Quiz 323 : Current Affairs January 2010 For All Examinations

1.In which of the following states is located Biligiriranga Temple Wildlife Sanctuary ?
(A)Tamil Nadu
(B)Karnataka
(C)West Bengal
(D)Kerala
(E)Himachal Pradesh

2.Which among the following is called financial back bone of Indian Power Sector?
(A)Powergrid Corporation of India Ltd.
(B)Power Finance Corporation
(C)Damodar Valley Corporation
(D)Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd.
(E)None of them

3.Recently former Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) Chairman G Madhavan Nair was awarded Malayali 2009 Award. Which among the following media company instituted this award?
(A)Malayalm Manorama
(B)Asianet News
(C)Sun TV
(D)Amrita TV
(E)Matrubhumi

4.Recently “Sale of a Gurudwara Land” was a issue in which of the following countries against which India raised its concerns?
(A)Bangladesh
(B)Pakistan
(C)Sri Lanka
(D)Australia
(E)Myanmar

5.In which of the following sports Decision Referral System is used?
(A)Hockey
(B)Cricket
(C)Football
(D)Volleyball
(E)Tennis

6.In January 2010, which of the following university developed a new technology that enables safe payments through Mobile Phones to mobile phones without any other hardware?
(A)Columbia University
(B)Oxford University
(C)Cardiff University
(D)University of Alberta
(E)None of them

7.India has 2.4 percent of the world’s land area but 7-8 percent of its plant and animal species, thus we are one of the 17 mega diverse countries of the world. Which among the following is not a mega diverse
country?
(A)Madagascar
(B)Malaysia
(C)Indonesia
(D)Sri Lanka
(E)Brazil

8.Which of the following Indian Businessmen , who was conferred with Pravasi Bhartiya Samman in 2007 and padmashri by the President of India in the year 2009 was recently in news due to his owning the entire 100th floor of Burj Khalifa?
(A)M. S. Ramaiah
(B)Nalli Kuppuswami Chettiar
(C)B R Shetty
(D)Pritam Singh
(E)None of them

9.Which of the following country is the venue of World Islamic Economic Forum in May 2010?
(A)Indonesia
(B)Malaysia
(C)Saudi Arabia
(D)Pakistan
(E)Bangladesh

10.With which of the following countries, India signed first extradition treaty after independence?
(A)Australia
(B)USSR
(C)Belgium
(D)Bhutan
(E)Germany

11.With which of the following countries India signed an extradition treaty in January 2010?
(A)Mauritius
(B)Malaysia
(C)Thailand
(D)Indonesia
(E)Belarus

12.In which of the following African country is located the Itezhi Tezhi Hydropower project?
(A)Malawi
(B)Zambia
(C)Botswana
(D)South Africa
(E)Uganda

13.Recently 13th Finance Commission submitted its report. This report covers the following time period?
(A)2010-2013
(B)2012-2017
(C)2010-2015
(D)2011-2006
(E)2009-2014

14.Recently 97th Indian Science Congress was held at Thiruvanthapuram. Who among the following is known to initiate the Focal Theme in the Indian Science Congress celebrations?
(A)Pt Jawahar Lal Nehru
(B)Prof.D.S. Kothari
(C)Dr.M.S.Swaminathan
(D)Dr.S.Bhagavantam
(E)A P J Abdul Kalam

15.Which of the following IIT in India recently came out with a prototype of E-dog, that sniff out explosives like RDX which remain undetected by existing security equipments?
(A)IIT Kharagpur
(B)IIT Mumbai
(C)IIT Chennai
(D)Xavier Institute of Technology
(E)None of them

16.Recently India Meteorological Department (IMD) turned 135. At which of the following places was set up Imperial Meteorological Reporter & was taken over by H.F. Blanford in 1875 which was later renamed as Indian Meteorological Department ?
(A)Pune
(B)Mumbai
(C)Kolkata
(D)Jaipur
(E)Bhubneshwar

17.Olafur Ragnar Grmsson who recently visited India is president of which of the following countries?
(A)Ireland
(B)Iceland
(C)Norway
(D)Switzerland
(E)None of them

18.What was the previous office of M K Naraynan, who was recently appointed Governor of West Bengal ?
(A)Chairman, National Knowledge Commission
(B)Secretary, All India Congress Committee
(C)National Security Advisor
(D)India’s Ambassador to United Kingdom
(E)None of them

19.In which of the following mentioned amounts , Kraft Food recently took over Cadbury?
(A)$ 17.5 Billion
(B)$ 20.5 Billions
(C)$ 19.5 Billion
(D)$ 11.5 Billion
(E)$ 25 Billion

20.At which of the following places in Nepal, India is assisting the Nepal government, to construct a National Police Academy ?
(A)Pokhara
(B)Kathmandu
(C)Badegaon
(D)Panauti
(E)Lalitpur

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  • DIVYA
    Reply

    I dont kno hw many times i'm gonna keep repeating the same..
    But STILL
    great collection of facts sir..
    THANK U VERY MUCH.. Keep doing the gr8 work

  • Anonymous
    Reply

    why dont u continue the prep quizzes anymore

  • Anonymous
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    hats off

  • Anonymous
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    trillions of thanks…………..

  • Anonymous
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    only 20 questions?

    plz post some more questions for jan.2010 for more practice.

    thanks
    prasad.

  • Anonymous
    Reply

    Thanks Sir,
    Great job have done by you. thanks a lot.
    Sir i have some doubt regarding some of our Questions like……..
    1. first e-court in India?
    2. India's rank in steel production in the world?
    3. Which among the following represents the per capita income (per capita net national income at factor cost) in real terms, i.e. at 2004-05 prices, as per latest estimates of CSO (Central Statistical Organization) for 2008-09 ?

  • raman
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    tamil nadu first wind power project place?