Current Affairs Mega Quiz March 2010 (Second) for All Examinations

1.In context with the Savings and investment trends as per the “World Development Indicators 2009 ” released by World Bank, which among the following are world’s largest surplus & largest deficit countries?
(A)USA & Russia
(B)USA & China
(C)China & USA
(D)USA & India
(E)China & Japan

2.Which among the following organizations had appointed a three-member independent panel to probe assassination of Pakistan’s Former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto ? (the report is due to be released by 15th April)
(A)United Nations
(B)Interpol
(C)Asian Human Rights Commission
(D)Scotland Yard
(E)None of them

3.As per the latest guidelines of Reserve bank of India, the banks have been mandated to calculate interest paid on money kept in the savings bank account in the banks on the which of the following basis?
(A)daily
(B)weekly
(C)10 days
(D)15 days
(E)monthly

4.What was the size of the latest acquisition deal by Indian Telco, Bharti Airtel which entered into a legally binding definitive agreement with Zain Group to acquire Zain Africa BV ?
(A)$10.7 billion
(B)$11.7 billion
(C)$12.7 billion
(D)$13.7 billion
(E)None of them

5.The International cricket Council is headquartered at Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Which among the following cities was recently in news as a new venue of ICC headquarters?
(A)Mumbai
(B)Canberra
(C)London
(D)Cape Town
(E)None of them

6.Which of the following European country’s upper house passed the Equality Bill which empowers the government to include “caste” within the definition of “race”?
(A)Germany
(B)Britain
(C)France
(D)Switzerland
(E)None of them

7.Who among the following is a winner of Pritzker Architecture Prize 2010?
(A)Peter Zumthor
(B)Kazuyo Sejima
(C)Jean Nouvel
(D)Richard Rogers
(E)None of them

8.Who among the following is the new Director General of Cellular Operator Association of India?
(A)Sanjay Kapoor
(B)Rajan S. Mathews
(C)Suneeta Reddy
(D)Gopal Mittal
(E)None of them

9.With which of the following sports is related All India Obaidullah Khan Gold Cup ?
(A)Cricket
(B)Hockey
(C)Football
(D)Basket Ball
(E)None of them

10.The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act is applicable in ______?
(A)Whole of India
(B)Whole of India except Jammu & Kashmir
(C)Whole of India except Jammu & Kashmir and Sikkim
(D)Whole of India subject to states participation
(E)None of the above is a correct statement

11.Recently we read in the newspapers that India’s government has issued an order to bring all National Sports Federations under public scrutiny under the ambit of the Right to Information Act. The National Sports Federations now have to designate Central Public Information Officers and Appellate Authorities under which of the following articles of RTI Act 2005?
(A)Section 3
(B)Section 2
(C)Section 4
(D)Section 5
(E)None of them

12.Which among the following states has been allotted 37th National Games by the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) ?
(A)Jammu & Kashmir
(B)Rajasthan
(C)Chhattisgarh
(D)Uttarakhand
(E)Madhya Pradesh

13.Which of the following dates in April is designated World Hemophilia Day, by the United Nations?
(A)12
(B)17
(C)26
(D)27
(E)28

14.On which of the following dates falls the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, ?
(A)13 March
(B)21 March
(C)26 March
(D)2 April
(E)11 April

15.Which month is observed as National Poetry Month in USA and Canada?
(A)February
(B)March
(C)April
(D)May
(E)June

16.Which among the following is the venue of Yonex-Sunrise Badminton Asia Championship, biggest badminton competition in India since the 1982 Asian Games?
(A)New Delhi
(B)Chandigarh
(C)Hyderabad
(D)Mumbai
(E)Bangalore

17.Which among the following company in Telecom Sector accounts for Highest Foreign Direct Investmentin India?
(A)Vodafone
(B)Aircel
(C)Etisalat
(D)S Tel
(E)None of them

18.Which of the following commissions has decided to put in place a expenditure monitoring division recently?
(A)Planning Commission of India
(B)Election Commission of India
(C)Law Commission of India
(D)Finance Commission of India
(E)None of them

19.The 2011 Census of India which is 15th census, is having for the first time a biometric element. This means that every person over a certain age will be photographed and fingerprinted to create a biometric national database. What is the minimum age?
(A)10 years
(B)15 years
(C)18 years
(D)21 years
(E)25 years

20.Who among the following is the winner of 2010 Sony Ericsson Open which was held from March 22 to April 4, 2010.?
(A)Andy Roddick
(B)Tomas Berdych
(C)Luká Dlouhý
(D)Max Mirnyi,
(E)None of them

21.Who among the following has been recently appointed by US President Barak Obama to the post of Chief Agricultural Negotiator, Office of the United States Trade Representative?
(A)Sam B. Thomas
(B)Islam A. Siddiqui
(C)Robert M. McDowell
(D)Felix Alvarez
(E)None of them

22.As per a recent survey carried out by India’s Economic Think Tank National Council for Applied Economic Research (NCAER) , what fraction of Muslims in India live below poverty line (less than Rs 550 a month)?
(A)25%
(B)31%
(C)36%
(D)39%
(E)40%

23.Which of the following states with large Muslim Population in India does not have a quota for backward Muslims for reservation in Govt. Jobs?
(A)Bihar
(B)Kerala
(C)Karnataka
(D)Uttar Pradesh
(E)Tamil Nadu

24.Which among the following states in India has the highest number of families living below the poverty line (BPL)?
(A)Bihar
(B)West Bengal
(C)Uttar Pradesh
(D)Madhya Pradesh
(E)Rajasthan

25.How many Points of Presence (PoP) have been established with 2.5 Gbps capacity as a core backbone of National Knowledge Network in the initial phase?
(A)8
(B)11
(C)15
(D)22
(E)25

26.Which of the following Travel companies has launched ‘Indian Golf League’ recently ?
(A)Travel Corporation of India
(B)Thomas Cook (I) Ltd
(C)Cox & Kings
(D)SITA
(E)Mercury Travels

27.Recently India received Second Phalcon AWACS (airborne warning and control systems), or “eyes in the sky”, from Israel. This comes under a deal worth $1.1 billion , signed in 2004. The mounting of Phalcon AWACS is a tripartite project including India, Israel and ______?
(A)United States
(B)Russia
(C)France
(D)Germany
(E)South Korea

28.Which of the following High Courts granted permanent commission to women officers in all three wings of the armed forces in March 2010?
(A)Delhi High Court
(B)Rajasthan High Court
(C)Allahabad High Court
(D)Andhra Pradesh High Court
(E)Bombay High Court

29.Who among the following is the author of “Sea of Poppies” ?
(A)Amitav Ghosh
(B)Rujuta Diwekar
(C)Chetan Bhagat
(D)H C Verma
(E)none of them

30.Which of the following submarine will be leased to the Indian Navy in 2010 as INS Chakra as the final lease deal was inked recently during visit of Russian PM Vladimir Putin?
(A)K-152 Nerpa
(B)K-157 Vepr
(C)K-295 Samara
(D)K-284 Akula
(E)None of them

31.Which of the following Indian Celebrities has become Goodwill Ambassador of the United Nations Environment Programme in March 2010?
(A)Sachin Tendulkar
(B)Amir Khan
(C)Amitabh Bachchan
(D)Abhishek Bachchan
(E)Akshay Kumar

32.What is the new target of India’s growth as per the new mid term review of the 11th plan recently released by Planning Commission?
(A)7.5%
(B)8%
(C)8.5%
(D)9%
(E)7.1%

33.As per the Yearbook of Industrial Statistics 2010 released by UNIDO (United Nations Industrial Development Organization, India has emerged as one of the world’s top ten countries in industrial production. What is India’s Position?
(A)6th
(B)7th
(C)8th
(D)9th
(E)10th

34.Which of the following companies has launched a new multi-city community-based five on five recreational basketball league in India in association with National Basketball Association?
(A)Ashok Leyland
(B)Mahindra & Mahindra
(C)Larsen & Toubro
(D)Bharti Airtel
(E)None of them

35.Who among the following is the 2009 winner of Vyas Samman ?
(A)Mannu Bhandari
(B)Parmanand Srivastava .
(C)Narendra Kohli
(D)Amar Kant
(E)None of them

36.Who among the following is the highest-paid footballer in the world?
(A)David Beckham
(B)Lionel Messi
(C)Wayne Rooney
(D)Eddie Johnson
(E)Cristiano Ronaldo

37.On which place is Saina Nehwal in the current BWF world Rankings?
(A)4
(B)5
(C)6
(D)7
(E)8

38.Which of the following is the First State in India to introduce a State Health Bill , which guarantees a right to health and well being?
(A)West Bengal
(B)Assam
(C)Kerala
(D)Tamil Nadu
(E)Andhra Pradesh

39.Ann Veneman is the current executive director of UNICEF. Who among the following has been named in March 2010 to succeed Ann Veneman as New Executive Director of UNICEF?
(A)Sandy Berger
(B)Anthony Lake
(C)Brent Scowcroft
(D)Henry Kissinger
(E)None of them

40.What was the Industrial production growth in January 2010?
(A)15.3%
(B)16.7%
(C)17.6%
(D)18.9%
(E)12.5%

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Comments

  • kishan
    Reply

    Sir
    please let me know whether the state having maximum population below poverty line is uttar pradesh or bihar……

  • Anonymous
    Reply

    7.2 % growth is for current fiscal or wat ??? kindly clarify

  • Admin
    Reply

    7.2% is the advance estimates for 2009-10, as announced by Finance Minister. For the year 2010-11, it is projected to be 8.5 percent (plus or minus of 0.25 per cent). For mid term review Read This

  • Anonymous
    Reply

    Thank u sir…………much needed info.

  • Anonymous
    Reply

    i guess….the answer for Q-5 is Mumbai….because Sharad Powar is going to head ICC and that's why they were planning to shift the ICC HQ to Mumbai…check it out

  • Admin
    Reply

    Check This my friend

  • Anonymous
    Reply

    sir, your work is highly appreciable. continue with it. big thanks to you.

  • Anonymous
    Reply

    in Q-35….Amar Kant is the winner for 2009 and not 2010(though the award is given in 2010)…and similarly, Mannu Bhandari is for 2008 and not 2009….check it properly please….

    http://www.thehindu.com/2010/03/18/stories/2010031851170200.htm

  • Anonymous
    Reply

    Sir i am selected for SBI clerical…

    plz give interview tips and type of questions that they may ask..

    plz mail them to [email protected]

  • Anonymous
    Reply

    Please add Section of Questions for PCS-Judiciary preparation…Much awaited pls…Waiting for ur reply sir…Regards

  • Anonymous
    Reply

    sir i will be appearing for law entrance in may . tell me how much gk to prepare as it is very wide subject. and just reading a facts will help

  • Anmol
    Reply

    hey hi who is this

    i am also appearing for my law entrance

    ……
    which classes do u attend

  • Nazeeya Shafiahamed
    Reply

    Sir,

    I am appearing for sbi clerical interview kindly brief me about the interview pattern and possible question theym might ask

    regds
    nazeeya

  • Anonymous
    Reply

    hello sir,first of all i would like to thank you for doing this marvellous job.its really very appreciable.
    sir i will be appear for clat this may,the gk section of this paper consists around 50 questions covering all the section viz history,geography, current affairs.i m having so less time and have so much to prepare,i m very confused about what to learn what not,sir can u please guide me 4 current affairs,i need ur help. eagerly waiting 4 your response. thank you

  • Anonymous
    Reply

    hey anmol i m not the one to whom u had asked the question, but i m also preparing 4 law from lst,modules of lst are so helpful if u want then u can also join

  • Anmol
    Reply

    hey me also go to law classes near A.M.A and wer are you preapring legal and logic

  • tanya
    Reply

    yops i m doin so,for logic m using RS Agrawal nd for legal section i refer to modules

  • Anonymous
    Reply

    will you provide some extra material for socio-economic section for BOB(clerk exam.-06-06-2010)?

  • Anonymous
    Reply

    thanks a lot sir for providing such a nice collection and plz provide us some questions on socio-economic section. thx

  • Anonymous
    Reply

    jhkass he sir

  • Anonymous
    Reply

    its reaally good