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1) In India, Foreign Exchange Regulation Act (FERA) has been replaced by Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA). 

2) Economist Paul A. Samuelson A Noble laureate and winner of National Medal of Science died in Cambridge, USA on December 13, 2009. Who is he?

3) IEX and PXIL are: – Two Power Exchanges working in India.

4) ….. in December 27.2009 won the 38th Senior National Men’s Handball Championship, dethroning Services in the final in Kolkata – Chhattisgarh 

5) Who is the first Indian to win an Asian Games Gold in 400m run? – Kamaljit Sandhu

6) Which company has launched ‘World Ahead’ Programme in various parts of India including Meghalaya in North East recently? –  Intel

7)  Wankhede Stadium is situated in…….- Mumbai

8) The most important divinity in Rig Veda is…- Indra

9) Aurangzeb, the Mughal ruler murdered the Sikh Guru—- Guru Teg Bahadur

10) Kautilya’s “Arthashastra” mainly deals with which aspect of the Mauryan period? – Economic System

11) Indian Mirror-the first daily paper in English was published by- Devendra Nath Tagore

12) Which periodical was published by Mahatma Gandhi during his stay in South Africa?- India Opinion

13) Which newspaper was lauched by Motilal Nehru? – The Independent

14) During whose reign, the Jama Masjid at Delhi was constructed? – Shah Jahan (1628-1658 AD) 

15) The 16th Summit of SAARC,2010 was held at – Thimpu, Bhutan

16) Fish can survive in frozen lake because: Water near the botton does not freeze

17) Who described the Revolt of 1857 a “First War of Independence”? – V.D. Savarkar

18) Which dynasty minted coins made of Lead? –  Satavahanas (60 BC to 225 AD)  

19) Boiling point of water in the Fahrenheit Scale is: 212

20) Where did the Mopalla Revolt of 1921 take place? – Malabar, Kerala

21) In which order (first to last) Europeans came to India for carrying on trade? – Portuguese- Dutch-English-French

 22) Why was the Swaraj Party (in 1923 AD) established? – Because of schism in Congress

23) Put in correct chronological sequence the successors of Shivaji: 

 Shivaji (1674-1680 AD)

Sambhaji (1680-1689 AD)

Rajaram (1689-1700 AD)

Tara Bai (1700-1707 AD)

Shahu (1707-1749 AD)

24) Who was the founder of Indian National Congress? – A.O. Hume

25) Match the following:-

Salt Satyagraha- 1930 AD

Surat Split- 1907 AD

Jallianwala Bagh Massacre- 1919 AD

Non-Cooperation Movement-1920 AD

26) Who is the author of the Book “Freedom from Fear”? – Aung San Suu Kyi

27) Who is the author of “A Passage to England”? – Nirad C. Chandhary

28) What is the interval between two ‘Maha Kumbh’ Melas at the same place? – 12 Years

29) Which country is associated with the Magsaysay Awards (established in 1957)? – Philippines

30) The Bank Rate means: Rate at which RBI purchases or re discounts bills of exchange of commercial bank. 

31) Kathak is a classical dance of..  – North India

32) “The Vedas contains all the” was interpreted by: Swami Dayanand

33) The Words “Satyameva Jayate” in the State Emblem of India have been adopted from: Mundaka Upnishad

34) Who wrote the line “A thing of beauty is a joy forever”? – John Keats

35) Bharat Kala Bhawan Museum is situated in: Varansi, UP

36) With which musical instrument is Shiv Kumar Sharma associated? – Santoor

37) Hari Prashad Chaurasia is an exponent of: Flute

38) Kuchipudi is a classical dance form of: Andhra Pradesh 

39) Which party has won the parliamentary elections in Sri Lanka recently? – United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA)

40) With which game is Bully associated? – Hockey

41) Arjuna Award (in sports) was introduced in: – 1961 

42) Central Research Institute (CRI) is located in: – Kasauli, Distt. Solan

43) With which game is “Dummy” & “Doubleton” associated? – Bridge

44) Thomas Cup, Yonex Cup, Uber Cup are associated with: – Badminton

45) Who has won an Olympic Medal in individual event for the first time for  India? – K.D. Jadhav (Wrestler)

46) Match the sport personalities and the games they play:

Deepak Thakur- Hockey

K.D. Jadhav- Wrestling

Leander Paes- Tennis

Sania Nehwal- Badminton

47) Match correctly:

Sydney Olympics- 2000 AD

Athens Olympics- 2004 AD

Beijing Olympics- 2008 AD

London Olympics-2012 AD

48) Which river of Africa cuts the Tropic of Capricorn twice? – Limpopo

49) Who was the President of India during the National Emergency of 1975? – Dr. Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed

50) Who was the first Muslim President of India? – Dr. Zakir Hussain

51) Which lake is the source of the River Nile? – Victoria

52) Which antibiotic drug used extensively to treat cattle in India is found to be the main culprit of vanishing 99% population of Indian Vultures? – Diclofenac

53) What is the source of electric energy in an artificial satellite? – Solar cells

54) Prithvi is a: – Surface to surface missile

55) What is click jacking? – A malicious technique of tricking web users into revealing confidential information

56) Who invented law of electrolysis? – Micheal Faraday

57) When a green leaf is seen in red light, its colour will be: – Black

58) Refrigerators keep food unspoiled because – At its low temperature, bacteria and moulds are inactive 

59) An oil tanker is partially filled with oil and moves forward on a level with uniform acceleration. The free surface of oil then – is inclined to the horizontal with a larger depth at the rear end

60) Water boils at a lower temperature on the hills because – There is a decrease in air pressure on hills 

61) BPO is an abbreviation for – Business Process Outsourcing

62) Which is the largest tea producing country in the world? – India

63) Match the pairs (Country- Capital) correctly:





64) Port Diamond is located in: South Africa

65) The Chairman of the 12th Finance Commission was: – C. Rangarajan

66) Which religion has largest followers in the world? – Christianity 

67) The correct order of countries as per population (more to less) is:


68)The smallest continent in the world is: – Australia 

69) What is the report on the Babri demolition called? – Liberhan Report

70) “To the last Bullet” – to which Hero’s memory has the book been recently launched (written by Vineta Kamte & Vineta Deshmukh)? – Ashok Kamte

71) Hollywood actress……..noted for her roles in movies like “The White Hotel” and “Clueless” died in Los Angeles after suffering a cardiac arrest on December 20, 2009. Who was she? – Brittany Murphy

72) Who is the Chairperson of National Commission for Women? – Girija Vyas

73) Who was chosen for Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament & Development in November, 2009? – Sheikh Hasina

 74) What is the International Equipment Machine Number? – It is the unique Identification number given to each mobile by its manufacturer

75) Union Government’s ambitious Unique Identification Project has been renamed as- Aadhar

76) Sunderbans Biosphere Reserve included in the World list of Biosphere Reserves by UNESCO is located in: – West Bengal

77) Hamas is a militant organisation fighting against which country? – Israel

78) The RBI issues currency notes under the – Fixed minimum reserve system

79) Which women cricketer has become the highest individual scorer in an innings in Tests? – Kiran Baloch (Pakistan)

80) What will be the Mascot of Cricket World Cup 2011? – Stumpy (an elephant) 

81) Which nation at present has the highest number of Cheetah in the world? – Namibia

82) Which state has the highest population density as per census 2001? –West Bengal

83) The Gandhara School of Art was influenced mostly by the: – Greeks

84) The “Planning Commission of India” was provided by:- A resolution of Union Cabinet

85) The President can make laws through ordinances:- During the recess of Parliament 

86) Which is the basic characteristics of the Parliamentary System of Government? – Co-existence of head of the State and Government

87) How many items are contained in the Union List? – 97

88) Provincial Autonomy was a significant feature of: – The Government of India Act, 1935

89) Hosni Mubarak, Egyptian President, has been the President of his country since – 14 October, 1981

90) What is the qualifying age for a citizen to contest in the elections to Panchayats ? – Not less than 21 Years

91) Public Accounts Committee consists of – 15 members from Lok Sabha and 7 members from Rajya Sabha

92) A money Bill in the Parliament can be introduced only with the recommendations of the: – President [under article 117(1)]

93) Right to Information Act was passed in the year – 2005

94) The Meenakshi temple at Madurai is the Monument of :- Pandyas

95) Who has been appointed as the new Chairman of National Commission for Farmers? – Dr. M.S. Swaminathan

 96) Sunlight reaches on the Earth in:- 500 Seconds

97) Match the pairs (Mountains-Continents)

The Rocky- North America

The Andes-South America

The Alps-Europe

The Ural-Europe and Asia

98) National School of Drama was set up by the Sangeet Natak Akademi in the year: – 1959

99) Four metal rods of lengths 85 cm, 68 cm,119 cm and 153 cm are to be cut into parts of equal length. Each part must be as possible. What is the maximum number of pieces that can be cut? – 25

100) The Lingaraja Temple built during the medieval period is at:- Bhubaneshwar

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