General Knowledge (GK) and Current Affairs 2013- 18th March

General Knowledge (GK) and Current Affairs 2013- 18thMarch

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1. Veer Bhadra Mishra, who recently passed away was a well known ——–?
a.       Writer
b.      Environmentalist
c.       Classical Singer
d.      Journalist
Answer: Environmentalist
2. Jorge Mario Bergoglio, who is elected as the Catholic Church’s new Poper hails from which among the following countries?
a.       Mexico
b.      Brazil
c.       Argentina
d.      Peru
Answer: Argentina
3. Which among the following committee is set up for giving clear definitions to FDI and FII?
a.       Gopinathan committee
b.      Subir Gokran committee
c.       Arvind Mayaram committee
d.      Arvind Menon committee
Answer: Arvind Mayaram Committee
4. Who among the following has been recently formally appointed as the China’s president?
a.       Li Keqiang
b.      Deng Xiaoping
c.       Bo Xilai
d.      Xi Jinping
Answer: Xi Jinping
5. Recently, in which among the following countries, the giant Atacama Large Millimeter/ submillimeter Array (ALMA) telescope is unveiled?
a.       Australia
b.      Chile
c.       US
d.      South Africa
Answer: Chile
6. What is the rank of India in the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Human Development Report for 2013?
a.       122nd
b.      128th
c.       132nd
d.      136th
Answer: 136th
7. Recently, which among the following countries ha successfully extracted natural gas from methane hydrate deposits under the sea, in the first example of production of the gas offshore?
a.       US
b.      Japan
c.       Canada
d.      France
Answer: Japan
8. The changthangi or pashmina goat is found in ———?
a.       Rajasthan
b.      Jammu & Kashmir
c.       Tamil Nadu
d.      Kerala
Answer: Jammu & Kashmir
9. Sour gas is natural gas or any other gas containing significant amounts of:
a.       Hydrogen sulfide
b.      Carbon dioxide
c.       Nitrogen oxide
d.      Carbon monoxide
Answer: Hydrogen Sulfide
10.With reference to environment conservation, CITES is also better known as:
a.       Philadelphia Convention
b.      Geneva Convention
c.       Paris Convention
d.      Washington Convention
Answer: Washington Convention

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