Monthly Archives: July 2011

Quiz 553: General Socio-Economic Awareness for Bank Exams

1. Consider the following: 1. High food, commodity and energy prices 2. Sovereign debt problems 3. High level of government debt The Economy of India is facing which among the above problems now a days? [A]Only 1 [B]1 & 2 [C]2 & 3 [D]1, 2 & 3 2. As per reports published in several business […]

Quiz 552: Civil Services Examinations

1. Which among the following is an incorrect statement: [A]The regulations relating to the issue of Indian Depository Receipts contained in Securities and Exchange Board of India. [B]The Standard Chartered PLC became the first global company to file for an issue of Indian depository receipts in India [C]The Indian Depository Receipts derive their value from […]

Quiz 550: General Studies for UPSC & State PSC Examinations

1. Consider the following: 1. Clover 2. Sugarcane 3. Alfalfa Which among the above are plantation crops? [A]1 & 2 [B]2 & 3 [C]Only 2 [D]1, 2 & 3 Explanation 2. What was India’s external debt to GDP ratio at end-December 2010? [A]13.2 [B]14.5 [C]16.9 [D]17.5 Explanation 3. Which among the following always decreases in […]

Quiz 549: General Studies for UPSC Examinations

1. Recently, India became the first pioneer investor to have been allotted a site of 1,50,000 sq km in the Central Indian Ocean Basin (CIOB) by International Sea Bed Authority (ISBA) of United Nations for harnessing the Polymetallic Modules (PMN) lying on the seabed. The Polymetallic Modules (PMN) predominantly contain which among the following metals? […]

Quiz 548: Current Affairs for Bank PO

1. What is India’s current rank as a shareholder in the World Bank ? [A]5th [B]6th [C]7th [D]8th Explanation 2. As per the new guidelines of the Reserve Bank of India, the interest on savings bank accounts is done on which among the following rates per day on daily balance in the customer’s savings account? […]

Quiz 547: General Studies for Civil Services Examinations

1. Who among the following is the author of the famous book “Silent Spring” which is credited for being of much help in launching the environment movement? [A]Ian Lowe [B]Pat Hutchings [C]Mike Kingsford [D]Rachel Carson 2. The phenomenon in which seeds germinate and seedlings grow while still attached to their mother plant before dropping down […]

Quiz 546: General Studies

1. Consider the following: 1. INSAT-3A 2. INSAT-3B 3. Kalpana-1 From which among the above, the IMD is receiving and processing meteorological data at present ? [A] Only 1 [B] 1 & 3 [C] 1 & 2 [D] 2 & 3 Explanation 2. Consider the following: 1. Patkai hills 2. Manipur hills 3. Mizo hills […]

Quiz 545: General Knowledge For All Exams

1. Who among the following is the first citizen of a city in India? Mayor Chairman Sheriff Member of Legislative Assembly 2. The Elephanta caves have been mostly ascribed to which among the following dynasty? Chalukyas Cholas Rastrakutas Pallavas 3. The Bhagat Movement is related to which among the following tribes of India? Birhor Bhil […]