Current Affairs August 2010 Quiz 4

1.Which among the following faith is known as samanam in Tamil?
(A)Buddhism
(B)Hinduism
(C)Jainism
(D)Christianity

2.Who among the following Jain Tirthankar is also known as Kesariya Ji?
(A)Parshvanath
(B)Neminath
(C)Mahavira
(D)Rishabhdev

3.Who among the following is the next appointed Chief Executive Officer of BP (global energy company)?
(A)Bob Dudley
(B)Tony Hayward
(C)Robert Horton
(D)Doug Suttles

4.At which of the following places, a Dolphinarium was recently announced as a part of master plan of a Zoo?
(A)Mumbai
(B)Bangalore
(C)Delhi
(D)Kolkata

5.Alex Higgins or Hurricane Higgins who recently died, was a legendary player of which of the following sports?
(A)Hockey
(B)Football
(C)Snooker
(D)Cricket

6.Who among the following has topped the recent list of World’s 30 most inspirational Women Figures by Forbes?
(A)Oprah Winfrey
(B)Melinda Gates
(C)Angelina Jolie
(D)J K Rowling

7.The 2010 Abuja Declaration which was recently signed on 7 August 2010, is related to which of the following?
(A)Environment Protection
(B)Nuclear Disarmamanent
(C)Information Technology
(D)International Sea Trade

8.Which among the following was NOT changed in the First Quarter Review of the Monetary Policy for 2010-11?
(A)Bank Rate
(B)Repo Rate
(C)Reverse Repo Rate
(D)None of them

9.Which among the following country recently hosted the 15th African union Summit?
(A)Uganda
(B)Ghana
(C)Congo
(D)South Africa

10.Recently on which date, International Day of the World’s Indigenous People was observed?
(A)August 1
(B)August 3
(C)August 6
(D)August 9

11.In which country / regions is located the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument, a new world heritage site?
(A)Philippines
(B)Hawaii
(C)Alaska
(D)Canada

12.Which among the following is the 50th state of US?
(A)Alaska
(B)Colorado
(C)Hawaii
(D)Miami

13.In which year, Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar was instituted ?
(A)2003
(B)2004
(C)2005
(D)2006

14.What is the number of Minority concentration Districts in Uttar Pradesh?
(A)2
(B)4
(C)6
(D)8

The Minority Concentration Districts are divided into two categories.
Category A: Which are having both socio-economic and basic amenities indicators below national average, In Uttar Pradesh, there are Bulandshahar, Budaun, Barabanki, Kheri, Shahjahanpur, Moradabad, Rampur, Jyotiba Phule Nagar, Bareilly, Pilibhit, Bahraich, Shrawasti, Balrampur, Siddharthnagar and Bijnor. (Total 15)

Category B: Which are having either socio-economic or basic amenities below national average. They are Lucknow, Saharanpur, Muzaffarnagar, Meerut, Baghpat & Ghaziabad (Total 6). Check This

15.Bring out the correct full form Government planned / sponsored CCTNS Project?
(A)Cash and Credit Tracking Network & Systems
(B)Consumer Credit Tracking Network & Systems
(C)Crime and Criminal Tracking Network & Systems
(D)None of them

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