GK Quiz: World Politics – I

1 Who is the new President of Cuba who was elected on February 24th 2008?
A) Raúl Castro
B) José R. Machado Ventura
C) Juan Almeida Bosque
D) Abelardo Colomé Ibarra
2 The country who first enacted the Right of Information
A)India
B)UK
C)USA
D)Sweden
3 Which of the following countries is the latest in the series of having the first woman prime minister?
A) Germany
B) South Korea
C) Bangla Desh
D) Australia
4 Which country did robert mugabe belong to?
A. Namibia
b. North rhodesia
c. Zimbabwe
d. Zambia
5 Who is the only sitting leader in the World to be wanted by the International Criminal Court?
A)Hamid Karzai
B)Mahmud Ahmadinejad
C)Lee Myung Bak
D)Omar Hassan Al Bashir
6 In which country is President rotated after one year tenure?
A) Switzerland
B) France
C) Libya
D) Pakistan
7 Who according to Google was the most searched individual in 2009?
A) Leander Paes
B) Dexter
C) Sarah Palin
D) Sienfield
8 Who among the following has been nominated to become the U.S. Attorney for Southern District of New York, by US President Barack Obama?
A) Preet Bharara
B) Suresh Modi
C) Rajiv Khurana
D) Suresh Kalmadi
9 According to Historians, without this person, Russian Revolution of 1917 would not have happened at all Who is this person?
A) Vladimir Lenin
B) Leon Trotsky
C) Tsar Nicholas II
D) Rasputin
10 Which US President is the first ever to resign from the office?
A) John F. Kennedy
B) Bill Clinton
C) Richard Nixon
D) Lyndon B. Johnson
11 Who is US’s ‘SECRETARY OF STATE’ appointed by Obama
A) Hillary Clinton
B) Robert Gates
C) Timothy Geithner
D) Janet Napolitano
12 Who among the following characterized bureaucracy as a rational-legal authority ?
A) F.M. Marx
B) Vilfredo Pareto
C) Max Weber
D) Herbert A. Simon
13 “Government of National Unity” is a concept developed by which one of the following third world countries ?
A) Nigeria
B) Tanzania
C) Argentina
D) South Africa
14 “Duma” is the parliament of which of these countries?
A) China
B) Australia
C) Russia
D) Iran
15 Presidential election held in Brazil recently in Dec,2010. The newly elected  Brazilian President  is
A) Dilima Rousseff.
B) Jose Serra.
C) Nikki Haley
D) Luiz Inacio Lula dasilva.


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