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General Knowledge & Current Affairs

Questions and Answers - Set 2
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1. Who among the following has been appointed the National
Security Adviser by the UPA Government ?
(a) Brajesh Mishra
(b) J. N. Daxit
(c) Soli J. Sorabjee
(d) T. K. A. Nair
Ans: ( b ) J. N. Daxit

2. Who among the following is the new Chief Minister of
Karnataka ?
(a) S. M. Krishna
(b) Uma Bharti
(c) Dharam Singh
(d) Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy
Ans: ( c ) Dharam Singh

3. Who among the following has won the Miss Universe 2004
crown ?
(a) Jennifer Hawkins
(b) Shandi Finnessey
(c) Alba Reyes
(d) None of these
Ans: ( a ) Jennifer Hawkins

4. A solemn ceremony to mark the 60th Anniversary of D-Day
landings of the Allies troops during the Second World War,
was held in
(a) Pearl Harbour
(b) Normandy
(c) New York
(d) Lisbon
Ans: ( b ) Normandy

5. Which of the following cricketers holds the world record
of maximum number of sixes in Tests ?
(a) Chris Carins (New Zealand)
(b) Viv Richards (West Indies)
(c) Sachin Tendulkar (India)
(d) Wasim Akram (Pakistan)
Ans: ( a ) Chris Carins (New Zealand)

6. Who among the following has been appointed the new Chief
Justice of India ?
(a) Justice Rajendra Babu
(b) Justice V. N. Khare
(c) Justice R. C. Lahoti
(d) None of these
Ans: ( c ) Justice R. C. Lahoti

7. Who among the following sports persons got the honour of
lighting the Olympic flame at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium
in New Delhi recently ?
(a) Anjali Bhagwat
(b) Abhinav Bindra
(c) Viswanathan Anand
(d) K. M. Beenamol
Ans: ( a ) Anjali Bhagwat

8. Who among the following has been appointed new chairman
of the National Commission for Farmers ?
(a) Ajit Singh
(b) K. C. Pant
(c) Dr. M. S. Swaminathan
(d) Sharad Pawar
Ans: ( c ) Dr. M. S. Swaminathan

9. Which of the following planets crossed the face of the
sun (in transit) after 122 years recently ?
(a) Mars
(b) Venus
(c) Jupiter
(d) Saturn
Ans: ( b ) Venus

10. Which of the following countries was readmitted to the
Commonwealth recently ?
(a) Nepal
(b) Myanmar
(c) Pakistan
(d) None of these
Ans: ( c ) Pakistan

11. The world governing body of which of the following
sports celebrated its 100 years in existence recently ?
(a) Football
(b) Hockey
(c) Badminton
(d) Cricket
Ans: ( a ) Football

12. Who among the following won the men?s singles title of
the French Open 2004 ?
(a) Guillermo Coria
(b) Roger Federer
(c) Andy Roddick
(d) Gaston Gaudio
Ans: ( d ) Gaston Gaudio

13. Who is India?s first Woman Grand Master in Chess ?
(a) Aarthie Ramaswamy
(b) Koneru Humpy
(c) S. Meenakshi
(d) S. Vijayalakshmi
Ans: ( b ) Koneru Humpy

14. The age of a tree can be determined by
(a) Measuring its height
(b) Measuring its diameter
(c) Analyzing its sap
(d) Counting the annual growth rings of its stem
Ans: ( d ) Counting the annual growth rings of its stem

15. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched ?
Mountains Continents
(a) The Rocky : North America
(b) The Andes : South America
(c) The Alps : Europe
(d) The Ural : Africa
Ans: ( d ) The Ural : Africa

16. Which of the following pairs is correctly matched ?
(a) ?Purna Swaraj? Resolution : 1929
(b) Martyrdom of Sardar Bhagat Singh : 1931
(c) Formation of the Congress Socialist Party: 1939
(d) Simla Confeence : 1940
Ans: ( b ) Martyrdom of Sardar Bhagat Singh : 1931

17. The Lingaraja Temple built during the medieval period is at
(a) Bhubaneswar
(b) Khajuraho
(c) Madurai
(d) Mount Abu
Ans: ( a ) Bhubaneswar

18. Which one of the following is essentially a solo dance ?
(a) Kuchipudi
(b) Kathak
(c) Manipuri
(d) Mohiniattam
Ans: ( d ) Mohiniattam

19. The deepest oceanic trench ?Mariana? is located in
(a) Atlantic Ocean
(b) Arctic Ocean
(c) Pacific Ocean
(d) Indian Ocean
Ans: ( c ) Pacific Ocean

20. Although fog consists of fine drops of water, we cannot
see clearly through it because
(a) The light rays undergo total internal reflection in the
(b) Fine drops of water in fog polarize the light
(c) The fine drops are opaque to the light
(d) The drops scatter most of the light
Ans: ( d ) The drops scatter most of the light

21. During the Mughal period, which one of the following
were the first to come to India as traders ?
(a) Portuguese
(b) Dutch
(c) Danish
(d) English
Ans: ( a ) Portuguese

22. Who among the following Delhi Sultans is known for
introducing market control mechanism ?
(a) Iltutmish
(b) Balban
(c) Alauddin Khalji
(d) Firoze Tughlaq
Ans: ( c ) Alauddin Khalji

23. Which one of the following mountain peaks of the
Himalayas is NOT in India ?
(a) Annapurna
(b) Nanda Devi
(c) Mt. Kamet
(d) Kanchenjunga
Ans: ( a ) Annapurna

24. A rift valley is formed mainly due to
(a) The forces of tension in the earth?s crust
(b) The subsidence of the floor of a river valley
(c) The valley formed after the formation of fold mountains
(d) The deepening of a valley by ice action
Ans: ( a ) The forces of tension in the earth?s crust

25. Who is the author of the book, ?The Man Who Divided India? ?
(a) Arun Shourie
(b) Dominique Lapierre
(c) Rafiq Zakaria
(d) Salman Rushdie
Ans: ( c ) Rafiq Zakaria

Is This Answer Correct ?    7051 Yes 1261 No
# 2
River Nile 4,160 miles 
Is This Answer Correct ?    4848 Yes 991 No
# 3
what is the longest river of the world 
Is This Answer Correct ?    4824 Yes 1912 No
Anurag Mishra
# 4
new chief justice of india ? 
Is This Answer Correct ?    4156 Yes 2215 No
Pawan Sharma
# 5
Answer # 2:-K.G.Balakrishnan

Answer # 3:- Nile River
Is This Answer Correct ?    2019 Yes 549 No
Irfan Alam
# 6
the new chief justice is K.G.Balakrishnan 
Is This Answer Correct ?    3094 Yes 1775 No
# 7
I want to gain some new question paper of parliment street
and SSC exams.
Is This Answer Correct ?    1430 Yes 483 No
# 8
nile longest river in the world 
Is This Answer Correct ?    1062 Yes 149 No
# 9
nile river 6690 
Is This Answer Correct ?    1087 Yes 399 No
# 10
The longest river is nile and the amazone is the largest
river in the world
Is This Answer Correct ?    866 Yes 185 No
Mohan Sharma

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Place where India?s advanced missile technology center is located (1) New delhi (2) Bangalore (3) Hyderabad (4) Bombay   1
By which amendment, the power to amend the Constitution was specifically conferred upton the Parliament? (a) 24th Amendment (b) 42nd Amendment (c) 52nd Amendment (d) 56th Amendment   2
Malimath Commission was constituted to suggest reforms in 1 Stock Market 2 Criminal Justice 3 Judicial Delay 4 None of these   1
The book Envronment Jurisprudence is authored by 1 Ashok Desai 2 Maneka Gandhi 3 Medha Patkar 4 None of these   1
. Acid precipitation is now regarded as a serious problem in some European and Asian countries. Its major cause or source is (a) Discharge of acidic effluents onto neutral or slightly alkaline land where the acidic components precipitate (b) Emissions of sulphur oxides and nitrogen oxides from thermal power plants and burning of fossil fuels; these oxides dissolve in atmospheric water vapour and fall back on earth as acid rain (c) Neutral carbon dioxide released during respiration of living organisms dissolves in water, forming carbonic acid which is the chief contributor to acidity in rain water. (d) Chlorofluorocarbons readily react with various chemicals near the earth’s surface, producing acidic intermediates which cause acid precipitation.   1
The Space Commission was set up in: (a) August, 1965 (b) June, 1972 (c) May, 1971 (d) January, 1972   1
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The Barabar Hills, the cave dwellings of Asokan era, are situated near: (a) Patna (b) Sarnath (c) Gaya (d) Allahabad   1
. Which of the following statements regarding the advisory jurisdiction of the Supreme Court are correct? 1. It is binding on the Supreme Court to give its opinion on any matter referred to it by the President. 2. The full bench of the Supreme Court hears any reference made to it under its power of advisory jurisdiction 3. The opinion given by the Supreme Court on a reference under advisory jurisdiction is not binding on the Government 4. Not more than one reference at a time can be made to the Supreme Court under its power of advisory jurisdiction. Select the answer from the codes given below: Codes: (a) 1 and 2 (b) 1 and 3 (c) 2 and 3 (d) 2 and 4   1
Why was the name of B.K.Chaturvedi recently in the news? 1 He has taken over as the India?s High Commissioner to U.K. 2 He will be the new Cabinet Secretary in the Union government. 3 He will be the new Deputy Speaker of the Lok Sabha 4 None of these   1
What is the significance of Ajanta caves? (a) These are fine specimen of Greek architecture in India (b) These are well-known for admirable ancient rock-cut temples with fresco paintings (c) These signify the importance of secularism (d) These are well-known for the highest statue of Lord Buddha in the world   3
The MD of Renault Sonalika International is 1 A S Mittal 2 Rierre Faguer 3 D S Mehta 4 Richard Max   3
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