Quiz 461: General Studies for Public Service Examinations

1. When a piece of quicklime is dipped in water, it gives bubbles. This bubbling is due to which of the following ?

[A] Oxygen
[B] Carbon Dioxide
[C] Water Vapour
[D] Hydrogen

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2. The term “Reserve Replacement Ratio” is most commonly used in which of the following industries?

[A] Banking Industry
[B] Chemical & Fertilizer Industry
[C] Oil and Gas Industry
[D] Cement Industry

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3. Who among the following is best known for defending three Indian National Army soldiers accused of treason during World War II?

[A] Asaf Al
[B] Bhulabhai Desai
[C] Subhash Chandra Bose
[D] C Rajgopalachari

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4. From which of the following, East India Company aquired Bombay on a lease on 27 March 1668?

[A] British Empire
[B] Spain
[C] Portugal
[D] France

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5. Which of the following took birth from the Marrakech Agreement?

[A] World Economic Forum
[B] World Trade organization
[D] G-20

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6. Swatantrata Sainik Samman Pension Scheme was started for which among the following?

[A] Ex-Andaman political prisoners, freedom fighters and their dependents
[B] Freedom fighters under Goa Liberation Movement
[C] Strugglers for merger of erstwhile Nizam State of Hyderabad with Union of India
[D] All the above

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7. Which of the following is / are functions of National Tax Tribunal?

  1. Hearing appeals against the decisions and orders of the Chief Commissioners of Income Tax
  2. Adjudication of disputes in respect of levy, assessment, collection and enforcement of direct taxes
  3. Adjudication of disputes with respect to the rates of duties of Customs and Central Excise on goods

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] Only 1

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8. What is the purpose of Focus LAC scheme?

[A] Promotion of Exports
[B] Promotion of Handicraft Industry
[C] Agriculture
[D] Sea Food Production

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9. In which year Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA), was established?

[A] 1970
[B] 1972
[C] 1974
[D] 1976

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10. Consider the following statements: 

  1. All kinds of Color Blindness are result of Genetic disorders 
  2. All kinds of Night Blindness are result of malnutrition 

Which among the above statements is / are correct?

[A] Only 1 is correct
[B] Only 2 is correct
[C] Both 1 & 2 are correct
[D] Neither 1 nor 2 are correct

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  • Anonymous

    sir..What is LAC scheme and how it is related to promotion of exports?

  • Admin

    Focus LAC is Focus Latin American Countries and is an export promotion scheme.

  • Anonymous

    2.When a piece of quicklime is dipped in water, it gives bubbles. This bubbling is due to which of the following ?
    (B)Carbon Dioxide
    (C)Water Vapour

    Answer should be Carbon Dioxide am i rite or wrong.

  • gkk

    Quicklime is Calcium Oxide (CaO), when CaO reacts with water it gives off lot of heat and it produce calcium hydroxide. So i think the answer is water vapour.

  • Anonymous

    sir..what is marrakech agreement?