Quiz 460 : General Studies for All Examinations

1.Which among the following acid is used to ascertain, whether pure Ghee has been adulterated with Vanaspati or Margarine?
(A)Sulphuric Acid
(B)Nitric Acid
(C)Hydrochloric Acid
(D)Boric Acid

2.Consider the following:
1. She is the first person of Indian origin to be canonized as a saint by the Catholic Church
2. A commemorative coin was issued by the Government of India in her memory in 2009.
3. She is only the second Indian to be elevated to sainthood after the 16th century martyr, Gonsalo Garcia, who was canonized in 1862
Who among the following fits in the above three criteria?
(A)Mother Teresa
(B)Saint Alphonsa
(C)Saint Paulina
(D)Gemma Galgani

3.The two kinds of loans offered by Asian Development Bank are Ordinary Capital Resources (OCR) and Asian Development Fund (ADF). Out of them, India started borrowing from ADB through the OCR route since 1986. So far, India has opted out for the soft loan facility of the ADF route.
Which among the following is the most correct reason for India, opting out of the ADF facility of ADB?
(A)India is not in need of the Soft Loans from ADB because India already gets Soft Loans from World Bank
(B)India is NOT eligible for Soft Loans from Asian Development Bank
(C)India has consciously decided to opt out from the ADF because India is a Lender in this facility
(D)India has consciously decided to opt out from the ADF because thus India allows the Least Developed Countries to avail this facility.

4.Consider the following:
1. Rice
2. Wheat
3. Coarse cereals
4. Pulses
Which among the following correctly represents Total Food Grains?
(A)1 +2
(B)1 + 2 + 3

5.Consider the following imaginary figures in context with the “Components of Money Stock”.
1. Currency In Circulation is Rs. 1000
2. Cash with Banks is Rs. 20
3. “Other” Deposits with RBI is Rs. 15
4. “Bankers” Deposit with RBI is Rs. 40
5. Demand Deposits is Rs. 500
6. Time Deposits is Rs. 400
Which among the following is the correct figure representing “Broad Money“?
(A)Rs. 1035
(B)Rs. 1075
(C)Rs. 1535
(D)Rs. 1895

6.During 2008-09, the capital to risk-weighted assets ratio (CRAR) of most of the banks in India was in which of the following groups?
(A)Below 8%
(B)Above 8 but below 9%
(C)Above 9% but below 10%
(D)Above 10%

7.In which year, notes of Rupee 1000 denomination were demonetized , before they were reintroduced in 2000-01?

8.GPRS is kept in which of the following generations of mobile telephony?

9.Economic Planning comes under which of the following lists ?
(A)Union List
(B)Concurrent list
(C)State List
(D)None of them

10.Catimor, is a hybrid variety of which of the following crops?

11.The Higher court issued a writ to a lower court preventing it from exceeding its jurisdiction. This is referred to as ________?
(C)Habeas Corpus
(D)None of them,

12.Which among the following book was NOT written by Lenin ?
(A)What is to be Done?
(B)The Poverty of Philosophy
(C)State and Revolution
(D)April Theses

13.The term “Golden Revolution” is most closely related to which of the following missions?
(A)National Solar Mission
(B)National Horticulture Mission
(C)National Mission on Clean Coal Technologies
(D)National Bamboo Mission

14.In which year, Nationalization of SBI Subsidiaries took place?

15.In which of the following population group, the number of branches of Scheduled Commercial Banks in India is maximum (as on March 31, 2010)?

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  • Anonymous

    good job …. keep it up sir…. u r the best

  • Anonymous

    RBI not allow any interest on reserve ration(SLR CRR )
    is it correct sir
    i think it is correct

  • Anonymous

    Sir, could u explain that Broad Money question?? How did we get 1895?

  • Admin

    It is correct. What you think is NOT correct.

    SLR is the reserves that bank keep with themseleves. So no interest because they themselves keep that for statutory requirements.

    Reserve Bank of India does not pay any interest on the CRR balances maintained by Scheduled
    Commercial Bank's with effect from June 24, 2006 as per the amendment carried out to RBI Act 1934, omitting
    sub-section (1B) of section 42. Further, Reserve Bank of India does not pay any interest on the CRR balances maintained by Scheduled PCBs (Primary Cooperative Banks) with effect from March 31, 2007. So this statement is correct

  • Anonymous

    Sir, Could you please explain the broad money question. Haven't understood how we got 1895.

  • Anonymous

    can u define q. no. 5 of quiz no. 460 ?