GK Questions: 2009-2018

Quiz 518 : GK for Civil Services Examination (Mock Test Series)

This Quiz is part of Our Mock Test Series for Civil Services Examination 20111. Parts of the Pink and White Terraces, which were thought to have been completely destroyed by a violent volcanic eruption in 1886, were rediscovered recently. In which country is located the “Pink and White Terraces”?(A)New Zealand(B)Australia(C)Canada(D)Indonesia2. Consider the following statements: 1.

Quiz 517 : General Studies for Civil Services (Mock Test Series)

This Quiz is part of Our Mock Test Series for Civil Services Examination 20111. Indian troops have been conducting the joint exercises “EKUVERIN” with which among the following neighbors?(A)Nepal(B)Maldives(C)Sri Lanka(D)Indonesia The Indo-Maldivian troops joint exercise “EKUVERIN” were conducted from 18-30 October, 2009 at the Rohideshwar Camp off Belgaum city. Further, India-Maldives Joint Coast Guard Exercises,

Quiz 516 : Questions from 2011 Mock Test Series for Civil Services

This Quiz is part of Our Mock Test Series for Civil Services Examination 20111. Which among the following is the major marine food export item of India ?(A)Frozen Fish(B)Frozen Shrimp(C)Frozen Crabs(D)Cephalopods The major marine food export item of India is Frozen shrimp accounting for 42% of Total dollar earnings. Fish comes next with 38% share.

Quiz 515 : General Knoweldge for UPSC Examinations

This Quiz is part of Our Mock Test Series for Civil Services Examination 20111. The Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) is commonly known as _______?(A)Foot & Mouth Disease(B)Mad Cow Disease(C)Fog fever(D)Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease 2. The 40+9 recommendations are related to which among the following organizations/ bodies?(A)Global Task Force on Implications and Policy(B)Financial Action Task Force(C)G-20(D)Global Task Force

Quiz 514 : General Studies

Part of Mock Test Series for CSE 20111. Consider the following categories of the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species: 1. VU2. EN3. CR4. EWWhich among the following is the correct order of the categories showing increasing threat to the species in these categories ?(A)1, 2, 3, 4(B)2, 1, 3, 4(C)1, 3, 2, 4(D)4, 1,

Quiz 513 : For General Studies Civil Services (Prelims)

1. Consider the following statements: 1. The Article 355 of constitution of India makes it the duty of the Central Government to protect the states from internal disturbance. 2. Armed Forces Special Powers Act was enacted keeping in view the mandate of Article 355 of Constitution of India3. Only Central Government can declare any area

Quiz 512 : General Studies for Civil Services Examinations

1. The Indian Government has conducted the “Operation Safe Homecoming” to evacuate and bring home the Indian nationals from which among the following disturbed countries of the Middle East / Africa in 2011?(A)Egypt(B)Libya(C)Tunisia(D)Bahrain 2. The natural Pacemaker in the Human Heart is located in the SA node which is present in which among the following

Quiz 511 : Current Affairs

1. Which of the following country was the host of First Asian Yoga Championship held recently?(A)Thailand(B)Cambodia(C)Vietnam(D)Laos 2. Which among the following is the top dividend paying company of India, as per a study done by Economic Times?(A)ONGC(B)TCS(C)ITC(D)IOC 3. What does the Canada India Research U. S refer to ?(A)A Business forum(B)A nuclear Reactor(C)A scientific research

Quiz 510 : General Studies for Civil Services Examinations

1. Which among the following is studied under ” fulminology”?(A)Sudden changes in atmosphere(B)Lightning(C)Cloudbursts(D)Volcanic Eruptions 2. Consider the following statements: 1. In India, both the Exit Polls as well as Opinion Polls have been banned till the last phase of any elections is over. 2. The ban has been implemented after an amendment to Representation of

Quiz 509 : Basic General Awareness for All Examinations

1. Consider the following statements: 1. Anti-collision device (ACD) Network is patented by Konkan Railway Corporation Ltd. 2. Anti-collision device (ACD) uses Global Positioning System for its work Which among the above statements is / are correct?(A)Only 1 is true(B)Only 2 is true(C)Both are true(D)Neither is true2. Which among the following is not a Nonpermanent

Quiz 508 : General Studies

1. Which among the following groups of three countries from ASEAN accounts for over 90% of the India-ASEAN , $ 44 billion trade?(A)Indonesia, Malaysia and Philippines(B)Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia(C)Thailand, Singapore and Indonesia(D)Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia 2. Since which of the following years, India and Pakistan have been exchanging the list of their nuclear installations through

Quiz 507: Current General Awareness for Public Service Examinations

1. Consider the following statements: 1. Wheat is the Gift of the Old world to the New World 2. Maize is the Gift of the New World to the Old World Which among the above statements is / are correct ?(A)1 only(B)2 only(C)Both 1 & 2(D)Neither 1 nor 2 2. In the UNFCCC convention at

Quiz 506: Current General Knoweldge For All Examinations

1. Recently, which among the following Rating agency has launched a grading of the educational institutions , to begin with the business management schools of the country?(A)ICRA(B)CRISIL(C)ONICRA(D)None of them 2. What is the number of the Biogeographic zones in India?(A)4(B)6(C)8(D)10 3. Consider the following: 1. Department of Space2. Department of Telecommunications3. India Meteorological Department4. All

Quiz 505: Current Affairs for All Examinations

1. The Isher Judge Ahluwalia committee, which recently submitted its report is related to which among the following?(A)Rural Development(B)Urban Infrastructure(C)Corporate Affairs(D)Parliamentary affairs 2. India recently has successfully tested the advanced air defense (AAD) interceptor missile. Which among the following is not a country which has developed advanced air defense (AAD) interceptor missile as of now

Quiz 504 : Current Affairs March 2011 and GK for Bank PO Examinations

1. Many a times we read in the newspapers that Banks in India partially implement the Narrow banking. In this context, consider the following statements: 1. In Narrow Banking, Banks just accept deposits and provide loans. 2. In Narrow Banking, there is rarely Asset Liability Mismatch. Which among the above statements is / are correct

Quiz 503: Current Affairs : March 6, 2011

1.Essam Sharaf has been appointed as Prime Minister of which among the following countries on March 3, 2011?(A)Libya(B)Egypt(C)Tunisia(D)Albania2.How much amount has been earmarked in the Union Budget 2011-12 to enable Regional Rural Banks to maintain a CRAR of at least 9 per cent as on March 31, 2012?(A)Rs. 500 Crore(B)Rs. 600 Crore(C)Rs. 800 Crore(D)Rs. 1000

Quiz 502 : GK for Bank PO

1.One of the following banks is the oldest Public Sector Bank in India having branches all over India and serving the customers for the last 145 years and even today. Identify that Bank:(A)Punjab National Bank(B)Bank of India(C)State Bank of India(D)Allahabad Bank 2.There were two Narasimham Committees. Narasimham Committee -I was formed in 1991 and Narasimham

Quiz 501: Indian Polity & Constitution for Public Service Examinations

1. The salary of the Judge of High Court are charged from which among the following: (A) Consolidated Fund of India(B) Consolidated Fund of the State(C) Contingency Fund of India (D) Contingency Fund of State 2. Which among the following is the correct implication of the “Advisory Jurisdiction” of the Supreme Court of India: (A)

Quiz 500 : GK For All Examinations

1. “Diet’ is a joint session of the Parliament of which nation?(A) China(B) Japan (C) Vietnam (D) Germany 2. Who is the 37th Chief Justice of India?(A) Ram Jethmalani (B) Y.K. Sabharwal(C) Bijibhai Patnaik (D) K.G. Balkrishnan 3. On Jan 10, 2007 India crossed another milestone with the successful launch of PSLV-C7 which injected into

Quiz 499 : Current Affairs & GK for All Examinations

1.Which among the following writs is issued against wrongful detention?(A)Mandamus(B)Habeas Corpus(C)Prohibition(D)Quo Warranto 2.Who among the following is the new Finance Secretary of India?(A)Ashok Chawla(B)Sushma Nath(C)Nirupama Rao(D)None of them 3.The Third proclamation of emergency under Article 352 was made by President of India on which among the following grounds ?(A)External Aggression(B)Internal Disturbance(C)Financial Instability(D)Political Instability 4.Consider the

Quiz 498 : For Civil Services Examination 2011

1.Dalai Lama is the temporal head of which among the following subschools of Tibetan Buddhism?(A)Nyingmapa(B)Kagyupa(C)Sakyapa(D)Gelugpa 2.Consider the following statements regarding the GMO (Genetically Modified Organisms) and LMO (Living Modified Organism): 1. GMO are essentially dead , while the LMO are alive and can grow2. GMO are patentable, while LMO are not patentable 3. GMO are

Quiz 497 : General Knoweldge For All Examinations

1 . Which among the following ministries of India was recently making news for its controversial Go and no go policy ? (A) Ministry of Tourism (B) Ministry of Environment and Forests (C) Ministry of External Affairs (D) Ministry of Overseas Indians 2 . Which among the following pesticide was recently under controversies for its

Quiz 496: Current Awareness for All Competitive Examinations

1.Consider the following statements: 1. The Minimum Wage Act 1948 is implemented by the Department of Revenue of all the State Governments 2. The Minimum Wages are Fixed by the Central GovernmentWhich among the above statements is / are correct?(A)Only 1 is correct(B)Only 2 is correct(C)Both 1 & 2 is correct(D)Neither 1 nor 2 are

Quiz 495 : General Awareness for Banking Examinations

1.Which among the following is not a Major agri-export of India?(A)Marine Products(B)Cashew(C)Pulses(D)Cereals 2.At which of the following levels , Central Cooperative Banks are established in India?(A)District Level(B)State Level(C)Inter-state level(D)India Level 3.A Bank opened in Special Economic Zones in India comes under which among the following ?(A)International Banking(B)Domestic Banking(C)Offshore Banking(D)National banking 4.Which among the following is

Quiz 494: General Awareness for Public Services Examinations

1.The geosynchronous orbit, around the Earth with an orbital period that matches the Earth’s sidereal rotation period and allows the satellites to appear stationary, is directly above which among the following?(A)Tropic of Cancer(B)Equator(C)Tropic of Capricorn(D)North Pole or South Pole 2.IRNSS – India’s regional navigation satellite system, which is planned to be operational by 2013-14 will

Quiz 493: General Knoweldge For All Examinations

1.A Pincode that begins with 66, would refer to which among the following states?(A)Karnataka(B)Kerala(C)Andhra Pradesh(D)Tamil Nadu 2.After failure of which among the following movements, the Swaraj Party was formed?(A)Quit India Movement(B)Non-cooperation Movement(C)Civil disobedience Movement(D)Swadeshi Movement 3.Approval of which among the following is needed to draw funds from Consolidated Fund of India?(A)President(B)Parliament(C)Council of Minister(D)All of above

Quiz 492 : Finance, Business & Economy for Bank PO and Bank Officers Examinations

1.Society for worldwide Inter-bank Financial Telecommunication or SWIFT enables member banks to send funds and statements to each other. In 1977, it was created under the law of which among the following countries?(A)France(B)Sweden(C)Switzerland(D)Belgium 2.Which among the following is correct about the Vostro Account?(A)It is an account maintained by a foreign bank with a Bank in

Quiz 491: GK for Bank PO Examinations

1.Many insurance companies now a days sell the unit linked plans that safeguard the investment of the customer from market fluctuations, so that investments are protected in financially volatile times. The return in these policies are based upon the highest NAV. What does the NAV refer to ?(A)Nil Asset Variation(B)Net Asset Variation(C)Net Asset Value(D)New Asset

Quiz 490: General Awareness for Bank PO Examinations

1.The Next Eleven Countries (N-11), as identified by the Goldman Sachs investment bank include mostly the following types of economy?(A)Developed Countries(B)Developing Countries(C)Least Developed Countries(D)None of them 2.The Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana is a scheme of Government of India under which among the following Ministries?(A)Ministry of Finance(B)Ministry of Rural Development(C)Ministry of Labour(D)Ministry of Industry 3.Which among

Quiz 489 : General Knoweldge For All Exams

1.India is the only country in the world which produces 5 distinct kinds of silk viz. Mulberry, Tasar, Oak Tasar, Eri and Muga silks. Out of them, which among the following set is called “Vanya Silks” or the “Eco-Friendly Green Silks” produced by the tribals from Central and North Eastern India?(A)Tasar, Eri and Muga(B)Mulberry, Tasar

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