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Current Affairs Questions 2010

Current Affairs Questions 2010

1. International Children�s Peace Prize for 2008 has been awarded to�
(A) Mayra Avellar
(B) Nkosi Johnson
(C) Vaclav Jirsa
(D) None of these
Ans : (A)

2. The newly formed 21st district of Haryana is�
(A) Mohali
(B) Palwal
(C) Mewat
(D) None of these
Ans : (B)

3. Who among the following is the Governor of Uttar Pradesh ?
(A) B. L. Joshi
(B) K. Shankaranarayan
(C) K. M. Seth
(D) Shyamal Dutta
Ans : (A)

4. The book �A View from the Outside (Why good economics works for everyone) has been written by�
(A) Prof. Amartya Sen
(B) K. G. Joglekar
(C) P. Chidambaram
(D) Edmund S. Phelps
Ans : (C)

5. Which of the following satellites has been successfully launched on 12th July, 2010 ?
(C) Space Capsule Recovery Experiment (SRE-1)
Ans : (A)

6. India has signed an MoU for Petrochemical in May 2008 with which among the following countries ?
(A) U.S.A.
(B) Germany
(C) Iran
(D) China
Ans : (C)

7. Who among the following won the title of FDI Personality of the Year 2009 ?
(A) Mukesh Ambani
(B) Narendra Modi
(C) Ratan Tata
(D) Ajim Premji
Ans : (B)

8. �India : Issues in Development� is a book written by�
(A) Judith Rodriguez
(B) Nilanjana S. Roy
(C) M. Guruswamy
(D) None of these
Ans : (C)

9. The book �Indomitable Spirit� is written by�
(A) Tushar Gandhi
(B) Khushwant Singh
(C) Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
(D) Dilip Kumar
Ans : (C)

10. The former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein was executed in Baghdad on December 30, 2006. He was held guilty of�
(A) The Dujail killings
(B) The Kuwait invasion
(C) Killings of US troops
(D) None of these
Ans : (A)

11. Bhopal is being renamed to�
(A) Bhojpal
(B) Bhogpal
(C) Bhupal
(D) None of these
Ans : (A)

12. The second woman of Indian origin to go into space after (Kalpana Chawla) is�
(A) Anoushah Ansari
(B) Sunita Williams
(C) Anita Williams
(D) None of them
Ans : (B)

13. The 35th National Games will be organised at�
(A) Imphal
(B) Chennai
(C) Kerala
(D) Pune
Ans : (C)

14. Tshwane Declaration has been signed between�
(A) India and China
(B) India and South Africa
(C) India and Nepal
(D) India and Russia
Ans : (B)

15. The book �Falling Over Backwards� is written by�
(A) Arun Shourie
(B) Ninan Koshi
(C) Arundhati Roy
(D) R. K. Narayan
Ans : (A)

16. �Sakshat� is�
(A) An educational website
(B) A missile
(C) An artificial satellite
(D) A railway project
Ans : (A)

17. Gandhi Peace Prize for 2007 has been awarded to�
(A) Archbishop Desmond Tutu
(B) Javed Akhtar
(C) Dalai Lama
(D) Shabana Azmi
Ans : (A)

18. The present Governor of Uttarakhand is�
(A) G. K. Gandhi
(B) Buta Singh
(C) Margaret Alva
(D) None of these
Ans : (C)

19. The XIX Commonwealth Games are scheduled to be held at Delhi in�
(A) October 2009
(B) October 2008
(C) October 2010
(D) November 2010
Ans : (C)

20. Which among the following countries hosted the world�s largest tourism
fair�International Tourism Bourse at Berlin ?
(A) India
(B) France
(C) Germany
(D) Sri Lanka
Ans : (C)



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