Quiz 414: Current General Awareness for All Examinations

1.An Indian private company wants to invest in the Defense Sector in India. What is the investment limit by the Government of India on Indian Private Companies in Defense sector, subject to license?
(A)26%
(B)49%
(C)73%
(D)100%

2.bring out the incorrectly matched pair:
(A)Manjit Dua – Table Tennis
(B)Vandana Rao- Athletics
(C) Mohammed Zulfiqaruddin – Basketball
(D)Anjali Bhagwat – Shooting

3.Which of the following committee recommended the Elimination of standard deduction ??
(A)Abid Hussain Committee
(B)Vikay Kelkar Committee
(C)Rangrajan Committee
(D)Raja Chelliah Committee

4.Who among the following is the chairman of “Takeover Regulations Advisory Committee”?
(A) C Achuthan
(B)Deepak Parekh
(C)Kiran Karnik
(D)None of them

5.As per the recently brought out “Key Energy Statistics 2009-Selected Indicators for 2007” by International Energy Agency, what is the per capita power consumption in India?
(A)543 KWh
(B)897 KWh
(C)1256 KWh
(D)1459 KWh

6.In which state, recently Tata Power has decided to set up 50 Mw solar photovoltaic power project , the largest in India?
(A)Maharastra
(B)Gujarat
(C)Tamilnadu
(D)West Bengal

7.By which amendment act 10th schedule was added in the Indian Constitution, giving special status to Sikkim?
(A)35th Amendment Act
(B)36th Amendment Act
(C)52nd Amendment Act
(D)56th Amendment Act

8.Consider the following statements:
1. Micro nations are imaginary social groups
2. Micro nations exist only on paper or internet
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
(A)1 only
(B)2 only
(C)Both 1 & 2
(D)Neither 1 nor 2

9.Which among the following was the first country in the world to develop a Gender Sensitive Budget?
(A)Canada
(B)Australia
(C)United States
(D)United Kingdom

10.”___the benefits of development from different sectors should not by pass women and special programmes on women should complement the general development programmes. The latter, in turn, should reflect greater gender sensitivity”
Which among the following plan documents emphasized the need of “Gender Budgeting” by incorporating the above clause / phrase?
(A)7th Five Year Plan Document
(B)8th Five Year Plan Document
(C)9th Five Year Plan Document
(D)10th Five Year Plan Document

11.At which of the following places the new-START treaty was signed by Dmitry Medvedev and Barack Obama on April 8, 2010 ?
(A)Moscow
(B)Prague
(C)Geneva
(D)Washington

12.Who among the following was the central figure in the book “El Sari Rojo” which was recently in controversy?
(A)Barak Obama
(B)Sonia Gandhi
(C)Nicolas Sarkozy
(D)Silvio Berlusconi

13.In which state is located “Nauradehi Wildlife Sanctuary”, where recently reintroduction of Cheetah has been recommended by WWI?
(A)Madhya Pradesh
(B)Gujarat
(C)Rajasthan
(D)Chhattisgarh

14.Which among the following is currently the third largest company in terms of “Wire line subscriber base” as of July 2010? (First two are BSNL and MTNL)
(A)Bharti
(B)Tata
(C)Reliance
(D)Vodafone

15.What is the current Broadband subscription in India?
(A)7.56 Million
(B)8.56 Million
(C)9.45 Million
(D)10.20 Billion

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  • Anonymous
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    Thanks…

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  • Anonymous
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    latest general knowledge question for promotion exam to be held by pnb on 22.08.2010

  • Mayank
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    Please reconsider the question no 7
    10th schedule no way related to Sikkim only

  • Admin
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    Are You sure Mayank?
    Please take your time and find out whether 10th Schedule was somewhere related to Sikkim.

  • Mayank
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    I am sure
    Tenth Schedule (Articles 102 and 191) — "Anti-defection" provisions for Members of Parliament and Members of the State Legislatures.
    ref:-
    wikipedia and Bare Act

    rather sch 9 is

  • Admin
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    Everybody knows 10th schedule is Antidefection law now. But go thrugh this now and then let me know:

    http://indiacode.nic.in/coiweb/amend/amend35.htm

    And do you know what is the meaning of 9th schedule?

  • Mayank
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    sorry abt 9th schedule
    but why Sikkim is not given in law ministry's site :-
    http://lawmin.nic.in/coi/TENTH-SCHEDULE.pdf

  • Admin
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    That you need to find out my friend. :)

  • Mayank
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    sorry to bother you. You are right. Confusion was due to some out dated data.

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    Thanks a ton sirjee……..keep it up.

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