General Knowledge 276

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

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1. Which among the following was the outcome of kesavanand Bharti Case v/s State of Kerala Case 1973?

 
 
 
 

2. Which of the following former heads of the Federal Reserve Bank of United States had pointed out in in March 2008 that the 2008 financial crisis in the United States is likely to be judged as the harshest since the end of World War II?

 
 
 
 
 

3. Which among the following is a Dependency of United States?

 
 
 
 
 

4. In context with the financial markets in India, which among the following aims to trap the innocent investors and intends to create huge false volumes?

 
 
 
 
 

5. Consider the following:
1. The maximum life of an ordinance issued by President is more than the maximum life of an ordinance issued by a Governor
2. None of the Administrators of Union Territories have ordinance making power
Which among the above statements is / are correct?

 
 
 
 

6. 1996 was UN’s fiftieth anniversary year and this year was declared by United nations as “Year for Tolerance “. The same time frame also coincided with 125th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. In this connection, UNESCO had established a new award in the name of an Indian philanthropist for Promotion of Tolerance and Non-Violence. Who is this Indian philanthropist?

 
 
 
 
 

7. What period was covered in the recommendations of first Finance Commission ?

 
 
 
 
 

8. Recently (in year 2010) we read in the newspapers that some Indian Companies have been offering takeover bids to foreign companies to establish their bases abroad. In this context, which of the following company Recently (in year 2010) made a fruitless attempt to takeover Value Creation of Canada?

 
 
 
 
 

9. Which among the following regulates housing finance companies in India ?

 
 
 
 
 

10. The following options A to E are news headlines related to Union Budget 2010 , taken from some financial newspapers. Among them bring out the one that deals with Transfer Payments ?

 
 
 
 
 

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