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General Knowledge Questions on Current Affairs_03

Written by Administrator on 26 March 2014.

1) Who among the following was appointed new Vice-Chancellor of Indira Gandhi National Open University for five years in March 2013?

  1. Dr. Pankaj Khare
  2. Dr Sudhir K. Arora
  3. Prof. M Aslam
  4. Prof S V S Chaudhary

2) The United Nation has recently declared March 3rd as ______.

  1. World Laughter Day
  2. World Day for Water
  3. World Wildlife Day
  4. World Telecommunication Day

3) The world’s most powerful telescope ALMA, located in the Atacama Desert was switched on in March 2013. How many radio dishes are used by this telescope?

  1. 95
  2. 66
  3. 124
  4. 32

4) India’s first monorail service has been launched in ______.

  1. Mumbai
  2. Delhi
  3. Kolkata
  4. Hyderabad

5) Which of the following state is all set to come on the Railway map in this financial year, as Dudhnoi Mehendipathar newline is getting completed by March 2014?

  1. Manipur
  2. Meghalaya
  3. Chhattisgarh
  4. Arunachal Pradesh

6) The first female United States Secret Service director who was sworn in by President Barack Obama on March 2013, is

  1. Lisa Murkowski
  2. Barbara Boxer
  3. Dianne Feinstein
  4. Julia Pierson

7) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh inaugurated the Petrotech-2014 at ______.

  1. Gwalior
  2. Gorakhpur
  3. Greater Noida
  4. Gorakhpur

8) Which of the following is the first state in India to enact the Lokpal Act?

  1. Chhattisgarh
  2. Odisha
  3. Rajasthan
  4. Meghalaya

9) US President Barack Obama has nominated Indian-American Shamina Singh to a key administration post. She is a ______.

  1. Businesswoman
  2. Journalist
  3. News editor
  4. Social worker

10) India was ranked 136 among 187 countries evaluated for human development index by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for 2013. What was the India’s rank among 148 countries on Gender Inequality Index in the Human Development Report released on March 14, 2013?

  1. 120th
  2. 119th
  3. 132nd
  4. 145th

Answers:

  • 1) c
  • 2) c
  • 3) b
  • 4) a
  • 5) b
  • 6) d
  • 7) c
  • 8) b
  • 9) a
  • 10) c

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