Current Affairs Quiz for January 2010

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1. The writer of the book ‘Nehru: The Invention of India’ came under contoversy for     making bashful comments on Jawaharlal Nehru in his book. Who is the writer?
a. Shashi Tharoor
b. Kirit parikh
c. Lal Krishna Advani
d. None of the above

Answer: a

2. A onetime classics professor who collaborated with the Beatles on a movie whose sentimental 1970 screenplay and novel, "Love Story," became a pop-culture phenomenon, expiredon 17 jan 2010. Who is the author?
a. Paulo Coelho
b. Erich Segal
c. Amy Ewing
d. JK Rowling

Answer: b

3. According to the report of National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) of Jan 2010, which 3 states among the 5 states in the suicide belt have recorded the highest number of farmer suicides?
a. Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Chhattisgarh
b. Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka
c. Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra
d. Karnataka, Chhatisgarh, Andhra Pradesh

Answer: a

4.John Heilemann and Mark Halperin wrote a book giving a vivid account of 2008 US elections. The book went on sale on 11 Jan and topped the bestseller list at Amazon.com. What is the name of the book?
a. Game Change
b. Obama and 2008 elections
c. US Elections 2008
d. Change and Elections in US

Answer: a

5. Who is the Third Deputy Prime Minister of Uganda who recently called for a symbiotic rather than parasitic global partnership to attain the MDGs (Millenium Development Goals)?
a. Kirunda Kivejinja
b. Robert Mugabe
c. Benedicto Kiwanuka
d. Apolo Nsibambi

Answer: a


6. “Not by Reason Alone: The Politics of Change in India” launched in January 2010 was written by which Rajya Sabha MP and former bureaucrat?
a. N K Singh
b. T S R Subramanium
c. B K Chaturvedi
d. K Padmanabhaiya

Answer: a


7. Which is the variety of gun that India planned to buy from the US that is desperately needed by the Army for deployment in mountain regions?
a. M 777 light weight howitzer guns
b. M 555 light guns
c. M 500 light weight howitzer guns
d. M 100 light guns

Answer: a 

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