Quiz 253 : Master Test Paper for All Examinations

This Quiz comes from our collection of Master Test Series
1.Who among the following is the author of book ‘A Case of Exploding Mangoes’, which has been short listed for the 2009 Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for the Best First Book from Europe and South Asia?
(A)Hammad Husain
(B)Mohammed Hanif
(C)Mujahid Barelvi
(D)Habib R. Sulemani
(E)None of them

2.Which among the following is NOT correct about Indira Awas Yojna?
(A)It is a 100% Centrally Sponsored Scheme
(B)It provides financial assistance to the rural poor living Below the Poverty Line (BPL) for construction of a house
(C)The financial assistance provided for new construction under IAY is Rs.35,000/- per unit for the plain areas & Rs.38,500/- for the hilly/difficult areas.
(D)Families of Ex-servicemen of the armed forces & paramilitary forces killed in action are also eligible for this scheme
(E)All are correct statements

3.’Puttaraj Samman’ is given for outstanding work in the field of __?

4.Cesar Awards are the national film awards of which of the following countries?
(E)United States

5.In the wake of the Chinese aggression in 1962, which of the following squadron was formed to strengthen our supply lines to the Army in the Northern Sector encompassing J&K; and Ladakh regions?
(A)25 Squadron (Himalayan Eagles)
(B)No 44 Squadron (Mighty Jets)
(C)No. 43 Squadron (Nabhasa Jivan Dhara)
(D)41 Squadron (Otters)
(E)11 Squadron (Rhino)

6.What is VJM02?
(A)It’s an abbreviation of an ISRO Satellite
(B)Its Force India’s Formula One car for the 2009 Formula One season
(C)Its an object listed in the Messier Catalogue that remains unidentified
(D)Its an automobile engine developed by Mercedes-Benz
(E)It’s a highway in Michigan recently in news

7.DRDO is developing “Clock Technology” for the development of which of the following?
(B)Warships and aircrafts
(D)Infantry fighting vehicles
(E)None of the above

8.”Mach number” is a measure of which of the following?
(B)Heat Transfer
(C)Static Pressure
(E)None of the above

9.Which university has conferred an Honorary Doctorate to A R Rahman ?
(A)Annamalai University
(B)Anna University
(C)University of Madras
(D)Pondicherry University
(E)None of them

10.”Robert Mueller” is director of which of the following agencies?
(A)CIA (Central Intelligence Agency )
(B)FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation)
(D)NSA (National Security Agency )
(E)Military Intelligence, Section 5 (MI5) of UK

11.Who has written the book ‘Worshipping False Gods’?
(A)Ram Swarup
(B)Harsh Narain
(C)Arun Shourie
(D)Venkaiah Naidu
(E)Ananth Kumar

12.For which of the following the term Sandalwood is used?
(A)Kannada Cinema
(B)Telugu Cinema
(C)Tamil Cinema
(D)South Indian Cinema
(E)None of them

13.’Aravindan Puraskaram’ is given to a person in which of the following fields?
(C)Social works
(D)Dance and Music
(E)None of them

14.Rural Roads Sector I Projects (RRSIP) financed by Pradhan Mantri Gram Sarak Yojna road connectivity investments in some states in India. Which of the following aid agency has provided loan for this?
(A)Asian Development Bank (ADB)
(B)International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD)
(C)United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
(D)Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
(E)United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

15.Which of the following state governments in India gives ‘Ashtanga Ratna’ award for contribution in the field of Ayurveda ?
(D)Andhra Pradesh
(E)Uttar Pradesh

16.Which company has won the Golden Peacock Global Award for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) for the year 2009.?
(A)Bharti Airtel
(D)Tata Steel
(E)Oil and Natural Gas Corporation

17.Anuradha Sawhney is well known for her work in which of the following fields?
(A)Micro Finance
(B)Animal rights
(C)Environment Protection
(D)Rainwater Harvesting
(E)Adult Education

18.Which state government presents “Nandi Awards” in India?
(B)Andhra Pradesh

19.What is the name of first of its kind solo circumnavigation sea voyage undertaken by any Indian ?
(A)Sagar Pawan
(B)Sagar Dwaj
(C)Sagar Parikrama
(D)Sagar Parakram
(E)Sagar Tarnag

20.Charles Correa committee was constituted for recommendation on which of the following?
(A)Divestment in NTPC
(B)Sports Complex for Commonwealth Games
(C)Prisoners of Indo Pak War
(D)Problems of Air India
(E)Infrastructure Development in North East India



  • HItesh

    Sir , answer for 7th question is not displaying,please rectify it

  • Vjay

    DRDO working on BRAHMOS II ,clock technology that will make the warships and aircraft totally invisible, both to the human eye and radars. The DRDO is developing a material called meta-metal which has a negative refractive index, making things invisible.


  • Anonymous

    hello sir,am jyothi,..thanks a tonne for these much valuable infortmation..
    can you please include books and authors of some important books that are likely to be asked for upcoming bank exams….

  • Anonymous

    Respected sir can u add some questions regarding general mental ability

  • loveyD

    Thanks a ton sir..a very nice collection..

  • Anonymous

    V nice collection regarding what I had required…. It will be very useful if I can get quiz or articles for GK of IRMA(nstitute of Rural Management,Anand,Gujarat .. https://www.irma.ac.in/)

  • ravi

    thanks a lot sir

  • Anonymous

    Dear Sir,
    thanks for the great work. Could you please some material related to geography, especially related to Maps and pointing of places both Indian and world, like the ones coming in UPSC

  • Anonymous

    hi do anyone know any site or blogs where u would get list of important books and authors