Current Affairs 23

General Knowledge – Current Affairs

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1. Which of the following bill(s) was/were passed by the Lok Sabha on December 16, 2009?

 
 
 
 

2. The Rajya Sabha, on December 17, 2009, approved re-naming the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act as the – National Rural Employment Guarantee Act.

 
 
 
 

3. India’s first commercial 2MW solar power plant was inaugurated at – near Amritsar on December 15, 2009.

 
 
 
 

4. – was appointed the president of the Bharatiya Janata Party, succeeding Rajnath Singh, on December 19, 2009.

 
 
 
 

5. Which Indian state government, on December 11, 2009, announced a Rs. 60-crore package for the rehabilitation of 11, 092 families of internally displaced persons (IDPs)?

 
 
 
 

6. The Ranganath Misra Commission, in December 2009, recommended – per cent reservation for Muslims and five per cent for other minorities in government jobs.

 
 
 
 

7. L.K. Advani, on -, 2009, became chairman of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s parliamentary wing, signalling his exit as the Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sahba.

 
 
 
 

8. President Pratibha Patil, on -, 2009, conferred the honorary rank of General of the Indian Army on General Chhatra Man Singh Gurung, Chief of Nepal Army.

 
 
 
 

9. Who among the following was/were selected for the 12th South Indian Education Society Awards in December 2009?

 
 
 
 

10. -, the ship-based anti-surface missile, was successfully launched from INS Subhadra, in the Bay of Bengal, off Orissa, on December 13, 2009.

 
 
 
 

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