Quiz 345: General Awareness for all Examinations – International

1.Approximately what fraction of Population of Sri Lanka is Buddhist?
(A)30%
(B)50%
(C)60%
(D)70%
(E)85%

2.As we know that United Nations has designated 2010 as “International Year for Youth”. On which date “International Year for Youth” begins?
(A)January 1, 2010
(B)August 1, 2010
(C)August 12, 2010
(D)July 1, 2010
(E)None of them

3.In which year, Venezuela replaced its currency the Bolivar with “Bolivar fuerte” to fight inflation?
(A)2007
(B)2008
(C)2009
(D)2010
(E)None of them

4.What is the name of a successful mission by Briton Jason Lewis to be the first person to circumnavigate the globe using only human power?
(A)Mission Globe
(B)Expedition 360
(C)Expedition One
(D)Mission 360
(E)Mission Equator

5.Peggy Annette Whitson , an American biochemistry researcher and a NASA astronaut is known as the first female commander of the International Space Station. In which mission she was commander of the International Space Station ?
(A)Expedition 5
(B)Expedition 10
(C)Expedition 16
(D)Expedition 17
(E)Expedition 19

6.By which of the following names is known the National United Front of Democracy Against Dictatorship, a political pressure group in Thailand supporting the deposed Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra?
(A)Red Shirts
(B)Yellow shirts
(C)Pink Shirts
(D)Black Shirts
(E)None of them

7.Which among the following country is known as Asia’s largest sovereign issuer of offshore bonds?
(A)Malaysia
(B)Japan
(C)Philippines
(D)South Korea
(E)China

8.The following options A to E shows some of the longest ruling non-royal leaders of all time. Among them, bring out the one whose country name has not been given correctly?
(A)Fidel Castro : Cuba
(B)Kim Il-sung : North Korea
(C)Omar Bongo : Gabon
(D)Muammar al-Gaddafi : Algeria
(E)Enver Hoxha : Albania

9.Recently (February 1, 2010) Uma Jha a 14-year-old girl of Indian-origin has been crowned as this country’s brainiest student in a battle of neuroscience knowledge. Which country?
(A)United States
(B)England
(C)Australia
(D)Canada
(E)India

10.Which among the following country is also known as the last remnant of the former Papal States?
(A)San Marino
(B)Monaco
(C)Malta
(D)Vatican City
(E)Andorra

11.As per the World Economic Outlook Database, October 2009 edition, which of the following European country has Highest GDP?
(A)Germany
(B)France
(C)UK
(D)Spain
(E)Italy

12.After Brazil, which among the following is the second largest country in South America?
(A)Columbia
(B)Argentina
(C)Peru
(D)Chile
(E)Venezuela

13.Bahrain, an Arab State is an archipelago. The largest island is Bahrain Island which is 55 km long by 18 km wide. How many total islands are there in Kingdom of Bahrain ?
(A)16
(B)28
(C)33
(D)39
(E)42

14.After China as the most populous country and India as second most populous country of the world, which of the following comes next ?
(A)United States
(B)Indonesia
(C)Brazil
(D)Bangladesh
(E)Pakistan

15.In which of the following is not correctly matched?
(A)Benin : Porto Novo
(B)Bulgaria ; Sofia
(C)Columbia : Bogota
(D)Costa Rica: Cartago
(E)All matched correctly

16.Which of the following country is known as Pearl of the Caribbean Sea?
(A)Cuba
(B)Anguilla
(C)Bahamas
(D) Puerto Rico
(E)Jamaica

17.Which of the following country is known as Kalaallit Nunaat, meaning “Land of the people”?
(A)Estonia
(B)Greenland
(C)Iceland
(D)Panama
(E)El Salvador

18.Which among the following is a Dependency of United States?
(A)Clipperton
(B)Puerto Rico
(C)Aruba
(D)Montserrat •
(E)All of them

19.With which of the following countries Black Power movement is related to ?
(A)United States
(B)Germany
(C)UK
(D)Canada
(E)None of them

20.Tegucigalpa is the capital city of which of the following countries?
(A)Honduras
(B)El Salvador
(C)Nicargua
(D)Guatemala
(E)None of them

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