GK Questions: 2009-2018

Quiz 488: Basic General Knoweldge For All Examinations

1.In which among the following plants the Tree Rings are most prominent?(A)Polar plants(B)Tropical plants(C)Sub-tropical plants(D)Temperate plants 2.The K2 Peak is located in which among the following ranges?(A)Central Himalayas(B)Trans-Himalayas(C)Karakoram range(D)Kumaun Himalayas 3.The name of which among the following cities is not known as a prominent center of Silk Production ?(A)Bhagalpur(B)Srinagar(C)Moradabad(D)Mysore 4.The Sabarmati river originates in which

Quiz 487: Current Awareness for All Examinations

1.Where are the headquarters of “Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe”?(A)Paris(B)Astana(C)Vienna(D)Auckland 2. The World Military Cup organized by the International Military Sports Council (CISM) involves which among the following sports?(A)Cricket(B)Football(C)Volleyball(D)Basket Ball 3.Who among the following former Prime Ministers of India ,never remained a Chief minister of Indian state?(A)Morar Ji Desai(B)Chandra Shekhar(C)V P Singh(D)P V

Quiz 486 – GK for Bank PO examinations

1.Consider the following statements: 1. From 1991 onwards, the share of NRI investments in India’s GDP has increased more than the share of NRI remittances in India’s GDP2. India is not a remittances dependent country Which among the above statements is / are correct?(A)Only 1 is correct(B)Only 2 is correct(C)Both 1 & 2 are correct(D)Neither

Quiz 485 – Current General Awareness for All Examinations

1.The ancient Indian text Panchasiddhantika deals with the 5 principles of which among the following?(A)Vedic Rituals(B)Philosophy(C)Astronomy(D)Medicine 2.The name of Professor Guru Dutt Sondhi is known behind the foundation of which among the following?(A)Olympic Association of India(B)Asian Games Federation(C)Indian Premier League(D)Indian Badminton League 3.Which among the following exchanges launched the TASIS SHARIAH 50 Index?(A)National Stock Exchange(B)Dubai

Quiz 484 – Current Affairs January 2011

1.Consider the following facts about a country in Africa: 1. This country was once known as Economic Power House of West Africa 2. It is world’s largest producer of cocoa and third largest producer of coffee.3. In recent times, there is a political turmoil in this country following the presidential election leading to widespread coverage

Quiz 483 – Current Affairs for Bank Examinations

1.Which among the following does not correctly denote the country-currency pair?(A)South Africa – Rand(B)Ghana – Cedi(C)Egypt – Dinar(D)Sudan -Pound 2.Which among the following is not a correct match of player and sports he / she plays?(A)Somdev Devvarman – Tennis(B)Gaganjeet Bhullar – Golf(C)Ronjan Sodhi – Snooker(D)Koneru Humpy – Chess 3.Recently BlackBerry smartphone was in controversies. In

Quiz 482- Current General Knowledge For All Examinations

1.The state Government of Haryana has recently decided to open a medical college in the memory of late astronaut Kalpana Chawla at which among the following places?(A)Hissar(B)Karnal(C)Faridabad(D)Gurgaon 2.”Pipavav ” in Gujarat is best known for which among the following?(A)India’s first private port(B)India’s First Greenfield refinery(C)India’s First ship breaking yard(D)None of the above 3.Consider the following

Quiz 481- Basic General Knoweldge for All Examinations

1.The disorder “Pityriasis simplex capillitii ” is most commonly known as which among the following?(A)Tulip fingers(B)Dandruff(C)Baldness(D)Eczema 2.What is the term used for the Chromosomes, other than the sex chromosomes?(A)Autosomes(B)Heterosomes(C)Polysomes(D)Spherosomes 3.A particular cell organelle is sometimes referred certain enzymes that can break down the cell components or even the whole cell. which one of the following

Quiz 480 – Modern Indian History For Civil Services Examinations

1.Assertion: Before the American War of Independence, the East India Company had lost its monopoly in America. Reason: The Dutch were able to penetrate the American Markets by 1770(A)Both Assertion and Reason are correct(B)Assertion is correct but reason is incorrect(C)Assertion is incorrect but reason is correct(D)Both Assertion and Reason are incorrect 2.Consider the following statements:

Quiz 479: Professional Awareness for Bank Officers Examinations

1.From time to time, the Government of India approves various Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) proposals. Which among the following bodies recommends this approval prior to the Ministry of Finance / Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs?(A)National Development Council(B)Foreign Investment Promotion Board(C)Central Economic Intelligence Bureau(D)Ministry of Commerce, Govt. of India 2.As an alternate to the W-CDMA, which

Quiz 478: Current Affairs January 2011 for Banking Examinations

1.Who among the following heads the committee created for examination of the Food Security Bill?(A)C Rangrajan(B)Bimal Jalan(C)Sonia Gandhi(D)Jean Dreze 2.Attorney General Goolam E Vahanvati has been appointed in this office, by whom among the following?(A)Parliament of India(B)Prime Minister of India(C)Chief Justice of India(D)President of India 3.During the Great Depression of the 1920s, everyone was in

Quiz 477 : GK & Current Affairs January 2011

1.Which among the following companies / brands has recently became the First Branded national player and selling the Branded “Pulses” ?(A)Nirma(B)Amul(C)Hindustan Level Limited.(D)Tata Chemicals 2.Consider the following statements: 1. India is largest producer of Pulses 2. India is largest Consumer of Pulses 3. India is largest importer of Pulses Which among the above statements hold

Quiz 476 : GK for All Examinations

1.Almatti Dam, whose height has been allowed to be increased in a recent verdict of Krishna Water Disputes Tribunal, is located in which among the following states?(A)Maharastra(B)Karnataka(C)Andhra Pradesh(D)Tamil Nadu2.Which among the following states of India was ruled by the Ahom Dynasty in Sultanate and Mughal era?(A)Kerala(B)South Tamil Nadu(C)Assam(D)Kashmir3.The word “El Niño” comes from which among

Quiz 475 : GK Current Affairs for All Examinations

1.In which of the following cases, VD Savarkar was sentenced to transportation for life to the infamous Cellular Jail in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands (Kala Pani) in 1911?(A)Alipore Bomb Case(B)Nasik Conspiracy Case(C)Delhi conspiracy case(D)Lahore Conspiracy Case2.Which among the following is correct about “My Dear Kuttichathan”?(A)It was First Malayalam Movie of India(B)It was First 3-D

Quiz 474 : Finance , Business & Economy For All Examinations

1.Vegetable Oil has been India’s largest non-oil import commodity. In this context please consider the following reasons. 1. The Food grain are grown more in India because of the remunerative support prices 2. The Oil seed cultivation in India is mostly dependent upon the Rain fed Areas 3. The import of Vegetable oil has been

Quiz 473 : GS for Public Service Examinations

1.Nokrek Biosphere reserve is located in which of the following states?(A)Assam(B)Meghalaya(C)Manipur(D)Tripura2.Under which of the following ministries comes the Department of Border Management?(A)Ministry of Home Affairs(B)Ministry of Defense(C)Ministry of Overseas Affairs(D)None of them3.(ABC/AR) programme is for the control of which of the following diseases?(A)Rabies(B)Malaria(C)Dengue(D)Zoonoses4.Bring out the only incorrect statement:(A)Impeachment of the President Can be initiated in

Quiz 472 : GK For All Examinations

1.Consider the following: 1. Foreign Direct Investments2. Foreign Institutional Investments 3. American Depository Receipts 4. Global Depository ReceiptsIn context with the “Sources of Foreign Exchange Reserves” which among the above are placed under Portfolio Investment?(A)1, 3 & 4(B)2, 3 & 4(C)1 & 2(D)3 & 42.Which among the following is the unit of measurement of the

Quiz 471 : GK for All Examinations

1.Which among the following is correct about Bhaddasala?(A)He was a poet in the court of Chandragupta Maurya(B)He was the general of the Nanda Army(C)He was an ambassador of Ceylon King sent to Asoka’s court(D)He was a playwright in the Gupta Era2.Economic Planning comes under which of the following lists ?(A)Union List(B)Concurrent list(C)State List(D)None of them3.In

Quiz 470 : General Knoweldge For All Examinations

1.In context with the environment , February 2 is observed as which among the following days?(A)Earth Day(B)World Oceans Day(C)World Water Day(D)World Wetlands Day2.Consider the following: 1. Copper 2. Zinc3. TinGun Metal is the alloy of which among the above?(A)1 & 2(B)1 & 3(C)2 & 3(D)1, 2 & 33.Consider the following comparisons between the Durum Wheat

Quiz 469: General Studies for CSAT 2011

1.Who among the following was the chairman of All-India Rural Credit Review Committee (1969)?(A)A. Ghosh(B)B. Venkatappiah(C)C. Janakiraman(D)D. Jalan2.Who among the following are the beneficiaries of the MAFALDA?(A)Landless Laborers(B)Jobless Youth(C)Small Industries(D)Small and Marginal Farmers3.Consider the following statements: 1. Breeder Seeds are offspring’s of Foundation Seeds 2. Foundation Seeds are Offsprings of the Certified Seeds Which among

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