Quiz 240 :Current Awareness for General Studies Paper of Civil Services Examination
1.Which among the following is the first state in India to set up a directorate of social audit ?
2.Which among the following is the leaders of China's socio-political programs 'Great Leap Forward' and the 'Cultural Revolution'?
3.Recently on 24th September 2009, United nations Security Council adopted the resolution 1887 sponsored by United States. This resolution calls for which of the following?
(A)Prevent & Destroy the Terrorism
(B)Prevent the spread of Nuclear Weapons
(C)Extending the United Nations Mission in Liberia
(D)Impose further sanctions on North Korea
(E)Extend Global Warming Resolutions
4.At which of the following places are the headquarters of United Nations Environment Program? (UNEP)
5.To Catalyze a Transition to a Low Carbon World, Climate Neutral Network (CN Net) was launched in 2008 by which of the following ?
(A)Green Building Council
(B)United Nations Environment Programme
(C)Global Environment Facility
(D)World Business Council for Sustainable Development
(E)Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
6.What is the maximum number of satellites ISRO could successfully place in orbit in one go using PSLV?
7. RLV-TD are a series of technology demonstration missions that have been conceived by ISRO as a first step towards realizing a Two Stage To Orbit (TSTO) fully re-usable launch vehicle. What is full form of RLV-TD?
(A)Reusable Launch Vehicle-Technology Demonstration
(B)Remote Launch Vehicle-Technology Demonstration
(C)Return Launch Vehicle-Technology Demonstration
(D)Reusable Launch Vehicle-Technology Device
(E)Remote Launch Vehicle-Technology Design
8.Which among the following publishes World Investment Report ?
(A)World Trade Organization
(C)International Monetary Fund
(D)United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
(E)International Trade Centre
9. Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M3) is an instruments providing the first high-resolution spatial and spectral map of the entire lunar surface to India's first mission to the Moon Chandrayan -1 launched 22 October 2008. It was contributed by __?
(A)National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
(B)Soviet space program
(C)Israel Space Agency
(D)National Aerospace Laboratory, US
(E)National Space Development Agency of Japan
10.According to a report by FAO (Food & Agricultural organization) in 2008 (it is the latest report), what is the number of malnourished children in India?
11.Recently State of Environment Report-2009 was released by Ministry of Environment Government of India. This report has been prepared by which of the following NGOs?
(E) Integrated Rural Development Organization
12.As per the "Urban Poverty Report 2009" which state in India has maximum number of Urban Poors?
13.With which of the following India has signed a 'Mutual legal Assistance Agreement on Criminal Matters' recently ?
14.Recently which of the following two countries have signed a deal to set up a joint venture for mining & Processing Uranium in one of the signer country?
(A)Russia - China
(B)Russia - Mongolia
(C)China - Mongolia
(D)Russia - India
(E)India - Mongolia
15.Emomali Rahman is President of which of the following countries. (India's President was recently on a visit to this country)?
16.Jiquan, Xichang, Taiyuvan & Hainan of China are known for which of the following ?
(A)Nuclear Power Centers
(B)Satellite Launch Centers
(C)International Business Centers
(D)Space Research Centers
17.Under the ambitious Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor project of the central government, which of the following cities in Madhya Pradesh has been selected to establish a 'Knowledge City' recently ?
18.Which of the following teams has won the FIFA U-20 World Cup ?
19.In which year the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, London which is the supreme court in all matters under English law, Welsh law and Northern Irish law started working?
20.Where are the headquarters of International Maritime Organization (IMO), ?