General Awareness Questions - Set 6

General Awareness Questions - Set 6

1. Slogan of "Jai Jawan Jai Kisan" ("Hail the soldier, Hail the farmer") was given by ......

A) Lal Bahadur Shastri
B) Mahatma Gandhi
C) Jawahar Lal Nehru
D) Lala Lajpat

2. The India Today (an Indian English language weekly magazine) was established in ........., by VV Purie owner of Thompson Press.

A) 1973
 B) 1974
 C) 1975
D) 1976

3. Indira Gandhi was the .......... Prime Minister of India.

A) Sixth
B) Fifth
C) Fourth
D) Third

4. S. H. Kapadia was sworn in as the Chief Justice of India by the President Pratibha Patil on ..........

A) 29 Sep 2012
B) 12 May 2010
C) 12 May 2009
D) 29 Sep 2011

5. Newspaper "The Hindu" was founded in Madras on ................. as a weekly by four law students.

A) 23 September 1878
B) 22 September 1878
C) 21 September 1878
D) 20 September 1878

6. The 2008 Mumbai attacks ........... was the only attacker who was captured alive.

A) Umar Muhammad
B) Ajmal Kasab
C) David Headley
D) Agmal Kasab

7. Manmohan Singh is the only Prime Minister since Jawaharlal Nehru to return to power after completing a full five-year term.

A) True
B) False

8. ............. is one of the architects of the Rs 1 per kg rice scheme announced by the Kiran Kumar Reddy government recently, in Andhra Pradesh.

A) Kumar Manaalam
B) NK Tripathi
C) Chandrababu Naidu
D) Sridhar Babu

9. In contrast with a state's Vidhan Sabha (Legislative Assembly), the Legislative Council is a permanent body and can be dissolved.

A) True
B) False

10. .........., a senior congress MLA, won as MLA in the last 2009 general elections in a tough contest by defeating his once aide turned rival Putta Madhu of the erstwhile Praja Rajyam Party (PRP) by a margin of over 13000 votes.

A) T K Patil
B) Sridhar Babu
C) Sri Ram Gupta
D) T N Sharma