Monthly Archives: May 2011

Quiz 534: GK Questions 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 Show Answer Correct Answer: B [Central Government] 2. In which of the following insects, a pigment called luciferin is found? [A] Housefly[B] Firefly[C] Sandfly[D] Fruitfly Show Answer ..

Quiz 533: General Awareness Questions

1. Which among the following South East Asian country is Landlocked? [A] Cambodia[B] Brunei[C] Laos[D] Vietnam Show Answer Correct Answer: C [Laos] 2. Cayman Islands are famous for which among the following? [A] Tourism Hub[B] Offshore Financial Centre[C] Largest producer of Guava[D] Population of Ethnic Indians Show Answer Correct Answer: B [Offshore Financial Centre] 3. ..

Quiz 532: GK Questions for All Exams

1. Sudha Karmarkar, the veteran theatre artist has passed away. She hailed from which state? [A] Tamil Nadu[B] Karnataka[C] Goa[D] Maharashtra Show Answer Correct Answer: D [Maharashtra] Notes:Sudha Karmarkar (83), the veteran theatre artist, director, and pioneer of Children’s Theatre in Maharashtra, has passed away in Mumbai on February 5, 2018. Karmarkar founded the children’s ..

Quiz 531: General Studies Civil Services Examination

1. Deshikottama’ award is the highest award of which among the following bodies? [A] Bhartiya Vidya Bhawan[B] Vishwa Bharti[C] Banaras Hindu University[D] Bhartiya Sahitya Parishad Show Answer Correct Answer: B [Vishwa Bharti] 2. “Only mad men outside lunatic asylums could think or talk of independence” Who among the following had made this remark in context with the ..

Quiz 530: General Awareness Questions

1. Consider the following steps: Banking Department gets currency from the Issue Department Government puts the currency in circulation Central Government Incurs a deficit in its Budget Government Sells Treasury Bills to Banking Department of RBI Which among the following is the correct order of the above steps? [A] 1 2 3 4[B] 2 3 ..

Quiz 529: GK Questions for Competitions

1. 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 of viable entities facing problems? [A] 2001[B] 2002[C] 2003[D] 2004 Show Answer Correct Answer: A [2001] 2. Who among the following in India can borrow using the facility ..

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 Show Answer Correct Answer: A [Jammu & Kashmir] 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] ..

Quiz 527: General Socio-economic Awareness

1. The National Chambal (Gharial) Wildlife Sanctuary, which is one of the large eco-reserves of the country is co administered by which among the following states? [A] Rajasthan & Uttar Pradesh[B] Rajasthan & Madhya Pradesh[C] Madhya Pradesh & Uttar Pradesh[D] Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh & Uttar Pradesh Show Answer Correct Answer: D [Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh & ..