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Thursday, October 30, 2014

30 October 2014 Current GK Current Affairs Quiz

1. NTPC and state government of Andhra Pradesh on 16th September 2014 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for developing ___________ solar power(s) in Andhra Pradesh.
[Category: CTET Exams Current Affairs]
[A]800 MW
[B]1000 MW
[C]4000 MW
[D]1600 MW


2. Which member of Telangana Rastra Samiti (TRS) Party won the by-election for Medak Parliament constituency in Telangana on 16th September 2014?
[Category: IFSC Exams Current Affairs]
[A]Kotha Prabhakar Reddy
[B]V.K.Rajah
[C]Subhash Joshi
[D]Ram Naresh Yadav


3. Who was appointed as United Nations Messenger of Peace on 16th September, 2014, with a special focus on climate change?
[Category: MAT Exams Current Affairs]
[A]Tom Cruise
[B]Will Smith
[C]Leonardo Di Caprio
[D]Matt Damon


4. The International Economic Association (IEA) on 16th September 2014 appointed _________________ as president-elect of the association beginning September 2014.
[Category: CIET Exams Current Affairs]
[A]Raghbendra Jha
[B]Ravi Kanbur
[C]Terrence Mills
[D]Kaushik Basu


5. The World Bank Group (WBG) on 16th September 2014 approved __________ US dollars grant for Ebola Emergency Response project to fight Ebola in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
[Category: REIT Exams Current Affairs]
[A]200 million
[B]105 million
[C]130 million
[D]125 million


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30 October 2014 GK Quiz

1. How many countries of Southern Africa make Southern African Customs Union?
[Category: State Exams GK]
[A]5
[B]3
[C]8
[D]7


2. In which of the following disciplines, the Field's medal is considered as equivalent to Nobel Prize?
[Category: Bank Exams Prep GK]
[A]Architecture
[B]Mathematics
[C]Astrology
[D]Defense Technology


3. The TV ad,'Morning in America' was part of the election campaign of which of the following US presidential candiadtes?
[Category: IBPS Prep GK]
[A]Bill Clinton
[B]Barack Obama
[C]George Bush
[D]Ronald Reagan


4. What is the meaning of the Thai word, 'Phet' recently given to a tropicla cyclone?
[Category: SSB Exams Prep GK]
[A]Diamond
[B]Circle
[C]Revolution
[D]Jewel


5. What is the nationality of Francesca Schiavone, the Women's Single Winner of 2010 French Open?
[Category: RRB Prep GK]
[A]German
[B]Italian
[C]Dutch
[D]Spanish


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Polity and Constitution MCQ Quiz - 30 Oct 2014

1. What is the primary function of the Finance Commission in India?
[A]To prepare the annual budget
[B]To advise the President on financial matters
[C]To distribute revenue between the Centre and the State
[D]To allocate funds to various ministries of the Union and State Governments


2. Which Article of the Constitution provides that it shall be the endeavour of every state to provide adequate facility for instruction in the mother tongue at the primary stage of education?
[A]Article 350-A
[B]Article 349
[C]Article 351
[D]Article 347


3. Which one of the following duties is not performed by Comptroller and Auditor general of India?
[A]To control the receipt and issue of public money, and to ensure that the public revenue is lodged in the exchequer
[B]To audit and report on all expenditure from the Consolidated Fund of India
[C]To audit and report on all expenditure from the Contingency Funds and Public Accounts
[D]To audit and report on all trading, manufacturing, profit and loss accounts


4. Which one of the following statements correctly describes the Fourth Schedule of the Constitution of India?
[A]Deals with anti-defection act
[B]It lists the distribution of powers between the Union and the states
[C]It allocates seats in the Council of States
[D]It contains the languages listed in the Constitution


5. If a new state of the Indian Union is to be created, which one of the following schedules of the Constitution must be amended? 
[A]Second
[B]First
[C]Third
[D]Fourth


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General Science Quiz - 30 Oct 2014

1. What is the coloured part around the pupil of the eye called?
[A]Cornea
[B]Iris
[C]Arum
[D]Retina


2. G. H. Armauer Hansen discovered the cause of which disease in 1873?
[A]Arthritis
[B]Tuberculosis
[C]Leprosy
[D]Schizophrenia


3. Seborrhea is a medical problem that affects which part of the body?
[A]Liver
[B]Knee
[C]Skin
[D]Bowels


4. Which part of the cardamom plant is used as a spice?
[A]Seed
[B]Flower
[C]Stalk
[D]Pollen


5. _____________ acid is found in tea.
[A]Sorbic
[B]Malic
[C]Tannic
[D]Citric


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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Current Affairs Online Free Quiz - 29 October 2014

1. A team of researchers from University of Colorado Cancer Center developed a new compound__________ to block protein Ral that aids in growth of cancers like pancreatic, prostate, lung, colon and bladder cancers.
[Category: Railway Exams Current Affairs]
[A]Al(NO3)3
[B]BQU57
[C]NH4HCO3
[D]BaCO3


2. India and __________________ signed three MOU's on 17th September, 2014 which covers co-operation in economy, trade, environmental protection, public policy education, health, science and technology, tourism and culture.
[Category: LIC Exams Current Affairs]
[A]USA
[B]Japan
[C]China
[D]UK


3. Bollywood actor Naseeruddin Shah released his autobiography __________________________ on 12th September 2014.
[Category: MPSSB Exams Current Affairs]
[A]A Fine Balance
[B]And then One Day: A Memoir
[C]One Life is Not Enough
[D]A Bad Character


4. How many people drowned on 10th September 2014 in shipwrecks in the Mediterranean Sea off the Malta Coast?
[Category: MPEB Exams Current Affairs]
[A]400
[B]230
[C]700
[D]900


5. Tangirala Sowmya of Telugu Desam Party won ____________ Assembly by-poll of Andhra Pradesh on 16th September 2014.
[Category: CAT Exams Current Affairs]
[A]Kurupam
[B]Nandigama
[C]Salur
[D]Rajam


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Online GK General Knowledge Quiz - 29 October 2014

1. Hirakud dam one of the world's longest earthen dam is located in which of the following states?
[Category: Clerical Exams GK]
[A]Andhra Pradesh
[B]Orissa
[C]Karnataka
[D]West Bengal


2. Which among the following states of India was ruled by Ahom dynasty in Sultanate and Mughal era?
[Category: State Exams GK]
[A]Kerala
[B]Kashmir
[C]Assam
[D]Tamil Nadu


3. The word,'El Nino' comes from which language?
[Category: Clerical Exams GK]
[A]Arabic
[B]German
[C]French
[D]Spanish


4. The establishment of 'Taj Trapezium Zone' enshrines which of the following objectives?
[Category: State Exams GK]
[A]Economy hub
[B]Protection from pollution
[C]Transportation facilities
[D]Tourism development


5. In which year,'Peacock' was declared as National Bird of India?
[Category: Clerical Exams GK]
[A]1957
[B]1976
[C]1963
[D]1954


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Indian Polity Online Quiz for Exams - 29 Oct 2014

1. Economic Planning comes under which of the following lists?
[A]Concurrent list
[B]Union list
[C]State list
[D]None of them


2. Who among the following can be a chairman of the National Human Rights Commission?
[A]Serving Chief Justice of India
[B]Any retired judge of Supreme Court
[C]Retired Chief Justice of India
[D]Any serving judge of Supreme Court


3. Which among the following articles of the constitution of India, deals with prohibition of traffic in human beings?
[A]Article 18
[B]Article 26
[C]Article 20
[D]Article 23


4. In which year 'The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act' was enacted?
[A]2001
[B]2005
[C]2003
[D]2007


5. An amendment to the constitution of India can be initiated by the ________________________________.
[A]Rajya Sabha
[B]Lok Sabha
[C]State Legislature
[D]Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha


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