Quiz 172 : Civil Services Exams Special Test Paper
1.South Africa has 3 capitals. Which among the following sentences is correct regarding the three capitals of South Africa?
(A)Cape Town is the legislative capital; Pretoria is the administrative capital; and Bloemfontein is the judicial capital
(B)Cape Town is the administrative capital; Pretoria is the judicial capital; and Bloemfontein is the legislative capital
(C)Cape Town is the judiciary capital; Pretoria is the administrative capital; and Bloemfontein is the legislative capital
2.Uttar Pradesh shares it borders with how many states ?
3.Among India, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia & Myanmar , which are the countries which have provided official status to Tamil Language ?
(A)India, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia
(B)India, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Malaysia
(C)India, Sri Lanka, Singapore
4.Manzanares, Seine, Spree & Potomac rivers are related to the following order of cities?
(A)Madrid, Paris, Berlin, New York
(B)Barcelona, Paris, Hamburg, New York
(C)Madrid, Paris, Berlin, Washington DC
5.In 2008 , Professor John Anthony Allan was given Stockholm Water Prize for the concept of Virtual Water Trade. Which of the following gives a correct definition of Virtual Water?
(A)Volume of soft water required to replace an amount of hard water
(B)Volume of water saved by rain harvesting
(C)Volume of water required to produce an amount of commodity
6.Great Britain comprises the England, Wales , Scotland & Northern Ireland. How much area of the entire UK is covered by England?
7.During the process of Osmosis the solvent travels from _______ ?
(A)Concentrated solution to dilute solution
(B)Dilute solution to the concentrated solution
(C)Solvent does not travel in osmosis
8.The reverse osmosis is the process of forcing a solvent from a region of high solute concentration through a membrane to a region of low solute concentration by applying a pressure on ________?
9.In September 1999, which organization established the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) to make the objectives of poverty reduction and growth more central to lending operations in its poorest member countries?
(A)Asian Development Bank
(B)International Monetary Fund
10.BSE Sensex or Bombay Stock Exchange Sensitive Index is a value-weighted index started in 01 of Jan, 1986. It is composed of how many stocks?
11.Buttonwood agreement was signed to establish which of the following organization?
(B)New York Stock Exchange
12.Which of the following is a standard for environmental management systems to be implemented in any business?
13.Gandhi–Irwin Pact was signed in which year ?
14.Who among the following is related to Repeal of Vernacular Press Act of 1878?
15.Maximum Proteins part of our food are digested in which part of our alimentary canal ?
16.The primary part of Liquefied Petroleum Gas LPG is ______?
17.Vachaspati Puraskar is awarded by the K.K. Birla Foundation, for outstanding contribution to which of the following?
(C)Literary work in any Indian language
18.Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award is given for excellence in which of the following areas?
(A)Public Administration, Academics and Management
(B)Social Service & Rural upliftment
(C)Environment Protection and forest conservation
19.Booker Prize, is a literary prize awarded each year for the best original full-length novel, written in the English language, by a citizen of which of the following ?
(A)Commonwealth of Nations
(B)Commonwealth of Nations or Ireland
(C)Commonwealth of Nations, Ireland, or Zimbabwe
20.On which date India celebrates National Technology Day?