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CUREENT GK for YOU

2. Which of the following companies has recently acquired Flag telecom, USA?
Ans: Reliance Infocomm
3. Who is Chairman of the Planning Commission of India?
Ans: Dr. Manmohan Singh
4. Who is the Chairman of Wipro Industries?
Ans: Azim H. Premji
5. What was the venue of the last ASEAN meeting?
Ans: Vientiane in Laos in November 2004
6. Where is the headquarters of the European Union?
Ans: Brussels
7. Sunil Bharti Mittal is the CMD of…
Ans: Bharti Enterprises
8. VSNL has recently acquired TYCO which belongs to
Ans: USA
9. The automobile giant Hyundai hails from
Ans: South Korea
10. Ratan Tata Commission is meant for
Ans: Investment
11. What was the focus of the Ninth Five-year plan?
Ans: Agriculture and rural development along with employment generation and poverty eradication.
12. What was the duration for India’s Tenth Five-year plan?
Ans: From 2002-07
13. Microsoft has recently established its largest development centre in which of the following city?
Ans: Hyderabad
14. Rupee is not a currency of…
Ans: Bangladesh
15. The term sweated labour means
Ans: Underpaid, cheap labour
16. The term ‘disguised employment’ is found mainly in
Ans: Agricultural sector
17. The defunct Dabhol Power Plant is located in…
Ans: Maharashtra

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General Knowledge Quiz Series this week

1.  In which country did the ‘sauna’ originate?

2.  On which day and which year did America declare itself an independent country?

3. Which is lighter, gold or plastic?

4. What should you say in English if someone sneezes?.

5. How many cents are there in a Australian dollar?

6.  Who wrote ‘Animal Farm’?

7. Name five methods of transport?.

8. Name ten countries where English is an official language.

9 Name ten parts of the body lower than the neck.

10. Which explorer discovered the sea-route to India by rounding the Cape of Good Hope?

11. What is the currency of Greece?

12.Which country is popularly called ‘The Land of the Maple Leaf’?

13. In Britain who would you give a tip to?

14. Name three festivals celebrated in English-speaking countries?

15. “A good husband should be deaf and a good wife blind”. What are these sayings called?

16.What do English people say before a meal?

17. Which U.S President was assassinated in 1865?

18. Which is longer the Danube or Volga river?

19. When did England last win the football world cup?

20 Which planet is named after the Roman god of war?

ANSWERS

1 – Finland

2 – 4th July 1776

3 – Plastic

4 – Bless you.

5 – 100

6 – George Orwell

7 – Train, car, coach, bus, tram, ship, boat, motorcycle etc.

8 – England, Ireland, USA, Canada, India, Kenya, Singapore, Barbados, South Africa, Pakistan etc.

9 – Chest, leg, arm, shoulder, foot, knee, fingers, toes, thigh, shin, ankle etc.

10 – Vasco de Gama

11 – Drachma

12 – Canada

13 -Waiter/Waitress, taxi driver, hairdresser

14 – Christmas, Easter, St. Valentines day, New Years day, Thanksgiving day etc.

15 – Proverbs

16 – Nothing!

17 – Abraham Lincoln

18 – Volga

19 – 1966

20 – Mars

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