GKToday Archives: October, 2009

Quiz 250: Indian Polity & Constitution for Civil Services Preliminary Examination

1. Who among the following can establish an Inter-State Council? President Supreme court Prime minister Parliament 2. In which of the following situations a President can establish Inter -State Council? During an emergency When council of Ministers recommends him / ..

Quiz 249: Banking Awareness for Bank Examinations

1. In which year SIDBI was established? 1975 1990 1998 1999 2. Which among the following is the first Development Financial Institution in the country to cater to the long-term finance needs of the industrial sector? IFCI IDBI ICICI SIDBI ..

Quiz 248: General Science for Civil Services Preliminary Examination

1. Which component in light causes suppression of melatonin produced by the pineal gland? Red Blue Green Indigo 2. The combination of a Red Glass Plate and a Blue Glass plate will transmit which of the following light? Red light ..

Maharastra Assembly Elections 2009

The 13th Assembly elections were held in Maharashtra, on October 13, 2009. Voters elected the 288 members of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly in newly organised assembly constituencies after the delimitation approved in 2008. The results were declared on October 22, ..

Indira Gandhi national integration award to Balraj Puri

Balraj Puri is a Noted peace activist and journalist . He was conferred the 14th Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration. This award was presented to him by Congress president Sonia Gandhi in a function in New Delhi. “Kashmir: Towards ..

MultiCat Program of World Bank

What is MultiCat Program? MultiCat Program has been launched by the World Bank which will allow governments and public entities in developing countries to buy insurance on affordable terms in the form of ‘catastrophe bonds. Why there was a need ..