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Quiz 586: Current GK for All Examinations

1. “Romancing with Life” is the autobiography of which among the following bollywood legends?
[A]Shahsi Kapoor
[B]Shammi Kapoor
[C]Devanand
[D]Rajesh Khanna

2. In the Windows XP, what does XP stands for?
[A]Extra-Powerful
[B]Experience
[C]Extended Platform
[D]Experience Platform

3. Pablo Picasso, the famous painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, and stage designer, one of the greatest and most influential artists of the 20th century, was a _____?
[A]French
[B]Italian
[C]Spanish
[D]Dutch

4. Which among the following Mughal emperors prohibited the use of tobacco?
[A]Aurangzeb
[B]Jahangir
[C]Akbar
[D]Babur

5. Which among the following country accounts for maximum Nobel Laureates in Literature?
[A]France
[B]US
[C]UK
[D]Sweden

6. Who among the following is the writer of “The Great Enigma” ?
[A]Mario Vargas Llosa
[B]Tomas Tranströmer
[C]Herta Müller
[D]J. M. G. Le Clézio

7. Myanmar government has recently officially recognized Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi’s party as a political party of Myanmar. Which party is led by Aung San Suu Kyi?
[A]Communist Party of Burma (CPB)
[B]Democratic Party for a New Society (DPNS)
[C]National League for Democracy (NLD)
[D]National Unity Party (NUP)

8. The country rated highest on the Human Development Index as per the UNDP, HDI-2011 report is :
[A]Sweden
[B]Norway
[C]Iceland
[D]New Zealand

9. Who among the following is the first Indian sports woman to win a medal in World Athletics is?
[A]P T Usha
[B]Anjali Bhagwat
[C]Karnam Malleshwari
[D]Anju B. George

10. Area wise, which among the following is the largest physiographic unit of India?
[A]Himalayan Mountains
[B]Thar Desert
[C]Deccan Plateau
[D]Great Plains of North India

11. Baikonur Cosmodrome, world’s first and largest operational space launch facility is located in which among the following countries?
[A]USA
[B]Russia
[C]China
[D]Kazakhstan

12. “Avahan Initiative” funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is active for the eradication of which among the following diseases from India?
[A]Malaria
[B]Dengue
[C]AIDS
[D]Tuberculosis

13. Which among the following countries tops the list of countries by uranium production?
[A]Australia
[B]Kazakhstan
[C]Canada
[D]Namibia

14. Which among the following neighbors of India is not a member of World Trade Organization?
[A]Sri Lanka
[B]Myanmar
[C]Bhutan
[D]Nepal

15. Which among the following country tops the list of countries by public debt as % of GDP?
[A]Greece
[B]Italy
[C]Zimbabwe
[D]Iceland