Current Affairs August 2010: Quiz 1

1.Which among the following articles is also known as “Right to Constitutional Remedies”, which later culminated in the concept of Public Interest Litigation by the Supreme Court?
(A)Article 28
(B)Article 29
(C)Article 32
(D)Article 33

2.India is second largest producer of tea in the world after China. Approximately what fraction of total production of tea in India is carried out by small holdings?
(A)One Third
(B)One Fourth
(C)One Fifth

3.Which among the following country / regions is not among the “Four Asian Tigers”?
(A)Hong Kong

4.In context with Bhutan, what is Druk Gyalpo?
(A)A place in Bhutan
(B)Bhutan’s Dragon
(C)Bhutan’s King
(D)Bhutan’s Religious Guru

5.A wish of which of the following Dalai Lama culminated in the Tawang Monastery in India?
(A)4th Dalai Lama
(B)5th Dalai Lama
(C)6th Dalai Lama
(D)7th Dalai Lama

6.What is the contribution of the Central Government in the Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme (IGNOAPS) towards a beneficiary?
(A)Rs. 200 per month
(B)Rs. 150 per month
(C)Rs. 300 per month
(D)Rs. 400 per Month

7.Consider the following statements in context with the Nutrient Based Subsidy Scheme for Fertilizers:
1. The subsidy is being provided as per the fraction of N, P, K & S in the fertilizers
2. Government is releasing the subsidy through the middlemen.
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
(A)1 only
(B)2 only
(C)both 1 & 2
(D)neither 1 nor 2

8.Consider the following statements in context with the National Policy for Petrochemical Exports:
1. The policy aims to increase / modernize the existing number of processing units in the country
2. The policy aims to control the domestic demand for polymers
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
(A)1 only
(B)2 only
(C)1 & 2 both
(D)Neither 1 nor 2

9.Which among the following country had recently put forward a resolution in United Nations, which culminated in a United Nations latest resolution which makes “Access to clean water a Human Right” ?

10.Which among the following is odd man out?
(A)A.K. Bansal
(B)N Ibomcha Singh
(C)Deepak Mondal
(D)A.K. Kutty

11.Which among the following event was not won by Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Saina Nehwal recently?
(A)Indian Open Grand Prix
(B)Singapore Open
(C)Indonesian Open
(D)Thailand Open

12.Who among the following has recently become the first Indian to qualify for 2012 Olympics?
(A)Abhinav Bindra
(B)Somdev devvarman
(C)Gagan Narang
(D)Joseph Abraham

13.What name has been given to India’s first MSME call center, launched in July 2010?
(A)Udyami Mitra
(B)Udyami Helpline
(C)Udyami Hotline
(D)Udyami Sanchar

14.Who among the following is the author of Three Farmers of Jobra?
(A)Amartya Sen
(B)Mohammad Yunus
(C)C K Prahald
(D)James Heckman

15.Who among the following is not among the Brand Ambassadors for the Commonwealth Games?
(A)Abhinav Bindra
(B)Gagan Narang
(C)Samresh Jang
(D)Susheel Kumar



  1. Anonymous

    August 4, 2010 at 9:30 am

    i think there are three brand ambassadors for the common wealth games …susheel kumar,abhinav bindra and saina nehwal

  2. Anonymous

    August 4, 2010 at 11:05 am

    In question no. 9, did you mean which country has put forward a resolution in UNITED NATIONS??? In the question its written United STATES…Plz clarify my doubts..

  3. Anonymous

    August 5, 2010 at 11:39 pm


  4. Anonymous

    August 6, 2010 at 7:48 pm

    i think the brand ambassadors for the commonwealth games are vijendra kumar, abhinav bindra and saina nehwal

  5. Anonymous

    December 3, 2010 at 6:13 am

    are there no quizzes for june and july? cant find them on the site. pls post the link if any

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