GK Questions: 2009-2018

Quiz 468: General Knoweldge For Public Service Examinations

1.A new drug Arteether was developed by the Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow recently for which of the following diseases?(A)Arthritis(B)Malaria(C)Diabetes(D)Swine Flu2.SAICM Initiative is related to which of the following industries?(A)Chemical Industry(B)Aviation Industry(C)Agriculture Industry(D)Food Processing Industry3.”Sanajeh” is the name of a new animal belonging to late cretaceous period whose fossil was found in western India in […]

Quiz 467 : Current Affairs For All Examinations

1.Which among the following stock exchanges has launched the India’s first Shariah-compliant Index?(A)Bombay Stock Exchange(B)National Stock Exchange(C)Delhi Stock Exchange(D)Ahamadabad Stock Exchange2.What is the GFAJ-1 a recently discovered and controversial micro-organism?(A)A Bacteria(B)A Virus(C)An Algae(D)A Fungus3.The 2018 & 2022 FIFA World Cup hosts were recently declared after a bidding process. The Hosts are as follows:(A)Belgium and Netherlands(B)Russia […]

Quiz 466: General Science For All Examinations

1.Which among the following strictly works on the principle of dipole movement of the water molecules?(A)Refrigerator(B)Microwave Oven(C)Air Conditioner(D)Electric Geyser2.Which among the following waves are most commonly used in the Night Vision Devices?(A)Microwaves(B)Infra Red Waves(C)Ultra Violet Waves(D)Radio Waves3.Which among the following waves are used in the gemstone industry to change white topaz into blue topaz?(A)X-Rays(B)Gamma Rays(C)Alpha […]

Quiz 465 : Indian Economy For Civil Services Examinations

1.Year 1921 is known as a year of “Great Divide” in the demographic history of India. After that in which decade there was a slight dip in the rate of decadal population growth in India?(A)1921-31(B)1931-41(C)1941-51(D)1951-612.Consider the following: 1. Birth Rate 2. Death Rate Since 1951, which among the following is correct about the above two […]

Quiz 464 : GK For All Examinations

1.The terms “Technical foul” and “Flagrant Foul” are most commonly associated with which of the following sports?(A)Table Tennis(B)Badminton(C)Basket Ball(D)Football2.Which among the following is/ are considered to be the first tangible evidence of expansion of Buddhism?(A)Statues of Buddha(B)Edicts of Ashoka(C)Mahavibhasa(D)Jataka Tales3.”Leila Seth” was the first woman Judge of a State High Court in India. Which High […]

Quiz 463: General Studies for Civil Services Examinations

1.Which of the following decides the Minimum Support Prices on behalf of the Government of India?(A)Ministry of Agriculture(B)Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs(C)Agriculture Cost and Price Commission(D)None of Them2.Which among the following was the work field of Jibanananda Das , a Bengal Icon?(A)Social Service(B)Literature(C)Science and Technology(D)Journalism3.In which year, the protection of Civil Rights Act which provides […]

Quiz 462 : GK for All Examinations

1.The Woods dispatch of 1854 is related to which of the following?(A)Setting up of some universities in India(B)Introduction of the India Post(C)Abolition of the Sati(D)Establishment of Administration Services in India2.Consider the following matches: 1. Ashtapradan : Maratha Empire2. AshtaDiggaja : Vijaynagar Empire 3. Navaratna : Chandra Gupta I 4. Dahasala : Administration of Akbar Which […]

Quiz 461 : General Studies for Public Service Examinations

1.Which among the following statement about Shri. Siddhartha Shankar Ray, who died in November 2010, is NOT correct ?(A)He worked as India’s ambassador to England(B)He worked as Chief Minister of West Bengal(C)He was known for his stringent actions against the naxalites(D)He worked as Governor of Punjab2.When a piece of quicklime is dipped in water, it […]

Quiz 460 : General Studies for All Examinations

1.Which among the following acid is used to ascertain, whether pure Ghee has been adulterated with Vanaspati or Margarine?(A)Sulphuric Acid(B)Nitric Acid(C)Hydrochloric Acid(D)Boric Acid2.Consider the following: 1. She is the first person of Indian origin to be canonized as a saint by the Catholic Church 2. A commemorative coin was issued by the Government of India […]

Quiz 459: GK for All Examinations

1.Which among the following is NOT in Maharashtra?(A)Bhaja Caves(B)Bagh Caves(C)Bedsa Caves(D)Ellora Caves2.”Donyi Polo” is a religion / tradition followed by some tribals of which among the following states?(A)Meghalaya(B)Arunachal Pradesh(C)Nagaland(D)Sikkim3.Which among the following correctly described “Eutrophication”?(A)Over fertilization leading to bloom of some water species(B)Overfertilization that leads to death of the terrestrial plants(C)Changes in climate that leads […]