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Monday, November 28, 2016

Indian 500 and 1000 rupee note Demonetisation / Demonetization Quiz

1. Why has the demonetization scheme been introduced?
[Category: Demonetization in India GK]
[A]To stop fake Indian currency notes
[B]To counter anti-national and illegal activities
[C]To Attack hoarding of black money
[D]All of the above

2. Is this the first time demonetization happening in India?
[Category: Demonetization in India GK]
[B]No, this happened first in 1947
[C]No, this happened first in 1978
[D]No, this happened 2 times already. 1947 and 1978

3. Which currency notes are demonetized in India on 8th November 2016?
[Category: Demonetization in India GK]
[D]B and C

4. What is demonetization of currency notes?
[Category: Demonetization in India GK]
[A]Devaluing the currency with respect to international currencies
[B]Declaring the currency notes as NOT legal tender
[C]Replacing the old and soiled currency notes
[D]Replacing notes with coins

5. Of what denomination new currency notes are printed?
[Category: Demonetization in India GK]
[D]A and C

6. Where can one exchange the Old High Denomination (OHD) notes after 25th November 2016?
[Category: Demonetization in India GK]
[B]Post Offices
[C]RBI Offices
[D]All of the above

7. What is the amount one can withdraw for the purpose of wedding?
[Category: Demonetization in India GK]

8. How much money one can withdraw from ATM as on 28th November 2016?
[Category: Demonetization in India GK]

9. How much money one can withdraw from cheque as on 28th November 2016?
[Category: Demonetization in India GK]
[A]10000 per week
[B]15000 per week
[C]24000 per week
[D]25000 per week

10. What percentage of money in circulation consists of 500 and 1000 notes?
[Category: Demonetization in India GK]


Monday, July 11, 2016

GK Quiz

1. What is the number of squares on a chess board?
[Category: India GK]

2. Which city's name was changed to Petrograd and Leningrad
[Category: India GK]

3. Which city was the summer capital of India during British rule?
[Category: India GK]

4. Which country's postal stamps have the name Helvetia?
[Category: India GK]

5. Scientists in their study of the ______________ region of the Himalayas revealed that the glaciers of the region were stable and is expanding at the time when the glaciers across the world are melting.
[Category: India GK]
[A]Azad Kashmir
[C]Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

6. The book titled Final Test: Exit Sachin Tendulkar authored by which writer-journalist?
[Category: India GK]
[A]Dilip D’Souza
[B]Jhumpa Lahiri
[C]Kiran Desai
[D]Amitav Ghosh

7. Which state of USA was once part of Russia?
[Category: India GK]

8. Who is competent to prescribe conditions as for acquiring Indian Citizenship?
[Category: India GK]
[C]State Legislatures
[D]Prime Minister

9. The constitution of India provides a ________________________________.
[Category: India GK]
[A]Presidential form of government
[B]Cabinet system of government
[C]Parliamentary system
[D]Bicameral system of government

10. Whom does the Constitution confer special responsibility for the enforcement of fundamental rights?
[Category: India GK]
[A]Supreme Court
[C]State Legislature


Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Online Quiz Contest | April 2016 | Winners

Here are the winners to the Contest: 1. Khushi S (29/35) 2. Karthik Mamidala (28/35) 3. Srishti Sharma (26/35) 4. Sachin Rajput (24/35) 4. Prasoon Verma (24/35) 5. Sudhanshu Patra (23/35) 6. Shaurya Garg (22/35) 7. Durga Sagili (19/35) 8. Chinmay K (18/35) 9. Ranjit Kumar (17/35) 10. Hasmukh Adhia (16/35) Congratulations to the winners. Your digital certificates have been mailed to your registered email ids. And a BIG thanks to all the participants. We will conduct more quiz contest soon.


Online Quiz Contest | Correct Answers

1. Who among the following in India can borrow using the facility of 'cash management bills'?
[Category: India GK]
[B]Commercial Banks

2. Which country is known as Suomi?
[Category: India GK]

3. Who won Wimbledon Women's Singles Championship in 1988?
[Category: India GK]
[A]Chris Evert
[B]Steffi Graff
[C]Martina Navratilova
[D]Gabriela Sabatini

4. In the Bible, who is the eldest son of David?
[Category: India GK]

5. Who is considered the Father of Geometry?
[Category: India GK]

6. Where was The Maithreyi International Visiting Professorship launched by Union Ministry of Science and Technology? 
[Category: India GK]
[A]New Delhi

7. Prime Minister-Narendra Modi launched Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY) on the birth anniversary of ______________________ on 11th October 2014.
[Category: India GK]
[A]Bababsaheb Ambedkar
[B]Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan
[C]Lokmanya Tilak
[D]Swami Vivekanand

8. Which two nations have been in news for their plan to legalise the practice of bio cremations?
[Category: India GK]
[A]Indian and China
[B]Japan and UK
[C]Belgium and Netherlands
[D]France and Italy

9. How many member committee was constituted by Union Ministry of Urban Development to suggest ways to decongest roads of New Delhi?
[Category: India GK]
[A]17 member
[B]12 member
[C]10 member
[D]8 member

10. Which one of the following correctly explains the meaning of ‘Socialist’ in premble?
[Category: India GK]
[A]Socialistic pattern of society
[B]Nationalization of all means of production
[C]Abolition of private property
[D]Eradication of exploitation and vested interest

11. Who finally approves the draft five year plans?
[Category: India GK]
[A]National Development Council
[B]Planning Commmission
[C]Prime Minister

12. Equal Pay for Equal Work has been ensured in the Indian Constitution as one of the ___________________.
[Category: India GK]
[A]Economic Rights
[B]Fundamental Rights
[C]Directive Principles of State Policy
[D]Fundamental Duties

13. The 42nd amendment act(1976) was practically a revision of the Indian Constitution because _______________________________________.
[Category: India GK]
[A]Fundamental rights were reinterpreted as natural rights
[B]The power of judicial review was restricted
[C]The amendment of Preamble ignored the principles of federal parliamentary system
[D]Almost a quarter of the constitution including Preamble and VII schedule was overhauled

14. Which one of the following is the meaning of 'to be informed'?
[Category: India GK]
[C]Quo Warranto

15. What is the number of cranial nerves in human being?
[Category: India GK]
[A]12 nerves
[B]12 pairs of nerves
[C]31 nerves
[D]31 pairs of nerves

16. Which of the following food item is rich in iron?
[Category: India GK]

17. The common edible mushroom is a
[Category: India GK]
[A]Mass of fungal spores
[B]Type of hypha
[C]Tightly packed mycelium
[D]Structure used for producing asexual spores

18. Beri-beri is caused by the lack of Vitamin ______.
[Category: India GK]

19. What does fiber diet include?
[Category: India GK]

20. Which country was known as Nyasaland?
[Category: India GK]

21. Which sea separates Egypt from Saudi Arabia?
[Category: India GK]
[A]Blue Sea
[B]Black Sea
[C]Red Sea
[D]Yellow Sea

22. Which country has 11 official languages?
[Category: India GK]
[A]South Africa

23. The flag of which country has one big star and four small stars?
[Category: India GK]

24. _____________ is the national animal of Argentina.
[Category: India GK]

25. National Human Right Commission' is a ________________________.
[Category: India GK]
[A]Quasi judicial body
[B]Extra constitutional and Extra statutory body
[C]Statutory body
[D]Constitutional body

26. Under the Indian Constitution, it is whose function to see that no money is spent out of the Consolidate Fund of the state without the authority of the legislature?
[Category: India GK]
[A]Comptroller and Auditor General of India
[B]Governor of the State
[C]Estimates Committee
[D]Public Accounts Committtee

27. Eighth Schedule of the Indian Consitution, how many languages have been officially recognised?
[Category: India GK]

28. Who presides over the meeting of the Lok Sabha?
[Category: India GK]
[D]Prime Minister

29. Which of the following are the basic characterstics of the parliamentary system of government?
[Category: India GK]
[A]Collective responsibility of council of ministers
[B]Existence of multiparty system
[C]Fusion of the executive and legislature
[D]Co-existence of head of the state and government

30. Which of the following gas is used in cigarette lighters?
[Category: India GK]

31. Which one among the following is a strong smelling agent added to LPG cylinder to help in the detection of gas leakage?
[Category: India GK]

32. The high reactivity of fluorine is due to _______________________.
[Category: India GK]
[A]Avaialbility of d-orbitals
[B]Its high electronegativity
[C]Small size of fluorine atom
[D]Strong f-f bond

33. Bones are pneumatic in _____________.
[Category: India GK]

34. Which is the longest bone in the body of human being?
[Category: India GK]

35. _____________________, the first earth observing instrument was successfully installed and activated by NASA on 21st September, 2014.
[Category: India GK]
[B]Compton Gamma Ray Observatory
[D]Swift Gamma Ray Burst Explorer


Wednesday, May 4, 2016

CLOSED | Online Quiz Contest | Open between 28 April 2016 - 30 April 2016

Play this online quiz contest. You can submit response only once.


Thanks for Participation

Thanks for the enthusiastic response to the quiz contest. We have received 187 responses. Winners will be announced in second week of May and their names would be published on the website.


Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Registration Open for Online Quiz Contest | 28th April - 30th April 2016

Please register yourself and we will send you a unique participant code which you need to provide at the time of Quiz Contest. Winners (Top 10 scorers) would be announced in second week of May and their names will be published in Roll of Honors on website. Winners will receive Digital Certificate. 

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Tuesday, April 5, 2016

GK Quiz - 5 April 2016

1. The Earth is surrounded by an insulating blanket of gases which protects it from the light and heat of the Sun. This insulating layer is called the _________________________.
[Category: India GK]

2. Mercalli scale is a lesser known measure of what important natural phenomenon?
[Category: India GK]
[C]Typhoon with wind
[D]Lightning strike frequency

3. Farad is the unit of _______________________.
[Category: India GK]
[A]Electrical capacitance
[B]Magnetic flux
[C]Electromotive force
[D]Electrical conductivity

4. The element first detected spectroscopically in the Sun’s atmosphere is _________.
[Category: India GK]

5. Until the nineteenth century, aluminium was almost as expensive as gold. The invention of an inexpensive way to extract this metal by a 22-year-old American made this metal inexpensive subsequently. The inventor was __________________________.
[Category: India GK]
[D]Charles Martin Hall

6. When was the Third International Day of the Girl Child observed across the world?
[Category: India GK]
[A]9th October, 2014
[B]11th October, 2014
[C]12th October, 2014
[D]14th October, 2014

7. International Edition of Encyclopedia of Hinduism by India Heritage Research Foundation was released in _____________ on 10th October 2014.
[Category: India GK]
[A]New Delhi

8. Where has the month-long ritual Akashdeep (skylight) started to honour the soldiers who laid down their lives for the motherland since Independence in 1947?
[Category: India GK]

9. Bombay Court on 10th October 2014 ruled in favour of Vodafone in________________ tax dispute case.
[Category: India GK]
[A]3200 crore rupees
[B]1600 crore rupees
[C]2200 crore rupees
[D]2800 crore rupees

10. Which Indian state government on 10th October 2014 prohibited the ongoing strike at the auto component maker Bosch’s plant in Bangalore?
[Category: India GK]
[D]Madhya Pradesh


Friday, April 1, 2016

General Knowledge Quiz - 1st April 2016

1. In which of the following Industrial Policy statements, Tiny Unit was defined for the very first time in India?
[Category: India GK]
[A]Industrial Policy Statement 1977
[B]Industrial Policy Statement 1970
[C]Industrial Policy Statement 1973
[D]New Industrial License Policy 1970

2. On the recommmendations of the Santhanam Committee, which among the following offices was set up in India?
[Category: India GK]
[A]Central Economic Intelligence Bureau
[B]Central Vigilance Commission
[C]Foreign Investment Promotion Board
[D]Khadi and Village Industries Commission

3. Where is the famous Lalitha Mahal located which was specially built as a residence of Viceroy of British India?
[Category: India GK]

4. The Jakarta History Museum located in old Jakarta, Indonesia was once used as headquarters of which of the following?
[Category: India GK]
[A]Portugese East India Company
[B]British East India Company
[C]Dutch East India Company
[D]Danish East India Company

5. Faith is a Battle' is a biographical work on which of the following personalities?
[Category: India GK]
[A]Mohammad Ali Jinnah
[B]Abdul Gaffar Khan
[C]Afzal Khan
[D]Lokmanya Tilak

6. Which among the following decides that there should be a Legislative Council in the state or not?
[Category: India GK]
[A]Legislative Assembly
[B]Chief Minister and Council

7. Leila Seth' was the first woman judge of a State High Court in India. Which High Court was it?
[Category: India GK]
[A]Allahabad High Court
[B]Delhi High Court
[C]Kolkata High Court
[D]High Court of Bombay

8. Which of the following statements is incorrect?
[Category: India GK]
[A]While a proclamation of emergency is in operation, the legislation by the state governmnt is suspended
[B]Dr. Rajendra Prasad acted as the permanent chairman of the Constituent Assembly
[C]Dr. R. Venkatramanan did not serve as the Vice-President of India
[D]Dr. R. Venkatramanan is credited for initiating India's missile programme

9. A resolution by which among the following, established the Planning Commission in1950 as an extra constitutional body?
[Category: India GK]
[B]Prime Minister
[C]Lok Sabha

10. Which of the following statements is incorrect?
[Category: India GK]
[A]Constitution of India was adopted on 26th November, 1949
[B]B.N.Rao was appointed the Constitutional Advisor of the assembly
[C]The number of members of the constituent assembly was increased after the Mounbatten Plan of 3rd June, 1947
[D]On 13th Decemeber 1946, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru moved the objectives resolution that outlined the basics of the constitution