Quiz 446: General Studies for Public Service Examinations

1.In which of the following Buddhist councils, the Buddhism was divided into Sthaviravada and second Mahasamghikas?
(A)First Budhdist Council
(B)Second Buddhist Council
(C)Third Buddhist Council
(D)Fourth Buddhist Council

2.The setting up of which of the following is NOT mentioned in constitution?
(A)Finance Commission
(B)Lok Sabha Secretariat
(C)Election Commission
(D)National Human Rights Commission

3.Pravarasena-I is said to have performed all the seven sacrifices, viz. Agnistoma , Aptoryama, Vajapeya, Jyotishtoma, Brihaspatisava, Sadyaska and Ashvamedha. From which of the following dynasties, Pravarsena-I belonged to?

4.”Niska ” was used as a medium of exchange, in which of the following periods?
(A)Vedic period
(B)Maurya Period
(C)Gupta Period
(D)Sangam Period

5.Foreign Investment Promotion Board works under which of the following Ministries / Bodies ?
(A)Reserve Bank of India
(B)Ministry of Finance
(C)Ministry of Commerce
(D)Ministry of External Affairs

6.Which among the following is earliest:
(A)IDA Act

7.Which among the following correctly describes the decreasing order of use of natural Gas in India?
(A)Power Generation >Industrial Fuel >Fertilizers >Captive Use
(B)Power Generation >Fertilizers>Industrial Fuel >Captive Use
(C)Fertilizers>Power Generation>Industrial Fuel >Captive Use
(D)Fertilizers>Power Generation>Captive Use >Industrial Fuel

8.Under the provisions of which of the following, 5 Zonal Councils were established in India?
(A)Constitution of India , Article 263
(B)Zonal Councils Act
(C)States Reorganization act 1956
(D)None of them

9.Pakistani Economist Mahbub-ul-Haq is best known for which of the following?
(A)Rural Credit
(B) Human Development Report
(C)Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences
(D)World Development Report

10.In which state is located the “Black Pagoda”?
(A)Tamil Nadu
(D)Andhra Pradesh

11.Lion-tailed Macaque is found in which of the following regions?
(A)Eastern Himalayas
(B)North East India
(C)Eastern Ghats
(D)Western Ghats

12.In Greek texts, who among the following has been mentioned as Amitrochates?

13.Facility of direct foreign investment up to what fraction was allowed in the New Industrial Policy 1991?

14.Who among the following were also known as Tocharians?

15.Who among the following was the Russia born Buddhist Monk in Tibet was a study partner and close associate of the 13th Dalai Lama?
(A)Dashi-Dorzho Itigilov
(B)Agvan Dorzhiev
(C)Anton Batagov
(D)Tingdzin Dokshit

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  • Anonymous

    which country is the asia largest rail network
    is it china or india

  • harshita

    Largest rail networks in the world:
    1. USA
    2. Russia
    3. China
    4. India

  • GVR Murty

    obviously it is india

  • monika

    wat is IDA act?

  • Admin

    Industries (Development & Regulation) Act, 1951

  • monika

    thank you sir….. v.helpful quizes 4 competitive exms

  • monika

    thank you sir…….. v.informative n helpful quizes 4 competitive exams…
    good work