Monday, July 26, 2010

Q 1:The National Commission for Women (NCW) is a statutory body for women, set up in 1992, by Government of India, under specific provisions, National Commission for Women Act, 1990 (Act No. 20 of 1990 of Govt.of India.), of the Indian Constitution . The present head of the Commission is ?
Brinda Karat
Girija Vyas
Renukha Choudhary

Q 2:In a bid to establish the reliability of India's fledgling Ballistic Missile Defence shield, an interceptor missile test will take place at Balasore, .........., on July 26.

Andhra Pradesh

Q 3:The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) (Hindi: रक्षा अनुसंधान एवं विकास संगठन, Rakṣā Anusandhān evaṃ Vikās Sangaṭhan) is an agency of the Republic of India, responsible for the development of technology for use by the military, headquartered in?
New Delhi

Q 4:The ............... on Friday said the government, instead of proceeding with the Civil Nuclear Liability Bill, should bring in the Women's Reservation Bill in the Lok Sabha for adoption.
Trinamool Congress

Q 5:Women's Reservation Bill or the The Constitution ( Amendment) Bill, is a pending bill in India which proposes to provide '33 per cent of all seats in the Lower house of Parliament of India the Lok Sabha and state legislative assemblies shall be reserved for women. The Upper House Rajya Sabha passed it on 9 Mar 2010.

Q 6:A national conference attended by academics, policymakers, legal experts and activists here on Friday arrived at the consensus that enumeration of caste in the 2011 census is imperative to generate reliable data on social and economic conditions of various castes and provide a sound base for formulating policies.
The Present Chairperson of the National Backward Classes Commission is?

Justice KG Balakrishnan
Justice Dinakaran
Justice M.N. Rao

Q 7:Leading Muslim ulema, representatives from the All-India Muslim Personal Law Board and the All-India Milli Council, educational and legal experts, including Vice-Chancellors of universities, will discuss the ..................... at a conference to be held here on August 5.
Right to Education Act
Right to choice of religion Act
Right to Freedom of Expression Act

Q 8:Women constables of the ........take part in the ‘Beating Retreat Ceremony' at the India-Pakistan Attari-Wagah border near Amritsar on Thursday evening. For the first time they have been made part of the routine ceremony.

Q 9:National Security Advisor ...................... on Friday refuted the conventional wisdom among peace activists by pointing out that an easier visa regime among the eight SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) nations would be the most difficult to achieve.
Nirupama Rao
GK Pillai
Shivshankar Menon

Q 10:Coming November, India will mount its first scientific expedition to the South Pole to mark the centenary of the first successful expedition to the southern end of the world by the Norwegian explorer, .................
Roald Amundsen
Ernest Shackleton
Edward Wilson


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