General Knowledge 244

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

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1. In which year the Consumer protection act was implemented in India?

 
 
 
 
 

2. To keep pace with the developed countries, India needs to increase its expenditure on Science & Technology as Recently (in year 2010) it was published in newspapers that India currently incurs half of the level of the expenditure by the Developed countries. At present what fraction of our GDP is spent on Science & Technology?

 
 
 
 
 

3. Who among the following was the chairman of the First National Commission for Women?

 
 
 
 
 

4. Which among the following was a new addition to the balance sheets of banks for 1999-2000?

 
 
 
 
 

5. Consider the following statements:
1. Bhutan can not establish direct diplomatic relations with countries, without India’s assent
2. Bhutan can not become member of International organizations without India’s assent
Which among the above statements is / are correct?

 
 
 
 

6. Consider the following countries:
1. Brazil 2. Paraguay
3. Argentina 4. Chile
The tropic of Capricorn passed through which of the above countries?

 
 
 
 

7. Which among the following in India have been referred to as “Glorified Municipalities” by critics?

 
 
 
 
 

8. Which among the following is a common industry in Bhadravati (Karnataka) , Churk ( Uttar Pradesh ), Dalmianagar (Bihar), Gwalior ( Madhya Pradesh ), Okha (Gujarat), Sawai Madhopur (Rajasthan) & Surajpur (Punjab)?

 
 
 
 
 

9. Recently (in year 2010) we read in the newspapers that Govt. of India has released some postal stamps , one of them being Varanasi Brocade . What is this Varanasi Brocade ?

 
 
 
 
 

10. Which of the following variety of Marble is found in India?

 
 
 
 
 

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