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CURRENT AFFAIRS FOR I.A.S. (PRE.) 2011

INTERNATIONAL EVENTS
Questions:
4. The treaty also allowed 30% lower than the deployed strategic warhead limit of the 2002 Moscow Treaty. Which of the above statements is / are correct ? (a) 1 and 4 Only (c) 2, 3, and 4 7. (b) 2 and 4 only (d) All b the above

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Which is the first European country to ban the burqa and niqab in public? (a) France. (b) Belgium. (c) Switzerland. (d) Belarus.

2. 1. 2.

Consider the following statements: Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia, are the countries which lie in the Mekong basin. The above four Countries in 1995 set up the Mekong River Commission to facilitate Joint management and water sharing in the Mekong region. Until now, human remains from only 200,000 years Which of the above statements giver above is/are correct ? (a) 1 Only (c) Both 1 and 2 (b) 2 Only (d) Neither 1 Nor 2. 9. 8.

Recently which country has passed the 18th Amendment Bill that Seeks to bring back the 1973 Constitution? (a) Sri Lanka (c) Pakistan (b) Bangladesh (d) Maldives.

The $ 12-Billion Nord stream pipeline would carry up to 55 billion cubic meters of gas a year,This gas pipeline is between? (a) Russia to China. (b) Russia to Ukraine (c) Russia to Europe (d) Russia to Iran. The recent Nuclear Security Summit was held in ? (a) U.S. (c) England (b) South Korea (d) Germany

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China has building Xiaowan dam, which is the world’s highest dam.It is on the river of. (a) Mekong river (b) Brahma Putra river (c) Yarlung Tsangpo river (d) Non of the above.

10. Recently which Country has shut down its Plutonium ADE – 2 reactor ? (a) Iran (c) North Korea. 11. 1. 2. (b) Russia (d) India.

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Recently Russia has offered nuclear help to which of the following Latin American country : (a) Brazil (c) Ecuador (b) Argentina (d) Venezuela

Consider the following statements : “Red shirts” are the group in Thailand which support ex-premier Thaksin Shinawatra. Yellow shirt are the group in Thailand which support the government Which of the above statement is / are correct ? (a) 1 only (c) Both I and 2 (b) 2 only (d) Neither 1 nor 2.

5.

Pass port Controversy is recently in news in which country ? (a) China (c) Nepal (b) Sri Lanka (d) Bhutan

6. 1. 2. 3.

Consider the following statements : Recently a strategic Arms Reduction Treaty was signed between us and Russia in Prague. The agreement Succeeds the 1991 START treaty. The warhead limit in this treaty is 74% lower than the limit of 1991 treaty.

12. The recent cyber – racism summit Was held is. : (a) U.S.A. (c) Australia 1. (b) Russia (d) India.

13. Consider the following statements : Kazakistan has agreed to extend the Russian lease of the biggest naval base in the Black sea.

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Questions 2. 3. 4. Russian Navy will stay in Sevastopol till 2042, with a possible five year extension. Under the current agreement singed in 1997, the Russian lease of the former soviet base expires is 2017. The agreement is a setback to U.S. effort to establish control of the black sea. Which of the above Statement is/are correct ? (a) I and 2 (b) 2, 3 and 4 20. Consider the following Statements . 1. 2. 3. Egypt Objected to an agreement Signed by four Nile Basin Countries in Uganda. The four countries are Tanzania. Uganda, Rwanda and Ethopia. Nile river originates from Lake Victoria. Which of the above statements is /are Correct ? (a) 1 and 3 Only (b) 1 and 2 only (c) All of the above (d) Non of the above. 21. Consider the following Statements : 1. 2. India’s Kishanganga Project is in dispute with Pakistan. The dispute Settlement mechanism between these two countries come under Article IX of the Indus water treaty. Which of the above Statement is / are Correct ? (a)1 only (c) Both1 and 2 (b) 2 only (d) Non of the above.

(c) 3 and 4 (d) All of the above 14. Recently Chasma power reactor is in News. In this context can you suggest Chasma belongs to which country ? (a) North korea. (c) China (b) Iran (d) Pakistan.

15. Which Company is responsible for recent oil leak in Gulf of Mexico ? (a) BP (c) ONGC (b) Exom (d) None of the above.

16. Recently which of these two west Asian Countries discussed for the formation of regional economic bloc ? (a) UAE and Saudi Arabia (b) Saudi Arabia and Syria. (c) UAE and Iran. (d) Syria and I Iran 17. The short Range Ballistic Missile Hatf III (Ghaznavi) and Medium Range Ballistic Missile Hatf (Shaheen 1) belongs to which country ? (a) Iran. (c) Afganistan (b) Pakistan (d) Ukraine.

22. Which of the following Country did not get the observer status in the shanghai Cooperation organisation. (a) Sri Lanka (c) Iran 1. 2. (b) India (d) Mongolia

23. Consider the following Statements. Iran- Pakistan- India gas Pipeline is also known as “Peace Pipeline”. Recently Iran and Pakistan decided to enter into a bilateral agreement for this project, with out India. Which of the following statement is / are correct. (a) 1 only (c) Both 1 and 2 (b) 2 only (d) Neither 1 and 2

18. Consider the following statement’s 1. 2. Britain’s first Post – war coalition government was lead by David Cameron. At 43, Mr. Cameron is the youngest P.M.Since 1812. Which of the above statement is / are correct ? (a) 1 Only (c) Both 1 and 2 (b) 2 Only (d) Neither 1 Nor 2.

24. The NPT review Conference is held every 5 years to assess the progress in reaching the goals set out in the 1970 treaty to disarm and stop the spread of nuclear weapons. In this context which one of the Country is not the member of NPT ? (a) China (c) Israel (b) India (d) Pakistan

19. Which one of the country is not the member of the trilateral meet on Iran’s Nuclear Programme ? (a) India (c) Brazil
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25. Recently Which Country has constituted the “Truth Panel” (a) Pakistan (c) Sri Lanka (b) Bangladesh (d) Nepal

(b) Turkey (d) Iran

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CURRENT AFFAIRS FOR I.A.S. (PRE.) 2011 26. Which of the following statement is wrong ? (a) (b) (c) (d) Israel blocked Gaza Since the end of Israel’s winter war with Fatha in Gaza in 2009. Recently 19 People Killed as Israeli Commandos storm Gaza- Bound aid flotilla. Egypt has announced that it has opened its border Crossing to breaches the Gaza blockade. Three years ago Israel Closed the Rafah Crossing with Cairo’s help. 30. Recently which country is in news for beating Italy’s famous leaning tower of Pisa.And won the Guinness world Records ? (a) UAE (c) Saudi Arabia (b) Norway (d) Neither land.

31. China has offered $200 million for the second phase of the Hambantota port. This port is in ? (a) Mayanmar. (c) Bangladesh (b) Indonesia (d) Sri Lanka

27. Recently which country has officially drops NATO membership plans ? (a) Belarus (c) Turkmenistan (b) Ukraine (d) Uzbekistan.

32. Recently ethinic Violence has erupted in which country of Central Asia ? (a) Kyrgyzstan (c) Turkmenistan (b) Uzbekistan (d) Kazakistan

28. On June 4, 1989 hundreds of Pro democracy Students and ordinary citizens were killed in and around the Tiananmen Square. This is in which Country ? (a) Myanmar (c) Cambodia (b) Laos (d) China.

33. Consider the following Statements : 1. 2. Collective Security treaty organization is a defence block of ex- soviet States. The member of this organisation are Russia, Kyrgyzstan, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.

29. The recent Asian Security Summit was held in which Country ? (a) Thailand. (c) Singapore (b) Indonesia. (d) Malaysia.

Which of the above statement is / are Correct (a) 1 only (b) 2 only (c) Both 1 and 2 (d) Neither 1 nor 2.

Answers
1. (b) 6. (d) 11. (c) 16. (d) 21. (c) 26. (a) 31. (d) 2. (c) 7. (c) 12 (c) 17. (b) 22. (a) 27. (b) 32. (a) 3. (a) 8. (c) 13. (b) 18. (c) 23 (c) 28. (d) 33. (c) 4. (d) 9. (a) 14. (d) 19. (a) 24. (a) 29. (c) 5. (c) 10. (b) 15. (a) 20. (c) 25. (c) 30. (a)

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