Quiz 264: General Awareness and Current Affairs

1.In which of the five year plan in India, the concept of Financial Inclusion was included for the first time?
(A)9th Five Year Plan
(B)10th Five Year Plan
(C)11th Five Year Plan
(D)8th Five Year Plan
(E)2nd Five Year Plan

2.Who among the following headed the Government of India’s Committee on Financial Inclusion (January 2008) ?
(A)Dr. Rakesh Mohan
(B)Dr. C Rangrajan
(C)Mrs. Usha Thorat
(D)Dr. KC Chakraborty
(E)Prof. Amitrabh Kundu

3.Which of the following Banks launched Kisan Credit Card for the first time?
(A)Reserve Bank of India
(B)State bank of India
(D)Punjab National Bank
(E)None of the above

4.In context with the flow of the rural credit , which among the following comes at the last ?
(A)Primary Agricultural Cooperative Societies
(B)District Central Cooperative Banks
(C)State Agricultural Co-op Banks
(E)None of them

5.Which among the following gives International Socrates Award?
(A)United Nations
(B)World Economic Forum
(C)European Business Assembly
(D)World Wide Fund for nature
(E)British Broadcasting Corporation

6.In which of the following gives International Gandhi Award ?
(A)Government of India
(B)Gandhi Memorial Leprosy Foundation
(C)United nations
(D)Gandhi Foundation
(E)Nippon Foundation

7.Which of the following administers Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding, instituted by Government of India?
(A)Indian Council of Social Science Research
(B)Indian Council for Cultural Relations
(C)Jawahar Lal Nehru University
(D)Council of Scientific and Industrial Research
(E)Indian Council of Historical Research

8.”Puskin Medal” is a prestigious award of which of the following countries?

9.Recently which of the following European countries parliament approved Twenty-eighth Amendment of the Constitution which permitted the Govt of this country to ratify the Treaty of Lisbon of the European Union?
(A)Czech Republic
(E)None of them

10.Where was held the 8th Asia Cooperation Dialogue Ministerial Meeting in October 2009?
(B)New Delhi

11.On November3, 2009 which of the following country becomes the final member-state of the European Union to sign the Treaty of Lisbon, thereby permitting that document’s initiation into European law?
(B)Czech Republic
(E)None of them

12.Which country is playing host to Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings from February to November 2009?

13.Which among the following country plans to launch a mission in late 2009, called WISE?
(B)United States

14.2008 was not designated as follows:
(A)International Year of Planet Earth
(B)International Year of Languages
(C)International Year of the Potato
(D)International Year of Sanitation
(E)None of them

15.Leap second is always ____ ?
(A)positive one-second adjustment
(B)negative one-second adjustment
(C)positive or negative one-second adjustment
(D)two second adjustment
(E)none of them

16.How many countries of Europe combine together to make a borderless zone called Schengen Area created by the Schengen Agreements?

17.Sebastian Vettel is a sportsman of which of the following ?
(A)Formula one
(C)Lawn Tennis
(D)Basket Ball
(E)None of them

18.Which among the following is currency of Slovakia ?
(E)None of them

19.In which of the following countries 2009 Annual Meetings of the Boards of Governors of the World Bank Group and the IMF were held?
(E)None of them

20.George Papandreou was recently elected prime minister of which of the following country after his party won general elections?
(E)None of them,

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  • rajani

    Thanks a lot

  • Anonymous

    its Pushkin

  • Anonymous

    How does significance of act of Portugal and Ireland differ in context of Treaty of Lisbon?

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  • Anonymous

    leap second means odd second….

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