Monthly Archives: April 2012

Quiz 616: Current General Awareness for IBPS Bank PO 2012 Examination

1. Barak valley in Assam is famous for which among the following? [A]Petroleum Production [B]Tea Cultivation [C]Bamboo Industry [D]Cottage Industries Tea Cultivation Show Answer 2. Consider the following statements: 1. UN Democracy Fund (UNDEF) was launched in 2005 2. India is largest contributor to UN Democracy Fund (UNDEF) Which among the above statements is / […]

Quiz 615: GK for SSC

1. Tungbhadra multipurpose project is a joint venture of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.Tungabhadra is a tributary river of ___? [A]Krishna [B]Cauvery [C]Godavari [D]Sabarmati Krishna Show Answer 2. WL-711, DWL-5023 are varieties of ____? [A]Wheat [B]Rice [C]Maize [D]Bajra Wheat Sonalika, Kalyana Sona, Chotti Lerma, WL-711, DWL-5023 are major varieties of Wheat Show Answer 3. Deoni breed […]

Quiz 614: Current Data on Indian Economy for Bank PO Examinations

1. Maximum share in India’s total external debt is of which among the following currency? [A]US Dollar [B]Indian Rupee [C]Euro [D]Japanese Yen US Dollar Show Answer 2. Which among the following Service recently (in 2011) celebrated the Golden Jubilee? [A]Indian Revenue Service [B]Indian Economic Service [C]Indian Forest Service [D]Indian Police Service Indian Economic Service (was […]

Quiz 613: Questions on Social Sector Schemes for Civil Services Examination

1. The National Mission for Saffron has been launched as a subscheme of which among the following programmes? [A]National Food Security Mission [B]National Horticulture Mission [C]Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana [D]National Cash Crop Programme Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana Please note that there is no programme as mentioned in option D. Correct option is Rashtriya Krishi Vikas […]

Quiz 612: Banking & Economy Current Affairs for Bank PO 2012 Examinations

1. As per a report, India received $2.21 billion in foreign direct investment in February 2012. Which among the following countries is the top source of FDI to India? [A]Singapore [B]Mauritius [C]USA [D]Japan Mauritius Show Answer 2. Recently we read in the newspapers that Central Bureau of Investigations (CBI) has been investigating some companies for […]


Quiz 611: Science & Technology for UPSC Civil Services Examinations

1. Which among the following is the edible part in Rice? [A]Fruit [B]Cotyledons [C]Endosperm [D]Embryo Endosperm It’s a very common question but can confuse many of you. Most of the essential micronutrients are almost exclusively stored in the husk, aleurone and embryo of rice, which are removed during the polishing process. Polishing of rice is […]

Quiz 609: Current Affairs for Bank PO & Bank Clerical Exams 2012

1. Who among the following is not a winner of Templeton Prize? [A]Mother Teresa [B]Dalai Lama [C]Baba Amte [D]Dr. Rajendra Prasad Dr. Rajendra Prasad Winners of Templeton Prize specific to India: 1973: Mother Teresa (Founder of India’s Missionaries of Charity, 1979 Nobel Peace Prize winner) 1975: Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (Former President of India) 1990: Baba Amte […]

Quiz 608: Current Affairs for Banking Examinations

1. The Housing Startup Index (HSUI), which is soon to be launched in India in 2012, is on the pattern of which among the following existing indices? [A]Index of Industrial Production [B]Consumer Price Index [C]Wholesale Price Index [D]SENSEX Index of Industrial Production Show Answer 2. Which among the following is the core method of stabilizing […]

Quiz 607: Geography for Civil Services Examinations

1. Which among the following phenomena has been largely responsible for the recent drought in Somalia and northern Kenya? [A]El Nino Southern Oscillation [B]La Nina [C]Indian Ocean Dipole [D]A collective impact of all the above three La Nina 2010, a strong La Niña cooled surface waters in the central and eastern Pacific Ocean, while allowing […]