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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Multiple Choice Questions from Current Affairs - 21 Oct 2014

1. Which company agreed to buy home appliances unit of General Electric Company of Louisville for 3.3 billion US dollars in cash?
[Category: Bank Exams Prep Current Affairs]
[A]Prestige
[B]Electrolux
[C]LG Electronics
[D]Vestfrost


2. Which Indian scientist won the MIDORI prize in Biodiversity 2014?
[Category: IBPS Prep Current Affairs]
[A]Siva Banda
[B]K.R.Ramanathan
[C]Dr. Kamal Bawa
[D]K.Sridhar


3. Cipla announced commercial tie-up with UK based _____________ on 8th September, 2014.
[Category: SSB Exams Prep Current Affairs]
[A]AS Pharma Ltd
[B]Aurum Pharmaceuticals Ltd
[C]S & D Pharma
[D]Sanofi Aventis Ltd


4. Who presented the Saakshar Bharat Awards 2014 at International Literacy Day celebrations?
[Category: RRB Prep Current Affairs]
[A]Prime Minister
[B]President
[C]Chief Minister
[D]Home Minister


5. Union Government on 8th September 2014 extended the deadline for Central Government employees to file the details of their assets and liabilities till _______________________.
[Category: SSC Exams Current Affairs]
[A]15th Novemeber, 2014
[B]10th October, 2014
[C]31st December, 2014
[D]30th September, 2014


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General Knowledge Basic GK Quiz - 21 Oct 2014

1. Broad lower course of a river that is encroached on by the sea and affected by the tides is also known as ___________________.
[Category: RRB Prep GK]
[A]Shore
[B]Estuary
[C]Bay
[D]Delta


2. In which Indian state, Namdapha National Park is located?
[Category: SSC Exams GK]
[A]Arunachal Pradesh
[B]Assam
[C]West Bengal
[D]Nagaland


3. Through which film A.R.Rahman made his debut in Hindi films?
[Category: Railway Exams GK]
[A]Bombay
[B]Drohi
[C]Roja
[D]Rangeela


4. Charles Goodyear is known for which of the following?
[Category: LIC Exams GK]
[A]Experiments on rubber plants
[B]Invention of artificial rubber
[C]Invention of radial tyres
[D]Vulcanization of rubber


5. In which of the following countries Slow Food Movement took palce to combat fast food?
[Category: MPSSB Exams GK]
[A]Switzerland
[B]England
[C]Italy
[D]France


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Indian Polity for SSC CGL - 21 Oct 2014

1. Which of the following hints "Doctrine of Pleasure" in context with services under union or states?
[A]307
[B]310
[C]309
[D]312


2. Which of the following is the ex officio Chairman of the Council of States?
[A]Vice President
[B]Prime Minister
[C]Chief Minister
[D]Governor


3. Which of the following statement is incorrect?
[A]In India, Parliament is not supreme but the Supreme Court is not supreme
[B]The constitutional amendments made under Article 368 cannot be challenged
[C]The independence of Judiciary is a part of basic structure of the constitution
[D]In federal constitution, the procedure of amendment is complicated


4. Which of the following article was omitted from the Indian constitution by 80th amendment bill?
[A]280
[B]268
[C]272
[D]277


5. Which article is specifically excluded from the purview of the procedure of amendment as prescribed in article 368?
[A]Article 169
[B]Article 240
[C]Article 267
[D]Article 143


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General Science MCQ Series - 21 Oct 2014

1. Which of the following particles have the least mass?
[A]Neutron
[B]Meson
[C]Proton
[D]Electron


2. Mordants are substances that _________________________.
[A]Are very hard solids
[B]Fix colours on fabrics
[C]Have a bleaching action
[D]Have capacity of increasing the intensity of colours


3. Milk contains the sugar called _____________.
[A]Sucrose
[B]Lactose
[C]Arabinose
[D]Maltose


4. What are elements that show propertoes of both metal and non metal called?
[A]Alloys
[B]Colloids
[C]Metalloids
[D]Allotropes


5. During dehydration, the substance that body usually loses is _______________.
[A]Sodium Chloride
[B]Sugar
[C]Calcium Phosphate
[D]Potassium Chloride


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Monday, October 20, 2014

Current Affairs Today's Quiz - 20 October 2014

1. The Supreme Court of India recently ordered to release undertrial prisoners who have completed half of their maximum term without the completion of trial. The court has announced __________ deadline to examine such cases and to order the release of undertrials.
[Category: Gramin Banks Exams Current Affairs]
[A]Two months
[B]Three months
[C]Five months
[D]Four months


2. Special Rhino Protection Force will be set up to protect rhinos from poaching in ______________.
[Category: Bank PO Current Affairs]
[A]Uttar Pradesh
[B]Assam
[C]Gujarat
[D]Madhya Pradesh


3. What was the theme of International Literacy Day 2014, observed across the world on 8th September?
[Category: CWE Current Affairs]
[A]Literacy and Peace
[B]Literacies for the 21st century
[C]Literacy and Sustainable Development
[D]The Power of Literacy


4. When was JNU Professor Priyadarsi Mukherjee awarded the China Book Award?
[Category: Clerical Exams Current Affairs]
[A]3rd September, 2014
[B]5th September, 2014
[C]7th September, 2014
[D]9th September, 2014


5. Union HRD Minister-Smriti Irani inaugurated _______________ on 6th September, 2014 which was organised as part of International Literacy Day 2014 celebrations.
[Category: State Exams Current Affairs]
[A]Aavishkar Exhibition
[B]Litercay Fair
[C]Aakriti Fair
[D]KRITI Exhibition


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GK Today's Quiz - 20 October 2014

1. In which of the following states in India, 838 temples of a particular religion are located on one mountain?
[Category: Clerical Exams GK]
[A]Gujarat
[B]Bihar
[C]Rajasthan
[D]Maharashtra


2. Petroleum is found in __________________.
[Category: State Exams GK]
[A]Sedimentary rocks
[B]Igneous rock
[C]Metamorphic rocks
[D]Marshy land


3. Who among the following was the first Indian to get selected in Indian Civil Services?
[Category: Bank Exams Prep GK]
[A]Satyendranath Tagore
[B]Ras Bihari Bose
[C]Devendranath Tagore
[D]Surendranath Banerjee


4. For cotton cultivation which of the following soils is considered most suitable?
[Category: IBPS Prep GK]
[A]Red Soil
[B]Black Soil
[C]Alluvial Soil
[D]Laterite Soil


5. Which of the following cities of India does not fall in the Torrid Zone?
[Category: SSB Exams Prep GK]
[A]Mumbai
[B]Jodhpur
[C]Jaipur
[D]Chennai


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Quiz on Polity and Constitution of India - 20 Oct 2014

1. Which among the following fundamental rights has been subject to maximum litigation after inauguration of the Constitution of India?
[A]Right to property
[B]Right to freedom
[C]Right against exploitation
[D]Right to constitutional remedies


2. What was the outcome of the States Reorganization Act, 1956?
[A]18 states and 7 union territories
[B]14 states and 6 Union territories
[C]22 states and 9 Union territories
[D]17 states and 7 Union territories


3. The JVP Committee which was constituted in 1948-49 was related to which of the following?
[A]Formation of new states
[B]Industrialization of India
[C]National language of India
[D]Reservation for scheduled castes and scheduled tribes


4. When can the speaker exercise his right to vote in the House?
[A]Whenever the house desires
[B]Only in the event of equality of votes
[C]Whenever his party directs
[D]Whenever he desires


5. A bill for alteration of boundaries of states shall not be introduced in the Parliament without the recommendation of _________________________.
[A]The legislatures of the states concerned
[B]The presiding officers of both houses of parliament
[C]Supreme Court
[D]President


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