General Knowledge For Public Service Examinations Quiz 418

1.Which among the following index is available on Quarterly Basis?
(A)WPI
(B)CPI-IW
(C)CPI-AL/RL
(D)GDP Deflator

2.Consider the following statements:
1. CPI-IW (Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers ) is more sensitive to Food Items
2. WPI (Wholesale Price Index) is more sensitive to International Price Fluctuations in Crude Oil.
Which among the above statements is/ are correct?
(A)1 only
(B)2 only
(C)Both 1 & 2
(D)Neither 1 nor 2

3.Consider the following statements:
1. WPI is NOT sensitive to service price inflation but CPI is.
2. WPI is more sensitive to food Price Inflation that CPI is.
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
(A)1 only
(B)2 only
(C)Both 1 & 2
(D)Neither 1 nor 2

4.Wage Spiral is a concept related to which of the following?
(A)Demand Pull Inflation
(B)Cost Push Inflation
(C)Deflation
(D)Disinflation

5.What is the frequency of availability of Overall WPI Index?
(A)Weekly
(B)Biweekly
(C)Monthly
(D)Daily

6.Consider the following statements:
1. The WPI and CPI-IW both have been divergent in long term
2. The WPI & CPI-IW both are affected equally by changing International Crude Oil Prices
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
(A)1 only
(B)2 only
(C)Both 1 & 2
(D)neither 1 nor 2

7.Who among the following was the chairman of the expert group, looking into the process of developing a “Service Price Index” for India?
(A)Prof. Abhjit Sen
(B)Prof. C P Chandrashekhar
(C)K C Chakraborty
(D)None of them

8.As of 2010, by how many basis points, the repo rate has been increased by RBI just in 2010?
(A)70 basis points
(B)75 basis points
(C)100 basis point
(D)125 basis points

9.What is the number of International Airports, managed by Airport Authority of India?
(A)9
(B)11
(C)15
(D)14

10.Consider the following statements:
1. In India, the average Nuclear tariff is quite comparable to thermal power
2. In India, the average Nuclear tariff is Rs 4.30/KWh
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
(A)1 only
(B)2 only
(C)both 1 & 2
(D)Neither 1 nor 2

11.Consider the following statements:
1. Only 37% of bank branches of Scheduled Commercial Banks are in rural areas
2. Only about 40% of the country’s population has bank accounts
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
(A)1 only
(B)2 only
(C)Both 1 and 2
(D)Neither 1 nor 2

12.Kaveri Gill study is related to which of the following programme of Government of India?
(A)National Solar Mission
(B)National Rural Health Mission
(C)Bharat Nirman
(D)JNNURM

13.Consider the following statements:
1. Bhutan can not establish direct diplomatic relations with countries, without India’s assent
2. Bhutan can not become member of International organizations without India’s assent
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
(A)1 only
(B)2 only
(C)1 & 2 both
(D)Neither 1 nor 2

14.Who among the following founded the Indian Statistical Institute?
(A)Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis
(B)Calyampudi Radhakrishna Rao
(C)S. N. Roy
(D)S. S. Shrikhande

15.Aliah University is the First Muslim University of which of the following states?
(A)Gujarat
(B)West Bengal
(C)Tamil Nadu
(D)Uttar Pradesh

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  • Anonymous
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    sir.. Use the new Rupee symbol instead of Rs.
    :-)

  • surendra
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    WPI index available on weekly basis …I have checked as per information by Ministry of commerce & industries website

  • Admin
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    The question is asking about Overall WPI index. Just check about this

  • Anonymous
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    Sir , I think there are only 31 crore bank accounts in india , so there should be around 25% financial inclusion