Quiz 559: GK Questions for SSC States

1. A “Suitable Boy”, which is considered to one of the longest novels ever published in a single volume in the English language, has been written by which among the following authors?
[A] David Malouf
[B] Rohinton Mistry
[C] Alex Miller
[D] Vikram Seth

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2. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific (ESCAP) is an organization under which of the following?
[A] World Bank
[B] United Nations
[C] World Economic Forum
[D] International Monetary Fund

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3. Which among the following committee is known for recommending a 3-tier Panchayati Raj System which includes Zila Parishad at the District Level, Panchayat Samiti at the Block/ Tehsil/ Taluka Level and Gram Panchayat at the Village Level?
[A] Balwant Rai Mehta Committee
[B] Ashok Mehta Committee
[C] GVK Rao Committee
[D] Sarkaria Commission

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4. Consider the following statements:

  1. The High Yielding Variety Programme (HYVP) was launched in the Kharif of 1966-67
  2. The programme generally was successful in the wheat producing zones of the country

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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5.  Consider the following:

  1. Dealing with Foreign Exchange
  2. Controlling the monetary policy
  3. Work as Banker to the Government
  4. Control the Government Spending

Choose the functions of RBI from the given options:

[A] 1
[B] 1,2
[C] 1,2,3
[D] 1,2,3,4

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6. Who among the following has written the book titled ‘The Perils of Democracy’?
[A] P. S. Ramamohan Rao
[B] P. C. Alexander
[C] Gurudas Kamat
[D] Shankar Dayal Sharma

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7. Which among the following rivers is known as Yarlung Tsangpo in Tibet?
[A] Indus
[B] Yamuna
[C] Ganges
[D] Brahamputra

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8. Majuli, the largest river island in the world is located in which among the following states of India?
[A] Assam
[B] Manipur
[C] Nagaland
[D] Tripura

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9. “Panikulangara” is a variety of which among the following?
[A] Pepper
[B] Cardamom
[C] Mustard
[D] Rice

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10. As per seismic zoning map of Government of India, Jaitapur site falls within which among the following?
[A] Zone II
[B] Zone III
[C] Zone IV
[D] Zone V

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Comments

  • anil
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    So helpful for banking preparation.

  • anurag
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    very gud collection……keep it up gk today team…..

  • PS
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    Please include EXPLANATION links for each question, it’d be highly helpful.

  • pri
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    gud work…

  • vindhyachal Singh
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    hello sir
    With reference to question no-14.
    Socio- economic and caste census 2011 was started as pilot project in chandigadh.

  • subbu
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    hi good morning sir happy vinayka chevithi…. thanks to u update gk…..

  • placid05
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    very useful.plz increase no of question……

  • vivek
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    nice collection….

  • tosh
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    first socio economic and caste census was conducted on june 29 from village SANKHOLA of TRIPURA……..

  • deep
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    very useful…. for cwe

  • Om
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    it’s really useful information which given by u Thank’s lot

  • priyasharan
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    add a link of explanation for all question please

  • anil kumar
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    it is very useful to face the bank examinations thank u gktoday team members and also please include the explanation it will be more guide to me

  • tarunyata
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    hii

  • tarunyata
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    It is very useful site for all of you. so plz add some question and add a link of all questions answer.