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

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1. Consider the following statements: [2009]
1. The Baglihar Power Project had been constructed within the parameters of the Indus Water Treaty.
2. The project was completely built by the Union government with loans from Japan and the World Bank.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

2. For which one of the following reforms was a Commission set up under the Chairmanship of Veerappa Moily by the Government of India? [2008]

 
 
 
 

3. Consider the following famous names: [2009]
1. Amrita Sher-Gil
2. Bikash Bhattacharjee
3. N.S. Bendre
4. Subodh Gupta
Who of the above is/are well known as artist(s)?

 
 
 
 

4. India has recently landed its Moon Impact Probe on the Moon. Among the following countries, which one landed such probe on the Moon earlier? [2009]

 
 
 
 

5. In/which one of the following States has India’s largest private sector sea port been commissioned recently? [2009]

 
 
 
 

6. In India, who is the Chairman of the National Water Resources Council? [2009]

 
 
 
 

7. Match List 1 with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists: [2009]
List-I (Person) – List-II (Organization)
A. AnilAgarwal – 1. Gujarat Heavy Chemicals Ltd.
B. Gautam H. Singhania – 2. Raymond Ltd.
C. Sanjay Dalmia – 3. Vedanta Resources
D. Venugopal Dhoot – 4. Videocon Group
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8. Consider the following statements: [2009]
1. V.K. Krishna Menon’foundation is based in New Delhi.
2. The first recipient of the V.K. Krishna Menon Award is the Chief Justice of India, K.G Balakrishnan.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

9. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists: [2009]
List-I (Famous Person) – List-II (Wellknown as)
A. Anna Hazare – 1. Lawyer
B. Deepak Parekh – 2. Banker
C. GVKReddy – 3. Gandhian and social activist
D. Harish Salve – 4. Industrialist
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10. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists: [2009]
List-I – List-II
(Famous person) – (Well-known for)
A. MandakiniAmte – 1. Theatre direction
B. Neelam Mansingh Chowdhary – 2. Social service and community leadership
C. RomilaThapar – 3. Dance
D. Vanashree Rao – 4. History writing
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