Quiz 356: Current Awareness & GK International : For All Examinations

1.In which country are located monolithic human figures carved from rock called Moai Statues , which are also counted under seven forgotten wonders of the mediaeval world?
(A)Peru
(B)Brazil
(C)Argentina
(D)Chile
(E)Mexico

2.Recently a tiny island known as New Moore island disappeared in the sea after many years of its creation. This island was claimed by which of the following two neighbors ?
(A)India & Pakistan
(B)India & Sri Lanka
(C)India & Bangladesh
(D)Bangladesh and Myanmar
(E)India & Myanmar

3.Which among the following is world’s top country in terms of clean energy investment?
(A)United States
(B)Japan
(C)China
(D)Canada
(E)Australia

4.1996 was UN’s fiftieth anniversary year and this year was declared by United nations as “Year for Tolerance”. The same time frame also coincided with 125th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. In this connection, UNESCO had established a new award in the name of an Indian philanthropist for Promotion of Tolerance and Non-Violence. Who is this Indian philanthropist?
(A)Aga Khan III
(B)Dinshah Irani
(C)Ghanshyam Das Birla
(D)Madanjeet Singh
(E)None of them

5.King of Norway presents Abel Prize every year to which of the following ?
(A)Physician
(B)Artist
(C)Musician
(D)Author
(E)Mathematician

6.Schengen Area comprises the territories of 25 European countries that have implemented an agreement signed in Schengen, Luxembourg, in 1985. How many countries are members of the Schengen area, but not part of the European Union?
(A)1
(B)2
(C)3
(D)4
(E)5

7.Who among the following is the current Prime Minister of Italy?
(A)Romano Prodi
(B)Renato Ruggiero
(C)Silvio Berlusconi
(D)Rosy Bindi
(E)None of them

8.In which of the following countries concluded the 22nd Arab League (AL) Summit on March 29, 2010?
(A)Egypt
(B)Libya
(C)Tunicia
(D)Algeria
(E)Iraq

9.Which among the following is the winner of Dubai World Cup, a thoroughbred horse race and considered world’s one of the world’s richest Horse racing events?
(A)Well Armed
(B)Cigar
(C)Gloria de Campeao
(D)Invasor
(E)Roses in May

10.Who among the following was the author of Mein Kampf meaning My Struggle in English?
(A)J.H. Brennan
(B)Nicholas Goodrick
(C)Adolf Hitler
(D)Peter Levenda
(E) Richard J. Evans

11.Aung San Suu Kyi is daughter of General Aung San, who is also known as Father of Modern Burma. She won Nobel Peace Prize in 1991 and She was awarded by Mahatma Gandhi International Award for Peace and Reconciliation in 2009. She was elected as prime minister of Burma in 1990 General elections. Currently she is under house arrest in Burma. Which of the following parties of Burma she leads?
(A)National Council of the Union of Burma
(B)National League for Democracy
(C)Union Solidarity and Development Association
(D)Communist Party of Burma
(E)None of them

12.He is a well known song writer, actor and singer. he has released Born To Do It, Slicker Than Your Average, The Story Goes…. Trust me is another album coming up. He was named United Nations Goodwill ambassador on march 24, 2010. What is his name?
(A)Bryan Adams
(B)Russell Allen
(C)Craig David
(D)Jonathan Davis
(E)David Bisbal

13.Under which of the following Jurisdiction comes the Greenland?
(A)Dutch
(B)Norwegian
(C)US
(D)Danish
(E)Canadian

14.Who among the following is the Chancellor of the Exchequer of the UK who recently presented 2010 United Kingdom Budget which was subtitled “Securing the Recovery”?
(A)Gordon Brown
(B)Alan Johnson
(C) Alistair Darling
(D)John Hutton
(E)None of the above

15.Which of the following strait separates USA & Russia?
(A)Fram Strait
(B)M’Clure Strait
(C)Semiostrovskiy Reid
(D)Bering Strait
(E)Yugorsky Strait

16.Which of the following dynasty has ruled Dubai since 1833?
(A)Al Maktoum Dynasty
(B)Al Rashid Dynasty
(C)Ajman Dynasty
(D)Al-Sabah Dynasty
(E)None of the above

17.Who among the following is the only woman to have held the office of Prime Minister of France so far?
(A)Élisabeth Guigou
(B)Valérie Pécresse
(C)Édith Cresson
(D)Brigitte Le Brethon
(E)None of them

18.What is the most popular name of Oriental War?
(A)Caucasian War
(B)Crimean War
(C)Great Northern War
(D)War of the Sixth Coalition
(E)None of them

19.Which of the following country currently holds the Presidency of the Council of the European Union?
(A)Italy
(B)Spain
(C)France
(D)Belgium
(E)Luxembourg

20.Which of the following African Country was recently in news, as the country lifts a ban issuing visas to citizens from the Schengen borderless travel zone in retaliation for Switzerland, a Schengen member, barring entry to 188 citizens of this country including the it’s leader Muammar Gaddafi? (The country lifts the ban after Switzerland scraps those bans)
(A)Sudan
(B)Libya
(C)Niger
(D)Egypt
(E)None of them

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