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


Explanation
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
[D]Haryana


6. Which among the following company has bagged the Golden Peacock Environment Management Award 2011?
[A]BHEL
[B]SAIL
[C]CIL
[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?
[A]Burma
[B]China
[C]Thailand
[D]Vietnam


9. “Konso Cultural Landscape” is a part of which among the following African Countries?
[A]Kenya
[B]Tanzania
[C]Ethiopia
[D]South Africa


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


11. Philip Roth, who has been recently in news is a famous____ ?
[A]Politician
[B]Scientist
[C]Economist
[D]Novelist


Explanation
12. Which among the following states have established a “Agriculture Cabinet” Recently to address issues of this sector?
[A]Madhya Pradesh
[B]Rajasthan
[C]Bihar
[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


Explanation
15. The useful part of Zingiber officinale is ____?
[A]Roots
[B]Rhizome
[C]Leaves
[D]Fruits

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  • PRATHIBHAKUMAR
    Reply

    thank u very much for posting such questions

  • lokesh nirapure
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    thanks 4 update my gk

  • Raja
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    Thank Q.

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

  • sujith
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    fact stand for