General Knowledge 16

General Knowledge – General Awareness Quiz – Questions and Answers, GK 2010

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1. Recently (in year 2010) Lok Sabha has passed the Essential Commodities (Amendment and Validation) Bill, 2009. This bill seeks to that seeks to replace the concept of minimum price with the fair and remunerative price (FRP) mechanism for which of the following commodities?


2. Which of the following straits connects the Pacific Ocean to the east with the Indian Ocean to the west, linking Asia with the Middle East and Europe, carrying about 40 percent of the world’s trade?


3. Non-vascular embryophytes are also known as following?


4. Which of the following Indian Businessmen , who was conferred with Pravasi Bhartiya Samman in 2007 and padmashri by the President of India in the year 2009 was recently (in year 2010) in news due to his owning the entire 100th floor of Burj Khalifa?


5. For how many years, the Banks have been directed by the Reserve bank of India to maintain records relating to suspicious transactions?


6. Consider the following statements in context with the 42nd amendment of Constitution of India?
1. 42nd amendment gave the directive principles precedence over fundamental rights wherever there was a conflict, however the subsequent amendment revoked this provision
2. The 42nd amendment act laid down certain fundamental duties, which had to be observed by all nationals and noncompliance with them was made punishable under the law
3. The 42nd amendment also prevented declaration of emergency on account of internal strife and empowered for declaration of emergency only if there is an armed rebellion
Which among the above statements are correct?


7. No citizen shall, on grounds only of religion, race, caste, sex, descent, place of birth, residence or any of them, be ineligible for, or discriminated against in respect of, any employment or office under the State Which among the following article says this ?


8. Which among the following is the focus of the 11th five year plan? (BSNL JAO 2010)


9. Against , the sitting head of which of the following countries first warrant by International Criminal Court was issued in 2009?


10. In which year Mahatma Gandhi was chosen as Person of the Year by United States Time Magazine?


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