Monthly Archives: May 2011

Quiz 534: GK for Civil Services Examination

1. Who among the following appoints/ nominates the chairperson of the National Commission for Women? (A)President (B)Central Government (C)Vice President (D)President on recommendation of a Parliament committee 2. In which of the following insects, a pigment called luciferin is found? (A)Housefly (B)Firefly (C)Sandfly (D)Fruitfly 3. Consider the following statements: 1. National Data Bank (NDB) has […]

Quiz 533: Current Affairs May 2011 for Bank and other Exams

1. Recently, Mauritius has agreed to share information on bank accounts under its double taxation avoidance agreement (DTAA) with India. Mauritius accounts for approximately what fraction of foreign direct investment into India? (A)20% (B)30% (C)40% (D)55% 2. Cayman Islands are famous for which among the following? (A)Tourism Hub (B)Offshore Financial Centre (C)Largest producer of Guava […]

Quiz 532 : Current Affairs for Bank PO and Other Exams

1. A “Suitable Boy”, which is considered to one of the longest novels ever published in a single volume in the English language, has been written by which among the following authors? (A)David Malouf (B)Rohinton Mistry (C)Alex Miller (D)Vikram Seth 2. Recently an agreement between Fatah and Hamas had been reached. What are Fatah and […]

Quiz 531: General Studies Civil Services Examination

1. Consider the following statements: 1. As per Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) policy of the country, 74% composite FDI (direct + indirect) is allowed for telecom services 2. Telecom service License is allowed in India for Foreign Companies also. Which among the above statements is/ are correct? (A)Only 1 is correct (B)Only 2 is correct […]

Quiz 530: Current Affairs May 2011

1. Consider the following countries: 1. Ireland 2. Greece 3. Portugal Which among the above have received a bailout in the Eurozone sovereign debt crisis by May 2011? (A)1 Only (B)1 & 2 Only (C)2 & 3 Only (D)1, 2 & 3 2. Which among the following body of the World Trade Organization (WTO) has […]

Quiz 529: Bank PO Examinations

1. RBI, in its annual policy for 2011-12, has estimated the wholesale price inflation at about which among the following fractions by March 2012? (A)5% (B)6% (C)8% (D)9% 2. In which year, Corporate Debt Restructuring (CDR) scheme was launched in India with an objective of ensuring timely and transparent mechanism for restructuring the corporate debts […]

Quiz 528: For UPSC Examinations

1. “Cervus elaphus hanglu” is the state animal of which among the following states? (A)Jammu & Kashmir (B)Himachal Pradesh (C)Uttarakhand (D)Arunachal Pradesh 2. “Congress is in reality a Civil war without arms” Who among the following made the above remarks in regard to Congress? (A)Lord Dufferin (B)Mohammad Ali Jinnah (C)Syed Ahamad Khan (D)Lord Curzon 3. […]

Quiz 527: General Socio-economic Awareness for Bank PO Examinations

1.The term “Golden Revolution” is most closely related to which of the following missions? (A)National Solar Mission (B)National Horticulture Mission (C)National Mission on Clean Coal Technologies (D)National Bamboo Mission 2.ICAAP or Internal Capital Adequacy Assessment Process is the result of which of the following pillars of Basel II accords? (A)Pillar 1 (B)Pillar II (C)Pillar III […]

Quiz 526 for UPSC Examinations

1. Consider the following states: 1. Tripura 2. Mizoram 3. Meghalaya 4. Manipur The correct order of increasing area of the above states is shown by which among the following? (A)1, 2, 3,4 (B)1, 4, 2, 3 (C)1, 3, 4, 2, (D)1, 2, 4, 3 2. The mean elevation of Antarctica is near which among […]

Quiz 525 : General Knowledge For All Examinations

1. Agreeing to the Fiscal autonomy to India, in which of the following years, the British Government established an Indian Fiscal Commission in the pre-independence Era? (A)1919 (B)1924 (C)1926 (D)1928 In which year , Indian Fiscal Commission was established ? 2. At which of the following conferences, the text of the United Nations charter was […]