GK Questions: 2009-2018

Quiz 558: Current Affairs & GK for All Examinations

1. India borrows from the World Bank through International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and International Development Association(IDA). Consider the following statements in this context: 1. IDA funds are one of the most concessional external loans, 2. IBRD funds are costlier and at par with the commercial external borrowings in terms of interest rates […]

Quiz 557: GK for CWE Examination 2011

1. In India, the dollar-rupee exchange rate depends upon: 1. Government Control 2. Demand-supply balance 3. RBI’s Monetary policy Choose the correct options: [A]Only 2 [B]1 & 2 [C]1 & 3 [D]1, 2 & 3 2. Aadhaar can be the basis to open bank accounts because it can provide: 1. Know Your Customer details 2. […]

Quiz 556: GK for Bank PO Examinations

1. On the 6th anniversary of Tsunami, a Genetic Garden and a Sea Water Farming project was launched in which among the following states? [A]Kerala [B]Tamil Nadu [C]Andhra Pradesh [D]Karnataka Explanation 2. National Housing Bank (NHB), the apex institution of housing finance in India, provides loan to __ 1. Housing Finance Companies 2. Commercial banks […]

Quiz 555: General Studies for UPSC Examinations

1. The vaccine of which of the following diseases was not included in the Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) initiated by the Government of India in 1978? [A]Polio [B]Diphtheria [C]Measles [D]Tuberculosis Explanation 2. The members of the Constituent Assembly were elected by the Legislatures of various provinces and nominated by the rulers of the princely […]

Quiz 554: General Awareness for Banking Examinations

1. The Japanese art “Ikebana” is related to which among the following? [A]Flower Decoration [B]Wall Painting [C]Chorus Dance [D]Sculptures 2. Who among the follwoing is known to have mooted the idea of Food Coupons? [A]C Rangrajan [B]V Subbarao [C]Nandan Nilkeni [D]Kaushik Basu 3. Singhe-Khababs Festival is celebrated in which among the following states of India? […]

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? […]