GK Questions

Quiz 648: Banking Awareness for SBI PO 2015

1. Which among the following was the first bank purely managed by Indians? [A]Oudh Commercial Bank [B]Punjab National Bank [C]Bank of India [D]Allahabad Show Answer Punjab National Bank The first Bank with Limited Liability to be managed by Indian Board was Oudh Commercial Bank. It was established in 1881 at Faizabad. This bank failed in ..

Quiz 647: GK for SSC-CGL 2014 Examination

1. The International Designator, also known as COSPAR designation, is an international naming convention for ___? [A]Rockets [B]Satellites [C]Typhoons [D]Galaxies Satellites The International Designator, also known as COSPAR designation, is an international naming convention for satellites. It consists of the launch year, a 3-digit incrementing launch number of that year and up to a 3-letter ..

Quiz 646: Finance, Business & Economy Current Affairs for Banking Examinations

1. The Cabinet Committee on Investments has been set-up to address which of the following___? [A]To submit a report on the hurdles creating bottle-necks on the economy [B]To boost big ticket investments and untangle red-tapism [C]To fast track disinvestment in PSUs [D]To attract foreign investment into India to attract foreign investment into India To boost ..

Quiz 645: Indian Polity and Constitution for CLAT Examination

1. Who among the following can dismiss Governor of a state from his office? [A]State Legislative Assembly [B]Parliament [C]President [D]None of them President Show Answer 2. A member of a State Public Service Commission can be appointed and removed respectively by __: [A]Governor, Governor [B]Governor, President [C]President, Governor [D]President, President Governor, President Governor can appoint ..

Quiz 644: Ancient History and Culture for IAS Examinations

1. Consider the following observations about the “Sulbasutras” discussed in context with the ancient Indian history and heritage: 1. The formulae in the Sulbasutras enabled the accurate construction of altars needed for sacrifices 2. Apart from Bodhayana, Lopamudra is also credited for some Sulbasutras 3. The mathematics in the Baudhayan’s Sulbasutras was algebraic Which among ..

Quiz 643: Indian History for SSC and State PSC Examinations

1. The revolutionary organisation ‘Abhinav Bharat Society’ was founded in 1904 by: [A]Bhagat Singh [B]Vinayak Damodar Savarkar [C]Barindra Kumar Ghosh [D]Pulin Behari Das Vinayak Damodar Savarkar Show Answer 2. Who among the following propounded the ‘Safety Valve Theory’ of the foundation of Congress? [A]Lala Lajpat Rai [B]Anand Mohan Bose [C]Surendra Nath Banerjee [D]Bipin Chandra Pal ..

Quiz 642: Current Affairs July 2012 for Bank PO, SSC Examinations

1. Barclays Chairman ‘Marcus Agius’ was recently compelled to resign for being involved in a scandal which has dealt a devastating blow to the bank’s reputation.The scandal is related to: [A]Insider trading [B]LIBOR interest rates [C]Money laundering [D]Credit Default Swap LIBOR interest rates Show Answer 2. Who among the following has become the third cricketer ..

Quiz 641: Environment, Ecology and Biodiversity for All Examinations

1. The Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) Protocol adopted by COP-10 at Nagoya is regarding the fair and equitable sharing of benefits arising from the use of: [A]The genetic resources of the earth. [B]Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZs) [C]Marine and coastal areas significant for ‘eco-tourism’. [D]Technology transfer mechanisms for Clean Energy Development. Show Answer The genetic ..

Quiz 640: Indian Polity and Constitution for IAS and PCS Examinations

1.Consider the following statements: 1.The President is immune from any civil proceedings against him/her. 2.But after giving two months’ notice, criminal proceedings can be instituted againthe President. Which of the statement(s) given above is correct regarding the immunity enjoyed by the President in respect of his/her ‘personal’ acts, during his/her tenure : [A]Only 1 [B]Only ..

Quiz 639: Geography for SSC-CGL and State PSC Examinations

1.Consider the following Statements: 1.River Irrawady drains into the Gulf of Martaban. 2.The Chindwin basin is situated in Myanmar. Which of the Statement(s) given above is/are correct? [A]Only 1 [B]Only 2 [C]Both 1 and 2 [D]Neither 1 nor 2 Both 1 and 2 Show Answer 2.The famous ‘Angkor Vat’ temple is situated in which of ..