Mega Quiz November (Second): Based Upon Recent Current Affairs For All Examinations

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1.Ayappa Masagi is a well known figure in which of the following?
(A)Constructive Work
(B)Gandhian Thoughts
(C)Water Literacy
(D)Welfare of Women and Children
(E)None of them

2.In which of the following Field “Devang Mehta awards” are given?
(A)Social Works
(B)Medicine
(C)Humanity
(D)Information Technology
(E)Environment conservation

3.Recently Sri Lankan scientist Devika Periera was in news. He has won the coveted ‘Vestergaard Frandsen’ award among the SAARC nations for his contribution to which of the following?
(A)Research on Cancer Treatment
(B)Studies on Malarial Vectors
(C)Studies on Prenatal care
(D)Studies on Environmental protection
(E)Studies in the field of Space technology

4.Which of the following companies has received the BSNL’s “Best Telecom Equipment Manufacturer” Award?
(A)Delta Group
(B)Star Link
(C)Accord Communication Ltd
(D)Twin Telecom
(E)None of them

5.Which of the following personalities in India have recently won UNESCO’s Kalinga Award?
(A)Prof. Yash Pal
(B)Anil Kakodkar
(C)Raghunath Anant Mashelkar
(D)Amartya Sen
(E)None of them

6.Who among the following was felicitated with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 11th Mumbai Film Festival recently?
(A)Dilip Kumar
(B)Amitabh Bachchan
(C)Jaya Bachchan
(D)Dharmendra
(E)Jitendra

Amitabh Bachchan honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award. Greek film maestro Theo Angelopoulos honoured with International Lifetime Achievement Award

7.What was Indian Kabaddi team’s achievement in the recently concluded Asian Indoor Games?
(A)Gold medal
(B)Silver medal
(C)Bronze medal
(D)No Medal
(E)

8.How many Gold medal were begged by the Indian participants in the recently concluded Asian Indoor Games?
(A)4
(B)5
(C)6
(D)9
(E)12

9.Melanne Verveer is a United States Ambassador of Barak Obama for which of the following ? (She was recently in India)
(A)Global Disarmament
(B)Global women’s issues
(C)Global Climate Changes
(D)Global Trade Issues
(E)None of the above

10.Which among the following team won the2009 Asia Cup final women’s Hockey ?
(A)India
(B)China
(C)Malaysia
(D)Pakistan
(E)None of them

11.Which among the following is correct about S Robson Walton ?
(A)US ambassador
(B)An Industrialist
(C)A Scientist
(D)A World Famous Author
(E)None of them

12.Recently who among the following has broken the record of Sachin Tendulkar by scoring 439 runs against Indian Education Society in the U-16 inter school Harris Shield three-day match in November?
(A)Sarfaraz Khan
(B)Ayan Sethi
(C)Ravi Kulkarni
(D)Vinkas Godbole
(E)None of them

13.Fredrik Reinfeldt was recently on an official visit to India, He is Prime Minister of which of the following European countries? Hint: He also met Bindeshwar Pathak of Sulabh who was given Stockholm Water prize recently.
(A)Denmark
(B)Sweden
(C)Finland
(D)Norway
(E)None of them

14.India and the European Union (EU) recently signed an agreement for civil nuclear cooperation and hoped to conclude by 2010 a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) to boost trade and investment. How many countries are members of EU?
(A)23
(B)24
(C)25
(D)26
(E)27

15.Which of the following treaty is related to the establishment of European Union ? (signed in 1993)
(A)Berlin Declaration
(B)Treaty of Maastricht
(C)Valletta treaty
(D)Merger Treaty
(E)None of the above

16.Who among the following is conferred with G D Birla Award for Scientific Research for the year 2009.?
(A)Professor Manindra Aggarwal
(B)Professor Partha Chatterjee
(C)Professor R. Vaidyanathan
(D)Dr. Krishna Dev Kumar
(E)Professor Shekhar Singh

17.Who among the following has won ‘Best Male Cricketer of the year award’ during ‘Sahara Indian Sports Awards’ held recently?
(A)Sachin Tendulkar
(B)Gautam Gambhir
(C)MS Dhoni
(D)Rahul Dravid
(E)None of them

18.Who among the following is the winner of C.K. Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award 2009?
(A)Gundappa Vishvanath
(B)Mohinder Amarnath
(C)Kapil Dev
(D)Sri Nath
(E)None of them

19.With which of the following countries India recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in Bamboo.?
(A)Argentina
(B)Venezuela
(C)Columbia
(D)Peru
(E)Ecuador

20.What is “Glonass”?
(A)A missile
(B)A Satellite
(C)A Satellite Navigation System
(D)A Global Positioning system
(E)None of them

21.Which of the following Karnataka cricketers has been appointed as Vice President of Karnataka State Wildlife Board recently?
(A)Robin Uthappa
(B)Gundappa Vishvanath
(C)Anil Kumble
(D)Javagal Srinath
(E)Venkatesh Prasad

22.Which of the following states recently became the first state in the country to launch the Gram Panchayati Banking outpost to make wages payment directly to the NREGA beneficiaries through the electronic mode?
(A)Karnataka
(B)Orissa
(C)Gujarat
(D)Chhattisgarh
(E)Madhya Pradesh

23.Prestigious Golden Whistle Award is an international award given by International Hockey Federation to which of the following?
(A)Hockey Goal Keeper
(B)Hockey Player
(C)Hockey Umpire
(D)Hockey Coach
(E)None of the above

24.In context with the international maritime disputes, what does CLCS stands for?
(A)Consortium on the Laws of the Continental Sea
(B)Commission on the Laws of the Continental Sea
(C)Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf
(D)Consortium on the Limits of the Continental Shelf
(E)None of them

25.Which among the following has recently launched “Visiting Fellows in Art, Culture and Heritage’?
(A)Jawahar Lal Nehru University
(B)Indian Council of Cultural Relations
(C)Govt. of India
(D)Indira Gandhi National Open University
(E)None of them

26.Who among the following is the winner of Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration 2009?
(A)Ved Bhasin
(B)Praful Bidwai
(C)Balraj Puri
(D)Vinod Dua
(E)M. J. Akbar

27.Who among the following is the winner of Indira Gandhi Prize 2009?
(A)Nelson Mandela
(B)Sheikh Hasina
(C)Aung San Suu Kyi
(D)Azim Premji
(E)None of the above

July 2009: President Pratibha Patil presented the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development to Microsoft founder Bill Gates for his charity work.Gates received the 2007 Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development on behalf of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, at the Presidential Palace, in New Delhi, India, Saturday, July 25, 2009.
November 2009:
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will get the prestigious Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for the year 2009 year for her ‘outstanding contribution to the promotion of democracy and pluralism. The award carries a cash prize of Rs 25 lakh and a citation and is administered by Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust headed by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. It will be presented to the Bangladesh leader during her visit to India next month. (the wrong entry at wikipedia needs to be corrected.

Please refer this document: http://www.pmindia.nic.in/speech/content4print.asp?id=802

28.Ministry of which of the following countries has recently launched a project – ”pmIndia Linking High Potentials” in India which aims at interlinking the scientific-technological cooperation the field of print and media technology?
(A)France
(B)Germany
(C)Finland
(D)Brazil
(E)Russia

29.In which of the following sports India recently won a single Gold medal in 18th Asian Athletics Championships were held in Guangzhou, China in November, 2009?
(A)Pole vault
(B)Triple jump
(C)Shot put
(D)Hammer throw
(E)110 meters hurdles

30.Which among the following is correct term for Joseph Abraham?
(A)track and field athlete
(B)Disc Thrower
(C)Wrestler
(D)Gymnast
(E)None of them

31.What is the per day Pocket Allowance given by Government of India to players and other members of the Indian contingent who are deputed as part of the official contingent for the participation in major international sports events abroad?
(A)USD 15 per day
(B)USD 20 per day
(C)USD 25 per day
(D)USD 30 per day
(E)USD 35 per day

32.Which of the following Indian American has been recently nominated as Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) by President Barak Obama?
(A)Kalpenn Modi
(B)Rajiv Shah
(C)Aneesh Chopra
(D)Sonal Shah
(E)None of them

33.Stephen Harper who was recently in India and whose country signed two MOUs with India is Prime minister of ___?
(A)Mexico
(B)Jordan
(C)Canada
(D)Cyprus
(E)None of them

34.Which among the following is correct about Microsoft DreamSpark programme?
(A)It’s an scholarship by Microsoft for students worldwide
(B)It’s a software programme recently released by Microsoft
(C)It’s a programme of Microsoft which provides students with software design and development tools
(D)It’s a charity programme run jointly by Microsoft and Bill & Melinda gates Foundation
(E)None of the above

35.Channel Islands are a group of British Isles consisting of the islands of Guernsey, Jersey, Alderney, Sark, Herm, Jethou, Brechou, and Lihou . For which of the following they are best known?
(A)Sex Tourism
(B)Tax heavens
(C)Crude oil deposits
(D)Casinos and Gambling heavens
(E)Wine yards

36.Amar Jawan Jyoti, the memorial at the India Gate, was set up to pay homage to the Indian soldiers who died in which of the following?
(A)First World War
(B)Second World War
(C)Indo Pak War of 1965
(D)Sino India War 1962
(E)Indo Pak War 1971

37.Which of the following has recently emerges as India no. 1 place to travel as per a survey by the ‘Traveller’ magazine of world’s greatest places ?
(A)Goa
(B)Kerala
(C)Rajasthan
(D)Agra
(E)New Delhi

38.Which of the following companies has recently launched India’s largest Transmission Line Research and Tower Testing Centre at Kancheepuram district, near Chennai?
(A)Hindustan Construction Company
(B)Larsen and Toubro
(C)Unitech Group
(D)Punj Lloyd
(E)None of them

39.Paris Masters is related to which of the following sports?
(A)Table Tennis
(B)Golf
(C)Badminton
(D)Lawn Tennis
(E)None of them

40.Recently River Tourism has made a mark in India as Inland Waterways Authority of India initiative, the Pandaw cruise vessel hold a Cruise on River Ganga for the first time. This cruise was between______ ?
(A)Rishikesh Haridwar
(B)Kolkata Varanasi
(C)Kanpur Allahabad
(D)Varanasi Patna
(E)None of the above

41.Which of the following world heritage sites of India were displayed in the UNESCO World Heritage Commemorative Medal programme recently launched in New Delhi on occasion of the 64 years of UNESCO-India cooperation?
(A)Taj Mahal,
(B)Buddhist monuments at Sanchi
(C)Great Living Chola Temples
(D)Humayun’s tomb
(E)all of above

42.Which among the following statements are correct regarding the “Passport Seva” project offer, which recently missed its third deadline of November 13?
(A)Its an e-governance initiative of Ministry of External affairs
(B)It envisages giving passports in 3 days
(C)TCS has been awarded the contract implementing the project since in October 2008
(D)Bangalore has been chosen for the Pilot project
(E)All of above are correct statements

43.Where is located the office of WIPO Worldwide Academy ?
(A)Geneva
(B)London
(C)Paris
(D)Tokyo
(E)New York

44.04 December is observed as Indian Navy day to remember Indian Navy’s significant role in the bombing of Karachi harbor in the 1971 war. What name was given to this operation?
(A)Operation Thunderbolt
(B)Operation Black Harbor
(C)Operation Trident
(D)Operation Triveni
(E)Operation Dwarka

45.Which of the following dates in December is observed as Armed Forces Flag Day in India ?
(A)5
(B)7
(C)16
(D)25
(E)28

46.Which among the following is not correctly matched ?
(A)December 1 – World AIDS Day
(B)December 5 – International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development
(C)December 7 – International Civil Aviation Day
(D)December 10 – Human Rights Day
(E)All are correctly matched

47.Which among the following is Not correctly matched ?
(A)December 11 – International Mountain Day
(B)December 18 – International Migrants Day
(C)December 19 – United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation
(D)December 20 – International Human Solidarity Day
(E)All are correctly matched

48.In which of the following country Kwanzaa , a week-long celebration is held honoring African heritage and culture?
(A)South Africa
(B)United States
(C)Canada
(D)Mexico
(E)None of them

49.Which of the following is observed as AIDS Awareness Month ?
(A)December
(B)January
(C)November
(D)March
(E)None of them

50.Which among the following is International Year of Forests?
(A)2009
(B)20010
(C)2011
(D)2012
(E)2013

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Comments

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  • Anonymous
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    Ques 27:

    Bill Gates received the Indira gandhi peace prize.
    Then What did Shaiks Hasina of bangladesh received?
    Please can u explain this.

  • S Dinesh
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    Very Usefull. Thanks a lot.

  • siva
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    who received the Indira gandhi peace prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development2009?
    It is awarded annualy.
    Then how billgates for july and shaike hasina for november.

  • aarti
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    i guess its bill gates received d indira gandhi prize 4 d yr 2007 dis yr in july…….. n sheik hasina was awarded indira gandhi peace prize dor d yr 2009 in nov….

  • yash.amicable
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    Bill gates got the Indira Gandhi Peace price for 2007 and Bangladesh ex prime minister Sheikh Hasina got the award for 2009.2007 award was given in 2009 july.and 2009 award for Indira Gandhi peace was given in Nov 2009.I hope u got it right now.
    -Regds,
    Yash

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