General Knowledge 227

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

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1. Many a times we read in the newspapers that government has hiked cess or duty on certain “demerit good”. Which among the following is an example of demerit good?

 
 
 
 
 

2. Which among the following was the first Bengali Newspaper?

 
 
 
 
 

3. Who among the following is the new Chief Justice of India?

 
 
 
 
 

4. Many market linked insurance products & mutual funds available in the market provide the consumers, a guarantee of return on the basis of Highest NAV known as Net Asset Value . The net asset value is a measure of ?

 
 
 
 
 

5. From which date recommendations of 12th Finance Commission started?

 
 
 
 
 

6. Which among the following is an essential feature of a Unitary Government ?

 
 
 
 

7. Recently (in year 2010) India’s Income tax department celebrated 150 years of establishment in the country. In the speech of Pranab Mukherjee on this occasion, it was revealed that Income Tax Department has collected nearly Rs. 3.80 Lakh crore in 2009-10. Now the minister asks the Income tax department to make double digit contribution of direct taxes to GDP by collecting high revenues and help in building strong nation. What is the current contribution of the Direct Taxes to GDP?

 
 
 
 

8. What is India’s rank in steel production in the world ?

 
 
 
 
 

9. The Supreme court of India has held that “Where Article ___________comes in article 14 goes out. Fill in the blanks

 
 
 
 
 

10. Who among the following has been listed for 8 times in Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world?

 
 
 
 
 

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