(Study Material) Manorma Year Book - Questions : Current Affairs for IAS PRE 2011

Manorma Year Book - Questions

1. Air traffic in and out of large parts of Europe was shut down for a week in 2010 due to volcanic eruption. In which country that volcanic eruption occurred?
(a) England
(b) Germany
(c) Iceland
(d) Denmark

2. David Camron was become the youngest prime minister of Britain. From which political partyDavid Camron is related?
(a) Conservative
(b) Liberal
(c) Labour
(d) Green

3. Pakistan’s army chiefwas given a three years extension in July 2010.What is the name of this army chief?
(a) ParvezMusaraff
(b) Ashfaq Parvez Kayani
(c) Rahmet Ali
(d) Arshad Kayani

4. In 2010, International Court of Justice said that Kosovo did not violate international law by declaring independence in 2008. From which country Kosovo get independence?
(a) Indonesia
(b) Serbia
(c) Albania
(d) Greece

5. Consider the following statements:
1. JuliaGillard has becomethe firstwomen primeminister of Australia.
2. Bronislaw Komorawski is the new President of Poland.
3. Pushpa Kamal Dahl is the new prime minister ofNepal.
The true statement is/are-
(a) 1, 2, 3
(b) 1, 2
(c) 1, 3
(d) 2, 3

6. The centre for the study of Developing societies (CSDS) surveyed 36Naxal affected districts listed by planning commission. Which state has no districted listed by planning commission. Which state has no districted listed by planning commission?
(a) Bihar
(b) Jharkhand
(c) Madhya Pradesh
(d) Chattisgarh

7. What is the new name of 12 digit unique IdentificationNumber (UID) handed over by the Prime minister to the first person in Maharashtra?
(a) Number
(b) Identity
(c) Aadhar
(d) Aastha

8. YukiyaAmano is the newchief of IAEA, from which country he is related?
(a) Japan
(b) China
(c) Brazil
(d) South Korea

9. Burj Khalifa is the world’s tallest tower opened for the public. In which city this tower is situated?
(a) Abudhabi
(b) Dubai
(c) Riyad
(d) Mumbai

10. Which country is suspended from InternationalOlympic Committee (IOC).
(a) Nepal
(b) China
(c) Kuwait
(d) Yemen

11. In which country carbon tax is ruled unconstitutional by its parliament?
(a) Britain
(b) France
(c) Japan
(d) USA

12. India is world’s biggest consumer of gold in 2010. Which country was the biggest consume of gold in 2009?
(a) SaudiArabia
(b) USA
(c) China
(d) Japan

13. Recently which country has legalizes gay marriage?
(a) India
(b) Argentina
(c) Japan
(d) France

14. Which country is the largest producer of lemon in the world?
(a) China
(b) India
(c) Brazil
(d) Russia

15. World’s largest open university is
(b) DU
(c) NOU
(d) IPU

16. Nobelprize for literature 2010won by Closa. Closa is which language’s author?
(a) English
(b) Spanish
(c) Italian
(d) German

17. Who is the president of Telengana Rashtra Samiti, which is demanding for a separate Telgana state dividing the state of Andhra Pradesh?
(a) K. Chandrababu Naidu
(b) K. Chandra Sekhar Rao
(c) Jagan Mohan Reddy
(d) P. Rosaia

18. Which commission recommends 10 percent quota for Muslims in government jobs, educational institutions and social welfare schemes?
(a) RangnathMishra Commission
(b) Barua Commission
(c) Dinkaran Commission
(d) Tiwari Commission

19. Which one of the following is not matched correctly?
(a) Calcutta High Court – 1862
(b) Delhi High Court – 1966
(c) Gujarat High Court – 1960
(d) Uttarakhand High Court – 2008

20. Which statement is not correct?
(a) The united nations has designated 2011 the International year of chemistry.
(b) The theme of the international year of chemistry is ‘chemistry-our life, our future’.
(c) Its aim to raise awareness of chemistry among the general public.
(d) Events for the year are being coordinated by WHO.

IAS PRE 2011 - Current Affairs

Medium: English
Price: Rs. 190/-
Pages: 446
Author: S.A. Majid


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