Quiz 203: General Knowledge for All Examinations

1. Which country was earlier known as Formosa?
[A] Egypt
[B] Taiwan
[C] Gahana
[D] Kenya

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2. Besides refinance assistance which is the major function of NABARD, it gives loans to __________?
[A] banks which are channeled to the rural sector
[B] banks which are channeled to the urban sector
[C] banks and state governments which are channeled to the rural sector
[D] banks and state governments which are channeled to the urban sector

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3. Which among the following is correct full form of NASDAQ?
[A] National Authority of Security Dealers Automated Queries
[B] National Association of Security Dealers Automated Queries
[C] National Association of Security Dealers Automated Quotations
[D] None of the above

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4. What is WDM in relation to Bombay Stock Exchange?
[A] Wholesale Debt Market
[B] Wholesale Debt Multiplexer
[C] Wholesale Direct Market
[D] Wholesale Indirect Market

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5. Which among the following is not a function of Non-Banking Financial Company (NBFC)?
[A] Equipment leasing
[B] housing finance
[C] Term deposits
[D] investments in financial securities

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6. An instrument traded at U.S. exchanges representing a fixed number of shares of a foreign company that is traded in the foreign country is called as?
[A] GDR-Global Depository Receipt
[B] ADR-American Depository Receipt
[C] SDR-Special Drawing Rights
[D] None of the above

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7. Which of the following are Indian research stations at Antarctica?
[A] Dakshin Gangotri
[B] Dakshin Gangotri & Maitri
[C] Dakshin Gangotri, Maitri and Himadri
[D] Maitri only

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8. In which of the following state Sunabeda sanctuary is located ?
[A] Orissa
[B] Andhra Pradesh
[C] Telanagana
[D] Madhya Pradesh

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9. Ossetia is a point of contention between which of the following two nations?
[A] Russia & Estonia
[B] Russia & Ukraine
[C] Russia & Georgia
[D] None of the above

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10. Who among the following has written Gandhi’s Emissary ?
[A] Arun Shourie
[B] Ajoy Bose
[C] Sudhir Gosh
[D] Kunwar singh

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  • Anonymous
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    Question 14 , I think Himadri is in Arctic. Correct me if i am wrong.

  • Admin
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    Yes You are right. Thanks

  • Hemant
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    In Antartica, the new station, tentatively named Bharti, is scheduled to be operational by 2012, making India a member of an elite group of nine nations that have multiple stations in the region.

  • Hemant
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    Question 14 The new station, tentatively named Bharti, is scheduled to be operational by 2012 in Antartica, making India a member of an elite group of nine nations that have multiple stations in the region.

  • 10*s
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    The National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research (NCAOR), Goa
    , will set up the new station on Larsmann Hill, 3,000 km from Schirmacher Oasis, where Maitri stands.While Maitri was more than 100 km from the Antarctic Sea, Bharti will be on a promontory by the sea. NCAOR director Rasik Ravindran.

  • firdaus
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    In question 12,it is Sipat power project not sipta project.Kindly correct the question.