Thursday, July 4, 2013

A Quiz Question about Bhutan

1. When did the fourth Druk Gyalpo hand over his responsibilities as the monarch and head of state of Bhutan to the crown prince Jigme khesar Namgyel Wangchuk?
a. March 15, 2004
b. June 2, 2005
c. December 9, 2006
d.  January 17, 2007

2. Which is the least populated Dzongkhag in the country?
a. Lhuntse
b. Trashi yangtse
c. Gasa
d. Shemgang

3. According to the population and housing census of Bhutan which was conducted in May, 2005, the population of Bhutan was:
a.677, 934
b.582, 000
c.752, 700
d.634, 982

4. As announced by the election commission of Bhutan (ECB), which of the following important elections is scheduled to takes place in December, 2007:
a. The primary Elections
b. The National Council Elections
c. The general Elections
d. Dzongkha Tshogdu elections

5. The constitution drafting committee was set up in 2001 and the draft of the constitution of the Kingdom of Bhutan was made public in:
a. August, 2003
b. April, 2004
c. January, 2005
d. March, 2005

6. The latest exercise launched by the Government in pursuit of realizing the concept of all a small, compact and efficient civil service is the:
a. Good Governance plus
b. Position classification system
c. Organizational Development Exercise
d. Organizational Restructuring

7. The Punatsangchu Hydroelectric Project will have an installed capacity of:
a. 1,122 MW
b. 1,200MW
c. 1,120MW
d. 1,095MW

8. The author of the book the Golden Notebook which won the 2007 Noble prize in Literature is:
a. Kiran Desai
b. Doris Lessing
c. J.M.Coetzee
d. Emile Zola

9. Astronomers meeting in the city of prague in 2006 voted on a sweeping reclassification of the solar system and demoted one  of the 9 planets to the status of a “dwarf planet”. Which is that planet?
a. Mercury
b. Venus
c. Pluto
d. Neptune

10. The first women chancellor of Germany is:
a. Helen Clarke
b. Michelle Bachelet
c. Angela Merkel
d. Mary Eugenia Charles

11. The head quarters of the south Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) is in:
b. Sri lanka
c. Maldives

12. The last novel in the Harry potter series by J.K.Rowling is:
a. Harry potter and the Deathly Hallows
b. Harry potter and the Goblet of fire
c. Harry potter and the Sorcerer’s stone
d. Harry potter and the Order of the phoenix

13. Who among the following became the first female President of the Republic of India:
a.Viyay Lakshmi Pandi
b. Sarojini Naidu
c. Pratibha Patil
d. Renuka Chowdhury

14. Where was the Indo-Bhutan Friendship treaty of 1940 signed?
a. Cooch Bihar
b. Phuentsholing
c. Kalimpong
d. Darjeeling

15. In which city will the 2008 Summer games( Olympics) be held:
a. Barcelona
b. Rome
c. Beijing
d. New York

16. The Authority appointed to certify whether political candidates have a formal university degree to become a Member of Parliament is the:
a. The Royal Civil Service Commission
b. The Royal University of Bhutan
c. The Ministry of Labour & Human Resources
d. The Ministry of Education

17. What is the name of the Indian External Affairs Minister who visited Bhutan in July 27 to 29,2007?
a. Mr.Sharad Pawar
b.Mr.Shivraj V. Patel
c. Mr.Pranab Mukherjee
d. Mr.P.Chidambaram

18. The first Ambassador of Bhutan to India was:
a.Lyonpo Sangey Penjor
b. Lyonpo Tamshing Jagar
c. Lyonpo  Pema Wangchuk
d. Lyonpo Chenkyab Dorji

19. The country officially named to host the FIFA world cup in 2014 is:
a. Argentina
b. Brazil
c. West Germany
d. Egypt

20. In which year was the Universal Declaration of Human Rights adopted by the United Nations General Assembly?
a. 1947
b. 1945
c. 1946
d. 1948

21. What is the percentage of people in Bhutan living in poverty?
a. 25%
b. 37.1%
d. 35%

22. How many countries does Bhutan have diplomatic relations with?
a. 21 countries and the European Union
b. 20 countries and the European Union
c. 22 countries and the European Union
d. 19 countries and the European union

23. In June 2006,His Royal Highness the Trongsa  Penlop,represented His Majesty the King to celebrate what occasion of King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand?
a.72ndbirth anniversary
b. 50th anniversary of accession
c. 60thanniversary of accession
d.75th birth anniversary

24. What is the name of the current Bangladeshi Ambassador to Bhutan?
a. H.E. Mr.Md. Enamul Kabir
b. H.E.Mr.Manzar Shafig
c. H.E.Mr.Alamgir Bashar KhanBabar
d. H.E.Mr.A.K.M.Atiqur Rahman

25. According to the Thimphu Traffic Division, most accidents that occurred between 1994-2005 were due to:
a. Human error
b. unlicensed driving
c. Drunk driving
d. Mechanical defect

26. What is the GDP per capita of Bhutan?
a. U$$ 1,320.90
b. U$$ 980.70
c. U$$ 835.50
d. U$$ 745

27. Tala Hydroelectric Project has an installed capacity of:
a. 1,122MW
b. 1,020MW
c. 1,200MW
d. 1,002MW

28. In the 2006-2007 budget of the Royal Government, which sector received the highest allocation?
a. Health
b. Education
c. Agriculture
d. Roads
29.  which one of the following will not be a constitutional office under the  draft constitution of Bhutan?
a. The chief Election commissioner
b. The Attorney General
c. The chair person of the Royal civil Service commission
d. The chair person of the Anti-corruption commission

30. Which round of Bhutan-China boundary talks did Lyonpo Khandu wangchuk attend in China in August 2006?
c. 18th
d. 19th
31. Which country is not an observer of SAARC?
a.United states
b. China
c. Japan
d. Thailand
32. Which session of the United Nations General Assembly is currently taking place in New York?
b. 62nd
c. 59th
d. 61st

33. What will be the total membership of the European Union after Bulgaria and Romania are admitted as members on 1st January 2007?
a. 20
b. 25
c. 27
d. 30

34. Which country has the world’s most competitive economy?
a. United states
b. Switzerland
c. Japan
d. United Kingdom
35. The Nathu La pass on the Indo-China Border was reopened in July 2006 after how many years?
a. 44 years
b. 40 years
c. 45 years
d. 42 years
36. Who is India’s foreign secretary?
a. Shyam saran
b. Shivshankar Menon
c. E. Ahamed
d. Anand Sharma
37. Who is the interim Prime Minister of Thailand?
a. Sondhi Boonyaratkalin
b. Surakiart Sathirathai
c. Surayud Chulanont
d. Supachai Panitchpakdi
38. Which country will host the next SAARC summit?
a. Pakistan
b. Nepal
c. India
d. Sri Lanka
39. Aljazeera, the Arab-language news network, is based in which country?
a. United Arab Emirates
b. Qatar
c. Jordan
d. Kuwait
40. Who is the Director-General of the world Trade organization?
a. Pascal Lamy
b. Mike Moore
c. Renato Ruggerio
d. Paul Wolfowitz

41. The suspected group in the latest Bali bombing was:
a. Al Qaeda
c. Jemaah Islamiah
d. Fulang Gong
42. The current pope is:
a. John Paul
b. John Paul II
c. Pope Alexander
d. Pope Benedict XVI

43. The president of Iran has called for Israel to be:
a. Wiped off the map
b. thrown out of the UN
c. merged with Palestine
d. democratized

44.Footballer Ronal Dinho plays for:
a. Real Madrid
b.Manchester united
c. Barcelona
d. Democratized,

45. The foreign secretary of India is:
a. Shyam Saran
b. Natwar Singh
c. Salman Haidar
d. Juventus
46. The leaders of the Maoists  in Nepal is:
a. G.P. Koirala
b. Teknath Rizal
c. T.N.Thapa
d. Prachanda

47. The ULFA military leader, paresh Barua,is suspected to be hiding in:
b. Bangladesh
c. Mizoram
d. Bangkok

48.Myanmar is the member of:
d. SAF
49. The next Olympic Games will be held in:
a. Beijing
b. London
c. Shanghai
d. Paris

50. He is Nobel Prize winner:
a. Manmohan Singh
b. Amita Bachan
c. Nelson Mandela
d. Bill Clinton

51. The film, Travellers Magicians, was produced by:
a. Tshering Gyeltshen
b. BBS
c. Garab rinpoche
d. Khyentse Norbu
52. The Royal Academy of performing Arts  is under:
a. Ministry of Home & cultural Affairs
b. Dzongkha Development commission
c. Dratshang lhentshog
53. The number of chimis in the National Assembly is:
a. 110
54. The president of the youth Development fund is:
a. Ashi Sangay Choden Wangchuck
b. Ashi Dorji Wangmo wangchuck
c. Ashi Tshering Yangdon Wangchuck
d. Ashi Tshering Pem Wangchuck

55. The tenth Deyelopment plan begins in:
b. 2008

56. The student population of Bhutan is estimated to be:
a. 113,000
c. 200,000

57. The draft Constitution of Bhutan was distributed in:
a. March 2005
b. March 2004
c. June 2005
d. November 2002
58. Which of these countries is not a development partner in Bhutan?
a. Germany
b. Austria
c. Sweden
d. Holland

59. In international sports Bhutan has won the most medals for:
a. Tae Kwondo
b. Archery
c. Football
d. Athletics

60. Next year will be the year of the:
a. Monkey
b. Dog
c. Snake
d. Dragon



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