International Current Affairs (Civil Service Examination), Questions and Answers, GK for UPSC, Bank PO & All Exams

1. In 2003, Alison Richard took over as the first ever women Vice-Chancellor of: [2004]

2. Which one of the following cities has been the venue of the Asian Games for the maximum number of times from the year 1951 to the year 2006? [2007]

3. How is the United Nations Monetary and Financial Conference where in the agreements were signed to set up IBRD, GATT and IMF, commonly known? [2008]

4. Which of the following authors won the Booker Prize twice? [2004]

5. Recently, the European Union and other six countries including India signed the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) Project. Which one of the following was not a signatory to it? [2007]

6. Near the end of the year 2006, which one of the following countries was suspended from the Commonwealth after a military coup? [2007]

7. Zayed bin Sultan-al-Nahyan was a long serving President of which of the following? [2006]

8. 'Hand-in-Hand 2007', a joint anti terrorism military training was held by the officers of the Indian Army and officers of Army of which one of the following countries? [2008]

9. Consider the following statements:
1. Republicans won the majority in the US House of Representatives Elections held in the year 2006.
2. Republican Bobby Jindal, won a seat in the US House of Representatives for the second time. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? [2007]

10. In the latter half of the year 2006, in which one of the following countries did a military coup take place? [2007]

General Knowledge

1. World Geography -Test-01
2. World Geography -Test-02
3. World Geography -Test-03
4. Geography of India -Test-01
5. Geography of India -Test-02
6. Geography of India -Test-03
7. Geography of India -Test-04
8. Geography of India -Test-05
9. History of India - Test - 01
10. History of India - Test - 02
11. History of India - Test - 03
12. History of India - Test - 04
13. History of India - Test - 05
14. History of India - Test - 06
15. History of India - Test - 07
16. INM-Test-01
17. INM-Test-02
18. INM-Test-03
19. INM-Test-04
20. INM-Test-05
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