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General Knowledge – Current Affairs, General Awareness Quiz – Questions and Answers, GK for UPSC, Bank PO & All Exams

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1. Consider the following statements in context with the Disaster Management Act 2005: 1. The act makes provisions for a National Disaster Management Authority at the Centre level and State Disaster Management Authority at the state level 2. The President is the chairman of National Disaster Management Authority, while the Governor is the Chairman of State Disaster Management Authority3. The National Calamity Contingency Fund has ceased to exist after the National Disaster Response Fund has been created under this act. Which among the above statement is are correct?

 
 
 
 

2. Archeological Survey of India has been working from December 2003 for restoration of Ta Prohm Temple in which among the following countries?

 
 
 
 

3. Consider the following statements in context with the Haj Committee of India:
1. Three Muslim Members of Parliament are nominated as members of Haj Committee of India
2. A minister can not be the chairman of Haj Committee of India
3. The Central Government has right to appoint a Chairman of the Haj Committee of India
Which among the above statements is / are correct?

 
 
 
 

4. In which of the following states of India, there is no Petroleum Chemicals and Petrochemicals Investment Region (PCPIR)?

 
 
 
 

5. Parambikkulam wildlife sanctuary, which came up as India’s 38 Tiger Reserve (Parambiculam Tiger Reserve) is located in which among the following states?

 
 
 
 

6. ┬ęBrain also known as the first computer virus for MS-DOS was written by two brothers belonging to which among the following countries?

 
 
 
 

7. Consider the following statements regarding the Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS): 1. The AWACS comes to India under a tripartite agreement between India, Israel and Russia 2. The radar system designed to detect aircraft is procured from Israel while the same system is mounted on a Russian IL-76 aircraft. Which among the above statements is / are correct ?

 
 
 
 

8. A two-week long joint counter-insurgency exercise named “Nomadic Elephant” was conducted in Belgaum in December 2010 between India and which among the following armed forces?

 
 
 
 

9. Consider the following countries:
1. Ireland
2. Greece
3. Portugal
Which among the above have received a bailout in the Eurozone sovereign debt crisis by May 2011?

 
 
 
 

10. Dr. BR Ambedkar was elected to The constituent assembly from which among the following ?

 
 
 
 

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