Quiz 273 : Current Affairs

1.What is the Modern name of a country which has Abyssinia as its old name?
(A)Ethiopia
(B)Egypt
(C)Surinam
(D)Lebanon
( E)None of the above

2.Recently we read in the newspapers about Uttar Pradesh Buddhist Circuit Development Project which includes development of Buddhist centers situated at Sarnath, Kushi Nagar, Kapila vastu, Sravasti and Sankisa. Which among the following countries is providing assistance to get this project developed?
(A)Japan
(B)China
(C)USA
(D)Singapore
( E)None of them

3.As per the latest official figures, what is the tele-density in India by the end of September 2009?
(A)25.31
(B)36.50
(C)43.50
(D)29.70
( E)none of them

4.Who among the following heads a committee constituted by the Prime Minister to resolve procedural impediments to the National Highways Development Program.? The recommendations were recently approved by the cabinet committee of economic affairs
(A)Saumitra Chaudhuri
(B)B.K. Chaturvedi
(C)Dr. Narender Jadhav
(D)Dr. K. Kasturirangan
( E)Arun Maira

5.In which year Govt. of India has launched National Meat and Poultry Processing Board?
(A)2006
(B)2007
(C)2008
(D)2009
( E)none of them

6.Which of the following has recently became first state in India to come out with an Action Plan on Climate Change?
(A)Gujarat
(B)Delhi
(C)Punjab
(D)Andhra Pradesh
( E)Karnataka

7.Vikas Swaroop is popularly known to be as following?
(A)A film Maker
(B)A novel writer
(C)A Painter
(D)A politician
( E)A journalist

8.Approximately how many houses have been sanctioned under Jawaharlal Nehru Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) under Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation as of October 31, 2009?
(A)8.5 Lakh
(B)11.5 Lakh
(C)13.5 Lakh
(D)14.5 Lakh
( E)15.5 Lakh

9.Raja Rammohun Roy Library Foundation (RRRLF) was established in May, 1972 by the Department of Culture, Govt. of India to spread library services all over the country in cooperation with State Governments, Union Territory Administrations and Organization working in the field. Where are the headquarters of Raja Rammohun Roy Library Foundation?
(A)Chennai
(B)Mumbai
(C)Kolkata
(D)Lucknow
( E)Bhubneshwar

10.How many institutes under the ministry of culture have been covered under the newly launched “Visiting Fellows in Art, Culture & Heritage” scheme (effective November 2009) ?
(A)9
(B)17
(C)25
(D)32
( E)33

11.Whose birth anniversary is observed as the National Education Day in India?
(A)Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
(B)Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
(C)Jawaharlal Nehru
(D)Rajendra Prasad
( E)None of them

12.Lt Gen K S Master Memorial Medal is given for outstanding performance in which of the following?
(A)For Medical services in the armed forces
(B)For achieving first place in advanced course at Armed forces medical college
(C)For best dental care
(D)For best nursing service in AFMC
( E)None of them

13.To encourage which of the following the Govt. of India has recently launched ‘Best Civic Management of a Tourist Destination in India’?
(A)Tour Operators
(B)Destination Managers
(C)Mayor/Pradhan/Adhyaksh of the Municipal Bodies
(D)State Governments
( E)All of above

14.Which among the following has been decided by the government recently to observe as India Corporate Week ?
(A)First Week of December Every Year
(B)Second Week of December Every Year
(C)Third Week of December Every Year
(D)Last Week of December Every Year
( E)First Week of Janaury Every Year

15.The village /taluka/ panchayats of which of the following states was not awarded Nirmal Gram Puraskar 2009?
(A)Kerala
(B)Karnataka
(C)Andhra Pradesh
(D)Maharastra
( E)West Bengal

16.With which of the following National Bird Control Committee is related to ?
(A)Control of Avian Flu
(B)Civil Aviation
(C)Avian diseases
(D)Protection of rare bird species
( E)None of them

17.In which year Board for Reconstruction of Public Sector Enterprises was constituted?
(A)1999
(B)2000
(C)2002
(D)2004
( E)2006

18.For which of the following commodities in India, the government has chalked out a mission to be completed by 2012 and which has been divided into 4 mini missions?
(A)Cotton
(B)Rubber
(C)Coir
(D)Jute
( E)Sugarcane

19.Who among the following works as chairman of Kendriya Hindi Samiti ?
(A)Minister of Culture, Government of India
(B)Prime Minister of India
(C)Vice President of India
(D)Minister of State for Official Languages
( E)Minister of Human Resources Development

20.Where is being built “Indira Paryavaran Bhavan”?
(A)New Delhi
(B)Lucknow
(C)Kolkata
(D)Gurgaon
( E)None of them

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