constitutional crisis in June 2009 as its president Manuel Zelaya was expelled to Costa Rica by soldiers of the country's military followed by constitutional controversies?
2.Recently Rafael Correa was re-elected to a second term in April 2009, and was sworn in on 10 August 2009 as president of which of the following countries?
3.After signing civil nuclear cooperation pacts with the United States, Russia, France and Kazakhstan, recently we came to know through newspapers that India is likely to ink another bilateral atomic energy cooperation agreement with which of the following?
4.Recently Island of Luzon was in news as a powerful typhoon battered the life killing 60 people and causing blackouts. Luzon is a main island of which of the following?
5.Recently a newly discovered nuclear site in Iran was in news as it triggered a controversy in the shape of international concern that its nuclear program is geared toward making weapons. Where this nuclear site was discovered?
6.Group of 20 leaders recently designated themselves as the new forum for steering the world economy, ending the long reign of which of the following group which was the preeminent committee for guiding global growth?
7.Which among the following correctly defines Greater Mekong Sub region?
(A)It’s a geographical area in Cambodia, Laos & Myanmar
(B)It’s the basin of the Mekong River
(C)It’s a development project
8.Who among the following is the first President of United States who has chaired a 15 member United Nations Security council meeting since its inception on 17 January 1946 ?
9.Recently launch of which of the following universities of Saudi Arabia was in news as it is the first co-ed university of the oil exporting Muslim Nation?
(A)King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
(B)King Saudi bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences
(C)Prince Sultan Aviation Academy
10.Yukio Hatoyama , the newly elected Prime Minister of Japan since September 2009 belongs to which of the following political parties of Japan? (Please note that he has been succeded by Naoto Kan in June 2010)
(A)Liberal Democratic Party
(B)Democratic Party of Japan
(C)Social Democratic Party
11.Which among the following is located in the "Peace Palace" in the Hague Netherlands?
(A)International Criminal Court
(B)International Court of Justice
(C)International Air Transport Association
12.In which year International Criminal Court was established?
13.Which among the following international institutions was jointly established by World Meteorological Organization and UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme)?
(A) Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
(B)International Organization for Sustainable Development
(C)International Network for Environmental Compliance and Enforcement
14.In which year the first commitment period of Kyoto protocol will expire ?
15.While studying the Clean Development Mechanism we read about CEU which is a standard unit comprising 1 million cubic tonne CO2. What is the correct full form?
(A)Certified Emission Units
(B)Carbon Emission Units
(C)Codified Emission Units
16.Which among the following country has strictest Blasphemy law (recently was in news due to attacks on Christian Missionaries) ?
17.The melting Glaciers in Alps have recently caused the Swiss parliament to approve to redraw its borders with which of the following neighbors of Switzerland?
18.Which among the following is correct designation of Dmitry Medvedev ?
(A)President of Russia
(B)Prime Minister of Russia
(C)Deputy Prime Minister of Russia
19.Spring-8, the largest third-generation (8 GeV) synchrotron radiation facility in the world which provides the most powerful synchrotron radiation currently available. In which country is it located?
20.The UNESCO King Sejong Literacy Prize was created by the Government of the Republic of Korea in 1989. Which of the following has been given award for 2009?
(A)Nirantar's project Khabar Lahariya India
(B)Tin Tua's Literacy and Non-Formal Education Programme Burkina Faso
(C)Both of Them