Quiz 634: GK Questions for Bank PO, SSC and State PSC Examinations

1. News websites deliver customized ‘feeds’ of content to their readers via RSS, which stands for :
[A] Really Simple Syndication
[B] Real Social Syndication
[C] Registered Subscriber Syndication
[D] Really Simple Synchronization

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2. Pest-resistant cotton commonly known as ‘Bt-Cotton’ is genetically engineered by inserting a gene from a:
[A] Bacterium
[B] Virus
[C] Microalgae
[D] Protist

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3. Which among the following Statement(s) is/are correct regarding the technique of ‘Tissue Culture’?

  1. It sometimes involves manipulation at the genetic level.
  2. It is useful for the conservation of endangered species.
  3. It has vast potential in obtaining disease free plant material.
[A] 1 and 2
[B] 2 and 3
[C] 1, 2 and 3
[D] None of the above.

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4. Anemophily’ is pollination by :
[A] Birds
[B] Wind
[C] Ants
[D] Bats

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5. Which of the following three sites are both mangrove forests as well as located on Eastern Coast of India?

  1. Bhitarkanika
  2. Pichavaram
  3. Coondapur

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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6. Which among the following is key faunal species that is being conserved and monitored in ‘Dachigam National Park’ ?
[A] Musk Deer
[B] Golden Oriole
[C] Yellow-throated Marten
[D] Hangul or Kashmir Stag

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7. The Keibul lamjao National Park: 

  1.  is an integral part of Loktak lake and also the only floating National Park in the world.
  2. is home to the endangered Brow-antlered deer
  3.  is famous for floating decomposed plant materials locally called phumdis. 

Which among the above Statement(s) is/are correct?

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

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8. Which among the following awards  institued by the Government of India for individuals or communities from rural areas that have shown extraordinary courage and dedication in protecting Wildlife?
[A] Indira Gandhi Paryavaran Puraskar
[B] Medini Puruskar Yojana
[C] Amrita Devi Bishnoi Award
[D] Pitambar Pant National Award

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9. Which among the following chronic lung disease commonly known as ‘black lung’ disease,leads to reduced life expectancy in coal-miners?
[A] Pneumoconiosis
[B] Progressive Massive Fibrosis
[C] Mesothelioma
[D] Collier’s Asthma

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10. Consider the following Statement(s) regarding ‘White-label ATMs’

  1. White label ATMs refer to the machines which are owned by private operators seeking to earn a rent from banks for transactions carried out by their customers.
  2. The investment, installation and maintenance of a White label ATM is by a private operator but the licence and branding is of a commercial bank.

Which of the above Statement(s) is/are correct?

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

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  • Neel

    Sir give answers of all quiz. May be one of the qs. Wil ask by upsc. Thanks.

  • Putta Srinivasa Reddy

    Most useful quiz questions are given.

  • Ashok jana

    GATE exam type of question.