UPSC MCQs Quiz 8: General Knowledge with answers

UPSC MCQs Quiz 8: General Knowledge with answers

UPSC MCQs Quiz 8: General Knowledge with answers


 1. The Lai Bahadur Shastri National Award for Excellence is related to which of the following field?

  1. Politics
  2. Panchayati Raj
  3. Public Adminstration
  4. None of the above

2. The Academy Award is also known as

  1. Matthews Award
  2. Oscar Award
  3. BAFTA Award
  4. Palm’s de Affaire

3. The SASTRA Ramanujan Prize is related to

  1. Young physicians
  2. Young mathematician
  3. Poets
  4. Scientists

4. Ramnath Goenka Award is conferred in which field?

  1. Literature
  2. Scientific research
  3. Cinematic excellence
  4. Journalism

5. Which one of the following agencies administered the Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding?

  1. Indian Council of Historical Society
  2. Indian Council for Cultural Relations
  3. Indian Council of the Scientific and Cultural Relations
  4. None of the above

6. Larry Page and Sergey Brin are well-known as

  1. creators of Bluetooth device
  2. founders of Google
  3. stem cell researchers
  4. scientists of human genome

7.Which one among the following statements about Mohammad Nasheed of Maldives is not correct?

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  1. He was the first President of Maldives to be elected through Multiparty elections
  2. He become the President of Maldives in the year 2008
  3. He was a strong advocate of the policies of longtime President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom
  4. He has been advocating and promoting democracy and human rights in Maldives

 

8. The famous artist Uma Sharma is an exponent of which one of the following forms of dance?\

  1. Bharatanatyam
  2. Kathak
  3. Kuchipudi
  4. Manipuri

9. To integrate cultural leaders into its meetings, which one of the following gives ‘Crystal Award’?

  1. Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation
  2. International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  3. World Health Organisation
  4. World Economic Forum

10. Anna Hazare was awarded the Padma Bhushan in recognition for

  1. his war against corruption and launching Bhrashtachar Virodhi Jan Andolan
  2. his service to the Indian army
  3. transforming a barren dry village called Ralegan Siddhi in Maharashtra’s Ahmednagar district into a model village of self-sufficiency, eco-friendly and harmony
  4. his remarkable social service in the Adivasi areas of Bihar

 

Answers:

  • 1. (c)
  • 2. (b)
  • 3. (b)
  • 4. (d)
  • 5. (b)
  • 6. (b)
  • 7. (c)
  • 8. (b)
  • 9. (d)
  • 10. (c)

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