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January 6, 2003
The General Awareness questions for the day are given below.

1. The current US Secretary of Defense is:
(1) Jack Skraw
(2) John Ashcroft
(3) Colin Powell
(4) Donald Rumsfeld
   
2. In the context of Arms and Treaties, ABM Stands for:
(1) Anti Ballistic Missile
(2) American Ballistic Missile
(3) Anti Ballistic Menace
(4) American Ballistic Menace
   
3. This 800 - year old tower was shut for the last one decade for renovation and repair. Which?
(1) Eiffel Tower
(2) CNN
(3) Leaning tower of Pisa
(4) Empire State Building
   
4. The city of Frankfurt is in:
(1) France
(2) Germany
(3) Switzerland
(4) Sweden
   
5. Baramullah district is in which Indian state?
(1) Punjab
(2) Himachal Pradesh
(3) Jammu & Kashmir
(4) None of these
   
6. Which of the following music groups is/was popularly called the ‘The Fab Four’?
(1) Grateful Dead
(2) The Beatles
(3) The Spice Girls
(4) None of these
   
7. What is the art of preserving, stuffing and mounting animals in lifelike forms called?
(1) Taxonomy
(2) Taxidermy
(3) Ikebana
(4) Haiku
   
8. What physical phenomenon causes the spherical shape of raindrops?
(1) Gravity
(2) Friction
(3) Surface Tension
(4) Evaporation
   
9. Adi Sankara set up four Mutts in the four corners of the country. Two are at Badrinath & Puri. Where are the other two located?
(1) Dwaraka and Kancheepuram
(2) Dwaraka and Rishikesh
(3) Dwaraka and Sringeri
(4) Sringeri and Rishikesh
   
10. This much-talked about disease gets its name from the Greek word for coal. Which word?
(1) Cancer
(2) Alzheimer’s
(3) Parkinson’s
(4) Anthrax

Answer Key
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(2)    (7)  
(3)     (8)  
(4)    (9)  
(5)    (10)  
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