General Knowledge - General Awareness Quiz - Questions and Answers, GK 2010

1. ___the benefits of development from different sectors should not by pass women and special programmes on women should complement the general development programmes. The latter, in turn, should reflect greater gender sensitivity
Which among the following plan documents emphasized the need of "Gender Budgeting" by incorporating the above clause / phrase?

2. Which of the following company introduced for the first time Traveller Cheques in the form of 'circular notes'?

3. Don't be evil is the informal corporate motto of which of the following internet giants?

4. Recently (in year 2010) Govt. of India has approved how many cities in India to be developed as Solar Cities ?

5. In which of the following countries, weight of 1 Bale of cotton is maximum?

6. On February 2, we observed World Wetland Day which marks the signing of Ramsar Convention in which of the following year ?

7. Recently (in year 2010) we read in the newspapers that Tendulkar Committee report has revealed that in 2004-05, India's poverty which was measured 27% at that time is actually increased more than 10% and actual poverty was 37% . Which among the following was the reason behind these two conflicting measures of poverty in India?

8. With which of the following faiths is associated "Tower of Silence"?

9. In which of the following wars, Rober Clive was one among the prisoners of war?

10. With which of the following international association is related to Moscow Declaration which was recently (in year 2010) signed?

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