Current Affairs CSS-2009




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  1. Who is Nicolas Sarkozy?

(a) German Chancellor                                                  (b) Canadian President

(c) French President                                                       (d) President of Georgia

Correction: Former French President

  1. What position Hu Jintao holds in China:

(a) General Secretary of Communist Party             (b) President of the Country

(c) Both a & b                                                                 (d) Prime Minister of the country

  1. Who is the president of World Bank?

(a) Robert Brace Zoellick                                            (b) Robert Bruce Gate

(c) Robert Bruce Lohaf                                                  (d) Bill Gates

  1. Where is the Headquarter of the Amnesty International located?

(a) Geneva                         (b) London                         (c) Paris                               (d) New York

  1. Asian Development Bank (ADB) was established in:

(a) 1964                              (b) 1966                              (c) 1968                              (d) None of these

  1. Who were the three statesmen who formulated Non-Aligned Movement (NAM)?

(a) Gandhi, Nasser, Tito                                                (b) Nehru, Nasser, Tito

(c) Zhou Enlai, Bhutto, Nehru                                     (d) Sukarno, Nasser, Tito

  1. The permanent Secretariat of SAARC is established at:

(a) Kathmandu                (b) Dhaka                            (c) Delhi                             (d) Islamabad

  1. Who was the founder HAMAS in 1987?

(a) Sheikh Ahmed Ismail Hassan Yassin             (b) Yasser Arafat

(c) Abu Nidal                                                                   (d) None of these

  1. How many official working languages are recognized by UN?

(a) 8                                     (b) 6                                      (c) 4                                      (d) None of these

  1. In which month does the UN General Assembly usually meet every year?

(a) August                          (b) September                   (c) October                         (d) November

  1. Alliance among India, Germany, Japan and Brazil to Support each other’s bid for permanent seat on UN Security Council is called:

(a) Alliance 4                    (b) G 4                                 (c) Big 4                              (d) None of these


  1. Which of the following countries have the power of veto in General Assembly of UNO? (a) USA (b) Russia     (c) China       (d) All of these
  2. The term of office of a judge of the International Court of Justice is: (a) 5 years (b) 7 years    (c) iyears      (d) None of these
  3. The Iran—Pakistan—India gas pipeline is also known as:

(a) Friendly pipeline                                                       (b) Peace pipeline

(c) Great pipeline                                                            (d) None of these

  1. The first parliamentary elections in Afghanistan were held in::

(a) 2004                              (b) 2005                              (c) 2006                              (d) None of these

  1. Which is the National Flower of Pakistan?

(a) Tulip                              (b) Rose                               (c) Jasmine                       (d) None of these

  1. After “Pushtun” the largest ethnic group in Afghanistan is: (a) Uzbeks (b) Hazaras                         (c) Dias   (d) None of these
  2. The Capital of Argentina is: (a) Columbia (b) Barcelona     (c) Buenos Aires                (d) Peru
  3. What is the Capital of Nigeria? (a) Abuja (b) Algiers            (c) Tripoli     (d) None of these

Name the Currency of Sri Lanka: (a) Rupiah               (b) Lek          (c) Ringgit    (d)