Quiz 282 : General Awareness

In which year “Zero Based Budgeting” started in India ?
Which among the following suspension in water is often called milk of magnesia because of its milk-like appearance?
The Chlorophyll cells within the plant leaves are perfectly optimized to absorb which of the following waves of the Sun Light?
VIBGYOR (Violet Indigo Blue Green Yellow Orange Red) are the rainbow colors in which of the following order?
On which of the following dates Indian Constitution was completed ? (Passed by the Constituent Assembly)
Who heads the National Disaster Management Authority in India?
Consider the following organizations:
  1. ASEAN
  2. Mercosur
  3. AEC
How many of them have Asian countries as their members?
In which year Prime Minister’s national Council on Skill Development was set up?
The irrigation component of which of the following aimed creation of irrigation potential of 10 million hectare in four years?
In which year Protection of Plant varieties and Farmers Rights act was enacted?


  1. Shreenidhi

    December 6, 2009 at 10:03 pm


    Great Work Hats off to you……….

  2. Anonymous

    December 7, 2009 at 1:54 am

    I have been regular with your website since July this year, I find it really informative and useful. I have a small query for quiz no. 282 posted on 6th December 2009 for question no. 5 "Creation of a very strong Centre is a federal feature" according to the answer given, but I think the answer should be Quasi federal feature, please confirm if my understanding is right or wrong.

  3. ranga

    December 9, 2009 at 4:13 am

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  4. Anonymous

    February 24, 2010 at 6:02 am

    Good work! very informative.
    Answer to the above question..Quasi federal defines the division of powers between the centre and the state. But, for Federal, the power fully lies with the central government.Hope this would clarify your doubt.

  5. deetronix

    May 25, 2011 at 2:41 pm

    @Q5 : federal and unitary form of government is two extreme.Quasi federal means in between these two extreme. India is a quasi federal as many scholar argues. So, answer must be Non federal i.e. unitary.

  6. Gautham

    May 31, 2011 at 11:04 am

    Q.14, 110 C.A bill is related to reservation of seats in the panchayats. It will amend the article 243D to increase the quota from 1/3 to 1/2.

  7. mynkngm

    November 13, 2011 at 1:27 am

    ans to q no. 5 has to be non federal.. there’s no second thought about it. these goof ups happen but overall a very good site

  8. vadivukarasi

    April 17, 2012 at 2:49 pm

    Strong centre is either non federal or national feature

  9. Sher Khan

    October 31, 2014 at 6:57 am

    Q.no 18-establishment of finance commision by president should be within period of 5 years.i think ans given above as 2 yrs is wrong please clarify.


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