Quiz 565: General Awareness Questions

1. Which state government has launched Zero Budget Natural Farming (ZBNF) project to promote organic farming?
[A] Punjab
[B] Himachal Pradesh
[C] West Bengal
[D] Assam

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2. What do we call an arrangement whereby an issuing Bank at the request of the Importer (Buyer) undertakes to make payment to the exporter (Beneficiary) against stipulated documents?
[A] Bill of Exchange
[B] Letter of Exchange
[C] Letter of Credit
[D] Bill of Entry

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3. Consider the following statements in context with a gas:

  1. This gas is widely used in the production of thin glass films of the LCD TV
  2. This gas is a potential Green House Gas but has not been included in the Kyoto Protocol
  3. This gas , due to its potential role in the Global warming, has been termed as “the missing greenhouse gas”

Identify the gas from the given options:

[A] Nitrous oxide
[B] Nitrogen trifluoride
[C] Halomethane
[D] Carbon tetrachloride

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4. Consider the following:

  1. Hydrofluorocarbons
  2. Hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs)
  3. Ammonia
  4. Hydrogen

Which among the above are generally used in the Absorption refrigerators, used in warehouses?

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

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5. Consider the following particles in relation to the matter:

  1. π-Meson (Pi-meson)
  2. Photon

Which among the above are considered to be mass less and charge less?

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

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6. Consider the following statements about the X-Rays:

  1. The Hard X-Rays have a shorter wavelength than the Soft X-Rays
  2. The X-Rays are deflected by the Electric Field, but are not deflected by the Magnetic Field
  3. X-Rays don’t show many properties of light such as Refraction, diffraction, Interference and Polarization

Which among the above statements is / are correct?

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

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7. Consider the following statements about an elementary particle “Neutrino” and its antiparticle “antineutrino”:

  1. While Neutrino had a positive charge, antineutrino has negative charge
  2. Both Neutrino and Antneutrino have zero mass

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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8. The Agreement on South Asian Free Trade Area (SAFTA) was signed in a SAARC summit that was held in ___?
[A] New Delhi
[B] Dhaka
[C] Male
[D] Islamabad

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9. In which year Dadasaheb Phalke Award was instituted?
[A] 1963
[B] 1965
[C] 1967
[D] 1969

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10. Which among the following is the correct fullform of NCPR — a modified version of Trai’s ‘Do Not Call Registry’ list.?
[A] National Consumer Protection Register
[B] National Customer Privacy Registry
[C] National Customer Protection Registry
[D] National Customer Preference Registry

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Comments

  • nima
    Reply

    unbanned export of onion right?

  • pankaj
    Reply

    ya im agree onion is banned

  • nima
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    ok thanx sir

  • sriniwas tiwari
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    yes in past month india impoted onion from pakistaN

  • ravikvarma
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    First question

    Impeachment motion was passed on both the judges, but however they were not impeached at the end. Correct me if wrong

  • Somesh
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    http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2011-09-21/india/30184378_1_onion-exports-minimum-export-price-onion-crop

    On Sep 20, ban was removed and exports are permitted on ONION… And Basmati rice export has been going on for long time sir… pls correct me if am wrong…

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