Monthly Archives: June 2011

Quiz 544: Current General Awareness for All Exams

1. Recently SAGA-220 was making news. What is SAGA-220? [A]A joint naval exercise between India and South African Navies [B]A cultural festival organized by India’s Cultural ministry in South American Countries [C]A super computer developed by ISRO [D]A software developed by C-DAC Explanation 2. Under which among the following schemes, the government plans to provide […]

Quiz 543 : GK for UPSC Civil Services, IFS and other Exams

1. As per the latest norms, Investments equal to and more than which among the following amount in a mutual fund portfolio necessarily have to be accompanied by a KYC (Know Your Customer) acknowledgement letter? Rs. 25000 Rs. 50000 Rs. 75000 Rs. 100,000 Explanation 2. As per the Nehru Report, the composition of India’s parliament […]

Quiz 542: (SBI PO) Finance and Business Current Affairs

1. Which among the following organization compiles the Global Hunger Index (GHI)? (A)United Nations World Food Programme (B)United Nations Development Programme (C)International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) (D)Food and Agriculture Organization of United Nations 2. Which among the following economists is best known for his concepts of New Trade Theory and New Economic Geography? (A)Edward […]

Quiz 541 : General Studies for UPSC Examinations

1. All Minority Educational Institutions are entitled to exercise rights enshrined in which among the following articles of Constitution of India? (A)27 (B)28 (C)29 (D)30 Explanation 2. All most all of Iron Ore Production of India (96%) is confined to which among the following five states of India? (A)Orissa, Karnataka, Chhattisgarh, Goa and Jharkhand (B)Orissa, […]

Quiz 540 : General Studies for UPSC Examinations

1. Consider the following statements: 1. Amorphous carbon has lesser surface area than activated Charcoal 2. Charcoal is obtained from Amorphous Carbon by Pyrolysis Which among the above statements is / are correct? (A) 1 only (B) 2 only (C) Both 1 & 2 (D) Neither 1 nor 2 Explanation 2. In context with the […]

Quiz 539: General Studies for Public Service Examinations

1. Consider the following statements: 1. Generation Based Incentives has been launched in India for promotion of electricity production by clean methods 2. The national policy on Biofuels has enshrined an indicative target of 20% blending of biofuels, both for bio-diesel and bio-ethanol, by 2017 Which among the above is/ are correct statements? (A)Only 1 […]

Quiz 538: General Studies for Public Services Examinations

1. Which among the following bodies is in charge of enforcement of the standards of the Indian Tricolor as per the provisions of the “Flag Code of India”? (A)Ministry of Home Affairs (B)Ministry of Culture (C)Bureau of Indian Standards (D)Supreme Court of India 2. Which among the following was the most important reason behind the […]

Solution of the UPSC Prelims 2011 General Studies Paper

Click Here for Solution 2012 1. Biodiversity forms the basis for human existence in the following ways : 1. Soil formation. 2. Prevention of soil erosion. 3. Recycling of waste. 4. Pollination of crops. Select the correct answer using the codes given below : (a) 1,2,and 3 only. (b) 2,3 and 4 only. (c)     1 […]

Quiz 537: Finance Business and Economy Current Affairs for Bank PO

1. Consider the following statements in context with Bancassurance in India: 1. Currently, a bank can tie up with only one life insurer and a general insurer to sell insurance products to its customers. 2. There has been a demand, that banks should be able to tie up with more partners. Which among the above […]