Quiz 585: Current General Awareness Questions for All Examinations

1. The “Registan Desert” is a part of which among the following countries?

[A] Pakistan
[B] Afghanistan
[C] Tajikistan
[D] Turkmenistan

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2. What is the difference between Union Legislature and Parliament of India ?

[A] Union Legislature consists of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, Parliament consists of Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha and President
[B] Union Legislature consists of Lok Sabha only, Parliament Consists of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha
[C] Union Legislature consists of Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha and President, Parliament consists of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha
[D] There is no difference between the two

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3. The famous “Chatham Saw Mill” is located in which among the following states / union territories of India?

[A] Daman & Diu
[B] Goa
[C] Andaman & Nicobar Islands
[D] Laskhadweep

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4. In which among the following states, Government had identified maximum number of Ecologically Sensitive Zones under the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986?

[A] Maharatsra
[B] Andhra Pradesh
[C] Tamil nadu
[D] Karanataka

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5. Consider the following:

  1. Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty
  2. Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty

India is a party to which among the above?

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

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6.  Commercial Paper (CP) is an unsecured money market instrument issued in the form of a _____?

[A] Demand Draft
[B] Cheque
[C] Bill of Exchange
[D] Promissory Note

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7. After independence, from which year, India brought its distinctive coins?

[A] 1947
[B] 1949
[C] 1950
[D] 1955

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8. The 8th schedule of Constitution of India , originally had how many languages?

[A] 12
[B] 14
[C] 16
[D] 22

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9. In which among the following states, Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) was imposed for the first time?

[A] Manipur
[B] Punjab
[C] Jammu & Kashmir
[D] 7 North East States

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10. Which among the following was first human-made plastic?

[A] Bakelite
[B] Polyethene
[C] Celluloid
[D] Nylon

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  • Dr. Ashish

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  • deepak

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    around a set of 50 question should b there..
    bt still its good gk

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