Monthly Archives: May 2012

Quiz 623: Indian Geography for SSC Examinations

1. Consider the following statements regarding the western coastal plains of India: 1.The Western coastal plains are known as Konkan from Daman to Goa. 2.The Plains are narrower in the North and wider in the South. Which of the above Statement(s) is/are correct? [A]Only 1 [B]Only 2 [C]Both 1 and 2 [D]Neither 1 nor 2 […]

Quiz 622: General Science for All Examinations

1. The Science of using mechanical devices with human muscle skeleton and nervous systems to assist or enhance motor control lost by trauma, disease or defect is called: [A]Gerontechnology [B]Biomechatronics [C]Orthotics [D]Bionics Option [B] Biomechatronics is an applied interdisciplinary science that aims to integrate mechanical elements, electronics and parts of biological organisms. Biomechatronics includes the […]

Quiz 621: Indian History for UPPSC Examination

1. The harappans used intaglio seals, made mostly of carved and fired steatite : [A]As an export commodity. [B]As a medium of exchange in place of coins. [C]As amulets and charms to ward off evil spirits. [D]For marking their goods and property. Option [D] The seals of the ancient Harappan’s were probably used in much […]

Quiz 620: Indian Polity for SSC Examinations

1. Legislature of the Union which is called ‘Parliament’ consists of : [A]Rajya Sabha [B]Lok Sabha [C]Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha [D]President, Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha President, Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha Show Answer 2. Which of the following is incorrect about the Rajya Sabha ? [A]The Rajya Sabha consists of 12 members nominated […]

Quiz 619: Environment GK Objective Questions

1. The use of microorganism metabolism to remove pollutants such as oil spills in the water bodies is known as : [A]Biomagnification [B]Bioremediation [C]Biomethanation [D]Bioreduction Bioremediation Show Answer 2. The largest number of Tiger Reserves are located in : [A]Karnataka [B]Andhra Pradesh [C]Madhya Pradesh [D]West Bengal Madhya Pradesh Show Answer 3. The Siberian Crane, an […]

Indian-Americans clinch top 4 positions in 2012 National Geographic Bee in US

Indian-American students made a podium finish by sweeping top four positions in the renowned National Geographic Bee in United States. This year’s competition was different as US President Barack Obama himself played a quizmaster. Winners: 1st Position: Rahul Nagvekar from Texas 2nd Position: Vansh Jain from Wisconsin 3rd Position: Varun Mahadevan from San Francisco 4th […]


Quiz 618: Current General Studies for Civil Services Examination

1. Consider the following statements about a tribe in war-torn Libya: 1. This tribe is estimated to be Libya’s largest tribe with up to one million of the total population of about 6 million people 2. It is considered to be one of the pillars of Muammar Gaddafi’s rule, dominating the security services and the […]

Quiz 617: Latest Current Affairs for All Examinations

1. India’s First Integrated Check Post was recently opened in which state? [A]Rajasthan [B]Punjab [C]West Bengal [D]Sikkim Punjab Giving impetus to people-to-people contacts and trade ties with Pakistan, India on 13.4.2012 opened a modern Integrated Check Post (ICP) , equipped with a dedicated passenger terminal and sprawling cargo facility, built at cost of 150 crore […]