Quiz 419: General Knoweldge For Public Services Examinations

1.In which of the following current countries, the Srebrenica Massacre took place?
(A)Bosnia and Herzegovina

2.Consider the following:
1. Government of India is now open towards the Tax Free infrastructure bonds
2. Infrastructure Bonds are needed because in 12th plan Government wants to invest $500 Billion in the Infrastructure
Which among the above statements is /are correct?
(A)1 only
(B)2 only
(C)Both 1 and 2
(D)Neither 1 nor 2

3.Which among the following is India’s highest salt producing state?
(C)Andhra Pradesh
(D)Tamil Nadu

4.As which of the following companies, the Anglo- Persian Oil Company (APOC) which was established in 1908 and was the first country to extract oil from the Middle East, is known today?
(B)Royal Dutch Shell
(C)British Petroleum
(D)Chevron Corporation

5.Consider the following matches:
1. JSC Gazprom : Russia
2. Petrobras : Brazil
3. Petronas : North America
4. PDVSA : Venezuela
The correct pairs among the above are ?
(A)1 & 2
(B)1, 2 & 3
(C)1, 2 & 4
(D)2, 3, & 4

6.By which of the following governments being run the “Ramanujan School of Mathematics”?
(A)Central Government
(B)Bihar Government
(C)Tamil Nadu Government
(D)None of the Above

7.”Kimberley Process” is related to which among the following ?
(C)Semi Precious Stones

8.”Svedberg Unit” is a unit of _________?

9.In which year world population crossed 5 billion mark?

10.Which among the following is least densely populated?

11.What is the current number of World Heritage Sites in India as of August 2, 2010?

12.Which among the following World Heritage sites of India is not among the Natural Properties?
(A)Kaziranga National Park (1985)
(B)Manas Wildlife Sanctuary (1985)
(C)Sundarbans National Park (1987).
(D)Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park (2004)

13.Consider the following statements:
1. Lok Adalats envisage the Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanism in India
2. The judicial proceedings and every Lok Adalat is deemed to be a Civil Court.
Which among the above statements is / are correct ?
(A)1 only
(B)2 only
(C)1 & 2 Both
(D)Neither 1 nor 2

14.Which among the following is known as “Coffee Port” of the world? (IAS 2000)
(A)Rio de Janeiro
(C)Buenos Aires

15.Mohorovičić discontinuity is also known as a boundary between ____?
(A)Earth’s crust and mantle
(B)Sial and Sima
(C)Lithosphere and Exosphere
(D)Mantle and Earth’s Core

16.Which among the following was the first country in South America which signed a trade agreement with India ?

17.Consider the following statements:
1. The Earliest coins are made up of copper and silver
2. The Punch marked coins were common in Indus Valley Civilization
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
(A)1 only
(B)2 only
(C)Both 1 & 2
(D)Neither 1 nor 2

18.Which of the following is present in the largest amount in terms of percent by mass in the Earth’s Crust? (IAS 1997)

19.At present, what is the combined capacity of the existing 12 major ports of India?
(A)280 million tons per annum
(B)480 million tons per annum
(C)580 million tons per annum
(D)780 million tons per annum

20.Which among the following continent is with the highest mean elevation in the world? (IAS 1995)
(A)North America
(C)South America

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  • Anonymous

    Dear sir help me
    CRR is not the policy rate of RBI
    is it true

  • Admin

    CRR is not a Rate Its a Ratio

  • Anonymous

    Q 11) i think there are altogether 30 world heritage sites in india……..plz help me out …..

  • Anonymous

    sir help about this quation

    Which of the rate is not determined by the RBI

    a) Bank Rate
    b) CRR
    C) SLR
    d) PLR

  • Admin

    PLR is prime lending rate . It is decided by the banks themselves and are rates for their best customers

  • aniket

    svedberg is unit of sedimentation rate , can relate it to mass or density but surely not time