Quiz 578: General Studies for Civil Services Examinations

1. Bring out the only statement, which is not fully correct:
[A] An increase in the supply of money will always result in inflation
[B] Inflation occurs when the value of money declines
[C] Cost inflation occurs when prices rise to cover increased factor costs
[D] Inflation will have the effect of redistributing incomes within a country

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2. By which of the following single country, Gambia, the smallest country on mainland Africa is surrounded?
[A] Sudan
[B] Senegal
[C] Angola
[D] Ghana

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3. Chishti Order is a Sufi order which arose from Chisht, a small town in which among the following countries?
[A] Afghanistan
[B] Turkmenistan
[C] Kazakhstan
[D] Uzbekistan

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4. Consider the following :

  1. Biodiversity International
  2. International Rice Research center
  3. International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center

Which among the following represents the correct location of the above?

[A] Italy, Mexico, Malaysia
[B] Italy, Philippines, Mexico
[C] France, Philippines, Brazil
[D] England, Philippines, Canada

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5. Consider the following :

  1. Central Government
  2. State Governments

Which among the above are responsible to review and revise the minimum wages for workers employed in scheduled employments ?

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

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6. Consider the following comparisons of Diesel with Gasoline:

  1. In comparison to Gasoline, Diesel offers low volumetric energy density
  2. In comparison to Gasoline, Diesel is cheap all over the world
  3. In comparison to Gasoline, CO2 emissions from diesel are higher

Choose the correct statements:

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

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7. Consider the following comparisons of Diesel with Gasoline:

  1. In comparison to Gasoline, Diesel offers low volumetric energy density
  2. In comparison to Gasoline, Diesel is cheap all over the world
  3. In comparison to Gasoline, CO2 emissions from diesel are higher

Choose the correct statements:

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

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8. Which of the following comparisons of LED lights and CFL lights is / are correct?

  1. The CFLs contain mercury, LEDs are free of mercury
  2. The CFLs emit more light per watt than the LEDs
  3. The CFLs are not temperature dependent, while LED performance largely depends on the ambient temperature of the operating environment

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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9. A Non-Resident Indian wants to get approval under Government Route for FDI in ‘Single Brand’ product retailing in India. Which among the following would be the appropriate agency to approach for this application?
[A] Regional Office of Reserve Bank of India
[B] Head Office of Reserve Bank of India
[C] Department of Economic Affairs (Ministry of Finance)
[D] Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (Ministry of Commerce)

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10. A person with “Bombay Blood group” can receive blood from a person who is from____?
[A] A Group or B Group
[B] AB Group
[C] O Group
[D] None of them

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