Current Affairs Quiz - October 2012

Through current affairs online test series, presents the most relevent model questions on Indian Current Affairs. These questions are applicable to Civil Service Prelims(CSAT 2013), Railway Recruitment Exams, Bank PO and clerical exams and various other competitive exams. The questions are framed from Government releases, various major news papars etc. Any comments/doubts are welcomed!! 
1. Which among the following are correct about the recently launched Indian satellite GSAT 10?
1. GSAT-10 is the heaviest satellite of India till now.
2. GSAT-10 has a life span of around 15 years.
3. GSAT-10 was launched from Thumba,Kerala
4. GSAT-10 has GPS aided Geo Augmented Navigation System, known as GAGAN.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
(a) 1, 2 and 4 Only
(b) 2 and 4 Only
(c) 1 and 3 Only
(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

2. The term LMO is in news recently. What does it stand for? 
a) Living modified organism. 
b) Living mutated organism. 
c) Life modified organ. 
d) None of these

3. Cartagena Protocol is an international agreement on 
a) Bio Diversity 
b) Living modified organism 
c) Biotechnology 
d) Bio safety

4. The international Convention on Biological Diversity is popularly known as 
a) Cartagena Protocol 
b) Nagoya Protocol 
c) Earth Summit 
d) None of these

5. The virus M13 is recently in news. Why? 
a) As medicine for AIDS 
b) First Biological Internet(BI-FI) 
c) Virus attack in Pentagon 
d) None of these

6. An ancient statue known as Iron Man, that was recovered by a Nazi expedition in the 1930s was originally carved from a highly valuable meteorite named 
a) Willamette Meteorite 
b) Campo del Cielo 
c) Chinga meteorite 
d) MarĂ­lia Meteorite

7. According to Kelker committee, Government should remove the diesel subsidy by 
a) 2012-13 
b) 2013-14 
c) 2015 
d) 2020

8. According to India's first aquifer atlas, which state has the best ground water level as the water exploited is quickly replenished? 
a) Kerala 
b) Himachal Pradesh 
c) Tamil Nadu 
d) Goa

9. The recent report Green Carbon, Black Trade was released by 
a) RBI 
b) UNEP 
c) World bank 
d) Ministry of Env, India

10. World Tourism Day is observed on 
a) September 27 
b) September 28 
c) September 29 
d) September 30

If you are able to answer 7 questions, your preparation is satisfactory

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