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. Consider the following statements: [2007]
1. In the year 2006, India successfully tested a full fledged cryogenic stage in rocketry.
2. After USA, Russia and China, India is the only country to have acquired the capability for use of cryogenic stage in rocketry.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

3. In India, who is the Chairman of the National Water Resources Council? [2009]

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

5. Which one of the following Union Ministries implements the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety? [2009]

6. Basel II relates to which one of the following? [2007]

7. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists: [2009]
List-I - List-II
(Famous person) - (Well-known for)
A. MandakiniAmte - 1. Theatre direction
B. Neelam Mansingh Chowdhary - 2. Social service and community leadership
C. RomilaThapar - 3. Dance
D. Vanashree Rao - 4. History writing

8. 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?

9. In/which one of the following States has India's largest private sector sea port been commissioned recently? [2009]

10. From which one of the following did Kosovo declare its independence? [2009]

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
16. INM-Test-01
17. INM-Test-02
18. INM-Test-03
19. INM-Test-04
20. INM-Test-05
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