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Friday, November 21, 2014

Current Affairs Daily Quiz - 21 Nov 2014

1. Which Legendary Indian boxer on 1st October 2014 bagged her first ever Asian Games Gold Medal?
[Category: Clerical Exams Current Affairs]
[A]Kavita Goyat
[B]Sarjubala Devi
[C]Mary Kom
[D]Laishram Sarita Devi


2. Afghanistan on 30th September 2014 signed Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) with the US with an aim to allow some US troops to remain in the country till _______.
[Category: State Exams Current Affairs]
[A]2016
[B]2015
[C]2017
[D]2018


3. Scientists of which country detected 13 lactic acid bacteria in raw honey with potential to fight wound including Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)?
[Category: Bank Exams Prep Current Affairs]
[A]Finland
[B]Norway
[C]Sweden
[D]Denmark


4. When is the Renewable Energy Global Investors Meet & Expo (RE-INVEST)scheduled to be held in New Delhi?
[Category: IBPS Prep Current Affairs]
[A]10th January, 2015
[B]15th February, 2015
[C]2nd March, 2015
[D]7th December, 2014


5. When did President Pranab Mukherjee authorised Vigilance Commissioner Rajiv to act as chief of Central Vigilance Commission (CVC)  until the appointment of Central Vigilance Commissioner?
[Category: SSB Exams Prep Current Affairs]
[A]30th September 2014 
[B]9th October, 2014
[C]28th Septeber, 2014
[D]25th Septeber, 2014


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GK Today General Knowledge Quiz - 21 Nov 2014

1. The Registan Desert is a part of which of the following countries?
[Category: MAT Exams GK]
[A]Afghanistan
[B]Pakistan
[C]Turkmenistan
[D]Tajikistan


2. In which of the following states, Government had identified maximum number of Eoclogically Sensitive Zones under the Environment Act, 1986?
[Category: CIET Exams GK]
[A]Gujarat
[B]Maharashtra
[C]Tamil Nadu
[D]Uttarakhand


3. After independence, from which year India brought its distinctive coins?
[Category: REIT Exams GK]
[A]1950
[B]1956
[C]1962
[D]1967


4. Which among the following was the first human-made plastic?
[Category: Rural Banks Exams GK]
[A]Nylon
[B]Bakelite
[C]Celluloid
[D]Polyethene


5. Russell Tribunal is related to ___________________.
[Category: Gramin Banks Exams GK]
[A]War crimes
[B]Crimes against women
[C]International Intellectual property issues
[D]Organized International Crime


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Indian Polity and Constitution Quiz - 21 Nov 2014

1. Which article of our constitution makes provision for 12 nominated members in Rajya Sabha?
[A]Article 80
[B]Article 88
[C]Article 93
[D]Article 76


2. Who was the first chairman of Rajya Sabha?
[A]Zail Singh
[B]V.V.Giri
[C]Neelam Sanjiva Reddy
[D]Dr. S. Radhakrishnan


3. Chairman Protem is appointed by President under article _____ in the absence of Chairman and Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha.
[A]69
[B]91
[C]73
[D]58


4. Which was the most short lived of all Britain's constitutional experiments in India?
[A]Indian Councils Act of 1861
[B]Indian Councils Act of 1892
[C]Indian Councils Act of 1909
[D]Government of India Act of 1919


5. Which one of the following is not a feature of the Government of India Act of 1935?
[A]An All-India Federation
[B]Dyarchy at the centre as well as in the provinces
[C]Provincial autonomy
[D]A bicameral legislature


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General Science Daily Quiz MCQ - 21 Nov 2014

1. Which of the following organs filters wastes from the blood?
[A]Heart
[B]Stomach
[C]Liver
[D]Kidneys


2. Urine flows from _____________________________.
[A]The stomach to the liver
[B]The liver to the stomach
[C]The kidney to the bladder
[D]The bladder to the kidney


3. The surface of a lake is frozen in severe winter, but the water at its bottom is still liquid. What is the reason?
[A]Since the surface of the lake is at the same temperature as the air, no heat is lost.
[B]Ice is a bad conductor of heat
[C]The density of water is maximum at 4 degrees celsius
[D]None of the above


4. What is the study of antigen and antibodies found in blood called?
[A]Limnology
[B]Biology
[C]Serology
[D]Histology


5. Fruit ripening is accelerated by ________________.
[A]Methane
[B]Ethylene
[C]Propane
[D]Butane


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Thursday, November 20, 2014

Current GK Questions for competitive exams - 20 Nov 2014

1. Government of India celebrated September 25 as which of the following days?
[Category: CWE Current Affairs]
[A]Antyodya Diwas
[B]Itihas Diwas
[C]Sadbhawana Diwas
[D]Urja Diwas


2. Which two international cricketers have been selected as Bradman Honoree 2014?
[Category: Clerical Exams Current Affairs]
[A]Steve Waugh and Ricky Ponting
[B]Sachin Tendulkar and Steve Waugh
[C]Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli
[D]Virender Sehwag and Virat Kohli


3. Where did Lucknow-Baurani express and Maduadih-Lucknow Krishak Express collide with each other?
[Category: State Exams Current Affairs]
[A]Near Gorakhpur station
[B]Aligarh station
[C]Meerut station
[D]Unnao station


4. The India-US Combined Military Training Exercise Yudh Abhyas 2014 concluded at ________________ in Uttarakhand on 30 September 2014.
[Category: Clerical Exams Current Affairs]
[A]Roorkee
[B]Ranikhet
[C]Kashipur
[D]Rudrapur


5. Which country in the last week of September diagnosed its first case of the deadly virus-Ebola?
[Category: State Exams Current Affairs]
[A]US
[B]China
[C]India
[D]Japan


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GK Quiz for Banking Exams - 20 Nov 2014

1. Who is the founder of Wikipedia?
[Category: MPSSB Exams GK]
[A]Peer Schneider
[B]Byron Looper
[C]Jimmy Wales
[D]Mark Fletcher


2. Which range does Indus river originates from?
[Category: MPEB Exams GK]
[A]South eastern part of Kashmir
[B]Northern slopes of Kailash Range
[C]Eastern slopes of Kailash Range
[D]North eastern part of Kashmir


3. Durand Cup is associated with ________________.
[Category: CAT Exams GK]
[A]Swimming
[B]Hockey
[C]Football
[D]Table Tennis


4. Duncan passage separates __________________________.
[Category: CTET Exams GK]
[A]Rutland Island and Little Andaman
[B]Andaman and Nicobar
[C]North and South Andaman
[D]South Andaman and Little Andaman


5. Forest Research Institute of India is located in ___________________.
[Category: IFSC Exams GK]
[A]Dehradun
[B]Ghaziabad
[C]Rishikesh
[D]Lucknow


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UPSC QUIZ: Indian Polity & Constitution - 20 Nov 2014

1. The words "Satyameva Jayate", inscribed on the National Emblem,are taken from _______________________.
[A]Purana
[B]Jataka
[C]Mundaka Upanishad
[D]Mahabharata


2. The provisions relating to the fundamental rights in the constitution of India ______________________.
[A]Cannot be amended
[B]Can be amended by a simple majority in the Parliament
[C]Can be amended by a two thirds majority in the Parliament
[D]Can be amended by a two thirds majority of the members present and voting in the Parliament and ratified by a majority of the State Legislatures


3. Under the provisions of Right to Freedom of religion are included _______________________.
[A]Right to propagate religion
[B]Right to the Sikhs to wear and carry 'Kripan'
[C]Right of the state to legislate for social reforms
[D]All of the above


4. An individual accused of an offence cannot be compelled to be a witness against himself, which article of the Indian constitution provides for this?
[A]Article 22
[B]Article 20
[C]Article 25
[D]Article 50


5. Consider the following statements about the' Right to Information Act, 2005' and select the one which is not provided for or specially exempted?
[A]An aplicant making request for information will have to give reasons for seeking information
[B]It is not applicable in the state of Jammu and Kashmir
[C]Removal of Chief Information Officer
[D]Every Information Commissioner shall hold office for a term of 5 years or till the age of 65 years whichever is earlier


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