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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]
[A]Atmosphere
[B]Lithosphere
[C]Hydrosphere
[D]Biosphere


2. Mercalli scale is a lesser known measure of what important natural phenomenon?
[Category: India GK]
[A]Humidity
[B]Earthquakes
[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]
[A]H2
[B]He
[C]O2
[D]Ne


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]
[A]Goldschmidt
[B]Monde
[C]Parkes
[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
[B]Bangalore
[C]Mumbai
[D]Ahmedabad


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]
[A]Lucknow
[B]Varanasi
[C]Kargil
[D]Udaipur


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]
[A]Maharashtra
[B]Karnataka
[C]Gujarat
[D]Madhya Pradesh


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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]
[A]Mysore
[B]Chennai
[C]Kolkata
[D]Hyderabad


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
[C]President
[D]Governor


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]
[A]Parliament
[B]Prime Minister
[C]Lok Sabha
[D]Cabinet


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


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