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Quiz 569: General Studies for State (RPSC/BPSC/TNPSC/UPPCS) exams

1. The controversial biography “Controversially Yours” is of which among the following cricketrs?
[A]Imran Khan
[B]Shoaib Akhtar
[C]Shahid Afridi
[D]Shoaib Malik

2. Which among the following does not come under Corporate Governance ?
[A]Management of rights of shareholders
[B]Trusteeship
[C]Ethical Business Conduct
[D] Profits Maximization

3. Which among the following minerals is also known as Horn Silver?
[A]Silver Iodide
[B]Silver Chroride
[C]Zinc Phosphate
[D]Silver Sulphide

4. Which among the following will emit maximum mass of carbon dioxide , when the same quantity is burnt of all of them?
[A]Kerosene
[B]Natural Gas
[C]Gasoline
[D]Propane

5. Consider the following statements:
1. The Egg white has more fat value than Egg yolk
2. The Egg White has less proteins than Egg Yolk
Choose the correct statements:
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 & 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2

6. Which among the following alkane has largely replaced the ozone layer-depleting halomethanes in household refrigerators and freezers?
[A]Methane
[B]Propane
[C]Butane
[D]Methane

7. The Potassium graphite and Calcium Graphite can be mostly used as which among the following?
[A]Moderators
[B]Semiconductors
[C]Superconductors
[D]Lubricants

8. Gargling with a solution of table salt is known to provide relief for a sore throat because ____ ?
[A]It kills bacteria
[B]It works as analgesic
[C]It dehydrates water from inflammatory tissues by Osmosis
[D]Placebo effect

9. Who among the following has been given a constitutional power to address the Parliament of India?
[A]Attorney General
[B]Chief Justice of India
[C]Chief Election Commissioner
[D]Solicitor General

10. Which among the following is the correct impact of the London Forces in the Cycloalkanes?
[A]The melting and boiling points get increased
[B]The Melting and boiling points get decreased
[C]There is not impact on the melting and boiling points
[D]The melting point increases but boiling point decreases

Explanation
11. Which among the following is the correct location of Earth’s magnetosphere?
[A] Near the centre of Earth
[B]Below Ionosphere
[C]Beyond Ionosphere
[D]Within 12-16 kms of Earth’s surface

12. Which among the following is the correct location of McMurdo Dry Valleys the hyper saline water bodies on dry land?
[A]Africa
[B]Central Asia
[C]North America
[D]Antarctica

13. Which among the following is the largest export market for India, for its marine products?
[A]US
[B]EU
[C]China
[D]Japan

Explanation
14. Which among the following is the main difference between the Intensive Agriculture Development program (IADP) & Community Development Programme (CDP)?
[A]The basic unit of the CDP was a village, the basic unit of IADP was a Taluka
[B]The CDP was a general development programme, IADP was a sectoral development plan
[C]CDP envisaged no loans and financial assistance, IADP had a package for financial assistance
[D]CDP was based upon area approach, IADP was based upon service approach

Explanation
15. Who among the following is also venerated as “Second Buddha”?
[A] Padmasambhava
[B] Avalokitesvara
[C] Maitreya
[D] Mahasthamaprapta