India Current Affairs Quiz/Questions-Answers July 2011, July 18-July 24

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Jul 23, 2011 14:25 IST
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1.    According to an Intelligence Bureau (IB) report, which of the following Indian dams is on the hit-list of Pakistan-based militant outfits such as the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and the Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD)?
a.    Nagarjuna Sagar Dam
b.    Gandhi Sagar Dam
c.    B.R.P Dam
d.    Bhakra Dam
Answer: (d)

Which Indian Institute of Management (IIM) won a decade-long battle for autonomy, with HRD minister approving dramatic amendments to the institution’s memorandum of association with the government?
a.    IIM-Ahmedabad
b.    IIM-Calcutta
c.    IIM-Bangalore
d.    IIM-Indore
Answer: (a)

3.    Name the BJP leader and Bihar Deputy Chief Minister who was elected Chairman of the Empowered Committee of State Finance Ministers on GST.
a.    Sushil Kumar Modi
b.    Prafulla Chandra Ghadai
c.    Vijay Kumar Chaudhary
d.    Parveen Amanullah
Answer: (a)

4.    Who did Gujarat High Court appoint on 19 July 2011 to head the three-member body probing into 2004 Ishrat encounter?
a.    Karnail Singh
b.    Satish Verma
c.    Mohan Jha
d.    Rajiv Ranjan Verma
Answer: (d)

5.    According to statistics for 2010 released by the Union tourism ministry, which Indian state gained the position of the most visited destination in the country recording 155.8 million domestic tourists?
a.    Maharashtra
b.    Andhra Pradesh
c.    Kerala
d.    Tamil Nadu
Answer: (b)

6.    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was honoured with Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters from the French government by the Ambassador of France in New Delhi, Jerome Bonnafont on 13 July 2011. Which of the following Indian celebrities in the past did not win this prestigious award?
a.    Sharmila Tagore
b.    Upamanyu Chatterjee
c.    Habib Tanveer
d.    Sachin Tendulkar
Answer: (d)

7.     India accepted international norms for the prevention of air pollution emanating from ships. The norms were proposed under a 1997 protocol of the International Maritime Organisation(IMO). When was IMO established?
a)    1948
b)    1997
c)    1982
d)    1937
Answer: (a)  1948

8.  India and Sri Lanka signed a MoU on 20 July 2011 to develop the __port.
a) Kankesanthurai
b) Hambantota
c) Oluvil
d) Port of Point Pedro
Answer: (a)  Kankesanthurai

9.  which one of the following countries announced a visa category named new Tier 1(exceptional talent) for India and Non-EU countries.
a) Britain
b) USA
c) France
d) Japan
Answer: (a)  Britain


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