General Knowledge 343

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

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1. Recently (in year 2010) Sachin Tendulkar was conferred the honorary rank of Group Captain of the Indian Air Force (IAF). Among the following personalities, who was the first to be honored as a Group Captain of the Indian Air Force?

 
 
 
 
 

2. Miadi Hundi is very much similar in features of which of the following?

 
 
 
 

3. What is the current customs duty on petrol and diesel after it was raised from 2.5% in the Union Budget 2010-11?

 
 
 
 
 

4. In context with banking in India, March 16, 1949 is a date which marks:

 
 
 
 
 

5. Where is located India’s largest petrochemical complex?

 
 
 
 
 

6. Which among the following types of mountains are formed by the lifting up of land between faults or by the sinking of land outside the faults?

 
 
 
 
 

7. Global Hand washing Day was first observed in the wake of UN announcing which of the following years as ” International Year of Sanitation “?

 
 
 
 

8. Consider the following statements regarding Operation Flood:
1. Operation flood is world’s largest Integrated Dairy Development Programme
2. Dr. Verghese Kurien is the Pioneer of Operation Flood
3. Operation flood was started in 1970 by Amul Dairy
Bring out the correct statements:

 
 
 
 
 

9. At which of the following places , Bank of Baroda (BOB) established its first international branch?

 
 
 
 
 

10. In which year, Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman was awarded Nobel Prize for Raman effect?

 
 
 
 
 

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