Quiz 522: GK Questions for UPSC Exams

1. Consider the following statements in context with the Infrastructure Finance Companies:

  1. The Infrastructure Finance Companies are able to finance the infrastructure projects more than 75% of their total assets so thus can do more business.
  2. The Infrastructure Finance Companies become eligible for issuance of ‘infrastructure bonds’ and for raising funds up to 500 million dollars through external commercial borrowing (ECB) in a year.

Which among the above statements is/ are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] None

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2. Consider the following:

  1. High Courts
  2. Supreme Court

The power of Judicial Review is enjoyed by which among the above?

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

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3. Consider the following statements about the privilege motion:

  1. Privilege motion is brought against the breach of the parliamentary privileges against a minister
  2. If the privilege motion is passed, the government collapses

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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4. With which of the following dance forms the name of Lata Pada is associated with ?
[A] Kuchipudi
[B] Bharatnatyam
[C] Odissi
[D] Kathak

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5. The Bapu Gaidhani Awards are a part of which among the following awards in India?
[A] National Film Awards
[B] ICAR Awards
[C] National Bravery Awards
[D] None of them

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6. Consider the following statements in context with the Crimean–Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF)

  1. Crimean–Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is spread by an insect
  2. Crimean–Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) does not produce disease in animals

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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7. In which among the following current states of India, the Doot and Buddhiprakash magazines have been published since over a centenary?
[A] West Bengal
[B] Gujarat
[C] Andhra Pradesh
[D] Bihar

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8. A combination of several medicines called SHREZ is used in the treatment of which among the following diseases?
[A] HIV/ AIDS
[B] Diphtheria
[C] Tuberculosis
[D] Malaria

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9. The name of which of the following persons of Indian Origin is associated with the Indian Hospice at Jerusalem ?
[A] Sheikh Mohammed Munir Hasan Ansari
[B] Saleh Wahid
[C] Dr Mohiaddin Syed Karimuddin
[D] Mohan Jashanmali

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10. Which among the following coal producer of India is outside the Coal India Ltd?
[A] Southern Eastern Coalfields (Bilaspur)
[B] Bharat Coking Coal (Dhanbad)
[C] Mahanandi Coalfields (Sambalpur)
[D] Singerani Collieries Company (Telangana)

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