QUIZ QC 27: Current Affairs and General Knowledge – IAS General Studies Prelim 2009

 

1. Consider the following statements:

 1. Russia , United State , the European Space Agency , Japan and China have sent a total of 67 spacecraft to the moon.

 2. Chandrayaan-1 is the 68th moon mission, both manned and unmanned.

 3. The first country to send a spacecraft to the orbit the moon was the USSR IN 1959.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 a). Only 1 and 2                                b). Only 2 and 3

 c). both 3 and 1                                d).  1, 2 and 3

 

4. According to the Global Gender Gap 2008 Report, Select the correct sequence of countries ranking in the descending order:

a). Norway , Finland , Sweden, Iceland                     

b). Sweden , Norway , Finland , Iceland

c). Finland , Norway , Sweden , Iceland                    

d). Finland , Sweden , Norway , Iceland  

 

9. Consider the following statement regarding Shourya missile which was recently tested successfully at Chandipur-on-sea, Balasore, Orissa. 

     1. The Shaurya missile is a short-range surface-to-surface ballistic missile.

     2.  A. K. Chakrabarti is the Director of Sourya Missile’s Programme.

     3.   The missile had high manoeuvrability. So it could not be easily detected by the enemy.

  Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 a). Only 1 and 2                          b). Only 2 and 3

 c). both 3 and 1                          d).  1, 2 and 3

 

20. Moon Impact Probe (MIP) impacted the Moon’s surface at a speed of 1.6 km per minute , landed on its target which among of the following crater on the south pole of the moon?

a). Shoemaker crater                  b). Sverdrup Crater

c). Faustini crater                        d). Shackleton crater

 

23. Who is among members of a high level panel of economists appointed by U.N. General Assembly President Miguel d’ Escoto to suggest measures deal with the current economic crisis ?

a). Y V Reddy                             b). C. Rangarajan

c). Amartya Sen                         d). Raghuram Rajan

 

25. Consider the following statement regarding G-20 Summit on Financial Markets and the World Economy, which is being held in Washington on November 14 and 15.

1. The summit expressed the need to advance the reform of the Bretton Woods institutions, the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, so that they adequately reflect the changing economic weights in the world economy.

2. The G-20 meet consists of 20 economies, which together comprise of 80% of the world’s trade and have two-thirds of the world population.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

   a). Only 1                                    b). Only 2

   c). both 1 and 2                          d). Neither 1 nor 2

 

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