National Current Affairs 11

National Current Affairs (Civil Service Examination), Questions and Answers, GK for UPSC, Bank PO & All Exams

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1. For which one of the following books did Kiran Desai win the Man Booker prize 2006? [2007]

 
 
 
 

2. Shahgarh area in Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan was in news in the year 2006 because of which one of the following? [2007]

 
 
 
 

3. To which one of the following processes is the term CMYK related? [2006]

 
 
 
 

4. Who among the following have been the Union Finance Ministers of India? [2007]
1. VP Singh
2. R Venkataraman
3. Y B Chavan
4. Pranab Mukherjee
Select the correct answer using the code given below:

 
 
 
 

5. Consider the following statements: [2007]
1. North Atlantic Co-operation Council (NACC) is the name of the new organization which has replaced the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).
2. The United States of America and the United Kingdom became the members of the NATO when it was formed in the year 1949.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

6. Consider the following statements: [2007]
1. In the year 2006, India successfully tested a full fledged cryogenic stage in rocketry.
2. After USA, Russia and China, India is the only country to have acquired the capability for use of cryogenic stage in rocketry.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

7. Consider the following statements: [2007]
1. The Judges (Inquiry) Bill 2006 contemplates to establish a Judicial Council which will receive complaints against Judges of the Supreme Court including the Chief Justice of India, High Court Chief Justices and Judges.
2. Under the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005, a women can file a petition before a 1st Class Judicial Magistrate.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

8. Consider the following statements: [2006]
1. The agreement on South Asian Free Trade Area (SAFTA) came into effect from 1st December, 2005.
2. As per SAFTA agreement terms, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka have to decrease their custom duties to the level of 0 to 5 per cent by the year 2013.
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

9. Which one of the following Himalay and Passes was reopened around in the middle of the year 2006 to facilitate trade between India and China? [2007]

 
 
 
 

10. What was the purpose of the Operation Sukoon launched by the Government of India? [2007]

 
 
 
 

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