Quiz 355: Current Affairs National For Bank PO, Central Government & State Government Examinations

1.Nimo Bazgo Dam and Chutak Power Plants are the two dams India is building. These dams have been in a bit controversy with one of India’s Neighbours, and a joint meeting of a commission set up with the support of world bank is held in March 2010. Which one is this neighbour?
(A)China
(B)Pakistan
(C)Bhutan
(D)Nepal
(E)Bangladesh

2.In context with the electricity generation in India, what is country’s target of capacity addition to be achieved for 11th plan?
(A)48,700 MW
(B)20,000 MW
(C)78,700 MW (?)
(D)62,600 MW (?)
(E)None of them
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3.With which of the following international association is related to Moscow Declaration which was recently signed?
(A)NATO
(B)BRIC
(C)SCO
(D)OPEC
(E)IBSA

4.Who among the following is the author of award winning Hindi Book Bharatiya Sansad Aur Media?
(A)Navneet Mishra
(B)Devendra Upadhyay
(C)Prakash Purohit
(D)Vashishtha Narayan Singh
(E)None of them

5.In which year the name of National Institute of Sciences of India was changed to the Indian National Science Academy (INSA)?
(A)1935
(B)1948
(C)1962
(D)1972
(E)1970

6.What is the outlay of the National Knowledge Network (NKN) which recently got cabinet approval to be established bu NIC in 10 years?
(A)Rs.5190 Crore
(B)Rs.5290 Crore
(C)Rs.5390 Crore
(D)Rs.5590 Crore
(E)Rs.5990 Crore

7.Which of the following agency is helping India’s Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) Project?
(A)JICA: Japan International Cooperation Agency
(B)ADB: Asian Development Bank
(C)WB: World Bank
(D)DIDA : Danish International Development Agency
(E)None of them

8.Which of the following country chairs the Inter-Governmental Council of the International Programme for Development of Communication (IPDC) currently ?
(A)China
(B)India
(C)United States
(D)UK
(E)None of them

9.In which year World Meteorological Organization came into existence?
(A)1945
(B)1948
(C)1950
(D)1952
(E)1956

10.In which state is based the Vruksha Prem Seva Trust which recently won National Ground Water Award’ worth Rs 10 Lakh?
(A)Rajasthan
(B)Gujarat
(C)Haryana
(D)Maharastra
(E)Karnataka

11.Who among the following was the chairman of the expert committee which suggested “Consumption Expenditure” for identifying the BPL?
(A)Abhijit Sen
(B)C Rangrajan
(C)Kirit Parikh
(D)Mihir Shah
(E)Suresh Tendulkar

12.With which of the following PRIA Soft is related to ?
(A)Public Relations Management
(B)Public Enterprises Accounting
(C)Panchayati Raj Institutions
(D)Public Private Partnerships
(E)None of the above

13.Which of the following country is promoting a concept Midori no Bunken” ?
(A)Japan
(B)China
(C)South Korea
(D)Malaysia
(E)Canada

14.As on January 2010, what was the total stock position of food grains in the Central Pool in India?
(A)20 Million Tonnes
(B)27 Million Tonnes
(C)37 Million Tonnes
(D)47 Million Tonnes
(E)57 Million Tonnes

15.Which among the following does not come under the Six core industries having a combined weight of 26.7 per cent in the Index of Industrial Production?
(A)Crude Oil
(B)Petroleum Refinery Products
(C)Coal
(D)Electricity
(E)Telecommunication

16.In the recent Railway Budget of India, which of the following train was launched keeping in view the 150th birth anniversary of Guru Dev Rabindra Nath tagore?
(A)Janmabhoomi Express
(B)Karmabhoomi Express
(C)Matribhoomi Express
(D)Sanskriti Express
(E)Shantiniketan Express

17.In February 2010, Zhu Min was appointed as special advisor to IMF managing director Dominique Strauss-Kahn which is one of the top posts in IMF. Zhu Min is Deputy Governor of which of the following country’s central bank?
(A)Japan
(B)South Korea
(C)China
(D)North Korea
(E)None of them

18.Which among the following two countries have formally inaugurated the biggest wind farm in Antarctica in January 2010?
(A)Australia & US
(B)Australia & New Zealand
(C)New Zealand & US
(D)US & UK
(E)Australia & Canada

19.Who among the following is the current chief of Prasar Bharti ?
(A)Urmila Singh
(B)Mrinal pande
(C)Praba Rao
(D)Barkha Dutt
(E)Maneka Gandhi

20.What is the number of Precision Farming Development Centres (PFDCs) in India?
(A)18
(B)20
(C)22
(D)26
(E)28

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  • Anonymous
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    science par bahut dino se kuch aaya nahi hai….

  • santosa
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    dear sir
    plzzz post some interview questions thts r frequently asked in sbi clerical interview.plzzz.yes i am very much thankful to ur nice collections.thanks a lot…..

  • Anonymous
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    In context with the electricity generation in India, what is country's target of capacity addition to be achieved for 11th plan?

    The answer must be 62,600 instead of 78,700 i think. Bcoz i read in newspaper that the target has been revised. Kindly clarify sir.

    Somesh

  • Anonymous
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    "more details" clip in Q.14 regarding total stock position on 1 April 2009 states 21.6 million tonnes of rice and 31.4 million tonnes of wheat . These two are exceeding the food grain stock of 35 million tonnes.

  • Arundhuti
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    Sir…please give some more tricky questions on indian and world economy as it is being asked in Bank PO exams…