Quiz 520: General Studies for Civil Services Examination

1. The minimum number of members required to be present at a sitting of the House or the Committee for valid transaction of its business is called Quorum. In this context, consider the following:

  1. The quorum to constitute a sitting of the House is 1/5th of the total number of members of the House.
  2. The quorum to constitute a sitting in respect of a Committee it is 1/ 2nd of the total number of members of the Committee.

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

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2. The number of the Judges in the Supreme Court of India can be increased by which among the following?
[A] If there is a representation from the supreme court regarding the number of pending cases and need to increase number of judges
[B] By Amendment of Constitution of India
[C] By an act of parliament
[D] By a Presidential Notification

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3. Consider the following statements regarding the “Trojan Horse” used in computing:

  1. A Trojan Horse is a type of Computer Virus which has the reproductive ability.
  2. The term Trojan Horse is inspired by the giant wooden horse used by the Greeks in the Trojan War

Which among the above statements is/ are correct?

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

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4. Consider the following differences between the IPv6 and IPv4:

  1. IPv4 uses 32 bits in every address while IPv6 used 64 bits in every address
  2. The availability of addresses will become almost double when there is a transition from IPv4 to IPv6

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

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5. “Jungapithia” is the state fish of which among the following states of India?
[A] Assam
[B] Arunachal Pradesh
[C] Andhra Pradesh
[D] West Bengal

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6. As per the WHO definition, within how many days of the termination of pregnancy, the death of a woman is counted in the Maternal Mortality?
[A] 36 Days
[B] 42 Days
[C] 56 Days
[D] 60 Days

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7. Consider the following statements in context with the Disaster Management Act 2005:

  1. The act makes provisions for a National Disaster Management Authority at the Centre level and State Disaster Management Authority at the state level
  2. The President is the chairman of National Disaster Management Authority, while the Governor is the Chairman of State Disaster Management Authority
  3. The National Calamity Contingency Fund has ceased to exist after the National Disaster Response Fund has been created under this act.

Which among the above statement is are correct?

[A] Only 1 is correct
[B] Only 1 & 2 are correct
[C] Only 1 & 3 are correct
[D] All are correct

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8. The National Disaster Response Fund, which has replaced the National Calamity Contingency Fund on 28 September 2010, has been classified in which among the following?
[A] Consolidated Fund of India
[B] Contingency Fund of India
[C] Public Account of India
[D] All the above

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9. Consider the following statements:

  1. National Skills Development Corporation is a not-for-profit company set up by the Ministry of Finance, under Section 25 of the Companies Act.
  2. Government of India holds the majority share in this Corporation.
  3. The Corporation was started to for Skill Development in selected 21 Sectors.

Which among the above statements is/ are correct?

[A] Only 1 & 2 are correct
[B] Only 2 & 3 are correct
[C] All are Correct
[D] Only 1 & 3 are correct

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10. In which of the following forests of India, world’s first tiger census was carried out in 1932 ?
[A] Kaziranga Forests
[B] Sariska Forests
[C] Ranthambore Forests
[D] Palamu Forests

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Comments

  • Anonymous
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    thank uu so much 4 such a wonderfull……….

  • manjiri
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    which state doesn’t have panchayati raj institution at all??