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1. How many companies from India found a place in the 'Global -500'list ?
a) 5                (Ans)
b) 4
c) 8
d) 10
e) 9

2. For the year 2007-08, World Bank has predicted India's GDP growth at 
a) below 8%              (Ans)
b) below 7%
c) 8.5%
d) 9.6%
e) 10%

3. National Electricity Policy envisages elimination of power shortage by 2012 through addition of ------ during 10th and 11th Plan periods 
a) 75, 000 MW
b) 50,000 MW
c) 100,000MW              (Ans)
d) 125,000MW
e) 60,000MW

4. Recently Tata Consultancy Services (TCS has succeeded in acquiring a big deal from Bank of China worth 
a) $ 75 million
b) $ 50 million
c) $ 100 million              (Ans)
d) $ 125 million
e) $ 150 million

5. As per the latest estimates of Petroleum Ministry , India' s refining capacity will be increased to ------- million tones per annum by the end of the coming 11th plan. 
a) 220
b) 210
c) 230
d) 240              (Ans)
e) 180

6. "Beyond Scarcity : Power, Poverty and Global Water Crisis" is the theme of 
a) Human Development Report 2006              (Ans)
b) Human Development Report 2005
c) World Development Report 2005
d) World Development Report 2006
e) None of these 

7. Report of the Sachar committee is related to 
a) Status of the Scheduled Castes in India 
b) Social, Economic and educational status of the Muslim community               (Ans)
c) Economic status of Backward Classes in India
d) Educational Status of Backward Clases in India.
e) None of these

8. According to the Global Gender Gap Report, 2006 by the World Economic Forum, the country which has provided more political empowerment to women among the 
following is 
a) USA 
b) India              (Ans)
c) Sri-Lanka
d) Bangladesh
e) Bhutan

9. According to the Human Development Report 2006 of UNDP, the position of India in Human Development Index is 
a) 135th 
b) 126th              (Ans)
c) 137th 
d) 81st
e) None of these

10. Noted author and activist Arundhati Roy has been supporting the farmers of Singur in West Bengal who are resisting the State Government's move to acquire land and give 
it to 
a) Tata Motors               (Ans)
b) Maruti Udyog Ltd.
c) Hindustan Motors
d) Infosys
e) Hero Motors

11. Year 2007 is being celebrated by India & China as the 
a) Tourism year
b) Friendship year              (Ans)
c) Co-operation year
d) Water Year
e) None of these 

12. The 14th Asia Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) 2006 Summit was held in 
a) Thailand 
b) Vietnam              (Ans)
c) Brazil
d) China
e) Nepal

13. In the Union Budgets in India, Which one of the following is the largest in amount ?
a) Non-Plan Expenditure              (Ans)
b) Plan Expenditure
c) Revenue Expenditure
d) Capital Expenditure
e) Defence Expenditure

14. Centre for DNA Fingerprinting is located at 
a) Bengalooru
b) New Delhi
c) Pune
d) Hyderabad              (Ans)
e) Chennai

15. Cryogenic engine are used in 
a) Atomic reactors
b) Rockets              (Ans)
c) Defrost Refrigerators
d) Doing research connected with superconductivity
e) Aeroplanes

16. 'Threat of global warming' is increasing due to increasing concentration of 
a) Nitrous oxide 
b) Ozone 
c) Sulphur dioxide 
d) Carbon dioxide              (Ans)
e) None of these 

17. The 2008 Olympic Games will be held at 
a) Montreal
b) Beijing              (Ans)
c) Atlanta
d) London
e) Athens

18. Narain Karthikeyan is a sportsman in the field of 
a) Shooting 
b) Car racing              (Ans)
c) Chess
d) Golf
e) Snooker

19. EI Nino is 
a) A sea storm              (Ans)
b) A warm ocean current 
c) A tropical disturbance 
d) Another name of typhoon 
e) None of these 

20. Which of the following industries are the major beneficiaries of the Mumbai port ?
a) Sugar and Cotton textile industry 
b) Iron and steel industry 
c) Cotton textile and petrochemical industry              (Ans)
d) Engineering and Fertilizer industry
e) None of these 

21. The world Trade Organization (WTO) was earlier known as 
b) GATT              (Ans)
d) FAO
e) None of these 

22. What is Value Added Tax (VAT)?
a) A new initiative taken by the Government to increase the tax-burden of high income groups
b) A simple, transparent, easy to pay tax imposed on consumers
c) A single tax that replaces State tax like surcharge, turnover tax, etc.,              (Ans)
d) A new tax to be imposed on the producers of capital goods.
e) None of these 

23. The outcome of 'devaluation of currency' is 
a) Increased export and foreign reserve deficiency 
b) Increased export and improvement in balance of payments               (Ans)
c) Increased importand improvement in balance of payments 
d) None of these 

24. The common currency which has been introduced among 11 European nations is known as 
a) Euro              (Ans)
b) Euro Dollar 
c) Euro Pound 
d) Euro Sterling 
e) None of these 

25. Nuclear reactors used to produce electricity are based on 
a) Nuclear fusion
b) Nuclear fission              (Ans)
c) Cold fusion
d) Superconductivity 
e) None of these 

26. Who amongst the following was the head of the Investment Commission which submitted its report to the Government of India recently ? 
a) Dr. Rakesh Mohan 
b) Mr. Ratna Tata               (Ans)
c) Mr.Kumara Mangalam Birla
d) Mr. Rahul Bajaj
e) Mr. Anil Ambani 

27. Mr. Arvind Kejriwal who got the Ramon Magsaysay Award 2006 is the founder of which of the following NGO's ?
a) Aawahan
b) Sankalp
c) Parivartan              (Ans)
d) Sammelan
e) Banyan

28. Which bank has launched a new health cover scheme under the name of "Arogya Shree"?
a) PNB              (Ans)
b) SBI
c) Andhra Bank 
d) OBC
e) IOB

29. The Eleventh Five- Year Plan has been named as 
a) 'Towards Fast and More Inclusive Growth'
b) Towards Infra structural and Agricultural Growth               (Ans)
c) 'Towards Rapid Educational and Economical Growth'
d) 'Towards reduce the unemployment problem' 
e) None of these 

30. Which of the following state governments has decided to provide health insurance to people living below the poverty line with effect from January 2007?
a) Andhra Pradesh
b) Orissa 
c) Karnataka              (Ans)
d) West Bengal
e) Kerala 

31. In November 2006, Prime Minister Dr.Manmohan Singh and Chinese President Hujintao signed how many agreements including the Bilateral Investment Protection 
Agreement, in New Delhi?
a) 11
b) 15
c) 13              (Ans)
d) 9
e) 20

32. What is the position of Tatas, the largest Indian group in terms of revenue and market capitalisation, in the Forbes' list of world's most reputed companies 
a)    20th                (Ans)
b)    18th
c)     22nd
d)     24th
e)     23rd

33. The Indian Railways has decided to start how many new luxury trains on the line of "Palace on Wheels" to ensure foreign customer ?
a) 6              (Ans)
b) 4
c) 10
d) 15
e) 20

34. ASEAN, the major trade block of the world, consist of the following nations 
a) Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines and Singapore              (Ans)
b) India, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Pakistan
c) Indonesia, India, Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore 
d) Vietnam, Thailand, Mauritiums, Singapore and Philippines 
e) None of these 

35. The states through which the Cauvery river flows is 
a) Kerala, Karnataka & Tamil Nadu              (Ans)
b) Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu
c) Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu
d) Maharashtra, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu
e) None of these

36. Which one of the following is NOT correctly matched?
a) White Revolution-Dairy
b) Green Revolution -Agriculture
c) Blue Revolution-Fishery
d) Red Revolution-Wool              (Ans)
e) None of these 

37. Which one of the following is NOT a department in the Ministry of Human Resource Development ?
a) Department of Secondary Education and Higher Education 
b) Department of Elementary Education and Literacy 
c) Department of Technical Education and Literacy              (Ans)
d) Department of Woman and Child development 
e) None of these 

38. In India, National Income is estimated by 
a) Central Statistical Organisation               (Ans)
b) Planning Commission 
c) Indian Statistical Institute 
d) National Sample Survey Organisation 
e) Finance Commission 

39. Which state in the country has the largest number of districts ?
a) Maharashtra
b) Madhya Pradesh
c) Tamil Nadu
d) Uttar Pradesh              (Ans)
a) Andhra Pradesh

40. Who among the following has been given 'World Citizenship Award' 2006?
a) Jimmy Carter
b) Kofi Annan
c) Bill Clinton              (Ans)
d) Ronald Reagan
e) Tony Blair