General Knowledge - General Awareness Quiz - Questions and Answers, GK 2013

1. The Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary is located in which state?

2. Which country has developed the World's fastest computer 'Tianhe-2'?

3. Who among the following has in 2013 beaten the global ranking record of Russia's Garry Kasparov by scoring highest points in the FIDE rating list?

4. The location of the proposed National Institute of Sports Sciences and Medicine (NISSM) is________:

5. Who was the first winner of Dadasaheb Phalke Award (1969), India's highest award in cinema ?

6. The Campaign named 'Heal India' aims to create awareness about which of the following diseases?

7. Cystitis is the infection of which of the following organ?

8. Which of the following countries has in 2013 launched an investigation into the trade policies of India?

9. At present, the funds allowed to members of Parliament for spending on local area development under the Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) scheme are __?

10. In 2013 (September, 2013), International Olympic Committee has voted to reinstate which of the following games in Olympic 2020?

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    Jan Lokpal movement

    In 2010, Kejriwal protested against corruption in the Commonwealth Games. He argued that the Central Vigilance Commission CVC did not have any powers to take any action against the guilty, while CBI was incapable of launching an unbiased investigation against the ministers who controlled it. He advocated appointment of public ombudsman Lokpal at the Centre and Lokayuktas in states.In 2011, Kejriwal joined several other activists, including Anna Hazare and Kiran Bedi, to form the India Against Corruption IAC group. The IAC demanded enactment of the Jan Lokpal Bill, which would result in a strong ombudsman. The campaign evolved into the 2011 Indian anti corruption movement. In response to the campaign, the governments advisory body the National Advisory Council drafted a Lokpal Bill. However, the NACs Bill was criticized by Kejriwal and other activists on the grounds that it did not have enough powers to take action against the prime minister, other corrupt officeholders and the judiciary. The activists also criticized the procedure for selection of Lokpal, the transparency clauses and the proposal to disallow the Lokpal from taking cognizance of public grievances.Amid continuing protests, the Government constituted a committee to Draft a Jan Lokpal Bill. Kejriwal was one of the civil society representative members of this committee. However, he alleged that the IAC activists had an unequal position in the committee, and the government appointees kept ignoring their recommendations. The Government argued that the activists could not be allowed to blackmail the elected representatives through protests. Kejriwal retorted that democratically elected representatives could not be allowed to function like dictators, and asked for a public debate on the contentious issues.

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