Saturday, April 9, 2011


1. The 2008 NAM summit was recently held at
(A) Tehran
(B) Colombo
(C) New Delhi
(D) Lahore
2. Who among the following was recently appointed the United Nations
High Commissioner for human rights?
(A) Navanethem Pillay
(B) Dayana Mendoza
(C) Vijay Nambiar
(D) None of these
3. Which country has the highest number of internet users today?
(A) China
(C) India
(D) Japan
4. Google recently launched its own online encyclopedia. What is the
name of this project?
(A) Wikipedia
(B) Knol
(C) Encyclopedia
(D) None of these
5. Dr Ram Baran Yadav was in news recently for
(A) being the first President of Republic Nepal
(B) being first Prime Minister of Nepal
(C) winning the Magsaysay Award
(D) winning the Kalinga Award
6. What is Space Ship Two?
(A) World's first civilian passenger spacecraft
(B) NASA’s lunar explorer
(C) ESA's craft to study Mars
(D) None of these
7. Sir Richard Branson was in news recently. Who is he?
(A) Founder of Virgin group of companies
(B) Winner of the Nobel Prize for Physics
(C) Winner of the Booker Prize
(D) None of these
8. Europa is a moon of which planet?
(A) Mars
(B) Saturn
(C) Pluto
(D) Jupiter
9. The WTO Ministerial Meeting of 30 trade ministers was recently held
(A) Geneva
(B) Stockholm
(C) Paris
(D) Seattle
10. Who won the Men's singles title at Wimbledon this year?
(A) Rafael Nadal
(B) Roger Federer
(C) Andy Roddick
(D) None of these
11. Who won the Men's singles title at French Open this year?
(A) Rafael Nadal
(B) Roger Federer
(C) Mahesh Bhupathi
(D) None of these
12. Which country won the Azlan Shah Hockey tournament in 2008?
(A) Spain
(B) Argentina
(C) Netherlands
(D) India
13. Which country won the Euro Cup 2008 Football tournament?
(A) Spain
(B) Germany
(C) Italy
(D) France
14. According to the worldwide Corruption Perceptions Index, which
country is the least corrupt in the world?
(B) Finland
(C) Myanmar
(D) Denmark
15. India recently made aviation history by sealing a $51 million deal with
which country for the sale of seven Dhruv advanced light helicopters.
(A) Egypt
(B) Israel
(C) Ecuador
(D) Vietnam

Answer Key
1.(A) 2.(A) 3.(A) 4.(B) 5.(A) 6.(A) 7.(A) 8.(D) 9.(A) 10.(A)
11.(A) 12.(B) 13.(A) 14.(D) 15.(C)

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