National Current Affairs (Civil Service Examination), Questions and Answers, GK for UPSC, Bank PO & All Exams

1. Consider the following famous names: [2009]
1. Amrita Sher-Gil
2. Bikash Bhattacharjee
3. N.S. Bendre
4. Subodh Gupta
Who of the above is/are well known as artist(s)?

2. In order to comply with TRIPS Agreement, India enacted the Geographical Indications of'Goods (Registration & Protection) Act, 1999. The difference /differences between a "Trade Mark" and a Geographical Indication is/are [2010]
1. A Trade Mark is an individual or a company's right whereas a Geographical Indication is a community's right.
2. A Trade Mark can be licensed whereas a Geographical Indication cannot be licensed.
3. A Trade Mark is assigned to the manufactured goods whereas the Geographical-Indication is assigned to the agricultural goods/products and handicrafts only.
Which of the statements given above is / are correct?

3. Shahgarh area in Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan was in news in the year 2006 because of which one of the following? [2007]

4. Consider the following houses: [2009]
1. Christie's
2. Aosian's
3. Sotheby's
Which of the above is/are auctioneer/auctioneers?

5. Consider the following statements: [2007]
1. The Judges (Inquiry) Bill 2006 contemplates to establish a Judicial Council which will receive complaints against Judges of the Supreme Court including the Chief Justice of India, High Court Chief Justices and Judges.
2. Under the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005, a women can file a petition before a 1st Class Judicial Magistrate.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

6. Consider the following statements: [2007]
1. China has the observer's status at the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation.
2. India has the observer's status at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

7. India has recently landed its Moon Impact Probe on the Moon. Among the following countries, which one landed such probe on the Moon earlier? [2009]

8. For which one of the following reforms was a Commission set up under the Chairmanship of Veerappa Moily by the Government of India? [2008]

9. In August 2006, the Government of India notified the Rural Electrification Policy. This policy aims at provision of access to all households by which year? [2008]

10. In the context of global economy, which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

General Knowledge

1. World Geography -Test-01
2. World Geography -Test-02
3. World Geography -Test-03
4. Geography of India -Test-01
5. Geography of India -Test-02
6. Geography of India -Test-03
7. Geography of India -Test-04
8. Geography of India -Test-05
9. History of India - Test - 01
10. History of India - Test - 02
11. History of India - Test - 03
12. History of India - Test - 04
13. History of India - Test - 05
14. History of India - Test - 06
15. History of India - Test - 07
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18. INM-Test-03
19. INM-Test-04
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