General Knowledge for All Competitive Examinations Series - 1

Q1. A nine-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court of India, declared that the right to privacy is 'intrinsic to life and liberty' and an inherent part of the fundamental freedoms enshrined in Part III of the Constitution of India. In this context, which of the following is correct ?
a) Right to privacy is an intrinsic part of Article 21 that protects life and liberty of the citizens of India
b) The ruling has implications for the government's vast biometric ID scheme, covering access to benefits, bank accounts and payment of taxes
c) The other outcomes are unambiguously positive
d) All the above

Q2. The Bench comprising of five judges of Supreme Court of India, including Chief Justice JS Khehar, from major faiths in India i.e., Hinduism, Christianity, Islam, Sikhism and Zoroastrianism delivered judgement in which case recently ?
a) Triple Talaq
b) Animal protection
c) Land Acquisition
d) Child marriages

Q3. Which of the following is not a fundamental right now, in Indian Constitution?
a) Right to equality
b) Right to freedom
c) Right to privacy
d) Right to property

Q4. Devendra Jhajharia and Sardara Singh received which award recently ?
a) Rajiv Khel Ratna Award, 2017
b) Dronacharya Award
c) Dhyan Chand Award
d) Bharat Ratna Award

Q5. Article 12 of the Universal declaration of Human Rights (UN) guarantees which of the following ? 
a) No one shall be subjected to arbitrary interference with his privacy, family, home or correspondence, nor to attacks upon his honour and reputation.
b) Everyone has the right to the protection of law against such interference or attacks
c) Everyone has the right to a nationality
d) Both (a) and (b)

Q6. For Ramon Magsaysay Award, who are selected recently ?
a) Gethsie Shanmugam from Sri Lanka
b) Abdon Nababan from Indonesia
c) Lilia de Lima from Philippines
d) All the above

Q7. The Indian Council of Food and Agriculture on 19th August, 2017 announced the Global Agriculture Leadership Award to whom ?
a) K.Chandrasekhara Rao, CM , Telangana
b) Nitish Kumar
c) P.Vijayan
d) Mamta Banerjee

Q7. The motif of 'Hampi with Chariot' is printed on the reverse of which currency note ?
a) One Rupee Note
b) Rs. 500 note
c) Rs.50 note
d) Rs.1000 note

Q9. Who has taken charge as Pakistan High Commissioner to India recently ?
a) Kulbhushan Jadhav
b) Sohail Mahmood
c) Mohamoud Abbas
d) Hassan Rouhani

Q10. Who assumed charge as the 45th Chief Justice of India on 28th August, 2017 ?
a) Justice Dipak Misra
b) Justice J S Khehar
c) Dalbir Singh Bhandari
d) Justice Leila Seth

Answer Keys
1. D
2. A
3. D
4. A
5. D
6. D
7. A
8. C
9. B

10. A

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