Quiz 280 : Current Affairs & General Awareness

1.In which state is located Asia’s First Underground Hydel project ?
(A)Jammu & Kashmir
(B)Himachal Pradesh
(C)Uttar Pradesh
(D)Uttarakhand
(E)Punjab

2.Which among the following is correct about Saliva of a Healthy Human?
(A)It is slightly acidic
(B)It is slightly saline
(C)It is slightly alkaline
(D)It is neutral
(E)None of them

3.For which of the following sports Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (MAKA) Trophy’ is given ?
(A)Inter school
(B)Inter state
(C)Inter University
(D)International
(E)None of them

4.Who among the following has written the book Energy Security and Climate Change?
(A)Ravi Agarwal
(B)Ram Vinay Shahi
(C)Shanmughan Manjunath
(D)Rangaswamy Srinivasan
(E)Megh R. Goyal

5.As of December 3, 2009, what is the number of atomic energy reactors in our country in operation?
(A)12
(B)15
(C)17
(D)28
(E)7

6.In which year National Awards for outstanding fieldwork in the area of eradicating untouchability were instituted?
(A)2001
(B)2003
(C)2004
(D)2006
(E)2007

7.With which of the following companies Indian Iron and Steel Company Limited merged with in 2005?
(A)Steel Authority of India Limited
(B)Visvesvaraya Iron and Steel Limited
(C)Vizag Steel
(D)Tata Steel
(E)None of them

8.In which of the following countries parliament, a bill to amend Overseas Students Act, 2000 was recently introduced ?
(A)Australia
(B)Canada
(C)China
(D)USA
(E)New Zealand

9.Which among the following is a largest group of Developing Countries?
(A)G-20 Developing nations
(B)NAM
(C)East Asia Summit
(D)SAARC
(E)None of them

10.Which among the following state in India has maximum number of projects approved under Scheme for Integrated Textile Park (SITP)?
(A)Tamilnadu
(B)Maharastra
(C)Gujarat
(D)Andhra Pradesh
(E)Karnataka

11.Project Arrow is related to which of the following ?
(A)Banking
(B)Post Offices
(C)Mobile Telephony
(D)Cybercafes
(E)E-commerce

12.What deadline has been fixed by the government of India for Bharat Stage IV Emission norms ?
(A)April 2009
(B)April 2010
(C)December 2009
(D)December 2010
(E)April 2011

13.With which of the following BOYSCAST scheme is related to __-?
(A)Sports Development
(B)Encouragement to Young Scientists
(C)Development of Rural Education
(D)Infrastructure development
(E)Encouragement to cottage artists

14.Which of the following district of Meghalaya was recently in news for Uranium extraction related activities by Uranium Corporation of India Ltd. (UCIL)?
(A)West Khasi Hills
(B)West Garo Hills
(C)East Khasi Hills
(D)East Garo Hills
(E)Jaintia Hills

15.With which of the following “Kausahl Vikas Yojna” is related to ?
(A)Providing financial assistance to rural artisans
(B)Providing training to women in rural handicraft works
(C)Set up ITI for vocational training facilities to youth in rural, hilly, border & difficult areas
(D)Set Up small & cottage industries units in rural, hilly, border & difficult areas
(E)None of them

16.At which of the following places the first Regional Center of IGNOU was opened in the North East Region ?
(A)Aizawl
(B)Shillong
(C)Itanagar
(D)Imphal
(E)Kohima

17.SFURTI scheme has been launched for Product Development, Design Intervention & Packaging for improved design, Research & Development and other support services, viz., marketing, export promotion etc. for—
1. Khadi Industry
2. Coir Industry
3. Village Industry
Which among the above options are valid?
(A)1 only
(B)1 & 2 only
(C)1 & 3 only
(D)2 & 3 only
(E)all 1, 2, & 3

18.With how many countries India has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on climate change regarding cooperation on climate change including clean development mechanism projects?
(A)1 only
(B)2
(C)3
(D)5
(E)6

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