Monthly Archives: July 2011

Quiz 553: General Socio-Economic Awareness for Bank Exams

1. Who among the following is called the “guardian of the public purse” of India? [A] Comptroller & Auditor General[B] Finance Minister[C] Chairman of Public Accounts Committee[D] Prime Minister Show Answer Correct Answer: A [Comptroller & Auditor General] 2. Which among the following is the SI physical unit of dynamic viscosity? [A] Poise[B] Pascal-second[C] Newton-second[D] ..

Quiz 552: GK Questions for Civil Services Examinations

1. Who among the following rulers of Bengal had issued a coin named Zurbe Murshedabad? [A] Mir Jafar[B] Mir Qasim[C] Murshid Quli Khan[D] Shuja-ud-Din Muhammad Khan Show Answer Correct Answer: C [Murshid Quli Khan] Notes:Murshid Quli Khan was the First Nawab of Bengal whose reign in this capacity was from 1717 to 1727. He changed ..

Quiz 551: General Knowledge Questions

1. In India, the RBI has mandated the banks to hold 24 per cent of their net demand and time liabilities (NDTL) in a liquid portfolio under the statutory liquidity ratio (SLR) regime. What are the benefits of this system? Provides strength to Financial System Increases flow of credit to productive sectors Provides growth to ..

Quiz 550: General Studies for UPSC & State PSC Examinations

1. Consider the following: Clover Sugarcane Alfalfa Which among the above are plantation crops? [A] 1 & 2[B] 2 & 3[C] Only 2[D] 1, 2 & 3 Show Answer Correct Answer: C [Only 2] Notes:A plantation is a large farm or estate, usually in a tropical or subtropical country, where crops that are not consumed ..

Quiz 549: General Studies for UPSC Examinations

1. 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? [A] ..

Quiz 548: General Awareness Questions

1. Consider the following about RIDF (Rural Infrastructure Development Fund): Funds are disbursed to Panchayats Operated by Ministry of Rural Development Funds raised from Cooperative Banks Which among the above statements is/ are correct? [A] Only 1[B] Only 1 & 2[C] Only 2 & 3[D] None of them Show Answer Correct Answer: D [None of ..

Quiz 547: General Studies for Civil Services Examinations

1. Which among the following phenomena of the optics makes the Endoscopy capable of examining the internal organs such as Abdomen? [A] Interference[B] Total Internal Reflection[C] Diffraction[D] Scattering Show Answer Correct Answer: B [Total Internal Reflection] 2. Which among the following presents the period of an agricultural crop year in India? [A] August to July[B] ..

Quiz 546: General Studies

1. Consider the following: Patkai hills Manipur hills Mizo hills Naga hills Which among the above make the Purvanchal Range? [A] 1 & 2[B] 1, 2, & 3[C] 1, 2 3, & 4[D] 2, 3 & 4 Show Answer Correct Answer: C [1, 2 3, & 4] Notes:The mentioned four hills viz. . Patkai hills, ..