Quiz 451: GK & Current Affairs For All Examinations

1.”Birdie” and “Eagle” are two terms related to which of the following sports?
(A)Polo
(B)Golf
(C)Chess
(D)Billiards

2.Who among the following is known for starting the “Free Software movement” in September 1983 and GNU Project to develop software that would free users from the restrictive licenses imposed by software companies?
(A)Georg C. F. Greve
(B)Benjamin Mako Hill
(C)Richard Stallman
(D)Robert J. Chassell

3.Who among the following is the author of “I Predict: A Century of Hope Towards an Era of Harmony with Nature and Freedom from Hunger” ?
(A)APJ Abdul Kalam
(B)M S Swaminathan
(C)Manmohan Singh
(D)Amartya Sen

4.”Chashma-3 and Chashma-4″ which were recently news are the following type of power projects of Pakistan?
(A)Thermal
(B)Hydropower
(C)Nuclear
(D)Geothermal

5.Ex-Indradhanush is the name of an Air Force exercise which commenced on October 18 and concluded on November 3 at Indian Air Force (IAF) base at Kalaikunda in West Bengal’s West Midnapore district. Which among the following was partner of Indian Airforce in this Exercise?
(A)Royal Air Force, UK
(B)Singapore Air Force
(C)French Air Force
(D)German Air Force

6.Recently a film ‘Sonam’ was screened at the 8th Tegernsee International Mountain Film Festival as a matinee show in Germany. What is the language of this film?
(A)Assamese
(B)Arunachali
(C)Bangali
(D)Gujarati

7.The National Agricultural Insurance Scheme (NAIS) which started as a Central Sector Scheme since Rabi season 1999-2000, has been recently modified. The modified NAIS will be launched in how many districts as a Pilot scheme?
(A)50 Districts
(B)100 Districts
(C)150 Districts
(D)200 Districts

8.Recently a Genetic Modification (GM) technique RIDL was in news. RIDL is being developed for combating which of the following disease?
(A)Swine Flu
(B)Malaria
(C)Cancer
(D)AIDS

9.Which of the following states in northern India , recently passed the Gau Seva Aayog Bill,?
(A)Rajasthan
(B)Haryana
(C)Uttar Pradesh
(D)Uttarakhand

10.Indira Gandhi super thermal power project, whose first unit recently went on steam, is located in which of the following states?
(A)Uttarakhand
(B)Haryana
(C)Punjab
(D)Uttar Pradesh

11.”Mullaperiyar Dam” has been a long pending issue between which of the following two states?
(A)Karnataka & Kerala
(B)Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu
(C)Karnataka & Tamil Nadu
(D)Tamil Nadu and Kerala

12.”Pratham” the first animal born in 1990 by the IVF (In vitro Fertilization) at the National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal was a ________ ?
(A)Cow
(B)Buffalo
(C)Goat
(D)Sheep

13.In which state is located ONGC’s Paltana Project which is this company’s first ever 726 MW commercial power project ?
(A)Assam
(B)Meghalaya
(C)Karnataka
(D)Tripura

14.In which year RBI was empowered to regulate money, forex, G-sec and gold related securities market?
(A)2004
(B)2006
(C)2008
(D)2009

15.Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR) located in Mumbai is funded by which of the following?
(A)Ministry of Earth Sciences
(B)Ministry of Urban Development and Planning
(C)Ministry of Commerce
(D)Reserve Bank of India

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