Quiz 269: Current Awareness : For All Examinations

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1.In which of the following fields Tyeb Mehta was known for ?
(A)Science & Technology
(C)Indian Classical Music

2.Who among the following is the first woman in India to head an State election commission?
(A)Neela satyanarayan
(B)Sudha Pillai
(C)Rita Sinha
(D)Leena Mehendale
(E)None of them

3.Which among the following is the latest member of SAARC ?
(E)Sri Lanka

4.Where was held the J8 summit in Mid of 2009?

5.Which among the following is a correct explanation of ” The Universe, Yours to Discover”?
(A)It’s title of a recent report by International Astronomical Union
(B)It is a documentary film recently released by NASA
(C)It’s theme of International Year of Astronomy IYA 2009
(D)It’s a book about the universe recently won award
(E)None of the above

6.In which of the following countries World’s first “self-irrigating” plant was discovered in 2009?
(A)Saudi Arabia
(E)None of them

7.Hemis festival is dedicated to Lord Padmasambhava (Gur Rimpoche) venerated as the representative reincarnate of Buddha. In which part of India it is held every year?
(A)Himachal Pradesh
(C)Arunanchal Pradesh

8.With which of the following sports “Aga Khan Trophy” is related to ?
(A)Field Hockey
(B)Horse Racing
(C)Show Jumping
(D)Table Tennis
(E)None of them

Aga Khan Trophy is not related to Horse Racing only. Click on the link in the question.

9.Which of the following country will be assuming the chair of the 56-member Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) in 2010 from Greece?
(B) Kazakhstan
(D) Netherlands

10.In which year First Roundtable conference on Kashmir was held in New Delhi ?

11.Recently who among the following was first baton-bearer of Queen’s baton relay for next year’s Commonwealth Games in New Delhi?
(A)Sania mirza
(B)Abhinav Bindra
(C)Kapil Dev
(D)Milkha Singh
(E)Susheel Kumar

12.What is the total number of the Supreme Court Judges (Including CJI) after the Supreme Court (Number of Judges ) Amendment Act 2008?

13.Jarawa are the indigenous people or Adiwasis prominent in which part of India?
(C)Andaman & Nicobar Islands
(E)West Bengal

14.In which of the following months Quami Ekta Week or National Integration Week is celebrated every year ?

15.In which year Indira Priyadarshini Vriksha Mitra (IPVM) Awards had been instituted by Government of India?

16.Which among the following is correct about INS Arihant?
(A)India’s First air-craft career
(B)India’s first N-submarine
(C)India’s First Indigenous Aircarft Career
(D)India’s first Missile range instrumentation ships
(E)None of them

17.Which country is compiling World’s first Traditional Knowledge Digital Library?
(C)South America
(D)United States

18.In which region Hemis Gompa is located in India?
(C)Himachal Pradesh
(D)Arunanchal Pradesh
(E)None of them

19.Which of the following amendment bill has extended the nomination of Anglo-Indians to the Lok Sabha and Legislative Assemblies by another 10 years?
(A)109th Amendment Bill
(B)108th Amendment Bill
(C)107th Amendment Bill
(D)105th Amendment Bill
(E)None of them

20.Where is located the Great Banyan Tree in India?
(E)None of them

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  • Anonymous

    when will you post the nov mega quiz-2 . i am despirately waiting for that.

  • Anonymous


    i think aga khan trophy is related to field hockey.

    please correct me if i am wrong.

  • Anonymous

    sir i have some confusion in question no.8,i think answer is horse racing………

  • loveyD

    Sir , really a good collection and thanks for giving the hints of the questions…really nice..

  • Anonymous

    Aga khan trophy is established in 1926 in the field of horse racing……….pls correct the answer

  • Ruchi

    You are wrong Aga khan is related to horse Race not Hockey

    With best wishes Ruchi

  • Anonymous

    aga khan cup is related to field hocky & aga khan trophy is related to show jumping.