Quiz 463: General Studies for Civil Services Examinations

1.Which of the following decides the Minimum Support Prices on behalf of the Government of India?
(A)Ministry of Agriculture
(B)Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs
(C)Agriculture Cost and Price Commission
(D)None of Them

2.Which among the following was the work field of Jibanananda Das , a Bengal Icon?
(A)Social Service
(B)Literature
(C)Science and Technology
(D)Journalism

3.In which year, the protection of Civil Rights Act which provides for a punishment for offences related to caste and religion was passed?
(A)1955
(B)1965
(C)1960
(D)1951

4.In which of the following dates is observed World Consumer Rights Day?
(A)March 15
(B)April 15
(C)May 15
(D)June 15

5.Bring out the ONLY incorrect statement:
(A)In Kesavanand Bharti Case, Supreme Court held that Preamble is part of India’s Constitution
(B)Article 34 covers the imposing of Martial Law
(C)Ideal of Justice in Indian Constitution comes from the Russian (erstwhile USSR) Constitution
(D)January 26, 1950 marks the final session of the Constituent Assembly

6.Who among the following was the chairman of the Special Committee to examine the Draft Constitution of India ?
(A)Dr. B R Ambedkar
(B)Sir Alladi Krishnaswami Ayyer
(C)Sardar Patel
(D)Sardar Balvant Singh

7.Bring out the only incorrect statement :
(A)central Water Commission is located at New Delhi
(B)Year 1581 is known for a new religion launched in India
(C)Harisena Composed the Prayag Prashasti
(D)Vitasta was the older name of Chenab river

8.Which among the following constitutional amendment bills is known for establishment of administrative tribunals?
(A)41st amendment act
(B)42nd amendment act
(C)61st amendment act
(D)69th amendment act

9.Which among the following was the capital of Vatsa Mahajanapada?
(A)Mathura
(B)Bairath
(C)Kausambi
(D)Kashi

10.Mahatma Ghandhi’s remarks, “A Post-dated cheque on a crumbling bank” was regarding the proposals of which of the following?
(A)Government of India Act 1935
(B)Wavel Plan
(C)Cripps Mission
(D)Simon Commission

11.Which among the following is the most densely populated country in South Asia ?
(A)Bangladesh
(B)Pakistan
(C)Sri Lanka
(D)Maldives

12.Which among the following is the latest refinery established?
(A)Digboi
(B)Panipat
(C)Trombay
(D)Vishakapatnam

13.bring out the only Incorrect statement:
(A)Disinvestment in Public sector enterprises started since 1991-92
(B)Lord Ellenborough abolished Slavery in India
(C)Government of India Act 1919 established Public Service Commission
(D)Central Research Institute for Dry Land Agriculture is located in Jodhpur

14.Bring out the only incorrect statement:
(A)Abuja Declaration refers to a declaration between India and Nigeria on Agriculture
(B)Kaveri Engine is for use in LCA Tejas
(C)Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas marks the return of Gandhi from South Africa
(D)G 77 does not exist now

15.Consider the following:
1. Jharia Coal Fields
2. Korba Coal Fields
3. Umaria Coal Fields
The correct representation of the states in which they are located are as follows:
(A)Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh
(B)Madhya Pradesh , Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh,
(C)Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand
(D)Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand

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  • mousumi
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    In questn no. 5 ,the answr ic D. ie ,only D is incorrect. but sir,even C is incorrect. bcoz,ist of all ,Russia was nt even into existence when our constitution came into being ,2ndly,only ,preamble and fundamental duties hav been derived frm the constitutn of USSR.wat does, ideal of justice exactly mean?

  • mousumi
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    questn no 6 is also wrong.the chairman of the drafting committe was dr.ambedkar and not sir aiyyr.sir krisnaswami was the chairman of the credential committe.sir kindly concentrateand providethe right answers.i really trusted this site of yours and thought it to be authentic.but i think i was wrong.

  • Admin
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    Dear Mousumi,

    In question 5, the meaning was erstwhile USSR constitution only. everybody knows that Russia was not in existance, USSR is referred as Russia.

    Regarding question 6. I think you could more focus on the question, the way you did for question 5. The question is not asking the chairman of the drafting committee. Everybody knows that chairman of the drafting committee was Dr. Ambedkar. The question is asking something different, than chairman of the drafting constitution. The question wants to know whether you are aware of the "Committees on Substantive Affairs" or just have crammed the info. I am hereby providing the chairmen of these "committees on Substantive Affairs".

    Drafting Committee (Chairman: Dr B R Ambedkar)
    Committee for Negotiating with States (Chairman: Dr Rajendra Prasad)
    Committee on Chief Commissioners' Provinces
    Union Constitution Committee (.Chairman: Jawaharlal Nehru)
    Provincial Constitution Committee (Chairman: Sardar Patel)
    Special Committee to Examine the Draft Constitution (Chairman: Sir Alladi Krishnaswamy Iyer)

    The admin tries to be authentic. You can NOT blame the entire website for any errors or omisssions, if any. And if you think that this site may harm you in any ways, please don't visit this site. This is a request.
    Further, for your satisfaction, I would like you to read the last para of this book

  • Anonymous
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    NOW that is how most of us commit mistakes in UPSC..grt goin ADMIN..i find the site authentic to core and above all still serving us free quiz and lighting fast replies to :)our queries,sometimes stupid

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  • Anonymous
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    thanks

  • Anonymous
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    Q. 14 'Abuja declaration' throws up a whole different thing on wiki.

  • Admin
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    The wikipedia page is on a different declaration with the same name.

  • Anonymous
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    Hi Sir

    In Q7, could u tel me which is the reliion that was founded in 1581?

  • Admin
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    Din-i-ilahi by Akbar