GA MCQ: 11 Aug 2017

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GA MCQ: 11 Aug 2017

1. NASA’s Cassini spacecraft is set to begin its final ultra-close orbits around which planet before the probe plunges into the atmosphere of the planet and ends its journey?

1) Mercury

2) Saturn

3) Jupiter

4) Mars

5) Venus

2. What is India’s ranking in 2017 Global Retirement Index (GRI) published by the French asset management company Natixis Global?

1) 43rd

2) 41st

3) 42nd

4) 40th

5) 38th

3. Davinder Singh Kang recently became the first Indian to qualify for the final round of the World Championships of which of the following games?

1) Discus throw

2) Shooting

3) Javelin throw

4) Archery

5) Boxing

4. The National Deworming Day (NDD) is observed every year on

1) 01 Aug

2) 04 Aug

3) 06 Aug

4) 08 Aug

5) 10 Aug

5. The former Union Minister of State for Water Resources Sanwar Lal Jat passed away recently. He was a BJP MP from

1) Bhopal

2) Udaipur

3) Ahmedabad

4) Ajmer

5) Vidisha

6. As per the survey by the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation conducted between May and Jun 2017, almost all rural households in ________ had access to a toilet.

1) Haryana

2) Kerala

3) Gujarat

4) All the above

5) Only 1) and 2)

7. Which country has topped the 2017 Global Retirement Index (GRI) published by the French asset management company Natixis Global?

1) Norway

2) Sweden

3) Switzerland

4) Japan

5) Australia

8. The External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj recently participated in the 15th BIMSTEC Ministerial Meeting held in

1) Colombo, Sri Lanka

2) Kathmandu, Nepal

3) Islamabad, Pakistan

4) Thimphu, Bhutan

5) Naypyidaw, Myanmar

9. The Sri Rama Sagar Project, also known as the Pochampadu Project, is a flood-flow project on the Godavari River located in the state of

1) Tamil Nadu

2) Odisha

3) Karnataka

4) Telangana

5) Gujarat

10. India has ratified the second commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol that commits countries to contain greenhouse gases emission. The Kyoto Protocol entered into force in

1) 2008

2) 1992

3) 2005

4) 1996

5) 2002

Answers:

  1. 2
  2. 1
  3. 3
  4. 5
  5. 4
  6. 5
  7. 1
  8. 2
  9. 4
  10. 3

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