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


1. What was the name of the judges and judicial officers in Satvahana Dynasty?


2. Which of the following states in India accounts for almost 100% production of lemongrass oil?


3. What is Malathion?


4. Government of India has set up some Commercial Offices abroad functioning in the Indian Missions which provide the institutional framework and are meant to promote India’s trade and economic exchanges with the world. By the end of 2009, what is the number of such commercial offices of India?


5. Recently (in year 2010) India's Fertilizer major IFFCO entered into the Power business as it signs an agreement for a Rs. 7500 crore project with which of the following states electricity boards?



6. Consider the following:
1. Hearing appeals against the decisions and orders of the Chief Commissioners of Income Tax
2. Adjudication of disputes in respect of levy, assessment, collection and enforcement of direct taxes
3. Adjudication of disputes with respect to the rates of duties of Customs and Central Excise on goods
Which among the above come under the functions of "National Tax Tribunal"?


7. Where is located India's 18th Nuclear Power plant which started its commercial production in year 2010?


8. Which among the following country has been consistently on the top slot for last four years and this year too in the latest version of World Bank's annual report "Doing Business 2010"?


9. As per recent data released by Reserve bank of India , what was the number of online frauds in India in 2009?


10. Who among the following scientists is known for developing techniques for DNA fingerprinting and DNA profiling which are now used all over the world in forensic science to assist police detective work?


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