Quiz 544: Current General Awareness for All Exams

1. Recently SAGA-220 was making news. What is SAGA-220?
[A]A joint naval exercise between India and South African Navies
[B]A cultural festival organized by India’s Cultural ministry in South American Countries
[C]A super computer developed by ISRO
[D]A software developed by C-DAC

2. Under which among the following schemes, the government plans to provide low-cost houses for 32 million slum-dwellers across 250 cities and towns?
[A]Rajiv Awas Yojna
[B]Indira Awas Yojna
[C]Ambedkar Awas Yojna
[D]National Housing Scheme

3. Mr Ranjan Mathai has been recently appointed as India’s ______?
[A]Foreign Secretary
[B]Finance Secretary
[C]Ambassador to USA
[D]Permanent Representative to United Nations

4. Employees of which among the following departments/ bodies are conferred Meghdoot Awards every year?
[A]Department of Agriculture
[B]Postal Department
[C]All India Radio
[D]Prasar Bharti

5. In which among the following states of India is working a Special Purpose Vehicle for Implementation of Externally Aided Projects named as “Economic Reconstruction Agency”?
[A]Himachal Pradesh
[B]West Bengal
[C]Jammu & Kashmir

6. Which among the following company has bagged the Golden Peacock Environment Management Award 2011?
[D]Food Corporation of India

7. Basant Nayak who recently passed away was a scion of which among the following industries?
[A]Oriya Film Industry
[B]Bangla Film Industry
[C]Telugu Film Industry
[D]Tamil Film Industry

8. “Citadel of the Ho Dynasty” which was recently inducted in the World Heritage Sites is located in which among the following countries?

9. “Konso Cultural Landscape” is a part of which among the following African Countries?
[D]South Africa

10. Where has been launched the “India International Institute of Democracy and Election Management” recently ?
[A]New Delhi

11. Philip Roth, who has been recently in news is a famous____ ?

12. Which among the following states have established a “Agriculture Cabinet” Recently to address issues of this sector?
[A]Madhya Pradesh
[D]West Bengal

13. Fundamental Rights are which among the following parts of India’s Constitution?
[A]Part II
[B]Part III
[C]Part IV
[D]Part V

14. “Kalon Tripa” is a term used for which among the following?
[A]Incumbent Dalai Lama
[B]Prime Minister of Tibetan Government in Exile
[C]Representative of Tibetans outside Tibet
[D]Head of the chief monastery of Tibetan Buddhists

15. The useful part of Zingiber officinale is ____?

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    thank u very much for posting such questions

  • lokesh nirapure

    thanks 4 update my gk

  • Raja

    Thank Q.

  • sunny

    sir agriculture cabinet was launched by madhya pradesh recently please check it…….

  • sujith

    fact stand for