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Quiz 4 - Current Affairs

1) Which of the following Bollywood Actress won the Best Actress trophy at the 13th London Asian Film Festival for her performance in Onir’s I AM?

a. Nandita Das
b. Juhi Chawla
c. Tabu
d. Konkona Sen Sharma

2) Which of the following Indian cricket players took the highest number of wickets in the recently concluded ICC World Cup 2011 along with Pakistan’s Shahid Afridi?

a. Yuvraj Singh
b. Zaheer Khan
c. Munaf Patel
d. Harbhajan Singh

3) The Supreme Court on 5 April 2011 passed an order to lift iron export ban imposed by which of the following Indian states on 26 July 2010 and also ordered it to implement the new rules for regulating iron ore mining and transportation?

a. Tamil Nadu
b. Andhra Pradesh
c. Karnataka
d. Odisha

4) According to data from an international organisation India’s growth in 2010 was 10.4% higher than that of China which recorded a growth of 10.3%. Name the organisation.

a. International Monetary Fund
b. World Bank
c. Asian Development Bank
d. World Trade organisation

5) Creative Abby awards were given out during the Goafest 2011 which concluded on 9 April 2011 in the Varca village in Goa. The awards recognise and honour work in which of the following fields?

a. Journalism
b. Advertisement
c. Documentary Films
d. Art & Craft

6) India topped the list of 10 countries that have the highest number of stillbirths according to which of the following British medical journals?
a. The Lancet
b. British Journal of Medical Practitioners
c. British Columbia Medical Journal
d. British Journal of Sexual Medicine

7) Under the Godfrey Phillips Zonal Bravery Awards given away by the former ruler of Jodhpur, Gaj Singh in Jaipur on 5 April 2011, which of the following NGOs was honoured with the Amodhini Award of Rs.1 lakh?

a. Udyogini
b. Charities Aid Foundation
c. CRY
d. Akhil Bharatiya Vanavasi Kalyan Ashram

8) The Supreme Court of India, in the second week of April 2011, refused Odisha Government's plea to stay Polavaram Dam construction by which one of the following states?

a) Madhya Pradesh
b) Jharkhand
c) West Bengal
d) Andhra Pradesh

9) Two rare vulture species namely, the Long-billed and the White-rumped were sighted in large numbers in Rajsthan’s Baran district. Baran is located in which one of the following states?

a) Bihar
b) Rajasthan
c) Uttar Pradesh
d) Gujarat

10) India is working on AURA (autonomous unmanned research aircraft) programme to develop the stealth UCAVs (unmanned combat aerial vehicles) or drones capable of firing missiles and bombs at enemy targets with precision. What is the full form of AURA?

a) Autonomous Unmanned Research Aircraft
b) Autonomous Unmanned Research Airplane
c) Automatic Unmanned Research Aircraft
d) Automated Unmanned Research Anti-Missile

11) Which one of the following Indian states recently released a Braille version of the RTI (Right to Information) Act and its rules for the benefit of visually challenged?

a) Gujarat
b) Bihar
c) Haryana
d) Madhya Pradesh

12) The Gujarat Government banned controversial book, entitled Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and his struggle with India. Who is the author of the book?

a) Joseph Lelyveld
b) Joseph Ponting
c) Hugh Grant
d) Vikram Seth

13) Which agency issued guidelines on distance marketing of products on 6 April 2011 to protect the interest of people who buy policies over phone or Internet?

d. DoT



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