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Quiz 618: Current General Studies for Civil Services Examination

May 11, 2012

1. Consider the following statements about a tribe in war-torn Libya: 1. This tribe is estimated to be Libya’s largest tribe with up to one million of the total population of about 6 million people 2. It is considered to be one of the pillars of Muammar Gaddafi’s rule,...

Quiz 124 : Indian History for IAS and State Level PSC Examinations

May 3, 2012

1. The Pasupati seal, discovered at Mohenjodaro archaeological site by Sir John Marshall, which has given rise to the Proto-Shiva theory, has the following characteristics: 1. Yogic Posture in possibly Hath Yoga 2. Surrounded by animals 3. Sitting on a lotus Choose the correct option: Only 1 1 &...

Quiz 122 : Indian Agriculture : For Civil Services & Banking Exams 2012

May 2, 2012

1. The Government of India fixes the Minimum Support Prices after taking into account the recommendations of which among the following bodies? Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Cabinet Committee of Economic Affairs Planning Commission Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices...

Quiz 613: Questions on Social Sector Schemes for Civil Services Examination

April 24, 2012

1. The National Mission for Saffron has been launched as a subscheme of which among the following programmes? National Food Security Mission National Horticulture Mission Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana National Cash Crop Programme Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana Please note that there is no programme as mentioned in option D....

Quiz 611: General Applications of Science & Technology for UPSC Civil Services Examinations

April 18, 2012

1. Which among the following is the edible part in Rice? Fruit Cotyledons Endosperm Embryo Endosperm It’s a very common question but can confuse many of you. Most of the essential micronutrients are almost exclusively stored in the husk, aleurone and embryo of rice, which are removed during the...

Quiz 610: Indian Polity & Constitution for Civil Services (Prelim) Examination

April 17, 2012

1. The Chairman of Rajya Sabha in India is elected by the members of ___ 1. Rajya Sabha 2. Lok Sabha 3. Members of legislative Assembly Choose the correct option: Only 1 1 & 2 1, 2 & 3 None of them 1 & 2 This question is asking...

Quiz 607: Geography for Civil Services Examinations

April 11, 2012

1. Which among the following phenomena has been largely responsible for the recent drought in Somalia and northern Kenya? El Nino Southern Oscillation La Nina Indian Ocean Dipole A collective impact of all the above three La Nina 2010, a strong La Niña cooled surface waters in the central...

Quiz 588: Indian History for Civil Services Examination

January 10, 2012

1. The Indus Valley Civilization has not been deciphered yet. Consider the following reasons: 1. No knowledge about their language 2. Small length of inscriptions 3. Absence of bilingual texts Which among the above is/ are correct reasons? Only 1 1 & 2 1 & 3 1, 2 &...

Quiz 579: General Studies for State Civil Services Examinations

November 21, 2011

1. Consider the following products: 1. Nakshi Kantha 2. E. I. Leather 3. Sujini Embroidery Work 4. Ilkal Sarees 5. Aranmula Kannadi Which among the following is the correct set of the states producing the above products respectively? West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Kerala Bihar, Tamil nadu, West...

Quiz 578: General Studies for Civil Services Examinations

November 10, 2011

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

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