Quiz 560: GK Questions for Various Competitions

1. The Bicameral legislature is an essential features in which among the following types of Governments?

[A] Parliamentary System
[B] Presidential system
[C] Federal System
[D] Unitary System

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2. Consider the following statements:

  1. At present, there are 18 notified Biosphere Reserves in India
  2. All the Biosphere Reserves of India are included in UNESCO’s MAB World Network
  3. Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve was the First Biosphere Reserve of India to be listed in UNESCO’s MAB (Man & Biosphere) Framework

Which of the above is / are correct statements?

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3

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3. In issuing one of the writs, the Supreme Court orders: 
” the respondent was not entitled to an office he was holding or a privilege he was exercising”. 
The above declaration can be identified as which among the following writs?

[A] Prohibition
[B] Quo-warranto
[C] Certiorari
[D] Habeas Corpus

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4. Consider the following statements: 

  1. Jnanpith Awards are India’s highest literary awards
  2. The First Jnanpith Award winner was a Malyalee 
  3. A trust founded by Hindustan Times publishers had established the Jnanpith Awards

Which among the above statements is / are correct?

[A] Only 1 is correct
[B] Only 1 & 2 are correct
[C] All 1, 2 & 3 are correct
[D] None of them is correct

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5. From which among the following states, 1st ever post independence Socio-Economic and Caste Census 2011 began on 29 June 2011?

[A] Nagaland
[B] Tripura
[C] Assam
[D] Manipur

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6. The P/E is one of the most talked about ratios in the stock market. What does P/E refer to____?

[A] Profit to Expenditure
[B] Price to Earning
[C] Profit to Earning
[D] Provisional to Estimates

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7. There are some stocks in the stock market which by nature are low-priced, speculative and risky because of their limited liquidity, following and disclosure. What do we call these stocks?

[A] Green Stock
[B] Penny Stock
[C] Concentrated Stock
[D] Microcap stock

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8. Which among the following is the correct full form of the export promotion scheme DEPB?

[A] Duty-free Entitlement Passbook
[B] Duty Elimination Passbook
[C] Duty Entitlement programme
[D] Duty Entitlement Passbook

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9. Which among the following is played on a synthetic hard court?

[A] French Open
[B] Wimbledon
[C] US open
[D] Australia open

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10. Madhav Gadgil Panel or The Western Ghats Ecology Expert Panel (WGEEP) had, in May 2011 had suggested listing of which among the following regions in the State as Ecologically Significant Area (ESA)?

[A] Eastern Ghats
[B] Western Ghats
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Eastern Himalayas

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  • Sandeep Chaudhary

    Sir for Q.8/
    US Open could be answer too.

  • ravi

    The US Open is played on an acrylic hard court

  • asheokand

    Question no. 12, should the answer not be only 2, i.e western Ghats only. Read it here



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