General Knowledge 413

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

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1. The Codex Leicester or Codex Hammer is a collection of largely scientific writings by Leonardo da Vinci.Who among the following businesspeople bought it in 1994 at an auction for US$30.8 million, making it the most expensive book ever sold?


2. Article 213 which embodies the ordinance making power of the governor of the state is very similar to that of President embodies in which of the following articles?


3. Which among the following referred to ‘Trucial States’?


4. Which among the following acts, incorporated 11th Fundamental duty in Indian Constitution?


5. Who among the following is the new president-elect of the Philippines ?


6. Recently (in year 2010) Govt of India has decided to set up “Central Academy for Police Training”. Which of the following locations has been selected for this purpose?


7. What is the number of institutions in the Indian Network for Climate Change Assessment (INCCA)?


8. Which of the following Indian Company was recently (in year 2010) in news for successfully designing, developing and testing 420 kN and 320 kN Porcelain Disc Insulators for 800 kV High Voltage Direct Current Transmission Lines and has become the only supplier in the world for these type of insulators?


9. Who among the following was behind the “epoch making” discovery of Arthashastra that altered the false perception of the European scholars that Ancient Indians learnt the art of administration from the Greeks?


10. Which of the following is an instrument for measuring electric charge or electrical potential difference?


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