Quiz 571: GK Questions for UPSC Civil Services Examination

1. Russell Tribunal is related to which among the following?
[A] International Intellectual property issues
[B] War Crime
[C] Crimes against women
[D] Organized International Crime

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2. Consider the following:

  1. Preamble
  2. Fundamental Rights
  3. Fundamental Duties
  4. Directive Principles of State Policy

The principle of gender equality is enshrined in which among the above parts of Indian Constitution?

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

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3.  Consider the following statements:

  1. India is exposed to nearly 10 per cent of the world’s tropical cyclones
  2. Majority of Tropical Cyclones in India have their initial genesis over the Arabian Sea and strike the west coast of India
  3. Tropical cyclones occur in the months of May-June and October-November

Which among the above statements is/ are correct?

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

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4. Consider the following:

  1. Minimum one protected mammal species of indigenous variety
  2. Suitability for Research
  3. Traditional tribal living

Which among the above is/ are the primary criteria to select a site for Biosphere Reserve in India?

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

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5. Consider the following:

  1. Insurance
  2. Mutual fund products
  3. Pension products

The Business Correspondents have been allowed to do which among the above sales?

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

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6. Consider the following:

  1. Financial Transaction Plan
  2. Technical Assistance Special Fund
  3. Financial Stability Board

Which among the above is/ are parts of International Monetary Fund?

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

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7. Which of the following is / are unconventional sources of natural gas?

  1. Shale Gas
  2. Coal bed methane
  3. Tight Sand stones
  4. Methane Hydrates

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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8. Consider the following statements:

  1. The Central Government fixes the wage rates in MGNREGA on the basis of the Minimum Wages Act, 1948
  2. As per the provisions of the NREGA Act, the revision of the Wage rates are to be done on periodical basis

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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9. Consider the following:

  1. A common parliament
  2. Central bank
  3. Court of justice

Which among the above is/ are features of the African Union?

[A] Only 1
[B] 1 & 2
[C] 1, 2 & 3
[D] None of them

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10. What provisions have been made in India to tackle the menace of bonded labour?

  1. There are clear provisions in the constitution that prohibit bonded labour
  2. The parliament has passed a special law to address problem of bonded labour

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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Comments

  • kg
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    sir,
    I am a regular viewer of your site. Sir we have to click show answer to show the anser. But for this reason we have to loose our valuable time. Ans should be given.

    may be you want to say that that is for them who are tring the question/ans themself…but they can anser it withouy seeing the ans….

  • vivek
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    the principle of gender equality is enshrined in which clause of fundamental duties?

  • Santhosh rathod
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    Thank q u sir for 2day gk.

  • sahil
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    @vivek.. its pretty difficult to stay our eyes from the answer if given straight away. so its good to have 1 sec more and the see the answer :)

  • varun
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    nice stuff…pls separate the history for upsc