Current Affairs and GK Questions - 11,12 February 2015

Through current affairs and GK online test series, presents the most relevant model questions on Indian Current Affairs and GK. These questions are applicable to Civil Service Prelims, SSC Exams, Bank PO,clerical exams and various other competitive exams.  Any comments/doubts are welcomed!!

1. The G-20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting was recently concluded in Istanbul, Turkey. Which among the following true about G-20 ?
1. Collectively, the G-20 economies account for around 85% of the gross world product
2. India is a member of G-20
3. The G-20 was founded in 1999 with the aim of promoting high-level on international financial stability
4. It include 20 individual countries and EU
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
(a) 1, 2 and 3 Only
(b) 2 and 4 Only
(c) 1 and 4 Only
(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

2. The authority which is competent of determine the conditions of citizenship in India is?
(a) Supreme Court
(b) Parliament
(c) President
(d) Cabinet

3. Who was the first propounder of the doctrine of passive resistance?
a) B G Tilak
b) Gokhale
c) M K Ghandhi
d) Aurobindo Ghosh

4. With the objective of tackling this major health issue in children, the Central Government has marked February 10 as the first ‘National De-worming Day’ and launched a massive de-worming effort. How much per cent of all children aged 1-14 years in India have intestinal worms?
a) Around 25%
b) Around 51%
c) Around 68%
d) Around 90%

5. Who was recently appointed as new Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process by UN?
a) Ban Ki-moon
b) Martin Indyk
c) Amartya Sen
d) Nickolay Mladenov

6. February 06 is observed as International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation. This so called cruel ritual is most common in
a) Africa
b) Asia
c) Middle East
d) Europe

7. Who won the newly instituted Charleston-EFG John Maynard Keynes Prize?
a) Bretton Woods
b) Bose Gloor
c) Amartya Sen
d) Harry Dexter White

8. World’s biggest solar telescope being built in ?
a) Hawaii
b) Gujarat
c) Ganeva
d) Riyadh

9. The World Ocean Science Congress was held at ?
a) Maharashtra
b) Kerala
c) West Bengal
d) Goa

10. Facebook announced a tie-up with which Indian company to launch in India
a) TCS
b) Infosys
c) Reliance Communications
d) Tata Telecom

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

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