Quiz 507: Current General Awareness for Public Service Examinations

1. Consider the following statements:
1. Wheat is the Gift of the Old world to the New World
2. Maize is the Gift of the New World to the Old World
Which among the above statements is / are correct ?
(A)1 only
(B)2 only
(C)Both 1 & 2
(D)Neither 1 nor 2

2. In the UNFCCC convention at which among the following places, the decision to set up a “Green Climate Fund” was taken in the later half of 2010?
(A)Copenhagen
(B)Cancun
(C)Poznan
(D)Bali

3. To fulfill the obligations under which among the following treaties, the government of India publishes the National Communication (NATCOM) periodically?
(A)U. S. -India Civil Nuclear Cooperation Initiative
(B)World Summit on the Information Society
(C)United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
(D)None of them

4. Consider the following facts:
1. Karnam Malleswari is the only Indian woman to win an Olympic medal
2. Sushmita Sen was the first woman from India to be chosen as Miss Universe
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
(A)Only 1 is correct
(B)Only 2 is correct
(C)Both 1 & 2 are correct
(D)Neither 1 nor 2 is correct

5. After Uttar Pradesh, which among the following states has the maximum share in the total Route Kilometers of Indian Railways?
(A)Rajasthan
(B)Maharastra
(C)Andhra Pradesh
(D)Gujarat

6. In which of the following states of India is located a tiger reserve, which is also a World Heritage Site?
(A)Rajasthan
(B)Assam
(C)Madhya Pradesh
(D)Uttar Pradesh

7. Consider the following statements:
1. NTCA (National Tiger Conservation Authority) is a statutory body
2. The establishment of NTCA took place by an amendment of the Wildlife Protection Act
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
(A)Only 1 is correct
(B)Only 2 is correct
(C)Both 1 & 2 are correct
(D)Neither 1 nor 2 is correct

8. Which among the following Industrial Policy Resolution / statement was based upon the Mahalanobis Model of growth?
(A)Industrial Policy Resolution – 1956
(B)Industry Policy Statement 1973
(C)Industrial Policy Statement 1977
(D)None of them

9. In which of the following states, maximum Coast Guard Stations have been established in India?
(A)Maharastra
(B)Tamil Nadu
(C)Gujarat
(D)Andhra Pradesh

10. With which of the following countries, India is cooperating for a project called SARAL (Satellite for Argos and Altika)?
(A)Germany
(B)France
(C)Russia
(D)Israel

11. In which of the following states of India, world’s first Global Center for Nuclear Energy Partnership was started a few months back?
(A)Rajasthan
(B)Kerala
(C)Haryana
(D)Uttar Pradesh

12. In which of the following states of India, there is no Petroleum Chemicals and Petrochemicals Investment Region (PCPIR)?
(A)Assam
(B)Andhra Pradesh
(C)Gujarat
(D)West Bengal

13. Where are located the famous tourist spots viz. Chatham Saw Mill, Wandoor Beach, Mount Harriet & Limestone Caves?
(A)Goa
(B)Andaman & Nicobar Islands
(C)Lakshadweep
(D)Tamil Nadu

14. In which of the following country is deployed the United Nations Peacekeeping Mission MINUSTAH in which a bunch of Indian Army personnel is also deployed?
(A)East Timor
(B)Ivory Cost
(C)Haiti
(D)Lebanon

15. Consider the following statements:
1. Ireland is a member of EU but not a member of unified visa system as part of the Schengen area
2. Switzerland is NOT a member of EU but is a part of unified visa system as part of the Schengen area
Which among the above statements is/ are correct?
(A)Only 1 is correct
(B)Only 2 is correct
(C)Both 1 & 2 are correct
(D)Neither 1 nor 2 is correct

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  • Anonymous
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    IS question 11 stand for LOCATION ?

  • Anonymous
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    yes.

  • vinayak
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    In the UNFCCC convention at which among the following places, the decision to set up a "Green Climate Fund" was taken in the later half of 2010?
    (A)Copenhagen
    (B)Cancun
    (C)Poznan
    (D)Bali
    Actually d decision was taken in 2009's copenhagen meet.. but formalised in 2010's cancun meet.

  • karthik ,tamilnadu
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    kindly explain about q:1 in brief sir