Quiz 508 : General Studies

1. Which among the following groups of three countries from ASEAN accounts for over 90% of the India-ASEAN , $ 44 billion trade?
(A)Indonesia, Malaysia and Philippines
(B)Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia
(C)Thailand, Singapore and Indonesia
(D)Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia

2. Since which of the following years, India and Pakistan have been exchanging the list of their nuclear installations through diplomatic channels, as per an agreement signed in that year?

3. In which of the following states / UTs of India, the service tax is not levied?
(A)Jammu & Kashmir
(D)Dadra & Nagar Haveli

4. Ras ben Sakka , the northernmost point of the Africa continent is located in which among the following countries?

5. Consider the following countries:
1. Equatorial Guinea
2. Democratic Republic of Congo
3. Gabon
Which among the following is a common statement about all of the three countries?
(A)All of the above countries lie on equator
(B)All of the above countries share border with Atlantic Ocean
(C)All of above are landlocked countries
(D)All of above have the highest per capita GDP among African Countries

6. Which among the following is the largest entry in the Receipts of Government of India’s Budget 2011-12?
(A)Corporation Tax
(B)Borrowings and Other liabilities
(C)Union Custom Duties
(D)Excise duties

7. Consider the following statements:
1. Interest on money which the Government of India had lent in the past to the states, to the PSUs and to the Union Territories, and to the parties and Governments abroad is a Capital Receipt
2. The Interest paid by the Government of India on its bonds is Capital Expenditure
Which among the above statements is/ are correct?
(A)1 is correct
(B)2 is correct
(C)Both are correct
(D)None of them is correct

8. Consider the following statements regarding the Convention on Supplementary Compensation (CSC) signed by India in later half of 2010:
1. Only four countries viz. United States, Argentina, Morocco and Romania have ratified this convention.
2. If India also ratifies this convention, it will come into force
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 is correct

9. Which among the following sector has got the maximum share in the central Plan expenditures as per the Union Budget 2011-12?
(A)Social Services
(B)Rural Development and Housing

10. In which of the following states, the Government has notified the Kameng Elephant Reserve and Deomali Elephant Reserve?
(D)Arunachal Pradesh

11. Consider the following statements:
1. In India, water area up to 12 nautical miles in the sea and the entire water area of a tidal water body such as creek, river, estuary, etc. is called Coastal Regulation Zone area
2. The Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep have been kept out of CRZ notification
Which among the above statements is / are correct ?
(A)Only 1 is true
(B)Only 2 is true
(C)Both 1 & 2 are true
(D)Neither 1 nor 2 is true

12. Consider the following statements:
1. A Wildlife sanctuary can be declared by only state Governments
2. A National park can be declared only by Union Government
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 is correct

13. Which among the following plant has been prohibited from cultivation and planting in India via the Willd Life protection Act?
(A)Killer weed (Parthenium hysterophorus)
(B)Dragon Plant (Dracaena draca)
(C)Belladona (Atropta Belladona )
(D)Ladies slipper orchids (Paphiopedilum spp. )

14. Which among the following acts is the specific legislation for declaration and regulation of the Biosphere Reserves in India?
(A)Wildlife Protection Act 1972
(B)Biological Diversity Act, 2002
(C)Environment (Protection) Act, 1986
(D)None of above

15. On which of the planets is located Olympus Mons ?

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  • kishan

    great quiz sir
    waiting for your mocks……..

  • Anonymous

    sir can u plz describe the question no 7

  • Anonymous


  • Admin

    Interest received is revenue receipt , interest paid is revenue expenditure

  • Anonymous

    sir plz explain the reason of Q NO.13

  • praveen

    great sir…………..

  • himmat singh

    graat sir thanks a lot