GK Questions: 2009-2018

Quiz 548: Current Affairs for Bank PO

1. What is India’s current rank as a shareholder in the World Bank ? [A]5th [B]6th [C]7th [D]8th Explanation 2. As per the new guidelines of the Reserve Bank of India, the interest on savings bank accounts is done on which among the following rates per day on daily balance in the customer’s savings account?

Quiz 547: General Studies for Civil Services Examinations

1. Who among the following is the author of the famous book “Silent Spring” which is credited for being of much help in launching the environment movement? [A]Ian Lowe [B]Pat Hutchings [C]Mike Kingsford [D]Rachel Carson 2. The phenomenon in which seeds germinate and seedlings grow while still attached to their mother plant before dropping down

Quiz 546: General Studies

1. Consider the following: 1. INSAT-3A 2. INSAT-3B 3. Kalpana-1 From which among the above, the IMD is receiving and processing meteorological data at present ? [A] Only 1 [B] 1 & 3 [C] 1 & 2 [D] 2 & 3 Explanation 2. Consider the following: 1. Patkai hills 2. Manipur hills 3. Mizo hills

Quiz 545: General Knowledge For All Exams

1. Who among the following is the first citizen of a city in India? Mayor Chairman Sheriff Member of Legislative Assembly 2. The Elephanta caves have been mostly ascribed to which among the following dynasty? Chalukyas Cholas Rastrakutas Pallavas 3. The Bhagat Movement is related to which among the following tribes of India? Birhor Bhil

Quiz 544: Current General Awareness for All Exams

1. Recently SAGA-220 was making news. What is SAGA-220? [A]A joint naval exercise between India and South African Navies [B]A cultural festival organized by India’s Cultural ministry in South American Countries [C]A super computer developed by ISRO [D]A software developed by C-DAC Explanation 2. Under which among the following schemes, the government plans to provide

Quiz 543 : GK for UPSC Civil Services, IFS and other Exams

1. As per the latest norms, Investments equal to and more than which among the following amount in a mutual fund portfolio necessarily have to be accompanied by a KYC (Know Your Customer) acknowledgement letter? Rs. 25000 Rs. 50000 Rs. 75000 Rs. 100,000 Explanation 2. As per the Nehru Report, the composition of India’s parliament

Quiz 542: (SBI PO) Finance and Business Current Affairs

1. Which among the following organization compiles the Global Hunger Index (GHI)? (A)United Nations World Food Programme (B)United Nations Development Programme (C)International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) (D)Food and Agriculture Organization of United Nations 2. Which among the following economists is best known for his concepts of New Trade Theory and New Economic Geography? (A)Edward

Quiz 541 : General Studies for UPSC Examinations

1. All Minority Educational Institutions are entitled to exercise rights enshrined in which among the following articles of Constitution of India? (A)27 (B)28 (C)29 (D)30 Explanation 2. All most all of Iron Ore Production of India (96%) is confined to which among the following five states of India? (A)Orissa, Karnataka, Chhattisgarh, Goa and Jharkhand (B)Orissa,

Quiz 540 : General Studies for UPSC Examinations

1. Consider the following statements: 1. Amorphous carbon has lesser surface area than activated Charcoal 2. Charcoal is obtained from Amorphous Carbon by Pyrolysis Which among the above statements is / are correct? (A) 1 only (B) 2 only (C) Both 1 & 2 (D) Neither 1 nor 2 Explanation 2. In context with the

Quiz 539: General Studies for Public Service Examinations

1. Consider the following statements: 1. Generation Based Incentives has been launched in India for promotion of electricity production by clean methods 2. The national policy on Biofuels has enshrined an indicative target of 20% blending of biofuels, both for bio-diesel and bio-ethanol, by 2017 Which among the above is/ are correct statements? (A)Only 1

Quiz 538: General Studies for Public Services Examinations

1. Which among the following bodies is in charge of enforcement of the standards of the Indian Tricolor as per the provisions of the “Flag Code of India”? (A)Ministry of Home Affairs (B)Ministry of Culture (C)Bureau of Indian Standards (D)Supreme Court of India 2. Which among the following was the most important reason behind the

Quiz 537: Finance Business and Economy Current Affairs for Bank PO

1. Consider the following statements in context with Bancassurance in India: 1. Currently, a bank can tie up with only one life insurer and a general insurer to sell insurance products to its customers. 2. There has been a demand, that banks should be able to tie up with more partners. Which among the above

Quiz 536 : General Studies for Civil Services Examination

1. The enactment of COFEPOSA was done in 1974 for which among the following purposes? (A)To enable the state authorities for preventive detention (B)To curb the smuggling and conserve foreign currency (C)To stop the financing of terrorist activities (D)Maintenance of Internal Security 2. Consider the following statements: 1. Oil-for-Food Programme was introduced by United Nations

Quiz 535: Current Affairs for Bank PO and Other Exams

1. The 110-km long Actual Ground Position Line (AGPL ), which has been a thorny issue between India and Pakistan is located near which among the following? (A)Siachen glacier (B)Sir Creek (C)Shakshgam (D)Srinagar 2. Sandhyarani Devi Wangkhem, was a winner of a Silver Medal in the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou, China. In which sports

Quiz 534: GK for Civil Services Examination

1. Who among the following appoints/ nominates the chairperson of the National Commission for Women? (A)President (B)Central Government (C)Vice President (D)President on recommendation of a Parliament committee 2. In which of the following insects, a pigment called luciferin is found? (A)Housefly (B)Firefly (C)Sandfly (D)Fruitfly 3. Consider the following statements: 1. National Data Bank (NDB) has

Quiz 533: Current Affairs May 2011 for Bank and other Exams

1. Recently, Mauritius has agreed to share information on bank accounts under its double taxation avoidance agreement (DTAA) with India. Mauritius accounts for approximately what fraction of foreign direct investment into India? (A)20% (B)30% (C)40% (D)55% 2. Cayman Islands are famous for which among the following? (A)Tourism Hub (B)Offshore Financial Centre (C)Largest producer of Guava

Quiz 532 : Current Affairs for Bank PO and Other Exams

1. A “Suitable Boy”, which is considered to one of the longest novels ever published in a single volume in the English language, has been written by which among the following authors? (A)David Malouf (B)Rohinton Mistry (C)Alex Miller (D)Vikram Seth 2. Recently an agreement between Fatah and Hamas had been reached. What are Fatah and

Quiz 531: General Studies Civil Services Examination

1. Consider the following statements: 1. As per Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) policy of the country, 74% composite FDI (direct + indirect) is allowed for telecom services 2. Telecom service License is allowed in India for Foreign Companies also. Which among the above statements is/ are correct? (A)Only 1 is correct (B)Only 2 is correct

Quiz 530: Current Affairs May 2011

1. Consider the following countries: 1. Ireland 2. Greece 3. Portugal Which among the above have received a bailout in the Eurozone sovereign debt crisis by May 2011? (A)1 Only (B)1 & 2 Only (C)2 & 3 Only (D)1, 2 & 3 2. Which among the following body of the World Trade Organization (WTO) has

Quiz 529: Bank PO Examinations

1. RBI, in its annual policy for 2011-12, has estimated the wholesale price inflation at about which among the following fractions by March 2012? (A)5% (B)6% (C)8% (D)9% 2. In which year, Corporate Debt Restructuring (CDR) scheme was launched in India with an objective of ensuring timely and transparent mechanism for restructuring the corporate debts

Quiz 528: For UPSC Examinations

1. “Cervus elaphus hanglu” is the state animal of which among the following states? (A)Jammu & Kashmir (B)Himachal Pradesh (C)Uttarakhand (D)Arunachal Pradesh 2. “Congress is in reality a Civil war without arms” Who among the following made the above remarks in regard to Congress? (A)Lord Dufferin (B)Mohammad Ali Jinnah (C)Syed Ahamad Khan (D)Lord Curzon 3.

Quiz 527: General Socio-economic Awareness for Bank PO Examinations

1.The term “Golden Revolution” is most closely related to which of the following missions? (A)National Solar Mission (B)National Horticulture Mission (C)National Mission on Clean Coal Technologies (D)National Bamboo Mission 2.ICAAP or Internal Capital Adequacy Assessment Process is the result of which of the following pillars of Basel II accords? (A)Pillar 1 (B)Pillar II (C)Pillar III

Quiz 526 for UPSC Examinations

1. Consider the following states: 1. Tripura 2. Mizoram 3. Meghalaya 4. Manipur The correct order of increasing area of the above states is shown by which among the following? (A)1, 2, 3,4 (B)1, 4, 2, 3 (C)1, 3, 4, 2, (D)1, 2, 4, 3 2. The mean elevation of Antarctica is near which among

Quiz 525 : General Knowledge For All Examinations

1. Agreeing to the Fiscal autonomy to India, in which of the following years, the British Government established an Indian Fiscal Commission in the pre-independence Era? (A)1919 (B)1924 (C)1926 (D)1928 In which year , Indian Fiscal Commission was established ? 2. At which of the following conferences, the text of the United Nations charter was

Quiz 524 : GK For Civil Services Examination

1. “the members agree that an armed attack against one or more of them in Europe or North America would be considered an attack against all of them” The above provision which makes the heart of the NATO is enshrined in which among the following treaties? (A)Berlin Plus agreement (B)Washington Treaty (C)Treaty of Brussels (D)

Quiz 523 : GK For UPSC Civil Services Examination (Mock Test Series)

This Quiz is part of Our Mock Test Series for Civil Services Examination 2011 1. Consider the following parts of the Constitution of India: 1. Fundamental Rights 2. Fundamental Duties 3. Directive principles of State Policy Which among the above parts of the constitution were amended to pave the way for Rights of Children to

Quiz 522 : GK for UPSC Exams

This Quiz is part of Our Mock Test Series for Civil Services Examination 2011 1. With which of the following dance forms the name of Lata Pada is associated with ? (A)Kuchipudi (B)Bharatnatyam (C)Odissi (D)Kathak 2. The name of which of the following persons of Indian Origin is associated with the Indian Hospice at Jerusalem

Quiz 521 : GK for Civil Services Examinations (Mock Test Series 2011)

This Quiz is part of Our Mock Test Series for Civil Services Examination 20111. Consider the following statements: 1. In context with the Human intervention in the protected areas, Biosphere Reserves are called ‘living laboratories’2. In Biosphere Reserve, no activities except research are permitted Which among the above statements is/ are correct?(A)Only 1(B)Only 2(C)Both 1

Quiz 520 : General Studies for Civil Services Examination

This Quiz is part of Our Mock Test Series for Civil Services Examination 20111. To enable the mobile trading, which among the following stock exchanges has developed its own computer application called “NOW”?(A)Bombay Stock Exchange(B)National Stock Exchange(C)Delhi Stock Exchange(D)None of them2. The minimum number of members required to be present at a sitting of the

Quiz 519 : General Studies for Civil Services (Mock Test Series)

This Quiz is part of Our Mock Test Series for Civil Services Examination 20111. Consider the following statements: 1. UN Development Programme (UNDP) is supporting the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme 2. A similar programme Jefes y Jefas de Hogar in Argentina is also being supported by UNDPWhich among the above is /

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