Monthly Archives: May 2010

Quiz 391: General Knowledge For All Examinations

1. Nobel laureate Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, is related to which of the following branches of science? [A] Cosmology[B] Physiochemistry[C] Biotechnology[D] Astrophysics Show Answer Correct Answer: D [Astrophysics] 2. Which of the following states has largest coastline? [A] Gujarat[B] Andhra Pradesh[C] Maharastra[D] Tamilnadu Show Answer Correct Answer: A [Gujarat] 3. In which of the following war , ..

Current Affairs May 2010 (Mega Quiz First) for All Examinations

1.Country code top-level domain or ccTLD is an Internet top-level domain generally used or reserved for a country. Recently which of the following countries became the first countries to have non-Latin ccTLD?(A)India, China, Thailand(B)Japan, China, Russia(C)Egypt, Saudi Arabia , United Arab Emirates(D)China, Saudi Arabia, UAE(E)None of them 2.What is the new deadline given to auto ..

Quiz 390: General Knowledge for State Public Sevices and Other Examinations

1. Which among the following is the oldest surviving rock-cut cave in India ? [A] Bagh Caves[B] Ellora Caves[C] Uday Giri Caves[D] Barabar Caves Show Answer Correct Answer: D [Barabar Caves] 2. Who among the following was not among the 9 gems (Navratna) of the Vikramaditya’s court ? [A] Vetalbhatt[B] Amar Simha[C] Kaalidasa[D] Aryabhatta Show Answer Correct ..

Quiz 389: Banking Awareness for Banking Examinations

1. From the given options 1 to 4 , please find out the one which is not an objective of a central Bank of a country? [A] The central Bank of a country aims at profit[B] The central bank is given powers to control and regulate the working of the commercial banks[C] The central bank ..

Current Affairs for Banking and Public Service Exams : Mega Quiz April 2010 (Second)

1.Which among the following is correct in context with ICICI Bank and HDFC Bank?(A)Indian Banks(B)Foreign Banks(C)Foreign Controlled Indian Banks(D)Indian Controlled Foreign Banks(E)Foreign Banks owned by Indians 2.Which of the following international agency / body conducted a limited gold sales programme recently?(A)World Gold Council(B)International Monetary Fund(C)World Bank(D)Asian Development Bank(E)International Development Association 3.Recently Deep Water Horizon was ..

Analysis of UPSC Civil Services 2010 (GS Paper) : Part -II

The million-dollar question is what would be cut off for GS paper. In my view the candidates who could attempt 70-80 questions with about 62-65 correct answers or could attempt 80-90 questions with 70-73 correct answers should be able to sail through and should start concentrating on Mains Preparation. Those who are confident about their ..

Quiz 388: General Awareness for Banking Exams

1. How many states of India are covered under Boarder Area Development Programme? [A] 13[B] 15[C] 17[D] 19 Show Answer Correct Answer: C [17] Notes:States bordering Bangladesh, Myanmar, China, Bhutan and Nepal and it now covers 358 border blocks of 94 districts of seventeen (17) States, which share international land border with neighboring countries. Please note that ..

Analysis of UPSC Civil Services 2010 (GS Paper) : Part -1

UPSC is always unpredictable. It has once again dumped all the textbooks / coaching notes and and relied on awareness & analytical skills of the candidates rather than sticking to rote learning and memory based learning systems. The exam which you appeared on May 23, 2010 gives an indirect indication –how the CSAT 2011 is ..