Current Affairs


1. ?Abhinav Bharat? was organized by
a. Bhai Parmanand
b. Khudiram Bose
c. Vir Savarkar
d. None of these

2. On 22nd December, which of the following places has the largest day and shortest night ?
a. Melbourne
b. Moscow
c. Madrid
d. Chennai

3. High pressure subtropical calm belts known as ?Horse Latitudes? lies between
a. 00 and 150
b. 200 and 250
c. 300 and 350
d. None of these

4. Zimbobwe was formerly known as
a. Rhodesia
b. Mali
c. Namibia
d. Zanzibar

5. Which of the following pairs is correct ?
a. Bonn – Danube
b. Baghdad – Tigris
c. Rome – Seice
d. Paris – Tiber

6. The canal joining Baltic Sea to North Sea is
a. Kiel Canal
b. Suez Canal
c. Panama Canal
d. None of these

7. Which of the following rivers does not form any delta at its mouth ?
a. Cauvery
b. Mahanadi
c. Godavari
d. Tapti

8. Srinagar is situated on the bank of the river
a. Ravi
b. Sutlej
c. Jhelum
d. Chenab

9. The Shompens are the tribal people of
a. Andaman
b. Nicobar
c. Lakshadweep
d. None of these

10. Match the following
A. Manas            I. Hangul
B. Dachigam      II. Elephant
C. Mudumalai   III. Tiger
D. Kaziranga     IV. Rhinoceros

11. In India, Plan holiday was after
a. China-India war of 1962
b. Draught of 1966
c. Pakistan war of 1971
d. Pakistan war of 1965

12. Which of the following is not a ?Free Trade Zone?
a. Kandla
b. Mumbai
c. Visakhapatnam
d Trivandrum

13. The least perfect square number which is divisible by 3, 4, 5, 6 and 8 is
a. 900
b. 1600
c. 2500
d. 3600

14. A man has Rs. 480 in the denominations of one-rupee notes, five-rupee notes and ten rupee notes. The number of notes are equal. What is the total number of notes ?
a. 60
b. 90
c. 75
d. 45

15. In an organization, 40% of the employees are matriculates, 50% of the remaining are graduates and remaining 180 are post-graduates. How many employees are graduates ?
a. 360
b. 240
c. 180
d. 300

16. Which of the following writs may be issued to enforce a Fundamental Right ?
a. Habeas Corpus
b. Mandamus
c. Prohibition
d. Certiorari

17. A common High Court for two or more States and/or Union Territories may be established by the
a. President
b. Parliament by making law
c. Governor of State
d. Chief Justice of India

18. Who among the following was the Constitutional adviser to the Constituent Assembly of India?
a. M. C. Setalvad
b. K. M. Munshi
c. Jawaharlal Nehru
d. B. N. Rau

19. During the period of Renaissance, the new style of architecture first developed in
a. Italy
b. France
c. England
d. Germany

20. The Barrah dacoity was the first major venture of the revolutionary terrorists of the freedom movement in
a. The Madras Presidency
b. Punjab
c. Bombay-Karnataka
d. East Bengal

21. Who among the following were popularly known as Red Shirts ?
a. Congress Socialists
b. Members of Azad Hind Fauj
c. Khudai Khidmatgars
d. People led by Rani Gaidinliu

22. The State in India having dry season for only 3 to 4 months every year is
a. West Bengal
b. Kerala
c. Mizoram
d. Himachal Pradesh

23. Which of the following is correctly matched ?
a. Gulbarga – Karnataka
b. Midnapur – Gujarat
c. Wardha – Madhya Pradesh
d. Cochin – Tamil Nadu

24. U Thant Award is given for
a. Contribution to east-west understanding
b. Community leadership
c. Social service
d. Journalism

25. Bishop Desmond Tutu is the native of 
a. South Africa
b. Cuba
c. Tanzania
d. Zambia

26. The first electric railway was opened in 
a. 1853
b. 1885
c. 1905
d. 1925

27. Machael Ferreira is associated with which of the following games ?
a. Chess
b. Snooker
c. Golf
d. None of these

28. ?The Lord of Rings : The Return of the King? won Oscar award in how many categories
a. 10
b. 9
c. 11
d. 12

29. As per Census 2001, which of the following States has the lowest density of opulation
a. Manipur
b. Meghalaya
c. Nagaland
d. Mizoram

30. Which of the following is the latest Tank?
a. Akash
b. Prithvi
c. Arjun
d. Bhim

31. Which of the following pairs is incorrectly matched ?
a. Encephalitis – Brain
b. Colitis – Colon
c. Hepatitis – Liver
d. Jaundice – Throat

32. Which of the following type of clothes is manufactured by using petroleum products ?
a. Rayan Silk
b. Terelyne
c. Nylon
d. Cotton

33. The function of haemoglobin in the body is
a. Transport of oxygen
b. Destruction of bacteria
c. Prevention of anemia
d. Utilization of iron

34. Which disease is more common among agricultural workers as compared to urban population ?
a. Lung?s disease
b. Cirrhasis of liver
c. Hookworm infection
d. Cancer

35. Biological fixation of nitrogen occurs most commonly in which of the following crops ?
a. Pulses
b. Rice
c. Wheat
d. None of these

36. Which one of the following grows under the tree ?
a. Cabbage
b. Bengal gram
c. Peanuts
d. Castor

37. Which of the following is an example of a plant that bears seeds but not fruits ?
a. Cotton Plant
b. Peepal tree
c. Eucalyptus tree
d. Pine tree

38. Radioactive element which has been found to have large reserves in India is
a. Uranium
b. Thorium
c. Radium
d. Plutonium

39. The image formed on the retina of a human eye is
a. Real and upright
b. Real and inverted
c. Imaginary and upright
d. Imaginary and inverted

40. In increasing sequence, the major elements present in the human body are
a. Calcium, iron, sodium, phosphorus
b.Calcium, phosphorus, potassium, sulphur
c. Calcium, iron, sodium, sulphur
d. Calcium, potassium, phosphorus, iron

41. A light sensitive compound used in photography is
a. Silver chloride
b. Silver sulphide
c. Silver bromide
d. Silver oxide

42. Protective foods in our diet are
a. Fats and vitamins
b. Carbohydrates and minerals
c. Vitamins and minerals
d. Proteins and carbohydrates

43. A light sensitive compound used in photography is
a. Silver chloride
b. Silver sulphide
c. Silver bromide
d. Silver oxide

44. Protective foods in our diet are
a. Fats and vitamins
b. Carbohydrates and minerals
c. Vitamins and minerals
d. Proteins and carbohydrates

45. The ancient name of Bengal was
a. Kamrupa
b. Vasta
c. Gauda
d. Vallabhi

46. Ahilyabai was the queen of
a. Gwaliar
b. Malwa
c. Jaipur
d. Bijapur

47. Morish traveler, Ibn Batutah, came to India during the time of
a. Ala-ud-din Khalji
b. Firuz Shah Tughluq
c. Balban
d. Muhammed-bin-Tughluq

48. The relics of Indus Valley Civilisation indicates that the main occupation of the people was
a. Agriculture
b. Cattle rearing
c. Commerce
d. Hunting

49. The Mahabalipuram temples were built by the king of Dynasty
a. Gupta
b. Chola
c. Pallava
d. Kushana

50. The first telegraph line between Calcutta and Agra was opened in
a. 1852
b. 1853
c. 1854
d. 1855

51. The first discourse of Buddha in Sarnath is called
a. Mahabhiniskraman
b. Mahaparinirvana
c. Mahamastakabhisheka
d. Dharmachakrapravartan

52. The political and cultural center of the Pandyas was
a. Vengi
b. Madurai
c. Kanchipuram
d. Mahabalipuram

53. What is the correct chronological order of the dynasties in which they invaded India ?
1. Huns
2. Kushanas
3. Aryans
4. Greeks
a. 4, 3, 2, 1
b. 3, 4, 2, 1
c. 4, 2, 3, 1
d. 3, 4, 1, 2

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