Quiz 521: GK Questions for Civil Services Examinations

Consider the following statements: 
  1. In context with the Human intervention in the protected areas, Biosphere Reserves are called ‘living laboratories’
  2. In Biosphere Reserve, no activities except research are permitted 
Which among the above statements is/ are correct?
In India, the responsibility for recognition and vesting of forest rights and distribution of land rights rests with which among the following ?
The most popular Zero Calorie sugar substitutes in the market are made up of Sucralose, as an artificial sweetner. Why sucralose does not have calories?
Consider the following statement about the Ug99, the stem rust of wheat epidemic:
  1. Ug99 is caused by the races of a fungus known as Puccinia graminis
  2. Ug99 affects cereal crops most predominantly Wheat
  3. It is named so because it was discovered in Uganda in 1999
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
In which of the following , the realization from sale of minority shareholding of the Government in profitable Central Public Sector Enterprises are chanellized in India?
A farmer has taken a loan for a paddy crop in the beginning of the Rabi Season and has not made a repayment. In which of the following situations, if Installment or interest is not paid for this loan, it would become a NPA (Non Performing Asset)?
 In context with the Capital Adequacy Ratio of 9%, if a bank has lent Rs. 100, the Bank must have a capital base of at least which among the following amounts?
Which among the following was the first Government Company to be privatized in India?
Consider the following statements: 
  1. During Farrukhsiyar reign, in 1717, that the British East India Company purchased duty-free trading rights in all of Bengal for a mere three thousand rupees a year
  2. The son-in-law of Mir Jafar, who was made Nawab of Bengal after the Battle of Chinsura opposed the Imperial Dastak because it was discriminatory
  3.  Mir Kasim abolished all the taxes of the Local traders 
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
Consider the following: 
  1. Consolidated Fund of India
  2. Contingency Fund of India
  3. Public Account of India
Which among the above make the part of the parts of “Annual Financial statement” as per Article 112 of the constitution?

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