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Sunday, April 7, 2013

Current Affairs & GK Questions- Part 6

Current Affairs & GK Questions- Part 6
Useful for all competitive Examinations, GK Quiz etc…..
1. In Which athletic event did Girisha Nagarajegowda bag a silver medal for India at the 2012 London Paralympic Games?
A. Long Jump
B. High Jump
C. Discus throw
D. Shotput

2. Chemical used for artificial rain?
(a) Silver iodide
(b) Zirconium Silicate
(c) Selenium disulphide
(d) Cadmium

3. Who is the author of the ‘Man Booker Prize’ winning book ‘The Inheritance of Loss’
A. Jhumpa Lahiri
B. Arundhati Roy
C. Kiran Desai
D. Anita Desai

4. Which of these capital cities is located on the banks of a river with the same name as the city?
A: Kathmandu
B: Kabul
C: Beijing
D: Colombo

5. Who was the first person to be awarded the Bharat Ratna posthumously?
A: Rajiv Gandhi
B: Vinoba Bhave
C: Lal Bahadur Shastri
D: Indira Gandhi

6. The parliamentary set up in the Indian Constitution has been adopted from?
(a) USA
(b) Russia
(c) England
(d) Canada

7. Which company developed the dreamliner aircraft which has been inducted into Air India in 2012?
A: Airbus
B: Dassault
C: Bombardier
D: Boeing

8. Who was the founder-chairman of the national Dairy Development board established in 1965?
A: Verghese Kurien
B: H M Dalaya
C: Amrita Patel
D: Tribhuvandas Patel

9. Which of these medical conditions is classified into Type-I and Type-2 ?
A. Common cold
B. Diabetes
C. Hepatitis
D. Night Blindness

10. Who is the Chairman of the Press Council of India?
A: Justice Santosh Hegde
B: Justice P B Sawant
C: Justice Markendey Katju
D: Justice K G Balakrishnan

11. Which one of the following is the first musician to be honoured with the Bharat Ratna?
A: M S Subbulakshmi
B: Pandit Ravi Shankar
C: Bismillah Khan
D: Bhimsen Joshi

12. Who was the first Indian woman to win Miss World?
(a) Reita Faria
(b) Elizabeth Anita Reddy
(c) Aishwarya Rai
(d) Susmita Sen

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